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    Default Spicebomb vs A* Men

    I can't decide which one to buy, any suggestions???

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    Welcome to you! I'd go with Spicebomb of the two, although I also like A*Men.
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    Welcome!

    Spicebomb is the better, classier and more versatile scent, IMO.
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    Default Re: Spicebomb vs A* Men

    I like both, but have been wearing Spicebomb more these days.

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    spicebomb definitely

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    A*Men IMO

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    Spicebomb.

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    Spicebomb by a mile.

    Some of the A*Man flankers however are quite worthwhile.
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    3. Dior - Homme Cologne 2013
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    Spicebomb is one of the most tiresome, common, boring, tedious, least thought out, no mystery having, made for the mall loitering masses things I've ever smelled.

    A*Men is excellent if you can handle that kind of heavy gourmand oriental.
    Last edited by pluran; 10th June 2014 at 11:43 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pluran View Post
    Spicebomb is one of the most tiresome, common, least thought out, made for the masses, boring, tedious, no mystery having things I've ever smelled.

    A*Men is excellent if you can handle that kind of heavy gourmand oriental.
    Agreed, Angel for men is such an interesting fragrance.

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    Spicebomb. Simple question, easy answer.

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    Got to say I am extremely, extremely shocked by the responses. Angel Men by many many many miles.

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    I voted for Spicebomb, but if you want to step up from that, go with Histoires de Parfums 1899 Hemingway. A scent that is somewhat similar in a lot of ways, but done a little better.
    Current Summer Favorites:

    1. Creed - Pure White Cologne
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    3. Dior - Homme Cologne 2013
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    6. Ermenegildo Zegna - Sicilian Mandarin
    7. Dior - Homme Sport 2008
    8. Tom Ford - Rive d’Ambre
    9. Montale - Aoud Legacy
    10. Creed - Virgin Island Water

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    A*Men no doubt.

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    Spicebomb easily. I don't like A*Men even a little bit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JonnyLeMale View Post
    Got to say I am extremely, extremely shocked by the responses. Angel Men by many many many miles.
    Same,

    A*men for lifeee

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    Quote Originally Posted by pluran View Post
    Spicebomb is one of the most tiresome, common, boring, tedious, least thought out, no mystery having, made for the mall loitering masses things I've ever smelled.

    A*Men is excellent if you can handle that kind of heavy gourmand oriental.
    I can't believe these two sentences are part of the same post
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    +1 for Spicebomb here also

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    Spicebomb!

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    Spicebomb.

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    spicebomb for me. AMen is a bit too heavy and certainly not a year round fragrance no matter how light you go.

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    A*Men.

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    Spicebomb by far...
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    Like both, but I would go with Spicebomb.

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    ...Spicebomb (XX), A*men (XXX)
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    Spice Bomb not my cup of tea on neither but SB is my pick as a better scent Eventhough Amen was an innovative scent for its time and still spoken well of my many followers of it but nevertheless you will get more compliments with SB and smells better also...Cheerios
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    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    I voted for Spicebomb, but if you want to step up from that, go with Histoires de Parfums 1899 Hemingway. A scent that is somewhat similar in a lot of ways, but done a little better.
    And if you want to bring even higher Then get "Une nuit a Doha by Stephane Humbert is similar but boy this stuff will have you wanting to eat your own self superbly blended and will blow SB and Hemingway out the water no pun intended
    Last edited by magnus611; 11th June 2014 at 02:08 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by magnus611 View Post
    And if you want to bring even higher Then get "Une nuit a Doha by Stephane Humbert is similar but boy this stuff will have you wanting to eat your own self superbly blended and will blow SB and Hemingway out the water no pun intended
    Interesting. I have only worn Une Nuit a Doha once so far, and initial impressions can change for sure from a single wearing, but I thought it was pretty good, but a little powdery/feminine for me. Mentally, I thought of it as a "Chergui pour Elle". I will need to give it another wearing soon to see if I get a similar vibe as Hemingway.
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    2. Xerjoff - Nio
    3. Dior - Homme Cologne 2013
    4. The Different Company - De Bachmakov
    5. Armani - Code Sport Athlete
    6. Ermenegildo Zegna - Sicilian Mandarin
    7. Dior - Homme Sport 2008
    8. Tom Ford - Rive d’Ambre
    9. Montale - Aoud Legacy
    10. Creed - Virgin Island Water

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    It depends on what you are looking for...if you want something something for the day and work, then go with SpiceBomb. If you are looking for something to wear going out, the get A*Men. Having said that, I wear both to work and in almost any given situation. I would say that SB is more versatile and could be worn in the hotter months, where AM might be a little more difficult to pull off this time of year.
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    Spicebomb!!! Welcome to Basenotes!!!

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