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    Default Don't you hate it when you miss?

    Every now and then, when I'm in a hurry, I won't have the nozzle pointed in the right place, and will almost miss my neck! I'll get just a glancing blow, doh! Not only does it waste fragrance, it throws your application amount all off. Sucks.

    Very rarely have I completely missed, though.

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    Default Re: Don't you hate it when you miss?

    Spraying it into the eyes is always pleasant. :-)

    After many years of using fragrance I figured out that most of the time I'd rather spray it into my hands and apply it as I want.
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    I only spray my chest so I rarely miss, but Creed bottles do have a tendency to spin under my finger as I spray.
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    Default Re: Don't you hate it when you miss?

    With a full bottle, I couldn't care less. If I miss with a small sample that I only have a tiny bit of, it can be annoying.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pluran View Post
    Spraying it into the eyes is always pleasant. :-)

    After many years of using fragrance I figured out that most of the time I'd rather spray it into my hands and apply it as I want.
    Spray it into your hands? What??!!

    No, to each his own But that's the first I have heard of that method.
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    Default Re: Don't you hate it when you miss?

    This is why, even if in a hurry and/or the application of fragrance is entirely spontaneous/unplanned, spending the few seconds more to be sure that the sprays or splashes do not miss their "target surface". Also, since most amounts of fragrance go on the chest too or on larger portions of the neck, it is difficult to miss even when in a hurry and having to apply larger quantities in little time.
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    Default Re: Don't you hate it when you miss?

    Has happened before with me before . Now I always look for the opening in the nozzle before spraying.
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    I spray it in to my hand and rub it all over. Never had any problems

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    That's why I spray check all the times , come on Guys...how much in a rush can you be, it only takes 1 glance @ atomizer to apply corrective measures to turn nozzle and pin point direction if need be and you will have only wasted 5 seconds ...come on Now
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    Default Re: Don't you hate it when you miss?

    Haha! Yes, indeed, it is rather annoying! Most often happens to me when spraying onto my wrists.

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    I spray the top of my hands often as I do not spray my wrists (I've been wearing a running watch.) Sometimes I miss a little and about half goes into the air, which isn't really a big deal to me. If I have something expensive or very limited, I am usually pretty careful in how I apply.
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    Default Re: Don't you hate it when you miss?

    Same here
    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Has happened before with me before . Now I always look for the opening in the nozzle before spraying.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Has happened before with me before . Now I always look for the opening in the nozzle before spraying.
    Yeah, this is the best advice (though I'm sure our friend hednic doesn't have much to worry about when it comes to wasting a drop or two...!!
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    Default Re: Don't you hate it when you miss?

    I spray the same way usually..... once to the left and right of my neck....chest and back of neck. Also, I apply one spray to left and right forearm (elbow area.) Now, if I'm applying Puredistance M, I will only spray once or twice but if I'm applying Molecule 01 or Windsor , then I apply several sprays. It doesn't bother me if I miss unless It's with my Roja Amber Aoud Absolue Precieux....


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    Default Re: Don't you hate it when you miss?

    Quote Originally Posted by DayKid2 View Post
    I spray it in to my hand and rub it all over. Never had any problems
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    Hmmm, I used to do the "spray hands, apply to neck" technique before I started reading BN. Now I'm in the spray-directly-on-me camp, although I do miss occasionally. I even sometimes check for the nozzle and still miss!

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    Sometimes the nozzle can be miss-aligned causing an unplanned application. I try to check.
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    It's not so usual. But yes, I hate.

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    It's rare, but of course, it happens to me too. Once, a miss turned into a better way to wear a fragrance - for me, anyway. I was aiming for my upper back, but the spray hit me in the neck and back of the head instead. Over the course of a day, I realized that was great. I'm generally a 3 to 4 spray guy, and ever since then, one of those sprays is a spray to the back of the neck which also hits the back of my head.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JourneymanDave View Post
    This makes Al sad...
    AHAHAHAAHAAAA!!!!! ...ahem.
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    Maybe use the shirt your going to wear as a back drop to catch overspray?

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    Default Re: Don't you hate it when you miss?

    I don't miss, but I hate getting a partial spray. I sometimes spray one in the air to get a full first spray.


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    I hope your aim in other applications is better
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    Quote Originally Posted by hedonist222 View Post
    I hope your aim in other applications is better
    You mean, like when playing Angry Birds?
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    Quote Originally Posted by L'Homme Blanc Individuel View Post
    You mean, like when playing Angry Birds?
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    Oh yes! I especially hate it when i miss the spot on the neck and spray on the jaw. It gets worse if you have shaved just then!

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    Quote Originally Posted by hedonist222 View Post
    I hope your aim in other applications is better
    lol I can't believe it took that long until someone said it... I was about to say 'only when I'm at home'

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    Doesn't bother me as I usually double spray each spot anyway. Yes my skin disintegrates fragrances at a rapid rate!

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    Default Re: Don't you hate it when you miss?

    I really only hate it when I miss when I'm drunk. Clean up is a bitch the next day. I have learned to set down...just sayin'.
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    Default Re: Don't you hate it when you miss?

    Lol! I can totally relate!!! But I'm pretty anal about making sure my atomizer is squared up before pulling the trigger now

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