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    Default 5 fragrances, pick which one

    I'm slowly building up my collection and so far have 16 bottles. I'm having trouble deciding what to purchase next out of these:

    Fahrenheit Absolute
    212 men
    A*men (just the standard one)
    1 million
    Boss Bottled

    Can I get some opinions? Thanks

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    Would personally go with Absolute, such an interesting rich, complex take on Fahrenheit, quite good value for money given its way above average longevity and sillage.

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    Fahrenheit Absolute - the best of the lot IMO.
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    A*Men is on my short buy list.

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    Fahrenheit.

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    212 Men. Had it before and is really good.

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    How is Fahrenheit Absolute in comparison to the original?

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    Definitely Boss bottle ✔️
    "Thank GOD for the nose, for without it we would not be enjoying these beautiful created Scents" also Remember "Balance is everything and the key to appreciating "

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    Lots of great choices, each one is a winner and you can't go wrong IMO. Personally though, I would go with 1 Million or Boss Bottled

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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Fahrenheit Absolute - the best of the lot IMO.
    I agree.

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    Ok thanks for the opinions. I'm going to take the advice of the majority and go for Absolute first, I'll get the others at a later date sometime.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbz View Post
    Lots of great choices, each one is a winner and you can't go wrong IMO. Personally though, I would go with 1 Million or Boss Bottled
    +1. I consider 1M and BB to be full bottle worthy.

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    Fahrenheit or A*Men
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    Fahrenheit Absolute by a mile. But isn't it being discontinued?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Muaythaifighter View Post
    I'm slowly building up my collection and so far have 16 bottles. I'm having trouble deciding what to purchase next out of these:

    Fahrenheit Absolute
    212 men
    A*men (just the standard one)
    1 million
    Boss Bottled

    Can I get some opinions? Thanks
    1. Absolute
    2. 212 men
    20. Boss Bottled
    79. 1 Million
    -684. A*men
    Current favorites_____Black Tourmaline_____Gucci Pour Homme II_____Memoir Man_____Tuscan Leather______Montale Aoud and Pine_____Sel Marin_____Invasion Barbare_____Tonka Imperial____Dior Homme Intense_____L'Humaniste____Santal 33_____Bois d'Argent_____Nio_____MFK Oud_____Lumiere Noire_____Bois d'Encens_____Cuir Ottoman

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    One Million...wear this one year around, longevity is tops.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Duke Hunt View Post
    Fahrenheit Absolute by a mile. But isn't it being discontinued?
    Yeah, as far as I've heard it is being discontinued. Fragrancenet.com is still selling it as well as a few other sites. The fact that the majority of people have voted for Absolute over the other ones on my list and also the fact that it is being discontinued was the 2 main reasons for me making up my mind

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jridgen View Post
    1. Absolute
    2. 212 men
    20. Boss Bottled
    79. 1 Million
    -684. A*men
    -684 for A*men?!? Interesting! Lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Navyy8 View Post
    One Million...wear this one year around, longevity is tops.
    Yeah I know that this is an awesome scent, I love the smell but my problem with it is everybody has it. Also I'm a 28 yr old man not an 18yr old clubber. I'd rather wear something less popular eg (original) Fahrenheit and smell unique rather than smell awesome but also like every other standard non fragrance aficionado out there...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Navyy8 View Post
    One Million...wear this one year around, longevity is tops.
    Ps- I don't mean to sound arrogant by implying I'm a "fragrance aficionado"... I'm an amateur compared to some people on basenotes! I've never put my nose to a Tom Ford and never sniffed a Creed, but I do know the difference between a cool water and a fahrenheit...a difference between a Joop homme and a Versace The Dreamer... So I feel like I have some credibility in the fragrance game compared to the average Joe

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    My vote would be for A*men. To me it's the most distinctive. Powerful, gourmand, woody.

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    Default Re: 5 fragrances, pick which one

    Fahrenheit Absolute.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Muaythaifighter View Post
    I'm slowly building up my collection and so far have 16 bottles. I'm having trouble deciding what to purchase next out of these:

    Fahrenheit Absolute
    212 men
    A*men (just the standard one)
    1 million
    Boss Bottled

    Can I get some opinions? Thanks
    Fahrenheit Absolute - I liked it at first but really hate it right now. Its modern spicy masculine... if you can handle overload of synthetic incense. On my "to ged rid off asap" list.

    212 men - nice inoffensive fresh green scent. Very versatile but IMO not interesting enough to own in big collection. Still, its only 1 I would consider buying just because its easy to wear.

    A*Men - ok now this is very unique scent. Caramel/chocolate + patchouli bomb. I like to wear it like 3x per year but its one of scents that collect dusts because its just too intimidating to use daily. I own decant but will never repurchase. Anyway any fragrance fan should atleast try it.

    1 million - everybody here uses it. It is as cloying - maybe even more than current A*Men. I would pass on it just for sake of being bit different. (and I hate scent too)

    Boss Bottled - nice inoffensive spicy/fruity scent. Its ok but there are more interesting scents on market.

    So, If i was in your place I would pass on all of them
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    Boss Bottled is the most versatile out of all those. Very good designer scent. Not a fan of Angel Men or 1 Million. 212 is nice, but Boss Bottled is a little more sophisticated which I like. Never tried Fahrenheit Absolute.

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    Boss Bottled wins this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Muaythaifighter View Post
    Ps- I don't mean to sound arrogant by implying I'm a "fragrance aficionado"... I'm an amateur compared to some people on basenotes! I've never put my nose to a Tom Ford and never sniffed a Creed, but I do know the difference between a cool water and a fahrenheit...a difference between a Joop homme and a Versace The Dreamer... So I feel like I have some credibility in the fragrance game compared to the average Joe
    That's cool... You asked my opinion and I gave it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Muaythaifighter View Post
    Yeah I know that this is an awesome scent, I love the smell but my problem with it is everybody has it. Also I'm a 28 yr old man not an 18yr old clubber. I'd rather wear something less popular eg (original) Fahrenheit and smell unique rather than smell awesome but also like every other standard non fragrance aficionado out there...
    Then why is it on your list of 5?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Fahrenheit Absolute - the best of the lot IMO.
    There ya go!

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    A*Men

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