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    Do you have a super all-time standout favorite that you wear so much that if you wear a different fragrance, you feel like you're cheating on your favorite cologne?

    I confess, LOL. I have many times looked over at my POLO bottle and felt bad when I was applying something else. But my POLO is confident enough to know that I won't stray for too long. I like to have some fun on the side, what can I say?

    "Ducks eat for free at Subway."
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    The ten characteristics of living organisms:

    https://sciencing.com/ten-characteri...s-8119158.html

    On a serious note though, this hobby has been instructive in helping me eliminate habit of creating hierarchies or favorites.
    Currently wearing: New Sibet by Slumberhouse

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    No! I practice scent polygamy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Danny Mitchell View Post
    Do you have a super all-time standout favorite that you wear so much that if you wear a different fragrance, you feel like you're cheating on your favorite cologne?
    Nope, never felt that way about a fragrance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ctboom View Post
    The ten characteristics of living organisms:

    https://sciencing.com/ten-characteri...s-8119158.html

    On a serious note though, this hobby has been instructive in helping me eliminate habit of creating hierarchies or favorites.
    I can see swingers using this as validation, lol
    "Ducks eat for free at Subway."
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    Quote Originally Posted by HFMIII View Post
    Nope, never felt that way about a fragrance.
    You've neve been in love, my friend. haha
    "Ducks eat for free at Subway."
    Currently wearing: Polo by Ralph Lauren

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    I don't worry about it. I have a few that get worn more than others, but I know that at any time that rotation might change.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francolino View Post
    No! I practice scent polygamy!
    Sprayers gotta spray!
    "Ducks eat for free at Subway."
    Currently wearing: Polo by Ralph Lauren

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    Quote Originally Posted by Danny Mitchell View Post
    Do you have a super all-time standout favorite that you wear so much that if you wear a different fragrance, you feel like you're cheating on your favorite cologne?
    Nope, I am a proud practicing fragrance whore. I go to seedy dirty discounters once a week.

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    Allegiance is dead I guess! lol

    This thread isn't meant to be taken seriously, obviously. But come one, at least some of you may not be bottle loyal, but perhaps brand loyal??

    And I don't mean in such absolute and literal terms. Say, if you took your fondness for a particular favorite and then put it to the extreme.
    "Ducks eat for free at Subway."
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    Quote Originally Posted by HFMIII View Post
    Nope, never felt that way about a fragrance.
    Likewise.
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    No, partly also because some if not even many of the other scents frequently worn actually do further develop, dwell on, reinterpret some of the main styles, themes, notes, trends etc. of that one or few mythical personal favorite (s)

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    not at all

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    I refer to my small collection as my harem of scents
    Currently wearing: Aventus by Creed

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    It used to be basenotically correct to wear a different scent every day. "Signature scents" were viewed with a mixture of disdain and suspicion.

    And then the Chanelists undermined me with Bleu!!! I wore it for months on end! No sampling! Signature scent! Fragrance monogamy! The scoundrels!

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    I can't look Pour Lui in the eye these warmer humid days. It's itchin to be taken out very soon though, even if people stare.
    Currently wearing: Yatagan by Caron

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francolino View Post
    No! I practice scent polygamy!
    I must be a 19th century Mormon elder, by that logic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Danny Mitchell View Post
    Do you have a super all-time standout favorite that you wear so much that if you wear a different fragrance, you feel like you're cheating on your favorite cologne?
    HA! No, I don't, but I can relate.

    For me, that scent is Castile.

    Before 2017, it was a big deal if I wore a scent more than once a month, but when I found Castile, it clicked with me. I've been wearing it an average of 10 times a month for the past two years and I just love it more and more.

    I feel like my whole wardrobe shifted after I discovered Castile. I shifted to wearing fewer scents but more often, and I'm enjoying my wardrobe more because I'm usually wearing one of my all time favorites. And the more often I wear my favorites, the happier I am.
    Current Favorites (in no particular order)
    Castile
    Royal Oud
    CK One
    Fahrenheit
    Curve
    1725 Casanova
    Aqua Universalis
    Prada L'Homme
    Tom Ford Extreme
    Green Irish Tweed
    Les Exclusifs Eau de Cologne
    Terre d'Hermes Parfum
    Pomelo Paradis
    Aqua Celestia
    Hanae Mori H.M. EDT

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francolino View Post
    No! I practice scent polygamy!
    Me too - even more bluntly, I'm a total fragrance slut!!
    Currently wearing: Fate Man by Amouage

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    I miss a few, and sometimes feel a bit bad that im neglecting them. But in general i work my steeds pretty hard.
    It’s tragic to think that heroic man’s great destiny is to become economic man, that men will be reduced to craven creatures who crawl across the globe competing for money, who spend their nights dreaming up new ways to swindle each other.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ctboom View Post

    On a serious note though, this hobby has been instructive in helping me eliminate habit of creating hierarchies or favorites.
    Interesting! This process just sort of happened organically it sounds like?

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    For me, staying faithful means not selling a fragrance! I’d never consider a signature scent.
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    What I find challenging is seemingly never being able to "get to" the ones I want to wear. Something comes up, I get something new, I want to try this, I want to try that, it's Sunday, etc. Next thing I know the season is over and back in the box it goes. Hardly knew ye. I've missed Faconnable two years in a row and didn't even put it out for this summer. To paraphrase Lou Reed, it's not that I don't want to wear my favorites - it's just that there's so many favorites to choose from.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Danny Mitchell View Post
    Do you have a super all-time standout favorite that you wear so much that if you wear a different fragrance, you feel like you're cheating on your favorite cologne?
    Impossible: I wear my perfumes in alphabetical order, so they are all worn equally often...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Danny Mitchell View Post
    Do you have a super all-time standout favorite that you wear so much that if you wear a different fragrance, you feel like you're cheating on your favorite cologne?
    No but I do tend to gravitate towards a handful of bottles which are better known as the dumb reach choices.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Danny Mitchell View Post
    Do you have a super all-time standout favorite that you wear so much that if you wear a different fragrance, you feel like you're cheating on your favorite cologne?
    Can't say I do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Danny Mitchell View Post
    Do you have a super all-time standout favorite that you wear so much that if you wear a different fragrance, you feel like you're cheating on your favorite cologne?

    I confess, LOL. I have many times looked over at my POLO bottle and felt bad when I was applying something else. But my POLO is confident enough to know that I won't stray for too long. I like to have some fun on the side, what can I say?

    How do you feel about your Polo cheating on you with other men?
    You know it gets around, and there are thousands of other guys out these spraying it all over themselves?
    Do you feel betrayed? Or perhaps a frisson of excitement from being cuckolded?
    1. No, never blind buy (I do, but do as I say, not as I do. I'm taking no responsibility for your fragrance gambling).
    2. Get them both. You're a Basenoter and you know you're going to end up purchasing them both eventually.
    3. Yes, it has been reformulated.
    4. Looking for a signature scent? You've come to the wrong place.

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    Not my POLO. It stays put. Never leaves the house!
    "Ducks eat for free at Subway."
    Currently wearing: Polo by Ralph Lauren

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    Quote Originally Posted by Danny Mitchell View Post
    Sprayers gotta spray!
    that's the right spirit!

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    When I open my fragrance wardrobe I just gaze at them like a Swazi king as they compete to get my attention.
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