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    Default I just tested 40 women with one fragrance. Here's what they had to say in 2021

    "Do you bathe in that stuff?"

    "Smells much better on my husband. See this ring? That means I'm married."

    "You shouldn't spend your money so frivolously, Bill." (Thanks, Mom)
    My updated top ten, in no particular order:
    Bentley Intense
    Cosmair Polo Green
    Green Irish Tweed
    Calvin(original blue)
    L'Occitane Eau Des Baux
    Spicebomb/Lomani Body and Soul(tie)
    Hanae Mori HiM EDP
    Pure Havane
    Dunhill Icon
    Halston Man Amber

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    Default Re: I just tested 40 women with one fragrance. Here's what they had to say in 2021



    Was the scent Calvin btw?

    I appreciate reading your results. Looking forward to more reports in the future. I am gonna contact John Hopkins University if they can dole out some funding and lab space for you ;-)
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    Default Re: I just tested 40 women with one fragrance. Here's what they had to say in 2021

    “I could go on holiday for the price of your bottle of aftershave” is a response I’ve received more than once in the office.

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    Default Re: I just tested 40 women with one fragrance. Here's what they had to say in 2021

    Hahahahahaha love the thread!
    The finishing piece to my day’s attire is always a solid fragrance.
    Currently wearing: Polo by Ralph Lauren

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    Default Re: I just tested 40 women with one fragrance. Here's what they had to say in 2021

    Also, "Look, we promise to put the lotion in the basket if you let us go."
    "No one wants advice - only corroboration." - John Steinbeck

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    Default Re: I just tested 40 women with one fragrance. Here's what they had to say in 2021

    Eagerly awaiting your next post where you test 44 women and three raccoons.....
    Currently wearing: Déclaration by Cartier

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    Default Re: I just tested 40 women with one fragrance. Here's what they had to say in 2021

    Quote Originally Posted by DEMON View Post
    "Smells much better on my husband. See this ring? That means I'm married."


    Quote Originally Posted by Surfacing View Post
    Was the scent Calvin btw?
    I wish Calvin had made an animalic scent & named it Hobbes.
    Current Favorites (in no particular order)
    Castile
    Boy Chanel
    Royal Oud
    Endymion
    Petit Matin
    Curve
    1725 Casanova
    Tabac Rouge
    Tom Ford Extreme
    Reflection Man
    Green Irish Tweed
    Interlude Man
    Chanel Eau De Cologne
    Terre d'Hermes Parfum
    Aqua Celestia
    Hanae Mori H.M. EDT
    Pomelo Paradis
    Aqua Universalis
    "Live in the moment. Never count on longevity." --Yeasayer
    Currently wearing: Castile by Penhaligon's

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    Default Re: I just tested 40 women with one fragrance. Here's what they had to say in 2021

    Quote Originally Posted by woodnotes55 View Post
    Eagerly awaiting your next post where you test 44 women and three raccoons.....
    Even better:

    88 lines about 44 women's opinions of 22 scents.
    Current Favorites (in no particular order)
    Castile
    Boy Chanel
    Royal Oud
    Endymion
    Petit Matin
    Curve
    1725 Casanova
    Tabac Rouge
    Tom Ford Extreme
    Reflection Man
    Green Irish Tweed
    Interlude Man
    Chanel Eau De Cologne
    Terre d'Hermes Parfum
    Aqua Celestia
    Hanae Mori H.M. EDT
    Pomelo Paradis
    Aqua Universalis
    "Live in the moment. Never count on longevity." --Yeasayer
    Currently wearing: Castile by Penhaligon's

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    Default Re: I just tested 40 women with one fragrance. Here's what they had to say in 2021

    Quote Originally Posted by DEMON View Post
    "Do you bathe in that stuff?"

    "Smells much better on my husband. See this ring? That means I'm married."
    From those comments, we probably are talking about either Bleu de Chanel or Dior Sauvage

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    Default Re: I just tested 40 women with one fragrance. Here's what they had to say in 2021

    Quote Originally Posted by DEMON View Post
    "Do you bathe in that stuff?"

    "Smells much better on my husband. See this ring? That means I'm married."

    "You shouldn't spend your money so frivolously, Bill." (Thanks, Mom)
    Nice. This is a test I believe in...
    Between Covid and retirement I don't get out much. But when I do, I smell real good.

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    Default Re: I just tested 40 women with one fragrance. Here's what they had to say in 2021

    Quote Originally Posted by woodnotes55 View Post
    Eagerly awaiting your next post where you test 44 women and three raccoons.....
    ...and a partridge in a fir tree

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    Default Re: I just tested 40 women with one fragrance. Here's what they had to say in 2021

    Nice results. What was the fragrance?

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    Default Re: I just tested 40 women with one fragrance. Here's what they had to say in 2021

    Quote Originally Posted by L'Homme Blanc Individuel View Post
    I wish Calvin had made an animalic scent & named it Hobbes.

    Those three raccoons would probably give it a positive review.
    Will winter never end ? Incense, fougeres, cold, leather. Selecting from :
    (FBs) Penhaligon's Elixir; CdG Avignon, Zagorsk; Etro Heliotrope, Gomma, Vetiver, Palais Jamais. Aramis Tuscany; Jacomo de Jacomo, Knize Ten. Decants/samples - Unum LAVS; Knize Sec; Rook Thurible; Heeley Cardinal, Eau Sacree; Odin 07 Tanoke. Rogue Fougere L'Aube; TF Beau de Jour; Houbigant Fougere Royale; Penhaligon's Sartorial; Knize Forest; Diptyque Eau de Minthe, Etro Patchouly; Hermes Equipage (vtg), Bel Ami
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