Worst scent ever

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Re: Worst scent ever

Post by brothers » Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:19 pm

Barry wrote:I don't care for the Master Colognes....

I tried Master Topaz... no wonder it's $36.00 a gallon.

Draggon Noir #14 as well.

I'm surprised criminals don't use this stuff to mask odors odors when necessary.
They probably do, just as you suggested, but what they forget is that the stinky cheap stuff is a dead giveaway. "Officer, if we can find a guy around here that matches that stinky lingering odor he left as he ran away, we'll definitely have our man!"
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Re: Worst scent ever

Post by mlb549 » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:26 am

I feel honored that my beloved Pinaud/Clubman products are garnering so much attention. I have and use the entire stable, and have for years. Fortunately, I am not bothered by hoards of social invitations or ravaged with the affections of sex-starved maidens----this must be the up side of the equation!!! I just call them my Stink Pretties.
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Re: Worst scent ever

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CMur12 wrote:
Nick, welcome to SMF!

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Re: Worst scent ever

Post by brothers » Fri Jul 14, 2017 8:43 pm

mlb549 wrote:I feel honored that my beloved Pinaud/Clubman products are garnering so much attention. I have and use the entire stable, and have for years. Fortunately, I am not bothered by hoards of social invitations or ravaged with the affections of sex-starved maidens----this must be the up side of the equation!!! I just call them my Stink Pretties.
I tried them all and the only Pinaud Clubman I cared for was the Original. The rest were cheap enough that I didn't have any regrets when I tossed them out.
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Re: Worst scent ever

Post by desertbadger » Tue Aug 08, 2017 6:54 am

I'm coming late to the party, but the good doctor hit the nail on the head with this one. Normally, I like some of the Pinaud products because of the ye olde baber shoppe scents. I threw away the bottle of Lilac Vegetal; that stuff will gag a maggot.
Years ago, (a lot of years ago) when I was in Junior High school, the rave was one called Hai Karate, so what the hell, I bought a bottle. The scent was so strong and pungent I couldn't stand it. I gave it to my dad, who took one wiff of the bottle, then threw it in the trash.
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Re: Worst scent ever

Post by CMur12 » Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:31 am

I remember when Hai Karate came out, back when I was a teenager. It was heavily advertised.

I never tried it, though.

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Re: Worst scent ever

Post by desertbadger » Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:43 pm

CMur12 wrote:I remember when Hai Karate came out, back when I was a teenager. It was heavily advertised.

I never tried it, though.

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Re: Worst scent ever

Post by CMur12 » Tue Aug 08, 2017 2:01 pm

desertbadger wrote:
CMur12 wrote:I remember when Hai Karate came out, back when I was a teenager. It was heavily advertised.

I never tried it, though.

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Re: Worst scent ever

Post by brothers » Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:45 am

desertbadger wrote:I'm coming late to the party, but the good doctor hit the nail on the head with this one. Normally, I like some of the Pinaud products because of the ye olde baber shoppe scents. I threw away the bottle of Lilac Vegetal; that stuff will gag a maggot.
Years ago, (a lot of years ago) when I was in Junior High school, the rave was one called Hai Karate, so what the hell, I bought a bottle. The scent was so strong and pungent I couldn't stand it. I gave it to my dad, who took one wiff of the bottle, then threw it in the trash.
David, just think of all the 7th and 8th grade girls at school we impressed with our new found source of acting like idiots. :D Those were some very frustrating years for some of us. If I recall correctly, I also threw my Hai Karate away, at least I hope I didn't go around stinking for too many days. Fortunately for me (and the girls), having on a stinky cologne all day long literally gave me a terrible splitting headache and sometimes barfing.
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Re: Worst scent ever

Post by desertbadger » Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:19 pm

Yeah, Gary I know what do you mean. I remember the smell of the locker room after gym class. Ugh! It would have have been better if no one showered.
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Re: Worst scent ever

Post by brothers » Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:30 pm

If I get another vote, I'd like to add English Leather to my never-again list.
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Re: Worst scent ever

Post by CMur12 » Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:54 pm

Do they still make English Leather? I had some of this when I was a teenager, but I rarely wore cologne and it saw little use.

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Re: Worst scent ever

Post by brothers » Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:21 pm

Murray, I checked google and am amazed that it's still available from quite a few vendors. Just not my cup of tea!
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Re: Worst scent ever

Post by CMur12 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:23 pm

brothers wrote:Murray, I checked google and am amazed that it's still available from quite a few vendors. Just not my cup of tea!
Nor mine, Gary. :)

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Re: Worst scent ever

Post by desertbadger » Sat Aug 19, 2017 7:08 am

CMur12 wrote:
brothers wrote:Murray, I checked google and am amazed that it's still available from quite a few vendors. Just not my cup of tea!
Nor mine, Gary. :)

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+2.....If I remember right, it was a very strong scent similar in strength (not scent) to Knize 10. Just a little too much and you would kill people on an elevator.
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Re: Worst scent ever

Post by drmoss_ca » Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:08 am

I finished off the bottle of Lilac Vegetal that has languished in a cupboard for several years yesterday. My elderly Ford Expedition was invaded by mice about three winters ago, and despite having the interior stripped and cleaned, it still reeks. Yesterday I found another mouse nest in the tool compartment under the floor of the luggage area. Having thrown that out, I sprinkled the rest of the bottle over the interior. Awful as it is, it doesn't smell as bad as a hot car with mouse urine cooking gently in the heat, and I'm hoping the mice won't like it at all. I'd rather the car smelled of urinal cakes than the mice.
In fact, there have been no mice in the vehicle that I know of since it was stripped and cleaned, but there must be traces of their scent in the sound proofing inside the bodywork. It seems the best way to keep them out is peppermint oil, and I have been soaking it into squares of thick cardboard that can be inserted under the headliner and other strategic spots. I'm stuck with this situation as no one would buy the vehicle as it is. I can only hope that when Zeus decides to strike me with a thunderbolt for my unbelief, he misses me and hits the truck, writing it off in a flash.

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Re: Worst scent ever

Post by TRBeck » Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:26 am

The Veg has to be in contention.

Montale released a fragrance called Greyland some years ago. It was a real scrubber, the sweetest and most chemical thing I've worn, and given its $100+ price tag, unacceptably awful.

Those are the first two that come to mind, but there have been some stinkers I'm forgetting, I'm sure. I imagine wetshavers' insistence on trying and - in some cases, actually enjoying - odd old products has helped Lilac Vegetal stay in production. Everyone buys a bottle sooner or later, it seems, even if a good number of them end up dumped down the drain.
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Re: Worst scent ever

Post by drmoss_ca » Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:11 pm

Ah, a 'scrubber'. AKA a slapper, or a slag in UK slang. What it might mean in the US I don't know, but I'm probably letting my mind wander where it ought not to go.
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Re: Worst scent ever

Post by TRBeck » Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:43 pm

Ha. Yeah, had to look that one up.

I guess I picked up the scrubber term on BN; anyway, there wasn't enough soap to get the stench of Greyland off of my skin. Hideous.

Most of the Lustray splashes are no picnic, either. Particularly the Musk.
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