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    Re: Cologne tips/questions from a noob.

    Here is the thing to always remember, you have the nose that snuffling around and being inquisitive, they have the smells and want to sell them, if you don't buy their life has no meaning. You are...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, April 12, 2014

    http://ts4.mm.bing.net/th?id=HN.607987946962488322&w=204&h=186&c=7&rs=1&pid=1.7
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    Re: You only get one....

    Montale Black Aoud
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    Re: the great youtube burnout

    I agree, they were always fun to watch. I hate to see him go since I thought he was the more entertaining of the two.
  5. Re: Done with EBay it's infested with fakes..

    I've had mixed success with Ebay, the prices are good but sometimes the juice has gone bad. I've only bought one fake and since I've learned to avoid the popular designer scents. I pay full retail...
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    Poll: Re: the best global region for fragrances

    This will be one of the most one sided polls ever.
  7. Re: first-world problems: dust, scratches, fingerprints, lighting

    Dust and dirt are an even bigger problem in the third world, you should see the filth the poor live in.
  8. Re: What happened to Millesime Imperial? So Different now...

    I've owned my bottle of GIT for two years and it's gotten much better in that time. I didn't wear it much at first because it didn't seem that great but now it's my second most worn scent.
  9. Re: Maison Francis Kurkdjian Amyris Homme - I just tried it!

    This one is on my to buy list, it's the only FBW scent I've found from this line. Some of the Ouds seemed nice but the price on them is a bit ridiculous.
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    Re: My mind has been blown..

    Don't return the GIT. It's a very good scent and only gets better with time. If you send it back later you will regret it. Add the SMW and chalk it up as two wins instead of only one.
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    Re: Very Excited About Tomorrow...

    When I sampled it was lovely for all of fifteen minutes.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

    http://ts1.mm.bing.net/th?&id=HN.608033550914226822&w=300&h=300&c=0&pid=1.9&rs=0&p=0
  13. Re: Guerlains Habit Rougue, Arsene Lupin and Derby reissue

    I own Habit Rouge EDP and Derby reissue. Both of these have very good longevity. Habit Rouge usually almost ten hours and Derby has solid performance for eight. I consider both of them to be top...
  14. Re: BREAKING: A*Men (and flankers) discontinued

    I thought there for a minute the finally discontinued something I didn't care about, no such luck, it's only the good ones that go away.
  15. Re: Die-hard Niche Lovers - Is there ANY designer scent you WOULD buy and wear?

    Not only do I have many designer scents I've been know to splash puddle water on myself if it had nice top notes.
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    Re: Next Purchase: MI, DH, or GIT

    You have a very nice lineup of scents in your wardrobe. Between the three I would definitely go with MI. DH is rather redundant and MI is slightly superior to GIT IMO.
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    Re: Creed GIT or DHI

    After checking out you wardrobe I think GIT would fill a much bigger hole than DHI. You already have DH and MIP which are very close to the same thing. I didn't see anything that you had like GIT...
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    Sticky: Re: What makes Creed Aventus so exceptional

    Links or I'm calling BS.
  19. Thread: Brand new

    by Awakening950
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    Re: Brand new

    You should sample different scents until you find one that you must have. You'll know which ones are full bottle worthy, there won't be any question in your mind. I buy most of my samples from...
  20. Re: Where do you rank Carnal Flower among Frederic Malle frags?

    Number 1
  21. Re: Any one else only wanna wear your "FAVORITES?"

    I think of my fragrances as human beings with feelings. If I've gone to long without showing it that I still care for it I know it's feelings will be hurt. I feel so bad about that I wear it just...
  22. Re: Teenager wearing Spiritueuse Double Vanille

    The notion that aromas have different age applications is ludicrous.
  23. Poll: Re: Fragrances competition NICHE vs DESIGNER WINNERS -----> (Final round)

    Aventus by a nose
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    Re: Most prolific or common note?

    Top= bergamot
    Middle= Lavender
    Base= Sandelwood
  25. Re: Bought Guerlain Derby! Need advice....

    I really like this one as well. For myself I consider it a fall, winter, and spring scent. I probably won't be wearing it when it goes over seventy degrees.
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    Re: S O T D Saturday March 22, 2014

    http://ts2.mm.bing.net/th?id=HN.608000793187910103&w=268&h=188&c=7&rs=1&pid=1.7
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    Re: Am I addicted?

    If you're buying to much then stop. It's really that simple. If you can't stop that means you are no longer in control of your own actions and could be dangerous. In that case check yourself into...
  28. Thread: Help!!

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    Re: Help!!

    Aventus, DHI, or GIT. Do not go lite, the point is to smell good, apply as you normally would. No need to feel shame about wearing an expensive fragrance.
  29. Re: Really Disappointed - Dior Homme Intense :-(

    DHI is one of those frags that gets better each time you wear it. The first few times can be a bit off putting but given time it will become one of your favorites.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

    http://ts3.mm.bing.net/th?id=HN.607992637033810202&w=142&h=184&c=7&rs=1&pid=1.7
  31. Re: What is your favorite designer (or niche) house for scents?

    Creed followed closely by Serge Lutens.
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    Re: S O T D Monday March 17, 2014

    http://ts4.mm.bing.net/th?id=HN.608029135673887070&w=262&h=160&c=7&rs=1&pid=1.7
    Serge Noire
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    http://ts2.mm.bing.net/th?id=HN.607990742956313771&w=366&h=366&c=7&rs=1&qlt=80&pid=1.7
    http://ts1.mm.bing.net/th?id=HN.608015310165967195&w=169&h=174&c=7&rs=1&pid=1.7
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    Re: Your top 3 under $100

    Dior Homme Intense
    Habit Rouge EDP
    Daim Blond Serge Lutens

    Runner ups
    Antaeus
    Declaration
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, March 16, 2014

    http://ts1.mm.bing.net/th?id=HN.608036029095870712&w=146&h=179&c=7&rs=1&pid=1.7
    Gold Pour Homme
  36. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    I've been meaning to add Amyris Homme to my collections so I'll snag that one.
  37. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Bois d'Argent Cologne is now mine.
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    Re: Melon for the summer?

    This thread was over after the first reply.
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    Re: Perfume for a rational person

    You said "the bullshit level is pretty high", I couldn't agree more.
  40. Poll: Re: Fragrances competition NICHE-----> (Round 1, pt.11)

    Daim Blonde then Fille en Aiguilles
  41. Re: 5 more Creeds sampled: Jardin D'Amalfi, Himalaya, Spice and Wood, Windsor, and Original Vetiver

    Those are all very nice and I own most of them, you missed my favorite though, Original Cologne.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

    http://ts2.mm.bing.net/th?id=HN.608007892756335761&w=249&h=170&c=7&rs=1&pid=1.7
    Habit Rouge EDP
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    Re: Civet! ...modern and classic

    Civet is like a piece of overripe fruit, it dances on the edge of being incredible and terrible. It's oh so close to nasty but if done right it's so deep and rich. It makes scents thick and...
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    Re: Civet! ...modern and classic

    Best one I own with civet is Amouage Gold Man. So rich and thick it's almost overwhelming.
  45. Re: What are (in your opinion) the top 2 most classy/sophisticated scents for winter/spring/summer/f

    Winter: Amouage Gold, Tuscan Leather
    Spring: Invasion Barbare, GIT
    Summer: Original Cologne, Millesime Imperial
    Fall: Dior Homme Intense, Habit Rouge EDP
  46. Re: $300 to splurge: help me make a decision!

    Derby is the winner on that list
    I own Neroli Portofino and enjoy it but I don't think it's worth the money
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, March 4, 2014

    http://ts3.mm.bing.net/th?id=HN.608046835212157388&w=179&h=179&c=7&rs=1&cb=1&pid=1.7
    Bois de Violette
  48. Re: So what scent would YOU wear to the Oscars...

    Guerlain Derby the modern formulation.
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    Poll: Re: Best flagship trio battle

    Creed will win this poll by a mile.
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    Re: I'm 16 yr old and I need help?!

    The batch code thing with Creed on basenotes is way overhyped. Best thing to do is ignore it and enjoy your fragrance. Don't get sucked into nerdville, Creed makes awesome fragrances. Enjoy them...
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    Re: S O T D : Saturday, March 1, 2014😎

    http://ts3.mm.bing.net/th?id=HN.608032627461721847&w=141&h=177&c=7&rs=1&cb=1&pid=1.7
    This is very nice. Wish I also had the vintage but Guerlain is becoming one of my favorite houses.
  52. Re: How long after application you smell cologne?

    I have the Habit Rouge EDP as well and it's very long lasting, plus 8 hours. You either have a fake bottle or are experiencing anosmia. PM me your address and I'll send you a sample of mine to...
  53. Re: Help me choose my Creed judging by my previous colognes

    Since you've not had much experience with different fragrances there is no way to know what you like. It's like spending your life eating gruel and dry bread crusts and trying to decide what you...
  54. Re: Two Video reviews in One DAY!? WOW, this guy goes all out on PK Perfumes!

    The Fragrance Bros are awesome. I like there reviews and are one of the few that I follow on youtube for fragrance reviews. I don't always agree with them mainly because they are a bit more...
  55. Re: With Tom Ford's Tuscan Leather, what spray amount is proper?

    I do three sprays on my chest all at the same spot and then one on the wrist. Since it's winter and I work outside it's covered by three to four layers of clothes and nobody has ever mentioned it. ...
  56. Re: Almost time to choose...Invasion Barbare or Patou Pour Homme Reissue?

    If your experience is the same as mine you'll find IB has plenty of oomph. It seems the more you wear it the better you can smell it. I don't get nose fatigue with this one at all and I find it...
  57. Re: What should be my next Creed afther the MI?

    Original Santal, good projection, 8 hrs. of longevity.
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    http://ts4.explicit.bing.net/th?id=H.4814827091133342&w=185&h=188&c=7&rs=1&cb=1&pid=1.7
    Ambre Sultan by Serge Luten
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    Re: Why is Creed Aventus so hyped up?

    Everyone on Wall Street is a whore so you guys are in good company.
  60. Re: When someone asks you what you're wearing....

    Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean people aren't trying to wear the same scent you are.
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    http://ts4.mm.bing.net/th?id=H.4649719975774615&w=170&h=175&c=7&rs=1&cb=1&pid=1.7
    Feminite du bois
    I've been on a Serge Lutens tear lately. Blind buying this line is not risky, I haven't found one...
  62. Re: I started on a "find a signature scent" journey about 2 years ago..

    I have been growing my collection for almost two years. I have 65 in my collection. One of the things I really enjoy about having many different scents is if I neglect one for a few months when I...
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    Re: Tuscan Leather appreciation thread.

    Tuscan Leather is a masterpiece, by far the best of the Private Collection. I own a couple others but Tuscan Leather is the only one that will forever be in my collection.
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    Re: I'm a Masculine Man Wearing Shalimar

    I have the EDP version and while I don't wear it often I'm glad to have it in my collection.
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    Re: Which formulations Mr. Turin ??

    I would bow to is expert opinion if it weren't wrong so many times. He says garbage scents are masterpieces and ridicules some very good scents. Secretions magnifique is not better than Millesime...
  66. Re: Pro-tip for testing fragrances at the store

    I've found the best way to test in the store is go in with no scent on and then spray on the skin like any other day. Leave the store and give it eight hours, if you are blown away go back and...
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    Re: Help to the newbie :)

    DHI 5 star scent 5 star longevity. It's simply one of the best frags on the market at any price but at less than a hundred dollars it's legendary.
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    Re: Blind Buys! Really excited.

    Surrender to Chance ships much quicker than perfumed court. By the way it's not possible to blind buy samples, sampling is what we do to avoid blind buying. :thumbsup:
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    Re: My current top three

    I'm not a stickler for rules but seriously how could you miss that it's top three? LOL:smiley:

    Mine according to frequency of use are:
    Aventus
    GIT
    DHI
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    Re: Amouage: Honour, Reflection, Silver

    Silver= FBW
    Honour= close to FBW
    Reflection= meh
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    Re: S O T D: Wednesday, February 12, 2014

    http://ts4.mm.bing.net/th?id=H.4647533836895455&w=186&h=183&c=7&rs=1&pid=1.7
  72. Poll: Re: Fragrances competition NICHE-----> (Round 1, pt.4)

    Original Cologne, then Millesime Imperial, then Aventus, then GIT.
  73. Re: CURIOUS - Look at my wardrobe....Which 3-4 bottles would you get rid of if YOU were ME ?

    Puredistance M,
    Sel Marin,
    Original Vetiver.

    I'm not familiar with all of your scents though so there may be a few other stinkers in there :laugh:
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    Re: Serge Lutens Cedre

    I own this scent and love it. The woody base balances out the tuberose and it can be safely worn by anyone. Personally I think if anything it leans a little masculine.
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    Re: S O T D : Sunday , February 9, 2014😃

    http://ts4.mm.bing.net/th?id=HN.608044296859681039&w=245&h=181&c=7&rs=1&pid=1.7
    Chergui
  76. Re: Tubereuse Animale - Histoires de Parfums

    Carnal Flower is very good and the only Frederic Malle scent I've found that I had to own. I really enjoy Serge Lutens Cedre which is a bit more masculine in my opinion.
  77. Poll: Re: Fragrances competition DESIGNER-----> (Round 1, pt.3)

    Sadly they've discontinued one of the best, Must Pour Homme. It can still be found but it's getting scarce. That being said Declaration is the best though I've not explored the high end line.
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    Re: SotD: Wednesday, 5th February, 2014

    http://ts2.mm.bing.net/th?id=H.4699107805102321&w=176&h=178&c=7&rs=1&pid=1.7
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    It is but he started a new bottle. You may have to wait a little while before it fills but you can get in on it if you want. It's on the split forum in splitknots thread.
  80. Re: What is the best Designer fragrance in the last 5 years?

    DHI is so far ahead that even if it didn't have the 2011 reformulation it would still be the best in the last five years because it's awesomeness would stretch the space time continuum enough to...
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    http://ts2.mm.bing.net/th?id=H.5028243966198617&w=179&h=174&c=7&rs=1&pid=1.7
    participated in a split
  82. Re: Your top 3 Amouage among mens/opus (excl. attars)

    Gold
    Dia
    Silver
  83. Re: How many ml/bottles of fragrance do you need for the rest of your life?

    That is my plan as well, I do need a few more bottles though.
  84. Poll: Re: Dior Homme Intense, L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme, Van Cleef & Arpels Midnight in Paris EDP

    I own DHI and MIP and have tested the Guerlain. DHI wins by a couple laps, it's not even close.
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2014

    I blind bought this one and was blown away. It's such a beautiful rose. Quite different from the standard oud, patchouli, rose.
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2014

    My Jan. purchases
    http://ts1.mm.bing.net/th?id=H.4885612415092804&w=172&h=186&c=7&rs=1&pid=1.7
    Bois de Violette
    http://ts1.mm.bing.net/th?id=H.4761956006300424&w=139&h=174&c=7&rs=1&pid=1.7
    Cedre...
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille vs Tuscan Leather

    Tuscan Leather is a masterpiece. TV is an unwearable mess.
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    Re: Dior Intense Help

    Dior Homme Intense only comes in Eau de Parfum. Anything else is not Dior Homme Intense but a different scent. There is Dior Homme and Dior Homme Cologne but they are not what you want.
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    Re: S O T D : Saturday , January 25, 2014:)

    http://ts2.mm.bing.net/th?id=H.4649007002290253&w=250&h=175&c=7&rs=1&pid=1.7
    Daim Blond by Serge Lutens
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    Re: Oldest fragrance you own?

    I have a bottle of Declaration from 2011.
  91. Re: VC&A Midnight In Paris EDP - Your experiences?

    I like it but rarely reach for it. One bottle will probably last me a lifetime.
  92. Re: my take on fragrances being "too expensive"

    Considering the hundreds of applications I get from one bottle I consider fragrance to be one of the least expensive products I can buy. I spend ten dollars on books and movies all the time and the...
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    Poll: Re: Can you actually AFFORD your fragrances?

    I have more money than I know what to do with. I'm over cashed. If I didn't spend a small fraction of it on perfumes I would smell like money. I don't want that since money smells of equal parts...
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    Re: SOTD, Sunday, January 19, 2014

    http://ts3.mm.bing.net/th?id=H.4956582445318234&w=250&h=178&c=7&rs=1&pid=1.7
    Invasion Barbare
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    Re: Top 3 Creed Fragrances

    Pure White Cologne
    GIT
    Aventus
  96. Re: Wearing Invasion Barbare for the First Time in many Months....

    The first few minutes are a little weird IMO but then it calms down and becomes something remarkable. This is one of those that gets better the longer I wear it and the longevity is over twelve...
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    Re: Looking to add a Creed - which one?

    Pure White Cologne is the best Creed I've experienced. It's fantastic for the hot weather and has very good longevity. Super expensive but a split is always a good option.
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    Re: What to Wear on the Red Carpet?

    Chimayo
  99. Re: Going to blind buy fragrance! Opinions

    Yes
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    Re: Perfume: story of a murderer

    Great book, good movie.
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