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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Interesting.

    Is there a topic with GIT batch codes and a break down of how they smell/perform?
  2. Re: You have 20 shots at this, don't **** it up!

    Btw, on the Aventus clones topic. Cedrat Boise is a really good one. Buysblind turned me on to this one, and it's very good. It's a perfectly balanced Aventus smell with pretty solid performance....
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    Re: Joop Nightflight is gone forever

    No big loss for me.. never really cared for this one. Btw, this is was announced as discontinued a couple years ago already, along with the one in the green bottle, not sure if it's Go or Jump. I...
  4. Re: You have 20 shots at this, don't **** it up!

    Some good niche ones for the Summer that I wear:

    Heeley Sel Marin
    Bond Bleeker St
    Heeley Menthe Fraiche
    GIT
    A Lab on Fire: Almost Transparent Blue
    Mancera Cedrat Boise
    Oliver & Co Ambergreen
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    My batch I bought from Amazon is E3217Q01, it's horrible. Fortunately Amazon gave me a credit and told me to keep the fragrance.. so that was nice.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Thanks for your opinion, but it doesn't help me. I think anyone who has been on this site for more than a year has learned about Creed's inconsistency, it has nothing to do with dates. Anyways...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Aventus always gets talked about for being so inconsistent, but let me address the elephant in the room. GIT is way worse imo!

    I have a batch from 2011, it's freakin amazing, it lasts so long,...
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    Re: best spicy mens fragrance?

    Joseph Abboud original (low fill bottles mostly) is worth a gander. It's a REAL spicy fragrance, it's very close to Cuba Red, with much better performance. Its been discontinued a while now, and...
  9. Re: Does the band Train have a problem with cologne?

    Meet Virginia Cedar wasn't bad either.
  10. Re: Does the band Train have a problem with cologne?

    Train's gonna upset many BN'ers.
  11. Re: Dan MyMickers (YouTuber reviewer) has died.

    Just wanna say, you all may find out in due time the details of Dan's death. It's not for me to say, it's up to Dan's family. So please just be respectful of that, and patient.
  12. Re: Dan MyMickers (YouTuber reviewer) has died.

    Well, she told me.
  13. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Work = stress= noticeable aging.

    You can't deny Jeremy has been busting his ass to make his brand as popular and relevant as possible, he does put in a lot of work. If he really gets too insecure...
  14. Re: Kenneth Cole Black - Hidden gem but concerned about performance.

    I encourage you guys check out Black Bold.. it's kind of like Black mixed with Dunhill Pure. It has like this uncommon floral note, with a watery vibe about it, it's really good though. It also has...
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    Re: The definitive aromatic fougère thread

    I don't think GIT is a traditional fougere. It also stands out from all the others on the list.

    I always thought a fougere has to be a little sweet, a little floral, and a little earthy or dirty...
  16. Re: Tabac Rouge.......Damn This Is Good Stuff

    I dunno why Buysblind got banned, I follow most of his content on here, and found nothing he said to be ban worthy. He had a small debacle with City who likes to antagonize people (which was really...
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    Re: Which La Nuit De L’Homme?

    EDT is the best, in any formulation. The difference from reformulation is not as drastic as some make it out to be.
  18. Re: Dan MyMickers (YouTuber reviewer) has died.

    You can ask his wife, or ask others. Also, there is something called sudden death, that just happens for no reason. I know somebody in perfectly good shape, a swimmer, ran every day. Was walking out...
  19. Re: Kenneth Cole Black - Hidden gem but concerned about performance.

    I hate Black, but I love Black Bold, it's much better in every way possible. It's a real gem, I recommend checking it out, in fact, thanks, it's now gonna be my SOTD.
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    Re: Looking for leathers like Knize Ten

    Haven't found any leather note similar tbh. Knize 10 is animallic yet also very smooth and oily, I think the leather in vintage Nicole Miller might match up, even current version of the very cheap...
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    Re: The 1-Month Challenge?

    I agree, both short and long term. I have so much more energy.
  22. Re: New Roja Parfums Scandal, Vetiver, Enigma & Danger Parfum Colognes

    Have yet to try any from the brand. Seems like all hype.
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    Re: My huge haul!

    I don't even know what to make of this topic anymore. People cursing, people apparently with fragrance hauls that were flown in by private jets. Then we have Columbo over here doing some deep...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Cute collection ;)
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    Re: My huge haul!

    Tacky, tacky, tacky.
  26. Re: Dan MyMickers (YouTuber reviewer) has died.

    Creed themselves sent him most of those samples. He was having a hard time finding one of them, and they had a conversation about 1 sample, they decided to send him about 10 if he agreed to review...
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    Re: The 1-Month Challenge?

    Pass.. what's the point? Self control? I'm already doing that by not eating fast food. I don't need to limit my fragrances.
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    Re: My huge haul!

    Lol..

    Just curious though, could you show me a picture of the stock of this next time you're there? I have found it extremely hard to find bottles of Jay Z Gold Extreme. I'd be willing to pay...
  29. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    L'Artisan Fou d'Absinthe.
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    Re: NEW: Byblos - September Morn!

    I blind bought this because of the price being so good. Firstly, it smells nothing like Encre Noire, but smells a lot like Encre Noire Extreme, or whatever it's called. Which was a frag i couldn't...
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    Re: What is a good spicy/honey scent

    Same, smells like piss to me.
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    Re: What is a good spicy/honey scent

    Lanvin Avant Garde if you can even find it anymore. Chergui might be a contender too, but sample first.
  33. Re: A question about Haitian Vetiver (performance)?

    I dunno. I usually get the best from frags. Like people say Burberry London has horrible performance, but it lasts all day on me; same with Gucci pH II.

    Anyways, no biggie, you win some, you lose...
  34. Re: Dan MyMickers (YouTuber reviewer) has died.

    As for this rumor, I dunno what to say. I did know Dan on a more personal level, and I won't air out his public information like that, but a few of us who did talk to him behind the scene knew more...
  35. Re: A question about Haitian Vetiver (performance)?

    I don't get Guerlain from it at all, but I think in this instance it's just a difference in opinion rather than HV itself. I have the new bottle style of Guerlain Vetiver, but with silver cap, so...
  36. Re: A question about Haitian Vetiver (performance)?

    Thank you for the reply and reassurance.
  37. Re: Dan MyMickers (YouTuber reviewer) has died.

    https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Paterson-Cop-Pleads-Guilty-Conspiring-Violate-Civil-Rights-Extortion--503074391.html?fbclid=IwAR1VKvqBIgmXdy0qCf5LitQtZp3ikKeGtAsMjy36w3blsLPEBuaCj2V21kU

    you...
  38. A question about Haitian Vetiver (performance)?

    In my quest to finding my next perfect vetiver, I bought a sample of Haitian Vetiver from a relatively unknown seller on Ebay, had fair amount of feedback, but I was the first to purchase this sample...
  39. Re: RIP Dan "MyMickers" Mish

    it's funny you post this, I was looking back at our message log on Facebook and he was talking to me about making this list when he was making it. I make a joke about him putting nasty skanky niche...
  40. Re: What quantity of fragrances do you have to have that requires you to prove it?

    I agree, I am the same way. I made a thread earlier this year requesting people with larger collections to show them off, and while the thread was fun, all the drama that came along with it, it just...
  41. Re: RIP Dan "MyMickers" Mish

    I remember some of his earlier reviews lol, he seemed pretty clueless. It's fun have watched him grow as a reviewer, because many of us were in the same exact predicament, only just not behind the...
  42. Re: What quantity of fragrances do you have to have that requires you to prove it?

    Careful not to ask the people with huge collections for proof, it's apparently disrespectful, according to popular BN belief.
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    Re: Favorite ‘warm-spicy’ fragrance

    Too many to pick one.
  44. Re: RIP Dan "MyMickers" Mish

    Thanks, i see that was the first.

    If a Mod is reading, could you please merge all 3? Or maybe keep one in Male discussion forum, merge mine and Slayer's. A lot of people don't even leave Male...
  45. Re: Dan MyMickers (YouTuber reviewer) has died.

    He never really said what his favorite was. I know GIT was up there for him. I know he LOVED pretty much anything Creed, but also loved a lot of avant garde stuff.

    My last conversation with Dan...
  46. Poll: Re: Prada Luna Rossa Carbon vs Versace Dylan Blue

    Not keen on either, but if I had to pick one, it'd be Dylan Blue. I really like the opening of Carbon, but after 10-15 mins, it's all South for me, the dry down falls apart and smells cheap. Dylan...
  47. Re: RIP Dan "MyMickers" Mish

    I saw that. I just got home from the hospital too, and found out the tragic news. I'm just.. shocked.

    I'll PM a mod and ask to merge our topics to avoid forum clutter.
  48. Re: You Tube reviewer MyMickers passed away

    I will miss Dan, great person, far beyond Youtube. Became friends with him behind the frag game, spoke to him on the phone, and on FB about life in general, improving ourselves on the bad, and moving...
  49. RIP Dan "MyMickers" Mish

    I just wanted to take a moment to recognize fellow friend, Facebooker, Youtuber, Basenoter, and an all around great guy, an asset to the fragrance community and the growth of it. Dan Mish passed away...
  50. Thread: Rip git

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    Re: Rip git

    Good thing you have no power in life to discontinue fragrances. GIT is still a modern masterpiece, and will always be a front a center contender in my collection.
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    Re: Dollar Tree imitations

    I agree with Dr. Jones. I see this topic I made nearly a decade ago. Since then I have picked up several oil imitations from eBay and most of them have been really good.. I would say at least 75%....
  52. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    With my final wearing of this, I'm pretty much content on what I said previously, though I'd like the add that the middle of Office is a dead ringer for Ed Hardy Born Wild (which has been compared to...
  53. Re: Expensive smelling men’s fragrances not necessarily high priced?

    Too many to name really. A couple off the top though:

    Burberry London
    Michael Kors Men vintage (can still be found under $50 often)
    Zirh Ikon
    Most of the Guerlain Ideal line
    Cuba Gold
    Eau des...
  54. Re: Habit Rouge, Heritage, L´Instant or Egoiste

    Not a fan of any, but given the circumstances, NY, Winter, I think L'Instant would work the best, since you can't really wear it in the heat, where as the other ones you can pull off in heat.
  55. Re: Beverly Hills Polo Club: please share your experience/opinions

    Though I do think these are a big step up from the Playboy line, Playboy stuff is mostly just absolute crap. I think that Demon, if you like Polo Modern Reserve you might like BHPC Rogue (green...
  56. Re: Beverly Hills Polo Club: please share your experience/opinions

    Imagine being 80 years old and acting like your 12..
  57. Re: Beverly Hills Polo Club: please share your experience/opinions

    I've tried a few, and didn't like any. The blue one was ok, reminded of Bod Man Fresh Blue Musk, it was pleasant. I also had one called Rogue which was green with a gold cap. Obviously meant to rip...
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    Re: Recommend me a Fruity/leather cologne?

    Although I haven't tried Explorer, based on what I've read and heard, it seems like a pretty safe bet for the OP indeed.

    Hopefully OP will return to this post and give us an update on more...
  59. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Chanel pour Monsieur.
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    Re: Favorite Perfumer

    Jean Claude Ellena is my all time favorite. His style is unmatched, his fragrances are often linear, and easy to tell when they are his. His daughter has a similar style, but not nearly as good.
    ...
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    Re: Recommend me a Fruity/leather cologne?

    Given his comparison, which was Red Intense, one would assume he wants something similar to that. I don't think Knize 10 is similar to Red intense, do you? OP says he doesn't want the same thing, but...
  62. Re: You have 20 shots at this, don't **** it up!

    Also, he really needs to check out the crown jewel of the house. I've tried almost everything that Manuel has created, and I think Mousse Illuminee is his best, and probably his best seller.

    As...
  63. Re: You have 20 shots at this, don't **** it up!

    I love this one, it's on my wish list. It's like Italian Cypress with a twist of mint. I couldn't get enough from my sample.
  64. Re: You have 20 shots at this, don't **** it up!

    It's been the thing for a while. There's even a company now called Parfums Vintage that made their career off of copying Aventus, they even use a pineapple as their logo.

    Anyways, I really look...
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    Re: Recommend me a Fruity/leather cologne?

    To the OP, if you would please give us an update on more specifically what you want, in terms of price, and where you're willing to go to buy your fragrance. Do you plan on looking in a store and...
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    Re: Recommend me a Fruity/leather cologne?

    CH Men is probably the best recommendation I can think of. although I haven't smelled it in a good while, they say its been reformulated, so I dunno how it is now. This one is a fruity fragrance,...
  67. Re: The BEST Niche (top of the line) HORSE fragrance house for Men?

    I wanted to add some pics of the brand i was referring to earlier for the OP to see. He can have a whole collection of horses with these! It's not niche, but it might as well be, since it's so rare....
  68. Re: Does your partner understand your addiction?

    You own 9 fragrances? How is that an addiction??

    I think the only addiction you have is making troll posts like this.

    If this is an addiction, then so is every other hobby. You see things from...
  69. Re: The BEST Niche (top of the line) HORSE fragrance house for Men?

    Pierre Cardin makes a line of men's frags with horse head caps. I wanna say it starts with a C. I tried one a while back, and it smelled kind of dated, but still, not as bad as others from that time....
  70. Re: Two Latest Releases by Phaedon - Baptême Ambré & Ciel Immobile!

    Both look interesting. Thank you for bringing it up.
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    Re: Jaques Bogart - A great perfumer ?

    wrong post
  72. Re: Best "value for money" scents, which niche collectors wouldn't turn their noses up at

    I got mine way cheaper, and it's disgusting imo. Smells like dish soap. I wouldn't pay $10 for it. For such a highly regarded frag on here, I've had a very hard time getting rid of mine. I paid $11...
  73. Re: Nautica Voyage - Disappointing performance

    I'd have to try the current, which I have no intent on buying, since I barely like the frag as is. I think there are much better aquatics out there. The one thing i like about Voyage, of course is...
  74. Re: Nautica Voyage - Disappointing performance

    Mine is a 1.7 oz, no batch code and has a metal cap. I actually dropped the bottle before and it dented the neck area a little, so the cap doesn't fit on snug anymore, but it feels like it has a very...
  75. Re: My final post about Azzaro PH, and it's a request, maybe even a challenge.

    I didn't really read much of this topic, because I find the poster to be redundant and often disrespectful to our helpful tips for him. However, it is to my understanding that he is upset after...
  76. Re: Caron's Le 3eme Homme (The Third Man) is one of the best things i've smelled in a long time

    I guess I'm the only one who thinks this frag sucks.
  77. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I doubt anyone would buy Declaration from you one here for that price when they can get themselves for cheaper on Fragnet.
  78. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Did you happen to catch the price on Artisan Pure? I thought that one was pretty good and worth owning, but not if it's like $50.
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    Re: Gucci Guilty Absolute with ?????

    I only layer if it's an accident.
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    Re: Eau de Baux= A new fall favorite

    Great frag, does everything right. Performs great, smells great but not overly complicated, not boring either. I still have 3 full bottles and about 10% left on my current. When there were rumors of...
  81. Re: Nautica Voyage - Disappointing performance

    My Nautica Voyage lasts 9 hours on skin. I'm guessing there's a differential between the department store bottles and ones sent to drugstores and other discounters. Mine is also a more rare 1.7 oz...
  82. Re: Accidentally purchased Smalto - what am I in for!

    I thought I'd reply here where you sarcastically deny me owning Full Choke. I found a picture on my hard drive where I sold it in a lot on Ebay. The picture is below.
    ...
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    Re: Your Best Deal

    Really too many to think of, one that comes to mind vividly. I was at Walgreen's probably about 6 or 7 years ago now, maybe more.. they had fragrances with red stickers behind the glass, behind the...
  84. Re: Any imput on WHEN Tobacco Vanille was reformulated?

    I'm not an expert on Tom Ford's but if I had to guess, and based on personal experience, I'd say some time in 2012. I bought from a splitter on Ebay having no idea it was ever reformulated (rather I...
  85. Re: Latest Thierry Mugler - A*Men Ultimate!

    Update, first review is out it looks like. Max Forte has gotten it, but says it's not gonna be available in the US until beginning of Nov. I linked his review below. He says he's not very impressed...
  86. Re: Did you ever blind-buy Heritage de Guerlain, and did it fall short, meet, or exceed expectations

    Thank you, I read most of it.



    My pleasure. Also thank you for reiterating the other topic, I already read it.
  87. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Jeremy's latest video (top 10 winter frag list) reminds me of an Ultimate Warrior promo. You'll understand when you watch it.
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    Re: How do you rate Aramis Devin?

    I don't get much carnation at all from this. It's more about the leather and pine.

    I think it's a fantastic fragrance that caters to older gentleman, or a really confident and mature young man...
  89. Re: Did you ever blind-buy Heritage de Guerlain, and did it fall short, meet, or exceed expectations

    So while on this topic. Is vintage Heritage really that much different than current? If so, are we talking like Polo vintage to current different? Or something more minor? What I'm really asking,...
  90. Re: Did you ever blind-buy Heritage de Guerlain, and did it fall short, meet, or exceed expectations

    I really don't understand what you're getting at. I don't see anything wrong with my post. I think you are taking my opinion too serious, and should understand "different strokes for different...
  91. Re: My bottle of Terre d'Hermès has gone bad

    I disagree with most of the posters here, based on experience. I live in Florida, hot, muggy, and easily the most humid place in the states. I have had fragrances delivered that have literally gained...
  92. Re: What is that "celery" note specially in Yatagan

    To my understanding you are saying that you do not get a celery accord from Yatagan? Well.. I think people associate smell with taste often, and what they mean is that the smell might remind them of...
  93. Re: Did you ever blind-buy Heritage de Guerlain, and did it fall short, meet, or exceed expectations

    Sorry, I forgot you like to magnify people's words. The informal meaning of horrible is "very unpleasant". If you read the context before "half and half" I was referring to the notes. I enjoyed the...
  94. Re: Did you ever blind-buy Heritage de Guerlain, and did it fall short, meet, or exceed expectations

    I blind bought Guerlain Heritage, because that hot chick who said Pacific Rock Moss was the best frag ever, said Guerlain Heritage was the sexiest masculine she ever smelled. So I figured from a...
  95. Re: My bottle of Terre d'Hermès has gone bad

    95 degrees is way too hot for a fragrance that has an atomizer built into the bottle. I'd assume the twist mechanism leaves space for air, particles, and whatever may be in the air to get into it....
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    Re: Name Your Top 3 Niche, Top 3 Designer

    Niche:
    Lubin Itasca
    Green Irish Tweed
    Fou d'Absinthe

    Designer:
    Fahrenheit
    Arpege pH
    Paul Smith Man
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    Re: Spicebomb without the sweetness?

    Mercedes Infinite Spicy is your answer.
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    Re: Help me find better

    Look on ebay for an oil based roll on impression of this. Trust me, this is the answer, I know because I've been down this road, and already know the outcome. Nobody wants to believe it, but your...
  99. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Well it's just my personal opinion. It's not a fact, and it may not be how everyone else feels. Though it's obvious Jeremy doesn't care as much about fragrances, as he does getting laid. He said it...
  100. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    lol. It's ok.. I would tell Alberto I mostly prefer his older creations, as the new stuff is too heavy on chemicals, Office for Men, a great example of this. I have always thought of Morillas as a...
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