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    Re: SOTD: Friday, January 3, 2014

    Spent the day indoors because of this crazy winter chill. Decided on Silver Mountain Water.
  2. Re: Question about fragrances and subzero temperatures

    Yeah, it'll only be two overnights out in the trunk until I get there. Glad to read that it likely won't be an issue. Thanks guys!
  3. Question about fragrances and subzero temperatures

    Hi all,

    Forgive me if this has been asked already, but I just need a quick answer. I'm moving to a new city (in Ontario, Canada) in a few days and I'm storing most of my things in my trunk while...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, December 23, 2012

    Nothing, actually. I'm flying all day today and I don't wear fragrances when I know I'll be in an airplane out of principle.
  5. Re: whats your honest opinion on jean paul le male?

    Nice mint vanilla smell. Excellent longevity and projection. I do like the scent.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, December 21st(!), 2012

    At long last, Angel Men Pure Malt.

    And hey, looks like the world didn't end. Yay!
  7. Re: You’re going away for 6 months and have room for only ONE fragrance…what fragrance do you take?

    Either Dior Homme or Creed Green Irish Tweed. I can wear either at any time.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, December 8th, 2012

    Cocktail party tonight. I think it's time Aventus made another appearance.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday 2nd of Dec

    It's always harder to pick something for Sunday because I don't wanna overpower everyone at church. Probably gonna settle for Burberry London.

    - - - Updated - - -

    It's always harder to pick...
  10. Re: What's your favourite birth year scent?

    1990's releases are pretty unremarkable save one: Chanel Egoiste.

    But I can't say I've had much experience with that fragrance (despite all of its praise on this site) so I can't just vote for...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, December 1st, 2012

    December already? Wow.

    Probably L'Instant De Guerlain Pour Homme.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, november 28th, 2012

    Almost walked out the door without a scent!

    Settled on Green Irish Tweed because I was already getting late.
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    Re: A*men bottles are awful

    I like how the bottles look like and A*Men + flankers are among my favourite scents, but yeah, the sprayers on them are awful. They're subpar even after you cut them.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday 27th of November

    Vintage Dior Homme.

    Love this stuff, but I always seem to have subpar days when it's my SOTD.
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    Re: Favorite bottle design

    Another vote for the cubes/rectangular volumes: Gucci Pour Homme I/II and Dior Homme and flankers.
    But my favourite bottle design is Creed Silver Mountain Water. The Creed flask design is okay, but...
  16. Re: 1 Million and A*Men as signature scents...am I crazy?!

    I think Angel Men can be a signature scent if you restrict yourself to one spray on the chest. I wear Angel Men to work sometimes but I do just that: one spray and one spray only. Nobody's had any...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, November 25th, 2012

    Creed Green Irish Tweed. SOTN will be my newly purchased L'Instant De Guerlain EDT.
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    Re: Today I Bought: November 2012

    Broke my voluntary buying freeze with:

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.52.jpg

    Most people ignore this one in favour of LIDGE, but I like this one quite a bit. It was a blind buy too.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, Nov. 22th, 2012

    Almost forgot about this. Today I wore Creed Silver Mountain Water too.
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    Re: Bois de Encens by Armani Prive

    Sniffed this at a Holt Renfrew over here. It smelled exactly like a church. It was quite something. I did like the smell, but not enough to get a bottle (as nice as the bottle was!)
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    Re: SOTD: Weds, Nov 21st, 2012

    Creed Aventus.

    It did me wonders today, lemme tell ya :)
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, November 19, 2012

    Dior Homme (vintage)

    I definitely oversprayed. Thankfully nobody seemed to mind at work.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday 17th of November

    Just waking up, but Angel Men Pure Leather most likely.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday 16th of November

    Creed Green Irish Tweed.

    Wore Creeds every day of the week this week. Now I'm going to take a bit of a break from them. Too much ambergris for one week.
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    Re: Has Bulgari Black been discontinued?

    Don't see it for sale at any department stores, but a specialty fragrance store around here still has a couple of bottles.

    It would be a shame if it was discontinued, though. It is probably in my...
  26. Re: If you had to pick Creed GIT vs MI? Why?

    Green Irish Tweed. Smells better and is more versatile than Millesime Imperial (to me). Also, it actually lasts more than a few hours.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday 14th of November

    Creed Aventus.

    Today was a pretty awful day :( At least I smelled like a king.
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    Re: Shopping frustration

    #1 is a big one for me, at least in Canada. I don't live in Toronto, Montreal or Vancouver so my selections are quite limited. Holt Renfrew just started carrying Frederic Malles and Kilians but I...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, November 13, 2012

    Creed Green Irish Tweed.

    Learning to appreciate its drydown a bit more now. It's a lot better than I remember it.
  30. Re: Is it worth paying retail for Dior Homme original formulation?

    I haven't smelled the reformulation yet, but vintage Dior Homme is one of my favourite scents ever so I'd say yes to the topic's question. I was lucky enough to find a vintage bottle last month.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday 12th of November

    Creed Silver Mountain Water today. Love that stuff.
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    Re: YSL L'Homme vs Dior Homme

    Dior Homme, no question. L'Homme smells pleasant but as a scent is quite boring. Dior Homme smells wonderful and is sophisticated and interesting.

    Having said that, you need to try it out...
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    Re: How much is your collection worth?

    Er... $1750-ish? My collection's value basically doubled last month when I bought three 4.0 Creed bottles.
  34. Re: Best blind buy and would you recommend it!!

    I blind bought Gucci Pour Homme II.

    I'd do it again. Spectacular fragrance.
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    Re: What scents last the longest on you?

    Angel Men Pure Leather. Lasts 12-16 hours on me. For whatever reason it lasts longer on me than the original Angel Men does.
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    Poll: Re: Terre d"Hermes - EDT vs Parfum

    I've smelled both briefly at the store so I don't have that much experience with it. Terre D'Hermes EDT smelled nice, but Terre D'Hermes Pure Parfum smelled heavenly. Based on scent alone I'd give...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday 11th of November

    Dior Homme (vintage).

    I'm thinking about getting a big bottle of the reformulated Dior Homme since I hear it is more similar to DHI, which I don't have access to in my area.
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    Re: Loose caps on Creeds?

    My Green Irish Tweed and Aventus caps are quite loose (neither will fall off if the bottle was turned upside down, though). My Silver Mountain Water's cap, on the other hand, is quite tight.

    I...
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    Re: blck tea scents

    Another vote for Gucci Pour Homme II. Go pick it up now before it becomes scarce. That fragrance is a masterpiece. It's hard to do better than that when it comes to tea-based scents.
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    Re: cheap alternative fragrance for creed

    Some interesting thoughts/suggestions in this thread on that topic: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/314931-Creed-Alternatives
  41. Re: Green Irish Tweed vs Allure Homme Sport vs Bleu de Chanel (Summer)

    Creed Green Irish Tweed by several landslides. That stuff is quality.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday 10th of November

    Have a client meeting/presentation this morning and have to dress to impress. Time to break out the Creed Aventus.
  43. Re: What fragrance can you literally wear everyday and never get tired of?

    Anything with interesting/unique notes fits the bill for me. Angel Men, Dior Fahrenheit, Bulgari Black, Dior Homme, Silver Mountain Water. Never get tired of those.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, November 8, 2012

    Mother nature decided to be rude to us yesterday with her freak snowstorm and is rude today with her -8 degree weather... Time to be rude back. Angel Men time.
  45. Re: Bought within seconds of first smelling it

    Wish I could say I bought Dior Homme on first smell, but it took me three tries before I bought the bottle. That Iris was just hard to agree with at first.

    Oddly enough, Angel Men. There was...
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    Re: What scent got you into Fragrances?

    Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male, oddly enough. I watched Tim's top 10 most complimented fragrances video and got a 4.2 oz bottle of it. It opened my eyes to the fragrance world and made me curious about...
  47. Re: Favourite Mainstream Autmn/Winter Frag

    Burberry London and Angel Men anything. Gucci Pour Homme II as well but I classify that as more of an all-season scent rather than just for Fall/Winter.
  48. Re: New Winter frag Burb london OR Dior Fahrenheit ?

    Own both and love both. Burberry London is easier to wear and is more cozy, but Fahrenheit is more daring and has better longevity/projection. Burberry London to me feels suited for a festive...
  49. Re: Why Top Notes Don't Matter: A Re-Appraisal of Joop! Homme

    Top notes do matter, but I agree that it's the drydown that makes the fragrance because that's what you'll likely be smelling the most of.

    Fragrances like Angel Men, Versace the Dreamer and even...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, November 5, 2012

    It's still Sunday here and I'm just about to go to bed, but I'll be wearing Creed Aventus tomorrow.
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    Re: Creed Alternatives

    Sean John Unforgivable Multi Platinum is the closest Millesime Imperial alternative out there, but with how rare that fragrance is and at the prices that goes for you might as well just get MI.
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  52. Re: Today I finished my bottle of................

    Definitely. My bottles are bound to be used up at some point. I get incredibly paranoid with some of my bottles and how much I've used up so I tend to spray conservatively. My Aventus, for...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday 4th of November

    Pretty out of season, but Sean John Unforgivable Multi-Platinum. I just wanted to test it a bit more.
  54. Re: Today I finished my bottle of................

    I don't think I'll see myself posting here either. None of my 18-ish bottles are in danger of running out any time soon. All are at least 80% full or more at this point.
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    In no particular order:

    1. Angel Men Pure Leather
    2. Dior Homme
    3. Creed Silver Mountain Water
    4. Creed Green Irish Tweed
    5. Creed Aventus

    Yeah... I went through a bit of a Creed phase last...
  56. Re: Dior Homme and Dior Homme Intense have traded places?!

    Interesting. I bought a bottle of Dior Homme a few weeks ago and was thanking my lucky stars when I saw that it had the silver stem (I didn't expect it to). Now I may need to go check out the black...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday 3rd of Novemeber

    Didn't know what to wear, so I settled on Creed Silver Mountain Water. It's usually my fallback scent.

    Thinking of getting a bottle of L'Instant De Guerlain today, though, so my SOTN might be...
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    Re: Most versatile, every day frag?

    From my collection, the ones I can see being worn every day:

    Bulgari Black
    Chanel Platinum Egoiste
    Creed Green Irish Tweed
    Creed Silver Mountain Water
    Creed Aventus
    Gucci Pour Homme II
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    Re: SOTD: Friday 2nd of November

    Wore just a single spray to the chest of Angel Men Pure Leather to work. Lasted all day and wasn't overpowering at all.
  60. Re: L'instant de Guerlain and Chanel Platinum Egosite. Can I.. ?

    I'm not too familiar with LIDG, but Platinum Egoiste can for sure. A lot of people call it a more mature version of Abercrombie and Fitch Fierce, after all.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday 1st of November

    One more for Burberry London. This fragrance is more amazing than I give it credit for.
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    Re: This reminds me of....

    Chanel Allure Homme Sport Cologne smells exactly like the horrible airplane smell. I hate being on airplanes for that reason, and I cannot stand that fragrance.
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    Re: Rate these fragrances

    Omitting the ones I've never tried:

    - A*Men (9.5)
    - CK One Shock (8)
    - Le Male (7.5)
    - Spicebomb (7)
    - 1 Million (6)
    - Givenchy Pi (7)
    - Dior Fahrenheit (9.5)
    - Dior Homme (vintage) (10)
  64. Poll: Re: A*Men: suitable for office use? Or too potent?

    Another vote for "yes, if not oversprayed."

    I wear Angel Men to work sometimes, but I stick to a single spray on the chest/neck area. It's potent enough to last all day even on one spray.
  65. Re: (PLZ READ DISCLAIMER) Answer These Personality Questions and I'll Recommend a Fragrance for You

    I'd love to see what I get:

    Part 1:

    1. How old are you?
    22
    2. Male or female?
    Male
    3. Are you an introvert (enjoy time alone) or an extrovert (outgoing and social)?
    Definitely an introvert.
  66. Re: Most Underrated/ Overrated Creed Fragrances

    Overrated: Aventus, Millesime Imperial. The first is a great fragrance that is extremely overhyped. It's great, but it isn't a Godly panty-dropper. The second is a pleasant smell that doesn't last...
  67. Re: What is Your Favorite Minimalist Scent?

    Creed Silver Mountain Water and Gucci Pour Homme II for me. I wear these for me rather than to impress.
  68. Re: What was your first niche fragrance? How did it make you feel?

    My first niche was Creed Green Irish Tweed and I bought it just this year. I'd been dying to get a Creed for years but nobody sold it where I was and I didn't trust buying online at the time. I...
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    Re: SOTD & SOTN: Monday 29th of Oct

    Creed Aventus. It's insane how quickly I'm going through it, though. I need to start wearing it less often.
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    Re: SOTD & SOTN: Sunday 28th of Oct

    Chanel Platinum Egoiste for today, yesterday, and the day before. Was out in the mountains for the weekend and it's the only bottle I brought with me.
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    Re: Encre Noire By Lalique

    I finally live in a place that has this for sale. I should really give it a go. I've heard several good things about this fragrance but it doesn't seem to be too popular/hyped for whatever reason.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, October 25th, 2012

    Silver Mountain Water, by Creed.

    Shame, I'm heading out to the mountains tomorrow for a weekend with friends, but I don't want to bring my bottle of SMW with me for obvious reasons.
  73. Re: Would it matter to you if other people couldn't smell your perfume, but you still could?

    Not at all. I wear fragrances for me. If other people think I smell good, cool. Otherwise, it isn't a terrible deal.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    My bottle's A42B11Y02 and I love it. Very strong Pineapple in this one. I'd love to try the legendary X02 but I've heard my batch is one of the better ones (lucky, too, this batch was all my store...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

    Today, I wear the Irish Tweed of the Green variety, brought to us by the house of Creed.
  76. Re: Your precious, unopened, Back Up collection!!

    No backups, but I should probably go and get those bottles of Gucci Pour Homme II at the local fragrance store before they disappear. It's a lovely scent and unlike most people, I get no longevity...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday 23rd of October

    Dior Homme (vintage). This fragrance never disappoints.
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    Re: What scent did you wear in high school?

    Carolina Herrera Sexy Man. I was gifted it and didn't know anything about fragrances at the time.
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    Re: GIT from Fragrancenet

    The only image that would make me question its authenticity is the second one. I've never seen those words on a creed bottle and they're definitely not present on my bottle of Green Irish Tweed...
  80. Re: Baffled by how Creed Aventus is such a compliment getter...

    Aventus is a special one. I don't like pineapple at all, but I love the pineapple in Aventus. For whatever reason, it gets compliments like crazy.
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    Re: If I like these designers...

    Bond No. 9 Riverside Drive
    Creed Silver Mountain Water
  82. Re: Mugler Pure Malt in UK Online Store!

    Still can't order this from Canada :( Boo.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday 22nd of October

    Creed Silver Mountain Water, my signature scent.
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    Re: Gourmand Recommendations

    Angel Men is the baseline gourmand for me. It's extremely potent, though, so if you find it too strong (and/or if you don't like its love-or-hate top note) try one of its "Pure ___" flankers.
  85. Re: Winter modern fragrance that covers sillage, longevity, projection for men in their twenties.

    Angel Men was the one to come to mind when I read the topic title. If you can't stand the top or think it's offensive, the currently still available Angel Men Pure Leather might be up your alley.
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    Re: Creed purchase - first time

    - Where are you located? Creed is carried at the NYC Creed Boutique, Saks 5th Ave. and Neiman Marcus and a few other places in the USA.

    - Cool Water's opening is very similar to Green Irish...
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    Re: Watch out...

    I have a three spray max rule, and even then I only ever go there with weaker scents. I like my fragrances subtle, even for the stronger stuff. You can never accurately measure (by yourself) your...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday 21st of October

    I lied. Decided on Creed Green Irish Tweed instead. Decided that Dior Homme might be a bit much for church and I didn't want to underspray it just to make it appropriate.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday 21st of October

    Wore Aventus last night/this morning. Tomorrow I think will be a Dior Homme day.
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    Re: Bottle sizes you regret getting..

    Sometimes I wish I got 3.4oz bottles instead of 1.7oz ones (particularly for gems like Gucci Pour Homme II, Bulgari Black, Versace the Dreamer, Dior Homme, and Angel Men) but in the end, I have tons...
  91. Re: I need to slow down - this is expensive!!

    I had about 14 bottles during my first fragrance crazy before I stopped buying in late 2010. I moved to a new place last month and only brought three bottles with me (Angel Men, London, Platinum...
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    Re: Today I didn't buy - 2012

    Posting again so soon...

    Today I didn't buy L'Instant De Guerlain Extreme. Thought about ordering it on ebay, was about to hit the order button, but got to my senses quit the window.

    I don't...
  93. Re: What was the last comment you received?

    From a female friend I was at a bookstore with:

    "Hey, are you wearing cologne? It smells really great. I like it when guys wear cologne."

    Scent was Creed Green Irish Tweed.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday 20th of October

    It's snowing outside where I am...

    Time to break out the Angel Men!

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    It's snowing outside where I am...

    Time to break out the Angel Men!
  95. Re: Is it best to buy Pure Malt directly?

    They sell Pure Malt/Havane at Nordstroms? Does anyone know if this is some exclusive deal they have with Thierry Mugler, or are they being rereleased in other major department stores? I'd love to...
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    Re: My initial take on Pure Leather

    Bought it in September as well. For whatever reason, it got released early in Canada.

    I personally love it. Lasts longer (on me), is smoother, and has more pleasing top notes than the original...
  97. Re: Is it best to buy Pure Malt directly?

    What I'd give for the TM site to sell/ship to places other than just the US :( I had to buy my Pure Malt on EBay for more than $88 (still waiting on it, too).

    The Mugler site seems like a great...
  98. Re: Found Sean John Unforgivable Multi Platinum at a store. Should I just buy it?

    Bit of an update, I ended up buying the bottle last week just because of how rare it is and because I doubt I'd ever see it again. Wasn't too expensive, either. The store definitely didn't know...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday 19th of October

    Today was a Creed Silver Mountain Water day.

    Pleasantly surprised, too. It lasted a lot longer than I thought it would.
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    Re: Today I didn't buy - 2012

    I almost bought Dior Homme Intense today. So much hype for that one, but I already own and love the original Dior Homme and I have enough vanilla scents. Maybe I can just swap for it.
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