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    Re: Sillage?? Solved!! LOL

    I cant believe some people consider Aventus a summer fresh scent. It's so smoky and patchouli based. Awful on a summer day imo...
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    Re: Cool,fresh but not greeny..help please

    try eternity blue, bvlgari aqua, abercrombie fierce
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Well at least I can honestly say that the bottle of original vetiver that I have has super longevity, good projection and smells exactly like it should. But, unfortunately, every time I spray that...
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    Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed!

    High humidity really destroys GIT, it evaporates into the air very rapidly if its really hot and sticky and your sweating
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    Re: Never got fragrance compliments until...

    Not saying anything bad about GIT as it is my favorite scent ever! but I will say this about compliments. One day I was in Walgreens and I sprayed some designer impostor polo black, not even on me...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I have 3 samples of batch # C42B13Q01
  7. Re: Article: 15 things you didn't know about men's fragrances

    proceeds to spray the biceps
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Perhaps this is so with light green/citrus fresh scents, but, today is hot where I live and I have been sweating but this damn Aventus that i have on is god awefull and i dabbed on the tiniest bit...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    13T01 & 14A01 are a ton greener that 11X02, they have stronger violet leaf accord. But after the initial alcohol blast from X02 wears off, I smell that classic fizzy lemony sprite vibe which i truly...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    tensor09,

    11X02 is actually what I have!! I have mistakenly been writing X01 in my past few posts. I will be editing those shortly. This should be interesting. Like I said I love the smell of...
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    Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    I do smoke about 2-3 cigars a week. It probably is my sweatiness. I can wear a summer scent like d&g light blue and easily get 8 hours with nice projection. I may start relegating my GIT & SMW to...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    These poor internet perfume shops must be in hell dealing with so many customers going nuts over all these lot numbers. It may be in their best interest as far as the creeds go to simply advertise...
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    Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    haha. I know. I probably have like no sense of smell and everywhere I go, people are like "oh no here comes that cologne guy"....For the record I do find myself reapplying much less with 11X02... I...
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    Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    i may have to try that. What i'm basing projection on is getting whiffs every now and then when i'm running around doing stuff or catching the scent wafting up my shirt. i can get this with many...
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    Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    I'll agree with you. I should have said that creed is a ripoff as far as projection goes. Yes i can smell all my creeds on my arm 8 hours later. Big deal..... What's it matter if no creeds other than...
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    Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    I used this test last night and my results are CREED SUCKS ASS AND IS A RIPOFF, when it gcomes to longevity. Thier fragrances smell the bomb though, but for only a couple of hours. Bums me out
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    This is what I'm starting to think. Your in Socal, known for dry heat. i'm in Massachusetts and when we have summer heatwaves it's super muggy and I don't react well to this kind of mugginess. Just...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Thanks. NeoXerxes. I'd like to be able to wear the 11X01 on cooler dryer or even cool rainy days as it has been extremely muggy around here. I'm not sure if the fact that it is so muggy and my arms...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    So after having A3211X02 for a good four day and testing it against A3214A01, side by side and seperatly i can give you my resuklts.

    First off I'd like to say that testing two seperate batches on...
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    Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    To all those who have read my post about 2011 GIT being far superior to 2013-2014 GIT....I shouldn't be so rough on 2013 GIT as I have sample 13T01 and it seems just as good as any other GIT ive ever...
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    Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    I am 1,000% percent sure my bottle is legit. Not only is it legit. It smells fantastic. The bottle might as well have been brand new as it felt full and heavy and I had to pump it before juice came...
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    Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    I just received an excellent tester from perfumecosmeticsworld1

    Sure. it is a tester and didnt come in the creed box with the card and pamphlet. it just came in a cardoard box. But this...
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    Re: Top 10 Cheapies!

    aspen
    cool water
    bod most wanted
    ck escape
    pinaud clubman
    shultons old spice
    axe kilo
    gian marco venturi
    gian marco venturi sport
  24. Re: Help finding a newer alternative to Millesime Imperial and/or Light Blue

    D&G light blue s a good frag. it has some awesome longevity on me and projects nicely...Good choice! But as far as an alternative to it, why not try some Bvlgari Aqua. I think you and other fellow...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I agree that 14A01 does have a bit of a synthetic vibe as compared to other batches from the past. But I still think the scent is very similar. I recieved my A3211XO2 tester today and got to wear it....
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    Re: Good alternative to Brut? (Designer)

    I would just get pinaud clubman
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    ...
  28. Re: Is this a vintage bottle of Chanel Platinum Egoiste?

    yup. When it says Egoiste platinum rather than Platinum Egoiste it is vintage. I would love a bottle of that vintage juice!
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    Re: What cologne would James Bond wear?

    a big splash of skin bracer
  30. Re: What's the most annoying, screechy, metallic(?), synthetic smelling frag you know of?

    Chrome and Silver Mountain Water...Especially Silver Mountain Water...When I smell it on my shirt the next day , makes be nauseous
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    This. There is nothing wrong with the scent. As a matter of fact when first applied it goes on greener and a bit more stronger than past batches that I remember. It has you thinking that it will...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most compliments?

    I'm going to have to say CK Escape....I know...I know...but it's true
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    Re: What Are The BEST Shower gels Around?

    TRY NIVEA ENERGY 3 in 1...ALMOST A DEAD RINGER OF TOM FORDS GREY VETIVER....
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    Re: Designer Fragrances With Fig ?

    One of my favorite, realistic sweet smelling fig scents that actually remind me of a breeze flowing by fig trees in southern italy would be the great discontinued "Goodlife" by Davidoff
  35. Re: Have you ever suddenly fallen in love with a scent (you've already owned/tried)?

    So far this summer I've fallen in love with something I haven't touched in years. My half full bottle of CK escape from 1999...Yes chuckle to yourselves, but this is so much better than the weak...
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    Re: Summer Patchouli

    Aventus
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    Re: Change of mind about new Creed line.

    wow...how surprising......
  38. Poll: Re: Fragrance to wear to a Cheap Trick concert (poll)

    For that kind of crowd...Drakkar noir and lots of it
  39. Re: A dark, brooding scent that screams; "Don't "Double-Cross" Me!

    Drakkar from the 80's. Definitely vintage Trussardi as already mentioned previously. Aventus overly applied would be a good dark brooding fragrance also IMO (well at least my batch as it is smoky and...
  40. Re: Reformulation that is equal or better than the original????

    None. They always get reformulated in order to save money, meaning good ingredients get replaced by some cheaper synthetic and not only do they smell worse they also dilute the reformulations so that...
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    Re: Lavender+Lemon fragrances?

    Robert Piguet Cravache. Love it
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    Re: So I tried Aventus

    I'm not too impressed with it either. My batch smells like patchouli and grilled pineapple
  43. Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    Pre 2013 GIT is the epitome of fresh,clean fragrance.
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    Re: How are new batches of Millesime Imperial?

    I think 2013-2014 batches of the more popular creeds are utter garbage. I think they have such increased demand due to more boutiques and Neiman marcus demanding more product that his small niche...
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    Re: Most overused fragrances?

    Around my parts, Boston area, Aqua di Gio, le male and gucci guilty are way overplayed.
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    Re: Sillage?Longevity?Scent?Projection?

    Scent. But i must admit it's getting very annoying to me that most modern fragrances i like have no projection/sillage. Many have longevity as a skin scent but i don't want to sniff my wrist all day...
  47. Re: Summer suggestions for lover of original Polo?

    Creed- Bois de portugal
  48. Re: Need Advice : A/C went out in home. We will be without A/C for two days, will it affect my scen

    I'm sure your fragrances will be fine. Just put them in a dark area. perhaps the basement or a closet. It's the direct sunlight heating up the bottle that will do the damage. A couple of muggy days...
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    Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    There are some 12's & 11's testers for sale on ebay. I hear 2011 is even better than 2012. It's as if every year GIT gets weaker. i just don't know if I can trust getting a real one from ebay. It's...
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    Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    More proof that it is real creed then... 2013-2014 GIT batches are junk as far as longevity and projection go. Some say that your T01 batch is probably the better of the recent batches but if you...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    dang dambit!
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Nice theory. You could very well be right. It could also be that these batches or certain batches within the batches get snagged by QC and are sold off to the non official vendors like the web...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Thank god some people are finally coming out of the woodwork here to verify that i'm not a nut. 14A01 truly is a disappointment to me and it's nice to see others think so too. I'm just happy that I...
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    Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    Anon. How is the longevity and projection? Do you find that it is a skin scent within 2 hours?
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    Re: Creed recommendations for my new boyfriend

    I feel your man's pain. My favorite fragrance is GIT. I currently am stuck with a 2014 batch and I just carry it around with me in my messenger bag. I spray myself down every 2-3 hours to keep a...
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    Re: any MUSGO REAL fans in here?

    I love a good wet shave. Have a nice Edwin Jagger and plenty of brushes and shaving soaps. it's just as addictive as cologne collecting. Some really fine shaving products on the net!

    That's what...
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    Re: any MUSGO REAL fans in here?

    Yes I know old thread. But I couldn't help myself as I am a huge fan of Musgo real Claus shaving cream. It is my favorite and it pairs very well with Creed OV. They are both so similar in scent.
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    Re: Bod Most Wanted = Fierce

    Ya. I do actually like RRA but it's always been touted as the fierce clone but for vsure it is not a fierce clone, but most wanted...Now that is almost identical. Just wanted to get the word out...
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    Re: Bod Most Wanted = Fierce

    Thanks Darsh!
  60. Re: What's your least favorite fragrance in your collection?

    modern drakkar noir. It's a totally useless bottle oh and clairborne bora bora is kinda lame too.
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    Re: Bod Most Wanted = Fierce

    what a flop of a thread......waaaaaah waaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhh
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    Re: Are We Spraying Enough???

    I've been on so many forums throughout the years. it always baffles me as to why the wet shaving and fragrance forums are so sensitive. It's almost impossible to have "guy talk" around here as...
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    Re: Don't you hate it when you miss?

    Doesn't bother me as I usually double spray each spot anyway. Yes my skin disintegrates fragrances at a rapid rate!
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    Re: Your holy grail of designer scents.

    ^ silver mountain water is niche
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    Re: what's your refresher of choice?

    Bath House Cuban Cedar & Lime cologne
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    Re: Are We Spraying Enough???

    I spray my whole body down when using most modern fragrances especially the creeds and chanels. Alot of people will make fun of me saying your that cologne guy but the truth is with these weak...
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    Bod Most Wanted = Fierce

    I used to think that Really ripped abs was fierce but I think they may have reformulated that one as not to look like a blatant ripoff, hence the abs.....But this newer scent called Most Wanted is...
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    Re: The best summer scent in my opinion

    Original Vetiver and Grey Vetiver are quickly starting to become my two favorite summer scents. I really, really wished that the projection for OV would be improved upon though. No projection...
  69. Thread: Gym scent

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    Re: Gym scent

    It used to be hillfiger athletics for years as my after workout refresher. I always loved that fragrance after the gym. But I recently ran out and it's discontinued. Nowadays I really enjoy spraying...
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    Re: Fruity opening, woods in the drydown

    Not going to be popular around here....but A&F Fierce.
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    Re: pencil shavings?

    Carbone de Balmain
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    Re: Lavender-Based Colognes?

    Royal scotish lavender is as lavender as a lavender can be. So natural smelling. Great stuff....


    Als, try Robert Piguet Cravache. it's very nice stuff with a natural lavender vibe to it also.
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    Re: Most powdery fragrances

    I totally understand. I find it to be a weird combo of powder and pepper. But just threw it out there as it is quite powdery, at least for my taste.
  74. Re: The World Cup Has Begun; What's a Good Fragrance to Wear at a Crowded Sports Bar or Pub?

    I'd wear Tom Ford Grey Vetiver. Frsh, crisp, unoffensive and has a very European feel.. Actually reminds me of cool summer nights in Calabria by the beach, where the local villages would have soccer...
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    Re: Favorite Solid Cologne?

    Bath House. Cuba Cedar & Lime
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    Re: Colognes you love but they just DON'T LAST

    GIT, Allure Homme sport, YSL L'homme parfum intense, platinum egoiste, Tom Ford grey vetiver (only in the summer)
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    Re: Smoothest scents too your nose?

    platinum egoiste
  78. Re: Can you please recommend me easy to find, gorgeous spicy-oriental scents?

    Ditto...Also Opium for men.


    I have both if you would like to trade for a fougere or aquatic?
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    Re: Most powdery fragrances

    So you don't find burberry touch powdery? To me it is as powdery as it gets....hhmmm
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    Re: Most powdery fragrances

    I find Burberry touch to be extremely powdery
  81. Re: Going to a wedding tomorrow. GIT or platinum Egoiste

    Impossible. Since I have no personality!!

    Well thanks for the advice guys. The wedding was fun I'm in my room and a bit drunk. I did bring the bottle and sprayed a bit on right before the ceremony...
  82. Re: Going to a wedding tomorrow. GIT or platinum Egoiste

    Ok GIT it is and the shoes I will be wearing some nice gucci loafers, happy now? lol


    So since I am wearing my GIT, I think it's a good idea to bring the bottle with me for touch ups. This was...
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    Re: Fragrances that bring back memories

    Versace Versus. it was the early 90's and I was at an age where I was starting to physically develop into a pretty good looking 16 year old. While everyone was wearing drakkar, cool water and...
  84. Going to a wedding tomorrow. GIT or platinum Egoiste

    This is a wedding and the dress is actually casual. So I plan on wearing some nice khakis and a stylish button up shirt with some casual shoes. Now i have plenty of more choices of fragrances to wear...
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    Re: Golf SOTD recommendations?

    15 sprays of Le'Male
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    Re: Choose 5 designer scents

    Platinum Egoiste
    Fierce
    Polo Black
    Allure Homme Sport
    YSL L'Homme
  87. Re: Fierce Abercrombie & Fitch Vs. Legend Mont Blanc. Which is better?

    I'm going to have to go with fierce also, They are both similar at the top but fierce has a nice spicy base that compliments the top and carries it longer.

    Also, I must ask why on earth would you...
  88. Re: GIT - Full bottle worthy or just "ho-hum"....Im on the fence with having this one in my collecti

    It's a dynamite fragrance and I will always have it in my wardrobe. The only thing i hate about it is that I have to freshen up every 3 hours or so unless you get a well aged batch which you can go a...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Thanks for the feedback herbert. There is a small mom & pop fragrance & wet shaving store that carries 13T01, near me. I sampled it last Thursday, although it smelled very nice and like my 2012...
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    Re: No great men's fragrances anymore?

    I think YSL l'homme sport is a terrific new release but many will probably disagree with me. If thier weren't so many l'homme flankers I think sport would be so much more better perceived.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    sweet!
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    Re: Run away from Creed 2014 Batches (so far)

    I'm not sure that I really am inside my head. You see it is GIT and all GIT smells nice even the not so great batches smell nice. But my little decant of a 2012 batch smells AMAZING not nice. Just...
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    Re: Eau Sauvage Question

    Try Robert Piguet Cravache
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    Re: good inexpensive Italian colognes

    Gian Marco Venturi
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    Re: Run away from Creed 2014 Batches (so far)

    Do you have the same batch as herbet7890 and i have?

    (A3214A01)
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    Re: Run away from Creed 2014 Batches (so far)

    Finally!!!! Someone who has the same exact batch of GIT as me. I got my ass beat on the other Creed thread, everyone got so pissed at me because I kept on asking if this batch was reformulated or if...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, May 27, 2014

    28496



    I love this stuff. So vastly underrated IMO
  98. Re: I NEVER Get Complimented on ANY Cologne. :( Help!

    I wouldn't feel to bad about this. I too barely get complimented. When I read reviews with someone stating they get tons of compliments from strangers. What I really see is my aunt told me I smell...
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    Re: 3 sprays of aventus too much?

    Jealous of all the guys who can wear 3 sprays of Aventus and have it last all day at work. 3 sprays wears off on me before i put my shoes on!
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    Re: Aventus got me in trouble at work

    Weird, because if I spray 8 shots of Aventus it is a skin scent by the time i get to work and is totally gone by lunchtime. Not trying to bash on creed as the more and more i get into this hobby the...
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