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  1. Re: Creed's claim of royalty and use of naturals (Turin content)

    Only if we can get you and certain others to do that on pro-Creed threads...
  2. Re: Creed's claim of royalty and use of naturals (Turin content)

    As usual, there exist those who talk the talk but rarely ever walk the walk. If one feels slighted by Creed's prententious marketing, that individual is entitled to file suit against Creed and...
  3. Re: Creed's claim of royalty and use of naturals (Turin content)

    Creeds on the whole are classic, simplistic, masculine scents that not everyone can pull off.
    Actually, it takes a special guy to pull them off.
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    Re: Heritage vs BdP

    Forget both and go for Vintage Tabarome.
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    Re: Need Suggestions: Fresh Green Leaves

    Original Vetiver by Creed.
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    Re: workout fragrance

    Kouros Cologne Sport is great before or after a workout.
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    Re: Everyone name one stinker!

    Acqua di Gio: liquid diarrhea with a twist of lime.
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    Re: Synthetic, but not Synthetic Smelling

    I agree with you, LuciusVorenus. While every fragrance contains synthetic ingredients, some smell more natural than others. Of course, the tradeoff is that fewer synthetics used usually translates to...
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    Re: Creed BayRhum Vetiver=Regular Bayrum?

    I have a small vial of Creed Bayrhum Vetiver which I probably wear once a year. The SA decanted one for me and it has since been mercifully discontinued. It smells like bay leaves and clove but...
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    Re: Perfume on head hair...... healthy?

    "Brylcreem - a little dab'll do ya". This is the best kept secret in men's grooming. It conditions your hair, adds body, and a deep shine without stiffness. Every guy should try this once in his life...
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    Re: Perfume on head hair...... healthy?

    Alcohol dries hair out.
  12. Re: Which Store Should I Get SMW From.. SAKS or Bergdorf's.....

    2.1 Flaming and personal attacks are not tolerated.

    We realise that situations can sometimes get heated. Remember that while it is perfectly acceptable to criticise the content of a post -...
  13. Re: What is this note? (Answer: Juniper Berry!)

    Yeah, the Baie de Genievre smells like a freshly made gin and tonic. I've never smelled anything quite like it.
  14. Re: Which Store Should I Get SMW From.. SAKS or Bergdorf's.....

    I have returned Creeds which were unsprayed simply because I had changed my mind about my purchase. Nowhere did I ever imply quality control issues. Stop reading between the lines and hijacking Creed...
  15. Re: Which Store Should I Get SMW From.. SAKS or Bergdorf's.....

    I have both and they've still been snotty to me. Maybe it's because I go there during lunch several times a week for a refresher.
  16. Re: Which Store Should I Get SMW From.. SAKS or Bergdorf's.....

    Sak's will allow returns on Creed with no problem, if that is an issue with you.
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    Re: Rive Gauche. mmmm.

    First of all, Gillette Foamy comes in a red can and not orange. Secondly, Ambre Canelle smells like Old Spice and not Gillette Foamy. I wonder if you've smelled either.
  18. Re: How do BN reviews influence your sampling and purchasing?

    Basenotes reviews are only good for telling you how bad a scent is, not necessarily how good it is.
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    Re: Rive Gauche. mmmm.

    Imagine that, paying 40 bucks for a 99 cent can of Barbasol shaving cream with sillage.

    I'll pass...
  20. Re: The importance of brand, concept, and look.

    Anyone who buys a perfume bottle based on aesthetics is just as much a victim of marketing as those who buy according to name brand or reputation.
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    Re: Better to buy Creed in smaller bottles?

    10% increase across the board...
  22. Re: Wait! ... you may be ruining your fragrance ... News at 11

    Someone show me proof that a perfumer recommends that you rub their fragrance into your skin. I have never seen that in the instruction manual of any box of perfume. Who cares about bruising...
  23. Re: What is this note? (Answer: Juniper Berry!)

    If you want to know what real juniper berry smells like, I would suggest Baie de Genievre from Creed.
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    Re: Better to buy Creed in smaller bottles?

    The more recent Creed EDP's (post 1985) have a similar drydown so you might get away with owning only one or two. Those come in 1.0 oz bottles. However, the older Creed EDT's (pre-1985) are all...
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    Poll: Re: Poll: Your Favourite Niche Houses

    Looks like Creed wins again...
  26. Thread: Myrhh

    by samplermike
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    Re: Myrhh

    Myrrh smells like resinous dust mixed with vanilla. I remember it distinctly from my days as an Altar Boy.
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    Re: 80s Fragrance Question--Why Not?

    I always wear Kouros on first dates and have received many compliments and not one complaint. What have I got to lose? I would advise against spraying it on your clothes as some have suggested. My...
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    Re: 80s Fragrance Question--Why Not?

    Please try Kouros again. It has been reformulated and it is the only non-Creed I wear, so it must be good. :)
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    Re: Which fragrance will appeal to my taste?

    Most Creeds have a musk/ambergris base to give it that upscale and magical "money" smell. It really sets a Creed apart from your run of the mill department store fragrance. That, and it also smells...
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    Re: 80s Fragrance Question--Why Not?

    Polo came out in 1978...
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    Re: 80s Fragrance Question--Why Not?

    These 80's powerhouses never smell outdated:

    Kouros(1981)-clove, oakmoss, green eucalyptus, incense, cedarwood, mace, camphor wood, benzoin
    Baie de Genièvre(1982)-juniper berry, cinnamon leaves,...
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    Re: 80s Fragrance Question--Why Not?

    Shoulder pads and mullets were popular in the 80's but no one wears them anymore. It has to do with fashion. It is much less embarassing to wear a scent reminiscent of the 80's than it would be to...
  33. Re: Wait! ... you may be ruining your fragrance ... News at 11

    Here is what I have found with feedback I have requested from others: when I rub a fragrance together with my wrists it somehow mixes with dead skin and makes the scent turn sour.
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    Re: Rive Gauche. mmmm.

    There are plenty of RGPH shower gels on ebay.
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    Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed

    Variation is the inherent risk you take when you're buying the highest concentration of natural essences in the perfume industry.
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    Re: Which fragrance will appeal to my taste?

    There are at least 10 other recommendations on this thread.

    I'm still not sure why you are so hung up on what I think.

    Any way you can get my GF to think about me as much as you apparently do?
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    Re: Which fragrance will appeal to my taste?

    surreality...I can't help but notice you enjoy quoting me so much. Is this your way of flirting?
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    Re: TOBACCO!...Who's the Daddy?

    Vintage Tabarome hands down. It's so strong you can't even smell your nose hair.
  39. Re: Men's Health: "Wear a Scent She'll Find Irresistable"

    Shhhhh...we don't want anyone else to know our little secret. I've actually worn it on several first dates and gotten lucky.
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    Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed

    If you like Cool Water, you'll love Green Irish Tweed. Yeah, it's a little mature and refined. After all, it was introduced in 1985 during the peak of the 80's powerhouse frags. For something a...
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    Re: Summer/Hot scent

    Kouros is a great hot weather scent. It feels ice cold when you spray it on your skin too.
  42. Re: Men's Health: "Wear a Scent She'll Find Irresistable"

    At the very least we should all use a good shower gel and scented deodorant.
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    Re: Which fragrance will appeal to my taste?

    Creed Original Vetiver is similar to Mugler Cologne, just 10x better. It reminds me of Irish Spring soap. Definitely a must try. Vetivers tend to smell old fashioned, but this one is very modern.
    ...
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    Re: What smells purple and mysterious?

    Green Irish Tweed has violet and iris which remind me of purple.
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    Re: females find MI and SMW too femme?

    Yes. Women love Himalaya even if you do not. It gets boring to wear but it does garner lots of compliments.
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    Re: Is something wrong with my nose?

    No, there is nothing wrong with your nose. I hate those fragrances too. There are fragrances you wear for yourself and those that simply garner compliments. The ones you mention fall into the latter...
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    Re: Pls help choose frag for amateur nose

    Creed Himalaya.
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    Re: Which fragrance will appeal to my taste?

    You really should try Creed Original Vetiver.
  49. Thread: A*Men

    by samplermike
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    Re: A*Men

    Acqua di Gio, Le Male, and Body Kouros all drive women crazy.
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    Re: Your Fav. Leather Scent for Men?

    Creed Cuir de Russie
    Creed Royal English Leather
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    Re: Can fragrances be stored in a freezer?

    If you're going to use up the bottle within a year or so I say you go for it.
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    Re: Traveling to LA, taking a few scents

    Be sure to wear that one to Malibu, Santa Monica, Venice, and Long Beach. I brought Erolfa with me to L.A. when I went there in April. It was perfect.
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    Re: What's your favorite neroli?

    Citrus Bigarrade by Creeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeed.
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    Re: Creed Colognee!!!

    This thread was obviously created to make fun of the spelling in the thread "how can people liek versace dreamer?". That thread is an old one from May which was revived earlier today by Afraafra.
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    Re: Creed Colognee!!!

    Wow. A member here actually took the time to create a new account under another user name in order to poke fun at another member's spelling. That's a new low.

    Wow.
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    Re: how can people liek versace dreamer?

    It's as bad as Le Male and A*Men if you know what I mean.
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    Re: The ONE Creed you would recommend...

    Only if you hate Emporio Armani, which is similar.

    Santal Imperial is a great scent. 200 years old and it still smells as modern as ever.
  58. Re: The Great Rive Gauche (Pour Homme) Blaspheme

    ToughCool, you really should try Creed Baie de Genievre. It may be the barbershop scent you are looking for. Think "gin and tonic" because that is the association many get from it.
  59. Re: The Great Rive Gauche (Pour Homme) Blaspheme

    Funny because I feel that Kouros is the only YSL that even matters in this world.
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    Re: Scent Coordination Day 8/8/08

    Can I wear a Creed instead?
  61. Re: Has Dieting Impacted Your Interest or Choice of Fragrance?

    Thinner people sweat less and naturally smell better than heavy people. It is in everyone's best interest to get down to their ideal weight regardless.
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    Poll: Re: any scent that makes you feel the way

    Bois du Portugal is similar and IMO a more wearable everyday scent.
  63. Re: Looking to buy something new (college aged)

    Creed Green Irish Tweed.

    It's what you need.
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    Poll: Re: Sniffin` Poll

    Nothing smells like a brand new pair of sneakers.
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    Re: Summer/Hot scent

    Creed Green Irish Tweed.
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    Re: females find MI and SMW too femme?

    Off topic. See, that's the kind of comment that starts arguments and leads to threads being closed.

    Back on topic: MI and SMW are too youthful and unisex for my taste.
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    Re: females find MI and SMW too femme?

    That's why I don't own MI or SMW.

    GIT is adored by older women who are nostalgic for the 80's.
  68. Re: Creed Orange Spice/MPG Secret Melange comparison?

    And here we go again making someone else's opinion sound ludicrous. This is where arguments start and threads get closed.
  69. Re: Does Anyone Know Where I Can Buy Terre d'Hermès In NYC.....

    Sephora or Bloomingdale's.
  70. Re: Creed Orange Spice/MPG Secret Melange comparison?

    I can't imagine how you could like Orange Spice but not like Kouros. Kouros works best for me in warm weather while Orange Spice is nice in cool weather.

    The basenotes reviews mention the...
  71. Re: Kouros Cologne Sport Hair and Body Wash Gel + Deodorant + EDC = most compliments

    I shall conduct the same test next week with the Body Wash/deodorant from Green Irish Tweed and the original Kouros.
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    Re: Something Aquatic For The Boy

    Creed Erolfa is the only aquatic I will ever need.
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    Re: The ONE Creed you would recommend...

    You could try Santal Imperial or Bois de Santal.
  74. Kouros Cologne Sport Hair and Body Wash Gel + Deodorant + EDC = most compliments EVER

    *This may sound like the American Psycho skin care routine but I assure you it DID happen:

    I just received my Kouros Cologne Sport Hair and Body Wash Gel plus Deodorant stick in the mail today,...
  75. Re: Could you all please stop talking about oud already?

    One can't compare oud to Creed. Oud is the Ford to Creed's Cadillac.
  76. Re: ** POLL RESULTS ** YSL's Most Popular is .....

    It does not. It's the same out of the bottle but dries down to a somewhat generic smelling dirty aquatic from the 90's.
  77. Re: "tremendous radiance, bad news in a masculine"?

    "Radiance" smells like the local mall on a Saturday night.
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    Re: Was Obsession ever reformulated?

    EVERY scent designed in the 80's has been reformulated.
  79. Poll: Re: Poll: Egoiste vs. Platinum Egoiste , which do you prefer

    PE because I draw the line at smelling like flowers.
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    Re: Your Top 5 For July

    1) Kouros
    2) Kouros
    3) Kouros
    4) Kouros
    5) Kouros

    Nothing else like it in the summer heat.
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    Re: Eternity: bad because it's too popular?

    Eternity signalled the end of the great powerhouse frags of the 80's and ushered in the soulless aquatics of the 90's. It is for this reason that I will always despise Eternity.
  82. Re: 10 Commandments for a (new) Basenoter your views..

    11) read fragrance reviews on www.basenotes.net and www.makeupalley.com
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    The ONE Creed you would recommend...

    Which one would it be...if you had to recommend one?
  84. Re: Would you like to see a Poll of which Brand's most popular scents?

    The best laid plans...

    P.S. just get BdP and GIT and you cannot go wrong.
  85. Re: Would you like to see a Poll of which Brand's most popular scents?

    Let's take a poll to see if we should take a poll to see a poll of each brand's most popular scents...
  86. Re: I Didn't Know That Costco Sells Creed Parfums??

    The day Creed is sold at Macy's, Bloomingdale's, Ulta, and Sephora, it can be called mainstream. Until that day, which will coincidentally never come, it is still niche. I know exactly one friend who...
  87. Re: I Didn't Know That Costco Sells Creed Parfums??

    Yes, it is. Most people still think Creed is a band that was popular for an entire 10 minutes.
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    Re: Best shower gels

    I believe in taking care of myself and a balanced diet and rigorous exercise routine. In the morning if my face is a little puffy I’ll put on an ice pack while doing stomach crunches. I can do 1000...
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    Re: Nudity in Perfume Ads

    The point of this thread is the same as the point of any Creed bashing thread: to antagonize those of us that are different.

    [thunderous ovation]
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    Re: Terre d'Hermès - Gold association

    It makes me think of Sephora.
  91. Re: Green Irish Tweed & Cool Water created by same perfumer - WTF!?!?!?!

    Out of the bottle, they are nearly identical. On the skin, in the real world, after they both dry, the perfumey ambergris drydown of GIT separates itself from the flat chemical feel of CW. I might...
  92. Re: Green Irish Tweed & Cool Water created by same perfumer - WTF!?!?!?!

    My friend wore CW for years as his signature scent. I've worn GIT around him many times and he never thought the two smelled similar until I actually told him. In the real world, anyone outside of...
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    Re: Nudity in Perfume Ads

    Sit down in the LazyBoy, throw on a Rambo DVD, light up a Marlboro, then crack open a Bud and repeat after me: "I will not look at perfume ads. I will NOT look at perfume ads."
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    Re: Rosemary Mint cologne?

    Try Kouros Summer version.
  95. Re: Green Irish Tweed & Cool Water created by same perfumer - WTF!?!?!?!

    Cool Water is and always will be the poor man's GIT.

    Green Irish Tweed: often imitated, never duplicated.
  96. Re: The Great Rive Gauche Blaspheme

    It smells like Barbasol and I hate Barbasol. It reminds me of Halloween.
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    Re: suggest some modern winter frags?

    Creed Himalaya smells like a snowy mountain top.
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    Re: The Cheesy thread

    I've converted many friends into Creedheads who otherwise never wear cologne on a regular basis.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    The colognes that gets the most compliments are the ones that work best with your skin chemistry.
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    Re: Himalaya: A Different Progression

    Himalaya is a cool weather scent.
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