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    Re: Aventus Cologne is great!

    1. Love the scent, buts it’s not Aventus as we know.
    2. DW (dear wife) complimented many times, more than any other frag I have
    3. Reuse of Aventus name is to save on marketing, trademark, etc. ...
  2. [USA] Just in Time for Summer>> Carthusa Profuma di Capri

    One magnificent scents just in time for summer:


    Carthusa Profuma di Capri - Full Bottle and presentation. Missing two spays. $100 shipped. Purchased in Las Vegas/Caesar's.




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    Re: Help Me Choose A Fragrance for the Opera

    BdP
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    Re: Aventus Cologne is great!

    Good feedback deadhacker. Glad you got to try it.
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    Re: Aventus Cologne..... woot....???

    Confirmed pre-order today. It’s a fresh/woods take on Aventus. Less pineapple, more ginger/citrus this time. Reception with testers has been positive in boutique.
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    Re: Your Fragrance Choice This Thanksgiving?

    Going with Viking as well.
    Enjoy hosting your people, it's one my favorite things to do. I'm on Turkey Patrol today :)
    Blessings to you ChuckW and all the folks on this thread.
  7. Re: Prices of fragrances are way too high these days.

    Good post. I have slowed purchases over the past 12 months due to the rise in prices. If prices come back down, I may or may not resume purchases. I am content to consume what I have already. As...
  8. Thread: Cute Story

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    Re: Cute Story

    good stuff Chuck - thanks for making the world a better place
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    Re: What Scent to Wear for a Home Inspection

    Agree with Shiny Beast and hednic.
    Could put some cinnamon sticks in water on stove....all of these scents are meant to evoke comfort and home.
  10. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Gengis Khan by Marc de la Morandiere. Hednic would be proud :)
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    Re: Dress/Work Shirt Brands You Recommend?

    Brooks Brothers - Madison and Regent fit - wait until they are 4 for $200.
  12. Re: Is Atelier Cologne better than Acqua di Parma and Creed?

    Creed for variation, quality, and style.
  13. Re: And the winner of the most 90s smelling scent is...

    1. Acqua di Gio
    2. Tommy Hilfiger
    3. CK Escape
    4. Farenheit (ok, late 80's)<P>Never liked it, but Joop was in every nightclub
  14. Hasbro trademarks Play-doh's scent: Sweet, slightly musky

    PAWTUCKET, R.I.
    Hasbro has trademarked the scent of Play-doh.

    The toy company on Friday announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has recognized Play-doh's distinctive smell...
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    Re: Moderator Changes

    Well done Red -classy as always. Thanks for keeping things moving smoothly around here!
    Welcome aboard CuddleCat - I know you will add your own style as a Mod and make a smooth transition into your...
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    Re: Blind Buy Worthy Niche for Men

    Sample, but if you need to blind buy, check out the SOTD thread.

    Top niche for the boys are

    Aventus by Creed
    Green Irish Tweed by Creed
    Jubilation XXV by Amouage
    Millésime Impérial by...
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    Re: Declaration d'un Soir discontinued

    Thanks for the update. It's a good one.
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    Re: Creed summer scent (MI, SMW, VIW)

    VIW for summer - great choice and popular here.
    Second ChuckW's recc'd for Royal Water...minty, refreshing.
  19. Re: Best websites/resources for checking on the current prices of perfume products ?

    camelcamelcamel - here's a search for Aventus
  20. Re: Potential supply issues for Aventus, increase in price for France

    Thanks for the update. I just purchase SMW.
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    Re: Summer night scent

    Erolfa - salty air vibe....breezy summer night.
  22. Re: Have you seen the $800 bottle of Creed Green Irish Tweed?

    Saw it weeks ago, didn't think anything of it. Popular artist, for a charity cause.
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    Re: Fragrance Foundation Awards Finalists

    Observation from last year's winners

    "Feels a lot like what happens with regards to cinema. It's never quite in sync with the feelings and experiences of the people who are actually spending money...
  24. Re: IMO Creed Selection Verte smells like Jagermeister

    Clive Christian = Goldschlager !!

    I have SV, don't get the jager vibe, but I enjoy both!
  25. Re: What's the one weak fragrance that would be a favorite if it were stronger?

    Creed Neroli Sauvage
    Creed Vetiver Geranium
    All John Varvatos frags - wonderful, but fleeting
  26. Thread: Brut

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    Re: Brut

    1. Nothing close to Brut I have found.

    2. Started interest in frags w/ Brut, Canoe, British Sterling, Drakkar N, Polo Verde (I appreciate all, but no longer wear them).
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    Re: NEW: Creed and Nintendo joint venture!

    This post belongs in the BN Pikachu subforum :tekst-toppie:
    Well played Norstrøm !!
  28. Re: NEW: Clive Christian - Addictive Arts Collection!

    I needed to jump on these as soon as possible

    I should have done the same, just missed it! I have a great relationship with my NM rep, but the local store stopped carrying CC products. They did...
  29. Re: OTHER than GIT, what to wear for ST. PATRICK'S DAY ?

    Green Valley for the win ^^
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    Re: My favourite vetivers ( uncompleted list )

    Bel Ami Vetiver
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    Re: My Thoughts on Dior Savuage EDP

    Thank you for sharing Mr.Smellin.Good - can't wait to try this one. Sounds like a great evening scent.
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    Re: Jo Malone: English oak & redcurrant

    This house has some magnificent scents and lean towards the feminine side. Unfortunately, they do not last and I’m not interested in layering as a marketing push. One of my favorites is a...
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    Re: Yet another newb asking for recommendations.

    L'Homme from the list, but I'm not a huge fan of any of these, personally. Being in a warmer climate I wonder if you might try something more citrusy or woodsy? There are many other notes and I...
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    Re: Cartier launch Déclaration in Parfum form

    Can't wait to try this^^ Hednic - will you share your experience when your bottle arrives?
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    Re: Creed Coffret Sets

    Thanks for posting GP! Agree these would make great gift sets. The ladies set includes many I have purchased for my girls.
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    Re: Frag for Black-Tie (Tuxedo) dinner event

    I have worn both
    Creed Spice & Wood
    Creed Royal Oud

    Look forward to seeing others suggestions
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    Re: Am I Missing Out?

    Suggest trying Kurkdijan and Xerjoff

    I personally have not found any I like from Amouage, Bond no 9, Mancera. Just my preference, I'm picky I guess. Keep trying new houses, part of the fun of it.
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    Re: Carven Vetiver - Your Thoughts !

    Really enjoy CV for a well performing vetiver at a great vslue.. I gave up buying a full bottle bc of the confusion around current vs older releases. I should revisit this one.
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    [USA] ==> 1872 Clive - 1.7oz $175, Full Preso

    Christmas gift, sprayed 5x.
    Box + gift box // full presentation.
    $175 shipped/CONUS.

    Good opportunity to try Clive Christian EDP for cheaper. Retail is $350.
    All sales final.

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    Re: Challenge: please the wife

    DW (Dear Wife) loves these on me:

    Terre D'Hermes - Woodsy, Citrus
    Green Irish Tweed - Stately, Fresh, Green
    Viking - Clean, Refreshing, a bit Spicy
    Fougere Royale - classic


    Those are...
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    Re: Your Favorite Top Releases for 2017

    Viking
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    Re: Xerjoff Nio - Completely Addicted

    Nio is a good one - I enjoy it very much.
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    Poll: Re: The best Creed for date nights with a girl?

    In this order:
    Aventus
    Viking
    Pure White Cologne
    GIT
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    Re: Acier Aluminium (Questions)

    Looks exactly like my AA 75ml. Grey caps were the older style.
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    Re: Clive Christian X

    Doug - I wish I would have bought the Vetiver 1872 Twist. It sold out very quick (limited run in 2016); I thought it was done very well.
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    Re: Your Christmas Haul

    Great scores, ChuckW! Well done
  47. Poll: Re: {POLL} Dior Homme or Dior Homme Intense? {POLL}

    DH - more balanced to me. To each his own :)
  48. Thread: Creed Viking.

    by DrJeff
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    Re: Creed Viking.

    Similar thoughts as well. In a sense, Vike is reminiscent of the wedding day saying, "something old, something new." Viking is familiar and comfortable, but new and exciting as well. Hard to...
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    Re: Creed Virgin Island water. Love it and hate it

    The scent already transported him to an island :vrolijk_26:
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    Re: Rick Owens Perfume

    1. No idea who Rick Owens is - maybe I should.
    2. $1700? I'll buy an old Jeep for that much $$ - hopefully Hunt is right, this will be a test and a lower priced package will be distributed later....
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    Re: Creed Virgin Island water. Love it and hate it

    Great stuff; all-day performance.
  52. Re: Office Christmas Party - What are you wearing this year?

    Royal Oud.

    Many non-respectful responses here.
    If the question was about Ramadan, Hanukkah, Vesak, etc. you would have different responses.
  53. Re: Straight to Heaven... that John Varvotos fragrance that finally lasts longer than a minute?

    This ! ^^
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread - Part 2

    Using Viking for nearly 8 weeks (2 months) and it's found a home with me. I get great longevity (10+ hours) and my better half loves it. It has quickly risen to one of my favorite Creeds.

    The...
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    Re: Hermes most masculine newer fragrance...

    Another for Bel Ami Vetiver
  56. Re: Which Fragrance in your collection has the worst performance?

    Varvatos Artisan. Love the scent, just wish it stayed around a bit longer!
  57. Re: NEW: Clive Christian - Addictive Arts Collection!

    Thanks Hednic.

    I bought 1872 @ Gilt (h/t to GuitarPhil).

    I would really like to buy 1872 Vetiver Twist, but they stopped making it. It was a very small limited run last summer.
    Will be...
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    Re: New moderators and community manager

    Great news -- welcome to the new team members! I look forward to working with each of you. Best of luck in your new roles!
  59. Re: Anyone still wear Obsession for Men? I need something for the Holidays.

    It was my best find, hednic - new in box. Mighty proud of this - circumstance, really. Just lucky that day!
  60. Re: Looking for a fragrance for my Sister’s Wedding?

    Creed Pure White
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    Re: Patrick by fragranced of ireland

    I felt Patrick's has a linear soapy scent that doesn't change and is almost synthetic in that it tries to be the scent "soap should smell like." I can only compare to RW with it's softer opening and...
  62. Re: when a man smells of leather, smoke from a fire, cut grass etc :)

    Prominent smells for sure. Incredible how they can trigger a wonderful memory.
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    Re: 'Too 10 Best Men's Fragrances by Tiff Benson

    3 observations:

    1. Strange lineup - is this to get us talking about the reviewer?
    2. B2B has the baby powder vibe, not tobacco for me.
    3. Not watching YouTube reviewers -- they take too long,...
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    Re: Beast-mode fresh/summer fragrances?

    Echo hitman here : VIW, Nio. Also Erolfa is a summer favorite - steady, but not boastful.
  65. Re: designer,fresh,cool,clean and non sweet...help please

    Good suggestions by others.
    Adding TdH for a citrus, fresh, woodsy frag
    Also Varvatos artisan - great, but doesn't last!
  66. Re: Anyone still wear Obsession for Men? I need something for the Holidays.

    London is really good - I found a bottle for $5!
    As for Obsession, had my fill in the early 90's- can't go back ��
  67. Re: Why People Say Fierce A&F Smells Like Chanel Platinum Egoiste??

    Tried Fierce exactly one time; not a fan.
    Not all Americans rave about it.
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    Poll: Re: POLL: WHERE do you spray and why?

    Chest
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    Re: Patrick by fragranced of ireland

    Blind buy, liked it OK, but not one I needed to keep so I gave away. Agree with soapy comments - did not invoke the spring, vetiver, green image I had.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Mitchum Sport Deodorant/Anti-Per clear gel.
    Go figure
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    Re: One House For the Rest of Your Life

    Creed


    Sport: Himalaya, SMW
    Formal: Royal Oud, Tabarome
    All time: GIT, Viking, Orig Vetiver
    Summer: VIW, Erolfa, Royal Water
    Spring: Green Valley, Pure White Cologne
    Fall: BdP,...
  72. Re: My New Favourite Fragrance Reviewer! She's Amazing!

    Amazing! The millennial generation's superlative of choice.
  73. Re: NEW: Jennifer Aniston - Chapter One For Women!

    Thanks for posting hednic.

    Unfortunate timing for this one with the fires in NorCal right now. Not sure how the Orange Blossom is related to grapevines, either.
    Chapter One reminds me of school...
  74. Thread: Help!

    by DrJeff
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    Re: Help!

    Hi Chi Chi Chia

    Welcome aboard. Some possibilities: Farenheit or Egoiste (original, not platinum), Dior Homme, DHI.
    Please keep us posted on what you decide!
  75. Re: Tiffany Fragrances: Are Their Classics At Risk From The Coty Deal?

    Really like TfM - it's got that rich, full-bodied 1980's "Let's Rock" kind of attitude. Like you, I enjoy the powdery aspect of TfM.

    I had a friend that made excellent salsa in Texas. His...
  76. Re: Which Creed fragrance do you find yourself grabbing for the most?

    For the past month: Viking
    Why: clean, minty, peppery scent, solid performance, applicable to many settings.

    60-90 days back it would be Aventus, Royal Mayfair.
  77. Thread: 19-69

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    Re: 19-69

    Also, I got a rock vibe from the descriptions.

    Lemmy used to drink at the Rainbow - the image is just like him.
    Purple H is Jimmah
    Kasbah - I literally read the first line: Sharif don't...
  78. Thread: 19-69

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    Re: 19-69

    Oh boy, I read this: "Key West is one of the most fragrant and inspiring places I know. It is so empowering and plays all my senses and emotions."

    Key West smells like fish, sunscreen and beer. ...
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    Poll: Re: Creed Viking: The Poll - Hit or Miss?

    Hit! I love it - been wearing it for weeks. Win.
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    Re: Need your take...

    Do what you feel is appropriate. I believe she returned the tester to you thinking it was yours.
    I would talk to the manager and try to return it. She will not get into trouble. Stress the S.A.'s...
  81. Re: What was the SINGLE best purchase a forum member convinced you of?

    Spice & Wood, remik
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    Re: Old Spice experiance.

    OS gives me a headache as well. I like the thought of the crisp clean American scent, but for some reason I could never work well with OS. I respect their marketing for attracting an entire new...
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    Re: Beginning my Vetiver journey

    Always wanted to try 1948!
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    Re: Vetiver Geranium, Boyyeeee!

    Really like this one. To me, its reminiscent of TdH - I think it's the wood and citrus thing.
    Congrats on the new addition!
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    Re: Beginning my Vetiver journey

    Great list - you might add vetiver fatal as well.
    Extraordinare is one of my favorites
  86. Re: 10 Fall Fragrances For the Male Beginner Looking to Move Up

    Great post! 10 wonderful picks. Babylone doesn't get enough props here IMO. I don't consider a fall frag exclusively but all-around fantastic choice.
    Would add Bois du Portugal and the venerable...
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    Re: Scents inspired by automakers

    I honestly thought the automaker frags were a joke! I have Bentley Intense but did not realize it was related to the automaker. It seems the auto industry has found additional revenue streams...
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    Re: I smell like a diaper/nappy? Really?!

    Back to Black evokes baby wipes with me - I gave it away because of that association.
  89. Re: Suggestions for an Orange tobacco/leather scent?

    Orange/woods is more common such as Hermes TdH, Concentree d'Orange, and Creed Vetiver Geranium.
    I will say Orange Blossoms are one of my favorite scents, but I have yet to find a frag that...
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread

    Like ChuckW and Mythrol, I rate Viking near the middle of the pack. I get a barbershop/Fougere vibe from Viking - fresh, clean. It seems to transform from very light pepper spice to a powdery...
  91. Re: What to wear to a nice restaurant on our first date

    Good choice -- thanks for the SITREP!
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    Re: What Is The Ultimate Office Scent?

    Not sure about the ultimate office scent. Below are some considerations:
    Original Vetiver
    Aventus (lightly)
    Viking
    Dior Homme
    Houbigant Fougere Royal
    Chanel egoiste
    GIT
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread

    I find it amusing and it makes me smile in a nostalgic sense, but I buy their products bc I like them.
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread

    Thanks ChuckW and tspencer! Appreciate the reviews here. I had to laugh about the potential for flanker names: Viking Extreme, Viking Oud, Viking Aqua, & Viking Sport. The latter evokes images of...
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    Re: New Tom Ford Fragrance: Fucking Fabulous

    Agree here. It's a personal choice.

    I am raising young ladies and I cannot put the new TF product on my counter in good conscience. Same reason I do not wear T-shirts with explicit phrases, same...
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    Re: New Tom Ford Fragrance: Fucking Fabulous

    BLUF: I disagree with the name I choose not to support TF. Capitalism at work! If the majority love the product and purchase, great for TF.

    I appreciate the broad interpretation you give on...
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    Re: Bought a Counterfeit Cologne on eBay

    Hi Lonnie

    Glad you were refunded. I wanted add that I made several purchases (textbook, shirt) that were not delivered recently. I disputed on my credit card (Citibank) and I got immediate...
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    Re: NEW: Varvatos Artisan Pure

    Like you, I really enjoy his frags, but I no longer purchase due to poor performance. Sadly these scents are great, but they last 15-30 minutes. It's the most bizzare thing -- literally gone --...
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    Re: New Tom Ford Fragrance: Fucking Fabulous

    Well said, ChuckW. You have a way with words.

    I try to hold myself to a higher standard. Using vulgar language is a sign of immaturity and demonstrates an inability to express oneself using more...
  100. Re: What Niche Fragrances Are Currently HOT, Trending, Popular, etc.? Maybe there aren't any...

    Variety of factors

    1. Indecision - Increased release of flankers can be polarizing in that it's more work for the consumer to make a decision.
    2. Expense - niche can start adding up
    3. Fatigue...
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