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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, December 24, 2014

    Tom Ford Extreme
  2. Re: What I'm Expecting, Giving, Or Receiving For Christmas, 2014 Edition

    No juice actually - I have enough! - but I know I'll be receiving one of Acqua di Parma's new limited edition Murano scented candles. Looking forward to that :-)
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, December 23, 2014

    The mighty TV for me also!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, December 22, 2014

    V&R Antidote
  5. Re: Name 5 Limited Edition/Vaulted CREEDs you'd like to see available at a future Atomizer Promotion

    I would simply like to see the atomiser/vaulted fragrance events actually run in the UK, irrespective of the scents involved! As far as I'm aware we don't get either over here.
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    Re: SotD: Thursday, December 18, 2014

    Gucci Pour Homme
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    Re: 2014 XMAS Day Scent

    Not certain yet, but this is a definite contender!
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    Re: SotD: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Royal Scottish Lavender
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    Re: Café Rose vs Noir de Noir

    I like & respect NdN, but find Cafe Rose, while probably the inferior composition, slightly more wearable as a male.
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    Re: SotD: Monday, December 15, 2014.

    Burberry London
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    Re: Tom Ford Neroli Portofino, discuss

    I like it & am wearing it today actually. Unlike many though, I have issues with it's longevity. That isn't uncommon for this type of scent, but many actually praise NP in this regard. Fantasic...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, December 13, 2014

    Neroli Portofino, complemented by the shower gel & body scrub!
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    Re: Very strange level of service

    I suffered a similarly shocking incident of "customer service" in House of Fraser today. It wasn't actually fragrance related, though. Hope you get sorted...!

    Edit - actually, come to think of it...
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    Re: Creed fragrances

    Millesime 1849 is not a dissimilar story. I recall talk on here of there only being 'a few bottles left' about two years ago....!
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    Re: What is your favorite Creed and why?!

    Of those I own or have tried, I'd probably give the nod to Millesime 1849, closely followed by Royal Scottish Lavender. I was so underwhelmed by the decant I recently acquired of Windsor that I've...
  16. Poll: Re: Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense vs La Nuit de L'Homme.

    I prefer the Prada. Despite owning both I can't claim much love for the YSL.
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille vs. Tuscan Leather

    Own both but much prefer Tobacco Vanille.
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    Re: Neroli Portofino OR Mandarino Di Amalfi

    Without a doubt, Neroli Portofino. Not even close for me.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, December 11, 2014

    Chanel Cuir de Russie
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, December 10, 2014

    Burberry London
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    Re: By Kilian travel Spray Atomizers

    The quality is very good. Personally, I just chose the wrong fragrance when I bought mine so it's had little use so far...! The travel sets are genuinely lovely items though.
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    Re: Favortie Bond no.9?

    Just catching sight of the title of this thread, combined with the time of year/low temperature, has reminded me that it's time to dig NEW HARLEM out from the back of my wardrobe again.....! ;)
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, December 8, 2014

    Amber Absolute
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    Re: SOTD:Saturday, December 6, 2014

    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille
  25. Re: the most creamy of the houses: amouage, creed, chanel and tom ford.

    OP: did you mean which is the most creamy fragrance from each of the listed houses? That was how I first interpreted your question, but it appears few others took it that way...! ;)
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    Re: Did Ralph Lauren really just do oud?

    My thoughts too.
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    Re: Creed Aventus- where to get in the UK?

    I seem to recall one of the department stores (might have been John Lewis but I'm not certain) offering 15% off fragrances as a special promotion. With that kind of discount, I don't think you'd be...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, Decemberr 4, 2014

    L'eau Bleue d'Issey
  29. Poll: Re: Definitive Poll: TFPB Tobacco Vanille vs. SL Chergui?

    If the poll hadn't closed, my casting vote would've gone to Tobacco Vanille!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, November22, 2014

    Armani Code (from a sample)
  31. Re: Creed - Neiman Marcus "Refill" Event - November 22

    I don't think that'd have worked anyway - aren't they limiting the choice to 6 scents?
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    Re: Your first love...

    Polo as a 16 year old.

    Paul Smith London years later when the hobby kicked in.
  33. Re: Creed Royal Oud 120 ml (4 oz.) boutique in France

    Something doesn't look right about those prices to me.....
  34. Re: What is the best smelling fragrance from Ralph Lauren's "Polo" line?

    The 'original' family - Polo (Green), Polo Crest and Polo Modern Reserve are streets ahead of any other colour I might care to mention!
  35. Re: Issey Miyake Bleue: I now no longer care what people will think

    Was mine for a while too pre-hobby, around 2005-2006 time. Happy times. It's one of the few bottles in my collection that has a significant hole in it (ie, is probably around 50% full).
  36. Re: Issey Miyake Bleue: I now no longer care what people will think

    Go for it. A great and unique fragrance. Definitely a special one to me.
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    Re: Scents you'd love to see re-released/made

    I wonder if there's any chance we might get a new take on this for the 40th anniversary in 2018?! Would be one to look forward to in a big way for me....!
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    Re: Montale Intense Cafe... Discuss

    Now you ask, I can't remember specifically what I was told.....! Might've been Fortnums. I'm pretty sure it was discussed on here so do a bit of digging and I'm sure you'll turn something up.
  39. Re: Four Flankers, Choosing Two (Allure Homme & A*Men Line)

    Of those I'm familiar with, I prefer Pure Havane to Pure Malt.
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    Re: Montale Intense Cafe... Discuss

    This is my only Montale to date. I picked it up on a trip to Canada this summer......not realising that the house had also just landed in the UK! (it was previously unavailable here).



    You...
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    Re: Favorite fragrance house.

    My biggest attachment is to Acqua di Parma. Not claiming them to be the greatest, just my personal favourite.
  42. Re: Did anyone collect fragrances before they even knew it was a thing?

    Shortly after I first 'discovered' fragrances in my mid-late teens, I would have around half a dozen or so bottles at a time. This was strictly as a 'user' though. The collecting, along with a much...
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    Re: Your Collection.

    Hednic, you'll be hitting 2000 very soon I would imagine - I'd be very interested in which bottle that magic number will be when it happens...! Will you keep us informed?

    Honourable mention to...
  44. Re: Lancome Balafre EDP 75 ml - when it was launched?

    It's been available at least a couple of years as far as I recall - I purchased my bottle in 2013 and it had already been on my radar a while at that time.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, November 2, 2014

    Vetiver 1948
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    Re: Creed Bespoke Fragrance

    As much as I'd love the experience, it'd need a couple of lottery wins first.....!
  47. Poll: Re: Frag battle: YSL L'homme VS Gucci Pour homme II

    L'homme is good. GPH2 is superb.
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    Creed Vetiver 1948
    Creed Aventus
    Yardley Chrome
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, November 1, 2014

    Creed Vetiver
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, October 30, 2014

    Millesime 1849 - Creed
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    Re: Help! Tom Ford Noir fake

    I have the 100ml EDP and the sprayer on mine is silver.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    Royal Oud
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    Creed Millesime 1849
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    Re: Reformulations for the better?

    I like the current version of Acqua di Parma Colonia. Quite a difference (for the better) to a vintage bottle I own.
  55. Re: How long does it take you to finish a bottle of ur signature scent

    This pretty much sums it up! :-D
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    Re: Pure Havane vs La Nuit.

    Would kind of depend on what your situation/intentions are - for example if you are looking for a signature scent I think La Nuit is probably the more versatile of the two.

    Personally, though, I...
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    Re: Tester bottle theory.

    This has been discussed before. I seem to recall that many/most here dismiss the theory. I however think there could be something to it - more than once I've noticed far superior projection /...
  58. Re: When a fragrance is discontinued, does it change people's opinion of it?

    Absolutely yes. I arrived at Basenotes when it was in the grip of Pure Malt mania, for example......
  59. Re: What top 3 fragrances are you about to run out of and are you going to replace them again or not

    Out of well over 100 full bottles, the only things I'm 'running out' of are the fragrances that I have only in sample sizes or very small decants...!
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, October 26, 2014

    Sunday Cologne - Byredo
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, October 25, 2014

    Colonia Leather.
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    Re: Presidential Scents

    I have also heard of Creed associations with living members of the British royal family.....but who knows how true they are!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, October 24, 2014

    Tom Ford for men.
  64. Re: Finally found a bottle of vintage Tommy Hilfiger Cologne.

    Congrats. This was a 90's favourite for me too - I think I got through two 100ml FB's. Would love to smell the vintage - I've toyed with the idea of buying the current issue as a nostalgia purchase,...
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    Re: Buying an entire line.

    As a collector I definitely relate to this, but only up to a point.

    My collection is dominated by an attachment to certain lines and houses. For example, I own every in production Acqua di Parma...
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    Re: Royal Scottish Lavender,

    Definitely agree with all of that.
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    Re: Royal Scottish Lavender,

    I personally love this, am wearing it today. Was very pleased to pick up a bottle in Canada recently. I find something rather spicy about the opening, but overall I think the lavender is great. A...
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    Re: What are some great value scents?

    Portrait by Paul Smith is IMO very good quality for the price, and it can usually be found at a large discount to its RRP.
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    Re: Davidoff Leather Blend - new fragrance

    I'm not a Davidoff fan either, but this one does look interesting...!
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    Re: which fragrance will you always have?

    Acqua di Parma Colonia. There are others, of course. But I own the largest quantity of this one and, while it isn't my absolute favourite, it is the centrepiece of my collection.
  71. Thread: Incense Oud

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    Re: Incense Oud

    This goes for me too. I sampled 10+ Kilian fragrances and this was by far my favourite. I did experience some longevity issues though, which tipped the balance against me buying a full bottle at the...
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    Re: Prada amber pour homme intense question

    Certainly different from the top 3 on your list (being the ones listed that I have experience of).
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    Re: Tom Ford PN vs Aqua di Parma EdC

    I own both, and while there may be some similarities, Colonia Essenza is NOT an NP clone. Therefore, if you love NP and want something as close as possible but cheaper, this isn't the answer IMO.
    ...
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    Re: D&G The One, Gucci ph II vs YSL L'Homme ?

    GPHII, then L'homme, then D&G is my order of preference
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    Re: Pure Havane Vs. Pure Wood

    PH by far preferable for me. I was looking forward to PW and fully expected/intended adding it to my 'Pure' collection. I'm glad I sampled first, though - I just didn't like it.
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    Poll: Re: Dior Homme Intense vs Valentino Uomo

    Similar category of scent perhaps, but not similar smelling side-by-side. DHI is better IMO.
  77. Poll: Re: If you could only have fragranes from 1 house, which would it be?

    I voted 'other' as my very favourite house is Acqua di Parma. However, that was without reading the first line.....!

    With that condition attached, how could I not go for Creed?!
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    Re: Creed really does it for me

    I'll second 1849, possibly the most impressive Creed scent I've come across. I can't speak for Windsor or REL, other than to say that both are very high on my wish list!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, October 9, 2014

    Creed - Cedre Blanc (from a sample)
  80. Re: Top 1 Spray Fragrances (Current Formulations Only)

    This was my first thought. Perhaps Tuscan Leather as well?
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, October 7, 2014

    Royal Oud
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    Re: Polo Green Sport Splash?

    I've seen this pop up on ebay a handful of times but further than that I can't help I'm afraid. Hopefully someone here can!
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    Re: Whats The Big deal With Guerlain...

    You aren't alone, OP. LIDGE & Derby aside, I too have been underwhelmed by virtually everything I've sampled from this house, including (infact, especially) those that you name.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, October 5, 2014

    Didn't think I've ever make this post, but...........Vintage Tabarome! :smiley:
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    Re: Anyone here buys from Ebay?

    Good advice.
  86. Re: Tom Ford: Mandarino Di Amalfi and Costa Azzurra

    Absolutely it is. I was extremely disappointed with these two when I tried them back in July. I preferred one to the other for what it was worth, although I can't even remember which! (not the 7-up...
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    Re: Anyone here buys from Ebay?

    I've purchased several bottles, don't recall having a major issue but have experienced a couple of minor annoyances.

    For example, a pet hate of mine is people listing items on ebay as "brand...
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    Re: M7 Oud Absolu or Burberrry London

    I personally prefer Burberry London, of the two.
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    Re: Create a flanker

    I agree with you. I often hear them praised, however! Not my experience at all, unfortunately, but many on here claim excellent longevity from NP.....
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    Re: Create a flanker

    As someone who struggles with the longevity & projection of the original, this sounds like a good shout to me!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, October 2, 2014

    Paul Smith London for men
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    Re: Tom Ford - London for women and men

    You're definitely right about that, it's very much suited to these seasons IMO.

    I think Harrods have it too - I'm not sure if that's any help to international bn'ers?
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    Re: AllBeauty.com [UK]

    Yes, absolutely legit.

    The only word of caution I would offer is that delivery isn't always the quickest. I think my last order took 8 or 9 days before it arrived. Next time, I might consider...
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    Re: Cosmair Polo Green tester at Walgreen's

    From one vintage Polo lover to another, that's great to hear!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, September 27, 2014

    Paul Smith London, complimented with matching shower gel!
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    Re: Boss Bottled vs Tommy Hilfiger Tommy?

    'Back in the day' so to speak (ie the 90's), I preferred Tommy. I loved it.

    That was pre-hobby, though. If you asked me for an objective recommendation today, I'd say Boss Bottled. I own BB today,...
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    Re: SOTD: Fridayy, September 26, 2014

    Creed 1849
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    Re: NEW Byredo Mojave Ghost

    ^ ^ ^ Just for the record, a couple of hours after the above post, I received a compliment from a total stranger in my office block on what I was wearing! They obviously thought more of it than I...
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    Re: Fragrances that you have made a profit off of

    Off the top of my head, the few bottles I have sold on have almost always been at a loss (they were bad purchases, not intended investments). I may have roughly got my money back once or twice, but...
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    Re: Pure Coffee or Pure Wood???

    Definitely Pure Coffee. I actually dislike Pure Wood. I had intended to blind buy. I'm glad I didn't.
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