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  1. Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    I am more intrigued with the phone cover being off by the bed.
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    Re: How do you store you scents?

    How come you don't want to post a photo of your collection in the collection photo thread?

    Sounds like it could be something that would get jaws dropping...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    deleted due to complaint from anonymous member
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    Re: Basenoter Worst Nightmare

    Have you considered terminating her employment?

    edit: beaten!
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    Re: Buying 20 samples of one fragrance ?

    It certainly does.

    Worth decanting them all into a small atomizer.
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    Re: Patou pour homme ......

    Is it true this is going to be re-released? I remember reading something about that a while ago but my google-fu is failing.

    If so, I wonder how faithfull to the original it will be.

    Never...
  7. Thread: Watch out...

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    Re: Watch out...

    Maybe he thinks the same thing...
  8. Re: So.. what fragrance would Bond... James Bond wear?

    He probably wouldn't wear his own fragrance...it sounds horrible. A desperate, tragic cash-in.
    ...
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    Re: Esencia by Loewe. Is it THAT good?

    You shouldn't.

    It's an incredibly good fragrance, I get decent longevity out of it, one of my most complimented fragrances and it is very inexpensive.
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    Re: Bleu De Chanel & Chanel Allure Homme Sport.

    That's a shame, at least as far as Bleu is concerned. It's a very fine scent indeed.

    I'm skeptical as to whether it gives you an actual migraine though... well in fact I downright disbelieve you.
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    Re: Today I Bought: October 2012

    I'm sure you'll forgive yourself once it arrives!
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    Re: The Forgotten Fall and Winter Favorite.

    Another one to add to my list of frags to try. Always seems to get positive responses when discussed on here.
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite vetiver?

    Having read so much praise for Sycomore I too was keen to try it. I have ordered a small decant from the perfumed court.

    It seems Les Exclusifs are only sold in a few select stores in each...
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    Re: An Aftershave for a ski hoilday?

    Due to the lack of humidity at that altitude I'd be going with something with a bit of punch and heaviness about it, lest it all evaporate away in no time at all.
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite vetiver?

    I haven't smelt it, hence why I am asking.
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite vetiver?

    So would you say Sycomore is particularly feminine? What notes are responsible for Chanel marketing as a feminine fragrance?
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    Boy finds 600g lump of Ambergris on beach!

    Saw this story and thought it was interesting!

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2195259/Moby-Sick-Rare-whale-vomit-schoolboy-beach-worth-40-000.html

    Lucky fella - I wonder which, if any,...
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    Re: TF Grey Vetiver v Givenchy Vetyver

    Well I bought this, off the strength of praise for it on this thread.

    To my uninitiated nose it does compare similarly to Guerlain's offering. Certainly more than any of the other vetivers that I...
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    Re: When may I begin wearing Burberry London?

    The notion of when this can be worn has been discussed at length, but perhaps this debate should be expanded to include where it can be worn. :wink:
  20. Re: Any designer priced fragrance out there that is similar to Creed's Bois du Portugal?

    New York by Nicolai - http://www.pnicolai.com/PBSCProduct.asp?ItmID=7612328&XMLOpt1=-1&XMLOpt2=-1&RelatedPdtIDs=

    Love it, pretty similar to BdP but without the incredible dry down of the Creed.
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    Re: TF Grey Vetiver v Givenchy Vetyver

    Givenchy Vetyver is certainly getting some high praise. Very very tempted to blind buy this as some of my favourite fragrances are vetivers.

    Is it sufficiently different to Guerlain's, Tom...
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    Re: Your Top Hermés male fragrances ?

    Not even Douglas Reynholm would be crass enough to wear 10 sprays of Rocabar.
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    Re: Creed Aventus - All Hype?

    If I had a penny for every time I've heard this regarding Aventus I would have... well... enough to buy a bottle of Aventus.

    Aventus seems to fall victim to anosmia more than any other frag out...
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    Re: Juice level in Tauer Perfumes

    I bet when he started this thread the OP didn't expect to get an answer from the perfumer himself!
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    Re: Don't overpay on e Bay!

    Well looks like 10 people wanted to!

    Astonishing, for just over £10 more they could have got 50mls brand new from Liberty. Utter madness.
  26. Re: Closest match to Vetiver Extraordinaire - but with longevity

    I'm surprised you find Vetiver Extraordinaire's longevity to be short. It lasts all day for me, I'll only ever do 2 sprays max as well, it is really quite potent. I bet other people can still smell...
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    Re: surrendertochance out of stock?

    I can understand your frustration, although it may be too much to ask for such rinky dink organizations to invest in real time stock control.
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    Re: Can someone validate this aventus bottle?

    Aventus is INFAMOUS for batch differences! There is a monster thread about it.
  29. Thread: Seems Fake?

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    Re: Seems Fake?

    Site looks dodgy as hell. Although usually the scam sites have a fake checkout page which allows people to enter their card details which are then harvested and used by the scammers to go on a...
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    Re: Lunch w/ The President of My Company

    ^^ I don't think Muscs Koublaï Khän is the best suggestion to be honest.

    So which ex-basenoter are you then? The same one that has been DDOSing/hacking the site?
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed - olfactory fatigue

    Next time you intend to wear it, spray it nearer to your skin and then monitor it throughout the day to see if you perceive any extended longevity.
  32. Thread: Aventus Owners.

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    Re: Aventus Owners.

    I must ask you whether the discounts you are getting from fragrencenet make up for the hassle you seem to go through upon receiving the items??

    I think I have read a thread for each different...
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    Re: Became a laughing stock

    I enjoyed the little details of the story. Such as how you felt the need to tell us that you were taking a shit, reading a magazine and then flushed afterwards.

    It's these sorts of things that...
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    Re: Anything similar to Creed Vetiver 48?

    THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU


    A year ago I went through a nightmare trying to procure this from various poorly updated foreign sites without any success.

    Order duly placed.
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    Re: 30ml Creed Royal Exclusives

    "a bit" being true indeed. I fully appreciate that all fragrances are more per ml in their smaller bottles than their larger ones but Creed really push the limits on this front in my humble opinion....
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    Re: What's up at The Perfumed Court?

    Looks fine to me, whatcha talkin 'bout Willis?
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    Re: So I want to smell like a garden

    Demeter - Grass. I got a sample of this after reading about it in a similar thread a while back. It is a bit synthetic and somewhat fleeting unless a lot is used, but it's true to its aim.
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    Re: What's up at The Perfumed Court?

    Oh don't be so ridiculously over-dramatic. :rolleyesold: If sides are being taken I am on hers, as a customer of TPC who has spent far more money on fragrance samples than is healthy. I am not...
  39. Thread: ambergris

    by Anť
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    Re: Best Ambergris Drydown?

    Like others have said, a number of creeds have this incredible aroma that develops after a number of hours, particularly Bois Du Portugal, Green Irish Tweed and Royal Oud that is probably my...
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    Re: What's up at The Perfumed Court?

    Now if I was the sole TPC proprietor I would have sent out an e-mail saying business as usual and maybe even advertising some special discounts (ideally that last longer than 8 hours, unlike most of...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    The Creed fridge never fails to make me smile!
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    Re: Which fragrance for taking a shower?

    This is the "Which Fragrance..." thread to end them all. When every single other possible permutation of questions have been asked, then this one is the only one left.
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    Re: The Perfumed Court

    I wonder if it was that person who has been cast out by the other two who are starting this new venture.

    I do like TPC, must have slung close to $400 their way over the last year and a bit. The...
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    Re: Musc Ravaguer replacement

    I'm guessing that someone who is intending to buy 11 bottles in a week is able to buy 1 bottle of MR!!
  45. Re: Dolce & Gabbana has officially re-released By Man!!!!!

    If I didn't have a nearly full bottle of this I'd be calling you a **** right now.
  46. Thread: Creed Royal Oud

    by Anť
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    Re: Creed Royal Oud

    Cost me £175 back in June last year, was under the impression the prices had remained static.

    Just looked at my bottle and the level is still at the curved portion of the neck. This juice is...
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    Re: Rose 31 doesnt smell the same

    From the responses you've received I get the impression they take customer service seriously.

    It wouldn't surprise me if they sent you a new bottle even if their opinion was that there wasn't...
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    Re: Rose 31 doesnt smell the same

    How odd. For a company which prides itself on clinical pretensions you'd hope they'd be able to maintain some consistency across batches.
  49. Re: My first experience with the legendary "Tobacco Vanille"

    Tobacco Vanille, or Eau de Play-Doh as I like to refer to it.
  50. Re: So, my parents accidentally bought me a bottle of le male SUMMER edition...

    That's definitely grounds for emancipation.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Always. If you ever buy a Creed and it spritzes on the first pump you know someone has used it.
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    Re: My Huge John Paul Gautier Collection In Pictures

    What a loser. The OP is conspicuous by his absence!!
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    Poll: Re: How much do you pump?

    DULLAH - A challenger appears!
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    Re: Which do you find the most 'suave' scent?

    Absolutely stunning fragrance, one of the best green chypres I've ever experienced - and fantastic value as well.
  55. Thread: Encre Noir?

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    Re: Encre Noir?

    It's my absolute least favourite vetiver. There is just something about it that leaves me cold. They have done well in capturing a sort of dirty ink note but it is not very appealing at all. ...
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    Poll: Re: Help me decide BdP vs TdH Parfum

    TdH as the gift recommendation then buy Bois du Portugal for yourself because it's also an incredible fragrance.
  57. Re: Do you tell people what you're wearing when they ask?

    So I'm guessing you haven't told anyone how much your Vintage Tabarome cost then? :wink:
  58. Re: Cree Bois du Portugal or Parfums Nicolai New York?

    BdP has a more interesting development through to that classic Creed ISO E Super / Ambergris dry down (or whatever it is that lots of Creeds smell like 4-8 hours after application)

    PdN is far more...
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    Re: what are your favorite fresh and soapy vetivers?

    When I saw soapy I instantly thought of Original Vetiver.

    I shall wear it tomorrow. Magnificent scent.
  60. Thread: Royal Oud

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    Re: Royal Oud

    Presumably you are solely referring to the top notes or are you saying that Ouarzazate also develops into that wonderful ambergris drydown?
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    Poll: Re: Chanel Egoiste or Serge Lutens Chergui

    Egoiste every day of the week.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: November 2011

    New York - Parfums de Nicolaï

    http://www.beautyhabit.com/media/nicolai.newyork.1floz.2.jpg

    Blind buy. I hope it isn't too similar to Bois Du Portugal so as to be redundant.
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    Re: Muscs Koublai Khan -- Smokiness?

    Haha!
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    Re: Every men should wear Azzaro Pour Homme!

    I'm going to wear it tomorrow!
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    Re: My Rive Gauche fell in the toilet of PISS !!!

    Kouros was actually invented through a similar accident.
  66. Thread: Creed Royal Oud

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    Re: Creed Royal Oud

    I definitely do. After 5 hours or so it ends up with the very familiar ambergris generic Creed drydown, which I absolutely love!

    Royal Oud's drydown is slightly smoother, less of a spicyness to...
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    Re: Fake Azzaro Chrome (pics included)?

    Blimey - do we think people go to the trouble of faking Chrome when it sells from legit retailers for £10? I'm surprised buying it off eBay when you include the postage works out less than that in...
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    Re: What's at the front of your scent shelf?

    A myriad assorted samples. Invariably get knocked over when reaching for a main bottle, sometimes with quite a domino effect ensuing. No breakages yet touch wood....
  69. Re: Tell me great woody scents besides Gucci PH, Rochas Lui and Equus. Help me guys.

    Le Labo - Rose 31. Principally cedar.
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    Re: A Bond No. 9 hater for life...

    Utterly despicable behaviour by Bond no 9 there. It's all the funnier considering their plagiarism of so many fragrances in their very short history.
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    Re: Fake Creed Aventus

    Well the fact it's being sold for $30 somewhat gives it away. Although I guess you mean with it being resold on eBay for the full RRP?

    Given the widely reported batch differences maybe this one...
  72. Poll: Re: What are your favorite Private Blend Fragrances by Tom Ford? Let's Share!

    Neroli Portofino
    Oud Wood
    Tuscan Leather
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    Re: got my Tobacco Vanille

    Does anyone else get a very PlayDough-esque accord off this? For the opening hour or so. Not a fan myself.
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    Re: Top 3 most masculine scents

    The familiar warm ambegris dydrown of bois du portugal (reminiscent of so many Creeds) is distinctly unisex in my opinion.
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    Re: Creed Boutique Experience

    Rather tiresome really, isn't it.
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    Re: Creed Boutique Experience

    Should have bought the samples direct from Creed's site, then you get that money off when you make a purchase from them.
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    Re: Azzaro Pour Homme Appreciation Thread.

    It's one of my absolute favourite fougeres. Also the best value fragrance I've ever used, 100ml for £20!!!
  78. Re: Just moved all my frags to my fridge, at approximately 40 F

    Well said. Also unless the OPs fridge is stocked only with Creeds from the authorised channels then he's likely to have some that are a number of years old anyway and they sure as hell won't have...
  79. Re: Just moved all my frags to my fridge, at approximately 40 F

    What a pathetic disingenuous post, and frankly unless you live a Spartan lifestyle and spend the rest of your money "to help those who are less fortunate" (which you clearly don't since you have an...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Do you wear nothing but Aventus? Even with Dullah-esque levels of clothes sprayng it's quite an achievement to get through a flacon and a bottle since the launch.
  81. Really enjoyed all three episodes. It was the...

    Really enjoyed all three episodes. It was the first series I had watched from start to finish on BBC4. A fantastic insight into a number of different sectors of the fragrance industry, managing to...
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    Re: Weight on Creed bottles.

    He wants to work out how much a bottle has left in it as a %?
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    Re: Perfume: Television Series - 28th June - BBC4

    A very interesting behind the scenes documentary there, and next week's sounds superb as well - delving into the actual creating.

    I liked Jean-Paul's 6 pronged test strip holder.
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    Perfume: Television Series - 28th June - BBC4

    Just spotted this on radio times. Tonight - BBC4 9:00pm - 10:00pm

    A three part BBC series on Perfume. Hopefully people outside of the UK can download it from BBC iPlayer afterwards if...
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    Re: SLEAZY fragrances!

    You just know this guy wears Aramis.

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-LbZ_4JjM4M8/TWbYYsoSyJI/AAAAAAAAAQY/z-nNU7NnnJA/s1600/fat-guy-gold+chain+cross.jpg
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    Re: Molecule 01 strikes again

    Can you tell me where you ordered that from? I've been trying to get some as well but the few places I've tried only sell bulk.

    On a related note, if anyone wants to buy 200kg of ISO E Super I...
  87. Re: Creed Splits part 2 | Original Cologne | Sublime Vanille | Aventus | Acier Aluminium | Orange Sp

    Why don't you console yourself with 50mls of Original Cologne?
  88. Thread: As I mature...

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    Re: As I mature...

    Personally I find that an utterly absurd reason to not use a particular fragrance.
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    Re: The Definition of "Getting Out of Fragrance"

    I don't like his chances of anyone actually buying that though.
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    Re: SEX in a BOTTLE???

    Has to be this http://www.comparestoreprices.co.uk/images/fi/firebox-sex-panther-growl-.jpg

    Just remember to wear your wellies because you'll be knee deep in clunge.
  91. Re: My wardrobe needs a Vetiver... Looking to spend > $70

    There is such a broad range of vetiver scents, from rooty, musky Vetivers like Frederic Malle's Vetiver Extraordinaire to sweeter ones such as Grey Vetiver to the classic fresh and crisp offering...
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    Re: Signature fragrance recommendations

    The whole essence of a signature fragrance is that it is completely personal to the individual. It's impossible for anyone to recommend any to you - especially since you've not given any hints as to...
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    Re: Molecule 01 : is it THAT simple ?

    Hi Scentational - have you done this yet? Tempted to give it a go.
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    Re: My blind buy today - Molecule 01 by Escentric

    Thanks for that very interesting indeed! I certainly consider this frag full bottle worthy, and there would appear to be some significant savings to be had by using the DIY method. Very tempting I...
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    Re: What is the difference between spray and splash?

    I hate splash, you get it all over your fingers, it's far less efficient in its application so you end up going through it at a greater rate than an atomiser. Just not keen at all.
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    Re: Is my Creed Legit?

    You've not mentioned how it smells...

    Also it's not uncommon for EU/US grey market distributors to sell bottles from the Middle East.

    I'd say as long as the box doesn't say Green Frish Tweed...
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    Re: My blind buy today - Molecule 01 by Escentric

    I'm wearing this today and loving it! I know it's a sort of antithesis to the perfumery process but hey, if it smells great I don't care! Reminds me of a lot of Creeds drydowns too - funny how they...
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    Re: Le Labo........much ado about nothing.....

    Rose 31 is decent - worth a try. Although I bought mine online so didn't have the pleasure, or not, of customer (dis)service.
  99. Thread: Creed Royal Oud

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    Re: Creed Royal Oud

    4 hours in to my first full wearing. This certainly isn't a screamer like Bois Du Portugal, stays pretty close to the skin even by Creed's standards. Quite subtle. I did 3 sprays to the wrists and...
  100. Thread: Daily Deos

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    Re: Daily Deos

    I agree!

    Slinging a tenner on this http://www.feelunique.com/p/Azzaro-Pour-Homme-Eau-De-Toilette-Spray-30ml?utm_source=froogle&utm_medium=gen is what I'd recommend. Fantastic scent.
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