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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    Thanks mate.....Have you had a reincarnation?



    Oh have you.....Do tell me about them :p

    As for not posting anymore....I guess sometimes you move on to other things....
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    Thanks fellows....always good to see some old names....
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    Vintage goodness Czech & Speake No. 88 - The old Italian formulation in the grey cylindrical pack.....Very excited after years of laying low.....
  4. Re: Australia only- Creeds / Guerlains / Carlo Corinto / Floris / Yardley / Amouage / Rochas /

    All Sales is on hold as I am travelling overseas at the moment. When I return, I'd reopen this thread.

    Thanks for all your PM's.
  5. Re: Australia only- Creeds / Guerlains / Carlo Corinto / Floris / Yardley / Amouage / Rochas /

    Bump......Wish I could send it to my friends overseas but I have to keep them within Australia, unfortunately.
  6. Australia only- Creeds / Guerlains / Carlo Corinto / Floris / Yardley / Amouage / Rochas /

    Getting rid of some hard to find stuff that I gathered over the years. Hard to part with these but time has come to let go.

    Australia sales only due to crazy International shipping restrictions....
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    Re: Patou Pour Homme...bored.

    I couldn't have said it better myself...:shocked:
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    Re: "Heavenly dry-down"

    Balenciaga pour homme
    A*men
    Chanel Egoiste Cologne Concentree
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    Re: Patou Pour Homme...bored.

    The fickleness of the mind is an inherent part of it. There is nothing that one can say, that one will like/love forever. There are so many variables & their interplay affects our choices all the...
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    Re: Patou Prive - Mission Impossible?

    That was probably the best ever investment you'd ever make ;-)
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    Re: Live Jazz Longevity?

    Longevity is usually around 7-8 hours but the sillage is low. However one should not make the mistake of overspraying this one as it ruins the fragrance. Atleast that's been my experience. Having...
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    Re: Creed Selection Verte - How rare is it?

    Selection Verte is not as easily accessible, now, as it was in the past. If any Creed becomes scarce, I think it's an indication that it may either be discontinued in the future or become a limited...
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    Re: Word of Warning - PATOU POUR HOMME - ebay

    I think this advice of caution extends to any purchase of fragrance that comes in splash flacons as opposed to spray bottles. Spray bottles typically do not have threaded tops & are therefore less...
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    Re: Best Lavender Fougere

    This........Don't look further.
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    Re: Creed Feuille Verte...

    Depending upon how large the release will be *though I don't suspect it to be a lot*, this one could get sold in some sort of a record time.
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    Poll: Re: Ultimate battle: Jub XXV and Aventus (Poll)

    Yeah, I keep wondering that too!
  17. Re: Why Are Colognes in Australia So Overpriced ?

    Everything in Australia is over-priced! Period.......
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    Any Seiko lovers here who could help me achieve this customisation of SKX007?

    http://i974.photobucket.com/albums/ae226/gupts007/RaySeikoimage.png

    I do realize *from the source of the pic* that...
  19. Re: Favorite citrus chypre? (Doesn't have to be gender-specific)

    This
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    Re: Patou pour homme and Patou pour homme Prive

    Gosh....that is almost unbelievable....that's like 90% discount on the current market value.....
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Yeah, I know......but Creed deserves all the blame...
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    Nice watch there mate...

    This is going to be my next purchase....
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    Re: costume national scent/scent intense

    My first Costume National fragrance was as a result of a blind buy, carefully chosen by recommendations from fellow basenoters. It was Scent Intense. I absolutely love it. Then I bought Costume...
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    Re: Spraying back of hand

    Gosh...I do that too, all the time.
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    Re: Rose 31 Variations

    I think it has become fashionable to have inconsistency in fragrance bottles. The buzzword is 'unique', I think.
  26. Re: Is there alot of difference between Dior Homme and Dior Homme Intense? And if so, what are they?

    Just a tad sweeter, I'd say. Someone who's a die hard fan of Dior Homme & needs to tweak it a bit, may perhaps look at the Intense version. For regulars, I'd say Dior Homme edt is just right.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I just compared the list of ingredients on my recently acquired 75ml bottle of Creed Aventus with my vintage 120ml bottle of Aventus. They have a few additional ingredients mentioned on newer...
  28. Re: Is there alot of difference between Dior Homme and Dior Homme Intense? And if so, what are they?

    Yeah, they appear to be very very similar except that I get marginally better longevity with the Intense.
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    Re: Spraying back of hand

    Spraying on the back of my palms is an integral part of my spraying routine. Like you said, it's just easier to sniff your scent this way.
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    Re: Would Ungaro III be a safe blindbuy for me?

    You've not got much to lose anyway since it's so cheap. So go for it.
  31. Re: What is the saddest, most melancholic fragrance??

    Definitely C&S No. 88
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    Re: Chergui coloration

    Chergui stained my white shirt, today. :-(
    Time to put OMO liquid to the test.
  33. Re: similar to Terre d'Hermes but lighter, much lighter

    How about using a Terre D'Hermes Deodorant spray?

    http://australia.hermes.com/wcsstore/ConsumerDirectStorefrontAssetStore/images/catalog/product/fragrances/withalcohol/item/default/020877V00.jpg
  34. Re: Tom Ford Black Orchid Voile de Fleur is Officially Discontinued!

    The word has been out since long that VdF has been discontinued. However I don't quite understand why is it so readily available on ebay and that too at a very low price. There has been a surge in...
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    Re: SotD: Wednesday, 12 January 2011

    Sycomore
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    Re: Your response to "The Question"?

    I'd tell them whatever I am wearing, unless it is L'air du Desert Marocain.
    Imagine someone who only presumably knows the Armanis & CKs of the world being told a name like this.
  37. Thread: Thoughts on XS?

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    Re: Thoughts on XS?

    I agree completely.

    XS is the only scent I wear to the gym, whenever I go, which doesn't happen a lot, unfortunately.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: January 2011

    Yeah, that's what I thought, when I bought my GIT after vehemently criticizing GIT for years....
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    Re: FragranceX Millesime Imperial. No bueno.

    It looks like, we need another forum dedicated to Creed Lot nos..... :-)

    Sorry to hear about your bad experience. I for one wouldn't spend my money paying retail prices for a Creed, yet I also...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, January 10, 2011

    Lumiere Noire pour homme

    http://www.punmiris.com/himg/o.3863.jpg
  41. Re: Do negative reviews of a fragrance inspire you to try it?

    Generally, positive reviews spur me more to try a fragrance than negative reviews would hold me back.

    However, I have realized that if my mind is predisposed on trying something, I pay more...
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    Re: How many bottles would YOU buy ?

    Ladies, are very welcome :-)
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    Re: How many bottles would YOU buy ?

    There is no correct answer to this question as there are a lot of variables. If you have the hoarding capacity and the funds are not a constraint, hell yes, you may buy 100 bottles too but by any...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: January 2011

    I was quite inquisitive about Alan Cumming - The fragrance. So today, when I spotted it on the board, need I say I pounced on it. I just hope that it is just as eccentric as most of the reviews...
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    Re: SotD: Sunday , 9th January , 2011

    Today I Cherged :thumbup:
  46. Re: Is Aventus fresher smelling that Millesime Imperial?

    Even though Aventus has fruity top notes (that have been greatly subdued in the later batches), I think overall, Millesime Imperial is a fresher fragrance. It has that melony, ozonic vibe to it that...
  47. Thread: AVENTUS by Creed

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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    More importantly, will the SAs know about the alleged variations & if they do, will they testify.
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    Looks like watches is my new found love....Just spotted this the evil bay & I have set it within my sights already....
    ...
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    Though it's still a long way to an Omega Seamaster, on the way, I've just picked up

    http://www.datazap.net/sites/1626/Citizen/BL5257-03L/BL5257-03L-1.JPG


    &

    ...
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    Re: Bond #9 Wallstreet

    Wall Street is one of the best aquatics out there. It's longevity is unparalleled for a summer cologne.
    Riverside Drive is another gem from this rather prejudiced house.
    Eau de New York is a...
  51. Re: Anybody have an unused Creed cap? Or where to get one?

    I recently bought one Creed cap off ebay....the dude was selling an empty Creed bottle, replete with cap & box but I asked him if he could just sell the cap for virtually the same price as the empty...
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    Re: To Cherg or not to Cherg, that is the question.

    mate....I recently Cherged & boy am I enamoured with it!
    I appreciate your notion that you are sure you will be able to finish your bottle if you bought one but I'd like to mention that I have been...
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    Re: Addicted To Sandalwood.

    I agree with the posters above that you should definitely try Trumper Sandalwood Cologne. It is my favorite sandalwood fragrance and the bonus is it's unbelievably good longevity.
    I would disagree...
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    Re: Addicted To Sandalwood.

    Man...you can't get away with this one!
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    Re: La Collection Christian Dior - They Arrived!

    Congratulations on your acquisition!
    All this talk about Leather Oud is making me think in ways, I promised, I wouldn't. Damn you.
  56. Thread: AVENTUS by Creed

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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    Take it easy mate....you can't tell anyone what one should like or shouldn't.
    Remember, the beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder.
  57. Thread: Between Creeds

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    Re: Between Creeds

    Purrfect!
    It doesn't get sweeter than this.
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    Re: Blind buy TERRE DE HERMES?

    It's only worth the toss, if it won't pinch you when you lose. You can always take a hit for a few bucks and resell it.
    IMO, Terre D'Hermes is a fantastic fragrance. I gave a 100ml bottle to my Dad...
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    Re: My wife hates almost everything I wear.

    Well, it's time to get a new.....................ummm...............fragrance ;-)
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    Re: Tom Ford Amber Absolute

    Were you reading me mind when you pinned that....huh ;-)
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    Re: How do you store your backups?

    I do the same.
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    Am kicking myself for not picking this up during my Cathay Pacific flight to Australia. I noted down the model and thought that I shall be able to get it cheaper on ebay. I was so wrong as it appears...
  63. Re: eBay auction for Black Orchid. Won for 32 usd. Any chance to be legit?

    A vast majority of Black Orchid edp bottles selling for a song on ebay, are counterfeits.
    After reviewing the feedback of this particular seller, I am sure that these bottles are bootleg.

    He has...
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    Re: Tom Ford and his museum of smells...

    This is the reason why you think what you think!
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    Re: My Nephew's No.1. Compliment Getter.

    The tacky bottle of Paris Hilton for men, doesn't do justice to the juice.
  66. Thread: Lomani

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    Re: Lomani

    I used to wear this a lot, a decade or so ago. I can't recollect the individual notes but obviously I liked it back then.
    For the price, you get a lot of bang for your buck.
  67. Re: If you can only have one Amouage attar, what would it be?

    easy.....Tribute
  68. Thread: Creed Wisdom

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    Re: Creed Wisdom

    That indeed looks like a 30ml box to me as it's rather squarish.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I completely agree
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    Re: WIN! Tauer's Cologne du Maghreb, but be quick!

    Is it late to comment!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Re: Hair loss remedies?

    Good on ya.........but I've read about some dreadful side effects that come with the consumption of Finasteride. Have you been lucky not to experience any of those?
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    Re: Top Ten Winter Scents

    A*men - This one reigns supreme
    Montale Black Aoud

    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille
    Tom Ford Tuscan Leather

    Czech & Speake No. 88
    Balenciaga Pour Homme

    Jacques Bogart Furyo
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    Re: What Is The Fragrance You Detest The Most

    I can't personally stand any of these scents:

    Fahrenheit
    Drakkar Noir
    Oscar De La Renta pour lui
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    Re: Looking for the next scent with cloves

    Donna Karen Black Cashmere
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    Re: My Tobacco Vanille Arrived tonight!

    You are late already......Very late..
  76. Re: Tuscan Leather: Does it grow on you or just get annoying over time?

    This...
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    Re: Where did you buy Aventus?

    I've got AVENTUS mate both 4oz & 2.5oz bottles which I bought online.
    I am not convinced if I really like the fragrance but I am not letting it slip away after reading the glorious reviews here.
    I...
  78. Thread: Fragrancenet

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    Re: FragranceNet.com raises Creed prices by $60+ overnight... WTF?

    I've been following their relentless price increase of Creeds too. I thought it could be because of the holiday season when their purchases multiply. It could well be the case of profit enhancement...
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    Re: Looking for something similar to Antaeus

    Agreed.

    Also Van Cleef & Arpels pour homme (both vintage and current formulation are very similar)
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    Re: Generous companies

    Montale used to be liberal with samples. Not anymore, even if you buy a full bottle from them.

    True, they don't do samples anymore. I waited for them to add the Tuberose Trilogy samples to their...
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed Has Cast a Spell on Me

    Volatility comes naturally to most 'Creeds' :wink:

    MTG.....good on ya mate....GIT is something that I've been leaning towards lately, as well.....in fact my inclination towards Creeds has grown...
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    Re: Looking for a GIT with a twist

    Have you ever tried Creed Green Valley?

    It may not be exactly what you are looking for but, I think it adds a wonderful twist to GIT and could possibly hold your interest.
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    Re: Done selling on ebay for good.

    Well having separate id's would have worked when sellers had the power to leave negative feedback for the buyers.

    Since, currently the seller cannot leave ANY negative feedback for a buyer who's...
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    Re: Done selling on ebay for good.

    There are plenty of unscrupulous buyers and sellers on ebay. The feedback system is most certainly flawed and in no way is an improvement on the previous system, when sellers could leave negative...
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    Re: What does the XS stand for in Paco Rabanne XS

    It could mean a whole lot of things....though of course, I am pushing the limit with the possibilities below.....

    Excess
    Access
    Xtra Sexy
    Xtra Smart
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    Re: Are You a Hoarder?

    With almost half the size of my collection comprising of backups, I am guilty of 'hoarding'. I beg for forgiveness. :rolleyesold:
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    Re: SOTD - Tuesday, October 19 2010

    Creed Selection Verte

    This stuff ROCKS!
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    Poll: Re: Creed OV vs Mugler Cologne

    Mugler Cologne
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    Re: Underrated frags that you wanna push.

    I can't lay enough emphasis on how good Lancetti via Condotti pour homme is.
    It's the best musky, fruity fragrance I've ever tried/owned.
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    Re: Anybody a fan of Tom Ford?

    I can't get enough of Tom Ford......

    I dig -

    Tuscan Leather
    Noir de Noir
    Oud Wood
    Tobacco Vanille
    Black Orchid edp
  91. Re: I finally purchased a bottle of Halston Man Amber -

    How come this juice hasn't hit ebay, yet?

    All this talk makes me want to sample it too.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday 16th October 2010

    Creed Aventus
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    Re: what is the best part of GIT?

    only the 4oz bottle...
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    I was just browsing on ebay when I spotted this
    http://images.esellerpro.com/2382/I/164/7/Sell_SSProfiles_52000169_Images_13_BL5250-02L__1.jpg

    I quite like it and if I manage to cap my perfume...
  95. Re: how should you apply fragrance when wearing a leather jacket?

    How about on the insides of the jacket, over the lining?
    Or even on your shirt/t shirt that you'd wear under the jacket unless you don't wear one
    ...
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    Re: Fragrance with the most meaning to you?

    I don't have any olfactory memories associated to any scents but every time I wear Czech & Speake No. 88, I feel poignant.
    I usually wear this as a calming scent and I think it does its job a bit...
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    Re: Frederic Malle vetiver, yay or nay?

    Well no one but you can know better, if you like it or you don't.
    However if you were to seek my opinion, I personally love it. I think it's a purist vetiver & is a must for a 'vetiver freak' like...
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    Re: I have a MAJOR problem.

    It's not unusual for a lot of us to buy several bottles in a short span of time. I think it's a momentary phase that one goes through as a basenoter. I remember, there was a time when I was getting...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday, October 9, 2010

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    Re: SOTD: Friday October 8, 2010

    Creed Aventus
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