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  1. Re: Burberry London V Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit De L'Homme

    I have both and prefer La Nuit. It is way more versatile for my needs. However, London is an excellent scent for doing anything outside during the fall.
  2. Re: New Knockoffs at Dollar Tree, including "Creed"

    Just some info here on the Old Spice knock off and why some people may be interested in it. It is a dead ringer for the original formula Old Spice back when they were owned by Shulton. When Proctor...
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    Creed Vintage Tabarome

    Just over 7oz left, green bottle (not the newer clear bottle) $2000

    The break down will be around $9.50 per ml. Several dollars cheaper per ml when I searched around. Great for a split.
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  4. Re: Going to start doing youtube fragrance reviews...

    Did this ever happen? I'm not seeing a link.
  5. Re: What have people told you that you smell like?

    Guerlain Vetiver - Old man, pinesol, Grandpa
    Le Male - Rootbeer, Ex Boyfriend
    Body Kouros - Cotton Candy, A woman in a bar grabbed me, leaned in and inhaled deeply and said I smelled incredibly...
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    Re: 10 Creed Samples Group Discussion Thread

    yep, i have this in hand and have commenced test :)
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    Re: An Open Invitation To Creed...

    No offense man but you are starting to sound like one of those cracked out conspiracy theorists with aluminum foil wrapped around his head. I gotta be honest, I don't believe most of their claims...
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    Re: 10 Creed Samples Group Discussion Thread

    Hey archelon,
    I did send it out to you. Hopefully you have recieved it by now, please update.
  9. Re: Has anyone bought these Aventus Testers At Basenotes yet I just did...hope its all good.

    Wow, i have had 2 orders cancelled now from two different places. Looks like i wont be getting one of these unless anyone knows who has them in stock.
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    Re: Cheap angel men products?

    No offense but you're crazy to think your going to get a legit bottle for under 10. Even if you found someone selling it at that price the chances of it being real are slim to none.
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    Re: Rate these creeds longevity

    Shouldnt you be able to rate these since you own them?
  12. Re: Has anyone bought these Aventus Testers At Basenotes yet I just did...hope its all good.

    Lol, its a guy with a business out of his house in michigan...warehouse my ass
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    Re: Supersized fragrances !!

    I got a few PM's regarding what perfumery the pic was from. It is Lili Perfumery in Bermuda. They have about a dozen or so fragrances. The mens line was a bit lackluster but there were some really...
  14. Re: New Fragrance: Givenchy Pi Neo Tropical Paradise

    A flanker of a flanker...hmm I want to say no thanks, but I try to stay open minded
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    Re: Creed Aventus Projection/Longevity?

    Yes, this one projects. I think it is very easy to overspray because it is so hard to smell on yourself. I put 2 sprays on before meeting up with some friends and one of them smelled me before I...
  16. Re: Has anyone bought these Aventus Testers At Basenotes yet I just did...hope its all good.

    Why wouldnt they be? I would worry more about the batch than the actual quality. Although I guess these two are related.
  17. Re: Has anyone bought these Aventus Testers At Basenotes yet I just did...hope its all good.

    I have plenty of Aventus left from a flacon I split, however I bought one of these testers anyways. I am hoping to find that elusive batch with just a blast of pineapple and no smokiness. I like...
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    Re: Supersized fragrances !!

    This is from a small perfumery I visited while vacationing. These are some from their mens line "curing" until it can be bottled. I wonder how many ml are in the big jugs :shocked:
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  19. Thread: My epiphany

    by Captcrunch
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    Re: My epiphany

    Believe it or not, this fragrance produced a nearly identical image for me. Somehow it was very welcoming, I imagined a pristine nursing home or hospital from the 50's-60's. Odd.
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    Re: Frankincense smells funny and sour

    Did you get high or what?
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 24 February 2011

    A*Men Pure Malt
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    Poll: Re: Anentus: Best Title

    I'm going to have to agree with all thats been said. Please take some time to read and use the search function.
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 23 February 2011

    Creed - Aventus
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    Re: CREED at it again?

    So are you suggesting that Creed pays this guy to only wear their frags? Really, it wouldn't surprise me. It's business. I think you would be very surprised to find out how deep advertising...
  25. Re: Does frankincense oil give you the same strong psychoactive effect as oud?

    It sounds like you are after some sort of high....why not just buy some weed or something?
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, February 22, 2011

    Dior Homme
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    Re: 'I only use 1 or 2 sprays.....' Huh??

    At the office, I usually do 2-3 sprays. 1 to the neck and 1-2 to the chest. If I am going out to run some errands I will do 4 sprays, 1 to the front of the neck, 1 to the back of the neck and 2 to...
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    Re: 10 Creed Samples Group Discussion Thread

    Sorry I have been sick and the past few days have been fragrance free. I will be mailing this off this weekend and hopefully update this thread with a few more reviews.
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    Re: Order Mugler Pure Havane Now!!!!

    I'm interested to hear your reasoning behind that pic...your calling us sheep why?
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    Re: Order Mugler Pure Havane Now!!!!

    I certainly wouldn't say that yet...only a few have given their opinions. I would give it about a week.
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    Re: Order Mugler Pure Havane Now!!!!

    They did send out an email promoting a "exclusive" 2 day sale, that's actually how I found out about it.
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    Re: Angel Pure Havanne available at Mugler.com

    Does it say where they ship from?
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    Re: 10 Creed Samples Group Discussion Thread

    Ok I was able to sample Selection Verte last night. I will edit this post as I continue to sample these. I intentionally did not look up the notes on this one so what I have listed below is...
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    Re: 10 Creed Samples Group Discussion Thread

    I now have these on hands. I will be trying Selection Verte tonight and will post my thoughts.
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    Re: Wore Fleur du Male to class today and.....

    When I sampled this one, I was taken back by how feminine it was. But thats just me, I am sure there are lots of guys that can pull this one off.
  36. Re: Stumped by the authenticity of this GIT bottle...

    I'm not sure why its authenticity is even in question. It seems that you are aware of all the "identifiers" of a fake and have posted pictures of them. I take it that you read the merged thread...
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    Re: Pissed off at basenotes

    No, its not what your post is about, like I said I agree with at least one point. It is how you handled it that makes me think, wow if I did a swap with this guy and didn't get a chance to respond...
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    Re: Pissed off at basenotes

    Dude, if there is a case of basenoters not liking youtube reviewers then your certainly not helping it. Just because you put your face on the internet it doesn't make you a trustworthy person. ...
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    Re: Carribean holiday! Need some advice!

    Dior Homme Sport - the ginger in this is absolutely refreshing in the heat

    The others on your list I my mind unless used with extremely light trigger will become overpowering with the...
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    Re: Youtube & Basenotes

    OP, why are you addressing basenotes as if its a whole...just one big opinion? It isn't. It is thousands of people with independent views. Hell, I'm pretty sure it would be impossible to get all...
  41. Re: Green Irish Tweed or Millesime Imperial for Teenager?

    MI. Cool Water is a scent that could commonly be worn by their fathers and GIT is similar enough to CW that most people wont be able to tell the difference.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Just out of curiosity, has anyone wrote Creed about a difference in batches or perhaps the meaning behind the lot numbers, just to get an official word?
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    Re: How to splash ????

    It became a casualty of the moment
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    Yea, this stuff has amazing longevity. I was in bed with my lady last night getting all cozied up and she made the comment "oh, you smell like Aventus and sweat" Trust me, this was a good thing, I...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    Double post...
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    Re: How to splash ????

    There is only one way:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEqA84R0lYU
  47. Re: Masculine Creeds Sampling Group, 6 members USA only

    Count me in
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    Re: Thicker letters on Acqua di Giņ bottle?

    probably a poor photoshopped image, like others have said they could have been removing a watermark or something of the like.
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 3 January 2011

    Creed - Aventus
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    Re: Intentional Overdose Testing?

    Yep, I've done this liitle experiment before. In the 3 years I have reallybeen wearing perfumes, I have gotten only a handful of compliments. I usually do around 4 sprays when going out so thought...
  51. Re: First impression of L'Air Du Desert Marocain and some questions.

    No this forum has been getting heavily policed as of late. Had a couple of mine deleted too.

    I actually get a green vibe from this one, the incense is definitely there too. Great scent but...
  52. Re: #@$#@$ can't decide! Joop! Jump, Sean John Unforgiven, or Le Male....

    Out of those.....le male
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    Re: The right cologne for me

    What is your price range?
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    Re: Suggestions for a 17year old male

    YSL L'homme. For sure a great semi sweet all arounder for anyone from 18 and up..I'd say hes close enough
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    I applied around 10 sprays of this last night to my hands, that way I can cup them together and get a really good whiff. Anyway about 20 minutes into the drydown I got the infamous cocaine note...
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    Re: What are You Wearing for New Year's Eve?

    Creed Aventus
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    Re: If Creed made flankers...

    I wanted to bump this thread, had some really good ideas that may be possible with some blending. I will add my Aventus flanker: Pineapple Express. It is Aventus with an added Cannabis note.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, December 30, 2010

    Dior Homme
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    Poll: Re: New years party (What should i wear)

    La Nuit will have you standing out.
  60. Re: DJ Gig of a Lifetime that could make my career - What do I wear?

    I dont know about the MR suggestions, that stuff mixes fantastically with sweat (at least mine) I hit the gym one day while it was my SOTD. The mixture was my sweat and the remnants of MR was...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Burberry Sport Ice

    I am wondering the same thing. The ones on my house smell like water and maybe a little hint of shingles.
  62. Re: Hanae Mori HM - a gourmand hater's gourmand

    When I first smelled this in stores, I smelled something in it that reminded me exactly of Angel for women. I think it may have been patchouli but I'm still not sure. Certainly a unique fragrance,...
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    Re: CREED Mixes. What have you come up with?

    Last night I layered Cannabis Flower by Demeter with Aventus. It was actually quite nice, my batch of aventus has a bit of a smokey note in the heart and it really helped bring that out. I call...
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    Re: SOTD ~ Tuesday, December 28, 2010

    Creed- Aventus
  65. Re: looking for something affordable to perfume my closet with

    Cedar chips, they are cheap, will last a while and smell awesome.
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    Re: SOTD ~ Monday, December 27, 2010

    Dior Homme

    http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRJHgmGm_Bs5cDzAp40x0oU_3AI7eqKy6dlY3gJJhxHRbHPXE7s
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    Re: CREED Mixes. What have you come up with?

    Funny this thread popped up. I just mixed VIW and Aventus tonight. 3 parts Aventus to 1 part VIW. Actually a nice blend but comes out a bit synthetic smelling.

    My favorite creed mix is a 1-1...
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    Re: What are you buying yourself for Christmas?

    I ordered it from my local Saks. Should arrive today, can't wait to see which version it is, lol
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    Re: What are you buying yourself for Christmas?

    8.4 oz of Aventus :)
  70. Re: YSL la nuit de l'homme vs dolce gabbana the one ?

    La nuit by a large margin. I have tried The One and it last all of 30 minutes on my skin. La nuit is more unique and has better sillage/longevity.
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    Poll: Short Notice What to Wear

    Ok, I am going out to meet up with some friends in a few hours. I know it's short notice but I've seen it done before. I need your guys' opinion on what to wear.

    The situation: (no, not that...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    An hour after applying I'm getting a cigarette/ashtray note out of this...strange but it works... Anyone else get this?
  73. Re: I would like some help pronouncing the following fragrance-related terms

    Ash?
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    Re: CREED 250th Anniversary fragrance

    Where is this info coming from?
  75. Re: How to get the closest shave possible without shaving against the grain?

    I was going to suggest the Merkur 34c and feather ss combo. I have been using this for some time with either Trumpers coconut oil sc or Truefitt and Hills sc. My routine usually consists of warming...
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    Poll: Re: Is it worth it guys?

    A rather unsettling fact. There is an ever growing number of people in our country that do not practice financial responsibility and either fail to see or just don't believe consequences apply to...
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    Re: Perfumer behind Grey Vetiver is...

    Wow, impressive portfolio.
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    Re: The best "Sport" fragrance?

    Dior homme sport
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    Re: If a girl asks who smells nice...

    lol, I'm sure that one really reels em in...:rolleyes: Reminds me of the old...."hey baby, nice shoes..."

    Teardrops approach is exactly how I would have done it.
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    Re: There's a tear in my beer..

    Both, it was an excellent scent that I wore during my teen years and it has many valuable memories associated with it. When I first got the bottle and sprayed it memories came flooding back. It had...
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    Re: There's a tear in my beer..

    Ah yes, I'm sure it will linger for a while. The funny thing is that I'm moving house and my last day here is Monday, so I guess it will be for the next tenant to enjoy. I did however, soak it up...
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    There's a tear in my beer..

    Well it was bound to happen...my first broken bottle. I came home today and grabbed a bottle from the closet...in the process knocking one off the shelf and onto the slate floor below. I knew my...
  83. Re: Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille: strong longevity and sillage, but is it actually a compliment-getter?

    The only compliment I received was last year sometime in the winter. I was told that I smell like a candle. The same person also told me they could still smell it after I left the room (3 sprays). ...
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    Re: Good things to wear for Thanksgiving?

    London was the first thing that came to mind and is probably what I will wear.
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    Re: Where did you buy Aventus?

    Haha yea the top notes breakdown of that combo are pretty much the main ingredients for that drink. However, I use VIW as a layering base for lots of things and it really does a good job...
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    Re: Where did you buy Aventus?

    I'd imagine this would layer well with Creed's Virgin Island Water. Although VIW is infamous for bad longevity, I wonder if just maybe it would increase the time Aventus's top notes hang around. I...
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    Poll: Re: Have you past the 100 bottle mark yet ?

    Pics !
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    Re: Opposite Week!

    I've snuck in pure malt and body kouros a time or two but I'm not brave enough for a full week.
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver Feedback

    So this doesn't drop panties?
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    Re: Where did you buy Aventus?

    You just gave away your Aventus?? I hope you got something in return!
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    Re: Forum trading problems

    I think it depends on how the money was sent....if it was done as a payment or as a gift. If done as a payment paypal takes a percentage of the money, but there is also the protection. If it was...
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    Re: Forum trading problems

    Make the Claim through paypal. Things do happen with the post, I had an instance of a package being returned to the original sender while doing a trade here on BN, I was pretty scared at first but...
  93. Re: I don't necessarily love it but I am drawn to it

    I'm exactly the same way. I wore it last night because of this reason. I find that it also strongly ties itself to memories. I have a very vivid memory of the last time I wore it out. It was a...
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver Feedback

    Nope, the only two compliments I received while wearing it were both negative. First was from my gf "you smell like an old man". And the second was from two girls while I was standing in line at a...
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    Re: Unboxed Pure Malt from Fragrancenet are used?

    Get the new, there was a whole fiasco when fragrancenet first started re-offering pure malt...alot of people had open boxes with missing juice
  96. Re: What fragrance should I wear on a shirt to send my long distance girlfriend?

    I forgot to mention I did this for a gf a few years back. I left a track jacket with her and sprayed the collar with creeds MI layered with virgin island water. Both are said to have longevity...
  97. Re: What fragrance should I wear on a shirt to send my long distance girlfriend?

    A generous application of Code and some sweat should do the trick. I catch my GF sneaking sniffs of my worn shirts all the time when she does laundry.
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    Re: Where to buy Tobacco Vanille for not $200?

    I am trying to get rid of my TV for a reasonable price. PM me
  99. Poll: Re: The Clash of The Titans Round 3 -Summary and final poll. PLEASE READ THE RULES BEFORE VOTING.

    Siifter, ease up. That is not how we should treat new members here. Come to think of it, you are a "newbie" member yourself. Just because you have peppered the board with 50 posts a day (most of...
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    Re: How many sprays??????????????

    Lol that's because you have them suffering from olfactory fatigue as well.
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