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    Re: Dior Homme Intense

    it's been launched a few weeks ago in the uk,check my thread
    http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=201174
  2. I believe you guys wanted to know more about this?Attn: Graffham-Dior Homme Intense

    http://thumbnails.imajr.com/DSC00023_399243.JPG

    Also check this out,it's interesting...
    http://www.dioreshop.com/naiade/web/jsp/ebt_2.jsp?retailer=3&lang=engb&wblinktype=DD

    on a more personal...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 7 June

    Paul Smith-London
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    Re: real or fake??

    It screams fake.it actually has fake written all over it,how can I tell?
    Well check my thread-
    http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=188502
    I can tell exactly why it is fake,that insert...
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    Re: What is about Creed anyway?

    Noticed this too,it is a bit of a hype,here on basenotes,everyone's asking about it,there are always recommendations on it,especially when one askes about a particular type of fragrance within a...
  6. Thread: Opium EDP

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    Re: Opium EDP

    For the rest of the Brits who like the edt as well,get it for a mere 9.99 here:
    http://www.directcosmetics.com/results/products.cfm?ctype=ME&range=Yves%20St.%20Laurent&code=19432
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    Re: Creed and ambergris

    Not really sure if there such thing as a pure ambregris note 'per se' in Creed fragrances.
    It's just like greyhueofdoubt pointed out,it is more like an orchestra of notes which gives the base...
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    Re: SOTD - Friday 27 April 2007

    SERGE LUTENS
    ARABIE
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    Re: What Would Leonidas wear?

    'Iranians are regarded as the first manufacturers of perfume and discoverers of decorative and cosmetic powders and sweet smelling oils or beauty creams.
    It would be a pity for Iran not to be among...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 26 April

    mugler cologne-day
    Creed MI half an hour ago
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 25 April

    Paco Rabanne XS
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 24 April

    CARON PUH

    And one spritz of Kouros a couple
    of minutes ago!
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    Re: SOTD Monday 16 April

    Paco Rabanne-XS
  14. Re: Just bought Virgin Island Water--quick review

    Hi,there's no such a thing as a sample offer,on the website they say that samples are available from lessenteurs,now, having said that, if you join their mailing list,(which I did a couple of years...
  15. Re: Just bought Virgin Island Water--quick review

    Register on http://www.creedfragrances.co.uk/site/ if you want to receive samples whenever a new fragrance is launched,received mine a couple of days ago!
    I guess it's only for UK customers,not...
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    Re: B*Men to be Discontinued?

    apparently it has already been discontinued!!!!
    This is what I've been told by an SA in John Lewis ..UK!
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    Poll: Re: Ambre Sultan or Arabie??

    Arabie for its uniqueness!!!!!!!!!
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    Re: sexy wintery smell

    TM A Men
    SL Arabie best when worn outdoors,IMO
    Givenchy- Very Irresistible
    YSL Opium(try the EDP version)
    Creed, Himalaya,OS
    Not sure if u'll agree with me,as you can see I'm a bit of a gourmand...
  19. Re: What a fake CREED looks like????!Great Pics.!!GREEN FRICH TWEED,Yes FRICH

    The cap is in two colours only on the smaller sizes you know with the golden crest(creed logo) ,up to 75 ml.the 120 ml is in black but I'm sure you can spot the difference in the detail,actually that...
  20. Re: Rive Gauche and other frags reformulated??

    I feel better now...:))))
    but still I have heard of many frags beeing reformulated.....
    Thanks incendal
  21. Rive Gauche and other frags reformulated??

    Read this article
    http://boisdejasmin.typepad.com/_/2006/06/rive_gauche_by_.html
    Are there any other frags that have been reformulated?I know that there I just can't remember now.
    I'm not too...
  22. Re: "They laughed when I asked where to get Malle on the cheap!"

    Well I guess they tried to..:))))))
  23. Re: "They laughed when I asked where to get Malle on the cheap!"

    The potential of benzyl salicylate, an important fragrance and flavour ingredient
    benzyl salicylate
    (organic chemistry) C14H12O3 A thick liquid with a slight, pleasant odor; used as a fixer in...
  24. Re: "They laughed when I asked where to get Malle on the cheap!"

    Well you put it right when u said supposed,I've got on a box of Himalaya some of their natural ingredients written on a label,let me write them down for you if I can..:)))
    )after alcohol,aqua(water)...
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    Re: Could a woman wear Himalaya in summer?

    Of course,it's even listed as unisex on many websites,so no worries on this one.
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    Re: Bear with me /Creed

    I would advise you to buy OV,i like it more than GIT.
    Also many GITs are old and some are fake as well,so..:))))Not many old OV,I would like to say that I like GIT but to me it stays too close to...
  27. Re: Did it ever happened to you to go into a club and..

    IS Burberry brit that strong?
    I think I've tried it once,but I can't really remember!
  28. Did it ever happened to you to go into a club and..

    see that they've got the frag that you're wearing in the gents toillete?
    It's pretty common here in the UK to find frags in the gents room!
    I would also like to say which ones are found:...
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    Re: What would you rank as your....

    Nightflight?:))))and your fav wood,oak or cherry..:)))))))))
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    Re: What would you rank as your....

    Fave Designer: Fahrenheit

    Fave Niche: Himalaya

    Fave Oriental: Gucci-Envy

    Fave Aquatic/citrus/fresh: Chanel Allure Sport

    Fave Gourmand: TM Angel A*men
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 5 September

    Himalaya -Creed
  32. Re: What a fake CREED looks like????!Great Pics.!!GREEN FRICH TWEED,Yes FRICH

    I guess you could elaborate alone based on the discussions above!
  33. Re: What a fake CREED looks like????!Great Pics.!!GREEN FRICH TWEED,Yes FRICH

    Thank you for your comment.
    Well now,let's discuss a bit about the juice,I went today to a Creed Trusted and Authorised seller in the UK.
    I put on the Real one on my left arm and the fake one the...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday September 3

    TAM DAO -DIPTIQUE
  35. Thread: Diptyque

    by marcos_xs
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    Re: Diptyque

    Philosykos
  36. Re: What a fake CREED looks like????!Great Pics.!!GREEN FRICH TWEED,Yes FRICH

    Thank you for your nice comments and a bigger Thank You for bringing more proofs in.
    Yours it's definately a real one because the Creed Logo on the bottle it's shiny and also the bottle it's...
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    Re: Acqua de Gio vs Cool Water

    You may as well try Chanel Allure Sport!
    It's much better than Aqua di Gio or Cool Water and it's also not widespread!
    Just try it!
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    Re: More chocolate type fragrances...

    If you're looking for mocha look no further than
    Givenchy -Very Iresistible-mocha and mint,grapefruit peel and hazelnut wood,it's very nice.
    Also Hanae Mori HM .
  39. Re: Please make some criticisms/recommendations/observations

    I'll have to second Thrax..:))
  40. Re: What a fake CREED looks like????!Great Pics.!!GREEN FRICH TWEED,Yes FRICH

    They also say this on lessenteurs website,lessenteurs.co.uk,but they say about UK,I don't know about USA.I guess things are different in the States.
    I will probably go on this weekend to a Trusted...
  41. Re: What a fake CREED looks like????!Great Pics.!!GREEN FRICH TWEED,Yes FRICH

    Thank you for you appreciation!
    Well.... you're absolutely right,every basenoter who bought Creeds from ebay should thoroughly check theirs!If you own a few you should know the difference between a...
  42. Re: What a fake CREED looks like????!Great Pics.!!GREEN FRICH TWEED,Yes FRICH

    I think this is one of the easiest ways to identifi a genuine Creed - the long, quality-feeling spray to it--:)))
    it is also very easy to spot once you put it on,it's nothing like creed,and there's...
  43. Re: What a fake CREED looks like????!Great Pics.!!GREEN FRICH TWEED,Yes FRICH

    Well I guess you'll have to start a dispute now,that's what I have to do!
    Good Luck!
    :)))
    P.S.Let me know how it goes.
  44. Re: What a fake CREED looks like????!Great Pics.!!GREEN FRICH TWEED,Yes FRICH

    Yeas,by the looks of it Ebay is flooded with fake Creeds,I've just received a reply from Creed uk and apparaently they never sell online,check this out:
    Dear Mr C****u,

    Thank you for the...
  45. Re: What a fake CREED looks like????!Great Pics.!!GREEN FRICH TWEED,Yes FRICH

    I am not sure but I think that all Creeds that I've seen in shops have the date stamped on the back.
    Try to contact Creed through their website,Just ask them,they should respond you.
    I have also...
  46. Re: What a fake CREED looks like????!Great Pics.!!GREEN FRICH TWEED,Yes FRICH

    Well guess who the seller was in my case...Yes the same...Njbestsale
    Lol I'm glad I have exposed him.I'll PM you cos we're both in the same boat.
  47. Re: What a fake CREED looks like????!Great Pics.!!GREEN FRICH TWEED,Yes FRICH

    Yes I have had some samples as well as testing it in London.
    There is no Retailer that would sell Creed where I live,I guess I'll have to go to a nearby City which sells Creeds to compare them!I...
  48. Re: What a fake CREED looks like????!Great Pics.!!GREEN FRICH TWEED,Yes FRICH

    I didn't know that designers change the frags name according to countries!
    Do you know any other examples?I think it was a spelling mistake, a fault but it doesn't matter as long as the juice smells...
  49. Re: What a fake CREED looks like????!Great Pics.!!GREEN FRICH TWEED,Yes FRICH

    Yes but maybe you only had one spelling mistake,but this one has loads,or maybe the box of your RSL has mistakes as well?
    To be honest I wouldn't buy a box with spelling mistakes on it when it's...
  50. What a fake CREED looks like????!Great Pics.!!GREEN FRICH TWEED,Yes FRICH

    These are the photos,thank God I'm very good at spotting fakes,the minute I saw the box I knew it's a fake.,,lol...ok let's get down to business,I'll show you all the small details that make the...
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    Re: Alright boys got me a date! What to wear?

    You should definately go for Chanel Allure.

    I think it's a nice fragrance to wear on a first date,but it depends on the person you're meeting with,she may like manlier fragrances or maybe she...
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    Re: Another Creed purchase with weirdness

    It's actually njbestsale900 and he's got a feedback rating of 82 with only 2 negative feedbacks.
    I have yet to receive my GIT,but I hope there's nothing wrong with it,if there is I'll ask for a...
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    Re: GIT vs. Coolwater -- Afraid to see.....

    I'd just like to say that actually it was CW which: quote'Cool Water by Davidoff also spawned a plethora of copycats after it used and ingredient called dihydromicernol for the first time.It was an...
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    Re: Another Creed purchase with weirdness

    Thanks for making my day!lol:))
    I;m currently waiting for a bottle of GIT from njbestale.
    I asked him a few questions about it before buying and he said that he had no complaints about any of his...
  55. Re: what should I wear to the "best male exotic dancer" contest?

    I have to second zztop...
    KOUROS
  56. Thread: fahrenheit

    by marcos_xs
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    Re: fahrenheit

    You mich also like to consider trying Agatha Brown-Conquest,I believe that you like the benzoin note in it,that's in the basenotes.If you try Agatha Brown -Conquest you'll see what I'm talking about....
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    Re: Just received my order for Creed Himalaya

    So they're only sending by plane to Neiman Marcus..lol...:))))this is a good one,I can see Olivier saying...Alors mes camarades,..if you could send now a plane full of perfumes straight to Neiman...
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    Re: so heres a dilemma..!

    Me too!
    Yous should definately go for it!Or maybe even TM Angel A*men..:))))LOL:cool:
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    Re: New: Burberry London for Men.

    http://img388.imageshack.us/img388/8025/dsc00918po5.th.jpg
    This is what it looks like...you've also got a phone number there for those interested..
    They say(Esquire)that 'it enhances the elements...
  60. Re: What distinguishes "niche" scents from others

    You're right,and I would like to add that is only part to their advertising campaign,(I know many have said Creed does not advertise-What a joke),they mostly do what is called hidden...
  61. Thread: TM Cologne

    by marcos_xs
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    Re: TM Cologne

    Try spraying it on your clothes,you'd be surprised to see how long it lasts.
    and it also smells on skin,but it's a light fragrance(cologne)so it's not in your face but it does keep you smelling...
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    Re: Substitutions for Creed frags?

    LOL..:))))))))))))you couldn't have put it better!!!!
    :)))))
  63. Re: What distinguishes "niche" scents from others

    I'm with you 100% per cent Renato,and when you think about that many say that GIT is similar to Cool Water then how come no one asks,what are you wearing when you've got Cool Water on you.

    I also...
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    Re: Substitutions for Creed frags?

    I have to disagree with similiarities between XS and Hymalaia,the first one is too sharp to my nose and this is the way it also smells when you first put it on, whereas the latter has a multitude of...
  65. Re: so I think im getting a job as an SA at a frag counter

    Good Luck!
    And hopefully you'll educate people into letting them know that there's more than Aqua di Gio and the likes when it comes to perfumes.
    Cheers.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 18 August

    Yang -Jacques Fath:cool:
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    Re: Spraying Clothes Concerns

    I've read an article or somethin' about Olivier Creed saying to wear fragrance on clothes as alcohol can dry the skin.
    Could this be the explanation behind Creed's apparent lack of longevity?
    Maybe...
  68. Thread: Floris Elite

    by marcos_xs
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    Re: Floris Elite

    like tall, dark, handsome and sophisticated?...lol..:))):cool:
    I guess I'm in the same position as you.lol:)))
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    Re: Fashion magazines

    One of the best in the UK is Esquire Magazine.
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    received 2day samples&decants

    Hi to u all.
    Just received today!
    Yang by Jacques Fath (2ml sample)

    Laguna Homme by Salvador Dali (2ml sample)

    Conquest for Men by Agatha Brown (2ml sample)

    M7 Fresh ...
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    Re: Pix of wardrobe?

    Go to Tesco's.30 ml for a tenner.That's where I got mine from.
    BTW thanks for your comments.:)):cool:
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    Re: Pix of wardrobe?

    This is my humble wardrobe.:)))
    http://img442.imageshack.us/img442/566/dsc00914zp5.th.jpg
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    Re: I found a wearable Vetiver.

    I got this one for 10 quid at Tesco's and it's a nice frag.But that's all I can say about it,It's a vetiver frag(that's what the name says) but I can tell you the vetiver is well hidden in there,you...
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    Re: Longest Lasting/Strongest Mens Frags?

    I have to say that it depends on the weather as well as skin chemistry when it comes to Creeds,especially Himalaya.I got even more than 12 hours maybe even the next day something out of it,but it was...
  75. Re: I'm wondering if i could pull it off with Creed Irisia..

    I quite like Aqua di Parma so I'll give Iris Nobile a try.
    I have already sampled Dior and I like that,I'd be more than happy to get my hands on a bottle,I've yet to try Arpege and H'iris.
    I'll let...
  76. Re: Shopping Trip at Neiman's: Browsing Prada, SL, Creed

    Hi Jamie,well I'm glad you like Creed-Irisia,is nothing nicer than discovering a new fragrance which is actually old,:))),it's been launched 1968!


    And I came across it by mistake when Les...
  77. Re: Creed 'Love in White'-just arrived,bought it of ebay!

    Hell yeah why not,I wouldn't pay retail prices,not a chance.
    Yeah it's very nice,my wife put it on today and she got a compliment within 1 hour.
    lol...and it wasn't from me...
    I know it's so...
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    Re: No.5 for men?

    I was thinling more of an equivalent to NO5 not of a classic scent.

    I absolutely agree with that Eau Savage has to be the timeless classic.

    I also have a few reasons for it,or ok not...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 10 August

    Creed Himalaya!:cool:
  80. Re: Creed 'Love in White'-just arrived,bought it of ebay!

    You may ask of course,that's why we're here to talk about our passion and to help each other as much as we can.
    Well I think it's very good buying of ebay as long as u're wary of whom u're buying...
  81. Creed 'Love in White'-just arrived,bought it of ebay!

    Hmm...I bought this fragrance for my wife, a couple of days ago from a german seller...
    My wife had two samples before anyway but I still can't stop looking at the bottle,white and silver!
    Now the...
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    Re: I Really Know I'm Addicted Because

    Well maybe you should stop for a while,cos I kinda get the impression that you buy perfumes just to 'feed your habbit'not cos u like them!u do like perfumes in general,but u've now ended up buying...
  83. Re: I'm wondering if i could pull it off with Creed Irisia..

    I can say I'm very responding..I love Himalaya..not because of its top notes but because of its drydown...which is enlifting...
    Hmm,have to try Fleurs de Bulgarie,had no idea so many women's...
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    Re: Euphoria for Men UK release date

    If u're really interested in it I can give you a phone no.
    Also for DKNY Red Delicious:cool:
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    Re: visit this site you will like it

    ME TOO:cool:
  86. Re: I'm wondering if i could pull it off with Creed Irisia..

    Well I'm not very good ad describing scents,I'm a beginner in this fine art of scents...
    But I can say that I like the fact that is black,This is how I perceive it it's got that aura of mistery and...
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    Re: No.5 for men?

    Interesting to find out that all of you didn't mention Caron Pour un Homme!

    :cool: I believe it's got just about the same heritage as No5,I know it's not widely known and I can't understand why...
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    Re: Strawberry in men`s fragrances

    I would have to say u're right...i don't get any strawberry and banana notes in Rochas Man...but I get some in Black XS:cool:
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    Re: Oldest men's fragrance still in production

    And yes ...it's still available...today...isn't that wonderful?:cool:

    I know it's an unisex scent..but still....
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    Re: Oldest men's fragrance still in production

    I'm sorry to disappoint you but it wasn't creed!
    It was a fragrance, quote: created by monks in the smallest perfumery in the world on the island of Capri in 1380',(1390 in basenotes directory)and...
  91. Re: Found Creed from 2002,should i get this oak aged fragrance?lol

    You're perfectly right,...It's a bit dodgy,you know...:))
  92. I'm wondering if i could pull it off with Creed Irisia..

    I quite like Irisia on a woman,but I'm wondering if it would work on a man,
    also if you have other suggestions,Iris based scents but with a touch of sweetness or a creamy accord...
    I am well aware...
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    Re: Only using Adg...need a new fragrance

    Wellcome!
    CD Eau Savage..it's a classic....vetiver scent...

    l'eau d' issey ..fresh and lasts a lot and great sillage

    Kenzo PH

    You might also try Aqua di Parma,cologne....it's great...
    ...
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    Re: Masculine Scent

    I would have to say ...

    Rochas Man and Guccy Envy
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    Re: Guys: Perfume Advice for 15-year-old Girl

    Nicole I won't make inappropriate suggestions for a girl of your age,I am not patronising you,not at all,but i think that with fragrances as with good wines you need the have a certain age tu fully...
  96. Re: Found Creed from 2002,should i get this oak aged fragrance?lol

    Oh well I'm buying a 75 ml...as you know it's a see through glass...so I guess it's not worth it!
    And also the seller bought it before from USA...and now he sells it...I guess there's something...
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    Re: clive christian is a disgrace

    Don't worry guys there'll be a lot of people buying it just because of that writing on it...not cos they like how it smells or the bottle...
    Let me tell somethin...I went with a friend of mine to...
  98. Found Creed from 2002,should i get this oak aged fragrance?lol

    Hi to u all.
    I've found a Creed GIT from 2002 dated on the box...it's a rare find as some would say ...lol....apparently Creed products get better with age..so this should be more precious than...
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    Re: Euphoria Men Calvin Klein

    It is also featured in today's Esquire edition(UK)

    It also mentions cedar and...Quote: a fresh oriental blend of ginger, pepper,cedar leaf,creamy suede accord and amber that is redolent of subtle...
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    Re: Test to see what category you prefer

    Thanks for the chart ...It's great...Most of my favourites are in the Oriental zone..and Fougere-Ambery.....Letters C,D and E.
    Grand...
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