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    Re: Montale Aoud & Pine

    Where can you buy this juice? Hard to find online it seems.
  2. Re: First Date Fragrance/ Rate my collection (I'm new to the fragrance world)

    Need more gourmands and heavy hitters, then again this is coming from someone who isn't a huge fan of light summer scents.

    For first dates I either usually play it safe with Aventus or just go...
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    Re: When someone asks you what you're wearing....

    I see no reason why you would want to keep it a secret. But I'm not one to care if someone wants to know what I have on and wants it for themselves. If I smelled something on someone and liked it...
  4. Looking for feedback on By Kilian Apple Brandy

    Not much out there as far as reviews and opinions so just wondering the thoughts on this stuff from the ones who have tried it.
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    Re: I wish Creed's MI wasn't so powdery.

    I never got a powdery note either. Maybe what your smelling is that ozone note whatever it may be. But regardless, your nose picks up what it picks up..if it comes off powdery then to you its powdery...
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    Re: New Bond- Scent of Peace

    Only Bond I have liked so far is New Haarlem. Bond line, no matter how good the notes are in whatever particular fragrance I'm looking into...once I smell it there is ALWAYS something in it that I...
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    Re: Imaginary Authors - Cape Heartache

    Josh was kind enough to send me a sample of this stuff quite awhile ago. I haven't worn it in awhile so I may be slightly off on this but to me it comes off as Montale Full Incense with a strawberry...
  8. Re: Creed - Neiman Marcus "Refill" Event - November 22

    $175 for a 1.7 oz atomizer bottle full either of those scents?? No thanks, you can buy an actual 4.0 oz flask online for that or cheaper. If you are dead set on wanting juice from an official...
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    Re: Just tried Musc Ravageur

    After trying this one a few times I have decided this one is not for me. It doesn't really work well on my skin at all and is very passive and feint. Much in the same way Chergui works on my skin,...
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    Re: Just tried Musc Ravageur

    Now its reminding me of a mild Tobacco Vanille, having a hard time getting a grasp on this juice.
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    Just tried Musc Ravageur

    Not sure why but on iintitial spray this fragrance reminds me of some oud scent of I tried. There are no oud notes in this I don't think, but I guess it could be the combination of vanille and clove?...
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    Re: Chanel Platinum Egoiste

    Bought this and sold it, I only wore it to test it from time to time. It came off generic and boring to me.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense or Chergui

    If I HAD to choose one I would pick DHI. But if I didn't have to pick one I would pick neither. Blind bought both of these and was not impressed at all so I sold them.
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    Re: 24 Gold - Amazing - King of gourmands!

    I found it to be medicinal on my skin. I can somewhat see why people like this but I found it a tad too synthetic for my taste when it comes to gourmands.
  15. Re: Jardin D'Amalfi (my impression of Creed's exclusive)

    Found it too feminine, I get that synthetic perfume smell I get in ever women's scent I smell. I had to sell Chergui because I got the same synthetic perfume smell from it as well.
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    Re: Pure Havane - Should I?

    I personally found it to be too thick of a scent for the time of the year I would most want to wear a scent like this.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    ^ Never bought from them but I believe FragranceX is a legit grey market fragrance website so you are ok.
  18. Re: Looking for a bottle cap for a 2.5 oz bottle of Green Valley and GIT

    Tried to PM you but it doesn't seem you are able to be PM'ed. I would prefer the original caps that go with each particular bottle but if you would like to PM me with what you have to offer my...
  19. Re: Looking for a bottle cap for a 2.5 oz bottle of Green Valley and GIT

    bump
  20. Thread: Chergui

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    Re: Chergui

    Blind bought this and sold it pretty much right away. This smells like cheap women's perfume to me. I tested it many times trying to like it and see what everyone liked about it but just couldn't...
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    Saw your post in this thread and it had me wondering. I know you do a ton of splits, how often do you get people complaining about batch quality when you do splits on Creeds and such? Or do you...
  22. Re: Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey Pour Homme Summer 2013

    Would you say if one already owns Bleecker Street this would be a pass? Also how is the pineapple note in it?
  23. Re: Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey Pour Homme Summer 2013

    I am really interested in what this smells like, wish I had a store around me that sells it. Hopefully someone will try it out and post their thoughts on it.
  24. Thread: Bond no. 9

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    Re: Bond no. 9

    I have tried a handful of Bonds, I own Bleecker Street which I enjoyed and New Haarlem which I sampled and wasn't impressed with, after a few more tries I ended up liking it and picked up a bottle...
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    Re: Which fragrance for beach feelings?

    VIW hands down
  26. Re: I think one spray of Aventus is better than two

    One full spray on the chest and a 1/2 spray on each side of my neck does the trick for me
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    Just found out Amen was reformulated in 2010

    I never knew they changed the formulation to this stuff. My bottle is a 2006 bottle so I am assuming it is vintage. And this is a real shame because I only have a small 1.7 oz bottle and hear the new...
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    Re: How are the 2012 batch Creeds?

    Not sure if it has anything to do with batches or just how they may have been stored but I bought a 4oz bottle of GIT from Fragrancenet awhile back. I thought it smelled off so I exchanged it, the...
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    Re: Creed And The Hype ?

    In my opinion Creed is good house and my favorite because the quality of the juice is great and they have a very broad range of different scents and as someone else said, they really have something...
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    Re: I Have a Proposition

    Since we have a fresh new Aventus thread, allow me....so which batch is the best? :thumbsup:
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    Re: bond no 9 coney island

    Would like to try some more Bonds, but so far I have just bought Bleecker Street and New Haarlem. Everything else either I have tried I don't like or found it similar to something else in which that...
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    Re: Creed Green Valley

    The only way I could describe it is take GIT and mix is with Tabarome Millesime along with mint and you have Green Valley.
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    Re: Creed Green Valley

    I am glad I was able to pick up a bottle of this stuff before it got hard to find at a fair price. I prefer this to GIT and to me I get a cooling fresh green mint. Reminds me of something one would...
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    Re: what smells like angel men without the tar???

    I am in the minority because I love the top of Angel Men. Awesome juice from front to back!
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    Re: Spring Summer Gourmands???

    Bleecker Street to an extint
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    Anyone buy any Creed from Scented Monkey?

    Found a tester of GIT I may pick up but I have no experience with this site. Don't want to pick up a bad bottle of GIT if I can avoid it. So any comments are welcomed, thanks
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I havent been following the whole GIT batch issues/variations. Anyway, I found a tester for sell at Scented Monkey I may buy. Would this be a smart move? I have never bought from them so no sure...
  38. Looking for a bottle cap for a 2.5 oz bottle of Green Valley and GIT

    Please PM me if you have either and can part with it. Thanks
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    Ok to mix batches?

    More specifically Tobacco Vanille, getting a decant soon and curious if it would be ok to put a 5ml sample I have into the bottle.
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    Re: Spring: I need some advice for men's frags

    I'm going to be wearing Bleecker Street, Rose 31, Aventus, and maybe Jubilation XXV and Green Valley
  41. Re: Most similar/clone of abercrombie and fitch fierce?

    PE and Fierce do resemble each other but not enough in my opinion to say PE would be a higher quality replacement. I don't think they smell enough a like to make that statement. Also I like Fierce a...
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    Re: my impression of Chergui by Serge Lutens

    I get a lot of alcohol with a powdery mix. What makes this feminine to me is every womens' fragrance I have tried I ALWAYS get a strong alcohol smell from it. Which is what I get with Chergui, I...
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    Re: Am I getting a good deal on Creed Aventus

    This, Aventus pops up on the marketplace frequently and I'm pretty sure always cheaper. Not sure what batches though, but there is other threads for that topic.
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    Re: This site is the devil!!!!

    Problem is, if they have made it to this site to see this it is already too late! lol
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    Re: Best Bond no9 for men?

    Out of the ones I have tried New Haarlem and Bleecker Street are what I own.

    Use to own EDNY but it smelled like fabric softener to me and Wall Street I thought I would like but the more I tried...
  46. Looking to add a Sandelwood Incense fragrance to my collection, any suggestions?

    The only incense scent I have tried is Amouage Jubilation XXV so any suggestions would be appreciated. Thank
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    Re: Black afgano initial review

    Is the animalic note you detect in this juice similar to that found in Oud 27?
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    Re: Creed spice & wood review

    I got a sample of this stuff and figured it would be right up my alley. Was very surprised how this smells, way to much of a old school powerhouse vibe. It reminds me of Old Spice..so pass for me and...
  49. Chergui and TV different enough to own both?

    Just curious as I have never tried Chergui but have tried Tobacco Vanille? Just wondering how these to compare and if they are different enough to own both. Thanks
  50. Re: Creed Royal Oud didn't like first try loved second try.

    This is probably my favorite Creed. Bought a sample, sprayed, and without any hesitation I knew I had to have a bottle. I love this stuff!
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    Re: Just tried Tobacco Vanille

    I am probably just using the wrong terms to describe what I am smelling, least the when I say mint. It does come off a little smoky though however. And I am very confident it is a legit sample.
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    Re: Just tried Tobacco Vanille

    I enjoy the smell of pipe tobacco, but I dont think I have ever smelled fresh tobacco leaves so I am not sure how similar the two are
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    Just tried Tobacco Vanille

    Not sure if it is due to the heavy tobacco leave note off the top but it smells smoky with cherry tobacco, vanille, and a hint of...mint maybe?? (could be the tobacco) Maybe since I'm a non smoker I...
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    Re: What happen to the Pure Leather hype?

    The Pure line up to Havane use to be very legit and always very good imo. From that point on it has become very lackluster. I tried Pure Leather at the store and it was pretty much just A-Men. Can't...
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    Re: Will I like Tobacco Vanille?

    Is the tobacco in this juice comparable to pipe tobacco?
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    Re: Patrick by Fragrances of Ireland

    Website mentions pine and patchouli, do these notes not play a big part in this juice?
  57. Poll: Re: I found a new love...24 Gold by Scentstory...how do you rate this one?

    After reading all the hype online over this stuff I decided to try it out. Don't know if my expectations were too high or what but I was expecting an awesome gourmand but to my nose it was pretty...
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    Re: Finally got to try Enchanted Forest

    I just ordered a small sample from Luckyscent. I was really looking forward to trying this and I do like it, however, it resembles Royal Oud way too much for me to buy this because I already have...
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    Finally got to try Enchanted Forest

    Interesting scent, and very smooth as well. I applied it maybe 30 minutes ago and to my nose the best way I can describe it is picture Creed's Royal Oud with a very dominant fruity note (wine maybe?)...
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    Re: Enchanted Forest - Luckyscent

    I went ahead and ordered a 2ml sample, was only $5. Will the samples ship later in the month like the bottle or will they ship now? The site wasn't too specific on that.
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    Re: Enchanted Forest - Luckyscent

    Really interested in trying this, but at $180 I think I will force myself to hold off until I see some feedback here on Basenotes.
  62. Re: Abercrombie & Fitch “Fierce” to blind buy or not??

    I have heard quite a few people say PE smells like a higher quality Fierce, which led me to blind buying PE. Although I can see why people would say this I honestly don't think they smell enough...
  63. Re: Abercrombie & Fitch “Fierce” to blind buy or not??

    I think it is worth a blind buy, cause in spite the brand name it does smell good. However, it is not worth $120 imo
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    Re: How does Chergui compare to Pure Havane?

    Hmmm, I may skip Chergui for now then and try Tobacco Vanille instead. Thanks!
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    How does Chergui compare to Pure Havane?

    I have tried Pure Havane and although I did think it was good, I found the the juice to be a little too "thick" for what the scent represented, at least for me. But I have been wanting to try Chergui...
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    Limited Edition 1000ml bottle of Fierce

    for the low low price of $500. lol I do like Fierce and get compliments on the rare occasion I wear it but that is a LOT of juice. I stumbled upon this offer and it amused me so I thought I would...
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    Bond No9 New York Musk

    Just received a nice size sample of this from Bond No 9 out of the blue today. Has anyone tried this? I didn't see it in the database.

    Anyway when I tried this, it was very different than I was...
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    Is this Angel EDT?

    http://www.fragrancenet.com/angel-comet-perfume/thierry-mugler/womens-fragrances/wf/en_US/22579

    It says Angel Comet so I wasnt sure if it was the regular EDT version of Angel. Thanks
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    Re: How many Bond sprays = 1 Creed spray?

    I dont feel as if I am getting that great of longevity off of New Haarlem, and thats with 3 sprays. 1 to the chest and 2 to each side of the neck.
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    How many Bond sprays = 1 Creed spray?

    Basically the spritzer on my bottle of New Haarlem sucks big time and doesnt really give me enough juice to give me the longevity I desire. It spritzes in a very short burst, so would 2 spritzes for...
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    Re: 24 Gold - the infamous rasberry danish

    Didnt care for 24 Gold much either, I didn't find it too sweet like most do. Just something about it made me think synthetic gourmand and the rasberry wasn't as good as I was expecting. IMO Pure Malt...
  72. Re: Should I get Dior Homme Intense (the curret one)?

    Blind bought this and was disappointed, wasn't anything special imo. Luckily it is very easy to sell among the different fragrance communities.
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    Bond No 9 from Fragranenet

    Anyone have any experience ordering Bond from this site? I know Creed can be hit or miss at times but haven't heard any reviews on Bond from them. Thanks
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    Want to find a good vanille based scent.

    Trying to find a gift for someone and I know they love vanille scents. Anyone have any suggestions? Thanks
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    Re: Creed's Royal Oud

    Couldn't agree more, my gf loves this stuff. When I smell this I think of a dark minty/pine smell while my gf says it smells like cedar. Either way I love this stuff and probably one of my favorite...
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    Re: I'm scared to wear Oud 27!

    I will give it a few wears just to give it a fair shot. Like I said there is something about it I like. Just not sure how well it will be received by others.
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    I'm scared to wear Oud 27!

    Just got this today in a swap, there is something about it I like but also something about it I don't care for. I get a sour incense vibe from this. Don't like the sour but do like the incense....
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    Thierry Mugler Angel EDT vs EDP

    Plan on picking this stuff up for my GF and I just found out there is a EDP version, which version would be the best to get? Reason I ask is because I own Angel for men and its only EDT yet it is...
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    Re: Most Underrated/ Overrated Creed Fragrances

    Tough question, but if i could only pick once scent for each catagory...

    Overrated: GIT (I wasn't too impressed with my 2009 bottle, may try and pick up a newer batch in the future)

    Underrated:...
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    Re: Worst cologne you've ever smelled???????????

    Straight to Heaven by Killian is downright awful, I had to wipe it off. First time I ever found a scent unbearable. Synthetic rum note overpowers anything that may be decent in this juice.
  81. Re: Creed returning a Scent this fall that has been unavailable

    Just picked this one up a few weeks ago or so, could only find a 2.5 oz tester for a decent price. Anyway I love this stuff for a green scent, I prefer it over GIT actually.
  82. Royal Oud reminds me of a less synthetic version of London

    Not sure if its just because both have spice and wood but as I smell Royal Oud, Burberry London came to mind. London however is brighter, while RO is more of a dark (it also reminds me of a...
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    Re: Pure Malt - don't get the hype !?!

    This....I on the other hand love PM more than PH (sold my bottle of PH) and on my skin PM is different than A*Men until the last stages of the dry down when its a skin scent.
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    Royal Oud in the summer?

    I know some will say any scent can be worn in any season as long as you enjoy it, which I agree with to a certain extent. But even still some work better than others for certain situations, seasons,...
  85. Anyone else smell similarities between Creed jardin d'amalfi and Bond EDNY?

    Just sampled jardin d'amalfi and was really enjoying it at first. But the more I smell it the more it reminds me of EDNY by Bond. I think it may be the neroli note. A pleasant scent but like EDNY, it...
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed, might just be me but..

    Really only GIT, its a 09 batch
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    Green Irish Tweed, might just be me but..

    does anyone get a somewhat dark musky staleness from this scent? I always hear it is one of the freshest green scents around but the musky/stale note in my opinion is off putting when I try to think...
  88. Re: Is Armani Mania homme reformulated?(Light citrus removed?)

    I don't recall ever getting citrus from Mania, like an above poster mentioned. I get woods and musk, it also comes off slightly powdery to my nose as well.
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    Re: Question regarding tester bottles

    Thanks for the info everyone! Can't wait to enjoy Green Valley, been wanting it forever and always passed it up. I actually kind of like it better than GIT from what I have sampled.
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    Question regarding tester bottles

    I doubt it matters but just wanted to ask to make sure. I have never bought a tester bottle and I just bought a Creed Green Valley tester, been wanting the stuff and since it is discontinued I...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Well if you decide S01 works well for you like it does some let me know, cause I would swap you for either or if you happen to be interested.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Nope, my GF at the time would always comment on what I was wearing and she couldnt smell anything. She actually said she was surprised I wasn't wearing anything, which was maybe a hour or so after...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I have the same batch and I am not impressed with the longevity at all. If there is batch variations I am thinking it has something to do with the last 3 numbers in the batch number, I had a 2010...
  94. Thread: jubilation xxv

    by Jer350
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    Re: jubilation xxv

    Just got a sample of this stuff, I think it smells very well done but it reminds me of how a hippie shop would smell or mom and pop record store. I don't want to smell like that but still...VERY well...
  95. Re: Missing cut in code on the box a mistake,fake or in america produced bottles dont have it?? Plz

    The bottle looks fine to me
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    Re: Creed's Silver Mountain Water (compared to MI)

    I don't think MI is sweet, fruity and fresh. For some reason I associate the smell of MI with how a bank would smell lol. SMW on the other hand just smells like a cloying older woman scent if I...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Absolute , thoughts ?

    I didn't like Fahrenheit, Absolute is pretty decent but I found it to come off a little too mature smelling for my taste.
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    Re: Creed's Silver Mountain Water (compared to MI)

    I like MI but didn't care for SMW. I tried multiple times to "get" it but its too cloying to my nose.
  99. Thread: Sleeping scents

    by Jer350
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    Re: Sleeping scents

    Sometimes I will do this to test a scents longevity. This way I can go a prolonged period without consciously knowing its there and I dont have to worry about nose fatigue from smelling it idly while...
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    Re: Looking to buy my 1st Creed!!

    As much as people praise Aventus be careful if you get it because for some people it doesn't work well with their skin. And by not work I mean disappear in a couple hours or at best become a skin...
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