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    Re: Aventus Blended With SMW?

    Thanks for the commonsense and good luck at the hospital.
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    Re: Quintessential fragrance(s)?

    I was in Boots today and there was nothing I was interested in sampling so I ended up spraying Aramis on my arm (couldn't remember trying it before strangely) A few minutes later I had a weird...
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    Re: Aventus Blended With SMW?

    Live long and prosper
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    Re: Aventus Blended With SMW?

    I wouldn't dare enter into a fragrance discussion with someone who had actually spent time in Grasse :shocked:
    but if you think you have made some significant scientific breakthrough I suggest you...
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    Re: Aventus Blended With SMW?

    You've been reading the forum for years and it didn't occur to you that calling yourself MillesimeMe and posting that you had found "the best blend of all time " might mark you as today's CREED ...
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    Re: Quintessential fragrance(s)?

    http://sweeticedtea.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/pie-in-face.jpg
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    Re: Aventus Blended With SMW?

    Yes there he is thanks.
    On reflection though I think it's more deserving of a custard pie.

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    Re: Aventus Blended With SMW?

    Where's my Godzilla facepalm picture?
    I can't even be bothered posting it.
    Are you the same person who posted as "Alejandro-Loves -CREED last week and posted this ? :

    " For those who know...
  9. Re: JPG Fleur de Male vs Issey Miyake L'eau D'issey vs Chrome Legend Azzaro

    L'Eau D'Issey for a seventeen year old in the summer I think.
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    Re: Perfume for a rational person

    Well, I'm sure some of us are basically in agreement with you.
    If you want to accustom yourself to individual notes there are ways to do so, check some of the other forums on the site for leads....
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    Re: What's the best CREED Fragrance?

    Looks like Alejandro has been called in for re-programming

    http://www.squaremans.com/images/DoctorWho/genesis.36.jpg
  12. Re: Really Disappointed - Dior Homme Intense :-(

    Two pieces of advice to anyone new to Basenotes :
    1. Don't invest in the hype.
    2. Don't invest in any batch variation foolishness.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    We haven't heard the last of this :undecided:
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    Re: Stuck with smoky Aventus? Upgrade it!

    It's too late I've given up.
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    Re: What kind of descriptive is lipstick?

    I thought anyone who had ever kissed a woman wearing lipstick knew what it smelled like :huh:
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    Re: What kind of descriptive is lipstick?

    You'll have to find something else to compare the smell of lipstick to ?
    Like what ?:undecided:
    What's so complicated about recognising the smell of lipstick ?
    ... and what is there to feel...
  17. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/18/14): Silver Mountain Water vs Antaeus

    I'm not sure you are allowed to describe the Creed F^nb*ys on Basenotes as f*nb*ys , though you may get away with this one as some of them are banned just now. ..:happy:
    Antaeus for me, I find...
  18. Re: What do you think of this list for a first-time buyer?

    I think your list is fine.
    In the heat I think Dior Homme Sport would be great on all counts, except I'm not certain about longevity.
    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver I also like the idea of in the warmth,...
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    Sticky: Re: Which fragrance gets you the most female compliments?

    That gives me another idea for a thread...:beer:
  20. Poll: Re: Tom Ford Grey Vetiver vs. CREED Original Vetiver

    Seem as you have resurrected the thread I'll agree with you, I think Grey Vetiver is an excellent scent.
  21. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/16/14): L`eau D`Issey Pour Homme vs Opium Pour Homme

    OK I know it looks bad :embarassed: but it's all in the interest of science...


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7uOZsMLEbs
  22. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/16/14): L`eau D`Issey Pour Homme vs Opium Pour Homme

    Me too.

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  23. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/16/14): L`eau D`Issey Pour Homme vs Opium Pour Homme

    * But they have to vote for Opium P H or L'Eau D'Issey P H :tongue:
  24. Re: Just sent Jean Paul Gaultier a very firm email. Do you think it will work/is justified?

    Yea.
    Pity you didn't think to tell them how you'd like the bottle to look while you were at it :smiley:
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    Re: Your Male Fragrance Mt. Rushmore

    Kouros
    Fahrenheit
    Le Male
    ADG
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Can't wait for the " which is the holiest batch " thread.
    Jesus...
    (literally)
    :engel017:

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  27. Re: How to Recognize CACHAREL perfumes: a practical guide.

    Thanks André. I really like Cacharel Pour Homme but have only tried the current version.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    edited.
  29. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/15/14): Bois du Portugal vs Acqua di Gio

    Seems rather a pointless "battle", a bit like asking which is better out of Motown or heavy metal music. I couldn't say.
    Re. more people commenting on Creed fragrances clearly there is a hardcore...
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    Re: If only ONE (widda twist)

    Pretty much my choices.
    I would put vintage Kouros just above Rive Gauche and Egoiste just above Pour Homme
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    Re: Jicky or Mouchoir de Monsieur?

    I have only tried Jicky in it's current EDT (I assume it was EDT, I didn't look closely at the bottle now that I think about it) and I prefer MDM, partly because the opening seems a little less...
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    Re: Alternative to YSL Live Jazz

    I didn't agree with this but I have tried them both side by side this evening and have now changed my mind.:shocked:
    Roadster Sport shares the basic scent and would probably suit someone who...
  33. Re: why does everyone jump on luca turin's bandwagon?

    Water off a duck's back :coolold:



    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXT1fb_TkX4
  34. Re: why does everyone jump on luca turin's bandwagon?

    :lolk:
    Not sure the previous post (or the thread come to think of it ) deserved that display of reason sense and clear thinking but it was appreciated :smiley:.
  35. Re: why does everyone jump on luca turin's bandwagon?

    Would you mind putting that in English for me ?
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    Re: Why is Creed Aventus so hyped up?

    Rarely have I seen the nail hit so squarely on the head. :beer:
  37. Re: Why do people give compliments on the fragrance you are wearing?

    I more or less agree.
    Often a compliment will be a reaction to really noticing something, the response could be "are you wearing aftershave ?" or perhaps if someone is feeling kindly disposed...
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    Re: Why is Creed Aventus so hyped up?

    http://forums.oce.leagueoflegends.com/board/attachment.php?attachmentid=337&d=1372743227
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Right I'm off up the wooden hills to Bedfordshire but let me leave you with a thought :


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    Sticky: Re: Which fragrance gets you the most female compliments?

    http://www.digdang.com/media/images/excuse_me_what_are_you_doing_3971.jpg


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    Sticky: Re: Which fragrance gets you the most female compliments?

    Jive : How about you give a rest to the assessing of new and newish members and how they are shaping up as Basenoters ?
    Your sarcastic response to this poster just re-inforces his...
  42. Re: Strange Bedfellows: Kouros and - of all things - Lush/Gorrila Orange Blossom

    Thanks. I'll bear it in mind.
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    Re: Advice me on everyday use cologne

    I would start with Burberry London or maybe just Dior Homme Intense (Or Dior Homme, I like it just as much and it's a bit cheaper)
    Really though, try them and make up your own mind.
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    Re: How do you apply Dior Homme?

    I always test projection by checking if the cat retains consciousness when I walk past him. If he doesn't I know I'm good to go.


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    Re: How do you apply Dior Homme?

    I would start at ten with a weak scent like DH personally.
    I carry a spare bottle in my lunchbox :smiley:
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    Re: Oud is for Machos

    http://cdn.memegenerator.net/instances/400x/21850074.jpg
  47. Re: Christian Dior makes spelling mistakes on their bottles

    What do we think?
    I personally think it says a lot about ebay that the seller is permitted to do business on the site.
    He's certainly got some balls :smiley:
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    Re: Creed is all you Need..

    New Creed thread bumper in town.
    Just what the forums need :thumbsup:

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    Re: Why is Creed Aventus so hyped up?

    Hilarious.
  50. Re: Can women really distinguish expensive cologne?

    Don't pay attention to that thread, for Christ's sake :rolleyes:
  51. Thread: Egoiste

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    Re: Egoiste

    Fair point. I haven't tried Costume National so I might give it a go, not that I need anything similar to Egoiste when i have the original.
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    Re: Which formulations Mr. Turin ??

    Well I wouldn't want to be guilty of brolitical incorrectness!
  53. Thread: Egoiste

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    Re: Egoiste

    You could try CDG Wonderwood, though again you might find it a bit "dry and literal"...
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    Re: I'm a Masculine Man Wearing Shalimar

    It might just work, but only if you are rude to people while wearing it.

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  55. Re: Heritage EDP - What do I have to look forward to?

    I haven't tried the edp but going by the edt, you are going to have something extremely rich and extremely long lasting as the edt is both of these things.
    I may even be slightly jealous :undecided:
  56. Thread: Egoiste

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    Re: Egoiste

    I love Egoiste. The secret of the sweetness could be the rose mixed with the vanilla and the way that combines with the sandalwood is what really does it for me.
    Sorry for those who don't get much...
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    Re: Ethereal Elven fragrance

    Decent!
  58. Re: Fragrance and food: jasmine tea and civet coffee

    I chipped in with some friends to buy a bag of civet coffee, but wasn't about when it arrived and it all got drunk without me :cry:
    Apparently it was pretty good but not worth the pricetag...
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    Re: Ethereal Elven fragrance

    Isn't that the new Creed body spray ?
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    Re: Which formulations Mr. Turin ??

    Thanks MIkeMuscle for the clarification.
    A "bromance" huh?
    I should have guessed....


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  61. Re: Which of these scents is best suited for work in a retail environment in the wintertime?

    For work I say Bleu., but I would rotate so as not to get bored. Maybe Dior Homme ( 2 sprays max) and Mont Blanc Legend once a week, for example.
  62. Re: girls, what do I need to know about tanning?

    Nice to see this one still running :laugh:
    Makes me think of being out in Liverpool at night. Most of the girls (and some of the boys) have that orange tan thing going on.
    Someone made me laugh...
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    Re: Favorite Vintage Scents- some insight

    My own collection includes Monsieur De Givenchy EDT and aftershave, of which the edt topnotes have suffered slightly,
    Chanel A Gentleman's Aftershave, which puzzles me slightly as I can't really...
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    Re: Esencia by Loewe. Is it THAT good?

    I almost bid for a bottle not so long ago on ebay.
    This talk is making me feel like I missed out...
  65. Re: Were now for Chanel after the retirement of Jacques Polge

    You could have paid a bit more attention to spelling in the thread title. I thought you meant we were all now supporting or even going to be offered jobs with the Chanel company.
    As to whether the...
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    Re: Which formulations Mr. Turin ??

    It appears we looked in different places for our definition. My search brought up :

    " a brief but intense infatuation for someone.
    she did have a crush on Dr Russell"
    synonyms: infatuation,...
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    Re: Struggling with the classics

    Very much doubt it is skin chemistry.
    Maybe try again in a while in different conditions and see if you get the same feeling. If you do then maybe they really aren't for you.
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    Re: Which formulations Mr. Turin ??

    I suppose so. We are all of course entitled to our opinions, which makes them "valid" from at least one perspective. My opinion is that only a fool would label his opinion as invalid.
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    Re: Which formulations Mr. Turin ??

    I guess it was a bit rude, but sharing efforts and threads doesn't make you an expert nose.
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    Re: Which formulations Mr. Turin ??

    Because respecting the opinions of experts is always an indication of homosexuality....:kiss:
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    Re: Which formulations Mr. Turin ??

    That's the best laugh I've had all day :thumbsup:
    (Though I do respect Ericrico's passion and knowledge)
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    Re: Ethereal Elven fragrance

    Ungaro 1 though I'm not quit sure why.
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    Re: Which formulations Mr. Turin ??

    That makes sense. (or at least the Fahrenheit bit makes sense, can't really stand Cool Water personally but whatever.)
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    Re: Which formulations Mr. Turin ??

    Thanks for your opinion :smiley:
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    Re: Your favorite boozy scent

    Escada pour Homme for me.
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    Re: Which formulations Mr. Turin ??

    That may or may not be the case but it doesn't stop any of us from posting them.
    I think in L.T.s case though his background does give his opinions a little more gravitas than the average Basenotes...
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    Re: What Would Napoleon Bonaparte Wear?

    Well he only beat you to it by three or four years.
    I'm sure you'll be ready next time...:smiley:
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    Re: Which formulations Mr. Turin ??

    I personally disagree with about 95% of your post :smiley: though let's be honest 95% of the time it's the Creed fanboys who complain about Luca Turin's views.
    Great for a cheap laugh :wink:
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    Re: Which formulations Mr. Turin ??

    I guess he is talking about original formulations, since the high scores for scents like Cool Water have to be for originality, surely?
    I don't know about Fahrenheit though, it does seem a bit...
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    Re: Paco Rabanne XS PH and Creed Himalaya

    'Tis true.
  81. Re: Creed Aventus V.S Jo Malone Dark Amber & Ginger Lily

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNsrK6P9QvI
  82. Re: Creed Aventus V.S Jo Malone Dark Amber & Ginger Lily

    http://funnymama.com/store/120415/76431_v0_600x.jpg
  83. Re: Why would they discontinue Gucci Envy and PH 2?

    Well at least it wasn't long enough to get bored with.
    Another option, though maybe a long shot is to locate some 5ml miniatures.
    i bought a pack of about ten mixed samples between 1.5ml and 5ml...
  84. Re: Why would they discontinue Gucci Envy and PH 2?

    I recommend young Damian looks for a part used bottle on ebay.
    I got half a bottle for about £1700



    Haha! sorry that should have read £17.00 but I won't delete it as it made me laugh :smiley:
  85. Re: Creed Aventus V.S Jo Malone Dark Amber & Ginger Lily

    http://img546.imageshack.us/img546/6622/f89.gif

    OP : If you love Black orchid and need to replace it would you not be better just replacing it or looking at other female scents?
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    Re: Wore Rive Gauche to work and got BITTEN!

    Enough said. :beer:
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    Re: Wore Rive Gauche to work and got BITTEN!

    Fair enough, though I think the humour value might be slightly lessened for some of us by the 7,000 Aventus posters who have since written pretty much exactly the same thing . This post came from a...
  88. Re: Dior Homme Sport VS Allure Homme Sport VS Allure Homme Edition Blanche

    DHS for me by some way.
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    Re: UK Basenoters...

    Debenhams and John Lewis, (almost) full range of Guerlain ,Aqua Di Parma, Creed etc and only about 200 metres between them in city centre.
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    Re: Wore Rive Gauche to work and got BITTEN!

    Four years ???
    :undecided:
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    Re: UK Basenoters...

    Further north Debenhams, John Lewis and Selfridges (if there is one) stock niche scents, depending on one's understanding of that word.
  92. Re: Newb Trying to Sell Me Dior Homme and Aqua Fahrenheit At Retail lol

    Much appreciated :thumbsup:

    Anybody else who feels like putting the plebians in their place now's your chance :smiley:
  93. Re: Newb Trying to Sell Me Dior Homme and Aqua Fahrenheit At Retail lol

    Members appear to be outing themselves Ipp.
  94. Re: Newb Trying to Sell Me Dior Homme and Aqua Fahrenheit At Retail lol

    Nice, another one comes out of the woodwork.


    https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1187639551/image.jpg



    Though to be quite honest I...
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    Re: Mens fragrance community and groupthink

    The question is, is it amusing?



    http://teamcoco.com/video/media-reacts-easter-bunny
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    Re: Acqua di Parma. Colonial or Essenza

    Essenza for me.
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    Re: Fragrances you lost passion for

    Yes, though even rigorous testing doesn't seem to make that much difference in the end with me.
    I enjoy something new until it isn't new anymore then the process starts again.
    I'm at the point now...
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    Re: Creed Millesime 1849

    There are still people who believe things that come from Creed marketing department?
  99. Re: OMG!, Chanel Platinum egoiste is majestic

    Yes I suppose so.
    It's the original XS, nothing to do with that nasty Black XS strawberry thing.

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  100. Re: Scent Of The Day being abused by a member !?

    OONA NOIR, YOU ARE IN BIG TROUBLE !

    http://thumbs.dreamstime.com/z/man-pointing-finger-03790.jpg
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