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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver & Penhaligon's Sartorial

    Prices have been lowered! :)
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    Guerlain Vetiver & Penhaligon's Sartorial

    http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y273/akalmoni/v_zps4830919a.jpg

    Guerlain Vetiver - 3.4 oz, 98% full

    $30 + $5 for shipping
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    Re: A&F Woods is back!!!

    Agreed. Sillage is exceptional! Be sure to go easy on the trigger...
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    Re: A&F Woods is back!!!

    I must say I am impressed with Woods. I haven't tried the vintage version; however, I cannot imagine it being any better than this. What I get is a strong (the opposite of wimpy) and an elegant...
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    Re: Creeds have gone up in price

    Personally I buy all of my Creeds from the grey market, and I will continue to do so. There are several Creeds that I cannot "live without" and those I seek from the grey market. The question that is...
  6. Re: Bond No. 9 demanding PerfumedCourt stop selling decants

    I believe that Primrose is a she.... ;)

    Either way, the only upside to the Bond No. 9 announcement, is that it will make their fragrances a little more "exclusive."
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    Re: SOTD on You Tube

    I was very pleased with your SOTD video ;)

    However, is it just me or does the video seem to be slightly out of sync with the audio (like a split of a second off)?

    Either way, keep up the good...
  8. Re: MKK (Muscs Kublai Khan) now at Lucky Scent!

    You could actually get it right now for $100.08 (which would include free shipping) if you were to apply the "MARCHSALEPW" code ;)
  9. Re: Top fragrances of the 1960's (and other decades)

    They would also say that the older fragrances from the 20s and 30s were a lot better and that the 60s formulations of those classics were not as good as the original formulations from the 20s and...
  10. Re: Top fragrances of the 1960's (and other decades)

    Brut may have reached its peak during the 70s, but I am sure that it was fairly popular during the 60s....
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    Re: Most Over-Rated Fragances

    The following are just my personal views – it should be read by you as entertainment. ;)

    By Man – I found this fragrance to be mediocre and slightly feminine (was not expecting this based on the...
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    Re: What's the fragrance of the decade?

    It would be a toss up between these three fragrances:

    M7 (2002) - Who would have known it would later launch a niche company primarily dedicated to Aoud and would also influence countless of...
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    Re: Hermessence collection available online

    I like how the bottles rotate.... ;)
  14. Re: Progress Report: Creed New York Boutique

    ahhh....Indie_Guy, this is one of the most funniest posts I have read in a long time! LOL :D
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed - Legit?

    That looks real. I am willing to bet this is a Creed that was marketed towards the middle eastern people, where it has Arabic writing on the blue paper.
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    Re: Guerlain Derby - Les Parisiennes Derby

    I will probably join you too with the purchase of Derby, since the reformulation is minor.

    I truly appreciate the quality and uniqueness of Derby, and I have been wanting to add it to my wardrobe...
  17. Re: What happened to Vibert's reviews and recent posts?

    People come and people go. I understand and respect your decision to depart from the Basenotes community. Sometimes we "grow" out of certain hobbies and become exhausted with them. Perhaps you were...
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    Re: Creed Windsor Now Available from Creed Website

    scentsitivity, I do not think it is fair for you to compare the price of the 8.4 oz Windsor to a 1 oz or 2.5 oz GIT/MI. You are better off comparing the 1.7 oz Windsor to 1 oz or 2.5 oz GIT/MI.
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    Re: Creed Windsor Now Available from Creed Website

    cairomerta, I'm glad we see eye to eye and I fully understand what you are saying. ;)

    I do look forward to reading zztopp's analysis of Creed Windsor too. He is very good at breaking down a...
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    Re: Creed Windsor Now Available from Creed Website

    cairomerta, I did not mean to single you out or insult you.

    What I was trying to get at in my previous posts that you quoted is that the bottle and concept of a fragrance does matter to a certain...
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    Re: What did Ralph Lauren wear?

    Hmmm....he strikes me as a Brut man! :)
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    Re: Creed Windsor Now Available from Creed Website

    The main problem with negative comments is that they may create buyer's remorse.

    This is why cairomerta and others are all over this thread - they all want to make sure they made the right choice...
  23. Re: Buyer Beware: The Neiman Marcus Online Store

    You have to ask yourself, is it worth the added $8 shipping for "possibly" a peace of mind? Decisions, decisions, and more decisions....

    I just noticed that the Macy's website is starting to list...
  24. Re: Buyer Beware: The Neiman Marcus Online Store

    Hmmm....I have some bad news for you....

    "Sorry, this item is no longer available online. Please call 1.877.551.SAKS (7257) to inquire about availability."
    ...
  25. Re: Buyer Beware: The Neiman Marcus Online Store

    I also ordered Havana from their website a few weeks ago and had no problem whatsoever. :)

    I would assume if you are from a country outside the United States like Canada - it probably would not be...
  26. Re: In the shadow of Havana - The other Gentlemen

    manicboy, I am glad that you have made this appreciation thread to the Aramis classics, and it would be interesting to see other Basenoters' opinions on the old versus the new formulations.

    The...
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    Re: The Bottle Beautiful.

    You know, when I first got into fragrances I always thought "who cares what the bottle looks like, it is the juice that matters".

    But as you start collecting and getting into fragrances, you begin...
  28. Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree - when was it reformulated?

    You are welcome :)

    Good luck on finding what you are looking for! :D
  29. Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree - when was it reformulated?

    Just to clear up the differences of Pour Monsieur and Pour Monsieur Concentree so we can all be on the same page here:

    Pour Monsieur was released in 1955 and is classified as a chypre. It was done...
  30. Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree - when was it reformulated?

    If I had to take an educated guess....in the late 90s, when Chanel introduced Allure to the market....the reformulations also affected Antaeus and Egoiste tremendously....

    You can tell if it is an...
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    Re: Kouros YSL - When to wear it ?

    I say you should wear it during the winter...
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  32. Re: Power by Fifty Cent - Darn A Celeb Scent That Not Run of The Mill !

    LOL...it does look like a garbage disposal...

    Let's just hope that the Power fragrance does not belong into a garbage disposal ;)
  33. Re: Power by Fifty Cent - Darn A Celeb Scent That Not Run of The Mill !

    Be sure to read the following interview with 50 cent regarding his new fragrance over at Complex (scroll down a little):
    ...
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    Re: Vulva Real Vagina Scent

    Check these other three threads for your entertainment: ;)

    http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=220444
    http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=201928...
  35. Thread: Git

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    Re: Git

    Be sure to look over this list when you are having trouble figuring out what certain abbreviations stand for: :D

    http://www.basenotes.net/reference/20080125-fragrance-acronyms.html
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    Re: A Warning for a Fragrance?

    I am assuming you got it from here?:

    http://www.profumo.it/perfume/prodotto.asp?pid=102

    I find that a lot of the descriptions on this site to be pure speculation (BS). Most descriptions sounds...
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    Re: Fake Dolce Gabbana By Man?

    Here is one that ended a couple of days ago for a good low price:
    ...
  38. Thread: Jade East

    by Mindbrain
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    Re: Jade East

    You mean to tell me that Jade East has the power to end your marriage!?

    Could Jade East be the antidote to a bad marriage too? :D
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    Re: This is utterly unbelievable!

    It is interesting how the table have turned; the new Havana is actually worth more than the Vintage Havana!
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    Re: What would a WWII war hero / pilot wear?

    I have read that US sailors from World War II use to wear (and drink!) Aqua Velva

    I suggest splashing on some Aqua Velva after you have shaved with Barbasol shaving cream - it might burn a...
  41. Re: What do you know about... Faberge Aphrodisia for Men?

    This thread over at Perfume of Life discusses the fragrance (mentioning its notes too):

    http://perfumeoflife.com/index.php?showtopic=15953
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Interesting....since you are from Southgate, MI......we are not so far from each other!

    You will definitely want to go to Marshalls (the one on Michigan Ave) - they have a much better selection...
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    Re: Brands you don't bother to sample anymore?

    To quote a fellow basenoter from one of the reviews which I believe applies to most, if not all, new fragrances released today:

    "too market oriented....gone are quality days when someone that is...
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    Re: Chanel Mystery

    http://uma.chanel.com/fragrances/pour-monsieur-view-all.php ;)
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    Re: Formal Summer Scent

    Millesime Imperial is a good choice for special occasions in the summertime ;)
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    Sticky: Re: best cologne on the market

    Hey....don't spoil it for him.........let him discover that on his own.....after he has wasted several years blowing thousands of dollars on fragrances (that he reads on Basenotes and elsewhere)...
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    Re: Did Pierre Bourdon create Green Irish Tweed?

    Pierre Bourdon might be the one who is truly behind GIT, while Olivier Creed is the one who invested in the project, directed it and marketed it. Just like everyone else here in this thread, I am...
  48. Re: All You Really Need to Know About Cologne - March GQ (US)

    Clothes (fashion) can be an art too....there are clothes designed just for men....and clothes designed just for women in mind.......even men's jeans are quite different than women's jeans.....

    But...
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed and Millésime Impérial

    Has anyone noticed that the Little Trees "Black Ice" car freshener smells a lot like GIT? Black Ice reminds me more of GIT than Cool Water too. I have it in my car right now....so every morning...
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    Re: Will Encre Noire ever return?

    Wow....whatever Fragrancenet had yesterday and earlier today is gone now because it reads, "Sorry, Encre Noir Lalique is currently out of stock"!

    Either way, I hope, xhepera, you were one of the...
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    Re: Will Encre Noire ever return?

    How about Fragrancenet? Use the code "CP938" and get an additional $10 off!

    http://www.fragrancenet.com/encre-noir-lalique-cologne//mens-fragrances/mf/en_US/20366?cur_letter=E
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    Re: Heavy fragrances?

    Kouros & Antaeus
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    Re: KNIZE: complete.

    Nice picture and a wonderful collection.... ;)
  54. Re: ok, so what is the most offensive niche scent

    I agree with what you are saying, that is why I included the word, "usually". I understand that we all have our perceptions on what is niche and what is not. Therefore, I wanted to set forth...
  55. Re: ok, so what is the most offensive niche scent

    For a fragrance to be considered niche in the fragrance world, the following two conditions are usually met:

    limited distribution

    AND

    a 3.4 oz bottle of that particular fragrance cost more...
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    Re: Most copied fragrances

    I totally agree! T&H, sometimes during the 90's, reformulated Freshman to make it smell more modern (zztopp verified this a while back). So T&H used the most popular fresh fragrance at the time,...
  57. Re: Who has purchased juice from this seller?

    Be careful with them....some of the fragrances they list at their website - they don't really have in stock....

    So try not to get too excited before checking with them to see if they actually have...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    It would seem to be a joke, but in his previous posts, mrshackleford assured all of us that he was genuinely ugly.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Originally, the thread was by itself in the Male Fragrance Discussion section. But then a mod, apparently, merged that topic with this one.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Which has more truth to it, "Money can't buy me love" or "Money can buy me love"? :D

    Money being your overall wealth/possessions and your social status in a given society.

    It's fascinating to...
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    Re: Paco Rabanne PH reformulated??

    Also, it could be the fact that Paco Rabanne wants to cut back on costs and save money :(
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    Re: Got to sample infamous Kouros today

    Welcome to the wonderful world of Basenotes! :)

    Perhaps later on in your journey of exploring fragrances, you may end up giving Kouros another chance and then wonder to yourself, "How could I ever...
  63. Re: Amouage, Jubilation XXV 30 ML $50 bottle @ Beautyencounter

    I placed the order through Amazon on December 15 and received the fragrance earlier today (December 18)!

    It was sent USPS Priority Mail, so that would explain the very fast shipment. The...
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    Re: Got to sample infamous Kouros today

    A thought-provoking post, as usual, scentemental! I like how you mentioned that "child rearing" might be one of the reasons behind why women tend to be more open to "dirty" notes such as civet than...
  65. Re: For those who wants to purchase M7 Fresh...

    It's too bad that all the really good deals seem to have some kind of catch to them....a small fine print....

    Either way, I'm sorry to hear about the shipping cost being too expensive for you,...
  66. For those who wants to purchase M7 Fresh...

    While shopping around on the net for fragrances, I noticed the big 3.4 oz bottles of M7 Fresh is available at Fragrancenet for only $43.52!

    The price is $51.19, but when you use the MSTR15 coupon...
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    Re: Antaeus Sport Cologne

    Here it is!

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=320154086218

    gupts, it might be well worth the effort to snatch one of the four tester bottles that this seller has to see for...
  68. Re: Blond people: Fresh and bright? Dark people: Warm and spicy?

    Dpak, I probably was reading a little too much into what you posted....lol. Perhaps I was conditioned from birth to believe that every individual was created equal....hehe. I like your example...
  69. Re: Blond people: Fresh and bright? Dark people: Warm and spicy?

    dpak, this sounds like the "nature versus nuture" discussion where you seem to be all for the environment affecting the person's liking to a particular fragrance. However, there are some people that...
  70. Re: Sex Panther Cologne: 60% of the time, it works every time

    Thanks for the news, Grant...I look forward to testing this fragrance out! LOL
  71. Re: I might as well just wear Rive Gauche every day

    What I don't understand is why Rive Gauche Pour Homme is so inexpensive?

    At websites like BeautyEncounter and Fragrancenet, a 4.2 oz bottle of RGPH can be had for less than $35 while a 1.7 oz...
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    Re: I Found It! A Scent that has No Negatives!

    There are many scents with no negative reviews that I have seen especially with the discontinued fragrances. The two that comes to my mind right now are:

    YSL M7 Fresh (29 positive | 2 neutral)...
  73. Thread: YSL M7 yuck!

    by Mindbrain
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    Re: YSL M7 yuck!

    You're welcome Akira!

    Btw, for the second point I meant to say:

    2. It's the first male scent that Tom Ford, a well-known fashion designer who is openly gay, did for YSL.

    I'm sure Tom Ford...
  74. Thread: YSL M7 yuck!

    by Mindbrain
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    Re: YSL M7 yuck!

    I agree. To be honest, the fact that every other guy wears a particular fragrance shouldn't change your perception of that fragrance. But in reality, it usually does - it makes you feel less...
  75. Thread: YSL M7 yuck!

    by Mindbrain
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    Re: YSL M7 yuck!

    The reasons why M7 is popular here:

    1. The house that it comes from is Yves Saint Laurent (YSL's gets a lot of action here - Kouros, Jazz, and Rive Gauche are good examples).

    2. It's the first...
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    Re: GIT and Cool Water

    SirSlarty, you should win the "most funniest post of the year" award!! Hilarious!!!
  77. Thread: A Question

    by Mindbrain
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    Re: A Question

    Tag is a deodorant spray that is very close to Axe...
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    Re: What is the most worn fragrance?

    You're welcome:)

    I dig statistics too. A more modern one of like 2007 would be fascinating to see and even older ones from the 80s would be cool to see too. I'm sure they have been documented...
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    Re: What is the most worn fragrance?

    I'm not sure how accurate the statistics are but http://www.perfumeworld.net/ehomeframe.htm has several Best Seller (Top 10) lists covering 1995 to 2003 for countries like Europe and USA.
  80. Re: Creed to offer text message alerts to its US customers

    Regarding Creed's news, why not just email it to those who are interested?

    It would be so much more efficient and convenient for both Creed and the people who sign up for that.
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    Re: Egoiste VS PI.

    Ahh...I should have known it was the Locker Room! LOL
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    Re: god d*mn you Kouros

    Hmmm....might smell like meaty flowery fungus too?! Be sure to report back and tell us once you receive it, I'm interested with your reaction!
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    Re: Egoiste VS PI.

    Did you reach your peak, at least once, when he was wearing PI? Then we may have a winner here... ;)
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    Re: Kouros gone bad!

    Dimitrios, would you say that the smell of the vintage Kouros is really any different than the newer Kouros? Has Kouros been reformulated over the years? Or has the top notes of the vintage Kouros...
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    Re: Clear Antaeus bottle

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Chanel-Antaeus-Pour-Homme-1oz-splash-for-men-NEW_W0QQitemZ380064883141QQcmdZViewItem?_trksid=p3286.m20.l1116

    The bottle in the above auction doesn't say sport, so I would...
  86. Re: Today, i lost all my respect for GIT and Cool Water

    Another scent similar to GIT/CW:

    Just the other day when sniffing around, I was really surprised on how similar Coty Aspen was to GIT and CW. Of course it is not as refined as those two scents,...
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    Re: What is the high end?

    Gucci, Giorgio Armani, Thierry Mugler and YSL are the big SUVs, Mustangs, Corvettes and Cadillacs

    Ralph Lauren, Davidoff, Hugo Boss and Calvin Klein are lower end of the above

    Chanel, Dior and...
  88. Re: What's left for NEW releases before 2009?

    Yes....it will be interesting to see what other fragrance he's gonna copy and remix it for the masses.. ;)
  89. Re: Pheromone for men by Marilyn Miglin - your thoughts?

    This fragrance doesn't contain any real or synthetic human pheromones. It just happened to be called "Pheromone". Maybe they are trying to paint the image of becoming attractive if you were to wear...
  90. Re: A question for someone who remembers Old Spice Musk and Lime

    I would assume Old Spice Musk smells a lot like Jovan Musk. Old Spice Musk was released right after the huge success of Jovan Musk. Actually just about every major classic fragrance such as Old...
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    Re: Fake Creed GIT - Comparison Pics

    This whole faking Creed's on eBay thing can make a sane man insane! It used to be only GIT, MI and SMW......now you got so many to add to the list.



    Well sometimes you get lucky....and when you...
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    Re: The Famous Creed Ambergris Base

    There are different grades of real ambergris too....black being the poorest in quality (fresh ambergris that didn't have enough time to develop) to white/grey being the highest quality and most...
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    Re: Fake Creed GIT - Comparison Pics

    Interesting observation.....I've noticed this myself the other day when searching for OS and OV that there was several sellers selling both of them (like five of each at one time) with a starting bid...
  94. Thread: Fake Creed

    by Mindbrain
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    Poll: Re: can someone help me with this fake creed i bought on ebay??

    Hmmmm.....don't you just love it when she puts a picture (from the net - not her own pic) of a 2.5 oz bottle when she's really selling a 4 oz bottle of Himalaya?
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    Re: musc ravageur

    Every now and then it may pop up on eBay - that is the only way you can really get Musc Ravageur any cheaper than retail. Perhaps here at Basenotes too? But of course keep in mind, when you are not...
  96. Re: what do you think of CREED:ORIGINAL VETIVER?

    You see this is what bothers me.....the fact that we can not even quote each other here at basenotes without thinking to ourselves, "Will the person that I am quoting mind if I quote him or her? ...
  97. Re: what do you think of CREED:ORIGINAL VETIVER?

    I've deleted the avatar and I apologize to anyone who was offended by it. I didn't intend to make anyone here feel uncomfortable.
  98. Re: what do you think of CREED:ORIGINAL VETIVER?

    I don't understand...it is like me putting a picture of saddam hussein wearing earring and looking like a punk.....

    The only people who would be offended are the people who support hitler or...
  99. Re: what do you think of CREED:ORIGINAL VETIVER?

    Well if you were to look closely.....it's making fun of Adolf Hitler by making him look gothic with long hair...

    [Link Removed - It may be offensive]

    I hope that didn't offend anyone...

    I...
  100. Re: what do you think of CREED:ORIGINAL VETIVER?

    I was going to say, I would be very surprised if scentemental had anything positive to say about Creed's.

    zztop, don't you know he's the number one Creed basher here at basenotes? Making...
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