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    Re: Fragrances that last TOO long.

    Aventus takes the prize for me. A little over three weeks ago, I wanted to decant some of my Aventus in a small sprayer to carry with me. I accidentally knocked the vial over about halfway through...
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    Re: Acqua di Gio......

    I must agree that it feels reforumulated. Fairly linear and seems to lack projection.
  3. Re: Do you ever experience a harsh opening with Green Irish Tweed?

    I will definitely try this, thanks! I do notice I spray from about an inch away so that might be it.
  4. Re: Non-Collectors, Post Photos of Your Fragrances Here

    Heres mines :)

    http://img836.imageshack.us/img836/1479/cologne1.jpg
    http://img534.imageshack.us/img534/6206/cologne2.jpg
  5. Do you ever experience a harsh opening with Green Irish Tweed?

    For GIT, I love the drydown after an hour or so, but I find that the topnotes are pretty harsh and just really strong. Not as natural as other Creeds I have, but rather just really heavy. If it helps...
  6. Re: Bond No. 9 Chez, YSL, D&G, Hermes, Armani, Issey, Gucci..Plus More. MUST SELL!!!!!!!!!!

    PM'd regarding L'Eau D'Issey.
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    Re: A*Men PM etc without flask

    I did that too on mine. Sprays tons better and thats all that matters.
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    Pure Malt - How many sprays is too many?

    I did 4 sprays now and I feel like i'm going to suffocate everyone around me if I go outside. I've heard some people say it is 'weak' juice and they spray 6+, and some say 1 is enough since it is...
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    Re: Great Pineapple Spring/Summer Fragrance?

    +1 for Aventus. Amazing scent.
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    Re: Does anyone know how many sprays are in a....

    Roughly 600-1200 sprays, depending on the atomizer. Wide range but its to give you an idea. Most of my bottle have been in the 800 range.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Yeah I have the A42B10K03, smells great. Got it from NM.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    The bottle against the light trick worked! I have 45% left in my bottle. Is it considered heavy use if I went through 55% in a year's time?
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    Re: What is your line up for this summer?

    Aventus
    Original Vetiver
    Un Jardin Sur Le Nil
    Bleu de Chanel
    Pure Malt (nights out, cooler ones)
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    Re: Aventus - It is not all that

    Easily my favorite Creed.
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    Re: Recent Purchase (Aventus)

    When you say you sprayed 2 on your chest, do you mean on the bare-skin chest, or on the chest area on the shirt? I would love some clarification since I always hear both things said and not sure...
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    Re: I just don't 'get' Green Irish Tweed..

    I think there would be, yes. Maybe run it by the misc thread first and see if we get any positive replies. It is a great alternative to Aventus, which was very popular in the cologne crew, and with...
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    Re: I just don't 'get' Green Irish Tweed..

    Ohhh snap lol.. sup brah! I'm sure you already know i'm thecokebaron on the misc, I just figured out who you were haha.. I was looking and the name seemed so familiar from somewhere, and then I saw...
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    I just don't 'get' Green Irish Tweed..

    I have the 4.0 oz. bottle, bought it about a year ago. Wore it often. I'll guesstimate that my bottle is down to 75%, and I usually wore it if I needed a safe scent that gets compliments. No...
  19. Re: What are some fresh, fruit scents like Aventus and Millesime Imperial?

    Thanks for the answer rogalal. I own Original Vetiver and Stetson All American, but I wouldn't consider either to be overly fruity. OV is very fresh, but I feel like it is a clean, soapy fresh...
  20. What are some fresh, fruit scents like Aventus and Millesime Imperial?

    Can anyone recommend me any scents that are along those lines?
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    Re: Can fragrances deteriorate in wind?

    Excellent idea.. i'll be doing that.
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    Re: Recent Fragrance Binges?

    I've been wearing Aventus very often.
  23. Re: very masculine, but very modern at the same time.

    Aventus
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    Can fragrances deteriorate in wind?

    Do you guys think a scent can deteriorate in the wind? For example, I spray on 3 or 4 of Aventus and then go to class. But I bike to class, around 10-15 minutes, and its very windy. If I sprayed on...
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    Re: Creed Aventus Projection/Longevity?

    Thought no one would ever reply lol.. thanks man!
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    Re: favorite fresh fragrance

    Aventus.
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    Re: Similar opening to Creed Aventus??

    While the actual notes differ, I get the same 'feel' of exotic fruit and just a fresh, airy opening with Millesime Imperial.
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    Creed Aventus Projection/Longevity?

    Is Aventus good for longevity and projection? I put on 4 sprays today and I did get whiffs like 3 hours later, but in class just 30 minutes after spraying, my friend said he couldn't smell it on me...
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    Re: Creed Aventus and olfactory fatigue?

    Do you think that the projection will be as good if you spray it on clothing instead of skin?
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    Re: SOTD - Tuesday,March 01, 2011

    Creed Aventus

    http://www.uncrate.com/men/images/2010/07/creed-aventus.jpg
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    Re: Creed Aventus and olfactory fatigue?

    Same here! My signature scent now, its amazing.

    Do you think 3 sprays is excessive? Its what I use. Although in the 2-3 days of wearing it, I haven't gotten a single compliment on it.
  32. Re: Post Pictures of Your Fragrance Collection: Part V

    Wow some of your collections are insane, am jealous. Here is my small and humble collection.

    http://img825.imageshack.us/img825/3637/cologneupdate.jpg
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    Re: Most you have spent on a frag ?

    280 + tax for a total of $307.30 for Creed Aventus. 2nd highest was an even $250 for GIT online.
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    Re: Top 10 Best Fragrances for Spring 2011

    For me its gonna be between:

    Aventus
    Original Vetiver
    Un Jardin Sur Le Nil
    Erolfa
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Yeah I think a lot of these claims of the batches are people either being: 1. overanalytical for no reason 2. people experiencing different scents due to different skin chemistry 3. both.

    I had a...
  36. Re: Scents you liked initially but grew to not like or even hate?

    I'm with you on this one. Licorice makes me gag when I smell it, so when I tried on FFL, I immediately washed it off and it still didn't come off. Nasty as hell.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I have a A42B10K03 4.0 oz. bottle and I love it. I just experience bad olfactory fatigue after half an hour or so.
  38. Scents you liked initially but grew to not like or even hate?

    While I haven't gotten to the point of *hate*, there are certain scents that I once really liked and bought but as time passed, I actually grew to dislike them. Green Irish Tweed, Acqua di Gio, and...
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    Re: Creed Aventus and olfactory fatigue?

    Well I disagree.. I think Aventus is an amazing scent and i'd love to be able to smell it on myself more than I do now. It has a good longevity and projection, at least the A4 batch I have, so no...
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    Re: Jean-Paul Guerlain Exrteme Racist

    Wow seriously, who cares... some of you guys are WAY too sensitive. So he called him a N****R, its like you guys have never heard this word before in your lives, big deal. Grow up and deal with it,...
  41. Re: Does anyone besides me have horrible Creed sprayer issues..?

    Well that gave me a good laugh lol.. and certainly seems to be true! Rudimentary mechanisms to say the least.
  42. Does anyone besides me have horrible Creed sprayer issues..?

    Every single 4.0 oz. bottle of Creed I have owned, from Green Irish Tweed, 2 bottles of Original Vetiver, Millesime Imperial, and now Aventus, has had a really bad sprayer nozzle. The Aventus was...
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    Re: Creed Aventus and olfactory fatigue?

    Is there a certain note in there or something in the composition that makes it do that? I am curious what the reason for that is. Maybe certain fragrances just tend to do that.
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    Re: Creed Aventus and olfactory fatigue?

    Very interesting. How would you (and anyone else in this thread, too) rate Aventus in terms of longevity and projection? So far it seems good in both regards but i'd be curious to hear the...
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    Creed Aventus and olfactory fatigue?

    So when I first got Creed Aventus, I put it on and it smelled great, strong, I could detect every note change and all that really nicely. Throughout the day when I sprayed it more, it seemed like it...
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    Re: Fragrances that give you olfactory fatigue..

    Aventus for me as well! I do try to smell my wrists a lot where I spray it so that doesn't help, but I hope others can smell it if I can't at least. Any strategies on avoiding olfactory fatigue?
  47. Re: Looking For a FRESH and Fruity/Juicy scent (+New Fragrance Review Channel)

    Creed Millesime Imperial
    DKNY Be Delicious For Men
  48. Re: Anyone here who has ordered Creed MI from fragrancenet In the last month or two Help!

    I ordered from Amazon but got one from 08. Still, not complaining!
  49. Re: Name 3 mainstream colognes that you absolutely despise.

    Diesel Fuel For Life - I HATE any licorice scent, made me gag literally.
    D&G Light Blue For Men - Best way to describe it is 'empty' and generic.. doesn't have anything going for it, its just...
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    Re: Has a Fragrance Ever Made You Violently Ill?

    The Dreamer by Versace and Diesel Fuel for Life LITERALLY made me dry-heave... I had to scrub it off immediately. Disgusting.
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    Re: Best Fragrance Ratio on BN

    Victorias Secret Very Sexy for Him
    22 positive, 1 negative.
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    Re: Amazon cologne so cheap...?

    Amazon is absolutely 100% legit and authentic and I can vouch for that, having ordered cologne from them tens of times and no problem. The reason for their cheap prices is their massive sales which...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Cologne vs. Original Vetiver

    Gonna order a bottle of the MC.. thanks guys for the input.
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Cologne vs. Original Vetiver

    Hednic what is the major difference? I have maybe 1.4 or 1.5 oz. left from my 4.0 of OV so I need to buy a new one and am considering the TMC or the aforementioned Vetiver Hombre.
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Cologne vs. Original Vetiver

    I will look into it, thanks. However it is the drydown of OV that I really enjoy. The soapy clean smell is awesome!
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    Re: When do spring frags. come out....

    Around spring time. Here in Chicago I would usually wear them maybe when it starts being 40-45 degrees+ on a consistent basis. At the moment it is around 35 high daily, so I figure around mid-March I...
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    Thierry Mugler Cologne vs. Original Vetiver

    I know they are both very similar and some say one is better than the other despite the price difference and house, but i'm curious as to which you like better and realistically what is the main...
  58. Re: What fragrance did you wear to work the most in January?

    Green Irish Tweed is my daily.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition III

    Here are mine:

    http://img38.imageshack.us/img38/6444/collectionm.jpg

    and samples :D

    http://img52.imageshack.us/img52/7946/samplest.jpg
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    Re: Smokers and cologne

    Misc brah?
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    Re: Worst fragrance EVER (yuck)

    Diesel Fuel For Life
    Versace Dreamer

    anything with licorice notes.
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    Re: Close to A&G Fierce

    I think you'd like Victoria's Secret Very Sexy for Him I (not II, the first one!!). It is not that similar in notes, but the feel of it is very similar.
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    Re: Acqua Di Gio's Spray/Atomizer?

    YEAH! That almost happened with mine too. I have to sort of twist and pull it now so the atomizer will not come off. Poor build quality.
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    Re: Acqua Di Gio's Spray/Atomizer?

    Really? Hows it compare to Cool Waters, which sprays a lot?
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    Acqua Di Gio's Spray/Atomizer?

    It seems like it sprays a whole lot more spray than any other cologne I own, anyone noticed this? When I do one spray it gives off a huge quantity. Is it really spraying more or am I just seeing...
  66. Re: What is the general consensus on AdG on this forum?

    What is the limit before overapplying? 3 sprays is ok?

    And thanks for the link, gonna check it out now.
  67. Re: What is the general consensus on AdG on this forum?

    cool, thanks for the replies.

    I know none of my friends have it so its pretty safe to wear there without being called out or anything like that. but i'd probably wear something more complex for...
  68. What is the general consensus on AdG on this forum?

    As you can see, I joined in 2006 and didn't post much at all, but now i've been really getting into the whole fragrance collecting. Anyways, i've always liked AdG and while I do own many colognes...
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    Re: L'Eau D'Issey Longevity

    Wow cool, very strong!




    Could it be due to dry skin? My skin is very dry, especially now in winter, not oily in the least bit.
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    L'Eau D'Issey Longevity

    How long does L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme last for you if you have ever tried it? I read reviews of people saying it lasts up to 10+ hours on their skin, but for me after 5 and a half hours it is gone....
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    Re: what's a good cologne?

    Cool Water -- Very fresh, light.
    Envy -- Heavy, woody, great for evening wear.
    Gucci PH

    Farenheit -- Very unique..
    D&G scents in general.

    Just my opinion :)
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    Re: How long does it last you..?

    I understand :) Thanks for the welcome, Chris, I will!
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    How long does it last you..?

    For those of you with the following sizes.. how long do they last, and under what circumstances?

    1.7 oz.
    AND
    2.5 oz

    Bottles
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