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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Yes, I already use my 2017 bottle more than my 2011/2013 bottles. Its easier to wear, and works better without the heaviness of the older bottles. I also suffer from less olfactory fatigue from my...
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    Re: Royal Oud - An appreciation

    hate to side track but whats with all the love for 13T GIT? I have a bottle of it and I can barely smell it. But my 11x bottle is super strong.

    Royal oud is a funny scent...In the the cool...
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    Re: Royal Oud - An appreciation

    Wearing 2011 bottle...its snowing like crazy outside. Perfect scent for this weather
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    Re: Aventus cologne sucks

    Its great, amazing projection and longevity.

    Dont understand the hate it gets, its similar to the 2017/18 aventus in that its one directional.

    Not at all similar to the vintage aventus though
  5. Re: Alternative to vintage Dior homme intense

    I had a 2012 decant i believe. The pear note was too strong and the richness was missing
  6. Alternative to vintage Dior homme intense

    The silver stem DHI was probably the most amazing experience of a scent I had experienced. The reformulated version is a cheap gimmick without the richness of the original in my opinion.

    Does...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    You might need a break from GIT for a little while. Or it could be a weather/skin chemistry kind of thing causing the dry down notes to come off almond-y. Try applying some unscented lotion to the...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I have no idea what happened to it. I tried to run it under warm water in case it was blocked but that's not the case. Some times when i press the sprayer nothing comes out or it'll be a half spray....
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Would love to hear your review of 13T01...I have a bottle as well but the sprayer sucks so its good some days and bad the other in my opinion. I find it to be green for the first 4 hours then it...
  10. Re: Running out of my 12E01 Aventus, new signature scent or proper replacement?

    Orion Tiziana Terenzi would work
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Wore my 13T01 to office yesterday. 3 sprays, it performed better than usual. I think i finally got through the older juices in the plastic sprayer that may have gotten old.

    Came to office next day...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    2013 GIT, because its smooth all day long
  13. Re: New Dior Fahrenheit EDT Formulation for 2019 # 12948/A

    They want you to buy it right then and there rather than wait. Maybe they have commission based jobs?
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Standing in line for tickets for the carnival. A guy is talking to his gf behind me and mentions how it kind of smells like baby cleaning products. The girl says yeah but it smells so much better...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Ask in canadian fragrance exchange group on facebook
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Aventus Cologne!

    Its so fresh and clean. Its exactly what I needed the day after a 4 day backpacking trip.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    GIT!

    Also, Ive noticed that git is most likely the most mentioned on this thread.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    The Edt is almost impossible to find at this point
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Just noticed the rose note in my 11s01 batch...pretty damn awesome. I've had it for 3 years and this is the first time it came out
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    That sounds incredible. A jasmine batch? Can you describe it more?
    Sounds like something I need to get my nose on.
  21. Re: Let's talk about Smoke and the vintage Aventus. All I know is 13P01

    I've been successful with the facebook groups, I've bought 3 vintage bottles: 12E01, 13x01 and 11s01

    The smoke and fruit combos in all three are different.

    The smoke in chanel sycamore is very...
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    Re: Amouage Reflection Man v MFK APOM

    I think they share a similar vibe but aren't similar.

    Originally I bought APOM as an alternative for reflection but it wasn't filling the "purple vibe" that reflection gives me.

    Ended up...
  23. Name a scent that smells even better when you overspray it

    For me its Rive Gauche tin can. If i wear 2 sprays then it just smells like a bunch of spices and barbershop like to me. but if I do 4 sprays then its this amazing vetiver scent bubble that lacks all...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Congrats! Keep wearing it and you'll find that it gets stronger. My 2017 bottle was weak in the beginning and then 6 months later, bam! It got stronger and the base is really shining
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    GIT 2013 batch...very green and balanced. Just wish the ambergris was a little stronger in this one
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    And you're enjoying that?
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    Aventus Cologne - Incredible longevity

    Sixth time wearing Aventus cologne and I've gotta say, its performance is amazing

    It lasts longer than my vintage and modern batches of aventus. I applied at 9am and can smell it at 7am the next...
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    Re: Aventus Cologne is great!

    man i sprayed at 9am and could still smell it the next morning. 3 sprays to the chest out of a new bottle.
    This thing lasts longer than post 2015 aventus batches
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    Re: Aventus Cologne is great!

    I was annoyed with the AHS smell of it in the beginning but now that the dry down hit. Wow, this is great. Cant wait for this to bloom. I hope the AHS vibe goes away a bit as this blooms however
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    aventus cologne

    Put it on and im like alright this smells like allure homme sport and then bam, it smacks you in the face with birch and it turns into a sporty version of aventus
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    The post 2017 batches have been very long lasting. My bottle is slightly more lime and very boozy but it ends up with a coconut lime mix. Getting stronger every time I wear it
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    Re: Older Creed VIW Needed.

    Use it more, the coconut starts getting stronger after the 10th wear or so (I do 4 sprays)
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    which batch?!

    Im enjoying 17V today
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    virgin island water

    anyone know what note makes it smell so boozy? I don't think its the rum
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    Re: Cedrat Boise - Your take on performance

    try one or 2 under a shirt...itll treat you better
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    Re: Cedrat Boise - Your take on performance

    Have a 2018 bottle. After a few wears I started feeling sick while wearing it because it bugs you throughout the day with how strong the village is. Thats how strong it is. (2 sprays to chest and one...
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    Re: Difference between new and old Rive Gauche?

    Alright so i have tin can but it doesn't say parfum on the back. And let me tell you... its gotten me some enthusiastic reactions from ladies (20-30 year old). I've begun wearing it to the bars
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense 2019

    Thanks! I had a 2014 one that had this note throughout that i didn't like. I hope theyve worked that out!
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense 2019

    any one do anymore tests on the new formulation?

    Is there more cocoa? Is it anymore similar to 2007 or 2011?
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Aventus 12E01

    It was my regular batch in university.

    I was able to get 40ml of a bottle recently and the top notes haven't gone bad. Its definitely the best aventus ever created in my opinion
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Was literally going to wear this one today. Wish I did, I enjoy it immensely every time and it garners a lot of compliments
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I've smelt 80s and 90s and they're very old school. Mousse Illuminee by rogue perfumery does a great job of showing something similar. The base is still there but it had some longer lasting violet...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Thats fair and we both believe there was a reformulation around 2014. What we were trying to explain is that the maturation/blooming effect happens with post 2014 bottles. And the smell of the base...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I don't believe the 2012 bottles required a maturation. Only the bottles after 2016 began showing signs of weakness when Creed apparently changed their fixatives and began using ingredients that had...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Now I was of the same opinion. The base of the newer bottles (2017-2019) was flat and was missing the depth and the richness that my 2012 and 2006 bottles had. But I waited and kept testing every few...
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    Re: What's Your Summer Rotation Looking Like?

    MFK Amyris
    GIT
    Aventus (2017 lighter batches)
    Aventus Cologne (excited to try this)
    Reflection man
    Cedrat Boise
    MFK petit matin
    millesime imperiale
    SMW
    Virgin Island water
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    Re: What's Your Summer Rotation Looking Like?

    Grand soir in the summer? what!
  48. Re: Do some or even many fragrances have to age a little before reaching their peak?

    Noticed it with all my creeds...more so on post-2014 bottles

    I always buy scents in decant form before buying the full bottles. So I've done some testing into the maceration of scents. Quite a few...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Been testing a lot recently with a 2006 bottle and a 17v01 bottle.

    The 2006 is old school cool and strong with lots of ambergris. The 17v is getting close, its more green at the top (almost green...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    So you're saying the perfumers aren't allowing for the formula to "settle" before releasing it and the batch ends up being a mess or very strong on one note compared to what they were expecting? Or...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Walking to elevator to my office after walking to work. See some pretty girl waiting for one of the elevators, she smiles, I smile and walk to the elevator past hers. My elevator comes first so I...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Virgin Island water....This one is really strong on my skin.

    Its a rainy and cold day so that might be helping with projection
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I don't think so. the 17s are high in verbena. Its almost like a green pepper note in my 17v batch. The 18d one i tried is mainly violet leaf and ambergris
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 21st May, 2019

    If its a new bottle, it may be the first few ml in the atomizer that smell funky. Try using it more
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    Re: Has Green Irish Tweed changed!?

    this right here has been my experience with git pre-2017. I greatly enjoy the top and mid notes of the 2017 one but wish the base notes and ambergris were stronger as they are in my 2006 one.

    But...
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    Re: Has Green Irish Tweed changed!?

    I think the pre 2012 bottles smell very dated from top to mid notes...the base notes are to die for however
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    Re: Has Green Irish Tweed changed!?

    The top notes have changed a little bit in my 2017 bottle. It's more green with less ambergris. Its definitely changed since I first got it. The ambergris/iris notes seem to be getting stronger every...
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    Re: The poster this forum misses the most is ...

    Indie guy was great. His Rive Gauche story was legendary
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    Creed GIT (older bottle) or VIW

    Need shipped to Canada.
    Open to partials
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    OMG GIT recently. My bottle finally blossomed, can't wait for the weather to get warmer!
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    how's the longevity for you?
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    while we may have a better understanding of what vintage aventus smoke smells like. Other individuals might perceive the mix of birch and patchouli as smoky. I have a sample of 17q11 and it has this...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Petit Matin worked for the first day of spring. Walking down escalator of my building and three girls walking past say, someone smells really good
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 20th March, 2019

    MFK Petit Matin
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    Re: Elegant and upscale fragrance for office

    MFK Masculin Pluriel
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Came back to 15U01 after wearing 11s01 and 13X01 exclusively for the last month (these two are compliments galore).
    15 is awesome, the blackcurrant is heavy and the birch sticks around for a while....
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    How many sprays do you do of this one?
    I have a 2018 bottle and It lasts all day for me but the projection is somewhat lower than average.

    I've gotten compliments on it before from only 2 sprays
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    got this one recently too. It's different. Very different. I don't get much projection from it sadly but it lasts all day long. More of a linear scent to me with the famous dry down 12 hours later.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 8th March, 2019

    Me three!

    Getting ready for st paddys
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    Re: What did they say you smelled like?

    Vintage Aventus - Smells like someone smoked in the elevator
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Was grabbing food at a cafe and the cashier kept raving about how good i smelled....3.5 sprays of aventus (batch 11s01)
    Later that night, got a few more compliments at a party.

    Aventus lasted...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Got a nice compliment from a girl I chatted up at the bar. "Your cologne suits your style, classy and clean"

    I was wearing a suit and MFK Masculin Pluriel.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Sorry I did not keep it.

    In other news, chalk one up for PDM Layton. Apparently I smelled very creamy
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Aventus 13X01 batch. Damn its a very complex smoky scent compared to the other batches
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    Re: Fahrenheit - 2018 batches?

    My 2018 smells different than my 2016 sample. The biggest difference is the projection and longevity on 2018 is way better
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    Re: Fahrenheit - 2018 batches?

    Got a 2018 bottle from Sephora and wow I like this more than my 1993 bottle.

    Been going all day and smells just as good as my 1993 with fresher notes
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Mousse Illuminee. Wow this is some good stuff. Great performance and well rounded. Like a mix of polo green, rive gauche and GIT
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Try a syringe or pipette to transfer the liquid over to the decant bottle
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    Vintage Aventus bottle

    Hi i'm looking for a pre-2015 aventus bottle

    Preferably pre 2013 but i'm open too anything before 2015.

    Would need it to be shipped to Canada.
    Thanks
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Amyris homme. Its a different monster in the cold weather.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 15th January, 2019

    95122
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    How many sprays? My longest is 7 hours after application on that one
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Yes, new bottles take about a few wears to get going but after that, they'll last as long as your older ones. Some bottles have slight differences in smell though. Compared to my 2012 one, my 17V01...
  84. Re: Fragrances that have much better scent clouds vs smelled up close or on paper

    Grand soir for sure!! Smelling up close I guess this harsh note. But the scent cloud smells like rich amber

    Viking too, the scent cloud on this one really makes it an all around well made scent.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Thanks, thats exactly what motivated me to make the list this year. I noticed a few new names that kept getting mentioned, ones that I didn't expect (beach hut man being one and Jardin D'amafi being...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    haha i think it was disliked when it came out and then people started giving it a chance.

    Personally, its one of my most complimented scents and girls around mid 20s love it. It just gives me a...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I did a tally for 2018 using the following format from another user.

    "First of all, one tally per person per fragrance. Meaning if you made multiple posts about getting compliments on a...
  88. Re: Maison Francis Kurkdjian's latest Duo Releases!

    Any idea what the note pyramids will be like?
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I did another comparison with my 2012 and 17V01 batch after it had bloomed a little bit. The top notes are slightly different with a more sharp and dated type of scent from 2012. 17 is more smooth...
  90. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    The drydown is the best part. Some of it rubbed on to my shirt and when i smelled the shirt the next day, I was hooked
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    How would you describe that one? Good for a mid 20s guy? Afraid it might smell too dated or old for me
  92. Re: Did any of yall start smoking cigarettes to re-create the scent of the vintage batches?

    nope. Cigarette smoke isn't the same. I did however begin burning birch fire logs during campfires or bonfires to help recreate the smell.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I feel the same way. GIT still has some subtle changes as it ages, mainly in the top notes. Its especially more clean smelling in the beginning
    For me, the basenotes last well into the next morning...
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    Poll: Re: Creed Viking: The Poll - Hit or Miss?

    This one really takes some time to like. At first I thought it was a pass but I decided to continue wearing it because I wanted to understand the note progression. Its really growing on me. The...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 31st December, 2018

    Great choice! This scent reminds me of celebrations. So NYE is probably the best time to be wearing it!
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    Re: Most overrated fragrances

    Iím with you. Viking smells great and performs well. Thereís something in it that I canít explain but itís addicting and high quality. I never feel like itís missing anything, the way I do with new...
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    Re: Your most worn 2018

    Tied between Aventus, Viking and GIT

    Baccarat rouge isn't too far behind
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    Re: The next DNA for 2019

    Something sweet like Baccarat rouge
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    haha its R rated but the comments are usually from girls at the club

    Not sure what it is about APOM, it just smells clean and sweet to me but apparently its an aphrodisiac for 20-40 year old...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    APOM Homme has been getting me some positive but naughty comments.
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