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  1. Re: I need the perfect scent for a cruise in the bahamas!

    :vrolijk_26:
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    Re: Creed selection verte

    So it is back! :beer:
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    Re: CREED Original Cologne

    +1

    I just registered at the UK Creed website but they dont ship overseas :(
  4. Re: Best prototypical Spanish fragrance to try?

    A big bottle of Agua Brava & Varon Dandy were always requested by my uncle (to my father), to be brought back from Spain whenever we summered there. He said Varon Dandy reminded him of his childhood...
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    Re: Best Beachy Scents

    Having only seen the title and not reading your post yet I was going to suggest VIW & MI. Guess you got your answer.
  6. Re: Creed vetiver 1948 smells like selection verte?!?!?!?!?

    I was going to say the same. lol
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    Re: Creed selection verte

    I heard it from an SA, but I’ve been misinformed by them before. I asked after noticing the flacon availability on the UK site.

    While I left the store it occurred to me that maybe she got...
  8. Re: Le Labo Gaiac available in NY, LA, London and Online. Proceeds going to aid Japan

    All Le Labo's line had a price hike today
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    Re: Creed selection verte

    Try eBay.

    I hear they're going to re-release this one during the summer, in limited quantities, flacon size only.
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    Re: Le Labo does it again.....

    Frederic Malle's whole line had a price hike April 1st
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    Re: A great mojito scent ..... Please

    Frederic Malle's Geranium pour Monsieur
  12. Thread: Basil love

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    Re: Basil love

    One Man Show. ;)
  13. Re: The single best hot weather, high humidity summer scent.

    When I read this thread title I immediately thought, "Boston summers." Lol

    Highly anticipating testing out Selection Verte, and Eau d'Orange Verte this summer since they're new to my arsenal.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, April 26, 2011

    http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5026/5655928531_53b59f6eed_b.jpg
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    Re: Creed Royal Blends: What's yours?

    Do you layer these on or mix them in an atomizer?
    I have flacons of all the Creeds you listed except Erolfa & Feuille Verte.
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    Re: Creed Royal Oud

    Any word of a Feuille Verte release date?
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    Re: YOUR night-out fragrance

    We were at Grafton in Harvard Square; love their single malt selection!
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    Re: Strip Club fragrance

    I'd go with any strong gourmand, or something with cinnamon. :wink:

    The things those women did to me when I was 19 :beer:
  19. Re: Designer fragance that smells like a niche fragrance

    Most of Chanel's Les Exclusifs line.
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    YOUR night-out fragrance

    What do you wear when going out on the town (i.e. clubs, lounges, trendy bars), and have you gotten feedback on what you had on?


    Just a little story:
    I had two noticeable incidents occur to me...
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    Re: Top 5 most overhyped.

    In no particular order:

    Musc Ravageur
    Silver Mountain Water
    Millesime Imperial
    Acqua di Gio
    L'Eau D'Issey
  22. Re: So.. what fragrance would Bond... James Bond wear?

    Watching To Live And Let Die right now and he does pat some cologne on his face that he's sprayed into his hands from a blue aerosol can with the words "Right Stick" on it (thanks HD).
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    Re: CREED Original Cologne

    Ditto
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    Re: Les Exclusifs de CHANEL

    What timing...I was just at the Chanel boutique in Boston a few hours ago picking up my 6.4oz of Sycomore. It was out of stock so I had it ordered in this past weekend. Got Bois de Iles in the same...
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    Re: Creed Royal Blends: What's yours?

    I own 14 Creeds and can only make 2 of these blends. LOL

    Anyone have proper mixing-ratio information on these?
  26. Re: I loved '______' until I smelled '______' and it ruined the other

    Creed : Frederic Malle
  27. Re: How much money have you spent on your fragrances roughly ?

    Since Feb 14, 2011 I've spend $7025.85 on fragrances.

    Had to create an Excel spreadsheet to keep track, and I know a few bottles slipped through the cracks 'cuz I couldn't find the receipts.
  28. Re: Most popular niche fragrances that i HAVE TO TRY

    Creed Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: How Green is YOUR Valley?

    Similar in name, a basenote, and probably some other things, but two very different fragrances to me; I find one to be floral, and the other woody. One never made me think of the other, so I never...
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    Re: SoTD: Friday, April 15, 2011

    http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5226/5623216414_c0506f4a55.jpg
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    Re: How Green is YOUR Valley?

    Like I said, I get blackcurrants in two of the three, but I have no clue what violet leaf smells like, so it could be there.

    I do smell a veiled mint when I smell the spray tops/caps of all three,...
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    Re: best and worst blind purchases

    Best: Creed Windsor (8.4oz)

    Worst: Clive Christian 1872 (1.7oz)
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    How Green is YOUR Valley?

    I have three Creed Green Valleys and they all smell different. There is definitely a common thread among the three but they all vary—in a significant way.


    As I write this comparison I have...
  34. Re: Question about Malles French Lover and Geranium Pour Monsieur

    I’ve read that many times on BN. Good thing I use Crest 3D 'cuz I've never made the toothpaste association.

    The smell always reminds me of the freshly plucked mint leaves I used to pick out of...
  35. Re: Geranium Pour Monsieur, Bigarade Concentree or any other Malle for the Caribbean Sun

    +1 for Carnal Flower (use sparingly)
  36. Re: Question about Malles French Lover and Geranium Pour Monsieur

    French Lover smells just like Bois D'Orage to me :wink:

    JK....but it does smell a helluva lot like my flacon of Creed Spice and Wood

    Geranium pour Monsieur is my new favorite spring scent!
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    Re: Top 10 Best Fragrances for Spring 2011

    There are many in my collection but the two I look forward to wearing the most are:

    Frederic Malle Geranium pour Monsieur
    Creed Windsor
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    Re: Frapin L'Humaniste?

    I love my bottle of L'Humaniste!
    Smells like my go-to club drink--Sapphire & tonic!
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    Re: FragranceX Millesime Imperial. No bueno.

    I never get the watermelon or any citrus notes from any MI I've worn, albeit I have only worn the newer versions. Had samples, went in on a split of a new flacon from Creed Boutique, bought a bottle...
  40. Poll: Re: Poll: If You Only Had One Vetiver in Your Wardrobe, Which One?

    I assumed you meant Original Vetiver by Creed and not Vetiver 1948.
  41. Re: Looking for fragrances that feature notes of butter (in your fridge).++

    I find Creed Windsor to be very buttery, albeit more akin to the smell of simmering a large pad of butter in preperation for making a sauce.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Yep, I didnt like the bottle I ordered so I got another one with a different batch number that I liked. I set the first one aside for a while, and now that I smell it again the strong pinapple notes...
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    Re: Creed Windsor Flacon

    I wrap some teflon/plumber's tape around the stopper on my opened flacons.
    Makes for a pretty tight seal.
  44. Re: Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle raising prices ;'(

    Well, prices went up again at the beginning of this month.
  45. Re: Has anyone bought these Aventus Testers At Basenotes yet I just did...hope its all good.

    $219.19 at Fragrancenet, now.
  46. Re: Price Hike for Editions de Parfums ... Again

    Aedes caught up with Barney's prices.
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    Re: Scotch and Cigar scent.

    Frapin 1270?
  48. Re: Baffled by Pinaud's Clubman and Pinaud's Special Reserve

    I go get a cut every 2 weeks and my favorite part is at the end when my barber uses a straight-razor on the back of my neck followed by Pinaud Clubman.

    I loved how I smelled after the cut so...
  49. Re: Best smelling, modern Vetiver fragrance(maybe with a hint of sweetness?)

    Try Creed's Original Vetiver and see how it works on your skin.
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    Re: Similar to Bois d'Orage/French Lover?

    Creed Spice and Wood (95% similar)
  51. Re: The "Official" Creed Spice and Wood discussion thread

    So, I have a whole bunch of Malle samples I get showered with at Barney's that I never use, so I decided to try on this one sample of Frederic Malle Bois D'Orage that I had kicking around and as soon...
  52. Re: CREED Original Cologne - spring 2011 - speculation....

    Any word on a release date?
  53. Re: Vetiver 48 is Dead. Long Live Vetiver 48. Let's Talk About It.

    I ordered from them last week when their site said it was "in stock." I even called to confirm it was in stock. A few days later I got an email saying it wasn't in stock and the order would remain...
  54. Re: Vetiver 48 is Dead. Long Live Vetiver 48. Let's Talk About It.

    I was talking to an SA at Neiman's the other day and she said that Creed wasn't discontinuing it, rather they were pulling it off the shelves for the next 10yrs or so. How she came about this...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    To quote myself form another thread..."The new batch smells like how I do after coming home late from an evening in my suit (wearing Himalaya), followed by some drinks and cigars at Cigar Maters. I...
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    Re: Aventus now available on Fragrancenet

    Haha, I think I was the one who bought it :tongue:

    Anyways, it just came in and it's ashy...i thought it was just me but i put on some of the sample i had on my other arm and they're very, VERY...
  57. Re: Lemon frag: D&G Masculine/Eau de Rochas/Hugh Parsons Yellow ?

    +1

    I had a bottle of D&G Mascline in undergrand and went through it so fast!
    You wont go wrong with the Creed Royal Water recommendation
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    Re: Creed Green Valley DISCONTINUED - False!

    I was just told this morning, by a sales associate at Creed Boutique NYC, that Green Valley is discontinued.
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    Definately an anomaly and outlier. I have it recorded.
    Thanks for the info!
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    Oh don't get us started on fake Cubans...lol.

    I'm just glad I have a good collection of friends who travel to Cuba and dont smoke. I can always send them some cash and direct them towards the...
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    I didn't download it. I compiled it from numerous authorized retail stores and from friends' collections, as well as my own. I sorted them into two categories; "observed" and "reported." Only...
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    See post #26
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    Re: Creed Blending

    Try 1:1 of GV:FdB
  64. Re: Vetiver 48 is Dead. Long Live Vetiver 48. Let's Talk About It.

    Has anyone verified this information? If not, I guess we won't know for sure until the next bulk shipment comes in from France.
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5298/5428450908_5b81463772.jpg

    http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5053/5427849409_2b61e3fcb4.jpg
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    Re: A Creed ----- that smells like Pinaud?

    Thanks everyone!!!
    Just got Green Valley today and I LOVE IT!!!
    I dont know if its just me but the initial blast reminds me of cutting quality wood with a sliding miter saw (just helped the gf...
  67. Re: Vetiver 48 is Dead. Long Live Vetiver 48. Let's Talk About It.

    Mitch Hedberg was awesome!

    Anyways, I'm glad I just got myself a bottle of '48. It's a blind buy for me but I've always wanted to try it seeing that OV is my signature scent, and of course now...
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    Re: Creed Vetiver 1948

    Lucky guy!

    How much was the flacon, if you dont mind me asking?
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    Hahaha. No thanks, I have my hands full analyzing human DNA for my thesis.

    This Creed analysis only arose out of my personal frustration from not knowing where to buy legit bottles online.
    ...
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    Yes please!
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    Re: What's in your gym bag?

    Wow, I grew up with the understanding that wearing NO fragrance pre-workout was Gym Etiquette 101. :|
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    Yeah, at first I only found 01, 02, and 03 at the end, but with the help of the people on this forum I've got a few numbers ending in 04 now.

    Makes me think: Could this be representative of the...
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    Thanks for providing me with the data!
    Could you please post any other Creed numbers you have?
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    I wrote that the 2nd letter representing the scent ID was only used for the 7-character system.

    Thanks for the number!
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    Re: I Wish We Talked Less About Creed

    Meh, I only joined this site because of the wealth of Creed info/discussion on here. :huh:
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    The rest of the scent ID codes:
    (remember, these only apply to the 8-character lot system)

    **EDIT: codes have been cut&pasted in OP**
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    I know I said I didnt care about the pre-2008 lot numbers but being the type of scientist I am I get annoyed when there's a problem that can't be solved.

    So, I did some more analysis of the...
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    Hi,

    Even though I didnt originally want to include testers in my analysis, I've started to notice a pattern about their lot numbers:

    The 4th and 5th digits seem to be switched with the last...
  79. Re: Creed Windsor 1st & 2nd Batch Differences?

    What are the lot numbers of your Windsor bottles?

    Thanks
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    Your BuP is a 2008 version.

    The scent ID list I have is an updated 2011 version so maybe "21" used to be the ID code for Baie de Genievre in the past, but I can assure you the current ID code is...
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    Thanks for the compliment!

    Hopefully, with this info we can start buying online with more confidence. :)
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    Are you sure your number isn't CA12Z05? Because "21" is the current ID number for Santal Imperial and "12" is the ID number for Baie de Genievre.
    05 would be the year (although I had very few 2005...
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    Doesn't look like those summations account for post 2008 bottles. ;)
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    Will have to consider this one an outlier as well, until I get more numbers of 75ml BduP's that were purchased from the same location. But it's duly noted.
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    Give it some time. I've heard from secondary sources that Mr. Creed himself prefers "aged" batches over newer ones. I guess it's kind of like a wine, seeing that they're both comprised of organic...
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    Yes, as a scientist I agree with you! I would love to have a data set in the thousands to increase my confidence interval, but I'm merely posting what I've been able to extrapolate from the data...
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    Yep, the inserted "B" is assumed to be for "B"atch year...I should have mentioned that when I explained the "A" to "C" change. But I dont have enough serial numbers on the latest 2010 versions so...
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    Yes, that is their reference number. The "10" is the year, the "075" is the size in ml (I bet you have a 2.5oz/75ml bottle ;) ), and "22" is the scent ID for the Vetier (1948) EDT version.
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    Yes, I forgot to add that on the latest batches (also seen on Aventus), it seems that they are replaceing the "A" with a "C" which stands for "C"reed...pretty logical.
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    Hi,
    My data set consisted of 86 serial numbers and this is the first I've seen of an 01, so for the time being i'll have to consider it an outlier. But this is good, the more info I'm given the...
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    Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    So, after collecting a list or LEGIT Creed lot numbers from numerous sources, I decided to run some analysis on the Creed lot number mystery. It was pretty straight forward once I glanced at all...
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    A Creed ----- that smells like Pinaud?

    This may be a stupid question but is there any Creed out there that smells like Pinaud Clubman? :huh:

    I just got back form the barber shop and oh how I love the smell of Pinaud Clubman splashed...
  93. Re: Anyone ever get a Creed with no lot number on it?

    I had a Himalaya with no lot number but it smelled just like the samples I got from Creed...is that wierd? :huh:
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