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    Re: Your Favorite or Best Citrus

    Acqua di Parma Colonia
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    Re: Sunshine in a bottle

    this
  3. Re: Which frag should I wear taking grandma to a cage fight?

    ha ha. very good!
  4. Re: 5 must have fragrances for any mens fragrance enthusiast

    winter - chergui
    spring - git
    summer - adp colonia
    fall - gucci ph 1
    wc - rive gauche
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    Re: Aventus way too overrated?

    Yes it is. Stay true to what your nose tells you; not others.
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    Re: This site is the devil!!!!

    good one.
  7. Re: Complete this list: Rive gauche PH, Azzaro PH ...

    Prada Amber PH
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    Poll: Re: New Mugler A*Men Pure Shot

    You couldn't have made it up if you'd tried...
  9. Thread: "nose maturity"

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    Re: "nose maturity"

    Yip, experienced this just the other day when I picked up my Chergui sample that I had dismissed about a year earlier. Can't get enough of it now but didn't get it at first.
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    Re: I need your advice, vintage colognes!!

    you lucky, lucky bastard...
    http://www.deanfetzer.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/life_brian_dungeon.png
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    Re: Everyday fragrance for young man

    I think Boss Bottled is a great scent for someone your age - fresh, clean and reasonably priced. Only prob is that it might be too common with those around you (if that's something you want to avoid).
  12. Re: What Types of Colognes is My Collection Missing?

    If you like GIT you should probably (if you haven't already) try more of the Creeds. Have you sampled Aventus, MI, Erolfa, SMW and Himalaya? They're all kind of on a similar vibe that might appeal to...
  13. Re: 2 cheapies::: 1 choice... CK Shock for Men or L'eau D'issey by Issey Miyake

    Neither. Smell some more stuff and give yourself better options.
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    Re: any fans of creed himalaya?

    That's exactly how I feel. Plus it lasts all day unlike some other Creeds.
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    Poll: Re: Rive Gauche (for men)

    Amazing stuff.
  16. Re: Old guy just starting out and could use some help

    As some others have suggested YSL Rive Gauche. Make sure you sample from the long tin can and not the newer squat glass bottle.
  17. Thread: R-e-s-p-e-c-t

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    Re: R-e-s-p-e-c-t

    Windsor.
  18. Re: I LOVE rive Gauche. Which scent would you recommend me also?

    Agreed
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    Re: How are new batches of Millesime Imperial?

    I ordered a new bottle from Fragranceshop yesterday. It'll take a while to arrive in the UK but when it does I'll report back.
  20. Re: At a loss. Help! What samples do you recommend I should try?

    Creed Millesime Imperiale
    Amouage Reflection Man
  21. Thread: Boss Bottled

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    Re: Boss Bottled

    Boss bottled is one of the best cheap designer frags out there. I wore it for a while when I was younger. Still enjoy smelling it.
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    Re: How are new batches of Millesime Imperial?

    Reviving this thread. Anyone tried any 2012 batches? Also has anyone ordered from Fragranceshop.com recently?
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    Is this vintage Gucci pour homme?

    Am I right in my identification?





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    Thanks guys. I'm also fairly confident that it is.
  24. Does this look like vintage Gucci pour Homme?

    Sorry duplicated post.
  25. Does this look like vintage Gucci pour Homme?

    Sorry duplicated post.
  26. Re: What's your favorite male Creed and why is it Aventus?

    Git.
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    Re: Baie Rose, Creed MI...

    PM sent.
  28. Thread: Chergui

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    Re: Chergui

    And it's perfect for this kind of cold weather.
  29. Thread: Chergui

    by Mr G
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    Chergui

    Ordered a sample of this about a year ago and shelved it after not thinking much of it. Recently I pulled it out and tried it again. Incredible stuff. Just ordered myself a full bottle. Goes to show...
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    Re: Amouage Reflection Man

    absolutely correct.
  31. Re: How many in your collection do you rate 10 out of 10 and which?

    Only one: GIT.
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    Re: Personality match for Puredistance M?

    you sure it wasn't aventus? that would make more sense.:cheesy:
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    Re: Thoughts on Creed Himalaya?

    8 hour plus longevity for me. Perfect office scent.
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    Poll: Re: Creed GIT or Aventus poll

    I own both but I think GIT is king... by a far stretch.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I've never heard of fake stuff from Cheapsmells. Any issues are probably related to batch inconsistencies. Use it far a week or so and see if you still think it's weak after that.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    glad to hear it. looking forward to your feedback.



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    so it looks like things have continued on nicely from 2011. glad to hear.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Well it's 2011 which is generally accepted as a good year. I might just buy one myself in case 2012 goes off the boil.

    Anyone tried any 2012 batches yet?
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    No worries. I simply ordered but I think your idea of checking first is probably good. That's if you can get them to understand what it is you're asking them to check. I might be wrong but I think,...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I bought mine through cheapsmells about 6 months ago. The stuff's great - lasts all day long. Batch: A3211UO1. If they still have bottles of this I would encourage you to get some.
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    Re: If you had to choose only one fragrance...

    Mine would be GIT.
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    If you had to choose only one fragrance...

    what would it be?
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    Re: any rive gauche alternatives?

    Sorry to hear that - lasts all day long on me. Love the stuff.
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    Re: Hype A Fragrance Thread

    Cheers mate.
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    Re: Hype A Fragrance Thread

    I like the sound of this, Jack. Where did you get your sample?
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    Re: Aventus weakening with time?

    Not sure if airing actually works with Aventus. I opening up my decant and left it open for a short while in the hope that it would get as much air as it needed. No change.

    Fortunately for me...
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    Poll: Re: Prada Amber Pour Homme vs. Infusion d'Homme

    i'm a huge fan of aph.
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    Re: Aventus weakening with time?

    Point taken - it does seem to feature quite a bit around here. Guess people find it frustrating to love a frag which behaves like a hormonal teenager.
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    Re: cK One Shock for Him

    For kids.
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    Aventus weakening with time?

    Has anyone experienced their Aventus weakening as time goes by? When I got my decant I was quite smug because I thought I had got a good batch - the stuff projected well and stayed with me pretty...
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    Re: Amouage Reflection Man

    key is to limit it to 2 sprays or it can turn nasty very quickly.
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    Re: Worst cologne you've ever smelled???????????

    C&S Cuba
  52. Thread: 1 Million

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    Re: 1 Million

    this is exactly what happened to me. i've never been so desperate to wash something off.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    This is exactly what I've experienced. Seems to get weaker with age. Used to get about 7-8 hours now only about 4 hours.
  54. Thread: AVENTUS by Creed

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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    This is what I've experienced too.
  55. Re: Which colognes are in your work rotation, and where do you work?

    I'm unemployed and homeless so I rub dog shit on myself every morning to mimic my favourite fragrance: Czech and Speake's Cuba.
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed Question

    Ah sorry - missed that. Only reference I found looks positive: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/272117-The-Official-Creed-Green-Irish-Tweed-thread!/page8
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed Question

    2011 batches are generally accepted to be good. How does it smell to you?

    If you put a bright light light behind the bottle you can see through it. I can see through my bottle just with a 60w bulb.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Thanks.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Have you done a comparison between your two different batches? I'd be curious to know which lasts longer. While the Z02 one I have smells lovely it's just seems to have dropped off the longevity...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Thanks. Is yours a decant too?
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Double post.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Anyone else got C42B11Z02 from one of the splits? The stuff started off really well but lately it hasn't lasted more than 4 hours on me. Definitely nothing to do with the weather or olfactory fatigue...
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    Re: Was Drakkar Noir popular in the England?

    Yeah I definitely won't let that stop me from wearing it. It was my favourite back in the day. Now that I've started down the road of fragrance addiction I thought I should revisit some of my old...
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    Was Drakkar Noir popular in the England?

    I know (from the reviews) that the stuff was really popular in the US in the 80's. I recently bought some again (after owning it about 15 years ago) and am curious, now that I live in England, if it...
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    Re: Your first niche bottle ( OFFICIAl THREAD)

    GIT and still my favourite.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Does anyone think that the variation has to do with the date, and consequential aging it has undergone? Maybe the batches created earlier in the year are stronger than the ones that have been created...
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    Re: I need a good orange for summer

    Xerjoff 1861?
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    Re: l'instant de guerlain extreme... idk anymore

    I've recently bought this and am also struggling with it a bit. My problem (like BC's was) is also with the cocoa which I think is too strong for the first hour or so. After that the frag is nice but...
  69. Re: creed himalaya or creed silver mountain water for summer days

    Himalaya. SMW smells too feminine for me.
  70. Thread: AVENTUS by Creed

    by Mr G
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    This is exactly what happened to me. I had no problems with the projection and longevity and thinking quite smugly that I had a good batch, but then bam! things just dropped off. Not sure what the...
  71. Re: Rive Gauche pour Homme by Yves Saint Laurent (2003)

    I know Boots don't stock the tins any longer. They now sell the new range stuff for 58 for 80ml, as opposed to about 22 for 125ml for the tins online. Not sure about the smell but I doubt they...
  72. Re: Rive Gauche pour Homme by Yves Saint Laurent (2003)

    That's why I've stocked up on the tin cans. The new stuff costs about 4 times more and I'm assuming smells different.
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    Re: Your thoughts on Xerjoff 1861

    I've tried this again and I'm far happier with it than when I first tried it. I think the problem I had was wearing a sample of Nio at the same time as the 1861. I definitely don't like Nio and I...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Should probably be in the other threads about female compliments but I'm adding it here because this is where the serious GIT lovers hang out. I got a 'you smell really nice' at 5pm after walking...
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    Re: Can't find a Tom Ford I like. Please help me.

    Totally with you on this. Creed I get. TF I don't. Maybe one day things will change.
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    Re: Smokey fragrance suggestions

    Thanks for the suggestions guys.
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    Smokey fragrance suggestions

    I have always loved the smell of burning wood. Are there any fragrances that have this kind of smell to them?
  78. Poll: Re: Creed Aventus or Millesime Imperial or Silver Mountain Water or Green Irish Tweed

    GIT and Aventus
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    Re: Are there any bargain bin shops in the UK

    We've discussed this. A small collection is nothing to be embarrassed about. Everyone's collection is different - some big, some small. Don't go do something you'll regret later. Just accept your...
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    Re: Why Would Someone Not Like Eau de Rochas Homme?

    Ebay has them. Have you checked?
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    Re: Amouage: Reflection Man

    Yeah I'm glad I didn't make the mistake of thinking that I needed to apply more because the squirts were small. I think I had read somewhere that 2 was enough. Couldn't agree more.
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    Are there any bargain bin shops in the UK

    We often hear our American members talking about finding bargain bin gems. Are there any UK stores that have these kind of clear-outs?
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    Re: Amouage: Reflection Man

    Wearing this today. All I can say is that it's a beast. I used 2 sprays (which are not much compared to how much the Creeds shoot out) and 7 hours later I can still smell it strong. Almost pointless...
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    Re: Why Would Someone Not Like Eau de Rochas Homme?

    I got this as a blind buy but am in the process of selling it. I thought it would be right up my alley but to me it smells too much like Strepsils -Honey & Lemon.
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    Poll: Re: how many frags do you own

    That might be a good place to start. Somewhere where us guys with small collections can learn to accept that there are others in the world who have been blessed with massive collections. The...
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    Re: A Question about prada APH

    Same here.

    I also don't get much amber - despite the name.
  87. Thread: Xerjoff Kobe.

    by Mr G
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    Re: Xerjoff Kobe.

    I must confess I don't like this. I get an incense accord that rubs me the wrong way.
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    Poll: Re: how many frags do you own

    I think we need a support group.
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    Re: A Question about prada APH

    I've never had any issues. Great fragrance.
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    Poll: Re: how many frags do you own

    Great poll btw, noirdrakkar. I've often wondered this question myself. I'm suffering from some serious perfume envy with my sub 10 collection.
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    Poll: Re: how many frags do you own

    Any chance of some pics?
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    Re: What is your work rotation ?

    I wear trousers and a collared long sleeved shirt in an office environment. I wear the following as I consider them to be fairly formal scents: Himalaya and GIT, Rive Gauche and Prada Amber ph. On...
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    Re: Frederic Malle L'EAU D'HIVER

    I found it too feminine for my taste. Perhaps I should give it another wear sometime.
  94. Thread: Wearing Kobe

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    Re: Wearing Kobe

    I must say I'm not a fan. Too incensy for my taste.
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    Re: Your thoughts on Xerjoff 1861

    Thanks guys. I think I'll store it away for a while - at least until it's a bit warmer anyway.
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    Re: Your thoughts on Xerjoff 1861

    I'm starting to wonder whether this has got something to do with a person's smell development. You guys are all old hands at this while I'm just starting out. Perhaps I should chuck it into the back...
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    Re: 1 Fragrance you can't live without.

    Git.
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    Your thoughts on Xerjoff 1861

    I recently bought a decant of this and I think it may be my first blind buy mistake. It smells more Arabian than Italian to me. There hasn't been much on the site about this lately but I've noted...
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille - The Final Verdict

    Thanks for the advice. I might try it again sometime.
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille - The Final Verdict

    I have a sample that I've tried once but never returned to. I just don't get what the big thing is.
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