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    Re: Long lasting, powerful, fresh, smelling cologne?

    Erolfa by Creed.
    My favorite aquatic/marine scent yet!
  2. Thread: Old man

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    Re: Old man

    Old man? Bois du Portugal.
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    Re: Lavander and tea tree oil danger warning!!!

    Should not have let girl friend click on the link. :o
    Thanks for posting! :)
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    Creed Review: Erolfa and BdP

    Received Erolfa and BdP yesterday (thanks NoNonScents!) and I thought I'd provide some feedback.

    Erolfa- I'll start it off by saying that it smells quite like MI. However, it just "feels" deeper...
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    Re: hello from a newbie with a question

    Good read:
    http://www.robbreport.com/Articles/Style/Health-Grooming/Health-Grooming-Aromatherapy.asp
    $2400 for ONE ounce!!! :o
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    Re: Lesser known Malles

    I don't like Musc Ravageur. IMHO, it smells like an Indian spice shop. Seriously. In addition to that, I also sampled the Vetiver (absolutely fabulous) and the Angelique scent (delicate, but nice). I...
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    Re: What would Indiana Jones wear?

    Come to think of it, I think gun oil would probably be much more suitable. Much cheaper than buying a whole separate bottle of cologne.
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    Re: What would Indiana Jones wear?

    Andy Tauer's Lonestar Memories.
  9. Re: Holiday fragrance ads... what's your fave/least fave?

    Yeah, due to the fact that I do not have cable, I hardly ever see any fragrance ads.

    Regarding the music, the majority of music in ads are often created by different composers who specializes in...
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    Sticky: Re: getting free company samples

    They told me they would send two. I'll probably bite for it. :)
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    Sticky: Re: getting free company samples

    Trumpers now charges $3 for shipping outside the UK.

    Got an email back from them today. :(
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    Re: Pi burns my skin...

    No problems with Pi for me. However, I seem to have some kind of reaction against Cool Water. Perhaps it's the Creed god telling me to get GIT.

    Hmm.

    *sits down, puzzled*
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    Re: In-creed-ible choices

    When I had a small, sample, vial, I treasured it so much that I forced myself to only two sprays from it-otherwise, it would have been used up in two outings! Nearly couldn't smell it on myself after...
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    Re: In-creed-ible choices

    "Ya'll"!?!? Are you sure you're not from Texas? ;)


    Haven't tried all the Creeds, but two scents that I have planned for immediate purchase (once I get the funds) are Original Vetiver and...
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    Re: Flu season! What to wear when you're sick?

    I have never gotten the flu shot in the past eight years and I've been doing fine *knock on wood*.

    I usually never wear any scents because when I'm sick, my nose is a non-stop mucus dripping...
  16. Thread: LesNez Samples

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    Re: LesNez Samples

    Got mine today!! Thanks Eaux and LesNez!

    Lion- I don't know, but if my memory serves me right, it smells quite similar to Malle's Vetiver Extraordinaire. Anyone else smell some similarities? Me...
  17. Thread: Wwe

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    Re: Wwe

    Gun oil and WD40 for the hair for maximum sillage. Xylene for the aftershave.
    A nice scent afterwards would be Epoxy Resin thinner MEK.

    Goes well with their physique, no? :)
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    Re: Good Life by Davidoff

    LOL, my Dad gets incredible sillage with three sprays...I can smell him from upstairs when he puts it on!!!! :D :D

    Human chemistry at work *cue in twilight zone song* :)
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    Re: Good Life by Davidoff

    My dad has it and it's very...plain.

    As others have stated, it isn't a head turner.

    I'd take Aqva over it any day. ;)
  20. Thread: Blind Buys

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    Re: Blind Buys

    LOL, I owe it all to a buddy who has seen me shoot so well at the local range. :D

    Honestly, I remember trying Aqva a while back and my first impression of it was "Mothballs!"

    Now, I love it. ...
  21. Thread: B*Men at Maxx

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    Re: B*Men at Maxx

    Lucky. I wanted to test it out, but all of their frags were sealed in their boxes.

    :(
  22. Thread: B*Men at Maxx

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    Re: B*Men at Maxx

    Hmm.

    Saw B*Men at my local Maxx going for $34. Rive Gauche was selling for $20.

    All 1.7oz.
  23. Thread: Blind Buys

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    Re: Blind Buys

    1. Bvlgari Aqva (got it today :) )
    2. Michael Kors


    Aqva is just fantastic.
  24. Re: Looking for scent for someone thats not into cologne

    Aqua di Gio

    *ducks*
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    Re: Top 10 least favourite frags

    Not ten, but a few of the ones that haven't impressed me:

    1. Aramis - New Wave (Way, way too tobacco-y. Might as well ask someone to smoke a cigar as you get dressed).

    2. Malle - Musc Ravageurs...
  26. Thread: Andy Tauer

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    Re: Andy Tauer

    !!!!!!

    :eek

    Thanks!

    :)
  27. Thread: Andy Tauer

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    Andy Tauer

    Would like to see Andy Tauer's line of scents listed.

    Thanks.
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    Re: Michael Kors 1.7 oz @ Perfumania for $17

    Discontinued!?

    That's one of my favorite scents!
  29. Re: What do you wear when you can't decide what to wear?

    Millesime Imperial.


    My samples from NM are nearly gone. Must purchase bottle soon.


    :D
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    Re: The best vetiver-based fragance available?

    +1

    Received a small 5ml sample from Malle and I have been wearing every day. It's an incredible scent that I just truly enjoy. I have sniffed this next to Creed's Original Vetiver and can say that...
  31. Thread: LesNez Samples

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    Re: LesNez Samples

    Still waiting, but haven't lost hope :D

    Funny thing is, I filled out Federic Malle's questionaire last Monday and received three samples from them yesterday.....not bad, considering they were...
  32. Thread: LesNez Samples

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    Re: LesNez Samples

    Yeah, still haven't gotten mine yet; but mine was shipped late (forgot to provide full name).

    Still hopeful :)
  33. Thread: LesNez Samples

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    Re: LesNez Samples

    Me three! :D

    The anticipation is killing me!
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    Allergies...to scents!?!?

    I just had a revelation....

    Three weeks ago, I realized that my eyes becoming "redder and redder" as each day went past. At the end of the second week, my viens were popping out so much that from...
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    Re: What is a Millesime?

    Interesting. Only have a small sample vial, so I'm only doing three spirtz at one time, LOL. That could be the problem!!!

    Hmm....perhaps I'll pick up a bottle next time and spray six. If MI DOES...
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    Re: What is a Millesime?

    If Millesime is EdP strength, then it would have around 12-18% "fragrance" in it, right? I read somewhere that EdP strength frags should last 4-6 hours.

    My MI hardly reaches past two hours before...
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    Re: Newbie starting out (well sorts).

    Hey, maxse! Welcome to Basenotes!

    I'm a neophyte into frags, too, and this community has been invaluable!

    MI is a great scent and I have a small sample of it from NM (had to practically beg...
  38. Re: Front Page article about fragrance-ban in Canada?!

    Hmm...I wonder what other students would think when their peers walk into their class after gym class without deodorant? <_<
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    Re: A Creed Question

    Thanks for all the info, guys! I will check those out! :)



    Huh. Last time I went, I could have sworn that they didn't have it...

    ...then again, I probably missed it in the two dozen bottles...
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    Re: A Creed Question

    Hmm...it seems like Acier Aluminium is quite rare in the US. It also appears that nearly all internet stores I visit are all "out of stock". The only place that I see that carries it is Ebay, and I'm...
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    Brit for women....for men?

    Hey folks-

    Just came back from a *garage* sale where a neighbor was moving away to another country <blink>. So yeah, the sale's been going on since Monday, but I just could never find the time to...
  42. Thread: Sunglasses?

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    Re: Sunglasses?

    I have a pair of Oakley X-metal Juliets that I'm loving to death...



    I'm a big Oakley geardo...and what does that mean?

    Frags + Oakley = broke man. :(
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    Re: Going To Buy Online, Please Help

    Not sure about that site, but I always buy my scents at Parfum1.com

    Incredible prices and I have purchased many scents from there and I am extreamly satisfied.

    Fast shipping and you can have...
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    Re: Casran or Live Jazz?

    This is one reason why I just enjoy my time here on these forums. People here are always helping out one another and someday, I hope, I will be able to return the favor.


    Nearfantastica, I look...
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    Re: Casran or Live Jazz?

    Thanks for the info, guys!

    Looks like LJ it is!

    :)
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    Re: Casran or Live Jazz?

    Well...I was basing it off Nearfantastica's post in the thread "Suggest me a fresh scent". :)

    It's as bad as A*Men?

    Wow...I sampled A*Men once and I didn't like it.

    Hmm...
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    Casran or Live Jazz?

    I'm stuck between these two fresh scents: Casran by Chopard and Live Jazz by YSL.

    Which one would be a more *unique* scent? Which one would you prefer?

    Thanks.
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    Re: Where to buy Green Irish Tweed

    Neiman Marcus has a large selection of Creed. :)
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    Re: Blown away by the Touaregh

    Elevator music :)

    Thanks for bringing this scent up!

    Sounds quite...intruiging.
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    Re: Best autumn/Winter scent for an 18 year old?

    Hey folks, I'm 17 here and I currently have Givenchy's Pi in my wardrobe. I'm not really impressed. I don't know, I just find the vanilla scent so overpowering. I remember in class one day, a girl...
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    Applying frag without sprayer?

    How do you guys apply frags that doesn't come with a sprayer? I have a few testers (.5mls) and am curious on what the best way to apply them would be.

    Thanks.
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    Re: Your favorite flaçons

    Givenchy's Pi has a very unique bottle that seperates it from the rest of the bottles in my collection.

    One of the cleanest and elegant ones that I have seen is Creed's gold-colored MI.

    So...
  53. Thread: Houston, Texas

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    Houston, Texas

    I'm surprised to find no one has created a thread regarding Houston yet :D.

    Probably THE best place to sample nearly all the fragrances possible is the Galleria Mall. Some stores located inside...
  54. Re: Question: What is the best thing about Feuille Verte?

    Asked my French professor regarding this the other day and she said that she would pronounce it:

    "Fee-uhl"

    When she said it, it had a simlar sound to the german word "Führer" with out the "r"...
  55. Similar fragrance to Creed's Feuille Verte?

    Morning, folks (or evening, depending where you are ;) ). I just found out that a buddy of mine has a small decant of Creed's Feuille Verte and he split half of it with me (bless that man). Geez,...
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    New member checking in

    Hey folks! I'm really excited to be here! I'm currently a junior in high school in Houston and I have recently developed an *early* love for fragrances...something that my parents hate and love, LOL....
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