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    Re: Smoky, tarry fragrance

    Slumberhouse Jeke
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, December 12th, 2013

    Maison Francis Kurkdjian Velvet Mood Oud
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    Re: Worst cologne you've ever smelled???????????

    Grey Flannel
    In my opinion, the vilest, most pungent toilet air freshner ever produced
  4. Re: Christmas comes but once a year--what are you wearing this holiday season?

    Every Christmas I wear Burberry London.
    For me, it is the epitome of everything this season represents.
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    Re: Burberry London for Men - a keeper or not?

    A keeper, especially to be used during this season. A terrific gourmand IMO.
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    Poll: Re: Best date fragrance (cool weather)

    +1 Burberry London. Frapin 1270 as well.
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    Re: Skin/health issue , anyone care?

    Totally unnecessary, inappropriate response to the OP's thread. Mind you, it's not the first time I've noticed you make such comments.

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    Re: Can anyone help

    I agree with you, in a way. The truth is that I can't buy it anymore even if I wanted to, as it is obsolete.
    I wish I was able to send a photo of the bottle as it is different from the normal one...
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    Re: Can anyone help

    I like dirty. What would you say Jovan was, clean or dirty?
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    Re: Can anyone help

    Great, thanks. There is an outlet quite close to where I live. I shall go probably this weekend to sample it.
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    Can anyone help

    Back in my teens I wore Jovan Musc Oil and loved it. Truth is I still like it but I'm about to finish my last bottle. Basically I stopped using it for years but kept a 30 ml just in case it ever came...
  12. Re: Perfume that gives you a sense of well being

    Lol I think some of the members are answering the question with themselves in mind and not me, which is OK I suppose.
    Take away Creed and Frapin, there are still quite a few fragrances for me to...
  13. Re: Perfume that gives you a sense of well being

    Is the Paco Rabanne XS much the same as Creed Himalaya, really? People say that Cool Water is much the same as GIT
    I'm no expert, but the similarity for me is minimal .

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    As I mentioned earlier, probably the two houses that hopeless for me, durability wise, are Creed and Frapin. I like the houses very much but seriously can't afford to wear them; I need half a dozen...
  15. Re: Perfume that gives you a sense of well being

    So many I haven't tried or even thought of trying, thank you. I'm very much into oud's at the present and therefore have found it difficult to even contemplate summery, light, fresh fragrances.
    All...
  16. Re: Perfume that gives you a sense of well being

    Should have mentioned that for some reason , even after moisturising, Creed has a longevity of literally one hour. I used to wear quite often Frapin 1270 and that disappears after about thirty...
  17. Perfume that gives you a sense of well being

    Imagine that you've spent all day on the beach. You've gone home, had a hot shower, relaxed on the bed for a while, and are now ready to go out for aperitifs in a class beach bar followed by a great...
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    Re: Girlfriend's Favorite

    Straight to Heaven
    Tuscan Leather
    Aventus
    Terre d'Hermes
    Narciso Rodriguez

    She has also threatened to leave me if I ever use Acqua di Sale by Profumum ever again.
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    Re: My enthusiasm is waning

    If you are attempting to wind me up, you're doing a good job. The forum isn't boring, it's certain members who are boring. Now go a way, read my reasons why my enthusiasm is waning and don't try to...
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    Re: My enthusiasm is waning

    Dear hedonist222, I have no doubts that you are a passionate and knowledgeable member, in fact, you are one of the members that I have up to now held in high regard and valued your views.
    I truly...
  21. Re: I've Never Listened To A Single Word by A Sales Associate

    Lets just say I'm not your average.
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    @ QWERTYOP I was at the Kilian counter yesterday at around midday. I sat behind the counter on one of the two chairs and waited to be served. I waited and waited and waited and still no one came to...
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    Re: My enthusiasm is waning

    Last time to try and get my point over.:mad:

    I don't care about the discussions per se. How many times do I have to reiterate this!!!

    Have you never been disillusioned with anybody? Someone...
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    Re: My enthusiasm is waning

    Ok, I said I wasn't going to discuss this further, but I think you Creed lovers have to understand my point. Discuss, attack, defend offend...do what you want, I don't care. My argument was not Creed...
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    Re: My enthusiasm is waning

    The sub-forums opportunities are endless and a terrific idea. The tedious ones could carry on with empty discussions about the usual never ending story.
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    Re: My enthusiasm is waning

    "It is for this reason, that if a dull member decides to comment with a dull argument as to why this same old, same old Creed Aventus disagreement should be rekindled every couple of days, I will do...
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    Re: My enthusiasm is waning

    Well yes hednic, that's the obvious. There's nothing easier than just to ignore any thread that mentions the word Aventus, or Creed, for that matter and the problem is solved. Alas my dilemma is far...
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    Re: My enthusiasm is waning

    Watchuseek is a perfect example. I couldn't agree with you more.
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    Re: Cool water or love and luck?

    Cool Water 100%
  30. Re: Is There a Fragrance That Epitomises 70's Disco ?

    Jovan Musk Oil
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    My enthusiasm is waning

    This may not be my first thread and I might have commented on a couple of things till now, but I'm still, "just starting out"
    I've been following so many interesting threads since joining and learnt...
  32. Re: Your Most Recent Purchase That You're Very Happy With

    Black Oud by L M Parfums. Definitely one I purchased for me and no one else. Far from a "safe" perfume.
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    Re: A Walking Fruit Bomb cologne?

    I'm no expert but I've recently purchased a fabulous fruity fragrance called Frapin 1270. The top tones are unbelievably fruity, even for an inexperienced nose like mine, and then you get the rich,...
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    Re: Help with a special fragrance

    Thanks again. We won't be anywhere near Florence , however the town that we stay in has many, many profumerie. Hopefully they will stock some of those that you have been kind enough to suggest.
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    Re: Help with a special fragrance

    Thank you all so much for the input. We are off to Italy for Easter and I'm sure that they sell at least a couple of your suggestions at the airport. Are there any Italian houses that I should try. I...
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    Help with a special fragrance

    I've only just started out on this exciting journey and am beginning to understand my likes and dislikes for myself. I would now like to purchase something special for my partner. She used to use...
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    Re: Obliged to inform

    Do they never make changes that improve the fragrance? I'm talking about Dior, I'm saying, generally any house. Surely every now and then the changes are an improvement, or am I wrong?
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    Rimini for Easter

    I will be
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    Obliged to inform

    I've read many posts where experts talk about "vintage" or "original"
    Are the manufactures obliged to inform consumers that changes have been made to formulas, and if so, to what extent?
    Do the...
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    Re: Back to Creed

    @PrincBarry. Brigus, to be exact.
    Thanks for the info RedRaider430, it makes more sense now.
    But, I still would like to know what the common denominator is between Aventus, Git and Tabarome. This...
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    Re: Back to Creed

    Do you know what I feel like? You know when you go to foreign country and you want to impress the locals by learning a few words. You then get embarrassed when the local begins to converse with you...
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    Re: Back to Creed

    That the most prominent notes last longest I get. I was under the impression that the above mentioned three fragrances had different base notes but still seemed to smell very similar. Thanks to...
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    Re: Back to Creed

    Thanks for the swift reply Randall Flagg and for clearing that problem for me.
    Now that you've explained the reason, can I take advantage of your experience. I now can confirm and recognise that I...
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    Back to Creed

    It's more than a week ago that I paper tested Taberome, Aventus and GIT. Now that I'm left with only the basenotes, how comes that they smell identical. Unless I'm wrong, all three have different...
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    Re: Am I learning

    My theory was, that if it's true that top notes disappear more or less immediately, what is the point of even considering them? Yes, I understand that the wearer will get instant pleasure from the...
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    Am I learning

    So, lets see if I'm getting the gist of it. Am I right in saying that you can't really decide if you like a fragrance enough to purchase it just by spraying it on a tester card, as the top notes...
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    I repeat, if it's true what I've read, why wouldn't you market your quality product with quality labels, lids, atomizers etc. It doesn't make sense, unless you really don't care about reputation.
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    It was about a week ago that I introduced myself with a question about Creed. My concerns were answered and as a layman it seemed right not to worry too much about batch numbers etc. As it was...
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    Re: how many shoes should a man have?

    They are only going to bet more expensive. At least there in the States you have shell cordovan readily to hand, which for my personal taste, would nearly suffice. Redundancy has hit, and if truth be...
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    Re: What are your favourite clothing brands?

    Lot of names and designers that I've never heard being mentioned. After doing a few Google searches I've come to a couple of conclusions; I'm probably not the right age or body size to participate in...
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    Re: Can anyone put me out of my misery

    Thank you, thank you, thank you. I shall sleep tonight.
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    Can anyone put me out of my misery

    Yes I know, too much time on my hands but Hey Ho. Reminiscing with some girlfriends last night about when we were young and a certain high street gift shop came up in conversation.
    I recall them...
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    Re: What are your favourite clothing brands?

    Overall Pal Zileri, Corneliani
    Bespoke Steve Horsman
    Shirts Xacus My concept
    Polo's Lacoste
    Shoes Probably C&J, Edward Green, any Horween Shell Cordovan and...
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    Re: how many shoes should a man have?

    No rules, except to buy quality. There is a massive shortage of premium grade leathers and I predict a huge increase in prices in the next couple of years. My two boys have the same shoe size as me...
  55. Re: Very often, the more you know, the more complicated it gets.

    Concern sorted. Thank you all for your constructive input. I've tried them, I like them, and today I shall go to Harvey Nichs and buy them. Taberone and GIT to commence, I think.
  56. Re: Very often, the more you know, the more complicated it gets.

    Thank you Baldini, that's exactly what I needed to hear. In do like some of their scents, Taberone, GIT, Adventus, in that order. If variation is not noticeable to the layperson I'm happy. Leaky...
  57. Re: Very often, the more you know, the more complicated it gets.

    You're quite right Kagey when you say buy what you like. The problem is that unless you join forums such as this one you wouldn't even know half the things exist. You'd continue believing that Rolex...
  58. Re: Very often, the more you know, the more complicated it gets.

    Thank you all for such swift replies and encouragement. For someone with an addictive personality, the world of fragrances is a very, but VERY dangerous ground to be treading on.
    @null set I...
  59. Very often, the more you know, the more complicated it gets.

    I've been watching this forum for quite some time now and my thanks and compliments for all the fantastic advice, information and reviews that I have read. As with all specialised forums, the rookie...
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