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  1. Re: Biggest Disappointment: Creed Millisime Imperial

    This may seem a bit silly but do you think it had anything to do with the atomizer rather than the fragrane itself? I was in a similar spot when I was sampling Amouage's Reflection Man with their...
  2. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    While I've really been looking forward to a re-release of PH, I think all the waiting has gotten to me and I've sort of moved on.. I am trying Tobacco Vanille now and on the lookout for similar...
  3. Looking for stores similar to ParfumsRaffy that ship internationally...

    Hello.

    I am trying to find stores like ParfumsRaffy, meaning authorized distributors that don't sell grey market frags. I want to buy a few niche fragrances but PR is out of stock at the moment...
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    Re: Which is the ultimate vanilla scent for men?

    Growing up, I've always associated vanilla scents with being feminine. It's been a hard habit to break but I really enjoyed my small sample of Tom Ford's Tobacco Vanille. I really don't think it's...
  5. Re: A*Men vs A*Men Pure Coffee vs A*Men Pure Malt vs A*Men Pure Havane vs A*Men Taste of Fragrance

    I have tried everything except the Taste of Fragrance and I would give overall scent and uniqueness to Pure Malt. In wearability, Pure Havane has a slight upper hand since I can pull it off when it...
  6. Re: What is the best "all around" fragrance you've ever owned/experienced?

    Cool water from like 16-20. That was my everything. Cheap, lasted long, smelled nice, and didn't smell 'old'. Now its probably Creed's GIT. It just works for so many things from casual trip to the...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Pure Malt and New Zealand

    Thanks mate, I marked Pure Malt as 'cosmetics' but it was still returned for me for containing 'alcohol' :/ I tried to send out an Aventus as well and declared 'Creed Aventus' in the hopes that it...
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    Thierry Mugler Pure Malt and New Zealand

    Hi,

    So during the last Thierry Mugler Pure Malt release, I snagged myself two fresh bottles with the intention of later selling them on eBay for a profit. They got here fine and when I listed...
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    Re: Creed is growing on me like a fungis

    I would really be interested in trying Serge Lutens. Living in NZ however, I have to plan my sample purchases carefully since its kinda risky sending it from the USA to NZ and it takes long and is...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Does anyone have the batch number A42B11S01 and would care to comment on it?
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    Re: Creed sprayer problem with Aventus

    That sucks, man. After hunting around for a 'decent' batch I get screwed with a bad sprayer. Lol, ah story of my life. Do you guys think this warrants a return to Parfums Raffy? I've used about 10%...
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    Re: Creed sprayer problem with Aventus

    Hi, I tried this every which tilted way and nope, still not fixing the problem. I think my sprayer is just pumping out too much juice.
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    Re: Creed sprayer problem with Aventus

    I've made a diagram which I think better demonstrates my current problem

    The first sprayer is what happens when I very lightly put my finger on the sprayer, I hardly even pressing it down for...
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    Re: Creed sprayer problem with Aventus

    Thanks, will give it a shot!
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    Creed sprayer problem with Aventus

    Hi,

    So this may seem like a weird Creed topic, but the sprayer on my new Aventus is acting up :( With all my other Creeds, a good full push down of the sprayer is needed for it to spray out any...
  16. Re: What was your 1ST bottle of cologne that you ever own? When did you purchase it? Let's all share

    My first ever cologne was given to me about ten years ago, when I was 12. It was some Michael Jordan bottle that smelled pretty fresh and I remember getting my first ever compliment from a female...
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    Re: Just got a bottle of MI: Bad batch?

    Man, I love MI and have a 2009 batch which has a good balance of melon and salt, but definitely leaning towards the salt. It's about 20% left in there and I will be so bummed if all the batches now...
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    Re: When YOU were 18-23 years old - TOP 5 FRAGS

    Im 22 now and I really enjoy-

    1. Creed Aventus
    2. Mugler Pure Malt
    3. YSL La Nuit
    4. Creed GIT
    5. Chanel Allure Homme Sport
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    Re: Favourite Bond No' 9 Fragrance?

    New Haarlem for me while my brother loves Chez Bond (wtf I know)
  20. Poll: Re: Between top: Bois Du Portugal-Green Irish Tweed-Aventus

    BdP gives off such a strong 'old man' vibe for me. While I can appreciate the fragrance, I just don't think that this is something I want to be smelling like at 22. Frankly, GIT is already pushing it...
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    Re: Amouage Reflection Man

    Hahaha, I think its due to the fact that I am spraying from the small sampler bottle and get like a third of a spray from a real bottle.
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    Re: Amouage Reflection Man

    Thank you for all the replies. I wasn't even aware that Original Santal and Reflection Man were in the same category since I never tried OS before. I would love to try the other scents mentioned but...
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    Re: Amouage Reflection Man

    Interesting, I haven't tried Joop so I'll see if I can find one to sniff
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    Amouage Reflection Man

    Hi,

    I recently got a sample from Parfums Raffy for this fragrance and I have been using it for a week, doing a couple of sprays each day. I have to admit, at first it smelled way too sweet, kinda...
  25. Poll: Re: If you were to own (or buy) ONE bottle of CREED what would it be?

    I like Aventus the most now, but maybe it's because its the newest I have :) Aside from that, I love GIT and then MI. However, it's a toss up between ordering a bottle of GIT or a bottle of...
  26. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt

    I'm 22 and my 54 year old day has been getting into my Pure Malt stock. He loves the stuff so I will be giving him one of the two bottles I bought. He then said he remembers how I used to get into...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I just received A42B10K03 from Matthew at Parfums Raffy. Very happy with it, theres a slight leathery smell that is almost peppery to my nose. I love it though, very masculine scent.
  28. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt available 8/29??

    Nope, but it's back on again now!

    http://us.boutique.thierrymugler.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/catalog-search-result-View_10151_11201_-1_11201_1_2_malt_all
  29. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt available 8/29??

    Yeah, it's gone now :/ You should hear my buddy cursing on the phone when I called him that it's up (after placing my order of course :))

    So was this their grand re release?
  30. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt available 8/29??

    Getting an error saying 'mismatched funds' or something on checkout but I should have no problem funds wise since I have more than enough in my Visa account? :/

    edit- Finally got it to work after...
  31. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt available 8/29??

    Seconded. 8pm EST is 12 noon in New Zealand. I've been waiting since 11.30am til now, 3pm so I'm gonna get lunch, then come back to find it's been sold out in the five minutes it took me to get food...
  32. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt available 8/29??

    http://www.planetcalypsoforum.com/gallery/files/1/7/7/8/3/angry-mob.jpeg

    it's time.
  33. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt available 8/29??

    I can't believe I stayed home from work for this! I'm just sitting here watching River Monsters and eating an apple in anticipation, this is an outrage when I could have been wearing pants and going...
  34. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt

    Maybe it's time to make PM a regularly available fragrance :P
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    Re: Where to buy Aventus?

    Wow, thanks mate that's really helpful. I actually spoke to a lady from Creedperfume.com.au twice last year over the phone and they didn't have it. I tried emailing them a few times last month but no...
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    Re: Where to buy Aventus?

    I smelt it on my cousin when I was staying at his place. Afaik, I do not know where he got it from but I can find out if you want me to.
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    Re: Where to buy Aventus?

    Thanks for the suggestion, I am trying to steer away from grey market stuff like that since the price difference really isn't that much anyway and I think the extra peace of mind is worth it.
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    Re: Where to buy Aventus?

    Hi, thanks for the reply. I have tried NM but they did not reply to any of my emails that I sent them. I am confident in buying frm NM as long as I can find out the batch number first :P
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    Where to buy Aventus?

    First off, a thousand pardons for another Creed thread. I have sent many an email to various people but never got a reply back :(

    I fell in love in Aventus after smelling it last year on my trip...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    http://gifsforum.com/images/gif/rage/grand/brush_girl_angry_gif.gif
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Hmm.. I got two samples of Aventus, put them in a small atomizer and wore for a couple of days. I actually really like the smell and I got a hint of smokiness, which I like and it's not an 'ashtray'...
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    Re: A good gourmand cologne for gentleman?

    New Haarlem
    Pure Havane
    Pure Malt
    Rochas Man

    can't really go wrong with either of those, and Rochas Man is pretty cheap :)
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    Re: Best Amouage for a younger guy?

    Hi thank you for all the replies. I will be ordering a bunch of samples from ParfumsRaffy :) Thanks for all the help/
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    Re: New Fragrance: Ben Sherman by Ben Sherman

    Looks more like a transformer than a fragrance bottle. Will be interested to try though.
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    Re: Teenager (15) looking for a good cologne?

    My brother who is 16 uses Abercrombie Fierce, Ed Hardy Love and Luck, Davidoff Cool Water, Chanel Allure Homme Sport and Bleu de Chanel. I like them all and would recommend them to anyone his age.
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    Best Amouage for a younger guy?

    Hi guys, I have been hearing a lot of good stuff from people about Amouage and wanted to try it. I am 22 and would like something light enough to wear everyday at Uni and work without smelling like...
  47. Thread: how much....

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    Re: how much....

    Low for me since I am just starting :) I drew up my 'dream' wardrobe though which includes a couple of Creeds, Amouages and a Tom Ford and it's not looking too good ;)

    Anyway, so far about $150...
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    Re: Bois du Portugal

    Wow, now I want to try this stuff. Gonna get a sample and a small bottle if I like it enough since my GF is always dragging me along to suit and tie events. Only 22 though so it will be interesting...
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    Re: Bond no. 9 New Haarlem

    I live in New Zealand, so easier said than done :) I have to order samples from overseas.
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    Re: Bond no. 9 New Haarlem

    Thanks for all the replies. I'll see if I can get a sample of New Haarlem in to try. I'll see if I can find bottles of Dior and Guerlain at my local department store, unlikely but its worth a shot.
  51. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt

    It was on the Mugler 'Le Circle' Twitter that Pure Malt would be released again in September 2011. I will probably get an extra two bottles since I love this stuff.
  52. Re: To me Creed Silver Mountain Water smells like a very metallic mixture of wine and tea - where wo

    I loved my small 10ml decant of SMW, but the feedback I received from a couple of friends was that I smelled like an old lady or that I smelled like mosquito repellent :( Ever since then the scent...
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    Bond no. 9 New Haarlem

    Hi guys,

    I am looking for a gourmand that I can wear for spring without it being too heavy or cloying. I own Pure Malt and love Pure Malt but it really seems to heavy for spring use plus I can't...
  54. Thread: Axe body spray

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    Poll: Re: Axe body spray

    I've worn Lynx/Axe about five-six years ago when I was in high school. It was dirt cheap and stopped underarm sweat so I was pretty happy. However, as you grow up (and get more dispensable income)...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Just thought I would add my voice here, nothing ground breaking but I have had a few very strong reactions GIT. The strongest was when I was at a bar meeting some old friends from high school. There...
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    Where can I get 'safe' fragrances online?

    Hello everyone,

    My name is Tony and I live in Auckland, New Zealand. A little about me is that I am 21, I am studying to be a lawyer and hopefully get into family law and I work as a butcher to...
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