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  1. Re: HTF Roja, Creed, Xerjoff, Royal Crown, FdB, Memo, Dusita, Profumum, TomFord, Boadicea, O'Driu &

    :beer:
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    Re: Amouage Epic man....or?

    Great recommendation!
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    Re: Amouage Epic man....or?

    This x 1000

    Some self-proclaimed "reviewer" with a video camera has a mediocre opinion of the scent ... why should that bother you in the least, if you've already tried it and like it? Are you...
  4. Re: Urgent need some help determining the amount of juice left for BDC EDP

    Well, that's simply laughable.
  5. [US + CANADA] Re: Roja, Clive, Lutens Section d'Or, Le Labo, SoOud

    Updated!
  6. Re: HTF Roja, Creed, Xerjoff, Royal Crown, FdB, Memo, Dusita, Profumum, TomFord, Boadicea, O'Driu &

    Bump, because it's been a while....

    All available splits have been updated, and I'll likely be adding a few more good ones in the next week or two!
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    Re: Question About Heavy Projectors

    Great advice!

    https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTlgmdgi4DwtkmIDPfovlFvkS9FwjBreCyVWDRjxaGG-uLb4WyB
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    Re: Which fragrance says Outer Space to you?

    MiN Mood Dust
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    Re: Creed Aventus - legit?

    This is most certainly fake, based on the photos. Sorry for your loss...
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    Re: NEW: Andrea Maack - Coven!

    Yeah, this came out about four years ago. The bottle pictured above is different, though. Maybe it's a re-launch?
  11. Re: Never say never: seriously thinking of taking the Roja Dove plunge

    It's based on the old Lily Extrait, which was previously discontinued, and that line was all considered unisex. So if you feel comfortable with the scent, then I don't think there's really a reason...
  12. Re: I Cannot find the Spice & Wood Flacon with Sprayer Top.

    Originally, S&W and Pure White were considered men's releases, while the rest of the Royal Exclusives line were considered women's. The two men's scents came with fixed sprayers on them. The...
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    Re: Amouage Fate friction cap?

    It could be either case -- testers are always friction caps. Plus, Epic was reformulated quite a while before they changed to the magnetic cap bottles ... so even tracking down what some people call...
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    Re: [joke] "crowdfunding" niche perfumes

    So, uh, you know that there's already an entire "splits" subforum on this very site that does exactly what you just described, right? I'm not sure if that's the part that was intended to be a joke,...
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    Re: Amouage Fate friction cap?

    No, Fate was the first release that had a magnetic cap in the line. However, the bottle in question is probably a tester bottle, since Amouage doesn't use magnetic caps at all on their testers.
  16. Re: Is my creed green irish tweed legit? See photos

    Fake. Sorry...
  17. Re: Elysium - new fragrance from Roja Parfums / Roja Dove

    Any specific examples? Every scent from the mainline Homme and Femme collections have an EDP available still. I just double checked to verify, after reading your comment.
  18. Re: IMO Creed Selection Verte smells like Jagermeister

    Nope.
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    Re: Can't Find Xerjoff Nio Anywhere

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/431293-Roja-Xerjoff-Clive-MDCI-Guerlain-(New-Added-8-12)?p=4000139#post4000139
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    Re: NEW? Tom Ford Oud Minérale and Oud Ocean

    Yes, I believe Oud Ocean was simply a working name for Oud Minerale, which is a common practice with TF.
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    Re: Roja Dove Diaghilev vs Britannia

    Wow, really? Diaghilev is nuclear on me...
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    Re: Roja Dove Diaghilev vs Britannia

    I prefer Diaghilev by a long shot over Britannia, personally.
  23. Re: Amouage Interlude: Do You Get A "Tuscan Leather Cocaine Note" In This?

    :grin:
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    Re: am i missing out on Mancera?

    This.
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    Re: Creed Aventus 13ZZ01. Real?

    I agree -- this one looks fine to me, based on the pictures. No red flags visible.
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    Re: A fake Tom Ford?

    It's real -- nothing to worry about.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    For those who don't know, 33 remaining bottles of Sova were available for sale directly on the Slumberhouse website yesterday morning. They sold out in a few hours.
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    Re: Tom Ford Noir de Noir - Authentic?

    The batch code is usually printed in black ink on the bottom of the box, which makes it very difficult to see under the plastic wrap. Tilt it in the light and look very closely to find it.
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    Re: Noon here is my Creed Aventus a fake!?

    There are definitely some red flags. Can you link the listing that you purchased it from?
  30. Re: Elysium - new fragrance from Roja Parfums / Roja Dove

    It's about $295 at the current exchange rate, which is for a 100ml bottle. As a comparison, the Parfum is about $492 for a 50ml.
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread

    I believe the comments that got him banned were removed from this thread. It escalated considerably from the comment that you quoted.
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    Re: Sahara noir, fake?

    It looks fine. What makes you think it's fake?
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    Re: Newbie Here - Decants from Reputable Members

    Yes, as hednic suggested, definitely check out the Splits Forum. And welcome!
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    Re: Is my Millesime Imperial Genuine?

    This.
  35. Re: eBay horror stories - what should i do regarding Perry Ellis Black Vanilla Oud?

    I second this. I'd like to add them to my blocked buyer list.
  36. Thread: Does creed?

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    Re: Does creed?

    Nope.
  37. Thread: Tar

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    Re: Tar

    Excellent recommendation right here.
  38. Re: Anyone hear of Scent of Wealth by Platine DaVinci?

    That's basically what this is, unfortunately. I can't speak to the quality of the fragrance -- it may actually be nice -- but it was definitely a gimmick. The distributor was trying to liquidate a...
  39. Poll: Re: How much have you spent on fragrances in the last 36 months?

    This.
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    Re: Roja Dove Vetiver Extrait real?

    Exactly this. The Parfum Pour Homme version is the smokiest of the three vetiver releases (parfum, EDP, extrait), and is my favorite of the bunch.
  41. Re: Fragrance Bottles You Wouldn't be Caught DEAD With in Your Collection

    Tacky bottles that I wouldn't be caught dead with? You pretty much already named them:
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    Re: Your least favorite fragrance house name

    ... because that's the actual street address of their flagship store: 9 Bond Street, New York, NY
  43. Re: Clive Christian really is churning 'em out! 9 fragrances in 9 months?!

    I'm sure it's due to the company being bought out about two years ago. They've obviously started taking a much different approach to what the release and how large their fragrance portfolio is. ...
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    Re: New Creed - White Amber

    Yes, it's significantly cheaper than US pricing on Royal Exclusives. About 27% cheaper for the same size bottle, actually.
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    Re: Profumum Roma - any known reformulations?

    Ambra Aurea and Victrix were both reformulated a few years back, with the juice in both getting considerably lighter in color (Victrix used to be dark brown, in fact). Also, Oxiana was reformulated...
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    Re: New from Chanel: Chanel Dat Ass

    Perhaps the house of Etat Libre d'Orange would be more your speed.
  47. Re: Jubilation XXV, first releases vintage tester bottle, vs non magnetic "vintage" tester vs curren

    Jubilation XXV doesn't have any blackcurrant or cassis in it. Do you mean blackberry?
  48. Re: Jubilation XXV, first releases vintage tester bottle, vs non magnetic "vintage" tester vs curren

    They've never used magnetic caps on their testers, regardless of what year it's from. And reformulations did not necessarily coincide with the cap changes ... in fact, not all of the scents in the...
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread

    That is certainly true!
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread

    I'm trying to track down a vintage 2017 batch ... I hear they're MUCH better than the upcoming 2018 batches.
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread

    While I don't necessarily disagree with the logic ... realistically, if this was an intentional marketing plan, then wouldn't they have their sales associates hyping up the scent? Or at least be...
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    Re: Salty Marine Between Sel Marin and MI

    If you find Creed MI to be really close to what you're looking for, then I would strongly recommend that you also try Creed Erolfa.
  53. Re: I cannot seem to find a Spice&Wood flacon on an American Online Dept Store....

    They're available at the US Creed boutique:
    https://www.creedboutique.com/creed-royal-exclusives/129-spice-and-wood.html

    They're not planning on doing away with that size ... but maybe only...
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    Re: Help me ID this Tom Ford fragrance

    Mandarino was my first thought, also.
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    Re: Clive Christian C For Men Authentification

    For what it's worth, the only Clive fakes I've seen have been the ones out of Russia that sell on ebay. Where did you buy your bottle?
  56. Re: First bottle of Green Irish Tweed - is it real?

    Oh, this exact batch code hasn't been hyped on the internet? Well, then it must be fake...
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    Re: Creed have lost their mind (Rose Imperiale)

    Good call ... that's what I do with my cheapies too :thumbsup:
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    Re: Luca Turin on Frederic Malle

    This is exactly my take on the house also. I've never understood what all the fuss was about, to be honest...
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread

    And therein lies the problem with Fragrantica's voting / reviewing system. Nobody has smelled it, but 65 people have decided to troll the review page.
  60. Re: Some noteworthy changes coming for Creed Fragrances.

    Yes, I've heard this same thing from multiple retailers. I'm assuming that the old bottles will just get dumped to the grey market to clear them out quickly.
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    Re: Shipping an opened Creed flacon

    Definitely decant it into a separate bottle that can be sealed tightly. I've purchased several flacons in the past, and anytime the seller has insisted that they can safely ship the contents inside...
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    Re: Le Labo Refill discount

    yes
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    Re: Bond no9 Bleecker st discontinued?!!

    Yes, it's still in production. And you can buy it on their website as we speak: https://www.bondno9.com/bleecker-street.html
  64. Re: Ever lost an Ebay auction then see the fragrance listed on a decant site?

    I've actually had TPC purchase fragrances from me on ebay in the past.
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    Re: Alexandria Fragrances......Any thoughts ?

    This house is a spin-off from Dua Fragrances.
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    Re: Fragrancenet Ebay site--bad experience!

    Well, if they don't respond within the specified time frame (I think it's four days?), then you can have ebay step in and they'll just refund your money. I wouldn't worry too much about it, other...
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    Re: Fragrancenet Ebay site--bad experience!

    I understand that it's probably frustrating ... but just open an ebay request, citing that the item is damaged, and get a refund. That would have taken you less time that typing out this post, to...
  68. Re: Anything like Millesime Imperial that lasts longer than 12 seconds?

    To be honest, if you're using a sample sprayer, then your four sprays are probably equivalent to about one spray from an official Creed bottle (at least with their older sprayers ... not sure about...
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    Re: Is there anything worth buying for 2017?

    That line came out in 2012.
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    Re: Never getting compliments on my fragrances

    This.
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    Re: I wanted a bottle of Moss Breches but ouch!

    I think he means just the ingredient of beeswax by itself.
  72. Re: Fake Tom Ford Oud Wood?? Opinions please!!! Legit Check

    I said that there is NOTHING that looks fake. It's totally legit. You don't have anything to worry about :smiley:
  73. Re: Fake Tom Ford Oud Wood?? Opinions please!!! Legit Check

    There's absolutely nothing about that bottle that looks fake to me.
  74. Re: Does decanting affects longevity and sillage?

    Nothing to worry about.
  75. Thread: Leather & Fuel

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    Re: Leather & Fuel

    Annick Goutal Eau du Fier
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    Re: Beware of Luckyscent.com

    Agreed.
  77. Re: CB I Hate Perfume AT THE BEACH 1966 - Pale White?

    Yup, totally normal for a water perfume. They seem often to take on that milky consistency when agitated (e.g., during shipping).
  78. Thread: Dua fragrances

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    Re: Dua fragrances

    Don't waste your time. Seriously.
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    Re: FragranceNet ShopRunner

    :beer:
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    Re: Bois D'Argent Extrait

    That was the same thought I had.
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    Re: I hate ISO E Super

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: FragranceNet ShopRunner

    Fragrancenet is doing inventory right now, which they do a couple of times per year. They don't ship out any orders while they do inventory, and they always suspend the 2-day shoprunner option and...
  83. Thread: YeYe

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    Re: YeYe

    Yeah, they're an indie house, and I think they do some "home fragrance" products also.
  84. Thread: YeYe

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    Re: YeYe

    They've been around for about a year and a half now. I blind-bought their Equus release not long after it came out. It was a decent smoky scent, but nothing really special in comparison to other...
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    Re: Please Check Out This Roja Dove Bottle

    There have been Roja fakes coming out of Russia in the past few months. Here's a link to one example that sold recently, which happens to be Danger: http://tinyurl.com/l626a5t

    The juice on that...
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    Re: Royal Crown Habanos

    Habanos is definitely my favorite tobacco scent. There's some oud mixed into the opening as well, which I love, and a rum note also emerges as it develops. The tobacco is very upfront and is...
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    Re: Fragrance Game Strategy

    I'm not sure, but I definitely hope I win.
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    Re: Fragrance Game Strategy

    I feel like the only people in this hobby with an actual "strategy" are probably the same ones who continuously refer to it as a "game."
  89. Re: Some noteworthy changes coming for Creed Fragrances.

    A private fragrance group on facebook.
  90. Re: Some noteworthy changes coming for Creed Fragrances.

    Yes, I've seen pictures of the new 100ml bottle. They have sloped shoulders, similar to the 75ml (and new 50ml) size. I can't say for sure if the width and height are still the same, or if the...
  91. Re: Tom Ford private blend 1 Litre. Could this be counterfeit?

    Those aren't retail bottles, but they're bottles sent to retail locations to refill they're tester flacons. And those are actually what the stores make their samples from.
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    Re: Ebay Seller Ediscountperfumes - Legit?

    Over 38,000 feedback at 100% ... If you're seriously that paranoid, perhaps you shouldn't be buying your fragrances from ebay.
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    Re: Your St. Patty's day scent?

    63580
  94. Re: Can't edit/change the thread title in the Sale forum

    This seems to happen with older threads that have been edited too many times. My sales thread did the same thing last year, after several years of frequent edits. I had to start a new thread to...
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    Re: Amouage question: Made in Oman/U.K.

    This. For whatever reason, a lot of inaccurate information gets spread around about Amouage. They've manufactured in both the UK and Oman for many years, well before they ever changed the caps on...
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    Re: Creed Exclusives?

    I think the seller only has one of each available -- if you toggle through each scent in the drop-down, it says "1 available" for each one, even though it has a spot to enter quantity. And they...
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    Re: Creed Exclusives?

    Those are actually perfectly legit bottles, and pretty hard to find. The Royal Exclusives never retailed in that bottle style, but they do exist. If you look closely, you'll see the name label on...
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    Re: You paid how much are you ####### mental

    That's not even close to the top end, to be honest. Welcome to the hobby ... give it some time, and you'll see just how deep the rabbit hole goes :wink:
  99. Thread: Creed Boxes

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    Re: Creed Boxes

    Creed changes details of their packaging all the time.
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    Re: Roja Dove Vetiver Extrait real?

    ^^^This
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