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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Virtually all ambergris is found with beaks and shit in it. Kinda the whole reason for the process in the first place.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    People also need to realize anytime you use natural ingredients, the smell can never be exactly the same. For example, ambergris is, as most of you know, wale secretions. They believe it's something...
  3. Thread: "shower gel"

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    Re: "shower gel"

    That's why you wash it off... However, instead if washing it off with hot water, you will want to cut off your water while you later, then when you turn it back on, you make sure the temp of the...
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    Re: Creed Aventus for 18 year old

    To be fair, any scent can be worn by any age if they like it, however he was asking for an opinion and I happen to agree with those that think he should buy a few bottles of designer and have a...
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    Re: "shower gel"

    I won't buy them by themselves, but if I can find them in a gift set for close to the same size as the regular bottle by itself, I have no problem buying them. I have all the YSL L'Homme and flanker...
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    Re: Out of the "Game"

    im just getting started!
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    Re: Dior Fehrenheit le parfume... Thoughts?

    had to order it lol
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    Re: Le Male metal flask

    The limited edition flask literally looks just like a drinking flask with the same "Le Male" theme colors and what not. If this is true that it's pre formulation, i might have to grab me a bottle
  9. Re: Opinions needed. nautica voyage vs versace pour homme.

    nautica voyage
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    Gucci pour homme II
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    That's funny because I definitely get the green note in the dry own with this batch, also, my bottle is very potent and lasts at least 8 hours for me. After that it stays close to the skin but I can...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I also have batch number A3213T01 except mine has the regular pump and says creed on top of the sprayer.
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    Re: Creed VIW batches- recent purchase

    I got a 2013 batch and I ordered mine only about 3 weeks ago. My lot # is: a3213t01 for 4oz bottle of GIT


    I also got a 4 oz bottle of Original Vetiver, the lot on that one is: A4012M01
  14. Re: Fake A&F Fierce from Ebay is....real, but diluted.

    They've proven that counterfeit juice had all kinda of nasty stuff in it. From goat piss to anything you can imagine. It's not regulated at all. Just be careful spraying it on your skin or letting...
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    Re: Im one step closer to the dark Side !

    lol yeah, every time I buy like 1 or 2 bottles, I'm always like "okay, that's good for a while" then the next say I'll see something that REALLY piques my interest and I'll study it and research it...
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    Re: Dior Fehrenheit le parfume... Thoughts?

    I sent you a PM btw
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    Re: Dior Fehrenheit le parfume... Thoughts?

    ^lol How weird it was for me to read your tag. My name is also William and I too need an OV creed cap. If you happen to find an extra, lmk if you don't mind and I'll do the same!
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    Re: Im one step closer to the dark Side !

    Definitely. Everyone has been more than inviting,helpful and friendly. I definitely look forward to talking and meeting more people on here. I've been into fragrances since I was 13 but only ever...
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    Re: Dior Fehrenheit le parfume... Thoughts?

    Awesome! So this is a really new fragrance I'm just now noticing? I had to pay about $100 for a 2.5oz but hearing it's not very common makes me excited even more! Thanks!
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    Re: Im one step closer to the dark Side !

    Exactly! That too. It's gotten ridiculous and harshed my buzz on the whole matter. I'll admit when I see a pair of Jordan's or lebrons that I know aren't going to be hard to get and I really like...
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    Dior Fehrenheit le parfume... Thoughts?

    I'm considering buying a bottle of Dior fehrenheit le parfume, I loveee and have the regular fehrenheit but I was wondering if anyone else here has this and can give me some advice.

    Does it keep...
  22. Re: Fake A&F Fierce from Ebay is....real, but diluted.

    Yeah, the only time I'll buy something in eBay is if the fragrance is relatively new, and if there's things on the bottle and packaging that can prove it's real. I've bought a bottle of bleu de...
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    Re: JPG Le Male still recommended?

    Do you know if the f123 free shipping code works for Canadian shipments? Or is that just for USA customers? Either way, you can rest assured FragranceX offers a great selection for a good price. ...
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    Re: Im one step closer to the dark Side !

    Yeah, this hobby is quite a bit cheaper. As the retail for most shoes I would buy was $160-$220 per pair. Keep in mind though as long as you keep them looking new(gets old after a while) you can...
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    Re: JPG Le Male still recommended?

    Of course it would be nice to be approached by the best retail SA in their field but to expect that all the time is a bit unrealistic IMO.
    I think it's awesome you're a great salesperson, do very...
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    Re: Im one step closer to the dark Side !

    Aww, but that's no fun.. Especially when starting out! lol

    But you make a great point!
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    Re: Im one step closer to the dark Side !

    LOL. But seriously.. There are shoes that kids camp out for for like 2 says before they are released. Then they turn around and sell them for like $1,000+ for a damn pair of shoes.. Maybe I'm...
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    Re: Creed VIW batches- recent purchase

    If you don't mind me asking, what size and where did you get it from? Thx
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    Re: Creed VIW batches- recent purchase

    Can we get some batch numbers posted and size of bottles? I just ordered 120ml of GIT and 120 ml of Original Vetiver and I'm getting ready to order VIW today & I won't buy anything less than 120ml. ...
  30. Re: Which designer aquatic / marine scent has the best projection ??

    I loveee Fahrenheit but have never had a chance to try the flankers. I was interested in aqua,32, and the other one I can't remember at this moment.. What are your opinions on them? Do they still...
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    Re: JPG Le Male still recommended?

    I have never been bombarded by a SA at any fragrance place I've been to, so I guess I've been pretty lucky. Also, selling something that is under a couple hundred dollars vs selling something that...
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    Re: 2014 Creed GIT batches?

    I have batch a3213t01 and I love the way it smells. I just ordered mine from fragrancenet a couple weeks ago. I might be in the minority, but I think it's interesting the scent takes in different...
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    Re: Im one step closer to the dark Side !

    I was the SAME exact way. At most I would have two different bottles like (Chanel allure homme & ADG/Burberry touch) and whenever a bottle would empty, I would try something new out. Just recently...
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    Re: It's about to get real...

    Lol.. I wish worrying about my son going to college was the only issue I had to worry about. Lol

    Regardless, congrats, I'm sure you will find a way to make it work.
  35. Re: Generic Vs Synthetic Vs Cheap Vs Inexpensive

    IM right there with you. I still quite enjoy my designer fragrances. IN fact, I really only care about smell,longevity and projection. as long as those criteria are met, im glad my nose isnt getting...
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    Re: JPG Le Male still recommended?

    http://www.scentmonkey.com/product.php?code=M-T-1043

    not a bad deal, for a 4.2oz tester
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    Re: JPG Le Male still recommended?

    Though i believe theperfumeshoppe only sells niche.

    I did some research and quite a few people here on basenotes have ordered from strawberry.net. Also, www.scentedmonkey.com has international...
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    Re: JPG Le Male still recommended?

    ThePerfumeshoppe.com, strawberry.net are two that im 99% sure ship to you. FragranceX.com ships to you I know for sure.

    Let me know when you try them out, and let me know which one is the...
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    Re: JPG Le Male still recommended?

    lilydirect is on ebay and does EBAY orders.

    I've ordered from fragranceX and if you use a coupon code the prices are actually decent. Also, i believe the perfumeshoppe is a good place for...
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    Re: JPG Le Male still recommended?

    +1 They are salespeople making a living after all... if they went around suggesting stuff that wasn't as well known, or well liked by the masses, they likely wont sell a lot. They will sell...
  41. Re: Which designer aquatic / marine scent has the best projection ??

    +1. And cheap!

    Other than that, I would go adg essenza, or issey miyake. I wish I could say eternity summer because I love the smell of those flankers but they don't last for shit
  42. Re: Generic Vs Synthetic Vs Cheap Vs Inexpensive

    I don't think bleu de Chanel smells "generic", in fact I love it. But I blind bought ysl L'Homme libre and that smells pretty darn close to my nose, at least in the opening. It seems to me it's...
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    Re: White Musk by The Body Shop

    And I wanted to say "thank you" to everyone who took a second out to respond and help me out! :)
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    Re: White Musk by The Body Shop

    Yeah, I totally agree. That's exactly why I like woolite. It cleans great and doesn't clash with anything else I would be wearing. Sometimes the soaps can have wayyyyy too much of that false "clean"...
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    Re: JPG Le Male still recommended?

    Azuran, where are you located? If you're in the states, I definitely recommend FragranceX and fragrancenet. lilydirect Is a seller in eBay who also has their own website, they're totally legit too. ...
  46. Re: The worst fragrance store encounter.. EVER!!

    I think we all have! Lol usually when someone is paid on commission they the to be pushier, less honest and more rude... Nothing worst than a pushy, rude SA who doesn't make you feel welcome unless...
  47. Re: The worst fragrance store encounter.. EVER!!

    Like I said, I can see both sides points but I think at this point you're getting a little too defensive. Remember you're posting on a message forum with all differing opinions. If you don't like...
  48. Re: Generic Vs Synthetic Vs Cheap Vs Inexpensive

    To me, generic means something that replicates the smell or is similar in nature to others. It's unoriginal, and if you were blindfolded, you wouldn't be able to tell the difference between those...
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    Re: White Musk by The Body Shop

    I guess I shouldn't say my detergent isn't "unscented" but it has a very light fresh scent that smells like it's been out in the sun on a hanger. Woolite! Plus, it's AWESOME on my clothes and keeps...
  50. Re: The worst fragrance store encounter.. EVER!!

    ^ yeah, I think people start to overthink and definitely get a bit of buyers paranoia. To me, the first sign that the bottle wasn't a fake would be the fact they would accept the return.. If a place...
  51. Re: The worst fragrance store encounter.. EVER!!

    Lmao.. I love the part where the little dog comes in to break it up!

    They both have good points, but that's kinda strange to use 10-12 sprays of a perfume and send it back.. That's just...
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    Re: WORST Fragrance you have smelt?

    It doesn't surprise me someone as young as yourself doesn't like this scent, but "positively terrrible" I cannot agree upon. CD fahrenheit is a potent, quality scent that I think everyone eventually...
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    Re: WORST Fragrance you have smelt?

    Drakkar Noir
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    Re: JPG Le Male still recommended?

    Also, you can get it Cheaper from Fragrancenet,FragranceX, or Lily Direct than you can from wal mart and you will also get a bigger bottle. I dont recommend buying from wal mart unless its something...
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    Re: JPG Le Male still recommended?

    Its a good smelling, long lasting fragrance. Crowd pleaser but EVERYONE wears it. You wont be special or stand out but will receive lots of compliments from people who like it.
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    Re: White Musk by The Body Shop

    perfect! thanks Russlan :)
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    Re: White Musk by The Body Shop

    to be honest, Im looking for something to use in my unscented laundry detergent to freshen up the sheets. It might work well as someone else mentioned it's clean and fresh smelling. I am a fan of...
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    Re: SPRAYING or SPLASHING

    If it's an EDT or EDP I prefer to spray. If it's an EDC, i'd rather splash it on. I don't feel anywhere near as bad wasting splashes of EDC as I would a splash of EDC or EDP. I dont necessarily...
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    Re: Your top summer night out scents

    Acqua Di Gio Essenza
    Gucci Pour Homme II
    YSL La Nuit De L'homme
    Bleu De Chanel
    GIT
    Burberry Touch
    Nautica Voyage/Island Voyage
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    Re: White Musk by The Body Shop

    L'homme, I just watched her review, and that's interesting... I think I might wait to smell this one the next time i go into the store. About this Katie puckrick lady, is she worth listening to?...
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    Re: Performance and skin

    I know the darker the skin, the more melanin there is.. but ive never heard any correlation between skin colors and scent projection/hold/longevity. Like I said, the factors im aware of I listed...
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    Re: White Musk by The Body Shop

    if no one knows or has any experience with this, please disregard this post and delete it. Looks like ill have to blind buy..
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    Re: Performance and skin

    This could totally be your mind playing tricks on you. Ive never heard about any specific skin types being best but I believe it has more to do with how dry your skin is, and the chemistry in your...
  64. Re: Tommy by Hilfiger and Bvlgari Man Extreme

    I had Tommy when I was in middle school, and i'm pretty sure It's an EDC. Depending on how old you are, I wouldnt recommend Hilfiger colognes for anyone over 18. It's a decent smell, but pretty...
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    White Musk by The Body Shop

    Ive been a fan of the body shop and their lotions and stuff for years, but just recently ive heard good things about a really cheap fragrance called "white musk" and its from "the body shop"... Its...
  66. Re: The worst fragrance store encounter.. EVER!!

    I didnt think he was being a "smart ass" at first either, but when i read his response to it, I thought maybe they had some bad blood or something. Its hard to judge meaning or intention over the net
  67. Re: Is lilydirect2012 on eBay legit??? Plz help!

    :)
    You gotta be careful with those shifty counterfeiters!
    lol obviously I've heard about the "green frich tweed" these characters try to sell everyone, so it would not surprise me at all to see...
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    Re: Recommend me online stores to buy ..

    I was able to buy a legit bottle off eBay from someone who had it bought for them as a bday gift. But they didn't like it. Bleu de Chanel is actually pretty easy to spot a fake if you know what to...
  69. Re: The worst fragrance store encounter.. EVER!!

    I live on the east coast(williamsburg,Virginia) and we have a huge section around colonial Williamsburg that are outlets. Probably 15-20 blocks long(coach, Lacoste, Ralph Lauren,bose,etc) and there...
  70. Re: The worst fragrance store encounter.. EVER!!

    After coming back and reading my response, it came off kinda like an ass so i would like to apologize, that wasn't my intention. Also, I was +1'ing the poster who said you exercised "great patience"...
  71. Re: The worst fragrance store encounter.. EVER!!

    +1 lol
  72. Re: Is lilydirect2012 on eBay legit??? Plz help!

    Thanks everyone!
  73. Re: Is lilydirect2012 on eBay legit??? Plz help!

    Haha alright,cool.
  74. Re: Is lilydirect2012 on eBay legit??? Plz help!

    Id rather get the NiB for like $25 more. Here's to hoping I don't get "Virginia island water"
  75. Re: Is lilydirect2012 on eBay legit??? Plz help!

    Yeah I had just found that out. thanks though!
  76. Re: Is lilydirect2012 on eBay legit??? Plz help!

    Just went on the website and it is actually cheaper. Thanks for the info!
  77. Re: Is lilydirect2012 on eBay legit??? Plz help!

    But the product I was looking at was a 4.0 tester of VIW for 118 I believe
  78. Re: Is lilydirect2012 on eBay legit??? Plz help!

    The real answer is: I didn't know they had a website. Also, I'm sure I could make an eBay name that says lilydirect9090 but that doesn't mean it's coming from lily direct. I'm just tryin' to make...
  79. Re: Is lilydirect2012 on eBay legit??? Plz help!

    lol so, basically a lot of people on here overthink things too much? A bit of buyers paranoia? Makes total sense, thanks.
  80. Re: Is lilydirect2012 on eBay legit??? Plz help!

    Awesome, thanks guys.

    If anyone reads this, and their opinions differs from the majority, please don't hesitate to let me know
  81. Re: Best wine cooler or mini fridge for fragrance storage?

    And that's your personal decision, and that's fine. I have two dogs and other things in my house that are temp sensitive so I prefer to keep my house under 70* constantly. The weather hasn't gotten...
  82. Re: Is lilydirect2012 on eBay legit??? Plz help!

    If it was anywhere else other than eBay, I wouldn't be so paranoid.. But my paranoia has done me well so far. At least as far as eBay goes.
  83. Re: The worst fragrance store encounter.. EVER!!

    I agree.. I've found out they're more focused on selling product and less focused on informing... They will push whatever makes them the most money..
  84. Re: Is lilydirect2012 on eBay legit??? Plz help!

    You're for sure??
  85. Re: Is lilydirect2012 on eBay legit??? Plz help!

    You think so? And lily direct doesn't sell fakes? I wonder why so many if the - feedback mentions fakes
  86. Re: Is lilydirect2012 on eBay legit??? Plz help!

    I tend to focus more on the negative feedback a than the positives. 90% of + feedback a only mention shipping speed. It always worries me when I see a bunch if negative feedback a saying stuff is...
  87. Is lilydirect2012 on eBay legit??? Plz help!

    So, I've read some things where people say lily direct is legit and they get good juice, however... I haven't seen anyone memtion lily direct2012 and I'm curious if this is the same lily direct or if...
  88. Re: The worst fragrance store encounter.. EVER!!

    You obviously didn't do a good enough job of letting him know you were displeased with the first 3 "surprise" sprays.

    Personally, if a salesperson starts acting weird or pushy in anyway, I...
  89. Re: The Curve bottle is now clear, wonder if they also reformulated the juice...

    Lol yeah, it's cheap as dirt. It brings back memories of the summer of 99'- fall 00'

    I had Tommy Freedom,lucky you,ck one and eternity(ha!) and remember smelling this on my best friend and I had...
  90. Re: The Curve bottle is now clear, wonder if they also reformulated the juice...

    I'm guessing the latter.. I tried to search a EDC for curve but couldn't find anything really... I'm intrigued
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    Re: D&G The One for hot summer days

    It's been a while since I have smells this as well, but last week when I was at the perfume outlet close to me I asked the lady if I could smell it and she shook her head at me and said "nooooo.. You...
  92. Re: The Curve bottle is now clear, wonder if they also reformulated the juice...

    OP, so what's the deal?! These are things I need to know! Lol
  93. Re: Best wine cooler or mini fridge for fragrance storage?

    See, that's where we differ. I have central-air for a reason. My house never gets above 70*, but most of the time stays around 65-68*. I have blacked-out shades so the sun didn't really affect my...
  94. Re: Best wine cooler or mini fridge for fragrance storage?

    Most people's houses are temp controlled too. It's not like when you walk into sephora, or NM, it's frigid like a fridge or wine cooler.

    If it gives you piece of mind, it's well worth it. I just...
  95. Re: The Curve bottle is now clear, wonder if they also reformulated the juice...

    Would love to see a pic!
  96. Re: Best wine cooler or mini fridge for fragrance storage?

    How come department stores/sephora, etc don't keep all their fragrances in a cooled area? My guess is because it's not necessary if they're stored right. Though I can totally understand some people...
  97. Re: At 29, I'm just realizing I've started to become a "collector" fragrances... Need some suggestio

    So, how long should I expect my fragrances to last in prime storing conditions? Constant 60*-65* with no sunlight( blacked-out shades in my bedroom)
  98. Re: At 29, I'm just realizing I've started to become a "collector" fragrances... Need some suggestio

    Thank you for the advice, Seriously. As I start to branch out into scents that I'm not familiar with, I plan in sampling them first. A lot of the designer scents I have, I've had in the past and...
  99. Re: At 29, I'm just realizing I've started to become a "collector" fragrances... Need some suggestio

    Yeah, it doesn't sound like I'll be getting my hands on the vintage m7 for a while... That's all good though, as I've still got many many others I haven't smelled yet either. If I come across it, and...
  100. Re: At 29, I'm just realizing I've started to become a "collector" fragrances... Need some suggestio

    I have to be honest, I haven't. I'm hearing a lot of guys talk about rose based scents.. To me, that sounds strange because I liken the smell of a rose to a woman! I'm definitely excited about...
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