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    Sticky: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I pretty much have. Wore it today because I was tired of all my others.

    I don't dislike it really, but the salty marine vibe just doesn't sit quite right with me. At first the elements about it...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    A nurse gave me a big compliment on Millesime Imperial today. Liked it so much she said she was going to get it for her husband. "If only he smelled like that!!"
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    Re: Creed Winsdor to be re-released July 2015

    Windsor is a much better name than Royal Mayfair. They should've kept the original.
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    Re: Creed Original Santal

    I've grown to really like this one, but it wasn't my cup of tea at all when I first smelled it.

    The sandalwood IS there, it just in the opening and is hidden in all the sweet spice.

    I still...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 15th May 2015

    Spice and Wood
  6. Re: Recommendations? Light, but not weak. Airy, with a sweet-ish base? More info inside!

    Add to that Jardin d'Amalfi and Dior Homme Eau
  7. Re: Recommendations? Light, but not weak. Airy, with a sweet-ish base? More info inside!

    Perhaps Cedre Blanc from Creed would fit the bill. Kinda creamy sweet, but light and airy. Modern. Woody. Great longevity but not a big projector.
  8. Re: Any idea when Creed Windsor is being rereleased?

    I really wish I liked this stuff. I could share in all of the excitement. :)
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 14th May 2015

    Creed Vetiver Geranium
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 13th May 2015

    Dior Homme Eau
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 12th May 2015

    Rainy spring day: Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: Which Creed have you bought blind?

    None, but I'm tempted by Bois de Cedrat.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Just so you know, I might be putting my 90-95% full 4 oz. 14G01 on the market soon if anyone is interested.
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    Re: FAKE Creed GIT - Fragrancenet

    That's the new atomizer. It's legit.
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    Poll: Re: What to wear to my graduation ceremony

    Not on the list, but what about Spice and Wood?
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I want GIT to bring the purple back. Someone let me know when they bring the purple back!
  17. Re: What happened to the ManLovesCologne Youtube channel/website?

    This has solidified my position that I will never purchase a Bond No. 9 product, nor will I ever spend any money on samples.

    What a bunch if disgusting scum bags. Never have I seen a company act...
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    Re: Just purchased Millesime Imerial

    Unfortunately, I'm in the process of falling out of love with MI. It just smells like a chemically salt bomb to me now, for some reason. Used to absolutely love it.
  19. Re: Tom Ford Bois Marocain - Dry and woody as a bone

    Is this in the same line as Spice and Wood?
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    Re: My CREED Top Five Favorite.

    Green Irish Tweed
    Jardin d'Amalfi
    Spice and Wood
    Vetiver Geranium
    Aventus
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    Re: Jardin d Amalfi vs spice and wood

    Both are amazing. Jardin d'Amalfi is beautiful, but it is a tad feminine. I don't care at all though. Wear this stuff without reservation.

    Spice and Wood is very masculine. It's dry, warm,...
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    Poll: Re: What's your opinion on Silver Mountain Water?

    :D heheheh
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Back to the off-topic of which scents have recently garnered compliments:

    A girl I am seeing, told me how good I smelled while wearing Aventus. Then the next night I wore GIT, and she said she...
  24. Re: The greatest fragrance for men ever released (so far)

    I'm gonna have to give that title to Green Irish Tweed.
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    Re: Camphor / Camphoreus notes

    Camphorous note king, with its super dose of eucalyptus: Creed Windsor
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    Re: SOTD Monday 27th April 2015

    Needed a pick-me-up today, so Jardin d'Amalfi.
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    Re: Unusual and Elegant

    Vetiver Geranium fits the bill.

    When you think about it, it really is a little unusual. Apple, geranium, rose, cinnamon, patchouli, cedar, AND amber?? Yeah, it has quite a unique smell.
    And it's...
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    Re: Why the hate for Polo Red Intense?

    Because it is sickeningly sweet. Just over the top, beyond the pale, unacceptably sweet. As I've said before, there IS something good in it, but it's buried under a kilo of sugar.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Received my 13U02 this weekend. Glad to have some more in stock. :)
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    Re: In Praise of Atelier

    Upon initial sniff, I really like all of them except Gold Leather, which smelled like they used rum instead of perfumer's alcohol. When the dust settled, at drydown, there are a few that I'm still a...
  31. Re: Which house do you have the most fragrances from & how many?

    Creed

    Full/partial bottles:
    Aventus (1.5 bottles + 50 mL +10 mL decants)
    GIT (2 bottles + decants)
    VIW
    Spice and Wood
    Asian Green Tea
    Cedre Blanc
    Vetiver Geranium
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    Re: 2014 Green Irish Tweed

    I'd like to try some 2010 GIT. I agree that 11X01 has a strangeness to it.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 24th April 2015

    Green Irish Tweed! It's a warm, humid day. Perfect for GIT.
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    Spice and Wood
    Jardin d'Amalfi
    Green Irish Tweed
    Vetiver Geranium
    Aventus
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    Re: Best of the 90's?

    Safari, Polo Sport. CK Escape was always interesting. Have to mention Curve and CK One. Elements by Hugo Boss.

    Eternity and CW even though they were released in the late 80s
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I have experienced the Creed aging first had with GIT. It is real. And it took several months. It was a fresh decant from a new flacont. At first it was like barely scented ethanol. Now it is quite...
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    Re: Which oud do you prefer?

    Mugler apparently didn't get the memo, and that's why he decided to stick with... Pure Wood. facepalm
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 22nd April 2015

    Lately choosing a scent has become harder and harder.

    Just went with Aventus today.
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    Re: Victoria Secret: Very Sexy (For Him)

    I own a bottle from a while back. I never use it, but it was a nice enough scent.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    What's funny is that I got a 11X01 4oz from ebay a while back and thought it was a fake! Set aside for quite a while, then compared to a sample Mitch sent me, and now I'm pretty sure it's legit. It's...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Neo, have you tried 13P02?
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    Re: The hednic Appreciation Thread

    Long live hednic, die ARAMIS.

    Congrats, man. Thanks for your contributions. They are very much appreciated.
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    Re: Need to expand my repertoire

    You could try Creed Vetiver Geranium or Asian Green Tea for the warm weather.

    Profumum Roma Acqua Viva is a really bright lemon that you might like.
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    Re: Dior homme parfum overrated

    I personally don't care for it, but if other do, I'm sure it's not overrated to them.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 19th April 2015

    Creed Vetiver Geranium.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I have not smelled 14G01 yet.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Was joking! Yeah, wasn't expecting you to short someone's split. That's why I asked if you were keeping any for yourself.

    Let me think about whether I need another 50 mL.
  48. Re: We need a definitive answer regarding beautyspin...

    Yeah, I get 12 hours out of it sometimes. Sometimes I can smell it when I shower the next morning. It's beastly.

    But 13T01 marked a change in GIT. It was the beginning of GREEN Irish Tweed. From...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Yeah I know. Are you keeping any for yourself? I could trade you 3 mL of 13P02 for 14K01.

    If you twist my arm, I suppose I can get a 50 mL split of it. ;)
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Not any consolation for those who like their florals, but great nonetheless. Want to swap some samples? :D
  51. Re: We need a definitive answer regarding beautyspin...

    Holy strawman.

    I'm not comparing them to retail outlets. They are much cheaper than other online discounters, like fragrancenet and lillydirect and such.
  52. Re: Davidoff Cool Water (Vintage) & Ralph Lauren Polo Sport (Cosmair)

    Polo Sport is (was) a wonderful fragrance. The last time I smelled it from a new bottle it was unbearably "chemical" smelling.

    Though it's in the same vein as Cool Water, they do not smell that...
  53. Re: We need a definitive answer regarding beautyspin...

    They have 13T01 in stock. That's the start of "green" GIT.

    The prices are almost too​ good.
  54. Thread: Neroli

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    Re: Neroli

    double post
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    Re: Neroli

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/380646-INTL-Creed-WINDSOR-Dior-FEVE-DELICIEUSE-Slumberhouse-Roja-Dove-Armani-Prive
    ​Yep, remik has a split going now.
  56. Thread: Neroli

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    Re: Neroli

    There's a nice dose of neroli in Jardin d'Amalfi, and it's one of my all-time favorites.
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    Re: I Stand Corrected

    Agreed!
  58. Re: Retiring from splits for now. Open splits have been closed.

    Wow, this makes me kind of sad, but I'm happy for your new venture. Let us know how it goes.
  59. Re: We need a definitive answer regarding beautyspin...

    Probably won't hear back until tomorrow.
  60. Re: We need a definitive answer regarding beautyspin...

    Just asked them which batches of GIT they have in stock. :)
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    Re: 2014 Green Irish Tweed

    From my 14A01, it seems they upped the creamy sandalwood and removed the florals, essentially.
  62. Re: We need a definitive answer regarding beautyspin...

    I wonder how new their Creed stock is. Might be a good indicator as to their source.
  63. Thread: Isobutavan

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    Re: Isobutavan

    There are no acidic protons on isobutavan, so if the impurity is butyric acid, or some other acid, shaking with sodium bicarbonate and filtering might just do the trick. An extraction with an aqueous...
  64. Re: I want to know somethings about "TESTER" fragrances

    A seal is formed inside the atomizer mechanism when the fragrance isn't being sprayed. The only time the juice is exposed to air is when the sprayer is depressed, and a volume of air, equal to that...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 20th April 2015

    Green Irish Tweed. Love this stuff.
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    Re: Bois d'argent is terrible

    Not a fan either. I don't hate it, but it's just a whole lot of meh for me.
  67. Re: Canvas and Concrete - Fragrance Primer - Does this stuff work?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=siNtl7PLd_0
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 19th April 2015

    Creed Jardin d'Amalfi
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I really want to sample these new batches!
  70. Re: Is Dior Leather Oud a frequently faked fragrance?

    Why oh why would anyone bother to fake this one.

    :p
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 18th April 2015

    In a drastic switch, I'm now wearing Spice and Wood.
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    Re: Lets make a list: Your 1 spray fragrances

    The atomizer for my Tuscan Leather doesn't spray a whole lot, so I use 2 or 3 sprays. A retail Tom Ford atomizer might make it a 1-spray and pray, but I've never sprayed from a bonafide Tom Ford PB...
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    Poll: Re: Declaration Cartier Hit or Miss?

    Don't like the waxy vibe, so it was a miss for me.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 18th April 2015

    Sent of the morning: Asian Green Tea. I'll probably switch it up later though, as the weather is just not right for it.
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    Re: Dating Frederic Malle's?

    When I first read the thread title, then saw the pic, I was curious about a romance between two FM bottles, but the post didn't deliver.

    Anyway, not sure.
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    Re: Creed - What Gives?

    He meant that 8 sprays of Aventus (from a retail bottle) is absolutely insane and that you're probably gassing out entire rooms. The stuff is notorious for disappearing for the wearer, but not for...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Happy me, happy me, happy me!

    Just secured half a bottle of 13U02. More of my precious!
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    Re: 2014 Green Irish Tweed

    Sorry if that sounded snotty. I didn't mean it to!
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    Re: 2014 Green Irish Tweed

    Maybe your nose is sensitive to that note, but the rest of the fragrance has drastically diverged from CW. CW is really not green at all, mostly floral. GIT used to be a combo of floral and green,...
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    Re: 2014 Green Irish Tweed

    I agree with petukchele, the fact that it's now greener makes it diverge from CW even more. (Not that they were that alike anyway.)
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    Re: SOTD Friday 17th April 2015

    Creed Vetiver Geranium
    http://www.perfumeriaquality.pl/uploads/shop/images/source/vetiver_geranium.jpg
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    Re: What's the best masculine rose?

    I will absolutely add Une Rose to my to-try list!
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    By the time I'm done with this bottle, new batches will be available, so who knows how they'll be? Maybe great. I'll test and see. If I can't get a hold of my current batches at that time, I will...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 16th April 2015

    Same here. VIW. Love it.
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    Re: What's the best masculine rose?

    I should note that I happen to love rose when it's done in the right way. I'm not a fan of the super strong... "soapy", sharp kind of rose, like in PoaL. If someone does like that kind of rose, I...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Bummer, T01 is a good batch. When my bottle of P02 is gone (which will be quite a while from now), I don't look forward to wading through all the batch muck to replace it.
  87. Poll: Re: Have you ever experienced an allergic reaction to a fragrance?

    No, not yet.
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    Re: Original Santal: an opportunity wasted

    I smell some sandalwood in the opening, but it kinda fades into the background.

    As for OV, vetiver grass is actually the prominent note. That's where the grassy green smell comes from.
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    Re: What's the best masculine rose?

    Do not listen to anyone who says Portrait of a Lady. :) It is not masculine, and it not the "best" of anything, unless you're in an upscale retirement home, maybe. ;)

    I've tried a few roses, but...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 15th April 2015

    Creed Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I actually have a sample of 11X01, and it is not as green as the newer batches.

    Can't speak for 14A03 or 10A02. From my A01, it seems a bit less green than 13T01, IMO.
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    Re: Original Santal: an opportunity wasted

    I'm leaning towards liking this. I've worn it a couple of times, and it's growing on me, though it's still not a love. My 30 mL split might be perfect for me.

    I still stand by my statement of it...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    13T01 was the start of the strong greenness as far as I can tell.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I'm really hope GIT is has not been permanently ruined. I really want to stock up on 13P02/13Q01(though I haven't tried it)/13T01. I'd buy a whole flacon of the stuff if I could find it.
  95. Re: Name a fragrance someone on BN recommended that you absolutely love and wear because of the advi

    I have very much liked many frags suggested by basenoters, but haven't fallen completely in love nor do I wear any of those specifically suggested as of yet. Spice and Wood and Jardin d'Amalfi were...
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    Re: Patchouli Base on Office-Friendly Scent

    Patchouli Absolu would be fine.

    Also, Vetiver Geranium is quite patchouli heavy, and it's perfectly ok for office use.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Well, that is not good to hear.
  98. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    April 13th: Tom Ford Patchouli Absolu
    For a patchouli fragrance, it is good, but I just don't think I would ever wear it.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I haven't tried 14K01 yet, but I'd like to!
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I have 13P02, and it definitely has a more floral vibe than my 14A01 sample. I much prefer the '13 batch.
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