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    Re: Give it a few more wearings...

    This.
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    Re: Give it a few more wearings...

    Sage advice. For some reason, i think it will fly right by the OP.
  3. Re: Wanted memo African leather, Italian leather, creed,xerjoff

    pmd
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    Re: Similar to jubilation xxv?

    Does anyone else find Armani Prive Cuir Majeste similar to Jubilation XXV? I thought they smelled alike to me, and then I looked up their "main accords" on Fragrantica:

    Jubi XXV:
    MAIN ACCORDS...
  5. Thread: Xerjoff

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    Re: Xerjoff

    Have you tried anything from the Casamorati line? Lira and 1888 are excellent. Also Naxos is pretty good too.
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    Re: Grand Soir Francois Kurdistan

    This! Isn't Francois the french equivalent of Francis anyway?
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    Re: NEW: Tom Ford Noir Anthracite

    You can not append a word to a registered trademark to avoid infringement.



    Jacomo did own rights to use the word Anthracite in connection with perfumes when he wad granted a registration...
  8. Re: For the summer Creed MI vs Xjerjoff Nio. And what is creed doing..

    M.I for the smell , Nio for the performance.

    The new reduced bottle size is not a big deal. People are making a mountain out of a molehill. If you truly care so much about a fragrance that a...
  9. Re: Let's talk: The most fraudulent fragrance houses with extreme marketing

    I had my "oh not this Ish again" meme ready to go LOL
  10. Re: Let's talk: The most fraudulent fragrance houses with extreme marketing

    This.
  11. Re: Help needed with next Winter Fragrance purchase

    Decants is the affordable way to go to try out a myriad of fragrances. I would add Parfum de Marly's Godolphin to your list of things to try out.
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    Re: Wal-Mart online frag selection

    There is absolutely nothing wrong with ebay, amazon or discount retailers. There is way too much $$ involved compared to MSRP's to dismiss them outright. In this day of no cost returns, credit card...
  13. Re: Let's talk: The most fraudulent fragrance houses with extreme marketing

    What exactly did you expect with this thread? People can not have a dissenting opinion from yours? Everyone should just fall in line and agree with your spurious unsubstantiated claims about a house?...
  14. Re: Amouage - Bath and Body Products - Anyone try?

    I own the body wash for Epic Man. It is excellent and leaves my bathroom smelling glorious when i'm done. It is perceptible on the skin after a shower. It comes in a gorgeous sturdy box. It is...
  15. Re: Let's talk: The most fraudulent fragrance houses with extreme marketing

    Thank you!.
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    Re: Wal-Mart online frag selection

    These items are fulfilled and sold by third parties and not Walmart. Walmart is just an online storefront for them, no different from Amazon. You should be ok and it is worth trying out as long as...
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    Re: perfume for hot activity,any offer's?

    Jardin D' Amalfi smells amazing, but will not perform better than Aventus (at least in my opinion). A lot of what you have posted should be fine for summer nights especially if you are dancing with...
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    Re: Help with Collection Diversification

    Your collection looks pretty diverse.
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    Re: You can only keep 5 bottles...

    Same here. Besides, it leads to the discovery of new fragrances for me, which may not be such a good thing now that i think about it... ;)
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    Re: Jubilation XXV -- How long can this go on?

    I get pretty good longevity from Jubilation XXV, and your experience is about normal for me on clothing but not my skin. It lasts several days to weeks on my clothing after i wear it. That being...
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    Re: You can only keep 5 bottles...

    Creed Jardin D' Amalfi
    Roja Dove Spirit of the Union
    Roja Dove Amber Aoud
    Omonde Jayne Black Gold
    Armani Prive Cuire Majeste.


    This list is subject to change :evil:
  22. Re: Creed MI: Batch with good projection check in? The hunt begins...

    Hey i dont mind the questions at all. Unfortunately, i do not recall the year or batch of my last bottle. it was probably around a 2010 or 11. I gave it away to my brother as it was not pleasant to...
  23. Re: Creed MI: Batch with good projection check in? The hunt begins...

    My batch is A3312J01. I have no issues with longevity whatsoever, as it lasts all day. Projection is fine for the first 2 hours or so. This one is balanced and not as salty as my last bottle which i...
  24. Re: Creed MI: Batch with good projection check in? The hunt begins...

    Posting so that I can remember to respond with my batch number when I get home my travels this weekend. I have no issues with my batch, and in fact I often have to take a shower to scrub off a...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 15th June, 2017

    Creed Aventus
  26. Re: Parfums de Marly Herod, is it worth the Youtube hype?

    This. Its a whole lot closer to spicebomb than anything. I get NO resemblance to Tobacco Vanille. I owned it for a few years but just sold it weeks ago. I never reached for it and it was too spicy...
  27. Re: Fragrances that used to be great, and not so much now in 2017

    The bolded is where you will run into problems. How do you measure this objectively? There are many people that find the current formulation of Reflection to be as great as it always has been.
  28. Re: Do You Get Mad (or even a little irked) When Someone Disparages Your Favorites?

    Not at all. We all have different noses and one mans trash is another mans treasure. To each his own, my response would be, that's interesting, i feel the opposite way.

    What i find unfortunate is...
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    Re: What is your favorite vanilla fragrance for men

    Xerjoff Lira
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    Re: ParfuMaria Netherlands

    Quite a few people did before Ormonde Jayne noticed and emailed them recently. They said it was a mistake by an employee. Hednic, if you come across another good price, please PM me if you don't...
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    Re: ParfuMaria Netherlands

    Yea. I'm pretty bummed out. So close!
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    Re: ParfuMaria Netherlands

    Well i found out why i didnt get tracking info. I ordered Ormonde Jayne Black Gold :sad:
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    Re: Ormonde Jayne Black Gold now available online.

    So this came back in stock and i placed an order last night only to receive this email this morning:



    To say this is disappointing is an understatement. I suppose they cant honor price mistakes...
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    Re: Feve Delicieuse vs Back to Black

    Feve Delieciuse for me.
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    Re: ParfuMaria Netherlands

    This is great to read. I placed my first order from this site last night. No tracking info yet though. I hope to get it by the end of the week!
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    Re: Spraying the back of your neck

    Genius! :2vrolijk_08:
  37. Re: Notino Coupon Code and possible exclusion workaround

    dracdoc still works for 10% off
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    Re: Found a silver stem Dior Homme at Sephora

    This is my experience as well.
  39. Re: Which is your favorite from Tom Ford's Private Blend Neroli Portofino Collection for the Summer

    This is another excellent choice as well. I prefer it to most of the acqua blue line.
  40. Re: Amouage Jubilation XXV - weak projection and poor longevity?

    That's a better way to test it. Glad you got similar longevity in the newer version.
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    Re: Found a silver stem Dior Homme at Sephora

    I would be surprised if that worked.
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    Re: Spraying the back of your neck

    maybe try spraying into your palm and wiping it onto the back of your neck and then wash your hands?
  43. Re: Which is your favorite from Tom Ford's Private Blend Neroli Portofino Collection for the Summer

    Neroli Portofino Forte is what you are looking for.
  44. Re: Heavy/animalic scents you have worn in very hot/humid weather.

    Im also in the northeast.Does Neroli Portofino Forte (with the added leather note) count?
    I also wear Tribute Attar in hot weather (just lower on my body) along with Homage Attar and Roja UAE which...
  45. Re: Amouage Jubilation XXV - weak projection and poor longevity?

    Did you try the store sample on your skin back when you tested it?
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    Re: Best sillage and longevity monsters in 2017

    Gucci Guilty Absolute
    Interlude (for niche)
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    Re: Long lasting tobacco based fragrances?

    Get your nose on Xerjoff Naxos and your search should be over. That thing is nuclear.
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    Re: Roja dove overrated

    I agree with this sentence for the most part, but there are some exceptions, particularly in the now discontinued extrait line. Vetiver and Amber Extrait are somewhat muted frags in my opinion
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    Re: Asking another guy what he's got on?

    I have no qualms asking anyone what they are wearing. What's the worst that can happen? They say no, or think you are weird. Chances are you will never meet them again in your life. Its better than...
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    Re: Anyone heard of Amouage "Wafa" attar?

    How long ago and where were did you find Homage?
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    Re: Is my Amouage Gold Tester fake?

    It is most likely a very old tester. I have a Reflection Man tester that looks exactly like that. If it smells ok, you don't have anything to worry about.
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    Re: Modern Pine Scents?

    I enjoy the pine in Creed Royal Mayfair too.
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    Re: Roja dove overrated

    lol well he does clone quite a few frags
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 5th June, 2017

    Amouage Epic Man
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    Re: Roja dove overrated

    And then i revert to the first question i asked. "Overrated by whom"? The asking price is set by the creator, Roja Dove, so yes, he clearly over rates what he believes his creations are worth. I do...
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    Re: Roja dove overrated

    lol. i concur.

    Ps. Just because someone has a different position from you does not equate to a "love" for their point of view. I also do not agree with the conclusion that if one thinks something...
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    Re: Roja dove overrated

    Ha yea. I won a couple of bottles of Amber Aoud and a partial bottle of Reckless, but paid for the others. Its gambling so nothing i would recommend for anybody as in any other form of gambling there...
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    Re: Roja dove overrated

    Overrated by whom? For me, i do not think so. Its like any other house where they have more misses than hits for me. Ive smelled most of his offerings and truly enjoy a handful (Amber Aoud, UAE and...
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    Re: DUA, good, nice, great or overhyped house?

    Perfect and helpful review.
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    Re: DUA, good, nice, great or overhyped house?

    The moderator was pretty clear above. Please do not divert this thread. Thanks.
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    Re: Battle of the rose/oud combos!

    Quite surprised Roja Amber Aoud didnt come up back in 2012. ill also propose Roja Spirit of the Union as a worthy contender. my fav though is Homage
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    Re: DUA, good, nice, great or overhyped house?

    Well said sir/madam.
  63. Re: I am onboarding Baccarat Rouge Hype Train- Who else is ?

    You have company!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 2nd June, 2017

    Roja vetiver extrait and Molecule 01
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    Re: DUA, good, nice, great or overhyped house?

    Ive tried a few of them and own 3 of their frags. They are worth checking out, especially their "inspired expresssions" aka clones. I tried some of their originals and it did noting for me. If i...
  66. Re: Finally Decided To Part With My Bottle Of Montale Black Aoud

    It is just way too strong. I tried a minsule spray from a sample vial and it filled my office. There is no way i could wear more than one spray of this.
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    Re: anything like Creed Spice & Woods?

    The OP is old and you probably got a bottle. Just order a 3ml sample of this and decide if it is close enough for you.
    ...
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    Re: Roja Dove questions

    Yes. Check this video out around minute 34.50

    https://youtu.be/jCNbsZevbp4?t=2081

    apparently there will be three new additions to the Gulf Collection for Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. UAE...
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    Re: Roja Dove questions

    This is an example of how important it is to spread out my testing of frags, and testing very few frags at a time. The last time i tried out UAE, i tested both Oman, Nuwa, Diaghilev, Aoud and Musk...
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    Re: Clive Christian No 1.......How Much.....No

    Im not a fan of these packaging/bottle changes. First Xerjoff changed their bottles, Roja is also changing bottles on the UAE Aoud and the other destination lines and now Clive too..
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    Re: Amouage Reformulations

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/405765-Amouage-magnetic-vs-non-magnetic-cap/page2

    Comment number 33 in that thread from 2015 seems to agree with Unclebuck
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    Re: Creed Tabarome Millesime VS Erolfa

    Erolfa for me. I mistakenly broke a Tabarome millesime vial in my old apt. I hate that frag. I get good performance from Erolfa. It lasts on me till i wash it off. I dont need it blaring like a...
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    Re: Niche Fragrance Testing Pt. 8

    No update Johnny? :)
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    Re: Reflection Man for a Uni student

    This. It is fine for anyone who likes it.
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    Re: SCENTSWORLD.COM? via Jet.com

    He didnt have a choice. He ordered from jet who fulfills their orders from third parties they choose.
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    Re: Today I bought May 2017

    One day, i feel your collection will be in a museum. Everything looks so good
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    Re: Ormonde Jayne Black Gold now available online.

    wow that was a great deal. Please let me know if you come across one like that again.
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    Re: $2.50 per Ounce and Great Reviews?

    High Price dosn't always correlate with quality and the inverse. It is possible for something incredibly cheap to smell good.
  79. Re: which fragrance in your opinion has the best opening scent

    Creed Jardin D' Amalfi
    Creed Millesime Imperial
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    Re: Hilarious Creed Marketing

    A fact that appears to fly over most heads here. Even if Creed wrote it, what is the big deal? Every few weeks, this same hysteria over mere puffery repeats itself in this forum. Do you purchase a...
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    Re: Ormonde Jayne Black Gold now available online.

    Did the price of this actually come down or is this a promo? The OJ website has it for $525 with $22 shipping via fed ex to the US. This thread mentions $720
    ...
  82. Re: Gucci Guilty Absolute not very long lasting for a EDP

    its too strong from what i recall when i tested it.
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    Re: NEW: Armani Prive Cuir Majeste

    I recently received this fragrance and WOW what a gorgeous thing. It is a beautiful leather with fruity and incense elements to it. This reminds me of a more consistent Jubilation XXV. Some days...
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    Re: 1 House, 3 Colognes, for Life?

    A year ago this would have been a very easy answer, Creed:

    1. Jardin D' Amalfi
    2. Green Irish Tweed
    3. Millesime Imperial or Aventus. tough to pick one.

    Now Roja Dove has thrown a curveball...
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    Re: Best Accidental Layering Discovery?

    They actually have specific recommended layering combos and have a chart out there for SA's to use
  86. Re: Need Help ! Received $150 to Luckyscent as a gift..What modern scent would you buy for this Sum

    Man Tam Dao seems to be a frag i need to try out. Sandalwood is about my favorite note. I see it comes in two different concentrations. Is the EDP very different from the EDT (apart from lasting...
  87. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    I had the same experience. Definietly noting i would spend $$ on.

    Today i tried Amouage Hommage Attar for the first time and I'm blown away. I wish this were readily available. A tiny bit goes...
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    Re: ** New: AMOUAGE FIGMENT

    thanks for sharing
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    Re: Today I bought May 2017

    66175
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    Re: Molecule 01 and layering

    haha ive actually worn it alone to work and a co worker noticed it and complimented me. Its an interesting fragrance. I actually smell it, and im not the biggest fan of the smell. It lasts a long...
  91. Re: So glad I did not purchase Tuscan Leather .....

    Yea i'm really curious about it as well but it appears there is only one authorized retailer in the states which is a bummer. I would love to try it out, but samples are pretty pricey on ebay.
  92. Thread: Xerjoff

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    Re: Xerjoff

    Have you tried Xerjoff Lira? That one is pretty muted in my opinion.



    This Naxos is one of the longest lasting fragrances i have owned. Definitely worth trying out.
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    Re: A little story about giving away cologne

    Nice gesture. I can just see one person greedily grabbing them all...
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    Re: I ordered a Dua....My gosh what have I done

    At least you have tried it out for yourself, that's great. I agree that their packaging could use a ton of work. What are your thoughts on the alleged improved longevity vs MI?



    Point well...
  95. Re: Sean John Unforgivable = CREED Imperial (Worth A buy ?)

    I though it was Unforgivable Multiplatinum was the one that smelled like MI?
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    Re: I ordered a Dua....My gosh what have I done

    Fair enough, and i already did to the tune of two bottles. Do you have an example of a frag oil dupe for Richwood going for "a whole lot less than $50 an oz" you can link to?
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    Re: I ordered a Dua....My gosh what have I done

    The reason for not "just buying the real deal" varies, but i can give you three reasons i can think of. 1. cost. If i can buy Lux Opulent and it performs to me 95% as well as an uber expensive...
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    Re: I ordered a Dua....My gosh what have I done

    Have you tried the frag yet?



    I received a bunch of samples from a friend and some of the ones i didn't care for to wear serve very well in my diffuser as a room fragrance.



    I dont...
  99. Re: Tom Ford Noir De Noir is just freaking unbelievable

    That was the problem i found with it. I owned and eventually sold it. I really enjoy the smell (in moderation, as that patch heavy opening is no joke), but i found my self reaching for something else...
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    Re: Looking for a subtle everyday scent

    This would be my recommendation also. or Original Vetiver. You could probably find a used bottle for under $100
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