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  1. Re: Has anyone tested the new Amouage Extrait for men? Lyric and Jub XXV?

    Those are mis-labeled as extraits, likely due to a translation mistake. They're actually the same EDPs as in the standard bottles. You can find these, as well as some others, on the Amouage website...
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    Re: Recognize this Creed MI bottle?

    That's the older style bottle for MI.
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    Re: Is my Creed Aventus fake?

    What makes you think it's fake?
  4. [US + CANADA] Re: Creed, Amouage, Guerlain SDV, Tom Ford, Byredo, DS & Durga, Alan Cumming, Regime des Fleurs +++

    Lots of new stuff added!
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    [International] Re: SWAP: O'Driu Limited Edition

    Bump
  6. Re: By Killian boutique - Wonderful customer service!

    The refill bottles are legit and available through a lot of Kilian retailers. Luckyscent carries them, for example. Both the 50ml retail bottles, as well as the 7.5ml travel bottles, have screw...
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    Re: Creed Royal Mayfair Please Read!

    Honestly, if I had to choose, I'd pick the "vintage" Private Collection version over TM. It's a richer and more old-school smelling scent. But they're both nice, and I wear them mostly in the fall.
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    Re: Profumum Roma - long term storage?

    You have the bottle standing up with the sprayer on, and it's leaking as it just sits there? That shouldn't be the case, even if the seal isn't very good. That makes me concerned that you could...
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    Re: Profumum Roma - long term storage?

    A few points:

    - I currently own, or have previously owned, numerous Profumum bottles (probably about 12 total). Never an issue with leakage or evaporation with the sprayers. I've even shipped...
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    Re: Creed Royal Mayfair Please Read!

    Hahaha ... well, we're both free to believe whatever we'd like. No big deal to me. I have bottles of both Tabarome Private Collection and Tabarome Millesime, and I enjoy them each as the individual...
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    Re: Creed Royal Mayfair Please Read!

    Because they both have a tobacco note? Just like they have multiple scents with the words "santal," "leather," and "vetiver" in the names, but they are not the same scents. Not that it's a big...
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    Re: I tried creed Royal Mayfair

    If you read his entire post, you'll see otherwise...
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    Re: I tried creed Royal Mayfair

    http://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=39432&stc=1
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    Re: Creed Royal Mayfair Please Read!

    Well, the difference is that Creed is saying upfront that this is a newly named Windsor, and claiming that the two scents are identical. They never stated that with Tabarome and others, which were...
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    Re: Creed Royal Mayfair Please Read!

    Very true statement. Private Collection Tabarome and Tabarome Millesime are two different fragrances. Just the same way that Vetiver EDT and Original Vetiver are two different fragrances. And Bois...
  16. Re: Do you see anything wrong with this Erofla bottle ?

    That is the older style of bottle ... but the cap is wrong. It should have a blue cap, not a gold one.
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    Re: Creed Royal Mayfair Please Read!

    So, Creed officially re-releases Windsor as part of their regular lineup, at a fraction of the price that people have been charging on the secondary market for the past several years ... and yet,...
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    Re: Creed Royal Mayfair Please Read!

    I think the plan is for it to be part of the regular line, but the initial launch is only through the boutique. I'm sure it will branch out soon enough.
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    Re: Creed Royal Mayfair Please Read!

    The release is exclusive to the Creed boutique. Neiman won't be selling it or receiving any testers at the present time.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 27th June 2015

    Nasomatto Silver Musk
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    Re: Is this GIT Real or Fake?

    All good :thumbsup:
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    Re: Fake or Tester? Creed Baie de Genievre

    With the vintage bottles, only the testers had the sticker across the front of the bottle with the name. Retail bottles had the sticker on the bottom of the bottle, like this one. As for the box,...
  23. Re: When a reseller turns up as your bidding competition

    This.
  24. Re: Are there inferior versions of designer scents for poorer markets?

    Ha! Same thing I was thinking when I clicked on this thread...
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    Re: Favorite YouTube Reviewer

    :grin:
  26. Re: Ever have a new fragrance make your old ones seem not-so-good.

    Yep. That's when you know that it's time to sell those older bottles and keep the newer one.
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    [International] SWAP: O'Driu Limited Edition

    I have a bottle of O'Driu Captivus available for swap. Limited edition of 13 bottles, completely sold out. It comes with full presentation, sprayer never used, and the bottle is approximately half...
  28. Re: Plan C: Not scrapping the Marketplace, but making it better instead

    Good point ... it's not visible in the Split forum for some reason, unless you drill into the person's profile. In the Sale and Swap forums, the number is visible right under the person's name, and...
  29. Re: Plan C: Not scrapping the Marketplace, but making it better instead

    I agree with allowing decant sales, but I also think it would be nice to have them in their own forum (as mentioned above). That would help avoid the confusion of having them all mixed in with...
  30. Re: Selling on BN - Anybody else frustrated with it ?

    Well, it looks like this thread is no longer very relevant. Grant announced today that the BN Marketplace will be shut down permanently in two months. A very sad day, indeed...
  31. Re: Selling on BN - Anybody else frustrated with it ?

    A lot of new threads I've seen popping up in the Marketplace lately are from members with little to no feedback, listing a bunch of used bottles, all of which I could buy BNIB elsewhere for less than...
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    Re: Plastic decants?

    I've had decants in glass atomizers that evaporated away in just a few months, while ones in plastic lasted for years. Nothing to be paranoid about ... particularly for smaller sizes, like 5ml, I...
  33. Re: What's with the new Creed coming out this fall?

    This is correct. Mayfair comes out in July at the Creed Boutique. Neiman Marcus has an exclusive scent coming out in August. It's supposed to be named with a date, like the Harrods exclusive 1849...
  34. Re: Selling on BN - Anybody else frustrated with it ?

    This is very true. With online auctions, it's the losing bidder that actually determines the selling price ... not the winning bidder.
  35. Re: Selling on BN - Anybody else frustrated with it ?

    I completely agree. I sell weekly in the marketplace, and keep a close eye daily on everything that's posted. More and more often, I'm seeing bottles listed for exaggerated prices in a lot of...
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    Re: Discontinued fragrance splits plus some designer fragrance splits

    It's great to see some new splits that others aren't currently doing ... but I'd advise you to read through the entire thread of rules at the top of the forum. Here are some highlights that you may...
  37. Re: is there another site to sell EDP other than eBay .

    Honestly, you'll likely get the best price on ebay for that one. Lavender Palm is not a highly sought-after Tom Ford, unfortunately. Just because it's discontinued, doesn't mean it's as desirable...
  38. Re: Selling on BN - Anybody else frustrated with it ?

    Yeah, what you received in paypal doesn't include the ebay fees. You'll get invoiced for those separately at the end of the month, which will be another 10% of the total item price + shipping fees. ...
  39. Re: Selling on BN - Anybody else frustrated with it ?

    You absolutely can change your thread titles. I do it every week, as I add new bottles and remove all that sold the week before. You just have to go into advanced mode, when you edit your thread. ...
  40. Re: Selling on BN - Anybody else frustrated with it ?

    Not that I want to step into the middle of a pointless argument here ... but selling it for 150 on ebay only gave you $130.35 after fees. So you actually made less money by selling it on ebay. ...
  41. Re: Creed aveentus distributors? Can ssomeone explain?

    Yeah ... I'm reasonably sure that Creed produces their middle-eastern bottles specifically to distribute to the grey market to increase their sales on the down-low. They deny it publicly,...
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    Re: Creed Royal Mayfair Please Read!

    Did you read this thread?
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    Re: Fake Tom Ford Noir de Noir? (photo attached)

    I would absolutely go that far. I browse new Tom Ford listings every morning. On most days, more than half of the new bottles listed are fakes. Whether they're the fake demonstration testers, fake...
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    Re: Fake Tom Ford Noir de Noir? (photo attached)

    A vast majority of TFs on ebay are fake bottles nowadays.
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    Re: Fake Tom Ford Noir de Noir? (photo attached)

    Those AA's are definitely fakes.
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    Re: Creed Royal Mayfair Please Read!

    Spice & Wood was released in a smaller bottle. It was 30ml for $225. That was a couple of years ago, so it's pretty much right in line with the new pricing of Mayfair. If you don't want to spend...
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    Re: Creed limited edition anniversary bottle

    Don't take this the wrong way ... but how do you accidentally buy a $1750 bottle of fragrance?
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    Re: Possible Fake Creed from FRAGRANCENET?

    Guys, these are the newer style bottles. The sprayer is completely different, no logo on top, no white under the nozzle, silver collar around the neck. Other small features on the box and packaging...
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    Re: Universal perfumes

    I've had big issues with Universal Perfumes and Cosmetics also. The owner will not respond to any issues and completely ignored every one of my attempts to contact him. I ended up losing quite a...
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    Re: Clean clothes smell

    Comme des Garcons - Dry Clean
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    Re: What are your favourite body lotion ?

    My daily routine includes Dove unscented moisturizing soap in the shower, followed by Nivea unscented aftershave balm, and Burt's Bees unscented body lotion. All do a great job hydrating and are...
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    Re: Why can't Creed...

    I believe the problem is that their caps are all natural, and the ingredients can vary greatly from season to season...
  53. Re: If You find yourself in the following situation

    Yes. Like warm apple pie...
  54. Re: Your 5 most complimented fragrances so far in 2015 ?

    :grin:
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    Re: What Made You Choose You Basenote Name?

    What made me choose my basenotes name? Because it's ... my name.
  56. Re: Crazy Deal $0 for 4 bottles only paid shipping.

    GREAT point ... I hadn't considered that loophole, but it's absolutely true.
  57. Re: Crazy Deal $0 for 4 bottles only paid shipping.

    Yeah, no real reason for buyers listing enormous shipping charges on ebay. It's either an attempt to dupe the buyer into thinking they're getting a better deal than they are ... or the seller...
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    Sticky: Re: Is my fragrance Fake threads

    Maybe this caused confusion ... instead of realizing that he needed to click the hyperlink to post his fake bottle question, he thought you meant "here" as in this thread?
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    Re: Different Aventus bottles?

    No, it's the exact same concentration. It's just a much larger quantity, so it comes in a bigger bottle with an open top. It's used to refill smaller travel bottles and decants.
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    Re: Creed Royal Mayfair Please Read!

    I've heard this also. It's another dated scent, like 1849 was for Harrods. I want to say it's going to be 1907, or something along those lines?
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    Re: Creed Royal Mayfair Please Read!

    1760 is when their tailoring house first opened, which is how the company got its start. Nothing to do with their perfume house. Perhaps that helps ease the contention a bit...
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    Re: Creed Royal Mayfair Please Read!

    :beer:
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    Re: Numbered Perfume Names Nine, Five and Six

    What about the Amouage Opus series? They're all named simply as numbers: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX.
  64. Re: Just bought new Creed Aventus - Help requested to confirm that it's real

    That thread already happened a few weeks ago. There was also one recently, questioning the authenticity of a Dior bottle from the Dior boutique.
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    Re: Creed launches baby perfume

    It's probably a water-based perfume. That's how Chris Brosius creates all of the spray perfumes in his CB I Hate Perfume line -- no alcohol in the formulas.
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    Re: Creed Jardin d'Amalfi terrible.

    I don't think that's what he's saying at all. Of course brand loyalty can have an impact. But for you basically to say that you think the scent is truly horrible, and that anybody who likes it must...
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    Re: Amouage magnetic vs non-magnetic cap

    For what it's worth, I've owned three different bottles of Epic Man over the past several years. All of them were before the magnetic caps were developed. All of them seemed much weaker to my nose...
  68. Re: ISO: Lutens ISM bell jar, O'Driu, Older Slumberhouse, Creed Bayrhum Vetiver & Others

    Updated
  69. Re: New rules now implemented in Sales Board, plus a slightly different way of operating.

    The "no reply" restriction is only for the Sales board. It looks like you replied to a swap thread, which was not updated to the new rules.
  70. Re: Obscure (odd) Niche scent that got you a surprising compliment -

    Great example!

    Personally, I rarely get compliments since I'm not a heavy sprayer and I tend to wear more obscure scents. However, last fall, I had a three-day run with a compliment each day from...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 15th May 2015

    Creed Feuille Verte ... perfect for an overcast spring day like today.
  72. Re: Bumping a sales thread with absolutely nothing to sell ?

    I thought the same thing, actually ... but there was ONE bottle for sale in there. It was really hard to tell, because he has so many "archived" bottles and pictures of stuff he's previously sold. ...
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    Re: Would I get in trouble

    Yup.
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    Re: rainy day cologne

    Not to mention that the OP's last visit to this forum was seven years ago...
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    Re: Cologne guy ? Sprays ?

    Agreed.
  76. Re: Crazy Deal $0 for 4 bottles only paid shipping.

    This is exactly right. Making a conscious decision to list an auction very low is completely different from a computer error that lists several bottles for $0 on a retail website.
  77. Re: Which perfume house uses the best/worst quality bottles in comparison to their price tag?

    Yes and Yes.
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    Re: "Mineralic" Notes?

    Yes, definitely. Mosaic and Moon Dust are the two that come to mind for me.
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    Re: Race Track Scents

    Xerjoff Ascot Moon
  80. Thread: Erolfa ?

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    Re: Erolfa ?

    One of my favorite Creeds, and one of my favorite all-around marine scents. Rivals Sel Marin for sure.
  81. Re: Fragrancenet : trusted site? Maybe not...

    :beer:
  82. Re: Fragrancenet : trusted site? Maybe not...

    There was a thread just yesterday, from somebody claiming that the Dior boutique sent them a fake.
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    Re: Frarances from Amouage

    Reflection Man, no contest.
  84. Re: Fragrancenet : trusted site? Maybe not...

    Yeah, I noticed that the other day. Not sure what to think about it, honestly...
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    Re: Egoiste concentree $649 on eBay

    People can ask whatever they want ... it doesn't mean that anybody is gong to pay it. It's often a way of artificially inflating the perceived value, trying to drive the market up, and of drawing...
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    Re: Where is the love for Amouage Honour Man?

    I agree. This one is much more versatile than the rest of the line. Beloved falls into this same category, and I think that one is even better than Honour. It also doesn't get discussed much, but...
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    Re: Where is the love for Amouage Honour Man?

    It's a very good scent ... however, compared to the rest of the house, it just isn't quite as daring or interesting. I think that's the reason it doesn't get mentioned much.
  88. Re: Has anyone ever bought or noticed a fake TF Private blend bottle in ebay?

    Yeah, that seller always has fuzzy/distant photos. I was interested in one of his auctions about six weeks ago and asked for additional pictures, batch number, detailed info, etc. That bottle was...
  89. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split? January - May 2015

    Makes me think of that quote from Wayne's World about everyone having "Frampton Comes Alive."


    Exqueese me? Have I smelled this one before? AVENTUS? Everybody in the world has Aventus. If you...
  90. Re: Terre d'Hermes is now being offered in a 16.9 oz bottle.

    Creed used to offer some of their vintage scents in 1 liter flacons, which is double the size of that Hermes. I've also seen giant bottles of Nasomatto scents, and giant "kegs" of Kilian scents...
  91. Re: Has anyone ever bought or noticed a fake TF Private blend bottle in ebay?

    That seller has had numerous auctions for fake bottles in the past month or two ... I don't see any reason why he would start selling legit bottles now.

    Quite honestly, a vast majority of the TF's...
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    Re: Aventus price on fragrancenet through the roof

    They set their prices according to what they had to pay to acquire their latest stock. Prices fluctuate up and down, based on their in-the-door cost. Retail prices have gone up for Creed in the...
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    Re: Is this Creed Aventus I bought real or fake?

    It's a newer 2014 bottle, which aligns with the sprayer style that you have pictured. I wouldn't be concerned.
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    Re: Is this Creed Aventus I bought real or fake?

    This looks like the newer style sprayer, which is completely different than the old ones. Not sure why you would blur out the batch number in your photos ... that's the one factor that would tell us...
  95. Re: Which house do you have the most fragrances from & how many?

    Entire men's line + entire Opus line + a few attars and vintage bottles.
  96. Re: Which house do you have the most fragrances from & how many?

    Amouage: 30
    Creed: 28
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    Re: Hello from a new member

    Welcome! :beer:
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    Re: Aventus for a young college student

    If Aventus were available when I was in college ... I would have worn that stuff day and night. Perfect signature scent for a college guy with good taste, in my opinion.
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    Re: CdG Wonderoud - discontinued???

    They've actually discontinued quite a few of their releases over the years. Their Synthetic Series is a great example of this, which is now a highly sought-after line that's nearly impossible to...
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    Re: Fruity Surprises: Recommend me more

    Byredo Pulp will probably fit the bill for you.
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