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  1. Re: Buying Creed MI from Fragrancenet - need advice

    Creed has a year indented on the back of the box. Fragrancenet.com strips the top layer of the indentation and covers it with a sticker. Why? I don't know. I was able to make out the year 2005 for my...
  2. Thread: Fake Creed

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    Poll: Re: Is this SMW for real?

    Yep, looks good to me.
  3. Thread: Fake Creed

    by chris2005
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    Poll: Re: Is this SMW for real?

    Looking at my own SMW, I would say it's real. How about a picture of the bottom?
  4. Re: What was your most complimented scent of 2006?

    Millesime Imperial/Silver Mountain Water
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    Re: A Basenoter's promise

    Don't worry about what some people think, if you and others enjoy the posts, just keep on doing it. The board needs the fun anyhow...
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    Re: Anyone purchase off of FragranceNet?

    I recommend them as well. Look online for their discount codes too, they're always plenty. (I would have given you the 20% off code if it didn't expire 2 days ago.) The Creed Himalaya I bought was...
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    Re: Fragrance Review: Dzing!

    When I first recieved my Dzing! decant, I didn't know what to think of it. The wet cardboard description is spot on, which made me a bit wary. After a week however, I finally found the attraction....
  8. Re: Newbie thanks for all for your respected advice

    I'll be the one to say, "Hold on now." It's great to see your first fragrance purchases to be more of the niche kind. I'm all for diversity in my fragrance collection, cheap or expensive, I really...
  9. Re: My girlfriend said a cologne smelled like Froot Loops...

    I'm going to say H.M. pour Homme, as I recall a few other people saying it smelled like the cereal.
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    Re: Ricky Martin's confession on Regis & Kelly

    Kyoto is one of the few niche scents that I'm glad I tried. Very relaxing, calming, earthy. Great scent for a rainy or snowy day
  11. Re: I glanced a Santa Maria Novella in Casino Royale...

    Just to bring it up, according to Ian Fleming (creator of James Bond) the fragrance James Bond wears is Floris No. 89.

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26121190.html
  12. Re: Wha'ts the difference between Odeur 53 and Odeur 71

    Odeur 53 is a bit odd. It smells clean and ozonic, but there is something in it that's different. It's a simple fragrance that should be boring, but it's not. I happen to like it a lot.
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    Re: Top Three Bonds (no.9)s

    New Haarlem
    Chinatown
    H.O.T. Always
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    Re: BARGAIN ALERT for Burberry Brit fans...

    I work in retail and I have to work on Black Friday. Please pity me...
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    Re: Halston Unbound - Why so cheap??

    Unbound is incredibly close to AdG. It's actually better IMHO. I also saw Unbound in Marshalls for 10 dollars and bought it on the spot (and there were plenty more boxes left.)
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    Re: tom ford black orchid

    The fragrance is very sexual. It has a sweet/edible side that I really like. I can tell Black Orchid will be a love it or hate it scent.

    When I first sprayed the tester, I was immediately thought...
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    Re: B#9: Riverside Drive

    ...
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    Fragrances that don't mix with sweat...

    A couple of days ago I wore Halston Unbound, which is nice, comfortable scent. I really didn't think much about it that day until I started sweating when playing soccer. Hoooooo boy, whatever was...
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    Re: Am I crazy?????

    You will like Sequoia. It's a bit like Kyoto, just more of that mossy wood note. Very calming...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday, November 9th

    Creed Original Santal
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    Re: Eau de You: Your Own Fragrance

    I would make mine the most out of whack fragrance ever. I'm a sucker for nostalgic scents that's around our everyday environment. I wouldn't mind making a CdG-like series based on this...
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    Re: Least Favorite Creed?

    I 2nd the Royal Water. I love the bottle, but the juice is odd. It's unisex, but an odd unisex in that no one can wear it. One can deem it too masculine and the other can deem is too feminine.
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    Re: Expensive taste

    I've been debating this myself for the past couple months. I think indulging in a couple expensive things isn't bad. In fact, if it makes you happy, then I encourage it. But I don't recommend buying...
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    Re: the most drinkable juice

    What an odd topic...

    But I have to join in. There is only one fragrance that I would ever drink and that's Bond 9 New Haarlem. I swear, when you sniff it it's like your sniffing coffee, cream and...
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    Re: Crappy quality bottles...

    Whoever was in charge in designing that horrible bottle should go back to engineering school. What exactly is the point of the on/off mechanism? I understand its appeal during certain situations, but...
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    Re: I got asked about my scent...

    I've also noticed that fragrances that tend to be on the mainstream side seem to attract less attention (well to me at least.) I smell perfume on women often, but there are only a few times where I...
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    Re: What is the classic American scent?

    Strong powerhouse scents I always considered a bit American. Not exactly sophisticated, but not bad either. Polo, Red for Men and Chaps come to mind. Old fashion scents like Old Spice and Brut are...
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    Re: I need help talking to sales people.

    I understand that it's a SA's goal to make a sale. It's their job afterall. But do they have to be so annoying?

    When I worked in retail, I always made sure to approach the customer to let them...
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    Re: I am frustrated

    It seems to me, and with many other people, that Creeds can have irregularities. There has been many posts where basenoters have compared bottles, decants and samples and noticed differences in...
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    Re: I am frustrated

    You know, I haven't had a problem from my decant of M.I.

    I put it on in the morning and I still smell it in the evening. Even got complimented on it during the last hours of the day. Heck, one...
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    Re: Where to spray on the neck?

    Am I the only one who finds the concept of pulse points projecting a fragrance a bit redundant? I would figure the chest would work as a great spot for a fragrance because it's usually the warmest...
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    Re: What would Batman wear?

    Hah! Such an easy answer!

    Don't you think Bruce Wayne, with all his resources and power, wouldn't commission his own fragrance? Behold!

    http://i16.ebayimg.com/02/i/08/bb/16/4d_1.JPG

    Top...
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    Re: This Week in Fragrance News! (Satire)

    Lol, you know I was actually going to do that. I mean, it's just so amusing to see how Creed 'quietly' lets it be known who is wearing their marvelous 100% natural fragrances. They're really...
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    Re: A very nice compliment!!!

    Was also complimented for MI this weekend during a wedding reception. It's amazing how long it lasts... (well for me at least...)
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    This Week in Fragrance News! (Satire)

    This Week in Fragrance News! (Satire)

    10/23/06


    Master Perfumer Oliver Creed Creates Daring New Fragrance!

    http://img293.imageshack.us/img293/9169/generic0dn8.jpg

    It all started with an...
  36. Re: Acqua di Gio 10th Anniversary Edition for $150?

    You know, it's really amazing how connections and marriages trump talent in today's music. I mean seriously... And the sad part is that it sometimes works.

    Anyway, this AdG limited edition bottle...
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    Re: Chandler Burr's new column: thoughts?

    To be honest, I find Burr's reviews no different than any other review from any other person. I've disagreed with is his recommendations (Clinique Happy) and disagreed with his dislikes (YSL M7.) And...
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    Re: Chandler Burr's new column

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder...
  39. Re: Colognes smell different depending on whether you just showered or not.

    I've noticed that after taking a shower, spraying on any fragrance soon afterwards makes the fragrance's staying power short lived. As I of yet I haven't noticed any scent differences.
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    Re: 4 Creeds Tough Decision

    About time you got around to it...

    Out of the ones you mentioned, I would recommend Himalaya and Original Vetiver. Himalaya has the awesome drydown and OV can be worn in both formal and casual...
  41. Thread: Fake Creed

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    Poll: Re: Real or Fake Creed MI

    If it smells like it should, what's the difference? Fragrancenet.com and Scentiments.com has not sold a fake item to any Basenoters yet and they're generally well regarded online retailers. Posting...
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    Re: Polo blue !!!!!!!!

    What I really love about Polo Blue is the basenotes, which really don't appear until the end of the day. A shame it takes so long, but it's worth it.
  43. Re: What if I like Aqua Di Gio but don't want to smell like everyone else?

    Geir is a great light and slightly floral fragrance. A quality scent.
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    Re: thank goodness for TJ-Maxx

    I hate you! :)

    The only thing I scored at Marshalls recently was a 3.4oz bottle of Unbound for 10 dollars. Great deal and great clone of AdG. Can barely tell the difference...
  45. Re: Best autumn/Winter scent for an 18 year old?

    I suggest Burberry Brit and Burberry for Men as well.
  46. Thread: M7

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    Re: M7

    Don't expect too much at first. When I first recieved a decant I didn't think much about it. I actually found it a bit weird. After a few days of wearing it, I was hooked. Enjoy!
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    Re: Boy, it's hard getting...

    I didn't even have to ask for mine. They sales rep at Creed offered them when I showed just a slight interest in the fragrances. Even if he didn't offer the samples I would have considered him one of...
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    Re: Massive wardrobes!

    I also have that hobby, though for me I consider it more of a problem. I haven't been around lately due to a new fondness for pricey clothing. Ouch! Talk about being a shopaholic! I'm considering...
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    Sticky: Re: Your most complimented frags this year from the opposite sex

    SMW/MI are definitely #1 in my list (recently been told that I smelled 'pretty,' I didn't know whether I should have been offended or appreciative.) Only problem is the longevity of SMW, which was...
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    Re: Basenotes Classics & Crazes

    Jesus, did that get ugly at times. Along with the epic Creed battles. I mostly stand along the sidelines when something starts. Though I have to say, some people have begun snubbing Creed lately,...
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    Re: Is it safe to wear Millesime Imperial?

    So what? Does it matter what people think? Do YOU like MI? I think that is all what counts my friend. And hey, if someone asks if you're wearing Unforgivable just tell them it's MI, which is...
  52. Re: Question for those that believe Green Irish Tweed = Cool Water

    Maybe, maybe not. Tell you the truth, I wasn't into Cool Water either when I tried GIT. And I wasn't into GIT when I first sniffed it. But I grew to love GIT and in turn respect Cool Water (though my...
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    Re: The smells of fall. :)

    My Fall scents that can apply to winter as well:

    Michael Kors Michael for Men
    Comme des Garcons 2 Man
    YSL M7
    YSL Opium
    Givenchy Pi
    Creed GIT
    Burberry Brit
    Creed BdG
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    Re: A lady compliment

    Is she Native American?

    ...kidding, couldn't resist. Glad to see a fragrance get a compliment!
  55. Re: Where to buy Iceberg Twice in local stores?

    No brick and mortar store that I know of sells Iceberg Twice. What not try eBay?
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    Re: Banana Republic Black Walnut?

    Just tried it two days ago and I completely forgot what it reminded me of. I found it to be well made and I enjoyed smelling my wrist for about two hours. Then came the drydown though, which was...
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    Re: something like Blu but...

    I love BLV Notte and I really haven't smelled anything close to it as of yet. Sure there are many powdery fragrances that have similarities, but they're not BLV Notte, if you get my drift.

    Why...
  58. Oh Abercrombie & Fitch Fierce, how I love thee!

    This fragrance is getting popular like AdG. Actually, I've been smelling this cologne more often than AdG this past year. But I don't care how many people wear this. Hell, this is the cologne of the...
  59. Re: Best alternative to Paco Rabanne's Tenere

    There's a bottle going for sale on eBay..
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    Re: Scentiments.com - New Look

    Looks a lot better, but I have to say that this format is very popular with other discount fragrance sites. If they went their own unique way just a bit, I think customers would see it as being...
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    Re: 20,000th thread

    Ha! That gave me a good laugh. 20,000 and still going strong!
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    Re: Mens favorites for women

    I have to admit that I have almost zero knowledge of female fragrances, but I love the Armani Mania for women. It has a perfect combination of perfume oil thingamajees that isn't overly feminine or...
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    Re: Best compliment ever... well, funniest

    Dreamer kicks ass, there's no scent like it and it wears well during the winter. I have to buy a bottle soon.
  64. Re: Frags that smell totally different from the rest?

    I´m baaaaaaaaaaacckk.... (well, almost)

    If you really want scents that are different, you will have to go niche.

    L´Artisan is a start. So is the Comme Des Garcons line.

    Mainstream department...
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    Re: That smells like cat piss...

    Reminds me of the time a friend called my Michael for Men "piss." I'll never forget that. It wasn't 'cat piss' or 'dog piss' or anything specific like that, just piss in general.

    Not all piss...
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    Re: When was GIT created?

    You know, I happen to love Creed very much, but their history just doesn't seem to make sense.

    I keep hearing "Creed made this scent for that famous star and Mr. Blahblah wore this Creed scent in...
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    Re: Creed Questions

    Speaking of 'Millesime,' how exactly do you pronounce this? I took francais in high school and I still remember the general rules and such, but I honestly don't know how to pronounce it. Any idea?
    ...
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    Re: We have a Champion

    Egoiste wins? I sense corruption... ;)

    That was fun though, we should do it again next year.
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    Re: Armani Mania vs Clinique Happy

    Clinique Happy isn't a bad scent, but it disappointed me a bit. It really matches the name, but it only makes me happy and that's it. It doesn't make me jolly (there's a difference.)

    In all...
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    Re: Most expensive scent ?

    ...like girls. :D
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    Re: Most expensive scent ?

    That's highway robbery. I understand the high costs of perfume making, but you could definitely make good use of that money in other places.
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    Re: basenotes crisis?

    Click on Profile, then the Modify button. Then type in that password that I bet you don't remember...

    I sure don't...

    What is with that anyway? Can't we make our own password? It's not that...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 13th of May

    Creed Silver Mountain Water
  74. Re: Green Irish Tweed, Cool Water, and Heresy &nbs

    At first, it took me months before I could even consider that the two scents were different. Now, not only do I think they're different, but I sincerely believe that they're completely different.
    ...
  75. Re: I Was Ordered to Buy Millesime Imperial..So I

    Best. Quote. Ever.

    You know I don't really have a problem with the longetivity of MI. To be honest, yes, the scent doesn't stay on like most fragrances, but it stills lasts a decent amount of time...
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    Re: After a long hard day... CHAT!

    That's odd, usually everybody is there...
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    Re: There's a new Demeter Play-Doh cologne!

    Is it going to be non-toxic? 8-)
  78. Re: The scents that are so good that you save them

    Curve....






    Ha! Kidding... I'd have to say Red for Men. I'm not in love with it, but it's still rare...
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    Re: best grapefruit....

    I thought more people would say l'Eau d'Issey pour Homme.
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    Baie de Genievre

    Baie de Genievre! Rugged, manly, old-school. A classic...
  81. Re: I Was Ordered to Buy Millesime Imperial..So I

    Well, I know what I'm wearing next time.... uhhhh....I mean....really? That's interesting...
  82. Re: I Was Ordered to Buy Millesime Imperial..So I

    WOW, I thought I was the only one who remembered that. Here's the post if anyone's interested...



    I always found that story hilarious. I love Millesime Imperial (and, as I mentioned before,...
  83. Re: What to wear on a first date with a beautiful

    MI

    Let the fragrance be fun...
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    Re: see that 'lil word....it says "chat!"

    oh and BTW, I'm not a guy! (and SHE doesn't think you're a weirdo ;))[/quote]

    You know, I was about 80 percent you weren't a guy, but I figured that if I was wrong, only a lady would take gender...
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    Re: see that 'lil word....it says "chat!"

    LOL. Poor guy never had a chance. (Wait a minute, now he thinks I'm a weirdo... :D)

    And it took me a couple of seconds to register the second one. "Bueller?.... Bueller?.... Oh, Bueller!" Good...
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    Re: What was the clothes spraying policy?

    I always try to spray on my clothes, it retains the fragrance longer than my skin does. Plus, it's great to smell the fragrance when the dry down is complete.
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    Re: John Varvatos. What could u tell me ??

    You know when it first it came out, this board was going crazy over it, which almost compelled me to buy it. Then the frenzy died and so did the peer pressure (Comon Chris, give it a whiff...) I...
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    Re: see that 'lil word....it says "chat!"

    Everytime I go on, nobody is there. So what I do is just talk to myself, it's great.

    It would usually go like this:

    Chris: Is anybody on?
    Chris: Hello?!!!
    Chris: cheese
    Chris: goats
    Chris:...
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    Re: Erolfa - The name behind the scent

    And here I was thinking it was named after his signature move in bed. Darn! :)
  90. Re: Going to the bars tomorrow night! Help me pick

    I got an idea that will solve your problems. Just spray each one on yourself. *Bam*, problem solved. Plus you'll have a cologne that nobody has. You can thank me later.

    I'll pick The Dreamer if...
  91. Re: This Dude Freaked Out When I Gave Him a Compli

    It would have been great if you asked for his number! ;D

    "Hey, sorry about making you uncomfortable there, but if you ever feel like talking about cologne, give me a call." *cue Psycho theme*
    ...
  92. Re: Anybody else still looking for their Holy Grai

    Hey that's great! I'm glad many of you found yours, which is more than I expected. You know, I still have just scratched the surface when it comes to niche scents, meaning I have many visits to...
  93. Anybody else still looking for their Holy Grail?

    You know, when I first started with this little hobby of mine, I had grand visions of success. Perhaps after a few months of fragrance trying, buying and flying (sorry, had to have the last word...
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    Re: A thread for Jazz Lovers!

    A thread for Jazz Lovers, eh? I guess I can't comment on this rather unappealing scent... ;)

    I'm glad you like it though, I have yet to be astounded from a blind buy.
  95. Re: Have not received Perfume.com certificate

    Shish Kabobs! I was going to do this but I completely forgot. :(

    I suggest sending them an email, starting like "Dear Sir/Madam, I have a little problem that I hope you can help me with..."...
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    Re: Tag body spray.....

    Oh, to answer your original question, I don't think it's worth it. The reason I still like Axe/Tag is because I usually use it for heavy activities and for a little nostalgia. It's still a cheap...
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    Re: Tag body spray.....

    I'll be the first to admit that I still like Axe. I'll never use it as the day's cologne, but rather as an evening treat. Their scents do smell synthetic and can be over powering. But I guess that's...
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    Re: Your Safe Fragrance?

    Polo Blue, Curve Wave.
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    Re: Your most *complimented NICHE* frag

    Silver Mountain Water

    My explanation of niche is something you don't see often. The only Creed I saw in my area is in a perfume boutique and nobody even knows about it. Heck, when I asked for...
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    Re: Sea water, beach, sun, holidays??

    I second that. The first thing that came to me when I first tried it was the salty ocean. Real nice, though I know some on this board who aren't fond of it.

    And I'll go with Cool Water as well. I...
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