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  1. Re: [UK Only] New splits 2014 | Creed & Tom Ford

    TF TV received Saturday- excellent service as always
  2. Re: [UK Only] New splits 2014 | Creed & Tom Ford

    Kron usually replies within 12 hours, he either has Internet problems from recent bad weather or getting some winter sun?
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    Re: TF Tobacco Vanille- alternatives please

    Many thanks for advice- apologies for late post- rural internet problems!
  4. Re: Can't believe it, the best fragrance shop I've ever been to, right under my nos

    Pie-Eaters want to smell good too :wink:
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    TF Tobacco Vanille- alternatives please

    Whilst I respect the quality and longevity of TV I am not overly enamoured with the slightly caramelised honey top note which I find somewhat overly sweet/sickly (I don't have a very good olfactory...
  6. Re: Taking my girl out to a pretty upscale strip club for her first time...

    Freddie Malle's Musky ravageme :2vrolijk_08:
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    Poll: Re: Your strongest fragrance - projection & sillage?

    Tobacco Vanille!
  8. Thread: MDCI Sampler Set

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    Re: MDCI Sampler Set

    BEST OFFER I am aware of given that you will get a refund against FB purchase! Rivages Syrtes(?) sorry can't remember name, sounds good unisex- definately worth it if you are following up with a FB...
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    Re: First Impression(s)-Invasion Barbare

    10/10 for me. The best of anything always has a high price tag although I would add that in most/all purchases mid-level options often offer the best value for money in terms of giving you enough of...
  10. Thread: R-e-s-p-e-c-t

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    Re: R-e-s-p-e-c-t

    Jub XXV- impressed with quality of ingredients, just found I dislike 'heavy' incense
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    Re: Musc Ravageur - opinions

    You like it you wear it, no problems with this quality frag.
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    Re: Which male fragrance with elegant suits?

    Aventus,Invasion Barbare, Tobacco Vanille, Musc Ravageur, Opus VI/Jub XXV and possibly (not yet tried) Puredistance M
  13. Re: The best tobaccos at less than 100 dollars a bottle.

    As you don't make any mention of bottle size... Agree absolutely with above
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    Re: What fragrance was so bad you HAD to wash it off?

    Jub XXV- incense just doesn't appeal- just as well I only bought 10ml
  15. Poll: Re: Opinion: Do you care what others think of your scent? Particularly the opposite sex?

    As the only male in my household it does make for an easier life and especially since I 'banned' my wife from wearing a frag which I deemed as repulsive! But as for opinions outside of my immediate...
  16. Re: Before I buy something, may I have some advice?

    I tried a sample of IB and judge it FBW so I will buy the sample coffret first before investing in a FB of IB. It's a very personal preference as to whether a purchase of any description is worth the...
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    Re: Long Lasting Fragrance

    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille, Aventus, Jub XXV, Invasion Barbare...
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    Re: What are some good coffrets?

    Parfums MDCI refund the initial cost against a subsequent FB purchase (possibly a time-bound offer?)
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    Re: D&G The One for Men at £15 for 100ml...

    For many years I have heard accusations that M&S have 'copied' designer brands- I suspect their new lines are probably, shall we say, 'inspired', by mainstream favourites :rolleyesold:
  20. Re: Looking for a good cologne for both court and out on the town

    Chu...Unsure how duty/taxes work where you are but worth looking at official site below- Buy the sample set and then receive full reimbursement against FB purchase = 60ml samples free! I assume they...
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille and Noir de Noir

    Great longevity with TV and monster projection but NdN doesn't seem to last on my skin
  22. Re: Suggestion for new additions to form a well rounded collection

    Definitely Musc Ravageur, Tobacco Vanille- also suggest Invasion Barbare, Carnal Flower (and Jub XXV if you like heavy incense)
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    Re: Deodorant... scentless?

    Boots own brand works perfectly for me
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    Re: What to wear on NYE?

    Aventus from your list- for me I'll probably try something from my recent haul of niche samples
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    Re: How to apply cologne while wearing a suit?

    Interesting!...
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    Re: What next for my collection

    Check Harrods and escentual
  27. Re: How many of your frags will you definitely purchase again?

    Just starting out but up to now- TF TV/ Musc Ravageur, Aventus, Invasion Barbare- money permitting of course :tongue:...
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    Re: what scent won't you buy again?

    Jub XXV and LIDGE- strange I know, but true
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    Re: Seeking an incense fragrance

    Jubilation XXV?

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    Jubilation XXV?
  30. Re: Looking for a good cologne for both court and out on the town

    If you like Aventus I think you will also like Invasion Barbare, albeit at a much higher price
  31. Re: Suggestion for Unique Niche Men's Non-Designer scents

    Invasion Barbara or tobacco vanille
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    Re: Fragrance recommendation for a serious person?

    Aventus, tobacco vanille, portrait of a lady, invasion barbare will all survive smoke
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    Re: Your personal favorite cologe?

    musc ravageur at present
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    Re: Anyone surviving on only decants and samples?

    If you are 'starting out' like me samples or small decants are absolutely the 'way to go'. I have bought one FB based on rave reviews and it sits in my drawer after one disappointing use. I have just...
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    Re: Which is worth a blind buy?

    As a newcomer I recently bought LIDGE based on reputation and have only worn it once- It just does not work for me/my skin. Now I will only buy samples before I buy a FB or at least until my...
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    Re: Using candles as personal fragrance?

    Yeah Yeh, don't worry we're all tolerant adults here,,, just float your boat safely :thumbsup:
  37. Re: What do you think the trend of men's fragrance will smell like in the year 2050?

    Hopefully they will have invented something to eradicate the obnoxious smells from politicians' Bullsh#t
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    Re: What have people told you that you smell like?

    Portrait of a Lady- much vaunted and highly respected by BNers and one I like, wife says it smells like 'old lady talc' and threw both bedroom windows wide open as I drove off to work. Come on,...
  39. Re: Fragrance Addict at Just 19 years old? Is This Normal?

    Come on chaps, give him a break.. He's 19 and probably bathes in the stuff like every other teenager- That's normal for teenagers in the U.K.
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    Re: Highly reviewed fragrances that you dislike?

    What on earth were you doing sniffing an old lady's ass???????
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    Re: Highly reviewed fragrances that you dislike?

    JUB XXV- only worn once, discovered I don't like frankincense
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    Re: Best place to buy Creeds other than boutique?

    Enjoy
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    Re: Ripped-Off by UK Customs

    Bummer... card just says ''customs charge''- £5.02 probably is 20% VAT although I'm still done. Just realised I could probably have ordered some niche samples locally for same price or little more....
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    Re: Scents that teenage girls like

    Well Hung by Alfred Hung?
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    Re: Best place to buy Creeds other than boutique?

    SPLITS BOARD- unless the original bottle is important?
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    Ripped-Off by UK Customs

    Just got home after another bad day to find a card from Royal Mail asking for duty. I ordered some samples from a US site and paid £26.43 only to now have to pay an extra £13.02. I actually don't...
  47. Re: Fragrance Addict at Just 19 years old? Is This Normal?

    As a parent I would rather you spend your money on watches and frags than say booze etc etc- At your age I would be suggesting perhaps dabble in the odd long-term collectable, just like wine they...
  48. Re: Musc Ravajour wearers - Has this happened to you?

    I have just made a repeat order for TF TV before finding that musky ravager is now my preferred choice by a mile.. But perhaps I am just a skanky old man :rolleyesold:
  49. Thread: Discount

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    Re: Discount

    You gotta be innit to win it! What have you got to lose? I haven't yet got a decent discount but I wrestled some nice freebies from their tightly-clenched fists- I often ask just to see the sales...
  50. Re: You’re going away for 6 months and have room for only ONE fragrance…what fragrance do you take?

    DAMN it's that good?
  51. Re: You’re going away for 6 months and have room for only ONE fragrance…what fragrance do you take?

    UK=GOING AWAY=GOING TO PRISON... JubXXV, heavy on frankincense- tell them all my body is a temple and NOBODY should defile it. :cry:
  52. Re: 20M looking for advice on which fragrances to try based on current favourites

    Sorry, have no idea if Harrods provide samples so...Les Senteurs will provide free samples to visitors at their two shops, CNH sample can be obtained from myperfumesamples.com who are an American...
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    Re: Falling in love but need HELP!

    Sample the suggestions and then sample sample some more
  54. Re: A Decent December frag...ONE suitable for the GRINCH!

    Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: Which of these would You choose

    Aventus- just ahead of TV
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    Re: Best fragrance for a dentist

    Given all the differing opinions posted- why not ask your patients what their opinions are, it'll make a change to the usual topics used as an ice-breaker?
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    Poll: Re: Should I urinate into this O'Driù fragrance?

    Washing your face in urine used to be a home remedy for pimples and acne- or was that someone playing a trick on me?

    PS- does any of that kit need batteries Brian?
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    Re: Newbie here, Are they fakes?

    You have misread my post I fear- wasn't meant to be antagonistic...
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    Re: creed aventus diff prices.

    Caveat Emptor... check the supplier's background/history where you can
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    Re: Best fragrance for a dentist

    For U.K. clients anything but garlic will suffice- However an expensive niche frag will send a message of success and induce a sense of confidence in your skills as long as it isn't overpowering. In...
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    Re: Newbie here, Are they fakes?

    Just because the site has a 'tacky' name doesn't mean it isn't legit, I presume you didn't want to pay full price at 'twice the price.com'?..
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    Re: What do you do with all your fakes?

    Now Senore, I know that you are joking... but right now I have a shallow/self-absorbed/overly ambitious/two-faced boss who I would gladly pass a fake on to- but only after topping it up with a...
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    Re: I am tired of the WEAK. I NEED YOUR HELP!!!!!!

    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille or Freddy Malles Musc Ravageur
  64. Re: What makes Guerlain's Derby reissue so expensive?

    SOURCE?...

    ''It's also still better than ninety percent of the fragrances that are considerably more expensive''! :vrolijk_26:.
  65. Re: I've had Terre D'Hermes for three months without any female compliments. Anyone else experience

    Oh for goodness sake, forget the #'$@, For 25 years I've worked with lots of females and dread the moment they apply a top-up spray- It invariably smells like fly spray- women in general exercise no...
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    Re: pleaz halp - CREED fakes are getting BRILLIANT

    The world's biggest factory for forging CREED of course.
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    Re: Fragrances that smell like a ghost.

    I didn't get on with LIDGE- just felt like a pale version of my former self. Is that similar?
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense -WTF ?

    laid to rest? Doh, just realised when this thread started, I'm going to be late for my own...
  69. Thread: UK Amazon? :(

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    Re: UK Amazon? :(

    Kron is offerring TF TV on splits board at present- very well respected 'trader'
  70. Re: honey fragrances, are there any out except Pure Havane ?

    I personally find TF Tobacco Vanille has a marked caramelised honey note?
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    Re: Casual fragrance gift for older male.

    How about some samples - packaged nicely- he will have the opportunity to find his own preference!
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    Re: Buying habits; do you get hauls or space it out?

    Apologies for hijacking thread- samples were from Kron (see splits board)...BTW I normally spread purchases out on FBs but then again my wife thinks I'm becoming too 'predictable' (my choice of...
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    Re: Casual fragrance gift for older male.

    As an aside-and I'm probably committing perfumistic heresy- I wear what I like at the office, If a frag is strong then I can wear less and save money, so it's win win situation for me personally!
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    Re: Buying habits; do you get hauls or space it out?

    I honestly don't know whether he did me a favour or whether he would be happy to do this 'on demand' as it's probably quite time consuming - If you don't mind I'll ask the question and post the...
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    Re: Buying habits; do you get hauls or space it out?

    5ml Invasion Barbare - £17.50
    10ml Noir de Noir - £22
    10ml Jubilation XXV - £30
    1ml Black Tourmaline £3.25
    2ml Carnal Flower £6
    5ml Derby (vintage)- £22.50
    2ml Dior Homme Intense £7
    2ml Memoir...
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    Re: Buying habits; do you get hauls or space it out?

    WELL, I'm new to this journey and have just splashed out £190.00 for samples after making a 'bad' blind buy based on reviews alone. My head says this is the right way to do it but my pocket is...
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    Re: Advice on next niche purchase

    ''And finally like I mentioned before something a hit with the ladies and for a younger man''.[/QUOTE

    Confidence, a nice gentle smile and an approachable personality will all have more pulling...
  78. Thread: Suitable?

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    Re: Suitable?

    60 deg? That's a fantastic summer for us and everyone gets naked!!!!:2vrolijk_08:
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    Re: Feeling undermined..

    ''Wow, this is quite strange and somewhat creepy''.[/QUOTE]

    Don't worry it's a recent joiner and clearly someone who knows you...

    ''Whenever I go into a fragrance store I get weird looks...
  80. Re: The 2nd Annual, 2012 BLIND Sampling Tournament Will Begin!

    waiting...:vrolijk_26:
  81. Thread: Suitable?

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    Re: Suitable?

    I'm certainly no expert and live in a mild/temperate climate (some sweet frags are described as 'sickly/cloying' in hot temps)- don't know the frag to be gifted but as a general rule- If I like it I...
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    Re: Differences in Tobacco Vanilles

    Definitely no expert, but my sample was all of the above- marked also by caramelised honey to my nose.
  83. Re: Men's GIVEAWAY thread

    I snoozed and losed again!!!!
  84. Thread: Blind buy pah!

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    Re: Blind buy pah!

    Thanks all- LIDGE was heading for sales section but methinks RedR advice persuasive- some perseverance. Appreciate everyone's time
  85. Thread: Blind buy pah!

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    Re: Blind buy pah!

    SURE THING- I pop in each lunchtime to top up my work frag, that way I don't have to worry too much about longevity and I get twice as much for the price!
  86. Thread: Blind buy pah!

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    Re: Blind buy pah!

    Of course I KNEW not to buy blind, but on paper it seemed a safe bet and so I thought I knew better.... Habit Rouge EDP is also on my list...Unfortunately the UK is really mean when it comes to...
  87. Thread: Blind buy pah!

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    Blind buy pah!

    Well, I just had to learn the hard way didn't I! Bought Guerlain L'instant extreme based on rave reviews (whilst I awaited delivery TF Tobacco Vanille). Succurred by apparent great value for money,...
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    Re: Fall/Winter Recommendations?

    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille Joe... see splits board- KRON
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    Re: Looking for spices and honeyed tobacco....

    Tobacco Vanille currently on splits board with KRON- recommended try
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    Re: UK discount tester site I discovered

    Sorry..me no like websites with limited contact information- I'd rather go to a casino/bookmakers
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    Re: Is it me or my family??

    I believe divorces are expensive, but selling my beautiful children..... would provide for some very expensive frags!

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    Hmm, Unsure, think that is illegal in this...
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    Re: Is it me or my family??

    10/10 GUYS- wife was passing by when she made the favourable comment!
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    Re: Is it me or my family??

    'Tis True all this, I shall put my foot down with a firm hand... Wife has just commented that today's frag is nicer (I'm wearing TF TV again!)...female perogative?
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    Re: Is it me or my family??

    To my skin

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    Liquified burger, fries and fried onion it is then : )

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    Is it me or my family??

    Tested Creed GIT and TF Tobacco Vanille at the weekend. My wife and two daughters all said GIT was too sweet and too feminine (actually said 'girlie') and no one much liked TV but grudgingly said TV...
  96. Thread: The Guessing Game

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    Re: The Guessing Game

    I like, very much!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    PM me your address...I'll send them over to you when I'm exhausted!:tongue:
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    Re: ADVICE PLEASE - cheapsmells.com

    Super, thank you
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    Re: ADVICE PLEASE - cheapsmells.com

    Thanks:thumbsup: Once I have batch number how do I trace year?
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    Re: Fall/winter Pure Malt, LIDG or LIDGE

    Many Thanks :thumbsup:
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