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  1. Re: Just sent Jean Paul Gaultier a very firm email. Do you think it will work/is justified?

    It's almost like a protest, but however in this case only one person showed up.

    By the way the picture you have looks like Le Male Intense , or Le Male Noir
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Anyone have experience with the T01 batch from 2013?
  3. Re: Fragrance price increases: Why, and are they reasonable or just greed?

    They have 3 options mainly i believe.

    Increase prices for the same fragrance, reformulate the fragrance with cheaper materials, or discontinue the fragrance. Price of food and gas is also going...
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    Re: Ambre Sultan blind buy?

    it is not safe unless you really like the scent of amber i guess
  5. Re: Fragrances that are really popular but you didn't like?

    yves st laurent l'homme, i didn't get anything special out of it, i don't understand why so many people like/love it, nothing that stood out when i tried it out
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries - is my bottle genuine?, etc.

    also the liquid seems clear, and the bottles that i have seen in the stores are lightish green in color.
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    Sticky: Anyone seen a Creed bottle like this?

    Here is an item that is up on ebay for 5 more days. Based on the pictures the tube is shifted to the side like i have never seen in other creed bottles. Do creeds have a consistent tubing in ther...
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    Re: This DIOR HOMME INTENSE aunthentic or fake?**

    the writing on the bottom of the bottle looks like the way it is etched in with the bottles i have seen so looks real.
  9. Re: Do you have any 5 star fragrances with really poor longevity?

    I have davidoff zino the current version i believe, from 2012, the cap won't close properly on the sprayer but it is a real strong scent, fills the whole room with one spray on a test strip.
  10. Re: Do you have any 5 star fragrances with really poor longevity?

    there are many other bottles that smell similar to the one and last a lot longer, and maybe even cheaper than the one.
  11. Re: If you were given an $100 gift card to Neiman Marcus....

    I would get nothing since they don't ship to Canada :grin:
  12. Re: Are fragrances "fresher" and "newer" at Sephora/Nordstrom/Macys than at the online discounters

    I tested fragrances at one sephora and almost all of them were sour and seemed off , the only ones that were fresh were the newly stocked items, you never know what happens when they are shipped to...
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    Re: Le Male was reformulated wasn't it?

    I am sure that it has changed. The one i have was when it was very popular in the counter, and it is very sharp to the point that it makes my skin itch at times. the ones now in the counter are...
  14. Thread: Line on forehead!

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    Re: Line on forehead!

    I think increasing your anti oxidant consumption will help, also i think sun exposure increases chance of wrinkles on the face, so sun tan lotion helps as well.
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    Re: Smoothen Forehead Wrinkles?

    I think vitamin c and many other anti oxidants help, oxidation creates more wrinkles i have heard
  16. Re: Made some blind buys. Rate my haul. (New to base notes)

    Yeah i think they usually like to fake the more expensive designers like dior and chanel.
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    Re: Scentedmonkey.com

    you are in the USA you don't have much to worry about.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    I have april 2011 bottle and it is nice and strong
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    Re: After years of being on this forum...

    That's nice to hear, you are one step closer to Nirvana
  20. Re: Creed returning a Scent this fall that has been unavailable

    vintage tabarome
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    Re: Do Creeds come in cellophane wrapping?

    I bet he was too lazy to check and just said it is wrapped

    since in his mind Wrapped means new, fresh, and authentic.

    Get pictures of the cellophane wrapped box
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    Re: Creed Aventus bath products

    I thought the title said Creed Aventus batch products

    This is the power of paranoia and brainwashing
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    Re: Scentedmonkey.com

    tell us if your order goes through, i think many peoples order will get cancelled
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    Re: Scentedmonkey.com

    yeah he is clueless because he is probably too lazy to do any work to find out what is new, also he isn't paid high enough for him to put out the effort
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    Re: Scentedmonkey.com

    One guys was ok, but he seemed very tired and slow but was nice.

    The other women that answer the phone seem to be going through PMS or still getting through the fact that some guy they liked chose...
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    Re: i need a large but cheap atomizer

    do they cover the customs cost shipping to Canada?
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    Re: YSL Live Jazz Longevity

    how about the freshness in the opening, does it last throughout the scent or does it fade quickly?
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    Re: Thinking of buying a discount Creed fragrance?

    wow that's a surprise, that makes me happy, i can buy from BE now!

    how many times have you ordered from BE?
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    Re: I reject the concept of niche

    just ignore the classification,

    if you enjoy the smell then that's what really matters, there really is no point discussing classification, it's not getting you anywhere, unless you are the type...
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    Ambergris Scents for Summer?

    Can anyone suggest a fragrance that has a nice prominent or strong ambergris or ambrox note that is found in many creed fragrances like original santal and virgin island water?

    The way i describe...
  31. Thread: Fragrancenet

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    Re: L'artisan great deal at Fragrancenet

    so do you think they did a first come first serve or a preference towards US residents?
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    Re: Dirty, animalic Fresh?

    i tried kouros tattoo and found it very weak, almost no smell, i wasn't sure if it was a flanker at first maybe a limited edition bottle but it was not anything that the people here mention about...
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    Re: Its Creed VS cheaper Alternatives

    I don't they they made fakes of Aventus yet.

    They are still deciding whether to replicate the pineapple batch or the smoky batch.
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    Re: Perfume might evaporate

    what do you mean by aluminum stamp? If anything is loose then you should get it exchanged or refunded.
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    Re: Acqua di Gio Sub-Forum

    I thought it was Akwa Dih Geeyo, then all of a sudden i see people on youtube calling it Akwa Deeeezgheeeyo
  36. Re: New Haarlem vs. Ambre Narguile vs. Spirituese Double Vanille vs. Tobacco Vanille

    If you are making over $100,000 per year: Ambre Narguile and Spirituese Double Vanille

    $50,000-$100,000: Tobacco Vanille

    <$50,000: New Haarlem
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    Re: Shipping to US help

    some destroy it and its a loss to the buyer, some charge a tax on it.

    Depends on whether the worker is having a bad day or not, or if his boss is watching him.
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    Re: The Creamy Note in Creeds

    i am thinking it is the ambergris, anybody know? it is creamy and a bit watery, unless the note is actually "water effect"
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    Re: Shipping to US help

    Anywhere shipping to USA - recipient won't be charged any extra customs charges

    USA shipping anywhere outside country - recipient WILL be charged customs charges
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    Re: Thinking of buying a discount Creed fragrance?

    you bought it from beautyencounter i thought? They don't cover customs for orders to canada or anywhere outside the US like fragrancex does
  41. Thread: Fragrancenet

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    Re: L'artisan great deal at Fragrancenet

    i guess karma will have the answer to that
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    Sticky: Re: Yet another... Is my Creed Green Irish Tweed FAKE??

    6 month trip overseas? You must be rich unless you are travelling for school.
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    Re: Thinking of buying a discount Creed fragrance?

    Hey jamwires, how much did customs charge you when your bottle arrived?
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    Re: Lemony Scent Comparisons

    which YSL would you recommend, the concentrated version or original?
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    Re: Excuse me, what is that you're wearing?

    that must suck if you are wearing fragrance for your own enjoyment
  46. Re: I have $100 to spend, which one would you pick out of these 4?

    i would go with dal dalmez or zahdeesyon blonsh
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    The Creamy Note in Creeds

    I am wondering what happens to be the creamy note or notes that are contained in virgin island water, original santal and green irish tweed. I don't really smell it in millesime imperiale but very...
  48. Re: Van Cleef & Arpels ph (OR) YSL ph (OR) Mont Blanc Individuele

    I smelled original santal but not individuel, and read that individuel was almost the same as santal just with less longevity, less prominent notes and more synthetic.

    Does individuel have the...
  49. Re: I have $100 to spend, which one would you pick out of these 4?

    you're lucky you live in the USA otherwise you wouldn't be able to have that budget
  50. Thread: Fragrancenet

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    Re: L'artisan great deal at Fragrancenet

    i was going to buy some but seems all of their fragrance have longevity issues.
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    Re: Blind Buy: Caron pour homme

    hopefully the hype slows down before price increases or reformulation under the carpet happens.
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    Re: Montale, not taking orders?

    where did you order it from? There is no option to order from their website.
  53. Thread: Hiro Yoruzuka

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    Re: Hiro Yorozuka

    My pockets are always lined up for the next thing he decides to hype up, but it isn't filled anymore,

    rather the dent in my pocket is 3 feet deep, i have to replenish it before the next hype bomb.
  54. Thread: Hiro Yoruzuka

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    Re: Hiro Yorozuka

    My pockets are always lined up for the next thing he decides to hype up, but it isn't filled anymore,

    rather the dent in my pocket is 3 feet deep, i have to replenish it before the next hype bomb.
  55. Re: Van Cleef & Arpels ph vs. YSL ph vs. Individuelle

    Thanks for replying, are all 3 worth it if you blind buy them?
  56. Van Cleef & Arpels ph (OR) YSL ph (OR) Mont Blanc Individuel=

    I am wondering how you can compare the three in terms of quality (syntheticness), longevity and depth/character. Which fragrance offers the most in terms of making you feel good or confident?

    Van...
  57. Re: where to buy Green Irish Tweed other than CreedBoutique

    The cheapest i've seen green irish tweed with 4oz is $136 before shipping. I've seen 8.4oz of green irish tweed for around $240, but those bottles have seemed to sold out, so i am searching if there...
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    Re: Anyone get rashes from EDP rather than EDT?

    i don't get rashes, but inflammation from certain fragrances, mostly with a chocolate note.

    The skin starts to itch and the inside seems to swell up.
  59. where to buy Green Irish Tweed other than CreedBoutique

    I am trying to purchase an 8.4 or a 17oz bottle of Green irish Tweed and Erolfa for the warmer season, however i can't find those sizes on the online sites that i usually visit. I also can't buy from...
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    Re: Original Dior Homme (2006) $55 is it worth it????

    There is a 100ml bottle in a store around here wrapped and boxed for $75 canadian, how come the 50ml versions aren't $37.5?
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    Re: Angel and A*Men are dangerous!

    ah, maybe that explains why i have allergic reactions to this
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    Re: Tried Creed for 1st time.. Very very nice

    your nose will like you but your wallet wil get a lot lighter
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    Re: ***** Freebie - Paco Rabanne pour Homme *****

    51 is my guess
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    Re: Mont Blanc Legend .::. Anyone?

    does it have a lingering synthetic smell to it?
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    Re: Dior Homme - Cologne Formulation

    they shouldn't have changed the original formulation, if anything they should have made the vanilla more prominent and more of a gourmand, im sure that would be a favourite here.
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    Re: lacoste pour homme vs boss bottled?

    Damn i hate reformulations, i tried boss bottles to see why so many people like it, didn't get much but synthetic citrus so i'm sure it was teh reformulation. Lacoste pour homme is better from my...
  67. Re: My first expensive fragrance - need to make a decision!

    lol the non-basenote public
  68. How Come Males are more into Fragrance than Females?

    I am basing this on online forums and videos, it seems from 2010 and on males are more interested in fragrances than females.

    I always thought fragrances were a female thing, that perfume was what...
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    Re: Daim Blond by Serge Lutens

    what do you think about a male wearing this?>
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    Re: Boucheron Pour homme. EDT vs EDP

    i find edp's more linear than edts, but havent tried the boucheron one in this case.
  71. Re: Discontinued l'Artisan's ? Tea for Two, and strange website doings.

    Did you get it for $90 before the tax and shipping or was everything included? I thought the sale price was $58 for the 100ml. Also does the US charge customs from packages coming overseas?
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    Re: I think I am allergic to Guerlain Derby

    I get allergic reactions to Angelmen and many other fragrances with a chocolate note,

    I guess with allergies the body is trying to fight off foreign substances and attacks the body itself in that...
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    Re: Dior Homme - Cologne Formulation

    There is a 50ml dior homme (not reformulated version) for $65 canadian here, is it worth it?
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    Edition Blanche - Alternatives??

    I am looking for a fragrance that can give you the same freshness and character as edition blanche but with better longevity. When i spray this on i get a smooth and modern lemon that is not sharp at...
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    Re: Rose 31 doesnt smell the same

    that's interesting, i've heard laptops going dead after the internal clock passes 10 days after the warranty date , now fragrance companies are copying this same technique, loooool this is so messed...
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    Re: Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan Initial Review

    I have tried it only once but does anyone else find it pretty feminine in the beginning? The drydown it is more masculine
  77. Thread: Complement king.

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    Re: Complement king.

    curve by liz claiborne
  78. Thread: Complement king.

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    Re: Complement king.

    curve by liz claiborne and this other one that was $5
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    Re: Aventus and GIT - Can't live without them

    is it the ambergris that helps to tone it down? there is something that has a watery affect that makes it more wearable.
  80. Thread: Creed MI or ?

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    Re: Creed MI or ?

    Is it really that hard to produce a really nice salty smell without it being too synthetic? Just keep hoping that a designer or niche house would take on the challenge and make millesime imperiale...
  81. Re: Tom Ford's Amber Absolute - what do you get from it?

    i believe it is either they discontinue them or lose money in the long run, or have high risk of losing money in the long run
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    Re: Aventus and GIT - Can't live without them

    now you just have to hope they dont get reformulated, and yes if it does there will be no announcement about it
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    Re: New: Ambre Nuit by Dior Homme 'Exclusive line'

    is there any way you can test these out if you are in Canada, i.e. get samples?
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    Re: Aventus in 17 oz. now !!??

    Well if you don't live in the US you probably wouldn't want this since i called the boutique and there is a massive tax added, hope Fragrancenet and all other sites puts adds the 500ml
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    Re: Tom Ford Italian Cypress = Halston Z-14

    How is the longevity of Z-14?

    When you say similar is it a watered down version of italian cypress or more of synthetic version of it?
  86. Re: Just curious, but do most people not ship out of their country strictly based on cost?

    What does the sender have to lose if they label it as a gift? Can it still be insured?
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    Re: so far all i have is creeds

    how much weaker is the a batch? i hope by very little
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    Re: Puredistance/M -or- Musc Ravageur

    puredistance m was talked about last year july? I had to rely on youtube hype to know about this lool
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    Re: Taking season's frags out of Fridge

    which wine cooler do you have? How much did it cost?
  90. Thread: Not sold in the US

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    Re: Not sold in the US

    Everything can be found in the USA, it is Perfume paradise, you are lucky you don't live in Canada or it would be too expensive and you would probably quit the hobby.
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    Re: Taking season's frags out of Fridge

    I've read that Radical temperature changes can destroy your fragrance, maybe it will go bad or the top notes dissappear. I suppose going from fridge to room temperature is a Radical temp change.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Is TJ Maxx and Marshalls the same as Winners in Canada?

    I see they opened up 3 new stores on Canada, the actual Marshalls that is,

    And too bad it wasn't Marshalls that had Creed 4.0oz for $42...
  93. Thread: Burberry Brit

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    Re: Burberry Brit

    how is the longevity of this compared to burberry london?
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    Re: Jean Paul Guerlain ''Support Group''

    how is France a shit company? Almost all fragrances are made there and if you want to try out one you just have to go to a department store nearby and they have all the boutiques there. He should...
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    Re: Disappointment turns to excitement

    where can you find it for $250?
  96. Thread: M7 relaunch

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    Re: M7 relaunch

    Well the next quote in their book goes like this:

    "If you have a chance to save money and not affect the number of units sold per year aka not let the public know you are reformulating it with...
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    Re: Guerlain vetiver bottle and juice question.

    Is this the vintage version? If you don't like it i can buy it from you.
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    Re: Disappointment turns to excitement

    I had no problem sampling guerlain here, but for Amouage i had 5 employees watching me spray every single squirt from their precious bottles.
    Actually make that 6 in total, i forgot the bald...
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    Re: Stocking up on Nautica Voyage

    I like the idea of stocking up, when the hurricane hits or solar flare hits the electicity would be out for months. Even if you have nothing to eat, at least you have something nice to smell, and not...
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    Re: Stocking up on Nautica Voyage

    $19.99 for 100ml? Thats the price i pay for shipping a bottle to my house.
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