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    Re: what have you hoarded the most?

    By volume, CREED Aventus. Over 4L of it.
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    Re: Creeds I need to have in my collection -

    +1 for Bois du Portugal
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    Re: Has Bleu de Chanel been reformulated?

    I have a 2014 10oz bottle that I have used a few times now. Sprayed it 5am on thursday, woke up 7am friday morning and it was still there. Had my doubts from the first few wearings with the new...
  4. Re: Your favorite from Acqua Di Parma house of colognes?

    Only one I liked and bought was Colonia Intensa Oud.
    Overall the whole line is nice and wearable to me.
  5. Re: Favorite Discontinued and Limited Edition CREEDs that you love and like?

    Selection Verte. Love it, might have to get a few backups of it before it's gone.
    Just hope the batches aren't to different from my first bottle.
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    Re: What bottle size do you tend to prefer?

    Largest size available, any house. Wish CREED would sell by the liter again.
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    Re: Has Bleu de Chanel been reformulated?

    Yeah, if your not happy just return it. No point in keeping something you're not satisfied with.
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2014

    Got that 2 days ago too. They filled the atomizer up, witch was nice.
    Originally was going to get Acqua di Parma Colonia Leather, but ended up just getting another backup of Tuscan Leather.
    Colonia...
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    Re: Has Bleu de Chanel been reformulated?

    OP you ain't the only one to notice this.

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/395540-Getting-really-awful-longevity-with-Bleu-de-Chanel

    Just a recent thread on the same topic. And I'll state it...
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    Been there. If you read my response on that Bleu de Chanel thread, I wasn't pleased either.
    I had a flacon of Aventus 2014 shipped to me a few weeks back. That thing was kicking like a mule from ...
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    It's real. Own both and when new they seem to lack longevity.
    You'll get that longevity back in time. From the replies to Aventus and Bleu de Chanel I been reading lately, it has to be an...
  12. Re: Getting really awful longevity with Bleu de Chanel

    Yeah that's my 4th 10oz bottle added to my backups.
    I'm sure I did at one point, but have learned and only use 3 or 4 sprays. :D
  13. Poll: Re: La nuit de l´homme x allure sport extreme x DG the one

    The One
  14. Re: Getting really awful longevity with Bleu de Chanel

    Give it a few more uses. I have some left from before it was released and a few bottles added over the years.
    I tried a new 10oz bottle I got few weeks ago. I was getting max 1 or 2 hours with the...
  15. Re: How important is it to keep the original boxes of your fragrances?

    Was tossing them out back then. Now I keep them, it keeps things more organized for me.
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    It's real. Enjoy.
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    Re: Good projection, then... (Bleu de Chanel)

    My bet would be that you're getting use to it.
    Just switch it up here and there.
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    Re: Tom Ford - What Would You Buy ?

    I don't like either, but Tobacco Vanille would be my pick between those two.
    There's way more Tom Ford scents that I enjoy.
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    Re: Semi-blind bought AdP Oud, what to expect?

    Agreed. This one does last.
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    Re: YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme tin can for cheap!

    $45.42 for those that still want to get in before they're gone.
    http://www.perfume.com/yves-saint-laurent/rive-gauche/men-cologne

    $56.78 take 20% with code CYBER22

    Perfume.com & FragranceX.com...
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille vs. Tuscan Leather

    Tuscan Leather
    Didn't like the other one.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    John Varvatos Vintage, good stuff.
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    Re: Did Ralph Lauren really just do oud?

    For some reason I kept sniffing my arm with this one. It's not like any of the other oud fragrances I own. So can't compare it to any of them.
    It feels very subtle to my nose. Got a few compliments...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Great scent. If by online you mean discounted, then it will be hard to find. Chanel keeps distribution very tight.
    One of the few house I will pay retail for. Not worth the hassle.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Congratulations!
    Still love the smell of my first bottle when it first released. But C42B11X02 was stronger and longer lasting than any other. From what I have tried and own that is.
    They're all...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Don't need more Aventus, but still decided to add a 2014 release to my never ending Aventus collection.
    Got a flacon of S042C14C01, might get a second one. Haven't tested longevity but I feel like...
  27. Thread: Kiton for Men

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    Re: Kiton for Men

    Like this one very much. You can use this year round. Last all day and my girlfriend likes it on me. Win win.
    Shop around and you can get it under retail.
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    Poll: Re: The Almighty Battle: Aventus vs. Jubilation XXV

    CREED Aventus
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    Re: Tom Ford Extreme question

    I think Tom Ford Extreme will fit what you're looking for.
    Another one of my favorite Tom Ford scent.
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    Re: Erolfa lasting power?

    I get a days worth of it. Doesn't project much after a few hours, but does last on my skin.
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    Re: Tom Ford Extreme Different Packaging?

    I wanted the one that separated when I added this to my collection.
    Was told they changed it to distinguish the Signature line from the Private Blend line.
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    Re: How is Creed Windsor?

    Tried the last batch, but just didn't care for it.
    Still has a strong following though.
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    Re: Javanese Patchouli vs Patchouli Absolu

    Own and love both of these. Javanese Patchouli seems more of a fresh green scent compared to Patchouli Absolu.
    Don't find them redundant as they use patchouli differently.
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    Re: do you like the smell of patchouli?

    I like patchouli and love it on those two scents. Also like using the pure oil here and there.
    It's a very distinct note, and can seen why others wouldn't like it.
  35. Re: Creed Royal Oud 120 ml (4 oz.) boutique in France

    Love this one, I'll get one just to have a flask of it. At the current retail of $365 they will be asking around $510.
  36. Thread: Back up Bottles.

    by M.T.
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    Re: Back up Bottles.

    No offense taken. Guess I just don't like changes. So I got extra of what I really like.
    But even I know this is over kill.
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    Re: Creed Virgin Island Water

    Try layering it with Bois du Portugal.
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    Re: Patchouli with green flavor?

    Another recommendation for Ermenegildo Zegna Javanese Patchouli.
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    Re: New here and to collecting!--MY COLLECTION-

    Welcome
    Good and diverse collection.
    My advice is to sample, try before buying. You won't waste your money on something you might end up not liking.
  40. Thread: Back up Bottles.

    by M.T.
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    Re: Back up Bottles.

    It will be posted on Post a Picture of Your Scents thread.
    Just looked it up, and November 12 was the last time I posted a picture.
    4 years have gone and this hobby has turned into something really...
  41. Thread: Back up Bottles.

    by M.T.
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    Re: Back up Bottles.

    Aventus 6*500ml flacons, 2*250ml flacons, 1 4oz bottles, using out of another 250ml flacon and 2 4oz bottles
    Millésime Impérial 2*500ml flacons, 2*250ml flacons, using 2 4oz bottles
    Royal-Oud over...
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    Re: Why is Silver Mountain Water so underrated?

    Same here, I can smell it the next day. For me is more of a like, and not a love.
    Got 4 compliments the other day on it, and 3 of those said they loved the smell.
    The cloying part is what makes me...
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    Re: Rate Creed's Royal Exclusives line

    Love Spice and Wood.
    The only one that I liked enough to buy from the Royal Exclusives line.
    Great scent, and all day longevity on me.
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    Re: No love for Creed Original Vetiver?

    Another one of my favorites from CREED. Love to use it around summer time.
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    Re: Reformulations for the better?

    I never bought the original. It was from a sample my SA decanted for me last year. Put it into an atomizer and tested it out a for a few days.
    Main thing was the disappointing longevity of the...
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    Re: Reformulations for the better?

    Tom Ford Oud Wood. For some reason didn't like the original, but bought the reformulated version.
    Just enough difference for me to get a full bottle.
  47. Re: Tom Ford for Extreme or Costume National Homme CoSTUME NATIONAL?

    Tom Ford Extreme

    Test it on skin to see how long it last on you.
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    Re: Erolfa is wonderful

    Love it and thankfully I get great longevity.
  49. Poll: Re: VOTING - Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit L Homme vs Bleu de chanel? WHICH ONE DO YOU LIKE BETTER?

    Bleu de Chanel
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    Re: Platinum Egoiste vs Egoiste

    Platinum Égoïste!

    Still don't like Égoïste. They're very different, sampling is highly recommended.
  51. Re: What's your least favorite category for colognes/frags? What's your favorite?

    Same here.
  52. Re: Top 1 Spray Fragrances (Current Formulations Only)

    Terre d'Hermès Parfum
  53. Thread: Patchouli Absolu

    by M.T.
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    Re: Patchouli Absolu

    This has been done many times. You can even buy patchouli essential oil if you wanted to get a similar vibe. Still decided to get the 250ml bottle, that's after testing it of course.
    I really love...
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    Re: Creed Aventus vs. Amouage Reflection Man

    CREED Aventus
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    Poll: Re: Favorite from CREED Royal Exclusives?

    Spice and Wood
  56. Thread: Tuscan Leather.

    by M.T.
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    Poll: Re: Tuscan Leather.

    Easy 12+ hours on me.
  57. Re: Where can I purchase 2011 batches of Aventus?

    I got some, but it will cost you. $5,500 for 500ml of C42B11X02.

    Just go with the current stuff, they have been great for the most part.
  58. Re: Do you prefer the work of Alberto Morillas or Olivier Creed?

    I own or like the following by Alberto Morilla:

    Acqua di Gio (down to the last few ml's, might buy new bottle)
    Acqua di Gio Essenza
    Bvlgari Man
    CK One
    DKNY Men 2009 (bought it to give as a...
  59. Re: tom ford italian cypress - anyway of checking if genuine. i have the box ( it was wrapped)

    Post some pictures, haven't seen any fake Private Blends myself.
    Most likely everything everything will check out ok. And nothing against this release, but I think they would rather fake the most...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Got a couple of flacons of that C3214A01. And yes, it does smell different than any other GIT I have smelled since the 90's.
    At this point I'm going to say this is not a batch issue, but rather a...
  61. Re: D and g pour homme vs prada infusion pour homme

    They smell nothing alike to me.
  62. Re: Voyage d`Hermes Hermes thoughts? Worth the Price?

    I have the EdT and didn't like the EdP enough to add it to my collection. Well more like I didn't notice much difference to justify adding it.
    First few wearings I thought it didn't last on my skin,...
  63. Re: What can Creed do to fix the batch inconsistencies?

    Personally I think they blend things very well for the most part. I recall wearing Aventus a few years back, and nothing stuck out.
    Then my girlfriend at that time wore jasmine oil when she came...
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    Poll: Re: Spicebomb, Kiton Men or Dior Higher ?

    Voted Kiton Men
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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    Nice, enjoy. Classic.
    Let me know if it was under $50. Just got 4 backup bottles myself.
  66. Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentrée name change to Eau de Parfum?

    My guess is that Chanel will relabel everything Eau de Parfum to keep the strength of the scents while still complying with new regulations.
  67. Re: Is this what a "Tester" of Acqua Di Gio Essenza (75ml) look like ?

    They have it on all of them, yours should too.
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    Re: The Best Patchouly ever...

    Ermenegildo Zegna Javanese Patchouli
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    Poll: Re: What's your least favorite from Creed?

    Royal Water for me.
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    Re: Anyone try out Lomani Intense Black?

    Far from an expert, I'm just a collector.
    Gave it a full wear last night, and it just didn't last on my skin. I notice that it stayed very linear thru it's run. To me that was a good thing since I...
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    Re: Anyone try out Lomani Intense Black?

    I have over 15 bottles of Royal Oud. First impression of Intense Black is very good.
    Don't know about longevity yet. Only major difference I notice right now is Intense Black is missing the oomph....
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    Re: Scent for a date. PE vs Bleu

    Bleu de Chanel
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    Re: Creed Aventus or Millesime Imperial?

    Aventus
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    Re: Recommendations please for lawyer/professional

    Lots of good ones already mentioned. I'll add Kiton Men.
    Very versatile fragrance.
  75. Re: Opinions and testimonies on ThePerfumeSpot.com?

    Yeah, they're good. Faster shipping too. Usually get stuff 2 days after with free shipping out to Cali. Others take about a week coming from the east coast.
    Go for it if the price is right.
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    Re: What size cologne do YOU like purchase?

    I been more selective and know what I want at this point. If I buy a new bottle I go with the biggest size they make.
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    Re: How many sprays of Spice and Wood?

    I use 3 with Spice and Wood.
  78. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/20/14) Round 2: Rochas Man vs Millesime Imperial

    CREED Millésime Impérial
  79. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/18/14) Round 2: Egoiste vs Gucci Pour Homme II

    I have tried Égoïste many times over the years with the same result. Still don't like it.
    Vote Gucci.
  80. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    CREED Aventus
  81. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/8/14): Royal Oud vs La Nuit de L`Homme

    Royal-Oud
  82. Re: What happened to Millesime Imperial? So Different now...

    Last flacon I got is lot FP3313Q01 and it's close to my 2008 bottle.
    If you like Millésime Impérial, keep it and let it "age."
    You shouldn't have to do that, but they do get better with time.
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    Re: Best cologne by Ralph Lauren

    Love Purple Label, highly recommended.
    Really like Polo Sport but haven't worn it in so long. Still keep a bottle of it.
    Also like Polo Black.
  84. Re: Zegna Haitian Vetiver - Just bought my first bottle. What can I expect ?

    Agreed. Ended up only getting Javanese Patchouli. Will get another bottle as a backup.
    Haitian Vetiver was my second favorite, but I found it similar to Original Vetiver. I think you made a great...
  85. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/30/14): Rochas Man vs Azzaro Chrome

    I don't even wear it anymore, but Chrome any day over that.
  86. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/28/14): Allure Homme Sport vs Egoiste

    Allure Homme Sport
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    Re: Yves Saint Laurent / YSL - L'Homme Sport

    Anyone out there in NY try it yet?
    Looks like Macy's has it now.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, March 13, 2014

    SOTD: http://images.neimanmarcus.com/ca/3/products/mx/NMC0TMX_mx.jpg

    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver


    SOTE: http://images.neimanmarcus.com/ca/1/products/mx/NM-330Y_mx.jpg

    Hermès Terre d'Hermès Pure...
  89. Thread: Heaviest bottles?

    by M.T.
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    Re: Heaviest bottles?

    Those Creed 500ml flacons. Just because of it's volume. But Epic Man, and Gucci Pour Homme II are heavy for the size.
  90. Re: Which Creed Fragrance Smells Most Like it's Name Suggests?

    Spice & Wood
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite patchouli?

    Same here
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite Amouage (non-Opus)?

    Epic Man for me
  93. Poll: Re: Dior (Homme, Sport, Intense) x Allure (Homme, Sport, Blanche) x Guerlain (Homme, Intense, Leau)

    +1

    But for this trio thing, my vote goes to Chanel.
  94. Re: got some new Creed samples. BdP, Royal Oud, and Erolfa

    Sample it, you might like it. That applies to any fragrance though. Try it and see what you get out of it.
    Good luck.
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    Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood no cellophane?

    Tom Ford comes with cellophane. And yes, Neiman Marcus online ships out of Dallas.
    Only had an issue once with 2 flacons, not Tom Ford. They leaked during shipping, decided to take it to the store....
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    Re: Insurrection pure by reyane = Aventus

    Thanks
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    Re: Insurrection pure by reyane = Aventus

    What notes stand out on the Reyane release to you hednic?
  98. Thread: Creed Thoughts...

    by M.T.
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    Re: Creed Thoughts...

    I like the smell, but not something I would wear. It's on the feminine side.
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    Re: Why is Creed Aventus so hyped up?

    http://www.troll.me/images/yao-ming/yo-man-u-totally-got-trolled.jpg
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    Re: S O T D: Friday, February 21, 2014

    http://www.zegna.com/files/live/sites/contenuti/files/contributed/essences/essences_details/Ermenegildo-Zegna_Essenze_Javanese-Patchouli_Fragrance-bottle.png
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