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    Re: Any updates on Creed Royal Mayfair?

    They have officially announced Royal Mayfair on their fb page.
  2. Thread: Masculine Rose

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    Re: Masculine Rose

    Vetiver Geranium is pretty rose heavy and is masculine.
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    Re: Creed Vetiver Geranium vs Creed Aventus

    Don't be mistaken. VG is NOT really that light. It is deceptively potent.
  4. Re: Packed up all my fragrances and moved them almost 1000 miles

    The chemical industry. I have a Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry. Was teaching, now I'm doing lead (and other metals) chemistry.
  5. Re: Packed up all my fragrances and moved them almost 1000 miles

    In Indiana now! There were... things (a girl) that made leaving really hard, and I'm not sure if this is where I'll stay, but... Terre Haute ain't too bad.

    The academia to industry transition will...
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    Re: Creed Vetiver Geranium vs Creed Aventus

    I own both, and I prefer Vetiver Geranium, actually. Just love the stuff. Great performance. Great, non linear scent.

    Aventus is great, but VG has surpassed it, IMO.
  7. Packed up all my fragrances and moved them almost 1000 miles

    And no breakages. That is all. :)

    My wine cooler wouldn't fit in my car, so I had to ship it, but that's ok. :)

    Random bit of "who cares?", I know, but there you go.
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    Re: Is TdH Becoming Too Ubiquitous?

    Too ubiquitous? Are there varying degrees of ubiquity? Something is either found everywhere you look or not. You can parse out whether you think something is ubiquitous or not based on how common it...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, June 14, 2015

    Creed Jardin d'Amalfi
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    Re: new Dior for men this fall

    What an ill-considered choice for a name.

    I like the bottle shape, but not the coloring/lettering so much. Should be more simple.
  11. Re: List 3 female fragrances a man can easily wear

    I love it too!
  12. Re: List 3 female fragrances a man can easily wear

    Sorry, but it's marketed/listed as a feminine fragrance by Creed, no matter what your particular characterization of it happens to be.

    I happen to think it definitely leans feminine, but is not...
  13. Re: List 3 female fragrances a man can easily wear

    Creed Jardin d'Amalfi
  14. Re: Attack of the Lightest Creed Scents... Bois de Cedrat vs Cedre Blanc

    Cedre Blanc is very light, BUT it does does last quite a while on my skin.
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    Re: need a light cologne

    I've been spamming this recommendation everywhere else lately, so why not here too? It does happen to fit your needs, though.

    Creed Asian Green Tea
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    Re: Cancer treatment and perfumes. Help?

    Oh and get better soon!
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    Re: Cancer treatment and perfumes. Help?

    Gonna have to throw in Creed Asian Green Tea. Starts out pretty sweet and tart (best lemon I've ever smelled), but dries down to something quite soft.

    It might be just what you're looking for!
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    Re: Happy fragrance: Asian Green Tea

    They are both great, happy, warm weather fragrances, but JdA and AGT are very different. AGT is bright and tart to start, but then goes a soft blended tea/floral route. JdA is bright at the...
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    Happy fragrance: Asian Green Tea

    It's my SOTD, and I just need to point out how happy and uplifting this one is. So tart and fruity up top, and so soft and, well, tea-like and floral after a while.:)

    Maybe a little femme, but so...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I've always wanted a comparison of 13Q01 and 13P02. I have 13P02 and love it. Are they about the same?
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    Re: Summer night scent

    Dior Homme Eau and TDH both work on a summer night.

    Green Irish Tweed or Aventus are good summer night scents too. Both are good in the warm weather, but may be too much in HOT weather.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Love my bottle. Seems like the bridge between older and newer batches. Not as "oily" as old batches, but still has some purple! :)
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    Poll: Re: Green irish tweed vs Cool water

    This discussion rests on shaky ground because neither GIT nor CW are what they used to be. Pre-2013 GIT was much more floral than current GIT and much more like CW. Even then I think the similarity...
  24. Re: Boy, I got lucky...Polo Modern Reserve 4.0 OZ for $37!!!

    I still haven't even smelled the stuff! But I'd like to.
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    [USA] Creed Aventus SO42C14G01 ~95% full (SOLD)

    SOLD
    I have a bottle of Creed Aventus SO42C14G01, ~95% full, that I bought directly from the Creed Boutique on Madison Ave. for sale.

    Cap, box, and inserts are included.

    I'm asking for $225 +...
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    Re: new Dior for men this fall

    It's been 10 years since the Homme line was launched. I guess this is a pretty big deal.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Well, I have a little less than 50 mL of 13ZZ01 left from remik's split, and I think it's just a bit too fruity for me.
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    Re: Dior ambre nuit

    I just tried it again yesterday, and I just don't like it. I love rose, but I'm not down with the spicy ambers. Yeah, not good.
  29. Re: Ever feel like nobody's listening or your fragrance recommendations go unnoticed?

    I don't make a whole lot of suggestions, but when I do, I sometimes feel ignored too, but that's ok.

    I am guilty of not responding with thanks or acknowledgement myself.
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    Re: What Made You Choose You Basenote Name?

    I'm a scientist, and I have a love for math. Tensors are geometric objects that express (linear) relations between other geometric objects or in a more modern sense are multilinear maps. They are...
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    Sticky: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I pretty much have. Wore it today because I was tired of all my others.

    I don't dislike it really, but the salty marine vibe just doesn't sit quite right with me. At first the elements about it...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    A nurse gave me a big compliment on Millesime Imperial today. Liked it so much she said she was going to get it for her husband. "If only he smelled like that!!"
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    Re: Creed Winsdor to be re-released July 2015

    Windsor is a much better name than Royal Mayfair. They should've kept the original.
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    Re: Creed Original Santal

    I've grown to really like this one, but it wasn't my cup of tea at all when I first smelled it.

    The sandalwood IS there, it just in the opening and is hidden in all the sweet spice.

    I still...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 15th May 2015

    Spice and Wood
  36. Re: Recommendations? Light, but not weak. Airy, with a sweet-ish base? More info inside!

    Add to that Jardin d'Amalfi and Dior Homme Eau
  37. Re: Recommendations? Light, but not weak. Airy, with a sweet-ish base? More info inside!

    Perhaps Cedre Blanc from Creed would fit the bill. Kinda creamy sweet, but light and airy. Modern. Woody. Great longevity but not a big projector.
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    Re: Any idea when Creed Windsor is being rereleased?

    I really wish I liked this stuff. I could share in all of the excitement. :)
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 14th May 2015

    Creed Vetiver Geranium
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 13th May 2015

    Dior Homme Eau
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 12th May 2015

    Rainy spring day: Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: Which Creed have you bought blind?

    None, but I'm tempted by Bois de Cedrat.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Just so you know, I might be putting my 90-95% full 4 oz. 14G01 on the market soon if anyone is interested.
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    Re: FAKE Creed GIT - Fragrancenet

    That's the new atomizer. It's legit.
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    Poll: Re: What to wear to my graduation ceremony

    Not on the list, but what about Spice and Wood?
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I want GIT to bring the purple back. Someone let me know when they bring the purple back!
  47. Re: What happened to the ManLovesCologne Youtube channel/website?

    This has solidified my position that I will never purchase a Bond No. 9 product, nor will I ever spend any money on samples.

    What a bunch if disgusting scum bags. Never have I seen a company act...
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    Re: Just purchased Millesime Imerial

    Unfortunately, I'm in the process of falling out of love with MI. It just smells like a chemically salt bomb to me now, for some reason. Used to absolutely love it.
  49. Re: Tom Ford Bois Marocain - Dry and woody as a bone

    Is this in the same line as Spice and Wood?
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    Re: My CREED Top Five Favorite.

    Green Irish Tweed
    Jardin d'Amalfi
    Spice and Wood
    Vetiver Geranium
    Aventus
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    Re: Jardin d Amalfi vs spice and wood

    Both are amazing. Jardin d'Amalfi is beautiful, but it is a tad feminine. I don't care at all though. Wear this stuff without reservation.

    Spice and Wood is very masculine. It's dry, warm,...
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    Poll: Re: What's your opinion on Silver Mountain Water?

    :D heheheh
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Back to the off-topic of which scents have recently garnered compliments:

    A girl I am seeing, told me how good I smelled while wearing Aventus. Then the next night I wore GIT, and she said she...
  54. Re: The greatest fragrance for men ever released (so far)

    I'm gonna have to give that title to Green Irish Tweed.
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    Re: Camphor / Camphoreus notes

    Camphorous note king, with its super dose of eucalyptus: Creed Windsor
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    Re: SOTD Monday 27th April 2015

    Needed a pick-me-up today, so Jardin d'Amalfi.
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    Re: Unusual and Elegant

    Vetiver Geranium fits the bill.

    When you think about it, it really is a little unusual. Apple, geranium, rose, cinnamon, patchouli, cedar, AND amber?? Yeah, it has quite a unique smell.
    And it's...
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    Re: Why the hate for Polo Red Intense?

    Because it is sickeningly sweet. Just over the top, beyond the pale, unacceptably sweet. As I've said before, there IS something good in it, but it's buried under a kilo of sugar.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Received my 13U02 this weekend. Glad to have some more in stock. :)
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    Re: In Praise of Atelier

    Upon initial sniff, I really like all of them except Gold Leather, which smelled like they used rum instead of perfumer's alcohol. When the dust settled, at drydown, there are a few that I'm still a...
  61. Re: Which house do you have the most fragrances from & how many?

    Creed

    Full/partial bottles:
    Aventus (1.5 bottles + 50 mL +10 mL decants)
    GIT (2 bottles + decants)
    VIW
    Spice and Wood
    Asian Green Tea
    Cedre Blanc
    Vetiver Geranium
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    Re: 2014 Green Irish Tweed

    I'd like to try some 2010 GIT. I agree that 11X01 has a strangeness to it.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 24th April 2015

    Green Irish Tweed! It's a warm, humid day. Perfect for GIT.
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    Spice and Wood
    Jardin d'Amalfi
    Green Irish Tweed
    Vetiver Geranium
    Aventus
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    Re: Best of the 90's?

    Safari, Polo Sport. CK Escape was always interesting. Have to mention Curve and CK One. Elements by Hugo Boss.

    Eternity and CW even though they were released in the late 80s
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I have experienced the Creed aging first had with GIT. It is real. And it took several months. It was a fresh decant from a new flacont. At first it was like barely scented ethanol. Now it is quite...
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    Re: Which oud do you prefer?

    Mugler apparently didn't get the memo, and that's why he decided to stick with... Pure Wood. facepalm
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 22nd April 2015

    Lately choosing a scent has become harder and harder.

    Just went with Aventus today.
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    Re: Victoria Secret: Very Sexy (For Him)

    I own a bottle from a while back. I never use it, but it was a nice enough scent.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    What's funny is that I got a 11X01 4oz from ebay a while back and thought it was a fake! Set aside for quite a while, then compared to a sample Mitch sent me, and now I'm pretty sure it's legit. It's...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Neo, have you tried 13P02?
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    Re: The hednic Appreciation Thread

    Long live hednic, die ARAMIS.

    Congrats, man. Thanks for your contributions. They are very much appreciated.
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    Re: Need to expand my repertoire

    You could try Creed Vetiver Geranium or Asian Green Tea for the warm weather.

    Profumum Roma Acqua Viva is a really bright lemon that you might like.
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    Re: Dior homme parfum overrated

    I personally don't care for it, but if other do, I'm sure it's not overrated to them.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 19th April 2015

    Creed Vetiver Geranium.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I have not smelled 14G01 yet.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Was joking! Yeah, wasn't expecting you to short someone's split. That's why I asked if you were keeping any for yourself.

    Let me think about whether I need another 50 mL.
  78. Re: We need a definitive answer regarding beautyspin...

    Yeah, I get 12 hours out of it sometimes. Sometimes I can smell it when I shower the next morning. It's beastly.

    But 13T01 marked a change in GIT. It was the beginning of GREEN Irish Tweed. From...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Yeah I know. Are you keeping any for yourself? I could trade you 3 mL of 13P02 for 14K01.

    If you twist my arm, I suppose I can get a 50 mL split of it. ;)
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Not any consolation for those who like their florals, but great nonetheless. Want to swap some samples? :D
  81. Re: We need a definitive answer regarding beautyspin...

    Holy strawman.

    I'm not comparing them to retail outlets. They are much cheaper than other online discounters, like fragrancenet and lillydirect and such.
  82. Re: Davidoff Cool Water (Vintage) & Ralph Lauren Polo Sport (Cosmair)

    Polo Sport is (was) a wonderful fragrance. The last time I smelled it from a new bottle it was unbearably "chemical" smelling.

    Though it's in the same vein as Cool Water, they do not smell that...
  83. Re: We need a definitive answer regarding beautyspin...

    They have 13T01 in stock. That's the start of "green" GIT.

    The prices are almost too​ good.
  84. Thread: Neroli

    by tensor9
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    Re: Neroli

    double post
  85. Thread: Neroli

    by tensor9
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    Re: Neroli

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/380646-INTL-Creed-WINDSOR-Dior-FEVE-DELICIEUSE-Slumberhouse-Roja-Dove-Armani-Prive
    ​Yep, remik has a split going now.
  86. Thread: Neroli

    by tensor9
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    Re: Neroli

    There's a nice dose of neroli in Jardin d'Amalfi, and it's one of my all-time favorites.
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    Re: I Stand Corrected

    Agreed!
  88. Re: Retiring from splits for now. Open splits have been closed.

    Wow, this makes me kind of sad, but I'm happy for your new venture. Let us know how it goes.
  89. Re: We need a definitive answer regarding beautyspin...

    Probably won't hear back until tomorrow.
  90. Re: We need a definitive answer regarding beautyspin...

    Just asked them which batches of GIT they have in stock. :)
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    Re: 2014 Green Irish Tweed

    From my 14A01, it seems they upped the creamy sandalwood and removed the florals, essentially.
  92. Re: We need a definitive answer regarding beautyspin...

    I wonder how new their Creed stock is. Might be a good indicator as to their source.
  93. Thread: Isobutavan

    by tensor9
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    Re: Isobutavan

    There are no acidic protons on isobutavan, so if the impurity is butyric acid, or some other acid, shaking with sodium bicarbonate and filtering might just do the trick. An extraction with an aqueous...
  94. Re: I want to know somethings about "TESTER" fragrances

    A seal is formed inside the atomizer mechanism when the fragrance isn't being sprayed. The only time the juice is exposed to air is when the sprayer is depressed, and a volume of air, equal to that...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 20th April 2015

    Green Irish Tweed. Love this stuff.
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    Re: Bois d'argent is terrible

    Not a fan either. I don't hate it, but it's just a whole lot of meh for me.
  97. Re: Canvas and Concrete - Fragrance Primer - Does this stuff work?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=siNtl7PLd_0
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 19th April 2015

    Creed Jardin d'Amalfi
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I really want to sample these new batches!
  100. Re: Is Dior Leather Oud a frequently faked fragrance?

    Why oh why would anyone bother to fake this one.

    :p
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