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    Re: Dua fragrances

    Love this thread! You all are the best, tired of him scamming people. 13ZZ what a joke. He says he sources special birch tar from Barcelona to match the batch. i can’t even believe how unethical they...
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    Re: (USA) Coquillete Paris feature

    10ml of Herat please!
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Just a joke, like the one about 17Q11 being like 12S or something
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    17R01 just landed! I'll post some thoughts by Monday, I'm sure it's the next best fruity batch just like 12V01!
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    Re: New Creed - White Amber

    I was lucky enough to get a sample yesterday, they have the official samples around but not in the US. I love some Ambers, and the forementioned Ambre Nuit I have a special place for it was the first...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    I've done business with him Mostly selling but some buying and know him well. He sells authentic products I know that for a fact. They are grey market Creeds though, so yes he will still have 120ml...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    I have your address. But I doubt they are letting anymore Yankees over the border ha
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Agreed H11 while boring was a good Aventus pineapple note where It has been said M01 smells cheap
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    That is likely part of it, as there was a long time where they were shipping 16K11 before 16M. And it seems like they skipped 16L01 for flacons. However, the base definitely had some longer lasting...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Yes it's just nature of the different fragrance ingredients they use, I don't proclaim to have a good nose or know a lot but always learning. As a newcomer my best recommendation is if you can spare...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    I bought my first old Aventus an 11S01 verified receipts and everything crisp and mostly clear batch etching on bottle from original owner to one other briefly for a month and on its way to me. This...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Oh wow, you did well very very well. I'm with you on that one best all around I think of the year.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    I wrote this a day ago glad I didn't post it I went on a rant about calling Aventus Bro Batches, and poon tang hunting and other terrible things. But I had what I thought of some not all 2016...
  14. Re: Bond no9 Bleecker st discontinued?!!

    People knew about Creeds bottle size change like half a year ago, that guy is a joke.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Exactly. There isn't a big difference, D01 is the outlier because it has an unusual amount of darker ingredients, basenotes if you will ha.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    I think most people base the longevity on their olifactory fatigue more than anything. If you really want to objectively compare longevity just put it on a scent strip. Once you apply it to skin you...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    I'd also say yes, but I probably wouldn't if it was a smaller decant. There would be a greater percentage of residual versus the volume of new juice. Plus for the small ones the sprayers wear out...
  18. [US + CANADA] Re: Xerjoff, Creed, Sospiro, Hermes, Tiziana. , Amouage, Le Labo, rare Chanel, Amouage Dia vintage

    Swaps list looks good but also have most Matriarch for swap, most Le Labo- testers and some boxed. Most Arquiste, Lots of Creed of course for swap,

    120ml BNIB Aventus for swap, especially looking...
  19. Re: Any new babershop or nice old fashion fougere you have found lately??

    Sorry missed this, yes have it. Easily went right into my top five of anything.


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  20. Re: Any new babershop or nice old fashion fougere you have found lately??

    Grey Matter Uno, best barbershop I've ever smelled. Modern take, just came out.


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    Re: Sorry

    We love you Grant. We love Basenotes. Take time for yourself. If you remember when you quit a regular job to do Basenotes full time, you did so for yourself. So plan time for yourself, take time for...
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    Re: Hi everyone

    Welcome!


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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    No way an L batch? Crazy! I thought they were done
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    I can't believe that they are going to end 2016 on K, so lame. It seems like Creed is sending older stuff out for the rest of the year I've been getting things in reverse. J, H, E, even D trickling...
  25. Re: Large Reductions and Sales on a Wide Range of Fragrances at ParfuMaria!

    Word!


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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread

    Same here heard late spring or even early summer- I guess that would be for northern hemisphere ha
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    You have enough of it ha glad you like it. That flacon was opened special for you so it has only had air on it for maybe 3 days. Should develop! Gotta let us know for sure what you think I tested it...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    I would agree that J is next darkest to C, which is next darkest to D, but it is a big difference. J and C are still pineapple heavy. So, I think everyone would agree that really the only dark batch...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    15Y11 would be the one I would get. I'll just say I wish I put away two bottles of that for a year and then used them for the next two. Sublime
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    I'd buy them all except the 15Y01. That probably doesn't help but if you could get them all around $250 I'd get them all ha
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Good to see you post it here buddy, Nutrino or whatever I'll always call it beautyspin is straight up, your always just want to make sure the smell is a okay and if you don't like send it back!...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    You have to try K batch buddy, J is too close to H it's really nearly the same. K has unique dry down, like D01 but in a different way
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    They are all really good batches. Aztec is cracking me up still hammering away at it all depends on your skin lol
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    There is a vanilla thing with K01 it's weird! I didn't believe it but I'm finally testing it have it on around 2 hours now and it either has it or my mind is melting on Aventus
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    16C01 or maybe 16J01 not 100% on the later but it's shaping up nicely
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Wow I really need to try this one! Going to pull a sample right now to use today
  37. Re: Club de Nuit Intense Man vs. Creed Aventus

    There is a YouTube reviewer named Steven that says CDNI is 95% of Aventus. I've gotten into a couple fun arguments, wait discussions with people that think CDNI is a fine fragrance and people who buy...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Had to save that! Ha. 1706K might be the best batch ever!
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread

    I'm sort of surprised they didn't lie to you, they seem to do it for no reason anyways- like it's part of their HR onboarding.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Turns out I just needed to wait a day for my falcons! 16K for Kool. For whoever used to smoke those like me
    Let the testing begin can't wait. I'll let you all know tomorrow!
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Contemplating opening it and keeping it, I haven't kept a personal retail bottle in a long time. I just keep a 30ml of every batch last couple years
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Dang nabbit got a 16K01 in today but it's in a retail bottle. Shucks

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  43. Re: Donald Trump builds his fragrance Empire

    That's funny and would sell. I kind of want to find Success now. I'm surprised he didn't have flankers, Success Gold, Success Silver, Success Platinum. And for those on a budget, Success Stainless
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    Re: Andy Tauer destroys bloggers...

    You got that right god damnit. Spot on, now that it's not useful to him he is jealous that others are using it to greater success, whether also temporary or more permanent. It's a shame but it...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Absolutely the best all around batch, ranks up there with the 2014 and 2015s

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    There is no competing with it for longevity and old school punch!
  46. Re: Is there a way to save on Xerjoff Nio?

    That's why I put the comment in that I didn't know I figured some would have dealt with them. There are a couple of Xerjoff on Groupon as well
    Just search Xerjoff the ones for sale seem to change...
  47. Re: Is there a way to save on Xerjoff Nio?

    Yes, Four Seasons regularly runs 20% off and they carry Xerjoff. I can't vouch for their customer service though, I've heard they list every Xerjoff but only actually stock a handful
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Initial thought thouht is 16J01 is pretty much the same lines as H11. I can't decide and my nose is burnt up on Aventus, but I didn't smell a difference when I had H11 and J01 out at the same time. I...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Absolutely, this is why I have no idea yet on 16J01 yet. And why Merlin has changed his mind and now loves 16E21 lol
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Finally get to test the J J! Happy. Will try it out today glad it came early. Expecting good things even though people are talking........

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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Good story my friend. I hope she could smell you and miss you after. Fuck her! Ha. Four shots is a good amount, I usually go two or three before I leave for work or whatever but regularly hit up...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    I too now want to revisit the 11Z01- I'm afraid the couple vials I have are passing out under the stress of being mythical perfume god like substances. Their God particles are passing on to heaven....
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    It's kind of funny the post is still up. It's one of those things, everyone thinks it's already reported. I reported it, he/she could have easily just asked for a sample a lot of us would have sent...
  54. Re: Paco Rabanne Pour Homme (EDT) Vintage Dating/Buying Guide

    Sounds like it's definitely second edition so go to the guide to see where it fits in for dates, would be 80s pretty sure. Just wondering, why not post pics?
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    No I have morals. Lol
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    That sounds nice to me Aztek! Very hopeful it's another D type one. Wilfred, there will be a few more definitely after J for Jowan who might have it right but they don't usually skip the X do they?...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Yeah you have to have it buddy! Ha, I'll check first thing to make sure when order is in. I'm super hopeful too that it isn't like the last two, they usually don't make three in a row that are nearly...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    I should have it being released out of customs this morning and to me today or tomorrow!
  59. Re: Has anyone used ScentSplit.com for decants?

    I can vouch for them 100%, not sure whether to say them or him or whatever but I know the owner he is legit. The selection is awesome, I trust him completely with authenticity and carries some of the...
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    Re: Gallagher Fragrances

    I have them all the perfumer is a personal friend, some good ones to start with

    Bergamusk and Neroli (it's spelled backwards I think) for men

    Peaches and campfire is really, really good. For...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Let us all know when you get it, I would love to hear some more people reviewing 16H01. I've had 16H11 for a while now and find it on the same slant as 16F01, that slightly sour sort of synthetic...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Yes Euro retailers typically have newer batches than American resellers, who get their Creed through the UAE
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    I don't know maybe I'm just finally getting sick of the pineapple Blast, or it's past first snow now but C and D are easily the best of the year. All the rest you could throw in a hat pick one and be...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Really can't go wrong with either, I'd say C is a touch fruitier and D is a touch darker. So, are you dark and mysterious or fruity? I'm totally fruity lol. I would buy D though. C is great but very...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    That's the only way to objectively test it, someone has to donate skin smelling strips
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Just let them keep asking lol. Everything about any fragrance is pretty subjective anyway. I has someone ask me for the most apple dominant Aventus the other day.
  67. Re: First AVENTUS Impressions - LIVE

    I'd take Aventus over any Tom Ford, those are overhyped AF. Tobacco Vanille for like $300 a bottle they should be at Chanel or Dior pricing.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Patchouli Imperial is hella strong. Pretty sure anything will smell good with Aventus. I'm a true believer lol
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    It's not as fun trying the new batches once you are used to Aventus with birch. Anyways, has anyone tried 16H11 or H01 besides me? I need to verify that my nose is still shitty.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Give it that roasted over the campfire flavor ha ha
  71. [US + CANADA] Re: Xerjoff, Creed, Sospiro, Hermes, Tiziana. , Amouage, Le Labo, rare Chanel, Amouage Dia vintage

    Updated with Kemi, Sospiro, and tons of Xerjoff! Love trading
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    It shouldn't really change color at all
  73. Re: Aventus -- cheapest website to buy real Aventus???

    lol won't be long again before they take them down someone should post screen shots again.

    I'm kidding
  74. Re: The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    I can send you a sample for the good of the group and your quest! Because I love sandalwood too but my nose is well, not the best. And what about Richwood?
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    It's possible that it depends on the quality of birch added, as well as the batch added to. I've had multiple people say mine smells like 11Z01. Most often that was on the 15U11 I sent samples out of...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    F01 I found to be closer to 15U11 than E21 which was already close. I think it was the somewhat lemon pledge opening.

    Okay sorry I've been working so much I haven't really tried 16H11 yet, just...
  77. Re: Anyone have experience with Sospiro?

    Indeed sir! Been wearing Erba Pura lately too also very nice!
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    There is a new batch 16H01 and H11 are out
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Finally got a new one 16H11, I'll pour myself one tonight excited hopefully it's on a fall/winter slant!
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    It's a good one for fall. Now that fall is here we'll have to see what they put out
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Absolutely correct. It's like that phone conversation thing they teach you in grade school, by the time the story reaches the fifth or sixth person Aventus lasts through two workouts, three showers,...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    It clearly has even more followers now than a year ago, and a year before that. Performance is very good always has been.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    I'll have to try them side by side again, I'll give them a paper test tonight
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Aging to a certain degree helps, past a few months probably not much. Who knows though I've received a lot of very positive feedback for that batch on some bottles I recently sold, they were unopened...
  85. Re: Should Creed be now considered as a "Designer" Fragrance?

    Designer. Just look at the way Erwin dresses, he's a wannabe Versace. Hey that rhymed
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Absolutely 16E21, both are good but E21 is a brighter stronger pineapple note.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Agreed, as long as it's not like $350 or more I'd pick it up. And it may be worried that too I just dont know the batch
  88. Re: DUA Fragrances. New house discovery.

    That's too bad, one to stay away from maybe. Have you tried any others? It'll be nice to try some samples soon. As far as the comparison to exotic fragrances in NY where I buy bottles all the time...
  89. Re: DUA Fragrances. New house discovery.

    There's no here we go again I hope, just talking about the smells! That's what we're here for thanks to seekridude for talking about Mobster that is their most popular one I think
  90. Re: DUA Fragrances. New house discovery.

    Now please don't put words in my mouth, I clearly stated I've heard good things about the new ones. And yes I will, or I should say I did! But that's for another thread I'll post soon. Keeping it to...
  91. Re: DUA Fragrances. New house discovery.

    Yeah they are apparently doing great, have a lot of their frags IFRA certified now and lots of new ones. It's probably worth a sniff if you only tried two. I understand if you would be done with them...
  92. Re: DUA Fragrances. New house discovery.

    You got it, I already had a half dozen from when they had maybe twenty different ones, good but I've heard excellent reviews from personal friends about the new ones, there are three or four that go...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Have you tried E21 Mr. More cowbell? And by cowbell I mean 15U11
  94. Re: DUA Fragrances. New house discovery.

    I found a way to get some samples will post my feedback here soon! And they were free yay!
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    I've seen it all from Creed so nothing surprises me from them, they really don't give about presentation! And I'm with Jowan, I couldn't care less what the do or even if the qualtity control sucks, I...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Jowan and Mythrol you guys had it right, don't ever question what you smell! There are some wild views of some batches of Aventus, and it's very easy for someone to hate a certain batch for the...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    I always though it was better than the A batches as well. Between that and C not sure, I'd have to do a side by side. D is unusual so I'm pretty sure I'd pick it over C
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Yet another example of the tide turning on a batch, D01 was hated not more than a couple weeks ago
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Yes and yes
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    C, then R I would say
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