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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Anyone else try A42B14A01?
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Good batch! Best of the 2013's thats for sure.
  3. Re: Remember when Curve wasn't available at almost any shopping or retail store? (to my knowledge)

    I wear this and a few others more than everything else I have, haha.
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    Sticky: Re: Yet another... Is my Creed Green Irish Tweed FAKE??

    Negative.
  5. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/23/14): Curve vs Green Irish Tweed

    Tomorrow's segment... Bod Man Really Ripped Abs vs. Puredistance M
  6. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/23/14): Curve vs Green Irish Tweed

    I just can't get into GIT.

    It smells like something Rite-Aid carries as a copy cat scent of something else.

    Curve for me by default
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Seems like a good seller.

    You shouldn't run into any issues.
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    Re: Aventus - It is not all that

    It's a shame how great Aventus can be (X02 and Z01).

    These recent ones have been less than mediocre.
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    Re: Amocrabie & Fich fierce clone suggestions?

    Umm.. just buy Fierce... it's not discontinued or niche.

    Why trouble yourself trying to find something like it?
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I did take notice to Napoleons hair-do on the new ones and it does appear that he's been using Rogain.

    The 2010-mid 2012 batches though.. are identical to the real vs. fake side by sides I took in...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Glad you got things squared away! People are crazy, haha.

    I can only imagine how many times that's happened and people unknowing sell it thinking since it was bought at Neimans it was a legit...
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    Re: Bulgari black bottle question.

    You're thinking of Chanel's BdC.

    The caps on BB should fit tightly on the spray mechanism with no spin.

    I'm glad I have large hands or else spraying BB would feel awkward haha.
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries - is my bottle genuine?, etc.

    Buying from Fragrancenet is safe. They only sell the real deal.

    As far as fake flacon's.. I couldn't imagine a counterfeiter faking the entire glass vial when all they have to do is fill up an...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    You posted in a thread about batch numbers though?

    haha, anyway.. you don't have to.

    I have 2 bottles of the Z01 batch, nothing even comes close to it.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    What batch did you smell back home?

    Because that's the kind everyone is after haha.
  16. Thread: Dior Higher

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    Re: Dior Higher

    Higher Energy was my go to scent my senior year of high school.

    Everyone liked it over AdG.

    I just wore it for the compliments, haha.
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    Re: Where can I find Aquolina Black Sugar ??

    Hmm, had no idea there was a Black Sugar. Only knew of Blue Sugar for the dudes and Pink Sugar for women.
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries - is my bottle genuine?, etc.

    Talked to a Creed SA.

    Supposedly Creed infuses their boxes with the scents that come in them so you get the full experience of the scent.

    Customers have reported to 'layer' different boxes...
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    Re: Most desired discontinued fragrance?

    lol
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    These aren't fake, I made them myself.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Creed Aventus Royal Exclusive

    This thread was dead for a reason back in 2013...
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    Sticky: Re: Fake Creed On Ebay

    Dude it's fake.

    Check the pics I posted of the real vs fake at the beginning of this page.
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    Re: Curve batch numbers

    Mine is 1HA04 and it smells like the original release...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    It may just be your lucky day my friend... PM sent
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    Re: Insurrection pure by reyane = Aventus

    Haha so true
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    Re: Insurrection pure by reyane = Aventus

    Yea that name needs work.. haha
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    Re: Insurrection pure by reyane = Aventus

    The newest installment of the 'Aventus Killers'

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/CREED-AVENTUS-smells-like-Glenn-perri-unpredictable-adventure-3-4oz-edt-for-men-/271409290622?&_trksid=p2056016.m2518.l4276
  28. Re: Nautica Voyage caps change or do I have a fake?

    It's not fake, it's just that it sucks.
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    Re: Insurrection pure by reyane = Aventus

    The real question now is how does Insurrection Pure stack up against the late and completely unheard of nowadays: Fresco.
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    Re: $300 to splurge: help me make a decision!

    There is a new scent called 'Savings Account' splurge on that!
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    Re: unforgivable black

    Nice catch!
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    Re: unforgivable black

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Unforgivable-Black-Cologne-by-Sean-John-2-5-oz-Eau-De-Toilette-Spray-TESTER-RARE-/131042996740?pt=fragrance&hash=item1e82c57204
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    Re: Insurrection pure by reyane = Aventus

    Haha.

    Anyway, saw that you took a dive and got a bottle.

    For $16.90 it's hard to be disappointed. Hope it smells good for ya!
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    Re: Insurrection pure by reyane = Aventus

    ^^ fixed
  35. Re: Good summer fragrance with excellent projection and longevity?

    Versace Eau Fraiche and Bulgari Aqua Marine and Tom Ford's Neroli Protofino.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Here on Basenotes... it's now referred to as 'vintage'.

    You have the 'vintage' sprayer button.

    haha
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries - is my bottle genuine?, etc.

    I'll post pics, detailed pics, of the fake I got for everyone.

    Use it as a guide...

    The fake aventus is on the right side except for the pic with the lot number on the bottle...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    'Aventus/Creed sprayer sizes'


    ....thread coming soon
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries - is my bottle genuine?, etc.

    Same seller, they took pics out of the listing each time they reposted.
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries - is my bottle genuine?, etc.

    I reported one once... The listing stayed up and the bottle sold for over $175...
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries - is my bottle genuine?, etc.

    They reposted the listing, LMAO.

    http://m.ebay.com/itm?itemId=221381561516
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    Re: Macys Experience

    lmao
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    Re: Macys Experience

    If I want to know what celebs wear I just go right to the source... Creed.
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    Re: What smells like Gilette shaving cream?

    Maybe a light application of HdP 1270?

    That's straight up classic barbershop to my nose.

    It may even be the only barbershop type fragrance I can tolerate/enjoy.
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    Re: Macys Experience

    To the OP:


    This question doesn't pertain to your actual questions because, well... it's just silly.

    But, how did you get your profile to say 1970?!
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    Re: Insurrection pure by reyane = Aventus

    Fresco... Round 2
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries - is my bottle genuine?, etc.

    It was the right link, the listing was just removed.
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    Re: How do you apply Dior Homme?

    Geeze. All the sprays are right at your head, it's gotta be olfactory fatigue.

    Do 1 on your shirt and 1 under. Also, 1 on your wrist and dab them together (that's right Al) and occasionally sniff...
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries - is my bottle genuine?, etc.

    Here is a fake for everyone to steer clear from. Don't be fooled by the Z01 sticker. It's not a match to the real creed stickers on the bottom.

    The sprayer says 'CPEED' on the top.

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  50. Re: When someone asks you what you're wearing....

    If someone asks I just say "oh thanks! it's called _____"


    There is absolutely no reason whatsoever to say "oh, it's very expensive though and it's hard to find but you can get decants..." like I...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    That was initial spray right out of the nozzle.

    It was nice.

    I just didn't care up update when it died off.


    I gave my final verdict a few posts later.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    That's crazy. This batch in particular is among the worst to my nose.

    It has a decent opening but then quickly dies off into almost nothing about an hour into it.

    I know it's off because of...
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    Re: BOSS Bottled vs BOSS Bottled Night

    You're really over thinking this lol.

    Just wear whatever you want whenever you want.

    Maybe live on the edge and wear Boss Bottled Night... in the MORNING! :O
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Same thing
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    Re: Gucci Envy - Strange Prices

    eBay is your best bet at the moment but keep an eye out at smaller shops, they may still have some unknowingly for retail.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    No worries, you're getting a real bottle.

    IMO though... just don't expect too much from the batch :/
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries - is my bottle genuine?, etc.

    Stand the bottle up and look on the lip at the bottom. Like this...

    This is a tester I had, but most lot numbers are clear are are etched into the glass.
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    Re: Is This Gucci Envy genuine or fake?

    I think the formulas changed with the packaging when they switched from all foam to foam and the metallic sleeve.
  59. Re: Worst price & hype increases after discontinuation or reformulation?

    Ever actually try it? ;)

    a REAL one? haha
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Don't get me wrong, the beginning is wonderful.

    It just doesn't last on me, even the ash is weak.

    It's probably just my skin though and the dry air up here in the Northeast.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I actually had this batch.

    Just got rid of it this morning.

    I tried to like it, the beginning is so nice, but an hour later it's dull.

    :/

    I have some good info on Z01 and if anyone's...
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    Re: Scents Similar to D&G The One

    Agreed!
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries - is my bottle genuine?, etc.

    Here are bad fakes lol. Hmm, the one in the 2nd link looks all too familiar.

    Post #1758 with pics of that bottle that was sent a few posts above.
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  64. Poll: Re: Discontinued Sleepers With Cult Status - Your Votes and Comments !

    I only had to read as far down as By Man by Dolce & Gabbana. There's nothing else in the galaxy that touches it IMO.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Yea! Crazy huh... makes you wonder if X02 is still out there sitting on some shelves...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Was able to snag yet ANOTHER A42B11Z01... being friends with sales associates really pays off haha.

    Gotta admit though, the A42B13U01 I just got also is pretty close!
  67. Re: Best wine cooler or mini fridge for fragrance storage?

    Check out some of the coolers in the thread where people show off their wardrobes.

    A few really nice ones in there!
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    eBay told me I had won the case because the seller never took action to show proof of purchase authenticity.

    I ended up not even having to do anything further.

    I got my $250 refunded and the...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Hey man, sorry to say you bought a fake.

    You know whats really bad?

    I reported this EXACT listing a few days ago haha.

    Way to go eBay!

    The immediate red flag is napoleon on the front of...
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    Re: Wow these new Diors look badass

    Splits will have to be done with tester strips instead of sample vials haha.
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    Re: sun kissed skin

    Aqua Di Gio is the only one that instantly comes to mind.
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    Re: Just blind bought curve black!

    The Original and Crush are the best in the line!
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    Re: Out of the "Game"

    The original release of The Dreamer in the nebulus box is actually one that I re-bought after I sold off 95% of my collection. It's way too good to overlook even after smelling all sorts of niche.
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    Re: Is this Gucci Envy Legit?

    Uh Oh...
  75. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    The Allure line will pale in comparison based on just the number of different flankers of Bleu..
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    Re: Is this Gucci Envy Legit?

    Haha, posting eBay links to good deals on here is pretty risky!
  77. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    I liked it. You're good to go with just 1 spray too. It's kind of invigorating.

    People may just overspray and get headaches from it but it's crowd-pleaser.

    No crowd-pleasers allowed here ;)
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries - is my bottle genuine?, etc.

    Haha, what does a 30 ml go for in your splits?
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    Re: Is this Gucci Envy Legit?

    I noticed that too but it really could just be wear and tear.

    Who knows how long it could have been exposed without a box.
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    Sticky: Re: Is my Creed Himalaya Authentic?????

    ^^ this

    Creed Himalaya doesn't project or last, I'm surprised it's still in production to be honest.
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries - is my bottle genuine?, etc.

    Also.. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Creed-Aventus-30-ml-1-oz-decant-Authentic-/191052638379?&_trksid=p2056016.m2518.l4276
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    Re: Is this Gucci Envy Legit?

    Looks like the real deal. The price looks to be about right too.
  83. Re: Scents you saw, didn't buy, then shortly after regret not buying it.

    Surprisingly... nothing.

    You can always find what you want if you look hard enough.

    The only obstacle sometimes is the price point.
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries - is my bottle genuine?, etc.

    Anyone in the market for Aventus, just a heads up:

    This is a fake

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-Creed-Millesime-Aventus-4-0-oz-men-spray-/251437630454?&_trksid=p2056016.m2518.l4276

    It's the...
  85. Re: My sad story of Gucci Pour Homme I and advice from owners.

    I grabbed a full, sealed, 3.4 oz off the shelf at Sephora a few months back. I also thought I was seeing things haha.

    Got a sample to try before I opened it and I immediately sold the bottle after...
  86. Re: Gucci Pour Homme .. price gouging ? envy.. rush..

    Yours are all probably the initial releases too B-)

    (3597)
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    Re: Random fragrance generator

    If it takes you more than 1 minute to pick something to spray on... you may have too many fragrances ;) haha
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    Re: fake By Man by D&G

    You're funding the counterfeit market when you buy fakes.

    Get back over there and bring a real bottle with you to educate the seller ;)
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Absolutely!

    Less is more with Aventus.
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    Re: Fragrance that doesn't "scream cologne"

    Aventus





    ...All kidding aside, I'm going to +1 Gendarme and I'm going to add Bulgari Black, Neroli Portofino and Givenchy Play into the list.

    All are easy to wear. Go easy on the sprayer...
  91. Re: Dolce and gabbana pour homme vintage on ebay (thread will be taken down quickly)

    There are always more out there, haha. No worries!
  92. Re: Dolce and gabbana pour homme vintage on ebay (thread will be taken down quickly)

    Looks like someone already scooped it up. That price was too low to sleep on lol.
  93. Re: Dolce and gabbana pour homme vintage on ebay (thread will be taken down quickly)

    here

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Dolce-Gabbana-Pour-Homme-by-D-G-2-5oz-75ml-Mens-EDT-Spray-NEW-FACTORY-SEALED-/331114578427?pt=fragrance&hash=item4d17f781fb
  94. Re: A Fake Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme Italy Version?

    On the sticker itself, the blue border should feel a little like sandpaper.

    That font is wayyy off on the sticker too in the first pic.

    But here is a reference to some real ones for comparison,...
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    Re: What do you think of Frapin 1270?

    Well said ^^

    I feel the same way. 1270 is what Pure Malt and The One could only hope to be. I really enjoy wearing this scent but my 10ml decant is as far as I'm going with this.
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    Re: Why is Creed Aventus so hyped up?

    3 sprays?!

    1 spray is on the verge of overdoing it, lol.
  97. Re: Could my bottle be damaged from the winter cold?

    Alcohol doesn't freeze!
  98. Re: Could my bottle be damaged from the winter cold?

    Should be ok, let the bottle thaw before wearing, haha.

    (3374)
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Sent you a PM. There is 1 more available...
  100. Re: Anyone want a $35 dollar empty Pure Coffee Bottle?

    Here is the updated listing since, shockingly... it hasn't sold yet.
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