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  1. Re: How to decant from a broken 120ml creed bottle?

    Hopefully this will be of some help. As can be seen I have been left with what appears to be solid plastic



    http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii482/sdmilne/GIT_zpsb20072dc.jpg


    How do I...
  2. Re: How to decant from a broken 120ml creed bottle?

    Thanks for that video. I don't think that's going to work here though. The plastic part that is sticking out of the top of the bottle seems totally solid. There's nowhere for a syringe to go.
  3. Re: How to decant from a broken 120ml creed bottle?

    Yeah I have a pipette. The problem is how to actually get in to the bottle to use it. The way the sprayer broke off has left a bit of the atomoser sticking out from the top of the bottle and...
  4. How to decant from a broken 120ml creed bottle?

    A while ago, a 120ml creed bottle of mine fell from its shelf and the sprayer broke off. Basically I am wanting help with how to go about getting the scent out of the bottle and into another one. ...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Does anybody know anything about this batch - S3218P01? It is what an ebay seller has on offer. I am not too sure what year this is from. Shouldn't the part that is 18 be the year?
  6. Re: Creed Aventus Authenticity Check (Z01 Batch)

    It's obviously real. No need to worry.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Aventus is a weird one for me. On the one hand its a scent that always gets a really good reaction from my girlfriend, but of all the scents I own my brother always tells me it smells disgusting and...
  8. Re: Lumière Noire Pour Homme Longevity/Projection Questions

    I would say that in general, at least in my experience, after a while the only way you can get a decent whiff of what you are wearing IS to smell your wrist or whatever. If after a few hours you are...
  9. Re: Lumière Noire Pour Homme Longevity/Projection Questions

    Either way, longevity is still one of the most important aspects of any scent to me.
  10. Re: Lumière Noire Pour Homme Longevity/Projection Questions

    To me, longevity is much more important than projection. Always has been and always will be. I wear scents for myself, not for others, so if I can still smell what I'm wearing after 10 hours or...
  11. Re: Lumière Noire Pour Homme Longevity/Projection Questions

    I'm finding that this doesn't seem very noticeable at all on my skin after about 4 hours or so, yet it seems to be the general concensus that its a longevity beast of a scent. It does seem...
  12. Re: Anyone ever ordered from Parfums-Frapin.com before?

    Well there was no need to worry about the order! It's here after just 5 days. Very fast service and what made it even better was that the package contained spray samples of their entire range. ...
  13. Anyone ever ordered from Parfums-Frapin.com before?

    Just wondering if anyone's ever ordered from here before and what your experiences have been if so? Yesterday, I bought a bottle of Frapin 1270 from them. The order seemed to go through fine and I...
  14. Where to find Egoiste (not platimum) in the USA?

    My Dad's going to be in the San Francisco area next week, so I just wondering what stores are likely to stock Egoiste? I saw it in the duty free section of the airport at Orlando last year and...
  15. Re: A mix of Frapin 1270, Dior Homme and L'instant de Guerlain ! AMAZING ! (Arabian version)

    How long did it take to arrive for you ing0gnito?
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Does anybody with batch A42B11Y01 actually get decent longevity out of it? I seem to get about 2 hours max before I can barely detect it on my wrists at all. Last night, having not smelled the...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Well I've recently bought a bottle of A42B11Y01. Seems really strong at first but then it dies down pretty fast to the point that its tough to detect on my wrists after a couple of hours. I suppose...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I have a bottle from the 2010 batch and I do like it a lot. It has great staying power in my opinion as I can always still detect traces of it on my wrist the following morning. I tried a bit from...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Just wondering, if I was to buy a bottle direct from Creed, am I fairly likely to get one from a 2011 batch?
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    Question about Ungaro?

    I was in TK Maxx today and amongst the fragrances was a 90ml bottle of Ungaro pour Homme for £15 which seemed very reasonable. I was tempted to just get it blind, and may yet do so, but I wanted to...
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    Re: Order Mugler Pure Havane Now!!!!

    Thanks very much :)
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    Re: Order Mugler Pure Havane Now!!!!

    Do you know what serial numbers the first batch have Dullah, or indeed anyone else? I'd be interested to know where my bottle comes from.
  23. Spraying the wrists. Is there actually any point to it?

    I ask this as someone who rates both sillage and longevity as an important selling point to any fragrance. For the past week I have ducked a 10 year habit of spraying each wrist in addition to one...
  24. Re: Amouage Memoir or Jubilation XXV? Help me decide.

    Incredible stuff indeed Scentologist. Am I right in thinking that you didn't like it right away but then it just clicked?
  25. Re: Amouage Memoir or Jubilation XXV? Help me decide.

    Definitely think I'm going with Memoir. Wore it agaon yesterday and it was just fantastic. I'm amazed by the longevity really. It's been over 24 hours and I can still smell it on my wrist. As a...
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    Re: 2 Sprays Rochas Man, 1 Spray La Nuit

    I'll have to try this. Possibly a La Nuit Nuit, New Haarlem combo could be even better?
  27. Re: Amouage Memoir or Jubilation XXV? Help me decide.

    Thanks a lot to everyone who's replied. The vibe seems to be go for Memoir and that's where I'm currently leaning I think. I'll hold off on my final decision until until both 2ml sprays are gone...
  28. Amouage Memoir or Jubilation XXV? Help me decide.

    Basically, I've been testing both of these a lot lately via the 2ml sprays in the Amouage sampler kit. I love them both and both sprayers are nearly empty. Problem is, I can only afford one just...
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    Re: Fraghead v Sales rep

    Maybe she was having a bad day, but the way story was told, she doesn't sound like the best of people to be fair. Had the OP been wearing a flash suit, I bet he'd have been given samples without...
  30. Re: No love for "La nuit de l'homme - Le parfum" ?

    I'm more than happy with the performance of the edt in terms of both sillage and longevity. I can put a spritz on each wrist at say, early afternoon, and still smell it easily the next morning.
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    Re: Amouage Opus iv.

    Is there anywhere in the UK yet that's doing samples? Les Senteurs for example probably have it as they have the first three, but it's not up on their site yet.
  32. Re: With all the Brits on here I'm surprised that Marks & Spencer does not have more reviews...

    If it doesn't have to be used all in one go, then just use it gradually on food I'd say.
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    Ambre Narguile in the UK?

    Just wondering if anyone knows of a UK stockist for this one? I'm interested in getting some for Xmas, but so far I haven't had much luck finding anywhere. Any help would be very much appreciated!...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Had somebody excitedly ask who was wearing Cool Water today. It's a shame that I was wearing GIT...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Yeah I remember him. He was called Jeffery was he not?

    And what happened to A*Men's champion, DJ Badger Kelley?
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Double post
  37. Re: Penhaligon's Sartorial - first wearing and review

    How soon will this be hitting their website then?
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    Re: Al-Rehab Khaliji - er... wow.

    Any particular reason why?
  39. Thread: Shocking news!

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    Re: Shocking news!

    Just terrible really. Not that I want to be judegmental but the security guard looks a right nasty piece of work in that photo.
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    Re: git 4oz bottle or 17oz flacon?

    You must have VERY different skin chemistry to me and I must be very lucky as a srapy of Selection Verte to my wrist is powerful stuff and can easily last 8 hours. 25 sprays is insane.
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    I keep reaching for this every day. I fear how long the 1oz bottle is going to last to be honest. Kind of wish I'd just gone for the 4.2oz and had done with it. It's a very good looking bottle.
  42. Re: Frags that you love.. BUT, only when you wear in moderation?

    Definitely Windsor. I have 50ml at the moment (well it's probably more like 45ml now) and would love to wear it more often. I have a flacon reserved for the rerelease but I'll wait till it's...
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    Was A*Men ever reformulated?

    I ask because I've noticed that the two bottles I have are pretty different. Bottle 1 is a 50ml rubber flask which is close to empty and bought in about 2002 and bottle 2 is a 100ml refill bottle...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    Agreed. While the topnotes do lose a lot of their power over time, they never fully go away for me and that's a great thing as I love the smell of pineapple. I find that the initial pineapple blast...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    Add me as another who gets no similarities between Aventus and GIT at all. Not sure I agree about it being toned down though. To me it's damn strong and without fail I can detect it the next day. ...
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    Re: Ungaro II and the quality of designer scents.

    A safe blind buy at that price do you reckon?
  47. Re: Is anyone familiar with the old style Penhaligons bottles. Have the scents been reformulated?

    Does anybody know when the bottles actually changed? My bottles of Castile and Endymion bought last month on ebay are the old style. I didn't realise there had been a change as the Penhaligon's...
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    Re: Creed Woods & Spice - let's speculate...

    So is this any closer to release then?
  49. Re: YSL La Nuit de L'Homme Vs. Paco Rabanne 1 Million

    Definitely swayed towards La Nuit, but I bought 1oz of Aventus this week. I think it may well be a lot better than either.
  50. YSL La Nuit de L'Homme Vs. Paco Rabanne 1 Million

    Basically, I really like them both, I only want to buy one at this time, but I can't choose between them. Help me decide what one to go for.
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    Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    5-6 hours = forever? Really?
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    Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    I recently bought a bottle directly from Creed and the longevity was terrible, similar to what's being described here. I sent it back on the grounds that my previous bottle lasted a lot longer and...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    What's the longevity of this really like then? Half the posts I read say it fades fast and the other half make out it's some sort of A*Men style powerhouse. Is it safe to assume that if most frags...
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    Re: Question about 30ml Creed bottles?

    Thanks. With spritzes that big, how long does a 30ml bottle last if used fairly regularly?
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    Question about 30ml Creed bottles?

    Basically, what I want to know is, do you get the same massive sprays you get from the 125ml bottles or is it more of a regular sized spritz?
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    Re: Orange with Vanilla?

    Got to agree with Dulcis in Fundo. It's definitely the best fit for orange and vanilla. Minotaure would work pretty well too. I am puzzled though by the suggestion of Cannabis Santal. I don't get...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    Is there anybody who owns both this and Riverside Drive? If so, which do you prefer?
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    Re: Best Bond no9 for men?

    No offence intended but some ramdom hot blonde liking Fire Island doesn't automatically make it worthy. Would you even have mentioned the scent if some frumpy, ugly 20 stone woman had expressed a...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    Brilliant! :)

    Does any of their spiel actually come close to being the truth? And also, how old a company are they really?
  60. Re: Creed Silver Mountain Water - Longevity/Sillage

    This really annoys me. When you are paying full retail it's simply unacceptable that it's such a lottery as to how good your bottle will actually be.
  61. Re: My Chergui - used to be brown but now is green. Is this normal?

    Well I think mine smells the same. Enough time has passed for me to not be totally sure though. Oddly enough, the remains of a decant I got shortly before the bottle is still the original brown...
  62. My Chergui - used to be brown but now is green. Is this normal?

    I've not used me bottle of Chergui in a long time but when I reached for it recently, I couldn't help but but notice that what was once a darkish brown, was now a green colour. Has anyone else...
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    Re: A*Men Pure Malt vs. A*Men Sunessence

    Got a sample of Sunessence in the post this morning and having tested both scents side by side now, it's very obvious that Pure Malt is the better one by a huge distance. Sunessence is just so weak...
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    Re: What was the first fragrance you wore?

    For me it was Boss Elements in 1998. Must admit I've still got a soft spot for it and will do my best to always have a 50ml bottle in my posession.
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    A*Men Pure Malt vs. A*Men Sunessence

    Just wondering which one these the people that either own both or have tried both would think is the better one, if they had to choose? Which wins out in terms of lasting power and versatility do...
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    Re: GIT: My date last night

    Sounds a lot better than my new bottle, bought direct from Creed. Even about 5 sprays manages to vanish in about two hours. My last bottle would go 24 hours, no problems. It's been a huge let...
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    Re: How many sprays of GIT?

    In what way do you mean?
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    Re: How many sprays of GIT?

    It's frustrating though that for the same money, and even less if you go with Ebay, that you could end up with a much stronger bottle. I only went for the official Creed site because of all that...
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    Re: How many sprays of GIT?

    How much variance is there really between batches of GIT? I ask as yesterday I received a bottle bought from Creed's UK site and the longevity is nothing like what I remember it being from when I...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler A*Men Sunessence

    Is this on sale in the UK yet at the likes of Debenhams? I quite fancy trying it out.
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    Re: Creed IS worth the money

    By "dumb with the packaging" do you mean they don't properly secure the bottle inside the package?
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    Re: What's the best CREED Fragrance?

    That is really good stuff. I'm wearing a bit of it just now actually. It's still pretty strong after two hours.
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    UK Harvey Nichols sale question - Bond No. 9

    I don't have a local Harvey Nichols so I was just wondering if anyone knew if they were doing Bond No.9 half price like they did in their summer sale? Also does the sale ever include Creed or is that...
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    Thoughts on Tom Ford Noir de Noir?

    Just wondering what people think of this one? Is the chocolate rose description I've read fairly accurate? Those are two notes I'm very fond of. Also, how are sillage and longevity? There seem to...
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    Re: CREED Sublime Vanille

    How do you find the longevity? I've just finished a 2ml decant spray and the first time I wore it, it didn't seem to last that well but it seemed to last longer each time I wore it. As for a...
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    Re: Creed UK Webstore is now up and running!

    It's a bit poor that some stuff was listed as out of stock almost immediately after the site went live. I find it hard to believe that anything could have sold out in under an hour. You'd think...
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    Re: Creed Windsor Now Available from Creed Website

    "New Creed online shop - opening Thursday 3rd December 2009."

    I wonder how many hours it'll be till that becomes...

    "New Creed online shop - opening Friday 4th December 2009."

    Not that I'm a...
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    Re: Creed Windsor Now Available from Creed Website

    The shop doesn't seem to be up yet. It's meant to be today that it goes live but now that it's after 2pm, I'm not sure how likely it is that it'll be today now.
  79. Re: Amouage Homage - Just how suitable is it for a man?

    I'm incredibly tempted just to buy it given that I love rose and on the off chance I don't like it I can likely get an easy sale out of it. I'll have to mull it over...
  80. Re: Amouage Homage - Just how suitable is it for a man?

    Interesting. I've tried the new 88 and I'd feel pretty comfortable wearing it to be honest.
  81. Re: Amouage Homage - Just how suitable is it for a man?

    Yeah, Lyric does sound good too. What's it like in the sillage/longevity stakes?
  82. Amouage Homage - Just how suitable is it for a man?

    I've been doind a lot of reading about this one lately; it's really piqued my curiousity as somone who is a big fan of rose fragrances (I own Rose 31, Caraceni 1913, Black Aoud, Montale Attar, as...
  83. Re: What is the difference between pump spray and normal atomizer?

    How big a spray do you actually get with a pump atomiser anyway?
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    Re: Creed Windsor Now Available from Creed Website

    What exactly is the "King of England" anyway? I know what you're referring to but it's a very inaccurate statement and as there hasn't been a "King of England" for over 50 years, you really are...
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    Re: CREED Sublime Vanille

    Is this going to be USA only or will some of the stores in London likely stock it? I'm really keen to try this one...
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    Re: Which is the ultimate vanilla scent for men?

    I've had a bottle of this for years now. Really nice stuff and I'm always surprised just how little it gets mentioned on here.
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    Re: Disneyworld scent

    Does the Guerlain boutique at Epcot sell the likes of Gourmand Coquin and Spiritueuse Double Vanille?
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    Re: Is it me or is it the CHERGUI??

    Chergui just doesn't smell like something that should be green.
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    Re: New Haarlem in the UK?

    I thought they must have it but their website includes pretty much ever Bond scent but that.
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    New Haarlem in the UK?

    Just wondering if anyone knows where it can be bought in the UK? I've tried various department store websites and while several stock the Bond range, they never seem to have this one.

    Cheers
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    Re: Montales - extra oil or not?

    So you have tried it with both then?
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    Re: Montales - extra oil or not?

    Interesting, I had no idea it would be that much extra that they put in. That's almost incentive enough to go for the extra really isn't it? Though I must admit I still fear for just how powerful...
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    Montales - extra oil or not?

    I'm on the verge of getting bottles of Aoud Roses Petals and Red Aoud direct from Montale and I wanted some advice on whether or not to go for extra oil. I think the samples of each that I have are...
  94. Agarscent's Le Monde Du Chocolat - Anyone tried it?

    I'm giving thought to going for this one as a blind buy. The description of the notes - "a French Arabian Gourmand with a subtle note of Chocolat playfully intertwined with fresh Iris Flower, Rose,...
  95. Re: Best fragrance to wear when under the weather ?

    Hangovers ruined Green Irish Tweed for me. It used to be my night out scent but once too often it was still going strong in the morning when i felt awful and now i can't abide the stuff.
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    Re: Burr gives Angel Men Pure Coffee four stars

    Is this another case of Europe = France or should it be in UK stores already?
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    Re: Burr gives Angel Men Pure Coffee four stars

    Is this going to be a worldwide release?
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    Re: Guerlain Heritage EdT... just bought it!

    I got a bottle of this as a surprise gift for Christmas last year and i love it. It's now become the bottle i reach for when i can't decide what to wear.
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    Re: Pronunciation of Millésime

    I'd always assumed it was Mee-lez-i-may.
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    Re: Your favourite Montale Aoud - And why?

    How many sprays of Black Aoud do people tend to apply? I'm still very new to this one, have only worn it twice and am still testing the waters.
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