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  1. Re: Want to Buy Aventus, Suddenly Worried About Batches

    Just be careful you don't receive 14H01 -- all of the other batches in 2014 are supposedly quite close, with K01 having the best reputation.
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    Re: Lyric Man or Noir de Noir?

    I love noir de noir and would get that without a question.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I would go with 13Z01, followed by 14M01. Consensus has that H01 is the batch to stay away from and I can fully attest to that. As long as you stay away from 14H01 you should be fine.
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    Poll: Re: Millesime Imperial vs. Jardin d’Amalfi

    MI is a far superior choice, regardless of cost or any other factor.
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    Re: Most overrated fragrance on Basenotes?

    DHI, LIDGE would be the two main ones for me. Tobacco Vanille follows closely behind
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I love the pineapple note that the other batches have, and 14H01 doesn't have it. The pineapple smells more synthetic, and sometimes doesn't even smell like a pineapple. Sometimes it smells like...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I have smelled several versions of Aventus and have a decant of 13w01 to compare the two side by side. H01 doesn't smell nearly as good, and doesn't last.

    The other decants I've had of Aventus...
  8. Thread: Current Top 5?

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    Re: Current Top 5?

    1. Noir de Noir
    2. Aventus
    3. Green Irish Tweed
    4. Burberry London
    5. Millesime Imperial
  9. Re: Just got in TF's Oud Wood, Noir de Noir & Tuscan Leather

    Congrats. Noir de Noir is my all-time favorite fragrance. Perhaps the only niche worth the price tag.
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    Re: Your Top Subtle Fragrances.

    Fall: Burberry London
    Winter: D&G the one
    Spring: GIT
    Summer: Millesime imperial
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    Re: Changing your scent

    I personally don't change it unless I put something on in the morning that was very weak in the longevity department. If there is anything lingering from my first fragrance, I won't put another one...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 7th March 2015

    Millesime Imperial
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    Re: Unusual Designer Scents

    Bvlgari black, bvlgari aqva
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    Poll: Re: Official retailers vs Online discounters

    I always to and buy from reputable discounters. I would never pay full price for most frags
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    Re: Stuck in fresh world

    la nuit de l'homme, Burberry London, D&G the one would all be good to try
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    Re: Which Designer Fragrance?

    I enjoy La Nuit de l'homme and Chanel ahs eau extreme quite a bit on the designer realm
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    Re: My Top 5 Worst of the Worst Fragrances

    1. Creed Original Vetiver -- turns absolutely sickening on me unfortunately
    2. Atelier cologne mistral patchouli
    3. Prada infusion d'homme
    4. Polo safari
    5. Batch 14H01 Aventus (all other batches...
  18. Re: Name your favorite unremarkable, generic, "eh, not bad," forgettable scent that you actually wea

    Blue de Chanel
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    Re: What is your Sex in a Bottle scent?

    Noir de noir and Millesime imperial
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    Re: What's your "happiest" fragrances?

    Green Irish tweed and Burberry London always make me feel good
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    Poll: Re: Aventus Batch Variation Poll

    That would be safe to say haha :rolleyesold:
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Thanks for your thoughts on H01--I'm glad I didn't get just a bad batch within H01. It seems reading through this thread that H01 isn't a very good batch.

    Also, great advice to sample the specific...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 3rd March 2015

    Aventus batch 14H01 -- the worst batch I've yet to try. Trying to use up this vile juice up quickly so I can justify buying a different batch.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I have 14H01 and it's pretty bad stuff. I'm trying to let it age like some have recommended in this thread but no luck yet. Pretty awful stuff and worse than any other batch I've tried by a long...
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    Poll: Re: Aventus Batch Variation Poll

    I have noticed significant differences in batches of Aventus--so different, in fact, that it is barely recognizable as the same fragrance. This has existed in the last and still exists now. I tested...
  26. Re: (IMO) Aventus is not as versatile as many people claim

    I agree that it is aggressive and that in some situations you should be careful with the sprayer. However, it is one of the more versatile frags I have and I've found it appropriate to suit and tie...
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    Re: Guess My Compliment

    Compliment: Fierce
    Stink: OV
  28. Re: Looking for something bold that fits right in at a bar or club

    Chanel Allure Homme Sport eau Extreme would be great for the purposes you want it for.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 27th February 2015

    The king, Aventus
  30. Re: How narrow have you gotten your collection? Or do you keep adding?

    I have gotten down to 10 bottles and plan to keep only 7 of them. I won't sell the other 3 bottles, but I won't replace them. I understand I'll buy some in the future, but I won't let myself have...
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    Re: Top 5 Designer Fragrances

    Burberry London
    La Nuit
    Chanel allure sport eau extreme
    Dior Homme Sport
    Chanel Edition Blanche
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    Re: Scents that remind you of a log cabin

    Burberry London all the way!
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I got a 14H01 in the mail from fragrancenet and am not happy with it. It is extremely weak compared to a decant of what I beileve is W01 and it isn't pleasing. The new bottle smells like Fresco--not...
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    120mL of Aventus and 100mL of Burberry London! Can't wait for these to arrive
  35. Re: Top 10 Spring/Summer NICHE scents (non-Creeds) -

    My top 3 are all creeds (Aventus, git, mi) so I'll list a few that are below the creeds.

    - Neroli Portofino
    - Orange Sanguine
    - Sel Marin
    - costa azzura
    - bergamote 22
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    Re: And the oscar goes to...

    Uniqueness: Tom Ford Noir de Noir -- rose/oud done a lot but done with the truffle note in NdN is captivating and I wish other houses would try it

    Best projection: le Male - although I find the...
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    Re: My next purchase options.

    Creed MI and La Nuit will always have a place in my collection. Cold and hot weather covered with those two, plus full bottles of both can be had through fragrancenet for less than $200
  38. Re: Name a scent that smells like another scent and list the two scents that smell alike or similar

    SMW = al rehab silver. Tested these side by side yesterday and was very surprised at the similarities. I wouldn't buy SMW due to the large price difference
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    Re: What are some masculine desinger scents?

    Blue de Chanel, Fahrenheit, Spicebomb, john varvatos
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    The Future of Fragrances

    What do you think the future of fragrances will be like? it seems like there has been a trend towards clean, fresh fragrances and a moving away from powerhouses of the past like egoiste, kouros,...
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    Re: What are some scents you ONLY wear for others?

    ONLY rules out a lot, but I'd have to say Acqua do Gio. I do enjoy adg but when I wear it wear it it is because the universal appeal
  42. Re: Creed's best compliment getters/crowdpleaser ? (Besides Aventus)

    The holy trinity for compliments/universal appeal from Creed is Millesime Imperial, GIT, and the one OP mentioned not to mention :)
  43. Re: SOTD - Valentine's Day Scent - Saturday 14th February 2015

    Ambre Nuit
  44. Re: Which 3 should I buy ? (Armani Code,The One, L'Homme and La Nuit)

    I'd buy The One and La Nuit. I'd spend the money elsewhere and get a different one than you have listed. If I had to choose, I'd pick Armani Code over L'homme though.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 5th February 2015

    Allure Homme Sport
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    Re: What is your favorite fragrance of all time

    Tom Ford Noir de Noir is my favorite
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    Re: See Aqua di Gio Profumo is at Nordstrom

    Haha whenever a new fragrance comes out most people here will tear it apart. Give them a while, and they will start to rave about it. Really excited to try this one. The only store close to me is...
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    Re: Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey vs JPG Le Male

    I don't like either of these but of the two Issey Miyake.
  49. Re: Let's play the "Which fragrance best reflects the season?" game!

    Winter: La Nuit de l'homme (designer), Noir de Noir (niche)
    Spring: l'homme (designer), green Irish tweed (niche)
    Summer: Chanel edition Blanche, Millesime imperial
    Fall: Burberry London, portrait...
  50. Re: What is the best/your favourite high end/luxury/niche green fragrance...

    Green Irish tweed!
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    Re: Fragrances or fragrance lines with bad names

    Le labo, atelier cologne, xerxoff. Atelier would be fine but don't like cologne added
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    Re: Noir de Noir vs Portrait of a Lady- on a man?

    Noir de noir is more masculine in my opinion. It is my holy grail and before I bought it I didn't think I'd like it due to a feminine vibe. Plenty masculine and smells wonderful
  53. Re: Who are YOUR favorite fragrance reviewers on youtube?

    Jeremy Fragrance is my favorite by a mile. His reviews are fairly short, but provide good detail and he is very enthusiastic. I like dracdoc a lot too for his reviews and I like how he gets 100...
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    Re: Atelier Cologne Azure Collection First Look!!

    Awesome thanks for reporting to us. Let us know how you like them as you continue to test them!
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    Re: Should I trust FragranceNET.com?

    Yes absolutely you can. I've ordered niche and designer through them and everything is completely legit.
  56. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme - So far my fav Chanel!

    It is probably my favorite of the allure line. Opinions sure have changed around here about it -- I loved it and bought it when it came out and it got a ton of hate. I guess any new...
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    Re: Most worn January 2015

    La nuit de lhomme, ch men, dhi, green Irish tweed, Tom ford noir de noir.

    Favorite is noir de noir. I've been wearing ch men quite a bit and am really enjoying it too and don't feel guilty putting...
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille vs Aventus

    Aventus. I like others more, but Aventus is versatile and I enjoy wearing it more. TV is a vanilla bomb for me and almost makes me sick. In fact, the first time I wore TV I went to the gym later in...
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    Re: NEW: Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gio Profumo

    Wow I am really excited for this! Hopefully it doesn't change much from the original, but changes enough to not be recognized as the original Acqua di Gio.
  60. Thread: Compliments

    by mxer92
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    Re: Compliments

    You criticize a statement of fact that fan.of.devin pointed out but Mr. self assured's statement of "Now, go take your medicine!" is appropriate? Seems like that is a classic statement for knowing...
  61. Thread: Compliments

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    Re: Compliments

    I enjoy wearing fragrance and will use it all the time even when I won't leave the house. Or I'll put it on at night before bed because some have a calming effect. However, everyone (I guess some...
  62. Re: What designer fragrances would these type of guys wear?

    1. Laid back nice guy: GIT or Mugler Cologne

    2. The guy from dos equis commercial: Tobacco Vanille

    3. Prettyboy: A&F Fierce

    4. Muscular tough dude: Nothing. If I had to pick, though,...
  63. Thread: Rank your CREED

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    Re: Rank your CREED

    I hope to be able to try more Creed fragrances one day, but from my short list:

    1) GIT
    2) MI
    3) Aventus
    4) SMW
  64. Re: Which fragrance is a "Hype-king" or "Overhyped"?

    DHI, Musc Ravageur
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    Re: Fav hot weather scent BUT

    Prada Luna Rossa doesn't use citrus and it still very fresh. Works great in the heat.
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    Re: Which scent would you break the bank for?

    Tom Ford Noir de Noir
  67. Re: are there any fragrance's that date back hundreds of years that are still in production?

    4711 I believe is over 200 years old. I really like it, too. And it is dirt cheap.
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    Re: Name your best, yet LIGHTEST scent

    D&G The One, Creed MI
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    Re: Name your best, yet LIGHTEST scent

    D&G The One, Creed MI
  70. Re: Would You Hate Me If I Said I Like Insurrection Pure More Than Aventus?

    I envy you! Glad you found something you really like that costs a fraction of aventus. Aventus isn't one of my favorites, though.
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    Re: good sub $100 fragrance for winter?

    Burberry London, la nuit de l'homme
  72. Re: Scents that can be used in the high heat that are not citrus based.

    Neroli bases fragrances work well. Try acqua di Parma essenza and neroli Portofino by Tom ford. On the designer side Prada Luna Rossa comes to mind
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    Re: Rank these 5 designer scents

    1. Chanel eau Extreme
    2. CH Men
    3. YSL La Nuit
    4. D&G The One
    5. Versace PH
  74. Re: Looking for: strong, dark, masculine SAFFRON fragrance

    +1 for Versace Man. Would have recommended Byredo Black Saffron but noticed you are looking for something else.
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    Re: Men's fragrances with the best 'honey' note

    Chergui from what I've put my nose on
  76. Re: A Scoop on Three New Atelier Colognes to come in 2015 plus more info on the Azure Collection!

    I'd love to hear your thoughts as well. Atelier is a great house with great customer service.
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    Re: creed vs bond#9?

    I prefer the house of Creed. GIT, MI, SMW, and Aventus are all among my favorites. Bond No. 9's Scent of Peace and New Haarlem are also very good.
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    Re: Versace man eau fraiche

    It is real, I wouldn't worry a bit! Like Renaissance_Man said above, the data on that site isn't comprehensive. Fragrancenet is a legit site that doesn't sell fakes. I've purchased form them many...
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    Re: Ultimate love/hate thread

    Edition Blanche for me. Some days it will be my favorite among my collection, and others I will think it smells like a lemon-scented cleaning chemical.
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    Re: Which fragrance to choose (AGE 20)?

    La nuit de l'homme would be a good date night fragrance for you.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 24th January 2015

    SOTD: noir de noir
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    Re: Your personal favorite cologe?

    GIT! Absolutely love it and never get tired of it. I'll never be without it
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    Poll: Re: Blind buying 3 out of these

    Of the bottles listed I think the only safe blind buy would be la nuit. Dhi and Fahrenheit would be my next two choices, though.
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    Re: When is too much, too much?

    I think the other day he mentioned he does collect jewels and gold watches.

    I do feel like you do in that I regret buying fragrances I don't absolutely love. I've bought some after hype and have...
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    Re: Looking for a new fragrance

    Try Green Irish Tweed, I think it would be a good addition to your collection.
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    Help Finding a warm Weather Fragrance

    Hi all,

    I am moving to work in Orange County, California and would love to make an addition to my collection. I am in my early 20's and will be working for a professional services firm.

    What...
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    Re: Critically acclaimed but a commercial failure?

    Dior Homme Intense. Seems very well-regarded on here but it is almost impossible to find unless you go to a boutique or perfume websites. Not a department store fragrance even though I feel like it...
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    Re: compliments - again

    I'm with you, if people don't like compliment threads, don't click on them. Simple.

    I've received compliments on Bleu de Chanel (my mom loves this), Acqua di Gio (sister especially loves it,...
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    Re: What else do you collect apart from perfumes?

    Headphones - Audiophile
  90. Thread: Acqua di Parma

    by mxer92
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    Re: Acqua di Parma

    I enjoy colonial essenza as well. I haven't tried the others enough to comment on them.
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    Re: Your top lavender fragrances

    I like Prada Luna Rossa
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I am not experienced but my box does look a little bit different. Above the green rectangle it has a crown-like symbol but it could depend on the batch. I believe I've heard of that batch number...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Got a compliment today wearing Dior Homme Sport (reformulated) while bowling. I put it on in the morning and its lasted throughout the winter day and got a compliment about 5 hours after application.
  94. Re: Goofiest thing you've seen on Ebay (men's fragrance category).

    I remember seeing an insurrection pure bottle going for thousands at one point when everybody said it smelled just like aventus
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    Re: A staple from Dior?

    I'd go with Dior Homme Intense. I enjoy Dior Homme but I think dhi does everything Dior Homme does but a little bit better. I havent given Dior Homme eau/parfum/cologne enough to have an opinion on...
  96. Re: Flankers: Dior Farenheit 32 and Acqua Farenheit

    I haven't tried Aqua fahrenheit but I did have Fahrenheit 32 and did not like the smell.
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    Re: If you had to pick Creed GIT vs MI? Why?

    I'd go GIT because it is so much more versatile. If you live in a really warm climate year-round I'd go with MI, but assuming an average climate, GIT would be the better pick.
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    Re: Your experience with spraying clothes

    Don't spray colognes that are colored on clothes. I sprayed mugler cologne on a white shirt and it left a green stain. Now I never spray on clothes.
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    Re: Help me find a UNIQUE Scent!

    Dior Homme Intense is very unique. I'm in my early 20s and I think it can be pulled off even though its probably more appropriate for a more mature crowd. Also, Green Irish Tweed is not something I...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 18th January 2015

    SOT SEAhawks game: Bvlgari Aqva
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