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    Re: NEW: Lubin - Evocations de Lubin!

    yup I will try and sample before jumping in if possible, a few stores in London carry the line. i generally enjoy fig scents so think it could be a hit, thanks for the response :D

    do you find it...
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    Re: NEW: Lubin - Evocations de Lubin!

    any impressions on the fig fragrance 'Attique'? can't find much about this one online :(
  3. Re: What fragrances remind you of Christmas/Winter?

    Creed Spice & Wood
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    Re: Brits, unusually warm still for September

    muggy but i aint no mug!

    surprisingly warm & sunny :coolold:
  5. Re: Post the hopelessly under rated fragrance nobody else enthuses about

    Mugler Les Exceptions Cuir Impertinent - hands down the best leather/amber scent, so smooth.
  6. Re: Midnight in Paris? Wasn't worth the hype for me at all!

    there should be a whole genre for these sort of scents - smokey car tyre smell.
  7. Re: Midnight in Paris? Wasn't worth the hype for me at all!

    smells like rubber.
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    Re: Your Favourite Perfumes From Roja Dove ?

    Enigma, Elysium Parfum

    heard good things about Amber Aoud so that would be the next to sample.
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    did a 180 on Roja Elysium

    i wasn't much impressed by this release back when it came out. tried the Parfum Cologne out of a sample and didn't get much from it. it smelled good but ultimately a bit of a weak, nondescript fruity...
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    Re: Today I bought September 2019

    just received this, partial but a goodie :thumbsup:

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    Re: Versatile summer/spring niche fragrances

    Bergamote 22 would be one of my tops, has enough spicyness to be appropriate anytime :coolold:

    Creed Aventus is another...or Roja Elysium Parfum.
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    Re: For Chilly Fall Days - Boozy Niche Scents?

    some great recommendations in this thread, haven't heard of half of these.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    it is! that should be totally different to the stuff out now, much more 'smokey'.



    negative on retail bottles, just some decants of VIW & Jardin. Aventus & MI are my tops :thumbsup:
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    Re: For Chilly Fall Days - Boozy Niche Scents?

    couple i enjoy...

    Roja Enigma Pour Homme (Cognac)
    YSL Cuir (Rum)
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    nice that looks like some old school Aventus :coolold:
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    a few bottles of Aventus :thumbsup:

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    Creed 4oz collection

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  17. Poll: Re: Baccarat Rouge 540 Edp or Elysium Pour Homme Parfum Cologne ?

    nailed it. if OP can pony up some extra cash Elysium Parfum would be by far the best option.

    this is a bit of an oranges and lemons thing as the two scents are opposite sides of a spectrum. sugar...
  18. Poll: Re: Baccarat Rouge 540 Edp or Elysium Pour Homme Parfum Cologne ?

    i've really come round to Elysium but the Parfum Colonge has incredibly poor performance after the initial burst of top notes fizzle out.
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    Re: Winter pleasent smell

    Carolina Herrera Mystery Tobacco :thumbsup:
  20. Re: "L'homme" YSL or "La nuit de l'homme" YSL ?

    L'Homme is nice but cloyingly sweet with the tonka. La Nuit is more balanced with the spice but more of a cool weather/evening option.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    i'm not loving the 19s so far, plenty strong but the smell isn't doing it for me. S01/S11 are better than P11. i ended up not loving any of the 17s after they matured either. so far a handful of 18...
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    Re: The New Armani Code PROFUMO

    code profumo is one of the most cloying aromachemical bombs i've had the displeasure of smelling. the stuff is vile, overpoweringly strong & obnoxious.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    hope those unused bottles all had their original boxes and in pristine condition. or you know the score...
  24. [UK] Re: Tom Ford Mandarino di Amalfi 30ml EDP & 150ml Body Spray Bundle

    bump for a price drop.
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    Re: 2018 & 2019 recommended batches

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/416244-Aventus-batch-numbers-part-2/page474

    read backward from there.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    18G11/K11 both have a nice blend of tangy fruits with plenty of pineapple peeking out. those would be my picks for 2018 and 18K01 (clear juice version) for something more unique. they also smell much...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    18G11 is good :coolold:
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    which one is your favourite? do you think they smell the same?
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    Re: Watermelon fruity fragrance for summer?

    just a cheap, artificially sweet smelling version of MI.
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    Re: Watermelon fruity fragrance for summer?

    MDCI Bleu Satin
  31. [UK] Tom Ford Mandarino di Amalfi 30ml EDP & 150ml Body Spray Bundle

    both brand new, £80 including recorded mail. UK only.

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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    yes to G11.
  33. Re: Creed Millésime Impérial discontinued (& possibly many other perfumes) - EU regulation at its fi

    'I haven't seen a 100 ML bottle (my choice of preference) being for sale at various vendors (including online) since at least 5 months now (March 2019).'

    this is the part where it totally fell...
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    Re: NEW: Mystery Tobacco Carolina Herrera

    funny timing on the bump, i just sampled this over the weekend, wore it a handful of times since then and thoroughly enjoyed the scent on all accounts. so much so that a full bottle is now on the way...
  35. Re: Creed Millesime Imperial recent batches impressions

    there is at least one batch after this 19P01 but i've not seen any reviews on it. 18K01 impressed me though, has a great fruity smell and longevity isn't too shabby either, par the course for...
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    Re: zegna mediterranean neroli edt or edp?

    depends on the price difference as the older bottles can normally be found at a discount. the new EDP's have stronger performance and slightly tweaked notes but not worth double the price unless you...
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    Re: Lemon Line alternative?

    this has to be the one then.
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    Re: Tom Ford Straw Poll

    Mandarino Di Amalfi is an excellent mandarin and a top summer scent with good staying power.
  39. Re: Le Labo Tabac 28 Samples Now Available

    i like my tobacco flavours with a bit more fruityness, this is very raw and woody to my nose. great if you want a dirty cigar vibe. for reference Herod & Mystery Tobacco are my go-to.
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    Re: Lemon Line alternative?

    Almost Transparent Blue, sweet and fizzy all the way through :thumbsup:
  41. Re: [UK] Summer Splits: Creed - Millesime Imperial (18K01)

    all gone.
  42. Re: Le Labo Tabac 28 Samples Now Available

    got my sample. it's not entirely my cup of tea but if people want an authentic tobacco scent with a brown/yellow aroma this is it. totally has that cigar vibe going on, very manly and woody with just...
  43. Re: Le Labo Tabac 28 Samples Now Available

    not really but i don't like anything too sweet or overly dirty when it comes to darker scents and down for trying something different from Le Labo. not really a genre i've explored aside from...
  44. Re: Le Labo Tabac 28 Samples Now Available

    didn't get chance to get to the boutique but have ordered a sample online and will report back later in the week :D
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    Re: Xerjoff Nio - masterpiece or kitchen cleaner

    i get a high quality, natural green citrus smell with strong performance. best in class but ultimately boring.
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    Re: Best citrus note for summer - your preference

    lime or mandarin
  47. Re: Le Labo Tabac 28 Samples Now Available

    nice one i may pick up a sample over the weekend :thumbsup:
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana K. The new masculine pillar

    if you can't make something new might as well make something derivative of aventus! thanks for the review and will definitely look to sample this one.
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana K. The new masculine pillar

    that must make Y the old new masculine pillar.

    still the notes look a bit more interesting, at least. love a bit of noble cedarwood :thumbsup:
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana K. The new masculine pillar

    so are we just going through letters of the alphabet until they find something that sticks? lol
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    Re: Is this Ebay seller legit?

    very likely to be refills. question is, would you know the difference?
  52. Re: [UK] Summer Splits: Creed - Millesime Imperial (18K01)

    all the remaining MI decants are now on the way, just give us a shout when they land :thumbsup:
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    Re: Maison Francis Grand Soir

    pretty good, very strong. but not totally my style.
  54. Re: Let's talk about Smoke and the vintage Aventus. All I know is 13P01

    Aventus Lounge or Aventus Addicts. they're both primarily gambling groups run for profit and you'll pay the earth when good vintage stuff does come up for sale. but if you need it you need it.
  55. Re: Very very begginer, need help finding something spicey and Woody.

    check out Collistar Acqua Wood. it's light enough and fresh with a slight sweetness and the spicy woody thing but subtle. perfect for a woman who wants something in this direction, in my opinion....
  56. Re: [UK] Summer Splits: Creed - Millesime Imperial (18K01)

    no worries but it makes no odds as the major stockists are all online stores anyways. the likes of nose, incenza, elysees parfums are ones to look out for.

    and thanks for the payments for the...
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    Re: Natural smelling mediterranean fragrance?

    Perris Monte Carlo - Mandarino di Sicilia
  58. Re: [UK] Summer Splits: Creed - Millesime Imperial (18K01)

    the flacons are ordered from retailers in France who sell at a lower price than the RRP here. same goes for the standard retail bottles. in this case i got an extra good deal on the flacon so could...
  59. Re: [UK] Summer Splits: Creed - Millesime Imperial (18K01)

    great dude must have been like christmas with that little lot :thumbsup: be interested to hear what you think of them all when you've had chance to sample.

    my pleasure and hope everyone enjoys...
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    Re: So Chrome Aqua is out ... and it sucks

    smells really good if you ask me. slots into a generic genre but very well blended. i get an intense fresh citrus opening then the scent is this minty/soapy thing nuanced by the apple & aquatic...
  61. Re: [UK] Summer Splits: Creed - Millesime Imperial (18K01)

    great to hear everyones juice is landing safely! perfect time to rock this scent with things majorly heating up. was particularly happy with how the labels turned out so glad they're appreciated :D
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  62. Re: [UK] Summer Splits: Creed - Millesime Imperial (18K01)

    thanks bro glad you're digging the presentation, lol :thumbsup: :coolold:
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    S01 has the flacon, 250 & 500 sizes. 250 can be obtained still.

    there is also a 19S21 batch but not sure about the sizes.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    there is no S11 flacon!
  65. Re: [UK] Summer Splits: Creed - Millesime Imperial (18K01)

    all gone i'm afraid.
  66. Re: [UK] Summer Splits: Creed - Millesime Imperial (18K01)

    heya dude all i have left is the 1x50ml as a couple of people off the board have also taken some. let me know if that's of interest, won't be able to send any more till next week anyways.
  67. Re: [UK] Loewe - Solo Loewe

    i can do another 30ml but won't be able to send till next week now :thumbsup:

    i'll add you to the list and request payment over the weekend if that's ok.
  68. Re: [UK] Summer Splits: Creed - Millesime Imperial (18K01)

    tomorrow is the day fellas. decants are en-route so get ready for your summer MI fix :thumbsup:
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    that's putting it lightly. most the older bottles for sale out there (especially without original box) are refilled with fake juice.
  70. Re: [UK] Summer Splits: Creed - Millesime Imperial (18K01)

    performance is pretty average, the last strong MI was in 2015 in my opinion though it was never a true beast mode scent. spray heavy would be my approach.

    same goes for the salty/sparkly notes...
  71. Re: [UK] Summer Splits: Creed - Millesime Imperial (18K01)

    first time smelling the 18K01 MI on my skin and it surpassed all expectations :thumbsup:

    can't speak to performance but the scent is really nice, perfect blend of melon to salt :coolold:
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    only tried the one version of 18B01. my thoughts on that and both versions of 18K01 can be found earlier in the thread :thumbsup:
  73. Re: Mancera Cedrat Boise or Lemon Line or something else

    Petit Matin is another that works a treat in high heat. lasts ages too :)
  74. Re: [UK] Summer Splits: Creed - Millesime Imperial (18K01)

    thanks to everyone for the replies and payments so far!

    i've printed up some cool little labels and ready to decant the juice tomorrow :thumbsup:
  75. Re: Mancera Cedrat Boise or Lemon Line or something else

    DHC is better for me, more refreshing, but many moan about the longevity. not beast mode by any means.
  76. Re: Mancera Cedrat Boise or Lemon Line or something else

    Lemon Line is less transparent and more dense with a lemony herbal note in the mid.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    to throw a spanner there is more than one version of both 18B01 and 18K01, lol. can be ID'd by the amount of particles in the juice and vary quite dramatically to the extent they might as well be...
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    Re: Luckuyscent's new SUMMER CITRUS SAMPLE PACK

    i don't get vanilla or much sweetness from the Perris Monte Carlo Mandarino.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    great batch that most will be happy with, well balanced between dank and pineapple.
  80. Re: Yves Saint Laurent - La Nuit De L'Homme - (2017 and newer batches ONLY) - Performance

    also useful to do pushups to condition the body and mind. ideally one handed.
  81. Re: "Best" masculine-appropriate Amber frangrance?

    Profumum Roma Ambra Aurea, a beastly amber.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    now that's what i call an introductory post. welcome Doggystyle :D

    if you're after a 18 batch with plenty of pineapple/fruit especially for layering...i would definitely look for G02/G11 or K11.
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    Re: Latest Franck Boclet - Cafe!

    thanks for the impression. sounds like there isn't much coffee for a scent named cafe.
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    Re: Parfums de Marly...Herod is weak?

    i do.
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    Re: Parfums de Marly...Herod is weak?

    just a lie.

    the one guy is even saying every single batch is different, let alone the big switch from dark red to a paler juice formula.
  86. Re: [UK] Summer Splits: Creed - Millesime Imperial (18K01)

    thanks dude i'm really enjoying it too. concur there's nothing blue about it, all green/yellow citrus with a dollop of sugar to my nose. so fizzy and refreshing, juicy, zingy...everything you want in...
  87. Re: [UK] Summer Splits: Creed - Millesime Imperial (18K01)

    :thumbsup:



    i actually ended up with a second bottle so can hook you up along with the MI split :thumbsup:
  88. Re: [UK] Summer Splits: Creed - Millesime Imperial (18K01)

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: Top-tier cacao scents

    YSL Sleek Suede
  90. Re: [UK] Summer Splits: Creed - Millesime Imperial (18K01), A Lab on Fire - Almost Transparent Blue

    sure thing :thumbsup:

    update on the split i'm aiming to get the first round of decants out week beginning 22/7 so people will see a payment request toward the end of next week. anyone who fancies...
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    Re: Sultan Pasha's Fragrances

    the coffee composition has piqued my interest :thumbup:
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    yup agree with this. 16D is a bit different to the likes of 17 & 19S as the fruit is a lot less pineapple and more 'other stuff'. much woodier too.

    i would probably still take 17W01 over 19S and...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    don't get me wrong i'm not rushing out for bottles/decants because i have 15 & 16 batches that do the same sort of thing but better. but people who joined in more recently or loved 17S/W and want...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    19S01 & S11 on deck. hype train alert they are the best batches in a minute. doesn't smell overly dank to me, but may for others who have only experienced the latest batches. they take me back to the...
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    Re: No Performance From CREED AVENTUS!

    they probably get a bunch of requests of people trying to get a different batch, but why not. if you can try 19P01 or P11 these are strong out the gate. P11 sure is.

    there's been a few people...
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    Re: No Performance From CREED AVENTUS!

    G11 is a great batch, top 3 from 2018 personally. does everything right. if you want something with a bit more oomph the latest 19s have been quite beastly.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    my dude has been a bit busy but he's posting my S01/S11 samples tomorrow. so hopefully impressions in the next few days!
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    Re: No Performance From CREED AVENTUS!

    serious answer bottles are often a bit weak and crappy when first sprayed and need some time and use (air inside) before the juice 'comes to life'. this is a contentious point but has been mine and...
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    Re: No Performance From CREED AVENTUS!

    maybe aventus creed is not the one for you.
  100. Re: Hard to describe scents that are a bit 'futuristic' but still mass pleasing and enjoyable

    also saw your comments on it :thumbsup: surprised it doesn't get more attention as it's quite unique but at the same time fun and mass appealing. you don't see many citrus/fresh scents with lime as...
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