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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread - Part 2

    I started with 2 and it was barely detectable. Tried again in case I was just having a bad day but had exactly the same experience.
    Had to go up to 6 sprays to get the performance I get from most...
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    Re: Meeting an ex for coffee what should I wear

    Thanks for your frankness.
    I couldn't care less about trolling. if anyone wants to act like a total dick then they can wear that hat with pride or whatever self satisfaction it brings them. . What...
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    Re: Meeting an ex for coffee what should I wear

    Yea, but.why is someone allowed to get away with constantly violating the code of conduct for literally years ?
    To me the one's who don't see they're being trolled kind of deserve to be trolled,...
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    Re: Meeting an ex for coffee what should I wear

    There's a word for this feeding off the gormlessness of many in this "fragrance community"
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    Re: Meeting an ex for coffee what should I wear

    As if the original one wasn't depressing enough...
  6. Re: Maybe a crazy question.What do you think of the term "Fragrance Community"?

    " A community is best defined as a group of people who, regardless of the diversity of their backgrounds, have been able to accept and transcend their differences, enabling them to communicate...
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    Re: Wow Dior Homme 2020!

    Ok, I'm now inspired to at least test it.
  8. Re: Maybe a crazy question.What do you think of the term "Fragrance Community"?

    |I'm pretty lukewarm about the term, but warmer to the idea of the thread.
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    Re: Tobacco + Plum

    That's what I was going to suggest.
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    Re: Dunhill for Man (1934)

    Thanks. I just checked and it's available cheaply in UK also ( which didn't seem to be the case when I checked a couple of years ago. I'll have to try it and compare it to my 70's bottle.)
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    Re: Dunhill for Man (1934)

    Could you possibly upload a photo of your bottle ?
    I have and really enjoy the original ( my bottle is from late '70s ) but was not aware that it was currently made and marketed as the same scent (...
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    Re: 2020 Italian Tour Fougere

    But long discontinued and seriously expensive nowadays.
    I'm a fan of classic Italian scents and one of my favourite cheapies is Moschino's Uomo ?
    Not an all time masterpiece but maybe worthy of a...
  13. Thread: Pure XS??

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    Re: Pure XS??

    Maybe I'm just the wrong generation :undecided:
  14. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    Finally being honest = troll speak.
  15. Thread: Pure XS??

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    Re: Pure XS??

    I'm with you on Only The Brave. ( or anything else from Diesel)
    I can't remember Pure XS but I do remember thinking it was as bad as Black XS
    I like the original, like a more quirky cross between...
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Plans?

    Only plans I have are to keep my eyes open for vintage designers, but this activity is showing diminishing returns as they get scarcer and more expensive.
    No interest in current stuff with the very...
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    Re: Looking for a mature fruity fragrance

    Egoiste is largely sandalwood, rose and vanilla but does have a tangerine note, though vintage is the more opulent.
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    Re: Meeting an ex for coffee what should I wear

    Formal, but with the game changing DNA of the latest formulation ( plus a cap ) it will be a festive win for the good guys.
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    Re: Avon mens colognes,are they any good?

    I only have Avon Uomo which is bracing , heavy on juniper and a little harsh. I enjoy it now and again but no idea how representative it is of their other offerings.
  20. Re: I have not posted in 5 years, what did I miss ?

    Well, most of the Creed astroturfers / trolls moved on along with most of the regular posters. Very little of real interest has been released in the designer world and the supply of good quality...
  21. Re: House of Cartier (L'Envol, Pasha, Santos, etc.)

    I get where you're coming from.
    I'm yet to come across a scent I don't like from Cartier.( though I haven't tried L'Envol - thanks for the reminder) even if there's nothing I really love.
    ...
  22. Re: Dior Sauvage Tops All Men's Fragrance Sales In UK This Christmas Season

    It didn't sell as many as the others on the list.
    The list was based on the total amount of money paid for the scents ( If the list is actually true )
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    Re: Roma Uomo Cedro

    Surprised to find zero reviews for these Biagotti male scents despite them having been around for two years or more...
  24. Re: Dior Sauvage Tops All Men's Fragrance Sales In UK This Christmas Season

    I'm not sure about this.
    The Mail , particularly the online version is an appalling publication.
    They've got Johnny Dep's age wrong by ten years and described all the scents as aftershaves.
    ...
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    Re: Roma Uomo Cedro

    Will try and test this.
    There is also a Roma Passione with the following notes :
    FRAGRANZA UOMO

    Top :
    cardamom
    mandarin
    elemi

    Heart:
  26. Re: Do you think classic men's designer "old-school" frags are making a comeback?

    I think it's more that a small section of basenoters are exploring the genre than any wider phenomenon, but I hope I'm wrong.
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Considerate of you to step into his shoes. Things don't seem the same without his perma trolling. :dankk2:
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    For anyone who still cares here's Jeremy unboxing Date For men and stating that " the game is over ".
    Hope everybody can contain their excitement.
    ...
  29. Re: 70s/80s fragrances that AREN'T: powdery, cinnamon, etc

    I think the available versions of the last three should be fine.
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    Re: Your top 10 of this decade (2010 - 2019)

    Can't wait for the end of the 2020's so we can see your report ! :smiley:
  31. Re: 5 best smelling scents I own - Nov 17 2019 edition

    In honour of the OP's auspicious demise ( another win for the good guys ! ) I will be layering the following ( from authorized distributors only ) :
    Office For Men
    pre-release Creed Viking ( as...
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    Poll: Re: A dilemma on what to do with fakes...

    I bought a fake Chanel on ebay ( yes, I should have known better but knew that ebay was on the buyer's side in any case of counterfeitting ) and got a refund and still have the fake.
    I actually use...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    https://i.imgflip.com/3h995z.jpg
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Exactly, no human being in their right mind wouldn't be obsessed with Jeremy Williams.
    He's brave, incredibly handsome, more knowledgeable than anyone on any fragrance forum could ever dream to be,...
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Me neither, but that wasn't my point.
  36. Re: Fragrance Industry Secret Revealed.. is it true?

    I actually wasn't aware that were zero regulations concerning what constituted an EDP, but I see it as of little consequence in comparison to the massive mark ups the consumer pays on most...
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    I see.
    people who are seeing JF ads in their feed are "stalkers" and "afraid"...:undecided:
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    Poll: Re: Last poll, down to three

    Jaipur EDP.
  39. Re: My favorite fragrances probably of all time

    Sounds like a good list.
    Maybe add Chanel Pour Homme, Guerlain Derby and Vetiver, YSL live Jazz and Opium ( if you don't already have it ) and vintage Givenchy Gentleman.
    I don't think Creed...
  40. Re: Today was the first time I tried Creed aventus

    I've no idea what affected anyone to " have to sit down " after trying it :rolleyesold: it's nothing more than a decent scent to me ( or was 7 years ago ) and ridiculously overpriced.
    I think...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Avon uomo aftershave.
    I found it in a draw, which was handy as i'm running out of aftershaves due to applying more than I would an EDT.
    It's more pleasant than I remembered and a nice change :

    ...
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    That was my point.
    As Obvious Troll is the only poster praising Jeremy I wondered whether this guy was also trolling / being ironic / tongue in cheek .
    How anyone can reply to : "We reviewed the...
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Not really, they are comparing Jeremy Fragrance to a psychotic / sociopathic character played by Tom Cruise.
    You don't need to fight it, just leave his product to the # fragrance army. Would you...
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    https://i.imgflip.com/3gvdkx.jpg
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    Poll: Re: Indulge me again, a vote for my next scent

    Jaipur EDP, but really, anything but Spicebomb...
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum?

    It may well be right up your street, but for me it's not up to the standard of the original DH, DHI, or DHS ( and neither is DH Eau in my opinion )
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    Poll: Re: Indulge me again, a vote for my next scent

    I think they're all good ( though I did vote Egoiste ) apart from Spicebomb, though maybe Armani Code Profumo is a bit of an artistic cop out
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Were you serious when you made this comment ? :huh:
  49. Re: Gravitas Pour Homme (MrSmelly) This Sounds Good, Your Thoughts?

    I look forward to sampling it ( hopefully this won't be too hard to do as I won't be blind buying it :wink: )
    Good luck with the venture.
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    Re: Thoughts on YSL Sleek Suede?

    Haven't seen it yet but will try if I come across it.
    Sounds like it will be mediocre at best.
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    Re: Creed - Original Santal - Options?

    Others have mentioned Individuel.
    Agreed, but I'm also adding Paco Rabanne XS. Just as good as either in my opinion and can often be found dirt cheap.
    No justification that I can think of for...
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    Re: gucci envy edt vs aftershave splash

    Like many aftershaves there's a lack of " thickness " that seems to change the profile of the scent and that I actually find attractive.
    It's clearly not going to have the potency of the edt but I...
  53. Re: Does the band Train have a problem with cologne?

    You're not kidding ( though I guess the "what did you buy today", "what are you waiting to be delivered in the mail", what are you enjoying today", "what are you wearing today", "why are you wearing...
  54. Re: Kenneth Cole Black - Hidden gem but concerned about performance.

    It's not my kind of scent profile but I quite enjoyed a tester I had of it.
    I found performance on the poor side, though I wouldn't see it as a deal breaker.
  55. Re: Would you wear Dior Homme or Dior Homme Intense on a first date?

    I guess DHI is seen as more of an evening and maybe seductive type of scent, but I'd hate to feel responsible if your date thought " he's my kind of guy but he smelled just a little too much of cocoa...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    .
    My bad.
    I should have foreseen the confusion the acronym I employed would give rise to ..:embarassed:
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    I doubt it.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Paco Rabanne XS
    Hadn't worn it in a couple of years. Smells less sharp and much smoother and more distinguished than it ever seemed to before. may seek out a back up bottle...
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    Re: Winter cologne upwards of $100 preferred?

    Maybe he's enthusiastically reading in for more recommendations :rolleyesold:
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    Re: My fragrance experience yesterday

    Banned on 1st day.
    Thanks for the laugh :laugh:
  61. Re: Montblanc Explorer...like Aventus or like Sauvage?

    Like Aventus, yes, but to me very similar to at least one of the pineapple vintage versions (I'd have assumed it was one of them if I hadn't known better, especially after the opening )
    If it's down...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Yea, you trolled the MFD board for about the 150th time in the last couple of years
    Congratulations :rolleyesold:
  63. Re: NEW : CALVIN KLEIN Eternity for Men Eau De Parfum

    I'm posting again because i tested this yesterday.
    the problem is I tested this on one wrist and Valentino Uomo on the other ( plus on my cardigan ) and it was drowned out by the Valentino.
    From...
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    Re: Which fragrances asked too much of you ?

    It's asking a lot of any man to wear L'Heure Bleue imo...
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    Re: Why aventus is the best parfum for man?

    It isn't.
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    Re: Which fragrances asked too much of you ?

    Only various women's or even unisex scents, and older scents like Jicky ( I love traditional classics but The openings of Jicky, Mouchoir De Monsieur and Habit Rouge ask a lot of me :undecided:)
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    Re: RIP Dan "MyMickers" Mish

    Sorry to hear this.
    Rest in peace....
  68. Thread: Egoiste?

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    Re: Egoiste?

    Egoiste is a classic with very good performance. It has nothing in common with Platinum Egoiste, the name is a red herring.
    Dior Homme Intense is another classic with very good performance but...
  69. Thread: Rip git

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    Re: Rip git

    Very close to my own experience except that while Cool Water makes me feel nauseous I could still wear and more or less enjoy GIT ( though I don't as I don't own it and wouldn't buy it at even a...
  70. Re: What quantity of fragrances do you have to have that requires you to prove it?

    I think the real issue is that a significant number of members apparently can't recognize an obvious troll when they get trolled by one.
  71. Re: Top ten list of favourite fragrances that can be got for $60 or less

    Too many to know where to start really, but any Guerlain is a good bet.
    Many very good scents mentioned above
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    Re: Question about current Paco Rabanne pH?

    Good post.
    Said everything I intended to and more.
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    Re: Amber Sultan, Amber 114, or Grand Soir

    I'm a fan of Ambre Sultan but prefer Grand Soir, though whether it's worth the considerable price mark up is debatable
  74. Re: Givenchy Gentleman was my 1980's teenage scent - does it still have the magic ?

    What ! Gah !
    Outrageous and cynical marketing ploy !

    ...
  75. Re: Does your partner understand your addiction?

    Thankfully it was never quite an addiction for me and the state of current releases plus the fact that the scents that were on my to buy list have now become extremely difficult to find at a...
  76. Re: What are the differences between Guerlain L'Instant Parfum and EDT ?

    Might be because the hype train for the EDP left town a while ago now.
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    I found this statement on the site :
    " No Budget Limitations for our Master Perfumers."
    Surely this is demonstrably false ?
    .
  78. Re: Davidoff Cool Water - A question concerning its magic, lost or otherwise.

    I never tried the original but the scent I tried from about 2015 was unwearable to me. Possibly something to do with sensitivity to an ingredient or possibly just because i can't stand the smell.
  79. Re: Givenchy Gentleman was my 1980's teenage scent - does it still have the magic ?

    I've said it before and I'll no doubt say it again - If you want the Givenchy Gentleman magic you need a bottle with a wraparound label. Nothing more nothing less, no ifs or buts.

    ...
  80. Re: Did you ever blind-buy Heritage de Guerlain, and did it fall short, meet, or exceed expectations

    So my quoting you is taking you out of context ?
    I'll try again to explain what I found unreasonable in your post :
    You state ( regarding the combination of lavender and bergamot ) : " I realize...
  81. Re: Givenchy Gentleman was my 1980's teenage scent - does it still have the magic ?

    Does it still have the magic ?
    No, not to me, but still a lot better than most current designer releases.
  82. Re: What is that "celery" note specially in Yatagan

    I've never smelled Yatagan so cant comment but I'm wearing Phileas right now ( one of my favourites ) and though the celery note is obvious to me now I didn't pick it out of a composite of soapy and...
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    Re: Copper by Comme des Garçons

    I thought the same about Virgin Island Water, ( and still do) which is roughly three times the asking price of this one will be.
    I'll be giving it a try.
  84. Re: Did you ever blind-buy Heritage de Guerlain, and did it fall short, meet, or exceed expectations

    So : " It was about half and half for me, but not enough to keep it."
    But it was also " horrible " :rolleyesold:
  85. Re: What are the differences between Guerlain L'Instant Parfum and EDT ?

    I like them both but find LIDGE ( if that's what you mean by parfum) a bit heavy on the cocoa.
    For versatility I'd take LIDG (the EDT )
  86. Re: Today can in the mail Declaration Cartier and Opium pour homme

    Both high quality scents in my view.
    The cumin note can be challenging in Declaration but I'm still a fan.
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    Re: How do you rate Aramis Devin?

    It's well done but definitely old school ( very green and heavy on carnation ) One that I respect but don't wear that much.
  88. Re: Did you ever blind-buy Heritage de Guerlain, and did it fall short, meet, or exceed expectations

    Yes, Heritage is more masculine. I would think twice before wearing Habit Rouge for the same reasons you posted, but there is a clear overlap with the guerlinade DNA.
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    Re: Help me find better

    If you are searching for amber with remarkable longevity maybe try MFK Grand Soir.
  90. Re: Your Current Favorite Fragrances That Set You Apart From The Public?

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  91. Re: If you could have 3 and only 3 fragrances from now until the end - which 3, and why? (no 'buts'.

    I'm surprised to see Live Jazz on anyone's list here but there are times when it strikes me as up there with the great YSL scents and unbeatable in warm weather.
    Severely underrated in my view.
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    Re: What cologne was joker wearing

    I was wearing Kouros. ( Or was that '82 :undecided:)
  93. Re: If you could have 3 and only 3 fragrances from now until the end - which 3, and why? (no 'buts'.

    Very close to mine.
    I'd swap Musc Ravageur for Givenchy Gentleman.
    Original Kouros because it's iconic, multifaceted, superbly performing and sweeps away anything I've tried from major houses in...
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    Re: which one is better bubblegum scent ?

    JPG Ultramale makes me think of pink candy or gum.
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme 1976

    Sounds about right.( On all counts)
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    Re: 10's top ten?

    This is beyond me.
    I can't even think of a stand out fragrance released in most of the last 10 years ( Though admittedly I've tried few "niche" scents over the last decade )
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    Re: Guerlain Derby

    I never got a chance to test the original but the current version is superb, at least to me.
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    Re: Would you.....

    No, I wouldn't.
    Even if I generally enjoyed unisex / feminine leaning scents I wouldn't enjoy Chergui.
    Cloying, unpleasant and unwearable to me.
    ( On the other hand I enjoy Ambre Sultan which...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    That's very kind of you, thanks !
    I'm actually not much better but have put on a sweatshirt that still smells of Terre D'Hermes Parfum from a couple of days ago without any ill effects, so I just...
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    Re: Patchouli based Masculine scents.

    I haven't found a substitute for vintage Givenchy Gentleman.
    I do enjoy Heritage and it does have patchouli ( and also Fendi Uomo, though my small bottle has run out and won't be easy to replace)but...
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