Originally Posted by ElVee
I'm sure some of the Aventus fans are the ones who maybe shouldn't have ponied up the money for the bottle, and subconsciously hype it up on their own to justify and/or feel better about their purchase.
I think it's funny how, when someone doesn't enjoy something or understand something, they assume those who do enjoy it are mostly lying. The enthusiasm for Aventus - or Dior Homme Intense or La Nuit or whatever else - is mostly very real. Sure, there are a few guys who guy it and rave, only to sell it a few months later. But that happens with every fragrance. I've seen people here rave about Dior Homme, and then sell it when they got negative feedback on the lipstick. But those are the exceptions. Most of the people who rave about certain scents genuinely do love them.
It's ok if you don't enjoy Aventus. But it's foolish to assume most don't either. Sales numbers alone show proof that something big is going on. Speaking for myself: I've never smelled anything like Aventus before. The pineapple is juicy without being sharp or a typical fragrance fruit smell. And it's married to a rich masculine backbone. I've only found a few scents that I truly look forward to wearing, but this is one (GphII being another). I actually avoid wearing it every day because I enjoy that it's special to my nose.
Originally Posted by barclaydetolly
Aventus should have an "Official Aventus Thread" -- we already have an "Official Green Irish Tweed" thread that gets pretty constant activity (which doesn't stop new GIT threads, but at least cuts down on their frequency).
That would only work if mods dumped new Aventus threads into the official thread. Is that how it works? If so... yay.