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    Default Cardinal vs. Avignon: two frags enter, one frag leaves

    sorry for the mad max thunderdome reference, but really what do you guys think of these going head to head...which do you like better and why?

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    Default Re: Cardinal vs. Avignon: two frags enter, one frag leaves

    I personally prefer Avignon. I was excited to try Cardinal but ultimately wasn't very impressed by it at all and had some serious longevity issues with it. Avignon seems to have a very "airy/sharp/cold" vibe to it and I prefer that to Cardinal's "light warm and sunny". feeling.

    Perhaps I had just the wrong expectations but I didn't expect Cardinal to be so much "lighter" feeling than Avignon. They're both very nice scents but if I had to take one and toss the other. I'd stick with Avignon.

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    Default Re: Cardinal vs. Avignon: two frags enter, one frag leaves

    When I first tested Cardinal, I thought it was a must buy - a sunny Avignon without the heavy, dusty weight of Catholicism. However, on the drydown it didn't hold up so well and became a bit hmmm not unpleasant exactly, but perhaps a tiny bit cloying. If I was a real incense head, I'd get them both, and Cardinal is more reasonably priced, but going head-to-head, I'd say another vote for Avignon.

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