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    Default Re: Which fragrance gets you the most female compliments?

    Quote Originally Posted by JiveHippo View Post
    He didn't really make a point, he made a conjecture. This thread is littered with people who have gotten blind compliments on Aventus. The numbers speak for themselves. But one post in, and it looks like he's already in yours and martinijo's good books.
    Whatever the semantics it reads like an an interesting and refreshing post after a week when we've had a deluge of Creed threads all going at once

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    Hmm. You find a totally baseless assumption, which contradicts all the evidence posted in this thread refreshing?

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    Sure - life gets boring if everyone agrees with each other all of the time imo.

    And this is just a thread on a fragrance website so it's not exactly scientific proof of anything - just the opinions of a group of people, some of which may differ.

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    How would a scientific study on fragrance compliments work exactly? Wouldn't it entail people wearing a fragrance out in the real world, and seeing if it garners compliments or not? Like exactly the whole point of this thread?

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    I think that a scientific study (although it's uncertain who might be found to fund it as funding is certainly an issue over here) would work more accurately than this thread as there would be controls & stuff, whilst this thread is just sort of lighthearted fun combined with bragging type stuff.
    Although it's quite possible that I'm just confused again...

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    Default Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Right I'm off up the wooden hills to Bedfordshire but let me leave you with a thought :




    The posters who get so excited about Aventus are also the same kind of people who get so excited about a female compliment they would post about it on a public forum ???

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    oh look another aventus loving/bashing thread!

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    Compliments on Patchouli Leaves and Blue Amber, again

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    Yesterday I got a compliment on chanel allure edition blanche

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    Of a morning I always wear 'Spanish Leather Cologne' by Geo. F. Trumper.

    Trumper is an 'updated' old-fashioned Barber in Curzon Street, Mayfair, London who have been around for a century or two.

    Wherever I go women of all ages either smile at me or engage me in conversation as to the 'wonderful' fragrance I am wearing.

    It used to be said that the best way to enter into conversation with strangers was to have a beautiful dog, I am not so sure about this anymore!

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    I'm wearing LIDGE to work today. I received three compliments so far. It's been over 6 hours since I applied it. It never fails to get compliments, every time!
    Currently wearing: Oud Alif by Shay & Blue

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    Aqua Fahrenheit

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    My most complimented fragrances, in this order:

    1. Allure Homme Sport
    2. Fierce
    3. Joop! Homme
    4. Fahrenheit
    5. Versace Man Eau Fraiche
    6. 212 men
    7. La nuit de L'homme
    8. L'Eau D'Issey

    Honorable mentions (mostly fragrances that I've worn up to 3 times max. but got compliments too):

    -Dolce & Gabbana The One
    -Versace Pour Homme
    -Bleu de Chanel
    -Allure Homme Edition Blanche

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    Quote Originally Posted by kinghamhouse View Post
    Of a morning I always wear 'Spanish Leather Cologne' by Geo. F. Trumper.

    Trumper is an 'updated' old-fashioned Barber in Curzon Street, Mayfair, London who have been around for a century or two.

    Wherever I go women of all ages either smile at me or engage me in conversation as to the 'wonderful' fragrance I am wearing.

    It used to be said that the best way to enter into conversation with strangers was to have a beautiful dog, I am not so sure about this anymore!



    Try walking down a road with three Samoyeds - that generates spontaneous smiles & endless cuddle-stops

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pegasus View Post
    I'm wearing LIDGE to work today. I received three compliments so far. It's been over 6 hours since I applied it. It never fails to get compliments, every time!
    I wore LIDGE this week and my wife really liked it. LIDGE is a smooth operator, for sure. I may wear it today.
    Currently wearing: Manhattan by Bond No. 9

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    Quote Originally Posted by lpp View Post
    I think that a scientific study (although it's uncertain who might be found to fund it as funding is certainly an issue over here) would work more accurately than this thread as there would be controls & stuff, whilst this thread is just sort of lighthearted fun combined with bragging type stuff.
    Although it's quite possible that I'm just confused again...
    I work at a university. So if you give me funding and send me fragrances, I can certainly do it. It's actually pretty easy. Just spray each fragrance on cards and have a large representative sample of female participants rate the smell of each card from 1 to 10. And viola! We know which fragrance would be the real king of compliment getter.

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    Got a compliment on LIDGE as soon as I got to the office this AM.
    Currently wearing: Manhattan by Bond No. 9

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    Quote Originally Posted by anewtypedude View Post
    I work at a university. So if you give me funding and send me fragrances, I can certainly do it.:coolold: It's actually pretty easy. Just spray each fragrance on cards and have a large representative sample of female participants rate the smell of each card from 1 to 10. And viola! We know which fragrance would be the real king of compliment getter.
    Thanks for the offer - but even scientific results might not convince everyone here ;)

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    reference spanish cologne by trumper, sampled some samples the other day, if im honest did not like it that much, guess i need to give it more wearings

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    Default Re: Which fragrance gets you the most female compliments?

    Quote Originally Posted by patrickculverton View Post
    I think Aventus is over-hyped. In fact, I firmly believe that, if Aventus were ever sniffed blindly in an unmarked, plain flacon located in Macy’s or some mall, some of its admirers may not be quite so uncritical. In my eyes, the hype and the reputation (“panty-dropper”) are as much a part of Aventus as its famous pineapple note. Furthermore, to be honest, I find the blind, cultish worship of some of its younger acolytes, and their aggressive response to those who don’t share their unqualified adoration, to be extremely off-putting.

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    Aventus is nice but I've gotten more male compliments on it than female. I have a relative who wears Aventus as do I, and I think it smells nice. But that's it, just nice. It's not a godly scent like some make it out to be.

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    JUB XXV. A bank teller who was kind of cute said she will take her time, so she has more time to smell me.

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    Tom Ford Oud Wood- smells expensive n sexy.
    Carolina Herrera Original
    Angel-yumm
    Lolita Lempicka-yumm
    Chanel Allure Homme
    Clinique Happy
    Jean Paul Gaultier le male -sexy! Makes me think of sex
    Givenchy Pi
    Curve Original
    Dior Bois d'Argent
    Chrome
    Victor & Rolf Antidote
    But nothing sexier to a woman than a males clean underarm scent!! Seriously! As a female that's the real panty dropper for me. Men don't wear strong deodorants

    Edit* thought this was the Sex in a bottle thread for some reason. I don't get compliments on these but I def give em on them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by G Man View Post
    Aventus is nice but I've gotten more male compliments on it than female. I have a relative who wears Aventus as do I, and I think it smells nice. But that's it, just nice. It's not a godly scent like some make it out to be.
    i agree and same here .
    its overly hyped , people think they are special cos they are able to afford the retarded pricetag they feel they need to brag about how they think its so good that they go on an advertising campaign . Ever noticed how on fragrantica there is no listed frags of what it reminds them of , theres some fanatic troll on there that isnt allowing anyone to mention what it reminds them of lol classic brain dead like behavior .

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    Cartier Deceleration D'unsoir gets me compliments from young and older women.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 57cc View Post
    i agree and same here .
    its overly hyped , people think they are special cos they are able to afford the retarded pricetag they feel they need to brag about how they think its so good that they go on an advertising campaign . Ever noticed how on fragrantica there is no listed frags of what it reminds them of , theres some fanatic troll on there that isnt allowing anyone to mention what it reminds them of lol classic brain dead like behavior .
    Wow. A newbie here hating on Aventus, and stereotyping those of us who like it. Unreal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 57cc View Post
    i agree and same here .
    its overly hyped , people think they are special cos they are able to afford the retarded pricetag they feel they need to brag about how they think its so good that they go on an advertising campaign.
    What a load of old horse poo. There are literally hundreds of fragrances at a similar price or more expensive that don't get recognition Aventus does.

    Aventus is talked about so much simply because a hell of a lot of people love it! Just accept that and get over it for crying out loud.

    If you're not a fan, good for you. Move on and buy/wear something you do love.

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    pfft truth hurts

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    Quote Originally Posted by 57cc View Post
    pfft truth hurts
    Actually, Zodiak really nailed it. It's fine if you don't like something, but it's wrong to assume something negative about people who do enjoy it. I happen to enjoy Aventus very much, though it isn't one of my most complimented scents. That's A-OK with me. I wear it for myself (and when I'm wearing something for someone else, such as on a date, I usually go for GphII or Hanae Mori HM).
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    Default Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    i own aventus , i like it , i dont go bragging about it like a little kid , and G Man nailed it , i was sharing my opinion with his quoted comment , but it seems that people here are judged on post count and dont want to accept the reality .

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