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  • Creed Green Irish Tweed

    64 64.65%
  • Davidoff Cool Water

    13 13.13%
  • Truefitt & Hill Freshman

    5 5.05%
  • Bond no. 9 Chez Bond

    17 17.17%
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    Default Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    Which is the best?

    Considering: Price, Longevity, Scent and Silliage...

    Personally, I find Chez Bond to be the best of the four, I'm not a Bond no. 9 fan and will never buy it (whereas I own GIT). Chez Bond just seems to have a bit more about it!
    Last edited by boosh; 23rd August 2010 at 08:59 PM.

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    GIT for me.
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    Quote Originally Posted by Scentologist View Post
    GIT for me.
    Me too. It's really no contest IMO.
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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    Me too. It's really no contest IMO.
    Agreed.

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    GIT is in a class of its own.

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    Haha how many times can we discuss this? Damn.
    WTT: Creed SMW for Creed GIT.

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    Chez Bond works way better on me than GIT.....I do Love and respect GIT and feel that it is a fantastic fragrance.....I just like Chez Bond better.....Gary

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    Quote Originally Posted by Big Punisher View Post
    Haha how many times can we discuss this? Damn.
    LOL One more, evidently!
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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    The horse gets its beating again...
    Cool Water it is for me.

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    I prefer old Cool Water from back in the 90s to all of them, even though I respect GIT and consider it a work of art. But the new Cool Water reformulation is just terrible, so I'd go with GIT. Haven't tried Freshman as it is quite an unknown cologne in UK.

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    Git
    My signature scents:
    Current: GREEN IRISH TWEED (since June 2010)
    Past: BOIS DU PORTUGAL (Oct. 09 - May 10)
    Past Past: EAU SAUVAGE (good 15 years !!!)
    Past Past Past: LANVIN L'HOMME (2 years)
    Past Past Past Past: EAU SAUVAGE again (3 years or so)

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    GIT of course...

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    What about the Cool Water flankers? Like some of the summer editions? I have never been a fan of Cool Waters, but I tried one of the summer editions at the Marshalls nearby, and I found it rather pleasing. It had some of the notes from the original CW, but just a little more citrusy and pleasant. I had to wonder why none of the flankers seem to get a lot of chatter.

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    If I drive to Shoppers 10 minutes away. I can pick up a 125ml bottle of Cool Water for $20. You really can't get better than that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Punisher View Post
    Haha how many times can we discuss this? Damn.
    Love you too

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    From this list, clearly GIT

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    Quote Originally Posted by JON RODGERS View Post
    GIT is in a class of its own.
    exactly, there is no rival.

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    Chez Bond amps up what's best in this style of fresh fougere and leaves out the unpleasant parts. If you haven't tried it, do yourself a favour. It's a winner.

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    Git

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    Quote Originally Posted by MysteryBuff40 View Post
    Chez Bond amps up what's best in this style of fresh fougere and leaves out the unpleasant parts. If you haven't tried it, do yourself a favour. It's a winner.
    I agree!
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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    Chez Bond's top and heart notes are so extremely well done as to seriously rival GIT....however.....it's drydown becomes this terribly powdered grape candy note, with almost no wood or heavy smooth ambergris, none of the masculinity of GIT's basenotes.

    Hence, I rank them like so:

    1. Creed Green Irish Tweed









    2. Truefitt & Hill Freshman
    3. Bond no.9 Chez Bond

    Another shout out in this contest, worrthy of contention, is Caswell-Massey's Greenbriar

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    JF by Floris is another Cool Water clone.

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    If you wear fragrances for your own sake then pick GIT, if you do it for others pick Cool Water. Noone besides enthusiasts will EVER tell the difference.

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    Quote Originally Posted by Abliss View Post
    If you wear fragrances for your own sake then pick GIT, if you do it for others pick Cool Water. Noone besides enthusiasts will EVER tell the difference.
    I disagree. I like Cool Water more than GIT. All the *elitists* here will probably bash me for that, saying Cool Water smells more synthetic (which I agree) using cheaper materials (which I also agree). But I like it more than GIT. In fact I have been wearing it for a good 15 years. Although I don't like the new formulation, I much prefer the original 1990s formulation.

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    Creed Green Irish Tweed

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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    Holy Moley, how many poll's can you start in a day. I am polled out
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    Default Re: Green Irish Tweed vs. Chez Bond vs. Cool Water vs. Freshman (Truefitt & Hill)

    My pick: Creed Green Irish Tweed

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