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    Default Have you tried/Do you own Creeds Aventus and MI? (Question)

    If these were your options for a first date, which would you go with?

    I love both these, I think they both smell great, but MI is nice and subtle which can be good for this kind of setting, but Aventus has got me some great compliments from girls.

    Your thoughts would be appreciated, Thanks

    I appreciate not everyone likes these scents or would choose them, but these are the only 2 im considering so please be helpful!

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    Aventus, only because there's a better version of MI called Unforgivable.

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    please go with Aventus.

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    Aventus - but make sure it is a quick date. By the time you get to the drydown, she will be bored to death of your fragrance.
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    Default Re: Have you tried/Do you own Creeds Aventus and MI? (Question)

    Have both. Love both. Go with Aventus.

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    MI has never received any negative feedback from those around me. However, my girlfriend and some other friends (in their 20's) have shown dislike towards Aventus when it is at its most ashy/plastic quality. Could be the two different batches I have decants of, but it wasn't a hit at all. I prefer MI over Aventus in general, and have sampled both fairly often in the past year.

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    I'd say the safer bet would be MI. I love Aventus but I can see where some people wouldnt understand/like it so much. When I first smelled it I didnt like it much but a week later it grew on me. No one is going to say they dont like MI. Id do that.

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    I own and love both. Both are frags I've been frequently complimented on. Depends on what you're looking for. Her complimenting you? Her remembering your scent and leaving a lasting impression? If the former, I'd say wear Aventus. Nothing overwhelming, though (1-2 sprays). As you've stated, its the heavier/stronger of the two. If the latter, maybe MI? To be honest, neither of the two have particularly "super unique" smells to them. They just smell really good for what they are. I do think MI will leave more of an impression and have her later thinking, "what in the HELL was that divine fragrance he was wearing?!" Probably more 'memorable' than Aventus, which will probably get you the normal, "wow, you smell really nice."

    MI. 2 sprays. One on the chest, one on the neck. She'll smell you just fine. Don't become the "cologne guy" from jump...
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    Default Re: Have you tried/Do you own Creeds Aventus and MI? (Question)

    Mmmm ok thanks for the advice guys i'll sleep on it and decide in the AM. Cheers!

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    Quote Originally Posted by G Man View Post
    MI has never received any negative feedback from those around me. However, my girlfriend and some other friends (in their 20's) have shown dislike towards Aventus when it is at its most ashy/plastic quality. Could be the two different batches I have decants of, but it wasn't a hit at all. I prefer MI over Aventus in general, and have sampled both fairly often in the past year.

    Wear what you feel confident in.
    Exactly.
    My girl says it smells like "Cigars" everytime I wear it, and not in a good way.
    Go MI, it's universally liked in my experience.
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    MI.

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    Aventus

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    Aventus for sure!!!
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    The only certainty is that I do not like MI

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    Aventus. Hands down..

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    Default Re: Have you tried/Do you own Creeds Aventus and MI? (Question)

    Quote Originally Posted by HDS1963 View Post
    Trojan Pineapple.
    Does is smell of latex?
    For those about to stink, I salute you!

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    Default Re: Have you tried/Do you own Creeds Aventus and MI? (Question)

    I've tried MI a dozen times really wanting to like it but I still hate it. Aventus, however, is still #1 in my collection.

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    Would honestly go with MI

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    Default Re: Have you tried/Do you own Creeds Aventus and MI? (Question)

    There both very good colognes in my opinion. You can't go wrong with either one. I am leaning more towards Aventus because though I do like MI, I LOVE the pineapple note and the smokey/Ashy vibe people seem to hate.
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    I loathe Aventus! I tried it again yesterday and had to wash it off. Can't believe Creed charge so much for this. But then again, I'm quickly learning I dislike all 'fruity' frags packaged for men (or perhaps I should say, I haven't come across any that have won me over...)

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    Default Re: Have you tried/Do you own Creeds Aventus and MI? (Question)

    Quote Originally Posted by PuddleMonkey View Post
    Aventus, only because there's a better version of MI called Unforgivable.
    This. I enjoy Unforgivable and it's flankers more than MI.

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    Default Re: Have you tried/Do you own Creeds Aventus and MI? (Question)

    I'd prefer the woman who likes Aventus.

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    I like MI but I love Aventus.

    I don't think you can go wrong with either of these choices.

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    I love Aventus, I got the good batch. What I noticed so far though, is that aventus smells much better when it is warm. I found this out by accident because I poured some aventus in a small portable atomizer which I put in my back pocket in case I want to reapply. The scent is much more fruity. Anybody has that experience?

    Just yesterday, got a compliment from a lady sitting about 2-3 feet away from me in a crowded bar. She was asking couple people around her to see who is wearing that wonderful scent :-D. I know it's me, but I could not smell anything on me. Apparently the scent travels well...very happy.

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    I like Aventus but love MI.
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    I love neither, but prefer Aventus. Today is my first wear of MI and think its nothing special. I at least get a good vanilla dry down from Aventus in warmer weather. Not tried it on the colder days.

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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    Aventus - but make sure it is a quick date. By the time you get to the drydown, she will be bored to death of your fragrance.
    Took it right out of my mouth, I like the scent but the drydown smells pretty synthetic. The top notes are nice, I still think MI is the better of the two.

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    MI- No doubt.
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    Adventus
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