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    Question The Mystery of Aventus.... Exposed?

    Creed Aventus appears to generate insane compliments.
    Especially women seem to love it.
    The 'Which scent gets you the most female compliments?' thread is flooded by Aventus.

    Let's not forget the multicultural aspect of this site.
    All kinds of people, with different backgrounds, cultures, religions are on this website.
    Aventus seems to generate really good compliments around the world.

    How can this be possible?
    Is there any logical explanation for this?

    Batches
    There is a lot of talk about the different batches of Aventus.
    Some are fruity, others are smoky/birchy.
    Some say the differences between the batches are big, while others say they are minimal.
    It doesn't seem to matter what batch you have, it simply generates good compliments.

    The Wearer CAN'T smell it, people around the wearer CAN smell it strongly

    Aventus is the absolute king of nose fatigue.
    How can a highly complimented fragrance be "invisible" for the wearer?
    What chemical/synthetic/natural oil is doing this?
    Why is Creed not fixing this problem?
    Is this "effect" somehow important to generate compliments?

    Creed's description of Aventus
    http://www.creedboutique.com/creed-p...854009347.html
    Olivier CREED, sixth-generation master perfumer of France, presents in America -- before all other countries -- his latest creation, AVENTUS, a new fragrance for men (and adored by women) celebrating strength, power, vision and success.
    A lot of fragrance companies are marketing fragrances like sex potions.
    I find them mostly to be subtle.
    It's either a picture of a half naked guy, or a cuddling couple.
    Creed is literally saying that Aventus is "adored by women".
    Not really subtle, is it?
    The thing is, it seems to be true.

    Does Aventus contain pheromones?
    Maybe chemicals that have a "pheromone" like effect?

    Is this website "being worked" by Creed?
    By Creed reps?
    Are people getting free stuff or discounts to hype up Aventus?
    Is Aventus an "insider joke" on Basenotes?

    One thing I do know for sure, is that there is something not right about this whole "Aventus thing", lol.

    I would like to see all kinds of possible explanations about this subject from anyone who has experience with it and especially from the people who get good compliments out of Aventus.

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    Default Re: The Mystery of Aventus.... Exposed?

    A girl I had a bit on the side some time ago commented Aventus as smelling like a common hamster, and this was no compliment. She said "hamster", not even "hamster cage". Good thread, though.

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    Last edited by dollars&scents; 8th June 2012 at 10:52 PM.

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    Default Re: The Mystery of Aventus.... Exposed?

    Can't explain why it elicits such compliments as you point out. I think it's just a very fresh inoffensive scent and perhaps the blend of all the notes seems to evoke something positive.

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    Yes, Creed pays me to say I like Aventus. That's why I have a decant from a split! Creed paid Kron to poison the batch with ecstasy too.

    Kidding aside, despite some bizarre business practises, Creed knows how to make frageances people love. This is just another good one, IMO.

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    I don't understand the hype over this fragrance. I've worn it and I can't smell it. I've never had any compliments with it- not that I look for them! In fact friends and family have never been able to smell it on me. Could this be the batch? I don't know but I've given up on Aventus.
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    I've recommended Aventus to real life non-fragheads and they've come back to me telling it it drives women crazy!

    I dont even enjoy Aventus much, so when I hear this it validates what I'm reading on this board about it being APD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by koala501 View Post
    I don't understand the hype over this fragrance. I've worn it and I can't smell it. I've never had any compliments with it- not that I look for them! In fact friends and family have never been able to smell it on me. Could this be the batch? I don't know but I've given up on Aventus.
    Glad this isn't just me. I can't smell it either and I have tried it it several times from different testers. Smells more or less like nothing to me. Weird. And I do wear several other Creeds.

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    Default Re: The Mystery of Aventus.... Exposed?

    I have received a couple of compliments wearing Aventus. I also have a decant from a split so, no, I don't work for Creed (if I did I would expect free bottles for sure). I can smell Aventus when I wear it, even the next morning; but no matter how much I apply it doesn't seem any stronger for some reason (to me, I'm sure it does to those around me). I have moved to 2 sprays now instead of 4. Seems to be the appropriate amount for me.

    Also, in case anyone is interested, the batch I have is more fruity. The first time I tried Aventus (small decant) it was a smoky batch and I didn't like it as much.

    I should add that Aventus is not my favorite frag to smell for sure (but it gets compliments) and I only wear it when I dress up.

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    I'll just say that out of about 60+ fragrances that I own, Aventus is by far the most complimented fragrance that I have ever worn. Not a hype thing or whatever, just plain fact!
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    1. Dior Homme Intense
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    I have gotten a few compliments from women in my office on Aventus, which is the only frag anyone has ever complimented on me there. I have batch C4210E01. Every time I wear it (2 sprays on chest /1 on nape of neck), I can personally smell it for 6-8 hours easily. I can take the cap off the bottle in my bathroom and within minutes it permeates the room and my adjacent bedroom. This is the only bottle I've had to date, so I cannot speak to batch variations, but for me this one never fails me. In the interest of full disclosure, I do not now have, nor have I ever had, any affiliation with the House of Creed.

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    Just how far does this conspiracy go? Maybe Creed isn't just paying us Aventus fans here on BN, but are also actually paying women to compliment Aventus-wearing men on the streets! Who can we trust...where do we turn for answers?!

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    Why is it so hard to accept that it simply smells really good to a lot of people?
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    Aventus just smells wonderful. And I have received compliments from women while wearing...no paid actresses here.
    Currently wearing: Bel Ami Vetiver by Hermès

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    I'm not a big fan, but the first time I tried it, my wife did a double take when she walked by me and asked what I was wearing. She loved it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by heperd View Post
    Why is it so hard to accept that it simply smells really good to a lot of people?
    This

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    A girl once told me that Aventus smelled like elementary school. That's the last thing she ever said about Aventus...the last thing....













    ...b/c I never saw her again.
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    I have a decant which is quite Smokey, with subtle pineapple. I personally don't think it smells particularly good. I can only apply a small amount, otherwise I won't be able to smell it. My wife absolutely does not care for it, and said it was too strong as well.

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    Creed actually pays women to walk around complimenting people they smell them wearing Creed fragrances...it's a tactic they used for decades even starting with paying people to compliment others on the clothes made for them by Creed back when they were tailors. It's a sinister Illuminati plan....
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    That what I get for replying before reading the thread... I can see others have caught on to Creed paying women to compliment...heheheheheeee
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    Quote Originally Posted by heperd View Post
    Why is it so hard to accept that it simply smells really good to a lot of people?

    Probably because I'm a 'Doubting Thomas' and am yet to see it- or smell it.
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    I can smell my C42B11X02 decant for up to 12 hours. It doesn't disappear. It just smells incredible all day.
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    Risking my life but here is what I found out so far.
    Olivier Creeds initials are OC. As in Orthodox Church. Olivier Creed is an anagram for Evil Ice Order or even stranger Live Deer Cor. Cor is latin for heart. They are trying to resurrect someone. We cant smell it because it is our life essence that is being gathered to bring back... Sinatra!
    Would you buy a bespoke perfume created for Justin Bieber? No. The only ögon that sells is ol blue eyes. BdP. So the Evil Ice Order is taking over the fragrance industry by bringing Sinatra to life... I've Said too much already

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    I personally don't see how it garners so many compliments either. It does smell good, but not as good as it seems to be hyped up to be.

    For those who get lots of compliments I'm curious, what age are the women generally? In my opinion it smells like something to wear at the office and that women around 29+ would like, not that that is a bad thing of course, but it just doesn't smell like something younger women would enjoy as much, from my experience they like brighter/lighter scents.

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    Default Re: The Mystery of Aventus.... Exposed?

    Quote Originally Posted by heperd View Post
    Why is it so hard to accept that it simply smells really good to a lot of people?
    This. Simple as that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tobbe View Post
    Risking my life but here is what I found out so far.
    Olivier Creeds initials are OC. As in Orthodox Church. Olivier Creed is an anagram for Evil Ice Order or even stranger Live Deer Cor. Cor is latin for heart. They are trying to resurrect someone. We cant smell it because it is our life essence that is being gathered to bring back... Sinatra!
    Would you buy a bespoke perfume created for Justin Bieber? No. The only ögon that sells is ol blue eyes. BdP. So the Evil Ice Order is taking over the fragrance industry by bringing Sinatra to life... I've Said too much already
    @ Tobbe - I thought that we had sworn to secrecy when we were enlightened. Oh my !

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    ICE stands (of course) for Illuminati Cologne Evolution. Dollars & Scents: I know I swore to secressy but it's just getting to serious and out of control. People are getting hurt just so a few Can smell incredible. It just seems wrong... Oh here comes my pills now and everything goes beutiful and quiet again

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tobbe View Post
    Risking my life but here is what I found out so far.
    Olivier Creeds initials are OC. As in Orthodox Church. Olivier Creed is an anagram for Evil Ice Order or even stranger Live Deer Cor. Cor is latin for heart. They are trying to resurrect someone. We cant smell it because it is our life essence that is being gathered to bring back... Sinatra!
    Would you buy a bespoke perfume created for Justin Bieber? No. The only ögon that sells is ol blue eyes. BdP. So the Evil Ice Order is taking over the fragrance industry by bringing Sinatra to life... I've Said too much already
    That is hilarious! Evil Ice Order!

    I genuinely like Aventus; it was my first Creed and to be honest, the only one that I prefer more is VIW. On me, Aventus has beastly longevity, projection and sillage. A+

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    The first time I wore Aventus, I couldn't smell a thing. But the SA said, "you smell great! Like a million bucks! Like an emperor! Master Perfumer Olivier Creed crafts this from the costliest natural materials, from secret formulae handed down from father to son for seven generations. Only the richest men in the world can afford to wear this juice!"

    I went outside, and women in the street fell at my feet. "You smell like a movie star! You smell like George Clooney! Please, we want to have your children!" Still, I couldn't smell anything but air. As I walked on, complete strangers sang my praises wherever I went. A man ran up to me. "I represent the Republican Party," he said. "You smell SO good, we're pulling Mitt Romney off the ticket and we want YOU to be our nominee for president! With that smell, we can't lose!!!" Donald Trump came up to me. "You smell just exactly like success. I'm putting you on the next edition of The Apprentice and, just between us, you will win hands down!!!"

    Still, I couldn't smell anything, but everyone was bowing down to me and throwing flowers and fifty dollar bills. Then I saw this little boy point at me. He said "Daddy, why does that man smell like cat piss? Just like cat piss!"

    Everyone started laughing hysterically at me. And then I woke up.
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    What's up with all the trolls in this topic?
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