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    Default I ruined my Aventus!

    I don't have uncover car park, so my car is almost always left in the sun. I left half a bottle of 250ml Aventus in the side compartment of my car door for 4 weeks! To my horror I brought Aventus up to my place last night, and sprayed it this morning. It now smells almost nothing like Aventus, just bland sweet leather scent

    I was going to buy L'nuit de L'homme and GIT today, but now looks like it'll be L'nuit and GIT or Aventus. What do you think?

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    Default Re: I ruined my Aventus!

    o_o, why'd you leave so much in a car for weeks? Did you forget and not remember about it for weeks?
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    Default Re: I ruined my Aventus!

    Let me ask you this. Do you lock your car doors?

    You would be surprised at the good taste of juvenile delinquents looking for a joyride. As well as their ingenuity.

    Not that I would know anything about such things.
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    Default Re: I ruined my Aventus!

    Quote Originally Posted by Jouho View Post
    o_o, why'd you leave so much in a car for weeks? Did you forget and not remember about it for weeks?
    Yes I forgot, and I had to be in and out of town working off-site. That aside, should I just replace Aventus with a new bottle of Aventus or get GIT?

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    Isn't it winter in Australia right now? I'd let it relax a day or two then try it, even 4 weeks in light shouldn't cause such drastic change. Even if it was left in the car, just the way a car is shaped (and the fact it was in the side compartment) I can't imagine it got very much, if any, direct exposure to sunlight.

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    Default Re: I ruined my Aventus!

    Aventus ruiner!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sniffa View Post
    Yes I forgot, and I had to be in and out of town working off-site. That aside, should I just replace Aventus with a new bottle of Aventus or get GIT?
    La Nuit and GIT vs Aventus?

    Not sure, hah. Just got an Aventus bottle in myself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lm6 View Post
    Isn't it winter in Australia right now? I'd let it relax a day or two then try it, even 4 weeks in light shouldn't cause such drastic change. Even if it was left in the car, just the way a car is shaped (and the fact it was in the side compartment) I can't imagine it got very much, if any, direct exposure to sunlight.
    We are heading towards warmer months now and the sun has been hot in the past weeks. It definitely smells different.

    Yeah, what a waste of good fragrance and money

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    Default Re: I ruined my Aventus!

    Ugh, that is so unfortunate!



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    Default Re: I ruined my Aventus!

    Its damaged.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hedonist222 View Post
    Its damaged.
    Irreversibly..

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    Default Re: I ruined my Aventus!

    Well, what about trying to sell it as-is or something? What if you tried to empty it out and then tried to sell the bottle and perhaps packaging?
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    Default Re: I ruined my Aventus!

    Sounds like it definitely changed in smell, but it can't be that bad, can it? At least it wasn't left directly in the sun, that's the worst that can happen!

    I'd give it some time - I think that at the worst, just the top (and maybe mid) notes will be faded and/or slightly off.

    Kind of an expensive mistake, I hope it's still good!
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    Its not a total waste. You can use it as a room freshener.
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    sorry bro get another bottle of aventus though..... sorry for your loss
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    Thats brutal! I would let it rest in the fridge for a while and see if it changes. But get Aventus to replace Aventus - no question.

    Btw, 250ml? You just left a flacon in your car?!
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    Default Re: I ruined my Aventus!

    Quote Originally Posted by Neil4Speed View Post
    get Aventus to replace Aventus - no question.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Neil4Speed View Post
    Btw, 250ml? You just left a flacon in your car?!
    Does sound a little odd...
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    I left my 50 ml of Aventus in a car during the summer. The juice almost boiled . But I don't see the difference. Still smells great

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    Default Re: I ruined my Aventus!

    Personally i will get another aventus as the replacement. Then again, it depends on how much you like it. If youre already bored then move on to GIT and La Nuit
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    i will buy Aventus of course

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    Default Re: I ruined my Aventus!

    Every year when I go camping to the hot parts of Spain (40+ Celsius) my frags are in the car boiling for weeks in a row and after vacation they always still smell like new to me.
    They can stand heat/cold pretty well for a long while, just no! direct sunlight.
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    RIP Aventus :-(

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    Default Re: I ruined my Aventus!

    Oooooo a very sad story, I would replace it with Aventus though

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    No big loss.




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    Before buying another do try putting it in the fridge for a while in a last ditch effort to see if it can be saved.

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    Default Re: I ruined my Aventus!

    Quote Originally Posted by amw9490 View Post
    No big loss.




    LOL! That was my thought also. How can something be ruined, that is already bad to start with?

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    Default Re: I ruined my Aventus!

    Will there be a memorial? I'd like to pay my respects.

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    Default Re: I ruined my Aventus!

    WAIT!!! It didn't get ruined... It is all part of the huge Aventus Batch Conspiricy! You just got a batch with a "Z" at the end. Or is it an "9" in a month with an "R" in it I forget...
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    Default Re: I ruined my Aventus!

    Quote Originally Posted by Sniffa View Post
    I don't have uncover car park, so my car is almost always left in the sun. I left half a bottle of 250ml Aventus in the side compartment of my car door for 4 weeks! To my horror I brought Aventus up to my place last night, and sprayed it this morning. It now smells almost nothing like Aventus, just bland sweet leather scent

    I was going to buy L'nuit de L'homme and GIT today, but now looks like it'll be L'nuit and GIT or Aventus. What do you think?
    Ouch!

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