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    Reading Chuck's thread yesterday got me to thinking about Rive Gauche again. The first time I tried it I didn't love it but knowing that my tastes may change I would hate to want it after all of the tin cans were gone forever, so off to the local outlet mall's perfume shop I go to ask if they still have a bottle (this is where I tried it initially). "No, sorry we don't carry that fragrance anymore but we are having a sale on our testers and I think I still have the tester". She proceeds to find the tester bottle and hands it to me. After a cursory inspection of weight and shaking the liquid inside I determined that it has at least 3/4 of the 4.2 ounces still inside. The price tag said $15 but she said she would sell it to me for less (!) and that I should look at the testers in the back to see if there was anything else I might want. I found an older 95% full tester of Guerlain Vetiver that was marked at $29.95. So I walked out of there with the two bottles you see below for a grand total of..... $10. I feel pretty good.


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    Nice! Congrats!

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    Great on both fronts!

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    Nice!!

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    Glad I inspired you (sort of)!!! Best deal ever!

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    Nice! Good score.

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    Awesome find! Congratulations!

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    Very nice!
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    CONGRATULATIONS INDEED!!! You scored for sure...

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    Bravo! Great steal, for two fine fragrances!

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    You practically commited a heist...lol
    "Thank GOD for the nose, for without it we would not be enjoying these beautiful created Scents" also Remember "Balance is everything and the key to appreciating "

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    WOW!!! Very well done!
    Seasonal favorites:

    1. Creed - Spice & Wood
    2. Creed - Aventus
    3. Dior - Vetiver
    4. by Kilian - Incense Oud
    5. Puredistance - Black
    6. by Kilian - Cruel Intentions
    7. Armani Privé - Oud Royal
    8. Brückner - Aoud 1
    9. Creed - Royal English Leather
    10. House of Matriarch - Blackbird

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    Solid deal, congrats man!

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    Quick... go play the Lotto!
    Simplex Sigillum Veri

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    You could pretty much rotate those year around! Plus, they're both good for any situation.classics and versatile to boot!

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    Fantastic! $10 for two wonderful fragrances is an absolute steal

    Sent from my GT-P1000 using Tapatalk 2

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    Thanks guys. Exactly why I wanted to share my experience. I knew you guys would "get it".

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    What the hell! That's amazing!

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    Quote Originally Posted by aphexacid View Post
    What the hell! That's amazing!
    That's what I was thinking

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    Great find, above all because the prices of the tin can version is officially shooting through the roof!

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    That's quite the score, where was it that you purchased these?

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    Dude, nice get!!! I always hear amazing stories like this, but never seem to be a part of one.:/

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    Congratulations, great deal.

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    Awesome score!

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    Love a good fragrance shopping story. Congratulations! A couple of amazing deals there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Theo View Post
    That's quite the score, where was it that you purchased these?
    At a very nondescript perfume store in an outlet mall. I think the place was called Fragrance Outlet (very imaginative). It's the type of place that only carries designer scents and has the ultra-crappy, knock-off garbage that nobody has heard of on prominent display on the counters.

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    W0w. Awesome deals on 2 great frags. Such a nice feeling.

    Congrats & enjoy

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    What a steal!! Congrats

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    wow, great finds! I've paid $30-50 for each of those bottles before, even testers. and both of those are amongst my top 10 scents
    Tom Ford Splits!!!!
    Tobacco Vanille, Tuscan Leather, Oud Wood, Noir de Noir, Costa Azzura,
    Neroli Portofino,
    Plum Japonais, Lavender Palm and
    AMBER ABSOLUTE, etc...



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