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    i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV? Which one would you purchase? I can't quite make up my mind?
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    6. 24 Gold by Scentstory
    7. Amouage Epic Man
    8. Amouage Jubilation XXV
    9. Bond No. 9 New York Oud
    10. Serge Lutens - Chergui



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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    Are you purchasing one of these because they are expensive?

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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    Quote Originally Posted by change1 View Post
    i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV? Which one would you purchase? I can't quite make up my mind?
    Not a fan of either but if I had to choose it would be the latter.

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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    Jubilation XXV would be my choice.

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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    I had the choice. JXXV is a nicer fragrance. Just beautiful! I chose Black Afgano because it is more challenging. Don't regret the buy at all.
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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    Jubilation XXV.

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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    Jxxv
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    Jubilation XXV. I've never smelled it, but I can't imagine it can possibly be worse than Black Afgano.

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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    Definitely not Black Afgano, a terrible fragrance imo.

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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    since it's going to be an expensive purchase

    wouldn't it be better if you fork out a small amount of monies and sample those 2? and many others? then decide from there?

    if monies is not a matter, then grab both and add invasion barbare, puredistance M, guerlain derby to the list while you are at it.
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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    Black Afghano if you're into 'weird and stinky'. Sorry, make that 'weird, stinky & expensive.
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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    Quote Originally Posted by Diamondflame View Post
    Black Afghano if you're into 'weird and stinky'. Sorry, make that 'weird, stinky & expensive.
    lol, spot on
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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    I just want to poke myself in the eye. Should I use a fork or a knife?

    Seriously? Why not buy a fragrance you like? Why not test first as others suggest?

    If you love a fragrance, whether pricy or inexpensive, you should feel comfortable getting it because you know you like it and will wear it. Asking advice to buy one of two fragrances whose only similarity is high price is just silly. If you love them both, get both.

    Oh, and since you rank Jubilation XXV as your 8th favorite and Black Afgano doesn't even make your top ten, I might suggest the Amouage as the best choice for you of these two.
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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    Neither IMO.

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    Please tell me you at least smelled them both.

    I HATE black afgano. It's nauseating. I'm so happy I was able return it for a refund. I sampled it, liked it. Bought a bottle, hated it after a full wearing or two.

    Jub xnxx is nice, not worth it's retail price IMO. I have a bootle, but I got it at a discount.

    If you want something new and exciting, and higher end, look into By Kilian. Top notch stuff!

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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    Jubilation XXV is an excellent smelling scent, and Black Afgano is a giant stink bomb, IMO... My vote goes easily to the former.
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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    Jubilation no question about it!
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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    I forgot to add that i sampled both and owned many 2 ml samples of xxv... i like both very much, but can afford just one now
    My Top 10

    1. Amouage Homage Attar
    2. Serge Lutens - Muscs Koublai Khan
    3. YSL M7
    4. Serge Lutens - Ambre Sultan
    5. Chanel Egoiste
    6. 24 Gold by Scentstory
    7. Amouage Epic Man
    8. Amouage Jubilation XXV
    9. Bond No. 9 New York Oud
    10. Serge Lutens - Chergui



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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    Jubilation XXV.

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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    I've smelled XXV and think it's very nice. I own Black Afgano and like it very much. They're very different from one another. Try a sample of each before buying one!

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    J xxv

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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    Jubilation XXV. Black Afgano is... interesting. Certainly worth trying just for the experience. But if you live in an actual society - with people around you - go with Jubilation XXV. They will appreciate your decision of Jubilation XXV also.

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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    Quote Originally Posted by PalmBeach View Post
    Jubilation XXV would be my choice.
    +1.... Black Afgano is a very interesting frag for sure but imo just a bit weird and stinky.
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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tappio View Post
    Jubilation XXV. I've never smelled it, but I can't imagine it can possibly be worse than Black Afgano.
    You imagine correctly -- it is much much better.

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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    The Amouage. Nonetheless, we are headed into warmer weather, and I always think of it as a Fall/Winter scent.
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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    Get Jubilation XXV, you will love it

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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    Jubilation XXV.

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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    With the amount of money you have to pay for one of these perfumes..... you could buy at least 3/4 gems from the past.

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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    I assume you like both of them? Jubilation is a better fragrance overall. Personally I wouldn't spend money for either.

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    Default Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dernier_Cri View Post
    I assume you like both of them? Jubilation is a better fragrance overall. Personally I wouldn't spend money for either.
    +3 .....new old amouages are watered down heavily

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