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    I was just told I smelt like " I bathed in Irish Spring Soap and deodorant" I was wearing GIT. My cousin just told me this, she said it was horrible lol. First negative ...well any comment on the sub par GIT.

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    Fragrances will often elicit diverse comments from different individuals. It's normal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Fragrances will often elicit diverse comments from different individuals. It's normal.
    I know. I thought it was funny though. Ive heard all kinds of things over the years. I like others opinions.

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    Weird comment...I don't think that GIT smells anything like Irish Spring. It's weird how people's noses are soooooooo different and interpret scents sooooooooo differently!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kybid View Post
    Weird comment...I don't think that GIT smells anything like Irish Spring. It's weird how people's noses are soooooooo different and interpret scents sooooooooo differently!
    Yeah it is pretty odd.

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    I had very high expectations from GIT reading various reviews and posts on BN. I tried it and that's exactly what I get from it as well, high end soap. Needless to say I didn't go for a full bottle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rynegne View Post
    I had very high expectations from GIT reading various reviews and posts on BN. I tried it and that's exactly what I get from it as well, high end soap. Needless to say I didn't go for a full bottle.
    I kinda agree. Its very Basic but it does the job right in a "green" fragrance. Im not too big on it myself.

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    For the price, I think you are better off purchasing a bottle of cool water.

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    Quote Originally Posted by senore01 View Post
    For the price, I think you are better off purchasing a bottle of cool water.
    I agree. But its worth it in decants.

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    I don't know. I love GIT, and I would go for it over Cool Water. Maybe that's because it's my dad and my brother-in-law's signature scent. GIT is ever so slightly different and it's less synthetic.

    Doesn't smell like soap to me at all. I leave the high end soap smell to Neroli Portofino

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    This just goes on to show us the subjective world of fragrances.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CologneFan85 View Post
    I was just told I smelt like " I bathed in Irish Spring Soap
    Read that phrase and already knew it was about GIT. I received similar comments. I think it has to do with the persons reference point. If the only thing greenish that the person had smelled before that is soap then you reached the limit of their fragrance vocab. GIT is probably not subpar it's doing exactly what it's formulated to do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by baldheadjim View Post
    Read that phrase and already knew it was about GIT. I received similar comments. I think it has to do with the persons reference point. If the only thing greenish that the person had smelled before that is soap then you reached the limit of their fragrance vocab. GIT is probably not subpar it's doing exactly what it's formulated to do.
    If you put it that way I guess you are right

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    Quote Originally Posted by CologneFan85 View Post
    I was just told I smelt like " I bathed in Irish Spring Soap and deodorant" I was wearing GIT. My cousin just told me this, she said it was horrible lol. First negative ...well any comment on the sub par GIT.
    Every single fragrance will elicit a negative comment from somebody.

    Honestly, GIT is one of my most complimented.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CologneFan85 View Post
    I was just told I smelt like " I bathed in Irish Spring Soap and deodorant" I was wearing GIT. My cousin just told me this, she said it was horrible lol. First negative ...well any comment on the sub par GIT.
    The truth is out there

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    Sounds like she knows nothing about what good frags smell like. Irish Spring is a great smell.
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    it might be the batch you have

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    Everyone has there opinions. But its funny hearing them at times.

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    There are indeed some soapy associations in this fragrance, at least to my nose, but if so in a superior, understated elegant and almost "ethereally clean" way.

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