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    Hi guys

    Bought a couple of samples off a eBay trader 6 months or so ago, they all seemed genuine and no problems with the service but I haven't got the best nose to be 100% positive so can't offer any guarantees.

    But anyways I received an email from them today saying they had started there own web base sample service for the uk. I'm always seeing threads about where to acquire samples in the uk so I thought I'd post up there website see if anyone else had any experiences with them or just as an option for someone to try.

    I am in to way affiliated with these guys and have not used this new service as of yet.

    Here is the site, http://www.scentsamples.uk.com

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    I have used Patrick's service a lot and can say that all of his products are genuine and always arrive in a timely fashion and are well packaged. His new website looks great and will hopefully prove successful. I am not affiliated in any way, just like to see 'good guys' being represented well.
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    Great news, thanks for sharing!
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    Quote Originally Posted by shy-ted72 View Post
    Hi guys

    Bought a couple of samples off a eBay trader 6 months or so ago, they all seemed genuine and no problems with the service but I haven't got the best nose to be 100% positive so can't offer any guarantees.

    But anyways I received an email from them today saying they had started there own web base sample service for the uk. I'm always seeing threads about where to acquire samples in the uk so I thought I'd post up there website see if anyone else had any experiences with them or just as an option for someone to try.

    I am in to way affiliated with these guys and have not used this new service as of yet.

    Here is the site, http://www.scentsamples.uk.com

    Cheers
    received the same email today,the variety of niche fragrances they have is quite good.they sell 50 ml of tom ford noir de noir for 67,which is quite cheap compare to other how they manage to sell them so cheap.
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    I'm presuming that they are decanting from very large bottles so you get the fragrance but you are not paying for an expensive bottle. Seems a great idea especially all the different sizes on offer. Can't wait to try all of the expensive niche stuff - thanks Shy-Ted72 and The_Scentinel for the info and recommendation.

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    Most exciting!

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    Top bloke with a superb range of frags.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Scentinel View Post
    I have used Patrick's service a lot and can say that all of his products are genuine and always arrive in a timely fashion and are well packaged. His new website looks great and will hopefully prove successful. I am not affiliated in any way, just like to see 'good guys' being represented well.
    Yep had the same experience, he's very good and i've used him/them several times I would highly recommend the service for anyone who's not tried them out but is interested. Lots of designer and niche stuff at some very good prices, also really like the professional look to their labels on the decants.

    Just waiting for them to get Bleecker Street and Nio now.

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    Looks like a good site, and they buy unwanted bottles off you, which is a very useful service.

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    Hi!

    Just moving to Internet Shopping.

    Thanks.

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    This is bad news for me as this will only fan the flames of my excessive sample buying - have been hammering the well known German website for samples but always keen to keep the money local

    Thanks for the information

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    Quote Originally Posted by yarn View Post
    This is bad news for me as this will only fan the flames of my excessive sample buying - have been hammering the well known German website for samples but always keen to keep the money local

    Thanks for the information
    You'll probably be saving money if you use scentsamples.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeSamourai View Post
    You'll probably be saving money if you use scentsamples.
    Hope so - website looks good and there looks to be a good selection - often wondered why somebody didn't do this in the UK, always figured that there maybe isn't the market for it but I am pleased that someone is giving it a go

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    My order arrived yesterday and I'm looking forward to trying my sample out.
    Agree it's going to burn a hole in my pocket in the long run...
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    Been CRYING out for this in the UK, I am astonished that there isn't a massive selection of places to get samples easily online here already. Literally gobsmacked. There is 60 million people here and all google returns is the odd ebay search and a selection of foreign websites which may or may not be slightly helpful. Going to bookmark this, buy a handful and then report back.

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    Shame though that their site / URL doesn't come up on a standard Google search! Seems like they still have work to do...
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    Quote Originally Posted by rum View Post
    Shame though that their site / URL doesn't come up on a standard Google search! Seems like they still have work to do...
    Yeah, it looks like an early work in progress but honestly if the guy has good reputation already Im willing to invest in that.

    Hopefully not at the risk of de-railing anything but anyone got any suggestions on frags to sample? Aside from Creed and Tom Ford which I know pretty well I wouldn't mind checking out some other frags for summer.

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    Hasn't replied to my two emails though - despite having spent a couple of hundred quid on my previous order, hmmm...
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbloke View Post
    Hasn't replied to my two emails though - despite having spent a couple of hundred quid on my previous order, hmmm...
    Any development on this?

    I had emailed and also got no reply (as yet)

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    This is great news for a serial sampler like me. Let's hope that it's a sucess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yarn View Post
    Any development on this?

    I had emailed and also got no reply (as yet)
    I had a reply to a 'good luck' email the other day...

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    Quote Originally Posted by lpp View Post
    I had a reply to a 'good luck' email the other day...
    Really hope that it all comes off

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    Placed an order earlier in the week which arrived today. Communicative and efficient throughout - no complaints .

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    Placed a decent chunk of an order today, will hopefully receive by tuesday or so and report back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbloke View Post
    Hasn't replied to my two emails though - despite having spent a couple of hundred quid on my previous order, hmmm...
    Don't worry about it, sometimes they/he get's real busy and is unable to reply for some time, I had it happen to me a few times but i've just ordered through the site again today and am looking forward to recieving my decant and samples.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yarn View Post
    Any development on this?

    I had emailed and also got no reply (as yet)
    Not as of yet.

    Quote Originally Posted by LeSamourai View Post
    Don't worry about it, sometimes they/he get's real busy and is unable to reply for some time, I had it happen to me a few times but i've just ordered through the site again today and am looking forward to recieving my decant and samples.
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    Just gone nuts-in and ordered a dozen samples - will let you know how I get on

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    Got an email today letting me know my Aventus/D600/Tobacco Vanille have all been dispatched.

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    Just to add that I had a very good experience with this site. There was a delay with my order, but they informed me about why this was and they added another free sample to my order to make up for the delay. All items well-packed and well-presented. Highly recommended!

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    Got my stuff today, very happy with packaging and delivery time. They all smell great too. This is very dangerous I got a bunch of samples and off the back of this could easily drop a grand on fragrances. This isn't healthy.

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