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    Re: Thoughts on Egoiste

    Fair enough, and you're right - none of us *does* know one way or the other with 100% certainty, but like I said - logically - would it make more sense for the shorter and rarer iteration to be at...
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    Re: Thoughts on Egoiste

    But you weren't asking. You made a contention;

    How did you arrive at that based on the three character codes?

    For the record, I own six bottles of ECC and I can't find a batch code on any of...
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    Re: Thoughts on Egoiste

    Sure, but why are you so certain that the character code on US bottles somehow references year when Chanel is known for not referencing year in its batch codes?

    The three character, alpha numeric...
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    Re: Thoughts on Egoiste

    While I'm sure Bavard has an impressive Chanel collection of his own, you misread me there sir.

    Did you buy two 100ml bottles from "cosmeticsplusmore"?? I've seen those bottles, not a terrible...
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    Re: Thoughts on Egoiste

    I will have to do a side-by-side comparison of below vs above bottles, I don't recall ever doing so. I'm also not sure if its possible to prove, but it does make sense, does it not? The vast majority...
  6. Re: AMEX Gold discount at FragranceNet.com through 5/7/21

    Thanks very much, I use my Gold Card as my primary CC - but it says "by using your enrolled card" - how does one accomplish that?
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    Re: Thoughts on Egoiste

    Have to disagree here boys. The text below - in the case of Egoiste Concentree, and possibly Egoiste Concentree only - indicates the very earliest batches, dating back to the first year or so of...
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    2009 juice, or modern? Has your opinion changed at all on the vintage vs current?
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    4 sprays of vintage Interlude
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    Re: Aventus 2020 Batch Discussion

    20K01 is good. Smells a lot like Aventus.
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    Re: Male's 35-40, would you wear A&F Fierce?

    Ahh man - why you gotta bring Air Force 1s into this?
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    Re: Parfums de Marly Layton batch code

    Where did you buy it from?

    If you took the time to search, or just bothered to look three threads down (https://www.basenotes.net/threads/480057-Batch-Code-Parfums-de-Marly-2020) you'd probably...
  13. Re: Damn! Is this Creed Aventus genuine? 12D01B

    120ml and 75ml
  14. Re: Creed Aventus 20B11N. Please appraise authenticity and quality

    It looks authentic to me.

    As far as dorking out about specific batch #s, you need to go to the Avenus sub-forum and look in the batch discussion thread. I will say this though, Creed fragrances...
  15. Re: Damn! Is this Creed Aventus genuine? 12D01B

    Its fake, without a doubt
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    Re: WTB: Areej Antiquity ANY AMOUNT

    I apologize if I hurt your feelings sir, that was not my intent.

    Scammers have been all over this "wanted" board lately and your offer seemed more than a little bit suspicious. You just joined...
  17. House of Matriarch 40% off Winter Collection

    Use code: JANUARY to receive 40% off the entire "winter collection" plus "double spritzes"

    "Last Sale of the Season"
  18. Re: $100 for 3.4oz of Dior Eau Sauvage parfum a good deal or just normal!?

    I think its a pretty good deal, I bought mine for around $125
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    Poll: Re: Tom Ford Ombre leather VS Tuscan Leather

    My choice is Tuscan Leather, because there is something in Ombre that causes me to go anosmic to it within the first 15 minutes of wearing it.
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    Re: Thoughts on Egoiste

    Aside from its value as a "collectible" - if you own both vintage Egoiste and ECC, you 100% do not need Bois Noir. It is waaaaay too close to Egoiste to justify the outrageous pricing. I think an...
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    Re: Thoughts on Egoiste

    I've had that 125ml splash bottle in my watch list for several weeks as well, not a bad deal for a sealed bottle of vintage Egoiste.
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    Re: Which three do you like best?

    Easy choice for me

    Bois Du Portugal is just an amazing, elegant, versatile frag with one of the best drydowns in the game
    Eau Sauvage (2017) smells fantastic, not "colongney" but fresh and clean,...
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    Re: Dried fruits and Dates note

    Tom Ford Extreme perhaps?
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    Re: Creed Aventus 15Y11

    FAKE
  25. Re: When you want to smell like luxury, what do you wear ?

    Club de Nuit Intense
  26. Re: When you want to smell like luxury, what do you wear ?

    Chypre Palatin
    Layton
    Royal Oud
    Clive Christian X
    Egoiste
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    6 sprays of Egoiste Concentree, topped off with another 3 an hour or so later :coolold:
  28. Re: The last perfume that matched a movie perfectly ?

    I think you kind of missed the intent of the OP
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Man I *really* hope that happens to the juice I have. That banana note really kind of ruins the whole thing for me, and it hangs around for the whole time..
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    Re: Game Day! 2021 Edition

    That defense though! Furious.
  31. Re: Can you help me find a cologne that I will LOVE?

    Sure! Aventus. You're welcome
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    Re: WTB: Areej Antiquity ANY AMOUNT

    TTT
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    Re: Current Tuscan Leather Performance?

    Wow man, three years ago, this is what you said about "modern" formula Tuscan Leather:


    I feel like I can opine here, as I am a big fan of TL and have owned at least five different batches. As...
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    Strong work hombre. You are keeping up the mantle of thread starter excellently! I did 8 sprays of VINTAGE Tuscan Leather today so I'm feeling your vibe bro :)
  35. Re: AMEX Platinum Cardholders: Paypal $30 per statement credit until 06/31/2021

    I only have Gold card :(
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    I would agree. For vintage (pre 2013) TL, cut that number in half.

    Went with 6 full sprays of DHP tonight, definitely overspraying with this one...
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    Re: Your Most Worn 2020

    If only I had a magnifying glass...
  38. Re: Overrated fragrances that you ACTUALLY enjoy (LIST 5!)

    Funny how almost every response so far has included AVENTUS

    ...but I would agree. I love Aventus!
    and Interlude Man
    and La Nuit de L'Homme
    and Layton
    and... ? BdC? Egoiste? not sure what else...
  39. Re: What do you think is the best MEN'S fragrance + flanker line?

    This is what I was going to type.
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    Love Iceberg, but damn it *does* need to be oversprayed. 20 might be a bit excessive though haha

    (Iceberg also does better if you spray a few times on your clothes)
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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    Too bad, Chuck just sold an almost full bottle here on our For Sale forum for very short money. If I didn't already have 3 bottles I would have jumped on it haha

    Here's an ebay seller a few people...
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    Re: How do you use solid perfumes?

    Wow man. An 11 year old thread bump. Solid!

    (see what I did there)
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    Re: Your Most Worn 2020

    Opium for me! Although, if you count Egoiste and Egoiste Concentree as one, it would be Egoiste by a landslide...

    Everything I wore more than 10 times:


    1...
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    WTB: Areej Antiquity ANY AMOUNT

    Hello friends. As the thread title says, I'm looking for Antiquity. I'd love a full bottle, but I'd also be overjoyed if someone would be willing to part with a 5 or 10ml (15??) decant of it. I have...
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    Re: Aventus 14F01 smells like grilled or burned sausage. :D

    Sounds like its off to me. My favorite batch is 14L01, I own two bottles, and there is no "grilled sausage" whatsoever. It is heavier on the smoky birch note, a little more birch tar perhaps? And has...
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    Re: Most overrated fragrances

    For me, it would have to be Green Irish Tweed. Hello, its Cool Water, that cheap crappy fragrance you doused yourself in back in the late 90s!!?
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    Re: Creed Aventus real or fake??

    STAY AWAY from Eastern Europe and Russia for fragrances!!! That bottle is 100% fake.
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    Re: Creed Aventus - Real or fake

    What did you pay for it? Where did you find it? It seems fishy to me. For one thing, I've never seen the back of the bottle look like that, it should be all black with french writing, not have a...
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    Re: Creed Aventus - Real or Fake

    Your wife probably had anosmia too :)

    I have pretty good anosmia to *most* modern Aventus. The only Aventus I can smell for hours and hours is my 14L01. Not sure why that is. Also, less is more...
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    Re: USPS Anxiety

    My bottle of Clive Christian arrived today. "2 Day Priority" package was mailed on Dec 13 from a location less than 300 miles away. Over two weeks to make that ~5 hour drive
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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    My in-laws bought me a bottle of Jeke and a bottle of the Bowmakers perfume oil :dankk2:

    (they didn't know they did, but they did!)
  52. Re: Terre D'Hermès parfum: four seasons or not.

    I personally think TdH Parfum is a better summer fragrance than it is a cold weather one. The bright orange citrus and the cold, earthy flint make it work great in the summer, hot humid, whatever. It...
  53. Re: The Official Christmas 2020 Fragrance Thread

    Tough decision?? :tongue:

    I gifted myself a couple of sprays of my precious and rapidly vanishing decant of Antiquity
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  54. Re: Sorry for the tedious topic that "plays" again and again..Amouage Fake?

    What makes you think its fake?
  55. [USA] Re: Jubi XXV, Tuscan Leather, Ombre Leather, Rive Gauche, MB Explorer, CDNIM

    Bizzump
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    Re: USPS Anxiety

    How did your fragrances fare?? I would imagine 5 days in Las Vegas heat would be a killer for some stuff
  57. Re: Recommendations for a smoky, leathery autumn scent

    Cowboy Grass is $170 and BB is $160 on Fragrancenet, OK, those are decent prices, but my favorite, Bowmakers, is $247. Thats not a decent price at all its basically MSRP ($260)
  58. Re: Has anyone here developed anosmia to any notes or specific fragrances?

    I can't smell Ombre Leather after the first few minutes
  59. Re: Versatile fragrance suggestions for a University student

    Fresh, sweet, mass appealing, versatile... you want Parfums de Marly's Layton
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    Re: What would you do?

    Yes, as a seller, you can respond to a buyer's negative or neutral feedback (with under 80 characters I think) but that's it. Ebay is heavily tilted towards protecting buyers often at the expense of...
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    Re: USPS Anxiety

    I sold a vintage bottle of Aventus on ebay about 10 days ago. Buyer paid $9/ml making it the most expensive cologne I have ever sold.

    I paid for priority 2 day. After seven days with zero tracking...
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    Re: What would you do?

    Its not possible on ebay for a seller to leave anything OTHER than positive feedback for a buyer. It is literally the only option.
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    Re: Creed aventus fake?

    Any chance of getting any pictures other than just the front of the box?? Bottom would be helpful especially
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    4 sprays of Pasha Parfum

    This stuff is truly some of the most nuclear juice I've smelled. Right up there with Tuscan Leather, Red Tobacco, Layton, etc for me. Probably only needs 1-2 sprays max
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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    Beautiful! FP working its way up your most worn list pretty rapidly eh?
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    Re: Best summer boozey fragrance?

    I would recommend Amouage's Sunshine Men for an excellent summer boozy fragrance. Easily one of my favorite summer fragrances, period, and if you looking for a boozy summer fragrance, well.....
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    Re: Anyone else can't smell?

    I really hate when someone comes here, makes a thread asking a question, and then - never checks back in again. Its rude.

    If you start a thread, participate in that thread! or at the very least,...
  68. Poll: Re: What's the best Fragrance One Fragrance for Men by Jeremy Fragrance?

    You should probably start a poll - FOR WOMEN ONLY - and see what they think about which one is best..






    ...on Fragrantica.
  69. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    3 sprays of Antiquity

    (trust me if you haven't smelled it, I think I singed my sinuses)
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    Re: Bois du Portugal without sweet base

    Not sure how you're getting "sweet vanilla" in the base of BdP, because there is no vanilla. Theres sandalwood, cedar, a smidge of vetiver, and a hint of (customary Creed) ambergris. Maybe its the...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 17th December, 2020

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  72. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    Preach! I only did six sprays but 90 minutes later, I topped those off with four more to refresh the top notes :)
  73. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Thanks Hednic, I hope so... Its a blind swap :shocked: but several people have recommended it and it sounds right up my alley
  74. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Vintage, first year bottle
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  75. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    Holy crap man that is commitment! :shocked: I'm an unabashed oversprayer and usually only do 2-4 of Layton, that stuff is STRONG.
  76. Re: Creed for someone who likes Acqua di Parma colonia

    There can can only be one answer to this question;
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    Re: Parfums de Marly Layton never disappoints

    Giggedy
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I agree. As a sandalwood junky, Musk Lave is the one to own out of this collection. Santal Galore is (as ClaireV said) a "floral nag champa extravaganza" to me, and I despise the banana-ish durian...
  79. Re: Asnomia : can't smell the scent or can't smell anything ?

    I think this is true for everyone - there are just certain fragrances that some people stop being able to smell, but others they can overspray and still pick up hours and hours later. For example, I...
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    Re: Parfums de Marly Layton never disappoints

    This is pretty much how I feel about Layton. Layton is the fragrance that got me into "niche" - after sampling it, I realized how much better cologne could be outside of Calvin Klein and Armani and...
  81. Poll: Re: Pepper fragrance - Azzaro Visit vs Kenzo Tokyo vs Spicebomb Viktor&Rolf or other

    Creed Viking

    /thread
  82. Re: About wonderful, better say stunning, l Iceberg Man from 2015...

    This stuff is impossible to find in the US - but I just scored two 50ml bottles from Italy for only 40 bucks plus $18 shipping - and it got here in three weeks! Not bad

    Iceberg Man punches well...
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    Re: Thoughts on Egoiste

    I'm happy, I finally got the chance to try Bois Noir (thanks to Strifeknot) this week.

    I found it to be almost the exact same as the EdT. Perhaps a tiny bit drier? A tad more to the "male" side...
  84. Re: Chanel allure edition blanche edp or allure sport edt ?

    I prefer Ed Blanche, but like Bavard said, you're not gonna get monster projection out of it. Maybe an hour or so before it becomes a little more than a skin scent. I wouldn't want this to be much...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 11th December, 2020

    14l01
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  86. Re: Parosmia: a new CoVid threat to the sense of smell

    How long were you 100% without taste or smell?
  87. Re: Parosmia: a new CoVid threat to the sense of smell

    Maybe Sauvage will smell good!
  88. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    Man the newer formula of CNH is just not even close to what the reputation was for this stuff. It *used* to be "1 spray" strong, people would include it in the discussion of strongest frags. But the...
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    Re: Best contemporary Chypre?

    Haven't tried all of them but I am absolutely in love with Chypre Palatin
  90. Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying... December 2020

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  91. Re: Recommendations for a smoky, leathery autumn scent

    Have not smelled El Cosmico, but I would have to disagree with the other two. BB definitely has some smoke, but there is zero leather. Its smoky, sure, but then its smoky-herbal, the smoke mixing...
  92. Re: Versace Eros, thoughts, and similar fragrances

    I feel the same way about it. I'm never afraid to defend it on here as exactly that, a guilty pleasure scent. I also enjoy mint, and tonka, and agree - Eros feels kind of cool and clean. My wife...
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    Poll: Re: HELP ME PICK please :)

    The best out of that list is Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme. Smells a bit like a more upscale, more refined Eros. If you love love love Eros on him, I feel strongly that you would love AHSEE on him...
  94. Re: Recommendations for a smoky, leathery autumn scent

    Lonestar Memories does "smoky/leathery" better than anyone IMO

    Epic Man isn't a bad recommendation either, but there is a strong Oud-y presence there that kind of overshadows the smoke (which is...
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    Buy 1, get 1 free at House of Matriarch

    RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY 50ML BOTTLE WITH EACH ONE YOU ORDER WITH THE CODE: HOLIDAYMAGIC.

    *valid through thursday at midnight
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    Re: Creed Bois du Portugal VS Creed Royal Oud

    Gun to my head, I'd take the bullet :laugh:

    Royal Oud is my most worn fragrance but I love BdP just as much and it *would* be competing with RO at the top of my most worn except for the fact that...
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    Re: Strongest Mancera

    Red Tobacco is one of the strongest perfumes I've ever tried. The first time I wore it, it filled not just the room I was in, but the whole freakin' HOUSE!!

    Like someone said, maybe its anosmia....
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    Re: Today I bought December 2020

    I'm also curious to hear your thoughts on this..
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    Re: Today I bought December 2020

    My all-time favorite, most-worn, fragrance. Congrats! If I had to pick just one cologne out of my wardrobe, it would be Royal Oud.
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    Re: Alternative to Aventus for everyday use

    The OP joined BN on July 19, 2020. His last activity was - that same date. He posted this question, and then never came back to read any replies. Nice :rolleyesold:
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