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Poll results: Scent?

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  • Ocean Mist

    1 5.26%
  • Christmas spice stuff

    3 15.79%
  • Creamsicle (not kidding)

    1 5.26%
  • Frankincense and Myrrh

    0 0%
  • Jasmine Moroccan

    1 5.26%
  • Spring Rain

    0 0%
  • Tea and Twilight

    0 0%
  • Tranquil Woods

    0 0%
  • Linen Fresh

    0 0%
  • Orchard Splash

    0 0%
  • Mountain Air

    2 10.53%
  • Boilhead

    0 0%
  • Love's Baby Soft

    0 0%
  • Napalm in the Morning

    7 36.84%
  • Women's shoes [insert Beavis and Butthead smirk here]

    0 0%
  • Aqua Velvet, Old Spice or other 60's men's fragrance

    0 0%
  • Hey you forgot...

    7 36.84%
  • Aren't you back on Facebook yet, LP?

    1 5.26%
  • I live in an unscented world

    2 10.53%
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Thread: Favorite scent?

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    Super Moderator luckless pedestrian's avatar
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    Favorite scent?

    Thanks Maister!

    wait for the poll people...

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    What no Hai Karate aftershave?!

    I chose Christmas spice and creamsicle, as both have pleasant associations for me. Now that I think of it, I find smell and memory associations strongly related. There's this certain perfume - I don't know what it's called - that I will forever pleasantly associate with a certain woman who I, um, dated briefly as a teen.

    Maybe I'm wierd where scent is concerned because some smells that many folks find objectionable I find pleasant in moderation. Things like gasoline, hot tar, skunk, and even a certain dry mildewy smell (don't have a name for it)

    Oh, a few other favorite smells include cherry or vanilla pipe tobacco, and certain coffee brewing (I find coffee in general smells better than it tastes)
    Last edited by Maister; 11 Apr 2012 at 10:18 AM.
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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post
    Maybe I'm wierd where scent is concerned because some smells that many folks find objectionable I find pleasant in moderation. Things like gasoline, hot tar, skunk, and even a certain dry mildewy smell (don't have a name for it)
    Interesting. I also find those scents pleasant briefly. In fact, that first hit of skunk triggers an association with the pungent whiff of ground coffee when you open a can for the first time. BTW, you're weird in a number of other ways as well. I don't suppose anyone has ever mentioned that before.
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    yes I was making fun of fake scents on candles, dryer sheets, air freshener poofy things and the like

    but yeah I love the smell of stew, baked chicken from the oven, chocolate, coffee, gasoline, paint, and the Solvay Process (I almost put that as an option but I was runnign out of poll choices) -

    my current perfume is Happy by Clinique

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    Hey you forgot... those old Magic Markers that everyone liked to sniff.

    RJ sometimes uses a faintly piney body wash that is so manly, so.....hot. Then he gets all annoyed when I keep sniffing him.

    If he ever finds one with a bacon or Cocoa Krispies scent, he'll have to beat me off with a stick.

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    A real Jersey Shore scent - Bayberry.

    not rotting salt marsh.
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    a room of fresh Cascade hops
    the Sonoran desert just after it rains

    aaaahhhhhhhh
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    Lilacs, apple cinnamon, and christmas trees. not at the same time.

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    Leather. Saddle shop or new ball glove. Mmmmmmm.

    Fresh mint.

    Sassafras.
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    Mexican shoe stores. Seriously. Those who have shopped in border towns know.
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    Quote Originally posted by Zoning Goddess View post
    RJ sometimes uses a faintly piney body wash that is so manly, so.....hot. Then he gets all annoyed when I keep sniffing him.
    The brand, woman, tell us the brand!

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    Fresh baked, right out of the oven, chocolate chip cookies
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    I LOVE the smell of napalm in the morning. Smells like victory.

    I also love the scent of burning rubber, gasoline, and chlorine pools. And the smell of my girlfriend when...ok I'll stop.
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    I don't like - or wear - perfume, but I do like certain scents such as:

    - Pine - the real thing, as in the scent of pine needles or a balsam-filled pillow, not a chemical scent like Pine-Sol
    - Bayberry
    - Lavender
    - Lemon verbena
    - "Spicy" scents

    I like scented candles. One of my Secret Santas sent me one I love, but I can't remember what the scent is called... Winter something.

    Quote Originally posted by Zoning Goddess View post
    RJ sometimes uses a faintly piney body wash that is so manly, so.....hot. Then he gets all annoyed when I keep sniffing him.
    My husband has been using Axe for Men products and he smells great when he gets out of the shower!

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    freshly cut alfalfa (new mown hay)

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    The smell of the ocean. But not when you are there, but rather when you are almost there. Driving or walking toward it. You can smell the salt and the smells carried from exotic lands, coconut suntan lotion on tanning bikini bodies, the hot sand, and that smell of anticipation that soon you will be overwhelmed by the sights and sounds of the beach.
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    Quote Originally posted by Zoning Goddess View post
    .....RJ sometimes uses a faintly piney body wash that is so manly, so.....hot. Then he gets all annoyed when I keep sniffing him. .....
    Quote Originally posted by Otis View post
    The brand, woman, tell us the brand!
    The label says "Old Spice, Pure Sport High Endurance, Body Wash, Gel Douche". (As for me, I use it exclusively for external purposes. )
    Last edited by Richmond Jake; 12 Apr 2012 at 7:17 PM. Reason: engrish
    Annoyingly insensitive

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    In my biz, one of the many items we manufacture are urinal screens. We have quite the line-up of urinal screen scents, including such favorites as Ocean Breeze, Wild Cherry, and Bubblegum. Our products are sold all over the country (and in many other countries) so it is likely that some of you aimed your beer-laced urine stream at my products while enjoying the sweet aroma of.....bubblegum? For real.

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