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I Had a Skunk Encounter

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    Patience pays off! I had a late start to the

    chase tonight, not getting to the lake until around 1 a.m. due to prior social engagements. I was disheartened all the way to the lake to park my bike because usually I find at least 1 skunk somewhere on the way but the whole region seemed to be completely barren of them. I...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    Just about ran over one,

    I thought we hit it but.. Looked back and it ran off to the grass. Gladly it didn't spray our car..
    Mickeymae Mickeymae 16-17, F Aug 14, 2014

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    I have not had a skunk encounter

    yet but I want to get sprayed so bad. I want to stink like a skunk. Can I have tips on where to get sprayed and when to get sprayed and everything from my fellow skunk lovers. Since it is summer it will be easy for me to do something like this. Please send my suggestions on how...
    SkunkLover14 SkunkLover14 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 9

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    Refreshed by the little perfumers.

    I'd already begun to seriously miss max-strength, fresh-sprayed skunk enough that when the opportunity came to get my other pillowcase scented, I flipped the coin for a lake trip. Surprisingly, I won the toss by 1 out of 3 in the third round. I still hesitated to go get sprayed...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 16, 2014

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    Angry Chitters Do Not A Friendship State

    Well, it just so happens that my first skunking happened just last year not too far from my college dorm. After being told by a certain person multiple times that I should at least try it before knocking it, as I would joke about how I needed a gas mask to protect myself from the...
    ImNotLion ImNotLion 18-21 2 Responses Apr 16, 2012

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    Wow I just got done with my musical

    Cinderella(im cinderella and mick is Prince Charming) so we had our cast party at this girl Allison's house. She had a trampoline in her backyard where we were sitting on. Everybody started going to the campfire except for me and mick because he was helping me find my earring...
    Sabrina854 Sabrina854 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    Soaking in sweet skunky bliss.

    I'm so very glad I won the coin toss tonight (for those new, I flip a coin 9 times and if a majority are heads it's a yes). I'd been aching, craving a good, old fashioned skunking, and I was feeling especially greedy tonight as I pedaled down to the lake. I planned to meet a good...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 17

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    HIT POST AGAIN!!! Anyway,

    it was complete chaos as everybody was absolutely DRENCHED in skunk spray. We went back to the campsite defeated. Nobody sat with us for the rest of the year calling us the Skunk Gals. But my story doesn't end yet. This one was just me and Mia again. I think Mia has like a...
    Sabrina854 Sabrina854 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2014

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    Skunkry And Cologne

    Well, I went to get my pet skunks today. Both male, hooded, and not deskunked, but fixed. They're housebroken, and trained to obay two commands other than the basic sit and stay, by the breeder. The commands are some weird language, and tell them either to spray the user or who...
    Jaxskunk Jaxskunk 22-25, M 6 Responses May 11, 2013

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    I've seen many skunks,

    but thankfully, I've only been sprayed once. It happened early in the morning at 6am. I heard my dog barking like crazy, and then I heard a loud crash outside. An animal had been digging through our trash, and I was determined to find out what it was. I chased it around to the...
    HelloItsNatalia HelloItsNatalia 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    A night of beautiful perfuming

    before the storm. I planned this chase out better than most, having donated plasma Tuesday morning and having Wednesday off work so that I could successfully stink for a whole day afterward and have nothing to do that required hanging around people on my day off, so no one could...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 9, 2014

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    To Be Sprayed By A Skunk

    I've always wandered what its like to be sprayed by a skunk but I've always been afraid of being around my family and co workers. Now I have seen a few skunks in my life but I've never close enough to get sprayed. Now if I do get the chance to I wouldn't want to do it on my own...
    ED2of6 ED2of6 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 22, 2011

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    Having a very fragrant Skunktember!

    It's been a very long time, 2 months exactly it seems, since I was last perfumed, so to celebrate Skunktember I decided that despite the fact I have to go in to work tomorrow night I just HAD to get at least a misting, and knew full well that a misting is never enough. Once you...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M Sep 17, 2014

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    A Long But Satisfying Skunk-seeking Tonight.

    I'd been psyching myself up a lot for the trip to the lake tonight, knowing I have 2 days in a row off for work just in case the odor should cling slightly. When I finally drove out there however and looked around, it took a very long while to even run across any skunks...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 2 Responses May 15, 2012

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    Freshly Perfumed And Inhaling Happily!

    Hey guys, just had another fragrant trip to the lake tonight! Sadly I may have only found 1 skunk which makes me think that's all that's left (I may have inadvertently caused another culling with the recent rabies "scare"). She seemed to recognize me because no matter how much I...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 1, 2012

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    A Very Skunky Sneekout!

    First time getting sprayed by a skunk was a great joke-expieriance. I don't know if my age was fixed, but I'm 13! I was at my family's cabin three days ago, and around 10 P.M. I start smelling the wonderful fragrence. I tell mom I'm going to bed. Instead I go to my room, throw...
    Youthskunky Youthskunky 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 24, 2013

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    Sorry I hit post in the middle of my story!

    So we raced to get the ball not caring about the noise. We got the ball and realized Where's Zoe? We went back to find her only to here a loud scream. Zoe turned around covered in skunk spray. We all laughed at her but soon realized there were more skunks behind us that drenched...
    Sabrina854 Sabrina854 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2014

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    Yep, I've Had A Few...

    I've been sprayed a few times in my life, most of which weren't entirely accidental... It all started in the 3rd grade. My friend and I were out on the playground when she spotted a skunk sniffing around a tree. She became very excited, saying she wanted to try and get sprayed by...
    LostGirl1337 LostGirl1337 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 6, 2011

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    I too have had a few skunk encounters.

    It started walking to school in 4th grade with my best friend Mia. We heard a sound coming from the bushes and could see a skunk in the bushes. Then Mia tells me she had always wanted to get skunked and I said "Ok, let's do it"! We approached the skunk and it let loose on us...
    Sabrina854 Sabrina854 13-15, F Nov 28, 2014

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    I finally got him. Tonight is a night ill

    remember. i finally got some genuine skunk stink to sample. At around 9:30 i saw the skunk so i rushed downstairs but he evaded me. " Not again" i thought. I was about to head backup stairs when i saw the skunk again and this time it brought a friend, "twice the odds" i thought...
    lifty4ever lifty4ever 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 2, 2014

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    My First Skunk Encounter

    IT WAS A FEW DAYS AGO WHEN I CAME IN CONTACT WITH A SKUNK. I WAS TAKING OUT TRASH ON NIGHT, AND I SAW THIS SMALL ANIMAL THAT LOOKED LIKE A CAT. SO I DECIDED TO GO SEE WHAT IT WAS, AND BAM! IT WAS A SKUNK. I GUESS I SCARED HIM WHEN I WAS BACK THERE CAUSE HE GAVE ME THE SKUNKING OF...
    LoanSkunk LoanSkunk 18-21 2 Responses May 8, 2013

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    Penelope, Sweet Penelope.

    I got to the lake a little late since I worked until about 9:40 and had to head home. Still, 11 p.m. or so isn't too bad a time to arrive for skunk-chasing, all things considered. I saw a lot of feral cats gathered near the park patrol station, since some guy in an SUV was...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 23, 2014

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    The Baby Skunks

    As  young child, I think I was somewhere around the impressionable age of 9 or so.. While riding my bike along the road that encircled a small lake nearby home. I stopped to tie my shoe. It would have been bad afterall to have gotten that caught in the bike's gearing and...
    Skunktails Skunktails 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 7, 2008

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    One morning on my way to the bus stop,

    out of the bushes along came a black and white cat... I could smell him all morning, but I'd never seen a skunk before. I just squatted down and stayed calm... Little stinker walked right past me... In hindsight, I was kinda hoping to get sprayed, then I wouldn't have to go to...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 22-25, M May 23, 2014

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    Becoming A Skunk Addict.

    I got the urge halfway through the night to go back to the lake. I know it's only been a few days and I was still quite skunky, but the itch remained. As usual, I decided if I'm going to shut my nagging up, I'd better just flip a coin, so that way I can just blame chance if I end...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M Sep 8, 2013

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    Skunktember Lake Visit, Heavy Spraying!

    Just got back from another fun little trip to the lake. Sorry I hadn't had one in a few months but there was a major setback: My Space Bags full of sprayed clothing and skunk-seeking equipment seem to been lost in my most recent move (despite my best efforts to ensure their...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 16, 2012

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    I got my stuff together

    after winning the coin toss and biked down to the lake, arriving and unpacking at about 9:30 all in all. I quickly realized the difficulties I would face without a car: no storage for my stuff, which meant anyone could just walk up to my backpack and loot my wallet and keys. I...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M Apr 7

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    Careless skunkseeking leads to bites.

    This time I was very reckless and I paid dearly for it. Since I won the coin toss I usually take to determine my fortune for the night if I go skunk-chasing, I decided to go for it, since the weather has been improving considerably as long as you leave early enough at night and...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 25, 2014

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    Multiple Skunkings, Enjoyed Each One!

    Well first off, a bit of a confession. I, like some of the other users posting stories in this group, *really* enjoy the scent of skunk. It's rich and pungent, very musky, and so what if it's also sulfurous? There's far worse stinks out there (rotting flesh, diesel fuel from a...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 5 Responses Aug 25, 2011

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    My skunk story comes from the hills of West

    Virginia on a trail known as "Skunk Road". By the name you would guess that there would be a lot of skunks around. So I've always wanted to get skunked, idk why. But I went hiking down this path with my friend Eva, who also wanted to get sprayed. Well, the road name certainly...
    HaleyBear6776 HaleyBear6776 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I Am A Fox That Love Skunk And There Smell

    On may 8 2010 I was walking home from my 21 bday when i smell something in the air. Then i look down and there was a skunk eating i walk up to it and pick it up but got spray trying to lick it ***. I was able to lick the skunk *** but it keep spraying me he got a way because i...
    firefoxskunklover firefoxskunklover 22-25 4 Responses Dec 17, 2012

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    I did it!! Well, a little

    while ago actually. But I got really busy with exams and then the holidays and stuff... so yeah. I was walking home from a party at my friend's place when I saw a cute little skunk sniffing around someone's front garden. I hadn't made any arrangements to get skunked; I was...
    SkunkMePlease SkunkMePlease 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Being a skunk spray lover can be socially

    difficult. Especially since you need to find skunks out in public someplace, somewhere, and when sprayed need to find a way home, or to clean up before getting home. There is also the thrill of being sprayed, like being marked with scent that sticks to you for weeks if untreated...
    bungeeskunk bungeeskunk 41-45, M 1 Response May 1

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    I've Had a Bunch of Them

    I have been surrounded by them once on a construction site. Had to be 30 to 40 of them babies and all. I had been sent there on a call for suspicious activity on one of the houses under construction. I had gotten out of my patrol car and walked into the site to be utterly...
    dasmuggler dasmuggler 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 6, 2009

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    Heavily skunked before the winter comes!

    I decided that with the snow coming in and everything freezing over, I had to have just one last chase before I'm locked out for most of the winter due to snow and hibernation patterns, etc. (and yes I realize skunks are not true hibernators, but they do have long-term...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    My lucky day! I was walking down my driveway to

    put the trash out yesterday evening and got talking to my neighbour. They had been having raccoon problems, so they'd set a trap, but to their surprise they caught a skunk! They're not that common in our area, so they really weren't expecting to see one in the cage. Anyway, my...
    SkunkMePlease SkunkMePlease 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    This is my final story.

    On November 6th, 2013, I had just moved to the outskirts of Flint MI, into an older house, less than a month ago. Skunkry and Cologne were sleeping in their room. (Yes they had a room to themselves, perfectly skunk friendly, no outlets or anything.) When my house caught fire...
    Jaxskunk Jaxskunk 22-25, M 3 Responses May 11, 2014

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    A Very Fragrant Night Indeed!

    The last two times I went to my usual skunk habitats by the lake, I was saddened to find myself walking around for 2-3+ hours never to find any sign of skunks. I was nearly completely resigned to just finding another location. I scouted another lake tonight to also come up short...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 28, 2013

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    Here Kitty Kitty

    THis morning I was heading off the front porch to wait for hubby in the truck. It was still dark out. I see a critter waddling toward me. Hmm, which of my cats is that coming to me? I look over to the cat bowl where all three of our cats are accounted for and contentedly eating...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 10, 2011

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    My Sister and I. So after my first skunk

    encounter I kept an article of sprayed clothing in a bin in the garage so I could go relive it and enjoy the smell. Well, a little while ago my parents went on a vacation for a week and left the house to just me and my younger sister (if its important, she's 13). My school lets...
    SkunkMePlease SkunkMePlease 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    A Mid-Autumn's Skunking

    I went to the lake tonight since I'd been putting it off for a very long time and finally caved to peer pressure from fellow skunk scent lovers. I do have to go into orientation for my job on Friday night so I can't exactly stay skunky, which is a shame, but even so...Anyway I...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 23, 2013

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    Another One

    I also use to assist the Wildlife Rescue service and got quite good at never getting sprayed. The only time I did was when a young newbie showed up to collect the animal. She had never dealt with skunks before and didn't know just how to transport them. She had in her haste to...
    dasmuggler dasmuggler 36-40, M 3 Responses Feb 6, 2009

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    Hi my name is Zoe and I'm 16

    and I came to this site to share my skunk adventures. My first one started in 7th grade when i accidentally grabbed a skunk instead of a soccer ball. It sprayed me BUT I LOVED IT. The smell was incredible. Then in 8th grade, my friends Morgan, Heather and I went looking for...
    ZoeSkunk ZoeSkunk 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    Ending Skunktember This Year In Proper Style!

    I suited up and cruised on down to the lake at about 2:30 a.m., and already saw a lovely mostly bold-white striped skunk as I pulled in to the parking space. Unfortunately, the little stinker was alerted to my presence by the inevitable sounds my car door made as I opened and...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M Sep 29, 2013

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    Positively Drenched Tonight!

    Yet another fun little trip to the lake tonight, this time I came prepared with a head-mounted HD video camera. Unfortunately, those do require a LOT of light and a lot of steadiness. Anyway, onto the story. I got suited up in my sprayed clothing and headed down to the lake at...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 6 Responses Jun 24, 2012

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    Another intense misting tonight.

    I headed up to the lake late, since I was debating in my mind whether to go for it or not, being that I have a job interview tomorrow at 3 p.m. and can't exactly afford to stink. I finally flipped the coin and won on two separate sessions so I let fate decide it. I suited up and...
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