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I Like the Smell of Coffee But Do Not Drink It

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    I Know I Am Home

    Noone makes coffee at my house. My 16 year old drinks it all sugared up, but not at home. I always thought that I would like it when I grew up. I am not sure what that says about me, but I still don't like the taste. About once a year someone will be convinced that they can fix...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 13, 2007

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    Starbucks Coffee

    I want to work at a Starbucks. I don't drink coffee, but I so love the smell. It smells so delicious, but tastes bitter.
    lonelydinosaur lonelydinosaur 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 9, 2013

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    Ew Ew Ew Yuk

    why does something that smells so good taste so bad? I can't even sugar it up enough to make it taste good. I don't se the point in aquaring a taste for it when I've got coke, barqs, energy drinks and tea for my caffiene needs. Besides, I don't even like having too much caffiene...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F Nov 28, 2007

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    Never really liked coffee to be honest,

    though when I am at the grocery store (real Canadian super store for thoughts who are curious) I like smelling the French Vanilla coffee, never been able to drink it I guess it's a acquired taste. Now on that note when I am kissing my fiancée and she tastes like coffee that...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M Nov 2, 2014

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    Mmmm Coffee

    i love coffee! it tastes sooo nice for you people who havnt tried coffee you should try it! its really good it keeps me calm and i love it soo much i have it like once a day so cant live without it lol yum yum coffee! haha i love ice coffee :)
    Miffy Miffy 16-18, F Dec 20, 2007

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    Again and Again..

    if I smell coffee I think it smells good, but then I think "well, it must also taste good" then i take a sip.. and bah... I don't like it.. but again and again I buy one because it smells so good..
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 16, 2007

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    I Started An Ocs.

    After I became ill for 2 years I had ample time to watch tv. while doing so I asked myself what am I doing setting here watching people make their dreams a reality that is what I need to get back out there and do. So instead of going back to work for an office coffee service I...
    candihat candihat 51-55, F Jan 14, 2013

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    First Experience

    My mum loves coffee, and when I was little there would always be a pot brewing in the kitchen. She told me then that I was too young to drink coffee so I stayed away from it but it smelt like the best thing in the world! The smell was so unique and lovely, that I couldn't wait...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 15, 2009

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    yes to part one and no to part...

    yes to part one and no to part two.  who's writing these questions?
    mcgerstenslager mcgerstenslager 51-55, F Oct 22, 2007

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    I LOVE the smell of coffee.

    It's such a nice scent and very relaxing. Unfortunately I don't like the taste of it. Too bitter to my liking.
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2014

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    I'm Blaming It On a Boy...

    I'm blaming it on my ex-boyfriend.  He was (and still is today) addicted to coffee. He's the kind of person that can't function without it.  So whenever we went out we'd go get coffee, or just meet at our local coffee shop to hang out and talk.  So the smell of...
    DeathLustDecay DeathLustDecay 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2009

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    That First Cup of Coffee In the Morning...

    I'd love to be one of those people who can have coffee for breakfast or when they need a pick-me-up but that's a bit difficult when you can't actually stand the taste of it!
    Nellykins Nellykins 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2007

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    Haven't Had Any In a Week Or So

    I had just started drinking it because I was soooo tired every morning from no sleep.  But I decided I was going to stop drinking it and haven't had anymore.  I never really cared for the taste much and I put so much creamer in it anyway. I was only having one and...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic 31-35, F Mar 4, 2008

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    it smells good but it tastes awful.

    ..like something's just missing lol
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 12, 2014

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    Caramel Light Frappucino In Starbucks

    I LOVE the smell of coffee and I do like the taste of it.....in ice-cream and chocolate. I even like ice cream with whole coffee beans in. However whe nI first drank coffee I was 11 and it made my head spin. I felt dizzy and got a really bad headache. More recently I tried...
    charlo charlo 18-21, F Jul 19, 2009

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    I Love to Smell It, But I Don&...

    I love to smell of coffee, but I don't drink it at all. I like it in the morning. It is so good. I get very sick if I drink it, it affects my blood pressure very much. I used to drink it with milk when I was little, but I haven't drink it ever since. i think the smell of...
    verochka verochka 26-30, F Oct 22, 2007

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    My grandma makes it every morning & I really do

    love the smell of it ... But far as drinking it .. That's a no no !
    Renee208 Renee208 16-17, F Aug 21, 2014

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    Daisymay77 Daisymay77 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2014

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    Mmmmmmmm

    The smell of freshly ground coffee is soul quenching...but the taste of freshly brewed coffee?  Well, it's closer to soul-crushing...I know, I'm probably dropping a lot of jaws by saying that, but: EWW!  I can stomach Starbucks, if it's heavily sweetened and very fancy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 19, 2007

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    I like the smell of coffee.

    I would stand in the coffee area in the supermarket just smelling the coffee bottle. I drink coffee. I dont buy coffee if I have water bottles.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Aug 8, 2014

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    Omg this is me all the way I love the smell of

    coffee brewing. I've tried to like it but just can't get used to the taste.
    trixypix1 trixypix1 26-30, F Nov 11, 2014

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    I Enjoy A Fresh Hot Cup Of Hot Coffee.

    I just learned that coffee has the same chemical makeup as breathing meds. that are given to people with asthma. I enjoy a good cup daily. Just got some new coffee recipes I'd like to share if anyone is interested. Just let me know. Sincerely, coffeeladyva
    coffeeladyva coffeeladyva 51-55, F Feb 9, 2013

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    MMMMMMMM!

    I love the smell of coffee and all the frappuccino things etc but unfortunately im lactose intolerant so i can't really have any of those things. oh well at least i can enjoy the smell.
    aj555 aj555 18-21, F Jul 24, 2009

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    Nope, Not My Cup Of..tea

    It smells entixcing and gorgeous, but never is when I try!! It tastes bitter and I start wondering how someone could possibly love it. I like tea though, not the smell, but the taste.
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Dec 24, 2007

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    Coffee3

    I absolutely love the smell of coffee. I just hate the taste. So nasty. But the smell, oh, oh the smell is amazing. I consider coffee one of those trick foods. Where it smells amazing but tastes like ****. Yeah. That about all i have to write about this. Goodbyeeee.
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F Sep 10, 2013

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    Used to

    My first job was at Dunkin Donuts. I loved the smell of it but not the taste. Now I love both. Last year I had a cranberry creme brulee coffee! The smell was to die for all on its own but the taste was incredible!
    Aminik Aminik 31-35, F Nov 20, 2007

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    It's Not That I Haven't Give It a Chance

    I have tried it, several times, and I don't like it.  I drink tea instead.
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 2 Responses Dec 24, 2007

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    The only way I'd drink coffee is

    if it has a crap ton of the flavoring stuff in it! I love the smell though!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F Jul 31, 2014

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    I only like coffee with doughnuts

    but don't eat doughnuts and therefore miss out on coffee .... *inhales coffee aromas*
    Soulneedsthesurgery Soulneedsthesurgery 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2014

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    Family of Coffee Addicts

    I'm the only one in my family (extended included) that does not drink coffee. Even my little brother (okay...so he's 20 now...) averages three cups a day. I think growing up with it is probably why I like the smell of it. It's comforting and reminds me of home. But I still can't...
    the4thfury the4thfury 21-25, F Aug 15, 2007

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    Omg....... I like the smell of coffee.

    Especially mocha lattes. But unless they're Starbucks or Duncan Donuts coffee, I won't drink it. I love the Starbucks Butterbeer. Its so yummy!!!!! It tastes like melted butterscotch candy. :P every time I drink it, I'm like " 'Tis tasty!!!!!" Lol. Its not weird at all.
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2014

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    Coffee

    I have been told that this is very strange, but I really do love the smell of coffee.. the aroma is very satisfying however the taste, to me anyway is totally disgusting, and leaves such a horrible after taste in your mouth. So I will stick to my tea and enjoy the wonderful...
    12bellarose12 12bellarose12 41-45, F Dec 4, 2012

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    dogpile86 dogpile86 26-30, M Jul 5, 2014

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    I want to buy a coffee maker just to smell the

    sweet coffee in the morning haha X) i do drink just a little bit of coffee though.
    Batsandstars Batsandstars 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 27, 2014

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    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 12, 2014

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    This is so me! I don't like many people but I get very lonely, especially at night! I would sleep so much better if I just had someone to cuddle up to at night
    Wannalovelife Wannalovelife 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Just a change from my usual topics.A well made, double shot cappuccino in a small cup with just a light sprinkle of chocolate is my usual.In winter I sometimes prefer a double shot...
    Capitaldad Capitaldad 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    Among all these chaos that is going on , lingering past and foggy present But always the smell of flowers will make me feel better and see a glimpse of a nice future to be ..
    Sweetcardiac Sweetcardiac 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    At Starbucks I like ordering a "Tall venti in a grande cup." That's basically me asking for a small large in a medium cup. Jarod Kintz
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Feb 20

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    LEMME KISS UR BUTT .................
    stinkyfaceA stinkyfaceA 22-25, M Feb 10

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    I like to go to Vegas and play Black Jack. It's even better when you bring a girl.
    louisthe17th louisthe17th 46-50, M Feb 11

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    I am in need of a belly button licking! Yet I am one who starts to cringe and giggle as soon as my shirt is lifted up by another person... Just the thought of a finger in my button...
    ticklemeplease876 ticklemeplease876 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Literally describes me People ******* annoy me But sometimes :/ I'm lonely
    MyaA13 MyaA13 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This so so true for me. I like to be by myself, but i hate the feeling of being lonely and feeling like you have nobody.
    JustineMusey JustineMusey 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I can never tell the difference between the two. I enjoy my own company but sometimes I drown in it. Sometimes I get to be point where I don't know what to do with myself and it...
    fwxo fwxo 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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