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I Like The Smell When It Rains

I love the smell when its about to rain... 26,002 People

    I like the crisp and clear air

    after it rains though I hate rainy days.
    Letmebee Letmebee 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    For those who don't know the smell of rain is

    called ozone it happens when lightning splits the oxygen and nitrogen molecules in the atmosphere and they recombine into nitric oxide and the substance interacts with the other atmosphere chemicals to give off the smell of rain http://m.livescience.com/37648-good-smells-rain...
    MrSpecify MrSpecify 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 22

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    It's raining and I love the sound

    because it's nighttime. It's like music to my ears. Ohh God, thank you for the rain. It can surely help the hot feeling of summer 👍👍
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 4 Responses May 24, 2014

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    It's been pouring on

    and off all day. The sound brings me peace and the smell calms my raging mind. If only he was here too
    HarleyQuinn251 HarleyQuinn251 31-35, F Apr 22

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    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I live for gloomy rainy days,

    it gives me a feeling that I can't really explain, the smell drives me crazy! I love rainy summer nights the soothing sounds put me right to sleep??
    cookieporn cookieporn 22-25, F 8 Responses Mar 16

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    its like the world has been cleansed all the

    dirt has been washed away I even feel more energized
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Apr 8, 2014

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    aks008 aks008 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 14

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    Yeah :) where I am from we get a lot of rain

    and in the summer after when it rains and that we open up a door when it starts to warm up again the smell just comes in like a wave and it smells amazing
    BloodRedDarkness BloodRedDarkness 16-17, F Mar 22

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    amenmurrish amenmurrish 16-17, M Apr 2

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    finally it's raining in California.

    ..! just a little but it's wet! loving this storm. makes me wanna go sit by a camp fire and do some catfishing..
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 7

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    Well it's a rainy night.

    I wonder if the sun will ever shine again. Time to think. Too much on my mind. I can't sleep. I wish the rain would just wash me away. To be like that spot that eventually disappears after the water just keeps running over it. It gets smaller and smaller til you suddenly...
    sml4 sml4 46-50, F 2 Responses May 21

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    I love the smell before

    and after it rains. Especially when the storm is coming from the gulf because the air smells like salt. It is such a refreshingly nostalgic smell. Makes me think of back when I was younger and things didn't seem to matter as much. Life was simpler, more laid back. That's what...
    DoveinMourning DoveinMourning 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    OMGOODNESS what a pleasant surprise!

    It is raining! !!! I love the sound, love the smell! I will just lie here and enjoy!!! GOOD MORNING EVERYONE!
    gingerlymaid gingerlymaid 41-45, F 22 Responses May 17

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    I was so happy when I heard the rain.

    But then it stopped. I love the smell of rain. Everything smells so clean.
    gingerlymaid gingerlymaid 41-45, F 3 Responses May 12

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    Clean.. Fresh.. Air

    and you.. Bubblegum.. Armani aftershave.. And me.. That's the reasons.. Why.. I like the smell when it rains..
    Kardia Kardia 36-40 5 Responses Apr 15

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    Huge rain storm happening right

    now :) My windows are open so I can fully embrace the beauty, sound and smell
    cassandrawilkinson cassandrawilkinson 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 19, 2014

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    Our Metal Roof

    Our home is stone with a metal roof. You cannot see the metal from the inside unless you are in the kitchen which has a wood cookstove. The metal is exposed between the rafters as the chimney exits the kitchen providing a wonderful drum for the rain! I love to sit and listen...
    sailnude sailnude 46-50, F Apr 18, 2013

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    It's silver, and orange,

    lime and caffeine. It smiles but glistens, and in staccato it resonates. It's blue, and purple, golden and rehearsed.
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16, 2014

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    The smell of wet grass,

    as the rain falls out of the grey sky, and I am sitting here at home, watching the patterns of raindrops on the windows. My thoughts in a turmoil, my heart beating faster, as the sound of the rain soothes and calms me, I take a deep breath and I know that the sun will shine...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 26, 2014

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    That smell is the best

    and it opens up my senses and lets me smell Earth.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 17

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    The smell of newly precipitated rain is called

    petrichor. (Pet-ra-core) #gmm
    Aishashishi Aishashishi 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    Its raining right now.

    It smells great. Too bad I have to go to work. I wish I could just sit on the porch and enjoy it a little longer. :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 27

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    It is my favorite smell.

    It was raining when I first came to the U.S. to stay with my cousin, and it was a happy day. I was free from the people who hurt me back home. I felt as if the rain washed me clean. I will always feel clean when I smell the rain.
    Shampati Shampati 36-40, F 7 Responses Jun 5

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    The fresh green smell

    and the sound of rain just puts me to sleep
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 12

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    I was about to head out on an evening stroll

    as I usually like to do, and as I opened my front door and stepped outside it started to pour rain, I absolutely adore the sound of rain, the freshness in it's scent, and watching it land on all of the leaves and the ground.Now I am sitting on my front porch enjoying this little...
    MeJustBeing MeJustBeing 36-40, F 14 Responses Oct 22, 2014

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    One of the best things in the world is smelling

    that unexplainable smell during/after its rained/raining. And when its paired with a beautiful sight like the image above how can you not just sit back and enjoy the droplets that fall from the sky adove.
    Daniellevn Daniellevn 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 15

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    Everything looks so beautiful

    after a heavy storm. I'm sad that it's over. But the beauty of its aftermath is enough to appease me.
    naomiXO naomiXO 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Its raining super hard here in LA

    and there is nothing more beautiful. Never have I felt so serene <3
    userunknown404 userunknown404 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 12, 2014

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    I love it when it rains,

    the noise, the smell, the mood. It's beautiful.
    Elliea25 Elliea25 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2014

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    OMG. It's a thunderstorm here!

    !! ******* love this weather.
    naomiXO naomiXO 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 23

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    I like doing the romantic things.

    Cuddling with a girl when it's raining and just spending the whole day with someone and falling asleep together. It makes me feel good, comfortable, calm, and closer to the person.
    fiendishcandy fiendishcandy 18-21, M Mar 25

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    I love going out and just standing in the rain

    like an idiot just for the smell so clean and pure its amazing
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 5 Responses May 4

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    Rain takes me back to the age of innocence,

    when everything was carefree and the most exciting adventure was to run out side and dance around while you got rained on. The first drops that hit your skin gives you the shivers and your breath catches in your chest and you hold it there and slowly your body starts to adjust...
    holgado holgado 31-35, F 12 Responses Jan 26, 2014

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    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 23, 2014

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    Rainy days are the best ones.

    I love to lay in my bed near the window and watch the rain falls.
    iwillsavethenature iwillsavethenature 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 6

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    I love rains coz it gives me

    such romantic ambience. The smell of drops of water, the sound of it... Makes me wanna cuddle
    MienaMena MienaMena 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    I love the smell when rain hits asphalt.

    The damp concrete smell is like a drug that I could inhale all day. I wish they made a candle for it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 18

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    I absolutely love the rain.

    Unfortunately the last month and some all the storms have passed over my city :/
    tristahx tristahx 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 14

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    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    So, I'm out on my Harley.

    ..it's starting to rain. I don't mind getting rained on or riding in the rain. Question: if I change my username, will the same people be in my circle, and will all of my messages, etc still be there?
    Ruger5 Ruger5 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Piercethechemicalsirens Piercethechemicalsirens 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 12 Responses Mar 9

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    yeah the smell of wet soil makes me alive

    and I love having a shower in the rain!! hehe
    AnnaNicoleson AnnaNicoleson 16-17, F 1 Response May 20

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    It calms me. Perfectly.

    I feel safe. Then again, I've watched too many romantic movies.
    ofmiceandme ofmiceandme 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    its so soothing calming my thoughts. daydreaming releasing all frustration and depression i can. it helps.
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 23 mins ago

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