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I Like The Smell When It Rains

I love the smell when its about to rain... 21,970 People

    I like the smell of damp concrete.

    Such as in a parking garage after it rains. Especially underground parking garages... so good.
    kenalan932 kenalan932 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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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 7 Responses Jan 26

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    JJ125880 JJ125880 18-21, F 1 Response May 22

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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 9 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm watching the clouds

    and whisks cross along the waters face. I love the smell of rain, the bluster of cold right before the clouds swell and open up. The scatter of raindrops along the grey pavement painting the city. I sit and wait for it, knowing it's coming is all the more reason to watch. New...
    isodole isodole 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 29

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    KINGofclowns KINGofclowns 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    Finally been raining in California

    and I love the smell of rain. I wish it rained all the time!!! Storms are better!!!
    kaye23e kaye23e 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 1

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    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    65Β°F Windy Day Early-Mid-Fall Light Rain,

    not pouring, but not sprinkling either. Ahh... the best atmosphere. Breathe in deep and slow, breathe out again the same way. Rain... eternally soothing.
    Iamalpha Iamalpha 26-30, M Aug 24

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    Sitting here on the porch

    after a very hot day. A gentle rain is now falling, and the breeze feels wonderful. What a nice evening.
    conniexxxx conniexxxx 31-35, F 13 Responses Aug 30

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    Absolutely nothing in this world more soul

    soothing than a little petrichor in the spring or summer β˜”
    BleuGardenia BleuGardenia 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Do you love the good smell of rain?

    If so, you're not alone. In fact, some scientists believe that people inherited their affection for the scent of rain from ancestors who relied on rainy weather for their survival. But what makes rain smell so nice? There are several scents associated with rainfall that people...
    Serenita Serenita 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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

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    It rained yesterday,

    after a very bad moment, and it was like peacefull, watching the rain smelling it was awsome
    desirejanice desirejanice 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    The other day after something happened I

    decided to take a nice stroll in rain through cut grass, just to miles because I pretend not to have time, though I'm not sure what really kept me. I was expecting it to improve my mood, seeing as it combined a few things I like; cut grass has a peculiar smell to it too, I think...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Aug 26

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    It's raining now. It's 1:40 am

    and I can hear it beat over the roof and down the gutters. It pulses and flows back and forth, lulling me into a pleasant state.
    LillikoiSeed LillikoiSeed 46-50, F 1 Response May 19

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    When the grass leaves

    and dirt all around you are wet, intoxicating, and the air is moist. If somehow it could be put into a cologne bottle I'd be like those girls from the ace commercials on TV .. Plus being able to pull on my rain boots added bonus :)
    MSCris MSCris 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 23

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    You Have Not Heard My Story~

    You haven't heard my story, testimony, my life. My real life. what actually infests my mind upon morning till night. You have no idea what I've been through, the scars I have accumulated, the sacrifices, the lies, the crying... The rain I've smelled... The dew I've touched, my...
    JeuneCirque JeuneCirque 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 29, 2012

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    I like the smell when it rains in the summer,

    and when you get those gorgeous thunderstorms :)
    hells85 hells85 26-30, F 7 Responses Mar 30

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    I love it however living in a desert,

    I see very little rain! :-(
    AuntieShani AuntieShani 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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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 41-45, 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

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    It is coming up on the rainy season soon here

    in Florida. I can always tell when it's going to rain. I can feel it in my joints. I smell it in the air. Plus the black clouds spit out lightening. I love being out in the rain here. The only thing that would hold me back would be lightening. One day a friend and I, in...
    HazelEyedGurl HazelEyedGurl 31-35, F 5 Responses May 11

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    I wish it would rain more.

    I like the feeling and smell of rain. And I like to have an excuse to stay inside.
    theperson777 theperson777 26-30, M 1 Response May 19

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    The smell of the grass

    when it stops raining
    contentbutnotsatisfied contentbutnotsatisfied 51-55 2 Responses Aug 9

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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 3 Responses May 26

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    the sound of rain puts me at ease,

    the smell reminds me of good memories and watching it fall from the window reminds me of the good times. and as well always a good source if entertainment, which rain drop wins the race
    internationalinspire internationalinspire 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Rain smells so fresh.

    Rain isn't just plain water; rain is something so unique to give that smell that isn't explainable. It makes me smile to inhale the sweet scent of rain.
    SecretsNeverHidden SecretsNeverHidden 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I like the smell of rain on concrete,

    those first drops as they hit the ground.
    candywhite26 candywhite26 56-60, M Jul 12

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    Doesn't everyone really?

    Around where I live it hardly rains here so when we even get the inkling of it storming we a ll act like a bunch of idiots .
    jlynnaz jlynnaz 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    It's refreshing (: and I just enjoy rain in

    general. I would love to play in the rain forever if I could! ^_^
    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F Jun 30

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    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 11 Responses Jul 23

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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 πŸ‘πŸ‘
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 5 Responses May 24

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    and I look forward to walking in the rain with

    my girlfriend and kissing her amongst the raindrops
    00000MG 00000MG 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    Good it's almost addicting!

    I don't know why the smell is so perfect! Ya know what also smells good: Old car AC units being turned on after a long period of non use. Like...the smell of dust I guess. Who knows why we like the smell of wet concrete or Old AC units.
    Bowviokey Bowviokey 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I love the smell of rain!

    !! It just smells so good to me..... I know I'm weird but hey it's me.... I miss the rain but its summer so I will shut up..... I just hope it rains soon and a lot!!!
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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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

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    i love the smell of rain.

    the smell of rain make my mind fresh and change my mood even if i am angry. most of the time i sit in the window and think about the most loving moments with my honey......i always text him even in office if its raining ...i love to swing in the rain and walk in the rain...
    brokenangelia brokenangelia 26-30, F 7 Responses Jun 30

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    it always reminds me of my grandparents.

    you see we would always go see them in the spring time. it rains a lot in the spring. whenever we would get to their house the first thing you would notice was the smell of the freshly wet concrete. and they would usually be waiting at the door with arms wide open. but the...
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    GGTSS2014 GGTSS2014 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    MaryLiz94 MaryLiz94 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    We had a downpour today

    after weeks of warm humid weather. I just had to go outside to experience the smell. The earthy, amazing, grounding smell of rain after a hot spell :-)
    bluedragon79 bluedragon79 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    I love when it first starts to rain.

    The smell is so refreshing. I always wan to do one of two things. Either curl up by an open window and read a good book. Or.. Put Ina pretty dress an go dance in the rain. Either one would be satisfactory. Unfortunate I usually have to sit inside a stuffy building all day...
    3milyFaye 3milyFaye 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I love it when it rains.

    .. Just sitting at a tree house enjoying the view that will be the Best feeling ever ... Finding peace for a moment from all the troubles of life
    abekho abekho 31-35, M 2 Responses May 4

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    Nothing is more relaxing,

    more familiar than the smell of rain. Here in the Midwest, we don't get very much rain. I miss living in Seattle....I want rain boots and an umbrella again!!
    PiscesGirl1989 PiscesGirl1989 26-30, F 1 Response May 28

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    I find it really relaxing.

    It lets me think and clam down. I get to relax and my mom get scared cause when I get to relax I will just stare at the night shy.
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    Just landed and it's raining.

    I love the rain, the sound. The rain gives me a different kind of feeling. When it rains I have mixed emotions. I feel happy and sad at the same time. It's just me ..πŸ‘
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    Wet grass Slippery hay,

    A damp arse A rainy day. The scent of rot, The hope of wash The watery trot, A lot of splosh!
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    tm0801 tm0801 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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