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I Love the Smell of the Ocean

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    Smell of the water in the air

    and the taste of it in my mouth. Awesome feeling that breeze coming off the water. Stand back I am ready to launch my kayak. Heaven.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 30, 2013

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    All and Out

    It's no doubt that the sea, the beach and the ocean in overall makes us feel all the sexy stuffs; bikinis and lots and lots of skin. But then, for me, it's like spreading your arms out wide and fall into the deep, just to find yourself drowned in the sky instead. I feel free and...
    tsubaki tsubaki 18-21 Aug 9, 2008

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    Drawn Into

    The ocean is mesmerizing -- the beach, the horizon, the winter versus summer sand lines, the sound and rhythm as it pulses the coastline. But most of all is the smell and feel of the ocean in the air. It draws me and I need to be enrobed and encapsulated by the sea, no matter the...
    auroramaru auroramaru 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2012

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    Can't Be Away From It For Too Long!

    I currently live one block from an inlet to the Gulf of Mexico. When the wind blows enough, I can smell the salt in the air when I open my front door. What a great feeling this experience has evoked in me since childhood and although I moved away in the past, just the thought of...
    2Buddies 2Buddies 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 26, 2010

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    The Saltiness

    and the brine on the wind the dried seaweed and the decaying crabs all make me think of the oceon and the vastness of it the cycle of life the enormity the power of the waves and the strength of the current to take a life as well as to give it
    christinemelody christinemelody 56-60, T Apr 2, 2013

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    Theres Not a Lot That Beats It

    1st thing in the mornin as in early 5 ish lol, when theres no bugger around its lovely n quite just hangin out with joss n the dogs n smelly salty sea n stinky dog lol
    sammy120 sammy120 22-25, F 2 Responses May 13, 2008

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    There's Nothing That can Compare To It

    Sweet, salty, fishy, earthy I <3 love the smell of the beach, its been far too long since Ive been to the beach! Now that I am thinking of it, its been about 3 years! WOW cant believe Ive been away that long but life/finances has kept us apart but if things finally start to go...
    ReesesPiecesButterCup ReesesPiecesButterCup 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 25, 2012

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    It Smells Terrible.

    By all means, it's a pretty unattractive smell, and it only ever gets worse and worse. So why do I like it?
    ThePlisken ThePlisken 18-21, M Apr 22, 2013

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    All and Out

    It's no doubt that the sea, the beach and the ocean in overall makes us feel all the sexy stuffs; bikinis and lots and lots of skin. But then, for me, it's like spreading your arms out wide and fall into the deep, just to find yourself drowned in the sky instead. I feel free and...
    tsubaki tsubaki 18-21 Aug 9, 2008

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    Where Did The Smell Of The Ocean Go ?

    Went to OC Md. last week and the smell of the ocean was gone.Years ago you could smell it a mile away .Was very disappointed.The smell of the ocean always make me feel refreshed.So tell me where did it go?
    summer1903 summer1903 56-60 Aug 29, 2012

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    I wish I could breathe underwater and leave my home and stay in the ocean for the rest of my life. I've always loves the ocean and now it sucks getting older because then people...
    SaraRose0616 SaraRose0616 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I might be the only one but I have some type of connection to the ocean it sounds really weird but I just love the ocean.
    megan1247 megan1247 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    The ocean is the one place where i feel relaxed and calm, i work on the ocean and live near the ocean and i couldn't live away from it
    kings7777 kings7777 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I love ocean life..my dream as a kid was to be a marine biologist. I remember going to this huge aquarium, it was like a dream land for me. The jellyfish, stingrays, octopus...
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    I love to watch it, to listen to it, to swim in it. There's nothing like coming in from the ocean, your skin tight from the salt water, rinsing off in the outdoor shower and then...
    michael1958a michael1958a 56-60, M Jul 4

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    I love the way that looking at the ocean seems to put a lot of life in perspective!
    prettyballerina prettyballerina 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Waking up to the ocean is the most peaceful thing that's ever happened for me.
    Lostnalone22 Lostnalone22 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 27

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    I always feel mre alive at the ocean. My thinking become carer and Im excited about life!
    mzbtch mzbtch 46-50, F Jul 6

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    Nobody likes going to the beach with me because I'm way out in the waves the entire time. No sun tanning. No sand castles. Just cold, deep, wonderful ocean.
    polythenejam polythenejam 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    As I drove down the street I realized that I had to tinkle so of course I had to let out a little just for fun! So I continued to ride and squeeze my bladder to the point of major...
    Uspsquared Uspsquared 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 11

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    It is raining outside. Not heavily. .just little little dropping. My mind is getting nostalgic. Smell of wet soil reminding me many poetry many songs I left away at my past. Once...
    Smunai Smunai 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    The beaches are the best places to go on a holidays I went on a holiday to Bondi beach and it was amazing
    dickiesckiks dickiesckiks 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    1EPGirl 1EPGirl 70+, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I miss offshore sailing. Being land based is like a curse. That endless watery horizon, the sunrises, the sunsets, the trillions of stars on a clear night, the yellow brick road...
    Triscuitan Triscuitan 26-30, M Jul 9

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    So am I, do you like living in Il?
    bnnwbr bnnwbr 61-65, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I miss the Beach !! I wish I lived by one so I could just go whenever I felt like it.
    alicep67904 alicep67904 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I could sit on a beach alllll day 😊🐠🐟🐬🐳🐋🐚🌊
    BeccaK1 BeccaK1 16-17, F Jul 10

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    Out at sea is the way to be. In Alaska I've worked on fishing boats and crabbing boats, most of the time its was nice but hard work. Good money I made up in Alaska and want to go...
    webberman098 webberman098 31-35 Jul 12

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    volleyball on the beach was absolutely awesome, but after the games were over i still didn't have enough sand between my toes. moonlit walks as the water repeatedly covered our...
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M Jul 13

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    It's my favorite thing to do. I've been in competitions before. Message me and I promise to respond.
    kellyithink kellyithink 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 17

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    I finally am going to the beach tomorrow for the first time this summer
    mjp3898 mjp3898 16-17, M Jul 17

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    Let's go surfing. Like right now
    kellyithink kellyithink 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    Look back at it 🙊 just kidding
    kellyithink kellyithink 16-17, F Jul 18

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    So serene and breathtaking.
    courtneyyyx331 courtneyyyx331 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    For the last 3yrs I've used Paco Rabanne One Million - because I got a squirt from a bog troll in Liverpool and my ex was, how can I put this politely, all over me :) I've tried...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M Jun 26

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    I was born and raised in the city so I have always been around the hustle and bustle of busy streets. It's pretty funny to see that although I have never been around nature as much...
    Morenita79 Morenita79 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    This unrequited love To me it's nothing but A one-man cult And cyanide in my styrofoam cup I could never make him love me Never make him love me Love, love... - Frank Ocean Bad...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F a week ago

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    I cant wait to go to the beach!! I love the ocean and the hot sand. Oohhh im excited :D
    Anaaaaa345 Anaaaaa345 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I miss the ocean. I was born and raised in S.California about 5 miles from the beach most of my life. I moved to AZ some years ago but my true love is the ocean, it's feel, it's...
    kathouse68 kathouse68 66-70, F Jul 11

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    I have a super sense of smell! Tell me your sense of smell stories below in the comments!
    gillian90 gillian90 31-35, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    A smell coming from shelves away Permeating the room With a combination Of aging paper, At least four hundred And the ink that flows Into my mouth Tasting sweet Like honey and...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Once I get a good base tan, I spray on good tanning oils. I love the smell of it. It makes my skin tingle. I love it on overcast days. That's when I tan best and not get burned. I...
    jenna6978 jenna6978 22-25, F 8 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I love how it smells and it solved all my messy problems :D
    scopemaster scopemaster 16-17, M 10 hrs ago

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    I love any meal, not just home cooked ones! But home cooked ones are cool, and cheaper, and you can smell them for the time before while they are cooking, making me want to eat...
    InternationalDarkness InternationalDarkness 13-15, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    The ocean was as blue as any other day. It sparkled like the night sky. The pedals of the cherry blossom slowly fell. Everything is circulating, the seasons are changing. Blossoms...
    DiegoKishimoto DiegoKishimoto 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    For me it feels like flying, love the way the waves makes us move up and down. Even more so on a really windy day. The sun and smell of the ocean is something to really fall in...
    Vaoav Vaoav 46-50, M Jul 15

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    There's a lot of people going to the beach this year and posting pictures, having fun in the sand and ocean and what about me? I'm stuck in a run down cow town in east side of...
    ThatDarnKatz ThatDarnKatz 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Myrtle beach is my happy place when i feel stressed i imagine im relaxing on the beach with a drink in my hand.the wind blowing caring the smell of the ocean,feeling the sand...
    jtrain jtrain 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 26

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