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I Stop to Smell the Roses

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    ...sometimes they just have no scent. And that makes me mad. I heard that the hybrid breeders are focused on appearance and hardiness, and their efforts have resulted in fewer good smelling roses. Mother Nature does not like you to fool around with her flowers, apparently...
    milkynips milkynips 46-50, F Jun 25, 2011

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    I have stopped in the past but I just can't seem to stay away from it, it draws me in
    TrannyHannah TrannyHannah 41-45, T 4 hrs ago

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    i absolutely LOVE the smell of coffee but i don't like coffee. lol i love waking up a house full of that freshly made coffee smell, but i've just never liked the taste.
    LillyJo LillyJo 18-21, F 5 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Yep sure do...and I love it when girls smell good and have amazing perfume on...
    bodyboarder27 bodyboarder27 26-30, M 14 hrs ago

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    Oh I miss this smell, the coffee pot was damaged in my move over the weekend, I will have to wait until I get to work for the smell and the taste yummy!!
    Libraladyseeking Libraladyseeking 36-40, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    It can be an enjoyable and appealing smell, that opens your sense, in a refreshing way. It's nice. Every now and than walking through bush, even when it hasn't rained at all, is or...
    THISarcane THISarcane 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    beautiful colour. i found a salmon roses lip gross today. i gotta buy it.
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Old books are awesome. So many memories... One summer when I was about 10, my grandma gave us kids a bunch of my aunt's old Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys books... there were some...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I grew. Up with the smell of urine in my bedroom as me and my younger sister was both bed Wetters and made to share the same bedroom our bedroom was so smelly back in them...
    Joanne181 Joanne181 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I think I could be though. I wouldn't object to someone giving me either. It might take some getting used to at first....might shed a few tears and all But roses and diamonds are...
    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    You will remember me, when you smell this flower.
    GwenMoon GwenMoon 46-50, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm really a food and video games kinda girl. Roses aren't impressive and diamonds are just expensive clumps of carbon. I'd just prefer to soend the day playing Diablo together and...
    FatalOrca FatalOrca 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I stopped wearing deodorant for health reasons, I love my natural smell. I don't care who doesn't.
    RadiantRuby RadiantRuby 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I had a double pleasure this morning, I had to grind up some whole bean coffee, sometimes I do not what smells better, fresh ground coffee or while it is brewing.
    Luv2bRelaxed Luv2bRelaxed 46-50, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    it's the best smell in the whole world
    bubbleeteas bubbleeteas 22-25, F Feb 3

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    life if too short not to stop and smell the roses.... all flowers have a wonderful scent unique to their type
    Aprildawnmarie Aprildawnmarie 41-45, F Feb 2

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    When you smell coffee the day can begin. Like Pavlows dogs I know what to do when I smell coffee.
    hal84 hal84 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    Nowadays I live in a big city so I no longer get to smell freshly cut grass as often as I did growing up in the countryside. But to this day whenever I hear the sound of a working...
    BeadyEyes BeadyEyes 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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    There´s always a lovely bunch of red roses on my desk...my favourite flowers.
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    This is really funny! I took the quiz and it says I'm supposed to smell like a peach, plus all this other stuff below. You are sensual and flirtatious. You always make sure to...
    MaddietheGoalie MaddietheGoalie 13-15, F Feb 1

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    It just makes the idea of there being a world within those covers more interesting. It's not so processed, filtered, or synthetic smelling or feeling that it appears artificial or...
    ProcessOfBecoming ProcessOfBecoming 18-21, T 1 Response Jan 31

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    Tomorrow it's supposed to rain. A warm, murky first day of February rain. I want to stay home and open the windows--so I can enjoy the smell of earth after the rain...
    PassiveActivist PassiveActivist 70+, F Jan 31

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    Everything about summer, and sea, all about the shade of blue and yellow and green. Feast for my eyes. When you smell them all, hear them all, they nurture your soul.
    Gallantio Gallantio 36-40, M Jan 30

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    I love a light rain, the clouds should be high and not right above for it makes dark, a rain should be light and bright, and should bring all the forest smells, makes you...
    Gallantio Gallantio 36-40, M 4 Responses Jan 30

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    the 2 things I love is the smell of freshly cut grass and the smell of cucumbers when making a salad is it just me or do they smell very similar lol
    Pszkit1990 Pszkit1990 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    As i own my own gardening business i spend a lot of time cutting grass in the summer. I love the smell and to look at the lawns with there nice straight lines and trimmed borders...
    johnvcook johnvcook 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    It smell so yummy in the pot but I'm not allowed to drink it my mom says it's bad for you and stuff but they do it so that's not fair
    PreTeenSally PreTeenSally 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    According to me , smelling good puts a very nice impression on people and it also adds up to your personality !
    LetsSpreadPositivity LetsSpreadPositivity 22-25, M Jan 29

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    So today I was getting fitted for a tuxedo, and the lady who was measuring me told me she need my shoe size. At that moment I remembered someone commented "Have you ever forced...
    jackattack491 jackattack491 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    My favorite gloves now smell like gasoline So do my scrub pants So does a cheap tea pot Gas cans are not allowed to easily pour gas anymore, that is another story So, I...
    notPC notPC 56-60, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    I just ground up some fresh cloves so I can make some Pumpkin Pie Spice and my house smell absolutely beautiful now.
    KSPerson KSPerson 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I never buy expensive gifts for the people I love the most. Instead, I make something for them. I would want someone to do that for me too. I mean , even it didn't come out right...
    Nandana96 Nandana96 18-21, F Jan 26

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    Today I went and bought a dozen roses for myself and they gave me another dozen because I fillled up my discount card. I have roses in the kitchen and in the bedroom and the...
    Dancemomisme1 Dancemomisme1 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    I Love The Smell Of Barbecue.
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989 26-30, M Jan 25

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    But not the taste so much, I've tried it but I can't drink it. Just like to smell it when it's made.
    BumblebeeBeth BumblebeeBeth 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    hi don't like the smell of cigarette smoke 2 especially when is on their fur when they are sitting the bus sitting in front of you it can give me a 24-hour headache
    Kittymad1968 Kittymad1968 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 24

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    My friend wanted to go to the bar tonight, so I went and hung out with her for a bit. As a result, I smell like cigarettes, and I won't be able to take a shower until morning. -_-
    thecutestpanda thecutestpanda 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    mmmmm i smell swo goooooood frum my bath this morning ^_^ :) ^_^ <3
    cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    I quite simply love the smell and the taste of good ground coffee strong enough to keep me awake. If I didn't like it so much maybe I'd sleep at night. Goes well with the smell...
    wetadam wetadam 70+, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    There's just so much better stuff to spend money on: food, electronics, travel, kitchen appliances, cannabis, cars, etc. There's at least 100 things I'd want more than roses or...
    apresm0i apresm0i 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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