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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 just picked this rose from the bush. I know it hasn't bloomed fully yet but it just smells so good I had to take it with me! I wish you all could smell it too :P
    TheGirlYouNeverKnew TheGirlYouNeverKnew 18-21, F 1 Response May 19

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    The first Valentine's Day with hubs (then future hubs) I received a dozen red roses and the sweetest note. I've never been one to get worked up over flowers, don't get me wrong...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 7 Responses May 6

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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 4 Responses May 12

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    It is so gross smelling and gives me headaches. Since I have asthma it's even worse, once I smell it I start coughing a lot and then decide to go inside. My dad used to smoke, it...
    RebeccaIsAwesome01 RebeccaIsAwesome01 13-15, F 1 Response May 20

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    I just went out to the backyard& became engrossed with the beautiful smell of freshly mowed grass. This had me literally stop in my tracks. Stood there and took it in. It brought...
    Sugasug Sugasug 41-45, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I like the smell of skunk. It is not because I can smell the pheromones or anything, it is just because it smells gross. I smell the same thing other people smell, yet for some...
    randomguy8 randomguy8 31-35 1 Response May 20

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    Who doesn't? I can't stand people with poor personal hygiene. Nothing beats shopping for new body lotion, shampoo, conditioner, perfume etc. and going around sniffing all the new...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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    People say I smell bad but I don't. I shower everyday, brush my teeth and tongue, and perform all the necessary hygienic routines, but no matter what, I hear people sniffling...
    LadyL31786 LadyL31786 26-30, F May 17

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    When i was about 10 years old my older sister sometimes wrestle me down in the bed. Once she had defeated me she always forced me to smell under her stinky feet. She forced me to...
    Beavis73 Beavis73 41-45, M May 10

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    The best compliment you can give me is; telling me that I smell good. A lot of people tell me I smell like strawberries.
    KidLeftInTheDark KidLeftInTheDark 13-15, F 1 Response May 5

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    Guys love the way I smell. I smell like shampoo and Zest body wash. That's it.
    bettybloops bettybloops 22-25, F 4 Responses May 5

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    I love the smell of hotels. It smell so clean. I love taking hotel soaps. I love how they are shaped and it's travel size :) I love the fact I can use a card to enter the room...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F May 6

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    I used to cut grass a lot when I was young so the smell evokes so many memories. I now live in NYC so I rarely get to smell it.
    AbbottLewis AbbottLewis 46-50, M May 6

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    I love a man who smells wonderful, so why wouldn't I return the favor? I have long beautiful hair and I ensure that it always smells lovely. I do it for myself, yes, but I also do...
    DisappearIntoSilence DisappearIntoSilence 31-35, F 4 Responses May 10

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    I love the way shampoo smells so much that I cant help but get a bit "excited" when being shampooed in the salon. In fact, I usually ask the beautician if she can lean me over...
    javlin4 javlin4 51-55, M 1 Response May 14

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    Coming back from work,gray buildings and boring concrete.Slowing down to turn,park is near,favorite part.Some construction going on can't come come,standing bear grass,seems to...
    somerandomguyfromspace somerandomguyfromspace 31-35, M 1 Response May 16

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    yes, i stay in the universities library for about 6-12 hours ... nothing in the world smells like books ... it's not just a smell .... it's the spirits of thousands of writers...
    calmfeeling calmfeeling 18-21, M May 16

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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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    Okay im not here to judge smokers, but I just need to get this off my chest. I can't stand the smell because it doesn't smell good,and I feel light headed and a hard time...
    SymphonyChild SymphonyChild 13-15, F May 19

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    I cant really remember the circumstances of smelling my first pair of ladies panties, but I do know they were my Aunts and this was when I started on a lifelong passion for...
    wanker1953 wanker1953 61-65, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I smoke constantly and I only love it for two reasons: 1. Taste. 2. Smell. I think it smells disgusting and yet that is why I like it!
    randomguy8 randomguy8 31-35 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I looove a man with a manly musky smell after a long day.
    DaniRoy DaniRoy 22-25, M May 2

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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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    Ironic really on account of the fact that I can't stand coffee but the smell of freshly brewed coffee I actually enjoy. I guess because my parents always drank a lot of coffee and...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 1 Response May 4

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    I have a different scent for every outing it seems :) I'm obsessive with smells.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 6

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    I don't smoke tobacco and probably never will, as I think it is gross.....but I honestly love the smell, it has grown on me (just like cancer will grow in a smokers lungs, lol)
    AudioTravylerRavenwolf AudioTravylerRavenwolf 13-15, F 2 Responses May 7

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    Good lord it makes me which i was dead. Lol This girl smells really bad. Sorry..
    HazeyHaley HazeyHaley 13-15, F 3 Responses May 7

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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 love the smell of the pantyhose after my lady have worn them in heels/boots
    saly3r saly3r 26-30, M May 14

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    i love chopping them up and then getting garlic smelly fingers
    olahjagger olahjagger 22-25, F May 15

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    I've worn the same socks for the past two months. very holey and smelly
    JamesCarter2027 JamesCarter2027 22-25, M May 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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    Bacon mmmmmmm! Everything should smell like bacon.
    holehearted79 holehearted79 31-35, F 10 Responses May 18

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    I want my apartment (when I get one) to smell like lemons.
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F May 18

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    Cigarette smoke stinks so much to me! It's so strong. People who smoke can't get it out of their clothes or anything. And if any smokers feel comfy with smoking or ignoring the...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 1 Response May 19

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    i smoke but when im not and others smoke by me i hate the smell ehh
    kevinsmama614 kevinsmama614 26-30, F 1 Response May 19

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    Ladies i hope you like to smell my shaven area ;) don't be affriad to suck ;)
    sexymanx sexymanx 18-21, M May 20

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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's not as bad as cigars and pot. The smell of pot always gives me a headache.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M May 20

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    Wish I had a cute young guy or boy here so I could smell his sexy stinky feet - feeling horny
    footsmeller77 footsmeller77 36-40, M 3 days ago

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