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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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    But I've never gotten roses from a guy before so it'd be nice to be surprised with them :)
    Xo12345 Xo12345 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Really? I hate that stuff. At the end of the day roses die and diamonds are just rocks. I want something I could remember forever please, It doesn't have to be fancy and expensive...
    PaleUglyStar PaleUglyStar 13-15, F Aug 22

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    Just imagining myself with my future boyfriend while I'm singing: Some people need three dozen roses And that's the only way to prove you love them Hand me the world on a silver...
    JustOrdinaryGirl JustOrdinaryGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I'm really not. I'd rather you give me a rock or a black, silver ring than roses and diamonds. Give me something that I can save: something that can't die or be broken. Something...
    AcousticLover AcousticLover 16-17, F Aug 26

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    Eh, fancy stuff just sort of bores me. I don't wear jewelry often, unless it's a friendship bracelet or something handmade. I like flowers, but daisies are much cooler than roses...
    ungracefullythalia ungracefullythalia 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    No need of a bouquet of red roses...just toss me a dandelion on a quiet walk...I will seriously melt...I think so...hmm
    waterflame waterflame 16-17, F Sep 2

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    I was testing how Finnish people are using social computing mobile applications. So i was really using many apps in the last couple of weeks, I meet a girl 24 years and very...
    baselm baselm 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    It disgusts me. Both my parents smoked even before I was born and didn't stop when I was in my moms belly so I'm stuck with life long breathing problems. Neither one of my parents...
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's not sexual, don't get the wrong idea. I have no idea why but some brands I guess I like the smell of. Others smell just gross. I hate smoking it's self because it has killed...
    omutsukimi omutsukimi 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    Every day when I go to work, I encounter at least 1 person with horrible breath and/or BO. I work with a lot of Africans (meaning from Africa) as well as other foreigners and if...
    Shitchiclets Shitchiclets 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I love the smell of petrol Call me weird or whatever but whenever I'm at the petrol station I just love the smell! I know the fumes are bad for you... But I can't help but...
    SimplyBeingMe94 SimplyBeingMe94 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Technically it is not the rain you smell, but it is the minute particles of dust and dirt being thrown into the air as the elliptically shaped briolettes crash to the ground. I...
    iwantacar98 iwantacar98 16-17, M 4 days ago

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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...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Aug 26

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    Idk why but the smell of gasoline just smells good to me.
    ThaQueen1 ThaQueen1 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Ya it's not a smell I like smelling.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Sep 5

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    Stop Light Story the amber glow in the moon stood to testify in the raven hours. There in the slow lament of rain, the yard birds quietly crowded as the green tides moved...
    GypsyHeartedPoet GypsyHeartedPoet 36-40, F Sep 7

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    i love passing by people who smell good , when i miss someone i love i miss the way he/she smell!!
    lulutaa lulutaa 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 12

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    Though I was a chain smoker at a point of time in my life, today I can't stand the smell of it while standing near a smoker after his puff. At the same time I love to breath the...
    vin123123 vin123123 31-35, M a week ago

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    When I shower I use yummy smelling body wash and then when I finish follow up with yummy smelling lotion, and perfume.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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...
    Serenita Serenita 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have patients that come into my office that smell like cigarettes or are just such heavy smokers that they smell like they've been rolling around in an ashtray and I always...
    Z00Z00Z Z00Z00Z 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    Plus I have asthma, so every time someone smokes near me or something I just go or cover my nose, but seriously though who likes the smell of the cigarette smoke? It smells really...
    Keyyuhn Keyyuhn 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Not in a sexual way, just that crisp, perfumed smell of a guy in a suit. Smells great when you're stuck on a dirty train, or frequenting a poorly renovated pub.
    lowfrequencyorganism lowfrequencyorganism 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    We read with concern about the cancer danger faced when drinking bottled water made from certain chemicals. This explains a lot to me when I think back to how goldfish always seem...
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 14 hrs ago

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    My grandma makes it every morning & I really do love the smell of it ... But far as drinking it .. That's a no no !
    Renee208 Renee208 16-17, F Aug 21

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    This is such a turn on when a woman work's hard at work all day and her high heels are smelly and sweaty mmm
    Renayde92 Renayde92 22-25, M Aug 26

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    I would smell them but I'm allergic to dust, I'll just stick with reading lol.
    Novemberman Novemberman 22-25, M Aug 27

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    I am a former smoker. I don't like the smell of smoke just because it gives me a headache.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    This makes me smell so manly and I got this from Forman Mills. I need to watch out because girls are gonna notice the aroma. ;)
    YoungSwag1998 YoungSwag1998 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Smells like dog - and it's old hat.
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    I love to smell girls bums even when there in a deep sleep
    yummys yummys 41-45, M Sep 11

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    We have cedar bark chips in the backyard. I love the smell it gives after it rains. Like a freshly cut cedar tree.
    ValerieFrizzle ValerieFrizzle 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    My lazy mother likes to smoke in the house, despite my pleas . I totally enjoy comments from people on how my clothes smell like cigarette smoke ✋😒
    JustIndifferent JustIndifferent 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I love how it smells but I'm picky on the taste.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Why would you not like to smell nice?
    tumty tumty 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    It smells just so fresh! I love rain!
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    It's true! I have never been a big fan of the products marketed towards men; I find the smells abrasive, and a little too strong for me. I'm currently using a bodywash called Shea...
    traurigerpanda traurigerpanda 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    My best friend tells me I smell nice everyday. My response is always.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It's absolutely disgusting having to smell it
    pricilagudi pricilagudi 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's just awful. My parents both smoked (my dad quit a long time ago thank God) but I never really got used to it. They never smoked in the house because I have bad asthma. Still...
    thegiggleatafuneral thegiggleatafuneral 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I grew up around chain smoking so it became a natural smell to me. But now whenever I am around it it makes me want to be sick.
    imstarlord89 imstarlord89 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Who do not? No one wants to smell bad
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Like the smell Relaxing lol
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I can't stand when people have b.o I always have to smell good
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    When we were kids. My dad had an old Renault van. By baby bro. And I would be in the back. And the smell..... I loved it!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I hate so muchh ! That awful smell stays in my hair all day long :(
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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