Can you smell pics and vids?

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  1. arrivaderciroma

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    Hi all. I know this sounds crazy but sometimes a pic or vid will give my nose a powerful smell and it tells me if i'm attracted to or turned on by someone. The most powerful scents are mostly stinky ones and when it happens I can't look at that persons pics anymore.

    Does this ever happen to any of you?
     
  2. burns1de

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    You're right...

    ...it DOES sound crazy.
     
  3. JustAsking

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    You might have a very interesting condition called Synethesia, where stimulus of one sensory kind leaks over into another sense. People with Synethesia sometimes find that a particular range of numbers invoke particular smells or cause them to recall certain colors.

    It is usually a very benign thing and might be a great gift for you if you put it to work.
     
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    Wait wait wait. Is it unusual for numbers to make you recall colors or colors to recall sounds?
     
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    Yes, you might say it is unusual. It might be more accureate to say that only some 1 out of 25 people exhibit this as strongly as you imply. The rest of us don't have this kind of reaction to numbers, etc.
     
  6. Principessa

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    Yes, it is


    OMG! I saw a show about what y'all are talking about maybe a year or two ago. Fascinating stuff, unfortunately I do not have that ability.

    To answer the OP's question, no I do not have such an ability.
     
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    Wow. I never thought anything of it. How strange! This explains why I imagine musical chords when I look at Mark Rothko's paintings.

    0 = white
    1 = black
    2 = maroon
    3 = pale yellow
    4 = chestnut brown
    5 = sky blue
    6 = butter yellow
    7 = steel blue
    8 = dried blood brown/red
    9 = dove gray

    Monday = steel blue
    Tuesday = brick red
    Wednesday = black
    Thursday = silver
    Friday = yellow
    Saturday = bright red
    Sunday = turquoise

    January = white
    February = brick red
    March = greenish yellow
    April = brown
    May = yellow
    June = blue
    July = green
    August = brown
    September = brick red
    October = orange
    November = brown
    December = black

    Chords (natural):

    A = black
    B = copper
    C = red
    D = sky blue
    E = yellow
    F = orange
    G = brown
     
  8. Highroad

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    I can't smell pictures, but sometimes I can taste people's posts, and your's leaves a particularly bad taste in my mouth.
     
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    :rolleyes:
     
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