Common Scents!

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  1. nudeyorker

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    OK we have a couple of threads going about fragrance in a bottle. But what are your favorite scents in life?
    Mine are...
    The Honolulu Airport
    Night blooming jasmine
    Freshly ground coffee
    Swimming pools
    Thanksgiving dinner cooking
    Fresh bread
    The smell of the fireplaces burning in Santa Fe on a cold night
    The Farmers Market in Union Square with the fall harvest
    and a stranger who smells like someone you know.
    Oh and scent of the old I Magnin Store on Wilshire Blvd.
     
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    West Maui airport is better than Honolulu!:tongue:

    Great thread.

    Let me have a think on it.
     
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    Freshly-fallen rain.
    The smell of the Atlantic Ocean at sunset.
    And lavender. Love the smell of lavender.
     
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    Champagne (but the taste is horrid unless its the REAL one)
    Cut grass
    Roses
    Deodorised Armpits
    Leather

    My fave of these is cut grass.
     
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    Dry cleaning fluid

    Petrol

    Gardenia

    Freshly ground cumin seeds

    Orange flower

    Man

    Antiquarian bookshops

    Glossy magazine paper

    Truffles

    Figs

    Church incense


    ( to begin with )
     
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    Port Barrels

    Leaf mold

    Hops

    Chocolate

    Narcissus/Iris/Tulips

    Coconut

    Chili

    Wright's coal tar soap

    Ginger

    Did I say Man ? LOL
     
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    Bread dough as it is proving

    Night scented stocks

    Jasmine

    Lavendar fields

    Indian food cooking

    Petrol fumes
     
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    Cookies baking
    Freshly cut lawn
    Garlic sauteeing in olive oil
    Roman chamomile
    Ripe pears
    New vinyl
     
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    Coffee
    Chocolate cakes cooking
    New carpet
    New leather
    Sawdust
    Roasted chicken
    Pork cooking-baked or fried
    Onions sauteeing
    New money-the crisp bills have a tantalizing odor
    New upholstered furniture
    Molding leaves
    Peanut butter
    Toast
    Cinnamon
    Brown sugar
    Quiche Lorraine, fresh from the oven
    Wool
    Blueberries
    Candle wax-still melted
    That smell you get when you blow out a candle-the smoke and wax mingled
    Pipe tobacco both in the pouch and burning in a pipe
    Heat on a cold winter morning
    The smell of the cement when rain hits it on a hot day
     
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    Freshly ground black pepper

    Bay leaf

    Bleach

    Sun parched English woods in the summer

    Fennel/Angelica

    Tuberose

    Celophane

    Real Vanilla

    The inside of antique mahogany or rosewood wardrobes
     
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    Fresh sweat in nondeodorized (natural) armpits
     
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    Pumpkin pie
    Freshly baked bread
    Fresh cut alfafa
    Freshly brewed top quality coffee
    Irises
    Baby powder on my GF's skin when she's straight out of the shower
    Cedar
    New leather
    My mother's lavender soap
    When the sun comes out after a good rain
     
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    The smell of the salt air near the ocean
    Creosote bushes (greasewood trees) in the Arizona desert after a rain
    Jasmine (there are 4 in my garden)
    Roses - especially Double Delight
    Marigolds - too bad the snails like them. They get devoured in my garden.
    Pine trees in the forest
    Garlic when it sautees in extra virgin olive oil
    Home made spaghetti sauce simmering on the stove
    Coffee - both when I grind the beans and brew it in my coffee press
     
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    Babies
    Fresh bread
    The old Bosporus ferry boats
    Freshly caught fish
    Two-stroke outboard exhaust
    Yellow cedar sawdust
    Cut grass
    Motorcycle leathers (freshly used)
    Sheets that have been lined dried
    Goats
    My girlfriend's hair
    Camp fires
    Basil
    Roasting chestnuts sold by the street vendors in Istanbul in the late fall/early winter
    Straw
     
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    I'll try to do this one alphabetically :D


    Black pepper (ground or not doesn't matter)
    Chilli powder
    Coca Cola
    Coffee Brewing
    Curries
    Cut grass
    Garlic (being chopped up)
    Incenses
    Laundry soap
    Lead fumes (from soldering)
    Onions frying
    Ozone (before a rainstorm hits)
    People (yes, I do go around discreetly sniffing people) :tongue:
    Petrol fumes
    Rain
    Roasting chicken
    Sandalwood
    Sulphur
    Sulphur fumes
    Wind (on a windy day... the air smells different enough...)
    Wood burning (In the forest only. Campers will know what I mean)


    That's just off the top of my head, LOL
     
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    Sage (burning)
    Turf (burning) (since were talking about burning things)

    Curry

    Ginger and Molasses

    Tarragon

    Wet Dog

    Lilac

    Sweet William

    Spicebush

    Salt Water Air

    Cloves

    Freesia

    Balsa Pine

    Night-Blooming Jasmine (it really is that good)

    Tea Roses

    Chypre

    Vetivert

    Vanilla

    English Boxwood
     
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    Grass Cuttings

    Petrol Fumes

    Creosote (for painting fences)

    Freshly-baked bread

    Rain after a drought
     
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    The way my man smells when I nuzzle under him at 3 am after rolling over.

    HmmMMMm...
     
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    The Beach on your clothes when you get home from holiday.

    lipstick

    Violets

    Holy Basil

    Yuzu

    Lilac

    Tarmac

    Nigella seeds

    White Poppy seeds

    Frangipani Flowers

    Malt
     
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    Babies
    Puppy Breath
    The air right before a Thunderstorm
    Livestock area at County Fairs
    Rodeos
    (If you really think of the source of the last 2, it really doesn't sound very inviting though, lol)
    A fresh cleaned house
    Jasmine
    Honeysucle
    Roses
     
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