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culture 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy  

Jacob Shelton
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List Rules Vote up the nasty scents you can't help but enjoy smelling.

Admit it, there are some bad smells you kind of like. Have you ever been driving alone at night when the scent of a skunk wafted in through your air conditioning vents and instead of being repulsed, you felt like you were in flavor country? A lot of you are probably shaking your heads and acting like you just saw your grandma slapped, but that's just because skunks aren't your  particular jam. Even so, you almost certainly like an odor everyone else finds offensive.

There are so many stinky smells that are pleasant in their own unique ways, even if you're the only person who can enjoy them. Some, like freshly laid tar, gasoline, or cigarette smoke, have more fans, while others can seem like smells no one else likes. There's no shame in it, so go on and vote up the best worst smells you kind of enjoy sniffing. It's an olfactory extravaganza!
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Gasoline is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Gasoline

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411 92
Old Books is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Old Books

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299 164
White Board Markers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
White Board Markers

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239 232
Chlorine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Chlorine

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177 233
Hairspray is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Hairspray

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189 271
Freshly Laid Tar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Freshly Laid Tar

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176 255
Paint Thinner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Paint Thinner

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184 282
Puppy Breath is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Puppy Breath

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151 242
Wet Hay is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Wet Hay

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154 263
Vinegar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Vinegar

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155 269
Bleach is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Bleach

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135 263
Livestock is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Livestock

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132 354
Cigarette Smoke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Cigarette Smoke

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123 328
Skunks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Skunks

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104 279
Old Coins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Old Coins

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105 328
Burnt Popcorn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Burnt Popcorn

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82 299
A Damp Basement is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
A Damp Basement

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85 323
Sweat is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Sweat

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77 304
Burnt Toast is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Burnt Toast

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81 322
Frito Feet is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Frito Feet

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5 28
Burnt Hair is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Hester Nash added Burnt Hair

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64 309
Burning Dust is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Burning Dust

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51 296
Camembert Cheese is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Camembert Cheese

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56 328
Wet Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Wet Dog

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48 333
Belly Button Lint is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Belly Button Lint

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38 302
Used Adhesive Strips is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Used Adhesive Strips