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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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431 99
Gasoline is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Gasoline

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2
413 92
Old Books is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Old Books

3
300 165
White Board Markers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
White Board Markers

4
240 234
Chlorine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Chlorine

5
179 234
Hairspray is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Hairspray

6
189 273
Freshly Laid Tar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Freshly Laid Tar

7
176 257
Paint Thinner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Paint Thinner

8
184 284
Puppy Breath is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Puppy Breath

9
152 243
Wet Hay is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Wet Hay

10
155 265
Vinegar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Vinegar

11
155 273
Bleach is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Bleach

12
136 266
Livestock is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Livestock

13
124 330
Skunks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Skunks

14
132 358
Cigarette Smoke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Cigarette Smoke

15
104 282
Old Coins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Old Coins

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16
105 331
Burnt Popcorn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Burnt Popcorn

17
82 302
A Damp Basement is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
A Damp Basement

18
86 325
Sweat is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Sweat

19
77 307
Burnt Toast is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Burnt Toast

20
81 324
Frito Feet is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Frito Feet

21
6 31
Burnt Hair is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Hester Nash added Burnt Hair

22
64 312
Burning Dust is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Burning Dust

23
51 298
Camembert Cheese is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Camembert Cheese

24
56 330
Wet Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Wet Dog

25
48 337
Belly Button Lint is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Belly Button Lint

26
38 305
Used Adhesive Strips is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 25 Bad Smells That You Secretly Enjoy
Used Adhesive Strips