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#1 2anewme

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:41 AM

for me...it's Garlic - rather the after affects that garlic has on a person.

I have spent last night heaving because my DH decided that for dinner he would get portugese chicken and a tub of garlic sauce.

I spent most of last night on the lounge as I cannot stomach the smell.  It makes me heave, and I feel physically ill.  Its not just on his breath, it's everywhere - the bedroom stinks and his clothes stink as it seeps through his pores - and of course - he can't smell a thing!!

I'll smell a dirty nappy anyday over garlic..yuck!!

So what's your least favourite smell?

#2 LookMumNoHands

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:43 AM

Toilet spray trying unsuccessfully to mask the odour of a big smelly poo.

#3 Autumnal

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:45 AM

vomit. out side garbage bin a a hot day

#4 Shirley Sue

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:46 AM

The smell of peanuts (probably as I am allergic to them). The smell makes me dry reach- bllleeeerrrggghhh!  sick.gif

#5 Julie-Anne

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:47 AM

I'm a nurse so we cop some pretty bad ones, but the worst is called melena, it's when there is blood in the stools due to GI bleeding.

#6 Squeekums Da Feral

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:48 AM

Ooh garlic is up there!
My dog after tin food. Smells like something crawled up his a** and died which is then let out only to crawl back up and die again.
Truely vomit inducing


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Edit dp

Edited by squeekums, 12 November 2012 - 07:50 AM.


#7 Libster

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:51 AM

My husband's running shorts after a run  sick.gif sick.gif

#8 HeroOfCanton

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:54 AM

Parmesan cheese - it shares some kind of acid with vomit - so that explains it...

Edited by *Browncoat*, 12 November 2012 - 08:01 AM.


#9 Jekaho

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:55 AM

Besides obvious things like vomit and some pooey nappies, mine is Dettol. Makes me dry-retch.

For my husband, it's vinegar. Makes him want to vomit. He has to leave the room and/or house if I've used it for cleaning.

Edited by Jekaho, 12 November 2012 - 07:55 AM.


#10 MoonPie

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:56 AM

QUOTE (Julie-Anne @ 12/11/2012, 05:47 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm a nurse so we cop some pretty bad ones, but the worst is called melena, it's when there is blood in the stools due to GI bleeding.

Malena, without a doubt, is the worst smell in the world.

#11 kpingitquiet

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:57 AM

New Orleans on a hot, damp Mardis Gras afternoon. It's a unique blend of stale beer, pee, vomit, garbage, and brackish water that seems to waft like clouds through the thick Louisiana air. Bleh!

#12 Frankly my Dear

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:59 AM

Vomit. Particularly after someone has been drinking bourbon the night before.

Oh, and just bourbon. Yuck, I nearly heave just having to sit near someone drinking it.

#13 Sam Wheat

Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:02 AM

I used to think I had a pretty strong stomach but lately I have had to leave the kitchen when my dp uses fish sauce or mushrooms in his cooking.

#14 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:04 AM

The defrosted contents of a sporting club's freezer after the freezer had been accidentally switched off for four weeks over the Christmas holidays.

#15 raven74

Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:05 AM

Parvo sick.gif A rotting corpse smells better than parvo.
Also, mushrooms cooking.  Ew.

#16 Angelina Ballerina

Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:06 AM

The stench from under a dirty foreskin after a hot sweaty day and no shower.

#17 Feraladaye

Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:06 AM

Apart from the obvious ones like poo, decomposing flesh etc....

Those plug in air fresheners.  When I was pregnant they made my terrible nausea a thousand times worse for some reason.  And even now, years later, I cannot bear them.

My husband's behind ranks pretty high up there too.

#18 Gumbette

Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:07 AM

Bum sweat.

#19 76 feral others

Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:09 AM

Burps. I'd rather smell fart.

#20 Tigerdog

Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:12 AM

I'm with you OP, the garlic smell is disgusting.  Also not a fan of vinegar either, if someone's eating salt and vinegar chips I tell them to get away from me.

ETA the chilli mussels too, my DP also used to eat these, I'm pretty sure they're stored in vinegar.

Edited by Tigerdog, 12 November 2012 - 09:11 AM.


#21 LookMumNoHands

Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:16 AM

Thought of another one.

The smell that wafted from my dogs butt when the vet squeezed his anal glands.

#22 Toodee

Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:18 AM

DH likes to eat chilli mussels and I hate the smell so I used to make him turn on the fans and open the windows to get rid of the smell. This worked fine until he got the bright idea one winter of just trying to cover the smell with Glen 20. It made it worse (to me). Now the smell of just Glen 20 makes me want to heave  sick.gif

DH is no longer allowed to eat mussels in the house at all.

#23 Cat People

Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:20 AM

When we were in America, I smelled skunk for the first time and it was pretty offensive.  Amazing too as the skunk was dead on the side of the road, and we were driving past.  I can't imagine how bad it would have been up close.

The other one for me is fish.  The fish markets are just horrendous.

#24 Missy Shelby

Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:25 AM

LOL not the best thread to be reading while eating my breakfast biggrin.gif

Not a smell that I hate but one that my DD1 tells me she hates every morning..."I hate the smell of your stinky breakfast!!".

I have weetbix, milk (cows) and fruit.  I don't think it smells at all but she nearly vomits when she smells it.

#25 blackcat20

Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:27 AM

Roast chicken from the supermarket. The smell when its in the car makes me want to be sick. Yet I have no trouble eating roast chook....

Any bad floral air freshener.
Cooked mushrooms.
The bloody smell of raw steak.




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