7 posts tagged with smell and odour.
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I did a dumb thing. I need to save some underpants. Pls help.

I have some expensive underwear that got really smelly. Gross I know. I really want to salvage them. I desperately need your magic odour-destroying solutions! [more inside]
posted by beccyjoe on Mar 31, 2016 - 57 answers

Where there's brass...

What is the smell at Bank station? [more inside]
posted by tigrefacile on Oct 12, 2012 - 1 answer

The modulation of our sense of smell

How and why do we become accustomed to smells? What makes some odours personally super-pungent one day and unnoticed 'background noise' later on, despite the smell remaining objectively unchanged? [more inside]
posted by peacay on May 19, 2012 - 7 answers

How can I stop my rubbish bin stinking?

Something in my rubbish bin stinks, and since I was away for rubbish collection day it's going to be there for a while longer. What can I do to get rid of, or at least reduce, the smell? [more inside]
posted by teem on Nov 24, 2005 - 18 answers

How to rid harsh odor coming from synthetic materials.

Some rubber-like materials in clothing accessories are emitting strong solvent-like odors. What is it, how can I get rid of it? [more inside]
posted by Extopalopaketle on Aug 15, 2005 - 4 answers

How to get mildew smell out of a chest of drawers?

Please help me with my smelly chest (chest of drawers that is...) [more inside]
posted by GrumpyMonkey on Feb 3, 2005 - 11 answers

Vinyl Lining of Sandals + Sweat = Awful, Awful Smell

How can I get rid of the odour that my sandals leave on my feet? They have a vinyl lining which creates an awful smell when contacted by sweat. This isn't a problem with any other footwear, and I've had a number of other people complain about this happening to them, so "wash your feet" would not be an appreciated response.
posted by DrJohnEvans on Sep 12, 2004 - 13 answers

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