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The Best Smells At WDW

Discussion in 'Theme Parks Attractions and Strategies' started by jhaig, Dec 24, 2012.

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The Best Smell At WDW

  1. That chlorine-ish water ride smell

  2. Main St. Bakery

  3. Laila that permeates the Norway gift shop

  4. The greenhouse in Living With the Land

  5. The faint cookie scent on Main St

  6. Aloe and clover at Contemporary and Yacht/Beach

  7. Incense from Morocco

  8. The smell of fear on It's A Small World

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  1. heathsf

    heathsf DIS Veteran

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    This is fantastic!! I thought I was the only weirdo who loved the smell of WDW water rides! Every once in a long while I'll think I smell something similar and it just takes me right back to POTC or IASM. Rome burning is definitely a close second!
     
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  3. Meriweather

    Meriweather Aria's Nana

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    I didn't vote either.

    Popcorn and roasted cinnamon almonds smell so good!!
     
  4. married2mm

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    I know, crazy right?
    as soon as I saw the question, that was my answer in my little head!

    following this, soarin and philarmagic. :cool1:
     
  5. dvcterry

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    Some good options to choose from. I picked the cookie smell. Love Main St. Bakery and we were just talking about the scent of vanilla so it gets my vote.

    Otherwise so many Disney smells, I also think of:

    Spaceship Earth
    Popcorn
    Funnel Cake
    Mickey Waffles
    Ghirardelli chocolate
    Smoked Turkey Legs
     
  6. Primrosepower

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    I haven't been to WDW, but my favorite Disneyland smell is just the overall Main Street SCENT. The popcorn, the fudge, the cookies, the flowers, the grass, the sun, that air condition-y smell all combine to make a wonderful Main Street scent. And its awesome!!!
     
  7. J.C.&ALI'SMOM

    J.C.&ALI'SMOM <font color=darkblue>I really had to bite my tongu

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    Oh there are so many! I love the Poly so the smell walking into the lobby is intoxicating.

    The Grand Canyon Concourse used to have a chocolate counter at BVG. I could swear that there was a smellitizer there because the chocolate smell was so good. I ended up buying a chocolate candle from Yankee to recreate that delicious scent. However the chocolates and their scent are gone now :(

    I like the distinct smell of walking into Adventureland. It is very earthy and kind of green pepper-y. Very different.

    There is nothing like the water attraction smell. I personally think it is more musty than stale. But it is still like a memory overload when I smell it.
     
  8. MarkyMouse

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    Great thread! Here are my family's votes:

    - Christmas Parade Smells
    - something around Gastons fountain in NFL
    - citrus in old Horizons
    - werthers store
    - Christmas shops
    - sun screen

    But I have not noticed the hotel lobby smells ... Guess we better go check it out!

    Sent from my iPad using DISBoards
     
  9. My2Cents

    My2Cents Earning My Ears

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    The BBQ type smell outside of Wilderness Lodge. Love it!
     
  10. Eastern

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    We keep a bottle of this on hand http://www.cooktj.com/content/trader-joes-smoked-sea-salt

    sniff and remember!

    I like the citrus on Soarin' though.
     
  11. jgh

    jgh Peter Pan!

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    Spaceship Earth
    The Land

    ...are my favorites!
     
  12. jhaig

    jhaig Ooooh, stuffed crust

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    No votes so far for the barnyard smell on the monorail - go figure....
     
  13. GoofEeyore26

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    Gonna have to jump on the Polynesian lobby band wagon...takes me back to my childhood and brings a smile to my face every time i walk into that building. I wish they had a candle or something to sell which had that smell.

     
  14. LSUfan4444

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    Although it wasn't a choice, the Magical Express busses have a smell that reminds of of excitement.
     
  15. mickyminnie890

    mickyminnie890 A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes

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    I love the smell of all the water rides, and the perfume in Norway Laila! I had to get it!
     
  16. J.C.&ALI'SMOM

    J.C.&ALI'SMOM <font color=darkblue>I really had to bite my tongu

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    The monorail smells like a band-aid!
     
  17. jhaig

    jhaig Ooooh, stuffed crust

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    What exactly does the Poly lobby smell like?
     
  18. GoofEeyore26

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    I think it's a combination of the flowers/plant life and the water. Its somewhat tropical...um...yeah, not really sure how else to describe it. It's just very distinct to me. I don't even know if the smell would be that great for everyone (my wife thinks its just ok), but to me it's just extremely nostalgic b/c that was where we stayed when i was kid on my first trip. As soon as i get a get a whiff all these memories and emotions come rushing back, and i feel like a little kid.
     
  19. michsig

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    I had trouble choosing! But for some reason I LOVE the smell of the water rides! Lol! Also, just the smell of the hotel room at Coronado Springs .. heavenly. I CAN'T WAIT TO SNIFF STUFF IN LESS THAN 2 WEEKS! :) :p
     
  20. bdklein

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    The smell of my friend Bryan't toots after he eats and drinks his way through Epcot!!!
     
  21. PALionKingfan

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    I don't know what the best smell is but the oddest is The Land PAvillion. I think with the water from Living with the Land mixing in wiht the food from Garden Grill and Sunshine Seasons it just makes for a very odd smell. Am I the only one who thinks so? Also the worst smell is the Monorail. It smells like a monkey cage that hasn't been cleaned in a week.
     

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