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Old 07-28-2010, 06:14 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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Staten Island
That's just a cloud of Axe body spray & hair gel you smell in Staten Island.
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Old 07-28-2010, 06:16 PM
 
Location: Arvada, CO
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what does an oil refinery smell like? I kinda like the smell of gasoline ...
Like burnt dirt.
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Old 07-28-2010, 06:17 PM
 
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The westend of Davenport, Iowa sometimes stinks due to the Purina dog food plant.

The east side of Davenport, Iowa sometimes smells kick ass due to the Hostess/Wonder Bread factory.
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Old 07-28-2010, 06:20 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in the universe
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I just remember one of the times I drove through Cincinnati, it smelled like a sewer. Some beach towns on the coast of Texas smelled because of the oil drilling and some city in Louisiana smelled rotten, but I don't remember which one it was. It was a real small town a couple hours from the Texas border.
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Old 07-28-2010, 08:55 PM
 
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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The Fresh Kills landfill is closed. Its being turned into a 2,200 acre park.

Staten Island of course is home to almost a half million people and still has a fair amount of salt marsh left. But any smell you smell (hehe), may very well be coming from New Jersey. I am not kidding, New Jersey surrounds Staten Island to the North, the West and the South.

The western shore of Staten Island in particular, has the misfortune to be across the Arthur Kill from the huge New Jersey industrial areas. Just like these industrial areas have a negative (and false) sterotype of all of New Jersey, they also effect Staten Island on a smaller scale.
You're right, but that actually brings up another good point.
NJ's refineries and chemical plants are all situated not too far from the Staten Island border.... Most the time the wind blows from the west to east.
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Old 07-28-2010, 09:07 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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You're right, but that actually brings up another good point.
NJ's refineries and chemical plants are all situated not too far from the Staten Island border.... Most the time the wind blows from the west to east.
Exactly. NJ placed their industry (which EVERY state has) away from their neighborhoods.
If it effects NY, well......................... So be it.
It's not like NY has not done everything in their power to besmirch NJ's reputation.

Oh yea, have fun with that bedbug infestation.
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Old 07-28-2010, 10:32 PM
 
Location: San Leandro
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SF-bums
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Old 07-28-2010, 10:35 PM
 
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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SF-bums
haha, that can lead to a combination of smells.
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Old 07-28-2010, 10:40 PM
 
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Stank Louis
Roanoke Rapids NC (pretty bad)
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Old 07-28-2010, 11:32 PM
 
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I get it now, you're from Minneapolis. Typical.
i like milwaukee and i had a good time there and met some cool people but parts of the city smell, such as downtown, i dont know if its the sewers or what.
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