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The scents of Dubai & Abu Dhabi

Old Oct 9th 2012, 2:39 pm
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I always think this stuff pretty much sums it up for me. Mrs Millhouse has some - nice stuff.

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Old Oct 9th 2012, 2:41 pm
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And for AD - I'd go for the smokey smells of those burning rock things outside the shops. Love that too.

It's that or the smell of the 'Ally Pally' - smoke, chip-fat and beer. Fanny-tastic.
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Kitty litter boxes.

On hot nights and when the wind was blowing in the right direction, if you walked past empty lots in Jumeira or Umm Sq. you caught the distinctive odour of kitty litter boxes.
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Kitty litter boxes.

On hot nights and when the wind was blowing in the right direction, if you walked past empty lots in Jumeira or Umm Sq. you caught the distinctive odour of kitty litter boxes.
That smell is also the smell ( and taste...) of high quality speed...
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That smell is also the smell ( and taste...) of high quality speed...
that'd be Urea breaking down into ammonia so that high quality speed hasn't been mixed properly as there is too high an ammonia content left after reacting.

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that'd be Urea breaking down into ammonia so that high quality speed hasn't been mixed properly as there is too high an ammonia content left after reacting.

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What's oud?
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What's oud?
An old, old wooden ship that was used during the civil war era
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An old, old wooden ship that was used during the civil war era
Awesome. Thank you so much.
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Awesome. Thank you so much.
Oud is a resinous wood, used to make perfumes. It can also be burned, but the small rocks referred to by someone earlier were probably Frankinsense. That is largely harvested in Oman and burned to fragrance buildings.
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Oud is a resinous wood, used to make perfumes. It can also be burned, but the small rocks referred to by someone earlier were probably Frankinsense. That is largely harvested in Oman and burned to fragrance buildings.
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For me, the smell of Dubai is a good Turkish coffee made with rose water.
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For me, the smell of Dubai is a good Turkish coffee made with rose water.
For me, the smell of Dubai is an upside down SWB Patrol, with smoke billowing from the engine bay and a small man inside crying.
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