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#1 Old 01-19-2007, 07:45 PM
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uhhhh so i went into the kitchen in my house and my mom just got done cooking some ribs, it completely ruined my appetite and i almost threw up . and to top it off my mom said that usual " i dont eat meat often" even though she eats it everyday
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#2 Old 01-19-2007, 07:50 PM
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Doesn't bother me at all, though I understand how it could.
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#3 Old 01-19-2007, 08:43 PM
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I never liked the smell of meat. When my parents cook I'm usually taking a nap or I'm out, so I'm not even that used to it. At school sometimes they cook meat and the smell fills the hallway and I'll just say "eww, it smells like dead animal" to one of my friends and they'll tell me how yummy it smells. I'm really sensitive to it now and it bothers the bajeesus out of me.


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I went into this shop the other week with my omni bf to buy some meat and the whole place just stank of death. I had to get out of there. I can't believe that people actually work in that environment all day. It was way worse than when we have meat cooking in the house, I think it's because they actually cut up the animals in the back.
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Sometimes not always..I am not a fan of it and tolerate it but if I am not feeling well or the mood strikes me right..the smell does bother me.
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#6 Old 01-19-2007, 10:48 PM
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I don't mind the smell of a BBQ, but meat cooked indoors all smoking up the kitchen with fumes and greasy-choking and gross? Oh my gosh I want to vomit on the spot. Just thinking about it right now - makes my stomach churn
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#7 Old 01-19-2007, 10:52 PM
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Most of it doesn't bother me. The only stuff that bothers me is stuff that bothered me before going veg.
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#8 Old 01-19-2007, 11:07 PM
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Interesting enough is the psychology of this, and I usally think about this having read how some people are grossed out about the smell of animals cooking. But for the first time tonight I was grossed out over the smell of the fish sticks that were being cooked. I use to eat more than my fair share when the were served in the past. So this is an interesting phenomenon to me, as I have tryed to be none judgemental about these smells.
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I can not stand the smell of tuna. Im getting used to the smell of chicken.. but it doesnt bother me as much.
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#10 Old 01-19-2007, 11:15 PM
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Mostly it doesn't bother me, but I do find that the longer I am vegetarian the more it bugs me. Certain things are worse than others. I think someone cooking raw hamburger is one of the worst.
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#11 Old 01-20-2007, 01:58 AM
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I hate the smell. Especially that of fish or beef.
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#12 Old 01-20-2007, 02:23 AM
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A sausage sizzle smell always makes me think yum... but I think it's the onion.. onion on a bbq is always the best smell. Although it usually makes me angry when I smell it, because it's people raising money for dog shelters by selling dead cows...
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#13 Old 01-20-2007, 02:43 AM
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I really dislike the smell of meat, particularly that of cooking bacon.
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#14 Old 01-20-2007, 03:51 AM
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Sometimes it bothers me, sometimes it doesn't. Yesterday my boss was eating a smoked pork sandwich or something...you could smell it all around the office and that smell bothered me and another vegetarian who sits near me. But my husband sometimes cooks chicken pieces but the smell of that doesn't bother me.
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#15 Old 01-20-2007, 06:35 AM
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Yes, yes, yes. My parents were cooking hamburgers a couple days ago, and I literally could not leave my room without gagging. My mom lit a candle for me, but I had to take it everywhere I went or I would smell it over the candle.



The smell stayed in the house all night and into the morning. The worst part was that I could smell it on my retainer (I left it in the kitchen on accident). I cleaned it before I put it back in my mouth, obviously.



The wierd thing is, though, that I work at a steak house, and I can never even smell it there. I'm pretty sure the smell of the onion rings overpower it, or something.
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I hate the smell of dead meat! It's disgusting! Especially when I walk by a buthers shop! Or when my fiance cooks his dinner!!! I just don't like it!

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It depends! I can do away with quite some smells (dead bodies for instance), but sometimes the burned meat smell that lingers in the staircase upsets me.

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#18 Old 01-20-2007, 08:12 AM
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Oh my goodness, YES! Especially chicken and ground beef. I cannot stand the smell of cooking chicken or ground beef. They make me want to pojectile vomit.
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#19 Old 01-20-2007, 08:20 AM
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I work at a restaurant and sometimes the smell bothers me, especially if I think about where it came from. But most of the time, I'm too busy running around to even think about it.



When I worked at In-n-out burger (before I went veg), I cooked a lot and my arms would be covered in grease *yuck*
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Restaurants, at least, usually tend to have high-powered ventilation/exhaust systems that suck most of the greasy, smokey nastiness away. Not always though.



Some houses are worse than others, for ventilation in the kitchen (or people just don't turn on their kitchen fans - duh!) I've been in some kitchens that have no ventilation/exhaust fan at all; felt like I was catching instant lung cancer from how heavy the air was with smoke and cooking fumes, I don't know how people live without a fan over their stove. Blerghhh...



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#21 Old 01-20-2007, 09:08 AM
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yes, i do.



my husband cooks chicken, beef, elk, and fish. it's aweful.



but, we use the vent fan and crack the kitchen window--so that helps.
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#22 Old 01-20-2007, 09:16 AM
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the smell of it gets to me too, especially bacon. Ewwww! The greasy smell gets everywhere, it reminds me of cigarette smoke. It gets in my hair, clothes, and even inside my nose!!



I cannot go down the meat aisle at the grocery store now. Seeing all of those animals laying there just gets to me!



I just had this conversation with my husband the other day. People don't want to know what their meat goes through to get to the store in those nice little clear packages, because once you know you just can't put it out of your mind, kwim?



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#23 Old 01-20-2007, 09:34 AM
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i cant stand the smell of chicken or fish. i still like the smell of hotdogs because it reminds me of camping.
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#24 Old 01-20-2007, 10:59 AM
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Most of the time it doesn't bother me that much, it just doesn't smell appetizing. When my whole family is complaining over how delicious BBQ smells while someone is cooking it, I pretty much could care less because it doesn't really smell like food to me.



Tuna though, I hate. Hate hate hate the smell of tuna. It makes me want to gag.
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Sometimes not always..I am not a fan of it and tolerate it but if I am not feeling well or the mood strikes me right..the smell does bother me.



Agreed!
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#26 Old 01-20-2007, 11:26 AM
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I can't handle the smell of seafood, and the smell of dead pigs really gets to me. "Red" meats don't bother me too much unless they are really strong, and chicken smells don't bother me.

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Sometimes I feel guilty that I don't hate certain smells. Bacon and grilling steaks, and to some extent fried chicken, still make my stomach growl, and I have to mentally remind myself that's NOT food I smell-- it's fear and pain and death. Most other things just smell irrelevant, and a few are downright nasty, like fish. I always hated the stink of the seafood market. The other day I passed by a dead armadillo rotting on the side of the road and it smelled remarkably like the seafood market. Go figure.
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#28 Old 01-20-2007, 01:13 PM
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yeah I can't stand it, and I do my best not to be around it.



One of the worst was a few months ago.... just prior to my boss going veg she microwaved tuna. Now, I haven't vomited in 20 years but I almost did that day. Extreme nastiness.
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#29 Old 01-20-2007, 01:29 PM
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I really can`t stand the smell of meat.



The Smell of certain meats make me feel sick.
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#30 Old 01-20-2007, 01:51 PM
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Now, I haven't vomited in 20 years but I almost did that day. Extreme nastiness.



I had to post in this thread just to say how jealous I am if that's true. 20 years?



The only meat smells that bother me are bacon, ham, and seafood. Beef and chicken still smell good to me, but I get weirded out when I think that, so in the end I just feel uncomfortable.
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