Results for - Smelling A Memory

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1. In the movie "The Parent Trap", after the girls switch there is a scene where one of the girls smells Grandfather. When he asks her what she is doing she says "Making a memory" and "All my life, when I'm quite grown-up I will always remember my grandfather and how he smelled of tobacco and peppermint." My memory smell of my grandma is Emeraude perfume and Gonesh brand Ancient Times incense. Do you have memories of a loved one triggered by certain smells? (If so, please share them in the comments)

Yes
42%
710 votes
No
37%
636 votes
Undecided
9%
157 votes
N/A
12%
203 votes

2. Are there smells associated with you that might trigger memories for loved ones? (If so, could you please share in the comments what those might be?)

Yes
31%
530 votes
Not sure/maybe
31%
531 votes
No
20%
338 votes
N/A
18%
307 votes

3. Is the idea of smells triggering memories comforting? Or do such memories only make you sad?

Definitely comforting
26%
447 votes
Just makes me sad to remember
11%
184 votes
Comforting but sad at the same time
26%
441 votes
It's not something I've thought much about
17%
282 votes
N/A
28%
482 votes
04/14/2016 Living 1706 46 By: Milano2

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