Can you handle the detergent isle of a grocery store?

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19 Sep 2016, 10:12 pm

Does anyone else find this the most hated isle of a supermarket? The smells bother me so much. Cause headaches, cause my skin to itch. The smell is so just so overwhelming.


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19 Sep 2016, 10:33 pm

I think I subconsciously avoid it unless I'm out of detergent and absolutely must buy some.



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19 Sep 2016, 10:34 pm

Depends which country I'm in. Where I live, the detergent smells are pretty mild. Some other places I've been, the excessive use of fragrance makes me want to run for the hills.


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19 Sep 2016, 11:45 pm

Seeing as how I spent 7 years working a grocery store I was never bothered by the detergent isle. What was bothersome to me was the smell of the garbage compacter. Also balsamic vinaigrette burned my nose when someone broke a bottle on the floor and I had to clean it up.


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20 Sep 2016, 12:04 am

I like the smell of detergent so it doesn't bother me.



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20 Sep 2016, 12:25 am

I avoid it as much as possible. I'm kinda the stereotype of the autistic kid who freaks out when their mother changes brands of detergent. I'm that sensitive to fragrance.


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20 Sep 2016, 12:46 am

Yes, I actually like the smell.


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20 Sep 2016, 1:02 am

my sniffer apparently is not as powerful as y'all's.



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20 Sep 2016, 1:32 am

I hate it too :eew:


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20 Sep 2016, 2:51 am

While I can handle various strong smells, sometimes I do like it.
However, if I get unlucky, the consequence will be me ending up with sneezing fits that might last for hours. :x


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20 Sep 2016, 3:24 am

Detergent aisles smell? I never noticed.

I don't like the bread aisle because every time I go there it's always full of people for some reason.


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20 Sep 2016, 3:29 am

the hot food places in the store do me in. :|



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20 Sep 2016, 5:24 am

*gag*



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20 Sep 2016, 7:41 am

Yeah, it's always been problematic for me as well.



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20 Sep 2016, 7:55 am

Grocery stores shrink wrap everything that isn't nailed down (ever see the shrink-wrapped individual potatoes?!?), but they can't seem to manage wrapping bottles and boxes of detergent chemicals? I despise the detergent aisle and race through it. Luckily, I know exactly what I want to buy there.

On a similar topic, what's up with those "import" stores with the shipping-container formaldehyde in the air? I get an instant headache every time.


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20 Sep 2016, 3:59 pm

I would much rather walk through that aisle than the coffee aisle.


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