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According to a survey by Halfords, a UK-based out accessories/auto parts retailer, people really hate the smell of wet dog in their cars.

That particularly pungent odor topped the list of the reasons people buy air fresheners for their cars, beating out other noxious scents such as dried spilt milk and children's vomit. The entire top ten list includes (in order):

1. Wet dog
2. Dried spilt milk
3. Child's sick
4. Teenage body odor
5. Festering fast food
6. Forgotten fruit
7. Sweaty feet
8. Cigarette/cigar smoke
9. Dirty diaper
10. Animal mess on shoes

The thought of having any of these odors in a small enclosed space like an automobile is enough to get us thinking about stocking up on air fresheners just in case. What do you think? Have you experienced any car odors that belong on the list?

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      cautomo200
      • 2 Years Ago
      vomit...
      zanbab99
      • 2 Years Ago
      you fogot flatulance
      lletraw
      • 2 Years Ago
      I have two smells to consider. A recently dead mouse. How about a dozen nightcrawlers forgotten under a seat?
      Hugh
      • 2 Years Ago
      A dead person should top the list.
      csalvocummings
      • 2 Years Ago
      Can't believe people use chemical/toxic air freshners to mask more serious odor problems. Breathing in the chemicals from the air freshners is far worse than the original smell. Need to get to the root of the problem, clean it, and the car will smell fine.
      sindfetish
      • 2 Years Ago
      # 1 ?......My wife.
      budshort
      • 2 Years Ago
      The odors in a car that I have always hated was the smell of raw gasoline or burning rubber. Usually smelled this just before the car caught fire.
      • 2 Years Ago
      Wow, who'd've guessed that things that smell bad outside the car also smell bad inside the car?
      nunggwama
      • 2 Years Ago
      gym clothes with jockstraps
      murkystarlight
      • 2 Years Ago
      How about a chew spit can or bottle sitting in the cup holder between the seats that has been there long enough for the entire car to smell like it, even after air freshener? My roommate and I share a car and he not only smokes in the car but leaves those cans and bottles of chew spit in it as well..... by far the worst smell I have ever smelled and the most disgusting habit I am aware of!
      zanbab99
      • 2 Years Ago
      use a ozone device
      Bill
      • 2 Years Ago
      dead fishing bait
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