Anyone Who Grew Up In The 2000s Can Practically Smell These 20 Photos

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1. The fruity, yet completely unnatural smell of these markers:

2.The smell of musk and being bullied in middle school:

An Abercrombie & Fitch store from the early 2000s
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3. The sweet smell of Lip Smackers (especially the soda flavors) that made us want to take a bite out of their chapstick:

4. The citrusy smell of L'Oréal's "no tears" kids shampoo:

5. The smell of old catalogs and new erasers on an autumn day:

6.The sugary smell of going to a middle school dance:

7.The wheat-like vanilla smell of Play-Doh:

Kid playing with Play-Doh

This smell was so iconic that Hasbro bottled it and sells it as cologne.

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8. The medicinal smell and, honestly, taste of B'loonies:

9.The strong acetone scent of rubber cement:

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Elmer's / Via amazon.com

10. The rubbery smell of Silly Putty:

11.The smell of rubbing alcohol with a hint of floral fragrance:

12.The comforting scent of foam and slime:

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13.The rancid scent of dried sweat that clung to the fabric of these gym pinnies:

14. The waxy, musty smell of a bag of miscellaneous crayons:

15.The tropical, coconut scent of My Scene doll hair:

16. The smell of fried chicken mixed with the overpowering scent of microwaved corn:

17.The smell of wood shavings and productivity:

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Mcininch / Getty Images/iStockphoto

18.The metallic smell of Chuck E. Cheese tokens:

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19.The unmistakable smell of sandalwood and teenage angst:

Four different scents of Axe Body Spray
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20.And finally, nothing said "I love you" like the smell of onions wafting off a Shrek Scratch n' Stink Valentine's card:

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