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Topic # 59123 27-Mar-2010 16:12
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And I mean physically smells, has anyone else noticed this?

The last 4-5 times I've been in, it's smelt like someone had crapped their pants.

I think it could be the buffing/polish used on the floor? It's so rank, I can't be in there more than 5 minutes otherwise I make stupid purchases to try get out...good excuse for the missus though:

"I went in to get a set of headphones, but it smelt so bad I walked over to the TV aisle and bought a new 26" TV for our room"

 




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  Reply # 311886 27-Mar-2010 16:17
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+1 to that.

I couldn't quite pin point what it reminded me of, but it is definitely pretty rank. Maybe something to do with the food places that surround it? Dunno.

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  Reply # 311887 27-Mar-2010 16:23
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vinnieg: And I mean physically smells, has anyone else noticed this?

The last 4-5 times I've been in, it's smelt like someone had crapped their pants.

I think it could be the buffing/polish used on the floor? It's so rank, I can't be in there more than 5 minutes otherwise I make stupid purchases to try get out...good excuse for the missus though:

"I went in to get a set of headphones, but it smelt so bad I walked over to the TV aisle and bought a new 26" TV for our room"

 


Maybe its their marketing :P, It worked for you, Instead of headphones you got a new TV



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  Reply # 312040 28-Mar-2010 13:51
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Haha, yeah I did get the TV, good excuse too, but I can't handle the smell, think next time it's Harveys or LVs for any misc items




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  Reply # 312056 28-Mar-2010 15:13
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Personally I've never noticed it. I actually really like shopping there.

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Reply # 312060 28-Mar-2010 15:23
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It's stinky Undecided

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  Reply # 312070 28-Mar-2010 16:22
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Noticed it there from day 1. I believe its the chipboard floor with whatever they have painted on top of it!

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  Reply # 312091 28-Mar-2010 17:10
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My wife has been complaining about the smell in that store since it opened. Personally I haven't found a problem with it.

Now any shoe store or The Warehouse... ugh.... Makes me nauseous.

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  Reply # 312114 28-Mar-2010 17:59
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I find that lighting is something that drives me out of stores more often then smells.

Countdown is the worst offender for excessively bright flickering metal halide fittings in the glenfield mall. Cant stand to go in there.

oh, there is vodafone gsm in there now, still no 3g, so pretty useless still...




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  Reply # 312166 28-Mar-2010 19:54
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richms: I find that lighting is something that drives me out of stores more often then smells.

Countdown is the worst offender for excessively bright flickering metal halide fittings in the glenfield mall. Cant stand to go in there.

oh, there is vodafone gsm in there now, still no 3g, so pretty useless still...


Big store lights are bad for me too, after not too long in some stores i want to leave as my eyes start stinging, not sure what it is




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  Reply # 312173 28-Mar-2010 20:17
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vinnieg: And I mean physically smells

 


You mean there are virtual smells, too? ;-)




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  Reply # 312185 28-Mar-2010 20:51
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Big store lights are bad for me too, after not too long in some stores i want to leave as my eyes start stinging, not sure what it is


Its the cheap metal halides they use that have mains flicker that do it for me.

In saying that I have massive issues with the smell in places that sell fruit. That part of the supermarket often makes me feel quite ill.




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richms:
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Big store lights are bad for me too, after not too long in some stores i want to leave as my eyes start stinging, not sure what it is


Its the cheap metal halides they use that have mains flicker that do it for me.

In saying that I have massive issues with the smell in places that sell fruit. That part of the supermarket often makes me feel quite ill.


Cheap lights, that must be why the warehouse is normally the worst




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  Reply # 312281 29-Mar-2010 08:41
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alasta: Personally I've never noticed it. I actually really like shopping there.


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  Reply # 312667 29-Mar-2010 23:00

vinnieg: And I mean physically smells, has anyone else noticed this?

The last 4-5 times I've been in, it's smelt like someone had crapped their pants.

I think it could be the buffing/polish used on the floor? It's so rank, I can't be in there more than 5 minutes otherwise I make stupid purchases to try get out...good excuse for the missus though:

"I went in to get a set of headphones, but it smelt so bad I walked over to the TV aisle and bought a new 26" TV for our room"

 


Yes, when I first went in there last year, I almost gagged when I went in. It smells like someone has puked. It is an offensive smell. When I went in a few months ago, it still smelled, but not quite as bad. Don't know if it is costing them business, but it is not a pleasant environment.



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  Reply # 312757 30-Mar-2010 10:20
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vinnieg: And I mean physically smells

 


You mean there are virtual smells, too? ;-)



Hahahahaa, i meant literally sorry, not physically hahaha whoops my bad :)

Just thought some people would've taken the topic as "JB Hifi smells(has bad customer service)" when in fact it has pretty good customer service :) 




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