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It takes very little extra heat to make the mix fume, and the fumes are not at all pleasant.

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LOL, not something one is likely to become addicted to,best always done outside,the pot being,downwind.
 

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I spent 20 years breathing in Halothane on a daily bases so the smell is comforting to me.
 

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Do you also like the smell of methyl salicylate,another substance used in beekeeping.The smell of that stuff allways reminds me of hospitals.
 
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