Smell of Books

Hoax Website: The smell of books aroma spray. "Now you can finally enjoy reading e-books without giving up the smell you love so much. With Smell of Books™ you can have the best of both worlds, the convenience of an e-book and the smell of your favorite paper book. Smell of Books™ is compatible with a wide range of e-reading devices and e-book formats and is 100% DRM-compatible. Whether you read your e-books on a Kindle or an iPhone using Stanza, Smell of Books™ will bring back that real book smell you miss so much."

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Posted on Tue Apr 07, 2009


Um, there are dumber ideas than this. And they actually exist. Why does this particular one HAVE to be a hoax? Just because it has its own website? Wow, bad judgment.
Posted by PoserExposerJay  on  Tue Apr 07, 2009  at  03:54 PM
If you wanna see stupider ideas, just go to and you'll see THE stupidest sprays ever! And, no, I'm not promoting that website. I'm just telling you about it.
Posted by PoserExposerJay  on  Wed Apr 08, 2009  at  04:43 AM
Sorta reminds me of the John Waters film from way back, "Polyester", starring Tab Hunter and Glen Millstead (Divine). Attending theater -goers were given a "scratch-and-sniff" card with six or so scents, and pop-ups throughout the film denoting the appropriate time to, well, scratch and sniff. Ah, the good old days. sniff
Posted by Hairy Houdini  on  Wed Apr 08, 2009  at  08:31 AM
Why does this particular one HAVE to be a hoax? Just because it has its own website? Wow, bad judgment.

There are a few subtle hints, such as the totally silly and joking manner in which the whole thing is written (including further "product updates", as well as the minor detail that you can't seem to actually buy the stuff. And then there's the way in which every single one of the articles about it on their website happen to be dated April 1, including the ones that are supposed to have been written well after the others. Which all combined tends to imply that it's a joke. . .
Posted by Accipiter  on  Wed Apr 08, 2009  at  01:54 PM
Well i smell every book i read, it's not a bad idea at all smile
Posted by Ottolenz  in  Austria  on  Sat Apr 18, 2009  at  06:11 PM
ahaha..Books Aroma Spray! this is really funny:)even crazy:)if a person reads an e-book, he likes this way of reading,otherwise he would take a real book that smells and feels in ur hands.
Posted by nadia  in  netherlands  on  Wed Sep 02, 2009  at  02:07 AM
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