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Without perfume to guide my invisible persona, whoever smelled my shirt might actually see how fucking my life is from day to day. On my first day wearing the shirt, I bucked the rules entirely.
I don’t wake up and smell like burning forests and dryads and gold — I pay my way into that illusion. I wore jasmine scented all natural deodorant and sprayed my favorite perfume in the air of my room and walked around the scent plume — I wasn’t it, so to speak, but if a few molecules dropped on the cotton then IT WAS MERELY A COINCIDENCE, YOUR HONOR.
Given that I have a spectacularly depressing success rate of matches vs actual communication on Tinder, I figured nothing could really be worse than what is already uneventful. For smell.dating, they require of you a few things: I sent in the money and promptly forgot about it until I got the shirt in the mail. At the same time, a growing body of research suggests that a person's genetic compatibility, gender, age, and predisposition to illness are reflected in their "smell signature." Even in blinded experiments, subjects' smell preferences align broadly with their sexual desires." So my questions then inevitably became: how do I hack this shirt to make sure everyone who smells me falls in love with me?
Before I started, I thought having my control over scent taken away from me would be fun, but now I realized that it was actually terrifying and vulnerable in ways I hadn’t bargained for. What if this experiment just proved my deepest fear: that I am utterly unremarkable?
But it’s all fleeting and ephemeral, like trying to catch a ghost. I matched with two of the three people I was really curious about and matched with people I revisited.I matched with 7 people immediately — I don’t remember clicking "yes" to meeting 7, just 3, but I am less upset and more curious about this fluke in the algorithm. I reverse google’d the ones I could and eliminated some from the blandness of their instagrams (I’m shallow).This is a sense of victory Tinder has seldom given me. Looking them up illuminated an entirely new profile around their shirt samples.So, I stayed online instead of hazarding the real world and engaged in lengthy conversations with the guys I liked. Then one fateful dinner date proved my online dating strategy was really very wrong.My date and I had been chatting for over a month, so I felt like I knew just about everything about him. The moment we met in person, I was utterly repelled by the odor wafting off him.