posted on Sep, 19 2013 @ 12:51 AM
reply to post by worldwatcher
In the article in the OP, and the WIKI link I provided, it did mention those possibilities, again, my question is residents would smell this on a
regular basis, and it would not be mysterious. I used to live in the area of the Jolly Rancher factory, and we were used to the delicious smells
wafting down the foothills over our town. We were used to the smells.
The residents would only smell it on a regular basis if the smell was coming from standard factory processes. There could have been a spill of some
flavor concentrates, a new process or procedure being started, or a new product/chemical//mixture being produced.
For example, if you lived near a bakery, and they made some pumpkin treats for the first time, it's going to be the first time you smelled that
smell, even though the bakery has been there for years.
On a side note, I wonder what it says about people as a whole, that whenever there is some sort of mysterious situation people instantly assume it's
something nefarious or dangerous. Maybe an evolutionary advantage, if you are scared of everything, less chance of actually coming across something