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 Author: Bitay15 View Messages Posted By Bitay15
 Posted: Jan 12, 2022 13:58
 Subject: Too much fragrance on the Legos
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Bitay15 (989)

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I don't know when it started or why but I keep receiving new Lego parts that
smell strongly of perfume or scented detergent. Why? I have to air them out
for several days before I can use them. I cannot reuse any of the plastic bags
or envelopes so they are thrown out without repurposing them. If you are a seller
who keeps your Legos in areas where they can pick up offensive odors, or worse
wash them in scented soap, please list it in your terms. As soon as someone says
they wash the Legos, I look elsewhere. So give the buyers a heads up.
 Author: yorbrick View Messages Posted By yorbrick
 Posted: Jan 12, 2022 14:02
 Subject: Re: Too much fragrance on the Legos
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In Suggestions, Bitay15 writes:
  I don't know when it started or why but I keep receiving new Lego parts that
smell strongly of perfume or scented detergent. Why? I have to air them out
for several days before I can use them. I cannot reuse any of the plastic bags
or envelopes so they are thrown out without repurposing them. If you are a seller
who keeps your Legos in areas where they can pick up offensive odors, or worse
wash them in scented soap, please list it in your terms. As soon as someone says
they wash the Legos, I look elsewhere. So give the buyers a heads up.

Why would sellers be washing new LEGO parts?
 Author: SylvainLS View Messages Posted By SylvainLS
 Posted: Jan 12, 2022 14:31
 Subject: Re: Too much fragrance on the Legos
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In Suggestions, yorbrick writes:
  In Suggestions, Bitay15 writes:
  I don't know when it started or why but I keep receiving new Lego parts that
smell strongly of perfume or scented detergent. Why? I have to air them out
for several days before I can use them. I cannot reuse any of the plastic bags
or envelopes so they are thrown out without repurposing them. If you are a seller
who keeps your Legos in areas where they can pick up offensive odors, or worse
wash them in scented soap, please list it in your terms. As soon as someone says
they wash the Legos, I look elsewhere. So give the buyers a heads up.

Why would sellers be washing new LEGO parts?

Smokers?
 Author: psusaxman2000 View Messages Posted By psusaxman2000
 Posted: Jan 12, 2022 14:03
 Subject: Re: Too much fragrance on the Legos
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In Suggestions, Bitay15 writes:
  I don't know when it started or why but I keep receiving new Lego parts that
smell strongly of perfume or scented detergent. Why? I have to air them out
for several days before I can use them. I cannot reuse any of the plastic bags
or envelopes so they are thrown out without repurposing them. If you are a seller
who keeps your Legos in areas where they can pick up offensive odors, or worse
wash them in scented soap, please list it in your terms. As soon as someone says
they wash the Legos, I look elsewhere. So give the buyers a heads up.

Why are new parts being washed in the first place. They are coming straight
out of a bag and into inventory. This would seem counterproductive. On the
flip side if parts are arriving with that much odor, I would run a guess that
someone is using maybe and oil diffuser or something like that that might
be causing some of the problem. Even so they would almost have to have it on
the parts directly to cause that much transfer over time.
 Author: jennnifer View Messages Posted By jennnifer
 Posted: Jan 12, 2022 14:10
 Subject: Re: Too much fragrance on the Legos
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jennnifer (3044)

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In Suggestions, psusaxman2000 writes:
  In Suggestions, Bitay15 writes:
  I don't know when it started or why but I keep receiving new Lego parts that
smell strongly of perfume or scented detergent. Why? I have to air them out
for several days before I can use them. I cannot reuse any of the plastic bags
or envelopes so they are thrown out without repurposing them. If you are a seller
who keeps your Legos in areas where they can pick up offensive odors, or worse
wash them in scented soap, please list it in your terms. As soon as someone says
they wash the Legos, I look elsewhere. So give the buyers a heads up.

Why are new parts being washed in the first place. They are coming straight
out of a bag and into inventory. This would seem counterproductive. On the
flip side if parts are arriving with that much odor, I would run a guess that
someone is using maybe and oil diffuser or something like that that might
be causing some of the problem. Even so they would almost have to have it on
the parts directly to cause that much transfer over time.

I find it strange that you both immediately assumed the OP was referring to washing
new LEGO? There was nothing mentioned about that in the post.

Jen
 Author: yorbrick View Messages Posted By yorbrick
 Posted: Jan 12, 2022 14:21
 Subject: Re: Too much fragrance on the Legos
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yorbrick (940)

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In Suggestions, jennnifer writes:
  In Suggestions, psusaxman2000 writes:
  In Suggestions, Bitay15 writes:
  I don't know when it started or why but I keep receiving new Lego parts that
smell strongly of perfume or scented detergent. Why? I have to air them out
for several days before I can use them. I cannot reuse any of the plastic bags
or envelopes so they are thrown out without repurposing them. If you are a seller
who keeps your Legos in areas where they can pick up offensive odors, or worse
wash them in scented soap, please list it in your terms. As soon as someone says
they wash the Legos, I look elsewhere. So give the buyers a heads up.

Why are new parts being washed in the first place. They are coming straight
out of a bag and into inventory. This would seem counterproductive. On the
flip side if parts are arriving with that much odor, I would run a guess that
someone is using maybe and oil diffuser or something like that that might
be causing some of the problem. Even so they would almost have to have it on
the parts directly to cause that much transfer over time.

I find it strange that you both immediately assumed the OP was referring to washing
new LEGO? There was nothing mentioned about that in the post.

There is the word "new" in front of "Lego parts" the first line.
 Author: jennnifer View Messages Posted By jennnifer
 Posted: Jan 12, 2022 14:34
 Subject: Re: Too much fragrance on the Legos
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jennnifer (3044)

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In Suggestions, yorbrick writes:
  In Suggestions, jennnifer writes:
  In Suggestions, psusaxman2000 writes:
  In Suggestions, Bitay15 writes:
  I don't know when it started or why but I keep receiving new Lego parts that
smell strongly of perfume or scented detergent. Why? I have to air them out
for several days before I can use them. I cannot reuse any of the plastic bags
or envelopes so they are thrown out without repurposing them. If you are a seller
who keeps your Legos in areas where they can pick up offensive odors, or worse
wash them in scented soap, please list it in your terms. As soon as someone says
they wash the Legos, I look elsewhere. So give the buyers a heads up.

Why are new parts being washed in the first place. They are coming straight
out of a bag and into inventory. This would seem counterproductive. On the
flip side if parts are arriving with that much odor, I would run a guess that
someone is using maybe and oil diffuser or something like that that might
be causing some of the problem. Even so they would almost have to have it on
the parts directly to cause that much transfer over time.

I find it strange that you both immediately assumed the OP was referring to washing
new LEGO? There was nothing mentioned about that in the post.

There is the word "new" in front of "Lego parts" the first line.

Oh, wow. I feel... I actually read that three times without seeing the word new.
lol I need a nap. Sorry!!

Jen
 Author: jennnifer View Messages Posted By jennnifer
 Posted: Jan 12, 2022 14:08
 Subject: Re: Too much fragrance on the Legos
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In Suggestions, Bitay15 writes:
  I don't know when it started or why but I keep receiving new Lego parts that
smell strongly of perfume or scented detergent. Why? I have to air them out
for several days before I can use them. I cannot reuse any of the plastic bags
or envelopes so they are thrown out without repurposing them. If you are a seller
who keeps your Legos in areas where they can pick up offensive odors, or worse
wash them in scented soap, please list it in your terms. As soon as someone says
they wash the Legos, I look elsewhere. So give the buyers a heads up.

Well, I think a lot of people are actually wearing perfume or use scented
soap and the smell just permeates their environment like cigarette smoke.
Also, I have received packages that reek of perfume from people whom I am certain
don't wear it. I guess the mail carrier, or the package sorter, or the contents
of a nearby package can have the same effect.
I personally can't stand the smell of tea tree oil but some people just insist
on using it everywhere.

I am sorry that you would bypass my store because I wash my used LEGO. There
are no scents on me.

Jen
 Author: zorbanj View Messages Posted By zorbanj
 Posted: Jan 12, 2022 15:04
 Subject: Re: Too much fragrance on the Legos
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Everything is strongly scented now - lotions, candles, body washes, detergents.
Many people constantly wash their hands now with hand soaps because of covid
(scented of course).

Then there's all of the aromas floating around from when the package is dropped
off until it's delivered. I just got a non-lego package that faintly smelled
like skunk weed.


In Suggestions, Bitay15 writes:
  I don't know when it started or why but I keep receiving new Lego parts that
smell strongly of perfume or scented detergent. Why? I have to air them out
for several days before I can use them. I cannot reuse any of the plastic bags
or envelopes so they are thrown out without repurposing them. If you are a seller
who keeps your Legos in areas where they can pick up offensive odors, or worse
wash them in scented soap, please list it in your terms. As soon as someone says
they wash the Legos, I look elsewhere. So give the buyers a heads up.