Some are good. Some are bad. Many are food related. But, they all trigger the memory of a Very Dallas Moment.  

The smell of elotes and home-style tortillas outside the best walk-up taquerias

This is Taco & Elote heaven...for real! 😋🌮🌽

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That magical mixture of manure, hay, sweat and happiness at the State Fair of Texas

Because sometimes you just need a nap. #sharetheSFT #SFTLivestock #livestock #bigtex #statefairofTX

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Beans roasting next door at Oak Cliff Coffee Roasters on the way into Davis Street Espresso

Davis Street Espresso, next door to Oak Cliff Coffee Roasters. 

Davis Street Espresso, next door to Oak Cliff Coffee Roasters. 

Ashley Landis/Staff Photographer

Tornado weather

That wet, humid smell on a muggy spring day when the air is heavy and still, the sky is hazy and you know a cold front is passing through in the afternoon...

#dallassky #dallasclouds #dallas #anotherskypic Im in love with how the sky looks on the way home from dallas.

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Mouth-watering -- and distracting -- food truck fare during an outdoor yoga session at Klyde Warren Park

All set! Time now for class with @dallasyogacenter - Presented by @CignaTogether #CignaKlydeWarrenPark

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Strangely satisfying nylon smells of a crisp new Cowboys, Mavericks, Stars or Rangers jersey

The intoxicating mixture of trees, bushes and flowers at the Dallas Arboretum

Oh, by the way: Dallas Blooms opens this year on Feb. 27.

Dallas Arboretum

The Trinity River

Roll up the windows, close the vents and shut off the air before you hit the bridge. It doesn't help, but at least you feel productive. 
She's pretty when she's full but, oh, the smell. 

She's pretty when she's full but, oh, the smell. 

Smiley N. Pool/Staff Photographer

Hoppy beginnings of a Velvet Hammer on a hometown brewery tour

I recently heard they decided to add more #hops to the recipe. #brewery #craftbeer

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Simply walking by a shelf of second-hand cowboy boots and noticing that the leather never loses its aromatic luster

Alexandra Olivia/Special Contributor

Cracking open a used gem from Half Price Books

The tangy aroma of exhaust

Specifically, the gasoline-rich exhaust from the poorly tuned pickup idling three cars ahead of you while you're stuck in a random 2 p.m. traffic jam. At least the view's good. 

#BestInternationalSkyline #December2015 #Dallas #Texas #I30WestBound #FairParkCurve #DallasTraffic #DallasSky #Bluetiful

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Unfolding a fat wad of cash

OK, maybe not *all* Dallasites share this one... 


That distinct potpourri on a bike ride through Deep Ellum

One part smoke from Pecan Lodge, one part spent grains from Deep Ellum Brewing Co. and one part exhaust from nearby highways with a splash of liquor on the sidewalk. 

#art #deepellum #texas

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Sarah Blaskovich, Sara Frederick-Burgos, Dawn Burkes, Tiney Ricciardi, Charles Scudder and Michael Merschel contributed to this pungent list. 

H/t: Daily Edge

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