What’s That Smell? Review and Giveaway

As the parent of three darling children ranging in age from 4 to 17, “WHAT’S THAT SMELL!?” is something I can often be heard to exclaim. Who knew though that this was all good training in anticipation of one day putting my ninja nostrils to the test playing a family table top game fromย WowWee.

Inside the box you will find
  • 4 STANK cards & scent-barrier bags
  • 48 mystery whiff cards
  • a sheet of whiff strips
  • 6 cardholders
  • scorepad
  • Instructions for 2-6 players ages 14+

The premise of the game is really simple. You are each given a card. When the timer starts you are supposed to scratch the card and sniff. You then write down on the scorepad what you think you can smell. Points are given depending on the accuracy of your answer. For example if you have a coffee card and you guess Coffee you would receive 5 points, If you guessed a vaguely in the ballpark answer like Mocha or Wood you would receive 3 points. You would get 1 point for guessing that the category it is in is “smoke factor”.

What did we think?

This is a great game for us as we have 2 older children who enjoy playing and me who has zero patience when it comes to setting games up. If it takes longer to set up than it does to play then I lose interest and wander off.

We loved the danger aspect of not knowing whether the card you were about to sniff was a lovely smell (like grape) or something pretty gross.

All of the cards seemed to have a faint chemical smell which I presume is there to contain all of the different scents in the cards and after a while of playing I must admit that the scents did start to merge a bit.

The winner of each round is declared the Nose-It-All and is allowed to choose a player to suffer the Whiff of Shame! This part of the game almost made me lose my lunch so I would encourage not to play this one on a full stomach!

Tips for cleansing your sense of smell

  • Smell the crook of your elbow (or any other non-perfumed area of skin)
  • Sniff something made from pure wool
  • Have a bowl of coffee beans nearby for players to sniff. I don’t know why it works but it really does

There is an app for the game.ย  We chose to play it without the app this time but I have it downloaded for next time. When you play with the app you are able to easily time the rounds, keep score and record Whiff Of Shame moments. Whether you use that footage against your family members, well that’s entirely your call..

We will definitely be playing What’s That Smell? again. I think it would be a great game for Christmas or New Years Eve when you could even play as teams. If you are brave enough!

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We are happy to be able to offer you the chance to win your very own What’s That Smell? gameย which retails for ยฃ24.99 at Amazon, Smyths and Argos.

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  1. Lucy
    October 23, 2018 / 6:36 pm

    Bacon in the mornings!

  2. Angela treadway
    October 23, 2018 / 6:44 pm

    Lavender is my fav and so relaxing

  3. Lynn Heath
    October 23, 2018 / 6:47 pm

    My favourite scent is freshly cut grass!

  4. Caroline Harrison
    October 23, 2018 / 6:52 pm

    I say this all the time!!!! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

    We love our board games. This would be a great addition to our evergrowing selection!

  5. Kim Neville
    October 23, 2018 / 7:58 pm

    Hot chocolate cooking

  6. iain maciver
    October 23, 2018 / 9:16 pm

    fresh bread

  7. Solange
    October 23, 2018 / 11:00 pm

    Coconut body lotion.

  8. Tracy Nixon
    October 24, 2018 / 3:23 am

    Fresh baked bread!

  9. Ray Becker
    October 24, 2018 / 6:58 am

    Fresh baked bread

  10. clair downham
    October 24, 2018 / 8:45 am

    lavender thankyou

  11. Angie McDonald
    October 24, 2018 / 9:03 am

    My favourite smell is freshly made bacon!

  12. Iris Tilley
    October 24, 2018 / 10:43 am

    Orange blossom

  13. Catherine McAlinden
    October 24, 2018 / 11:48 am

    Marzipan

  14. Clare Hubbard
    October 24, 2018 / 11:52 am

    Vanilla

  15. Susan B
    October 24, 2018 / 4:47 pm

    Stocks have the most stunning fragrance and remind me of home so definitely my favourite smell.

  16. Katie b
    October 24, 2018 / 7:42 pm

    Food cooking ๐Ÿ˜‚ love coming home from work to dinner

  17. Jo Carroll
    October 24, 2018 / 8:11 pm

    My morning coffee ๐Ÿ˜‰

  18. gemma brown
    October 24, 2018 / 8:52 pm

    fresh rosemary

  19. Lorraine Tinsley
    October 24, 2018 / 9:13 pm

    Fresh coffee

  20. Craig Rogers
    October 24, 2018 / 9:21 pm

    My favourite smell is the smell of fresh strawberries

  21. nicola dean
    October 24, 2018 / 9:26 pm

    I love the smell of a newborn baby, just gorgeous!

  22. ADEINNE TONNER
    October 24, 2018 / 10:00 pm

    My favourite smell has to be lavender

  23. Karen
    October 25, 2018 / 6:32 am

    Sweetpea’s

  24. Rachael Simmons
    October 25, 2018 / 10:26 am

    My mum’s skin when we cuddle – I’m almost 33 and it hasn’t changed since I was a baby

  25. Laura Banks
    October 25, 2018 / 10:34 am

    coffee in the morning

  26. Ruth Harwood
    October 25, 2018 / 10:45 am

    love the smell of jasmine!

  27. Sally Collingwood
    October 25, 2018 / 10:47 am

    A cake cooking in the oven

  28. Jean Cassell
    October 25, 2018 / 12:57 pm

    Privet hedge flowers in summer

  29. kris mc
    October 25, 2018 / 12:58 pm

    clean laundry

  30. Chloe Davies
    October 25, 2018 / 1:33 pm

    Fairy Baby Laundry Softener x

  31. Justine Meyer
    October 25, 2018 / 4:43 pm

    I love the smell of petrol and baby powder x

  32. julie laing
    October 25, 2018 / 10:31 pm

    I love cinnamon

  33. S Edwards
    October 26, 2018 / 4:29 am

    i love the smell of raspberry the fruit kind ๐Ÿ˜‰

  34. Laura Turner
    October 26, 2018 / 6:42 am

    I love Bergamot, though it’s quite hard to get hold of these days.

  35. Adrian Clarke
    October 26, 2018 / 12:41 pm

    The smell of bbq’s on a hot summers day.

  36. Claire Nutman
    October 26, 2018 / 1:05 pm

    Coconut !! Many thanks

  37. michelle o'neill
    October 27, 2018 / 3:55 pm

    freshly baked bread

  38. Christina Palmer
    October 27, 2018 / 6:29 pm

    I love the smell of onions and mushrooms frying in the pan

  39. Keith Hunt
    October 27, 2018 / 6:59 pm

    lemon grass

  40. ZARA
    October 27, 2018 / 10:37 pm

    I love the scent of Christmas so everything associated with it-it’s just so warm, fuzzy and loving-I adore it!-what is your favourite scent?

  41. Rachel Craig
    October 27, 2018 / 11:04 pm

    Rose /s.

  42. Geri Gregg
    October 28, 2018 / 1:06 pm

    My favourite smell is vanilla I love it especially in the form of candles

  43. Jade Hewlett
    October 28, 2018 / 1:19 pm

    My favourite smell is mint

  44. Kellie McIntyre
    October 28, 2018 / 5:59 pm

    Flowerbomb! I only wear it on special occasions as a pretty smell costs a pretty penny!

  45. Rachel Butterworth
    October 28, 2018 / 10:02 pm

    Cinnamon

  46. katrina walsh
    October 28, 2018 / 11:33 pm

    I love the smell of lemons

  47. Tracy Newton
    October 29, 2018 / 7:28 pm

    Freshly mown grass

  48. Sarah Mcknight
    October 29, 2018 / 8:24 pm

    Cherries

  49. Andrea Upton
    October 29, 2018 / 8:40 pm

    Bread baking

  50. Rich Tyler
    October 30, 2018 / 4:58 pm

    Fresh Linen

  51. Diana
    October 30, 2018 / 9:46 pm

    Roast Chicken ๐Ÿ˜€

  52. Elizabeth Martinez
    October 31, 2018 / 3:37 pm

    LEMONGRASS (OR FRANKINCENSE THIS TIME OF YEAR)

  53. melanie stirling
    November 1, 2018 / 1:34 am

    White musk.

  54. jessica waugh
    November 1, 2018 / 7:00 pm

    best smell ever, is the smell of a newborn baby!!

  55. jessica waugh
    November 1, 2018 / 7:01 pm

    the best smell, is the smell of a newborn baby!

  56. Gary Topley
    November 2, 2018 / 9:23 pm

    Butterfly Bush Buddleia, thankyou for the competition x

  57. Jackie Howell
    November 3, 2018 / 11:17 am

    I love the smell of cut grass

  58. Natalie Crossan
    November 3, 2018 / 6:15 pm

    Freshly baked bread!

  59. Lesley Bradley
    November 3, 2018 / 6:17 pm

    privet flowers is mine

  60. rebecca smith
    November 4, 2018 / 2:49 pm

    Coconut

  61. Liam Bishop
    November 6, 2018 / 12:27 pm

    Cinnamon

  62. Karen Barrett
    November 6, 2018 / 10:45 pm

    Freshly cut grass

  63. Sarah Parker
    November 7, 2018 / 6:41 am

    vanilla

  64. Linda McGarrigle
    November 9, 2018 / 10:00 am

    For me it’s Lavender, it reminds me of someone close to me who is no longer here, every-time i smell it , it makes me smile, so i have planted some in the garden this year xxx

  65. Laura Corrall
    November 10, 2018 / 2:06 pm

    I love the smell of lilacs.

  66. Adrian Bold
    November 11, 2018 / 4:02 am

    I have 2 very different favourite smells – bacon and petrol!

  67. Ursula Hunt
    November 11, 2018 / 9:58 am

    I love the smell of a new baby

  68. Michaela Turner
    November 13, 2018 / 6:36 am

    Bread baking yum yum

  69. Susan Willshee
    November 13, 2018 / 9:53 pm

    my family would love this game because I have no sense of smell at all! So I can’t tell you what my favourite is!
    But I’m incredibly competitive when we play any game so they’d be fascinated to see how badly I could cheat at this!

  70. Kelly leigh
    November 15, 2018 / 6:59 pm

    Fresh homemade scones

  71. maria
    November 15, 2018 / 11:56 pm

    I love the smell of coconut oil

  72. Jo
    November 16, 2018 / 1:55 pm

    I love the smell of bread cooking and also – a bit strange I know – the smell of the fumes that comes from buses

  73. donna l jones
    November 17, 2018 / 9:31 pm

    love the mell of dettol

  74. Hali kinson
    November 18, 2018 / 7:10 am

    Freshly cut grass

  75. Laura Williams
    November 19, 2018 / 9:17 am

    My favourite smell is violet.. perfumes with violet flowers, parma violet sweets, parma violet gin! I just love the smell of violet! My favourite perfume is Yardley’s April Violets… I think I have a violet addiction! haha! ๐Ÿ˜€
    Thank you! I have 6 kids.. I think we would LOVE this game! Looks fun and quirky!

  76. kimberley ryan
    November 20, 2018 / 12:47 pm

    fresh coffee

  77. Becky Yeomans
    November 20, 2018 / 6:35 pm

    I love the smell of Lavender!

  78. Samantha O'D
    November 20, 2018 / 9:18 pm

    Cinnamon

  79. Laura Pyper
    November 21, 2018 / 2:34 pm

    gingerbread

  80. Helen Arlow
    November 21, 2018 / 5:23 pm

    I love the smell of cinnamon

  81. TRACY JAMES
    November 21, 2018 / 7:02 pm

    i love the smell of opium perfum. just gorgous

  82. lesley renshaw
    November 21, 2018 / 8:13 pm

    Burning log fires x

  83. Debbie Birchall
    November 21, 2018 / 10:51 pm

    Chocolate chip cookies when they are baking in the oven

  84. Debbie Finnerty
    November 22, 2018 / 3:47 pm

    I love the smell of jasmine

  85. jo liddement
    November 22, 2018 / 5:19 pm

    My favourite scent is Jasmine. I have it growing by my back door and it is wonderful.

  86. Sandra Foreman
    November 22, 2018 / 6:58 pm

    freshly cut grass

  87. HELEN GOSSAGE
    November 22, 2018 / 8:39 pm

    Lavender

  88. Zoey P
    November 23, 2018 / 6:35 am

    Love the smell of fresh linen

  89. Sam Parkes
    November 23, 2018 / 11:14 am

    I love citrus smells like clementines

  90. S Kerry
    November 23, 2018 / 8:32 pm

    i love the smell of freshly baked cakes!

  91. Laura Wheatley
    November 23, 2018 / 8:48 pm

    I love citrus smells. like when ive cleaned the bathroom lol

  92. Katrina Adams
    November 24, 2018 / 1:09 pm

    I love coconut fragrances.

  93. Richard Saunders
    November 24, 2018 / 5:06 pm

    fresh cut grass

  94. Emma Howard
    November 24, 2018 / 9:22 pm

    I love the smell of freshly baked bread

  95. Ash R
    November 25, 2018 / 2:37 pm

    I love the smell of coconut! ๐Ÿ™‚

  96. hannah igoe
    November 25, 2018 / 4:18 pm

    lavender

  97. Michelle Henderson
    November 25, 2018 / 6:08 pm

    I love the smell of freshly cut grass

  98. gemma hendry
    November 25, 2018 / 8:58 pm

    i love the smell of shea butter

  99. jules eley
    November 25, 2018 / 10:00 pm

    i love coconut ๐Ÿ™‚

  100. jamie banks
    November 26, 2018 / 7:20 am

    lavender xx

  101. Sam Cornford
    November 26, 2018 / 8:12 am

    I love the smell of cinnamon, reminds me of Christmas.

  102. Michelle Ferguson
    November 26, 2018 / 11:17 am

    I love the smell of sun tan lotion as reminds me of lovely holidays

  103. Thomas Buchanan
    November 26, 2018 / 9:25 pm

    chocolate!

  104. Lia Burns
    November 27, 2018 / 2:11 am

    Vanilla, especially vanilla candles. So divine!

  105. Sheri Darby
    November 27, 2018 / 6:26 pm

    I love the smell of babies – but if that sounds too dodgy I’ll settle for newly mown grass

  106. Elaine Stokes
    November 27, 2018 / 8:44 pm

    love the smell of baby powder

  107. Lauren Pilkington
    November 27, 2018 / 10:39 pm

    oranges

  108. AKaterina Pavlou
    November 28, 2018 / 10:46 am

    Vanilla x

  109. stephen holman
    November 28, 2018 / 12:39 pm

    the smell of a roast dinner cooking on a sunday!

  110. Nikki Stewart
    November 28, 2018 / 2:41 pm

    I love the smell of cinnamon, especially at this time of year x

  111. Deborah Clarke
    November 28, 2018 / 9:37 pm

    Can’t beat the smell of freshly baked bread. Thanks for the chance to be your lucky winner

  112. claire w
    November 28, 2018 / 11:23 pm

    My favourite smell is vanilla.

  113. Elzbieta Znyk
    November 29, 2018 / 7:38 am

    Vanilla

  114. Katie m
    November 29, 2018 / 9:01 am

    Freshly baked bread

  115. Kay Broomfield
    November 29, 2018 / 11:04 am

    Babies – I’m having another in 3 weeks and can’t wait to smell that new baby smell!

  116. Wendy Guy
    November 29, 2018 / 12:07 pm

    Bread baking.

  117. Maria Jane Knight
    November 29, 2018 / 12:19 pm

    The ground after a heavy rainfall.

  118. Rachael Sexey
    November 29, 2018 / 12:35 pm

    I love the smell of anything cinammon ๐Ÿ™Š

  119. sarah morris
    November 29, 2018 / 12:49 pm

    Lavender

  120. Louise Bennett
    November 29, 2018 / 1:43 pm

    vanila

  121. Sheila Docherty
    November 29, 2018 / 2:24 pm

    Freshly baked bread or cheese scones

  122. Frances H
    November 29, 2018 / 2:43 pm

    This is gonna sound weird, but I love the smell of fresh ink. Books, magazines, newspapers they all get a sniff.

  123. MANDY DOHERTY
    November 29, 2018 / 3:19 pm

    Freshly cut grass

  124. becci cleary
    November 29, 2018 / 3:25 pm

    Washing Powder

  125. Tammy Stevenson
    November 29, 2018 / 4:19 pm

    I love the smell of cookies baking in the oven! Even more if they are cinnamon at Christmas.Yum!

  126. Linda Ford
    November 29, 2018 / 4:56 pm

    Love the smell of bleach, it smells so clean!

  127. Katie Walker
    November 29, 2018 / 5:31 pm

    I love cinnamon

  128. Donna Tomlin
    November 29, 2018 / 6:17 pm

    Freshly brewed coffee

  129. Tammy Neal
    November 29, 2018 / 7:25 pm

    Bacon x

  130. Faye Reed
    November 29, 2018 / 7:32 pm

    Might sound weird, but the smell of my children’s sweaty heads.

  131. Kelly Hirst
    November 29, 2018 / 7:35 pm

    My favourite Smell is lavender, it reminds me of my mum

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