Speaking of big stinks, I just had to replace a monitor upstairs. I knew as soon as I hit that hallway that it had shorted, the odor was a definite give away. Luckily we had an extra sitting at an empty cubicle, so I didn’t have to run out and buy one on the spot. The next time it happens, though, we might not be so lucky.
The funny thing, though, is that this person had a candle burning at her desk, (Yes for some reason that’s acceptable behavior here, don’t ask me why, I don’t agree with it!) and thought maybe that was the source of the smell. My response, ” I don’t think anyone would want to sell a candle with that odor, it really wouldn’t be a popular seller”. 🙂