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    Quote Originally Posted by krummholz View Post
    The baking soda helped, but didn't make the stink disappear completely. I decided I did not like the idea of a chemical or artificially flowery scent. I took a scrubber sponge with warm soapy water and washed the insides of my boots just as if they were dirty dishes. Then rinsed with a clean sponge. (Then threw out the sponges.) Seems to have worked!

    Sorry to have inflicted this episode on everyone...

    P.S. That website was really funny.
    Actually it's been kind of fun to follow (particularly for those of us who couldn't actually smell the boots)

    Nice to know that there's a method that will work if needed someday...
    Mark

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