One user noted that the perpetrator could actually be on Reddit himself, trying to throw people off his own scent.
VM: First they always create the scent and then the picture.
The rooms are cold and the bamboo sticks are infused with aromas; each room exudes a different Japanese scent.
I could tell the way he was whining that he smelled the scent on the front steps.
I will never forget his scent, or the scent of the other policemen behind him, or of the platoon of soldiers behind them.
The air there was charged with the scent of gathered grapes.
Taking to the water threw the hounds off the scent of the track.
He rose, and walked to the window, sniffing the scent of the flowers with relief.
They do not wear gloves, nor are they addicted to scent on their pocket-handkerchiefs.
"If we don't do that, the deer will scent us and be off in no time," explained Captain Moore.
late 14c., sent "to find the scent of," from Old French sentir "to feel, smell, touch, taste; realize, perceive; make love to," from Latin sentire " to feel, perceive, sense, discern, hear, see" (see sense (n.)).
Originally a hunting term. The -c- appeared 17c., perhaps by influence of ascent, descent, etc., or by influence of science. This was a tendency in early Modern English, cf. scythe, and also scite, scituate. Figurative use from 1550s. Transitive sense "impregnate with an odor, perfume" is from 1690s. Related: Scented; scenting.
late 14c., "scent, smell, what can be smelled" (as a means of pursuit by a hound), from scent (v.). Almost always applied to agreeable odors.