The Secret Sound Of Galway Guess List

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Here is the list of guesses listeners have already given for this secret sound of Galway:

Shuffling a deck of cards
A handbreak being pulled
Opening a door
Cigar tipper
Plug in jack / aux lead
opening laces of your boot
a microphone with a bad cable connection

winding up a musical jewelry box

velcro on a coat or a pair of kids shoes

a cable tie

a camera shutter

tape that takes hair off the human body

invoice printer

measuring tape

Wax strips

A wind up toy

pricing guns in shops

a needle on a record player

somebody pulling a penny up and down on a zip

tape off a role

electric fly killer in the butchers

winding up a clock

a bendy straw being pulled straight

an old fashioned typewriter

tv static

radio static 

changing station on radio 

machine counting money

Flicking money 

flick the pages of a book

tearing a paper bag

card shuffling machine in a casino


a sheet being torn from a paper towel roll

selotape being ripped off selotape roll

A cone

salt/pepper grinder 

opening box of tablets safety cap


a letterbox 

Flicking of the pages of a book

someone squeezing bubble wrap

pushing buttons on a photocopier

pencil sharpener with a handle

opening a bag of crisps

Somebody ripping opening a jiffy bag

A typewriter

a fan 

mikado fan

opening a bag of tayto 

An air filter on a lawnmower flicking it with your finger

The plastic on a frozen dinner prodded with a fork

Taking off a medical plaster

A pepper / salt grinder

Moving the front seat of the car back

Cutting cling film after wrapping it

whoopee cushion

ziplock bag

Clackers that you spin around

rustling plastic bag

duct tape 


electric zapper killing insects

breaking a biscuit in two halves

a firework going off 

kitchen tin foil 

a moth 

Spark plug for a car

when you turn the key in the car engine electrics

pulling selotape

old calculator with the white taper roll at the end of them

a welder 

pot a golf ball 

Someone buttering toast

gun for piercing a persons ear

a nail gun 

a staple gun

paper puncher

Remote control blinds 

a sunroof 

tear a scratch ticket off a row 

a braille machine 

Someone getting their ears pierced

Winding up a clock

Somebody opening up a letter

Flicking fingers through a haircomb or brush

key in the ignition of the goldwing motorbike

Tearing a sheet of stamps apart

A bus ticket dispenser

a tree mulcher 


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