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

tape that takes hair off the human body

invoice printer

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 

machine counting 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

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

rustling plastic bag

breaking a biscuit in two halves

a firework going off 

kitchen tin foil 

a moth 

when you turn the key in the car engine electrics

pulling selotape

a welder 

gun for piercing a persons ear

a nail gun 

paper puncher 

tear a scratch ticket off a row 

a braille machine 


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