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beef supreme

climber
the west
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 12, 2012 - 02:10pm PT
whoops!! maybe this should be in the 'personal fail' thread!
Hankster

Social climber
Zakynthos
Oct 12, 2012 - 02:13pm PT
woah!
mongrel

Trad climber
Truckee, CA
Oct 12, 2012 - 02:24pm PT
In an interview with a sound effects guy, he was asked if there was one they couldn't use or something to that effect. "Oh, yes" they had needed a sound effect for a body hitting pavement and had the bright idea to get up on a ladder with a watermelon... only the resulting sound was too gruesomely suggestive to be used in the movie. I can personally attest that a large piece of pumpkin from about 180 feet onto a stone terrace is pretty good.
ontheedgeandscaredtodeath

Trad climber
San Francisco, Ca
Oct 12, 2012 - 02:34pm PT
The sound that the SF MUNI trains make when someone keeps the door from closing.
Toker Villain

Big Wall climber
Toquerville, Utah
Oct 12, 2012 - 03:50pm PT
The thing that gets me about the hippo clip is the, "What was that?"

Just how loud and long does a fart have to be in order to be identified?







note to self; always insert the mortars the right way round
Borut

climber
french
Oct 12, 2012 - 10:50pm PT
I heard of an experiment about excluding surrounding sounds one could perceive.
The person was in a maximally sound proof room, and the frightening sound of the heart thumps is what one then hears most.
Ihateplastic

Trad climber
It ain't El Cap, Oregon
Oct 12, 2012 - 10:52pm PT
My son's head hitting the concrete.
Bill Mc Kirgan

Trad climber
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Oct 13, 2012 - 05:25am PT
"S'GLORRRP!!!" ...with every pill swallow on the latest Aleve commercials.





Maybe not -most- horrible, but prolly top-10


Borut

climber
french
Oct 13, 2012 - 05:53am PT
I heard that K.H Stockhausen might have considered the bass drum in massively produced (popular) music as fascism.
Randisi

Social climber
Dalian, Liaoning
Oct 13, 2012 - 07:27am PT
Several people have mentioned the dentist's drill.

I have a theory as to why: it sounds like a very loud mosquito.
Borut

climber
french
Oct 13, 2012 - 07:43am PT
Maybe words. Depending on what is being said.
Michelle

Trad climber
Toshi's Station, picking up power converters.
Oct 13, 2012 - 11:31am PT
The sound of a goat femur being cut with bolt cutters times 20 in a tent training medics.
locker

Gym climber
DUH!!!...
Oct 13, 2012 - 11:33am PT

"the most horrible sound in the world..."...

Silence...
zBrown

Ice climber
chingadero de chula vista
Oct 13, 2012 - 01:38pm PT
^was gonna say, the sound of one hand clapping? Funny thing, it's hard to argue about either one.
TripleS_in_EBs

climber
Poulsbo, WA
Oct 13, 2012 - 05:51pm PT
Another horrible one is the sound of a shameless politician when they change the tone and inflection of their voice in a patronzing and sad attempt to appeal to a group with which they have no real connection. Prime example:

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