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If you guess right you WIN $25,000! Listen for the cue to text weekdays at 8:30am, 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm, and 5:30pm.

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We are playing EVERY HOUR from 8am-6pm. The jackpot is MAXED OUT at $25,000. Good luck!

  • lighting a burner on a gas stove
  • tearing wax paper off the roll
  • moth in a light
  • a door stop
  • a fidget spinner
  • pulling down a roller blind but it escapes your hand and zips back up
  • opening or closing a sliding door
  • using the sprayer on the kitchen sink for a quick second
  • opening a bag of chips
  • slinky
  • egg timer winding
  • blood pressure pump
  • pulling the ripcord of a parachute
  • husking corn
  • Muskoka / Adirondack lawn chair being pulled across concrete
  • cutting through a watermelon especially the rind
  • peeling the top off a Pringles can
  • using a matchstick to start a fire
  • peeling masking tape
  • pulling the straw out of a plastic take out lid
  • cutting drywall
  • old school adding machine
  • static from the tv
  • tightening the straps on a horse’s saddle
  • compressed air can
  • sliding a canned good across a counter or piece of wood
  • opening a pizza box
  • a human mimicking an animal sound (horse / cow)
  • retractable dog leash when you push the button
  • boggle dice wand
  • a horse sound
  • slapchop
  • pulling kleenex out of a box
  • the roller of a vacuum head getting caught on the corner of an area rug
  • a vegetable (carrot or cabbage) going through a massive shredder
  • a photocopier spitting out the paper when it’s finished
  • dropping a chain
  • ripping the top off a pineapple
  • sink or tub hose when you pull it out
  • dominos falling
  • peeling a banana
  • closing an old wooden window that pulls down
  • opening a can with a manual can opener
  • card going into an atm machine
  • stepping on garbage can to open the lid
  • exacto knife sliding up and down not cutting anything
  • spraying shaving cream out of a can
  • putting your phone in the sink, turning on the water, the water hitting the mic
  • a pressure washer
  • snapping out your jeans – after washing them
  • a massage gun
  • opening a slice of processed cheese
  • cracking open a coconut and pulling it apart
  • sewing machine REPEAT
  • speaker distortion
  • baseball card in the spokes of a bike tire – REPEAT
  • pulling speakers out of a headphone jack
  • cutting a head of lettuce – REPEAT
  • the rubber reel when it hits your car in the car wash
  • the roller of a typewriter completing the return function
  • tightening  a zip tie
  • the sound a playing card in a bicycle spoke when it’s moving
  • horse snort
  • a money counting machine – REPEAT
  • a skateboard on concrete
  • cutting a crusty bread with a serrated knife
  • a bandage wrapper being opened
  • scraping ice / frost off a windshield
  • blowing your nose into a kleenex
  • whoopie cushion REPEAT
  • sizzling / frying food or grease on a frying pan
  • peeling open a yogurt
  • an electronic bug zapper
  • running a generator
  • deflating balloon – REPEAT
  • helicopter whirling
  • flicker board at a train station
  • pouring popcorn kernels into a popcorn machine
  • twisting or popping bubble wrap
  • a taser
  • cutting a head of lettuce
  • automatic soap dispenser
  • standing behind a window and it gets sprayed with water
  • the nozzle of a vacuum sucking at the end of a shirt
  • sharpening a knife
  • pulling the tab off a diaper
  • a sparkler candle like on a birthday cake
  • spray foam insulation
  • Jenga blocks falling on a table
  • cutting an unpeeled onion on a wooden cutting board
  • roulette wheel
  • lettuce spinner when it spins
  • blowing up a balloon with your mouth
  • scraping food with a knife off a wooden cutting board
  • opening a Ziploc bag
  • windshield wipers on a windshield that isn’t quite wet enough
  • reciprocating saw
  • playing the game KerPlunk, when you pull out a stick and marbles fall
  • tearing saran wrap
  • inflating a balloon
  • paper shredder
  • cutting a cutting board box with craft knife
  • folding the lid of a box into the box
  • having a mouthful of liquid and forcing it out between your lips
  • a cash drawer opening or closing
  • biting into a cheezie
  • dragging a table
  • a blender
  • when you drag your hand across the keys on the keyboard
  • Air can cannister for cleaning keyboard/computer
  • steam iron….. when you put in the shot of steam on your clothing
  • the sound of a tractor when it starts
  • flipping a catalogue or book
  • steam iron….. when you put in the shot of steam on your clothing
  • a vintage pricing stamp at the grocery store
  • a retractable cord for a vacuum
  • the sound of the pump from a front-loading washing machine right before it starts a load
  • when a record stops playing and the needle slides to the edge
  • dental suction
  • striking a match
  • pulling a belt through a belt loop
  • sound of a trowel when you are smoothing concrete
  • pulling paper towel off the end roll and it’s at the end of the roll. 
  • printing calculator for taxes
  • spreading butter on toast with a knife
  • automatic card shuffler
  • ripping jeans to make denim shorts
  • running a bath
  • Velcro
  • deflating a balloon
  • blow torch welding
  • hand folding fans opening or closing
  • blowing out the air through the mouth…like a raspberry
  • sewing machine…needle goes down
  • drinking from a cup with a straw and slurping up the last bit
  • cleaning the barbecue
  • a scoop going into a bulk bin
  • steaming milk for coffee
  • time stamping machine like when you clock in at work
  • whoopie cushion
  • ripping off aluminum foil
  • a lint roller – when you pull off the sticky part
  • opening/closing accordion style door
  • clicking through a showerhead to change the spray setting
  • ripping the tab off a clamshell container (like a lettuce container)
  • heavy rain
  • money counting machine
  • drilling a screw into drywall
  • ripping off parchment paper
  • pulling up glued down carpet
  • chalking a pool cue
  • a stun gun
  • getting paper towel out of the dispenser
  • pulling tissue from the Kleenex box
  • starting a blender
  • ripping the tape off a packing box
  • flipping through a deck of cards
  • radio static
  • squeezing a shampoo or soap bottle
  • a rotary phone…you’re turning the circle on the phone
  • manual credit card imprinter
  • air compress nail gun
  • cutting cardboard
  • opening a package of deli meat
  • checking the pressure gauge on a tire
  • crushing a can
  • the noise your tires make when you cross over a gate on the road
  • driving over your cow gate
  • spray or pour water into a hot fire pit
  • blowing into a microphone to see if it’s on
  • squirting ketchup
  • closing the shade on an airplane window
  • cutting through the tape on a cardboard box with an X-Acto knife
  • playing an old school washboard with a thimble – like an instrument
  • ripping duct tape off the roll
  • metal venetian blinds going up and down
  • blowing on your phone in the charging hole
  • sitting on a whoopee cushion
  • sewing machine
  • the Velcro ball catch game – tearing the ball off the Velcro pad
  • opening a letter with a letter opener
  • dropping books
  • a 3-hole punch
  • a paper tray being pushed back into a printer / a paper tray being pulled out of the printer
  • squirting RELISH from an almost empty container
  • someone using a fire extinguisher
  • husking a cobb of corn
  • the machine that prints numbers on cheque.
  • tearing paper off an adding machine
  • pressing the button of an umbrella handle to open the umbrella
  • zipper zipping up
  • a garburator
  • opening a carton of milk
  • pulling the parking break
  • grating carrots
  • bathmat being pulled off a bath tub
  • thumbing the corner of a book
  • closing the trunk of a car
  • radio static
  • tearing a new garbage bag off the garbage bag roll
  • a pencil sharpener
  • cash coming out of the ATM
  • a pop coming out of a fountain pop machine
  • someone getting waxed
  • ripping a sheet of paper out of a coil notebook
  • safety caps on pill bottles
  • putting your hand along the bristles of a brush
  • a tarp ripping
  • slamming an old wooden desk drawer
  • blowing your nose / holding one of your nostrils and blowing
  • a coffee grinder
  • slurping the last bit of a milkshake through a straw
  • shuffling cards
  • cutting celery with a serrated knife
  • air coming out of an air compressor
  • the pulsing in a magic bullet
  • an air impact wrench
  • spinning a rolodex
  • the sound you hear through the phone speaker when someone pocket dials you
  • scissors cutting through newspaper
  • rubbing sandpaper together
  • hot air balloon when they turn up the flame
  • spraying a hose
  • tape measure going back into the tape holder
  • pepper grinder
  • pressing the pressure release on the instapot
  • a vending machine dropping an item down
  • when you pull the cord on a gas-powered grass trimmer but it doesn’t start
  • thumbing through a sticky notes pad (post-its)
  • torque wrench
  • opening a bag of microwave popcorn after its popped
  • party blower
  • scratching
  • slurping hot liquid
  • a perforated edge on cardboard packaging being ripped open
  • a waterpik flosser
  • pulling wet wipe out of a container
  • a cd tray opening or closing
  • a guillotine paper cutter
  • blowing into a musical instrument but no sound comes out
  • releasing air from a balloon
  • closing a a kuerig machine and pierce the pod of coffee
  • bicycle pump
  • boiling bubbling water
  • a toaster popping up
  • an electric knife
  • money counters, where you put bills in and it counts your money
  • floss being pulled out of container
  • flipping through pages of a book
  • packing tape gun when it goes over the box
  • taking lint out of the dryer
  • an automatic pitching machine that throws baseballs
  • impact sprinkler when it rotates
  • air coming out of a balloon
  • lifting a needle off / on a record
  • ripping / pulling Velcro
  • cash register closing
  • ripping cardboard
  • letting air out of a balloon
  • opening a sliding glass door
  • spraying whip cream out of an aerosol can
  • automatic card shuffler
  • printing calculator
  • typewriter when you press the return button
  • stepping on the brakes of a car
  • electric drill drilling in a screw
  • piece of plywood sliding on another piece of plywood
  • pulling paper towel off the roll
  • scooping gravel with a little garden shovel
  • squeezing a mustard bottle
  • pulling duct tape off the roll
  • a log being thrown on the fire
  • shovel scraping concrete
  • fertilizer spitter
  • pulling a showers curtain back
  • a car trying to start
  • ripping the middle of a Kleenex box
  • paper cutter when the lever goes down
  • pressing the pedal on a sewing machine
  • the sound of the drill going in too far
  • flipping through a wad of money
  • opening blinds / pulling up wooden blinds
  • ripping fabric
  • the sound your clothes make when you dry them in a public bathroom with the air dryer
  • vacuum seal
  • opening a package with a “tear open” pouch
  • paper spool out of a cash register
  • ripping the tab off a granola box bar

 

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No purchase necessary. Contest entry closes once a potential finalist correctly identifies the secret sound to win the STAR 95.9 $25,000 Sound Jackpot. Open to residents of Southern Alberta within the terrestrial broadcast radius of STAR 95.9 who are over the age of 18. To be deemed a potential winner, the contestant will be given the opportunity to identify the sound effect weekdays at 8:30am, 10:30am, 12:30pm, 3:30pm & 5:30pm. If the sound effect is correctly identified, the contestant will win the current cash amount available in the jackpot. Cash jackpots will start at $5,000 and increase by $100 each contest occasion when the sound is incorrectly guessed. Must correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question to win. FULL CONTEST RULES