NOVA NOISE: On Hold Till 2020

Clint Drieberg
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We’ve been playing this Nova Noise since September and we think it’s time to give it…and YOU…a rest!

So that’s it for this Noise…for now!

But don’t worry…the same noise will be back in 2020 for you to guess…with more money up for grabs & clues to help you win the cash!

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Before the game wrapped up for 2019, Pat Courtenay gave this clue:

“Good all year round”

To help you win the cash here are the incorrect guesses so far. Just click CONTROL & “F” and type in a keyword from your guess to see if it has already been on air before you call.

  • A retractable electric cord
  • A ball coming down two steps and dropping into a bucket
  • A penny going into a penny-push machine
  • A cassette tape box opening and closing (not VHS)
  • Someone drumming on a guitar case.
  • Dart falling to the ground
  • Calculator being dropped
  • Roller blind
  • Pruning shears or secateurs
  • Cricket bat & ball
  • Lock on the automated public toilets
  • Gears on a bike clicking over
  • Animal carrier
  • Night safe being opened
  • Kimble gun
  • Metal cutter
  • Bob in the stationary cupboard
  • Lotto ball coming out of the chute
  • Getting a parcel from Parcel Motel
  • Rinse Aid in the dishwasher
  • Anchored screw being inserted into a dry wall
  • Folding bicycle
  • Piercing the film on something you put in the microwave
  • Suitcase dropped on the floor
  • Automatic golf putting machine
  • Something being throw into a flip bin
  • Chopping an onion
  • The cutter on a label machine
  • A mop bucket squeezer
  • Butcher’s tape machine
  • Spring toy with suction cap
  • Lid on an air filter box in a car
  • Someone opening and closing a honey bottle
  • The latch on an aeroplane toilet door
  • The latch on a guitar case
  • A tap dancer
  • Cajon
  • Bouncing ball off a wall
  • Flicking the stands on a keyboard
  • Hitting the pedal of an electric guitar
  • Kettle under a tap
  • The prongs on a press cupboard
  • Bowling bowl coming out the chute
  • Two plastic doors opening and closing
  • Throwing a banana at a filing cabinet
  • Microphone drop
  • Dishwasher tablet dropping during wash
  • Closing a bread bin
  • Mouse trap going off
  • Closing a tin of paint
  • Automatic unlocking of a washing machine
  • Someone getting on and off a swivel chair
  • Breaking a yogurt off a mutli-pack
  • Electronic key opening a car
  • Clay pigeon shooting
  • Button covering machine
  • Putting a case onto a mobile phone
  • Pulling a slot machine handle and releasing
  • Takeaway plastic container falling over
  • Calculator cover sliding up
  • Hoover cord being retracted
  • A door slamming closed
  • Toilet seat being knocked down
  • Toaster
  • Clasps of a a jar
  • Porridge for one container being opened and put on counter
  • Putting rechargeable earphones into charger box
  • Butter falling out of the fridge
  • Someone playing beer pong
  • A book being bound
  • A video cassette being ejected
  • A fold-able trolley
  • Someone punching a boxing speed ball
  • A ticket puncher
  • Electric pedal bin
  • Mail going through a letterbox
  • Old fashioned typewriter
  • Opening and closing a wardrobe door with a hanger knocking it
  • Some one balancing on roller skates
  • A click pen
  • A turnstile
  • A book falling over in a bookshelf
  • Putting money into a pool table
  • Scrunching up a piece of paper and throwing it across a table into a bin with an open lid on it
  • A tap shoe in Irish dancing
  • Stabbing a pencil through a plastic cup then pulling it out again
  • Closing the bonnet of a car.
  • A door swinging open and shut
  • Car park ticket machine giving you a ticket
  • Pushing the bar open on a fire escape door
  • An umbrella popping open
  • A bottle being taken out of a Sodastream
  • A sliding patio door closing and locking.
  • A ball bouncing off the wall and bouncing back again
  • Ceramic tile cutter – sound you make when you cut
  • Old school time clock being wound
  • Velux Window Closing
  • Returning a screwing-tool to the toolbox and snapping the latch shut
  • A hangman’s trapdoor
  • Someone taking out something from a vending machine draw
  • A tacker putting tacks into a wall.
  • Paper cup being squashed and thrown in a bin
  • Rugby ball being bounced off a wall
  • Money being put into a “cash pod2 and dropped “down the tube,”
  • Opening and closing a vanity case in the office
  • Somebody opening and closing the washing-machine door.
  • Rotating Vinyl
  • Old mechanical wind up box opening
  • Car seat being buckled and fastened
  • A loom
  • A screen printer
  • A squash ball bouncing off a wall
  • An empty Pringles container dropping into an empty bin.
  • Locking a public toilet door
  • A carton of butter being opened
  • Scoring a goal on a Fussball table.
  • Can crusher
  • Pool ball being pocketed
  • A supermarket price gun
  • A CD case opening and closing
  • A numbering machine numbering papers.
  • The handle on a walk in fridge
  • Old fashioned trunk
  • An aircraft overhead locker
  • Someone doing a drum roll with their hands on a desk
  • Closing and locking a PVC door
  • A coin dropping into a pay station machine
  • Dog flap
  • Banging a ruler between chairs
  • Luggage hitting a carousel
  • Filling paper in a printer
  • Opening and closing a dishwasher
  • Towel dispenser
  • Someone on a skateboard
  • Replacing an ink cartridge in a printer
  • Moving the lever to move a car seat forward or back
  • Cassette tape being loaded into a tap deck
  • Paper guillotine
  • Dice in a plastic bubble on a boardgame
  • Door closes and something falls
  • Cup dispenser on a water cooler
  • The dispenser for drinks in the fridge at a shop
  • An arrow firing pistol
  • Click free lunchbox
  • Books being dropped from the edge of table and falling to the ground
  • Closing a guitar case
  • A bottle falling in a vending machine
  • A microwave door opening & shutting
  • A pen on a table
  • A jukebox about to play a record
  • Backdraft of a letterbox
  • Sliding glass door
  • Closing a ring binder
  • Office stamper
  • Plastic folder binder that holds A4 paper
  • Stapler, stapling paper
  • Opening and closing of clips on a briefcase
  • Clipping a Henry vacuum cleaner together
  • Hole Punch
  • Velux Window being opened
  • A desk top/office basketball game, ball bounce and into the net
  • Flipping a CD case up off the table and catching it in mid-air
  • Someone dropping a ream of photocopier paper on a desk
  • A handball bouncing off the ground then bouncing on the wall
  • Falling asleep with your head in hands. Hands collapse, head hits table!
  • Closing a toilet door and locking it
  • A franking machine
  • Central locking on a car
  • A pinball machine
  • Coffee machine, opens, pod in, closes
  • 7 seater car –  Move middle seat of last row to allow a child in
  • Squash a can, then fold it back and forth
  • A butcher’s meat stamp
  • Moving an office chair up and down
  • Putting a cassette tape into a player
  • A pool ball bouncing twice on a wooden floor
  • A seat-belt fastening
  • An office franking machine
  • A squeaky ball bouncing off a wall into a toy basketball hoop clipped onto a wastepaper basket
  • A car glove box opening and shutting
  • A pinball machine launching a ball
  • An emergency door exit – push bar
  • Clips on a guitar case opening/closing
  • Opening a dishwasher door
  • Lid of a pedal bin closing
  • Opening a briefcase
  • Opening a coffee machine and putting in capsules
  • A stapler
  • The click on the back of the hover when you open/close it to empty contents
  • A security tag being taken off at checkout
  • Confectionery being dropped by a vending machine
  • Stylus auto return on a turntable after playing a record
  • A door, on a spring, closing straight away after opening
  • Closing a drawer in a filing cabinet
  • Dee Woods stealing chocolate from the Nova office (!)
  • Putting a guitar back onto a guitar stand
  • A gymnast jumping off a springboard
  • Nerf gun
  • The machine that seals packaging when you buy something from a deli
  • Putting a kettle back on its stand
  • Letting a door go and it does that little flap noise and then it stops
  • Somebody jumping on a pogo stick
  • A baby sitting in a high chair dropping its bottle onto its table then onto where it puts its feet
  • A basketball going through a hoop
  • Nail gun
  • Nerf gun being loaded and fired
  • Cassette deck lid being opened and closed
  • Scoring a goal on an air hockey table
  • Twisting an ice tray and ice falls out
  • Microwave door opening and closing
  • A clock-in machine
  • An upholstery stapler
  • A toy dart with a sticker sticking to a table then being pulled off
  • One of the Nova presenters drumming on the desk
  • Slide projector changing slide
  • Toast popping
  • An electronic door switch
  • An industrial fridge door opening and closing
  • A pen being clicked on a desk
  • Dropping a bottle off a desk
  • A cobblers air gun tacking a heal on a shoe
  • Putting a child’s car seat in using ISOfix
  • Latch on a guitar case
  • A van being closed and locked
  • Throwing a pair of shoes on the floor
  • A clothing security tag being removed
  • A briefcase being opened
  • A turntable flight case being opened
  • Throwing a ball against the wall, bounces on the floor and is caught again
  • A table tennis serve and volley
  • Throw a cassette case onto a table and it takes a tumble
  • Pressing play and record on an old tape player
  • Opening a can of tuna and taking off the lid
  • A River Island purse clasp being closed
  • A rivet gun
  • A tape cassette being opened on an old radio
  • Multi-point locking system on a patio door
  • Pushing the button in a DVD case and taking disc out
  • Opening a washing machine or drier
  • Someone jumping into bed
  • Record needle hitting a vinyl
  • Opening a ring-pull can
  • Ring-binder clip closing
  • A pair of rugby boots hitting the changing-room floor
  • Opening a car door from then inside
  • A glasses case shutting, but amplified
  • An 8 Track cartridge pushed into player
  • A printer warming up
  • A heavy cardboard box falling down 2 steps
  • Someone making a popping sound with their mouth into a microphone
  • A child lock on a cabinet
  • Closing a washing machine door
  • Meat or fish dropped onto chopping board and hit with a cleaver
  • Lever arch file open and close
  • Nova presenter taking off headphones and dropping on the desk
  • Potting a snooker ball. Not a Pool ball
  • Stepping up and off a weighing scales
  • Taking a ticket in the motor tax office
  • Squeezing an aluminium can
  • Opening and closing a glove box in a car
  • A flip-top bin being flipped around
  • Stapling Upholstery
  • Putting a golf ball along a putting mat
  • A sofa bed turning back into a sofa
  • Plugging in a kettle
  • A small packet coming through a letter box and hitting the ground
  • Opening a Dyson vacuum cleaner to empty it
  • Using an old-fashioned, manual credit card reader
  • Snapping the lid back on a box of Dominoes
  • Adjusting a chiropractors chair
  • Popping a Nespresso capsule into the machine
  • Hungry Hippos game – Snapping the balls
  • Old style credit card machine, swiping a card
  • Velux window latch opening or closing
  • “Flipping” a water bottle
  • Throwing a bottle cap into a bin
  • Stepping onto an old-fashioned weighing scales
  • An umbrella popping open
  • A bottle being taken out of a Sodastream
  • A sliding patio door closing and locking
  • Hand pressed Vegetable chopper
  • A letter coming through the letterbox
  • Opening and closing a car door and putting your foot on the clutch
  • Catflap
  • Dice box from a game of Ludo
  • Tennis Ball auto firer machine
  • Putting the “sib” on a yale lock so latch can’t close and lock you out
  • Opening the ring pull on a can of Coke and pushing it back
  • Opening a clothing recycling bin and putting something inside
  • The opening bars of Pink Floyd’s ‘Money’
  • Trying to flush a toilet when cistern is empty
  • Opening and closing an electric bin, it opens/closes automatically
  • Closing a laptop and opening lid again
  • Closing a toilet cubicle door, locking it and opening it again immediately
  • A mobile phone dropping off your lap whilst in the car and falling behind the pedals
  • Opening and closing a briefcase
  • Wiping a picture off an Etch-A-Sketch pad
  • Dropping a plastic bottle into a bin
  • Something inside a box that’s been dropped to the ground
  • Putting a vinyl record into its sleeve and placing it onto a shelf
  • Slipping a credit card out of a “secrid” wallet
  • Throwing a laundry ball into a washing machine and closing door
  • Opening a tin or bucket of paint
  • An vintage cash register opening and closing
  • A tap dancer doing a step
  • An old shop pricing gun
  • A swing bin lid going back and forth
  • For the MILLIONTH time, a ring binder closing
  • A child’s stair gate
  • Paper punch
  • A dice in a bubble on a board game
  • Puck of air hockey game hit, rebounds off cushion and goes in goal
  • Biting into a Granny Smith Apple
  • Child’s frog toy with spring pressed down, released and so it then jumps
  • Guillotine for cutting paper
  • The door of a car opening with a plastic bottle falling out
  • A remote control being dropped onto a table
  • Mary kicking off her shoes in the evening and the shoes falling onto the bedroom floor
  • A jukebox 45 coming down onto the turntable
  • Setting a large rat trap
  • Hanging a cordless Dyson back on the wall
  • An amusement arcade punch bag
  • Cup dropping down in a vending machine
  • Stapler
  • Dishwasher popping open at the end of a cycle
  • Tennis ball being hit
  • Headphones springing back to shape when they’re taken off your head
  • Seatbelt fastening & unfastening
  • A heavy internal fire door opening and closing very quickly
  • The hinge on an office chairs as the chair comes back up
  • The arm on the record player going back into its casing at the end of the album
  • Putting the lid on a plastic box, like a lunch box
  • Butcher chopping meat on a block
  • Multi toilet roll holder in public loo, switching rolls, from empty roll to fresh one
  • A plunger sticking to a surface & being pulled up again
  • An automatic tennis ball launcher
  • Old fashioned potato chipper when you push the potato through it!
  • Opening an old safe with a key
  • Dice bubble in middle of the board game “Frustration”
  • Clicking an airplane seat belt closed
  • Throwing a disposable coffee cup in a bin
  • A photocopier, copying
  • Throwing a pen into a pen holder
  • Clips on a briefcase opening and closing
  • A nutcracker
  • Putting a kettle back on its base
  • Dropping a CD case on the ground
  • Irish dances with the hard shoes doing a step
  • The noise of a horse’s shoes on the stable cobbles
  • Opening a car boot
  • A vegetable dicer
  • Strapping a ski to a ski boot
  • A spring loaded bottle top opener
  • Trying but failing to ring the bell in a fun-fair “strong man” game
  • Steve McQueen in The Great Escape, baseball against the wall, floor bounce and catch
  • An attic stairs being locked into place
  • The lid of a plastic lunchbox being lifted off
  • A disc being put into a Discman
  • Fancy wine bottle opener
  • Thee Frustration board game
  • A skylight being closed and locked
  • A cling film-dispenser
  • Using a coffee-maker
  • A diving-board
  • Latches opening on, respectively
  • A guitar case
  • A DJ case
  • A toolbox
  • Hanging up the receiver on an old phone
  • Opening a can
  • Peeling the tin foil cover off a tube of Pringles
  • Putting a bag in an airplane’s overhead compartment
  • The flickers on a Pinball machine
  • A cigarette machine
  • Putting a headphone jack in and out of the socket
  • A toilet brush going back into the holder
  • Push button kettle lid popping up
  • Extending a table and locking the center part in
  • Sealing a bouquet of flowers in water wrapped package
  • Lucy Kennedy drumming along to Bon Jovi on the desk
  • Kids’ toy vending machine, insert coin, turn dial, toy comes out
  • When the dishwasher tablet drops into the machine during a cycle
  • An air hockey puck
  • Carpet layer using tool to push carpet to skirting boards
  • Opening tubs of tubberware
  • Flicking through albums in a record store
  • A recliner chair being released and kicked back into place
  • Putting a petrol or diesel pump nozzle back into the holder
  • The clips on an airtight lunchbox opening and closing
  • One of the maids putting up an ironing-board
  • The forward-and-back car seat adjustment
  • A portable record-player being closed
  • The drawer of a commercial copier
  • A sun visor being clipped back into place and an electronic door lock
  • A press with magnetic fasteners opening and closing, a nail gun and a franking machine
  • ATM dispensing cash
  • Opening a tube of Pringles and dropping it on the floor
  • Putting paper into a printer
  • A microchipped cat flap working
  • A venetian blind being dropped
  • An auctioneer’s gavel
  • Open/closing the centre console in a car
  • Opening Quality Street
  • A plunger
  • Opening/Closing the cap on a sports water bottle
  • Emptying a vacuum into the bin
  • Playing handball
  • Letters coming through a letterbox
  • A copier going back and forth
  • A pogo stick
  • Opening a huge commercial fridge
  • Slapping a desk
  • A chemist’s contraption to cut out passport photos
  • The mechanism to wring out a mop
  • Getting a horse into a horse box
  • Taking the cap off an aerosol and putting it back on
  • A hardware staple-gun
  • An adjustable office chair
  • A pricing-gun
  • A Luas door being opened
  • An under tread cutter on a sewing machine
  • Squashing a releasing a plastic cup from a water dispenser
  • A chef’s knife, cutting an avocado, on a glass chopping board
  • Loading a VHS player
  • Closing and locking a hard guitar case
  • Opening and then closing the Nova stationary cabinet, with it’s tiny key
  • The dart out of a sticker gun not sticking and falling on the floor
  • A home chip-maker working
  • Someone putting a VHS tape into its box and dropping it in a letterbox
  • Performing an ‘Ollie’ on a skateboard
  • A mousetrap going off
  • A coffee cup falling over on a desk
  • Closing a Georgian window
  • An industrial corkscrew attached to a restaurant’s table
  • The spring-loaded hinge on an internal fire door
  • A “secret nail gun” for nailing down floorboards
  • Somebody throwing a CD case on the ground
  • A child’s spinning top
  • A turnstile
  • The clasps closing on an old Samsonite case
  • A car’s sunroof opening and shutting