KLFM Competitions

This sound could win you cash! You just need to work out what it is

The Secret Sound

Guess the sound, win the cash!

We play The Secret Sound each weekday at 7.20am, 11.20am, 4.20pm and 6.20pm... and over the weekends at 11.20am all thanks to our friends at Frimstone Limited.

You can listen to the sound as many times as you wish, and, we even give you a complete list of all the incorrect guesses below so please make sure you check before you call.

Oh... and chances are, it won't be a stapler!

The Sound


Incorrect Guesses

Unlocking and opening a double glazed window

removing the plastic cover from a milk bottle

Striking the keys on an electric writer

Push the button on an umbrella


Industrial newspaper printer

Old wooden school guillotine

Shutting double glazed window

pushing the soap dispenser

Crossbow bolt or arrow hitting a target

Opening a ring pull can - like sardines

Electric Air Freshener

Shut a tuppawear tub

Rapid Fire Nerf Gun

Hole punch through paper

Taking a photograph

Cat Flap

Foil seal inside a glass coffee jar

Button on hoover to pull cord in

Garden gate bolt

Turning the pages of a book

Knife cutting through an apple

Date stamp

Sash double glazed window closing

Chopping a carrot

Biting into an apple

Loft hatch Closing

Dart on a dartboard

Cash register

Microwave door closing

Bow and Arrow

Whipping a bamboo cane

An Axe chopping into a tree

Wire on the hoover - recoil

Car key opening

Washing machine door locking

Putting the lid back on the kettle

Plunger unblocking a sink

Computer Mouse Click

Opening and closing a glove box

Putting a fridge magnet on a fridge

Slidy drawer at petrol station at nighttime

Bar on a bar billiards table

Throwing a dart at a dartboard

Shutting a chest Freezer

Closing the boot on the car

Clicking a car indicator

Ring pull can plastic opener

Stamp at doctors

Dropping a pack of paper

Golf club hitting a golf ball

Petrol pump cutting off after filling up

PVC door handle being pushed up to lock

Skateboard wheel going around


Closing or opening an oven door

Pulling the plastic seal off the top of a milk bottle

Central locking on a van locking

Parking ticket machine giving you a ticket

Opening a bottle - Twist cap

slapping their thigh

Patio sliding and locking

Closing a Lock like a padlock - Click

Punchbag at a fairground

A Pair of dress making scissors cutting fabric

Food Processor

Turning off a pull cord light switch

Printer ejecting paper

Putting kettle back on holder

Tennis Racket hitting a tennis ball

Shutting a briefcase

Cutting paper with a guillotine

An air tight door closing

Open a door and it sticks

Ink cartridge going back into play

Slicing a cabbage

Bite out of an apple

Snooker cue hitting another ball

Snooker ball hitting another snooker ball

Shooting an arrow

Paper cutter

Toaster Pushed Down

Striking a Match

Swiping a coat hanger along the rail

Electric Car Window going up

A Car seat sliding in to place

Knife Sharper

Cup dropping in a vending machine

Training Tennis ball shooter

Central locking on a car locking

Guillotine for chopping paper

Money shoot in a department store

Arrow hitting the target board archery

Letter box flap closing

Supermarket Fridge Door shutting

Opening or closing a fridge/ freezer

Opening a packet of crisps

Guillotine for chopping paper

Stamp like at a post office or library

Shuffling a deck of Cards by hand

Vegetable Cutter

Closing the lid on a tassimo style coffee machine

Flicking through a packet of envelopes

Flipping through a picture book

Hole Punch

Closing the first aid box

Windscreen wipers on the screen

Electric stapler

Opening a sliding van door

Opening a cardboard

Paper Guillotine

A Stapler

Shutting a kitchen drawer

A Wind screen wiper on a car

Pushing the handle down on fire escape door

Pinball flipper

Chopping wood and falling to floor

Closing the metal bits in a ringbinder

Nail Gun

Office guillotine

Car door closing

Someone opening a briefcase

window shutting

Guillotine paper cuter

A squash ball hitting the racket

Squash ball hitting the wall

Sliding a patio door closed

Car central locking

Electric Rewind cable - hoover

Hitting a tennis ball with tennis racket

Closing sliding patio door

A Tile Cutter


  • A cash prize which increases by £10 each weekday until the correct answer is identified.

Terms and Conditions of Entry

  • The competition will run weekday mornings at 7.20 and 11.20, weekday afternoons at 4.20 and 6.20 and weekend mornings at 11.20 only unless stipulated otherwise by KLFM 96.7.
  • Prize fund starts at £100 and will increase in £10 increments each weekday with the prize fund being frozen over the weekend.
  • Each time, the on-air presenter will open the lines inviting callers to play usually 10 minutes before the above times by calling the studio on 01553 692192.
  • One entrant will be selected at random to play on-air.
  • Should the sequence not be able to run live, KLFM 96.7 reserves the right to pre-record a sequence with random callers who entered a previous sequence of this promotion which will run on the pre-recorded show day.
  • Any caller chosen to participate in such a pre-recorded segment will be made aware at the time of calling.
  • We reserve the right to solicit for entries via social media or other platforms and invite people to register for the promotion.
  • KLFM 96.7 reserves the right to provide clues prior to the contesting segment. KLFM 96.7 may at our discretion provide additional clues via but not limited to on air, social media, digital mediums and direct marketing.
  • Standard KLFM's terms and conditions apply.