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6th Sep '17 8:20:02 AM Prfnoff
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* ''Series/WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire'' uses a quick musical cue whenever someone answered a question correctly, and a sad inversion of said cue when someone's final answer was wrong. The fanfare heard when someone wins the million is definitely a CrowningMusicOfAwesome, but should you happen to be the unfortunate soul who ''[[JumpScare misses]]'' the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fl9p6wfrql4 million-dollar question,]] then you're in for [[HellIsThatNoise one hell of a noise.]] [[spoiler: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHmpLT7RNHE Ken Basin]]]] was the first person in the US version to experience this disastrous outcome, although it came after he [[BreakTheHaughty bragged like a douche he would get the million.]]
** Unfortunately, [[spoiler:the new music package used by the U.S. version after it switched to the shuffle format ''doesn't have one''.]]

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* ''Series/WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire'' uses a quick musical cue whenever someone answered a question correctly, and a sad inversion of said cue when someone's final answer was wrong. The fanfare heard when someone wins the million is definitely a CrowningMusicOfAwesome, but should you happen to be the unfortunate soul who ''[[JumpScare misses]]'' the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fl9p6wfrql4 million-dollar question,]] then you're in for [[HellIsThatNoise one hell of a noise.]] [[spoiler: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHmpLT7RNHE Ken Basin]]]] was the first person in the US version to experience this disastrous outcome, although it came after he [[BreakTheHaughty bragged like a douche he would get the million.]]
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]] Unfortunately, [[spoiler:the the new music package used by the U.S. version after it switched to the shuffle format ''doesn't have one''.]]
6th Sep '17 7:36:35 AM Prfnoff
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* Early [=PowerPC=]-based Performas (all within the 5000 and 6000 series) often played a dramatic three-note descending brass fanfare followed by a rimshot whenever they crashed.

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* Early [=PowerPC=]-based Performas (all within the 5000 and 6000 series) often played a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aa9CC2DHdnk dramatic three-note descending brass fanfare fanfare]] followed by a rimshot RimShot whenever they crashed.
29th Jun '17 11:34:56 AM MarsJenkar
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* In the American version of ''Series/WheelOfFortune'', hitting [[{{Whammy}} Bankrupt]] results in a descending slide whistle.
11th Jun '17 4:42:40 PM nombretomado
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* The UsefulNotes/PlayStation4, XboxOne & PC versions of ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV'' allow you to put on the Type B losing horn as a car horn in Los Santos Customs.

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* The UsefulNotes/PlayStation4, XboxOne UsefulNotes/XboxOne & PC versions of ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV'' allow you to put on the Type B losing horn as a car horn in Los Santos Customs.
10th Jun '17 3:39:52 PM nombretomado
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* ''WesternAnimation/WreckItRalph'': Heard when the result of Ralph and Vanellope's endeavors in the go-kart factory produce a very messy-looking but still functional kart. Subverted, since Vanellope ''loves'' the resulting kart (and it works perfectly, too!)

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* ''WesternAnimation/WreckItRalph'': ''Disney/WreckItRalph'': Heard when the result of Ralph and Vanellope's endeavors in the go-kart factory produce a very messy-looking but still functional kart. Subverted, since Vanellope ''loves'' the resulting kart (and it works perfectly, too!)
30th May '17 9:30:12 AM Lirodon
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* The cry of [[VideoGame/PokemonRedAndBlue Magikarp]], a VideoGame/{{Pokemon}} stereotyped as being weak and utterly useless, almost [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9oKsrrYduI sounds]] like a mocking sound.
11th Mar '17 1:56:03 PM themisterfree
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** ''Shopping Spree'' has a comical one that is broken up into pieces.

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** ''Shopping Spree'' ''Series/ShoppingSpree'' has a comical one that is broken up into pieces.



* The game show ''Series/HitMan'' had a loud "space zap" noise as its BonusRound buzzer. Not surprising, being a Wolpert product.

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* The game show Creator/JayWolpert also subverted the trope:
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''Series/HitMan'' had a loud "space zap" noise [[http://www.qwizx.com/gssfx/usa/hmtcend.wav noise]] as its BonusRound buzzer. Not surprising, being the buzzer for the [[BonusRound Triple Crown]].
** ''Series/{{Whew}}'' featured
a Wolpert product.GreekChorus of the villains [[http://www.qwizx.com/gssfx/usa/w-timesup.wav shouting]] ''"Tiiiiime's uuuuuup!"'' when a contestant ran out of time either in the front game or the [[BonusRound Gauntlet]].



* ''Series/{{Whew}}'' featured a GreekChorus of the villains shouting ''"Tiiiiime's uuuuuup!"'' when a contestant ran out of time either in the upfront game or the BonusRound.
30th Jan '17 2:28:06 AM ryanasaurus0077
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* Early [=PowerPC=]-based Performas (all within the 5000 and 6000 series) often played a dramatic three-note descending brass fanfare followed by a rimshot whenever they crashed.
1st Oct '16 4:30:20 PM Mattwo
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* ''Videogame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker'''s Sinking Ships minigame had the minigame's host, Salvatore going "sploosh!" whenever you miss, [[https://www.google.com/search?q=The+Price+Is+Right&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8#q=wind+waker+minigame&tbm=vid leading some to call it the "sploosh minigame"]].

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* ''Videogame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker'''s Sinking Ships minigame had the minigame's host, Salvatore going "sploosh!" whenever you miss, [[https://www.google.com/search?q=The+Price+Is+Right&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8#q=wind+waker+minigame&tbm=vid leading some to call it the "sploosh minigame"]]. Additionally When you lose, a an alternate, yet still triumphant sounding version of the [[BigWinSirens victory fanfare]] is played.
1st Oct '16 4:25:27 PM Mattwo
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* ''Videogame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker'''s Sinking Ships minigame had the minigame's host, Salvatore going "sploosh!", [[https://www.google.com/search?q=The+Price+Is+Right&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8#q=wind+waker+minigame&tbm=vid leading some to call it the "sploosh minigame"]].

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* ''Videogame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker'''s Sinking Ships minigame had the minigame's host, Salvatore going "sploosh!", "sploosh!" whenever you miss, [[https://www.google.com/search?q=The+Price+Is+Right&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8#q=wind+waker+minigame&tbm=vid leading some to call it the "sploosh minigame"]].
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