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Geiger Counter Static


(permanent link) added: 2009-12-23 16:12:17 sponsor: Unknown Troper @ 75.142.233.120 (last reply: 2011-01-28 21:39:08)

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A Geiger Counter is a device used to measure levels of radioactivity. When it picks up radioactivity, it creates a kind of "crackling" noise like this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbSBWQc8YKg around 1:00. I've seen(rather heard) this noise used to represent radioactivity or toxic waste in movies, tv, and videogames, I've heard it pretty much everywhere.

one example I can think of is in Psychonauts. If you roll over some Green bubbling goo on your levitation ball, it produces this noise.

Seen it a Million Times, etc. It's commonly used as laboratory-setting background. Could anyone help me out and add some examples?
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