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11:09:48 PM Jan 31st 2017
The (only, as of right now) example in the Advertising section seems like a... not-example. It reads:
  • It is common practice for closed captioning to caption sound effects as well. There is a Windex ad in which the mother cleans a window with Windex to let the sun shine in and wake up her kids. The kids rush out while the mother smirks because it's Saturday. Her smirk is captioned as "(mother smirks)".
...Except, as a facial expression "smirk" has no sound, so the Windex ad's captioning is pointlessly-and-redundantly narrating what's visible on the screen. That's... I don't know what that is, but I'm pretty sure it's not an example of any sort of Unsound Effect.
02:41:24 PM Jan 3rd 2017
I'm new here and don't know what I'm doing. Could somebody who does add "Un-omatopoeia" to the "also known as" list?
05:23:28 PM Jan 3rd 2017
edited by jormis29
Do you mean the "Alternative Titles" section?
08:41:59 AM Apr 10th 2012
Removing creepy example here, since I'm not sure whether it should be deleted or not.

  • American artist Smudge (just in case you were going to try to search for him) apparently thinks that the sound a (massive) penis makes when it's forced into a vagina is "FUCKIN-COCKA!"
    • "IN THE ASS!"
    • "FJORD!"
01:29:45 AM Jan 14th 2014
Hi, I'm looking for the picture or the page with the unsound effect "shiiiin" (the sound of silence) in the Mahou Sensei Negima! (Magister Negi Magi) - manga. Is there somebody how can help to find it (in which issue, year, ...) or who knows how to find ? I'm sound artist and want to work with unsound effects .... best -g-

see: The Mahou Sensei Negima! manga does this a lot. Of course, this is probably due to the translators being very faithful to the original; during a silent scene you'll see the giant "shiiiin" kana with tiny English "the sound of silence" written underneath.
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