The Secret Sound


Congratulations to Leanne Thomas from Camborne who correctly guessed the Secret Sound and won £500!


It was indeed Neil Caddy doing the Running Man!

Thanks to everyone who played!


Here's our new Secret Sound...and it's worth £100!


Wrong guesses so far -


A Stapler

When a cassette tape comes to an end

Pushing the end of a ball point pen to retract and extend the nib

Stapling paper

An upholstery stapler

A hole punch

Latch on a briefcase

Popcorn in a microwave

Clicking in a seat belt

Shutting the latch on a gate

Self inking stamp

Paper stapler

An ear piercing gun

A Rivett

Snapping shut an A4 ring binder

Closing a DVD or CD case

A cassette tape coming to the end

A supermarket pricing gun

A stapler remover

Dog clicker to train puppies

Clicking in a seatbelt

Pressing in the crown on a watch

Closing the cover on an Ipad or pressing the top button

Nail Clippers

A stapler

Someone having their ticket punched on public transport

Fastening a press-stud 

The mechanism of a gate as it closes

A hand-held pricing gun (like they use in a shop/supermarket)

Flipping a switch down on a kettle

Switching on an electric heater

Banging teeth together

Gun that attached labels to clothes

Clipping bank statements into a binder

A circuit breaker operating

Opening the catch on a briefcase

Closing the clasp on a ladies handbag

Closing the flip top lid on a kitchen bin

Clicking a DVD into the case or popping the button to release the DVD

Clicking a seat belt in

Undoing a car screen wash cap

Using a nutcracker

Opening an oven door 

Pressing a key on an Old Fashioned type writer

Putting the lock down on a briefcase

Snapping on a wristband

Someone cracking their knuckle

Clicking the remote on your car key to unlock/lock the door

Clicking your ski boots into your skis or snowboard

Closing the lever on an A4 lever arch file

Someone's joints cracking

A nail gun

Locking an Iphone or Ipad

Self inking date stamp

Snapping a glow stick

Someone using a hole punch




We play every weekday morning at 7.20am 

Text the studio with your name and "Secret Sound" - 07807 225 102

Texts are charged at your standard text rate. 

Terms & Conditions 

These terms and conditions should be read in conjunction with Pirate FM's standard terms and conditions which can be found here.

Listeners can text the studio any time from the conclusion of the day’s play to be entered into the draw for the following day.

In addition, listeners can also enter by phone during the specified time period announced on-air.

A random entrant will be selected to play.

The first entrant to correctly identify the Secret Sound on-air, with as much detail required at the discretion of Pirate FM, will win the prize money.

If an entrant fails to identify the Secret Sound on-air, with as much detail required at the discretion of Pirate FM, we may take further callers (at our absolute discretion).

The prize on offer in the next contesting sequence will be announced at the conclusion of the previous contest.

Pirate FM may, on occasion, feature themed days or increase/decrease the number of plays of the competition.

We reserve the right to solicit for entries via social media or other platforms and invite people to register for the promotion.

At any time during the contest period Pirate FM may offer any additional challenges including, but not limited to, the opportunity to donate any portion of their winnings to charity or to gain additional clues by undertaking challenges or by forfeiting a portion of the prize.

Pirate FM may at our discretion provide additional clues via but not limited to on air, social media and digital mediums.

We may take as many calls/entries as we see fit in each contesting sequence.

Pirate FM may publish the wrong guesses on any platform during the promotion.

Should the sequence not be able to run live, Pirate FM reserves the right to prerecord a sequence with random callers who entered a previous sequence of this promotion which will run on the prerecorded show day.

Any caller chosen to participate in such a prerecorded segment will be made aware at the time of calling.

We may change the Secret Sound at any point during the promotion at our absolute discretion.

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