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Tune in for the Smile Secret Sound every weekday morning on Smile Breakfast with Bobby and Lindy. They’ll take your guesses at 07:36 and 08:08.  Correctly identify the Smile Secret Sound and they’ll give you a share of the R100 000 in prize money.


 Terms & Conditions:

  • Competition entry is open to all South Africans, residing in South Africa
  • Entry is only by means of phone-ins during official competition times
  • A cash prize won by any person under the age of 18, must be received by their parent/s or legal guardian
  • No person who has won a prize to the value of R1000 or more on Smile 90.4FM, may enter within 30 days of winning such prize
  • No person will be allowed to win more than once in the competition
  • All Smile 90.4FM General Contest Guidelines apply


Previous guesses:

Smile Secret Sound – January – view all the guesses 

Smile Secret Sound – February – view all the guesses 

Smile Secret Sound – March – view all the guesses 

Smile Secret Sound – April – view all the guesses 

Smile Secret Sound – May – view all the guesses 



Thursday 1 June

  • Toothpaste cap falling into a basin
  • Clipping and unclipping a seat-belt
  • Luggage compartment in a plane  
  • Coin slot at a public toilet
  • Opening a airtight biltong bag
  • Ten pin bowling, the last pin falling


Friday 2 June

  • Stapler
  • Snap on bangle 
  • Ear piercing machine 
  • Tapping your fingers on your stomach 
  • Clipping a leash onto a dog’s collar
  • Phone notification 


Monday 5 June

  • Old time stop watch clicking 
  • Hair clip
  • Pruning shears 
  • Tearing a piece of foil
  • Breaking a kit-kat
  • Hosepipe clicking into a fire hydrant 


Tuesday 6 June

  • Unlocking a Samsung smartphone
  • Pop riveter 
  • Tap shoes
  • Cats paws landing on a wooden floor
  • Meat stamp
  • Using a letter opener 


Wednesday 7 June

  • (no guess)
  • An ATM dispensing 
  • A microphone check
  • Safety latch on a biltong machine
  • Clip on a bungee jumping harness
  • Rubik’s Cube


Thursday 8 June

  • Pulling a plastic clip off a bread bag 
  • Old projector clicking 
  • Cattle counter clicker 
  • Gas stove clicking on 
  • Bar fridge opening
  • Lever arch file 


Friday 9 June

  • Magic clip fastener 
  • Rubber stamp
  • Noise of a hosepipe attachment being attached to a tap
  • Train moving over tracks
  • Clip on a wrist watch
  • Button at a robot crossing 
  • Old sewing machine
  • Clicking sound of a safety belt 
  • Stickeez pulling off a surface 
  • Opening a cold drink tin 
  • Breaking a piece of droëwors
  • Swiping a card through a card machine
  • Closing toy handcuffs
  • Popping a CD out of a CD case
  • An old library stamp


Monday 12 June

  • Closing a car’s bonnet
  • Swiping a credit card
  • Quickly paging through a book
  • Steel toy that impersonates a cricket
  • staple gun
  • Train ticket clipper


Tuesday 13 June

  • Dog leash clip being released
  • Conduit cutter 
  • Security device taking the clip off clothing in shops
  • Pop up plug in a basin 
  • Letter opener 
  • Soap dispenser 
Wednesday 14 June
  • Putting a coin into a donation box
  • Cash register opening 
  • Opening a can of coke
  • Vice grip
  • Metal press stud
  • Clicking pen  


Thursday 15 June

  • Closing a laptop’s CD ROM 
  • Samsung phone taking a picture
  • Hand clicker/counter
  • Cracking window
  • Tearing a packet of sugar
  • Light dimmer switch


Monday 19 June

  • Staple remover
  • Using the trash icon on a computer
  • A sheep tagger on a sheep’s ear
  • Clicking your tongue
  • Fidget toy
  • Breaking a wooden pencil


Tuesday 20 June

  • Milk on Rice Krispies 
  • Safety cap on a pill box
  • Battery pack in a toy car
  • Breaking an HP pencil
  • Biting into an apple
  • Skipping rope hitting the floor 


Wednesday 21 June

  • Sewing thread cutter
  • Shaking a spray paint can 
  • Airplane safety belt 
  • Little ball dropping into a roulette wheel
  • Pez sweet dispenser 
  • Ashtray that has a slot that opens 


Thursday 22 June

  • Office punch
  • Putting a safety pin back into a fire extinguisher
  • Flick knife
  • Typewriter
  • Indicator in a vehicle
  • Ice tray
  • Closing a  microwave door
  • Opening a briefcase door
  • Seal of a water bottle breaking 
Friday 23 June
  • Popping a panado out a blister pack
  • Water dripping on plastic
  • Glass Jar with a clip
  • Car key button
  • Clicking in a seat-belt
  • A Horse galloping
  • Clock with a tag number clicking over
  • Taking a ticket in a shopping centre 
  • Speelgoed blasertjie


Monday 26 June

  • Interview recorder 
  • Snooker balls hitting each other
  • Margarine tab seal being broken
  • Air hockey table puck being hit
  • Putting a blade in a razor
  • Stapler
  • A fly swatter
  • Loading a razor blade on the handle
  • Scissor  
  • Train rolling over train tracks 
  • On/off button on a multifunction flashlight 
  • Changing gears on a bicycle 


Tuesday 27 June

  • Opening a briefcase 
  • Closing an old suitcase 
  • Spectacles case closing
  • Coin dropping into a donation box
  • Chain on a boxing bag
  • Flicking a card
  • Newton’s cradle
  • Indicator in a vehicle 
  • Clicking a Parker pen
  • Releasing a vice grip
  • Typing on a computer keyboard 
  • Extending the blade on a craft knife


Wednesday 28 June

  • (no guess)
  • Wire coat hanger hooking onto clothing rail
  • Key turning in a lock
  • Card opening a hotel room door
  • Stapler
  • Coin in vending machine 
  • SMS notification
  • Pocket knife opening
  • Opening a plastic cap on a water bottle
  • Opening a microwave oven door
  • The clip of a nail clipper 
  • Slapping handcuffs on someone


Thursday 29 June

  • Pressing a button an old key board
  • Opening a fridge
  • The sound a Pop rivet gun makes
  • Cracking an egg
  • Clipping in a baby car seat
  • Lifting the phone off a receiver 
  • Tapping on the screen of your phone
  • Opening a tin of tomato cocktail
  • The sound of marbles hitting each other 
  • Opening and closing a Zippo lighter
  • Opening a bar fridge 
  • Stapling aluminium foil together


Friday 30 June
  • A shock stick
  • Stapler
  • Putting pods in a coffee machine
  • Remote security gate
  • Bus conductor clipping a ticket
  • A hole puncher
  • Two magnets
  • Biting into an apple
  • Castanets  
  • Opening a sweetener container 
  • Double click of a computer mouse 
  • Newton’s cradle


Monday 10 July

  • Pressing a button to receive a parking ticket 
  • Clipping an animals ear for tagging 
  • Wheel clamp
  • Pushing the power button on a laptop
  • Pushing a button on a keyboard
  • Breaking a piece of spaghetti 


Tuesday 11 July

  • Closing of an umbrella
  • Piece of paper going into the bin
  • Ratchet spinner
  • Padlock
  • Digital cash register 
  • (no guess)


Wednesday 12 July

  • Desktop lamp chain
  • Sugar pill dispenser 
  • Castanets 
  • A down lighter switch 
  • Clicking a pen
  • Drum brushes on a snare drum 


Thursday 13 January 

  • (no guess)
  • Toy hand clapper
  • Train going over a track
  • Typing on a computer keyboard 
  • Breaking a toothpick 
  • Applying roll-on 
Friday 14 July
  • A zippo lighter
  • A nut cracker
  • The clicking of a caribener
  • (no guess)
  • CD tray on a laptop being opened
  • Pet dog training clicker


Monday 17 July 

  • Making a sound with your mouth
  • Sound of a bouncing ball dispensing
  • Double click of a computer mouse
  • (no guess)
  • Loosening and tightening a wheel nut
  • Tipex being shaken  


Tuesday 18 July

  • Price gun for biltong packets
  • A key starting to turn in a slot 
  • (no guess)
  • Domino’s 
  • (no guess)
  • Cracking of knuckles


Wednesday 19 July

  • Electric razor being switched on
  • Electric kettle
  • Breaking a chicken wish
  • Making a copy on a printer
  • Old typing machine
  • Wire stripping tool


Thursday 20 July

  • Pressing the stop button on a cassette player
  • Extending the leg of a tripod 
  • Train conductor punching a hole in a ticket
  • Clicking of the tongue when irritated 
  • Coin  being inserted into a piggy bank
  • Egg pricker, pricking an egg


Friday 21 July

  • To start arc welding
  • Combination lock on a wall safe
  • Lock button on a doorknob
  • Plugging headphones into a phone
  • Putting on surgical gloves
  • Sitting down on a leather chair or couch


Monday 24 July

  • Cocking a gun
  • Breaking a slab of chocolate
  • Switching sound of a pull chain lamp
  • Old stamping machine
  • Zipper of a piece of clothing
  • A horse’s hoof


Tuesday 25 July 

  • Sound buttons in a studio
  • Ice grapple 
  • Clay pigeon being released 
  • (no guess)
  • Torque wrench used on a boat
  • Cracking an egg open 


Wednesday 26 July

  • Opening a can of Coke 
  • Replacing an ink cartridge
  • Speed camera at a robot going off
  • Noise of a biltong machine door
  • Light being switched on with a string
  • Biting into an apple


Thursday 27 July

  • Barbecue lighter
  • Carving biltong 
  • Putting a pin into an iPhone 6
  • (no guess)
  • Pressing a jukebox button
  • The clicking sound of safety belt 


Friday 28 July

  • Closing the back of a remote
  • Ripping and cutting sticky tape
  • A can of Guinness opening
  • Breaking an egg
  • Floss breaking off
  • Security tag on the clothes being taken


Monday 31 July

  • A picture being taken with a DSLR
  • Click of a ball point pen
  • Tap dancing shoe
  • Stapler
  • The foot of a sewing machine
  • Opening or closing  of a tape-deck player


Tuesday 1 August 

  • Typewriter
  • Machine dispensing a parking ticket at a parking lot 
  • Zippo lighter 
  • Release latch on a washing machine
  • Locking a bakkie
  • Table tennis ball being served 


Wednesday 2 August 

  • When cashiers open coin bags at the till 
  • Pop up bouncing ball
  • Ticket tape machine
  • Arm of a record player
  • Clip of an old school case
  • (no guess)


Thursday 3 August 

  • Car key being flicked open
  • Wheel on a computer mouse being moved
  • Kid’s flipper toy
  • The click of a home alarm beam
  • Cash register clip in the tray
  • Stapler


Friday 4 August 

  • Taking the safety latch off a gun
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snapping of a match stick
  • Cracking open a nut 
  • Drop of coffee in a percolator 
  • (no guess)


Monday 7 August 

  • Lid of a melrose jar popping
  • Mousetrap clipping closed
  • Replacing the water bottle on a dispenser 
  • Old fashioned camera taking a picture 
  • Clip on the lid of a coffee tumbler 
  • Pressing a tablet out of a capsule pack 


Tuesday 8 August 

  • Opening an old cold-drink can
  • Drop of water on a metal sink
  • (no guess)
  • Candle lighter
  • Taking a picture with a zoom lens camera
  • Pedal bin 


Thursday 10 August

  • Closing the valve on an air mattress 
  • The paper clicking through an old printer 
  • Rubik’s cube
  • Sand running through and old hourglass 
  • Cricket ball hitting a wicket
  • A button being pushed on a keyboard 


Friday 11 August

  • Lever arch file releasing pages
  • Old school price gun
  • Boilermaker starting a flame 
  • Plugging a phone charger into a two point plug
  • A security lock closing on a gate
  • The teat of a baby bottle being pulled through and twisted on  


Monday 14 August

  • Tapping your fingers on a table
  • Conductor’s ticket punch
  • Adjusting the length on crutches
  • Dancer’s castanets
  • Gas hob switching on
  • Snapping a piece of biltong


Tuesday 15 August

  • Cellphone screen being turned off
  • Photo being taken in an old photo booth
  • Biscuit cutting machine
  • Crushing a garlic clove 
  • Cutting an electric wire
  • Old slide projector 


Wednesday 16 August

  • (no guess)
  • Seat-belt on a airplane 
  • Lighter
  • Opening a laptop
  • Ceiling fan spring being pulled 
  • Wooden frog musical instrument


Thursday 17 August 

  • Pressure release button on a blood pressure test device 
  • Musical toy button
  • Biltong packet sealer’s arm
  • Cigarette lighter
  • Sound of a rowing oar touching water
  • Ratchet mechanism of a tie down strap 


Friday 18 August 

  • Fish paste bottle popping 
  • Button at the back of a fan
  • Stamp at the police station
  • Pet flap on a door
  • Bobbin clicking on a sewing machine
  • When you maneuver the car seat 


Monday 21 August

  • Clicking sound of an eye test device at an optometrist
  • Turnstile
  • Pedal on a dustbin
  • Clicking cycle shoes into the pedal
  • Car key with a button that flicks out the key
  • Closing the lid on a coffee pot


Tuesday 22 August

  • DSTV explorer remote middle button being pushed 
  • Old price gun
  • Opening a metal lid on cold drink bottle
  • Stapler
  • Hosepipe connecting to a tap
  • Lever on a shotgun 
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