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Simulated Pee Sound SPS

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Paruresis A.K.A bashful bladder, bashful kidneys, mental cloggery, stage fright, pee fright, urophobia, pee- shyness, the slow dribbles, creeping pee-pee, public piss syndrome, shy bladder syndrome is a social anxiety disorder that affects 7% to 14% of the population.

When experienced in the context of a public urinal, most of the fear is caused by the fear of embarrassment of not being able to pee. It's a silly problem easily solved by a simulated pee sound (SPS)

The actual product be a coin-sized-button-triggered- speaker which plays a recording of urination in progress. Alternatively it could be an app triggered by a special key word. Of course the key word has to be carefully selected to avoid accidental SPS discharge during a key meeting. Unfortunately I'm having trouble coming up with something that meets the following criteria:

- Appropriate to say while standing beside someone else at the urinal

- Unlikely to be said in any other social context.

- Repeatable without sounding too weird (for situations when speech recognition doesn't pick it up on the first try)

I'm hoping you can help with that part.

ixnaum, Jan 29 2014

I admit this is better Rushing_20Water_20Belt_20Buckle
[ixnaum, Jan 29 2014]

Dangle_20Dongle [FlyingToaster, Jan 29 2014]

running water - Japan http://www.youtube....watch?v=FppQxi8dp00
[not_morrison_rm, Jan 30 2014]

bird song - more Korean stylee https://audioboo.fm...oilet-with-birdsong
[not_morrison_rm, Jan 30 2014]


       (Lone Ranger voice) "Easy, big fella..."
normzone, Jan 29 2014

       .... as soon as I posted I saw this is already half- baked ... will leave it on here for a while just to lead people to the superior idea (linked)
ixnaum, Jan 29 2014

       oh, thanksalot, [ix]; I just had to mfd my own take on it.
FlyingToaster, Jan 29 2014

       //You do realize, if the Institute of Psychourologists ever finds this place, they are going to have a fucking field-day.   

       This shows the merit of not deleting these just yet ... until Psychourologists have a chance to go through this.
ixnaum, Jan 29 2014

       ... now I feel the urge to bake this.   

       - MP3 recording of urinating ... check   

       - reliable/convenient/fail safe way to trigger my cell phone to play the MP3 ... not so much
ixnaum, Jan 29 2014

       this is so baked in East Asia it's a tooth breaker. Japan tends to sound of rushing water, South Korea goes for birdsong at 120 decibels,,
not_morrison_rm, Jan 30 2014


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