Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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The 25-cent Echo Chamber

Almost a vacation.
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This is a booth where you can pay a nominal fee to generate a realistic simulation of echoing mountain valleys. But it only “sounds” like a huge echo, from where you stand. During your allotted time, you may sing, shout, and/or enjoy a therapeutic scream. It’s located in the city center, and probably in a few science museums.

Select a “destination”, and it’s displayed along with a carefully mapped echo of the spot. Choose sound effects, such as eagle call, wolves howling, whale song, etc. Sites include the Himalayas, Grand Canyon, the Marianas Trench, and Westminster Abbey.

Amos Kito, Jul 23 2003

phor phoenix: EAX http://eax.creative.com/music/
You might get a decent soundscape from this. [Amos Kito, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]

Yodelling http://www.yodelcourse.com/
and even more fun after this [squeak, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]


       Or go stand under a bridge in Central Park for free.
DrCurry, Jul 23 2003

       A big 'Yes.' I did occasionally do some singing under bridges, but it's no longer considered safe, so I had to stop. *sigh* +
k_sra, Jul 23 2003

       Get a sound card that supports EAX and you can do this at your desk.
phoenix, Jul 23 2003

       <in marianas trench> Flubblebubblegarglewurble!!
(listens for echo)........................................
<in marianas trench>
squeak, Jul 23 2003

       "Hol a Rührei, hol a Radio"
Bavarian yodelling for dummies.
Anyone know what it means?
squeak, Jul 23 2003

       [squeak] Get a scrambled egg, get a radio?   

       I still occasionally scare grannies with a booming "DAYO...dayo" when biking under viaducts.
FarmerJohn, Jul 23 2003

       FJ: Aha - now we know what you do for a day job!
DrCurry, Jul 23 2003

       k_sra, is your singing really *that* bad? join the club.
po, Jul 23 2003

       [po], sigh. I'll never be a pop star...
k_sra, Jul 23 2003

       Correct [FJ].Go to the top of the class...or the foot of our stairs, whichever you prefer.
squeak, Jul 25 2003

       k_sra, you say that like its a bad thing. you're a star here anyway.
po, Jul 25 2003

       Thanks for the audiovisuals there, glenpa.
thumbwax, Dec 06 2003

       I dig this.
futurebird, Dec 06 2003


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