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What makes a sound funny?

Title says all...
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Just a young guy with a dream.

I've loved sound ever since I was a kid, and for the past few years, I've been taking Electroacoustic courses at Concordia University and writing music and making sound effects for small animations, ...
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Who is using a vocoder these days and how?

This wonderful little device has stood the test of time but rarely does it make its way into my sound design bag o' tricks. Who has good tips or stories? Btw, my version of a vocoder comes by way of ...
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Tips for recording/designing ball kicks

I need a bunch of sounds of rugby balls being kicked. I need big, I need small, and everything in between. In the movie, the kicks always happen on the field outdoors. I have an idea as to how I ...
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What are the small bits in your field recording bag?

Yes, yes, we've all got preamps and recorders and mics and cables and hoary marmots in our field recording sound bags. But what else is in your bag? What are the little bits and bobs you really ...
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Decent places to purchase sounds for sound design?

Where are good, solid places to purchase sounds from on the internet? Nine times out of ten buying CDs/DVDs full of sounds results in many of them not being used or not appropriate... I'm wanting to ...