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Wanna hear it? :woot:

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A research team at the University of Newcastle examined brain activity as subjects listed to 74 different sounds, from running water to a fork scraped over glass, to determine what sounds humans find most unpleasant.

Fingernails on a chalkboard, screeching tires and an animal crying are not as unpleasant to your ears as the sound of a knife sliding against a glass bottle, a new study finds.

A research team at the University of Newcastle examined brain activity as subjects listed to 74 different sounds, from running water to a fork scraped over glass, to determine what sounds humans find most unpleasant.

The sharp side of a knife on a bottle came out on top.

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According to http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/10/11/listen-the-five-worst-sounds-in-the-universe/

The worst five are:

Knife Bottle;

Fork Glass;

Blackboard Chalk;

Blackboard Nails;

Ruler Bottle;

Although I have to say I've listened to all 5 and none of them bother me, though someone that continually sips their tea all day and makes the noise of getting things out their teeth really do annoy me though :p

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justin beaver's voice.

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For me it's fork/spoon on teeth.

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2 cats fighting gives me the willies ! :woot:

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They should have included the default iPhone ring tone.

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For me it's fork/spoon on teeth.

+1 was just talking about that

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No. The worst sound in the world is that sound a person makes when they have a dose of the squits!

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That sound is nowhere near as horrifying as the alarm clock buzz.... It signifies the worst part of my day, and makes me want to hurt things.

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justin beaver's voice.

Nice : ).

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That sound is nowhere near as horrifying as the alarm clock buzz.... It signifies the worst part of my day, and makes me want to hurt things.

this is funny cuz at an apartment complex I lived in there was like 5 alarm clock radios thrown out the windows.. I'd see at least 4 or 5 of them out the windows at any given time.,...

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Sorry i have to....

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Knife on a bottle, very similar to knife grinding on a plate which I have always thought to be one of the most unpleasant. I can't stand people that have to cut their food with the force of an elephant and try to grind grooves into the plate making a very similar sound.

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Sorry i have to....

That was also the first thing that came to my mind. :rofl:

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The fork-on-teeth thing is awful, can't stand the sound or the feel, gives me chills.

Although someone had their kid in here earlier and it reminded me of probably my #1, the sound of kids whining/crying/squealing. Gets on every last effing nerve I have :s

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justin beaver's voice.

Ooooooaaaaoooo........ooooooaaaaaooooo

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The sound of police sirens behind you. :shiftyninja:

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justin beaver's voice.

And what about this ??

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And what about this ??

nope Id rather listen to that

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Sorry i have to....

beat me to it, as soon as i saw the title that scene popped into my head :D

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The worst sound is my mother-in-law's voice. :D

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