These are the 17 most satisfying sounds in the universe, according to Reddit

Thursday 17 December 2015 13:00

Pavlovian connotations can be wondrous. The fact that sights and sounds can take us back to memories can be a source of great, if fleeting, joy.

A recent Reddit thread asked contributors to nominate the most satisfying sounds they knew of, and many of the responses were in this vein.

Here's a selection of the most popular:

The pop of a bottle

A golf ball going in the hole

The rain on the roof while you're in bed

When your joke lands and everyone laughs

The sound of a screw falling down a turbine

Skip to 20 seconds in the video, below:

A crackling fire

The ‘ding’ on an airplane when you've reached the gate, followed by a cacophony of seatbelts clicking open

A horse walking down a pebble road

The THX noise

The sound of a lawn mower a couple of houses down, while enjoying a summertime nap

Jango Fett’s bombs in Star Wars: Attack of the Clones

Skip to 1 min 5 seconds in the video, below:

When little stones get sucked in while vacuuming

Rain, then silence, then rain again when you pass under a bridge

The spine crack of a new book

A chorus of birds while waking up naturally after a good night’s sleep

The bat crack of a homerun in baseball

The first steps in a fresh layer of snow

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