Now matter how low the volume is, even if I turn down the volume on my TV to the point where I can’t understand the voices, I absolutely hate the sound effects on Bones.

I love crime procedurals as much as the next guy, but Bones pisses me off.

On Star Trek, for instance, when a computer did something, they made “computer is thinking noises” followed by “hey, some results” noises. Real single board computer don’t do that. They weren’t necessary, but it just felt right. I’m sure the doors didn’t need to “whoosh”, but when there’s an action on the screen, it just doesn’t feel right to not have a noise. I get that. The sound guy’s job is important and often unsung, and much like a toupee or a diaper, you only notice them when something’s wrong.

Bones crosses the ****ing line.

Whenever a computer “does something” on the show, even if it’s in the background, the sound is always high, loud and piercing. Even if I have the volume really low, I can tell that Bones is on from across the house and it makes me grind my teeth it’s so aggravating and uncomfortable. Every computer, every time. I don’t get the need for it, and I can’t be the only person having this problem. Why is it like that?


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