That Moment....

Discussion in 'Support' started by Shuffle, Feb 18, 2016.

    1. Shuffle

      Shuffle Member Benefactor

      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Heavy Metal & Machinery
      I suspect I saw the moment some more poor folk got T this week. I was at a gig, and before anyone asks I was fully plugged up and stood right at the very back on like a raised platform as far away from the speakers as possible! I could hear my T over the band playing, so it wasn't loud where I was (normally I can lose T in quiet music when I don't have plugs in).

      Anyway, between bands, someone plugged a plug wrong (I think). Out of the speakers came a blast (probably 3 seconds tops) of music at maximum volume. It was like the intro to a song. I felt it hit me in the chest it was that loud! It's not bothered me, thankfully, but there was a collective scream from the crowd near the front, near the speakers. It was.. quite something. I really hope those folk at the front were plugged and are OK. No one else deserves this.
    2. Cheza

      Cheza Member Benefactor

      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Barking dogs/stress
      What a shame. You can bet someone got hearing loss and/or tinnitus from that, if they screamed in response. That sounds like pretty severe acoustic trauma, something they'll remember for a long, long time. Reminds me of this video. He adds some good comments near the end.

      The Exact Moment I Got Tinnitus
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