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The sound featured in this week’s Name that Tech Tune makes me smile every time I hear it, and I have a hunch it will do the same for many of you. Here’s the challenge: Can you identify it?

From the pool of correct answers, we’ll pick one person at random to win the special audio version of the book, “A Microsoft Life,” whose author, Stephen “Stepto” Toulouse, is our guest on this week’s GeekWire radio show and podcast (for a conversation with us about Kickstarter and other crowdsourced funding mechanisms).

Listen to the sound here or in the player below. If you think you know the answer, send it to

As a hint, with this sound we’re continuing a theme from last week’s Name that Tech Tune contest. You can find that here, updated with the answer and the winner. And if you want more context, here’s the Tech Tune segment from this week’s show.

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Name that Tech Tune is a regular feature of the GeekWire show, airing at 7 a.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday on 97.3 KIRO-FM in Seattle, and weekends on

Look for the answer next week, and thanks for playing!

Update, 4/21: The sound is from the 1983 Star Wars arcade game by Atari. Congrats to LJ Purtee, our winner, chosen at random from the pool of correct answers.

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