First Ever Winner for New Website: $5000 Cash Prize Won, History is Made

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Mum scoops $5000 and becomes first-ever winner of new Secret Sound competition website. has today announced its first ever winner, with Zoie Farrow scooping a cool $5000 in cash.

The 29–year old Mum from Salamander Bay, NSW, Australia, correctly identified the first secret sound as “inflating a ball with a foot pump” and was notified of her correct guess and $5000 winnings at 11.30am on Friday 15th September 2006.

The innovative website allows users to try and win the money by guessing random, secret sounds that have been pre-recorded by the team at With shades of irony, Zoie explained that she nearly gave up and missed out on becoming the first-ever winner of the fast-growing website.

“I was just about to give up,” revealed the ecstatic Zoie. “I thought I was getting close with my answers, but the extra clues helped and I was amazed when I found out I had won! I thought I was going to be sick I was that happy!”

Zoie continued without hiding her delight. “I had my boyfriend trying to guess the secret sound as well at work, and he couldn’t believe it when I told him we’d won. It’s a great website and to be the first winner is pretty cool. I’ll certainly be trying to guess the next sound!” was launched in August 2006 and is fast-becoming one of the most popular and innovative websites around. Visitors can listen to the secret sound before guessing and the team at MySecretSound plan on adding jackpot sounds and also easy sounds for a smaller prize.

For your chance to join Zoie and win $5000, there is a new secret sound live on the website, (

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