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Is there a way to shut up the annoying applause from the Saxxy Awards on the main screen? It is driving me insane. I don't want to turn my sound off for it, though.

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Heavy Weapons Guy, please have my babies. –  The Annoying Pyro May 29 '11 at 10:05
    
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Open the console (must be enabled in Keyboard Advanced Options- default key: '~').

Enter this:

sv_cheats 1
stopsound

(You can bind this to a key with something like bind KP_ADD "sv_cheats 1; stopsound".)

Alternately, you can override the Saxxy sound resources with silent ones.

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