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The applause from the Saxxy Awards on the main screen is driving me insane. I don't want to turn my entire sound off for it, though.

Is there a way to disable specific sounds, especially those on the main/home screen?

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closed as too localized by badp Jun 9 '11 at 19:28

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Heavy Weapons Guy, please have my babies. – BoltClock May 29 '11 at 10:05
    
This has been now removed. – badp Jun 9 '11 at 19:28
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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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