The controller vibrates when I'm near them, but I don't know what to do.

Screenshot of one of them on the map:

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The left and right motors in your controller will play a pattern when approaching these. It will pause briefly before repeating. You need to mime the pattern back with your left and right triggers.

My vibration was off, so I missed this the first time through. If you're having trouble, the right motor was a higher pitch in my case. Instead of feeling the sides, I listened for the pitch.

As far as I know, across ports, you can't solve this on your own without a vibrating controller.

U-shaped pillar anticube where U-shaped pillar used to be

Here are the codes, if you're lazy or without:

  • Waterfall neon pink/blue subroom tuning fork: LT RT RT RT LT RT RT LT
  • Lighthouse tuning fork: LT RT RT LT LT LT RT RT RT RT
  • Sewer tuning fork: LT LT LT RT LT RT LT RT
  • Lava tuning fork: LT LT RT LT LT RT RT RT
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    Wow, vibration was off for me too so this one was ultra-confusing. Some of these solutions blow my mind....
    – SpaceBison
    Commented Apr 15, 2012 at 21:01
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    Yeah, they could have been less oblique with the in game queue for this. I also had vibration off. Like several of the puzzles I couldn't solve I was pretty bent that the solution involved information I didn't have.
    – EBongo
    Commented May 1, 2012 at 0:41
  • So how do you do these in the various desktop ports, when you're using the keyboard? (Frustratingly, I managed to solve one by pure chance.)
    – starwed
    Commented Sep 21, 2013 at 21:24
  • How do you manage to do it if you are in a PC (without vibration controller)? Maybe there we should disable the vibration in the options in order to something to give us an alternative.
    – SysDragon
    Commented Sep 22, 2013 at 15:39
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    I confirm the possibility to solve this without vibration. You have to listen to the sequence of noises which are being outputed to your left/right speaker while you are standing close to "U". It's better to use headphones for that task.
    – Danny Lo
    Commented Sep 3, 2015 at 16:39

If you're playing on the PC, while you're standing near the tuning fork a low tune will be will be played on the left or right earphone. Press the corresponding key (A or D) to rotate the perspective following the tune.

I checked with my headphones it's very subtle but it's there. So, I think with normal speakers you'll definitely not hear a thing ;-)

Source : http://uk.ign.com/wikis/fez/Tuning_Fork_Rooms

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