We feel that Basecamp 3 is a great improvement on version 2, and our team now use it to stay organised across all our on-going projects.
BC3 has loads of fantastic project management and communication features but the icing on the cake is that it’s fun to use.
Team BLISS have recently been having a lot of fun with one feature in particular: the sounds in Campfires & Pings.
The Campfire sounds are triggered by typing /play followed by specific keywords and who doesn’t love a celebratory Nyan Cat or a quick “DOING IT LIVE”?!
As I’m a bit of geek, I wanted to know all the /play commands but couldn’t find much documentation online.
So, I decided to write my own:
The Basecamp 3 Campfire Sounds Cheat Sheet
Please note: These commands only work within Campfires and Pings.
Type this:Hear this:See this:
/play 56k56k modem dialing
/play bezosJeff Bezos laughing
/play bueller“Bueller, Bueller, Bueller” from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
/play buttsSamuel L Jackson saying “Hold on to your butts” from Jurassic Park
/play clowntownClassic clown music
/play cottoneyejoe“If it hadn’t been for Cotton Eye Joe, I’d be married a long time ago” from The Rednex - Cotton Eye Joe
/play cricketsCrickets chirping
/play dadgummitBill Dance saying “Dadgummit” from Bill Dance Outdoors
/play dangerzone“Highway to the Dangerzone!” from Kenny Loggins - Danger Zone (Top Gun soundtrack)
/play danielsan“You’re the best, around, nothing’s going to keep you down!” From Joe Esposito - You’re The Best Around (Karate Kid soundtrack)
/play deeperThe BWONG chord from Inception
/play dramaLaw and Order Sound Effect
/play flawless“I woke up like this, I woke up like this” from Beyoncé - Flawless
/play greatjobA man saying “Great Job”
/play greyjoyRamsay Bolton playing a trumpet at Theon Greyjoy from Game of Thrones
/play guaranteeMan saying “I guarantee it” from 1988 Men’s Warehouse Commercial
/play heygirl“Hey Girl!” from Lumpy Space Princess
/play hornSad tune on the horn
/play horror“The horror, the horror” from Apocalypse Now
/play inconceivable“Inconceivable” from Princess Bride
/play letitgo“Let it go, let it go, can’t hold it back any more” from Frozen
/play liveBill O’Reilly shouting “DO IT LIVE”
/play loggins“Are you gonna wait for a sign, your miracle, stand up and fight” from Kenny Loggins - This Is It
/play makeitsoJean-Luc Picard from Star Trek saying “Make it so”
/play nooooDarth Vader from Star Wars saying “Nooooooo!”
/play nyanThe start of the Nyan cat music
/play ohmyGeorge Takei saying “Ooooh My” from 3rd Rock From the Sun
/play ohyeah“Oh oh tick-a-tick-a”
/play pushitIntro to Salt-N-Pepa - Push It
/play rimshotThe 'I just made a joke' drum sound
/play rollout“Roll out, roll out, roll out” from Ludacris - Roll Out
/play rumble“Let’s get ready to rumbbblllle!”
/play saxSome smooth sax
/play secretThe secret area sound from The Legend of Zelda
/play sexybackIntro to Justin Timberlake - Sexy Back
/play storyPaul Harvey saying “And now you know, the rest of the story” from The Rest of The Story
/play tadaHorns fanfare
/play tmykNBC’s The More You Know jingle
/play trololoThe Trolololo song
/play tromboneSad trombone
/play unix“It’s a Unix system, I know this” from Jurrasic Park
/play vuvuzelaA vuvuzela
/play what“Ooooohweeee, what up with that, what up with that” from What Up With That on SNL
/play whoomp“Whoop there it is” from Tag Team - Whoop There It Is
/play yeah“Yeeeeehhhhhhh” from The Who - Won’t Get Fooled Again (CSI Miami Intro)
/play yodel“Hey I just met you, and this is crazy, but here’s my number, so call me maybe” from Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe
I hope the cheat sheet above helps you improve your Basecamp 3 sounds game.
Remember, with great power comes great responsibility - use the sounds sparingly for the greatest LOLs value and least co-worker annoyance. Have fun!
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