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  Quiet Please
The man who wrote and directed all the Quiet Please episodes was Wyllis Cooper who was born January 26, 1899 and died June 22, 1955.
The structure of Quiet Please, all first person narrative, demanded that the writing be first class - it all depended on your acceptance and immediate involvement within that stream of consciousness dialogue and Wyllis Cooper delivered week after week.
In fact, unlike another much recognized theme from the popular radio show The Shadow (Omphale's Spinning Wheel), the Quiet Please theme itself was played within several of the stories as a plot device and so actually moved beyond it's operative realm to became one of the "personalities" who created the weekly illusion of Quiet Please.
members.aol.com /matthew561/quiet.htm   (857 words)

  Quiet, Please - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Quiet, Please was an old-time radio fantasy and horror program created by Wyllis Cooper, also known for creating Lights Out.
Quiet, Please was first broadcast by ABC on June 8, 1947, and its last episode ran on June 25, 1949.
Though the general thrust of the stories were fantasy, horror and suspense, Cooper's scripts for Quiet Please often covered a large thematic range, including humor (some of it quite self-deprecating) romance, science fiction and crime and family drama.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Quiet,_Please   (1032 words)

 OTR Memories from Stratus Media Quiet, Please: 90 Episodes On 1 CD (MP3 Format)
Quiet, Please is considered by many to be among the most uniquely creative series in history.
Quiet Please - 480301 - Sketch For A Screenplay.mp3
Quiet Please - 490109 - Portrait Of A Character.mp3
store.prostores.com /servlet/otrmemoriesfromstatusmedia/Detail?no=195   (878 words)

 quiet american
uiet, please' is an audio documentary on field recordings and the people who make them.
The focus is on artists using field recordings in new ways, building on — and going beyond — their traditional use by of nature recordists, researchers, ethnomusicologists, and electroacoustic composers.
Another thing I noticed is that some of the birds were synchronized with the waves, and not necessarily with the quiet part of the wave cycles, either.
www.quietamerican.org /related_qp.html   (1904 words)

 "Quiet Please"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
As we approach the 50th anniversary of this unique series, Quiet Please is receiving much wider recognition and appreciation by OTR enthusiasts since the recent emergence of many programs that were once thought lost forever.
Originally, there were twelve Quiet Please shows in general circulation; the most famous of which was, "The Thing On The Fourble Board"....
Quiet Please is a virtual treasure chest of exceptional radio drama.
www.otterprojectonline.info /Series_Helps/Quiet_Please.htm   (2032 words)

 Quiet Please? - Scene
Although the university has designed several places that appear to be meant for quiet study, there's always that one annoying study group that ruins everything for you...
Sometimes it's the whole group making noise, laughing and messing around while everyone else is treating the room like the Grotto, but often enough there's the case of the single kid in the group whose parents just never got around to teaching him how to whisper.
Please take a cue and try to migrate toward some of the more acceptable places to be loud on campus...and tuck away those jean shorts for the winter.
www.ndsmcobserver.com /media/paper660/news/2003/10/06/Scene/Quiet.Please-519443.shtml   (887 words)

 Flight Test Journal: Shhh...quiet please
Using a 777-300ER made available to us by All Nippon Airways, we worked with several key partners to test future technology that can substantially reduce airplane noise on landings and take-offs, a big issue the public and airline passengers have with air travel.
The 777 is a good platform because the airplane operates with extremely efficient and quiet engines and uses the most advanced noise reduction technology available.
General Electric, Goodrich and NASA came to Boeing's remote airfield in Glasgow, Mont., to test technology that targets engines and landing gear, the most prominent airplane noise producers.
www.boeing.com /commercial/777family/200LR/flight_test/archives/2005/09/shhhquiet_pleas.html   (758 words)

 Quiet please   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
While this shows that the Library is an active and integral part of campus life, and reflects the more dynamic services of academic libraries, it is not conducive to quiet study.
While some students, especially those in the Quiet Dorms, can study in their rooms, the majority look for solitude in the Library.
While the activity and accompanying noise in the Atrium is a sign of our success, we are happy to be able to add additional quiet study space as we continue to try and meet the needs of all our patrons.
www.wheatonma.edu /Wallace/Newsletter/Fall98/circulation.html   (317 words)

 ATK USA Forums - quiet please
We rode the Reno 200 last weekend and after 300+ miles of full on both bikes are still just as puiet as when the mufflers were new.
I tried 3 different types of packing, 2 different inserts in the center of the core all the way down to 5 discs and best I could get with so so performance was 97.5 db.
Frank please do what you can to persuade FMF to make a replacement pipe for ATK.
www.atkusa.com /atkforum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=189   (1645 words)

 Quiet Please
These days, Billy lives in a quiet mountain setting, from which he does trail construction and maintenance; and his environment provides him with time to think and study.
Demand quiet pipes, contact the clubs and demand quiet races, repack your own silencer, and educate your friends and family.
Make sure they hear your message: "Quiet, please!" Common sense doesn't have to be uncommon, and it is the critical difference between whether we win or lose.
www.trailrider.com /printer_153.shtml   (4088 words)

 City Journal Autumn 1994 | Quiet, Please by Julia Vitullo-Martin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
But when the city government tries to quiet noise, it quickly runs up against the difficulties of measuring it accurately and claims of First Amendment rights.
Quiet breathing registers 10 decibels; quiet conversation, around 60; shouting across a room, 75.
Quiet anti-theft devices are available—steering-wheel locks like the Club, for example.
www.city-journal.org /article01.php?aid=1140   (3838 words)

 Quiet please, Jimmy Spencer is about to drive
Quiet please, Jimmy Spencer is about to drive
TMDG Contact: Mike Davis Office: (704) 547-1998; Cell: (704) 232-2039 mdavis@tmdg.net www.teamyellowracing.com Quiet please, Jimmy Spencer is about to drive Team Yellow Race Advance - Bashas' 200 - Phoenix International Raceway PHOENIX, Ariz.
Jimmy Spencer is about to drive - from the tee box, that is. He's holding tightly to a one-stroke lead over Tiger Woods, but this par-4, 430-yard, 18th hole here at the TPC of Scottsdale has been giving him fits all weekend.
www.theautochannel.com /news/2002/11/05/150035.html   (1041 words)

 LATE-NIGHT: Quiet, Please   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
"Quiet, Please," an anthology of the strange, the suspenseful and the supernatural, was a precursor to "The Twilight Zone."
Created and solely written by Wyllis Cooper (who also created "Lights Out," and who Rod Serling once cited as an influence on his own work), "Quiet, Please" is a landmark in horror writing, relying on richly drawn and deeply human characters to chill its audience.
The suggestion was made that perhaps there might be a bit more focus on the "fl box" kind of show, the sort of thing that would rely on, and showcase, the sort of quality actors the company has in abundance.
www.sacredfools.org /LateNight/04/QuietPlease   (1723 words)

 Quiet Please!! - Pets Hub
Clear a spot on the floor of your closet and stick them in there at night when you are ready for bed and close the door.
Messages that harass, abuse or threaten other members; have obscene or otherwise objectionable content; have spam, commercial or advertising content or links may be removed and may result in the loss of your membership.
Please do not post any private information unless you want it to be available publicly.
www.petshub.com /forums/showthread.php?t=4164   (378 words)

 Chicago Tribune news : Home Improvement
He says that although some manufacturers of household goods are attempting to quiet down their products, most of them fail to communicate such information effectively to buyers.
For example, the developers of the Block X complex of townhouses and condominiums in the West Loop worked with Shiner's firm to add insulation and adapt construction methods to reduce the sound transmission both above and below each unit and side to side.
Dishwasher manufacturers have tackled the noise issue a couple of ways: Some have just plain quieted the motors and circulation pumps; others have switched from one noisy motor to two smaller, and theoretically quieter ones.
www.chicagotribune.com /classified/realestate/homeimprovement/chi-990417designideas,0,7856575.htmlstory   (1874 words)

 Buy Flents Quiet! Please - Foam Ear Plugs Online at drugstore.com
Please - Foam Ear Plugs - 6 pr
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When the racketeers lug those blaring box radios so provocatively through the streets and the parks, you can call your local precinct, and the police are supposed to send out a squad car to "warn and admonish" the culprit and seize his radio as evidence if he won't stifle the noise.
But such a complaint (even if you were moved to make it) will be given low priority, behind crimes in progress: only in a quiet residential district on a low-crime day are you going to get an effective response.
The code bans the playing of radios and tape recorders on public transit if the sound is "audible to another person." Thousands flout the rules every year; in 1982, the transit police issued 2,684 notices of violation for unnecessary noise in the subways.
www.tenant.net /Rights/Noise/noise1.html   (2337 words)

 Quiet, please | The Guardian | Guardian Unlimited
In Bristol, Brandon Hill park - a lunchtime haven for office workers - recently lost its quiet sky to the expansion of Bristol airport, which dealt with four and half million passengers in 2004, and five and half million in 2006.
It would be nice to swing away from aeroplanes and relate the quiet virtues of rail.
Research does show that people are less bothered by train noise per se than by noise produced by cars and planes, but our government promotes aviation and road transport at the expense of trains, and the trains themselves are not as quiet as they ought to be.
www.guardian.co.uk /g2/story/0,,2002419,00.html?gusrc=rss&feed=1   (2981 words)

 OHV Training - ATV, Motorcycle, Snowmobile
These days, Billy lives in a quiet mountain setting, from which he does trail construction and maintenance; and his environment provides him with time to think and study.
Most of the readers I hang out with are already on the quiet bus, so it's the uninformed that we absolutely must reach.
Demand quiet pipes, contact the clubs and demand quiet races, repack your own silencer, and educate your friends and family.
www.ohvtraining.org /quietplease.htm   (3209 words)

 "Quiet Please"
And so began another brilliantly conceived story in the Quiet Please series which was first broadcast on 8 June 1947 and was last heard on 25 June 1949.
As we approach the 50th anniversary of this unique series, Quiet Please is receiving much wider recognition and appreciation by OTR enthusiasts since the recent emergence of many programs that were once thought lost forever.
Whereas the "ESCAPE" series had superb sound effects to accompany the stories, Quiet Please relied upon its narrative style, pauses for dramatic impact and the use of short bursts of organ cords to highlight a situation.
www.otrsite.com /articles/artrb001.html   (1253 words)

 ABC News: Quiet Please! Dealing With Overly Chatty Airplane Seatmates
What begins as a quiet, relaxing flight can be easily spoiled if your fellow passengers are in the mood for a long chat.
If your seatmate has to politely pull out earplugs or yank off a headset three times in a row to respond to your questions, it's a pretty fair bet it would be impolite to keep talking.
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abcnews.go.com /Business/FlyingHigh/story?id=1887652&page=1   (410 words)

 ‘Quiet please’ a taboo at Hyderabad Open - Deccan Herald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The question is: is it an aberration or is tennis finally moving from its orderly ‘quiet please’ audience?
Krishna Bhupathi, the tournament director of the Hyderabad Open, which has thrown open its gates to the public free of charge, said, “The world over, tennis is suffering from falling crowds.
The only thing they need to learn is to stay quiet during the point.
www.deccanherald.com /deccanherald/feb102005/sp14.asp   (617 words)

 Quiet, Please!
That's exactly how much time elapses on the air between Chappell's first, "Quiet, please!" and his second repetition of the phrase.
Seven seconds of dead air in the introduction of a radio show is one of writer Wyllis Cooper's innovations in the field.
To date he has turned out some 90-odd scripts, which are easy to listen to and "murder to write." Cooper writes to please his own taste.
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 Quiet, Please! -- An In Nomine adventure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Symphony, in S.D. is very quiet and stable, as nearby Camp Pendelton houses the Angel of Military Law, Master of Law (a servant of Dominic) who vigorously investigates ANY disturbance to the symphony he detects.
Higgs relates her account of being schooled by him 2 years ago as an unpleasant experience, to say the least; she also indicates that his hearing is quite remarkable...
All under the quieting supervision of the Angel of Military Law (Master of Law and servitor of Dominic).
www.sscnet.ucla.edu /soc/grads/paul/innomine/quiet.htm   (4783 words)

 Amazon.com: Flents Quiet! Please - Foam Ear Plugs - 6 pr: Health & Personal Care   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Please" and E*A*R brands, which are identical apart from color.
Please" ear plugs will be a great help.
Please - Foam Ear Plugs worked fairly well for filtering background noise while studying, but didn't seem to be that effective against loud noises -- concerts and...
www.amazon.com /Flents-Quiet-Please-Foam-Plugs/dp/B00005335B   (971 words)

 Quiet, Please: Scripts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Announcer: The American broadcasting company presents -- Quiet, Please -- which is written and directed by Wyllis Cooper, and which features Ernest Chappell.
Wayne: There was a time when I loved the rain at night on the streets of New York, but that is a time long gone and I remember the wet dark of a March evening only dimly now.
As usual music for Quiet Please is by Albert Berman.
www.quietplease.org /scripts.php?id=91   (3180 words)

 Internet Archive: Details: Quiet Please
Episode "The Thing on the Fourbleboard" will give you an instant understanding of the magic of "Quiet, Please." My favorite OTR episode ever.
Bear in mind, audio quality is poor for some episodes, and not every episode is a winner in terms of pure entertainment value.
But Quiet, Please is able to go places other OTR didn't even consider.
www.archive.org /details/QuietPlease   (135 words)

 Quiet down please - Opinion
It is best that students who are sensitive to noise while studying or sleeping find options to help block out the noise, such as a fan, which is mentioned in the story, or earplugs.
According to the article, the students in the area need their peace and quiet on the week days.
I think it sucks if they are trying to study and they are having trouble because of the noise.
media.www.thelantern.com /media/storage/paper333/news/2007/05/25/Opinion/Quiet.Down.Please-2907918.shtml   (608 words)

 USATODAY.com - Quiet, please! This is a bar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
By midnight at the Quiet Party, as beer bottles and martini glasses begin to litter the tables, the room's whisper grows to a murmur.
For this shy, artsy crowd of mostly thirtysomethings, many of whom look like they're about to launch into a game of Dungeons and Dragons, the cards offer a means of chatting up someone without tripping over any tongues, without looking anyone in the eye.
"We figured it would be a challenge for her to be quiet, more than any of us," says Charlie Neadows, 38, nodding to his two other boothmates.
www.usatoday.com /life/2003-03-12-quiet_x.htm   (1399 words)

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