Then buy a model with the porcelain trap.I will pay extra but only if it works and doesn't drip.
The trapway on the Soiree and the Guinevere are plastic, that's the only reason you hear anything.
Most people that "own" them, like them.
You get used to it pretty quickly.
Kind of like the clock on the dash, or the refrigerator humming.
If can remember to listen for it after a week, then you seriously have issues other than, I can hear the toilet for a few seconds after using it.
My whole house makes noises all night long.
I can't even begin to document all the various sounds and creaks it makes. Heck, I even have birders in attic with a little nest that make these Gawd Awful chirping noises in the morning while I'm trying to sleep.
I wonder how you do it, if a few seconds is too much. Ear muffs?
It's really annoying when the mother bird hangs onto the screen of my window, it seems like she's looking right into my bedroom.
scritch, scratch.....and off it flies again.