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Give me a brake.
In Underworld, where "The quest is the quest" http://www.drwhoguide.com/who_4y.htm indicates Herrick's ID check reveals the sound of the Doctor's Tardis arriving or materializing (as heard by the ship's crew) to be of the timeships of the "gods" who came to help the Minyans 100,000 years ago." The fact of fiction is that Orfe ran the ID check, not Herrick. At about 6 minutes and 15 seconds into the first episode Orfe declares, "Signal identified as relative dimensional stabilizer in materialization phase as used in the timeships of the gods."
In the Time of angels ( http://www.drwhoguide.com/who_tv50.htm ) "The TARDIS chases the Byzantium as it switches to warp drive. The Doctor is manically flicking switches and pulling levers as the TARDIS shakes about violently. River tells him to switch the stabilisers on. He retorts that there are no stabilisers until she flicks some blue switches and the shaking stops. He looks angrily at them and calls them 'blue boringers'. River smoothly takes over the flight and says that she has parked the TARDIS beside the Byzantium. Again, the Doctor argues. He says that they can't have landed because there was no customary wheezing noise. River tells him that the TARDIS isn't supposed to make that noise; it's just that the Doctor leaves the brakes on."
River used stabilizers to stop the Tardis shaking. Whether she used relative dimensional stabilizer(s) or some other stabilizer(s) was not made clear however it seems pretty certain that the Doctor didn't know about it or them. The Minyans quite specifically attribute the sound (of the Tardis arriving) to "relative dimensional stabilizer in materialization phase" which would seem to indicate that it (the stabilizer) was in use or switched on yet River would have us believe that the same sound is created by the Doctor leaving the brakes on during materialization.
Have the gods (time lords) been traveling throughout time and space with the brakes on for more than 100,000 years? Give me a brake.