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Forum: Radio Yesterday, 08:37
Replies: 239
Views: 75,621
Posted By jon craig
Absolutely. I said ages ago in this thread that...

Absolutely. I said ages ago in this thread that there is a huge difference between a business that relies on music to create an atmosphere or ambience designed to attract and retain customers or...
Forum: Radio Yesterday, 07:51
Replies: 3,492
Views: 358,669
Posted By jon craig
They won't swerve it, they'll just lie low until...

They won't swerve it, they'll just lie low until the storm passes and hope to get away without any comment at all. You've got more chance of seeing the Loch Ness Monster than a post from Cut 6 on...
Forum: Radio Yesterday, 07:48
Replies: 239
Views: 75,621
Posted By jon craig
This is not a defence of PRS but the Mars Bar...

This is not a defence of PRS but the Mars Bar analogy doesn't really work. If you buy a Mars Bar it becomes yours. You own it outright - it is your property and you can do with it as you see fit,...
Forum: Football 22-02-2015, 20:47
Replies: 116
Views: 3,374
Posted By jon craig
It's a real shame that genuine football fans...

It's a real shame that genuine football fans can't debate this kind of topic without club loyalty and tribalism taking over. It is, after all, one area where all football fans have stories to share....
Forum: Radio 18-02-2015, 19:09
Replies: 34
Views: 2,801
Posted By jon craig
So Roberto is off tonight with Rich Clarke...

So Roberto is off tonight with Rich Clarke covering. I've heard that 'officially' Roberto has the flu, but the real reason for his absence is much deeper. His confidence has been completely shattered...
Forum: Radio 02-02-2015, 20:59
Replies: 3,492
Views: 358,669
Posted By jon craig
They are certainly few and far between. Wave 105...

They are certainly few and far between. Wave 105 would be the obvious exception. Their playlist is hugely eclectic and they consistently hit around 20% reach in a highly competitive market that...
Forum: Football 01-02-2015, 22:17
Replies: 2,170
Views: 78,290
Posted By jon craig
I think the journalists use of the term 'phoney...

I think the journalists use of the term 'phoney outrage' makes it perfectly clear he's aware it's all a big act. Maybe rather than just dismiss the piece as a work of 'children's fiction' you could...
Forum: Football 01-02-2015, 20:54
Replies: 2,170
Views: 78,290
Posted By jon craig
Personally I make him bang-on. Jose first time...

Personally I make him bang-on. Jose first time around was a real breath of fresh air - brash, confident, and confrontational, yet he managed to be so with a twinkle in his eye. He was charismatic,...
Forum: Football 01-02-2015, 20:33
Replies: 2,170
Views: 78,290
Posted By jon craig
Striker Loic Remy off, defender Gary Cahill...

Striker Loic Remy off, defender Gary Cahill on.

It could become the substitution that symbolises this title race. And with a record 26 broadcasters beaming it into the homes of 650m people, it...
Forum: Radio 01-02-2015, 20:14
Replies: 3,492
Views: 358,669
Posted By jon craig
Those who wonder whether 'music testing' really...

Those who wonder whether 'music testing' really exists may find the latest blog from John Myers an interesting read. You can even link to a YouTube clip showing a research session in progress and...
Forum: Radio 01-02-2015, 20:13
Replies: 383
Views: 32,067
Posted By jon craig
Those who wonder whether 'music testing' really...

Those who wonder whether 'music testing' really exists may find the latest blog from John Myers an interesting read. You can even link to a YouTube clip showing a research session in progress and...
Forum: Radio 12-01-2015, 20:30
Replies: 81
Views: 6,197
Posted By jon craig
To be fair, Heart and Capital can never be...

To be fair, Heart and Capital can never be accused of not getting behind new music. They have both just added the new Ellie Goulding** single 5 weeks upfront - something Heart do very rarely.

**To...
Forum: Radio 11-01-2015, 09:55
Replies: 170
Views: 11,886
Posted By jon craig
Does it? Do you know something we don't or have...

Does it? Do you know something we don't or have you just made that up? The chances are that competition issues would prevent Global realistically getting their hands on many of the UTV locals.
Forum: Radio 10-01-2015, 08:20
Replies: 81
Views: 6,197
Posted By jon craig
Looks like a pretty accurate summary to me. We...

Looks like a pretty accurate summary to me. We were heading nicely towards No.6 so apologies for bumping. But...............you missed out an important step.

4a. Industry insider will perpetuate the...
Forum: Radio 10-01-2015, 08:06
Replies: 54
Views: 6,121
Posted By jon craig
Yes, definitely leftfield! The most obvious flaw...

Yes, definitely leftfield! The most obvious flaw in many of those suggestions is the ability of the your potential buyers to come up with anything close to what would be a likely sale price for the...
Forum: Radio 10-01-2015, 08:00
Replies: 54
Views: 6,121
Posted By jon craig
Why? Surely whenever business A looks to take...

Why? Surely whenever business A looks to take over business B (and not just in radio), they do so with one eye on the changes, efficiencies, economies and improvements they would like to make. It...
Forum: Radio 30-12-2014, 19:06
Replies: 170
Views: 11,886
Posted By jon craig
I think you're stretching things a little there!!...

I think you're stretching things a little there!! Just to reiterate in case my original post wasn't clear: I personally have no issue with pretty much all of the views expressed by Cut 6 - and in...
Forum: Radio 30-12-2014, 18:56
Replies: 40
Views: 1,988
Posted By jon craig
Now if ever there was a station crying out for a...

Now if ever there was a station crying out for a bit of investment and 'group' know how, this is it. With Brighton being such a vibrant, lively City, rich in culture and history, this station should...
Forum: Radio 29-12-2014, 23:05
Replies: 40
Views: 1,988
Posted By jon craig
And what about the other 8 companies I listed?

And what about the other 8 companies I listed?
Forum: Radio 29-12-2014, 22:18
Replies: 40
Views: 1,988
Posted By jon craig
Of course, journalists regularly use posts from...

Of course, journalists regularly use posts from the DS discussion forums as reference points when writing their articles. After all, everything your read on here comes from well-informed, reliable...
Forum: Radio 29-12-2014, 22:10
Replies: 170
Views: 11,886
Posted By jon craig
You are, by a mile, the most condescending poster...

You are, by a mile, the most condescending poster on here by a country mile. For what its worth my own views are in many ways quite closely aligned to yours - I'd like to think though I'm able to...
Forum: Football 23-11-2014, 21:59
Replies: 105
Views: 4,232
Posted By jon craig
Just to be safe I'll point out that I'm not a...

Just to be safe I'll point out that I'm not a Chelsea fan either!
Forum: Football 23-11-2014, 21:58
Replies: 105
Views: 4,232
Posted By jon craig
I'm not sure he's defending Chelsea and City. Not...

I'm not sure he's defending Chelsea and City. Not that they need defending as they haven't done anything wrong. They were both on the outside looking in and decided they wanted to be part of that...
Forum: Football 23-11-2014, 20:40
Replies: 105
Views: 4,232
Posted By jon craig
Sorry, I'm not a Liverpool fan! Do you want to...

Sorry, I'm not a Liverpool fan! Do you want to address any of the issues I raised while you're here?
Forum: Football 23-11-2014, 20:32
Replies: 105
Views: 4,232
Posted By jon craig
Posts like this make me chuckle! Wasn't it United...

Posts like this make me chuckle! Wasn't it United that recently put out the most expensively assembled XI in the history of the Premier League - then made a couple of changes that increased the value...
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