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Forum: Radio Yesterday, 10:37
Replies: 7,450
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Posted By Robbie01
Yes, I switched on 5 Live at about 7.40 this...

Yes, I switched on 5 Live at about 7.40 this morning and heard someone waffling on about school for 5 minutes before I switched the radio off again.
Forum: Radio 18-08-2014, 20:25
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By Robbie01
Very sad news. RIP.

Very sad news.

RIP.
Forum: Radio 17-08-2014, 00:48
Replies: 7,450
Views: 651,222
Posted By Robbie01
He's not on tomorrow (Monday) morning nor next...

He's not on tomorrow (Monday) morning nor next Friday morning either.
Forum: Radio 16-08-2014, 16:03
Replies: 24
Views: 1,171
Posted By Robbie01
My local Co-op seems to have turned off their...

My local Co-op seems to have turned off their radio feed! I've not heard the station being played for weeks now.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-08-2014, 00:33
Replies: 59
Views: 3,378
Posted By Robbie01
Hanging wasn't fully abolished in the UK until...

Hanging wasn't fully abolished in the UK until October 1998 though after 1964 (1973 in Northern Ireland) a death sentence could only be passed in very limited circumstances:

1. causing a fire or...
Forum: Radio 12-08-2014, 17:04
Replies: 3,089
Views: 180,519
Posted By Robbie01
Wonderful review, as always, ClareB! 'I Second...

Wonderful review, as always, ClareB!

'I Second that Emotion' by Japan was a cash-in release by their old record label, Ariola Hansa (Boney M's label!). The track had originally been released in...
Forum: Radio 11-08-2014, 19:15
Replies: 7,450
Views: 651,222
Posted By Robbie01
Indeed Rich Tea. I was listening to the golf...

Indeed Rich Tea.

I was listening to the golf last night (and thoroughly enjoying the finish to all those who are complaining!) when I went to bed and as soon as the commentator mentioned Dotun was...
Forum: Radio 11-08-2014, 18:51
Replies: 74
Views: 5,081
Posted By Robbie01
I think with Jon Gaunt it is more that he is...

I think with Jon Gaunt it is more that he is pretty much a marmite presenter. Other presenters can invoke a love / hate relationship but no other presenter I've encountered during the decade or more...
Forum: Radio 10-08-2014, 09:54
Replies: 7,450
Views: 651,222
Posted By Robbie01
I listened a few times last season and on the...

I listened a few times last season and on the whole didn't find the programme very good.

Before the programme started each week there was an announcement advising listeners not to text or email as...
Forum: Radio 10-08-2014, 00:32
Replies: 3,089
Views: 180,519
Posted By Robbie01
The first part of the chorus in 'Arthur Daley' by...

The first part of the chorus in 'Arthur Daley' by The Firm could have been rewritten by Chas n Dave as 'Snooker Loopy',
Forum: Radio 10-08-2014, 00:22
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Robbie01
I might help if you give more information such as...

I might help if you give more information such as where in the UK you live, is the station a UK station, what platform were you listening on (eg DAB radio, FM radio, internet radio) etc.

The website...
Forum: Radio 09-08-2014, 13:49
Replies: 7,450
Views: 651,222
Posted By Robbie01
From the latest edition of the Popbitch gossip...

From the latest edition of the Popbitch gossip newsletter fated 07/08/14, issue #782:
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-08-2014, 11:02
Replies: 8,265
Views: 445,242
Posted By Robbie01
Speaking of Ceefax... the mb21 Teletext Museum...

Speaking of Ceefax... the mb21 Teletext Museum website, which outlines the history of teletext, has some good screen captures of Ceefax and Oracle throughout the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-08-2014, 10:56
Replies: 8,265
Views: 445,242
Posted By Robbie01
Colour TV arrived in the Robbie household in...

Colour TV arrived in the Robbie household in October 1977. The set was rented. We had that set until the early 80s when a friend of my mum bought a new TV and we got her old TV. It had teletext which...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-08-2014, 02:52
Replies: 8,265
Views: 445,242
Posted By Robbie01
Just to point out that in 1979 there were two...

Just to point out that in 1979 there were two German states and the list of number 1 hits you posted are for West Germany.

A bit pedantic I know but I've noticed in recent years that people are...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-08-2014, 02:45
Replies: 8,265
Views: 445,242
Posted By Robbie01
'El Lute' was only listed on the chart for the...

'El Lute' was only listed on the chart for the last 4 weeks of an 11 week chart run and when the record had dropped from number 13 to number 22. It looks like the record label decided to officially...
Forum: General Discussion 30-07-2014, 16:49
Replies: 22
Views: 910
Posted By Robbie01
Cameron just keeps announcing the same policies...

Cameron just keeps announcing the same policies over and over again, while dressing them up in slightly different clothes. Hardly any of the policies he has just announced are new policies. They are...
Forum: General Discussion 30-07-2014, 14:37
Replies: 132
Views: 5,212
Posted By Robbie01
I'm sure I saw two flying overhead on Sunday,...

I'm sure I saw two flying overhead on Sunday, just inland from Sunderland...

edit: looking at posts elsewhere what I saw (and heard!) were possibly a Spitfire and a Hurricane.

It's safe to say I'm...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 30-07-2014, 13:58
Replies: 1,134
Views: 90,300
Posted By Robbie01
When UK Gold were showing the half hour episodes...

When UK Gold were showing the half hour episodes back to the early 90s they eventually stopped going back too far as they claimed viewing figures were too low so eventually stopped showing the much...
Forum: Radio 30-07-2014, 13:45
Replies: 7,450
Views: 651,222
Posted By Robbie01
I have to admit I'm not enjoying the wall to wall...

I have to admit I'm not enjoying the wall to wall coverage of the Games but I just choose not to listen in much at the moment.

I would have thought that extensive coverage of the Games fits well...
Forum: Radio 28-07-2014, 14:55
Replies: 3,089
Views: 180,519
Posted By Robbie01
They must have that album in the playout system....

They must have that album in the playout system. I agree that the mixes on the album are awful. So tinny and Madonna's voice sounds so echoey. A review of the album from the time said that it sounded...
Forum: Radio 26-07-2014, 20:17
Replies: 3,089
Views: 180,519
Posted By Robbie01
I remembered that 'So Macho' wasn't a SAW...

I remembered that 'So Macho' wasn't a SAW production (I posted this as an edit a few posts above) but I did think that 'Roses' was a SAW production. So I checked it out - and you're right!...
Forum: Radio 26-07-2014, 16:59
Replies: 3,089
Views: 180,519
Posted By Robbie01
I have to disagree! Thelma Houston's version is...

I have to disagree! Thelma Houston's version is brilliant and is certainly danceable - it's quite wonderful. Harold Melvin's original is more soulful but still sounds better than The Communard's...
Forum: Radio 26-07-2014, 14:56
Replies: 3,089
Views: 180,519
Posted By Robbie01
A decent number 1 though! I love 'Papa Don't...

A decent number 1 though! I love 'Papa Don't Preach' by Madonna.
Forum: Radio 26-07-2014, 14:52
Replies: 3,089
Views: 180,519
Posted By Robbie01
Oh yikes, 'The Lady In Red'. This reminds me of...

Oh yikes, 'The Lady In Red'. This reminds me of one of my housemates from the time, she bought the album and would play this over and over again... even her boyfriend couldn't get her to take it off...
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