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Forum: Radio 26-12-2010, 14:45
Replies: 13
Views: 2,462
Posted By p_c_u_k
I have to admit to having a sly giggle on...

I have to admit to having a sly giggle on Christmas morning when I heard Richard Bacon as the first pre-recorded show... I could only imagine the indignation on here. :D

Anyway, as someone who could...
Forum: Radio 21-12-2010, 11:20
Replies: 1,103
Views: 130,338
Posted By p_c_u_k
Indeed. It strikes me that if OFCOM...

Indeed. It strikes me that if OFCOM (understandably) has concerns about the running of the station then politically the best thing to do is let them try to get back on air, then hammer then for the...
Forum: Radio 14-12-2010, 14:25
Replies: 3,002
Views: 319,607
Posted By p_c_u_k
Ah, there's nothing like complete snobbery, is...

Ah, there's nothing like complete snobbery, is there?

Look, I read broadsheets, I listen to Radio 4, I consider myself well educated. But I also read The Sun because it breaks many more stories than...
Forum: Radio 14-12-2010, 12:49
Replies: 7
Views: 2,302
Posted By p_c_u_k
Ewen Cameron takes over Real Radio Scotland breakfast slot

Wow. And I mean, wow.

http://radiotoday.co.uk/news.php?extend.6561.12

This has to be executed correctly, otherwise it risks two very successful slots.
Forum: Radio 08-12-2010, 17:48
Replies: 985
Views: 110,704
Posted By p_c_u_k
Because many presenters, even the best of them,...

Because many presenters, even the best of them, divide opinion? Certainly not because you've got the monopoly on being right.
Forum: Radio 08-12-2010, 17:17
Replies: 985
Views: 110,704
Posted By p_c_u_k
The level of hatred in this thread for a...

The level of hatred in this thread for a presenter who some just don't like, rather than a war criminal or murderer, is somewhat terrifying though.

And the fact you don't like him doesn't make you...
Forum: Radio 07-12-2010, 16:41
Replies: 47
Views: 4,684
Posted By p_c_u_k
I have to praise the ever-excellent Fraser...

I have to praise the ever-excellent Fraser Thomson on Real Radio Scotland through the night yesterday for doing an excellent job keeping people's spirits up, updating the travel when possible and...
Forum: Radio 03-12-2010, 19:27
Replies: 79
Views: 7,573
Posted By p_c_u_k
As someone who (if still in a job, let's not jinx...

As someone who (if still in a job, let's not jinx things) will almost certainly be working that week, I would still refer to it as the holiday period, if not a 'festive week'.

It's a strange anomoly...
Forum: Radio 03-12-2010, 19:24
Replies: 1,103
Views: 130,338
Posted By p_c_u_k
Thank God someone else spotted this... I thought...

Thank God someone else spotted this... I thought I was hallucinating when I saw it earlier.
Forum: Radio 03-12-2010, 19:24
Replies: 36
Views: 10,211
Posted By p_c_u_k
A shame for Colin... he seemed a nice guy...

A shame for Colin... he seemed a nice guy mis-cast, but the shake-up at Clyde continues apace. Much-needed in my opinion in terms of what comes out the speakers, but weren't the listening figures...
Forum: Radio 03-12-2010, 19:15
Replies: 79
Views: 7,573
Posted By p_c_u_k
Fantastic. I love the idea of Zane Lowe at...

Fantastic. I love the idea of Zane Lowe at breakfast, his cover during the specialist days has been great listening. He's aware enough of the daytime audience not to alienate them, while introducing...
Forum: Music 01-12-2010, 16:21
Replies: 84
Views: 6,918
Posted By p_c_u_k
What a pleasant opening post. I'm actually don't...

What a pleasant opening post. I'm actually don't know where I stand with this song to be honest, it seems nice enough and is perfect for this time of year. It sounds a wee bit different, which is...
Forum: Radio 01-12-2010, 15:53
Replies: 47
Views: 4,684
Posted By p_c_u_k
Real Radio in Scotland has been doing a fantastic...

Real Radio in Scotland has been doing a fantastic job, continuing the local travel updates well into the night. They're making a very big play of this, even using it as a promotional jingle into the...
Forum: Radio 27-11-2010, 17:12
Replies: 20
Views: 4,024
Posted By p_c_u_k
That's a disappointment. Richard Bacon being on 6...

That's a disappointment. Richard Bacon being on 6 Music has encouraged me to listen to more adventurous music with the promise of a presenter I know guiding me through it. He's also clearly...
Forum: Radio 23-11-2010, 12:21
Replies: 134
Views: 9,133
Posted By p_c_u_k
I do miss the Jimmy Carr and Adam and Joe era of...

I do miss the Jimmy Carr and Adam and Joe era of XFM London, but the station is still technically up and running.

So the station I miss most is XFM Scotland. At its peak it was a great listen -...
Forum: Radio 19-11-2010, 12:10
Replies: 19
Views: 3,490
Posted By p_c_u_k
Paul Cooney joins Galaxy

Cat among the pigeons time?

http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/air-we-go-again-1.1069546

I have to say it seems a strange move, unless Galaxy/Capital is planning to poach a star or two...
Forum: Radio 18-11-2010, 14:52
Replies: 985
Views: 110,704
Posted By p_c_u_k
In your opinion, Sotek. Only in your opinion....

In your opinion, Sotek. Only in your opinion. Please try to remember that.

God knows I've disagreed with trevgo a lot on this forum, but he's summed it up perfectly in his comment.
Forum: Radio 18-11-2010, 14:38
Replies: 985
Views: 110,704
Posted By p_c_u_k
I don't mean to knock you down on a first post, a...

I don't mean to knock you down on a first post, a lot of which is very reasonable and certainly not a personal attack.

But Richard Bacon presumably got this job by working his way up through the...
Forum: Radio 17-11-2010, 15:46
Replies: 985
Views: 110,704
Posted By p_c_u_k
And lo... another desperate bid to bump a thread...

And lo... another desperate bid to bump a thread up the pile with very little constructive input whatsoever, from someone who continues to listen to a programme they hate.

I note no mention of his...
Forum: Freeview 16-11-2010, 23:23
Replies: 223
Views: 31,230
Posted By p_c_u_k
So hang on... CNN is currently completely...

So hang on...

CNN is currently completely unavailable at any time of the day? Now that's how to build an audience.

And ITV1+1 is showing as a placeholder in Scotland? Surely that wouldn't be...
Forum: Radio 14-11-2010, 12:03
Replies: 790
Views: 47,461
Posted By p_c_u_k
Yes, and look what's happening to their listening...

Yes, and look what's happening to their listening figures...
Forum: Radio 14-11-2010, 12:00
Replies: 66
Views: 7,691
Posted By p_c_u_k
Well-handled again by Radio 1 - not mawkish, just...

Well-handled again by Radio 1 - not mawkish, just toned down. Sugar Ros and a short news intro into the silence, Adele out of it, and Sara Cox thanking listeners for the support and mentioning that...
Forum: Radio 13-11-2010, 15:06
Replies: 985
Views: 110,704
Posted By p_c_u_k
Neel, you've basically summed up my position in a...

Neel, you've basically summed up my position in a far more articulate way than I could hope to. I agree with every word.
Forum: Radio 13-11-2010, 10:24
Replies: 790
Views: 47,461
Posted By p_c_u_k
I do love it when people come on with insults...

I do love it when people come on with insults like this, when the people they are insulting are actually delivering programming the majority of people want to listen to... :rolleyes:

It's very easy...
Forum: Radio 13-11-2010, 10:20
Replies: 790
Views: 47,461
Posted By p_c_u_k
Don't get me wrong, I don't like what XFM has...

Don't get me wrong, I don't like what XFM has become, but the poster I was responding to wanted to hear Snow Patrol, The Killers, James, Elbow and Amy McDonald. Most of these artists are played on...
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