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Old 28-12-2009, 21:45
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You are close Murray but its not BBC or Heart
its a local local radio station
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Old 28-12-2009, 21:53
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You are close Murray but its not BBC or Heart
its a local local radio station
Is it an extremely crap station called Heart Essex?
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Old 28-12-2009, 21:55
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Is it an extremely crap station called Heart Essex?
No

here is a cryptic clue, if you go through the gate on the east side of town you will find your way
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Old 28-12-2009, 22:01
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Somewhere in Basildon?
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Old 28-12-2009, 22:05
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If it's the Basildon RSL you're talking about, all I can say is Yvonne Williams is a legend!
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Old 28-12-2009, 22:07
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Somewhere in Basildon?
Is this the CR station Tabby allegedly got fired from for scratching another member of staff?
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Old 28-12-2009, 22:10
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Is this the CR station Tabby allegedly got fired from for scratching another member of staff?
Ooh do tell me more!
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Old 28-12-2009, 22:20
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Never mind the best...which ones are the worst?

I vote for Juice FM in Liverpool, a dreadful radio station that is never happy unless its playing a dance song & encouraging youngsters to get drunk etc...
Talk sport, the biggest load of rubbish on air.
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Old 28-12-2009, 22:21
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Is this the CR station Tabby allegedly got fired from for scratching another member of staff?
To set the record straight once and for all I left in 2008 (I wasnt fired) over the music policy, they wouldnt even play the clean version of R.A.T.M this year

Anyhoo I have better things to do with my time and they are still clinging to the faint hope OFCOM will give them a licence and I cant see it happening any time soon

The main problem that station has is their presenters talk at you not to you!

I have started to work on a studio project with 2 former members of that station so that will keep me busy
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Old 28-12-2009, 22:22
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If it's the Basildon RSL you're talking about, all I can say is Yvonne Williams is a legend!
But her friend isnt very popular I hear

Sadly serious illness has now stopped me from doing what I love

I refuse to listen to it, as its all a bit one dimensional
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Old 28-12-2009, 22:26
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To set the record straight once and for all I left in 2008 (I wasnt fired) over the music policy, they wouldnt even play the clean version of R.A.T.M this year

Anyhoo I have better things to do with my time <snip>
Posting on here?
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Old 28-12-2009, 22:30
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Posting on here?
Amongst other things yes but I dont confine myself to just this you see as I am working on other projects elsewhere so all isnt doom and gloom in my life
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Old 28-12-2009, 22:51
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In South Yorkshire, Hallam/Robbie-Williams FM must be in with a shout !
Every other track broadcast seems to be that cretin ! ( The others are Z-factor "winners" )
"Do yer luv me ?" No Mr Williams I don't. Take the cash you've scammed off the tone deaf sheep and GO AWAY !

Does anyone know how to rip out the built-in FM radio of a Citroen Xsara so I can fit a DAB unit and receive something half-decent ?
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Old 28-12-2009, 22:59
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In South Yorkshire, Hallam/Robbie-Williams FM must be in with a shout !
A good friend of mine Keith Skues used to run that station
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Old 28-12-2009, 23:08
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A good friend of mine Keith Skues used to run that station
If he was involved with choosing the station's type of playlist, he obviously hates Yorkshiremen !
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Old 28-12-2009, 23:10
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If he was involved with choosing the station's type of playlist, he obviously hates Yorkshiremen !
No Skuesy was there from 1974 till he left in 1990 (he was station manager) so he cant be blamed for the mess currently being broadcast
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Old 28-12-2009, 23:14
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Never mind the best...which ones are the worst?

I vote for Juice FM in Liverpool, a dreadful radio station that is never happy unless its playing a dance song & encouraging youngsters to get drunk etc...
Rather like my local station which is nothing but top 40 repeats in constant rotation.
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Old 28-12-2009, 23:35
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From talking to family,friends and work colleagues, if an equivalent to BBC 6 Music was available on FM, it might harpoon DAB take up in South Yorkshire !
Everyone seems to be fed up of electro-R&B chart rubbish,Z-factor winners and 80's pop.
I like quite a wide range of "music", but I can go through the entire FM radio range in my car and not find anything worth listening to. Sometimes the same track is being played on several local FM stations simultaineously !
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Old 28-12-2009, 23:35
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Old 28-12-2009, 23:36
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Rather like my local station which is nothing but top 40 repeats in constant rotation.
It's not Heart is it?
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Old 29-12-2009, 00:09
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It's not Heart is it?
and BRMB... (More BRMB than Heart...not forgetting Galaxy of course)
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Old 29-12-2009, 02:51
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Galaxy and Juice are great stations, they play loads of good new music with that bit of spice that your Hearts and Big City stations are missing.

My least favourite stations personally are those which have cliched playlists... like Heart and Rock FM. I even prefer Radio Wave 96.5 to the rubbish that's on 97.4 these days.
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Old 29-12-2009, 13:01
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Very very funny. Enjoyed that.
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Old 29-12-2009, 14:04
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Amongst other things yes but I dont confine myself to just this you see as I am working on other projects elsewhere so all isnt doom and gloom in my life
Good luck when you do start work on these other projects.
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Old 29-12-2009, 17:05
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Good luck when you do start work on these other projects.
thanks very much dpb
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