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Go Bill

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#113
Jan 5, 2013
 
Heather knows wrote:
Now I get it. I don't even know if I have anything with AM on it does the car stereo have that still? This better be good!
Yes, car stereos have AM radio. In fact, WIBX is one of the most listened to radio stations in the area:
http://www.cnyradio.com/ratings-utica-rome/
Dong

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I am hoping to be a guest on the show...going to have a no holds barred cage match with any chump who wants to roll up... my biceps are bigger than your toilet paper roll...I will twist any fruit loop like a pretzel from the mall shop....
Wacko

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Former WIBX Listener wrote:
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Sorry, Ian, I can't disagree with the previous poster. While I appeciate your tip on Keeler and your opinion, how long has it been since he had a successful run? I no longer find the "next big thing" that Keeler does to be newsworthy, any more than Hank Brown's next move. Hank may be a legend in his own mind but he has not been much of a success in radio for a long, long time. I enjoy news/talk/info., but how will a softer version of his old shows appeal to the multitudes, especially on AM?
Bill was the only one who got any sort of ratings at his last gig. If it went by ratings, the Drive would have shut down. I think Bill's been pretty successful. Besides Heather, who can't be from this area or is just breaking balls, most people know who he is. I know that doesn't make him a huge success but there are only a handful of people around here who people recognize. Bill is one of them. Finally, it will be refreshing when you actually hear a local morning host that actually knows something about the Mohawk Valley and also supports it.

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Heather knows wrote:
WHO is he?
You were probably a little too young to be listenng to him back when he was at the peak of his ratings.
Stuttering Steve

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Well I am just saying wrote:
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You were probably a little too young to be listenng to him back when he was at the peak of his ratings.
That's right! See, it HAS been a long time since he's had success. So I'm not the only one with that "opinion."

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Go Bill wrote:
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Yes, car stereos have AM radio. In fact, WIBX is one of the most listened to radio stations in the area:
http://www.cnyradio.com/ratings-utica-rome/
T/Y! I looked yesterday and figured out how to change it.

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Stuttering Steve wrote:
Looks like Heather doesn't think it's newsworthy, either.
Bzzzzzzt! Wrong! I ask because someone I know knows him and didn't remember where I had heard the name before until later. So there Mr Pants Too Tight maybe for that now I will listen just to hear what all the drama is about with your guys!

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Well I am just saying wrote:
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You were probably a little too young to be listenng to him back when he was at the peak of his ratings.
23 years old is putting his heyday back too far? WTH? This whole thing got wierd.

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Dong wrote:
I am hoping to be a guest on the show...going to have a no holds barred cage match with any chump who wants to roll up... my biceps are bigger than your toilet paper roll...I will twist any fruit loop like a pretzel from the mall shop....
If it's a comedy morning show I am thinking you'd probably need to be MUCH MUCH funnier than that or they would dump your call. That's just 3rd grader blabber actually. Sorry.
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Heather knows wrote:
<quoted text>T/Y! I looked yesterday and figured out how to change it.
YEAAAA HEATHER!! You finally figured out how to get the AM frequency on your car radio! Whats next?? lololol
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His hiring will hurt the ratings of WIBX.they lost me as a listener.
Wacko

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Jan 6, 2013
 
Professional wrote:
His hiring will hurt the ratings of WIBX.they lost me as a listener.
Were the ratings any good in the morning anyway? Limbaugh and the other conservatives get all the ratings on that station.

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Former WIBX Listener wrote:
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Sorry, Ian, I can't disagree with the previous poster. While I appeciate your tip on Keeler and your opinion, how long has it been since he had a successful run? I no longer find the "next big thing" that Keeler does to be newsworthy, any more than Hank Brown's next move. Hank may be a legend in his own mind but he has not been much of a success in radio for a long, long time. I enjoy news/talk/info., but how will a softer version of his old shows appeal to the multitudes, especially on AM?
I haven't caught the show yet I'm in NY but downstate. I'll check on iyt when I'm visiting next week. I can see how Keeler's going lower key would make less of a draw for certain types but so far as I've heard everyone is listening so far and they said it was good. He's and WIBX have a good opportunity for themselves here if for nothing more than the mashup of Keeler and WIBX. WIBX was the news station and Keeler is the biggest morning draw they ever saw there so I'm betting it will be a good run this time unless the jackals nipping at his heels make inroads into TownSquare which with the exception of one person currently there.. is unlikely.

Someday, I expect to see an example of just how far Keeler's fans will go to prove what loyal fans do when their favorite host is unfairly attacked. Bill would never have anything to do with that but trust Hob.. enough crafty an very discreet smart people are upset about the past even after Bill long ago blew it off. It's all fun and games until your station needs to claim a million on their insurance for repairs.
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#127
Apr 15, 2013
 
TOWNSQUAREMEDIA ALERT: TOWNSQUAREMEDIA ALERT: Inside source tells me they have happy hour at 4pm for a 5pm shift. Promote different campaigns by bribing its employes with Money from Corporate. Inside source also tells me that the Sr. Reps hate their jobs. The sales manager presently himself is gay. Inside source also can say if not for BigFrog104, they would not have any biz. IS: Mary Jo traded what she could and let her little sidekick pick up the scraps. Big Company power head which is Corporate. IS: The Daughter resigned shortly after August where she is now working for another AD Agency. IS: Townsquare Media: Is a hoax. IS: TSM is bottom of the list yet will hire a young women from BOCES to coordinate outside events when she barely made it though a night of their Taste Of Home event. IS: Company laughed at all who went to Chilli Paoolza because again all of 8 ppl went. IS: The Multi Media Organization which officers the 'top 4 highest ranked' stations in the Utica Market. IS: 1 30 second AD through TSM and it's 4 stations (BigFrog104, Lite98.7, OLDIEZ96 & WIBX950am) is on average $55 dollars. Galaxy--$35. Tracy DeCarr IS says is a little rugrat who phienes off of getting a few bottles of Grey Goose for her Birthday which was only opened a short while later that day. IS: Karen Carey & her Husband are both power headed drunks at best. Finally the Inside Source said corporate alone payed $750,000 just for a new logo of Townsquare Media Corportation. Please be advised this is all from an Inside Source who may know a thing or 2 about Mary Jo and the reign of corruption.
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Apr 15, 2013
 
JuJu wrote:
TOWNSQUAREMEDIA ALERT: TOWNSQUAREMEDIA ALERT: Inside source tells me they have happy hour at 4pm for a 5pm shift. Promote different campaigns by bribing its employes with Money from Corporate. Inside source also tells me that the Sr. Reps hate their jobs. The sales manager presently himself is gay. Inside source also can say if not for BigFrog104, they would not have any biz. IS: Mary Jo traded what she could and let her little sidekick pick up the scraps. Big Company power head which is Corporate. IS: The Daughter resigned shortly after August where she is now working for another AD Agency. IS: Townsquare Media: Is a hoax. IS: TSM is bottom of the list yet will hire a young women from BOCES to coordinate outside events when she barely made it though a night of their Taste Of Home event. IS: Company laughed at all who went to Chilli Paoolza because again all of 8 ppl went. IS: The Multi Media Organization which officers the 'top 4 highest ranked' stations in the Utica Market. IS: 1 30 second AD through TSM and it's 4 stations (BigFrog104, Lite98.7, OLDIEZ96 & WIBX950am) is on average $55 dollars. Galaxy--$35. Tracy DeCarr IS says is a little rugrat who phienes off of getting a few bottles of Grey Goose for her Birthday which was only opened a short while later that day. IS: Karen Carey & her Husband are both power headed drunks at best. Finally the Inside Source said corporate alone payed $750,000 just for a new logo of Townsquare Media Corportation. Please be advised this is all from an Inside Source who may know a thing or 2 about Mary Jo and the reign of corruption.
What's a 5pm shift? Who has that gig?

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