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Old June 7 2014, 10:42 AM   #16
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Re: Do you listen to radio?

I don't even have a radio at home anymore (except for my Medieval knight radio whose sword is a letter opener that I've had since 1972 and is just used as a decoration now, since he would only pick up AM even if he had a battery). In my car I have four presets-- two oldies stations, one Rock and one Easy Listening, and two modern stations, one Rock(ish) and one Easy Listening(ish). At home, I either listen to Pandora or the digital music stations on cable. I've occasionally thought about getting satellite radio, but I don't know that I would use it enough to justify the expense.
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Old June 7 2014, 10:46 AM   #17
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All the time. There's a radio in the bathroom, the bedroom, the living room, the kitchen, the car.

About half of the podcasts I listen to are radio shows too.
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Old June 7 2014, 10:47 AM   #18
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Yes. Almost all the time.
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Old June 7 2014, 11:05 AM   #19
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Not at home, except the odd show, but Radio 2 is on all day at work.
So it goes.
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Old June 7 2014, 11:17 AM   #20
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Only on the way to and from work.
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Old June 7 2014, 11:50 AM   #21
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Re: Do you listen to radio?

Several stations in the Boston area used to run old radio shows like 'The Shadow', 'Sherlock Holmes' and others. They were great late night listening.
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Old June 7 2014, 02:39 PM   #22
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Re: Do you listen to radio?

Sometimes. Mainly in the car though. Usually to music, sometimes NPR.
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Old June 7 2014, 03:35 PM   #23
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Re: Do you listen to radio?

I listen to NPR on my commute to and from work. I don't listen to any music stations.
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Old June 7 2014, 03:47 PM   #24
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In the car to and from work, which adds up to about 40 minutes each day. I never listened to radio as a kid, and consequently did not know many of the songs that were popular at the time, which is a bit of a social handicap.
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Old June 7 2014, 04:06 PM   #25
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Nothing live, only via Podcast and the iPlayer
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Old June 7 2014, 04:17 PM   #26
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In the truck I have Sirius, at work I listen to KISM out of Bellingham Wa. (Our Local Stations suck in Victoria).
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Old June 7 2014, 06:10 PM   #27
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Re: Do you listen to radio?

Until I came here:

WBBM News Radio (Chicago Market)
NPR (National Public Radio)
WSFR (Star Fleet Radio)
"Boothby in the Morning"
"Seven of Nine Countdown" -afternoon drive/fly time

Here in the U.A.E., not so much...1 Classical Station and a lot of Koranic channels
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Old June 7 2014, 06:17 PM   #28
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I have to say that I love radio.
Same here--it is really the most visual of media, what with your imagination.

Some favs!!
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Old June 7 2014, 08:25 PM   #29
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Re: Do you listen to radio?

I listen to radio all of the time. In the car, at work, at home when I can. I have radio's set on my local high school station (classic rock) and listen when they aren't playing gospel music. I also tune in to the local classic country station, although they seem to think that classic country only goes back to 1981. There's a local classic rock station and a current country station as well. None of these commercial stations have compelling personalities but they are a great source of local "going's on" and news.
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Old June 7 2014, 08:32 PM   #30
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Re: Do you listen to radio?

I can't sleep without music, so yeah, I listen to the radio at night.
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