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Wednesday March 18th

Posted on Mar 18, 2015

Well, this is awkward… 

Yesterday was a bummer day. I was feeling really down about stuff, and couldn’t get through for anything. In fact, I haven’t gotten through for anything in ages. Well, that’s not true – I won Barbados and Larry’s Mix tape. But other than that, I haven’t won a call-in contest in 6 months, and even then it was tickets to a football game! I have tried desperately for Beat the Bank, ZFX, Gold Digger, etc etc etc. Nada. 

Times are tough all over. I made the kids watch tv all day – the gas tank is empty and I couldn’t afford to drive them to the park or library. No point walking to the store, didn’t have money for groceries. So I sat here, at my desk, staring at my computer screen. Waiting for what, I wasn’t sure. I tried to figure out Song 3 for the Mix Tape and got nowhere. Once I had caught all the Jack names, the ZFX guesses, the JRFM TS names, the LG guesses, there was nothing left to do. I turned on 101. I was surprised when Smooth started shortly after that! I waffled – should I try calling? It’s Dean! He’s cool, right? I dunno. Hubby likes him. Huh… so I waited. And listened. When that song ended and I heard the cue to call, my mind went blank, my adrenalin kicked in, and just for shits ‘n’ giggles, I HAD to try! 

I haven’t won anything from Rock 101 in 1.5 years. And before that, I won two things – a trip to Vegas and some concert tickets. So in the 30 or so years Rock 101 has been around,  I’ve won 3 things from them. That’s right, three. I was caller 10 and I’m going on a plane to frigging VEGAS with 38 other Rock 101 listeners!!! As much as I said I didn’t want to go, it’s too hot in Vegas in May, I’ve already seen Santana, Rock 101 won’t let me win, etc etc etc, the truth is this: I love Vegas. My husband loves Santana. Rock 101 has no reason to ban me from winning. And, just like in high school, I scoff at the cool kids until I am invited to party with them and then I’m all like “lookit me, I’m with the cool kids!!!” *BARF*

He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named called immediately. He was congratulatory and jovial. I waited for the other shoe to drop… Nope! No shoe! It was pleasant and friendly. I am wary, as I’ve been scratched by seemingly friendly cats before (thus my dislike of cats). I will accept this prize with humility and gratefulness – I never expected to win, but am so thrilled to be going (with maybe some readers??) And then I will hang my Rock 101 hat up and just tune in to listen to Willy. 

Unless they have ACDC tickets. (Just kidding)

Now, on with our show! Everything is the same as yesterday, except for the Breakfast Television stuff and some extra info. If you know of something I should add, let me know.

Kiss has Nicki Minaj tickets with the KCS, times will vary probably. Virgin will have them with Denai (btwn 6 & 10pm), and Z95.3 will have them at 8pm with Emilie.

The post with the overview of contests is HERE. It has more details than this schedule.

JRFM has Taylor Swift tickets, enter with your Shake It Off video. There are now 40 entries – still good odds of winning so keep listening for your name! Docc will have 4 passes to the Vancouver International Auto Show. 

Breakfast Television’s theme for the Disney World trip is “Classic Disney”. Read more about that prize HERE. One winner was announced last week, there are two more trips to be won. The trip is on April 17th. 

Play Beat the Bank on QMFM 3 times per day. Also Kelly Clarkson with Nick Jonas tickets at 9:05 and 5:05.

Qualify for a trip to Mexico on CFOX at 8, 11, 2, and 5. (ish) 

Peak has announced the return of Peak It Forward. I will reserve comment for now.

Z95.3 has Z-FX at 8, 11, 2, and 5. Check all the previous guesses HERE before calling. Matty B has Kelly Clarkson with Nick Jonas tickets at 4.

LG104.3’s Mix Tape plays at 8, 11, and 4. Check their site for the picture clues – so far we only know that song 1 is Fleetwood Mac’s The Chain and song 2 is CCR’s Proud Mary. I find this game SO fun that even though I can’t win, I still try to figure out the clues! LOL! Get in on the fun – the jackpot starts at $2200 this morning. 

Jack has changed the times for their Musical Chairs text-in game! Play at 8, 12, and 4 instead – tweak your reminders! Starting today you can use Jackaholics points to win a bunch of stuff in the club.

Listen for “Smooth” by Santana on Rock 101. It played yesterday around 5:30pm. 

TSN will have $250 Interac e-Transfers during the Bro Jake show.


5:40 – JRFM, Secret Word (giant chocolate Easter bunny from Charlie’s Chocolate Factory)

6:00 – Jack, limerick clue to U2 tix

6:30 – CFOX, Stump the Show 

6:35 – BT, 4 tix to Friday’s Giants game (incl 4 hats)

7-9 – JRFM, Secret Word is said (4 tickets to Vancouver Stealth game) 

7:00 – Jack, No Time to Google ($100 Mastercard) 

7:05 – QMFM, Beat the Bank 

7:20 – LG, 1 Second Song 

7:35 – BT, 4 tix to Friday’s Giants game (incl 4 hats)

7:35 – Z95.3, Cash Quiz for up to $2000 

7:35 – QMFM, $1000 Minute 

7:40 – KISS, $1000 Tag Team 

8:00 – Z95.3, Z-FX 

8:00 – LG, Larry’s Mix Tape 

8:00 – CFOX, qualify for Mexico 

8:00 – Jack, Musical Chairs

8-8:30 – Jack, Win at Work name 

8:05 – QMFM, Beat the Bank 

8:10 – JRFM, Shake It Off name

8:10 – Peak, Not So Secret Word (tickets to OK GO at the Commodore)

8:30 – Z95.3, Kelly Clarkson/Nick Jonas tix

9-2 – Virgin, Kelly Clarkson/Nick Jonas tix

9:05 – QMFM, Kelly Clarkson/Nick Jonas tix

10-10:30 – Jack, Win at Work name

10-3 – QMFM, UB40 tix

10-3 – QMFM, Bobby Bazini with Bellwoods

11-11:30 – Jack, Win at Work name 

11:00 – Z95.3, Z-FX 

11:00 – CFOX, qualify for Mexico 

11:00 – LG, Larry’s Mix Tape 

12:00 – Jack, Musical Chairs

12:10 – JRFM, Shake it Off name

12:15 – Peak, Rock Bite (tickets to see Whitehorse at Commodore)

2-2:30 – Jack, Win at Work name 

2:00 – Z95.3, Z-FX 

2:00 – CFOX, qualify for Mexico 

3:00 – KISS, Who Is It, What Is It? 

3:05 – QMFM, Kelly Clarkson/Nick Jonas tix

4 – 5 – JRFM, U-Turn (Ridley Bent tickets)

4:00 – LG, Larry’s Mix Tape 

4:00 – Z95.3, Kelly Clarkson/Nick Jonas tix

4:00 – Jack, Musical Chairs

4:05 – QMFM, Beat the Bank 

5:00 – Z95.3, Z-FX 

5:00 – CFOX, qualify for Mexico 

5:00 – Z95.3, Fresh Five at Five ($50 for Subway) 

6-10 – Virgin, Nicki Minaj tickets

8:00 – Z95.3, Nicki Minaj tickets

As always, best of luck!