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Thursday May 21st

Posted on May 21, 2015

I was walking in a store on Tuesday and I heard what I thought was Jack FM’s afternoon DJ say “listen tomorrow morning for a contest announcement.” There was no announcement. What I probably heard was “listen tomorrow morning for a concert announcement.” So not only are my eyes failing me (I desperately need more than reading glasses but can’t afford an eye exam, let alone new glasses!), it turns out that my hearing is also faltering. Or maybe it’s just my attention span. Or my Give-A-Shit needs new batteries… I think they sell those in VEGAS! ;D

It’s been a crazy busy week and I’ve barely had time to listen to the radio – how is JRFM’s Shania contest working? Is it good? Is it fun? Is it hard??

Z95.3 hasn’t played the $10,000 song yet this week. By the way, I learned that people with the Zed App were told that the contest was extended. Apparently that’s the secret club where all the insider info is found. Huh. If I sat at a desk and had nothing better to do all day, I’d stalk it! Unfortunately, you can’t scroll back on it – you can only see the previous 30 minutes of chat. If you missed something, too bad for you. I prefer Twitter where I don’t have to go cross eyed trying to keep up with conversations, which can happen at lightening speed on the app. I can go back to any time or even day and see what they talked about. 

Meanwhile, keep Zed’s Home Page open on your screen and refresh it often – if the lightbulb on the banner goes dark, be the first caller through to win a trip to Vegas. VEGAS! As there are no rules available for this one, I’m going to assume it’s only going to happen once. My bet is that the light will go out on Thursday (as the advertiser probably paid for 1 week and it was posted last Thursday), and the song will play Friday. And now that’ve said that, the complete opposite will happen! LOL!

Ok, what the hell is going on with LG?! Their list of Recently Played says that Do Ya Think I’m Sexy played at 4:31, but it actually played at 5:30ish. They told us it would play between 4:30 and 5. It did not. And it seems that ALL of the songs are listed an hour behind! Did someone forget to reset the computer when we changed our clocks?? There’s a glitch somewhere. So even though they say it will play Thursday morning between 6:30 and 7, I wouldn’t count on that. Just keep listening.

Choose the Cash or the Car on Rock 101 at 8, 11, 2, and 5. 

CFOX has AWOLNATION tickets throughout the day, and Pemberton Fest weekend passes early in the morning.

Jack has Journey tickets at 7:40.

PEAK has iPads every day, listen for the band names at 7, 11, 2, 5, and 7 and text them separately including your name to 88000. They also have a bunch of cool things throughout the day, check the schedule for those.

QMFM has Bette Midler tickets and also Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett tickets with the midday show.

Thursday:

5:40 – JRFM, Secret Word (4 passes to Pitch Perfect 2 plus swag)

6:10 – Breakfast Television, $200 to Ecco Shoes

6:30 – CFOX, Stump the Show (Royal Blood tix)

7-9 – JRFM, Secret Word is said (Canada Day concert tix)

7:00 – Jack, No Time To Google ($100)

7:00 – Peak, iPad A Day in May band name

7:10 – Virgin, $250 e-transfer

7:10 – Breakfast Television, $200 to Ecco Shoes

7:15 – CFOX, Pemberton Fest passes

7:20 – LG, 1 Second Song 

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

7:35 – QMFM, $1000 Minute 

7:40 – KISS, $1000 Tag Team 

7:40 – Jack, Journey tickets

8:00 – Rock 101, Cash or Car

8:10 – Peak, Not So Secret Word (Spoon and Future Island tix)

8:10 – Breakfast Television, $200 to Ecco Shoes

10-3 – QMFM, Bette Midler tix

11:00 – Peak, iPad A Day in May band name

11:00 – Rock 101, Cash or Car

11:10 – Virgin, $250 e-transfer

12:15 – Peak, Rock Bite (Glass Animals tix)

1:10 – Virgin, $250 e-transfer

1:15 – Peak, tix to Peak Performance Launch Party

2:00 – Peak, iPad A Day in May band name

2:00 – Rock 101, Cash or Car

3:00 – KISS, Who Is It, What Is It? 

3:10 – Virgin, $250 e-transfer

3:15 – Peak, 1 day rafting trip

4-5 – JRFM, U-Turn (4 passes to Fly Over Canada)

4:15 – Peak, AWOLNATION tix

5:00 – Peak, iPad A Day in May band name

5:00 – Rock 101, Cash or Car

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

7:00 – Peak, iPad A Day in May band name

8:15 – Peak, Tame Impala tix

Sunset – Peak, Sun Setter Summer Ale prize pack

As always, best of luck!