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Tuesday Mar 1st

Posted on Mar 1, 2016

The personal bit:

An old friend messaged me to tell me her father died yesterday. I am so sad for her – losing a parent must be one of the hardest things to deal with (I’m not there yet!) The only memory I have of him is the time I was asleep in her bedroom and he came in and tried to open my pajama top. He stopped when someone came looking for him. I was 13. He was kind of an asshole. I don’t think I ever told her about it, and now’s probably not the time. In fact, never would probably be better, yeah?

New this week:

QMFM’s Beat the Bank started off with a bang! The banker was sure generous on Monday. I got through once but wasn’t the right caller. I’ll keep trying!

Jack started the Name Those Tunes game – it’s SO fun to listen to! I know most of the songs, but coming up with the exact title while under pressure would have me rattled! The nice thing is that it’s worth listening to the entire thing – they may recycle the songs at some point. Take notes!! (Sorry, I can’t keep track of those too, I’m stretched to the limit!)

Jack’s Win at Work starts today! On a whim I checked the Win At Work calendar yesterday and saw a schedule of songs – what a happy surprise! Even though there were songs in the schedule for Monday, the contest apparently starts Tuesday. *shrug* So I went back to get the song names to add them to my schedule (so I remember to pay attention when I hear the song), and it’s GONE!!! Maybe it’s a glitch, or maybe they’ve decided that they don’t want us to have a hint. GAH!! I will check every day to see if they put it back up – I sure hope so, because I will definitely miss the name if I don’t know which song it comes after! I totally zone out and just sing along, or I’ll leave the room or make a phone call… I’m easily distracted. But I will do my best to listen for the names!!! If I haven’t got you on my list of “people to call if I hear their name”, shoot me an email and I’ll add you: And go enter the contest HERE – maybe you’ll hear your name and win $150 or $250 or $500 or $5000! But remember – you have to call back within 30 minutes to win.

Kiss Radio did NOT play two Bieber songs back-to-back. Maybe today. But probably not.


ZFX: some great guesses have been made! Damn, that sound is so familiar but I just can’t place it. I have a front-runner guess (the last one on my list in the ZFX post) but I’m still waffling…

Rock 101: one person took the cash on Monday, everyone else took the draw. I’d stay in the draw too, unless the bribe was over $600. That’s MY tipping point. What’s yours??

CFOX already has 3 people in the draw! Wow! Even though they had 2 envelopes with $1000 yesterday, I doubt that’s a trend. We’ll see…

Links you may need:

Jack’s Win at Work names are HERE.

CFOX’s Vacay or Pay choices are HERE.

ZFX guesses are HERE.

Cheque or Cherokees choices are HERE.

Beat the Bank jackpots HERE. I’m calling it High-Priced Heist because it’s catchier. 😉


5:40 – JRFM, Secret Word (Dinner for 2 at Yale Saloon or 4 tix to Stealth game)

6-10 – CFOX, tix to Flight of the Conchords

6:30 – CFOX, Stump the Show (passes to Whistler Bungee plus tix to Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show)

7-9 – JRFM, Secret Word is said (Dinner for 2 at Yale Saloon or 4 tix to Stealth game)

7:00 – Jack, No Time To Google ($100)

7:05 – QMFM, Beat the Bank

7:10 – Peak, Perfect 10 (tix to We Are The City)

7:20 – LG, 1 Second Song ($1,000)

7:30 – Rock 101, Grand IQ Test

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

7:35 – QMFM, $1000 Minute

8-8:30 – Jack, Win at Work Name

8:00 – Z95.3, ZFX

8:00 – Jack, Name Those Tunes

8:00 – Rock 101, Cheque or Cherokees

8:00 – CFOX, Vacay or Pay

8:05 – QMFM, Beat the Bank

8:10 – Virgin, qualify for Barbados

8:10 – Peak, Not So Secret Word ($50 to Fatburger)

8:30 – LG104.3, Queens of Sheba tickets for March 8th

8:40 – Z95.3, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis tickets

9:10 – Virgin, qualify for Barbados

10-10:30 – Jack, Win at Work Name

10-3 – QMFM, Whitecaps tickets

10-3 – CFOX,  90’s at Noon ($50 to the Pint)

10:10 – Virgin, qualify for Barbados

11-11:30 – Jack, Win at Work Name

11:00 – Z95.3, ZFX

11:00 – Rock 101, Cheque or Cherokees

11:00 – CFOX, Vacay or Pay

11:05 – QMFM, Beat the Bank

11:10 – Virgin, qualify for Barbados

12-1 – Rock 101, Rock Trivia (?)

12:00 – Jack, Name Those Tunes

12:10 – Virgin, qualify for Barbados

1:10 – Virgin, qualify for Barbados

2-2:30 – Jack, Win at Work Name

2:00 – Z95.3, ZFX

2:00 – Rock 101, Cheque or Cherokees

2:00 – CFOX, Vacay or Pay

2:10 – Virgin, qualify for Barbados

3-7 – CFOX, Canada Sevens Rugby passes

3-8 – QMFM, tix to Chris Hadfield with the VSO

3:10 – Virgin, qualify for Barbados

4-5 – JRFM, U-Turn ($50 to Fatburger)

4:00 – Jack, Name Those Tunes

4:05 – QMFM, Beat the Bank

4:10 – Virgin, qualify for Barbados

5:00 – Z95.3, ZFX

5:00 – Rock 101, Cheque or Cherokees

5:00 – CFOX, Vacay or Pay

5:10 – Virgin, qualify for Barbados

6-9 – Rock 101, Iron Maiden tickets

6-10 – Virgin, Whitecaps tickets

6-10 – Virgin, tickets to Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

6:10 – Virgin, qualify for Barbados

7-12 – CFOX, Auto Show tickets

7:10 – Virgin, qualify for Barbados

8:00 – Z95.3, ?

As always, best of luck!