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Mojo in the morning phone scams

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borderboy653659200
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Re: Mojo in the morning phone scams

Post by borderboy653659200 » Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:07 pm

Hey,Robbie,how are you,bud ? Hope you're all right .



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Re: Mojo in the morning phone scams

Post by armchair pd » Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:33 pm

borderboy653659200 wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:36 am
The original Ottoman Empire lasted 624 years .The (Robbie) Ottoman Empire lasted what,three weeks on The Fan?
What?



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Re: Mojo in the morning phone scams

Post by lovinlife101 » Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:08 pm

It’s hilarious to think that a listener who thinks their significant other is cheating would think:

“I’ve got the perfect plan! I’ll call a morning radio host and have them offer free roses to see if the significant other is cheating! Even though this has been done for years, they won’t suspect anything!”



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Re: Mojo in the morning phone scams

Post by Deleted User 14888 » Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:12 pm

Cracks me up! Go for it, What ever gets you through the night.



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Re: Mojo in the morning phone scams

Post by Deleted User 14888 » Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:18 pm

armchair pd wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:33 pm
borderboy653659200 wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:36 am
The original Ottoman Empire lasted 624 years .The (Robbie) Ottoman Empire lasted what,three weeks on The Fan?
What?
Danger! Will Robinson Danger!, Help me Mr. Smith, The robot he keeps talking and not making sense, Danger!



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Re: Mojo in the morning phone scams

Post by stopnswop2 » Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:42 pm

Domo Arigato, Mr. Cowboto


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Re: Mojo in the morning phone scams

Post by Deleted User 14888 » Tue Feb 19, 2019 4:05 pm

😆 Good one!



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Re: Mojo in the morning phone scams

Post by lovinlife101 » Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:33 pm

lovinlife101 wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:08 pm
It’s hilarious to think that a listener who thinks their significant other is cheating would think:

“I’ve got the perfect plan! I’ll call a morning radio host and have them offer free roses to see if the significant other is cheating! Even though this has been done for years, they won’t suspect anything!”
Then the Disc Jerkies pretend to be compassionate about the situation. Their voices get lower and slower, then it’s “Let’s take other people’s calls to see what they think of someone catching their significant other cheating, destroying a relationship in public, and rubbing their faces in it!!!”



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Re: Mojo in the morning phone scams

Post by Lickalime » Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:24 pm

Does Spike really still do phone scams? Those have always been horrible and Spike has never been funny. I don't understand how he has been so successful.



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Re: Mojo in the morning phone scams

Post by Deleted User 8570 » Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:40 am

FET-500 wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:31 am
option1 wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:56 am

These phone scams are appointment listening. Give the people what they want when they expect it. You’re not always going to hit a home run but when you do they’ll remember it forever.

You’re welcome.
The idea that anyone wants this type of programming should be considered specious.
Do they or do they not listen? Those that do are signaling that they want it. Too bad.



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Re: Mojo in the morning phone scams

Post by FET-500 » Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:51 am

NS8401 wrote:
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:40 am
FET-500 wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:31 am
option1 wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:56 am

These phone scams are appointment listening. Give the people what they want when they expect it. You’re not always going to hit a home run but when you do they’ll remember it forever.

You’re welcome.
The idea that anyone wants this type of programming should be considered specious.
Do they or do they not listen? Those that do are signaling that they want it. Too bad.
Actually, the only regular listener to Mojo that I'm aware of is a mid-30's auto mechanic, who reflexively turns on 95.5 as a part of his morning ritual (which also includes turning on the air compressor). This fellow, is essentially tone-deaf. No kidding...

"Do they or do they not listen?"
Clearly, radio is dead and "they" are not listening. If "they" were, Fat Tom would have proceeded with his plans to syndicate his show.



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Re: Mojo in the morning phone scams

Post by borderboy653659200 » Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:04 pm

Robot ? Well,robots will NEVER replace handsome,intelligent black men . (Or any human with a job which relies on essentially irreplaceble human skills .)



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Re: Mojo in the morning phone scams

Post by Ed Joseph » Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:25 pm

option1 wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:56 am
Ummmmm...it’s called entertainment on CHR radio.
In this day and age, "CHR Radio" and "entertainment" are mutually exclusive! I can't stand to listen to CHR anymore because the music is just flat awful. And "talent"... if you can actually call it that, is also awful on most CHR stations. Most morning shows sound like a bunch of tarts with single digit IQ's to me. But then, I grew up when radio WAS entertaining and not stupid and the music didn't give you an headache in 30 seconds.

But anywhooo... these bits are either provided from a show prep company or done in house with co-workers. IMO, these phone pranks I hear are usually pretty stupid. I would conclude that most "normal"** people would hang up immediately if you think about it.

** Whatever "normal" is anymore... quite subjective I suppose.


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Re: Mojo in the morning phone scams

Post by Ed Joseph » Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:28 pm

stopnswop2 wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:12 am
But we aren't the gullible public, so I personally can't really judge how entertaining it is because my opinion on this matter is biased.
This is true. The fact that we know how radio works from the inside really clouds the "entertainment value" for us to some extent. We nitpick things the average listener doesn't even hear, like audio processing, for example. We hear it but they never even think about it. As an engineer, I always did my best to make sure my stations sounded as clean and natural as possible. Nowdays, almost every station sounds like they're running through a fuzzbox to me, which I think is just digital audio in a nutshell.


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Re: Mojo in the morning phone scams

Post by Ed Joseph » Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:37 pm

Lickalime wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:24 pm
Does Spike really still do phone scams? Those have always been horrible and Spike has never been funny. I don't understand how he has been so successful.
The bar has been set low... *really* low. I can't understand how many dumb TV shows are popular as I think they are the ultimate in "cringeworthy". Radio is just as bad in this post-consolidation age.


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