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    Why it doesn't matter who KXNO picks...

    I drive from Norwalk to West Des Moines near Jordan Creek for my commute every morning, about 15-20 minutes depending on traffic. Left driveway at 7:07 this morning, got to the parking lot about 7:24. Only thing I heard on KXNO was weather report, traffic report, Fox Sports report and a bunch of commercials. As I was getting out of the car they finally came back on to introduce the hosts and Kiss Chuck Hartlieb's rear, never ever heard a comment or question the entire commute.



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    Re: Why it doesn't matter who KXNO picks...

    Quote Originally Posted by soccercy View Post
    I drive from Norwalk to West Des Moines near Jordan Creek for my commute every morning, about 15-20 minutes depending on traffic. Left driveway at 7:07 this morning, got to the parking lot about 7:24. Only thing I heard on KXNO was weather report, traffic report, Fox Sports report and a bunch of commercials. As I was getting out of the car they finally came back on to introduce the hosts and Kiss Chuck Hartlieb's rear, never ever heard a comment or question the entire commute.
    Oh... well... glad to know the world revolves around you.


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    Re: Why it doesn't matter who KXNO picks...

    Quote Originally Posted by soccercy View Post
    I drive from Norwalk to West Des Moines near Jordan Creek for my commute every morning, about 15-20 minutes depending on traffic. Left driveway at 7:07 this morning, got to the parking lot about 7:24. Only thing I heard on KXNO was weather report, traffic report, Fox Sports report and a bunch of commercials. As I was getting out of the car they finally came back on to introduce the hosts and Kiss Chuck Hartlieb's rear, never ever heard a comment or question the entire commute.
    This is the #1 reason I don't listen as well. I have a 15 minute commute and I would hear about 2-3 minutes of actual sports talk during that time. Thats why I listen to Mike and Mike on my commute.



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    Re: Why it doesn't matter who KXNO picks...

    Quote Originally Posted by soccercy View Post
    I drive from Norwalk to West Des Moines near Jordan Creek for my commute every morning, about 15-20 minutes depending on traffic. Left driveway at 7:07 this morning, got to the parking lot about 7:24. Only thing I heard on KXNO was weather report, traffic report, Fox Sports report and a bunch of commercials. As I was getting out of the car they finally came back on to introduce the hosts and Kiss Chuck Hartlieb's rear, never ever heard a comment or question the entire commute.

    I listened at this exact time as well. Finally switched after hearing nothing of substance. The way they bunch commericials up is mind-boggling. What's wrong with spacing them out, and holding interview guests through a couple of them?



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    Re: Why it doesn't matter who KXNO picks...

    I was surprised they took a break 10 minutes past the hour today. Thats why Steve and I always went 7:06 to at least 7:30


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    Re: Why it doesn't matter who KXNO picks...

    I'm not sure who those guys were, but the one dude absolutely kissed Dan Mac's butt the entire interview. He didn't even really ask him questions, just professed his love.



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    Re: Why it doesn't matter who KXNO picks...

    Typical for station associated with WHO, mostly commercials and self promotion, little content.



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    Re: Why it doesn't matter who KXNO picks...

    Quote Originally Posted by JonDMiller View Post
    I was surprised they took a break 10 minutes past the hour today. Thats why Steve and I always went 7:06 to at least 7:30
    Damn you putting your family and personal happiness ahead of strangers and their morning commutes/workdays!



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    Re: Why it doesn't matter who KXNO picks...

    I like KXNO, but they definitely want to ensure that all of those bills are paid. Very commercial happy. Hopefully that means that they pay their personalities well.


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    Re: Why it doesn't matter who KXNO picks...

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    I'm not sure who those guys were, but the one dude absolutely kissed Dan Mac's butt the entire interview. He didn't even really ask him questions, just professed his love.
    That doesn't sound right. Are you sure?


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    Re: Why it doesn't matter who KXNO picks...

    Let's be real honest here WHO is the cashcow and KXNO is lucky to be sucking it's teet. :-)



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    Re: Why it doesn't matter who KXNO picks...

    They also need to change their background music on updates: news and scores. I think it's been the same for 5 years.

    Also, get rid of those Michael Bolton commercials! I change the station every time! I mean MICHAEL FREAKING BOLTON! yeesh c'mon. If you are listening to sports talk radio, chances are you're not gonna be convinced into going to Michael Bolton concert by being inundated by those commercials every 10 min.



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    Re: Why it doesn't matter who KXNO picks...

    Quote Originally Posted by Colossus View Post
    They also need to change their background music on updates: news and scores. I think it's been the same for 5 years.

    Also, get rid of those Michael Bolton commercials! I change the station every time! I mean MICHAEL FREAKING BOLTON! yeesh c'mon. If you are listening to sports talk radio, chances are you're not gonna be convinced into going to Michael Bolton concert by being inundated by those commercials every 10 min.

    Why do I have the sudden urge to go to ticketmaster right now....



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    Re: Why it doesn't matter who KXNO picks...

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUcy08 View Post
    Oh... well... glad to know the world revolves around you.
    Okay, thanks for adding something of substance to the conversation...
    Point being, doesn't matter who is on the air if all they are going to do is identify the station then go to commercial break...but I can see how that revolves around me?



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