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Old 08-12-2005, 11:25 AM   #16
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Why not lose one of those 17 Rock Channels. Do we need 17??
We need 17 rock channels so that a different George Thorogood song can be playing on each one at any given moment. Any less than 17, and we run the risk of short changing our listeners of their much-needed George fix.

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Old 08-12-2005, 11:29 AM   #17
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Why not lose one of those 17 Rock Channels. Do we need 17??
We need 17 rock channels so that a different George Thorogood song can be playing on each one at any given moment. Any less than 17, and we run the risk of short changing our listeners of their much-needed George fix.

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That is because George is Thorolygood... what can you say... ROTFLOL
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I am black and I can tell you that I have never listened to the Word Network nor do I have any interest in doing so. Why is it that these race hustlers want "black" things to be included in the marketplace but don't want them to be subject to the rules of the marketplace? These hustlers are also ignoring the fact that there are 9 plus "black" stations that cover rap, r&b, classic soul, funk, etc.. The reason those stations are still on and will probably stay on is because people actually LISTEN to them. Jesse and crew need to butt out and let the market decide or make their own goddamn investments in their own radio network!!!
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Doesn't hurt my feelings, I have had Sirius for almost a year now and have not listened to that channel for 1 second (in fact it is probably the only one I have NEVER turned to).

As far as Jesse and others sending in 15K letters most of those probably aren't even Sirius subs, Sirius has already made their minds up, they aren't going to change just because some people decide to throw a fit about it.
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I am black and I can tell you that I have never listened to the Word Network nor do I have any interest in doing so. Why is it that these race hustlers want "black" things to be included in the marketplace but don't want them to be subject to the rules of the marketplace? These hustlers are also ignoring the fact that there are 9 plus "black" stations that cover rap, r&b, classic soul, funk, etc.. The reason those stations are still on and will probably stay on is because people actually LISTEN to them. Jesse and crew need to butt out and let the market decide or make their own goddamn investments in their own radio network!!!
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I am black and I can tell you that I have never listened to the Word Network nor do I have any interest in doing so. Why is it that these race hustlers want "black" things to be included in the marketplace but don't want them to be subject to the rules of the marketplace? These hustlers are also ignoring the fact that there are 9 plus "black" stations that cover rap, r&b, classic soul, funk, etc.. The reason those stations are still on and will probably stay on is because people actually LISTEN to them. Jesse and crew need to butt out and let the market decide or make their own goddamn investments in their own radio network!!!
I'm African American and I listen to The Word as well as watch it on Directv because in this evil world of demonic spirits, I need a sustaining power. I truly beleive in GOD and miracles. The Word affords me that when I'm in the car day to day andwhen I'm travelling on Sundays and can't get to church. Each to his/her own though.
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I can't tell if this guy is being sarcastic or not. The scary thing is there actually are americans that are this nutty and would actually say something like this with a straight face.
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I can't tell if this guy is being sarcastic or not. The scary thing is there actually are americans that are this nutty and would actually say something like this with a straight face.
No, I'm not being sarcastic...As a matter of fact, I'm very serious. I don't play around with such things. As for the miracle thing I referenced, I have an 8 year old son whom was born premature weighing in at 945 grams (2lbs, 2ozs) at birth. I know for a fact that GOD has a hand in him surviving because we saw HIS works throughout that 103 day ordeal when my son was in the hospital, hooked up to all types of monitors and other equipment and when the doctors had given up but could not explain why he kept beaing the odds. So yes, I'm very SERIOUS!!!!

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The bottom line is if these 15,000 complaints to keep the word on are actual subscribers, than Sirius will have to try and please them with an alternative type programming- But if these 15,000 are not subscribers than as far as I am concerned they don't count.
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The bottom line is if these 15,000 complaints to keep the word on are actual subscribers, than Sirius will have to try and please them with an alternative type programming- But if these 15,000 are not subscribers than as far as I am concerned they don't count.
Very good point and I have a feeling that most of them complaining probably aren't subscribers... they are just tagging along for a little publicity. I hope Sirius doesn't cave into them. This isn't about Sirius being against Christians or organized religion, this is a business decision. But they do have to weigh out is the bad publicity and loss of some subscribers in their final decision. I am sure Sirius knew these folks were going to do this crap they always do.
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Wow I think this is going to be the last day I use this board. I don't care if you never have heard or listened to the channel. The hidden racism here is horrific. I don't listen to any of the rock stations on my Sirius radio, but I don't want them taken off. Take off patriot, ABC News... No because they are trying to attract different people to the service. Keep the racist comments to yourselves and just say the channel is being taken off. If 15000 cards are coming Sirius' way then they must have a few people listening to them on this network. Maybe XM will pick up the channel and take more customers from Sirius.
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This channel maybe removed and of course it's all about race. It has nothing to do with the fact that Sirius is trying to optimize the limited bandwidth that they have by going with channels that will bring subscribers in large numbers. This is what allows a company like Sirius to stay in business or go away. I guess people like you think it would be better for Sirius to go out of business than to remove a channel, which clearly has a very, very small following. Business is Business and that has NOTHING whatsoever to do with RACE. It you and your comment in my opinion that are being racist, but of course you can't see that, you'd rather use the ole race trump card than accept reality.
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