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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2007 5:34 pm    Post subject: Mo Dutta Reply with quote

I havent had a good whinge about him in ages!

Still it wont be the same now that his only fan has resigned his membership. Still I'm sure he is still lurking around somewhere close by! Laughing
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2007 5:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh go on then, let's have a Diss Dutta moment! I still have to remember to re-tune for Saturday mornings, waking up with Dutta is more than f & b can stand!!
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2007 5:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The worst, most pointless, most boring, most long-winded competition ever devised for a radio show is still on every Saturday morning between 7.30 and 8.00. Need I say more?
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2007 12:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

gfloyd wrote:
The worst, most pointless, most boring, most long-winded competition ever devised for a radio show is still on every Saturday morning between 7.30 and 8.00. Need I say more?


He might as well give the prizes away without asking the questions. CT can have his dressing grown back when he joins radio 2. Laughing
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2007 2:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mo Dutta is perfectly fine for us early risers at the weekend. I often catch his Saturday show but admit I do cringe when his Saturday Quiz starts. It's a never ending painful experience!

I reckon Mo Dutta should just get straight to the point rather than take us for a mystery tour around all the houses and back streets of Birmingham.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2007 5:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If I wake up before 0730 the radio usually goes on until I hear the small snippet of Michael Gray's "The Weekend", then it gets switched off immediately before the most boring quiz of the week gets going.... Rolling Eyes
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2007 6:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes I think it is the quiz that is the tipping point for me too. The other parts of the show are just mediocre to bad, the quiz bit is torture.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2007 7:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think the quiz is supposed to take the P out of likes of GMTV etc how they are so easy to win.

Mo does talk for britain, and I'am sure if I was the newsreader and heard the start of the jingle playing over the top of my voice I would ask him to let me finish.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2007 7:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

mark occomore wrote:
I think the quiz is supposed to take the P out of likes of GMTV etc how they are so easy to win.


If the quizzes on 'Get Me The Valium' were any easier, they'd be telling you the answers as well. It's an insult to one's intelligence but obviously a great way of offsetting the salaries paid to the (now faded) presenters.... Rolling Eyes

mark occomore wrote:
Mo does talk for britain, and I'am sure if I was the newsreader and heard the start of the jingle playing over the top of my voice I would ask him to let me finish.


I'm not keen on the little snippets of music advertising what's coming up in the last 1/2 hour - although he needs all the help he can get to retain his listenership, presumably. If our forum is any indication of the country in general (ha!) then people must desert R2 in droves at about 0729 (Ricky Salmon then reads the news to himself....)!
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2007 8:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mo has never been given a chance in the day times. I wonder why Rolling Eyes
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2007 8:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't think I've heard the quiz. What's so bad about it?
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2007 8:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I don't think I've heard the quiz. What's so bad about it?


Its interminability. Sometimes I swear that the second hand on my clock goes backwards during that quiz.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2007 8:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ian Robinson wrote:
I don't think I've heard the quiz. What's so bad about it?


How long have you got? Twisted Evil
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2007 9:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Listen Again has the cheek to list MD's show as a 'magical mix of music and banter'.... Rolling Eyes
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2007 11:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Listen Again has the cheek to list MD's show as a 'magical mix of music and banter'.... Rolling Eyes


That's because it is a magical mix!
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2007 9:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Cherskiy wrote:
Listen Again has the cheek to list MD's show as a 'magical mix of music and banter'.... Rolling Eyes


That's because it is a magical mix!



Could we see him vanish then?
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2007 9:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Could we see him vanish then?


That would be magic. Could he perhaps saw Pete Mitchell in half as well?
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2007 10:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Could we see him vanish then?


That would be magic. Could he perhaps saw Pete Mitchell in half as well?


Making him slightly more interesting to listen to would be a miracle, never mind magic....
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2007 10:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Making him slightly more interesting to listen to would be a miracle, never mind magic....


Reminds me of an old joke, the punchline of which has God saying that while he might be a miracle worker, this is asking for too much from him.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2007 12:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

God didn't say that around teatime did he? Laughing
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2007 12:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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God didn't say that around teatime did he? Laughing


Now I'm missing Chris as well. But never fear he will be back on Monday. Bigger & better than ever.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2007 12:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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God didn't say that around teatime did he? Laughing


Now I'm missing Chris as well. But never fear he will be back on Monday. Bigger & better than ever.



I wonder where that quote came from? Old Wrighty Radio One saying?
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2007 1:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I wonder where that quote came from? Old Wrighty Radio One saying?


Oh Mark you can wound with words like that.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2007 9:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

gfloyd wrote:
The worst, most pointless, most boring, most long-winded competition ever devised for a radio show is still on every Saturday morning between 7.30 and 8.00. Need I say more?


I've only just noticed this Thread....

Ernie!!! I'm in shock! How could you? Mo is fantastic.... and his Saturday Quiz is the Broadcasting Industry Benchmark for Quality Audience Participation features. Apart from a few hotel chains, where else can you bag a Tea Pot and a Dressing Gown, free?..........
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2007 1:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

"his Saturday Quiz is the Broadcasting Industry Benchmark for Quality Audience Participation features"
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you had me going there for a moment. We really need a tongue in cheek smiley. Laughing
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2007 4:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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"his Saturday Quiz is the Broadcasting Industry Benchmark for Quality Audience Participation features"
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you had me going there for a moment. We really need a tongue in cheek smiley. Laughing


I think Rachel's phrase "the Broadcasting Industry Benchmark for Quality Audience Participation Features" should be 'trade-marked' on this site for future reference.... Cool I've a feeling we're gonna need it! Laughing
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2007 10:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I think Rachel's phrase "the Broadcasting Industry Benchmark for Quality Audience Participation Features" should be 'trade-marked' on this site for future reference.... Cool I've a feeling we're gonna need it! Laughing


Its a classic alright.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 19, 2007 12:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Laughing Laughing

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 19, 2007 12:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You're not getting royalties, though, Rachel.... Smile
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 10:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Word to the Wise - Mo is ok!

So there, think that wraps it up. Wink
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 11:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Word to the Wise - Mo is ok!

So there, think that wraps it up. Wink


Oh, I dunno! Listened to a bit this morning whilst debating whether or not to get up at 0715.... I'm not sure whether it's his delivery (long pauses, almost dreary style of speech with an occasional inflection) or the announcement that 'that quiz' was coming up next at 0740 finally motivated me enough to a) switch the radio off and b) get up.... Rolling Eyes

I think he must have been reading my comments on this board as there was no quick snatch of 'The Weekend' before the 0730 news to warn me that the quiz was coming up soon....
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 11:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mo was fab this morning... as ever.... Smile
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 11:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I must confess I listened to Mo for a while this morning before hitting the listen again button to catch up on Friday's WOTW. Why do I keep trying to listen to Mo Question I think its like a car crash. You know you shouldnt look but you just cant help it................
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 12:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

sadly I usually catch him after 07:30 as I wake up at my regular time and SOTS doesn't start until 08:00. It's just time filling waffle and a rubbish quiz where they answer one question and win everything.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 12:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

He's on too early for me so I never hear him, that's quite lucky judging by all these posts Laughing
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 4:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rachel wrote:
Mo was fab this morning... as ever.... Smile



Thats why he hides from the webcam behind a big speaker.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2007 6:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I really can't see what's fab about him, to be honest.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2007 7:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mo, is a one off… he has such a wicked sense of humour, that is so dry, it can take a few days before you realise that he said something hilarious…….he’s real, he’s down to earth , he talks about real stuff , like mince pies and tea….he’s like your favourite uncle ….you know the one I mean, he makes you will for a wedding or a funeral, just so you can get to see him again……. cos he’s so much fun……
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