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by Vic Doucette
Mon Jan 21, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: WLEW on-air mispoken words
Replies: 31
Views: 8032

Re: WLEW on-air mispoken words

First time I came across INXS was 1984, WOOJ/Fort Myers, Florida. I pronounced it "Inks." Who knew? You worked at the Orange??? I was there for oldies, a bankruptcy and the debut of the AOR format. I still hear from Pat now and again. Ted and I are friends to this day. I also worked in the market a...
by Vic Doucette
Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: WJLB Once The Ratings King
Replies: 8
Views: 654

Re: WJLB Once The Ratings King

The station loyalty is gone. I'm not sure how much loyalty was there to begin with. I saw an article in Radio and Records in the mid-1980s that discussed Detroit's "urban" radio scene. IIRC, there were seven stations targeted at black listeners. The article noted (but didn't attempt to explain why)...
by Vic Doucette
Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Chatterbox
Topic: Vernors
Replies: 24
Views: 369

Re: Vernors

Bryce wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:11 pm
Vic Doucette wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:44 pm
The taste is much mellower than it was when I was a kid.
Might be the fact that taste buds dull with age?
No, I noticed that years ago. Keith even mentions the reformulation in the story.
by Vic Doucette
Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Chatterbox
Topic: Vernors
Replies: 24
Views: 369

Re: Vernors

I went to school with the guy this story is about. He's actually "written the book" about Vernors.

https://m.metrotimes.com/the-scene/arch ... -turns-150
by Vic Doucette
Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Chatterbox
Topic: Vernors
Replies: 24
Views: 369

Re: Vernors

The taste is much mellower than it was when I was a kid.
by Vic Doucette
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: FIRED!!!
Replies: 39
Views: 727

Re: FIRED!!!

The Buzzboard is made possible in part by posters like you. Thank you.
by Vic Doucette
Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: What New Year's resolutions would you advise Cowboy in Windsor to adopt ?
Replies: 30
Views: 1391

Re: What New Year's resolutions would you advise Cowboy in Windsor to adopt ?

That man with the cover boy matinee idol good looks is Cowboy, but gcbb832 is absotively, posolutely NOT Cowboy in Windsor who formerly placed Pulitzer Prize level calls to the Ben Maller Show (and would chainsaw the testicles of Mike Valenti if blowhard Valenti ever crossed paths with the handsome...
by Vic Doucette
Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: What New Year's resolutions would you advise Cowboy in Windsor to adopt ?
Replies: 30
Views: 1391

Re: What New Year's resolutions would you advise Cowboy in Windsor to adopt ?

Cowboy needs 10 more screen names so he can keep talking to himself.
by Vic Doucette
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: Can't Get WJBK Off-Air in SW Detroit
Replies: 16
Views: 317

Re: Can't Get WJBK Off-Air in SW Detroit

That is the first (cheapest) remedy to try.
by Vic Doucette
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: Prince Phillip and All Advanced Age Drivers: Dangerous!
Replies: 22
Views: 239

Re: Prince Phillip and All Advanced Age Drivers: Dangerous!

We had to disable my mother's car to get her to stop driving. Even after she completely bombed the test to renew her license, she kept driving. We owed it to her and everyone on the roads.
by Vic Doucette
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Music Musings
Topic: Songs You Haven't Heard In Years
Replies: 20
Views: 469

Re: Songs You Haven't Heard In Years

From what I remember, that's about twice what it's worth. Hey, Sutch wrote the check, it cleared and the lads had a laff.
by Vic Doucette
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Music Musings
Topic: Songs You Haven't Heard In Years
Replies: 20
Views: 469

Re: Songs You Haven't Heard In Years

"Misery" was a killer tune.
by Vic Doucette
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: Engler Out at MSU
Replies: 11
Views: 226

Re: Engler Out at MSU

MSU has done everything wrong until now. I hope this starts turning the ship around.
by Vic Doucette
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Dave Fuller on WDVD afternoons
Replies: 16
Views: 743

Re: Dave Fuller on WDVD afternoons

I taught the boy how to cue a record. Still calls me Unca Vic to this day.
by Vic Doucette
Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: Jim Fouts Top 10 Albums
Replies: 10
Views: 219

Re: Jim Fouts Top 10 Albums

zzand wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:45 pm
My nomination for most worthless post ever!
That's quite a (dis)honor when you consider the competition and the many sources it comes from.