posted on Feb, 10 2013 @ 09:23 AM
Originally posted by smwoop
Alright so this was my first time listening, and for the majority of the show I added them on Skype and was waiting for an accepted contact, just as
they say on their site.
All it was, was mostly 1 guy putting out his opinion on every damn topic. Why ask for callers if you don't even acknowledge someone making an attempt
to get in?
There are at least six people in the studio at any given time, and all of them comment on the stories we discuss.
You let this George guy call in twice while I was waiting the whole night.
A contact request on Skype is not "calling in" - its simply asking for an acknowledgement to share contact details. Also, if you were listening last
night you'll be aware that we were having more than a few technical issues. The call that came in was from someone dialling the contact numbers and
not a direct skype to skype call.
You dissed on members making threads about pro-gun early in the show.
Well it is a current event relating to the news and it should be talked about not hushed.
You dissed on people being "too informative, might leave people behind" and at the same time said it "is just a forum"
Well if its "just a forum" don't complain about people putting their opinion about guns.
Kind of contradicted yourself there.
ATS is a diverse forum covering a whole plethora of topics. Its not just about guns. Guns have had massive coverage on the site and on the show in
recent weeks. As the show host I have to ensure we cover other things as well as whatever the mainstream media has people fixated on.
You also thanked yourself in a list of thank yous.. who does that?
As the person doing the thank you's, I think I'd remember that. When we do a chat room shout out we cover everyone who is in there including myself,
and other members of the studio team, for completeness' sake.
You accepted my Skype at the very end of the show and appeared offline; this was a waste of 3 hours listening to you ramble on, while I was trying to
get on the air to counter-argue you.
A waste of the whole 3 hours? Were you intending on staying on the show to counter every single point? We covered 7 main subjects, 6 "turbo"
subjects and some general chat across the night as well.
Well, I'm sorry about the Skype contact issue, and that you feel the whole three hours was wasted, but please remember, its not life and death, its
an entertainment radio show based on the subjects discussed on the forum. Its not perfect - there is always room for improvement in any venture, but
we have been doing this for nearly 3 years now and comments like this are few and far between.
Remember, its not meant to be overly serious, and - frankly - there is always next week. Seven days goes by quickly.