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It's the host read broadcasting of adverts that has increased dramatically on sen this year. Insert host says this segment is brought to you by insert company. Insert host says this person brought to you by insert company. Every host and every show has a barrage of hosts advertising during their regular hosting segment.
 

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Not really sure why a new thread was started to this? It has been covered frequently and extensively in the other large SEN thread.

Think the limited number of advertisers, seemingly obnoxious nature of the advertising, and endless product placement being weaved into the regular conversation is what is wearing everyone down.

For mine, the only difference between SEN and 3AW is the targeted demographic. I need to ensure I am not feeling anxious about my own mortality and choices later in life and subsequent quality of care and participation of family in my life about whether I choose to listen to 3AW.
If I need a data and electrical specialist who really sounds like a dry cleaning or curtain/blinds business, even though I cannot relate to either smoko's or tinder, I think a know a place.
 
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Tobin Brothers funerals, have you chosen your casket yet? Ohhhhhhhhhh black and white, the sporty one HAHA FAKE LAUGH KILL YOURSELF i hate that bitch. All i ever hear is tobin brothers jin hang and tiles tiles tiles non stop. Overnights can be ok to pretty good, cover a wide variety however not nearly enough F1, cycling, nba and epl though at least there is some. The ads are a killer, ive had to give it a rest after trade week.

I mentioned this in another thread, but as someone who has lost family members recently, I find the funeral ads, especially the Tobin Brothers ads (incl. the one you mentioned) as highly offensive.

It is sick that funeral companies hit up grieving families for lots of money, and then use a lot of it on wall-to-wall advertising campaigns.
 

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I mentioned this in another thread, but as someone who has lost family members recently, I find the funeral ads, especially the Tobin Brothers ads (incl. the one you mentioned) as highly offensive.

It is sick that funeral companies hit up grieving families for lots of money, and then use a lot of it on wall-to-wall advertising campaigns.
It's either caskets or funeral insurance which is the biggest scam of all.
 

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I suppose hearing the same ads over and over is one thing, but it's a misconception that SEN have more ads than anyone else. In fact, from what I've gleaned, they have slightly less ads than any other commercial station, particularly 3aw.

Before I continue, I've said many times that I have no life, so ya can't throw that at me. :D I mean, fa'rk, look at me: it's late on a Saturday night, and I'm REALLY looking forward to the high point of the evening, which will be driving to the shops as I drink a 7-Eleven cappuccino while listening to Off The Bench. Aaaaah, heaven, ha :p

Anyway.......

Also, the live reading of sponsors takes up less time than many might guess; I reckon it just seems longer because it's so annoying. I've timed Hutchy a couple of times on Off The Bench, and it took up about a minute per hour. I was all ready to launch into him on here for doing it, because it shits me, but I had to bail on my rant because the numbers didn't stack up. Ha.

Dwayne Russell also shits me by constantly talking about their sponsors on 3aw, but I timed him a couple of times this week, and it was much less than I expected: one night it was ~80 seconds over 2 hours, and the following night it was ~1 min 45s.

Back to SEN having no less content than other stations: I recorded Sportsday 3aw the other night, and timed the content. The first hour had 36m18s content, which included Dwayne shitting on about sponsors for 58 seconds. That obviously means there was only 35m20s of ad-free air-time, which is far'k-all, I reckon, even though they have a short news update at about 6:30. The second hour had about 36-and-a-half minutes of content, excluding Dwayne's sponsored droning. SEN usually have very close to 38 mins content per hour, with less sponsor waffle
 

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I suppose hearing the same ads over and over is one thing, but it's a misconception that SEN have more ads than anyone else. In fact, from what I've gleaned, they have slightly less ads than any other commercial station, particularly 3aw.

Before I continue, I've said many times that I have no life, so ya can't throw that at me. :D I mean, fa'rk, look at me: it's late on a Saturday night, and I'm REALLY looking forward to the high point of the evening, which will be driving to the shops as I drink a 7-Eleven cappuccino while listening to Off The Bench. Aaaaah, heaven, ha :p

Anyway.......

Also, the live reading of sponsors takes up less time than many might guess; I reckon it just seems longer because it's so annoying. I've timed Hutchy a couple of times on Off The Bench, and it took up about a minute per hour. I was all ready to launch into him on here for doing it, because it shits me, but I had to bail on my rant because the numbers didn't stack up. Ha.

Dwayne Russell also shits me by constantly talking about their sponsors on 3aw, but I timed him a couple of times this week, and it was much less than I expected: one night it was ~80 seconds over 2 hours, and the following night it was ~1 min 45s.

Back to SEN having no less content than other stations: I recorded Sportsday 3aw the other night, and timed the content. The first hour had 36m18s content, which included Dwayne shitting on about sponsors for 58 seconds. That obviously means there was only 35m20s of ad-free air-time, which is far'k-all, I reckon, even though they have a short news update at about 6:30. The second hour had about 36-and-a-half minutes of content, excluding Dwayne's sponsored droning. SEN usually have very close to 38 mins content per hour, with less sponsor waffle
I thought Hutchy had some role in packaging Sports Day (as opposed to the old Sports Today) up for 3AW thru Croc of Shit Media? Hence the proliferation of pus and the downgrading of what used to be a good show to Hutchy’s usual standard
 

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I thought Hutchy had some role in packaging Sports Day (as opposed to the old Sports Today) up for 3AW thru Croc of Shit Media? Hence the proliferation of pus and the downgrading of what used to be a good show to Hutchy’s usual standard
Yep, if not the whole show, then definitely the second hour that goes into regional areas is run by Hutchy. Even Spud and Nims Azoor did the 2nd hour last Friday.
I've tried to recall exactly when Dwayne started shitted me with all the sponsored waffling. I can't remember if it was when Hutchy got on board.
 

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I only listen to radio in the car. When the ads come on I generally switch over to ABC which has no ads. Ditto for horse racing. Tobin Brother's attempt to make funerals a glamor item, similar to weddings, seems very cynical. Also the diamond guys ads message is a little off, the implication seems to be that your worth as a man is directly proportional to the price of the ring you take home. They're ads that push phony expectations, whereas we should be moving on from that sort of thing.
 
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Croc has turned Sports Today on AW into a pile of garbage. Used to be must listen, but it's pure trash now.

Hookesy and Healy had a chemistry and personality, Healy seems like he no longer cares and Der-Wayne is just a d***head.
 
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I only listen to radio in the car. When the ads come on I generally switch over to ABC which has no ads. Ditto for horse racing. Tobin Brother's attempt to make funerals a glamor item, similar to weddings, seems very cynical. Also the diamond guys ads message is a little off, the implication seems to be that your worth as a man is directly proportional to the price of the ring you take home. They're ads that push phony expectations, whereas we should be moving on from that sort of thing.
And that the diamond guys are so great because they will discuss a ring with you over a beer. I’d rather guess and take the risk.
 
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