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Post: # 14382Post Andy Hamilton
Thu Mar 16, 2006 10:22 am

As an avid listener to radio 2 it would be great to get a mention on there.
On the steve wright in the afternoon show there is a website of the week bit. http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio2/shows/wright/contact.shtml - you have to mention it to miles mendoza who runs that part.

I have conacted them twice and heard nothing but if we all have a go then I am sure that they will have to listen to us :wink:

How about it? and if there are any other stations, magazine etc that do a similar thing then perhaps we could ask them too.
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Post: # 14427Post woolcraft
Thu Mar 16, 2006 7:46 pm

Have emailed immediately to Wrighty and to Miles Mendoza with messages about how amazing, green, supportive, environmentally friendly, etc. this site is. Hope this is a start. Sue (aka Wooly).

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Post: # 14428Post Andy Hamilton
Thu Mar 16, 2006 7:51 pm

Yep that is a good start thanks Sue.
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Thu Mar 16, 2006 8:12 pm

done it too - if there was ever a website that is truly worthy of being website of the week it is this one!!!
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Post: # 14434Post Andy Hamilton
Thu Mar 16, 2006 8:15 pm

Shirlz2005 wrote:done it too - if there was ever a website that is truly worthy of being website of the week it is this one!!!
bless you. :andy:
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Post: # 14438Post Shirley
Thu Mar 16, 2006 8:45 pm

lol.... hey... everyone... get googling...

I've searched for website of the week and it appears that there are LOTS of websites/programmes that do this.

I've suggested it to the council at salford... as an ex-mancunian of course... and also many of the local bbc radio stations do this website of the day at lunchtimes...

Do WE have a website of the week here on ssish?? Perhaps if we did we could ask the weekly winner to give reciprocal links or something....?
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Post: # 14442Post Andy Hamilton
Thu Mar 16, 2006 10:27 pm

Shirlz2005 wrote:Do WE have a website of the week here on ssish?? Perhaps if we did we could ask the weekly winner to give reciprocal links or something....?
Perhaps I could set up a website of the week from the most suggestions. It could go as a new sticky every week on the links links and more links section. Then if it seems popular we will incorperate it into the main site.
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Post: # 14453Post hedgewizard
Thu Mar 16, 2006 11:29 pm

To get on Wrighties program you need something wacky. Perhaps we could all send in shots of our Heath-Robinson type ss-inventions... eggbox firelighters, tyre composters, solar cookers, broom'n'spoons?

Hey! Like brooms? Like spoons? You'll love new Broom'n'Spoon! tm

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Fri Mar 17, 2006 12:28 am

I think I've solved your broom&spoon mystery. There was a programme on earlier about an animal sanctuary in Africa, where they had cheetahs. They were feeding these titbits of meat using a spoon on the end of a pole. Obviously you live in a wilder part of Dorset where there are big cats about, which the previous owners were feeding.
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Fri Mar 17, 2006 7:03 am

I spent half an hour reading the $39 Dollar Experiment. :oops: Thanks a lot Andy! :shock:

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Fri Mar 17, 2006 10:17 am

huh? What $39 experiment?

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Post: # 14497Post Millymollymandy
Fri Mar 17, 2006 12:14 pm

It was a previous Website of the Day on Radio 2.

http://www.the39dollarexperiment.com/

The "thanks a lot Andy" comment was sarcastic!!! But I found this guy's letters really funny so I kept on reading. :oops: I really ought to get out more!

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Post: # 14533Post Andy Hamilton
Fri Mar 17, 2006 7:13 pm

Millymollymandy wrote:The "thanks a lot Andy" comment was sarcastic!!! But I found this guy's letters really funny so I kept on reading. :oops: I really ought to get out more!
Actually cheers for that M3 found that quite interesting. I have done a similar thing with emails to companies that I don't like the most notable were mars and nestle. I said to nestle that I bought a smarties bar and it only had 2 smarites in it they gave me a cheque for £2.50. I told mars that a tracker bar had a bite taken out of it and got £5 in gift vouchers.

Always worth a go, supermarkets are rubbish in my expierence for giving out free stuff. I was asked if I want a chat with the manager at somerfield once when I said the two for one offers only had one most of the time. I declined.

Yep you are right about the someting wacky, (god I hate that word) will have to get the old thinking cap on.
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Fri Mar 17, 2006 8:00 pm

Muddypause wrote:I think I've solved your broom&spoon mystery. There was a programme on earlier about an animal sanctuary in Africa, where they had cheetahs. They were feeding these titbits of meat using a spoon on the end of a pole. Obviously you live in a wilder part of Dorset where there are big cats about, which the previous owners were feeding.
Ah now I get it! And the broom bit is for once the meat has been processed.
Now, what did I come in here for??????

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Post: # 14563Post hedgewizard
Fri Mar 17, 2006 10:46 pm

Is that really so different to my mother-in-law idea?

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