Songfight Radio?

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Songfight Radio?

Postby NeilThrun » Sun Dec 19, 2004 3:06 pm

Ive got a suggestion. Get songfight radio up again. Or at least tell me it is working and my cpu is fucked up.
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Re: Songfight Radio?

Postby Bjam » Sun Dec 19, 2004 3:51 pm

That'd be cool. Gimme something to listen to. (One of my study hall teachers used to let me put on somesongs or SF radio in class. Very awesome.)
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Postby j$ » Sun Dec 19, 2004 5:24 pm

I've got a suggestion for you, Neil. Stump up the cash if it means that much to you.

Blue gave us SF Radio out of his own pocket for a long time, and until such time he chooses to / can afford to do it again, surly adolescence is not particularly attractive.

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Postby NeilThrun » Sun Dec 19, 2004 8:23 pm

I wasn't aware of the circumstances. I apologize if I sounded rude or blunt in my previous post.
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Postby Tony Asbestos » Tue Jan 04, 2005 3:14 pm

Where can I send a check?
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Postby Leaf » Tue Jan 04, 2005 5:32 pm

Tony Asbestos wrote:Where can I send a check?


Well...you can start by sending one here: leaf@gicable.com


Any amount will do.

Of course, I have nothing to do with SF radio... but don't let that stop you Tony.
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Postby Hoblit » Wed Jan 05, 2005 9:35 am

I'm willing to help make this happen ya'll. I've stressed interest in it before. The hard part is hosting the songs and uploading them. I believe I can 'borrow' the slight bandwidth and space to make it happen. The only catch being that I may not decide to work here forever and at some point the songs may not get updated or something.

Eitherway... I'd need education on the matter. I'm not sure what all it involves.
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Postby Mostess » Wed Jan 05, 2005 2:36 pm

I loved SongFight radio and would be very happy to see it return.

I have a suggestion that I want to make. I make it very humbly since 1) I have no idea if it's feasible, 2) if it is, it will likely involve lots of work and 3) I have no skills to contribute: Can the number of votes a song got in the Fight determine the likelihood that it is played on the Radio?
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Postby mico saudad » Wed Jan 05, 2005 7:29 pm

The idea of weighing the playlist according to votes is interesting, but here are a couple of drawbacks:

You would really have to think hard about the weighting because given a weighting system based on absolute numbers of votes or even on percentage of votes, songfight radio would instantly turn into the 24/7 MC Hawking's "What We Need More of Is Science" channel. And it's a pretty good song but not nearly the best song on songfight and not nearly worth listening to all day and night. It just simply had 270 votes for it (which I believe is the largest number I've ever seen).

It sort of goes against the libertarian sense of the community, too, to do something like that, so I'm not convinced it's a good idea even if it was technically easy. But it's definitely an interesting thought.
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Postby Generic » Wed Jan 05, 2005 7:33 pm

Worse yet, who would want 750 Diamond Flat Toothpicks in heavy rotation?
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Postby Lunkhead » Wed Jan 05, 2005 9:09 pm

But we can all agree that Lightning Ear Fart's entries could perhaps be mysteriously absent from the playlist? ;)
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Postby Tony Asbestos » Wed Jan 05, 2005 10:18 pm

Leaf, do you take PayPal?
I wrote and recorded a theme song for songfight radio (Which will be on my CD, out soon) but it folded before I could submit it. We need to weight this thing. Not so that some songs are never played, but just that the better ones are played more often.
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Re: Songfight Radio?

Postby drë » Thu Jan 06, 2005 12:46 am

NeilThrun wrote:Ive got a suggestion. Get songfight radio up again. Or at least tell me it is working and my cpu is fucked up.


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