Just deleted Pandora

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  1. bwilson4web

    bwilson4web i3 and Prime

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    Last week, Pandora announced no more music with ads for the rest of the month. So I went with my backup . . . full time and like it better!

    Pandora channels had grown as boring as 'ClearChannel'. Had there been even a hint of variety . . . something not so brain-dead, maybe. This same lack of imagination and variety killed XM for me.

    If others enjoy their 'service' good on them but there is more to life than being a one-trick pony.

    Bob Wilson
     
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    "...no more music with ads..."
    What does that mean?
     
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    As long as I had to deal with ads, it was a fair tradeoff. But they turned it off last week until the end of this month. So I tried my fall-back app, tunein, and found it has a better mix than Pandora.

    If Pandora had just put in more ads, I would have left it alone. But their turning off the service . . . well I don't need it that badly.

    Bob Wilson
     
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    I've been a new user of TuneIn on a Roku channel trying to get smooth jazz/jazz radio stations.
    It's partially successful. I like a real station where you get some discussion of the music, rather than just endless automated music.
     
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    My Ipod plays what ever I want, it has 40 GB of tunes on it!
     
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    For some reason, I haven't been using the Pandora app on my phone lately. I do use the Pandora web site on my PC though but I've held off lately because I currently have a free month with Slacker Radio.

    You could also try Songza. I've been using that on/off for awhile.
     
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    BTW, I got my free month trial of Slacker Radio because of an email (I had a free trial w/them long ago). It was to enter a drawing (via their FB page), for which you'd also receive a free trial. Not sure if it's still going on.

    You might be able to dig around for similar deals by Googling for free month slacker radio slickdeals.
     
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