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ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Jun 30, 2022 - 3:21pm

 nightdrive wrote:

I think that is the only joke submission I've made. I always try my best to fill all fields so that Bill and Rebecca wouldn't have to look for them. I don't want to waste their time for stupid submissions. Before the system was taken down I submitted new songs mainly. I had my own rule on what constituted as new. Everything released this and the previous year. So on last day of 2021, anything released in 2021 or 2020 would be new. On the first day of 2022, anything released in 2022 or 2021 would be new. Then I started looking for Ukrainian music because of what is happening there. Something positive to come out of this would be if we were all a bit more knowledgeable of the music created there and maybe something was even added to the playlist. A sort of RP way of showing support. So until the new system is up, here is Ukrainian indie rock.

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Not bad; it sounds pretty good for 1998. ...that album art reminds me of something I can't place right now. 
nightdrive

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Posted: Jun 30, 2022 - 3:02pm

I think that is the only joke submission I've made. I always try my best to fill all fields so that Bill and Rebecca wouldn't have to look for them. I don't want to waste their time for stupid submissions. Before the system was taken down I submitted new songs mainly. I had my own rule on what constituted as new. Everything released this and the previous year. So on last day of 2021, anything released in 2021 or 2020 would be new. On the first day of 2022, anything released in 2022 or 2021 would be new. Then I started looking for Ukrainian music because of what is happening there. Something positive to come out of this would be if we were all a bit more knowledgeable of the music created there and maybe something was even added to the playlist. A sort of RP way of showing support. So until the new system is up, here is Ukrainian indie rock.

Мертвий півень (Mertvyi Piven) - Поцілунок


Isabeau

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Posted: May 25, 2022 - 4:09pm

You're asking US? 
VV

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Posted: May 25, 2022 - 2:38pm

 nightdrive wrote:

It's probably the only song I like from Kanye and I don't intent to listen to anything else from him and I never have to my knowledge. It was a joke submission any way to brighten up Bill 


...good one.

KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: May 24, 2022 - 3:29pm

 danielh wrote:


It wouldn't surprise me if things like that are one of the reasons submissions were taken offline...
If that were a reason... Bill would've killed this station years ago because of all the smart alecks about.


danielh

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Posted: May 24, 2022 - 2:11am

 nightdrive wrote:

It was a joke submission 



It wouldn't surprise me if things like that are one of the reasons submissions were taken offline...
NoEnzLefttoSplit

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Posted: May 23, 2022 - 11:31pm

 nightdrive wrote:
 VV wrote:

Maybe because it sucks?


It's probably the only song I like from Kanye and I don't intent to listen to anything else from him and I never have to my knowledge. It was a joke submission any way to brighten up Bill 
 
Thought it might have been. Welcome to the club.
robinesque

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Posted: May 23, 2022 - 10:25pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


Settle down, Beavis. I was just saying that the Submissions link (which used to be under the "Music" tab at the top of every page), is gone now. You wouldn't know that and I'm not impugning your divination skills, just trying to spin it as maybe Bill saw your post and took away the Submissions link so that no one else would have that problem. But you found a less common way in; I suspect he'll fix that quickly if he sees this.

Saying a website or page is "under construction" is vastly worse than just removing all hints of it until it's ready to go live, IMO. Put a blurb in that FAQ that submissions are on hiatus, but again I'm surmising but I have a hunch that the new system is not a smoking hot priority that's "coming soon" so to have an "under construction" page for 6 months is going to disappoint anyone who checks back repeatedly.




"A blurb in that FAQ that submissions are on hiatus" would be perfect.

ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: May 23, 2022 - 10:08pm

 robinesque wrote:


I started at https://radioparadise.com/home. Clicked FAQ, which took me to https://radioparadise.com/info... . Then clicked the link for "Submissions," ( https://www.radioparadise.com/music/submissions/submit,) which redirected me back to the home page.
Even if it took me to the "Your favorites" page, I would still wonder if RP was no longer taking submissions.
You seem to be saying that there used to be a more prominent submissions link, which was taken away, and that I should have know that submissions weren't working because the submissions link was missing. But I've been away from Paradise for a while, so I didn't remember where the submissions link used to be.
And had I realized that the submissions link was taken away, my assumption would still be that RP was no longer accepting submissions.
I think an "Under construction" submissions page would be good. I told a musician to submit her stuff to RP, and I would feel bad if she wasted her time searching around for a "Submissions" link.



Settle down, Beavis. I was just saying that the Submissions link (which used to be under the "Music" tab at the top of every page), is gone now. You wouldn't know that and I'm not impugning your divination skills, just trying to spin it as maybe Bill saw your post and took away the Submissions link so that no one else would have that problem. But you found a less common way in; I suspect he'll fix that quickly if he sees this.

Saying a website or page is "under construction" is vastly worse than just removing all hints of it until it's ready to go live, IMO. Put a blurb in that FAQ that submissions are on hiatus, but again I'm surmising but I have a hunch that the new system is not a smoking hot priority that's "coming soon" so to have an "under construction" page for 6 months is going to disappoint anyone who checks back repeatedly.


robinesque

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Posted: May 23, 2022 - 9:43pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


It's possible you went there from an older iteration of the site, or Bill changed it in the past two hours, but the "submissions" link is now replaced with "your favorites." Or maybe Your Favorites has been there for a while.



I started at https://radioparadise.com/home. Clicked FAQ, which took me to https://radioparadise.com/info... . Then clicked the link for "Submissions," ( https://www.radioparadise.com/music/submissions/submit,) which redirected me back to the home page.
Even if it took me to the "Your favorites" page, I would still wonder if RP was no longer taking submissions.
You seem to be saying that there used to be a more prominent submissions link, which was taken away, and that I should have know that submissions weren't working because the submissions link was missing. But I've been away from Paradise for a while, so I didn't remember where the submissions link used to be.
And had I realized that the submissions link was taken away, my assumption would still be that RP was no longer accepting submissions.
I think an "Under construction" submissions page would be good. I told a musician to submit her stuff to RP, and I would feel bad if she wasted her time searching around for a "Submissions" link.

ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: May 23, 2022 - 8:04pm

 robinesque wrote:


Just tried to submit something for the first time ever.  When I tried to access the submission page, I was taken back to the RP main page. A would-be-submitter might assume that you are not taking submissions anymore.
Please put up a placeholder "Under Construction" page where the submission page used to be. Thanks.


It's possible you went there from an older iteration of the site, or Bill changed it in the past two hours, but the "submissions" link is now replaced with "your favorites." Or maybe Your Favorites has been there for a while.

robinesque

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Posted: May 23, 2022 - 6:28pm

 BillG wrote:

Hey everybody. We'll be revamping the whole submissions system sometime soon. Scott is right that it's a bit of a ghost town over there at the moment.



Just tried to submit something for the first time ever.  When I tried to access the submission page, I was taken back to the RP main page. A would-be-submitter might assume that you are not taking submissions anymore.
Please put up a placeholder "Under Construction" page where the submission page used to be. Thanks.
nightdrive

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Posted: May 23, 2022 - 3:24pm

 VV wrote:

Maybe because it sucks?


It's probably the only song I like from Kanye and I don't intent to listen to anything else from him and I never have to my knowledge. It was a joke submission any way to brighten up Bill 
NoEnzLefttoSplit

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Posted: May 23, 2022 - 12:30pm

 nightdrive wrote:
A while back I submitted this. It was denied for some reason.  

 
yeah, right.
kcar

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Posted: May 23, 2022 - 12:22pm

 nightdrive wrote:
A while back I submitted this. It was denied for some reason.  




Was this jewel released during Kanye's pro-Trump phase? That would explain things.

Also: can you really have manic depression and make something this boring?

Red_Dragon

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Posted: May 23, 2022 - 12:01pm

 VV wrote:

Maybe because it sucks?



It lost me at Kanye West
VV

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Posted: May 23, 2022 - 10:44am

 nightdrive wrote:
A while back I submitted this. It was denied for some reason.  



Maybe because it sucks?

nightdrive

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Posted: May 23, 2022 - 10:32am

A while back I submitted this. It was denied for some reason.  

danielh

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Posted: May 19, 2022 - 2:09am

 BillG wrote:

Hey everybody. We'll be revamping the whole submissions system sometime soon. Scott is right that it's a bit of a ghost town over there at the moment.



Any news on this?
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Apr 20, 2022 - 4:00pm

 mrselfdestruct wrote:


Glad I saw this. I submitted something a few days ago for the first time in years and suddenly the submissions link disappeared. Haha.
Living up to your name.


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