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Counting with Pictures - Proclivities - Feb 17, 2020 - 6:52am
 
Things You Thought Today - islander - Feb 17, 2020 - 6:43am
 
how do you feel right now? - islander - Feb 17, 2020 - 6:21am
 
What Makes You Sad? - islander - Feb 17, 2020 - 6:19am
 
Radio Paradise Comments - islander - Feb 17, 2020 - 6:18am
 
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Live Music - R_P - Feb 16, 2020 - 10:35pm
 
Family Ties - BlueHeronDruid - Feb 16, 2020 - 6:14pm
 
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What are you listening to now? - SeriousLee - Feb 16, 2020 - 7:39am
 
Back to the 90's - R_P - Feb 15, 2020 - 7:34pm
 
Maps • Google • GeoGuessr - Ohmsen - Feb 15, 2020 - 5:03pm
 
March Of The Locusts - R_P - Feb 15, 2020 - 3:31pm
 
Today in History - Ohmsen - Feb 15, 2020 - 2:39pm
 
Health Care - R_P - Feb 15, 2020 - 2:29pm
 
Gotta Get Your Drink On - Ohmsen - Feb 15, 2020 - 2:28pm
 
(Big) Media Watch - R_P - Feb 15, 2020 - 12:12pm
 
Show us your NEW _______________!!!! - islander - Feb 15, 2020 - 7:17am
 
hAPPY aNNIVERSARY bUZZ and jRZYTMATA - Coaxial - Feb 14, 2020 - 6:28pm
 
Valentine 's - You wouldn't see today... - Antigone - Feb 14, 2020 - 4:05pm
 
Name My Band - buddy - Feb 14, 2020 - 12:41pm
 
Canada - R_P - Feb 14, 2020 - 12:37pm
 
Amazon Products (May Contain Spam) - ScottFromWyoming - Feb 14, 2020 - 12:00pm
 
Best Song Comments. - ScottFromWyoming - Feb 14, 2020 - 8:42am
 
RP 20th anniversary, Feb 2020 - rgio - Feb 14, 2020 - 8:18am
 
A motivational quote - Proclivities - Feb 14, 2020 - 7:52am
 
Derplahoma Questions and Points of Interest - buddy - Feb 14, 2020 - 7:16am
 
Preferred media player? - haresfur - Feb 13, 2020 - 10:32pm
 
Growing Humanity... - black321 - Feb 13, 2020 - 6:39pm
 
ok, am i crazy? - pilgrim - Feb 13, 2020 - 4:56pm
 
Baseball, anyone? - Red_Dragon - Feb 13, 2020 - 3:25pm
 
The Obituary Page - oldviolin - Feb 13, 2020 - 3:24pm
 
Trump Lies - R_P - Feb 13, 2020 - 2:16pm
 
The House I Want (Today) - miamizsun - Feb 13, 2020 - 1:55pm
 
Bill and Rebecca, Thank You - BillG - Feb 13, 2020 - 1:17pm
 
kurtster's quiet vinyl - kurtster - Feb 13, 2020 - 11:27am
 
Is there any DOG news out there? - Antigone - Feb 13, 2020 - 11:13am
 
Bernie Sanders - R_P - Feb 13, 2020 - 10:45am
 
Business as Usual - R_P - Feb 12, 2020 - 10:37pm
 
Bryston BDP Pi - jbuhl - Feb 12, 2020 - 4:26pm
 
Films you're excited about. - miamizsun - Feb 12, 2020 - 2:28pm
 
Australia Burns - haresfur - Feb 12, 2020 - 1:20pm
 
Immigration - steeler - Feb 12, 2020 - 9:36am
 
FLAC Streaming - icculus - Feb 12, 2020 - 7:35am
 
songs that ROCK! - sirdroseph - Feb 12, 2020 - 6:13am
 
Tech & Science - miamizsun - Feb 12, 2020 - 5:20am
 
New Music - miamizsun - Feb 12, 2020 - 5:16am
 
What Makes You Laugh? - miamizsun - Feb 12, 2020 - 4:59am
 
Strips, cartoons, illustrations - R_P - Feb 11, 2020 - 8:28pm
 
YouTube: Music-Videos - oppositelock - Feb 11, 2020 - 6:07pm
 
Those lovable acronym guys & gals - R_P - Feb 11, 2020 - 5:43pm
 
WTF??!! - Steely_D - Feb 11, 2020 - 5:12pm
 
Other Medical Stuff - haresfur - Feb 11, 2020 - 4:05pm
 
Bug Reports & Feature Requests - buddy - Feb 11, 2020 - 3:00pm
 
2020 Elections - miamizsun - Feb 11, 2020 - 1:12pm
 
Taxes, Taxes, Taxes (and Taxes) - rgio - Feb 11, 2020 - 11:16am
 
Corrections - ScottFromWyoming - Feb 11, 2020 - 8:40am
 
~ Have a good joke you can post? ~ - Steely_D - Feb 10, 2020 - 10:40pm
 
Republican Party - Steely_D - Feb 10, 2020 - 10:36pm
 
All Dogs Go To Heaven - Dog Pix - Antigone - Feb 10, 2020 - 3:59pm
 
Are you ready for some football? - miamizsun - Feb 10, 2020 - 3:58pm
 
Cell Phone Hell - miamizsun - Feb 10, 2020 - 3:51pm
 
Who Would You Like To See As President? - miamizsun - Feb 10, 2020 - 3:12pm
 
Photos you have taken of other people - ScottFromWyoming - Feb 10, 2020 - 1:19pm
 
Poetry Forum - ScottN - Feb 10, 2020 - 6:51am
 
Words that should be put on the substitutes bench for a year - sirdroseph - Feb 10, 2020 - 5:52am
 
What Are You Going To Do Today? - SeriousLee - Feb 9, 2020 - 1:27pm
 
The Grateful Dead - buddy - Feb 9, 2020 - 12:25pm
 
What makes you smile? - miamizsun - Feb 9, 2020 - 11:16am
 
Impeachment Time: - miamizsun - Feb 9, 2020 - 11:15am
 
KUDOS for BillG - miamizsun - Feb 9, 2020 - 11:13am
 
The War on Women - sirdroseph - Feb 9, 2020 - 8:09am
 
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rgio

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Posted: Feb 14, 2020 - 8:18am



 BillG wrote:


 dxnerd86 wrote:
The 20th anniversary of RP is coming up which got me thinking about how to commemorate this milestone. 20 years in Internet radio is surely worth more than a hundred chronological years, when you think about how many other web radio stations have come and gone during this time. 

I'm not sure if B&R have anything planned to mark the occasion. My suggestion is to air the entire playlist from the inaugural broadcast day, if you still have that in the archives. I think it would be an interesting listen, especially since most folk around here were probably not around for the launch. It would also enable the audience to see how the station has evolved over time. 

Of course, if you don't wish to do anything at all, that's fine by me. 
 

We haven't thought about that, but we're certainly open to suggestions. Unfortunately, our playlist archive doesn't go back that far, so that one wouldn't work. 
 
Maybe a countdown of the most played....highest rated...Most popular songs by release year during that time (which would eliminate the Beatles, Zeppelin and Beethoven?   
sunybuny

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Gender: Female


Posted: Feb 14, 2020 - 5:40am

Words will never express my appreciation for Bill & Rebecca's service to mankind with RP. It has opened doors, loves, lifes and minds for thousands and thousands of us.

Thank you so very much.

17 year listener
lightfoot

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Location: UK


Posted: Feb 14, 2020 - 2:31am

Happy 20th Anniversary Bill and Rebecca, and to the whole RP community who also make Radio Paradise what it is with your insightful, funny, grouchy and weird contributions. I only discovered RP a year ago and wish I'd found you much sooner, but at least I have found you. I certainly needed to. This last year has been horrendous and RP has helped immensely bringing much needed relief. It's not just about the great music - far from it: my Spotify account was basically an RP playlist. No, RP adds something more, much more - humanity. And it's that that's helped - the sense of not being so completely alone. It's not a fix of course and I don't expect it to be, but I appreciate the gift very much. Thank you everyone. Love to you all.
ScottFromWyoming

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Location: Powell
Gender: Male


Posted: Feb 13, 2020 - 9:14am



 pilgrim wrote:
Since then, you have (gently) guided my musical tastes in directions I would not have ventured and for that, I am forever grateful.

Here’s to another 20  


 

Yep. :cheers:
pilgrim

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Location: outlier


Posted: Feb 13, 2020 - 8:41am

Thank you Bill & Rebecca!
I found you pert near 19 years ago by pure chance - who’d a thunk entering “eclectic music” into whatever proto-google search engine I used back then would bring me to this oasis! My fondness for you was immediate. This was, and still is the only online community which I have ever participated, so thank you for fostering such a warm and thoughtful group of citizens.
I remember you both stopping through Portland where we met with Leslie, Hippie and 1Jerry, then soon after, the first Spring Fling where I met a host of other amazing folks. Despite being fantastically dazed, but not confused, I remember every moment.
Since then, you have (gently) guided my musical tastes in directions I would not have ventured and for that, I am forever grateful.
I don't get around much anymore, but I am always listening.


Here’s to another 20  

miamizsun

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Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Feb 13, 2020 - 5:39am

 BlueHeronDruid wrote:
hobbitt and I celebrate 30 years of marriage in June. Twenty of those years have been accompanied by RP just about every day, and on a 12k mile road trip I took 10 years ago.

It's not difficult to see how much it's changed our lives with friendships (and places to crash around the country) and adventures.

 

nice!  {#Cheers}
sunybuny

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Gender: Female


Posted: Feb 13, 2020 - 5:36am



 Coaxial wrote:

Seriously, he should tell us how RP changed AliGators life.
{#Yes}
 


Coaxial

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Gender: Male


Posted: Feb 13, 2020 - 4:14am

 miamizsun wrote:


it all rocks  {#Cheers}
and hey aallnn how has rp changed your life?   {#Good-vibes}
 
Seriously, he should tell us how RP changed AliGators life.{#Yes}
miamizsun

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Gender: Male


Posted: Feb 13, 2020 - 4:01am

 Coaxial wrote:

{#Wave}i know, I know.{#Hug}

I started listening in 2001 and finally joined in May of '02. Thank you to Bill and Rebecca for living your dream and taking us all along for the ride.{#Good-vibes}

Someone ask AliGator how RP changed her life.{#Bounce}
 

it all rocks  {#Cheers}
and hey aallnn how has rp changed your life?   {#Good-vibes}
Coaxial

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Gender: Male


Posted: Feb 13, 2020 - 3:44am

 BlueHeronDruid wrote:
hobbitt and I celebrate 30 years of marriage in June. Twenty of those years have been accompanied by RP just about every day, and on a 12k mile road trip I took 10 years ago.

It's not difficult to see how much it's changed our lives with friendships (and places to crash around the country) and adventures.



{#Clap} You two rock! 
Coaxial

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Gender: Male


Posted: Feb 13, 2020 - 3:38am

 AliGator wrote:
I found RP in January of 2003 after getting tired of my "local" eclectic radio station timing out every 59 minutes. (That station was WYEP in Pittsburgh, but I was living in France at the time.) So it's been 17 years of listening to RP.
 
Someone ask me how RP changed my life. {#Lol}
 
{#Wave}i know, I know.{#Hug}

I started listening in 2001 and finally joined in May of '02. Thank you to Bill and Rebecca for living your dream and taking us all along for the ride.{#Good-vibes}

Someone ask AliGator how RP changed her life.{#Bounce}
AliGator

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Posted: Feb 12, 2020 - 9:35pm

I found RP in January of 2003 after getting tired of my "local" eclectic radio station timing out every 59 minutes. (That station was WYEP in Pittsburgh, but I was living in France at the time.) So it's been 17 years of listening to RP.
 
Someone ask me how RP changed my life. {#Lol}
Red_Dragon

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Posted: Feb 12, 2020 - 7:25pm



 BlueHeronDruid wrote:
hobbitt and I celebrate 30 years of marriage in June. Twenty of those years have been accompanied by RP just about every day, and on a 12k mile road trip I took 10 years ago.

It's not difficult to see how much it's changed our lives with friendships (and places to crash around the country) and adventures.


 
Hear, hear!

17 years for me - in November.

Ohmsen

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Location: Valhalla Mists


Posted: Feb 12, 2020 - 7:13pm



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 Antigone wrote:


 BlueHeronDruid wrote:
hobbitt and I celebrate 30 years of marriage in June. Twenty of those years have been accompanied by RP just about every day, and on a 12k mile road trip I took 10 years ago.

It's not difficult to see how much it's changed our lives with friendships (and places to crash around the country) and adventures.


 

I've been a listener for nearly the entire 20 years ... and yes, the friendships!

 
It says 18 years for me. A couple of you were here then and are here now but y'all are a rare breed. :cheers:

 

18-20 years for me, not able to recollect exactly. It has been THE acoustic revelation, introduced by an American buddy of mine, who's passed away a year ago... 
Started listening over Winamp in the early years. 

Hard to think of life, without RP. 

Thank you Bill, and Rebecca! 


ScottFromWyoming

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Location: Powell
Gender: Male


Posted: Feb 12, 2020 - 5:11pm



 Antigone wrote:


 BlueHeronDruid wrote:
hobbitt and I celebrate 30 years of marriage in June. Twenty of those years have been accompanied by RP just about every day, and on a 12k mile road trip I took 10 years ago.

It's not difficult to see how much it's changed our lives with friendships (and places to crash around the country) and adventures.


 

I've been a listener for nearly the entire 20 years ... and yes, the friendships!

 
It says 18 years for me. A couple of you were here then and are here now but y'all are a rare breed. :cheers:

Antigone

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Posted: Feb 12, 2020 - 3:46pm



 BlueHeronDruid wrote:
hobbitt and I celebrate 30 years of marriage in June. Twenty of those years have been accompanied by RP just about every day, and on a 12k mile road trip I took 10 years ago.

It's not difficult to see how much it's changed our lives with friendships (and places to crash around the country) and adventures.


 

I've been a listener for nearly the entire 20 years ... and yes, the friendships!
haresfur

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Gender: Male


Posted: Feb 12, 2020 - 1:13pm



 BlueHeronDruid wrote:
hobbitt and I celebrate 30 years of marriage in June. Twenty of those years have been accompanied by RP just about every day, and on a 12k mile road trip I took 10 years ago.

It's not difficult to see how much it's changed our lives with friendships (and places to crash around the country) and adventures.


 


BlueHeronDruid

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Location: planting flowers


Posted: Feb 12, 2020 - 1:02pm

hobbitt and I celebrate 30 years of marriage in June. Twenty of those years have been accompanied by RP just about every day, and on a 12k mile road trip I took 10 years ago.

It's not difficult to see how much it's changed our lives with friendships (and places to crash around the country) and adventures.


mrtuba9

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Gender: Male


Posted: Feb 12, 2020 - 8:35am

I can't believe I've been listening for 13 years! My lucky number!!!

3 long sleeve t-shirts and one sweat shirt. I think I might go for the new logo this year 
miamizsun

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Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Feb 12, 2020 - 5:29am

wow

where did the time go?

congrats to brgrp!

thanks for the time and talent

i must say that i have really enjoyed the ride

please do keep it up

{#Good-vibes}   {#Music}
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