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Re: Thoughts after visiting the Hub

I can never see why you'd want to include a URL or
email address in a radio spot unless it is very veyr
very simple... For example, www.whitehouse.gov  or
Coke.com  But why would you ever try to give a complex
foreign web address over the radio?

--- Roger Kirk <rogerkirk@ttlc.net> wrote:
> "Paul Anderson" wrote:
> > The worst spot I've heard on a major market
> station recently is the
> one
> > running on WBZ advertising Taiwan.  It sounds like
> the phonograph
> > record accompanying a grade-school filmstrip (OK,
> how many of us
> > remember filmstrips) except they have a URL at the
> end.  Except you
> > can't understand a word of the URL syntax.
> Fimstrips - 35mm and your advanced a frame every
> time the record
> beeped - right?  My great-grandfather told me about
> them.
> Apparently, the ad is for the ecology of Taiwan -
> making it stranger
> still.
> I'm glad I'm not the only one who has a hard time
> understanding the URL.
> >From what I can gather, it's www.gio.???.?? <g>
> Seems the ad runs once during the last hour of news
> before Bruds.
> Roger

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