Does WMJX pay Dunkin Donuts to have station on?
Fri May 6 22:23:07 EDT 2011
I remember shopping at the 24 hours supermarket in Albuquerue
at 2AM in the morning. No Muzak at that hour. Listening to country
rock blasting out of their audio system while negotiating pallettes
of soon-to-be shelved groceries. I was in my 20's and thought it
was kind of cool.
On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 6:01 PM, Roger Kirk <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Who was it that said "If it's too loud, you're too old?"
> On 5/6/2011 1:17 PM, Jim Hall wrote:
>> Amen to that! I shop at Hannaford's and the music level (and screechy
>> teenage voices on the PA) make shopping very unpleasant sometimes. I was
>> once in the Crate& Barrel at Burlington Mall and the music (smooth jazz)
>> was deafening. It was so bad I wrote a letter complaining to the
>> company...for which....they added me to their mail-order catalog list! :)
>> was so loud the cashier and I were nearly reduced to hand signals when I
>> checking out. I can't imagine working there.
>> -When did music in stores become foreground instead of background? I
>> remember that Muzak said that if you notice the -music when entering a
>> store, it was too loud. The music was meant to be calming and friendly,
>> not noticed.
>> -Now it seems it's party time at the supermarket and restaurants where the
>> music (usually some annoying mix of too-poppy -or too-loud rock) is so
>> it's distracting.
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