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Cooper can be a very smarmy yoke at times, asks a question and then tries to answer it for the guest to make sure he get the response he wants 

Interrupts everyone bar his favs as Des alluded to 

Still a hard show not to listen to on Today FM.

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+1 Wrenn.   Probably the only show to listen to on Today FM.  The rest is just variants of reheated Ant'n'Dec.

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5 hours ago, Weshty said:

+1 Wrenn.   Probably the only show to listen to on Today FM.  The rest is just variants of reheated Ant'n'Dec.

Ah the music gets decent after around 9pm. Awful muck during the day though.

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57 minutes ago, Warbonnet said:

Awful muck during the day though.

On BBC Radio 4's I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue, they had a round for completing modern versions of proverbs.

As mad as...

...a phone-in caller.

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On 3/15/2018 at 1:53 AM, skinner75 said:

Didn't people bash the Dart before it was launched?

CIE got a lot of criticism from the experts in the media for choosing bogie rather than articulated stock for the DART, the 1500vDC system and disrupting/closing businesses because of power surges during testing. There was also the more serious issue with the Government treating the DART as a cash cow charging CIE & IE interest on a free EU Grant that was provided to fund the electrification and German rolling stock. 

No piece of equipment is 100% reliable, while the Luas seems to have operated reasonably reliably for 14-15 years, the entire 071 fleet was withdrawn in the mid 1980s with cracked bogies, the MK3 Coaches had serious reliability problems with the plug doors and a train of MK3 coaches divided in the Cork Tunnel as a result of a defective coupling assembly, the DART had teething problems with the original automatic cab signalling system and drivers eventually given limited control over braking and acceleration.

The Luas is quite embedded in Dublins transport system with  Dublin Bus carries 139m passengers, LUAS 37.6m and DART16m.

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