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    Words can not describe quite how much I dislike Jo Whiley.

    I am generally quite a placid kind of person, but this woman has the ability to make me feel angry. I am not alone, and here are some of the reasons for our collective loathing;

    • Her grating voice.

    • For talking about her boobs, and the subsequent mental distress it causes

    • Her belief that she knows everything there is to know about music.

    • Her painful insincerity.

    • The fact that she thinks she personally discovered every new band & is the reason for their subsequent rise to fame.

    • The way she inhales through her teeth in a 'shhhhh' kind of way, and says 'errrr' between every word.

    • Her smug face.

    • Her inane little personal stories at the beginning of each of her shows.

    • For thinking 'Riot on an Empty Street' was Kings of Convenience's first album.

    • For stating that Gnarls Barkley is one man, and not a collaboration.

    • For sounding 'stuck-up' when talking about certain bands and artists.

    • For the 'Changing Tracks' feature on her show. 'For many years, I was a bit of a loner. Nobody liked me, and I found it very hard to make friends. I tried everything, from joining clubs, going to evening classes and changing my haircut. Nothing helped. But then one day I heard a song that made me put everything into perspective. It made me realise what I had been doing wrong, and my life has never been the same since. I'm now married with 4 children, a £100,000 a year job and a huge circle of friends. I owe it all to this very special song, and if I hadn't heard it my life would be very different.' Jamie from Sunderland. His changing track; S Club Party by S Club 7.

    • For saying that the Ordinary Boys' version of Lady Sovereign's 9 To 5 is brand new.

    • For being a failure.

    • For being alarmingly skeletal, with awful, straggly hair.

    • For acting like she is 20, even though she is in fact 473 years old.

    • For laughing like a man

    • For her blind (and possibly deaf) love of Scissor Sisters.

    • For hailing Razorlights 'America' as an amazing track

    • For being "one of the first DJs to champion James Blunt"

    • For growing on you. Like a stubborn mould.

    • For telling us at the beginning of every show how she will provide 'the perfect soundtrack' to our morning. Given that not many of us will be undergoing heart-bypass surgery without anaesthetic during the time she's on air, it's fair to say she's wrong. Every time.


    This is by no means an exhaustive list. Therefore, I have decided to create an 'I Hate Whiley' society, where fellow haters can vent their spleen about the While Monster, and I'll keep adding to it.

    If you want to join, make a post telling me why you want to join, and I'll add your name and reason to the members list. Hopefully when it's official, there'll be a cool little 'no smoking' style picture with Jo Whiley's head to add to your societies list.


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    (Original post by jeff's_dead)
    Her smug face
    Yeah, that really can piss me off during her radio shows.
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    (Original post by 2 + 2 = 5)
    Yeah, that really can piss me off during her radio shows.
    Unfortunately she makes quite a few TV appearences as well. :mad:

    Is that an 'I want to join'?
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    I quite like her myself Why don't you just listen to another radio station if you hate her that much? Can't say i have noticed any TV appearances other than Festivals on TV.
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    (Original post by Lofty)
    I quite like her myself Why don't you just listen to another radio station if you hate her that much? Can't say i have noticed any TV appearances other than Festivals on TV.
    On your bike, son.
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    I like Edith Bowman more. Phhwoar she's fit
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    (Original post by jeff's_dead)
    On your bike, son.
    Oh, i'm sorry. Nobody told me this was now a dictatorship where you told us what we were allowed to do.
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    (Original post by Lofty)
    Oh, i'm sorry. Nobody told me this was now a dictatorship where you told us what we were allowed to do.
    Jo Whiley loving has no place on this thread.
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    (Original post by naivesincerity)
    I like Edith Bowman more. Phhwoar she's fit
    All I will say is that her face is made for radio.
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    Well, the i hate Jo Whiley thread seems to be going well. You appear to be the only one declaring that you hate her And i never said i 'love' Whiley, merely that i 'quite like here'.
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    Never, shes fine. Not Jo...Edith
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    (Original post by Lofty)
    Well, the i hate Jo Whiley thread seems to be going well. You appear to be the only one declaring that you hate her And i never said i 'love' Whiley, merely that i 'quite like here'.
    I only made this an hour ago. I know a lot of people on here can't bear her either, so you'll be eating your Jo Whiley-loving words in a few hours time.
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    Yeah she's awful...as are the rest of the Radio 1 presenters. Zane Lowe and Colin & Edith particularly grate.
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    (Original post by the victory james)
    Yeah she's awful...as are the rest of the Radio 1 presenters. Zane Lowe and Colin & Edith particularly grate.
    So, in the words of Mr Lowe, 'are you on board?'
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    Of course.
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    I'm not her greatest fan, but if you consider the time of day her show is on I think she does a good job of moving good music from the more alternative evening and night time shows to daytime radio.
    • Her grating voice - haha, yeah ok

    • Her belief that she knows everything there is to know about music - I doubt she believes that, she does know alot more about music than the other daytime dj's though, and did the evening session for ages.

    • Her painful insincerity - never really noticed it tbh,

    • The fact that she thinks she personally discovered every new band & is the reason for their subsequent rise to fame - I think she does have a larger role than most other daytime dj's, she does just play what got a good reaction on the nightime shows, but she's alway crediting them, if she said, "I've found this new band called..." I could see your point, but as she generally says "you may have heard dj x play this last night" So I don't really have a problem,

    • The way she inhales through her teeth in a 'shhhhh' kind of way, and says 'errrr' between every word - lol

    • Her smug face - fair point

    • Her inane little personal stories at the beginning of each of her shows - ok, yes that annoys me, I really don't give a crap what she watched on tv last night or what one of her kids did in their christmas play.
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    (Original post by LostRiot)
    [LIST][*]The fact that she thinks she personally discovered every new band & is the reason for their subsequent rise to fame - I think she does have a larger role than most other daytime dj's, she does just play what got a good reaction on the nightime shows, but she's alway crediting them, if she said, "I've found this new band called..." I could see your point, but as she generally says "you may have heard dj x play this last night" So I don't really have a problem,
    I have lost count of the number of times she's said 'I've been following this band right from the start' before she plays their new record.

    And if you listen harder, you'll notice the insincerity. Again, she says 'I absolutely love this band' so many times that it has lost all meaning.
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    Radio One in general annoy me for their "look who we discovered and played first" mantra, told to us repeatedly (Arctic Monkeys and Gnarls Barkley for example).

    It's funny then, that at their 'One Big Weekend' thing, Primal Scream played the "In New Music We Trust" stage, when they have been around for, like, ever. Yet Gnarles Barkley, who have had one song out (which is overplayed and annoying in my opinion), played the main stage. Hmmm.

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    (Original post by Chicken)
    Radio One in general annoy me for their "look who we discovered and played first" mantra, told to us repeatedly (Arctic Monkeys and Gnarls Barkley for example).

    It's funny then, that at their 'One Big Weekend' thing, Primal Scream played the "In New Music We Trust" stage, when they have been around for, like, ever. Yet Gnarles Barkley, who have had one song out (which is overplayed and annoying in my opinion), played the main stage. Hmmm.

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    I hate their one big weekend thingy's :mad:

    (probably just because they've never come anywhere near me)
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    (Original post by Chicken)
    Radio One in general annoy me for their "look who we discovered and played first" mantra, told to us repeatedly (Arctic Monkeys and Gnarls Barkley for example).

    It's funny then, that at their 'One Big Weekend' thing, Primal Scream played the "In New Music We Trust" stage, when they have been around for, like, ever. Yet Gnarles Barkley, who have had one song out (which is overplayed and annoying in my opinion), played the main stage. Hmmm.

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    Yeah I agree, I said the same thing a couple of days ago about Primal Scream being on the New Music stage, along with Bloc Party. They are hardly new...

    I'll take your rant as a request to join
 
 
 

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