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    • Comping Rich
    • By Comping Rich 6th Mar 18, 7:40 AM
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    E: 30/04? Win £10,000 (phone) Starts 12/03
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    • 6th Mar 18, 7:40 AM
    E: 30/04? Win £10,000 (phone) Starts 12/03 6th Mar 18 at 7:40 AM
    Just heard that the 10 grand time machine is back on Absolute Radio, starts next week. 7 different songs in a 1 second clip, you have to identify the title and artist to win.

    I will try to record a clip of the sound bite tomorrow and upload to Soundcloud tomorrow, and put a link to it here.
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    • Comping Rich
    • By Comping Rich 9th Mar 18, 8:18 PM
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    • 9th Mar 18, 8:18 PM

    Radio's toughest competition is back, and there's another £10,000 to be won...

    The Christian O'Connell Breakfast Show is one show with seven playlists.

    If you love Absolute 80s, Absolute Radio 90s or any of our stations you can listen to the show with your favourite music when you listen on digital radio or through the Absolute Radio app.

    Each morning, Christian is once again firing up his Ten Grand Time Machine to play you an incredibly short clip featuring a fragment of a song from each of our seven radio stations - from Absolute Radio 60s to 00s, plus Absolute Classic Rock and Absolute Radio. If you're the first person to identify each song and artist, you could win £10,000!

    Be warned though, the clip is VERY short. We mean it when we say this is radio's toughest competition...
    Listen to The Christian O'Connell Breakfast Show each weekday morning and call us on 0330 123 1215 when you hear us open the lines to play!

    Full terms and conditions are below:

    There will be one (1) prize.

    The prize winner will be the entrant who successfully identifies the artist and song title for all seven song clips in the correct order, included within Christian O'Connell's 10 Grand Time Machine audio montage.

    The presenter will indicate when phones lines will open and close. Listeners will be prompted to call into the Absolute Radio studio using the number provided. For each competition round, one listener will be picked at random to come to air and submit their guesses. The seven song clip montage will play in full, after which point the listener will provide a list of answers of all their guesses.

    Competition rounds will only take place within The Christian O'Connell Breakfast Show on Absolute Radio between 06:00am and 10:00am, Monday to Friday between the Start Date and the End Date.

    There may be more than one competition round during any given Breakfast show.
    2. Entry Platforms and Costs

    Phone: by calling 0330 123 12 15

    Calls from landlines will be charged at the local rate. Calls from mobiles may cost considerably more.
    3. DATES

    Start Date and Time: From 07:00am Monday 12 March 2018 (Start Date) until the competition mechanic is concluded and won (End Date).

    Entries received before the Start Date or after the End Date will be invalid.

    Winner Announcement. The name and the home town of the winner(s) will be announced on air on The Christian O'Connell Breakfast Show as and when all seven clips are correctly identified and in the correct order.

    Open to UK residents aged 18 years or over on date of entry.

    Our employees (and their family members) or employees of any company involved in the Competition, including the Prize Provider, must not enter.
    5. THE PRIZE(S)

    There will be one (1) prize of £10,000.

    Additionally, there will be a one-off (1) prize of a PHILIPS | GROHE Aquatunes Bluetooth Wireless Shower Speaker awarded to the listener who is the first entrant to correctly identify any clip, with correct reference to both the artist and song title, within the seven song montage.
    The Prize is provided by Wickes.

    Prizes are non-transferable.


    Names, email addresses, and/or telephone numbers (which, for all SMS competitions, will be shared with our SMS provider) will be collected and used to process entries. Winner's details may be given to the prize provider to arrange delivery of the prize. Your details may remain stored after the End Date but will not be used for marketing unless you have ticked an opt-in box on entry. If you have, your details will be used in accordance with the information given when you ticked the opt-in box and gave your consent. For more details, see:

    By entering this Competition, you are consenting to our use of your entry both to publicise this Competition, our radio station or any other radio station which we own or control. This means that we may use all names, images, descriptions, photographs video footage, and other information, which you've submitted on entry, in any media, without paying you and without any time restriction. You also agree that we may film, record or photograph you in connection with the competition and /or the Prize (if you win!). We will own these films, recordings or photographs and we may use them publicly, including on the internet, for our radio broadcasts and/or for any promotional purposes. You will also have waived any moral rights or right to payment that you may have had.

    Entries that don't comply with these terms will not be accepted and you may be disqualified if we think you have breached them.
    Participants may enter more than once.
    If there is a dispute about the operation of the Competition or correctness of any answers given, our decision is final and no discussion will be entered into on this subject.
    The correct answers to questions must exactly match our answers to win.
    We are not responsible if you fail to get through when you call / text to enter, or if you lose signal during a call.
    You are responsible for all costs of entry.
    You may be disqualified if you are incomprehensible, inaudible or if you appear to be driving, intoxicated or likely to offend listeners.
    Whilst on-air, you must not make inappropriate or offensive statements.
    As far as it is lawful to do so, we exclude our liability for any losses suffered in connection with the Competition / the Prize.
    We may cancel / amend / end / suspend the Competition if we need to do so due to circumstances outside our control.


    Any concerns? Please email Concerns won't be considered if made more than 14 days after the date the winner is announced.

    Bauer Radio Limited is the promoter of this Competition, see: for details of our registered office and company number.
    • Comping Rich
    • By Comping Rich 12th Mar 18, 8:34 AM
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    • 12th Mar 18, 8:34 AM
    This started today, i have uploaded the clip to soundcloud:-

    I have tried to separate all 7 songs and i believe this is them:-
    Song 1:
    Song 2:
    Song 3:
    Song 4:
    Song 5:
    Song 6:
    Song 7:
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    • By Comping Rich 12th Mar 18, 5:12 PM
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    • 12th Mar 18, 5:12 PM
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    Guesses so far:

    MONDAY 12 MARCH - 8am
    UB40 - Red Red Wine
    MONDAY 12 MARCH - 9am
    Dizzee Rascal - Bonkers
    Tears For Fears - Shout
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    • By Comping Rich 13th Mar 18, 1:27 PM
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    • #5
    • 13th Mar 18, 1:27 PM
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    • 13th Mar 18, 1:27 PM
    Tuesdays guesses:

    TUESDAY 13 MARCH - 8am
    Prince - Raspberry Beret
    TUESDAY 13 MARCH - 9am
    Elvis Costello - Oliver's Army
    • Comping Rich
    • By Comping Rich 17th Mar 18, 1:13 PM
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    • 17th Mar 18, 1:13 PM
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    • 17th Mar 18, 1:13 PM
    Guesses so far:

    WEDNESDAY 14 MARCH - 8am
    Prince - Kiss
    WEDNESDAY 14 MARCH - 9am
    The Smiths - Is It Really So Strange
    THURSDAY 15 MARCH - 8am
    Aerosmith - Dude Looks Like a Lady
    THURSDAY 15 MARCH - 9am
    Prince - Little Red Corvette
    FRIDAY 16 MARCH - 8am
    Van Halen - Jump
    FRIDAY 16 MARCH - 9am
    Stealers Wheel - Stuck in the Middle With You
    Manic Street Preachers - International Blue
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