Every once in awhile I get a fun email. This one came in yesterday:
“…can we cease with the Forecast for the unstoppable now? These ads are now boring and too childish for a TV station supposedly manned by adults. You have gotten your mileage out of them many months ago and it is time to move on. Lets make these stupid nonsense ads “Stoppable.”
Also you can also cut down the time that you spend on the weather. All we really care for is what the weather will be like tomorrow and a week ahead not all the other garbage that you toss in. The time could be better spent with more news stories. Actually all we really need is the graphics shown to show us if it is going to be sunshine or rain and the temps for each day. When we want a full weather forecast there is the Weather Channel which goes into the weather in detail…”
Obviously I’ve changed the email address too. I DO actually like the creativity of turning “unstoppable” into “stoppable” in that one sentence.
In the next two sentences the viewer suggests we spend less time on weather and more on news stories. Apparently he didn’t get enough tiger cubs, two headed calves, and sleeping bus drivers last night. Alright then, we’ll order up more assaults, men trampled by bulls, hunting murders in Grant county, and school fires just for you buddy! I’ll just throw up the metro forecast and 7 Day and be done in 30 seconds.
Now in the last sentence he really goes off the deep end. When he/she wants a full forecast he’ll find it at The Weather Channel??? Ummm, when is the last time you saw those folks spending a couple minutes talking about Portland weather? Maybe during the snow storm of 2008…maybe.
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