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I read the posts criticizing the use of old shows. I’ve noticed this, too. I’d like to hear new shows, too; but I’m more concerned with Tom’s and Ray’s health. Are they OK? They’re not getting any younger. Is their health the reason for the “re-produced” shows?

Hi Craig,

Their health is fine-- thanks for asking. They are on break at the moment, though. And, as they get older they’re getting even more lazy. (Who would have thought it possible!) So, they’re taking a few more weeks here and there, around the holidays and during the summer.

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Maybe they should start grooming their successors by having someone sit in for them, like Johnny Carson used to have guest hosts when he needed time off.

I can think of some log time posters in this form who are quite knowledgable and funny. I am thinking of some of the mechanics, not the enthusiasts like me. I am thinking of folks like dagosa, mountainbike, ok4450, and jtsanders.

I also was more worried about the guys than the show I can hear a repeat and still laugh and enjoy it. So I Wasn’t having massive Deja-Vu after all… damn… I was hoping to see the Mega-Millions numbers in advance :slight_smile:

Ps… I don’t think anyone could/should take their place.

God, no! Besides the crankiness factor, being able to type on the interwebs is a completely different skillset from doing a taped-live-for-broadcast call-in radio show.