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I read "Soundoff" in the Herald. I am not proud of that admission. But it's like passing a car wreck after crawling in traffic for thirty minutes - you just have to look. And I wonder: Does the caller(s) really think the DOT is going to pave Brooklet-Leefield road any sooner because he (or she) called the paper anonymously? Do they think the synchronization of lights on the by-pass will happen more quickly? Do they think roadgraders purposely watch the weather so they can be sure to go out and scrape "THEIR" road just before it rains so it gets all yucky? Do liberals/conservatives think their regurgitation of some MSNBC/FOX News diatribe for/against whatever will amount to a hill of beans or change any opinion minutely?

Bless those who call in with positive comments about a kindness which has been done for them. Sure would be nice to see more of them.

And Jim and Jason, if you read this, I subscribe to the Herald and the op-eds about local newspapers are getting tiresome. Really would appreciate not seeing them any longer.

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Passinthru commented on Saturday, Sep 28, 2013 at 17:12 PM

You are right about Soundoff, it is almost impossible to not read.

A recent article in Wall Street Journal reviewed the popularity of these call in comments, a feature of many local newspapers throughout the country, and found that this was not only what most people read first but was a significant circulation booster.

I have to admit to being addicted to our Soundoff, the comments are colloquial, heated and often outrageous, practically guaranteed to raise your blood pressure a couple of points and help you wake up in the morning.

Sparklebeam commented on Monday, Sep 30, 2013 at 09:32 AM

It's kind of like watching Jerry Springer...

Bryant commented on Monday, Sep 30, 2013 at 13:21 PM

Without the T&A.

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