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Has anyone had any experience with Pandora Internet Radio?
Any down sides to this..or good sides. Thank you
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
>Does a good job of picking out good songs... most of the time.
>You can thumb-down songs so that they never play again.
>You can thumb-up songs so that they play more often.
>You can preview songs.
>High quality streams
>You can make a radio "playlist" to separate your relaxation music from your exercise/gaming music.
>You can only listen to 40 hours a month for free.
>They recently added 30-second audio ads every now and then.
>Sometimes the variety decreases drastically.
>You cannot re-play or re-wind songs.
>After 1 hour of inactivity, Pandora will automatically pause (which can be considered a good thing if you aren't listening to it and don't want your hours to run out).
Alternate site: GrooveShark:
>Free for unlimited hours.
>You can search for, re-wind, and re-play songs.
>No audio ads.
>You can make a playlist consisting of songs that you choose.
>You can click on the "radio" option if you want to listen to more songs.
>Not as good quality as Pandora (on certain songs).
>The "thumb up/down" function does not work as well on this site as it does on Pandora, since there are alternate versions of songs that can play.
>The "radio" seems to play a lot of Black Eyed Peas (which may be a good thing, but I personally don't like their music).
Those are the two music sites that I use the most. I obviously prefer Pandora, but once the 40 hours runs out, I'm forced to listen to GrooveShark (which isn't that bad of an alternative).Source(s): www.pandora.com www.listen.grooveshark.com
- 5 years ago
After listening for a bit, a box pops up and asks me for my email and cuts out the audio. Even when I put in my email, I cannot get Pandora back unless I close Firefox and start all over. Disappointed. It was a really great station. I loved it.
- zbalatLv 71 decade ago
It's awesome. I use it daily.