As Heard On The Show (121)

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 07:04

Stress Affects Men's IQs

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Everyone gets stressed out, but new research suggests that men and women cope with these situations in different ways.

Men’s IQs drop when they’re under stress – and they become more selfish. Researchers found that intelligence drops when men are freaking out – and they are less able to distinguish their own emotions and intentions from those of other people. Women, as you can guess, are the exact opposite. When they’re stressed, their IQ increases and they become more empathetic.  According to the study, men become more egocentric and self-centered when stressed. They have trouble separating their own intentions and emotions from those of the people around them. On the other hand, women who are under a lot of stress may become “prosocial.”

Details and the full article here  (NYDailyNews)

Monday, 17 March 2014 07:36

Gary Allan Charity Concert

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Gary Alan at the Hard Rock Rocksino

94.9 WQMX Presents: Another in our charity Concert Series: An acoustic experience with Gary Alan with special guest: Maggie Rose, Wednesday April 23rd at the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park, in their new intimate acoustic music room: Club Velvet.

General Admission Tickets are $30 and go on sale Friday March 21st at WQMX, 1795 West Market Street during business hours (no VIP or Meet and Greet tickets for sale)

Proceeds benefit the Northeast Ohio Foundation for Patriotism serving those who serve our country, and Pay it Forward for Pets, helping pets and people with programs like “No Buddy Left Behind”, bringing soldiers’s dogs home

Information on both of these non-profit organizations and concert details at  www.wqmx.com

 

Monday, 10 March 2014 08:11

8 Phrases that will Get His Attention

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Say one of these on a regaular basis and you will not only get his attention, but get a smile or two :-)

  1. "I'm really proud of you."
  2. "I'm having a flashback to (insert a memorable day and time) ex: 10 p.m. last Saturday."
  3. “Thank You”
  4. "Wine bar, 8 o' clock, meet me there."
  5. "I think that woman was checking you out!"
  6. "My coworker couldn't stop admiring those earrings you gave me."
  7. "You need to go to bed."
  8. “Let's turn it into a bet."

 

Monday, 10 March 2014 07:57

Win This Week on WQMX!!

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Here are some of the things you can win this week when you listen to WQMX!

Monday: is a New Music Monday! Listn every hour from 9 to 5 to win the new CD from Sarah Evans "Slow Me Down" in stores tomorrow Tuesday March 11th !

Monday-Friday win tickets to see Tim McGraw with Kip Moore and Cassadee Pope June 8th at Blossom. Tickets go on sale this Friday with a WQMX pre-sale Thursday--but you can win tickets at 7:40 every morning with Wynn and Wilson!

iPaddy for St Paddy's Day  you can win an iPad 2 from our friends at the Klaben Auto Stores and RCSA Records!! Listen at 8, 1 and 4 for the iSound and call to win a 50 iTunes gift card and qualify for the grand prize of the iPad 2 from RCA Records and Klaben!

 

Monday, 03 March 2014 12:56

Songs & Artists Fun Factoids

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Country Tidbits: the hit song and some artist notes

  • ~Will Hoge is at the Dusty March 14th. He is fabulous.  Tickets still available
  • ~Cole Swindell - "Chillin' It" factoids:  If Wikipedia isn't pulling our leg, Cole Swindell real first name is Colden. And his middle name is Rainey. That makes his full name Colden Rainey Swindell.
  • ~Jerrod Niemann - "Drink to That All Night":  This is from Jerrod Niemann's upcoming album, High Noon, out on March 25th.
  • ~Dierks Bentley - "I Hold On” Dierks Bentley's CMT Crossroads show with One Republic will premiere on March 21st.
  • ~Dan +Shay - "19 You and Me"Dan and Shay have been named to CNN's Ten Fresh Faces list.
  • ~Brad Paisley - "The Mona Lisa": Brad Paisley played at new Late Night host Seth Meyers wedding last September. Brad Paisley is one of the artists on The Doobie Brother's tribute album.
  • ~Justin Moore - "Letting the Night Roll": Justin is from Poyen, Arkansas, population
  • ~Luke Bryan - "Drink a Beer":  Luke Bryan releases his Spring Break 6...Like We Ain't Ever EP on March 11th.To celebrate spring break, Luke Bryan will play two free shows at Spinnaker’s Beach Club in Panama City, Florida on March 11th and 12th.
Monday, 03 March 2014 12:55

4 Tips to Start the Day Better

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To get you in a better mood, here are 4 things you should remind yourself of every morning:

  1. There is no better day than today – Guess what? Today is all you have, so commit to making it the best day you can.
  2. Don’t check social media until lunchtime – Live your life. Worrying about others and their problems can crush your soul.
  3. Keep your mind open – Don’t stress over the little things. Wake up feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and stay collected.
  4. Smile at everyone you come in contact with – The positive energy that comes with smiling is a boost.
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 07:10

What Makes a Guy Attractive

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There are a few obvious things that make a guy attractive, being in good shape, taking a shower, not being a total slob. But here are a few extras every guy should know women find attractive:

Being nice to children and animals. 

Being able to cook a few basic entrees. 

Rocking a sexy 5 o'clock shadow. 

Rolling up the sleeves on your button down. 

Being a good tipper.

Full attention = respect. A guy who doesn’t text or pay more attention to his mobile than you

Friday, 14 February 2014 08:20

Free Ways to Celebrate Your Love

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Here are 15 (free) ways to woo your ideal prospect, free of charge—but a little effort may be required.

1. Write a love letter. 

Cliché? Yes. Appreciated? Always.

2. Make dinner.

Preferably your special someone’s favorite foods.

3. Take a walk outside.

No matter where my husband and I have lived—New Mexico, Ohio or Pennsylvania—we’ve always found a place to get outside, get moving and…

Friday, 07 February 2014 07:04

Everyday Ways To Show Your Love

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Valentine's Day is right around the corner and it has most of us thinking about gigantic gestures to show our love and devotion. But what about the little things?

Here are some everyday ways to show your partner you're there for them:

1. Refrain from saying “I told you so.”

2. Call and ask if your partner needs anything when you’re out running errands.

3. Heat up their side of the bed on cold nights.

4. Kiss them when you get up from the dinner table.

5. Send them funny GIFs or pictures that remind you of them.

6. Text good morning and good night when you’re apart.

7. Buy cards on random occasions and leave them as a surprise.

8. Turn the shower on for them when they can’t get out of bed.

9. Read something you love aloud.

10. Make a Spotify mix of “

your songs.”Source:  (The Frisky)

Wednesday, 29 January 2014 06:58

Super Bowl Fun Facts: Food and Bets

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Superbowl Football Food Facts

· 1.23 billion Chicken wings will be eaten on Super Bowl Sunday.

· Raw veggies are the most popular food eaten during the big game

· Domino's Pizza estimates that they will deliver 11 million pies Sunday.

· You will eat about 1,200 calories Sunday on SNACKS! Not a meal.

Superbowl best – and most creative bets!

 Yep, these are bets that sports bookies are actually taking money on:

  • How many times will Peyton Manning say “Omaha” during the Super Bowl?
  • How many times will Eli Manning be shown on TV during the game?
  • Will the announcers say the word “Marijuana” during the game?
  • What will Bruno Mars be wearing on his head at the start of his half time performance? The choices are a fedora, a fur hat, a knit hat, or no hat.
  • Length of the National anthem  (over/under)
  • Coin flip.
  • What color will the Gatorade (or liquid) be that is dumped on the head coach of the winning Super Bowl team? (NY Post)