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    SiriusBuzz is offline
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    When will it happen?

    Today, tomorrow, next week, next year? How much longer do we have to wait? With all of the information available, how could anyone still be undecided at this point?

    Who has some kind of inside contact that can break the news here in this thread before it is released? I know one of you guys know
    Charles LaRocca
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    jvvilly is offline
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    i read somewhere that dec6 is a deciding date of sorts for the merger... read it over the weekend... found an article of it at Forbes

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    Quote Originally Posted by jvvilly View Post
    i read somewhere that dec6 is a deciding date of sorts for the merger... read it over the weekend... found an article of it at Forbes
    Great article, hopefully we'll hear by Thursday.

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    Was looking back at past DoJ decisions to see if it could give us any clue as to what day of the week the decision would be announced. By my recollection, it had usually been done on a Monday or Friday.

    Looking back at some of the DoJ cases, it seems that it can happen any day of the week.

    Some recent decisons:
    4/12/96 - Friday
    5/7/96 - Tuesday
    5/23/96 - Thursday
    5/29/96 - Wednesday (Busy month for mergers huh?)
    6/5/96 - Wednesday
    6/6/96 - Thursday
    6/7/96 - Friday (Forget busy month, busy WEEK for mergers!)
    6/11/96 - Tuesday
    6/13/96 - Thursday
    6/17/96 - Monday
    6/18/96 - Tuesday
    6/19/96 - Wednesday
    7/1/96 - Monday (How sweet, they gave them a week off!)
    8/5/96 - Monday
    8/12/96 - Monday
    8/13/96 - Tuesday
    8/29/96 - Thursday
    8/30/96 - Friday (THREE mergers done on this day!)

    So... It could be Tuesday... or Wednesday... or Thursday... or even Friday! One thing I know is that they have NEVER announced on a Saturday or Sunday!

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    Not this week

    With the current federal officials overseeing this merger, there is no way this merger outcome will be announced this week or by December 6th, probably not by the end of the year. They are purposely dragging their feet, cause if it were up to them, they would like to see David Copperfield make Sirius and XM 'DISAPPEAR'.
    You can thank the NAB and their deep pockets for this.
    And a quick note to the NAB, if your broadcast and current radio stations weren't so crappy, we wouldn't need Sirius. Nothing like listenig to the Yin/Yang Twins 4 times a day. Thank God for the internet and mp3 downloads.

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    Nice "day of the week" research Newman. Something tells me you are eager to figure anything out that you possibly can? You should get all of the days from every decision and throw them in a spreadsheet and we can make a bar graph with their favorite days to announce and the odds for each! Then you can give a Nostradamus like prediction...your guess is as good as any of the analysts.

    Lantz, (let me whisper in your ear) welcome to the forums...that Ying Yang Twins line got me for a solid chuckle.
    Charles LaRocca
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