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Go to www.pandora.com Go to the station in question Go to your station profile page. Here's an example from one of my stations: musicforhackers. Search for the section titled " Thumbed-down Songs " Find the song in question, and delete it from the " Thumbed-down Songs " section. (iOS app): tap and hold desired thumbs down song for removal - a red 'delete' ...


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I kind of like The 61. It's a website targeted at people who want to discover new music. I found some pretty cool stuff there, but there's also lots of crappy songs. From what I know, it works without geographical limitations. I listen to it in Czech Republic without a problem.


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I wanted to see a list of all the songs I've liked (and remove duplicates), but Pandora's UI has made it awfully hard to view all of them at once. I ended up making http://pandorasongs.oliverzheng.com/ to retrieve the list.


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Now there's an even better tweak to make Pandora work outside US. All you have to do is install a Firefox (or Chrome) addon and there you go. No ads, no proxy tools and also blazing speeds. If you are on Firefox, install the HTTPS Everywhere extension developed by EFF and restart the browser. If you are on Google Chrome, install the HTTPS Enforcer ...


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No, Pandora does not go out of its way to not play that song. The explanation is simpler - Pandora can play only songs for which it has distribution rights. For some songs it does not have the rights (usually because of the pricing for the particular song), so while it will create a radio station with similar music, it might never get to play that particular ...


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I'd like to second the Grooveshark recommendation, though I either don't have enough points to comment on the original reply (or just don't know how). In any case, a key advantage to Grooveshark over Pandora is that you can play any song you want at any time, and can even replay it. Sometimes I get a song stuck in my head and I just want to hear it right ...


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The Pandora algorithm, in an overly simplified explanation, uses a weighted system on various attributes of your music to determine what you most prefer to hear. When assessing a song on one of your stations, try to compare this specific song to all of the qualities you want your custom station to embody. If you feel this song meets a large enough number of ...


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From the Pandora FAQ There are two types of skip limits: All Pandora listeners are limited to 6 skips per hour, per station. Listeners to the free Pandora service are limited to 12 total skips per day, across all stations. NOTE: The hourly limit is based on a rolling sixty-minute interval for each skip. So if you give four skips ...


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Well, what you want to do is proxy your requests through a server in the US. The best way to do this is probably to sign up at TunnelBroker and set it up on your computer as a VPN. You can find instructions on how to do this on Windows 7 and Mac OS X.


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There is a good Google Chrome Extension to export Pandora Thumbs Up playlists to Spotify. Once you have the playlists in Spotify, you can export it using the tips here: http://www.spotify-forum.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=15 I'm sure you'll find other tools to export Spotify playlists.


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Currently, it is not possible. This was asked in Pandora support forum a year ago and the official response was: Another cool idea, Sheldon. Thanks! We appreciate your 10 cents. For now, you can always QuickMix any of your stations together. :) Lucia The latest message on this page is 19 days old and it seems they still haven't added this ...


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Look at what station you are listening to. If it is a band or song really similar to Incubus, delete it and replace it with something else. Also, you can look at your whole thumbs-up/thumbs-down history if you go to the station menu and click "Edit Station Details." That might give you an idea of why Pandora thinks you like Incubus. Amendment: If you ...


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There are a few ways you can make it a bit more likely that your seed song will be played. Select "I'm tired of this song" for most of the other songs on the station. This will make it much more likely that your seed song will come up. (But the songs you say you're tired of won't show up on any station for quite a while. Pandora doesn't appear to say ...


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There's also a slightly complex workaround to simply duplicate an entire station, including all upthumbs, downthumbs, and seeds: Share the station with a friend. This allows the friend to access your station, but doesn't copy it. Have the friend rename the station. This causes Pandora to give your friend their own copy of the station. Have your friend ...


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You can't get to specific songs. It's a radio station and they select what to play. You can influence the selections by liking or disliking selections, and that will tailor what future selections will be like, but you can't ask for a particular song like you can when you buy a song on a CD or on iTunes.


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There's no "duplicate station" feature. However, there's a slightly complex workaround to do what you want to do: Hover the mouse the station that you want to duplicate, click on the small triangle on the right (if the station is playing, click on Options) then Station details Look at Track Seeds list: If there's just your original song, click Add and ...


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thumb : This action narrows the scope of the station; thumbing down a song prevents that song from being played again and thumbing up will make sure that that song is played more and that the scope of the station is limited to songs that are more like it seeds : This action broadens the scope of the station; adding a song or artist to a station adds variety ...


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I wrote and asked about it to Pandora, this was the reply and it does work. When you want to edit your station in any way, roll-over the station you'd like to edit, click the arrow next to options, then select Station Details. On the station page, scroll down and you will see the Thumbs-up and Thumbs-down. By checking the x to the right of the song name, ...


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Pandora doesn't offer the option of creating custom stations by genres but it has an extensive list of curated genre stations, which includes just over a dozen of workout stations in different styles.


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When it plays an Incubus song, click on the "Menu" button and select "Why was this song selected." That's probably as good as you are going to get. The songs by Incubus probably have qualities which are similar enough to the songs that you have Thumbed up. I've noticed that Pandora sometimes takes the wrong path. I've voted on well over 300 songs for one ...


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It's not an equivalent to Pandora, which I too miss since it was limited to the US, but I'd recommend NPR's First Listen. They allow you to listen to albums that have not yet been released. Each album is available for a few weeks so only a few albums are available at any given time. However, they have a great taste, and it's well worth watching their list.


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I love Grooveshark but I've been using various other sites as well depending on how I feel, most have been recommended already: The Sixty One On thesixtyone, new artists make music and listeners decide what's good. We're nurturing a growing ecosystem where talented folks can sell songs and merchandise directly to their fans. Uvumi Our mission ...


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Unfortunately, pandora doesn't offer any really simple way to do this immediately. But there are a few things you can do: I'm tired of this song means that you like the song but don't want to hear it as often, so that's no help. The skip button Doesn't have any lasting effects either. thumbs down and thumbs up are the correct ways to achieve what you ...


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The Pandora FAQ explains their licensing restrictions. Among other interesting restrictions one is: We cannot play a specific song or artist right away, or "on demand. Perhaps this is part of the reason? http://blog.pandora.com/faq/contents/25.html


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I opened all of my stations one by one and copied and pasted each song into Excel. Then, I cleaned everything up. Find and Replace: replace the word by with > Data: Text to Columns. Use > as the delimiter to separate the song from the artist. Removed all duplicates. Pasted into Playlistity Worked like a charm!


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For 'Thumbs Up' and 'Thumbs Down', you can remove the effect by going to "My Profile", selecting the station involved (you might only have one), and then finding the appropriate section (e.g. 'Thumbed-down tracks'). Find the song's entry in that list and click the 'x' to remove it. For 'I'm tired; don't play for awhile', I don't know of a way to explicitly ...


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After 30 days, it will come back. This is from their blog: "Now there’s a way to tell Pandora that you’ve heard something one too many times: just click Guide Us and select the “I’m tired of this song” choice and we’ll put the current song back on the shelf and not play it again on any of your stations in the next 30 days." ...


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Pandora uses your thumbs up / down to personalize each of your stations. When you thumbs down, that selection (song, comic routine, etc) will stop playing and be removed from your station. Generally this does not impact your other stations. When you thumbs up, Pandora will play more selections that are similar to that one. Generally the likes or thumbs up ...



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