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I Dont Like to Watch Television

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    Creative Hypnosis

    I have never enjoyed watching television. I feel like sitting in front of a bright screen only makes life pass that much more quickly. Sometimes I watch just so I'm not so bored or lonely, but it never helps as well as it used to. My main concern is that television is making me...
    MadamSinwell MadamSinwell 18-21, F May 3, 2013

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    No Control Over Camera Angles

    When you watch TV, you have no control over camera angles whatsoever. That can get frustrating at times. TV is so non-interactive. You  cannot tell the cameraman what to point to.
    graphtheorist graphtheorist 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 8, 2006

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    Except For Sports

    I'm the only sports junkie in my immediate family (even my dad and my father detest watching sports.. lame x_x)I like to watch professional sports (in no order) football, hockey, baseball, golf (go Phil Mickelson and yes I'm still a fan of Tiger Woods), poker (it IS a sport, it...
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F Sep 16, 2011

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    Just My Opinion...

    Television numbs the mind... so many people tune in to see who will win American Idol or The Next Top Model but no one bothers to tune into CNN to see what is going on in the REAL world... I think today's media is dumbing us as a society... I stopped really watching TV about 5...
    phidget phidget 31-35, F May 22, 2008

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    Ashishishe Ashishishe 36-40, M Apr 30, 2014

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    The Real World Is More Interesting

    I mean ... why?  The sitcoms, made-for-TV dramas, BBC/National Geographic/History Channel "specials" -- even the sports events -- are pathetically obvious lowest-cost, lowest-common-denominator wrapping for advertising, be it overt or subliminal.Research studies have shown that...
    windlion windlion 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 29, 2012

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    I hate when people sit

    and state at the tv like zombies. I just want to smack them in the head and tell them to snap out of it.
    Orchid284 Orchid284 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 22, 2014

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    Why I Hate Television

    Rather be enjoying life and the present moment... rather than living in a false exsistance...
    jlmmarmot jlmmarmot 36-40 Sep 27, 2012

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    Yes , That Is True For the Mos...

    Yes , that is true for the most part. I tend to watch Movies or specials when I do.
    Mountainman923518 Mountainman923518 56-60, M Jun 3, 2007

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    Gets Boring and Depressing

    it's rather annoying most of the time and i find it rather depressing. especially soaps and things like that, cos good things rarely happen and when something good happens, theres always summet bad that brings it back down, all the time, theres hardly ever a happy ending, also it...
    sezy sezy 16-17, F Aug 10, 2007

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    It Annoys Me..

    I am on the computer far too much, to sit down and watch tv. I also opinionate it alot. I mute commercials. They annoy the hell out of me. Also i realize the acting, and how its fake. Its really hard for me to sit through a show or movie..To not point something out. I usually try...
    xScreamOfTheButterflyx xScreamOfTheButterflyx 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 16, 2008

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    Nothing On Worth Watching

    We have satellite and yet I can flick through the entire selection guide and find nothing to watch. TV has been so dumbed down. Even the "educational" channels have started showing rubbish. No problem, I have plenty of books and let's not forget that giant library...
    chovhani chovhani 46-50, F 9 Responses Aug 31, 2007

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    Nerves

    I find it dull and tedious, one hour every week I'll watch one thing. Other than that, I hardly watch it at all. It just really gets on my nerves and hammers always look shiny at that point....I wouldn't smash it though, my sister would literally kill me. She's glued to it 24/7...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Nov 28, 2007

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    Not Much Anymore

    I use to all the time, but since I only have like six channels I hardly watch tv and I quite enjoy it. I do spend too much time online though, but by not having to watch certain shows I find myself free to do other things like work out of be on here :)
    SoMuchToSay SoMuchToSay 36-40, M 4 Responses May 21, 2008

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    Can't Stand It

    Watching television, in my opinion, is a complete waste of time. For many, many years, humans survived excellently without television. There are other sources of amusement and information rather than a propaganda-spreading, mind-numbing tube of cathode rays. I simply refuse...
    LiquidNight LiquidNight 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 17, 2007

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    Why I Dont Watch Tv

    well tv is meant to entertain us but all we seem to get is end to end rubbish shows like reality tv. american idol. x factor big brother etc. dont they realise that old people like grandparents or middle aged, what are they meant to watch? its all geared towards kids. and i hear...
    chumbachumba chumbachumba 22-25, F Apr 2, 2012

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    It's a Bunch of ****, Personal...

    It's a bunch of ****, personally. The only good stuff on TV is on cable and I don't have it.
    sondosia sondosia 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26, 2007

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    I Think Tv Is Ruining Our Society

    I think it's very degrading.  All the sitcoms depict are extremely emotionally unhealthy relationships and the problems they cause because that's what' "shocking" or "entertaining".  I was at the laundromat today and there was a tv on, and these two...
    stringme stringme 18-21, F Jul 24, 2007

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    I Just Do It Cause I'm So ...

    I just do it cause I'm so bored.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 26, 2007

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    I Like Listening To The T.v.

    What I really like to do, is turn my t.v. on , and just listen to it.I only watch, THE BAD GIRLS CLUB drama, LOL, those lil girls on that show kill me...I used to watch, FROM G'S TO GENTS...loved watching THE FLAVOR OF LOVE, loved watching, I LOVE MONEY reality show, REAL CHANCE...
    nikki4848dd nikki4848dd 36-40, F 2 Responses May 11, 2011

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    I Have Other Things to Do ;)

    i used to a lot, but now i have a lot more things to do and it just doesnt amuse me anymore.
    LoveLindseyMusic420 LoveLindseyMusic420 18-21, F Aug 25, 2009

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    Dont Have Time

    most of it is pretty vacant and nonsense anyway, i way prefer the internet or games, i need to be interacting or reading something, read a good book, it has greater rewards
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M Jul 17, 2008

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    No Tv?????

    we just bought a 62'  love it!!!
    kimberley4 kimberley4 41-45, F Mar 2, 2008

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    Chewing Gum For the Mind

    I do watch TV, but selectively.  You really have to hunt for quality.  House, Law & Order, My Name Is Earl, The Office, The Closer.  But wow - 90% of what's on is so bad you feel ashamed of yourself for watching it - especially so-called "reality shows...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 9 Responses Jul 13, 2007

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    Hah! I thought I was the only one (-: Though,

    I do enjoy my fair share of anime ;-)
    cityfolk cityfolk 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22, 2014

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    "Oh Hollywood,you're So Good . ."

    What is happening in Hollywood today – wherever it may be : America, England, India – or anywhere ?. Things just seem to be getting out of hand. So much violence and foul language, witchcraft, murders and violence .Why are they making these stupid films. Surely these rich...
    kitsgamesandads kitsgamesandads 61-65, M 2 Responses Jul 24, 2011

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    As a Matter of Fact,i Hate It.

    TV is... Boring Stupid A waste of time An evil machine that brainwashes people. What more can I say?
    PantherShadow PantherShadow 13-15, F Sep 30, 2009

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    Such a Waste of Time

    1. Read a book 2. Read a poem 3. Write a poem! 4. Draw 5. Express yourself to someone. 6. Learn a new skill: http://www.expertvillage.com Benefit your society, don't be a demographic drone!
    chuff chuff 16-17, M Jul 9, 2007

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    TV

    As I get older I find I watch less and less of tv these days.  I very rarely even turn it on.  I just find it plain boring because you can almost predict the outcome of what is going to happen and most shows are all the same.  I find I now turn mostly to...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 1 Response Mar 21, 2009

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    Brainwashing

    I feel television is literally the best brainwashing device ever to be invented. When the majority of people watch television they begin to produce Alpha and Theta waves in their brain. Alpha waves are usually admitted while you are drowsy, thus causing you to become more...
    Captainwinky Captainwinky 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 1, 2007

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    I Rarely Watch Tv...

    except for football. I love being lazy and watching football all day on a Saturday, even better with friends. Also, I watch COPS with my grandparents, nothing better on these days.
    solowing solowing 22-25, M Oct 13, 2010

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    Just Noise

    If I had it my way, I would never turn on the tv.  I would cancel my satellite service and save lots and lots of money. But the tv goes on around 5:30.  There was NOTHING on tonight, and I have a hard time finding anything consistently interesting.   I watch the...
    thinkingoutloud thinkingoutloud 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    Okay so I can't wait for that one special guy to watch a scary movie with and just pretend to act scared just for them to hold you closer and tighter.
    queenstarterkit queenstarterkit 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I have been watching Modern Family all day!! 6 weeks off for summer holidays have made me soooo lazy. No idea how I'm going to get out of bed early tomorrow.
    Littlemissshy25 Littlemissshy25 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    this is so sexy. like the thought of it.
    Cuck4lesbian Cuck4lesbian 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    For the sake of my studies.
    111rosy560 111rosy560 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    I love horror movies any where from Friday the 13th to I know what u did last summer. I love the Nightmare in Elm St Series and The Halloween series. I can fall asleep watching a...
    footballgal56 footballgal56 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    there is something hypnotic about a fire. i like watching them on those cold winter days when the sky is overcast and the wind is howling and the bare tree branches are waving...
    sludgefeast sludgefeast 26-30, F 23 hrs ago

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    (picture taken from google, as the one i took did not do it justice)Its been quite some time since ive been able to really appreciate something which happens daily but most of us...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Although to be honest, I've never been so! Don't like the idea of not having control of myself. Seen plenty of "happy drunks" at parties and out and about. And it seems to be a...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Getting caught up on Scandel before the next season comes out. late but love it!!
    Clipz4her Clipz4her 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I like to watch people some days, just to take my mind off of being bored. About 5 years ago I was walking to work from a friends place I had stayed at. It wasnt to far of a walk...
    satnlacy satnlacy 22-25, T 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Whenever I'm watching one of my shows, ex. Supernatural, I'm yelling at the characters like they can hear me. Telling them not to do this, don't go in there, go back and help so...
    waywardgirl98 waywardgirl98 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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