I Dont Like to Watch Television

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 249 People

    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
    31-35, F
    Sep 16, 2011

    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

    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
    22-25, F
    Jul 24, 2007

    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

    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

    "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

    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

    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

    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


    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

    No Tv?????

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

    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

    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

    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
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 22, 2014

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

    I do enjoy my fair share of anime ;-)
    cityfolk cityfolk
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 22, 2014

    Why I Hate Television

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

    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

    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
    18-21, M
    Jul 9, 2007

    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
    26-30, M
    Oct 13, 2010

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

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

    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

    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


    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

    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

    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

    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
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 16, 2008

    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

    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

    I would rather read than watch television

    programming anyday...although I do enjoy films, especially sci-fis
    PrometheusArcanus PrometheusArcanus
    31-35, M
    Jan 17, 2016

    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
    18-21, F
    Aug 10, 2007

    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


    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
    1 Response Mar 21, 2009
    Ashishishe Ashishishe
    70+, M
    Apr 30, 2014
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