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I Dont Like to Watch Television

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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 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2008

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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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    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 Tv?????

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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 21-25, F Jul 24, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Brainwashing..

    you have to become a retard to watch television otherwise you couldn't bear....something for braindead people
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M Feb 23, 2013

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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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    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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    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 31-35, M 4 Responses May 21, 2008

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    Ashishishe Ashishishe 31-35, M Apr 30

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-18, M Jul 9, 2007

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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

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    There is nothing like watching a good baseball game sitting in a recliner or sofa with your feet up...of course after kicking your shoes and socks off and going barefoot! Once in a...
    beachfoot12 beachfoot12 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    You MUST watch the Blackfish trailer! Then watch the documentary! I have only watched the trailer but I definitely plan to watch the documentary when I can! :) Very nice and super...
    dogsandwolves dogsandwolves 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    I love watching movies it takes me away from reality and considering my strange sense of humour I can watch and laugh at pretty much any movie even if it isn't really funny
    anestacia anestacia 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Watching the seventh seal. And I think I smoked too much weed beforehand :/.
    RasinBoy RasinBoy 26-30, M Aug 22

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    Watching Netflix and cuddling, naww <3
    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    media is so twisted and messed up, i can't really trust it anymore so i choose not to watch the news
    pricilagudi pricilagudi 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    Right now. My sister and dad are watching a football game..and I am going to cry because I miss him so much.. It reminds me of him :"c
    KittyKatLuvsYhu KittyKatLuvsYhu 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I'm watching the chargers game it's pretty good
    bunnygirl02 bunnygirl02 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    It's just like playing a game yourself.
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M Sep 8

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    Sorta...maybe... I mean who couldn't like a show filled with ponies which are awesome, and pegasus which are just badass, aaand unicorns... I mean unicorns are fabulous
    OmegaGod OmegaGod 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Is there anyone that loves to cut themselves?
    standalone2013 standalone2013 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 24

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    Makes me think of all the possibilities in the world
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M Aug 25

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    I dont know how many times i heve seen french kiss
    sunnysome sunnysome 26-30, M Aug 30

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    As a child I would beg my dad to play, now I just YouTube people XD
    Bcori1999 Bcori1999 13-15, F Aug 30

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    i cant wait for As above So below! i cant wait i bet its gonna be awesome!
    TheColorfulDino TheColorfulDino 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I absolutely looove dancing naked for men
    kittykat101436 kittykat101436 18-21, F 21 Responses Sep 7

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    So i am fortunate enough to go to a university that is made up of 60% girls. And not only is it mostly just girls, but plump/chubby/fat girls :). Personality and the face matter...
    ilovefatforsomereason ilovefatforsomereason 22-25, M Aug 25

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    Anyone like/watched Akuma no riddle ?
    OmegaGod OmegaGod 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 21

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