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I Dont Like to Watch Television

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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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    Ashishishe Ashishishe 31-35, M Apr 30

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    The Real World Is More Interesting

    I mean ... why? Β 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    No Tv?????

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I like watching Master chef Australia.I like to watch the orderly way the participants cook and remain calm in pressure situations.Wish I could be like that.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F Jul 26

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    I like watching the stars because they comfort me. I feel like they're my true friends because they never leave me. They may be hidden behind the clouds but they're still up there...
    wherehorizonsmeet wherehorizonsmeet 16-17, F Jul 31

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    I like watching romantic movies. It always make me cry. Even wedding movies make me bring a tissue.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Aug 6

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    The only time you'll catch me watching tv is when I'm at someone else's house, which isn't very often. But other than that, I don't watch tv at all. I mostly fish, hunt, ride four...
    WesleyMcCool WesleyMcCool 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    Quote from the film 'The Network' "You're beginning to believe the illusions we're spinning here. You're beginning to think that the tube is reality, and that your own lives are...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F a week ago

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    Ever since I got together with my man who grew up riding dirt bikes and introduced me to the world of motocross, I fell in love with watching motorbike racing. I watch it through...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I have learned so much about life in other countries and cultures and have had so many questions answered just by watching documentaries. It also teaches me to be impartial and not...
    BlondeandBlue773 BlondeandBlue773 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    I love watching sunrise and sunset.
    infinitygirl98 infinitygirl98 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    No matter how many times I watch it Clerks is still one of the cleverest movies I've ever seen.
    akmackg akmackg 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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

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    I love Transformers, I haven't seen the new one yet tho
    dontquoteme2014 dontquoteme2014 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    Beautiful worlds, just out of reach.
    Kano413 Kano413 16-17, F Jul 31

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    Do you ever just lie there and wonder how many people are looking at the exact same stars & sky as you are!
    Kirjamo Kirjamo 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    Sadly I don't see much in the north but when I do see it it is so beautiful and peaceful I can't take my eyes off of them. In the south, looking at the stars above, and the...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jul 31

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    They're planning to make a Bollywood version of The Fault In Our Stars πŸ˜‚πŸ˜¦πŸ˜±
    ConcealedWildheart ConcealedWildheart 13-15 3 Responses Aug 6

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    It makes me laugh so much!
    KimTin33 KimTin33 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    As an introvert, I enjoy being alone sometimes. Being around people for long periods of time can be quite exhausting. I like having time to myself to reflect on things and be alone...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 18-21, F Aug 13

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    when I watch television, I always massage my fatty belly, it is so comforting.. I rub, and dig into the fat,
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 10

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