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I Dont Like to Watch Television

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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 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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    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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    Ashishishe Ashishishe 31-35, M Apr 30, 2014

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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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    No Tv?????

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

    I mostly like watching medical documentaries such as 24 Hours in A&E and GPs: Behind Closed Doors. I also like to watch documentaries about people with mental health problems as I...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'll binge watch sitcoms on Netflix sometimes, but I very seldom watch TV. I prefer to read and listen to music.
    everyotherusernamewastaken everyotherusernamewastaken 26-30, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I am a gamer woman =) Internet killed television. I mostly Watch YouTube.
    jamielove7777 jamielove7777 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I prefer reading over tv watching. I have a Netflix subscription, but my bf is really the only one who uses it. I like orange is the new black, and watched that obsessively for a...
    KJPKelsey KJPKelsey 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I feel like doing this a complete waste of time. I feel this way because tons of people don't know the rules which is understandable if your only concerned about seeing if your...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 15

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    Watching the PGA Cadillac Championship tryout round Rory Mcilroy just has to make the cut ☺️
    Angelkins Angelkins 46-50, F 5 Responses Mar 5

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    Watching the espn 30 for 30 series" I hate christian laettner " for those of you who were around in the early '90's and college ball fan will love this.
    Jax2813 Jax2813 36-40, M Mar 21

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    I know it's not popular to say this. And it's certainly not politically correct. But I enjoy watching one guy punching out another guy. I can't not look.
    SignificantDebbie SignificantDebbie 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I just saw a red bird. The bird was Zooming away out of my tree... Birds are funny in that they seem to either be sitting real still or in like 100th gear flying and looking...
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M Mar 9

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    Bae and I are staying up allll night 😏😍😘 Netflix loves me so much
    Photographybrat Photographybrat 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I spend most of my time on my iPad my mom gave me for Christmas the thing I hate about my little sister is that she is addicted to it and rarely even turn it in
    bello760 bello760 13-15, M Mar 22

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    mintybear2 mintybear2 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    F u for thinking I'm weak if I feel life is too much to handle at this moment. F u and your ****** perfect life!!!! I'm at the end of the game. I failed. I cannot take it any more...
    VeniceTheMenice VeniceTheMenice 31-35, F Mar 6

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