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I Don't Watch "American Idol"

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    American Idol

    I can't stand this show - all the girly screaming etc - it's not me!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    Lies...lies...lies...

    I joined this group BEFORE i got drawn into American Idol, The only reason i watched it was because i liked this guy on their since the very beginning and he ended up winning and i was so proud of him and still am!
    Rose255 Rose255 16-17, F 1 Response May 27, 2011

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    Pointless

    I find the show pointless,I have nothing against it's contestants,but it is a boring,half assed attempt at interesting competition.Hats off to them for trying,but they failed,miserably.It's surprising that people actually watch it,I guess most people aren't very concerned with...
    Trikka Trikka 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 24, 2008

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    Goes Aganst My Religion

    I am Christian and one of the ten commandments is to not have idols and false god (somehing like that), an besides, Simon is the best part of the show
    Littledove Littledove 18-21, F 4 Responses May 30, 2009

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    My boyfriend and I watch a little baseball from time to time, other than that we don't watch a lot of TV. We have other things we enjoy doing that keep us busy.
    TanTwink TanTwink 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I am sorry to say so but I dislike America. Not American people (I have some good friends there) but the country. And I know this is a bit of an online suicide, but try to...
    LunaOanaAris LunaOanaAris 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Most of the time, it is. I mean, I do watch local news and all, but World News? Nuh-uh! Not for me!
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Seriously, everytime I turn the TV on, there's always a news flash and it's either about a murder or an accident somewhere or the freakin pork barrel scandal. It's all depressing
    nocturnalninja nocturnalninja 18-21, F Apr 1

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    There is always something bad, like a war in another country or people dying. It is also very biased they( news reporters) make you believe what they want you to believe. If that...
    tifflo tifflo 13-15, F Apr 1

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    I am a solid believer in livening our fellow man. But I have such a program about African American people. I love them, now I don't know about reverse racism but if I see a African...
    flexforchange flexforchange 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I speak some Spanish but I am not fluent and have a heavy American accent. I work in customer service and try to help my peeps but damn SOME of them are just rude and get upset...
    finallypresent finallypresent 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Sadly, I live in a state that still exist. Was at Buffalo Wild Wings, and was trying to park, but this truck was in the way of an open parking spot. I honked my horn 4 this person...
    HottRoddTX HottRoddTX 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I hate how others judge you for being gay or bi. Or black or white. Or English or American. Were all people, why don't others see that? I'm bi myself but i just don't understand...
    Wolves13 Wolves13 18-21, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have always loved the idea of someday finding the perfect guy for me and getting married in some fairy tale scenario. But as I got older and watched relationships around me fail...
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    I have been cursed with this stupid thought process. I see things in ways most normal people can't deal with. I know that the horrible messed up things in this world as damaging...
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    SUMMARY We were best friends for a while, but then he started traveling a lot. Every other week he was gone and that's when we stopped getting along. Now, he is always going out...
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    THE LOOKS I GET, when I tell someone I don't have a cell phone. I have to assure them that I don't after they think I'm kidding. "If you don't want me to have your number, all you...
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    Apologies in advance: this is a longer rant. Most sitcoms disturb & anger me because much of the humor is mean-spirited & involves humiliating other people. I like witty, creative...
    LuminousMotes LuminousMotes 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    People keep telling me I am negative. They don't know what I have to go through or what I have been through and even if they knew they’d probably say my problems are not problems...
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    I'm a 16 year old girl. My whole life I have been trying to make my parents proud, but I've never been able to socialize properly with kids my age, I was always numb or upset...
    AGirlSearchingForAnswers AGirlSearchingForAnswers 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F Apr 12

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    My mother is awful. I can't even explain how much she's tortured my sisters and I over the years. She makes us think that she will actually be a mother. And when she's gained our...
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    We met because I started working at a university in a new city and he was my supervisor. After two weeks there we slept together and I became pregnant with twins. When I told him...
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    (Mild Trigger Warning. Don't read if you don't like.) Staring out to the clouds, I wish that I could be with you. Why do you have to be so far away, far away that you are but a...
    DisembodiedLied DisembodiedLied 18-21, F Apr 10

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    I am his wife but yet I feel like I'm the other woman. It's about to be two months since I gave the hubby an ultimatum his family or this other woman. As I suspected he choose her...
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    How do I know I have OCD?- I don't know if I have OCD, I might just be weird, but ever since I was in first grade I have always done weird things. For example, back in 1st grade...
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    I don't get it... My whole life I've heard guys saying "oh man, I just want a girl(friend) who gets how important (for example) Star Wars is for me, that plays PS3 and like to...
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    I don't know what I'm doing with my life. And that scares the hell out of me. I am told constantly to be better in every area of life, yet I can't be. I can't be perfect...
    monsterchic monsterchic 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I've never been "daddy's little girl" and I don't think I ever will. I can never seem to get along with my father in any way at all. I have three sisters, and they don't help that...
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