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I Don't Watch Much Television

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    I have a Netflix account,

    which apart from sports and the odd repeat of The Bill, I tend to watch TV on there, even then it's maybe two hours towards the end of the day. Unless I'm in binge mode of course, like I was whilst watching Breaking Bad. I read much more nowadays. TV bores me more often than...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Jul 28

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    Tonight I'm watching WWE Royal Rumble

    and it's really annoying because the shield hasn't gotten out yet,it sucks too
    mimi7882 mimi7882 13-15, F Jan 26

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    Boring

    Honestly I find most of the shows on tv these days quite boring and repetitive. There are a few exceptions but even the shows I really like get a bit old after a while. I would rather read a book than stare at a television so I can't really relate when people freak out about...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 6, 2012

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    myprettybrowneyes myprettybrowneyes 26-30, F Dec 10, 2010

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    I Used To Love Tv

    watched movies and documentaries or current affairs etc I had a few fave tv serials I loved at different times 70's I liked Battlestar Galactica, Hitchikers Guild to the Galaxy, Blakes Seven, Man about the house, Countdown and Insearch of series and Carl Sagan cosmos 80's I loved...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response May 27, 2011

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    Not Really Missed

    Yeah, I used to watch a lot of TV. I liked watching game shows and cartoons. In fact one of my favourite things to do in grade school was rush home and watch the Disney Afternoon. I noticed as I got older, that although the shows I loved were long cancelled save for Jeopardy...
    fgsZERO fgsZERO 26-30, M Apr 10, 2013

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    Busy Bee

    ever since i became sooo busy with college life. i tend not to have time to watch too much TV anymore... i only watch some shows during weekends, and american idol, too:p.. oh, & now that i'm on vacation, that's teh only time i get to watch some more..:)
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 4 Responses May 2, 2009

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    Boring

    I can keep myself far better entertained with the contents of my head and a book!
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Nov 15, 2011

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    Boring

    I have always found most of TV to be boring.  I gave myself some quidelines way back and have stuck with them more often than not.  Any show that uses a laugh track I will not watch.  I will not wrap my life around a TV show.  I have broken this rule twice...
    gettinsum1 gettinsum1 56-60, M Feb 23, 2010

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    Don'T Miss It At All.

    I used to have direct TV. 3 months ago, i cancelled it and bought a ROKU instead. I havent missed regular TV one little bit. I went from almost $80 a month to $16 by subscribing to netflix online and Hulu plus. Probably one of the best financial decisions i've made since i only...
    kellysimon kellysimon 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2013

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    Pasttime

    I used to watch television. I don't nowadays. It's been a couple months since I watched tv. It isn't that I don't have time or that nothing good's on. I just lost interest in watching. Will I gain interest in watching the channels I used to love watching, again? I hope so. I...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Dec 23, 2012

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    Waste of Time

    There are a few shows I watch with my husband out of habit. They are entertaining, but I always have the nagging feeling that I could be doing something productive. I could go the rest of my life without a TV and not regret it, as long as I could watch movies.
    PewterFantasy PewterFantasy 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 18, 2008

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    T-V Has Taken A Back Seat

    Ever since I got a computer April 2008 the T-V has taken a back seat. I only watch about three or four shows per week on average. At least with the computer I can make my own entertainment.....
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 10, 2012

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    Kill Your Tv

    My father was very strict and pretty unconventional. TV was against the rules. We had a TV and a VCR, movies were allowed (rarely) but TV never. At one point, when I was a curious pre-adolescent girl, we were living in Brazil. Soap Operas or 'Novelas' are very...
    MissCalamitie MissCalamitie 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 3, 2009

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    It's a Lie, You Can Use the Tv Without a Remote

    Usually because my sister is glued to it. Once I nicked the remote so she could change channels, I walked in ten minutes later to see she was happily using the box under the tv to swap channels, grrrrr, I was told that would work by someone. All it meant was she had to see right...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2007

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    Never Missing Much!

    At home I hardly ever watch TV. The news is about the only thing I watch once in a while. DVDs are my main viewing, when I borrow, or download. I like TV when I visit friends and hey have tuned into something foreign.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F Sep 15, 2013

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    Very Rarely

    When I have it on, i tend to keep it tuned to the music channels, for background noise. I am not interested in any continuing dramas, I don't have the staying power, and truly hate reality television shows, I find myself comparing everything I watch to something I ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 19, 2009

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    I Don't Watch Much Television

    When I was growing up, I was the middle child and I always got voted out on what I wanted to see and back then we only had one tv in the house.I guess you can call me the loner because I never spent time in the living room with my family because I could never watch what I wanted...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 25, 2012

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    I Don't Watch Much Television So Am Looking For A Female For A Loving Anr Or Abf Relationship In Tampa Bay, Fl.

    I am a Single White Male Searching For Open Minded Female In Tampa Bay, Fl . I am a single white male age 58 searching for an open minded female in Tampa Bay, Florida. If you are out there give me a buzz so that we can chat?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 28, 2013

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    It's Too Easy

    It's too easy to just switch the TV on and then drift from one programme to another and before you know it life was what happened while you were busy watching TV.  When I think of all the things I want to do in my spare time, watching TV comes pretty far down the list. ...
    RamblingRose RamblingRose 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2008

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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 3 days ago

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    There are days where I don't say more than a couple words. Sometimes if someone talks to me, my voice will be hoarse for a moment, and I'll realize it's because I haven't talked...
    Aikin2 Aikin2 18-21, M Jul 26

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    Well I don't really want to talk about it but any ways, I don't live with my dad. My mom raise me. n I lived with him n my mom for only 3 1/2 or 4 years then we couldn't take it...
    intellinerdgirl intellinerdgirl 13-15, F Jul 27

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    I'm just used to conversations where i talk a little and listen a lot. The only person i really talk to is Jen and she'll just talk about whatever while i listen. It was the same...
    ForgottenFantasy ForgottenFantasy 13-15, F Aug 5

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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 3 days ago

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    If food ads make you hungry, don’t watch them. Can’t look away? You may do better watching videos instead of TV. Waaah....
    JAD01 JAD01 31-35, F 14 hrs ago

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    The reasons I don't have friends is because I like everything old. And I don't like anything that's new. Old tv shows, old cars, ect. I don't fit in with my younger generation...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 18-21, M 13 hrs ago

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    When I was 17, I got pregnant with my oldest. He was a premature baby, so I got little to hardly any time to bond with him the first 3 months of his life. I spent 6 days a week...
    Krissysheart Krissysheart 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I don't fear death; though I do have some issues coping with grief. I come from a family that did not really help me to understand and cope with grief, so even now at age 42 I'm...
    BJH72 BJH72 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 31

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    What To Do With My Life. This is a very broad, general and short story. The thing is, I spend a lot of time alone (like a hermit or something, even though usually I'm perfectly...
    FR3DR1CKA FR3DR1CKA 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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    Most of the time I am on my own. I usually stay home or am at school for class or tutoring. I see my family and my co-workers often. I don't really have an entourage. It makes me a...
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 Aug 9

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    I have a question, is Homosexuality and/or Bisexuality against the bible? Is it the devils work? I don't know much, but two of my friends are struggling to tell their parents about...
    InnerEgo InnerEgo 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    Just getting out of the honeymoon phase of my relationship with my boyfriend. After an argument last night, he mentioned how something felt weird, and neither of us can pinpoint...
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    I don't place much stock in other peoples opinions so
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F Aug 3

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    All I ever watch on television (sometimes) is the local news or an occasional movie on the weekends; I do not watch a lot of television. I can keep myself entertained with other...
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    My mind is a tangled mess currently, This is a random post to hopefully get some of the randomness out of my head. I appreciate advice, but please message not comment. I am...
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    Every time I help my mom cooking, I thought that it was indefinitely unfair that my father and brother are lazying in the couch watching tv and not bothering a single glance to see...
    aquavintage aquavintage 18-21, F Jul 25

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    First of all, as of now, I'm not looking to take our friendship anything further than a friendship, but I would like to know if she likes me. I met her on a website, and we talk a...
    TeenProblems13 TeenProblems13 13-15, M 1 Response 29 mins ago

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    So there's this girl that I've known for just about a week. I met her at this party that was held by my best friends friend whom he met through Instagram. Now she was holding this...
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    I don't agree with pharmaceutical drugs either! Pharmaceutical drugs doesn't cure the problem just masked/ hide the pain for a little while which is all well and good but we get...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    My roommate has a baby and IMO is a terrible mother. She does drugs (alcohol and weed) while breastfeeding. She often goes out late at night to party and leaves the baby with a...
    secretgarden22 secretgarden22 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 24

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    I need to write this somewhere to get it out of my head. I have been feeling extremely suicidal recently and I just had one of the most disturbing yet eye-opening dreams. I...
    SaphiraJane SaphiraJane 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    People constantly need to be told why I don't like my birthday. Why's the reason such a big deal why dont people agree to just not celebrate it. They act like I'm depriving them...
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