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I Don't Watch Much Television

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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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    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 16-17, F Jan 26, 2014

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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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    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 22-25, F Sep 15, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 28, 2014

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    But when I do its usually stuff Ive recorded

    so there is always something to watch. Last night I watched stuff I'd recorded from christmas years ago!!!
    stargirl58 stargirl58 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    myprettybrowneyes myprettybrowneyes 26-30, F Dec 10, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    It seems like the only time I watch TV is at

    other peoples houses. At home I never turn it on. I started watching DWTS but even then it was on YouTube. I really could just get rid of my TV all together and it wouldn't make a difference. I forgot .... there is a show I will watch but I watch it on Hulu and that is Married...
    lake1107 lake1107 31-35, F Nov 24, 2014

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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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    If I had 3 wishes, i would waste one of them on my dad as it would be that my dad just fcuking drop dead already. I don't love him I don't hate him. I feel nothing towards him...
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    My father was very abusive when I was growing up. He never physically abused me, but he physically abused my brothers. He was also emotionally abusive with them as well as my...
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    Never exchanged an "I love you" between them.. they both know.. they have always known.. never ever said it.. They feel so strong, so much.. yet only day-today activities are...
    NobodyFrvr NobodyFrvr 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 28

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    I have never been one to talk unless I actually had something useful to say. I'm a shy person, and I try to avoid sticking my foot in my mouth by letting my mouth run away from me...
    digitaloverload digitaloverload 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I'm a really quiet person and some people take that as me not wanting to talk to them but it's just my personality to be quiet and mellow.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My parents and I never had a very close relationship. I will admit that it is partially my fault, but it felt it necessary since I was little to put a distance between myself and...
    Marchi Marchi 22-25 May 6

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    Everyone always talks about how they're heartbroken and how they struggle to move on. I see so many sad posts about people being left and how they can't get over a relationship...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am a preschool teacher and everyone knows that, in the small town I live in. But it seems that as long as I'm around people don't watch their own kids.makes me crazy. I have...
    Msjess Msjess 31-35, F May 11

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    I've been married for 16 years but have been feeling lonely for so long now. We don't do much together and we hardly talk anymore. I am afraid that I am not in love with him...
    RahRah73 RahRah73 41-45, F 10 Responses May 14

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    Those who are working must imagine that when you're retired each day will extend before you, an eternity of time and so little to do. Let me correct this misconception. My day is...
    Wyesman Wyesman 70+, M 2 Responses May 17

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    It was a Tuesday, I think…maybe a Thursday I can’t remember. At the time, I was content with where I was in life. Single…healthy, happy, no debt, free to live life as I chose...
    1StateAway 1StateAway 36-40, M 4 Responses May 5

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    I have no problem with you being you. I have no problem with you being religious or atheist, gay, straight, male, female or anything in between or outside of those boxes. I don't...
    JSUNJ JSUNJ 36-40, M 1 Response May 11

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    i'm 30 years old. I have 2 children. No life. I was kicked out at 12 years old by my mother on xmas eve. I was forced to grow up on the streets and survive. I managed to finish...
    IdiditTOmyselfTwice IdiditTOmyselfTwice 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    I fell in love with a guy not to long ago, whom is 23 and I'm 21...We met in early November, hit it off well. It was like we were made for eachother. We went on many dates, and...
    lovablegirlxo lovablegirlxo 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    I have lived my entire life with people telling me that someone is watching out for me. I don't believe it. I that was true then I would be dead or even better, I would have never...
    sequoia1234 sequoia1234 41-45 Apr 26

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    I have best friend who is everything to me. She's like sister to me. We have so much good times. She is from Russia, she has been here about two years. Two months ago she sad...
    Nalke2621 Nalke2621 18-21, F 1 Response May 10

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    I don't dot in because I'm unique and I choose not to I hate being in their groups I hate dancing I love reading watching face and cooking so yeah I don't don't in bit it's cool
    fatty890 fatty890 13-15, F May 4

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    Love Doesn’t Discriminate I have a thing for someone who happens to have a disability but that doesn't matter because he's sweet, supportive, sincere, and smart and he makes me...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    how easy I'm forgotten by those who have claimed allegiance to me.... how empty the words "im here if you need me are" when you never return my texts or calls, you all are watching...
    ddmagnum ddmagnum 22-25, M 2 Responses May 8