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I Don't Watch Much Television

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    myprettybrowneyes myprettybrowneyes 26-30, F Dec 10, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    These last few days have been tough on me. Going between my daily life, my family, talking to my girlfriend, and my select few hobbies I enjoy. I've noticed lately how much I hurt...
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    Not anymore.I'm tired of waking up 30 minutes early and painting my face just to go to go to school(which I hate ) and home. I'm tired of wearing it anywhere period. Even though I...
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I've never worn make-up in my entire life because I just don't want to and have never wanted to. I don't need to. My entire life I've gotten comments from people saying they...
    jesrie23 jesrie23 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    WTF? What's wrong with me? I don't know if I just procrastinate or I'm just lazy. I'm a diabetic, insulin dependent. On a pump. Insulin is 5 times stronger than normal insulin...
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    This motorcycle trip might now be described as a coming-of-age, last-fling-of-youth story or some such thing, but I just saw it as another adventure with a good buddy. I was, and...
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    I think it's pretty cool if a girl doesn't wear her bra around the house. Guys, I'm sure you agree those push-up bras are such a tease? I find it uncomfortable that it's not their...
    tangledweb94 tangledweb94 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    I have been in a relationship for a very long time.Married him, divorced him, and back living together last 10 years.Everyday for the past year I wonder why we ever got back...
    heavenlygrace heavenlygrace 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I hate saying Good bye because every time I do I remember the time when we had to leave our hometown to come live with my father here in Houston, that day was the day I said my...
    Marlenyfl83 Marlenyfl83 26-30, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I'm so lost right now, I don't want to live anymore...
    EyelessGlitch EyelessGlitch 13-15, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I don't like this experience at all. Each to their own that's why you have a block button or can adjust your message settings. Some people here are into "fun" talk and stuff girls...
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    I don't like to make people mad at me. I try to get along with people. It's hard. You just have to tell them. It's just the way it is.
    socialskillstraining socialskillstraining 31-35, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Nah...i never mind! i don't understand why people say''i don't.'cos i feel lonely watching movie alone''? single problems? oh come on no distruction is perfect
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    Really, it puzzles me how some people are able to watch a ball flying up and down the court/field/course for as long as they do. And not only do I not like WATCHING sports, I don't...
    xXResidentFurryXx xXResidentFurryXx 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Soo guys tonight was very eventful. I honestly needed to get out of my house, I've been grounded forever and I decided to sneak out again with my best friend and I went through my...
    musicforlife0321 musicforlife0321 18-21, F Jan 3

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    my mom has made me watch her kids since I was 13 (18 now) I know she works two jobs but she's so bi polar she yells because someone spilled something and she'll bring everyone into...
    Fangx Fangx 16-17, F Jan 6

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    Now I know I don’t have it nearly as bad as others when it comes to suffocating parents. I live 2000 away from them, only call them once a week, and overall had a good...
    queenbeeaj queenbeeaj 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I hope you guys would take time to read my story, and I'd really appreciate if you could maybe leave some comments below. So my ex-boyfriend and I were together for more than a...
    Pauline0497 Pauline0497 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I don't know why this is happening right now. I had a best friend for 7 years & we have been through so much together. I have had a really hard life and I don't trust many people...
    Wvgirl20 Wvgirl20 18-21, F Jan 1

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    Am I the only one that doesn't want to feel happy? Most of the time i'm just 'not the in the mood' to act happy, especially around my family. And I know that sounds stupid but i'm...
    ImYourLady ImYourLady 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 1

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