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I Don't Watch Soap Opera's

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    Not Anymore... - I have a job...who has time for the soaps???
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F Dec 20, 2007

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    I Was Forced To Watch Them! - When I was a kid my mom took us over to the next door neighbor to babysit us because she went to work a lot. The one thing I hate was when she would...
    PureEvil PureEvil 18-21, F Dec 27, 2011

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    I've Never Watched One - They seem so horrible cheesy. I do admit I love randomly going around during a get together after some drinks to dramatically say "Que...hora...es?!" True...
    fortysixandtwo fortysixandtwo 22-25, F May 23, 2012

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    Does Anything Actually Happen On Soap Operas? - So I will confess right now that when I was a freshman in high school I watched General Hospital (that was the Luke and Laura one...
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2013

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    Mexican Soap Operas - They dominate prime time in both networks, Televisa and TV Azteca.They are very formula driven. A few examples: 99.9% of them end in a church wedding and the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 21, 2008

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    Not Appealing - I just feel they tend to repeat story lines and just generally don't appeal to me at all. I get really fidgety if nothing exiting happens every 5 minutes. I watched...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2008

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    They Annoy Me - I used to watch them. But they are so ******* frustrating. Some of the characters and story lines are just plain stupid and ridiculous. I have thrown my remote at...
    AwesomeAngel AwesomeAngel 22-25, F May 26, 2012

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    Boring - I don't watch soap opera's, I think it's just plain boring, and I don't really get why some people watch them, but hey...that's their lives I guess. And that's it for...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Aug 21, 2012

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    Soap - The Bold and the beautifull is my favorite! It never ends, and its like geroine to people that wacht it, once u get hooked up that's you, that tapeworm just gets bigger and...
    obIivion obIivion 22-25, M Apr 16, 2011

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    No Way -    I can't stand them. They always seem to be the same. Unfortunately, some of the evening shows I get hooked, turn into them.
    Percheron Percheron 41-45, M May 6, 2008

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    Depressing - They all have the same storylines that cycle around- unrequited love; adultery; problems at conceiving or to easy to conceive at an early age; who is the father; and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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    Soap Opera? I Say Nah. No. - YES. Yes, I don't watch soap opera's. It's not my kind of thing, simple as that. I'd rather spend my time helping my mom in the kitchen or help our...
    knoel knoel 18-21, M Aug 23, 2011

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    I Think They're Boring. - I've seen so many women ( and some men ) get so into these. I think they are boring. Not to mention the poor acting. It almost is a joke. I would rather...
    Tara277 Tara277 26-30, F May 30, 2012

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    Reality Check - This is so cute! Who needs to watch soap operas on tv when you have Yahoo's News to entertain with all the soap suds. Next on Young And The Restless, Jennifer Lopez...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jan 15, 2013

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    Not Anymore - I used to watch All My Children and General Hospital when I was in college. A friend got me hooked. I tried to follow the stories once I started working then it got...
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F Apr 15, 2011

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    Soapies. - I was watching the bold and the beautiful on saturday (for some dumb, bored, curious and suicidal reason), after not having seen it in years, and i couldnt believe that...
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2010

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    Ughhhhh - I cannot stand soap opera's they are boring. Way too dramatic lol . I remember I was nine and I was flipping through the channels and one of the characters suppossedly...
    nayhas nayhas 13-15, F Dec 19, 2012

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    I Used To - but now I don't have time. Too many other things to do. :(
    Sasha4Buck Sasha4Buck 41-45, F Mar 17, 2011

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    Never Been That Bored Myself. - I remember my mother watching these thing's when I was a kid. She would never miss an episode scared she would miss somthing. To listen to her you...
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 26, 2012

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    I Don't Need To! - As anyone who knows me agrees that what has been going on in my own life has been like a blooming soap opera!!!
    lostbird lostbird 51-55, F 13 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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    I Will Never Watch Soaps Again! - Soap opera are one of the worst things on tv. They play many slow episodes then when you miss one it's like you miss the whole story! And also all...
    CAPWEY CAPWEY 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 4, 2011

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    No Thanks - I avoid all soap operas, they seem so gloomy and depressing with far too much melodrama and contrivance. It's voyeurism, watching other people live their usually...
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2010

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    Most Soap Opera's I Don't Watch! - I don't find most soap operas interesting. Except for one, which is the Young and the Restless. I love the show, although I find that, as most...
    xxxo222 xxxo222 46-50, F Aug 26, 2012

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    Same Characters, Different Decade - As a small child, watching soap opras with my grandmother was a favorite past time. We would sit at her quilting frames, hand-sewing careful...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2008

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    I Hit 100 Experiences By Telling You That I Dont Watch Soaps! - My roomate has been watching Dallas ... old seasons on dvd!!! cracks me up sometimes I happen to be in the room, I...
    browneyedgirl23 browneyedgirl23 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 21, 2008

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    Sometimes Tacky - Sometimes soaps r boring and the longer the messier they get
    Deeyor Deeyor 22-25 Apr 11, 2012

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    Neither Do I - have you ever notice  the dissfuncional  people in these shows are all well healed  if these people are so screwed how in hell do they manage to make...
    bloke bloke 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2007

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    Soap Opera's - Soap opera's,A waste of time,Nothing's real,True to life,Far better,Go out,Experience life.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 17, 2012

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    No More Soaps. - I watched them everyday when I first got married.Then as my children started school,I started babysitting to make extra money and still be home when my...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F Aug 11, 2008

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    Our Own Comedy Show - Actually I have watched soap operas. My friend and i got so bored one afternoon and the only thing she could get on her tv were soaps. So we turned the volume...
    WakgUp WakgUp 31-35, F Jan 27, 2012

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    Waste Of Time - I hate soap operas. I stopped watching them when I was like 19 I never wanted to see them again. If I be out at a doctor’s office or place If the soaps are on...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F Oct 16, 2011

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    Young Lad Beaten To Death With Plastic Fly Swat By Ma Baker. - That is how i imagined the headlines would read. Ma Baker was my mum, or at least that's what i personally named her...
    lafsnack lafsnack 51-55, M Dec 3, 2012

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    NO Way - Soaps are just not my thing.  I used to watch Days of Our Lives a while back but I got bored with it.  I hate soaps.    
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses May 14, 2008

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    Everything Has Turned Into A Soap Opera - When I was a kid soap operas were for housewives to watch in the afternoon after the house cleaning and before the kids got home from...
    Southpaugh Southpaugh 18-21 Apr 6, 2012

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    Nuff Said. - I don't watch soap opera's or reality TV shows or cop drama shows or on and on and on.I'm not going to say why I don't watch any of these TV shows because that might...
    AlmostAristotle AlmostAristotle 61-65, M 9 Responses Apr 28, 2011

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    Not Interested.... - The daytime soap opera are very boring and sometimes hard to follow, especially if you're not a regular viewer. I just don't like the drama involved. I'm not...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T Oct 18, 2012

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    But Not Because I Look Down On Them - I don't watch soap operas anymore because they bore me.  I used to like them, and to an extent, I wish I could still get "into"...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 21, 2007

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    Because They Are Ridiculous - I have to admit that when I was 18, newly married and pregnant, I watched them. But, it didn't take this good ole girl long to realize that they are...
    JustAnotherMother JustAnotherMother 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2011

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    There Was One - I stopped watching it after getting bored. It took a year for the story to progress. I don't like waiting around for a half-assed story to get to the point, so I...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 May 9, 2012

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    I Don't Know Why, But I Hate Soaps! - The only ones I will even look at are the Mexican soaps. They are just too funny! Overly dramatic, that's why & of coarse I can't...
    PrettyPixie PrettyPixie 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 14, 2008

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    Not My Thing - I used to glance at them as my ex girlfriend liked watching them but not my cup of tea at all. They all seem to be the same sometimes I found myself getting mixed up...
    gelroller gelroller 46-50, M Jul 16, 2012

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    I Raise The Bar - Soaps not for me anymore. I used to watch it. Before EP. Living in the desert with no one to talk to then gave me no choice. I watched a few episodes of: The...
    Duchessforthright Duchessforthright 46-50 4 Responses Mar 14, 2012

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    It Seems Pointless... - I mean you can watch episode and not watch it for another year and still know what's going on...  when I was younger my grandma would watch Days of Our...
    phidget phidget 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 14, 2008

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    Too Realistic - I think they are too realistic. They talk about real life and I kinda watch tv to get out of real life. I prefer cartoons and movies.
    Qeenofsolitude Qeenofsolitude 13-15 Apr 5, 2012

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    Soap Opera's - These are such a waste of time. Just look around at what is going on in life, same thing.  
    HospitalCorpsman HospitalCorpsman 36-40, M Sep 11, 2008

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    Drama, Drama, Drama - Real life has enough drama for each of us.  The idea of watching more drama on a soap opera each day just does not appeal to me.  I do my best each...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2009

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    My Soap Filled Christmas Hell - It’s hard being the only person in a family of soap opera addicts who doesn’t get the fascination or allure of inflicting the agony of what was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 9, 2011

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    Years Ago - When I was little my grandmother wouldn't miss them. She had a few favorites including "the young and the restless" and "as the world turns" and...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2008

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    I Grew Up With Them - My Mother was a huge watcher of daytime soaps. I never did get into it, but for a short while, I watched days of our lives with a girl I was dating. I never...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 30, 2010

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    However, My Grandfather And Uncles Do! - During a cookout I walk up to my Grandfather and my Uncles who talking about these people and these crazy situations they were in. And you...
    SukYoung SukYoung 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2012

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