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I Have Watched Through An Entire Infomercial

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    Something About S'mores

    I had to stay at my grandparents house a couple years ago. I could'nt sleep, so I turned on the television. Nothing good was on, so I had to watch an infomercial. This lady had some device you could put s'mores on. You push down on the top to smush it together and then put it in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 31, 2011

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    The Food Saver II

    Oh man, the things you watch when you're doped up on flu meds. It was some kind of vacuum sealer thing. All I remember is that they used it to seal up a wedding dress in a plastic bag. Oh, and that it was much better to make your own TV dinners and seal them for later, because...
    spektor spektor 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 12, 2009

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    Hypnotic, I Swear

    I've spent hours upon hours in my life watching infomercials. I know they're all scams but there's something about them, something that's almost hypnotic... I really wish sometimes that it wasn't all scams, because some of them are actually really good ideas.
    deletedd deletedd 16-17, F Jan 8, 2009

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    Many Of Them

    Back when I was a younger child, I would pull all-nighters watching infomercials. I totally loved the Magic Bullet, Food Saver, that Ronco rotisserie thing (though that show got repetitive), the one for Slick 50 engine additive (lol, I remember it touting the money saved on gas...
    solowing solowing 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 30, 2011

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    It Was Boring

    When I get up early, like at 4 or 5 in the morning, there's nothing else to do while you are half sleeping. I only do it when I am half conscious, they give me a headache otherwise.  I don't usually remember what they are about.  It's usually about appliances...
    BBUDS BBUDS 18-21, F Dec 31, 2009

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    Many Times

    I often stay up quite late, and we don't have foxtel or any cable here. So at 1-2-3-4 in the morning, there really is nothing on other than that christian tv show, or infomercials for pro-active, principles secret, hair care products, cleaning equiptment, ...
    jasminjane jasminjane 18-21, F Jan 12, 2009

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    I Actually Recorded It.....

    You know the infomercial about the Magic Bullet? Well for some odd reason I enjoyed it, so much to the fact that I recorded it on my VCR. (I never had a DVR) I never liked an infomercial as much as I liked that one but after seeing it over and over i began to skip to another...
    KiyarameruGeisha KiyarameruGeisha 18-21, F Dec 31, 2009

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    Poetry In Motion.

    Let's face it, these things are so well-crafted to SELL SELL SELL! There's the guy interviewing the "inventor." This guy acts SO surprised at everything the inventor says: "You mean it will get out ketchup stains???? AND it will get out grass stains...
    paulinlv paulinlv 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 12, 2009

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    Magic Bullet..

    Prob watched that damn thing multiple times. THAT THING CAN DO EVERYTHING!! ....just never bought one :P
    Astory4supper Astory4supper 22-25, F Aug 16, 2010

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    It's Always When Your Sick.

    So your sick one day staying home from school/work, and you feel like ****. Your laying on the couch with your tissues and chicken noodle soup by your side and you think, "I know, i'll turn on the tv, it'll distract me." Flipping through the channels you'll find some mediocre...
    Mindy723 Mindy723 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 19, 2010

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    Hypnotizing

    I can't help it.  These infomercials just suck me in and kidnap my brain and I'm done for hours.  It hasn't happened in awhile, but I remember one day years ago, I must have watched an informercial about knives all afternoon.  My best friend was with me. ...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 28, 2008

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    O Gosh...

    I watch the Shopping Channel!! Just for noise in the background if there is something cool featuring. My husband sees some strange product and he says "Did you see that on tv" ahah... We have Sham-wows which are awesome, Magic Water Bulb things for plants that I killed; I...
    RyliesMom RyliesMom 18-21, F Jan 15, 2011

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    MANY Times Lol

    Windsor Pilates, Proactive, Time Life Country AND Soft Rock collections, Sheer Cover, BioMagnetic.... you name it lol. Sad to say, but the Sheer Cover one worked on me, and now I have some!!! It's not as great as they said (well, duh lol), but its actually pretty dang good!
    sugarburn sugarburn 22-25, F 10 Responses Sep 24, 2008

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    In My Own Defense

    My sleep cycle was screwed, and I found myself wide awake at *mumble* o'clock in the morning.  It was for what amounted to a revolving caddy to store plastic storage stuff on.I stared, mesmerized.  The colors, the shapes, the spinning...My whole life could be fixed if I just...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Nov 17, 2011

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    Not Just Watched...

    When I was younger I would be up late watching those things. When you're tired, that crap starts looking pretty cool. So the next day I would try to convince my parents they should get those things. I ended up watching some of them so much that I could recite a good chunk of them...
    Durious Durious 26-30, M Sep 24, 2008

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    Oh Yes.

    Let's see.. proactive, bareminerals, handy switch (<<I have), swivel sweeper, gt express 101 ( <<< totally want!), the ultimate chopper ( think that's what its called, ( << love the acting family), and some knife one. HaHa. I'm such...
    Ynahteb Ynahteb 18-21, F Oct 5, 2008

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    Infomercial Hypnotism

    Worse yet, i have watched it so long, that it started over again. Blah. we only have basic cable so after 12am all it is is infomercials. I like the food ones lol. like the ones for the bags that take all the air out to keep food fresh. and the cleaner ones. i like it when...
    asdfok asdfok 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2008

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    I Did, No Choice

    when i used to smoke weed i used to see watching these informations on loop for hours and hours on end. I watched infomercials about Hair sculpting devices, Shiatsu Massagers, No-Effort Gym Equipment, even mail order brides...
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M Sep 29, 2008

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    Well well well , i was getting bored then i thought let's watch some movies then i came up with these three best 2015 movies. Dragon blade , The boy next door & Muck. Dragon blade...
    CrushedBrainLovesMarmalade CrushedBrainLovesMarmalade 22-25, M Apr 20

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    Nobody has been through what I've been through. Constant chastisement from God. But supposedly I'll be a better person in the end.
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    As much as I miss the California sunsets, the New York sunrises are pretty amazing too.
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    My ex wife came from a family with money. I came from a blue collar family that barely scraped by. Sometimes two great people can make monsters out of each other. We divorced in 20...
    cbcs cbcs 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 21

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    Hi, I'm a 14 year old female. I don't know why but I have a tendency to mess things up. About 3 months ago one of my close friends instagram account was hacked. The hacker posted...
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    My life has never been easy, but honestly no ones is. we all have had struggles and been through so much, that made us who we are today. My father left when I was 3, my mother...
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    I want to thank all of my peers that were brave enough to tell me the ugly truth. Because of you, I have walked through life seeing the reality of things instead of living in a...
    4everlonelyalone 4everlonelyalone 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 19

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    alright, well. no one wants to hear about this in real life, so I'm sure no wants to hear it here either. I kind of want to get what happened at Brynn Marr (mental hospital) and...
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    There we go again...This is my more detailed 25 facts, welcome back! 1. I am still a virgin. 2. I am not a tomboy, but neither am I very feminine. I'm just like, a girl that loves...
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    I have plenty of faith. I am a faith-based and faith-driven person. I have faith in God as a Christian believer. I have faith that God is with me every moment every day through the...
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    I was just diagnosed with uterine fibroids. The doctor gave me very little information. My stomach is swollen like I'm 8 mos. pregnant and all of my clothes are too big but too...
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    over the last 8 months or so, i have been through the mill, have looked into the eyes of shear hatred, peered through the gates of hell, and lost sight of who i am, and my faith in...
    MattyIce36 MattyIce36 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 24

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    This is possibly gonna be one of my life lessons. So as you know my friend and I aren't best friend anynore but honeslty being best friends with her was one of the biggest...
    FriendshipQ FriendshipQ 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    one of those referral which try to teach people how to book a hotel room through a certain website, it dramatically failed. however I have learned through this process.
    wasseem wasseem 26-30, M Apr 7

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    I need to write this, I need to get this off my chest. This isn't me being a victim, this is me saying that my life has been extremely hard and still is sometimes because of my...
    KAlexxx KAlexxx 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I've been dealing with this off and on, but I realized something. If I am on my death bed and I look back on my life only spent being sad, by choice, it was not used well. I have a...
    SelfSurgery SelfSurgery 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Hey my bf leaves for boot camp in 3 weeks and was wondering is there is anyone else who is going through this or for those who have gone through it if you have any tips to how you...
    SusanEst4 SusanEst4 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 19

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    Hey my bf leaves for boot camp in 3 weeks and was wondering is there is anyone else who is going through this or for those who have gone through it if you have any tips to how you...
    SusanEst4 SusanEst4 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    To the younger EP generation that are being bullied today in school, I want you to know that bullies never win. I know this from self-experience and from the experiences of good...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    People who got hurt are not weak. It just happened with them. I always thought I was emotionally strong till I hit rock bottom. I was so unaware of how being hurt feel. Now , I...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 22

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    Sometimes I look back at all I have been through and think wow can it get any worse? And it actualy does
    maleeny maleeny 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    I have been unemployed for about a month now and finally I have 2 interviews one next Tuesday and one next Wednesday. The one on Tuesday is for the NHS at a mental health hospital...
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    1. Stayed up 100 hours (twice) 2. Put a loaded Glock in my mouth twice and pulled the trigger (jammed) 3. Seen 17 countries lived in 3 others 4. Saved a 9 year old girl from a...
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