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    On serial killers...lots

    and lots and lots...
    bluefrogs247 bluefrogs247 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 3, 2014

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    Documentaries are so much more interesting

    than fictional movies. I don't know why, but I tend to get bored about 20 minutes into watching a tv show or a movie, but documentaries educate you, so that's more of a hook than a fictional plot line. Also you have the excuse to be sedentary without people yelling at you to do...
    stuforyou stuforyou 16-17, F 11 Responses Aug 26, 2014

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    Has anybody seen Dear Zachary?

    Good god that movie man… that movie wrecked me for the day.
    QuilltonX QuilltonX 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 28

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    The Future of Water..

    . A Norwegian documentary trilogy about water... 1. The Waterlords 2. The New Uncertainty 3. The Age of Water Each episode lasting about an hour, a great, wide look at the water in the broadest possible view. Recommended to anyone interested in geography and/or political control...
    KimKarlsson KimKarlsson 16-17, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Touching the wild is a wonderful documentary on

    PBS. Joe Hutto goes and lives with a herd of deer...loved it.
    ljjams ljjams 51-55, M 4 Responses Feb 1

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    Hey there, I've always had a slight obsession

    with documentaries, the in depth story telling, interesting characters, nail biting storylines, it's all so captivating. As of late I've been on the hunt for great documentaries, any suggestions?
    oscaxr oscaxr 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 29

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    I love the doco "the bridge" I think it

    actually got pulled from the shelves shortly after production. You can find the full story on YouTube. Really opened my eyes and the interviews with the families were heart touching.
    Thedarkpassenger86 Thedarkpassenger86 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Call me a nerd or a geek,

    I don't care. I enjoy learning new things. Documentaries are one way to do it.
    Luvhugeuptop Luvhugeuptop 46-50, M 4 Responses Oct 11, 2014

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    XxAllixX XxAllixX 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    I find them interesting

    and tend to watch them a lot. Some are half assed and have wrong information though and it ****** me off. XD
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX 18-21, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Run Towards The Fear!!

    I was watching documentary on lions on discovery channel.It taught me very profound and valuable lesson in a very unique way.And I was so eager to share it with you all here. This is based on the African parable about how a pride of lions hunt. The older lions have incredible...
    anya1212 anya1212 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    I also loved the Ken Burns Civil War

    documentary series. Whenever it's on PBS I stop what I'm doing just to watch it again and again
    scratchitharder scratchitharder 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey (2014) Not my first

    encounter with a show popularizing (astro)physics, but certainly the best one I know of. It might seem boring for those who already know a bit about the universe and its laws, still... just "The Calendar" is a phenomenon making this show worth watching. I haven't watched the...
    KimKarlsson KimKarlsson 16-17, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Allwaysthink825 Allwaysthink825 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 30, 2014

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    The Farm series... The Victorian,

    Edwardian, Wartime (WWII) and Tudor monastery farm... I will never be a farmer, but... Hell, maybe that is the reason I love these so much, it seems so remote I actually get to remember everything because it isn't the compulsory bulls... study I am used to. Check it out, at...
    KimKarlsson KimKarlsson 16-17, M 4 Responses Feb 25

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    I am a kind of person

    who loves to be updated on the world's news and I am also a documentary lover, especially when it comes to documentaries about aliens and animals..... Here we have some channels passing documentaries 24 hours a day and if I could I would watch all..... I love documentaries !!!
    000Thallensjaan 000Thallensjaan 16-17, M 4 Responses Feb 18

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    Any recommendations? I caught Emile Hirsch's

    Bully. Pretty decent but sad to see youth wasted so young.
    ohzy ohzy 26-30, M 5 Responses Jan 29

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    I just watched this -

    http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/light-bulb-conspiracy/ makes you open your eyes abit to how much of a throw away society we really are!
    XUD9 XUD9 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    The criminal psychology kind like those on CI.

    Serial killers by far had captured much of my attention. Mind you, I dont condone their actions.
    AcousticAnne AcousticAnne 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    R0GUE R0GUE 70+ 7 Responses Jan 25

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    michaelnutty25 michaelnutty25 16-17, M Feb 20

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    I love watching documentaries about anything

    and everything; Science, religion, Ufology, ancient civilizations, conspiracy theories, wildlife, paranormal, natural health cures.. too many XD
    Ultimatedorktroid Ultimatedorktroid 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 10, 2014

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    skelapus skelapus 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am one who can spend the day watching

    documentaries. I love challenging my current beliefs, learning about something new, or discovering the details of world history that were glanced over in my academic career. I also love that I am encouraged to research sons subjects further, and learn more based on what a...
    WrittenWishes WrittenWishes 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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    Some Documentaries May Have Become "lietoyoumentaries"

    If you get all your facts from documentaries, you will be sorely lacking in truth. There are so many falsehoods you would think they have nothing to lose but the truth. For instance, do you ever question something you saw in a documentary, then go check the stated facts as given...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 17 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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    The Zeitgeist trilogy

    and The Culture in Decline by Peter Joseph These series changed my view on this world completely. Getting down to the roots of religious, monetary and political institutions (or all at once if you will), realizing the base of human behaviour and with the spiritual and technical...
    KimKarlsson KimKarlsson 16-17, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    BiNiceBoy BiNiceBoy 22-25, M 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I`m probaly the only person on here under the

    age of 18 who watches them but i find them very intresting! Espically History documentries.
    cleocat1234 cleocat1234 13-15, F 10 Responses Oct 3, 2014

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    i love history documentaries.

    sometimes, though, i am disappointed. because i see one on a favorite topic, and i get excited to watch it, and it turns out that i already knew everything that's in it. so i have to go back to reading books.
    Lucinnda Lucinnda 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    I love nature documentaries

    and especially love shark week. I like marine biology and actually Im a scuba diver so it's fascinating to see specials on underwater sea life as well as the deep ocean. James Cameron deep ocean documentary is fascinating.
    scratchitharder scratchitharder 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101 56-60, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    Watched Blood Brother today.

    Highly suggest it.
    sailorwinters sailorwinters 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    Historical documentaries are interesting.

    Here in England they have been examining lots about the Great War, of 1914 1918, and recently about the Plantagenet kings they had here in the Middle Ages.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 8 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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    Wanted to share this eye-opener with everyone

    http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/four-horsemen-documentary/
    canthinkformyself canthinkformyself 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    Watching a report about water.

    In water, clusters of molecules store the history of its relationship with the world. "Water has memory". Under a microscope, the water from natural springs or pools shows the most symmetry and beauty, assimilating the biological features from its environment and structuring...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 11

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    I rarely watch tv but I do enjoy documentaries .

    Even if it's just bits on youtube. Some of my favorites have been cave of forgotten dreams and life in the undergrowth because they good music and in general I think well done.
    zen001 zen001 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    kaixin97 kaixin97 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    I love watching documentaries.

    Watching real life stories is so exciting to me. I don't like fake movies cause documentaries are so interesting. You can actually view a persons whole life in two or three hours. I get creeped out by the ones about murderers. Documentaries are great entertainment.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 21, 2014

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    My eldest son told me " knowledge " about the

    universe and I asked him a question and he answered "I do not know, I closed the TV, then" I believed that he had learned it in school! But no, it was in a TV documentary.
    Prokamin Prokamin 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 9, 2014

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    About anything, but above all,

    the Tudor Dynasty. I also love TED talks,
    PenRe PenRe 36-40 1 Response Feb 12, 2014

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    When I watch TV it is usually to view a story

    about animals, or gardens, or something from our historical culture. I seldom watch anything else, as it is too repetitive.
    Bourgault Bourgault 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 16, 2014

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    Space documentaries are my life atm,

    makes me think so much ahh
    raehmm raehmm 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2014

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    I love true crime documentaries.

    I also like history and science documentaries. How it's made is one of my favorite shows.
    Grache Grache 41-45, F 9 Responses Oct 28, 2014

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    The Cowspiracy... What can I say?

    It must be the most convincing vegan propaganda ever. Yet it makes me wonder about the facts stated there. If you have time and option to see it I'd say do it, because it is undoubtedly worth the time.
    KimKarlsson KimKarlsson 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 25

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    I've watched Oliver Stones the untold history

    of the United states like 10 times. . seriously it's too much.. any suggestions?
    jmg8744 jmg8744 26-30, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    best docu ever: inside north Korea (national

    geographic). it's only an hour long but it definitely got me hooked on the topic. 4 well-earned stars for risking their lives to make it.
    missheidi missheidi 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 11, 2014

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    So I just finished watching the documentary

    special 'making couples happy' & I found it truly refreshing to know that intimacy starts at a spiritual level & not a physical level. By engaging with a persons mind before their body is so much more rewarding & we are so much more in life than just our 'flesh'
    Observer72 Observer72 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 3, 2014

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