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    The Victorian Farm, The Wartime Farm

    and currently starting the Tudor Farm... Edwardian Farm still awaiting. :)
    RickMason RickMason 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    Has anyone seen Superheroes?

    It's about real people who dress up and go out to "fight crime" and things like that.
    Alisha32 Alisha32 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 13

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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 36-40, F 7 Responses Nov 8

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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

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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

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    Something i do all the time.

    .. My roommates judge me but i find all sorts of things interesting and i love learning new things
    JessesGirl12813 JessesGirl12813 18-21, F 7 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    i like documentaries about a certain era

    or time period, basically pop culture.
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 Nov 2

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    I like documentaries about social issues.

    I also like documentaries that follow people's lives over a period of time, as well as undercover reporting and social experiments. Any suggestions?
    akamissw akamissw 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 1

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    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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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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    I would love to start watching documentaries.

    ..could you please help me with some suggestions to start with?? thank you :)
    trytrytry2 trytrytry2 26-30, F 14 Responses 3 days ago

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    I recently discovered I have a love

    for history. I watch history documentaries all the time. :)
    XxAllixX XxAllixX 18-21, F Oct 27

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    LiLkoala LiLkoala 16-17, F 7 Responses Oct 27

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    Documentaries

    I love watching documentaries. I am especially fascinated with ancient history and astronomy.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 1, 2012

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    H2,Discovery Channel,

    Animal Planet, Cooking Channels, etc... I'm learning a lot, for instance making puff pastry is really challenging, still struggling up to now.
    zorba04 zorba04 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 17

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    I have watched numerous documentaries on serial

    killers, and true life crime.
    merrygentry merrygentry 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 5

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    "It Might Get Loud" "Sound City"

    and the new HBO Series "Sonic Highways" are great looks into the world of music, especially Rock 'n' Roll!
    warriorofchaos20 warriorofchaos20 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 27

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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 8 Responses Oct 28

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    Watch Shenandoah. It's on Netflix.

    Those are all real people. And it's only the tip of the iceburg.
    midniteinc midniteinc 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 3

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    When Im 29...

    I was watching this documentary on youtube about young people today (link below) and it concerns me. When the interviewer asked, whats your plans for the summer?, the majority of young adults replied that they were either looking for work, working, or going to school, or all 3...
    livelively22 livelively22 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 10, 2013

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    On serial killers...lots

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

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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...
    joelle12 joelle12 16-17, F 11 Responses Aug 26

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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 3 Responses Oct 11

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    XxAllixX XxAllixX 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Hoop Dreams by Steve James.

    its 8 years into 3 hours. amazing.
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F Oct 27

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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

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    kaixin97 kaixin97 16-17, F 4 Responses a week 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 8 Responses Sep 11

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    They're a decent substitute

    when you're too busy to spend some serious quality time with a book. Documentaries, to me, are the fast food take away of knowledge.
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M a week ago

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    My guilty pleasure is conspiracy theory

    and paranormal documentaries :) I prefer genuine, honest, serious docs, but I have fun watching the sensationalist ones too when it comes to speculating on the unknown. I also really enjoy docs that shine a light on social problems, and nature documentaries that utilize creative...
    Shoobie11 Shoobie11 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 29

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    All the other girls my age watch reality tv

    shows that are about teenagers getting pregnant or some rich family but for me i love to watch documentaries!! Some of my favorite documentaries topics are on the food industry,Crime,Science, and LOTS MORE!! Documentaries are exciting to me:)
    UndoneSweater UndoneSweater 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    I looovveee documentaries on health foods

    and vitamins/juicing, marijuana and drug documentaries, informational documentaries about government truths, real business fraud, ect. I could watch them 24/7. I actually really love learning.
    Nessybabi Nessybabi 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 27

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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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    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 4 Responses Nov 3

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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

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    I love me a good documentary.

    Music, religion, just something new
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    "How to die on Oregon" on netflix.

    .very sad and also "wake up" about guy who just woke up one day and started seeing stuff like energy and spirits and went on quest to see what's wrong with him.
    Elalala Elalala 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 14

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    I love documentaries!

    About animals, marine animals, the ocean, outer space, dinosaurs and a bunch of other random things xD
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F Nov 2

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    ¨American Experience Mormons¨ PBS.

    America's fastest growing religion? Well, only in America, and wow. Really interesting look at sociology of early Americans and Government policy and influence on a religious group outside the mainstream.
    unAmigo unAmigo 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 22

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    Documentaries and survivor

    and hockey games are the only things I watch on tv
    mrloweco mrloweco 18-21, M Oct 11

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    There is a documentary about Nazi prisoners in

    England. I think it is called "The M room". It is light and entertaining and as always with the Nazis creepy, because Nazis are naturally evil. If you can find it please provide a link.
    unAmigo unAmigo 31-35, M Oct 9

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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

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    The nature program on PBS has the most amazing

    documentaries. I am completely obsessed.. So far, the coolest I saw is called Earth's Flight...there's a few of them capturing hundreds of different kinds of birds and their migration throughout different parts of the world... From the birds perspective - all just mind blowing...
    jessmeister jessmeister 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 1

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    Watching a compassionate moment in war

    when the enemy is seen as another human being.
    aag311 aag311 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 13

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    I've only started watching a month ago.

    It's rather more entertaining than watching the few channels available on our television. It has given me a broader picture of the world, expanding the knowledge I have beyond the limits of only that which I see in my the daily life.
    sheepInwolfsclothing sheepInwolfsclothing 22-25 4 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    I recently watched a documentary about mail

    order brides from Russia. It was interesting to see the dynamics between the people. Some women only wanted marriage so they could get citizenship. Some of the men were cruel & abusive to their wives. And then, there were the REAL couples who were just in love. Good documentary...
    Ezria96 Ezria96 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 24

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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

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    I watched a documentary

    where a garden was dug up and they found about 40 boxes of dismembered wheatabix, they said whoever lived there must have been a cereal killer, shocking!
    vince808 vince808 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 22

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    Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory This

    is such a great documentary.
    Om3awaken Om3awaken 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    David Attenborough! I love

    that man 🐯🐨🐵🐸🐼
    LadyinGray LadyinGray 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 12

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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