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I Watch Documentaries

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    Last night watched "Something's wrong with Aunt

    Diane". Such a tragedy and a mystery as to what happened to her. My bf and I definitely did not sleep easy last night.
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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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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    A very emotive and powerful documentary by the

    humanitarian war photographer Don Mc Cullin.Some photos could be distressing for some viewers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=nNeVZjMVn0o
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 3 Responses Jun 8

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    David Attenborough! I love

    that man 🐯🐨🐵🐸🐼
    LadyinGray LadyinGray 22-25, F 8 Responses Feb 12

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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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    The Chosen One

    “Tis true, my form is something odd but blaming me, is blaming God, Could I create myself anew I would not fail in pleasing you. If I could reach from pole to pole or grasp the ocean with a span, I would be measured by the soul The mind’s the standard of the Man.” --Joseph...
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    lovenicolexo lovenicolexo 18-21, F 3 Responses May 3

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    berangere berangere 66-70, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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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 8 Responses Jan 1

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    Blackfish Documentary: Truth And Tragedy

    The title is copy / pasted but I didn't need to be told that it is a tragedy how these whales are a beauty, a gift from creation best left to behold in their natural environment and not in captivity because of mans greed and arrogance. Way before the movie Free Willie, I loved...
    justmarji justmarji 51-55, F 4 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    One of my favorites is 'Why We Fight.

    ' It makes you see the wars and conflicts that have happened and are ongoing in a new light. I have so many that I like can't name them all.
    micmer micmer 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 18

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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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    The last documentary I watched was

    "Freakonomics." "Inequality for All" is one that I actually watched in the theater. I like to be informed. :-)
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 24

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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 just watched a new doc on the Night of the

    Living Dead movie called Birth of the living Dead. It was about the black and white one and was super in depth! I didn't know all that was going on at the time. It is on Netflix
    CoryBunny CoryBunny 31-35, F 2 Responses May 26

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    nitrofurano nitrofurano 36-40, M Jul 10

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    Please everyone watch BlackFish D= all of human

    kind is horrible for what happened here what the fauck world ….what the fauck
    thebeautifulprincess thebeautifulprincess 18-21, F 5 Responses May 14

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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 1 Response Dec 13, 2013

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    Watching World Cup since this morning,

    all players are good and quick on their feet. I wonder what that ball would be saying each time it gets kicked!
    zorba04 zorba04 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 18

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    Like documentaries? This has some gems

    and covers a wide range of pop and counter culture. Www.vbs.tv
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M 1 Response May 15

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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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    Sugar Industry. https://www.

    youtube.com/watch?v=9mzf4KSG6oQ
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M May 16

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    When the Tv Is On ...

    As a child I suffered night terrors.  The psych told my mother to leave either a TV on in my room or a radio.  What do ya know?!?!?  It helped immensely and to this day I utilize the TV as an over-sized night light and noise maker.  I spend my days in bed...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 6 Responses Sep 15, 2007

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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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    The vessel of gold found in lake related to

    Nazi history amazing. They wanted to change history by rewriting it! Horrible path!
    meknot meknot 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Life In A Day.

    I saw Life in A Day two years ago because my friend kept insisting me to watch it. "Life in A Day, go watch it" he said. I was hesitant at first because the title sounded boring. The documentary is basically an hour long movie which features series of video clips shot by 80,000...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    Which Netflix documentaries do you guys suggest?

    I'm really into anything that is interesting. One of my favorites has to be The Imposter if you've never checked it out you're mind will be blown!
    Xethie Xethie 22-25, F 8 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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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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    Just watched Titantic's Final Mystery

    and dang, I never thought that the Titanic sunk by forces out of human control...
    DecemberSky1 DecemberSky1 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Inside Job Is An Amazing Documentary

    One of the best documentaries of the year is Inside Job. This film sheds some light on the forces behind the global financial crisis and the causes of the economic woes which erupted in 2008. Several interviews in the film are especially compelling and revealing. The exposure of...
    Bluetraveler Bluetraveler 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 19, 2011

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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 love to watch various documentaries.

    I enjoy going back through history and seeing what it was like before I was born. I love reviewing the Kennedy assassination. I wanted to learn what Americans and others were thinking during this period of time. Also, I love to look at the criminal justice system and look at...
    springbreak2014 springbreak2014 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 28

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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 4 Responses Jun 10, 2013

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    Random, anything great to watch,

    you guys/gals could recommend? Would be very much appreciated..
    sheepInwolfsclothing sheepInwolfsclothing 22-25 4 Responses May 2

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    Back in my childhood,

    I use to go to blockbuster and have mother rent all the dinosaur documentaries. I knew most of them by name, and everyting about them. My parents took me to Jurassic Park when I was three (not a documentary, admittedly). Both came home a bit scared -- I on the other hand was...
    TK13 TK13 22-25, M Apr 19

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    berangere berangere 66-70, F 4 Responses Jun 12

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    I love nerd-ing out about nutrition

    as well as agriculture. Anyone recommend any good food documentaries? P.S. GO ORGANIC! hehe :)
    DiaTheCat DiaTheCat 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I just saw Blackfish.

    **** you, seaworld.
    frid8y frid8y 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 8

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    heatherandbarbara heatherandbarbara 36-40, F 1 Response May 3

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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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    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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    I'm watching discovery.

    . Deadly women. It's.. Awful. Really shows you how sick people can be.
    WeWereNeverAlive WeWereNeverAlive 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    This shows the deforestation of Indonesia,

    to make way for palm oil plantations.It is a tragedy.The animals are losing their habitats and face extinction and the Indonesian people are getting poorer because the profits made from those plantations do not help the Indonesian economy in any way and go to foreign corporations...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 3 Responses Apr 16

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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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    I watched a documentary about diets called The

    Worlds Best Diet I don't know if you have seen it yourself but it was really interesting They had a list of 50 country's and it was 1hour long and it was so interesting to find out what they eat South Korea Gets the award for the lowest rate of obesity with barely anyone that...
    JonnyBurrows10 JonnyBurrows10 18-21, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Ever since I got netflix I have been really

    into documentaries. I've watched one about body modifications, the whales at sea world, one about gas drilling. I've recently fallen in complete love with documentaries but nobody I know shares this passion :(
    Lexiimichellee Lexiimichellee 22-25, F 11 Responses Jan 5

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    I love to inform myself enough to make me want

    to do a lot of research on other topics!
    aaruiz aaruiz 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 22

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    The unknown know it's starring Donald Rumsfeld.

    I couldn't stand the guy for many years and when the documentary started. At the end I really did believe he had a heart.
    ICRETO ICRETO 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 16

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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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    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 6 Responses Jan 21

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    Lot's of controversy surrounding the Mermaid

    Documentaries. Did you see the second one where Scientists working Greenland's coast encountered the same thing and got it on video, prompting Norway to shut down the oil drilling in that area?
    LonesomeGeorge LonesomeGeorge 56-60, M 12 Responses Mar 25

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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 want to have a new chance at life,

    I want a place where I can whole heartily the real me without any limitations. I want to start over, i want to pack and leave and travel the world
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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