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How Many Of You Don't Watch TV  
User currently offlineStall From Switzerland, joined Apr 2004, 257 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1906 times:

Hi,

This afternoon talking with colleagues I found I was one of the few that didn't have a tv at home.

So what about you fellows a.neters.

Do you watch tv ?

Bye


Flying is fun
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User currently offlineKieron747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1904 times:

Unfortunately for me I only get one TV channel as I haven't subscribed to any Canadian cable/satellite networks and my aerial is shit.

I therefore, do not watch TV much at all, maybe one hour per week. I find reading or listening to the radio to be better anyway!

Kieron747


User currently offlineSeb146 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 11677 posts, RR: 15
Reply 2, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1898 times:

I say I don't watch TV, but I am addicted to Amazing Race. Other than that, I own a TV to watch DVDs. I am going to get Phantom Of The Opera right now and, while I am there, I may also get either Flintstones first season or Aqua Teen Hunger Force second season (I already have ATHF seasons 1 and 3)

GO CANUCKS!!



Life in the wall is a drag.
User currently offlineAviationMaster From Switzerland, joined Oct 1999, 2481 posts, RR: 34
Reply 3, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1889 times:

I do watch TV, but not as often as I used to. Mainly thanks to all of the crap that's being showed nowadays. When I watch TV, then it's usually only for football games or occasionally the news.

User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39898 posts, RR: 74
Reply 4, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1887 times:

I don't watch TV at all.
The last time I watched TV on a regular basis was around 1987 or 1988.
I did watch the first 2 seasons of In Living Color (1990-1991) but that was it.
I do have 2 VCRs and a DVD player to watch old movies, concert footage, porn, home made flicks.

TV today sucks big time.
If I am at someone's house that has cable, I'd only watch CNN, CSPAN, CSPAN2, Discovery Channel and PBS.



Bring back the Concorde
User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1879 times:

I cannot say that I don't watch TV.... but I rarely do just that.

The TV displays the news for hours on end when I'm at home, but I'm usually cooking, working, online, cleaning, or doing whatever else in the process.


Pretty much the only time I devote 100% to TV is when new episodes of Will&Grace, Law&Order, or CSI Miami (and its incredibly sexy Papi!) are on.


User currently offlineConcord977 From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 1261 posts, RR: 25
Reply 6, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1871 times:

Quoting ConcordeBoy (Reply 5):
Pretty much the only time I devote 100% to TV is when new episodes of Will&Grace, Law&Order, or CSI Miami (and its incredibly sexy Papi!) are on.

Ah, how we forget . . .

The last time I chatted with you (months ago) you dropped off-line mid sentence because an episode of some Anime Cartoon came on the air. Later, I heard you were glued to Drawn Together.

Come on, fess up. You're watching soaps right now, arent' you.  Smile



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User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 21
Reply 7, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1869 times:

I don't watch TV at home..

Quoting Superfly (Reply 4):
If I am at someone's house that has cable

I'd only watch The Weather Channel...



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User currently offlineEuclid From South Africa, joined Apr 2005, 373 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1865 times:

I watch TV quite regularly, but prefer to watch educational channels such as Discovery, National Geographic and History channel. I refuse to give the time of day to trash (in my humble opinion, of course) like Smallville, Desperate Housewives, etc. I do make an exception for Lost, though, as well as for for Formula 1. So, in a nutshell, documentary programs for me all the way!

User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1859 times:

Quoting Concord977 (Reply 6):
The last time I chatted with you (months ago)

...don't blame me, I don't even have your number anymore.

Course, you could get a buzz from some 300lb delinquent named 'Chico' from that phone at some point  Wink

Quoting Concord977 (Reply 6):
you dropped off-line mid sentence because an episode of some Anime Cartoon came on the air.

....lest you forget that I was also cookin' and arguing with da wife concurrently? Perfectly in line with always doing multiple things at once while the TV is on  Smile

Quoting Concord977 (Reply 6):
Later, I heard you were glued to Drawn Together.

Which hasn't had a new episode in like 6mo. Old news, lol.

Quoting Concord977 (Reply 6):
Come on, fess up. You're watching soaps right now, arent' you.

No, but I have started watching A&E (which is just as pathetic) now that they feature Adam Rodriguez's ass every Sunday night at 10 and 2 Big grin


User currently offlineConcord977 From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 1261 posts, RR: 25
Reply 10, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1857 times:

Quoting ConcordeBoy (Reply 9):
...don't blame me, I don't even have your number anymore.

I meant "chat" in the literal sense ... no numbers are/were required. Or have you lost my screen name too?



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User currently offlineThomasphoto60 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 3965 posts, RR: 22
Reply 11, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1850 times:

Very little time for TV, but on an occasion I try to catch a few shows, namely on PBS, A&E, Disc, TLC, Hist, SciFi and others. The main broadcasters (ABC,CBS,NBC,FOX,UPN and WB) offer absouletly nothing, imo.

I prefer a good book.

Thomas



"Show me the Braniffs"
User currently offlineFlyingTexan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1844 times:

Quoting Superfly (Reply 4):
porn, home made flicks.

Aren’t they one in the same?

I did not have a TV growing up. I found myself explaining to peers about the ‘Kill Your TV’ bumper sticker on the back of my dad’s Volvo.

Now I have a 42” Plasma but just keep it on CNN and C-SPAN as background noise. Occasionally, I watch Discovery and DVDs.


User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1839 times:

Quoting Concord977 (Reply 10):
I meant "chat" in the literal sense ... no numbers are/were required.

Ah, I see.

Quoting Concord977 (Reply 10):
Or have you lost my screen name too?

No, but I'm practically never on AIM/YIM/etc anymore, since I still cannot get online at home currently.


User currently offlineConcord977 From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 1261 posts, RR: 25
Reply 14, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1838 times:

Quoting ConcordeBoy (Reply 13):
No, but I'm practically never on AIM/YIM/etc anymore, since I still cannot get online at home currently.

Dude, the seasons have changed twice since that problem began. WTF??



No info
User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 21
Reply 15, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1835 times:

Quoting FlyingTexan (Reply 12):
Quoting Superfly (Reply 4):
porn, home made flicks.

Aren’t they one in the same?

most people would rather not to hear that, but I am curious ....



Airliners.net of the Future
User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39898 posts, RR: 74
Reply 16, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1826 times:

September11, FlyingTexan:
I should have clarified rented porn and home made flicks.



Bring back the Concorde
User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 21
Reply 17, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1819 times:

Quoting Superfly (Reply 16):
rented porn and home made flicks

love them too!  thumbsup 



Airliners.net of the Future
User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1812 times:

Quoting Concord977 (Reply 14):
Dude, the seasons have changed twice since that problem began. WTF??

Well cher, in case ya haven't noticed in the year or so since we've been acquainted: I love to argue.  Wink

....and I'll be damned before I pay 2 squirts of duck sh!t to those extortionists at Cox, over a service-halt that I have in writing that I shouldn't have been subjected to.

Going to court over it on the 17th, wish me luck Big grin


User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39898 posts, RR: 74
Reply 19, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1809 times:

September11:
Why did you have to include the "  thumbsup  " fist in that last post?
Considering porn is on the topic and all....



Bring back the Concorde
User currently offlineCaptoveur From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1805 times:

I watch very little. I catch F1 races when they are on but most of my through the week tv viewing is pretty irregular.. probably less than 2hrs a day.

Tv is yet another thing I gave up along with caffeine and about 30lbs in the quest for a better me


User currently offlineLooneyToon From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 444 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1804 times:

I have a TV, a big screen actually, but I NEVER watch it.

Its not that I am not allowed to, I can watch as much as I want, but I dont.



LooneyToon
User currently offlineScarletHarlot From Canada, joined Jul 2003, 4673 posts, RR: 56
Reply 22, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1797 times:

I don't watch much TV. I'd rather read, or go out and do something.

Mr. Harlot loves TV, and it frustrates me sometimes. I like the house to be quiet, and then he gets home and the boob tube goes on and blares. I hate it.



But that was when I ruled the world
User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 21
Reply 23, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1795 times:

Quoting Superfly (Reply 19):
Why did you have to include the " " fist in that last post?

can't I? I love doing  thumbsup , lol...



Airliners.net of the Future
User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39898 posts, RR: 74
Reply 24, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1794 times:

Quoting ScarletHarlot (Reply 22):
boob tube

Boob tube?
He watches lots of porn?



Bring back the Concorde
25 Post contains links AeroWesty : I thought I'd recalled this: Quoting KROC (reply 5): I've been mired in having a real job ...you mean the one that you've so often complained to me a
26 PHLBOS : For the most part, the only time I have the TV on is in the morning just to catch the weather and traffic reports on the news before I leave for work.
27 Braybuddy : Haven't had a TV since 1978 and don't miss it at all. It's amazing how people react when they find out you don't have a TV. They think life is unnatur
28 Post contains images Superfly : Braybuddy: I remember 20 years ago I had met a distant relative. I thought he was weird because he had dreadlocks and said he didn't watch TV. Mind yo
29 FDXMECH : I never watch TV. Coincidently I saw a great show on TV last night about people like me who never watch TV. But I had to tape it as it was running the
30 Post contains images Concord977 : A scorned chatter never forgets being dumped for a "Ling-ling". Thanks, westy
31 Post contains images MxCtrlr : I have a few network shows that I watch - none religiously. I enjoy "Crossing Jordan", "Enterprise" (I know - one of the few fans of the show even dur
32 CaptOveur : Thats why I more or less stopped watching. I don't even watch much TV news anymore because it isn't trustworthy.
33 ANCFlyer : I have a TV in my Living Room. I have a TV in my Kitchen. I have a TV in all the bedrooms. I have a TV in the Den. None in the loo . . . They are on
34 Post contains images ZKSUJ : I don't exactly have alot of time to watch TV, and I have to share one TV with 60 people does not help
35 Post contains images NZ747 : Which is why I brought my own TV to watch whatever/whenever I want
36 HAWK21M : Very rarely.Prefer the net. Although a few channels like Discovery,History,NDTV24x7 are good. regds MEL
37 Post contains images RNOcommctr : I don't know which is worse-- the programs or the commercials. In watching some Giants baseball games on Fox recently, it seems some commercials (Toyo
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