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    reality tv, trash or treasure?

    the standards of tv and morality in society are appaling, is the what we have truly been reduced to ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sledger
    the standards of tv and morality in society are appaling, is the what we have truly been reduced to ?
    It's nothing to do with morality in society. It's attention seeking prats and tv producers banking on the simpletons in the country watching and phoning, which they do



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    Its interesting if a psychologist is using it to study human interactions

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    No one is forcing you to watch it. Change the channel or read a book


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    no one might be forcing me to watch it.. but thats all television is covered with these days.. hardly get anything good to watch on tv !
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    No one is forcing you to watch it. Change the channel or read a book
    I much prefer your second suggestion because changing channels is just swapping between other 'reality' TV shows these days. There's quite simply nothing else on. That's why my TV is so under-used these days (seriously, I turn it on maybe one a week).

    To paraphrase Groucho Marx when asked whether TV is educational; "Of course it's educational; everytime it's one I get the compulsion to turn it off and read a book!"
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    Reading a book causes more problems then it solves...

    As you can tell, im the founding member of the "I hate reading books" club.

    But in summing up, i have no worth while input into this discussion, perhaps i would if i read more books... but dont get me started...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Top_Cat
    I much prefer your second suggestion because changing channels is just swapping between other 'reality' TV shows these days. There's quite simply nothing else on. That's why my TV is so under-used these days (seriously, I turn it on maybe one a week).

    To paraphrase Groucho Marx when asked whether TV is educational; "Of course it's educational; everytime it's one I get the compulsion to turn it off and read a book!"
    And the dialogue is such crap, maybe they could give them scripts to read from; oh hold on, somethings wrong here

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    I don't watch much T.V.. apart from sport.


    I watch LOST which is awesome.. MOON T.V which is a comedy show and the odd sports show.

    The only reality t.v. show that I watch is superstars of treasure island but that's just becuase Josh Kronfeld is on it and he's my faviourte sportsman of all time

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    there is so much rubbish on TV these days its not funny. Reality TV is almost all rubbish. Big brother is the worst of the lot.
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    I watch Big Brother
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    Hello. My name's Dale & I'm a Big Brother fan.

    There, I've said it. That feels better.

    Rather like junk food I know it's of poor nutritional value, but it is a quick high & diverting for a brief time. Seeing all the god-awful wannabies gradually let their masks slip & have screaming hissy fits when they're ignored for about 10 seconds. I could make a cod-serious point about the infantilising of our young adults, but really it's just voyeurism on my part!
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    I used to watch BB but I no longer care about. I prefer to watch the ABC or SBS instead. Of course if you have cable TV you could watch that.
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    I only really watched the first BB, it was the best because it was different

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby
    Hello. My name's Dale & I'm a Big Brother fan.

    There, I've said it. That feels better.

    Rather like junk food I know it's of poor nutritional value, but it is a quick high & diverting for a brief time. Seeing all the god-awful wannabies gradually let their masks slip & have screaming hissy fits when they're ignored for about 10 seconds. I could make a cod-serious point about the infantilising of our young adults, but really it's just voyeurism on my part!
    ....yet you despise Robbie Williams

    I've got nothing against Robbie Williams and I rather listen to his music then watch that god awful show Big Brother.
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