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1 posted on 12/13/2012 9:28:26 AM PST by CNSNews.com
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Well, don’t all women?

... ducking...


2 posted on 12/13/2012 9:29:51 AM PST by sauropod (I will not comply)
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These reality shows are just modern day voyerism. And TACKY.


3 posted on 12/13/2012 9:31:18 AM PST by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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Maybe insecure people, in general, watch more tv.


4 posted on 12/13/2012 9:33:05 AM PST by Perdogg (Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA4) for President 2016)
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Except for Duck Dynasty


5 posted on 12/13/2012 9:33:53 AM PST by stuartcr ("Everything happens as God wants it to, otherwise, things would be different.")
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If you have to revel on others and how they live .. uhh. boring.

Unless you’re anchored to a bed, get out there and make your own reality.

The majority of reality tv is about shallow plots, shallower actors and making money primping for talk shows and news rags.


6 posted on 12/13/2012 9:34:13 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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I think it depends on the reality show. As with,anything, some are better than others. Survivor is a much better show than Honey Boo Boo.


7 posted on 12/13/2012 9:34:33 AM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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Boo Boo boneheads


8 posted on 12/13/2012 9:35:27 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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Not to mention lower net worth...lower IQ...less formal education...more dependence on government “entitlements”...


9 posted on 12/13/2012 9:35:40 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Benghazi: What Did Baraq Know And When Did He Know It?)
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There is a lot that is intuitive in this article. A mojority of females like this dreck. Females enjoy emotional interpersonal dramatics.

Ever notice that innercity women are often involed in emotional cat fights? The sheer banality of their lives drives them to either watch, or more likely, create this emotional drama.

I have also noticed that girls/women/teens seem to love following celebrities. I do not think males, by and large, really get into the celebrity nonsense.

I think we live in a wealthy society that has become bored and banal. They have not been told about God and immutable truths and thus are left with aimlessly trying to find meaning and trying to distract themselves from their own internal gnawings.


15 posted on 12/13/2012 9:39:15 AM PST by Obadiah (How do you know that the light at the end of the tunnel isn't a muzzle flash?)
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Reality Show Viewers Are More Neurotic, Have Lower Self-Esteem...

In other news: Water is found to be wet..........

16 posted on 12/13/2012 9:40:18 AM PST by doorgunner69
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I don’t link my brain to the programming of the enemy.


18 posted on 12/13/2012 9:41:19 AM PST by fattigermaster
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Reality Show Viewers Are More Neurotic, Have Lower Self-Esteem...

...and are more likely to have voted for Obama.

19 posted on 12/13/2012 9:41:54 AM PST by Obadiah (How do you know that the light at the end of the tunnel isn't a muzzle flash?)
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It is an interesting concept.

My first “reality show” that wasn’t an actual show about reality (you know, like National Geographic, or Wild Kingdom) was Survivor. And that was really more like a game than what passes for “reality TV”. It was a game show, with rules, and competition.

I think there are a lot of different genres of “reality TV” these days. After Survivor, I started watching American Idol, which again was a competition show. And I watched Sarah Palin’s Alaska, which while more like a “reality” show, was really about Alaska.

I watch “Little People, Big World”, which is a true reality show, but it follows a family and how they live their lives, and I find that particular family fascinating, and it was fun to see how his business mind worked. I guess there was also the more formulaic reality show “dramas”, but that wasn’t what drew me to the show.

I watched Trump’s reality show, because it was interesting watching people compete in business-type events, but I tired of it after 2 seasons. I also quit Survivor after the reunion season.

And I spent a season watching the guys bid on storage lockers. I watched a season of crabbers, and a season of ice truckers. I don’t know why those were fascinating, but I’d like to think it was because I was LEARNING something about jobs I knew nothing about.

Dirty Jobs — that was a form of reality show, and again a way to learn about different jobs (as was the occasional George Plimpton show where he would learn a sport and play it for like 2 seconds, for those who are old enough to remember).

Other reality shows have no interest to me, and some seem disgusting and crass, but I can’t easily qualify what makes them that way, except my interest in the topic. Like all the Nanny shows, and Sister Wives, and the child abuse shows about beauty pageants, and the Bachelor “competitions”, and fear factor, and black hole or whatever that darkness show is (I watched one episode). And don’t forget shows about hunting Alligators, or wild boars, or shipping things, or housewives, or new jersey thugs. Or Pawn shops, or cake wars, and a host of other “reality” things.

My wife watches Sister Wives. She can’t explain it, except that it is like watching a slow-motion train wreck, and you can’t take your eyes off it.


22 posted on 12/13/2012 9:48:55 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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Honey Boo Boo, Facebook, The Kardashian Show; etc., are emblematic of the intellectual degeneration of our society.

Tis an idiotic populous that elected Pres. Kardashian in the first place.

27 posted on 12/13/2012 9:59:05 AM PST by Stepan12
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Beyond the competition and non-competition I’d suggest there’s a DRASTIC difference between reality shows about people trying to accomplish something useful (Deadliest Catch, Axe Men, Wicked Tuna, etc.) and people doing nothing useful or of interest where the emphasis is entirely on interpersonal conflict (Jersey Shore, Real Housewives, etc.)

I watch the former, not the latter. And I’d bet the psychological differences between the viewers of each are drastic.


35 posted on 12/13/2012 10:23:34 AM PST by Strategerist
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Reality Show Viewers Are More Neurotic, Have Lower Self-Esteem...

So THAT'S my problem. Watching "Cops"!

40 posted on 12/13/2012 10:59:14 AM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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I enjoyed watching people trying to survive in another time. I remember a show named “Frontier House”. It was about three family groups who agreed to live as homesteaders in Montana. Had to live like it was 1800s. The UK had shows but they were named “The 1900 House” and “The 1940s House”. The Frontier House was better. Seemed to me the women in the UK shows were constantly complaining about everything.


43 posted on 12/13/2012 11:28:42 AM PST by timeflies
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Bait Car and Vegas Strip. LOL.


48 posted on 12/13/2012 12:16:20 PM PST by Darren McCarty (If most people were more than keyboard warriors, we might have won the election)
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I’m okay then. I have enough ‘reality’ in my own life to deal with.


49 posted on 12/13/2012 12:22:52 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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