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Old 08-10-2007, 03:24 PM   #1
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Okay we've handled all the tough issues about health care and the stock market now it's time for the real thing reality TV . I know some of us watch it so fes up and guys don't act morally superior .You watch that show where the guy eats strange food .So I'll go first I'm hooked on "Can you dance ". Every wednesday and Thursday I'm glued to the TV .So what do you watch
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Old 08-10-2007, 03:34 PM   #2
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I like watching Wife Swap...they have some great ones....and sometimes I watch America's Top Model and wonder how/why the girls want to be so skinny and hollow.
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Old 08-10-2007, 03:35 PM   #3
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Survivor and American Idol, all the rest are just too filled with fake Drama - Big Brother being the worst.
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Old 08-10-2007, 03:58 PM   #4
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Let's not forget mixed martial arts.
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Old 08-10-2007, 04:05 PM   #5
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Oh boy...it's confession time for me.

Survivor
Top Model
The house flipper ones...they are getting old tho 'cept for that new one...the compulsive guy....
Top Chef
Hell's Kitchen
You Think You Can Dance
American Idol
Design Star

Can't think of more right now. I know, it's dumb but I like 'em...so there
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Old 08-10-2007, 04:11 PM   #6
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Yeah, I have a crush on Cat Deeley.

I like a lot of them:

Survivor (haven't watched the newest seasons)
Extreme Makeover Home Edition (always cry on this one)
So You Think You Can Dance
Amazing Race (bugged me that they explained the rules every show)
Age of Love (who'd he end up with, anyway? I was rooting for Jen)
Bachelor/Bachelorette
America's Got Talent (rooting for the little singer girl)

Probably more...

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Old 08-10-2007, 04:25 PM   #7
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Oh wait, Hells kitchen off and on as well.

Mixed Martial arts isn't a reality show, it's a sporting event! And it ROCKS!
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Old 08-10-2007, 05:07 PM   #8
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I will be on the last season of 'Survivor' or bust
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Old 08-10-2007, 06:17 PM   #9
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Survivor
Amazing Race
You think you can dance (DW watches it - I will if I can't escape the room! - that host is taaaall!)
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Old 08-10-2007, 06:50 PM   #10
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Amazing Race
Survivor
Big Brother

I have also watched So You Think You Can Dance, and the dance show with the stars, some Wife Swap and Flip this House

I like reality tv shows even though my DH makes fun of me for it.
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Old 08-10-2007, 07:46 PM   #11
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amazing race
sytycd
idol
flipping shows
top chef
project runway

my 4 year old is well aware of how these competitions all work, and often agrees or disagrees with the judges! wonder what her generation will be like eh?
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Old 08-10-2007, 08:01 PM   #12
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idol
flipping shows
top chef
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Same here, plus Hell's Kitchen. And I can't wait to see Tim Gunn's new show on Style this fall.
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Old 08-10-2007, 08:45 PM   #13
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Boy and I thought you would all make fun of me .I guess I should fess up to also watching America's Top Model & What not to wear ( who gets dresed up every day ? Can't they just put together stylish sweats ).By the way on So You think you can dance I'm rooting for Neil & Lauren !
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Old 08-10-2007, 08:51 PM   #14
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I will be on the last season of 'Survivor' or bust
Wildcat, maybe you'll aprreciate this: I was a semi-finalist for Survivor four different times, and a finalist for Survivor Marqueses (finalist = final 48 people whittled down from 50,000).

Every new person who walks into my life gets dragged down to my TV and is initiated into my 6 year casting journey by watching all my application videos, as well as news stories about me. Twas exciting for a long long time, pondering my pending 15 minutes of glory, but now that the embers are dying, it seems like my party will never begin.

Although...once a reality junkie, always a reality junkie, and I have my feet in another reality fire, and am "this close" to getting cast on a bigger better reality show. Hard to imagine one better than Survivor, but it is being developed, and it will kick some serious arse.

My current faves are The Two Coreys, Addiction, and plain old Cops.
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Old 08-10-2007, 09:36 PM   #16
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The closest that I've come to watching reality TV, was watching 'Dancing with the Stars'. Unless 'Country Fried Home Videos' hosted by Bill Engvall counts as reality TV! Or 'My Name Is Earl'......

OK, I guess I don't really watch any reality TV. Wait, I watched the O.J. Simpson "car chase" in '94....does that count??
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Old 08-10-2007, 10:57 PM   #17
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I have not even seen one minute of "Survivor", "Dancing..", "Idol" or any of those competition-type shows.. they just hold zero interest for me.

I do like watching "SOS Tata" (Nanny 911) and "Cambio Moglie" (Changing Wives) because they give me some interesting insights into how real Italian families live. It's quite eye-opening to see the moms slaving over the lazy grown offspring and the kinds of tempter tantrums non-US kids have ("Lentils!! LENTILLLLLLS! I WANT LENTILS!!! WAAAAA!").

I also like the real crime investigation ones.
(we get a mix of American and Italian programming)
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Amazing Race. The only TV I watch.
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Old 08-11-2007, 12:46 AM   #19
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Amazing Race - my all time favourite show
Survivor - was much better before they casted all those wannabe actors
Hell's Kitchen - hoping that Rock wins next week
Top Chef - hard one this season as no-one is that likeable

The latest train wreck I am into is Flipping Out. Has anyone seen this one on Bravo about the house flipper with OCD? Does a fantastic job on the houses he flips, but despite his wealth I wouldn't swop places with him for any amount of money.
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I have never watched any Reality TV.
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