why do people like reality tv?

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  1. Fry

    Fry Hatin' is what I do.

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    i havent got a clue. someone enlighten me.
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  2. Gunny

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    can't stand the crap and it is EVERYWHERE.
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  3. I don't have a clue. All my friends including myself hate reality tv. But apparently someone likes it because they still air the crap.
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  4. Fry

    Fry Hatin' is what I do.

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    i think my most hated one is american idol, only because it has spawned so many other crap shows. that, and most of the "singers" on it are no talent hacks who are created because the media tells people to like them.
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  5. Blazing Arrow

    Blazing Arrow The 12th man

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    Have any of you actually watched a reality show?

    The draw is that the people are like you and me. Any random person could be in the position. They are not actors or forced to do what they are doing they are just random Joe's trying to make a buck.

    Anyone remember the guy on Survivor that went naked for a while? That guy cracked me up. Even funnier dude told the other contestants that he was not going to pay a dime of tax if he won. He won and a year or so later found himself in jail for being an idiot.
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  6. Fry

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    which is part of the reason the networks came up with the idea. they dont have to build a set, pay a cast or worry about writers. all they have to do is find someone who is willing to eat a bowl full of cock roaches for a few bucks and everything else will take care of itself.

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  7. avvie

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    People suck, and they like reality tv because it sucks. People will always gravitate towards something that sucks when they suck themselves.

    I hate reality tv because I don't suck*. In fact, I hate just about ALL tv, because just about all of it sucks.


    * I can prove it: I'm a Titans fan, I live in Hawaii, I'm a bass player, I can build just about anything and correctly to boot, I've never downloaded a James Blunt song and I have a hot chick roommate who lounges around the crib in her bikini. See? I don't suck. How 'bout you?
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  8. TitanJeff

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    Next goTitans.com tailgate at Avvie's place!!! :brow:

    He da man!!
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  9. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    Reality TV is ok. It's no worse than recycled sitcoms and all the other mediocre crap that fills slots.
    Actually, reality tv is more entertaining in my opinion. It's a choice between the predictable and unpredictable. I'll take the unpredictable I guess. But I don't watch much TV anyway.
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  10. Blazing Arrow

    Blazing Arrow The 12th man

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    Long drawn out explanations of why you "don't suck" typically means you do suck ...... :))
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