Do you watch more than 8 hours of television on certain days or evenings?

Dallas, Texas
March 10, 2016 10:39pm CST
I sometimes watch a lot of television. It's because most of the good shows air about the same time and while we watch one channel, the DVR records another channel. Between some of the recorded shows and live T.V. and the news I think I sometimes watch more than 8 hours in a single day. I think this is a bit excessive.But for some reason I have gotten used to watching lots of t.v. Do you sometimes think television is running your life or perhaps your cell phone or computer is doing a good job of this? Or do you think it's all under control and that you could pull the plug at any time but you just don't want to?
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• United States
11 Mar 16
I watch tv here and there but never for 8 hours straight unless I am sick in bed and can't do anything else.
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• Dallas, Texas
11 Mar 16
I believe I have a television addiction of some sort. I have watched t.v. all my life. It used to be my baby sitter when I was old enough to set in front of the black and white and watch Captain Kangaroo and Cookla, Fran & Ollie.
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@sjvg1976 (18368)
• Delhi, India
11 Mar 16
And I can't watch it for so long continuously even I'm sick
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• United States
11 Mar 16
@sjvg1976 I'd get a headache also if I watch tv too much.
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@else34 (13606)
• New Delhi, India
11 Mar 16
@lookatdesktop,I watch tv at night.And I watch only news and a four serials that are my favourite.It takes me not more than two to three hours.
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• Dallas, Texas
11 Mar 16
That is half so you are doing pretty well with this.
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@else34 (13606)
• New Delhi, India
12 Mar 16
@lookatdesktop I can watch tv only at night,because all my daytime is reserved for my workplace.Even on weekends I have a lot of works to do.
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• Dallas, Texas
12 Mar 16
@else34 Night time tv is chill time.
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@ramapo17 (24518)
• Melbourne, Florida
11 Mar 16
My husband has the tv on from the time he gets up at 6am until he goes to bed at 8. He actually goes to bed at 8 but puts the tv on in there so I can have my shows I tape everyday. I have been watching Days of Our Lives for almost 50 years and love recording it even if I am home so I do not have to watch commercials. I also record a few day shows like Dr Oz, Dr Phil and Ellen. I also record some night shows so I can stay on here and watch the other shows when I have time. I also record and exercise show and do that when I have time to. How about you, do watch a lot of tv?
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• Dallas, Texas
11 Mar 16
I don't watch as much as others more than some.
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@ramapo17 (24518)
• Melbourne, Florida
11 Mar 16
@lookatdesktop Okay, that is a good answer.
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@ramapo17 (24518)
• Melbourne, Florida
11 Mar 16
@lookatdesktop I think I am friends with your twin brother. Everything you say and even look like him. He lives in Pennsylvania and you are in Texas. I would say that is pretty close, hahaha.
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@sjvg1976 (18368)
• Delhi, India
11 Mar 16
No I don't watch t.v. much . Whatever time I get after my regular job I spend it to doing mylot
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• Dallas, Texas
11 Mar 16
It is impossible for me to stay away from the thing. If I am not watching broadcast television I am watching Hulu or YouTube. It's like that for me.
@sjvg1976 (18368)
• Delhi, India
11 Mar 16
@lookatdesktop I think you're addicted to t.v.
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@TheHorse (67110)
• Pleasant Hill, California
11 Mar 16
Except for sports, I don't watch much TV. I do like some shows, like South Park, House, Breaking Bad, and Seinfeld reruns, but I tend to watch them with friends.
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• Dallas, Texas
11 Mar 16
I can't watch t.v. with friends because they either talk too much or tell me to hush when I try to talk and it becomes rather annoying. I like it better with my wife or watching YouTube videos or Hulu shows alone at my PC.
@LeaPea2417 (21077)
• Toccoa, Georgia
11 Mar 16
I think my computer runs my life. I am always doing something online, it seems.
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@MGjhaud (20696)
• Philippines
11 Mar 16
im spending a lot of time with my phone. its really not a problem with the rest of the gang here. my parents are already busy with their work by the time i wake up. the kids are in school during weekdays. im just left alone with my phone. i get to talk to them at the end of the day though at least for an hour. then back to my phone..
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@sharon6345 (130832)
• United States
11 Mar 16
I don't want to and never will to be honest. I watched about two hours of tv yesterday it's now midnight and I might put it on for the next few hours. I am just about 5 shows from the last season of my series.
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