Too many TV sets can turn you into a couch potato.

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  1. Tom_mkfty

    Tom_mkfty Stunt Coordinator

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    I mean't too many TV DVD sets can turn you into a couch potato.

    I am not going to buy too many.
     
  2. ElijahS

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    Maybe, depending on the rate of purchase and the rate of viewing...
     
  3. CaptDS9E

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    Buying too many movies can do the same, or playing too many video games and so forth. Not just TV DVD
     
  4. MichelleB

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    But it's fun. You get to watch the shows you want, when you want! Does it get any better than that? Nope. I'm the kind of person who will buy a movie instead of renting it and lately i've been buying more TV DVDs instead of movies. Just yesterday I boought Seinfeld Season Four! [​IMG]
     
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    Thanks Tom, I'll be sure to cease all DVD purchasing from now on [​IMG]
     
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    Not necessarily so!

    I watch TV on DVD while on the treadmill. It makes the time go a lot faster and actually makes working out fun.

    Steve
     
  7. Wendy_L

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    I am self proclaimed Couch Potato and damn proud of it! I have no plans on changing.

    Working out? What is that? Explain this to me. [​IMG]
     
  8. MichelleB

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    Ditto Wendy!

    Ain't nothing wrong with being a couch potatoe!

    :wink:
     
  9. Tom_mkfty

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    Joey, I know buying too many movies can do the same, or playing too many video games and so forth. Not just TV DVD, but I still like the great outdoors.
    I go to hiking trails, play slowpitch.

    I watch some TV DVDs but I still remember that there is a world out there.

    Also, rather than shop online at Ebay, I prefur to go to the store to buy stuff.
     
  10. Pete Battista

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    I'm right there with ya too Wendy... I am definately a couch potato... and love every minute of it! [​IMG]
     
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    I watch most of my TV DVD's in bed before going to sleep, so am I a couch potato, or a bed bug?

    Outdoors is over rated anyways. [​IMG]
     
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    I consider myself a couch potatoe because I love watching my TV DVDs but I wouldn't go as far as saying that I am in front of the TV 24/7 though. Anywho what I am trying to says is that being a couch potatoe wont stop me from buying more TV DVDs or movies. If I don't want to be a Couch potatoe anymore I will just stop watching TV. :wink:

    As for doing other things like going outside, shopping or whatever... I wont stop myself of doing those things because of TV. Doing other things is fun too sometimes. he he [​IMG] Anywho, I usually watch my Shows before bed.
     
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    TV on DVD hasn't made me a couch potato. It's just taken my couch potato time from my normal TV watching time. And as a redhead with fair skin, I have to say the great outdoors aren't so great. When I do go out, I end up being a couch potato while I recover from my sunburn anyway.
     
  14. Joe Karlosi

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    I love the outdoors too, but I'm a huge Couch Potato as well, and proud of it. There is a big world outdoors, but there are so many more amazing places to go with watching Movies and TV.
     
  15. Tom_mkfty

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    There is no replacement for fresh air, sunshine or cloudy day, and hiking trails. Particularly, this time of year.

    Admitedly I DO become a couch potato when the nights are longer.

    I don't watch too much TV when its sunny.

    If it rains too much, I still try to indure getting wet, just to get the fresh air, hang around a mall or coffee shop.

    If it snows, that is when I watch more TV.

    If its clear and cold, I take brisk walks. Sometimes I pull leg muscles in this kind of weather, but it is worth it.

    If its sunny and windy, I also take brisk walks.
     
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    But Joe, you can't interact with those amazing places to go with watching Movies and TV.

    You can't breathe the air.
     
  17. Jesse Skeen

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    At least you don't see any commercials (or worse, the same commercial 10 times every hour)! I did detect a loss of brain material though after watching about 3 hours of The Brady Bunch [​IMG]
     
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    Who really cares? [​IMG] Everyone has different viewing habits.
     
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    Same here (a stationary exercise bike for me). Makes the exercise much more interesting.
     
  20. Tory

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    I always thought chouch potato'ng was vegging out on the couch watchinbg whatever the heck was on TV and being too lazy to even try to change the channel. Whatever I buy, I make my own schedule to watch now, it is planned fo my convienence so I do not waste time watching the bulk of current stuff on I hate.
     

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