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slackmaster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-27-09 10:51 AM
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14. I can do that at work while waiting for files to copy, programs to compile, etc.
At least posting on message boards involves interaction with live people, insane and dysfunctional as some of them may be.
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  -Question for DUers who watch TV all day slackmaster  Feb-27-09 10:08 AM   #0 
  - I am reformed  mikelgb   Feb-27-09 10:12 AM   #1 
  - I know. it's insane.  Forkboy   Feb-27-09 10:13 AM   #2 
  - I watched TV all day when I was a small child, to the extent my mom would permit it  slackmaster   Feb-27-09 11:34 AM   #23 
     - I watch very little for the most part.  Forkboy   Feb-27-09 12:35 PM   #37 
     - My Mom had a system. We got up in the morning and right after  acmavm   Feb-27-09 01:18 PM   #43 
  - I don't have a tv where I work.  Marrah_G   Feb-27-09 10:14 AM   #3 
  - I'm retired and I watch TV all day. Why do you care?  liberalsince1968   Feb-27-09 10:18 AM   #4 
  - Excellent question...  Hieronymus   Feb-27-09 10:41 AM   #11 
  - I ask out of curiousity, because a large number of posts on DU concern what's on the tube right now  slackmaster   Feb-27-09 10:50 AM   #13 
     - Then you should have asked why people do THAT. Not why people watch TV all day. One has nothing to  liberalsince1968   Feb-27-09 10:55 AM   #16 
     - No, why they do THAT is not hard to figure out  slackmaster   Feb-27-09 12:19 PM   #30 
     - if you hate will totally hate twitter.  PretzelWarrior   Feb-28-09 06:01 AM   #54 
  - I always have the TV on in the background, and usually tuned to  napi21   Feb-27-09 10:19 AM   #5 
  - Same as napi21.  tosh   Feb-27-09 10:32 AM   #9 
  - Same as a couple of the others  pipi_k   Feb-27-09 10:27 AM   #6 
  - As opposed to posting on message boards all day?  Boomerang Diddle   Feb-27-09 10:28 AM   #7 
  - I can do that at work while waiting for files to copy, programs to compile, etc.  slackmaster   Feb-27-09 10:51 AM   #14 
     - Don't act so high and mighty  WI_DEM   Feb-27-09 10:56 AM   #17 
     - I'm not being judgmental  slackmaster   Feb-27-09 12:19 PM   #31 
     - Not necessarily.  Boomerang Diddle   Feb-27-09 10:57 AM   #18 
     - On my hometown's website messageboard  Urban Prairie   Feb-28-09 12:22 PM   #57 
     - So you judge people for watching TV at home all day, while you go online at WORK! LOL!  liberalsince1968   Feb-27-09 11:11 AM   #21 
        - Going online at work makes perfect sense for a systems administrator who runs commercial Web sites  slackmaster   Feb-27-09 11:32 AM   #22 
           - DU is soooo relevant to your job, I'm suuuuuuure.  liberalsince1968   Feb-27-09 11:40 AM   #28 
              - I figure if I can get to it through WebSense, it's kosher  slackmaster   Feb-27-09 12:18 PM   #29 
                 - if you are a system admin and you cant figure out what is and isnt a kosher website  Egnever   Feb-27-09 12:23 PM   #34 
                    - If I want to look at something that is filtered out by WebSense, I can get around it  slackmaster   Feb-27-09 12:31 PM   #35 
                       - Says the guy with a hard on for people that watch TV  Egnever   Feb-27-09 12:58 PM   #38 
                          - You fail as a mind reader  slackmaster   Feb-27-09 01:07 PM   #40 
  - I monitor all the Channels on TV. No, I am not there all day but  OHdem10   Feb-27-09 10:32 AM   #8 
  - GREAT post. n/t  YvonneCa   Feb-27-09 01:37 PM   #45 
  - I am disabled. Can't work anymore. n/t  jenmito   Feb-27-09 10:35 AM   #10 
  - That's a very good reason  slackmaster   Feb-27-09 10:52 AM   #15 
     - Handicap Has It's Privileges  otohara   Feb-28-09 12:07 PM   #56 
  - I work at home and keep either the news or CSPAN on in the backround.  Vinca   Feb-27-09 10:44 AM   #12 
  - Same here. When the phone rings I mute the TV, otherwise it's  alsame   Feb-27-09 10:58 AM   #19 
  - Recovering from surgery....can't do much else until late next month  Rowdyboy   Feb-27-09 11:07 AM   #20 
  - I stay home with my kids and get bored. Its on in the background.  Jennicut   Feb-27-09 11:36 AM   #24 
  - I'm new to the watching TV all day thing -  Avalux   Feb-27-09 11:37 AM   #25 
  - I work from home...I dont "watch" all day...but I do have CNN or MSNBC on all day...  mscuedawg   Feb-27-09 11:37 AM   #26 
  - I certainly dont watch all day but I sure am glad I got to watch today's speech! NT  Clio the Leo   Feb-27-09 11:38 AM   #27 
  - This is a perfect example of what I mentioned in reply #13  slackmaster   Feb-27-09 12:20 PM   #32 
     - It's because you don't watch tv or read the news! It was probably one of the most  OKNancy   Feb-27-09 01:00 PM   #39 
     - I read a newspaper every day  slackmaster   Feb-27-09 01:08 PM   #41 
     - Generally I see your point.....  Clio the Leo   Feb-27-09 09:39 PM   #50 
  - why do you want to know?  JitterbugPerfume   Feb-27-09 12:23 PM   #33 
  - Already answered in reply #13  slackmaster   Feb-27-09 12:32 PM   #36 
  - No work, and it's a shitty day out.  Ikonoklast   Feb-27-09 01:10 PM   #42 
  - I'm retired. The TV is on when I'm home as I work around home  quiller4   Feb-27-09 01:28 PM   #44 
  - Might as well just ask why the stations broadcast 24/7  Duer 157099   Feb-27-09 01:40 PM   #46 
  - Why do you care?  Harry Monroe   Feb-27-09 01:55 PM   #47 
  - Just in case.  H2O Man   Feb-27-09 02:07 PM   #48 
  - while not ALL day, id hafta say  iamthebandfanman   Feb-27-09 02:07 PM   #49 
  - These are Obama's  Undercurrent   Feb-27-09 11:12 PM   #51 
  - Cause I like keeping a real close eye on The Man....I can see him inside my teevee.  cliffordu   Feb-28-09 12:33 AM   #52 
  - I never watch it in real time  eridani   Feb-28-09 05:54 AM   #53 
  - I watch tv at work while waiting for files to load and programs to compile  PretzelWarrior   Feb-28-09 06:08 AM   #55 
  - Know thy enemy!  Fearless   Feb-28-09 12:30 PM   #58 
  - My wife and I are disabled.  obiwan   Feb-28-09 12:38 PM   #59 
  - Watch TV? Why, are all the porn sites on the intertubes clogged up?  Numba6   Feb-28-09 12:54 PM   #60 
  - More specifically,  LWolf   Feb-28-09 12:57 PM   #61 
  - A tacit ad hominem  Trajan   Feb-28-09 01:04 PM   #62 
  - Keeping the tv off pays big dividends  mokawanis   Feb-28-09 07:40 PM   #63 
  - Working from home  Politics_Guy25   Feb-28-09 09:28 PM   #64 
  - What's it to ya? Keep your nose in your own trough.  WinkyDink   Mar-01-09 08:45 AM   #65 

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