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Old April 14 2014, 05:45 AM   #16
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good old fashion soapy tv...Revenge, Nashville
Revenge is one of my favorite shows.

I'm so glad I didn't start reading the female lead UF series like The Hollows and Kate Daniels series until I started using an E-reader/tablet. Some of the places like Wal-Mart tend to put them in with all the trashy romance novels, and I always feel kind of weird picking through that area of the book department.

That was another thing that I was nice about e-readers, I don't have to worry about getting weird looks or sarcastic comments about what I'm reading since people can't see the cover.
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Old April 14 2014, 05:47 AM   #17
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Non-Sci-Fi/Fantasy stuff:
Phineas and Ferb
Scooby-Doo (the old-school stuff only)
The Notebook
Good Luck Charlie
The Suite Life of Zack and Cody/Suite Life on Deck
The "High School Musical" movies
One Tree Hill
The Princess Diaries 2
Mean Girls

Of the Sci-Fi/Fantasy genre:
Power Rangers
Scott Westerfeld's Leviathan Trilogy (Leviathan, Behemoth, and Goliath)
Frank Beddor's The Looking Glass Wars Trilogy (The Looking Glass Wars, Seeing Redd, and Archenemy)
Ridley Pearson and Dave Barry's Starcatchers novels (Peter and the Starcatchers, Peter and the Shadow Thieves, Peter and the Secret of Rundoon, Peter and the Sword of Mercy, and Bridge to Neverland)
Ridley Pearson's The Kingdom Keepers: Disney after Dark (haven't read the other books in the series, but want to)
Twilight, New Moon, and Eclipse (haven't read Breaking Dawn)
Nora Roberts' Circle Trilogy (Morrigan's Cross, Dance of the Gods, and Valley of Silence)
Harry Potter
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Old April 14 2014, 05:51 AM   #18
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I'm thinking I might have to check out Phineas and Ferb sometime. I'm always seeing tons of stuff for it, and I lot of people seem to like it.
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Old April 14 2014, 06:02 AM   #19
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If you're old enough to remember the Nickelodeon show Rocco's Modern Life, Phineas and Ferb has a similar tone to it (since it was created by the same people responsible for RML), although it's far less 'out there' than RML was.
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Old April 14 2014, 06:11 AM   #20
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Let's see... off the top of my head:

TV Shows:
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
iCarly
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Lloyd in Space
The Weekenders
Sailor Moon
Thundercats (Classic)
Silverhawks

Movies:
Equestria Girls
The Little Mermaid
Beauty and the Beast
My Little Pony: A Very Minty Christmas

Books:
The Giver
Chronicles of Narnia
Bridge to Terabithia
The Phantom Tollbooth
A Wrinkle in Time


I'm sure there are more, but that's all that comes to mind at the moment.
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Old April 14 2014, 06:25 AM   #21
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I watch and have watched way too many cartoons to name. And I watch Girls on HBO though I'm not quite sure why. Though I hate to admit it I'm probably older than typical for Tosh.0, Key and Peele, Hunger Games and so on.
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Old April 14 2014, 06:27 AM   #22
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Well, if we're going to name kids cartoons, then everything under the sun. 90% of my TV viewing is cartoons for kids.

From Gravity Falls to TMNT 2012 to One Piece to Veggie Tales to Adventure Time. I watch them all.
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Old April 14 2014, 08:01 AM   #23
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Arabic Soap Operas...as an older white American, clearly not the target... (or maybe preCISely the target!)...you can tell what is going on without speaking a word of Arabic!
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Old April 14 2014, 08:09 AM   #24
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I really like Nashville.
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Old April 14 2014, 02:49 PM   #25
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Witches of East End is on Lifetime, so I'm certainly not the target audience, but I get a kick out of it.
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Old April 14 2014, 02:56 PM   #26
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I'm 46 and like to watch Phineas and Ferb with my kids
Same here (including the age).
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Old April 14 2014, 02:59 PM   #27
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I watch and have watched way too many cartoons to name. And I watch Girls on HBO though I'm not quite sure why.

It's a good show. If it was called anything else there wouldn't be a stigma associated with it
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Old April 14 2014, 03:52 PM   #28
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I watch Glee and I recently turned 39. The show most certainly isn't what it used to be, and it keeps making changes that I feel move it farther away from what it used to be in bad ways, but every once in awhile it still had flashes of its original spark. The most recent round of changes may have pushed it past the point of no return, but I think it's too soon to tell.

I think Glee's biggest weakness may have been that even when it established secondary characters of interest they frequently came and went w/out explanation, which doesn't make a ton of sense if the characters are high school students. Yes, the show was willing to lampshade this in ways that were occasionally entertaining, but it strikes me as a bad idea to effectively lampshade your own writing weaknesses. It would be like Captain Picard actually saying, "Well, that's a problem they'll have to solve for themselves, because we're off to a different adventure!"
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Old April 14 2014, 04:24 PM   #29
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I thought Glee lost all its focus when it shifted away from the adult characters. I always thought they retooled the show for the worst.
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Old April 14 2014, 04:47 PM   #30
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I'd say Revenge is the main one for me.
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