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Old April 16 2014, 04:05 AM   #46
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Red Green and Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?.
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Old April 16 2014, 05:03 PM   #47
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I'm 46 and like to watch Phineas and Ferb with my kids
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Old April 17 2014, 10:29 PM   #48
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For me:
*Winnie the Pooh (yes, I had a Winnie the Pooh when I was little).
*The Teletubbies (because I had this story idea that they are trying to swindle the human race thinking they are benign, when they are really trying to take over the human race).
*The Tinkerbell films....
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Old April 19 2014, 07:48 AM   #49
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Well, one of my other interests besides science fiction is animation, so I kind of stopped caring about this after getting into that. Some of the more extreme examples are animated shows I've seen that were made to sell to teenage girls or adult women:



I'm also watching Fairy Tail and Naruto Shippuden which are aimed at guys half my age.
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Old April 19 2014, 08:53 AM   #50
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Disney animation (some of the modern computer animated ones are very good but i'm a huge fan of the old, hand animated stuff)

Glee - dropped out somewhere in season 4 but seasons 1+2 are still excellent

Grey's Anatomy - avid watcher since almost the beginning. This show has changed so many actors but for some reason they still manage to make the new actors interesting. Sometimes it drifts heavily into soap and some storylines are just plain bad but overall they keep a nice level going

Romantic Comedies - When Harry Met Sally.. 'nuff said
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Old April 19 2014, 09:15 AM   #51
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I read lots of young adult novels.
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Old April 19 2014, 09:22 AM   #52
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I've been reading Twilight.

Also watching this:

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Old April 21 2014, 01:04 AM   #53
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I'm also a huge animation fan, and I still enjoy kid's movies. I just watched Chitty Chitty Bang Bang for the first time ever yesterday. It was a lot of fun.
I've posted about the fact that I've been watching H20: Just Add Water on Netflix. I started because three of the main leads are The Vampire Diaries' and The Originals' Phoebe Tonkin (Hayley on TVD/TO) and Claire Holt (Rebecca on TVD/TO), who I like alot. It's actually a pretty fun show.
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Old April 21 2014, 01:10 AM   #54
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I've not been part of the target audience for anything in almost 30 years, but there are still things I like. The stuff I am the target audience for are usually Republican campaign ads (though I've not voted Republican since '72), ads for old people (laxatives, viagra, beds that move like hospital beds, etc.), and for over 13 years I've been getting mailed invitations to join A.A.R.P.
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Old April 21 2014, 08:25 PM   #55
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^ I can't help but snicker at the Cialis ads myself. "For a good time... Cialis." That's one way they could spice things up more.
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Old April 21 2014, 09:30 PM   #56
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"For a good time... Cialis." That's one way they could spice things up more.


That's a lot better than those "You bet your sweet AS-percreme!" ones.
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Old April 21 2014, 10:37 PM   #57
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I'm 40 and I enjoy way too much stuff that isn't aimed at me to list here. I don't really think about it too much.

The most obvious ones that spring to mind are HBO's Girls (the second best show on TV after Community) and the music of Lady GaGa. I've also developed a fascination with WordGirl. I love the animation style and the stories are fun.
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Old April 22 2014, 01:47 AM   #58
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"For a good time... Cialis." That's one way they could spice things up more.


That's a lot better than those "You bet your sweet AS-percreme!" ones.
Can I help it if Cialis sounds like something that should be written on a bathroom wall?
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Old April 22 2014, 03:28 AM   #59
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^ And as Bill Engvall once pointed out: if Cialis really worked, shouldn't the couple be in the SAME bathtub?
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Old April 25 2014, 03:53 AM   #60
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As a 31 year old heterosexual white male, there's not much that isn't marketed towards me. But there are moments.

I definately felt this way when Veronica Mars first moved from UPN to the CW. All of a sudden, the show was paired up with Gilmore Girls as its lead-in and all of the ads were for tampons. They would even occasionally have these tampon-sponsored host segments where a bunch of airhead teenage girls would ramble on about Veronica's love life, completely disregarding the mystery aspects of the show. I started to really wonder if I'd somehow gotten tricked into watching the wrong show. (I also had similar second thoughts about Roswell from time to time. But the presence of Ronald D. Moore as one of the head writers helped to reassure me.)

I feel like I'm one of the few totally sober fans of Aqua Teen Hunger Force.

I'm tempted to say Lost Girl because I feel like I'm one of a small handful of that show's non-lesbian fans. But then I remember that Jay Firestone probably made the show with me in mind. It just so happens that the lesbianism is authentic enough to attract actual lesbians too.

Somehow, don't ask me how, but somehow, my mother was able to get me totally hooked on Downton Abbey and Sex & the City. (Unfortunately, Downton Abbey has just gotten off of a really shitty season. I haven't watched Sex & the City for years but I still say it's a much smarter show than most people gave it credit for.)

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