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  Reply # 1126233 11-Sep-2014 08:11
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My mother watches Coro St, gets upset if I call during it....  funny thing is, my father says he dosent watch it and its a pile of crap (hes English), yet he knows more about it than my mother.....

Shortland St is NZ's longest running comedy series.... 





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  Reply # 1126259 11-Sep-2014 08:38
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I like to tune into Geekzone everyday. I just can't wait to hear what's happening next in Outram. Or will there be some more Chorus bashing today. Oh so exciting!




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  Reply # 1126274 11-Sep-2014 08:50
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coffeebaron: I like to tune into Geekzone everyday. I just can't wait to hear what's happening next in Outram. Or will there be some more Chorus bashing today. Oh so exciting!


Yes, Once again you take the award for best joke of the thread :). I think we can all agree it should be call a Kir-ram issue.




 


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  Reply # 1126276 11-Sep-2014 08:55
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coffeebaron: I like to tune into Geekzone everyday. I just can't wait to hear what's happening next in Outram. Or will there be some more Chorus bashing today. Oh so exciting!


I wonder how much discussion at the IRL will be about outram and chorus. Should have got a ticket.




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  Reply # 1126280 11-Sep-2014 09:01
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Our local (Hibiscus Coast) Facebook group is drama a second...... real live soap.

But too many hypocrites for my liking - I post something, and everyone hurls abuse. Next day someone else posts same thing and gets praised.....  

From what Ive seen, TV soaps re-hash the same stories every few seasons.





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  Reply # 1126284 11-Sep-2014 09:07
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dcole13:
coffeebaron: I like to tune into Geekzone everyday. I just can't wait to hear what's happening next in Outram. Or will there be some more Chorus bashing today. Oh so exciting!


I wonder how much discussion at the IRL will be about outram and chorus. Should have got a ticket.


If Fraser is here, I bet it will be hot topic.
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  Reply # 1126356 11-Sep-2014 10:28
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How do people succumb to posting on Internet forums about mobile phones?

I tried to post an opinion of iPhones and lost my brain after the intro paragraph. What is in it for people? I dont get it.
All young and English people watch their iPhone (Thats a given) But the likes of then sitting down and writing paragraphs about it to total strangers.

Does anyone here write on them or known someone whos life is dominated by it? 

E.g: my workmates never miss an episode of Tim Cook talking. There is no question, If its on its being watched and then written about.

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EDIT: Ahh, just saw coffeebaron beat me to this by a longshot. Alas.




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  Reply # 1126358 11-Sep-2014 10:40
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coffeebaron: I like to tune into Geekzone everyday. I just can't wait to hear what's happening next in Outram. Or will there be some more Chorus bashing today. Oh so exciting!


It's about time that there are dedicated forums for Outram and for Chorus bashing!!!! tongue-out




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  Reply # 1126372 11-Sep-2014 10:51
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muppet: How do people succumb to posting on Internet forums about mobile phones?

I tried to post an opinion of iPhones and lost my brain after the intro paragraph. What is in it for people? I dont get it.
All young and English people watch their iPhone (Thats a given) But the likes of then sitting down and writing paragraphs about it to total strangers.

Does anyone here write on them or known someone whos life is dominated by it? 

E.g: my workmates never miss an episode of Tim Cook talking. There is no question, If its on its being watched and then written about.

Cheers

EDIT: Ahh, just saw coffeebaron beat me to this by a longshot. Alas.


I heard that they rarely have intelligent discussions on forums, Must still be waiting.





 




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  Reply # 1126373 11-Sep-2014 10:52
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coffeebaron: I like to tune into Geekzone everyday. I just can't wait to hear what's happening next in Outram. Or will there be some more Chorus bashing today. Oh so exciting!


It's about time that there are dedicated forums for Outram and for Chorus bashing!!!! tongue-out


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  Reply # 1126949 12-Sep-2014 08:25
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I watched the series Soap many years ago, does that count ?




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  Reply # 1127780 13-Sep-2014 12:18
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Geektastic: Both my MiL and my mother seem to have a need to have the TV on from the minute they get up.

They are both reasonably old - early 70's - and both live alone apart from their familiars....

 That's sad.
It's loneliness.   They'd keep on it for the company....or as much company as you can get from a machine.


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  Reply # 1127812 13-Sep-2014 13:22
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TimA: How do people succumb to watching soap operas?
I tried to watch an episode of Neighbours and lost my game after the intro song. What is in it for people? I dont get it.
All old and English people watch coronation street (Thats a given) But the like of Home and Away and other Australian ones.

Does anyone here watch them or known someone whos life is dominated by it? 
E.g: my grandparents never miss an episode of Coronation street. There is no question, If its on its being watched.

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I'm embarrassed to say I once got sucked into the Neighbours vortex for a few months.

What had happened was I started recording the TV2 repeats of Friends with a 5 minute buffer at the start (this was ~2011/12 when Friends came on after Neighbours), obviously the buffer meant fast forwarding through Neighbours, got lazy a few times ended up watching the trailing end thought "oh this is nuts" but somehow got hooked into the storyline/next-week previews etc and next minute I decided to add it to the record list.

To be fair, while the majority of the storylines were (imo) drivile, there were one or two longer-running storylines that were the ones that interested me.  Also there were one or two of the characters that reminded me so much of people I knew (not just in the type of characters, but looks/everything too) so it was kind of funny to watch that aspect.

I didn't watch it much after the end-of-year break that year (once the storylines got wrapped), and tried picking it up a bit later but after about 3 episodes it was off the record schedule again.

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  Reply # 1127813 13-Sep-2014 13:22
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It becomes a habit like a lot of other things in life. For older people, yes I think it does become company, although if I ever got to that point I think I'd choose radio. At least you can do other things while listening.

There is an old guy locally who spends most of each day in the local shopping mall hanging out and talking to people - also both a habit and for company I think.

And what about the stats posted about the number of people who log into Geekzone on Christmas Day. Also sounds like a habit. Hang on - what's that Geekzone Santa badge I have? embarassed

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