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Old 08-18-2016, 12:29 PM   #1081
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I enjoy watching the Olympics but I favor the winter games.
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Old 08-18-2016, 12:42 PM   #1082
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I love the Olympics, especially gymnastics since I was a gymnast in high school. I've been watching that, swimming and some of the diving and running.

DH taught LaShawn Merritt when he was in high school, so we're excited he won a bronze medal My dad was in the swimming Olympic trials in college and I have fond memories of watching the Games with him when I was a kid. Good times.
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Old 08-18-2016, 12:50 PM   #1083
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I taught swimming and lifeguarded in Canada during the summer as a teen and young adult. I was so jealous of Canadian friends who could train year-round in the Pan-Am pool in Winnipeg, some of whom actually qualified for the Pan-Am games, and one for the Olympics. My tiny town's pool was only open in the summer.

I agree, Kay, it's time they were over.
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Old 08-18-2016, 05:10 PM   #1084
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Not on TV anymore, but I just discovered Firefly. I looove that show. Binge-watched all two episodes. Now I'm sad it's over.

For TV, I love John Oliver's show on HBO. And I love watching the old stand-up comedy specials on HBO. Recent ones I've seen: Margaret Cho, Ally Wong, Bo Burnham, Gabriel "Fluffy" Inglesias.
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Old 08-19-2016, 02:50 AM   #1085
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KL, take heart. There were 14 episodes in its one, short-lived season. If you haven't found them online, check if your library has the disc. I can get it through our system, and we live in the sticks in MA.

I haven't seen it yet, but Himself has. He said he'd watch them with me if I get the disc. I'm just waiting for baseball season to be over - that's when I go back to actually watching more than a couple hours of TV!


As far as the Olympics go, I've seen some. Not following any particular event, but mostly watched whatever was in in the late evening/overnight when I would decide to flop in my chair. We did see most of the women's beach volleyball. I watched their play-by-play while Himself watched the "scenery".
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Old 08-19-2016, 03:01 AM   #1086
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Brain Dead

Has anyone else been watching this summer show? We started with it because it has Tony Shalhoub and Mary Elizabeth Winstead in it. These two are no where near their previous roles of Adrian Monk and Mary Phinney. I loved Adrian. Senator Wheaton? Not so much.

We've decided the plot of the show explains a lot about Washington, D.C., though.
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Old 08-19-2016, 05:23 AM   #1087
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Not on TV anymore, but I just discovered Firefly. I looove that show. Binge-watched all two episodes. Now I'm sad it's over.
The movie Serenity is a wrap up for the TV show, a must see for lovers of Firefly!

I am such a person...
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Old 08-23-2016, 06:04 PM   #1088
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I am a big fan of Alone, Mountain Men, Forged in Fire, and Deadliest Catch.
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I am a big fan of Alone, Mountain Men, Forged in Fire, and Deadliest Catch.
They are also on my to watch list.
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I am a big fan of Alone, Mountain Men, Forged in Fire, and Deadliest Catch.
Having been married to a commercial fisherman/shrimper, Deadliest Catch is a must see for me.
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