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LindseyC

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Up for a TV Free February?
« on: January 29, 2018, 10:41:52 AM »
My boyfriend and I are doing a set of 12 monthly challenges this year, rather than year long resolutions. February's challenge is to turn off the TV for the month and spend the time being more productive. That means no Netflix or movies for me. At the same time my entertainment budget for February is nonexistant, so I am making it a challenge to not only be more productive but also more creative! Im looking forward to making some art, reading lots of books and getting some serious home improvements done.

Anyone care to join? We can exchange ideas of how to stay busy and things we have done that we might not have otherwise accomplished if we were wasting time with the screen!

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Re: Up for a TV Free February?
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2018, 01:01:07 PM »
If you were doing it in March, I'd be in, but with the Olympics in Feb., no way. I'm just too much of a fan of obscure winter sports to miss out!

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Re: Up for a TV Free February?
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2018, 04:00:03 PM »
I've had a TV Free January, but I'm another who will be watching the Olympics in February. :)


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Re: Up for a TV Free February?
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2018, 04:36:29 PM »
+1 to "No way we're giving up TV during the Olympic Games!"

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Re: Up for a TV Free February?
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2018, 12:24:33 PM »
Ah, the Olympics...the only times I wish we had TV. My internet isn't good enough to watch them I think. :-(

Good luck with this! Our TV died several years ago during a period of extremely low wage earning. We didn't replace it because we couldn't and didn't replace it when our income went up. No idea how we functioned while spending several hours a day watching shows.

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Re: Up for a TV Free February?
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2018, 12:35:12 PM »
I'm not joining in for TV, since I watch very little as it is. But I'm considering doing a similar thing for the internet. I honestly waste too much time on the internet. I also get depressed sometimes thanks to too much news exposure. I somehow need to restrict myself to legitimate research/problem-solving things only.
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Re: Up for a TV Free February?
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2018, 12:40:03 PM »
Awwww... but, but but... THE WINNNNTERRRR OLLLLLYMMMMPICS!!!

How dare we miss our bread and circuses, indeed. All the more reason to throw down this particular gauntlet for February.

I like curling just as much as the next guy, and don't have access to watch it outside of every four years since I don't live in Canada... but... who cares? I'd rather go do something with the people in my life than watch others do it for me.

Anyone care to join?

Outside of the occasional fifteen minutes of Reuters TV I'm prone to watch, I'm already there. I'll even ditch that if it'll get some of these softer, whiny sports fans on board.
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