Anyone else TV-free?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickenannie, Mar 21, 2008.

  1. chickenannie

    chickenannie Songster

    Nov 19, 2007
    I got rid of my TV when I moved to this farmhouse and haven't missed it since. I figured some of you chicken-addicted folks might be TV-free too. Being without TV is one of the best things I ever did for myself. Anyone else?
  2. countryboy

    countryboy Songster

    Oct 31, 2007
    I'm not TV free but i watcht less than in the past.
  3. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    Yep! I don't do TV either. When I met my husband, I thought that was going to be a big issue, but funny thing, he was TV free too. We do have one just to watch an occassional movie on DVD, but that's it. It's not hooked up to receive anything. We don't miss it either. I found that TV caused me a great deal of anxiety that I didn't need.
  4. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    I WISH we were. [​IMG] I do let my kids watch TV....though they would really rather read or play most of the time. I, however, NEVER watch it (I mean NEVER, don't even know how to work it) and would rather put a fireplace in the space it takes up.
  5. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    We quit watching it several months ago.

    We never watched more than a few hours a weeek when we were watching it.
  6. sunnychooks

    sunnychooks Songster

    Jul 21, 2007
    I was without a TV (by choice) for several years before I was married. After that, the TV came with the hubby, but neither of us watched it too much - mostly Discovery or A&E. Those were the days before the History Channel!!!

    When we moved here 12 years ago we just never bothered to hook one up. Both my DH and I have library cards and we use them, but there's really not alot of extra time between the critters and work. We don't miss it at all and have no desire to have TV, but we find it funny that so many people can't imagine how we can live without one! [​IMG]
  7. lurky

    lurky Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    I watch a few hours a week. I find it about as interesting as staring at a wall because the writers are not very creative. The garbage on tv is awful. It would be better if they just ran the old mork&mindy shows.....or some old 70's cartoons. I even liked the commercials when i was a kid. Today its hard to even figure out what they are advertising [​IMG]
  8. chickenannie

    chickenannie Songster

    Nov 19, 2007
    Yeah, people who have the TV on all the time "can't understand" living without it. My ex-boyfriend watched so much TV. I don't think he ever really got used to being at my TV-less house.
  9. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    My two grandsons ages 10 and almost 8 think we don't have TV since we don't have cable or a dish! I will admit we probably watch too much of it.
  10. emosilkie

    emosilkie In the Brooder

    Mar 20, 2008
    East Coast
    We have a TV but don't use it. My exboyfriend hated coming over
    because he said there was nothing to do here because we never
    turn the tv on and only have basic cable. I didn't like him much anyways.
    My silkies were afraid of him and would make scared noises when he was


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