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I hate daytime TV

By M Davies   /     Aug 17, 2006  /     The Pre-Dooce File, TV Rants  /     0 Comment

To watch Daytime TV, you need a full frontal lobotomy.  It is mind numbing and horrible  Talk shows, soap operas, lawsuit commercials.  Someone shoot me now.  Why are there so many commercials for 1800safeauto and lawsuit commercials during the day?  Do they assume that everyone home during the day is unemployed and a scumbag loser that has no car insurance or looking for free cash?  Gahhhh.

Anyway, to my original point of posting this blog….my brother and I were watching The Price is Right and chatting on AIM at the same time.  We noticed that there was a kid that was competing from the University of Arkansas.  He was playing some pricing game that requires you to guess the exact amount of a prize (which happened to be a Ford Focus).  Yeah, for one of his guesses he put 79,000 some odd dollars.  That's right 79,000 dollars.  For a ford focus.  I wouldn't even pay 20 thousand for one.  What the hell is wrong with these people on the Price is Right?  Are they like from another planet or something?  Anyone who goes shopping for anything on a regular basis can make a halfway educated guess on how much stuff costs.  79 thousand dollars for an American made vehicle is beyond insanity though. Anyway, I digress. I got a 20 month old shoving a book in my face and a newborn in a swing crying so its now time to go.

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