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World of Science: Stupid TV DOES make you dumber
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Darqcyde



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PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 2:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mr Gary wrote:
Darqcyde wrote:
The worst part is its probably not just limited to stupidity. I'm sure it effects over all personality, like say, a person's views on people's of different races, cultures, or sexes (HELLO misogyny). Check this commentary on video games: http://penny-arcade.com/patv/episode/propaganda-games


Darq: racism, ethnocentrism and misogny are all examples of stupidity.

Well yeah, but it's WAY more overt on reality TV.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I watch COPS and my I.Q. score is 100%

Hypothesis disproven
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 11:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sam wrote:
I watch COPS and my I.Q. score is 100%

Hypothesis disproven


Pshaw! I watch Over the Limit so I can give 110%! (It's like COPS but everyone's drunk)
REPROVEN! I'M THE DECIDER!
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 12:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

here's some cops

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FapCBD9iDU

now, don't you feel smarter?
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 3:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

while we're on the subject
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 4:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dirty Jersey? http://www.trutv.com/video/over-the-limit/dirty-jersey.html
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