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TV over Christmas and January

  • By Rainbow
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  • 594 replies

Did you know that over Xmas and in January, the TV networks take little interest in how many people watch their shows? So you might have noticed that the type of programs that are on change from...

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MAFS

  • By 3lions
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  • 7 replies

Hey everyone, Gee, I think/ know Australian TV has hut an all time low with this season's married at first sight. Watching tonight's episode Tuesday 19 Feb. The " boys and girls night out" What an...

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TV and Films, where and how do you watch yours?

  • By terry
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  • 156 replies

Times are a changing. No longer do we huddle round the TV at an allotted time to watch an episode of X Files, Seinfeld or Dallas (a series in the '80s for you younger guys!). Now we can watch how,...

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What advert made you do something and why?

  • By looklively
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  • 93 replies

Really simple question this month - what was the last advert that made you do something (i.e buy it, enquire about it, remember it)? What was the advert for, what did you do after seeing it, and...

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Brands that support charities

  • By looklively
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  • 72 replies

Brands that support charities, are they truly concerned or just trying to win our hearts for profit? Do you think the brands you buy should support charities? Would you switch brands if you saw...

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Studio 10

  • By Nefertari
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I am extremely disappointed with Channel 10!! After finally getting tired of watching The Morning Show with Kylie Gillies and Larry Emdur my husband and I switched over to Studio10 on Channel 10...

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Star Wars - the latest movie

  • By Goulah
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  • 5 replies

Being a Star Wars fan from the very beginning I eagerly awaited this year’s Christmas time blockbuster. Could not make it to the first day (wanted to see it before I read a “spoiler” but got there...

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Points for downloading the app

  • By Jenny31314631
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  • 26 replies

I have just signed up here and 20 points was offered to download the app, don’t seem to have received them, anyone know anything about this??

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Listen to the 90s because todays music sucks!!!

  • By Amzad
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  • 10 replies

Old music are far more good and better to listen than todays music.Todays musics they come and go and they dont last for long.But old music they were created in such a way that everybody wants to...

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Best entertainment for kids?

  • By Cafestudy Admin
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  • 94 replies

My 6 year old is desperate for her own iPad!! Obviously she is not getting one all for herself but it's made me think about what there is out there for kids today. It seems as though there are so...

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Piracy

  • By JBollom
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  • 5 replies

I can happily say I download movies illegally. Why? Because in Australia we as citizens are left with little alternatives. Compared to other countries to see a movie in a theatre we have to pay...

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Oh no not another Australian Idol...

  • By Razorfish
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  • 117 replies

Another Australian Idol. Here we go again. Just like Big Brother Channel 10 produce another round of Australian Idol. Does anyone watch this? Does anyone really care? For me the lines are blurring...

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Australian Survivor

  • By wooly
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How great was Australian Survivor? There is something to say for listening and watching to determine your best move in life.

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Has anyone seen the new Sydney Morning Herald or The Age?

  • By looklively
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  • 82 replies

What do you think of the new smaller size Sydney Morning Herald and The Age? Have you picked it up yet? Is it easier to read? Do you think it will be as good a quality as the old version? Or do you...

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social networking

  • By MarieBaird
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  • 13 replies

Do you like social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter etc.?

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How are magazines coping in today's world?

  • By looklively
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  • 182 replies

In a world with so many different types of media, how do magazines and their websites fit in to your world? When, where and how do you read yours? Is it sitting on a train, plane, sofa? Is it with...

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Pokemon Go v Ghostbusters

  • By PukPuk
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Well, we have a new craze that seems to be taking the lesser intelligent for a ride if the latest record earnings of Nintendo are true. Hopefully the resurrection of Ghostbusters can modify their...

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Reality Shows

  • By Bigfoot
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  • 13 replies

When oh when are these blasted reality shows going to end. I do like Australia's Got Talent, but even the judges for that show are acting for the cameras unfortunately.

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Privacy

  • By June
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  • 14 replies

With the recent Lara Bingle and Michael Clarke problems do you think that the Media were far too intrusive and judgemental. It seemed very cruel and biased reporting.

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Facebook: The end of face-to-face socialising

  • By Bob
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  • 23 replies

Social Networking sites are becoming the demise of generation Y... With self opinionated dribbles of information sprawled across for an average of 130 "friends" to see, if you can call them...

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All Things Music

  • By Luca
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  • 7 replies

Music. What Did you grow up with and what do you listen to now? Is it the same? Has your music taste changed over time?

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Music

  • By Sandbag
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  • 16 replies

Which genre of music you prefer?

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Film Reviews

  • By subculture
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  • 11 replies

Hey guys, thought it would be awesome if people could post up their thoughts/reviews etc on what movies they have been watching, what they recommend, what they think people should avoid.

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Gift cards

  • By Keerah1
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Has anyone used a "Giftpax" Card/vouchers? If you have what do you think?

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kids playing games

  • By brandon
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Has anyone else notice that these days kids would rather sit inside and play there video games and spend hours on them instead of going outside and playing in the dirt and playing with the dog or...

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WARNING!!! Mobile phone traps happening next month

  • By paradox
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This is for Australian phone numbers REMEMBER: Mobile Phone Numbers Go Public next month. REMINDER all mobile phone numbers are being released to ...

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competitions

  • By Volcano
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Do you like to enter competitions? Why or why not? do you have any tips?

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Nightwish

  • By commodore
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Hi - massive Nightwish fan here - are there any other fans using this site? I am so excited about the new album which we should get early on in 2015 with Miss Floor Jansen singing! She is amazing!...

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Favourite Artists :- Now and Then?

  • By GoBears
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Usually our taste in music changes as we grow older.. whether we are into the boy bands, girl bands, house, rap, techno, instrumental, r & b, reggae, hard rock, rock, pop, rap, metal, country etc....

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Gaming

  • By wehbe1996
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Chats all about games and consoles. Does not have to be only video games, can also be board games, card games and so on.

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Worst movie

  • By dugong
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  • 65 replies

There are some movies that are so crap that you don't want to watch them again. I have some but cloverfield sucks.

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TV Programming

  • By Imogen6
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I don't know if anyone else out there has a problem with this, but why, when there are the "sidekick" channels (7 2, One, Gem, etc) to the regular programme channels have to be filled with sports...

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best rap artist?

  • By sammy79
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who is the best rapper? i think tupac was and still is the best rap artist. eminem, 50cent, the game, dr dre and many others are amongst the best living artist. who is your favourite and why?

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Miley Cyres

  • By Jensapa
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I don't know what has gotten into Miley Cyres lately but she is acting so tacky! I think it's not very good for our children to look up to some one like her. I never much liked her but think she is...

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Tonight I would like to be....?

  • By Jensapa
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  • 52 replies

Here's a silly one for you..... If you could be a famous person for the night, who would you be and why?

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Who is your favourite singer

  • By flyingace
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  • 48 replies

My was Elvis Presley he was a great singer and I loved his movies.

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Should I be trying to impress my mum or be happy with how play guitar and sing?

  • By jinnxed
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Hi, my name's Jess and I'm 16 years old. I've been playing guitar for three years now and without a single lesson I've written many songs. There is one problem though. When mum first heard me sing,...

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Who is your Favourite Actor and Why?

  • By Jack
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My Fav Actor is Johnny Depp. Firstly he is just the cutest thing to walk this earth. Secondly man he can act. Thirdly I have been a fan since 21 Jump Street. And last of all, (I just had to add...

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Noisy Cinema Patrons

  • By Freda
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People who slurp drinks, crunch popcorn, rattle chip bags and lolly papers irritate me. Then there are those who don't turn off their phones and chat loudly. I like to see and hear all of the...

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Favourite Events

  • By Pipparich
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How many of you have saved up all that hard earned cash just to spend it all on a ticket? Which events, music festivals, sporting events, concerts or community events have you found to be worth...

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Top 3 films

  • By Pipparich
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What are your top 3 films of all time?I know, I hate that question as much as you probably do! Trying to limit yourself to just 3 films can be a bit ridiculous for those film boff's amongst us, but...

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Swearing

  • By June
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I watched a show last week on TV. It was a Comedy show of varied Comedians from different countries staged in Canada. Some were very funny, others were woeful (in my opinion of course). But...

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TV Programming

  • By June
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I am so annoyed that channel 7 have suddenly decided to take Packed to the Rafters off mid season. It only started again a few weeks ago. What is wrong with them, they have a ratings winner and...

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Who Goes To Bingo

  • By 3lions
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Hi Everyone,I was just wondering in these tough times, who among you goes to a Bingo Session somewhere?I have been pretty lucky as I won $250 a couple of months ago....excellent help, paid my lekky...

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Big Brother

  • By 3lions
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Hiya, Just wondering if anyone is watching Big Brother? Different channel, differenet host, still a bit early, but will keep an eye on it, see how it goes. I liked it when Reggi...

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Movie Ticket Prices

  • By ak47
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I am appalled at how movie ticket prices continue to rise? I now have to pay more for a bigger screen. Hoyts introduced a higher ticket price for their ‘Extreme’ cinema at Blacktown. I guess...

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Charlie Sheen

  • By Raeg
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So what do u think is really going on with Charlie Sheen? Is is still on drugs or is his head/body just had way to much & it is finally sending him into psychosis? The media is asking everyone to...

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biggest influences on children?

  • By indibabiee
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today's television and music is having very strong influences who is the biggest for male and female and in a good or bad way?

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Price of concert tickets and length of time prior to event we have to pay.

  • By Tricia
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Does anyone else find like I do it is to long in advance to purchase most concert tickets often more than 12 months. You don't know what will happen in 12 months the promoter has the money all the...

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Who is your favourite horror movie?

  • By flyingace
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My is The Silence of the Lambs, it is a great movie with lots of twist and turns and you don't know what is coming next.

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Series return

  • By CAT17
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Can't wait Downton Abbey returns with series 2 this Sunday. I just loved the first series and from the previews it looks like this second series is going to be good too. Really first class actors...

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Ads for funeral insurance.

  • By mistymae53
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I wondered if anyone else out there is as irritated by funeral insurance ads as I am. I love "The Bold And The Beautiful", not every-ones taste I know! But it's a free country! Why is it that...

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Albums of 2007...

  • By mistymae53
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We've covered the top 3 movies of all time here in the forums. But with the end of 2007 fast approaching as I write this, lets start to look at music and in particular what are your top albums of...

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countrymusic

  • By Gemmy
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Gday does anyone else out there enjoy country music... I love it grew up on it and enjoy it as its very relaxing and cheers me up when ive had a roughday...

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What does the queen have in that handbag

  • By banbet
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a bit of light hearted fun What does the Queen have in the handbag we've had a few good laughs over it so I put it over to you I think its the spare House keys,hankey and Minties:)

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Cheap entertainment

  • By Volcano
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I want to curb my spending and I'm wondering if you have any low cost/ no cost entertainment ideas for me. Something that makes me feel rich but doesn't cost the earth?

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Adds on pay TV

  • By araman
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I had been paying for Austar TV for fifteen years and in the last three years I had noticed the huge increase of adds for actual products and not for the tv shows. It finally got to much and I...

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TV Advertising

  • By Gerry
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  • 17 replies

Are we being subjected to too much TV and general advertising.

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To all Dr Who fans?

  • By flyingace
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It is wonderful Dr Who new series is starting this weekend in Sept, I love this show.

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The Social Network (film)

  • By grandmahawk
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Saw this film yesterday and I give it 7/10. I think the acting was great and the content about the creation of Facebook was very interesting. Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder of FB is not someone...

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Aus movies

  • By bj
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I went to see 'Mental'. Now while I didnt like all the language, over all I thought it simply great. It was funny, sad and happy, and at times stupid. It and many Aus films dont get support or good...

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If you could be on any reality TV show what could it be? or do you think there's just too much of it

  • By Min
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I must admit I love reality TV, for some reason you are watching (or so we think) someone elses life, problems, good times and so on. It actually addictive once you get the jist of the storyline. ...

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What is your favourite One Hit Wonder?

  • By GoBears
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A one-hit wonder is a person or act known mainly for only a single success. So they may have recorded several songs but only one song is what everyone remembers them by. Here's A Few Examples:...

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cinema seats

  • By bj
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Does any one like me think that the price of movie seats are weird. Way back if you paid more you got an usher to take you to a better seat. Now days discout seats, top charges all go in and sit on...

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Recent film release -

  • By bj
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  • 45 replies

The entertainment open forum starts off with the topic of film and one film in particular... "28 Weeks Later" Have you watched it? What did you think? Did you see the debut film...

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Lady GAGA

  • By 3lions
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Talk about a let down regarding the Lady GaGa concert, the sound was totally distorted for an inside venue, and the support act Semi Precious Weapons I am speechless she would have that as a...

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TV Advertising

  • By Gerry
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  • 45 replies

80% of the time u swich on TV there is an ad, people are now recording TV shows so we can fast forward them, thus advertisers are losing out on money spent...some morning shows have infomercial...

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current affairs

  • By stewart bookworm
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  • 19 replies

When watching either channel 7 or 9 do you not notice that sometimes they are in fact advertising a product or supporting it. Also if they are exposing cheats and scandels are any of them charged...

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Where the Wild Things Are

  • By sandytt
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  • 18 replies

i saw this movie recently, which the critics were mainly praising. Besides falling asleep for about two minutes I watched this very boring and unfunny movie. How could the critics get it so...

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NEW 24 HOUR NEWS TV station for ABC

  • By seranita
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Why is the new 24 hour TV station for ABC charging an extra fee to watch on PAY TV..I understood ABC is a Government station.

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Micahel Jackson's Memorial

  • By jatz50
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  • 16 replies

Did anyone get up in the early morning and watch Michael Jackson's memorial? I didn't but it was shown at lunchtime today and it was just so moving. I have to hand it to Brooke Shields, I loved...

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tv show dexter

  • By loza
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  • 14 replies

are there any dexter fans out there.? if so liketo hear. Are there any other shows like dexter seiously sick but good?

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There some TV Ads I like

  • By MariaG
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Further to another topic that discussed the annoying aspect of adverts, I'd like to open for floor on what you might consider an advertisement worthy of your time. I personally quite enjoy the M&M...

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Who do you think has the weirdest Craziest Antics

  • By chrissyGirl
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it would be hard to choose these days, you've got lady gaga with her whack sense of style, Brittany Spears and her head shaving antics, quickie weddings and of course those panty less pics. Or how...

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All Night TV Commercials

  • By LastTimeLord
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Why are our commercial networks allowed to schedule continuous commercials from Midnight until six AM? I am referring to the Informercials and paid presentations that, regardless of the name used...

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Semi Precious Weapons

  • By 3lions
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I had the misfortune of seeing this...band Semi Precious Weapons as the support act to Lady GaGa on Saturday night.....OMG If thats what is as he called Rock and Roll these days...rolling...

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The Price of concert tickets

  • By Tricia
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  • 16 replies

I believe we have gotten to a point were you thinm twice before committing to go to a concert. Firstly you are expexted to pay up to a year prior to the show in that time the promotor has your...

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The Voice

  • By CAT17
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  • 4 replies

I think this would have to be the BEST show of this kind ever. The participants are incredible and to think there is talent out there like this in this country and we don't know about them. The...

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Home and Away

  • By wombi
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Yet another preview for Home and Away is on tv showing young adults talking about who they slept with and who is pregnant to whom. This one even had a conversation with a man and woman discussing...

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time tables

  • By GJ
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Does anyone else out there find it annoying when shows advertised for say 7-8 and then run to 8-10 or 8-15 what happened to proper time table we do not acept this from our busses trains etc...

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lindsy lowan

  • By david
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should ms lowan spend her jail sentence in jail or in a rehab centre.should she get extra jail time for her"F" fingernail.my opinion is she should do rehab in jail and have her sentence extended...

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Funeral and death Insurances

  • By witch13056
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  • 13 replies

Hi, is there anyone out there who is absolutely sick to death (excuse the pun) of these commercials they are showing nonstop on the telly trying to convince us to buy death and funeral insurance....

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Sad loss

  • By CAT17
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So sad to hear today of the passing of Whitney Huston - what a waste of life of such a talented singer. The world has lost a real voice that entertained millions for many years. RIP

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Who wants to be a millionaire?

  • By CAT17
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  • 103 replies

Another light one for you all... If you won a million dollars what would you do with it and why?

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Stars and their privacy

  • By Goulah
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  • 15 replies

Once upon a time movie stars' private lives were kept under wraps but nowadays with the internet it seems we can find out what they had for breakfast. Should they be allowed to get on with their...

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Can't Get That Song Out Of My Head

  • By GoBears
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  • 30 replies

Ever get a song that you just can't get out of your head. No matter how hard you try it just involuntarily repeats itself.. er that is until you put on the radio, tv or mp3 player and another...

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Kyle Sandilands - 2Day FM

  • By Taurus
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  • 9 replies

Whilst 2Day FM suspended Kyle for a bit, he is back on air once again. What do you make of that? I personally think the mum of the teenage daughter was just as guilty as Kyle and Jackie O to ask...

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Best 3 films of all time

  • By mermaid
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  • 17 replies

What dreams may come starring Robin Williams. Is the end the beginning or is there life after death? Once were warriors. A mixed cast of moving performers!! Seeking a tale of life in the...

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TV

  • By stewart bookworm
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  • 12 replies

Have you ever noticed that all the Television stations carry the same story and even the same wordings. Admittally some have a slight twist but they seem all the same

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Adds at the movies?!!!!!

  • By Ceci
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  • 1 replies

The only reason why I go to the movies is to enjoy a good screen, good sound but mostly NO ADDS. I'm already paying for my ticket, why should I pay you to watch adds. Showing up at the last minute...

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famous people

  • By momo
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  • 12 replies

well have you ever wondered what famous peoplee get up to ?????. i just wanted to see all your ideas as it is a pretty hard thing to find out . well i hope you can find these things out

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Talk-back radio - do we need it?

  • By Opa
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  • 7 replies

I can see a need for talk-back,as it provides mostly uneducated,bigoted,right wing xenophobes with a forum,which is their democratic right.It makes them feel important, gives them an outlet and the...

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RED CARPET CELEBRITY

  • By spabath
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  • 12 replies

Why are people who appear on TV, movies and print media celebrated. They are usually presenters, actors and models who do nothing to deserve being celebrated. On the other hand, why don't we...

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Unfair values for celebrities!!!

  • By charming
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  • 10 replies

feel sorry for the lack of courtesy in regards to the ionvasion of their childrens lives as well as the expectations placed upon them that we wouldn'i put upon our own children. Like 'Nick Darcy...

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TV Advertising

  • By rodney2518
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  • 14 replies

It is a commercialised world these days run by greed, rather than business ethics.I don't need to comment on the obvious on why they need ad's.I'd like to know when the regularitory body who...

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A list of crappy movies to not waste your time

  • By mummy2jj
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  • 7 replies

just a few to start the list off! The last exorcism fair game (unless you are into things regarding sept 11 and iraq war) white noise

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Wild Target with Bill Nighy

  • By boocuddles
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  • 5 replies

Went along to see Wild Target on Saturday just gone.Stars Bill Nighy,Rupert Grint and Emily Blunt.It was very funny and we enjoyed it a lot. Here's a pic of Rupert Grint [Harry Potter fame] just...

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Rhianna

  • By 3lions
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  • 1 replies

Hiya Everyone, Just wondering if anyone has been to see Rhianna Live yet? She was in Adelaide last week, just wondered what you thought her concert was like. Cheers, Lise

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Jackie Weaver's Oscar Nomination for Animal Kingdom

  • By devylkitten
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  • 2 replies

I just saw "Animal Kingdom" and thought it was a brilliant movie with a fantastic cast. I think Jackie Weaver truly deserves her Oscar Nomination and would love it if she were to win. I think Ben...

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The Only Way Is Essex

  • By 3lions
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  • 1 replies

Hiya Everyone, I was just wondering those who have Pay TV, have managed ot see the first 2 episodes of "The only way is Essex" It's certainly entertaining, and not sure i've seen anything like...

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Find like-minded Guitar Player(s)

  • By Opa
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  • 8 replies

I am a 70 yr old male,who loves blues guitar and, while not playing to a very high standard,would like to find others with a similar interest.Playing & practising on my own gets a bit boring.I live...

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Oscar time

  • By MariaG
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  • 2 replies

You beauty. The Kings Speech won best movie. A darn good story, great direction and fabulous cast brought about a well deserved result. It's so refreshing to see good acting instead of special...

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Does anyone know where Chris Dittmas is?

  • By 3lions
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  • 1 replies

Hi All, I was just wondering if anyone out there knew wher Chris Dittmar has gone? He was not involved with the Australian Open Tennis, and he has not read the sports report on channel 7 for...

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Ocean's 13

  • By 3lions
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  • 50 replies

So... The lads are back with another bank robbing story. After Ocean's 12 I thought we might be done following the adventures of the "can't help but love 'em" team of law...

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Dante's Cove

  • By kezza
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  • 4 replies

I was flicking through the channels last night, and came across this soapie( I think you would have to call it that) called Dante's Cove. I have to admit to being very shocked at some of the...

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media

  • By stewart bookworm
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  • 1 replies

Have noticed how the media react to high profile celebrities. They create a mountain out of an mole hill. Referring to their treatment of Laura Bingle. All it needed was an exclamation from both....

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Sydney Film Festival

  • By stewart bookworm
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  • 12 replies

So... with the close of the Sydney Film Festival over the weekend, did you watch any of the 100's of films that were shown this year? It'd be great to hear from you if you have any...

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Foxtel

  • By 3lions
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  • 0 replies

Hi, So happy Foxtel have secured the rights to the cricket, no more ads & old washed up commentators talking about themselves anymore. I hope Foxtel can get Kerry O'Keefe back involved somehow, as...

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Madonna Rebel Heart Concert - Australia 2016

  • By Instnx
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  • 0 replies

What are your views & opinions on Madonna concert performance in Australia?

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Sunrise7 Cashcow

  • By afn1960
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  • 0 replies

This is a Rigged give away of cash, not Random as they advertise. How does the Cash Cow know to be at a Particular Address in a Particular Suburb in a Particular State Before the Number is Dialled...