Re: Big Brother
- From: "Southpaw" <Southpaw296nospam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 07 Aug 2005 09:53:38 GMT
"kez" <kelseylewis@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> "Southpaw" <Southpaw296nospam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> "kez" <kelseylewis@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>I was watching Big Brother tonight and saw the big row between Craig and
>>>Anthony. I was a bit scared. I hate conflict and arguments. I haven't had
>>>an argument for several months now. I got to thinking about it and it
>>>seemed beyond my understanding though, those two guys on the TV arguing
>>>like that. I didn't understand what Craig said afterwards, though Anthony
>>>just seemed provoked and got angry. I then started thinking about how
>>>Craig was calling people "mental" and saying people had "problems". I
>>>don't understand that either. Sometimes the people on tv seem to be a
>>> -- kez
>> People on Big Brother are definitely a different species. Anyone willing
>> to go through that is not normal.
>> I really can't stand the programme, mainly because I feel the same way
>> you do about confrontation and arguments, and BB is all about provoking
>> them. The series they had a few years back was labelled the most 'boring'
>> and 'uninteresting' principally because the 'contestants' by and large
>> got on with each other reasonably well. the ratings plummeted so the
>> following year they go out of their way to include people guaranteed to
>> kick off. There follows near riots, but ratings and publicity soar and so
>> everyone's happy.
>> The really sad thing is that the ratings increase and general popularity
>> of these series mean that this is what people want to see. That's what
>> the world has become, and I don't see a way back.
> I think maybe I will start watching Neighbours! Don't know if I'm joking
> I was watching Big Brother because I was feeling like I'd like to "get out
> there" a bit more and meets some people. I like that feeling, but then I
> just get scared when people on Big Brother get nasty with each other. I
> imagine there were being like that with me and how I'd react. That's not
> the friendly feeling I had before. I have some (now quite distant and
> vague) memories of being a student and hanging out with other students in
> the student bar drinking and having a good time. I look around the streets
> and some of the people look friendly, and I am encouraged. Then I watch
> big brother and the nastyness comes out and I feel I don't even want to
> leave the house because everyone's horrible.
> I end up getting very confused and not knowing what to think, and that's
> horrible too. It's true, I don't get out and mix enough and perhaps I'd
> like to, but I'm just so scared of everyone! Eek I don't think I'd want to
> meet either Craig or Anthony now and there are probably lots of Craigs and
> Anthonys walking around the town centre at night. Maybe I'll get a cat,
> cats are understandable.
> -- kez
> -- kez
You feel exactly the same way I do Kez.
But you've been brave enough to admit it. I haven't.
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