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I’m very impatient so I did initially enjoy the likes of Netflix releasing all the episodes of a season in one go

however, I’ve noticed I end up staying up all hours to finish off a show. And tbh I can’t really remember a lot of the content as I find most of the shows are slow to start with, can be a bit muddled and messy in the middle, and the end gets very intense and it infuriates me that I’d have to wait till next year for the next season to do it all again!

Are you a fan of binge watching shows?

hspexy
20 days ago
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DannySpeed
DannySpeed20 days ago

It's not good for you if you binge watch it hours and hours on end, but I do it, end up losing lots of sleep lol but you can keep up with a story if you do and i certainly enjoy it a lot more as you forget things.

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ACR
ACR20 days ago

I do it every now and again. Most recently I marathoned Giri/Haji on BBC iPlayer and Treadstone on Amazon Prime Video. It's worse when a show gets cancelled and it's been left on a cliffhanger.

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hspexy
hspexy
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19 days ago

I hate that when it happens too! Just when something starts to get good and you find out it’s not coming back lol

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Faye1
Faye120 days ago

I do this. but I shouldn’t like you send you end up staying up late or I don’t leave the house till iv finished the series at the weekend meaning no exercise and my sleep routine is messed up. As much as I like to binge watch isn’t not good for me

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floygarre56
floygarre5620 days ago

I think sometimes if you want to just turn off the world it is kinda good thing 🙂 but not too much

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ShellyAnn
ShellyAnn19 days ago

As I'm new to Netflix, yes, I'm loving it, but I can't sit and watch tv for hours. My pet goldfish can concentrate longer than me 😀 I find I can only watch 2-3 episodes in one go and I have to turn off as I can't sit still any longer. I tend to watch a series over 3 nights. I haven't stayed up half the night watching anything to completion.

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hspexy
hspexy
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19 days ago

Definitely the sensible thing to do. I end up using multiple devices so it’s definitely not good for concentration

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RiannonWood
RiannonWood19 days ago

It’s not a good thing at all really but I do it anyway LOL I love my shows

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AliceBell64468
AliceBell6446819 days ago

I love Netflix so you can watch series without adverts and without waiting weeks for the next episode. If a dram is on normal tv, I will wait for all the episodes to be aired and then watch it like a Netflix series!

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KirstyW
KirstyW19 days ago

I like to have the option, but i have been known to stay up until the early hours cramming another episode in

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hspexy
hspexy
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19 days ago

Especially when the episodes are that good 😊

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KirstyW
KirstyW19 days ago

hspexy yep if its something like Line Of Duty, i discovered it way back in series 2, and it was half way through i then found series 1 online so was binge watching that at the same time

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Pjran
Pjran19 days ago

I see nothing wrong if people watch the whole series by bingeing. Personally I don’t because I only watch Netflix when there’s nothing on BBC or I’ve caught up with all the Coronation Street episodes that are on auto record.

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garygemmell
garygemmell19 days ago

Cant beat a bit of Corrie - i can still remember sitting with ma granpa watching it at 2 years old!

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garygemmell
garygemmell19 days ago

I am binging the new horror series SERVANT as I type - and i type because it is soooo boring.

M Night Shyamalan produced it should have known it was going to be a big yawnfest but only 30 mins an episode so only 4.5 hours until its over.

Damn ocd its a real pain sometimes grrrrrrrrrr!

Apparently it is known technically as Box set binging and it is dangerous according to the Telegraph!

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/the-filter/10815884/Box-set-binges-are-a-damaging-addiction.html

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Lynibis
Lynibis19 days ago

It depends a great deal on your circumstances and lifestyle. I often binge watch, but limit myself to 2 or 3 episodes of a series each night. If I watch one a week I have forgotten the last one before the next lol!

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chelseaturpin
chelseaturpin18 days ago

Yes

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LindsayMcGarry
LindsayMcGarry18 days ago

If it's a good season then yhh I'll binge watch but if it's kinda slow or boring I'll watch every now and again to see if it gets better

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