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15 points to prove that you are watching excess of TV

Do you have TV lovers at home who can't live without watching TV? I'm married in a family where watching TV is a family trait that is passed from one generation to other. My in-laws are big-big TV lovers, my husband is another TV freak whom I know and now my son is following the path of his father with developing his liking for TV. Basically I see my whole family as a TV addict tribe. Thanks to new era of technology we can watch TV any time and anywhere. And this concept of repeat telecast has given people the opportunity to catch their number one shows irrespective of schedules and timings.
Below are the few points with which, if you can relate yourself (or your family) then you may be watching too much of TV:
1. You measure how many daily soaps you can accommodate within the time you have, before going out for work or any other commitment.
2. You do multitasking with watching TV, like chopping, cutting, repairing and even anything which can be done with gazing TV.
3. You want to have breakfast/lunch/dinner in your living room (where TV lives).
4. You started liking your favourite show's theme songs. No matter they are good in listening or not. 
5. When you bother to stand up for any reason during the TV show telecast, you can see a clean indication on the cushion/sofa/mattress where you were sitting.
6. You can control even nature's call while watching TV and you can regulate it to happen after show ends.
7. You started considering yourself as an expert for the matters like politics, crime, economics and medicines. All thanks to those countless news channels.  
8. About few episodes before show's final episode, you start worrying what you will do during that time when show ends.
9. In every new daily soap, you can recognize its characters and you can tell in which shows they have already worked. 
10. You have mastered placing things around TV so that you can easily get them when needed. For example, water bottles next to sofa. 
11. You feel pain for the TV characters when they are not well or are injured.
12. You can't remember your daily schedule but you remember timings of your best shows.
13. You don't want interruption while watching TV so you have learned ignoring what is happening around you. For example, cries of your baby.
14. Immediately after coming back from market, you switch on the TV rather than wearing off your shoes.
15. And you become tensed with the thought that your TV is not working and you are missing your "so natural", "so real" and "so entertaining" TV soaps.
This idiot box has become the most popular entertainment medium for millions of people around the world. But apart from entertaining and relaxing us, it is damaging us also. Watching excess TV can cause diabetes, depression and heart diseases. It can pile up extra kilos in our bodies. Also, TV watching affects kids with hampering development of their brains and concentration abilities. So please put down the remote and go for a book or other healthy time pass options. Do it for yourself and most importantly for your kids. 
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