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So, for the last month or so, my parents have been pestering me to watch Masterpiece Theater's "Downton Abbey," declaring it to be "the best show ever." So I finally broke down and started watching it with them. I admit, I can see what they mean. The direction is brilliant, the acting is stellar, the writing is excellent... and I hate it! I hate hate hate it, and I hate that I hate it! This show drives me crazy! I'm so sick of watching these petty, snobbish, elitist morons and their petty, stupid problems that would all be resolved in about five minutes if they all pulled the sticks out of their asses and minded their own business! I hate these characters, and I hate watching them! I've finally had to face up to the fact that, no matter how well written your characters are, or how great they're directed, or how well the actors portray them, I simply cannot watch the show if they consistently make horrible decisions that I wouldn't make! The problem is the time period. The show is set in a period in history whose morals, standards, and priorities contradict my own on nearly every level, and it drives me nuts watching these people and having to try to relate to them! I hate this show! Hate hate hate! And now, with all that said, I want to recommend that people watch Downton Abbey, at least one episode. It's really well made, and if you like drama (which I don't), you'll love this. Personally, though, I can't stand it.
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"Impressive work, young lady. You seem to have not only read my notes, but to have understood them. Hmmm... Perhaps you are not a complete idiot like the rest."

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J. Paul Daniel
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Paul Daniel is a college student residing in Kalamazoo Michigan. He specializes in writing, particularly reviews, science fiction, fantasy, and comedy. His goals in life are to discover the meaning of life, the universe, and everything, to have a bestselling book published, and to make "Watership Down" required reading in all public schools. Find him at his personal tumblr here: decadent-depraved.tumblr.com/
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So, for the last month or so, my parents have been pestering me to watch Masterpiece Theater's "Downton Abbey," declaring it to be "the best show ever." So I finally broke down and started watching it with them. I admit, I can see what they mean. The direction is brilliant, the acting is stellar, the writing is excellent... and I hate it! I hate hate hate it, and I hate that I hate it! This show drives me crazy! I'm so sick of watching these petty, snobbish, elitist morons and their petty, stupid problems that would all be resolved in about five minutes if they all pulled the sticks out of their asses and minded their own business! I hate these characters, and I hate watching them! I've finally had to face up to the fact that, no matter how well written your characters are, or how great they're directed, or how well the actors portray them, I simply cannot watch the show if they consistently make horrible decisions that I wouldn't make! The problem is the time period. The show is set in a period in history whose morals, standards, and priorities contradict my own on nearly every level, and it drives me nuts watching these people and having to try to relate to them! I hate this show! Hate hate hate! And now, with all that said, I want to recommend that people watch Downton Abbey, at least one episode. It's really well made, and if you like drama (which I don't), you'll love this. Personally, though, I can't stand it.

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KatsaNovari Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2015   Writer
Thank you very much for the favorite of my poem!! It's greatly appreciated :la:
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Decadent-Depraved Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2015  Student Writer
You're welcome. I completely agree that the sheer amount of pulp fiction being churned out by hacks and snapped up by audiences is appalling.
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nerdsman567 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for watching! :+devwatch:
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Decadent-Depraved Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015  Student Writer
You're welcome, and thank you for the :+fav:! I enjoy your art style a lot.
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nerdsman567 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem! :D
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K-Zlovetch Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ! I'm SUPER LATE !! Happy birthday !!!! Are you born in january too ?
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Decadent-Depraved Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015  Student Writer
Thanks! Yup, January 10. Wait, I haven't missed yours yet, have I???
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K-Zlovetch Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Yep, mine is 12 XD Hahaha !
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Decadent-Depraved Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015  Student Writer
Oh man! I'm sorry! Happy birthday!birthday cake 
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Bianca-di-Palermo Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, I'm late !
Happy birthdaaaaaaaaaaaaay !

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