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(Daily Mail)   A new reality show on TLC may be fake, instead of just a blight on the history of mankind like the rest of their shows   (dailymail.co.uk) divider line 69
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2012-10-22 09:26:58 PM  
Meh

Maybe if I was drunk would I hit it
 
2012-10-22 09:36:46 PM  

cman: Meh

Maybe if I was drunk would I hit it


I'd hit it. She's got them child bearin' hips. (SFW)
 
2012-10-22 09:38:20 PM  

Elegy: cman: Meh

Maybe if I was drunk would I hit it

I'd hit it. She's got them child bearin' hips. (SFW)


She does look better in that pic, but I am basing my statement off the following:

i.dailymail.co.uk
 
2012-10-22 10:00:50 PM  

cman: Elegy: cman: Meh

Maybe if I was drunk would I hit it

I'd hit it. She's got them child bearin' hips. (SFW)

She does look better in that pic, but I am basing my statement off the following:

[i.dailymail.co.uk image 634x547]


She has fake teeth now.
 
2012-10-22 10:20:38 PM  
Ok but lizard lick is real right?

Hard core pawn too...

seriously its all fake
 
2012-10-22 11:50:28 PM  
I think the show is interesting. If they insist on "drama" to continue, I will probably lose interest. If they're acting, they're doing a good job. But again, if they rely on drama instead of discovery, I will probably stop watching it.
 
2012-10-22 11:54:48 PM  
On the last episode I saw, one of them had taken a job as a cab driver.

Now let me get this straight, you've hardly ever driven a car in your entire life, so you figure driving a cab in Manhattan is a good place to start?
 
2012-10-22 11:55:59 PM  
Is the intro music "Amish Paradise"? Otherwise, probably won't watch.
 
2012-10-22 11:57:48 PM  

TommyymmoT: On the last episode I saw, one of them had taken a job as a cab driver.

Now let me get this straight, you've hardly ever driven a car in your entire life, so you figure driving a cab in Manhattan is a good place to start?


Ever been in a cab in Manhattan? The drivers ability is one of the least of your concerns.
 
2012-10-23 12:04:34 AM  

simplicimus: TommyymmoT: On the last episode I saw, one of them had taken a job as a cab driver.

Now let me get this straight, you've hardly ever driven a car in your entire life, so you figure driving a cab in Manhattan is a good place to start?

Ever been in a cab in Manhattan? The drivers ability is one of the least of your concerns.


I have to agree, because driving in Manhattan is as simple as bumper cars. You're going 5MPH and it doesn't matter if you hit another car just a little bit.
 
2012-10-23 12:07:53 AM  

jaylectricity: simplicimus: TommyymmoT: On the last episode I saw, one of them had taken a job as a cab driver.

Now let me get this straight, you've hardly ever driven a car in your entire life, so you figure driving a cab in Manhattan is a good place to start?

Ever been in a cab in Manhattan? The drivers ability is one of the least of your concerns.

I have to agree, because driving in Manhattan is as simple as bumper cars. You're going 5MPH and it doesn't matter if you hit another car just a little bit.


You still have to know your way around though, or else you can't take the longest route possible to run up the meter.
 
2012-10-23 12:14:42 AM  

TommyymmoT: jaylectricity: simplicimus: TommyymmoT: On the last episode I saw, one of them had taken a job as a cab driver.

Now let me get this straight, you've hardly ever driven a car in your entire life, so you figure driving a cab in Manhattan is a good place to start?

Ever been in a cab in Manhattan? The drivers ability is one of the least of your concerns.

I have to agree, because driving in Manhattan is as simple as bumper cars. You're going 5MPH and it doesn't matter if you hit another car just a little bit.

You still have to know your way around though, or else you can't take the longest route possible to run up the meter.


That's only if you leave Manhattan. The streets are numerically sequenced, the avenues are easy enough to memorize (excepting Broadway, which rambles, and the Wall Street area).
 
2012-10-23 12:18:03 AM  

TommyymmoT: You still have to know your way around though, or else you can't take the longest route possible to run up the meter.


As an aside, I drove taxi part-time a few years ago and I did everything I could to get everybody where they were going as fast as possible, and my dispatcher fed me like crazy because he knew I'd get people where they were going. I think I made out way better than any of the guys that tried taking their fares for a ride around town.
 
2012-10-23 01:57:17 AM  
Wait until everyone finds out that Sugar Bear chairs the Immunology Department at the Center for Disease Control and Momma is actually Bar Refaeli after spending four hours in Rick Baker's makeup chair every shooting day.
 
2012-10-23 03:09:18 AM  

cman: Elegy: cman: Meh


[i.dailymail.co.uk image 634x547]


Wow. That's a guy who looks thrilled to be a parent.
 
2012-10-23 03:11:01 AM  

jaylectricity: I think the show is interesting. If they insist on "drama" to continue, I will probably lose interest. If they're acting, they're doing a good job. But again, if they rely on drama instead of discovery, I will probably stop watching it.


You get it's all fake, right? All of it?

"Her fake tits are awesome, but they lose me at the fake ass..."
 
2012-10-23 04:15:31 AM  

simplicimus: TommyymmoT: jaylectricity: simplicimus: TommyymmoT: On the last episode I saw, one of them had taken a job as a cab driver.

Now let me get this straight, you've hardly ever driven a car in your entire life, so you figure driving a cab in Manhattan is a good place to start?

Ever been in a cab in Manhattan? The drivers ability is one of the least of your concerns.

I have to agree, because driving in Manhattan is as simple as bumper cars. You're going 5MPH and it doesn't matter if you hit another car just a little bit.

You still have to know your way around though, or else you can't take the longest route possible to run up the meter.

That's only if you leave Manhattan. The streets are numerically sequenced, the avenues are easy enough to memorize (excepting Broadway, which rambles, and the Wall Street area).


Quick, where is east end avenue?
 
2012-10-23 04:37:21 AM  
So a TV documentary about Amish people is not accurate, what a surprise.
 
2012-10-23 04:39:27 AM  
I'm sure it's already been said, but people think reality shows are real?
 
2012-10-23 05:49:22 AM  

CommieTaoist: So a TV documentary about Amish people is not accurate, what a surprise.


National Geographic has had a few, and they have been accurate. Then again they're meant as TV documentaries and not reality TV.
 
2012-10-23 06:59:18 AM  
REALITY TV IS FAKE?

UNPOSSIBLE!!
 
2012-10-23 07:07:56 AM  
I am shocked and disgusted.
 
2012-10-23 07:13:26 AM  
All reality shows are fake.
 
2012-10-23 07:20:30 AM  
How disappointing. You tune in to watch the corruption of supposedly virtous people , and they're already the white trash you can mock on a dozen other shows in their line-up.
 
2012-10-23 07:22:39 AM  

wellreadneck: How disappointing. You tune in to watch the corruption of supposedly virtuous people , and they're already the white trash you can mock on a dozen other shows in their line-up.


should have gone with decent
 
2012-10-23 07:43:25 AM  

abhorrent1: All reality shows are fake.


I'm pretty sure the Jersey Shore people were actually that deuschtastic and slutty in real life.
 
2012-10-23 07:58:08 AM  
Can we please have The Running Man now? There has to be a country with no extradition treaty that would let a crew shoot and broadcast a proper blood sport without any problems.
 
2012-10-23 07:58:18 AM  

Runs_With_Scissors_: You get it's all fake, right? All of it?


Yeah, so? Most of what I watch on television is fake. What's your point?
 
2012-10-23 08:11:36 AM  

Summoner101: abhorrent1: All reality shows are fake.

I'm pretty sure the Jersey Shore people were actually that deuschtastic and slutty in real life.


Deusch? I thought those guys were Italian not German.

CommieTaoist: So a TV documentary about Amish people is not accurate, what a surprise.

I watched it knowing full well that it was about as realistic portrayal of amish people as the movie Kingpin. Knowing that though there still were some very funny parts. And if you want actually reality the only place you are going to find it on TV is PBS I think.
 
2012-10-23 08:20:11 AM  

abhorrent1: All reality shows are fake.


Although the specific episodes were probably set up to an extent, I'm pretty sure the decline of the relationship in Jon and Kate plus 8 was real.
 
2012-10-23 08:24:23 AM  
So....someone thought that was real?
 
2012-10-23 08:38:06 AM  
The only reality show I've ever watched is Comic Book Men and even that comes off as fake so I can't imagine how fake all the others must be.
 
2012-10-23 08:49:42 AM  
The only show worth watching on that misbegotten channel is What Not To Wear. And even there I sometimes have my doubts about some of the people they bring on.
 
2012-10-23 09:02:29 AM  
www.silverdisc.com

Season 3 coming soon!
 
2012-10-23 09:03:58 AM  
Amish people (not on walkabout) have Facebook pages?
 
2012-10-23 09:09:51 AM  
i1247.photobucket.com

Apparently it is customary for Amish women to wear their bras on their head?

/Fake show is fake
 
2012-10-23 09:10:43 AM  
This was by far the most shocking line FTA

"What surprised me was TLC. My kids and I watch TLC. They are supposed to be a family channel."


whoa now.... a family channel? TLC??
 
2012-10-23 09:13:56 AM  
I like how MailOnline copys the Starcasm pages from last month without crediting them.
 
2012-10-23 09:17:20 AM  
I grew up next to an Old Order/"Amish" community - haven't seen this show.

The community I'm familiar with scorned electricity (except in the community milk drop off), power tools (except when they needed to borrow them), phones and later internet (except when they wanted to), cars (except if they needed a ride).

The basic principal really seemed to be that the modern world was evil, but it was ok to benefit as long as you didn't directly own any pieces of it yourself.

There were drunken buggy races on the highway in the wee hours of the morning - it became a real problem one year.

Recently a man was caught sexually abusing his multiple daughters. The community tried to cover it up, but law enforcement ended up getting involved anyway, and they made a pretty big deal about how wrong it was that they weren't allowed to just handle the matter internally.

Not really a point, I guess, just saying a lot of these types of communities aren't nearly as idyllic as their reputation suggests, unless I was around the one outlier.
 
2012-10-23 09:45:56 AM  
Just do a google for it, there's lots of stuff out there and has been since the day after the show first aired. Jeremiah's a wife beater, etc.
 
2012-10-23 09:46:14 AM  
Cops was the first reality show. After that, everything else is fake. Money is made. That is all that needs to be said.
 
2012-10-23 09:53:36 AM  

abhorrent1: All reality shows are fake.


Just to make this clear "reality" shows are ALL fake and scripted. All of them. Deal with it.
 
2012-10-23 10:38:13 AM  
Soooo...The Walking Dead is more realistic than Breaking Amish. Color me surprised.
 
2012-10-23 10:40:28 AM  

cman: Elegy: cman: the following:

[i.dailymail.co.uk image 634x547]


is it me or do those two look awfully.... how do i say.... let's say "english royalty-esque"?

or do ya think its more likely FAS, seems like they are all getting drunk a lot. But the Amish have been "keeping it close to home" for a couple hundred years. Thats why so many of them* are finding the need to leave now, simple evolutionary drive to procreate nonretarded babies.

/*citation needed
//i do not watch the show
 
2012-10-23 10:55:29 AM  
But it's The Learning Channel! Why would they deceive me! I thought I was learning!
 
2012-10-23 11:20:58 AM  
ALL "Reality" television is faked to one extent or another. This show is just more blatant about it. That said Kate is really hot.
 
2012-10-23 11:30:08 AM  

Delawheredad: ALL "Reality" television is faked to one extent or another. This show is just more blatant about it. That said Kate is really hot.


She isn't that hot. I watched the show and even when she was all made up at best she looked like a poor mans version of Cobie Smulders.
 
2012-10-23 11:30:11 AM  
So, what your telling me is that Honey Boo Boo's mom is wearing prosthetic chins?
 
2012-10-23 11:36:12 AM  

Krowdaddy Chixdiggit: [i1247.photobucket.com image 613x919]

Apparently it is customary for Amish women to wear their bras on their head?

/Fake show is fake


Yeah, how much of a Luddite can you be when you're about to use your computer to create the perfect women.
brassmonkeyshow.files.wordpress.com
 
2012-10-23 11:36:23 AM  
If this reality show is real it could be worth a fortune but I have some issues with it. Let me call in a buddy of mine who knows all there is to know about these things and we'll see what he says and them maybe I can make you an offer on it.
 
2012-10-23 11:39:42 AM  

offacue: If this reality show is real it could be worth a fortune but I have some issues with it. Let me call in a buddy of mine who knows all there is to know about these things and we'll see what he says and them maybe I can make you an offer on it.


Even that show is super fake. If you read RIck Harrison's own book he talks about how when he buys an item he has to hold it for 30 days before he can sell it (incase it comes up stolen). But there have been a ton of times on Pawn Stars, where they buy an item and then sell it pretty much right away, usually to one of their experts.
 
2012-10-23 11:39:46 AM  

domo_kun_sai: abhorrent1: All reality shows are fake.

Just to make this clear "reality" shows are ALL fake and scripted. All of them. Deal with it.


When the wife and I did divorce court, all we had to do was submit talking points, which would show up on the little teleprompter in our podiums. So, partially scripted.
 
2012-10-23 11:41:52 AM  

offacue: If this reality show is real it could be worth a fortune but I have some issues with it. Let me call in a buddy of mine who knows all there is to know about these things and we'll see what he says and them maybe I can make you an offer on it.


Nice! Yeah, a pawn shop in Vegas takes in enough historical items to make a TV show about it. Watch closely, and you'll see the same items on Pawn Stars, Rick's Restoration (whatever it's called), and American Pickers. I'm guessing History Channel has a warehouse full of stuff to pass around on those shows.
 
2012-10-23 11:46:51 AM  

Rickenbacker: Pawn Stars, Rick's Restoration


you realize that Rick from American Restoration and Rick from Pawn Stars are like, friends? and have shops in the same town? They did spinoffs. This is not a new concept. the Kount has his own show too now, and yes, the History channel probably gets to choose which items they follow from one shop to the other (like the pedal car) but that's not the same as a warehouse full of stuff. These people got shows because they are good at their jobs, give them some freaking credit and shut up and be entertained.
 
2012-10-23 11:53:51 AM  

TommyymmoT: simplicimus: TommyymmoT: jaylectricity: simplicimus: TommyymmoT: On the last episode I saw, one of them had taken a job as a cab driver.

Now let me get this straight, you've hardly ever driven a car in your entire life, so you figure driving a cab in Manhattan is a good place to start?

Ever been in a cab in Manhattan? The drivers ability is one of the least of your concerns.

I have to agree, because driving in Manhattan is as simple as bumper cars. You're going 5MPH and it doesn't matter if you hit another car just a little bit.

You still have to know your way around though, or else you can't take the longest route possible to run up the meter.

That's only if you leave Manhattan. The streets are numerically sequenced, the avenues are easy enough to memorize (excepting Broadway, which rambles, and the Wall Street area).

Quick, where is east end avenue?


Don't have my subway map handy, so I don't remember. Never owned a car when I lived in NYC.
 
2012-10-23 12:17:24 PM  

Gunny Highway: [www.silverdisc.com image 500x500]

Season 3 coming soon!


That was the only reality show that I've enjoyed.
/WHAT IS GOING ON?!?
 
2012-10-23 12:19:27 PM  
I called this as soon as the ads came out. Anyone who has lived near the Amish knows they interact with the modern world, just on their own terms.

Also an Amish that's 30 and unmarried??? Bullshiat!
 
2012-10-23 12:23:24 PM  
25.media.tumblr.com
 
2012-10-23 02:09:01 PM  

simplicimus: TommyymmoT: simplicimus: TommyymmoT: jaylectricity: simplicimus: TommyymmoT: On the last episode I saw, one of them had taken a job as a cab driver.

Now let me get this straight, you've hardly ever driven a car in your entire life, so you figure driving a cab in Manhattan is a good place to start?

Ever been in a cab in Manhattan? The drivers ability is one of the least of your concerns.

I have to agree, because driving in Manhattan is as simple as bumper cars. You're going 5MPH and it doesn't matter if you hit another car just a little bit.

You still have to know your way around though, or else you can't take the longest route possible to run up the meter.

That's only if you leave Manhattan. The streets are numerically sequenced, the avenues are easy enough to memorize (excepting Broadway, which rambles, and the Wall Street area).

Quick, where is east end avenue?

Don't have my subway map handy, so I don't remember. Never owned a car when I lived in NYC.


You stated they were all numbered streets.
I thought of streets like Canal, Rivington, Houston (BTW, how is that word pronounced in NYC>) , not to mention the fact that many fares just say their destination, like Chelsea Piers, The Homestead, etc.
 
2012-10-23 02:28:29 PM  

Derwood:


Yeah, and NASA used to put men on the moon. Now it drags the shuttle through LA while gangbangers throw malt liquor bottles at it.
 
2012-10-23 02:55:35 PM  

TommyymmoT: simplicimus: TommyymmoT: simplicimus: TommyymmoT: jaylectricity: simplicimus: TommyymmoT: On the last episode I saw, one of them had taken a job as a cab driver.

Now let me get this straight, you've hardly ever driven a car in your entire life, so you figure driving a cab in Manhattan is a good place to start?

Ever been in a cab in Manhattan? The drivers ability is one of the least of your concerns.

I have to agree, because driving in Manhattan is as simple as bumper cars. You're going 5MPH and it doesn't matter if you hit another car just a little bit.

You still have to know your way around though, or else you can't take the longest route possible to run up the meter.

That's only if you leave Manhattan. The streets are numerically sequenced, the avenues are easy enough to memorize (excepting Broadway, which rambles, and the Wall Street area).

Quick, where is east end avenue?

Don't have my subway map handy, so I don't remember. Never owned a car when I lived in NYC.

You stated they were all numbered streets.
I thought of streets like Canal, Rivington, Houston (BTW, how is that word pronounced in NYC>) , not to mention the fact that many fares just say their destination, like Chelsea Piers, The Homestead, etc.


Pronounced How-ston. And yeah, all bets are off on numbered streets once you get past 1st street. Once you get really downtown, it gets confusing.
 
2012-10-23 03:52:59 PM  

Keigh: Rickenbacker: Pawn Stars, Rick's Restoration

you realize that Rick from American Restoration and Rick from Pawn Stars are like, friends? and have shops in the same town? They did spinoffs. This is not a new concept. the Kount has his own show too now, and yes, the History channel probably gets to choose which items they follow from one shop to the other (like the pedal car) but that's not the same as a warehouse full of stuff. These people got shows because they are good at their jobs, give them some freaking credit and shut up and be entertained.


Wow. Settle down, Beavis. It's not a crossover episode, you will see the same items "discovered" on the other shows. I will give them (and History, and TLC) credit for pandering. The people on these shows are there because they have the personality to be characters without really "acting". There is nothing "real" on any of them. Granted, the portions of American restoration that actually show the work being done is fascinating. But following the American Chopper format, they tend to stress the "tension" between the employees. Now, let other people have opinions that are different than yours without resorting to "shut up".
 
2012-10-23 04:02:01 PM  

Rickenbacker: Granted, the portions of American restoration that actually show the work being done is fascinating. But following the American Chopper format, they tend to stress the "tension" between the employees. Now, let other people have opinions that are different than yours without resorting to "shut up".


I had to stop watching american restoration because of that. I mean the items that were brought in and the processes they used to restore them were really cool. But I didn't give a crap about the character the fake conflicts and characters they were trying to set up.
 
2012-10-23 04:03:24 PM  

Rickenbacker: Keigh: Rickenbacker: Pawn Stars, Rick's Restoration

you realize that Rick from American Restoration and Rick from Pawn Stars are like, friends? and have shops in the same town? They did spinoffs. This is not a new concept. the Kount has his own show too now, and yes, the History channel probably gets to choose which items they follow from one shop to the other (like the pedal car) but that's not the same as a warehouse full of stuff. These people got shows because they are good at their jobs, give them some freaking credit and shut up and be entertained.

Wow. Settle down, Beavis. It's not a crossover episode, you will see the same items "discovered" on the other shows. I will give them (and History, and TLC) credit for pandering. The people on these shows are there because they have the personality to be characters without really "acting". There is nothing "real" on any of them. Granted, the portions of American restoration that actually show the work being done is fascinating. But following the American Chopper format, they tend to stress the "tension" between the employees. Now, let other people have opinions that are different than yours without resorting to "shut up".


i don't know what you are talking about anymore, and i don't think you do either.
 
2012-10-23 04:28:46 PM  
Your troll-fu is weak, young one.
 
2012-10-23 05:02:06 PM  

Rickenbacker: Granted, the portions of American restoration that actually show the work being done is fascinating. But following the American Chopper format, they tend to stress the "tension" between the employees.


And that's why I like Face Off. The drama is minimal (hell, the drama king this season left in the first episode) and you get to see some really cool make up and special effects.
 
2012-10-23 06:11:19 PM  
Amish don't pay Social Security and will not abide by Obamacare, do they got that going for them.
 
2012-10-23 09:39:28 PM  
Not trying to claim its not staged or fake but just because it's outlawed in their community doesn't mean they don't do it. The amish and Mennonites around me were always sneaking off to get liquored, getting a public intox arrest doesn't mean he isn't amish
 
2012-10-24 02:45:11 PM  
25.media.tumblr.com

/bears repeating
 
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