You Are Addicted to TV if ….

Is the “still small voice” you hear the TV in the background?

You are addicted to the TV if…

… meals revolve around TV shows.

… bedtime is dictated by what time a particular show goes off.

… it is your best and cheapest babysitter.

… there are more TV jingles in your head than Bible verses.

… your child’s best friends are TV characters.

… the furniture is arranged according to the location of the TV.

… you can list TV station names better than the books of the Bible.

… it affects activities you participate in.

… people know they can find you at home according to the TV shows you watch.

… it must be on to fall asleep.

… the power off button is unnecessary.

… your child’s favorite clothes are free advertising for a TV show.

… you’ve missed church to watch TV.

… if you don’t need a clock to tell time, but can tell time by TV shows.

… severe weather is scary, not because of the weather, but because your favorite show may be preempted.

… you need a generator to power the TV, not the refrigerator.

… your budget for AA batteries for the remote control exceeds your tithe.

… the TV trays are the most used furniture in the house.

… a TV dinner is your favorite meal.

… all dinners are TV dinners.

… you or your kids watch TV in the van on the way to the grocery store.

… you have to keep a back-up TV in case yours breaks.

… you need a TV in more than one room in your house.

… your vacation plans include plenty of TV watching.

… your TV costs more than a good used car.

… Thanksgiving dinner includes a course of watching TV.

… your best memory from last Christmas is watching Jim Carrey in The Grinch That Stole Christmas.

… you consider the results of American Idol worthy of putting on the news.


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