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Which Would You Choose: Music, Movies, Books, or TV?


You know the old familiar "desert island" game — the "if you were stranded on a desert island, what ________ would you take with you?" question. Well, here's today's variation: You can only choose one of these forms of entertainment to consume for the rest of your life. Which would you choose? And why?

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californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 7 years
Allytta - I agree with Jude C, just because someone likes Pop doesn't mean that they don't like to read books. I'm currently reading three books at once, and I still have time for that even though I spend time on this website. Besides, the internet wasn't one of Buzz's options for this poll ;)
Jude-C Jude-C 7 years
Allytta, is it not possible for people to have more than one form of entertainment? I read about four novels a week. It doesn't mean I don't still have time for other stuff, including this website.
Allytta Allytta 7 years
people are such liars. if they wanted books they would be reading them and have nothing to do with this website.
snowbunny11 snowbunny11 7 years
Whenever I fly cross country on Jet Blue, I try to watch as many hours of tv in a row as I can...it's like a tradition or something. After four I usually want to parachute out of the plane! However, I can read for hours on end. So even though I like books and tv just the same (more than movies and music!) I think books would do a better job at amusing me for a long time. TV is delicious to me in smaller doses! :)
elanakat elanakat 7 years
this was really tough for me. on one hand i am completely obsessed with tv; i have a million shows i always have to watch and always have shows on my ipod. then theres music. how could anyone live in a world without music? but i had to go with books... there are so so so many books in the world, and i reread books that i love tons of times!
Jude-C Jude-C 7 years
Me too, crazylovebug--sometimes I feel like I'm the only person in the world who likes to read anymore :(
nessa17 nessa17 7 years
this is so hard. its between tv and books
crazylovevbug crazylovevbug 7 years
glad that i'm not alone when it comes to books. it's really reassuring.
hil34 hil34 7 years
I can't choose! :(
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 7 years
This is the hardest question in the world, it's like Sophie's Choice. I had to pick books, though, because books can keep you entertained for a looong time and there are so many interesting books in the world to read. But I would also be sad without my movies because I'm such a huge movie buff. Music and TV are good too, but both of them were better in the 80s and 90s.
emalove emalove 7 years
Books!!!! Followed by movies, then TV.
DecemberBaby DecemberBaby 7 years
This is such a hard question these are all very important aspects of my life. But I think it would most likely be music because music has always been something that affected my mood so heavily. No matter how deep I am in a mood a song can change it in an instant.
nancita nancita 7 years
This question makes me want to puke. But I picked books and I'm surprised to see it's winning! I really want music too, but I figure I can hum my favorite songs. :)
RyanRachelFan RyanRachelFan 7 years
I CANNOT pick. I´ve asked myself this question before, and I like them equally.
jspeed jspeed 7 years
Books, definitely. TV would be first to go ( I hardly watch it). The best movies started out as books anyway, so that's no biggie. Living w/o music would be tough, but I have so much of it stuck in my head that I could just sing it whenever.
nat1 nat1 7 years
Music and books...can go wrong with that!
jasmint jasmint 7 years
This is tough, as I pretty much live for all of these forms of media, but I chose movies in the end, and here is some of my reasoning: music + writing + visuals - commercials = movies. While music and books can and do inspire me, nothing quite gets me like when it all comes together just perfectly in a film.
YayaOzoHead YayaOzoHead 7 years
I need tv but only if it's hooked up to cable. That way I can watch the news, music videos, and see the movie-version of books. :-)
Jude-C Jude-C 7 years
Take away everything but my books!
Liss1 Liss1 7 years
Books, i love to read! But i would really like a TV also ;)
kia kia 7 years
If we included podcasts with music I'd be fine. I am addicted to the NPR weekend radio programming.
Francoisehardly Francoisehardly 7 years
I had to pick music. I'm glad I don't really have to pick one though. TV is definitely the least favorite.
treb treb 7 years
Assuming I would have cable I chose TV because at least the TV shows change and there's always new episodes of SOMETHING.
luckyme luckyme 7 years
Where would I be without my life soundtrack? Music, all the way.
elly2004 elly2004 7 years
music and tv because moives will be on tv and most books that make into moive and like i said will be on tv
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