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Entertainment Debt

Definition: Entertainment Debt

Entertainment Debt is the term having too much media to consume in too little time — including unwatched shows on your DVR, unspun Netflix discs, and unread magazines and items in your RSS reader.

A surprising form of stress from stuff that is supposed to be fun!

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kimcheese kimcheese 7 years
This is what I have! It's been stressing me out lately~
kia kia 7 years
I don't subscribe to too much RSS. My thing would be library books. But I try not to stress about it.
littlelilo littlelilo 7 years
I have this problem too. Tons of tv shows I've recorded and have yet to watch! the bf is getting mad that I'm taking up 60% of the dvr's memory..haha. I have magazines piling up too!
starangel82 starangel82 7 years
I totally have this problem. I have a ton of magazines to read, but probably never will. And books... I love to read, so if I'm at the book store, I'll buy a book. Then I come home and add it to the pile of reading material. Ugh... that's so bad!
MandeeLei MandeeLei 7 years
Yeah I feel this way often during peak times of the year where I have so many shows to record. I always have tons to read now which yeah it's stressful but it always beats the alternative. Right now I don't have too many shows to record so I've been picking up tons of books and movies from the library and I can never finish them all by the time their due. It could be much worse lol
JeffaLynn JeffaLynn 7 years
OH my gosh, yes yes yes yes.
JeffaLynn JeffaLynn 7 years
OH my gosh, yes yes yes yes.
macgirl macgirl 7 years
oh my god (please note I took the time to not only type that out but then explain why I didn't use omg ;-) I HAVE THIS!! My brother bought us Warhawk for the PSP and we haven't played it yet. To make matters worse we got a second PSP and did the download of the Warhawk as well so we could do some co-op and still have not played. I'm doing it tonight. I swear.
KMattes KMattes 7 years
I'd call it "Entertainment GUILT" Don't know why, but it causes me quite a bit of guilt when I can't watch/read fast enough to keep up with it!
lemonbars lemonbars 7 years
Ahh, yes, I know this feeling well. I subscribe to ~70 RSS feeds. If I'm not online for 24-hours, I can get a huge backlog that takes a while to sift through, ahha.
Frenched Frenched 7 years
Ugh--yes, my problem are mostly piles upon piles of unread magazines. It's crazy!
nals33 nals33 7 years
GUILTY! lol I have 4 Netflix DVDs sittin on the TV stand at home that I have yet to watch..plus, a few shows on the DVR.. &a bunch of things that I keep putting on me "Read It Later." (It's the evil add-on that promotes procrastination.. Thanks Firefox. lol)
CoralAmber CoralAmber 7 years
Does that also include library books unread, because I have a pile that I'm just about to give up on ever getting around to.
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