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Lack of time
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I called in to vote for a half hour and kept getting, "you're call can not go through" and when I didn't get the message I got the busy signal. In the final weeks of competition, l/2 hour to call in is not enough time to hear from the viewers. The station should make arrangements with the phone company to add additional phone lines if limit is one-half hour.
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Family TV
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ATLANTA, GEORGIA -- I was watching WITH MY DAUGHTERS, an episode of americas funniest home videos, the episode that air at 7:30 Nov. 20 Atlant GA affiliate.

The winner was the barker family ut that was not the issue. the issue I have is where a clip was shown of a little boy with a toy rubber snake, hanging out of his drawers, while he "humped" a door! this WAS NOTFAMILY TV.
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Anonymous on 11/20/2007:
LOL! Thanks for the laugh!
shawnp80 on 11/20/2007:
Shut up.
miketech on 11/20/2007:
That's funny, I don't care who you are that's funny.
killerklown on 11/21/2007:
The one good clip on that god-awful show, and I missed it?
Principissa on 11/21/2007:
That's hilarious! I could see one of my kids doing that.

I say this to anyone who has issues with TV, if you don't like what you see, change the channel!
Anonymous on 11/21/2007:
Sorry that is funny. Toddlers don't know that what they are doing is "dirty" all they know is that it feels good. Younger kids (elementary school age) have a vague idea as to what they are doing, but usually do it for a reaction. When people laugh they continue. Hell, even adults do it from time to time for a laugh. Get over it and change the channel.
cottondog on 01/18/2009:
ABC has gone so seedy that it can't even seem to put on a supposedly wholesome family show without edgy, off-color or subtley sexual humor. I have been a fan of America's Funniest Home video's for years because of its wholesome good clean fun. This last season is a tremendous disappointment. 30 clips of "ball"-crushing accidents is one thing, but showing men, women and children in their underwear, bras and a bathing suits popping off, and children innocently doing sexually suggestive stunts is beyond the pale of family programming. For heaven's sake, the host of the show can't even talk to a toddler sucking on his mike without making crude remarks. This show needs to decide if it's for adults or children--it can't be both at once. If for adults, then it should be moved to the adult programming hour, not at 7:00. If for children, show some restraint, for heaven's sake. You guys have so many edgy shows on, allow us a show or two of good wholesome fun, without the trash please!
Jill on 10/07/2012:
I have just visited GoPetition and found the following page very interesting:

This petition is for the completely inappropriate commercials on ABC Family during children's programming!
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Shows Broadcast in Spanish
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Three times now, I have been watching a t.v. show such as Grey's Anatomy or Desperate Housewives, and it is in Spanish! I was really looking forward to the Grey's Anatomy season finale, but I could not understand it! Doesn't anyone from the station oversee what is being broadcast?
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Anonymous on 06/22/2007:
Perhaps you had the SAP feature enabled your TV.
Anonymous on 06/22/2007:
That should be .... Perhaps you have the SAP feature enabled on your TV.
MRM on 06/22/2007:
I agree with Robf .... Perhaps you have the SAP feature enabled on your TV
Anonymous on 06/22/2007:
Yeah, I got to agree with my fellow associates - Perhaps you have the SAP feature enabled on your TV.
adzidek on 06/22/2007:
I concur: Perhaps you have the SAP feature enabled on your TV.
Hugh_Jorgen on 06/22/2007:
Did you check to see if your SAP feature was engaged?
Starlord on 06/22/2007:
The only time I have gotten anything in Spanish is a commercial. I'd be willing to bet you had your SAP turned on.
FoggyOne on 06/22/2007:
Were you watching it in a Spanish speaking country - Mexico, Spain, Argentina, etc? Otherwise, it seems to be a user problem.
rnick821 on 06/22/2007:
Have you ever heard of the SAP feature? I guess it has something to do with shows being overdubed in Spanish.
Anonymous on 06/22/2007:
No hablo el Spanol`? Malos!!!
heaven17 on 06/22/2007:
Did you happen to notice a guy in a bee suit? If so, that wasn't GREY'S ANATOMY.
Anonymous on 06/22/2007:
Anonymous on 06/22/2007:
*LOL* I got that one right away, Heaven! Mucho comprende`!!
Anonymous on 06/22/2007:
shawnp80 on 06/22/2007:
Did you try the SAP feature?
shawnp80 on 06/22/2007:
Anonymous on 06/22/2007:
Learn to speak Spanish that is the only way you will understand it.
Anonymous on 06/22/2007:
hallo ist mein Name Stephen
Sail27 on 06/22/2007:
Quizás usted tiene la característica de la SAVIA permitida en su TV
shawnp80 on 06/23/2007:
Numero uno.
jazmine on 06/26/2007:
No, I did not have the SAP feature enabled on my t.v. This has happened three times, only. And if I choose to learn Spanish, I will do so on my own time, not while watching my favorite t.v. shows.
Anonymous on 06/26/2007:
Clam down no one knows what to say....
jazmine on 06/26/2007:
Clam down?
DebtorBasher on 06/26/2007:
Maybe you were watching the Telemundo channel by mistake!
jazmine on 06/28/2007:
Only the show was in Spanish, the commericials were in English. So the SAP was not on. If the telemundo channel had been on, I think I would have realized, especially since it is on a completely different channel.
Harry on 12/30/2012:
Write down every advertiser and shoot off a letter on Facebook and twitter to boycott every advertiser until it stops ... God Bless America...
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Grey's Anatomy
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I will no longer be watching anything on their network, due to the non-renewal of Isaiah Washington's contract. The cast will just not be the same.
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Skye on 06/08/2007:
He brought it on himself.,26334,1550408,00.html
Anonymous on 06/08/2007:
Yeah, it's like a TV show. Not like real life. You need to get over it. Cripes.

jktshff1 on 06/09/2007:
Ya know, who really cares about Washington, hilton, etc,etc. There are many other more important things to care about.
rclove on 06/09/2007:
Are you guys seriously for real? I don't even watch tv that much. I have other things in my life to get me by. I was just making a comment about how that would be just one more show that I would not be watching. I wasn't aiming for juvenile, but I guess I got it.
bill on 06/09/2007:
"I was just making a comment about how that would be just one more show that I would not be watching" No that's not what you said. You said "I will no longer be watching anything on their network, due to the non-renewal of Isaiah Washington's contract" There is a big difference between not watching the show and not watching anything on that network.
shawnp80 on 06/10/2007:
Who gives a shyt
jktshff1 on 06/11/2007:
"I will no longer be watching anything on their network"
No, that statement is being juvenile.
Agree with all!
beanbagbritches on 06/28/2007:
So you're in support of gay-bashers, huh? That's really interesting.
Anonymous on 06/28/2007:
Tv sux.Get out and enjoy life.
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I am protesting your new adoption reality show!
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I am outraged and furious that you and 20/20 are planning to do an adoption reality show in which 4 pairs of adoptive parents fight for a baby. That will cause adults to think that they can treat children, especially infants, like furniture and garbage. What will that poor infant be thinking? Will that show encourage adults that it is OK to abuse children and get rid of them like garbage? I AM VERY UPSET!!!
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Aline328 on 04/28/2004:
I have to agree with you, mj; I haven't heard this yet. If this show goes on the air, then I will boycott ABC (which happens to be my favorite station).
bill on 04/28/2004:
Five couples comepte to adopt a baby. Barbara Walters said, on 20/20, that it will come down to "a nerve-racking elimination round." I find this very very distasteful.
Slimjim on 04/28/2004:
Im with all of you (except fedup/LaWRence). How disgusting to pass off the seriousness, emotions and commitment of adoption as entertainment.
Roger&Out on 04/28/2004:
Totally tasteless!! If they want the ratings to soar on this they better get Regis involved!!
Paul Pickle 6969 on 04/28/2004:
In case you didn't know, this is a FREE COUNTRY. There are no restrictions against television producers airing this program, just as there are no restrictions that force you to watch it. Turn off your TV and spend your time doing something else, like organizing your sock drawer.
dvsmadcow on 04/28/2004:
I agree with all of you (excluding the retarded one, of course)! But paul makes the best, and most sarcastic, IS a FREE COUNTRY where we reside. we have a CHOICE! So if this sick show makes its way to the tv, let abc know about how sick it makes us! This is our CHOICE as outraged Americans that wish to see less garbage on tv! this is just my 3 cents, though!
Slimjim on 04/28/2004:
Paul and Madcow make legit points, and no, I'll will not be watching it. If the show is as in poor taste as expected, the losers will be 20/20. Their rep will take a hit and we'll see the "worth it" factor in the ratings.
cableguy on 04/29/2004:
I will grant that it is disgusting but if you don't like it, don't watch it.
bill on 04/30/2004:
Turns out this isn't a reality show. It was just really bad marketing by ABC. The promos and commercials made it look like a reality, competition show but it is just a 20/20 episode about 5 couples going through the adoption process. Shame on ABC for promoting it the way they did.
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NFL Sex!
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I heard that you had a naked woman held by a football player in one of your Monday night NFL games. That woman was naked from the wrist up! This is nasty, dirty, filthy, and outrageous! I want you to stop showing sx in your NFL ads and pay restitution and apologize to the FCC and people who were offended by this dirt filthy stunt you pulled!
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Aember24 on 11/22/2004:
are you kidding me so they showed there arms in other words? Big Deal. I lifted my shirt during mardi gras and I didn't hear any complaints. So go crawl back under your rock church lady!
Slimjim on 11/22/2004:
I lifted my shirt during mardi gras and did get complaints. What did I do wrong? Mj's now resorted to complaining about things he HEARD happened. You need to loosen up. Show em the goods Aember.
1hung2lo on 11/23/2004:
You heard no complaints Ham-ber? I bet that's not true! You likely scared all the tourists with that sight!
chris75056_1 on 11/23/2004:
Naked...from the WRIST UP? You mean they (gasp) showed her entire arm?!
Aember24 on 11/23/2004:
1nothung it is not my fault that tourists do not know how to appreciate big American breasts and have had to settle for the last dynasty to flat chests that faintly resemble twelve year old boys, I mean we know that is what you yourself prefer, when your mom is not force feeding from her enormous saggy breasts.
1hung2lo on 11/23/2004:
We can always count on you for class, can't we Ham-ber! Maybe if you'd exercise occasionally, and learn to eat right, you wouldn't have all that excess baggage to carry around!
Aember24 on 11/23/2004:
well see this is where your making assumptions once again you little azz pimple, I just so happen to work out every morning and I eat three square meals a day. Like I said just because a woman finds fault with you doesn't make them an overweight housewife. Secondly you monkey raping azz clown just because a woman has naturally beautiful big breasts, doesn't mean she has to be fat to have them. I just come from really good genes that's all. So maybe one day when your all grown up you since you weren't natural blessed as I was you can buy your own pair to make up for the lack of balls you were neglected at birth. So run along little midget and go look up your mommy skirt again and relive the day you were born.
melissa.messner.ni1q on 11/23/2004:
GASP! You mean, they showed her entire arm? Oh my Lordy Lordy, what's next, showing bare butts in movies? Showing people making out on daytime TV? Oh, wait...
Aember24 on 11/23/2004:
I know Melissa I feel so guilty I actually wore a skirt today and you can see my knees does this mean I am going to burn in hell?
Slimjim on 11/23/2004:
Nothung1, where do you have the experience to be commenting on women’s anatomy? When threads start using terms such as utters and sets of six, then you should chime in.
bill on 11/23/2004:
I saw Monday Night Football last week (unlike MJ who just HEARD about it) and I have to tell you, it was no big deal. I really don't understand what all the fuss is about.
Aember24 on 11/23/2004:
Its a good thing MJ didn't watch the superbowl.
1hung2lo on 11/23/2004:
You make me LAUGH Hamber! The only thing you "work out" is your table muscle! Good Genes? emerged from the SHALLOW end of the Gene Pool, sister! You got the smarts of runny fart. You're a foul mouthed imbecile who "gets off" on typing smack on the internet. Grow up and lose some weight for god's sake!
1hung2lo on 11/23/2004:
SlumJim, good to see you know about a farm animal's anatomy - which begs the question WHY? Hmm...guess we know what you do on a Saturday night! moooo !
Aember24 on 11/23/2004:
Well 1nothung I really couldn't care less what your opinion of me is. If it makes you feel better to think that than fine. But I know what I look like and that's all that matters but it is a sad thing little midget that you could never even have one ounce of a chance with a real woman like me. So go away little azz clown and quit following me like a love sick troll, yours is the kind of attention I really don't need.
Slimjim on 11/23/2004:
And there's nothungatall, turning a review thread abusive again. I smell another banning. Better dust off kramnation "Mark", you're running out of uncaged ID's.
jumbalaya on 11/23/2004:
I believe Aember was the first to be offensive, thus turning a review into a joke.
1hung2lo on 11/23/2004:
Yeah, this coming from SIFFER, the most flagrant abuser on the site! Give me a break!
Aember24 on 11/23/2004:
exactly how was I being offensive and the poster did a good enough job making this post a joke. I mean this is not the 1800's and a bare arm is not offensive. Maybe yours is 1nothung, but in general. Besides no one asked you to chime in with your insults towards me once again. What will it take for you to quit following me around in the sad little depressing way that you do? And when I say you I mean all of your id's!
1hung2lo on 11/23/2004:
You started this, and you know it Hamber. I should hardly think I would follow the likes of you - by any measure, I am a LEADER. You made a joke of this review by making reference to your "flashing" habit. That in itself speaks volumes about you and your lack of class, not to mention you likely sickened tourists in New Orleans. Take your sick perverted habits elsewhere sister, 'cause we don't need 'em here !
jumbalaya on 11/23/2004:
I found the "crawl back under your rock, church lady" to be abusive. Why should anyone have to endure that type of slap in a review?
jumbalaya on 11/23/2004:
Besides, I think two things that you geniuses don't get. First, the poster was evidently from another country, based on the "you and your" references and the fact that they haven't seen the video in a hundred replays on tv. Thus, they may have gotten wrist and waist confused in the language. Plus, a wrist is at the waist when standing, meaning a bare back would be visible, (unless you're a knuckle dragger aember) so that is a valid reference. A shot from the wrist up would most likely include the bare back, if in fact that was the correct word used. Why you are so obsessed with an arm is ridiculous. You understood what it meant, you just wanted to take pot shots once again at a reviewer. You people are ruining this site, Siffer managed to do away with the voting by claiming he was abusing it in a thread, and the rest of your bunch is slowly but surely making people timid to post a review and take abuse.
sman on 11/24/2004:
This a ridiculous complaint. Not only is it poorly thought out, it seems like something out of the 50's. How often have we seen similar situations (if not more revealing) in commercials and other TV shows. No one says anything. Add a beautiful girl (and you SAW NOTHING - minus her back) to an NFL presentation and people flip out. I am tired of this country reverting back to the dark ages. Go back to the bible belt, your ankle length skirts, and refusal to wear a bathing suit. Save the rest of us from hearing the endless drone.
KramNation on 11/25/2004:
I think if this was played before a more adult movie then it would had been okay, but this was played before a Monday Night football game which is more family oriented. So, I think it was inappropriate for this to be played. It was not only the dropping of the gown, but the sexual overtones as well.
hbgallegos on 05/05/2008:
I don't understand what they did wrong! lol

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ABC News
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EAST GRAND FORKS, MINNESOTA -- ABC news website is scanning your hard drive every time you go visit their webpage.. Not only that they include spyware on your hard drive.. I want ABC news to stop their snooping on what we do when we visit other websites.. Shame on you ABC..

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Mad Eye Moody on 04/05/2004:
EVERYONE tracks you when you hit their site...not just ABC. Check someof the spy seeker software mentioned above. A lot of it is free.
parker on 04/05/2004:
hey look I have 3 stars too. my comments count...yea right!
Paul Pickle 6969 on 04/05/2004:
Are you on crack??? Do you really think that ABC cares about what YOU have on your hard drive? Methinks they have much, much better things to do.
Mad Eye Moody on 04/08/2004:
It would also be nice if ABC, and all the others dropped the habbit of letting not letting facts get in the way of a story. At least Fox News is still out there.
LegalCollector on 04/09/2004:
If you don't have Spybot S&D on your pc and use the web a lot, you deserve whatever spy and adware rapes your hard drive and registry.
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