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Why I Have No Plans To Watch Game Of Thrones or Titanic

Movies and television shows are cultural touchstones. We learn behaviors from the things we see which in turn influences the way society acts as a whole.  Yet there's an iconic film and an iconic TV show that I have never seen, and quite frankly I'm in no rush to see either of them.  Game of Thrones This isn't because I don't currently have Home Box Office (what smart people know "HBO" stands for). I had HBO through most of college and still never hopped on the bandwagon. I'm sure it's good because that's what everyone with a pulse has tried to tell me. I'm just not a huge fan of high fantasy (which sounds like a Cheech & Chong movie where they play knights). I think it's because I can't relate to the subject matter. I've never been chosen to go on a quest to find the Shield of Grimblegär or had to rescue an orc from a bunch of other orcs or whatever it is happens in those things. I feel the same way about Lord