Overrated/Underrated

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    Aug 26, 2009 6:56 AM GMT
    Make a list of things that you think are overrated and what you think are underrated.

    My list:

    Overrated
    1. Starbucks
    2. Most rappers out today
    3. Miami
    4. American Idol
    5. The British host/judge on a reality show
    6. Medical dramas
    7. Crime dramas


    Underrated
    1. Sitcoms
    2. Ethiopian food
    3. A good, well-trained actor/actress
    4. Original script, premise of a sitcom
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    Aug 26, 2009 12:38 PM GMT
    Overrated
    1. Banana Republic
    2. Abercrombie & Fitch
    3. Obama's birth certificate issue.
    4. Twitter
    5. Starbucks
    6. Twilight
    7. Texting
    8. American Idol

    Underrated
    1. True Blood
    2. Health Care Reform
    3. Friendship
    4. Live conversations
    5. Activism
    6. America's Got Talent
    7. The fact that the internet is forever


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    Aug 26, 2009 1:06 PM GMT
    Overrated:
    1. Anything "Reality TV"
    2. Beyonce (as a vocal talent)
    3. American Idol
    4. Texting
    5. Self-Indulgence
    6. Obama
    7. Youth
    8. Social Networking
    9. Brats
    10. The End of The World




    Underrated:
    1. Better Off Ted
    2. Christina Aquilera (as a vocal talent)
    3. So You Think You Can Dance
    4. Conversation
    5. Compassion
    6. Responsibilty and Intiative by all
    7. Maturity
    8. Happy Hour
    9. Respect and Self Disipline
    10. Living Life


    ...not necessarily in that order
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    Aug 26, 2009 1:45 PM GMT
    Overrated:

    - Starbucks & other designer coffee
    - focaccia bread
    - American Idol
    - reality television shows
    - Twitter
    - men's fashion magazines
    - Windows computers
    - Prada and other designer clothes & accessories

    Underrated:

    - bicycles
    - the streamlining/art deco movement
    - gay men by straights
    - the comfort of wearing a tux to social functions
    - my lesbian friend's singing voice & composing talents
    - the Green value of riding scooters!
    - the toughness & bravery of America's fighting forces
    - the influence of Euro-American culture
    - pre-1950 scientific advances
  • cowboyathlete

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    Aug 26, 2009 2:11 PM GMT
    Overrated:

    Virtually all reality TV shows
    Cher
    Michael Jackson

    Underrated:

    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
    Patty Loveless
    Les Paul
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    Aug 26, 2009 2:21 PM GMT
    Overrated - casual sex; fake tan;
    Underrated - goodness; love
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    Aug 26, 2009 2:26 PM GMT
    Overrated
    This thread

    Underrated
    TED Talks

    Neck exercises

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    Aug 26, 2009 3:02 PM GMT
    Overrated:

    Condominiums
    Barack Obama and the REST of Washington DC's Politicians
    Starbucks
    Reality TV
    Hannah Montana (Will Billy Ray Cyrus please go away)
    Text Messaging (My #1 pet peeve...#1 with a bullet)
    BMW
    Trendy Gyms
    Abercrombie & Fitch
    Body Obsessed Guys
    Celebrities
    Professional Athletes

    Underrated

    Music of the 60's & 70's and early 80's.
    Cocktail Parties ( I mean REAL Retro Cocktail Parties)
    Reading
    Diners
    Chocolate Chip Cookies
    Respect and Etiquette (Being a Gentleman)
    Driving and not acting like an idiot
    Common Sense
    TV Shows that were written to entertain
    Finding joy in the small and simple things
    Suits and Ties on a guy
    Burbon
    BBQ
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    Aug 26, 2009 5:40 PM GMT
    Cause all I can think about is my dissertation...

    Overrated: Exclusivity, Success

    Underrated: Inclusivity, Popularity
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    Aug 26, 2009 5:43 PM GMT
    Overrated:

    A&F
    J Lindeberg
    The Office (In my opinion)

    Underrated:

    Mad Men
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    Aug 26, 2009 6:12 PM GMT
    Overrated: Old guys whining about generation Y and their affinity for Twitter, Starbucks, Facebook and Abercrombie


    Underrated: Not liking something, but realizing you can just not partake in it without complaining

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  • JP85257

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    Aug 26, 2009 6:24 PM GMT
    Overrated
    Obama Administration
    Any APPLE products
    "Going Green"
    Activists
    Hippies
    Most Drag Queens
    Chi Chi LaRue
    Celebrities who say "You dont know who I am" to me

    Underrated
    Driving an SUV
    Samsung Instinct
    Sending Flowers
    Making someone else smile
    Sweeping someone off their feet
    A great ass
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    Aug 26, 2009 7:03 PM GMT
    Overrated
    -Lady GaGa (Peaches, Miss Kitten, or Ladytron have been doing it better for years)
    -A&F
    -Being "comfortable" in fashion
    -The DJ fallback of Madonna/Britney mega-mix
    -20oz+ coffees
    -Dark tans on blondes
    -Guy above you threads on RJ

    Underrated
    -French & Saunders
    -Making an effort in fashion to be unique
    -Small sizes/portions at restaurants
    -Super-pale skin/Super-dark skin
    -Wit
  • roadbikeRob

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    Aug 26, 2009 10:51 PM GMT
    Overrated
    1. Celebrities
    2. Professional athletes
    3. American Idol
    4. Austin, TX
    5. Abercrombie & Fitch
    6. Macy's

    Underrated
    1. Cycling
    2. triathlons
    3. Buffalo, NY
    4. Cleveland, OH
    5. the American heartland
    6. Ford mustang- best sportscar around
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    Aug 27, 2009 6:03 AM GMT
    Over-rated:

    * Obama

    Under-rated:

    * Blade Runner
    * It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
    * Arrested Development
  • silverfox

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    Aug 27, 2009 6:07 AM GMT
    Over rated:
    Taylor Hicks


    Under rated:
    Taylor Hicks
  • jrs1

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    Aug 27, 2009 6:41 AM GMT

    Overrated:
    - Zac Efron
    - buying gifts
    - your television, radio, and (at times) newspaper
    - the english language
    - top 10 lists
    - disingenuous relationships
    - trying to please everyone
    - my overrated list
    - jrs10k6

    Underrated:
    - Hugh Dancy
    - making gifts
    - your local municipal library
    - english grammar
    - deciding for yourself
    - those relationships where the imperfections/idiosyncrasies of other make it worthwhile
    - trying to please yourself by helping those in need and those you love
    - my underrated list
    - Sedative