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Do You "Get" Duck Dynasty?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by GLWyandotte, Aug 14, 2013.

  1. GLWyandotte

    GLWyandotte Señor Member

    My sister in law practically drools over this show. I've watched it a few times and I don't get it.
    These dudes sit, mumble, and pretend to hunt. They sit in a boat, mumble more, show some ducks in the air clearly nowhere near them, they stand up shoot, and sit down and mumble more. No ducks, no splash, no dog....
    Am I missing something?
  2. ilgunguygt

    ilgunguygt Enslaved in IL

    I would say so considering that the act of duck hunting has been on the show for maybe 10 minutes in three seasons.

    Its a show about family and life, not duck hunting. Some people cant appreciate that, they need mindless action.

  3. Lockback

    Lockback Polymerlicious!

    Nov 23, 2009
    I don't get any of these trashy "reality" shows.
    I hold them personally responsible for the decline of Western civilization. :frown:
  4. GLWyandotte

    GLWyandotte Señor Member

    Oh, excuse me!
    I suppose you prefer their mindless interaction!
  5. JBnTX


    Aug 28, 2008
    Some people actually believe those shows are "reality".
    The truth is they are ALL faked with bad actors following a poorly written script.

    They will be the downfall of our civilization.
  6. Harper


    Aug 10, 2010
    Like most "a day in the life" type reality shows they make up semi-fake scenarios for the characters to engage in. It's pretty vapid material. It markets itself as having simple family values to a conservative audience. Which is fine but there's nothing particularly engaging about it. It's mildly entertaining sometimes.
  7. Joshhtn

    Joshhtn The eBay Guy Silver Member

    Mar 31, 2009
    Middle Tennessee

    Relax... :pms:
  8. bmoore


    Jan 15, 2006
    Under a regime.
    If anyone thinks these guys can't hunt, check out Duck Commander videos. Duck Commander was long before Duck Dynasty.
  9. stolenphot0

    stolenphot0 RTF2 Addict

    Jan 26, 2012
    Kettering, OH
    I've tried a few times but can't get into it. Seems like another version of Honey Boo Boo
  10. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

    Jun 25, 2004
    Amarillo, Tx
  11. rednoved

    rednoved NRA Member

    Jul 8, 2012
    It's the only "reality" show I watch. I know it's scripted. I enjoy it for what it is.
  12. EOS


    May 30, 2012
    Central Kentucky
    Here in KY, people go nuts over those guys like 12 year old girls over Justin Beiber.

    The show, like all reality shows, is scripted nonsense, and people eat it up. Synthetically engineered drama meant to attract the average american zombie. Reality shows get more and more preposterous every day.

    I much prefer a quality REAL tv show like Breaking Bad or SOA. Following someone through their daily life doesn't interest me at all. Reality shows are the embodiment of the nosey American society we have today.
    Last edited: Aug 14, 2013
  13. Lockback

    Lockback Polymerlicious!

    Nov 23, 2009
    I watch sports. That's reality TV.
  14. slick64


    Feb 18, 2008
    Fort Worth
    What is there to get? Its on TV, hence entertainment. I find the show amusing and better then some of the other poo-poo on TV.
  15. Glockdude1

    Glockdude1 Federal Member CLM

    May 24, 2000
  16. I dont watch it but I have seen was creatively amusing when the Nephews had it on at the hotel we were staying at while we were going to a car show...I said id never saw it before they explained it...even my father in law watches it he said...I DID find it relatively funny..I didnt find it intriguing enough to become a viewer though and have not seen it since then(last year in july)
  17. Redheadhunter21


    May 6, 2012
    I like to watch shows that require no thinking or teach me something.

    Duck dynasty falls perfectly under the requirement of no thinking. It also pretty funny to me. And I think I have even learned a couple things.

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  18. Rinspeed

    Rinspeed JAFO

    Feb 28, 2001
    What the hell is there to "get", it's a TV show, don't like it don't watch it. :dunno:
  19. Dalton Wayne

    Dalton Wayne Epic mustache Millennium Member

    Apr 5, 1999
    Central Florida
    It's a great show, they have family squabbles they shoot they are into the outdoors and nature, and at the end of the show they all get together and pray whats not to like
    It's like a modern day Waltons, love the show
  20. The show used to be good. It's way too obviously scripted now. Of course it always was, but now it's way too apparent. It was a good version of most reality shows, but now it has gone the way of everything else, appealing to the masses. I don't watch it anymore because it has gotten really fake, but I still support their overall message of god and family. This is, of course, just my opinion, if you still like it, then great. It is/was a good show.

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