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50 Things We Hate to Love

Updated on September 11, 2014
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Linda (Kaywood) Bilyeu is a self-published author. Her books are available on Amazon. She writes from the heart—there is no other way.

Are you a happy addict?

While creating this article I came to the conclusion that I'm a happy addict. Most of the things we hate to love are addictive. They are also considered guilty pleasures. We love them, yet hate them. It's an ongoing battle within ourselves.

For one reason or another we continue to love these guilty pleasures even though they might not be healthy for us. They could be endangering our lives or other lives. These addictions could also be harmless or mere entertainment. They could also occupy our time, when we could be using that time more constructively.

In a nutshell it all depends on you and the things you hate to love.

I asked a few friends, family and random social network contacts to tell me what things they hate to love. They were more then willing to share. All names will be kept confidential to protect the innocent, or not so innocent.

You, as the reader might see yourself in one, or possibly more of these things. Maybe you haven't thought about your guilty pleasures until now. Maybe you could do something to change your lifestyle, or maybe not. Some of us enjoy our addictions. We are considered happy addicts. Some of us aren't. The ball is in your court.

I now give you 50 things we hate to love...

Some things we hate to love...

  1. Celebrity drama. The media just won't let it go. Sure it's interesting for a day or two, but no longer than that. Just let it go!
  2. Work. Some of us tend to be workaholics.
  3. Winning. Being overly competitive isn't all that.
  4. Football. Even though being a couch potato and watching football all weekend is fun, getting some exercise, some sunshine and family time could be more satisfying.
  5. Pet Stores. Seeing the animals caged up in their own mess is quite sad.
  6. Fresh garlic cloves and then attempting to carry on a conversation.
  7. Law & Order TV Marathons. Oh, how addicting these shows are.
  8. Country Music. Many people won't admit it, but they listen to country songs in private.
  9. Facebook. Yet, another addiction we "like."
  10. Late night snacks and finding crumbs in your bed.
  11. Alcohol. Mixed Drinks. Beer. Wine.
  12. Spending over budget for Christmas presents.
  13. N'Sync and Britney Spears.
  14. Pornography. Adult material.
  15. Expensive purses and shoes that are out of our budget, yet you purchase them anyway.

More things we hate to love...

16. Ex's. Ex-wife. Ex-husband. Ex-boyfriend. Ex-girlfriend. Etc...

17. Pinterest and hours of pinning interesting pins to our boards.

18. Gossip. If someone gossips to you, chances are they are gossiping about you. Nix the gossip.

19. Eating meat. The dark meat, white meat and the other white meat.

20. Being fake. Fake nails, hair, boobs ... everything fake falls into this catergory.

21. My best friends girlfriend. Now, that could be a problem.

22. Reality TV Shows of all sorts. Jersey Shore, for real? Does anyone really watch that?

23. One night stands and not remembering their name the next morning. Or you hope they don't remember you.

24. Swear words. Yet, they are beneficial to our health.

25. Chocolate. Any way, shape or form.

26. Texting. Especially while driving. Risk takers need to pull over to text or get pulled over.

27. Nancy Grace. Even though she might annoy us, we continue to watch. Why?

28. Infomercials. They are so lame, yet insomniacs still watch them and probably make purchases!

29. HubPages and all the entire hubbing community.

30. Tabloids. Rag Mags. We are drawn to the headlines like a dog to a bone. We want to know the latest, juiciest celebrity gossip.

31. Girl Scout Cookies. Those sweet girls pushing those yummy treats, we fall in the trap each time. It's an ongoing yearly process. Will we ever "Just say no?" Probably not.

32. Cigarettes. Yes, they are supposedly bad for us, but smoking is still a personal choice.

33. Online games. Farmville. Cityville. Zynga. Slingo. Words With Friends. Etc...

34. Burping, farting and picking the nose. I figured I would lump these together, since most people do them, we would just rather not witness someone else doing them.

35. Gambling. Slots. Scratch-offs. Lotto. Poker. Etc...

Just a few more things we hate to love...

36. Money. The root of all evil, but we need money to survive. Some people will go to extremes for money. Money could destroy people.

37. Drugs. Whether legal or illegal. Drug dealers.

38. Bad relationships. Loving the person who is wrong for you.

39. Favorite sports teams that continue to disappoint, but we still love them.

40. Excessive tattoos. Tats are addicting.

41. Karaoke. If we could really hear what we sound like, we might put a halt to this method of entertaining ourselves.

42. Caffeine. Any way, shape or form.

43. Road trips. With kids. If only cars could fly.

44. Fast food. Junk food. Munchies.

45. That certain song that gets stuck in your head.

46. Mobile phones and all of their awesome apps.

47. NASCAR. Round and round and round they go. Where they end up, no one really knows.

48. eBay and it's many daily deals.

49. Whining and whiners. We all do it. We all hear it. We all deal with it.

50. Getting old...and older...and older...but, so much better.

This rounds up my list. Feel free to add the things that you hate to love in the comment section below. I guarantee there are many, many more. I look forward to hearing about your guilty pleasures or addictions or both. They are what they are. You are who you are. This is what makes us unique individuals. As long as you aren't hurting anyone in the process it's all good. Or bad. You either hate it, or love it. Keep on shining!

Rihanna - Hate That I Love you featuring Ne-Yo

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    • MartieCoetser profile image

      Martie Coetser 

      6 years ago from South Africa

      Oh, I had to read this again, and now I know I am going from bad to worse, now hating to love MORE on this list as the last time I've checked...

      Oh well, let me just get some more chocolate and a fag, and my tablet with all its awesome applications, and maybe, yes, why not, some popcorn and porn :))))

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      6 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Well...heck, Linda Sue.......I still hate to love the things I hated to love, 8 months ago.......and now there are 50 more things I hate to love. I'm up to 100 things I hate to love..........Jeesh, at this rate, I could go on forever!

      and you know what? I hate it, that we always admit that we hate to love things, because then, people expect to hear about all the things we hate to be sure that there isn't much we love to hate...because that is not a good thing!

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      6 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      You are such pleasure always to read......and I love to love that sure

      (no pun intended and I am honest here ....LOL). Very enriching and extensive list dear.....I really hate that I love to indulge in work ....any kind of writing and reading...often tend to loss the sense of time LOL. Another true confession is I hate the fact that I am a addict of your no 15 ...purses and shoes yeah .....LOL.

      Then you have me got stuck in your no 1, 3,4,5, 16, 18, 20, 22, 25, 26, 34, 38, 40, 49 ......yeah its quite a list here.

      Some of my hate to love things are hypocrites, freaky haircuts and hair colored guys, rash bikers, traffic snarls etc.

      Thank you for sharing this one and i am sharing too. Votes all ++++++

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Great additions Audrey! I haven't had greasy fried tacos in years...they sound delicious! Yay for the Sunshine Times. Thank you for being a subscriber and pimp! :)

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      Audrey Hunt 

      6 years ago from Idyllwild Ca.

      Linda ~ You're so much fun! I'm putting myself out there and checking off things I love to hate from your list:

      Numbers - 2, 10, 12, 15, 17, 25, 29, 36, 38, 45, 48 and 50!

      ...and here are my own - 1. Shark Tank TV ( absolutely addicted)

      2. Greasy fried tacos.

      3. My hub score (drives me nuts.)

      What a joy to participate in your terrific hub. Never know what to expect from you. Love that! Huge thumbs up and a hug.

      ps - Found this hub in "Sunshine Times" - All you hubbers get busy and subsribe to this great newspaper!

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi George...Thank you for sharing the guilty pleasures you hate to love!

      Hi Vellur, I'm glad you could relate! Thanks for sharing!

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      Nithya Venkat 

      7 years ago from Dubai

      Loved this one, really enjoyed. An interesting outlook in a totally different angle!! Voted up.

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      George Greene Jr. 

      7 years ago from California PA

      Great list again!! but you left out 2 of mine..

      1) I love shopping at thrift stores and yard sales! You never know what treasures you can find at a cheap price!

      2) watching old tv shows on sites like or on some of the tv networks that specialize in that like tvLand or Mytv. Really brings back the memories!

      rating this a thumbs up all around!

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      tatuwurn ~ AudraLeigh ... Many of us, possibly all of us have at least one thing we hate to love, don't sweat it! Thank you for sharing.

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      7 years ago

      This is a very fun hub to read. Each one on the list makes you think. I have to say I hate to love reality tv. I watch RHWONJ and Atlanta, Top Chef (my fave!) and the Kardashians...Guilty as! I like to see your writings...happiness!

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      7 years ago

      I relate to work and loving the wrong person... so sad of me. Great list all around! :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Ish, You keep on enjoying your comic books, they are too entertaining not to hate to love them! ;)

      Mary, Feel free to stop on back and add some things you hate to love when you think of them.

      Shruti, Thank you kindly!

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      sgbrown, I can dig it. We aren't perfect, but we are rebels!

      Jan, Expensive speeding tickets are a bummer. I've learned by lesson.

      Thanks for your comments!

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I'm glad you could relate Mike and Brett. We could hate to love whatever we choose. Thank you for the share!

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      shruti sheshadri 

      7 years ago from Bangalore, India

      wonderful topic, I love the your mind works, thoroughly enjoyable read :)

      voted up !

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      Mary Hyatt 

      7 years ago from Florida

      I love your list of things we hate to love. I have to agree with most of these. I could probably think of many more....

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      Ishwaryaa Dhandapani 

      7 years ago from Chennai, India

      An engaging list! I enjoyed reading from the beginning till the end! The things I found it hard to hate but at the same time enjoyed it a lot are 9, 19, 25, 29 and 44! Plus, Archie comics and Hollywood superheroes movies & animated films! A fun read!

      Thanks for SHARING. Funny, Awesome & Interesting. Voted up & shared on Facebook

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      Janis Leslie Evans 

      7 years ago from Washington, DC

      This was an interesting and fun read. I relate to #6, #27, and #29. I would add that I hate that I love to drive fast because I get caught by speed detectors. I've gotten much better though because it's too expensive in the Washington, DC area.

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      Sheila Brown 

      7 years ago from Southern Oklahoma

      What a list! #5, #26 and #32 would be my biggest love to hate. I hate to see anything in a cage! I have been a smoker for 40 years now, got on going currently, damn things! I have called in people for texting and driving. That is one of my biggest concerns. Loved your list! Voted up and more!

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      Brett C 

      7 years ago from Asia

      Well, I think you just about covered most 'vices'. So many things in life that are great, we really would prefer not to like, but just can't help loving them anyway lol.

      Shared with followers, up, awesome and pinned.

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      Mike Robbers 

      7 years ago from London

      totally agree with all 50 from your list, Genius but soo painful!

      Loved the title also "Things We Hate to Love" so true ..

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hey Trinity, Great minds thinking alike once again! :)

      Hi Shasta, Good for you for avoiding a few. Thanks for sharing!

      Hey Rajan, Ain't #50 the truth!

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hey Dex, Thank you for your comment and compliment! :)

      Hi Mel, Your addictive secrets are safe with me. I won't say a word to anyone! :)

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      7 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar, INDIA.

      A fine list, Linda and I so agree. I like No 50 the best, hehe . Great hub as usual.

      voted up, awesome.

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      Shasta Matova 

      7 years ago from USA

      Oh so funny - I agree with you, I definitely hate to love most of these. At least I avoided a few...

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      Trinity M 

      7 years ago

      From one happy “junkie” to another I send you a Trans Atlantic hug and say YAY! Great hub as always and so perceptive of you. Funny how we don’t like to admit to most of these guilty pleasures. As for me? #29, #42 and #50 for sure!! :)

      Up and awesome!

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      Melanie Chisnall 

      7 years ago from Cape Town, South Africa

      You had me at celebrity dramas! Tabloids, gossip and reality shows are a few others that I don't really broadcast about loving, lol!

      Terrific list! Loved it! Voted up - interesting - awesome :)

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      Dexter Yarbrough 

      7 years ago from United States

      Sunshine! You always write the best hubs! No wonder you are so popular - and a truly beautiful woman!

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Suzie HQ ~ Ruchira ~ ChristyWrites ~ jennzie ~ Nell Rose ~ Molometer ~ Sunnie Day ~ Kate West ~ Stephanie Henkel ~ Levertis Steele ~ locknloaded81 ~ Midget38 ~ marcoujor ~ alocsin ~ unknown spy ~ TToombs08 ... Thank you all for your comments! For adding the things you hate to love and for your witty humor! Y'all rock!!

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      Terrye Toombs 

      7 years ago from Somewhere between Heaven and Hell without a road map.

      My list of hate to love: My muse, my husband, writing and horses.

      Great idea and list, Sunshine. Voted up and shared. :)

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      Life Under Construction 

      7 years ago from Neverland

      hi shine. love the list, some of it i find myself guilty.hahaha hate that i love it like junk foods and sodas :)

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      Maria Jordan 

      7 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      Miss Grace cannot dance to save her booty... Praise heavens she is not back on the show I do watch.

      Five boxes of thin mints please, little lady... Oh, you got some too, Hun?

      Hate to admit this but I love this list... Voted UP and FAB!

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      Aurelio Locsin 

      7 years ago from Orange County, CA

      I love fast food and sodas but will certainly not admit to that in my health-conscious gym. How about "Hello Kitty" merchandise? Voting this Up and Interesting.

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      7 years ago

      Hi Linda, you did a great hub! congrats.. :)

      sometimes, it depends on who you're loving...if you love someone who doesn't love you, then...its a tragedy! you'll be trying to impress them and constantly talking about them, and deep, deep down...yeah DOWN, deep inside, you'll be heartbroken because you know that they don't love you.

      Sooooooo PAINFUL.

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      Michelle Liew 

      7 years ago from Singapore

      Have a connection for number 5, of course. I rescued my dog from one of those messes, actually. These are all things we hate to love!

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      Levertis Steele 

      7 years ago from Southern Clime

      Now that you have forced this down my throat, I hate to love reading and snickering about what I hate to love. Wow! You are on to something here. I loved this truth. "Sometimes truth hurts"? Embarrasses? Causes discomforts? Well!

      Years ago I found a pornographic magazine above our medicine cabinet and reasoned that my husband had hidden it there because our children were very young. I looked through it in disgust just to see the filthy poison that he was ingesting. I carefully swept every page ONLY to make sure that I had enough information to confront him informatively. :D

      I love to ponder unique subjects. Thanks for sharing!

      This one gets a big vote up, useful, funny, awesome, and interesting.

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      Stephanie Henkel 

      7 years ago from USA

      Sad to say, I hate that I love quite a few things on this list! What's funny is that there are some things we won't admit to anyone. Watch infomercials? Who me? No, I NEVER watch them... ;)

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      7 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      You just inspired a new article, thank you!

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      Sunnie Day 

      7 years ago

      Sunshine, I think you have hit on every single thing...I know there are many which I will not admit too or you will have to kill me..hehe

      Thanks for the smiles.


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      Micheal is 

      7 years ago from United Kingdom

      You got me chuckling at these guilty pleasures. We all got 'em. It's true. I found myself watching the new Dallas TV show. I hated that show with a vengeance first time around in the 80's or whenever it was. How sad I actually wanted to see what Bobby Ewing was up to now. LOL

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      Nell Rose 

      7 years ago from England

      Hi Linda, great list, and yes I totally agree! fake people drive me insane! but i love watching a football match, even though I hate football! lol! voted up and hub shared, nell

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      7 years ago from Pennsylvania

      This is a great list! I totally agree with the pet shop one- I used to go in them to look at all the cute puppies and kittens, but I don't anymore (particularly the ones that just don't seem to care at all about the animals and keep them in filthy conditions) because it just leaves me feeling angry and sad.

      But I am definitely a Girl Scout cookie addict- the Tagalongs are my all-time favorite. YUM!

      Voted up, funny and awesome.

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      Christy Birmingham 

      7 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      Love to hate or hate to love... chocolate is a love-love relationship with me :)

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      7 years ago from United States

      A girl and gossip go side by side. That's my weakness and I am working on it...I swear!!

      Good pointers, Linda.

      Rocking hub!

      sharing it across

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      Suzanne Ridgeway 

      7 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

      What a genius list - truly inspired and so true!! Enjoyed reading every one and agreeing with sooooo many!!! Voted all the way and shared!!

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Mama Kim 8 ~ Movie Master ~ drbj ... Thank you for your comments!

      drbj, I totally agree about the RNC and the DNC, preferably the DNC. I'm looking forward to tonight's. Bill brought down the house last night, as did Michelle Obama.

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Oh no Cogerson I didn't know you liked Nascar! That was my SIL's addition to this hub. He's a fanatic Nascar fan. Round and round they go, I don't get it. Thanks for your comment!

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      drbj and sherry 

      7 years ago from south Florida

      Highest on my list is watching interminable, mind-numbing political conventions on TV. Hate to watch but do it anyway. Probably afraid I'll miss something. But I did love your list.

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      Movie Master 

      7 years ago from United Kingdom

      Love, love this list - it could have been written by me!

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      Sasha Kim 

      7 years ago

      Great list ^_^ a few of these ring true for me. Great fun and funny! Voted and shared ^_^

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      7 years ago from Virginia

      Excellent list of 50 things we hate to love.....luckily I do not have to worry about many of the things you no more one night stands, tobacco, caffeine or excessive tattoos.....but ones I need to stop loving would be fast food, NASCAR, and expensive shoes and least shielding my wife from expensive shoes and purses....interesting hub with lots of interesting items...thanks for sharing . Voted up and awesome.

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Tills, You are too kind and I love it! The queen of lists has returned. I hope she'll be back soon!

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Martie! I'm taking a bow and I thank you my SAA. I appreciate your awesome comment and you! Thanks for sharing your thoughts on what you hate to love :)

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      Mary Craig 

      7 years ago from New York

      Ah Queen of Lists your subjects are humbled by your brilliance! This is a great list which has something for everyone. Effer, as RCrumple noted, pretty much said the rest for all of us.

      Voted up, funny, and awesome.

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      Martie Coetser 

      7 years ago from South Africa

      Linda, this hub containing 50 things we hate to love is another proof of your ability to THINK deep and objectively. You are a master in this - take a bow from me.

      Another thing I hate to love - did I miss it in your list? - is 'the limelight'. We hate attention, and yet we need it and is in fact addicted to it. I also hate to love, because love is a drug we crave. The withdrawal symptoms are terribly painful.

      Voted up and extremely thought-provoking.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 

      7 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Interesting hub! You have included almost everything. I will have to think, what more to include in the list---, can't think of anything right now. Nice and interesting, thanks for sharing.

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Dianna, I aim to please which is how I know you all so well. Thanks for adding your things you hate to love.

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      Dianna Mendez 

      7 years ago

      Lots of things I do hate to love on here: chocolate, apps and songs that get stuck in your head and more. You do know us well!

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Becky! 49? Wow! That's impressive. I think. I agree about pinning, yet we could learn from the site also. If we wanted to. I'm glad you enjoyed the list! :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      LaLiz, I'm NOT a fan of fake anything. People or things. There should be a planet for fakeness and it's not ours! :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Julie, Nancy Grace is on HLN (Headline News) the sister station of CNN. If you followed the Casey Anthony case or any legal media case then you've seen Nancy. She's not easy to forget.

      The Jersey Shore??? Julie! Your daughter! Oh my.

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Haley! Thank you for sharing the things you hate to love. Yep, I'll never understand the Nascar thing. It must be a speed thing. Or circles. Dunno. Thanks! :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Thank you MHatter! I could have gone past 50, but the "queen of lists" usually stops at 50. I appreciate your comment.

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      7 years ago from Florida

      I can totally relate with about 49 of them. Pinterest (my newest guilty obsession) is deifnitily something I hate to love. Simply because in my eyes it's a useless waste of time but my goodness is it fun. The Ex's - yep HATE to love them but always will....etc. Did you write this hub about me?

      Voted interesting.


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      7 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Another fantastic list! LOL, my favorite: Fake everything.... LOL, LOL, DON'T YOU JUST HATE THAT! Everytime I see those fake nails it gives me that feeling, you know, scratching the chalk board, eeykk! :)

      Voting up++

      Hugs from Here!

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      Jools Hogg 

      7 years ago from North-East UK

      Linda, great list - all made perfect sense to me why you chose these 50 things though I don't know who Nancy Grace is? Even my daughter over here watches Jersey Shore and we have our own version set in my part of the world 'Geordie Shore'. Voted up, etc and shared.

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      7 years ago from California

      "Late night snacks and finding crumbs in your bed" and "NASCAR. Round and round and round they go. Where they end up, no one really knows" were my favorites totally! And I totally hate when I eat a snack late at night after I've already brushed my teeth and have a mental debate with re-brush or not to re-brush. Thanks for the fun hub, Sunshine :)

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      Martin Kloess 

      7 years ago from San Francisco

      Yup... I am surprised you stopped at 50. You were on a roll! Thanks

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Audrey, Jeannie and Deb...Thank you for sharing your thoughts, comments, humor and this hub! :)

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      Deborah Neyens 

      7 years ago from Iowa

      To expand on Item #1: People magazine and Us and all those others that I will buy only at an airport and read on a plane. But God love 'em, it makes the flight go by so much more quickly!

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      Jeannie Marie 

      7 years ago from Baltimore, MD

      Thank you for adding Jersey Shore to the list. Yes, people do watch that show... and by "people," I mean me. :-) I can't stop it. It is such a guilty pleasure. I just need to know if Sammi and Ronnie are together and if the Situation is being nice to Snooki again. I need help!

      Cool hub and voted up! :-)

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      Audrey Howitt 

      7 years ago from California

      Hate Ex anything!!! Great list of things!

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Thanks Julie. Yep, Nancy Grace is a hate to love thing.

      Hey Docmo! Ne-Yo was a must as I told Alecia. A perfect match.

      Thanks for your comments!

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Alecia, I like your choices and reasonings. How could I not use Rihanna's video, it was a perfect match to this video. I thought of you and Docmo when I selected it! My daughter and SIL choose Britney and N'Sync while they were watching old music videos of theirs. It was a fun blast from the past!

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Thank you Effer and Rich! Were you two flirting on my hub? I sensed it and thought that was too cool. Two of my fav hubbers flirting. Don't you hate to love flirting? Me neither. Flirting is fun! Thank you both for your awesome comments. I appreciate them! :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Thanks for your sharing your addictions HL2! Maybe you'll consider country music one day, you never know. Thanks for your comment.

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      7 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Janine, At least your guilty pleasure is not harmful to your health. Well most times it's not. Stress could be though. Keep on hubbin'! :)

      Hey Bill, consider yourself lucky that you don't know who Nancy Grace is. Her screechy voice and know-it-all 'tude would annoy you.

      Thanks for your comments!

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      Mohan Kumar 

      7 years ago from UK

      The Queen of lists doesn't disappoint and I can relate to many items on the list. But to me, the crowning glory, dear queen, is that absolutely awesome song - one of my very favorite numbers by Ne-Yo... up/tweeted.

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      Blurter of Indiscretions 

      7 years ago from Clinton CT

      So true. Great job here. I especially like the one about Nancy Grace. Ha!

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      Alecia Murphy 

      7 years ago from Wilmington, North Carolina

      Awesome video at the end! I love that song :)! #13 is an essential part of my childhood and I don't think I have to justify that to anyone. #7 is how alot of us get through the weekend.

      #18 I agree with wholeheartedly I think if you want to talk about someone in a way that isn't about improving or changing the relationship for the better, then you should be quiet.

      #27 I avoid like the plague- she takes tacky television to a whole other level!

      #29 is nothing I hate to love- I embrace it wholeheartedly.

      Great hub!

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      7 years ago from Kentucky

      Yeppins, she said it!

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      7 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      OH yeah.....and to put the damned CHERRY on top of this fabulous SUNDAE.......I adore Neyo! can tell me. You did this whole thing for ME, didn't you. Shucks.....I don't know what to say....Oh, that's right, I already said it....even rcrumple says I SAID it!!

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      7 years ago from Kentucky

      Duh! Paula said it all! She took the words right out of my mouth and put them on paper before I could even say, "hello." Hell, I'm still at the barm milkin' and she's drinkin' milkshakes! Great Job!

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      7 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      BRAVO!!!!! ( I'm throwing roses and kisses) NO SNIT! I LOVE LOVE this list. Sunshine, I am voting this all the way up with all clicks clickable. I am also, hereby voting this MY favorite of ALL your infamous LIST hubs.....Seriously? I can't praise this enough.

      Every last thing you listed is TRULY something we HATE to love.....and all of it....sooooo REAL and close to home. I had to nod in agreement for one too many of these.

      I am smiling, applauding and about to send this out to my email buddies.....and print it up for everyone I know......This IS a winner. My guess is a HUB OF THE DAY and soon enough...another 100% hub for you. G R E A T Effin JOB! Love, Effer

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      7 years ago

      That was a fun list and I share many but promise that I don't listen to country music in secret. I have to add people magazine,Fifty Shades of Grey, and the TV show The Good Wife. Voted up!

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      Bill Holland 

      7 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Any of those related to television don't affect me, thankfully! I don't even know who Nancy Grace is. :) Great list and yes, I can relate to many of them.

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      Janine Huldie 

      7 years ago from New York, New York

      Loved your list Linda, #9 is my husband's first and foremost. He truly can't stand FB for some reason now and tells me all the time how can I stay on there, but for some reason I just can't get enough of it, lol! Guess it can be a bit addictive at times, but still can't help it. Anyway, enjoyed this one and have voted and shared too!!


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