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What soaps are there nowadays? I love the dramatics when I'm just trying to forget about everything.

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Days of Our Lives
The Young & the Restless
General Hospital
The Bold and the Beautiful

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Thanks for the reply. I'm impressed there are that many left. I used to watch Santa Barbara and All My Children and One Life to Live. This was awhile ago you can guess.
I think I'm more into night time soaps now a days, but not sure there are really any of these either.

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You're welcome. I grew up watching Days of Our Lives with my mom and she was also a loyal watcher of All My Children. Nowadays it seems like more and more talk shows have taken up most of daytime TV.

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There was nothing better than AMC. The lone soap I followed religiously. Sometimes I'd force myself to not watch each day, but, to VCR 'em, then I'd settle in Friday evening & watch the entire 5 hour extravaganza buzzing thru the commercials. That was heaven.

Once they killed "Jenny" off the show lost it's kilter & I signed off. The days of "Jessie" with that little 1/2 moon scar on his forehead, "Billy Clyde" with his special delivery (he'd reappear in the "Lonesome Dove" miniseries) - "Enid" & "Tad" - that woman who played mother to "Tad" & "Jenny" was an absolutely riot, but, went to "Mama's Family" - tender, fragile, diabetic "Nina" & her trailing "Cliff" --- her father/"Palmer" diabolically spoiling their forever budding relationship. "That Cane woman." I never got into the "Erica" story lines unless it pertained to the characters I enjoyed. Lucci's style did not appeal to me. I never experienced (an hour) going so damn fast.

So much more, Daisy. Grand days.

& remember during the closing credits they'd show the actual show & action still going on. It'd be nothing of import, but, it kept one around till the actual end of the show each day.

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