How to Binge Watch a TV Series As a College Student

Life as a college student is busy! Is everyone talking about what happened on "Breaking Bad" and you don't get any of their references? Time to catch up! Here's how to do so in a weekend (or less!).

Steps

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    Set aside a block of time. You may need anywhere between six hours or two days for this epic task, depending on your endurance.
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    Prepare sustenance. Time to pop some popcorn, brew a Keurig hot chocolate K-Cup, or order a pizza. You don't want to get hungry mid-season.
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    Scope out a viewing place. Make sure it is a secluded area with good wifi connection to avoid interruptions.
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    Use the bathroom before getting settled to avoid hitting pause by the second episode.
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    Get comfortable! Make sure you are wearing clothes that can be stained by crumbs or spills without worry. Sweatpants and cotton shirts are ideal. For added comfort, grab a Snuggie or body pillow.
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    Obtain a password to unlock Netflix, HBOGo, HuluPlus, or another online streaming site.
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    See what people are talking about! What's popular on the site's homepage? Try a recommended series or select your own.
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    Press play and have no shame!

Tips

  • If watching Netflix's "House of Cards", skip to 1:38 to avoid watching the opening sequence repeatedly.
  • Every 4 hours, send a text to a contact to let someone know that you are still alive.

Warnings

  • If watching for a period of more than 10 hours, hygiene may be compromised.
  • If you experience eye strain, close your eyes for 20 seconds and resume watching. Pause to avoid missing any action.

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Categories: Campus Life