Did the Apple fall far from the Tree

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  1. low-key

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    Are you like your parents were when they were raising you ?

    1. Same type of TV programs and Movies - YES

    2. Sames Religion or Non Religion - YES

    3. Same type of Occupation -
    Kind of , my dad was in the Navy for 4 years and so was I

    4. Living in the same area - YES

    5. Same Political belief - NO, but later in life we were all of same page, but not not until my 30,s
     
  2. luvsJack

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    TV shows: I find myself watching more and more of the things they watched. MASH, I Love Lucy, Bewitched

    Religion: yep. Until the last few years I still went to the same church.

    Occupation: not anymore but my Mom and I were in business together for about 10 years. But I defintily see my parents in my work ethic and loyalty to my employer.

    Area: I live on the same piece of land I was raised on. Originally 20 acres that has been split between different parts of the family.

    Political views: well, they didn’t have the same view lol. I probably get mine more from my Dad.
     
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  4. dotfurio

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    Are you like your parents were when they were raising you ?

    1. Same type of TV programs and Movies - No - Dad liked westerns and mom likes romance or oddball movies (ie Mr. Bean or Sharknado type movies). I like some from those genres but they wouldn't be my top movie/tv picks.

    2. Sames Religion or Non Religion - same overall, different denomination

    3. Same type of Occupation -
    yes - they were both teachers and though I tried to avoid it by becoming an x-ray tech, I eventually became a teacher. Even married one!

    4. Living in the same area - yes

    5. Same Political belief - I don't know their registered party, but I know they are more conservative than I am. WAY more. I think part of that is their age/era, too. I never talked politics with my dad and when my mom and I try we end up in an argument.
     
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  5. Floridaman999

    Floridaman999 Livin' the life

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    TV and Movies: No, not even close.
    Religion/Non-Religion: No.
    Occupation: Yes
    Living same area: Yes
    Political belief: No, not at all.

    I do find myself saying something at times and immediately thinking, "I sound just like my mom/dad". Scary how often that happens.
     
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  6. Meriweather

    Meriweather Being a Nana is my superpower

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    1. Same type of TV programs and Movies - no.....westerns for dad. We rarely went to movies. I go a lot....mysteries, suspense, action

    2. Sames Religion or Non Religion - YES

    3. Same type of Occupation -
    no....they were blue collar. I went to college

    4. Living in the same area - not really. we overlapped for a couple of years after I got married and then we all moved to other states

    5. Same Political belief - not even sure what they thought
     
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  7. ronandannette

    ronandannette I gave myself this tag and I "Like" myself too!

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    Answers above in RED.
     
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  9. PollyannaMom

    PollyannaMom I was a click-clack champ!!

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    1. Same type of TV programs and Movies
    - pretty often

    2. Sames Religion or Non Religion - yes, by a round-about route

    3. Same type of Occupation -
    for a while I worked in a bank, like my mom

    4. Living in the same area - no

    5. Same Political belief - not a clue. I really don't remember them talking politics when I was young.
     
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  10. tvguy

    tvguy Question anything the facts don't support.

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    1. Same type of TV programs and Movies - My mom liked baseball and History channel shows, so yes there. My dad passed 51 years ago and I don't recall what shows he watched

    2. Sames Religion or Non Religion - YES

    3. Same type of Occupation -
    No. My dad was a lumber salesman, my mom a Registered Nurse. I've worked in Broadcasting for 43 years, 41 of it in TV

    4. Living in the same area - My dad was born in China, my mom was born in Canada. I have never lived more than 6 miles from where I am right now, which is where I was born. My dad moved here about 12 years before I was born. My moved here 9 years before I was born

    5. Same Political belief - Yup.
     
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  11. kimblebee

    kimblebee now my thoughts will be worth 5 cents

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    Aren’t you fancy dancy lol
     
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  12. ronandannette

    ronandannette I gave myself this tag and I "Like" myself too!

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    Yep - that's what they all said when I packed up and moved to the city...;)
     
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  13. NFLDERS

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    Great thread low-key!

    1) We only had 3 tv channels, and totally different tastes
    2) Yes
    3) Totally different occupations
    4) Yes, for the exception of a 10 yr period of greater distance from each other
    5) My parents did not talk politics, and not even give each other insight into whom they'd vote for :confused3
     
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  14. neverlandsky

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    All no for me.
     
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  15. EMom

    EMom <font color=red>Comes from a long line of all fork

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  16. powellrj

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    1. Same type of TV programs and Movies No, my dad watches sports or westerns most of the time, my mom and I had totally different taste in entertainment

    2. Sames Religion or Non Religion yes

    3. Same type of Occupation -no,my brother, husband and I do


    4. Living in the same area -we all live in the Midwest, but not the same state

    5. Same Political belief - oh yes, we are a family that discusses politics around the dinner table
     
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  17. slpeters

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    It's funny. I think of myself as an awful lot like my Mother, but my answers to all five are "No".
     
  18. ronandannette

    ronandannette I gave myself this tag and I "Like" myself too!

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    I totally get that. :goodvibes I'd proudly say the same but then we're probably thinking more about the intangible parts of their personalities and character that can't be described as easily as the questions in this thread.
     
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  19. MrsCobraBubbles

    MrsCobraBubbles Life's too short to wear pants all the time

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    First of all, my father is dead and my mom raised me, so I can only answer about her.

    1. Same type of TV programs and Movies
    - no

    2. Sames Religion or Non Religion - no

    3. Same type of Occupation -
    no. Lol, I work with kids and my mom hates children.

    4. Living in the same area - yes

    5. Same Political belief - kind of. My mom doesn't vote so it's hard to know her politics, but she is definitely more conservative, probably a conservative Democrat. I am extremely liberal, more of a socialist.
     
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  20. amberpi

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    1. Same type of TV programs and Movies - roughly.

    2. Sames Religion or Non Religion - we are all believers now. so i guess yes

    3. Same type of Occupation - not at all


    4. Living in the same area - yes

    5. Same Political belief - yes
     
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  21. Hikergirl

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    1. Same type of TV programs and Movies - No

    2. Sames Religion or Non Religion -
    I'm the same religion I just no longer practice that religion.

    3. Same type of Occupation -
    No

    4. Living in the same area - Not the same immediate area, but not too far away

    5. Same Political belief - Yes
     
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