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16 Struggles Every Australian TV Watcher Can Relate To

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1. Going on Twitter and seeing a major spoiler that everyone is talking about, ruining the episode for you.

ABC Family

HOW COULD I HAVE BEEN SO CARELESS?!?!

2. Going on Tumblr and seeing GIF sets from the latest episode, before it airs.

NBC

NO NO NO NONONONONO NOOOOOO!

3. Trying desperately to avoid spoilers by blocking the usual hashtags, and then having a spoiler pop up under a new, different hashtag.

ABC Family

4. Never being able to live-tweet your favourite shows, ever.

Bravo

5. Or "live" tweeting them... nine hours after they air in America.

NBC

Don't mind me, "live" tweeting my shows by myself when literally no one else is online.

6. Trying to sneakily watch TV live at your desk because prime time in the USA is around midday in Australia.

Comedy Central

7. Feeling excluded from fandoms because whenever big news hits, you're either at work or asleep.

8. Joining in on conversations about the latest episode long after the rest of the fandom has moved on and gone to bed like:

Bravo

...and getting no responses.

9. Having to wait weeks to see your shows on free-to-air...

10. ... paying a huge amount to get it hours after it airs in the States...

FOX

11. Or having to resort to... the grey areas of the internet... to see your fave shows.

FOX

12. Trying for hours to find a live stream of your favourite show.

CBS

13. Finding a live stream and having it lag, cut out and be in 144p.

NBC

14. Having all the good shows only air on pay-TV.

Lionsgate

15. ...so if you don't have Foxtel, you can miss out on shows all together.

NBC

16. And finally, every Christmas episode actually airs in March.

Bravo