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What is your favourite soap?

idontlikeliving
idontlikeliving Member Posts: 119 Courageous
Comment why you like them best ❤️

What is your favourite soap? 9 votes

Emmerdale
33%
leeCaloldngrumpySandy_123 3 votes
Coronation street
11%
Ross_Scope 1 vote
Hollyoaks
11%
idontlikeliving 1 vote
Eastenders
22%
lisathomas50L_Volunteer 2 votes
Home and away
0%
Neighbours
0%
Other.
22%
Cressidachiarieds 2 votes

Comments

  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 12,269 Disability Gamechanger
    I don't watch hollyoaks or eastenders but like all the others 

    Home and away due to the gorgeous location and very attractive male actors 
    Here to help with my experience in hunan resources and employment rights 
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser Posts: 312 Pioneering
    Eastenders
    Hi @idontlikeliving

    Oh tricky question, I would have to vote for Eastenders! I have chosen Eastenders because it helps to keep me engaged through being reflective of real life. I think Eastenders addresses topics well because they often work in partnership with external organisations related to the topic discussed. Now time for me to ask you the same question! Which is your favourite soap and why?  :)
    I have expertise in the following subjects, gained through professional settings such as high level education or employment: autism spectrum disorder, dyslexia, down's syndrome, social, emotional and mental health difficulties, assistive technology and education. Pronouns: She/her.
  • idontlikeliving
    idontlikeliving Member Posts: 119 Courageous
    Hollyoaks
    @janer1967 I only watched hollyoaks past few years but I do enjoy it. I haven’t watched eastenders for about 10 yrs. it become some sort of gangsters soap lol I do love how Cora and emmerdale focus on real life things to make ppl aware. Cora being like racism and emmerdale post natal depression. And Cora with the online fraud with Alya. Xx
  • idontlikeliving
    idontlikeliving Member Posts: 119 Courageous
    Hollyoaks
    @L_Volunteer I think I may need to start watching EAstenders again as when I last watched it, it got to the point where it was more about gangsters and killing. I’m glad they address topics. I can’t stress enough that soaps have a real play on ppls lives. They help ppl so much. If you comment on something online about how you felt. Some d”ck always says it’s not REAL. And I think no it’s not on the soap but it happens in real life., soaps make ppl aware of things no one knew about. Things to watch out for. It’s amazing and it comes across excellently. 

    My fave is hollyoaks because it’s pretty juicy. Lol but I do love emmerdale and Cora for how they do real life situations xx
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser Posts: 312 Pioneering
    edited September 21
    Eastenders
    Oh no @idontlikeliving! I don't watch Eastenders frequently but when I do watch Eastenders it tends to be at a peak time when Eastenders is addressing a topic. Also, I agree with you, soaps can raise awareness about real-life circumstances and can also make people who are experiencing similar situations feel heard and less alone. Maybe I need to watch more Hollyoaks and Emmerdale. I agree about Coronation Street. Even though I have only watched Coronation Street occasionally, the times I have watched it have been insightful  :)
    I have expertise in the following subjects, gained through professional settings such as high level education or employment: autism spectrum disorder, dyslexia, down's syndrome, social, emotional and mental health difficulties, assistive technology and education. Pronouns: She/her.
  • idontlikeliving
    idontlikeliving Member Posts: 119 Courageous
    Hollyoaks
    @Cress what do you mean dove? 
  • leeCal
    leeCal Member Posts: 4,242 Disability Gamechanger
    Emmerdale
    Me too @Cress only I was thinking imperial leather 🤣
  • idontlikeliving
    idontlikeliving Member Posts: 119 Courageous
    Hollyoaks
    @leeCal bloody hell I just got it. Haha you pair of jokers lol 
  • Cress
    Cress Member Posts: 937 Pioneering
    leeCal said:
    Me too @Cress only I was thinking imperial leather 🤣
    I used to think imperial leather was the hight of poshness when I was a kid.. :)
  • Teddybear12
    Teddybear12 Member Posts: 765 Pioneering
    @Cress So did I with its little label in the middle.
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 10,529 Disability Gamechanger
    Other.
    I don't watch soaps either (why not in the poll?).....for me it was Pears when I was (much) younger. Still use Dove handwash, & shampoo, but discovered Pears bodywash a while ago, as did my daughter-in-law when she used my shower. My son finds it disconcerting that we now both smell the same! :)
  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Member Posts: 1,981 Pioneering
    edited September 21
    Emmerdale
    Used to be eastenders but I don't watch it as often now, I like emmerdale at moment.
  • OverlyAnxious
    OverlyAnxious Member Posts: 1,643 Disability Gamechanger
    edited September 22
    Bayleys of Bond street is often on offer in supermarkets...smells lovely, and has 'tasting notes' on the pack like a wine.  :D

    As for TV soaps, I'm afraid I don't watch any now.  I used to watch every episode of Eastenders until it stopped during the pandemic.  Haven't gone back to it since.
  • tiggs9
    tiggs9 Member Posts: 23 Courageous
    I love all the soaps but at the moment I am enjoy watching the night stalker as that is based on a true story and Wentworth' that's good to but my favourite soap is Emerdale love this as I have watched since the very first episode when it used to be on in the day time after news at one I have never missed an episode if I couldnt watch it used to get the kids to video it lol and I have visited Coronation street when Jack and vera had the pub that was a fantastic day out so I would definitely recommend it .tiggs 

  • Cressida
    Cressida Member Posts: 920 Pioneering
    Other.
    The only soap I ever watched without fail was 'Brookside' and when that finished didn't watch any of the others. 

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