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I, Anonymous

Sins of the Cinema



Have you ever wondered why there are such long lines at movie theaters? Yes, part of it is due to the holidays and opening weekends, but most of it is due to unprepared, dumbass, lazy patrons. (1) Have your payment, coupons, loyalty card, etc., out while you are waiting in line. The people behind you don't need to wait for you to take off your gloves, dig through your purse/wallet, or watch you check every pocket for your payment. (2) Know what you want to see. Don't just say, "Two, please." TWO FOR WHAT? (3) If you know your credit card is worn out, ORDER A NEW ONE. (4) Quit wasting everyone's time while you look for a quarter. You don't win a prize for having exact change. (5) If you want something other than an adult ticket, don't wait until I have repeated your order, told you the price, and tendered the transaction to tell me you're a student/senior/military. 6) We seat 30 minutes before each show. The deer-in-the-headlights look when I tell you the movie is sold out never gets old. But what do I know? I'm just a minimum-wage kid.—Anonymous

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