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I always seem to have the worst luck at movie theaters. If its not someone making out then its an annoying kid, or the crazy high-pitched laugher, or the popcorn chomper, or the freak on the cellphone, or the loud gangster kids that come in to talk to their friends the whole time at a total non-whisper.<br><br><br><br>
Well last night it was a double whammy... the barefoot feet on the chair + make-out girl!!!!!!!! Oh I was so annoyed. For some reason I just couldn't bring myself to say "Could you please remove your digusting feet from right beside my damn head?!" She was sitting behind me, diagonally to my right (stadium seating in the theater). She kept putting her bare feet on the seat so they were right NEXT to my head!!!!! My bf said "disgusting!" really loud when he saw it but that did not deter her. I acted like I was stretching and banged my arm on the empty seat she was propping her feet on. That did not deter her. I gave her a dirty look accompanied by a disgruntled sigh. That only seemed to turn her on because then she started making out with her bf. *Slurp slurp* I was so grossed out. When the credits started rolling and the dim lights came on and people started leaving, yeah they just sat there making out. I could not even see her face.<br><br><br><br>
I am not violent but oh my goodness I wanted to punch this freak in the head! Had the seat she had her feet on not been one of the 3 only empty seats there we would have moved. Ugh, I just hate confronting rude people.<br><br><br><br>
On a more positive note... we saw "Bruce Almighty" and it was FUNNY <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"> two thumbs up from us <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/thumbsup.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":up:"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/thumbsup.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":up:">
 

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Was it crowded? Maybe you should have held a cold drink in your outstretched arm. And maybe acccidentally spilled out the ice. Seriously, that sucks.
 

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I guess that I am just too old. I would have turned around, told her to stop it or to move somewhere else, and if that didn't work, gone to get the manager. With the prices of movies these days, it just isn't worth being too "nice". Additionally, as I have said on some other posts, people just don't get the point unless you are clear as clear can be.
 

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ick, man! that's something i wouldn't have put up. and reasons like the ones you mentioned are why i boycotted going to the theatre for three years.<br><br><br><br>
i went to see Matrix the other night and there was this whacked out couple on meth (seriously) who would not shut the hell up. she kept talking about how there was not enough butter on her popcorn and kept going out to get more butter. how absoluetly lovely.<br><br><br><br>
i was in the bathroom and much to my dismay she was in there, peeing, talking on the cell phone to one of her meth buddies probably, about how her ten year old daughter wouldn't use the toilet. again, absoluetly lovely!<br><br><br><br>
yuck. but back to the topic...i hear ya. this is why i sit in the last row where no one can cough on me or put their feet on my seat.<br><br><br><br>
i'm sorry you had to endure that hideous happening. but why didn't you say something! or moved...i change seats all the time. i dont want anyone sitting behind me.
 

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I would have felt compelled to say something like " Oh my God, you're feet smell like they're decaying. You seriously need to put them down, and go see someone about them." Then I would have started to gag, or something.<br><br>
Once, I went to the movies with this guy for a first date. I don't recall his name, or the movie we saw, but I will never forget wanting to crawl under the seat. He talked to the screen thru the whole film, laughing uncontrolably when nothing was mildly amusing, having a grand ole time, yelling things like "wow! did you see that?"and "Good Lord!" He even stood up at the end to applaud the credits. I was so stunned I was speechless, all I wanted to do was go home and hope no one I knew saw me.
 

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Another reminder why I so rarely go to theaters. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/sad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":("><br><br><br><br>
Some people just don't get it.
 

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People like that are why I rarely go to the movies when it is likely to be crowded. I like to be able to sit away from other people. What really irritates me is when people bring in little kids and babies to adult movies.
 

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Never really had that problem or anything similar (well, other than to Star Wars, the weekend following the opening where there wasn't an empty seat).<br><br><br><br>
The theatre's I go to have a nice new policy: employees enter the theatre every 10min looking for troublemakers. They also listen for children. Any problems, and they kick the person out. If it's a child, they reimburse the parent's ticket, but not the child's (but kick out both).<br><br><br><br>
They had a lot of complaints at one time of kids (pre-5yrs) going to R movies. Of course, they've now banned that too. Really strict, even have to show ID if you buy a R ticket.
 

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yeah i would have either pressed a cold drink against the bottom of her foot, or stretched and casually knocked her feet off. hard enough for her to know it was on purpose but casually enough that nobody would believe her if she accused you.<br><br><br><br>
what i usually get is seat thumpers. you know the ones, who shift and change positions through the whole movie, thumping their knees or feet into the back of your chair hard enough to startle you when you're really into the movie. last time that happened i turned around and gave the guy a "what the hell?" look and when i turned back he started kicking my seat, hard, at 10 second intervals through the rest of the movie. was very annoying. i was a good girl though and tried not to get kicked out<br><br><br><br>
usually we try to sit directly in front of the wheelchair aisle. the bigger theatres usually have it 5 or 6 rows from the front so if you sit right in front of it you're not craning your neck too much and there's nobody behind you or if there is there's tons of space between the wheelchairs and the back of your seat so you don't even realize they're there
 

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I don't go to theaters much for the very reason that so many people are rude, loud, obnoxious, and oblivious to those around them. I'm with Funkified - during the rare times that I do go to a theater, I sit in the back row.
 

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Gosh, I never do that. I choose the seat that I want, and if someone is bugging me, I either say something and/ or go get the management. One time these druggies who had brough a toddler to an adult movie were there and causing all kinds of problems. There were all kinds of people yelling at them. I snuck out and got the management, who promptly removed them. As they were leaving, they were threatening people in the audience. The management offered to escort people to their cars. That was the worse.<br><br><br><br>
Most of the times it is an annoying laser light, or cigarette/pot smoke. I always just go and tell management and they take care of it pronto.<br><br><br><br>
I know that it is hard to be confrontational, but I have absolutely no problem telling someone to stop it. especially if they are younger than me. I don't even give them a look first. I just lay it on 'em. If they don't stop, I tell them that I am getting them removed. Case closed.
 

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The only problem that I can see with people having to report it to management is this: you'd miss part (up to 10min) of the movie! I only hope the management would offer free tickets (ex: same movie just at another time) if desired.
 

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I'd rather watch movies at home. For the same amount you'd spend on taking the family to a movie you can buy a DVD and watch it as often as you'd like. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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I see more movies at home also, but there are some movies you need to see on the big screen, such as the new Matrix film. I tend to go in the early afternoon.. less people there.<br><br><br><br>
I also sit away from people, but if the moment arises.. I have not problem confronting them, if they bother me that much.<br><br>
The worst thing I hate is popcorn smackers. My father taught us how to be completely quiet in a film, that if I hear anything it gets on my nerves. I dont always respond to it, but boy I love it when it is completely quiet.
 

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In the theaters here it only takes about 1 minute. We have pretty fancy theaters - there is always someone near. Also, they, very willingly I might add, always will give you a comp ticket if there is any problem.
 

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Yeah. I hate missing even a second of the film, but considering how much time you miss from the noises and having to tell the person to shut up, it's worth the small investment early in the movie to contact management and get those people the hell out.<br><br><br><br>
As an industry, theater owners are well aware that this is a top consumer complaint, and they are very sensitive to anyone coming to them with requests for assistance in a given theater.<br><br><br><br>
Give it a try some time.
 

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First of all, feet are gross to me for some reason. I mean, ICK! I can't handle anyone else's feet, or people touching mine... Just, uugh! And people doing random crap in theatres is just a pet peeve for me!<br><br><br><br>
Also, this quote made me giggle like a little girl...<br><br>
"I gave her a dirty look accompanied by a disgruntled sigh. That only seemed to turn her on because then she started making out with her bf. *Slurp slurp*"
 
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