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Old 11-07-2009, 06:38 PM   #1
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Now that I have your attention

How much does it cost in your neck of the woods to go to the movies? Some good flicks coming out. Costs 12 bucks here. I live an hour away from the nearest movie theater, so I download them from torrents [yes I know, people shouldn't do that stuff] and watch them. Glad I do too, since some are crap and am happy I didn't pay to see some of them.
Even the early shows cost 10 bucks to see. No deal there. At least for me cause I live so far away from the theaters. Such is the life here in the country.

Don't get me wrong. I love going to the movies, and if I am in the city and there is something I want to see I will pay for it, just 12 bucks and a fortune for soda and a few kernels of popcorn, people texting on their phones, talking loud throughout the movie is too much for me at times for a questonable movie. Like the movie Avatar that is coming out. Want to see that, but not for 12 bucks. Prolly will download that one torrents to watch.
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Old 11-07-2009, 07:00 PM   #2
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Went to the theatre just a few nights ago.
If we all had to pay (wife got 2 adult passes from the radio station) it would have been $30 for the 4 of us, 2 adults $8 ea, 2 kids (2 and 4)$6 ea.

$3.50 for a large drink
$5.50 for large popcorn

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Leave work little early, who knows what that costs
2 tickets===$24
2 sodas with popcorn and some M&M's===$18
Dinner after the movies=====$90

TOTAL DAMAGE=====$132
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So what Website are you talking about exactly. I checked it out and holy crap theres so many I don't want to buy anything.
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Went to the theatre just a few nights ago.
If we all had to pay (wife got 2 adult passes from the radio station) it would have been $30 for the 4 of us, 2 adults $8 ea, 2 kids (2 and 4)$6 ea.

$3.50 for a large drink
$5.50 for large popcorn
I see you are from Canada. So is the usual price in your area $8? Don't know what $8 Canadian translates to American.
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Leave work little early, who knows what that costs
2 tickets===$24
2 sodas with popcorn and some M&M's===$18
Dinner after the movies=====$90

TOTAL DAMAGE=====$132
I feel your pain gene.
What in the hell did you have for dinner that it cost $90!!!!
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So what Website are you talking about exactly. I checked it out and holy crap theres so many I don't want to buy anything.
I'm talking about torrents like piratebay or demoniod, mininova etc., where you can download movies the day they are released in the theaters on their sites.

Been doing that for many years. I am a cheap bastard! But like I said, I live an hour away from the nearest theater so that's why I do it.
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I see you are from Canada. So is the usual price in your area $8? Don't know what $8 Canadian translates to American.
Was my first time to the theater in a few years, guess it's the usual price.

$8 CAD = @ $7.44 USD.
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I feel your pain gene.
What in the hell did you have for dinner that it cost $90!!!!
New York, Long Island=====They call it the Gold Coast Not sure how i snuck in, but damn going out for dinner is expensive, not like Florida, maybe i will head there and join the rest of New York. GMOD
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New York, Long Island=====They call it the Gold Coast Not sure how i snuck in, but damn going out for dinner is expensive, not like Florida, maybe i will head there and join the rest of New York. GMOD
I'm from New jersey originally. gene you would love it here! No snow, homes are now at rock bottom prices, food it out of this world, especially around the coast here. Only problem at the moment here, is no work.
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Why does stuff like this always get posted in General Discussion and not Off Topic?
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I'm talking about torrents like piratebay or demoniod, mininova etc., where you can download movies the day they are released in the theaters on their sites.

Been doing that for many years. I am a cheap bastard! But like I said, I live an hour away from the nearest theater so that's why I do it.

I confess, I download too. but i havent downloaded a movie in awhile. i hate drama and abhor the current generation of action, sci fi and horror. Most of what i see advertised i wouldn't bother to see in a movie theater even if it were free and I was chauffeured there as i napped. Movies are no longer marketed to the baby boom generation.
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For $90 in Long Island you might be able to get a large pizza and a 2 liter coke.

Maybe just 1 liter depending on if this Nassau or Suffolk county.
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For $90 in Long Island you might be able to get a large pizza and a 2 liter coke.

Maybe just 1 liter depending on if this Nassau or Suffolk county.
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Why does stuff like this always get posted in General Discussion and not Off Topic?
Because this is a general discussion about the price of movies, not an off topic discussion about thimbles, wart removal or techniques on Hungarian basket weaving, Mr. Joe Moderator.
And since you have been a member here for a while, in case you haven't noticed, nearly every topic on this board no matter the forum tends to go off topic.
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Been doing that for many years. I am a cheap bastard! But like I said, I live an hour away from the nearest theater so that's why I do it.



Hmmm...I live hours away from the nearest Ferrari dealer...

Back to topic-movies are 8 bucks here. 6 for the matinee.
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Because this is a general discussion about the price of movies, not an off topic discussion about thimbles, wart removal or techniques on Hungarian basket weaving, Mr. Joe Moderator.
And since you have been a member here for a while, in case you haven't noticed, nearly every topic on this board no matter the forum tends to go off topic.
Sorry. So if I need to ask a question about electrical, I should post something about making home-made ice cream in the off-topic section?

I guess CT is the 'infinite number of monkeys banging away at an infinite number of typewriters for an infinite amount of time'. Eventually, we'll write all the great classics.

Going OT is one thing...... starting out OT is quite another.
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Hmmm...I live hours away from the nearest Ferrari dealer...

Back to topic-movies are 8 bucks here. 6 for the matinee.
That makes absolutely no sense what so ever.

However, 8 bucks is a great price for a movie.

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