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Ever been annoyed by a loud-talking patron at a film? Had that nail-biting darkened hallway scene ruined by someone turning on their phone to send a text? Well, one Texas theater has your back.
Alamo Drafthouse, a local chain of dine-and-screen movie theaters in Austin, Texas, has long waged a war against impolite moviegoers. And the latest customer to object to their firm rules against talking and texting during an evening out has become the unwitting star of a PSA released by the company on Monday.
Originally posted by billybobh3
reply to post by Aisling
Call me old-school, but I actually remember a time when there were no cell phones.
Before I even take a seat in a theater, my phone is turned OFF (not put in "silent" mode) and secured in a pocket. I don't want to accidentally "pocket dial" someone while I'm trying to enjoy a show. It only gets powered back on when I'm physically exiting the theater.
A little common sense and common courtesy can go a long way.
Up here I feel very lucky because if anyone whips out a phone or attempts to talk during a movie they get THE LOOK. And if that doesn't work, the usher comes in and asks them to be quiet or leave!