The team at “Good Morning America” and Reader’s Digest want to enhance your next movie theater experience.
They’ve tapped into the minds of movie theater employees on secrets like how to save money, the best movies snacks and even how to get away with a free double-feature.
- That infamous theater smell –The popcorn actually contains chemicals to create an aroma that keeps you from resisting the snack bar.
- “Extreme digital” Vs. IMAX digital?-Extreme digital is easier to maintain.
- Ticket profits who?-Within the first two months of a film, ticket sales usually go back to movie studios. Most theaters rely on their concessions to make money, hence the overpriced snacks.
- “Sneaking in? Don’t mind if I do.”- Employees often don’t care enough to kick you out.
- What not to eat?-Movie staffers suggest that you don’t particularly eat pretzels, hot dogs or nachos.
- “Complaints. What complaints?”-When complaining to a manager about a particular employee or issue, they’ll pretend to side with you until you are no longer present.
- “I’ll take combo #1”-Most movie theaters offering combo deals don’t really save you money. The price will equal the same if the items were purchased individually.
- “Let me have a smedium popcorn.”- If you buy a small popcorn hoping to save some calories, you may be disappointed. The small sizes at many movie theaters were once medium sizes.
- Food in a jiffy- Most movie theater foods are heated in the microwave.
- “Care to share?”- Think twice before asking for that extra cup or plate. Most employees can’t give out extra supplies. They are later accounted for during inventory at the end of the night.
- “Don’t ask what’s under your foot?”- Although some employees may have a chance to sweep up the left behind treasures after a screening, many don’t have time to do so. When movies are scheduled back to back most employees leave the trash for pick up during longer theater breaks.
- Film delays-It is possible for a movie to start late, but they typically end on schedule.
- Popcorn today, popcorn tomorrow. –Most movie theater popcorn can last up to two days if you don’t mind that not-so-fresh-taste.
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This Week’s Celebrity Instagrams (10/15-10/21)
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1. Just a NY girl with BIG dreams....
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2. HAPPY CHILDREN=QUALITY PARENTING. We don't always see eye to eye on everything and that's normal. We're human beings. But we come together and do it right for what's important, the kids. We are not enemies, we are parents. And we are parents 1st. S/O to @monyettashaw for making Mason's bday memorable. S/O to @itscrystalsmith at home taking care of our other lil' Prince. ❤️❤️❤️ THIS IS WHAT CO-PARENTING LOOKS LIKE. #Blessed #Happy #AboveTheDrama #BiggerThanUs
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3. So happy to finally be able to share with you all that I’m the new Global Brand Ambassador for @Revlon! Follow my day on RevlonSnaps. Yay! Choose Love, Everybody! #RevlonXCiara #chooselove #ad
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4. Glam on point!!!@makeupbymotoko & @shaylinjoneshair #easybreezy @lifetimetv #beachesmovie #january2017 😘
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5. ✨True love ✨📸: @jessiemarrerophotography
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7. Today was not easy..but by the grace of God we all got through it. Words cannot express our gratitude for all of your Prayers, Positive thoughts and Support for us throughout the years. Tommy will be missed but most certainly never forgotten...And PLEASE don't ask "Where's Martin?.." he was there too...just not in this picture. Lol! God bless you all.. #LoveConquersAll #MartinShow
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9. West coast get ready for #RockyHorror. I will be live tweeting again. #letsdothetimewarpagain
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10. #THEKEYS pre order yours now ... Available everywhere #NOV22 #WeTheBest 🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑
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11. We about to ROCK at #KCABlackBall!! All for our life-changing effort to end 🌎 AIDS.
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12. Today's #SNAPJACK is brought to you by @yazzthegreatest 😂😂😂💋💋💋
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13. Damn girl you kinda old to be headed to the Go Go. You coming in at the age they leaving. LMAO
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14. Daddy daycare B-Boxin with @acewellstucker @shopraisingace
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15. #FBF Naviyd & URV "LIL MONSTERS"
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16. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ONE OF THE BIGGEST LEGENDS IN OUR HIPHOP HISTORY! @snoopdogg CONTINUED BLESSING AND LOVE FAMILY!!!!! REAL OG!
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17. Thank you for a beautiful night VSU! Let's do it again! #HOMECOMING
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18. Had a great time this morning with my familia Erica, Griff & Truth!!
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19. Check out my interview on @essence facebook live. #inmyownwords #nycpromo #day2
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20. #She💋 #tbt #TheCoveAtTheAtlantis #DawgPawsAndAll
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21. Bae #retailtherapy
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22. Why me and @coryhardrict got the same pose... and notee... new mouth #naked
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23. When my husband is my personal 'hype-man'! it kills me every time! 💜😂 #WHATNOW #lostfiles📷
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24. Diggy Simmons
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25. Hand full of @jacquieaiche 💙💎💍 @esnail_la 💅🏾
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26. SuperSoulers! You can watch my interview with Carl Lentz live from my Facebook page, tomorrow at 11a ET| 8a PT. #SuperSoulSunday
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27. 💋 .. When the friendship is easy like Sunday morning. ☀️
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28. Sunday mornings are the best........... hugs and cuddles with my angel
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29. #huggar16 #hellohuggars
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30. My gym is everywhere!.. #RnBMoney #TheGeneral 📸: @twelvepastseven
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31. Nothing I would rather be doing... Rocko setting up our movie, Romelō working on a puzzle & Laiyah singing and sharing all she's learning at school... I'm so grateful for the joy they've brought into my life ... Praying for peace , joy & love in the home of EVERY family ♥️ #HeadScarfPJSunday LOL 😂
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