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 (11/26-12/2)
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1. Little Legend and Puddy 😍😍😍😍
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2. "You on point Phife?" "all the time,Tip". 💥 #bannedfromnormal
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3. Vegan! The Impossible burger at Crossroads
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4. Lawrence #BeforeandAfterEpisodes 1-4: 184lbs 13% body fatEpisode 8: 196lbs 8% body fat S/O @coachdaveboxing with the works outs and @kildareriordan with the nutrition
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5. Jus haaaanngin out
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6. Meanwhile back at home in Atlanta GA someone mad they not on the 🛳. 😳
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7. No limits... Photo cred: Chris Bridges @ludacris
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8. new new
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9. Apparently my 260lbs is too much for the actual vines in the Hawaiian jungles to hold me without breaking and me falling hundreds of feet. So for safety purposes, I'm forced to swing thru #Jumanjj on wires strong enough to hold 12 adult buffaloes and 1 adult Rock. #OnSet #Jumanji #IronicallyIEatBuffaloDailyForLunch #MoreManThanNatureKnowsWhatToDoWith
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10. hey ma! 🎎#wcw 💙
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11. Surprise visit to our factories!!! #GoodAmerican #USA
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13. Peachy Keen 🔥✨⚡️
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14. If this don't look thankful I don't know what does. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. #UltraBlessed #24kMagic #SweetPotatoFly
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15. Late nights @nbcmarlon with the writers... we in here!!!
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16. There goes my baaaaaaaaabbbbyyyyy #QueenKingMagic!!! We're up to something! Ira BIG!!! Stay out our buisness -
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17. You want to win every game you play but when you come home to these faces... who cares. #ILoveYouGirls best part of my day, everyday!
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18. Steady,steady..... full size jenga.. "I got this one "???? Or do I ?
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19. Cornrows kind of day 😉@dontaysavoy2 you convinced me and I love. ❤️️
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20. #BrotherlyLove #tbt
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22. #basel #TeamLOVE @kingcombs
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23. Just introduced a special screening of @directher 's groundbreaking (must see) documentary @13thfilm with my brother @themichaelealy | @unitedblackout #blackoutblackfriday
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24. Me & Vanessa Williams giving #DuckLips #Pose on the set of #DaytimeDivas @vh1 - Coming Soon to a tv near you. Lol. - My make up done by @makeupsurgeon
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25. This picture just makes me wanna praise the Lord, you hear me!!!!!! Yes Lord brotha #TEDDYCAMPBELL What a #man !!! You are everything right on this picture husband ......... #gorgeous #stylish #classy #strong #masculine #king #sexy #debonair #gentlemenstyle And that #bible in your hand just seals the deal for me (probably cause i know that, that is what helped you become just as amazing as you look😘). While my heart and mind experiences the goodness of God at #church on Sundays, my eyes experiences the goodness of Teddy😍. Amen somebody🙌🏽. "Bless the Lord oh my soul and all that is within me bless his holy name" #myman #myhusband #goodman #blackman #dapperman #godlyman #goodfather #mybestfriend
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26. Yesterday was my mama's 53rd birthday!!!!! Got to celebrate with her all day. If this is what I have to look forward to I can't wait. Looking like a soft bucket a cocoa butter. Yaaaaaaaaaas! 😍😍😍 love you mommy!
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27. "Shout out to @PureAtlanta for getting the family right"....I'm loving this jogger. 😍😍
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28. This pic warms my heart ❤️ #myLogiebeans and aunt aunt umba @itowandabraxton 😘
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29. You will always be my baby😜. #HappyBirthdayReginae #mybaby18
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