The Most Awesome Texting PSA to Ever Play in a MOVIE THEATER

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 7 years ago '04        #61
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 Maroon_Tiger said:
but you might be a parent or responding to an emergency....

i have no problem with texting, as long as your phone is on silent..

people talking through the movie or talking on the phone is the worst...

what if you're trying to check a game score during the previews?! or you recieved a text and just want to see the message!?! you'll get kicked out for that?!

imo, its overkill... its not like that flash of light from the phone is gonna distract you to the point where you cant look forward and tune it out.....

i think its a gay rule... kick out the people who are talking on the phone or talking in the movie
It's not the sound, it's the light from the screen. People in front aren't bothered, but if you're sitting close to the person, sh-t is annoying.

How codependent are ma'f-ckas nowadays that you can't put your phone down for 2 damn hours?

- If you're with your "side piece" and your lady calls, man up or at least smarten up and hit her up before the flick starts.

- If your parents are hitting you up nonstop, chances are your young a.ss shouldn't be in a movie theater without your parents to begin with.

- If it's an emergency, you wouldn't know it was a damn emergency unless you answer the phone.

I'm very dependent on my phone; in fact, most of my life (music, finances, email, events, contacts, etc.) is in my phone, but I can turn the ma'fu*ka off for a couple of hours and enjoy a movie in public without worrying.

I think the Alamo rule is a lil' OD, but I still agree that if you can't put your phone down for under 120 minutes, you got a lot of growing up to do
 7 years ago '04        #62
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 7 years ago '05        #63
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I have heard ringers going the full cycle and dudes yappin like women on the phone in the movies thinking their hard but in reality their punks.

It all comes down to respect , Sometimes you have to answer just to it with some common curtisy .
 7 years ago '11        #64
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*Thanks for not coming back Texter* lmao im
 7 years ago '04        #65
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Side Note also.. the thing about cheating on my girl was jokes.. Stop taking things so seriously... I actually turn my ringer off most times when I am with any female... Not because I don't want to text during a movie, but I just think its rude to be with a lady and have convos on the phone..
 7 years ago '06        #66
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i can dig that.. (alamo rule) its just tell me why!! that is the only time people will hit u up constantly though!? i silence my phone but i talk here and there (make side jokes..) but i always get alerts etc, while its in my pocket/in cup holder, buzzin or flashin its light. Emergency if it was. how can we tell if we dont look at it? and does this theater get PITCH BLACK? or does it have lights that dim? cuz all that is od for sure
 06-08-2011, 12:10 AM         #67
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 Maroon_Tiger said:
but you might be a parent or responding to an emergency....

i have no problem with texting, as long as your phone is on silent..

people talking through the movie or talking on the phone is the worst...

what if you're trying to check a game score during the previews?! or you recieved a text and just want to see the message!?! you'll get kicked out for that?!

imo, its overkill... its not like that flash of light from the phone is gonna distract you to the point where you cant look forward and tune it out.....

i think its a gay rule... kick out the people who are talking on the phone or talking in the movie

The rule is fine, this is one privately owned chain of theaters that sets the rules. Some of us love it, so let us go there, you have 99.9 percent of the theaters in the entirety of the 50 states to go and text during the movie....Why cant a n*gga get these few theaters where that sh*ts off limits?

Plus the Alamo is on point, ushers bringing you beer and sh*t, fu*king off the chain. And all you gotta do is not use your phone for 90 minutes? Only the young heads who weren't around before cellphones became prevalent cant imagine its possible to go 90 minutes without looking at your phone.

I kinda expect it from women, but the n*ggas? Yall k!lling me man.


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 7 years ago '05        #68
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One of the reasons why I haven't been to a movie theater in 3 years
 7 years ago '06        #69
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i'll shoot off a few texts during the movie... it'll be on dim brightness and in my lap...

don't see the issues if there aren't loud annoying blackberry buttons or a bright screen involved.

once i was texting and this fat man behind me kid kept kicking my seat.... i told him to make him stop.... kid kept doing it, and he gon say "stop texting then your ruining the movie"
this fat a hole proceeds to go tell on me . . .
 06-08-2011, 10:09 PM         #70
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 DaOmega_1 said:
Turn your phone off....



Then tell your girlfriend you were at a movie.
lol @ that being a good excuse...you really think someones girlfriend is gonna accept their man turning their phone off w/ no warning and go to a movie(a place where people tend to take their girlfriends) w/o inviting her?

just seems like a recipe for disaster...the key to fixing that specific problem is to either have your lie setup hours in advance or simply dont cheat lol


SMH @ someone getting that "granddad died" call and getting kicked out the movies
 7 years ago '05        #71
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 EMS the God said:
lol @ that being a good excuse...you really think someones girlfriend is gonna accept their man turning their phone off w/ no warning and go to a movie(a place where people tend to take their girlfriends) w/o inviting her?

just seems like a recipe for disaster...the key to fixing that specific problem is to either have your lie setup hours in advance or simply dont cheat lol


SMH @ someone getting that "granddad died" call and getting kicked out the movies
I'm not the cheating type. I was just offering a suggestion.

And, when I am in a movie, my cell phone is off, and for that 2 hours or so, you won't get in contact with me. If the girlfriend can't handle two hours of possibly not hearing from you, then you should reassess your relationship.
 7 years ago '07        #72
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 youknowmystelo said:
Seems like textin' has ruin your mental capacity to type full words. You a dude and complaining about texting in a movie theater. Remember when cats used to make fun of dudes for texting?

I called him a dirtball for cheating on his woman, then being boastful about it. Of course this is something your lowlife self can't comprehend.

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 7 years ago '05        #73
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 06-09-2011, 01:04 AM         #74
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 DaOmega_1 said:
I'm not the cheating type. I was just offering a suggestion.

And, when I am in a movie, my cell phone is off, and for that 2 hours or so, you won't get in contact with me. If the girlfriend can't handle two hours of possibly not hearing from you, then you should reassess your relationship.
yeah neither am i, but i know how it is to go somewhere and have your girl be mad she wasnt tagging alone. bi*ches hate for you to do fun sh*t that they can be there for but you dont invite them lol. thats why i said it'd be hard to just be like "i was at a movie" cuz then the next questions is "why wasnt i invited", etc.

but yeah you're right def gotta re-assess sh*t if you cant be on your own for 2 hours but i know alot of heads who fu*ked their girls over and cant get a half hour of freedome without some "dammit jimmy i knew you was gonna do this" messages.
 7 years ago '09        #75
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 IronMaiden said:
all theaters should do this sh*t, fu*king stupid teen c*nts always ruin movies blabbing their thunder c*nts and texting.
lol :roflwerd:
 7 years ago '08        #76
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Like someone else said. I go to the movies early. Usually is never more than 10 people total when I go. If I check my phone its not bothering anyone
 7 years ago '05        #77
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 Maroon_Tiger said:
so basically if grandpa got in a car accident (and only has 60 minutes to live) during the 130/+ minute film, you'll find out that he past away after you stayed for the credits!?

*rolls eyes*

Yeah, because answering your phone during the movie is gonna keep him alive for a little bit longer...

IF there's some emergency, either way, i will find out about it regardless. Stop making it seem like every situation is a life or death situation. When I'm in a movie, I'm in a movie.
 06-09-2011, 10:11 AM         #78
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Y'all people like politics trying to find loop holes and sh*t to justify this and that.
 7 years ago '06        #79
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why dont people just put their phone on silent/vibrate?
 7 years ago '05        #80
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 youknowmystelo said:
Y'all people like politics trying to find loop holes and sh*t to justify this and that.
Yo this has nothing to do with this topic, but damn smokeweed101 got banned? Why/how did he get banned? Dude was so knowledgeable on film...caught so many good movie recommendations from him. The fu*k happen?
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