13 Things a Movie Theater Employee Won’t Tell You

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 05-31-2012, 08:28 AM         #1
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13 Things a Movie Theater Employee Won’t Tell You
 

 

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1. Why does it smell so good? The popcorn has chemicals in it to make its aroma fill the theater.

2. “Extreme Digital” is actually lower quality than IMAX digital. We use it because it’s easier to maintain.

3. For the first month or two of screening, money from ticket sales goes to movie studios. Theaters rely on concession stands to make money. That’s why concessions are overpriced. Popcorn costs almost nothing to make.

4. I know all the methods you use to sneak in. I just don’t always care enough to kick you out for it.

5. The only foods I trust are the popcorn, drinks, and boxed candy. I wouldn’t eat the pretzels, hot dogs, or nachos.

6. Chances are, if you complain to the manager and he sides with you, he’s just putting on a show to calm you down. The manager might pretend to yell at me for a minute, but he’ll pat me on the back the moment you’re out of sight.

7. Combination deals don’t save you money at some theaters. You’d pay the same price if you purchased the items separately.

8. Think you’re saving calories by ordering a small popcorn? That “small” popcorn could have been a medium last month.

9. Stop getting angry that your food isn't ready. Microwaves can't cook frozen pizzas in 30 seconds!

10. No, I can’t give you extra cups. Everything is inventoried at the end of the night.

11. Your suspicions are correct. Sometimes I sweep excess food under the seats. Movies often end every few minutes. Sometimes, three or more screenings end at the same time. I don’t always have time to clean everything up.

12 Yes, movies start late. But they almost always end on time – otherwise, the ushers wouldn’t know when to clean up. Theaters tell you to come in early so you have time to watch commercials and previews.

13. Popcorn keeps for a day or two. Many customers confuse warm with fresh.


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 6 years ago '09        #2
JewsusChrist 211 heat pts211
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Man I got a hotdog the other day n holy sh*t was it bad
 6 years ago '10        #3
frank23white 
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My nacho chips were fu*ked up last Saturday.
 6 years ago '11        #4
dom 30 heat pts30
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Hot dogs Hell Naw 9 times out 10 the only reason dudes spend money at the movies is for a female.
 6 years ago '04        #5
TheJaJr 
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Aventura theater has the best nachos
 6 years ago '08        #6
SlickJ101 25 heat pts25
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 J.R. Hyphy said:
n*ggas still buying sh*t at movie theaters?

all I need is a lady with a purse and I got a full meal in that bi*ch...eating burgers and sandwiches with tall a.ss drinks. fu*k popcorn n*gga could get 5 bag of large chips for same price.


Idk why anyone would pay the ridiculous amounts they charge for that sh*t.
 6 years ago '05        #7
Danger Zone 60 heat pts60
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I hardly ever get anything at the theaters. But the Millstone 14 round here has some banging hot dogs



But I agree with pretty much everything on the list. My girl used to work at a theater. Free movies
 6 years ago '09        #8
TraV 77 heat pts77
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I bring my bag into the joint anyhow. n*gga got munchies, Kiwi Strawberry juices, skittles, etc for like 5 bucks b. Foh with them prices.
 6 years ago '05        #9
pnoi89 12 heat pts12
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 J.R. Hyphy said:
n*ggas still buying sh*t at movie theaters?

all I need is a lady with a purse and I got a full meal in that bi*ch...eating burgers and sandwiches with tall a.ss drinks. fu*k popcorn n*gga could get 5 bag of large chips for same price.


Across the street from my theater is a Target and a Chipotle. Whenever I take a girl out to the movies, we stop by Target or Chipotle before the movie. I'll tell her to pick out what she wants and then we'll stuff it in her purse.
 6 years ago '04        #10
efromthev 2 heat pts
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The theater in my town has a Wendy's across the street. I put so much sh*t off the dollar menu inside my girls purse before I go up in there.
 6 years ago '08        #11
M 3 heat pts
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I always get the pretzel bites :(
 6 years ago '06        #12
G2MC 35 heat pts35
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5. The only foods I trust are the popcorn, drinks, and boxed candy. I wouldn’t eat the pretzels, hot dogs, or nachos.
I wouldn't even trust those. My sister was a concessions manager at a movie theater years ago and I learned so much sh*t about the theater business because of it.

Like the fact the that they reuse old as popcorn that didn't sell the previous day or the day before that. (which was already mentioned)

But the sh*t that got me was the fountain drinks. I didn't really know until then that they use boxes of soda syrup and mix it with carbonated water to make the soda and that sh*t will just sit there until it runs out. Which isn't so bad because people tend to buy drinks all the time in theaters but then you have to take into account that when they clean the machine they use Mountain Dew as if it were an all purpose cleaner!

When I seen that sh*t I was like "Hold up you're using soda to clean a soda machine? :lebroncmonson:"

 TheJaJr said:
Aventura theater has the best nachos
The AMC 24? Yea that's where she used to be the concessions manager at.


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 6 years ago '07        #13
TH35 105 heat pts105
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I don't trust any movie theater food.. and the employees always give people extra cups.
 6 years ago '07        #14
TH35 105 heat pts105
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 J.R. Hyphy said:
n*ggas still buying sh*t at movie theaters?

all I need is a lady with a purse and I got a full meal in that bi*ch...eating burgers and sandwiches with tall a.ss drinks. fu*k popcorn n*gga could get 5 bag of large chips for same price.
 6 years ago '05        #15
THEINFAMOUS 19 heat pts19
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 J.R. Hyphy said:
n*ggas still buying sh*t at movie theaters?

all I need is a lady with a purse and I got a full meal in that bi*ch...eating burgers and sandwiches with tall a.ss drinks. fu*k popcorn n*gga could get 5 bag of large chips for same price.
This. I either eat before. Or im bringing mad sh*t in.
 6 years ago '05        #16
THEINFAMOUS 19 heat pts19
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 efromthev said:
The theater in my town has a Wendy's across the street. I put so much sh*t off the dollar menu inside my girls purse before I go up in there.
Wendy's near mine too...
 6 years ago '05        #17
pnoi89 12 heat pts12
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 Magic City said:

But the sh*t that got me was the fountain drinks. I didn't really know until then that they use boxes of soda syrup and mix it with carbonated water to make the soda and that sh*t will just sit there until it runs out. Which isn't so bad because people tend to buy drinks all the time in theaters but then you have to take into account that when they clean the machine they use Mountain Dew as if it were an all purpose cleaner!

When I seen that sh*t I was like "Hold up you're using soda to clean a soda machine? :lebroncmonson:"
Lol looks like you're in for a big surprise for ALL soda's that aren't bottled at restaurants, bars, etc.
 6 years ago '08        #18
Arson 84 heat pts84
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my n*gga Magic City really thought they was pourin 2 liters in that bi*ch
 6 years ago '05        #19
ReppinDaBurghh 55 heat pts55
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at this fountain drink fact I just learned in this thread.
 6 years ago '05        #20
Rockstar718 69 heat pts69
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 Rico23 said:
thats how all fountains work
word, and thats why you dont get ice, they NEVER clean the ice machine, at ANY estabishment
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