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Old 09-18-17, 12:40 PM
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re: MoviePass... would it work for you? [UPDATE: THE DEAD SHALL RISE]

That's been in the TOS for some time, and I haven't had an issue earning Stubs rewards so far. Have there been reports that they have stopped actually issuing the points with MoviePass purchases?

If they start blocking the points though, I won't renew my premiere membership when it comes due in a couple of months.
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re: MoviePass... would it work for you? [UPDATE: THE DEAD SHALL RISE]

Originally Posted by Obi-Wan Jabroni
That's been in the TOS for some time, and I haven't had an issue earning Stubs rewards so far. Have there been reports that they have stopped actually issuing the points with MoviePass purchases?

If they start blocking the points though, I won't renew my premiere membership when it comes due in a couple of months.
Just a few random users saying their "pending points" balance goes from 1100 after buying the ticket to 0, but without their total points going up. So effectively disappearing. Hopefully it's just a glitch or something... but if it's in the TOS, it sounds like they could maybe start acting on it now? Not sure. I guess we'll see...
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re: MoviePass... would it work for you? [UPDATE: THE DEAD SHALL RISE]

Now as far as MoviePass goes -- you need the actual card, right? You cannot just function with the APP?
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If your theater chain supports e-ticketing (there are only a few that do, you would see a red ticket icon next to the theater name in the app if it does), you would not need the card.

Otherwise, you need the card for all purchases.
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re: MoviePass... would it work for you? [UPDATE: THE DEAD SHALL RISE]

It's best to assume that any given theater does NOT support MoviePass E-ticketing (different than, say, Fandango E-ticketing, or any other type of E-ticketing).
Every theater in my area does their own forms of E-ticketing, for example, but ONLY Studio Movie Grill does MoviePass E-ticketing. I'll probably never go there, though, as all the options closer to me are better in every other way.

So... always assume you have to use the app to "check in" (ie: load the card with cash), then use the MoviePass card in person or at a kiosk to buy the actual ticket.
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Wow, no E-ticket theaters in my network. I did see that my card has been shipped according to the app -- it says it also expires in 2024? Granted, it could say "card shipped" to every new member. I just thought it was weird to see.

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Old 09-18-17, 05:03 PM
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re: MoviePass... would it work for you? [UPDATE: THE DEAD SHALL RISE]

I don't think MoviePass would be worth it to us, we don't go to that many movies at the theater, maybe 1 or 2 per year. Usually, when a movie comes out that I think we'll both enjoy, I'll wait until it comes out on video and buy it. That way we'll own it and can watch it whenever and however many times we want to. There aren't that many movies that come out these days that both of us would enjoy, being primarily a sci-fi/fantasy/and to a lesser degree, horror-oriented household. I think it would be an unnecessary, and not a worthwhile expense for us.
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Originally Posted by Decker
I'm still waiting on my card. Signed up 8/16. Anyone else still waiting?
Signed up on 8/17 and still waiting as well. It said shipped in the app for over a week now, but I doubt it's really shipped as it shouldn't take over a week to send something first class mail.
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So they expect the average person will see one movie a month. Ha, I will fuck that up.

“We found that on a $40 per month plan, subscribers would attend an average of 3.8 times per month,” Lowe told me. “At a higher price they would attend more frequently, and at a lower price, less. At $9.95 per month we expect the average subscriber to settle into a pattern of just over a movie ticket per month.”
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Even one movie ticket a month will lose them money in my area.
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Well, at the $40/mo rate, I was seeing 8-9 movies per month. I was eventually deemed a "high" user and then they messed around with my subscription rate. I was forced to cancel rather than pay $100/mo for the service.

Oddly enough, with the $10/mo plan, I have only seen one movie thus far. Granted, there hasn't been much out, but I don't expect that to be my norm. At some point, I will feel the need to "catch up" on what is out there.
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Originally Posted by dfmaverick2
Well, at the $40/mo rate, I was seeing 8-9 movies per month. I was eventually deemed a "high" user and then they messed around with my subscription rate. I was forced to cancel rather than pay $100/mo for the service.

Oddly enough, with the $10/mo plan, I have only seen one movie thus far. Granted, there hasn't been much out, but I don't expect that to be my norm. At some point, I will feel the need to "catch up" on what is out there.
Yeah, like I said before, once Star Wars comes out I expect them to be bleeding more than they are right now (with the card delays and absolutely nothing out in the theater).
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Originally Posted by fujishig
Yeah, like I said before, once Star Wars comes out I expect them to be bleeding more than they are right now (with the card delays and absolutely nothing out in the theater).
This. I actually received my card, and have yet to use it as there isn't anything I want to see at the moment. At only $10 a month, it isn't worth forcing myself to see something that I don't want to just so I dont end up wasting $10. However, if it was $40 a month, that would be a different story.
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Officially a month since they charged my card, still nothing. Was hoping to have it at least by this weekend.
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In my app it has now changed from "shipped" to "card processing". So.basically they lied when they said it has shipped.or.they have.no.clue.what.they are.doing.
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In my app it has now changed from "shipped" to "card processing". So.basically they lied when they said it has shipped.or.they have.no.clue.what.they are.doing.
Yeah same here. Is that a sign the card will arrive soon? I hope I get it by Friday.
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Yeah same here. Is that a sign the card will arrive soon? I hope I get it by Friday.
I'm taking it as a sign they haven't even shipped it yet.
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I've had the card for a few weeks and have used it twice so far, works great. I have a theater half a mile from me, so it's worth it to me. After the first movie I was up a dollar so, I'll take it.
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My card is "processing."
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Yup, my card went from "Shipped" to "Processing".
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I'm taking it as a sign they haven't even shipped it yet.
LOL! I take it that way too.
Apparently my card is also moving backwards also, as it was "shipped" nearly two weeks ago, and is now in "processing."
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Not for nothing, but my card now says "card processing" in the app. I received it a week ago.
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Processing. Oh, brother. Tried to cancel using the app, but it would not work.
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Finally got my card today. Hallelujah. It arrived 1 month and 5 days after I initially ordered.

I never got billed for the past month, so I'm a little confused why some of you got billed and have not even received it yet.

I assume as soon as I use it for the 1st time that will trigger my account. If I have time, I'm going to try to use it tomorrow or Sunday.
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Originally Posted by DJariya
Finally got my card today. Hallelujah. It arrived 1 month and 5 days after I initially ordered.

I never got billed for the past month, so I'm a little confused why some of you got billed and have not even received it yet.

I assume as soon as I use it for the 1st time that will trigger my account. If I have time, I'm going to try to use it tomorrow or Sunday.
The first billing is supposed to be at time of order. Then second and each subsequently billing supposed to be monthly from time of first use.

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