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Do you know any movie theaters that sell GUM?

Old 07-13-06, 10:40 AM
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Do you know any movie theaters that sell GUM?

Like in the lobby near the popcorn/soda etc.

Doesnt this seem like a really really bad idea?
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Old 07-13-06, 10:46 AM
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Not by itself. They only come in a Val-U-Pak which also includes one of those laser light pens and a disposable pay-as-you-go cellphone with no volume control.
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Old 07-13-06, 10:57 AM
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Gum = pseudo-thirst quencher (opposed to $10 sodas), good tasting, and cheap.

So no, they probably won't sell those at many theaters by the pack. Smaller mom and pop type house theaters might.
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Also, it's hard to clean gum up, and kids tend to throw it for laughs. I've had to carefully remove gum from cinema screens.
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Yea Im thinking its a really bad idea for theater owners for the mess involved.
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Old 07-13-06, 05:04 PM
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Right .... sell gum ..... let some clowns go around leaving sticky, gooey globs on the seats so people can sit on it, ruin their clothes, and sue the theater.

Not a good idea ....
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Old 07-13-06, 05:07 PM
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If one were to buy gum in a movie theater, then one really is stupid, considering the assrape price it would cost. How hard is it to sneak a pack of gum into a movie theater?
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Old 07-13-06, 05:09 PM
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Originally Posted by DonnachaOne
Also, it's hard to clean gum up, and kids tend to throw it for laughs. I've had to carefully remove gum from cinema screens.
Ahhh. The days of having to use that refrigerant-stuff. The enjoyment factor ranks just above having to clean up after someone sprays diareeha all over the bathroom stall. Or when I almost vomited after spilling a guy's spit patoon (he used a courtsey cup) all over my hand, and on my pants. Ahhh. How I miss the days.

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Old 07-13-06, 05:43 PM
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In the past, theaters did sell 3 packs of Wrigley's. Even the fruit striped ones. I'd pick up the juicy fruit ones.

But then they were pulled. People left them on the seats, under the seats, threw them at the screen, on the floor, there was the constant popping and chewing during the movies.
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