What’s your biggest movie theater pet peeve? Tell us and win!

Tribute Pet Peeve Contest pageIt’s Saturday evening. The perfect time to unwind. So, naturally, you’re going to go see Bridget Jones’s Diary at your local theater (don’t deny it, you know you’re dying to know what ol’ Bridget is up to). You’ve got your extra-buttery popcorn, large Coke, and Maltesers. And to your surprise, you find a pretty decent seat in the middle of the row, not too close to the screen. You’re ready for some movie goodness.

Suddenly, as the Universal Pictures logo starts to appear on screen, you hear the extraordinarily loud crinkling of a Skittles wrapper, a sound which seems to have no end, and is only worsened by the equally loud chewing of the tiny devil-candies. OK, you can handle this. It’ll be over by the time the good stuff begins.

But no, this stupendous human (who is sitting directly in front of you) then decides to ask the person next to them, “When was the last Bridget Jones movie? I can’t remember.” Great. So they’re a chewer and a chatter. It’s literally the worst thing that could happen in that moment. But because you’re not willing to waste the $11.50 you forked over, you endure the symphony of candy mastication and endless color commentary throughout the entire Who’s Your Daddy? saga. After it’s all over, you swear to yourself to never put up with it again.

We’ve all been through it. And in fact, we’ve created a pretty epic CONTEST to hear all about it.

Tell us your biggest movie theatre PET PEEVE and you could win a gift card for dinner for two! The rules are simple — like this Facebook post, like our Tribute Facebook page, and then feel free to rant to your heart’s desire!

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  1. Ariel C • September 24, 2016 @ 7:02 PM

    when people don’t turn off their phone

  2. Ariel C • September 25, 2016 @ 10:18 PM

    when people look at the phone and you can see the screen lit up

  3. Ariel C • September 26, 2016 @ 10:15 PM

    when people whisper during a movie

  4. Ariel C • September 27, 2016 @ 5:41 PM

    when people drop popcorn everywhere

  5. Bruce Lamesse • December 15, 2016 @ 3:35 PM

    Inconsiderate people. That covers: people who talk as if they’re in their own living room; commentators who comment on everything that happens; people who repeat lines out loud; people who keep asking what was said, or what’s happening; people who bring children, but don’t take them out when they get noisy; people who lean back as far as the seats allow, crushing your knees; people who keep kicking your seat from behind; phone users; loud eaters; people who show up 5 minutes before the movie and expect everybody to accommodate them by moving over so they can sit together (Actually, Miss Manners supports not moving, on the grounds that you arrived at a time to get the seats that you wanted, whereas these people did not, so they should not expect anybody to move.).

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