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Do You Have Good Theater Etiquette?

Spoiler: Probably not.

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  1. Check off everything you do at the movies:
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    You always leave a seat between you and strangers, even if the theater is almost completely full.
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    You can't be bothered to show up before the movie begins.
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    And when you arrive late, you use your phone's flashlight to find an open seat because it's too dark to see.
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    Or you think it's okay to sit anywhere, even if the theater has an area reserved for latecomers.
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    You think it's okay to take a call as long as it's just trailers playing.
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    You ignore the "please silence your phone" warnings.
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    You like to talk to your friends during the movie.
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    You like to make running comments out loud.
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    You ignore people who shush you.
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    In fact, you're more inclined to talk if people shush you.
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    You don't see any problem with bringing pizza, burgers, or any other strong-smelling foods into the theater.
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    And a few beers! Why not?
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    You check your texts every five minutes.
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    You think it's cool to explain to people around you what's about to happen next during the movie.
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    You think it's normal to scream at scary moments.
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    You groan during scenes where same-sex couples kiss.
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    You react childishly to sex scenes.
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    You laugh at inappropriate moments.
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    Your twitchy legs are constantly bumping the seats in front of you.
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    You put your feet up on other people's seats.
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    You can't seem to move without kicking other people's seats.
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    You like to wrap yourself around your date and stay that way throughout the entire movie.
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    You're not that into seeing the movie, you're more into hanging out with the people you came with.
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    You applaud at the end of the movie.
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This post was translated from Portuguese.

 
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