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Old 02-04-2011, 10:18 AM   #11 (permalink)
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3D is pretty pointless. Going to the cinema can be a nice evening out but I would only ever do it occasionally.
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Old 02-06-2011, 08:45 PM   #12 (permalink)
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All I gotta say is, grab yourself a 3D projector and try out Nvidias 3D vision. Depth is SO much better than at the cinemas

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I only go to the movies with my friend since he gets out of work on Sunday's at 9:30pm CST. And where I live there is nothing to do after 9:00pm. So we go to the movies every Sunday as a way to hang out. And at $10, it is expensive but it's a fun way to hang out.
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The only time I ever go to the movies is when there is a big title that's going to be like Transformers, Iron Man, etc. I just hope this 3D gimmick blows over sooner rather than later because I'm sick of paying $14 for a 3D only movie and having to wear those annoying glasses and get a headache because of it.
Simple solution...don't buy 3D.

The only time we ever go see a movie and pay for it is when we see a big title. It cost us 12 bucks (that's 2 tickets) to see Harry Potter in 3D (regular showing was sold out) and we snuck in our drinks and candy. Quite possibly the only thing a womans purse is good for. It cost us 9 bucks to see On Stranger Tides. We just go see the earliest movie we can and it's the cheapest on the weekdays. Otherwise it would have been 12 per person to see Potter and 9 per person to see Pirates 4. And there is NO way in **** I'm paying for ridiculous food prices at theaters. I was charged 4 bucks for a 20oz Fanta once and 5 bucks for a SMALL popcorn.
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I have to drive 45 miles each way to go to a theater so that's another $10-$15 for gas plus $10 for popcorn and a drink. Then you have to deal with traffic and crowds of people, I'd rather wait for the Blu-ray or DVD.

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