Fireflies swarming at the movies

OMG! I LOL at all of the people who can not sit through a movie at any local theatre without checking to see if they have any new messages, TWITTERS, text, emails, and whatever while the movie is playing.

OMG! I LOL at all of the people who can not sit through a movie at any local theatre without checking to see if they have any new messages, TWITTERS, text, emails, and whatever while the movie is playing.

I was at a movie recently at a local theatre and I swear it seemed like there was a bunch of fireflies swarming the patrons.

Don’t people realize that every time you flip open your phone in a dark room the light is very irritating to those people who actually might want to watch the movie that they paid good money to go out to a theatre to watch?!

Have we become such insecure people that we must check every 15 minutes to see if we have any new friends?

If you can’t leave technology alone for the length of a movie, maybe you shouldn’t be out at one!

Here’s a suggestion: rent a movie, watch it at home, and then the only person you are annoying is yourself! TTFN!

Rod Walker

Red Deer

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