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    Don't Text in Movie Theaters-NSFW(Language)

    Ever been annoyed by a loud-talking patron at a film? Had that nail-biting darkened hallway scene ruined by someone turning on their phone to send a text? Well, one Texas theater has your back. Alamo Drafthouse, a local chain of dine-and-screen movie theaters in Austin, Texas, has long waged a war against impolite moviegoers. And the latest customer to object to their firm rules against talking and texting during an evening out has become the unwitting star of a PSA released by the company on Monday.
    According to Tim League, the Drafthouse's founder, the woman in question was warned twice about texting during a screening, and then, in accordance with company policy, was escorted out without a refund. "I don't think people realize that it is distracting," League told The Lookout. "It seems like nothing, but if you spend as much time as I do at the movies, you realize the entire theater sees it and it pulls you out of the movie experience. It's every bit as intrusvie as talking."
    However, the determined texter was not about to let the matter rest. She called up the Alamo Drafthouse and left a profanity-laced (and perhaps slightly inebriated) message decrying the theater's policies. "Yeah, I was wondering if you guys actually enjoy treating your customers like a pieces of sh*t," she opened, "Because that's how I felt when I went to the Alamo Drafthouse!"
    "So excuse me for using my phone, in USA magnited States of America" she raged, "where yer-you are free to text in a the-a-ter!"
    But the theater (and its future patrons) are getting the last laugh. The Drafthouse took audio of the woman's voicemail, transcribed it, and turned it into an in-house preview that warns theatergoers against cell phone use during movies. Given the former patron's colorful language, they'll only be screening it before R-rated films. We've embedded a clean version of the PSA below, with objectionable language beeped out:
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    I love it when the stupid out themselves for all to see and hear.

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    It is heartwarming.
    RIP Sarah Noll~11-8-87 to 4-17-08

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    Beautiful, another victory of sorts at the Alamo
    the sole advantage of power is that you can do more good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Motorwaycop View Post
    Beautiful, another victory of sorts at the Alamo
    Job security...

    Ecclesiastes 8:11 Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

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    She was warned


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    Niiiice.
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    --"Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped." -Elbert Hubbard

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    Quote Originally Posted by Motorwaycop View Post
    Beautiful, another victory of sorts at the Alamo
    As a Texan, I sincerely appreciate the sentiment, Old Chap..but Mexico won the Battle of The Alamo. But we got them back at the ensuing Battle of San Jacinto.
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