I Miss Drive-in Theaters

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    The One If Fort Collins, Colorado Specifically

    I went to it many time by myself. It's so cool to go to the movies and sit in the truck or on the tail gate in the back and watch a movie. There's nothing like it.
    ForeverChanged81 ForeverChanged81
    31-35, F
    Oct 1, 2012

    Sneaking In

    I remember my mom use to take us and her telling me to get in the back and hide. Lol back then it was so easy to sneak in and plus we were broke and needed popcorn so that meant someone needed to hide. Lol looking back I wouldn't trade those days for nothing.
    nubian13 nubian13
    31-35
    Mar 8, 2013

    Miss The Drive In Eh? I Hope So...because It's Comin' Back!!

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    LiTEBOX LiTEBOX
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 4, 2011

    Drive Ins!

    I am in NJ, and somewhat nearby is the last existing drive in movie. Should you want to go to this theater it's near Vineland (NJ) & is named The Delsea! Drive Ins are a fine idea for an evening out with the family!
    navyvet navyvet
    56-60, M
    5 Responses Mar 12, 2010

    The Flintstones And Jerasic Park

    These were the last movies I saw in a drive-in theater. I was about 13 and it was a double feature. The driven was in around Saskatoon and I think it might still be there. I am not quite to sure since I have not been there for a while.
    elizarose elizarose
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2012

    Didn't Know What Stereo Was

    You only got that one speaker to stick in the car, so everything was in glorious mono -- as were a lot of the movies anyway. 
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    1 Response Mar 11, 2010

    Almost The End Of Another Season

    There is a drive-in, but it is not that close to my town. Now that the kids are getting old enough to go, but not so old that they won't be seen with their old man, I think maybe I should take them over to see whatever is playing before the season ends. I wonder if they still...
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    1 Response Sep 4, 2010

    Would Love To See An Evil Dead Marathon

    I would really enjoy going out to the drive-in to see five hours of Evil Dead movies back to back.  Fun movies with the great Bruce Campbell and all that stop motion animated skeleton action.  I can not imagine a weekend evening better spent.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Mar 11, 2010

    It was way more fun to sit in a car with your

    friends and eat and drink whatever you wanted. they had stuff at the concession stand too,if you wanted that. my first date was at a drive in.
    xkmb xkmb
    56-60
    1 Response Jul 16, 2015

    "Refreshment Break"

    Oh...we'd get there early to pick the best parking spot and then get to play on the swings til "Showtime" We used to put blankets and pillows on the roof of the old stationwagon and watch the movies from there.....in the summer of course. Since everyone had their windows...
    luvlymi luvlymi
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Oct 29, 2010

    A Sad Bit Of News From The BBC

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23596661
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Aug 18, 2013
    StephanieTGwife StephanieTGwife
    51-55, T
    2 Responses Jul 24, 2015

    Lining Up The Ketchup Packets

    Lining up the ketchup packets so that the cars would run over them.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Mar 11, 2010
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