I Work Part Time At a Movie Theater

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    I Hate Upselling.

    I know, I know upselling is part of the job description, but the thing is you know who won't take an upsell and if someone has come up with a 5 dollar bill and says "Just a small popcorn", that's all they want. Even McDonald's understand if they say "just....."...
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    2 Responses Nov 1, 2009


    So I've worked in a small cruddy movie theater for about a year and a half. Most of the time something is broken, Ranging from the popper to theater 7. However, I love my lil crummy movie theater. The staff is amazing and we've all grown quite close. However, as the economy and...
    XxSperanzaXx XxSperanzaXx
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 26, 2008

    Best Job Ever

    I make $7.25 an hour (minimum wage in my state), I only get scheduled 15-20 hours a week, but I would do this job forever if I could.
    saraht0ga saraht0ga
    1 Response Feb 16, 2011

    Hellboy Went Airborn

    When you're made a manager in my theater, you're also the projectionist. The booth didn't take me long to get down, it was the paperwork I was having problems with. My friend/fellow assistant manager had been promoted about three weeks before me and was having the opposite...
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    3 Responses May 28, 2009

    I Will Write My Memoirs About This Place

    Of the three movie theaters I've worked at, the first was by the best, but my current theater is the most interesting. I took the job because I wanted to get out of the multiplex and the smell of the theater reminded me of my first theater - mold. The theater is falling apart...
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    5 Responses May 27, 2009

    What's Under the Seats?

    I am the janitor at the local movie house. I use a leaf blower on a backpack to blow all the popcorn and garbage to the front where I sweep it up. I find all sorts of stuff under the seats: hats, jewelry, tampons, womens panties (sniff sniff), and lots of spare change. I filled...
    cosmiclove cosmiclove
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Aug 8, 2008
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