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Re: [Phys-l] A geek's observations on "Avatar"

Times have changed. My mother related that when she tried to bring popped corn to the theatre (ca.1925) , she couldn't because the noise would disturb the patrons!!

bc when he attended UCSB, there was no tuition.

On 2010, Jan 04, , at 18:34, LaMontagne, Bob wrote:

Except for blockbusters like Avatar, theaters lose money on ticket sales. They rely on the concession stand to make their profit. That is why they constantly try to "upsell" you when you get drinks, popcorn, etc. It's a survival thing for them.