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Do you use your phone during movies?
Yes. Get over it. 2 2.99%
I briefly check it once or twice per movie. 25 37.31%
No, never. 40 59.70%
Voters: 67. You may not vote on this poll

 
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10:43 PM on 11/17/12 
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CyberInferno
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Cinemark is releasing an app that will reward people for leaving their phones alone during movies.

So time to come clean...do you use your phone during movies?

This poll is in conjunction with this week's Technology Round-up (it's baaaaaaaaack).
11:19 PM on 11/17/12 
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CarpetElf
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Male - 20 Years Old
I usually send a text or two. But that's because I go to the cheap theater that shows the movies that have been out for months so there's hardly anyone ever there.
07:54 AM on 11/18/12 
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I always lose service in my theatre so I can't even if I wanted to.
09:49 AM on 11/18/12 
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movingxpictures
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Usually no, but occasionally if I know someone is trying to get a hold of me, I'll shoot them a quick text at the very beginning of the movie and then leave my phone alone.
12:57 PM on 11/18/12 
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I might check the time, or see who's texting me, but usually no more than that.
07:56 PM on 11/18/12 
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Neo Cassady
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Cincinnati, OH
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If you can't wait 2 hours to check your phone, don't go to the movies.
11:21 PM on 11/18/12 
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11:11
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I might check the time, or see who's texting me, but usually no more than that.

Pretty much. I don't pull it out and look at it, I mostly just slide it to the edge of my pocket, look at the time, and then slide it back in.
07:49 PM on 11/19/12 
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surette
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Boston, MA
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If you can't wait 2 hours to check your phone, don't go to the movies.
Yes. Can't stand people talking or texting during movies.
10:20 AM on 11/20/12 
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Anthony Sorendino
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Might check it once or twice during a dull part in the movie. If the movie is particularly gripping, I'll forget that my phone is there (and the movie is doing exactly what it's supposed to do).
02:03 PM on 11/23/12 
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iamthealex
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I try to make a point not to, but if there's noone else in the theater I'll do it.
08:26 PM on 11/23/12 
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Ismael182
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Chicago, IL
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No, unless I get a text or a call. I'll check to see who it is and then leave it alone and wait until the movie is over to reply back (Unless it's important)
06:42 PM on 11/26/12 
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InfiniteArms
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Perth, Australia
Male - 19 Years Old
Just to check the time, and I check to see who it is if I get a text message
02:03 PM on 11/28/12 
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suicidesaints
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Male - 31 Years Old
I think people who text or use their phone during a movie are douchebags

That being said, if I receive a VOICEMAIL or text, I might step out of the theater to check and make sure it's not an emergency... unless it's a packed theater, then I'll ignore it
01:25 PM on 11/30/12 
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Star Slight
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In a theater, no. At home i do
08:31 PM on 12/02/12 
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DylanPPPP
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Not normally. I may check it once or twice but even if I get something I wait until after the movie is over to respond. When people bring up their phones and text throughout the movie it's really distracting and inconsiderate to the other viewers.



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