We are sheep

Yesterday I learned that we are all sheep. We went to see Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and about a minute into the movie, not even a minute, like 5 seconds, the fire alarm goes off in the theatre. It was this big flashing light and annoying buzzing sound. So of course we should leave the theatre right? Do we? No. We all just sit there and watch the movie, some of us yelling for them to turn off that stupid alarm. Sure, the building may be turning into a raging inferno but it’s opening night of Harry Potter and we aren’t leaving. So we all sit there when one of the theatre workers runs in and yells “We need everyone to exit the theatre NOW!!!” So then we get up and leave. Canca loses her purse in the darkness, the kids are upset, all I can think about is saving our drinks (lame). Seriously, its all about the chaos. The movie is still playing so everyone takes their time getting out because they want to see as much of the movie as possible. When we finally get outside, people in the next theatre are already going back in. So we go back in and, this really ticks me off, people don’t go back to the seats they had before the alarm. They go for the prime seats in the middle of the theatre. That’s a bunch of crap. Then, to make it even more exciting, we sit through 5-10 minutes of commercials and then they turn the movie back and they never turned it off! So we missed like the first 20 minutes of the movie. So we are all sheep and we missed the first part of the movie. The silver lining… they gave us passes. But I still can’t believe how long we just sat there assuming the fire alarm was anything more than an annoyance.

By the way, the whole thing was caused by popcorn that caught fire.

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