today’s WTF moment, brought to you by the non-profit movie theater business
October 8, 2008
Ha,just kidding, Larry Miller would never let his holy theater show an anti-religion screed like Religulous. Although, on other occasions, I have seen at the Larry Miller Megaplexes such moral, upstanding, and Christian-Value laden films as Doomsday, Rambo IV (I know, I know), The Crying Game, There’s Something About Mary, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill . . . you get the picture. Right?
Anyway, no, of course I didn’t see it at the megaplex. I saw it at the Broadway, which is sort of the artsy, non-profit theater in Salt Lake City, where you see this kind of movie with the rest of the pinko commie liberals.
But I’m not here to talk about the movie (except to say, it’s very funny), but to talk, of course, about the movie theater BATHROOM.
See for yourself:
Wait, let’s take a closer look at the signs on the wall above those fancy urinals:
I’m torn–on the one hand, I have long been tempted to post signs in my work bathroom with instructions on how to pee, how to poo, how to (and how often to) flush, how to clean up after yourself.
On the other hand, this is a movie theater bathroom. And they haven’t just left notes telling us HOW to use the bathroom, but for how LONG to do it. Here’s a rule of thumb–if your instructions clearly indicate that the required action will take longer than 3 seconds, how many members of the movie-going public do you think will follow them? Remember, these are the same people who use cell phones during movies, talk using their outdoor voices during quiet scenes, kick the back of your chair, and leave milk duds on the floor.
And really, you’re saying that if we don’t follow your instructions for how to use your defective urinals, the bathroom will be FLOODED? Maybe instead you could just leave some loaner waders on a hook by the door.
Or just put in a port-a-potty and save us all the trouble.