Sunday, September 20, 2009

Serious Question?

At a movie theater how do you tell which arm rest is yours?


Put your answers in a comment for me, okay? 

14 comments:

Auntie E said...

I have no idea. I just sit in between hubby and daughter and use both,lol.
Can't wait to see if some one knows.

ellen b. said...

Good question. Or on an airplane. I always get someone who thinks both are theirs and when you are stuck in the middle how does that work???

Dimple said...

Well, if you are on a DATE, then you hold hands and share the armrest. If you are with your children, then you get the armrest. If you are with your parents, then they get first choice. After that, negotiate! (Of course, these "rules" were just made up by me!)

Jan said...

Bob hogs the armrest. I love the theaters that have disappearing armrest, so it's like sitting in a love seat. If I'm next to a stranger, I just don't bother.

Judi said...

I didn't realize I had an assigned arm rest. If I recall, the beverage holders are to our left so is it the left one? I usually use whichever arm rest isn't being used by someone else, kind of a first come, first serve approach.

~Just me again~ said...

I don't think theres a right answer for this. I'm right handed so if I get there first I take the right side....if I'm with my partner and we share a drink its inbetween us.

Akelamalu said...

I don't think there's an answer, just a case of first come first served I'd say. :)

Thom said...

I say first come first serve myself. I try and be nice however and if I take one I won't take the other side. But come to think of it I don't do movies much so oh well...

Queen-Size funny bone said...

everything goes to the right.

Travis said...

Evidence suggests that the majority of people hold a popcorn bag with the left hand while eating the popcorn with the right hand. Therefore I conclude that the arm rest to the left the one we should use.

Personal experience suggests that since I select the last seat on the left in a row, then the arm rest to the left is mine.

Your EG Tour Guide said...

If my husband is beside me, it's definitely NOT the one on that side. He has broad shoulders and takes the two beside his seat. LOL So I guess it's the other one. ;-)

kikipotamus said...

At the theatre I attend most often, I figured this out by noticing that the right-most seat next to the aisle has no cup holder to the right of it, only one on the left. The left-most seat next to the other aisle does have a cup holder on the left of it. So that's how I know my cup holder is on my left. Otherwise the poor person on the end has none at all.

maryt/theteach said...

Okay everyone, here's the answer:

There are usually two armrests. But that doesn't mean there are two armrests for every seat. If there are 10 seats in a row that means there are eleven armrests, most usually, but in some theaters there are only 9 cupholders. So if you are sitting between 2 armrests that means of course if no one is sitting next to you, that you can use any armrest you d____ well please, or both if you like! :)

Mary said...

You really make me laugh . I have some piecework I could send your way if you need more to do :-).