Sneaky Strangers Asked For Help Breaking Movie Theater Rule
Ok, here’s my question to you: would you vouch for underage minors you didn’t know to get them into a movie?
This was the predicament I was faced with over the weekend. I went to see “Meg 2 – The Trench” (which was as bad, or as good as you think it might be) at a local theater that has a no one under 17 or 18 policy for anyone without an adult after 8pm. I’m pretty sure that the policy.
My daughter and I waited for my son to show up, for a 9:10pm show, in the lobby. He finally got there around 9:20, so I was ready to get to our seats. As I started walking towards our theater, I realized they weren’t with me. I turned around to find them talking to someone about twenty feet behind me. I stopped and went back to see what was going on. My daughter told me that these three girls were asking if we could be their “adults” and let them tag along into the theater. She said that she told them she didn’t want to get involved in that, so we moved to the theater.
As I got there, the usher told us where to get our 3D glasses and took our tickets. I was about to walk in when my son, who’s not much older than the group of girls, tried to get me to get them in. Now I had to convince the usher that HE was with me. At this point I just wanted to get to our seats and I told him to knock it off and just get in the theater.
Here’s my question…..should I have just let them come in with me? As I sat in the theater, I felt terrible for them. I mean, I couldn’t pick any of them out of a lineup, but I recall they had their popcorn and the whole nine ready for the movie. I was a kid once and I tried the same stuff.
What say you? Should I have gotten them in with us?