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this is fine isn't it?
sunday - 3.30
that's ok yeah?
Sticky thread plz?
JUST MAKING CONVERSATION YOU OLD COOT
MAYBE I BLOODY WELL WILL
if only the screening was at 4!
You're sat in silence in the dark for two hours it's not exactly a social activity (while you're there).
Surely it's only teenagers who are self conscious about going to the cinema on their own?
...are NOT ok to do on your own?
pretty much fine. no arguments over which horribly long queue to join next! if you want to go on the same ride multiple times (Simpsons ride), you can!
Like the sad old fuckers who sit at the bar and buy drinks for the 'hostesses' just to feel like somebody wants to be with them
...I certainly do like to have a bunch of my closest friends nearby whenever I'm sporting a stiffy.
Always sit in the same seat at Winchester's Everyman. Stretch out, can easily escape and have a wee or get another beer without disturbing anyone, next to a radiator. Don't have to compromise on what to see, where to sit, what to eat before/during/after. Beautiful.
now they've stopped showing the film.
Learn from my mistake.
NOW OR NEVER
i missed it when it came out.
they sometimes stick on slightly older / old films on when they have a spare slot.
- cinema (might want to avoid Saturdays >8pm)
- pub (as above)
- house parties
- watching porn
Things that are not OK on your own:
- beach holidays
- sitting on park benches at the swings
then you're allowed to club on your own.
Somehow it doesnt work. Unless you know you'll be bumping into mates there. If not, it can be a sad and lonely experience
People kept asking me for pills. Basically, if you're standing on your own with a pint, everyone thinks you're a dealer. Even if you're a scrawny 21-year-old.
and if you are over 35 they just think you're a pervert
when my mates have gone home and i didnt want to. Just went into the mosh pit and raged, then went outside bummed a fag of some girl and went back raging again. Was quality
you went to a club with a mosh pit?
that belonged to some girl.
I did get pissed pretty quickly though with no one to talk to.
Nobody to talk to + American bartenders free-pouring spirits = almost died
how do you go to a house party on your own? gatecrashing on your todd?
Had some cracking nights with this arrangement.
not sure if that counts though
if i meet some mates at the cinema i'm not really 'going on my own' am i?
but we're probably splitting hairs here
the point of the thread is being on your own at things though
it's not splitting hairs; i'm right
only downside is you can't discuss it with other people afterwards I guess
but that's what the internet is for
I go on my own most weeks. People who go in couples seem to always be whispering to each other or looking round to check the other person is enjoying it. Fuck that.
I hear people saying things like *I had to go see this film because my girlfriend wanted to see it and it was shit but it's ok because I'm making her go see a film she'll hate next time.* JUST GO ON YOUR OWN OR WITH FRIENDS WHO WILL LIKE IT!
When you're still digesting and forming sophisticated opinions of the piece of art you have just experience.
`Daddy why was the lizard so angry with spiderman`
`SHUT THE FUCK UP WILL YOU`
I mean like KFC or something. You get what I mean right?
Great joke me.
couples central, looks a bit weird
storing bread in the fridge is for twats and buy all your clothes from fucking Uniqlo.
is that you can usually turn up late to a busy showing yet still bag a top seat.
I just bought my ticket for tonight online and all the seats on a row were sold out except my favourite seat!
Totally fine as well.
I walked in and I was the only person there. One other man arrived about 5 minutes in and sat a few rows in front. That was it.
Solo cinema visits are OK, but be careful when it is to see a childrens film.
Lucky escape here I think
and there was just me and this woman with her daughter who left before the end of the first song. Pretty much the best cinema experience you can have.
I got there about 11:10am and when I asked the guy if there were stil tickets he looked really pensive and "oooohed" and then tapped away fr a minute on his keyboard then said "YES! Theres been a couple of cancellations!". I was incredibly grateful and when I got in I was the only one in there. Made some life resolutions when I got out.
He was taking the piss out of me. I imagine people book tickets for films then something comes up like work, traffic, death in the immediate family etc etc
I just wanted to express my approval of this cinema employee.
go over to you and just scream ALONE whilst pointing at your lonely face
HAVE YOU BOOKED?¬!?
DO I NEED TO BOOK????!?!??!?!
Okay I'm not really going, what cinema?
duke of yorks
I always advise booking Duke Of Yorks because whilst it doesn't always sell out, it does frequently
Although sometimes the choice of film makes you feel weird. I went on my own to see The Killer Inside Me. Felt a right perv. "1 ticket to the film full of sexualised violence please!"
Also, went to see Tron Legacy on my own. It was just me and one other person in the cinema. Felt massively awkward. Maybe because the film was shit?
Haha, this reminds me of the time I went to see Raging Bull alone on a Wednesday afternoon. Fifteen people in the cinema, every single one of them a young man sitting on his own. Like some kind of support group for angry loners.
never cineworld cause i worked there and it might be awkward
id feel a bit weird watching a kids/family film
or a 3D one wearing them specs
some right oddballs coming out of Hachi:A Dog's Tale
you look like a critic, therefore allowing solo access to all films.
I actually considered this to hide my embarrassment at going to see really shit looking films
A mate of mine had the great idea to go and see Toy Story 2 at the cinema one time during a particularly heavy weekend. He'd been up all night doing all sorts and walked there in a daze looking white as a ghost. They'd been boshing rancid speed all weekend and he ended up getting a nose bleed in the cinema, I was in tears of laughter as he described the strange looks he was getting from Mums, Dads and their kids as he sat there pale-faced, dressed in black wiping blood off his face.
All my friends have shit taste so I go see loads of films by myself. Going to see Lincoln and Zero Dark Thirty tonight.
shall i go in the balcony? i think i will.
I'm going to feel like a KING
it's 3 quid extra
so I AM sitting in the balcony
well if you'd given the thread its proper title of 'Is it okay to get given free stuff' we'd have been able to answer accordingly. This website, really!
I was completely hungover as it was the day after our massive end of year piss-up at Uni. There were about 2 others in the cinema and I ended up getting wood when Salma Hayek appeared... great times.
and have a ticket to a gig next month on my own. Never the cinema though. Cheers.