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Type 2 Going cinema tonight what do I take as snacks?

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Marvel_champ, Mar 26, 2016.

  1. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    nice bag of pork scratchings.. you get the crunch and virtually carb free...
     
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  2. Scimama

    Scimama Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    @Marvel_champ

    Are you going to see batman vs superman? can you come back on forum and tell me if its got lots of swearing in it? my 8 year old is begging me to take him, apparently Kung Fu Panda isn't cool mum! :rolleyes:

    and you can tell us what snacks you had :D


    Thank you :)
     
  3. ladybird64

    ladybird64 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Just a suggestion, something I did when taking my daughter to the cinema. I got her "snacks" ready, then asked the staff if it was ok to take them in for her as her diabetes meant she couldn't eat anything on offer. There was never an issue (this was Odeon), they said they had no problem anyway, as long as good brought in wasnt hot.
    Same with Vue cinemas. It might be worth asking in advance and explaining the food isn't suitable?
     
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  4. Pumkinpie

    Pumkinpie Type 1 · Newbie

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    Bag of sea salted plain nuts should do but once you start eatin em you cannot stop and if every one else is chompin toffees and chocs they wont want yours
     
  5. ladybird64

    ladybird64 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I love Kung Fu Panda. Second childhood?:D
     
  6. NicolaB70

    NicolaB70 · Guest

    Cineworld also have his policy about anything but hot food
     
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  7. Scimama

    Scimama Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you!! Great website - I have bookmarked it, he has seen a few Avengers films but many of them have been "adapted" by airlines etc, hasn't seen a 'proper" 12A one at the cinema
    if your ears start burning later its because I have told him he will be watching Kung Fu Panda 3 :D
     
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  8. chri5

    chri5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I remember when I was a kid going to the pictures, we always had entrance money and bus fare so if we wanted anything to eat it meant a three mile walk home and it left me longing for the day when I would have enough money to go to the pictures and have a hot dog.....luxury! Well now I can do that I never do simply because I have a real aversion to being ripped off, I`m not tight and have no problem spending large amounts on a good meal but five quid for a hot dog ? Don`t think so.
     
  9. KayeStevenson

    KayeStevenson Reactive hypoglycemia · Well-Known Member

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    I usually take Brazil nuts or mini baby bells plus water. My friends usually end up eating most of the baby bells!
     
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  10. zand

    zand Type 2 · Master

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    I just wouldn't describe eating anything as 'fun'. At best it's just food, at worst it's edible food substitute.
     
  11. zand

    zand Type 2 · Master

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    I totally agree with you. Likewise, eating a meal doesn't need to be accompanied by watching TV. The meal should be enjoyed and savoured. Then it becomes more satisfying and there is less need for snacks at anytime. No need to ruin a good meal with TV.
     
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  12. SunnyExpat

    SunnyExpat Prefer not to say · Well-Known Member

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    Oh, I would.

    Tree bark is edible food substitute. And even then it's still edible.
    Unless it's cinnamon, then it's also fun as well.
    (but tree bark is a bit random, in the context of this post)
     
  13. I will be eating dinner this evening while hurling abuse at The Voice. It is a fine tradition! :jimlad:

    It still don't understand eating in cinemas though. Perhaps I am biased as a former cinema duty manager as I associate eating as a source of inter-customer aggro and mess.
     
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  14. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    I didn't know 'Avatar' was showing :rolleyes:...................
     
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  15. zand

    zand Type 2 · Master

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    lol I managed to give up watching the Voice. I suppose I have one or two TV addictions left, but I think the meal would have to wait while I watched them. ;)
     
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  16. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    £5.00 for a hotdog, good god, what the heck is the size of the the thing :eek::wideyed:

    [​IMG]
     
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  17. numan43

    numan43 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    babybels, nuts and some 90% lindt for me i would think
     
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  18. Mrsass

    Mrsass Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    M&S luxury nut selection for me, love them!
     
  19. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    Well maybe some tinned caviar and a few slices of light choices Melba toast six slices at the most.
     
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