"No Talk, No Text" Policy Should Become Theater Standard

The Alamo Draft House prides itself on a strict, "No text, no talk" policy. The theater stands firm on its commitment to upholding these simple rules of common theater courtesy: "Occasionally, someone doesn't follow the rules, and we do, in fact, kick their asses out of our theater."

The following angry voicemail comes from one such ass who, after boasting that she's texted her way through every movie theater in Austin, Texas, actually has the nerve to call the management rude for showing her the exit door.

Theaters in every city across America need to follow the example set by the Alamo Draft House...starting with our own Horton Plaza.

BTW, headphones are recommended if you listen while at work or the kiddies are around.

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Oh, goodness. That's funny. I love the spellings of her mispronunciations... reglear theater!

God save us from stupid, inconsiderate people.

I think exhibitors began the problem through years of cheapening and dumbing down the movie experience, to the point where people don't see the difference between cinemas and home, because there isn't much difference anymore. At this point it's hard to educate the ignorant masses unless one takes a really hard line.

Alamo is a chain known for serving liquor and food (which would seem to encourage boisterous behavior) so to see them kick out that jerk and then brag about it is encouraging.

After reading this and watching the video, I am a proud resident of the Magnited States Of A-merica.

Remember The Alamo Drafthouse!

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