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PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2012 2:32 am   Post subject: Drive-in movie theater with pop-top smb

Popping your top and watching a movie at the drive-in sounds like an awesome idea. Bring the kids/pets, post up on the top bunk, bring your own food and drinks. Shoot, lay in your PJs if you wanted.

I'd imagine you would have to park in the back row to not block others view.

There's 2 places that have decent reviews. Montclair and City of Industry.

Has anyone tried this?

How would we be received if we popped the top and were in the back row?

Any interest for a meet up at the drive-in theater?

James Bond Skyfall is calling.

See you at the movies.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2012 2:44 am   Post subject: Drive-in movie theater with pop-top smb

Great idea! Gonna have to try that. With a 2 year old, it's our only option if we wanna watch a movie other than at home.
Let us know how it works out...


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2012 4:07 am   Post subject: Drive-in movie theater with pop-top smb

absolutefreedom wrote:
Great idea! Gonna have to try that. With a 2 year old, it's our only option if we wanna watch a movie other than at home.
Let us know how it works out...


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Tell me about it.

Lets get a group and roll together.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2012 9:52 am   Post subject: Re: Drive-in movie theater with pop-top smb

Ocsmb wrote:

James Bond Skyfall is calling.


Just my opinion, Skyfall: Best bond flick ever.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2012 6:39 pm   Post subject: Re: Drive-in movie theater with pop-top smb

Jacko- that sounds like a fun idea. Let's do it sometime!
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:28 pm   Post subject: Re: Drive-in movie theater with pop-top smb

absolutefreedom wrote:
With a 2 year old, it's our only option if we wanna watch a movie other than at home.


Thanks for the warning! Be sure to tell us BEFORE you go and where....so I can be somewhere else!
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:42 pm   Post subject: Re: Drive-in movie theater with pop-top smb

Jeffrey wrote:
absolutefreedom wrote:
With a 2 year old, it's our only option if we wanna watch a movie other than at home.


Thanks for the warning! Be sure to tell us BEFORE you go and where....so I can be somewhere else!

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 11, 2012 9:15 am   Post subject: Drive-in movie theater with pop-top smb

Hey I would love to meet up. Unfortunately, we live far away from each other. Last year My wife and I went to the sunset theatre in San Luis Obispo and backed in. We kept the top down but opened the back doors and cranked the volume on the radio. I had beer and she had wine and we shared popcorn, blankets, and other goodies. I had my sunflower seeds and I was happy. It was great. And there weren't a ton of people there so having it blasting wasn't an issue.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 15, 2012 3:50 am   Post subject: Drive-in movie theater with pop-top smb

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With a 2 year old, it's our only option if we wanna watch a movie other than at home.


Thanks for the warning! Be sure to tell us BEFORE you go and where....so I can be somewhere else!

Don't blame you Jeffrey...but so far I wouldn't trade this great experience for anything. Growing up w a father who owns an SMB has got to be the coolest!
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 15, 2012 6:18 am   Post subject: Re: Drive-in movie theater with pop-top smb

They have drive-in theaters where I grew up, but not in any of the place where I've lived as an adult - I am surprised to see that they do exist in the rest of the country.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 15, 2012 7:55 am   Post subject: Re: Drive-in movie theater with pop-top smb

I thought about taking my SMB to the drive-in this summer, too, but figured popping the top would be a no-no. But, good idea about parking in the back row!

Surprisingly, the oldest drive-in theater in the USA is right here in Pennsylvania, about an hour north of Philadelphia: http://www.shankweilers.com/
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 15, 2012 11:37 am   Post subject: Re: Drive-in movie theater with pop-top smb

absolutefreedom wrote:
Don't blame you Jeffrey...but so far I wouldn't trade this great experience for anything. Growing up w a father who owns an SMB has got to be the coolest!


Meh, it's OK. Makes one a bit strange, or so I've been told... :i3:
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 15, 2012 12:08 pm   Post subject: Re: Drive-in movie theater with pop-top smb

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Jeffrey wrote:
absolutefreedom wrote:
With a 2 year old, it's our only option if we wanna watch a movie other than at home.


Thanks for the warning! Be sure to tell us BEFORE you go and where....so I can be somewhere else!

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Jeffery,

Don't worry, the kid will be quieter than Dave's snoring!

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 15, 2012 5:29 pm   Post subject: Re: Drive-in movie theater with pop-top smb

Well I hope its good enough to keep me awake!
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2012 3:21 am   Post subject: Drive-in movie theater with pop-top smb

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