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Old 11-14-2018, 02:27 PM
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Default Moviepass still kicks ass

I will never stop using it. If you canít see any movies because you donít have any e-ticketing theaters near you, um, d*ng. Sorry. please donít cancel your useless subscription
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Old 11-14-2018, 02:53 PM
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Waiting for the combo that comes with BabysitterPass.
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Old 11-14-2018, 08:05 PM
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It's still alive?
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Old 11-14-2018, 08:09 PM
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It is still limping along. I didn't manage to use all of my 3 credits last month, but I am sure I will this month and in December. One of the nearest theaters to my apartment does e-ticketing with MoviePass and as long as that is a thing it is still pretty convenient for me. That said, I bought a yearly subscription last spring and I won't be renewing it.
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Old 11-14-2018, 08:23 PM
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Moviepass is straight up unusable right now. The company has no money, so they can't pay for people's tickets. And as each day's budget gets surpassed, Moviepass pulls showtimes off the app so that the app becomes unusable. About the time where all the listings for your theater will vanish into the ether is at some point before noon. Moviepass doesn't offer a service anymore.

Moviepass might make sense if it was ran by the theaters themselves, where they could conceivably turn a profit on concessions and such. But it's a fuckin' dead-ass-dead app that only exists to scam suckers who are still subscribed.

I bought my year sub at Costco and got a refund a month or two back, so no sweat off my back.
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Old 11-14-2018, 08:25 PM
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That problems does not seem to exist with e-ticketing. I have not had a problem seeing whatever movie I want, so long as the one e-ticketing theater is playing it.

Also, the reason I didn't use all my credits in October is a lot of movie theater rewards programs gave me free birthday tickets.
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Old 02-04-2019, 10:07 AM
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My local e-ticketing chain is no longer one. Uh-oh. I was going to see a movie on Sunday but it probably wonít be a Moviepass movie. (though it was a four-long double feature with a director Q&A afterwards so that wouldíve been exhausting) Also itís unclear if there will even be tickets when I go to see something in an hour now. D*ng.
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Old 02-04-2019, 07:06 PM
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Yeah, my local e-ticketing theater is not longer e-ticketing, and now Moviepass is completely unuseable. It was good while it lasted and I was already not planning to re-up when my subscription lapsed in a couple months.
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Old 02-05-2019, 12:42 PM
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Moviepass's business plan was literally "People will pay for a gym membership without actually going to the gym, so they'll probably pay for a moviepass membership without actually going to the movies!"

The critical flaw in the logic was that people LIKE going to movies.
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Old 02-05-2019, 12:55 PM
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To my knowledge (https://www.npr.org/sections/money/2...moviepass-fail) Moviepass knew they would lose money on selling people movie tickets. Their business model was to collect consumer data and sell that to studios and theatres.

I guess the data they were selling just wasn't that valuable.

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EDIT this thread title should be changed?
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Old 02-05-2019, 01:16 PM
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I loved MoviePass's business strategy of taking money from investors and using it to buy me movie tickets.
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EDIT this thread title should be changed?
Absolutely not. The thread title is hilarious and was definitely made well past the point when the writing was on the wall.
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Old 02-05-2019, 02:00 PM
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Moviepass still kicks ass I saw a movie that was only 90 minutes long yesterday what a blessing!!

Apparently I will have the option to transition to a different plan in a few weeks which I might do. I can see two more movies this month; Iíll see how aggravating using moviepass is. I will have to spend 9 dollars for this horrifying 5 hour experience on Sunday, unless the clerks are cool and let me commit fraud. (just a joke moviepass cops!)
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Old 02-05-2019, 03:24 PM
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On some level I truly believed everyone involved, including its workers and especially its funders, would just forget about moviepass and change nothing, continuing to subsidize me seeing anything Lucas Hedges did for the rest of time. I thought I alone would get away with my crimes (such as seeing Aquaman, which I knew I wouldnít like) indefinitely.
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Old 02-05-2019, 03:25 PM
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I will happily pay to see further Lucas Hedges movies but I do think rich people should pay for my experience instead. Just an opinion.
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Old 02-05-2019, 07:10 PM
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I loved MoviePass's business strategy of taking money from investors and using it to buy me movie tickets.
If only more start-ups did something similar.
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