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Not the way it is now

Loresilme
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Feb 4 2013, 1:12am


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I'm not sure if it might change in the future, but where I am in the U.S., they give you the 3D glasses in little sealed bags when you go into the theater. Then when the movie is over, you're supposed to toss them in these big bins they have near all the exits so they can be recycled. The 3D glasses are from a company called "RealD". Here is a more detailed explanation:

"RealD established a recycling program for its disposable glasses in November 2008 and has collection containers in each theater with a RealD screen. When containers are full, they're sent to a recycling center, where the glasses are cleaned using heat and other cleaning agents, checked manually and by machine for quality assurance, and then individually repackaged."

I'm not really sure why they do this. I wouldn't mind buying my own pair and then just re-using them, like you do. Especially because when I went to the IMAX 3D version, the glasses were different and they were not in those little sealed bags and I got really grossed out at the idea that someone else had worn them and they might not have been cleaned (*blecch*).

It's interesting how the practice is so different in other countries - I'm wondering now if it might be different even in other areas of the U.S. - maybe it's only the company RealD that does this.

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    I've never paid so much attention to anyone's hair Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Feb 2 2013, 10:18pm
    I like to see it making money! Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Feb 2 2013, 10:18pm
        Ehhhhhh.. . . ! Yeah. That is unfortunate. AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 2 2013, 11:23pm
    Five times... bborchar Send a private message to bborchar Feb 2 2013, 11:04pm
    3: Missing polarizers belfalas Send a private message to belfalas Feb 2 2013, 11:18pm
        Interesting... Roheryn Send a private message to Roheryn Feb 3 2013, 4:10am
            Nope, but I got the impression that the HFR projectors were 'locked down' belfalas Send a private message to belfalas Feb 3 2013, 1:05pm
    four times... belfalas Send a private message to belfalas Feb 2 2013, 11:23pm
    6 times total Eowyn3 Send a private message to Eowyn3 Feb 2 2013, 11:42pm
    Alrighty then CathrineB Send a private message to CathrineB Feb 2 2013, 11:43pm
        Ha. Your 1st response AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 3 2013, 12:46am
            I know right? CathrineB Send a private message to CathrineB Feb 3 2013, 1:00am
    2 times imin Send a private message to imin Feb 3 2013, 12:33am
    Viewings Gelir Send a private message to Gelir Feb 3 2013, 12:55am
    But... what about Thorin's hair? ;) grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Feb 3 2013, 1:05am
    my answers: Jeremy Send a private message to Jeremy Feb 3 2013, 2:05am
        TABA stands for. . . AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 3 2013, 2:32am
            don't judge a book by its cover Jeremy Send a private message to Jeremy Feb 3 2013, 3:36am
                Ugh! They may have been Posers!!! lol AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 3 2013, 4:21am
    8 times so far Kimtc Send a private message to Kimtc Feb 3 2013, 2:33am
        This is sounding like a common occurrance: Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Feb 3 2013, 2:49am
            6 times so far MistyMountain Send a private message to MistyMountain Feb 3 2013, 3:06am
    my answers arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Feb 3 2013, 3:05am
    Oh goodie! Another fun thread! Old Toby Send a private message to Old Toby Feb 3 2013, 6:36am
    Okey. Dokey! Alcarcalime Send a private message to Alcarcalime Feb 3 2013, 9:21am
        Four times Lonely Mountain Send a private message to Lonely Mountain Feb 3 2013, 10:13am
        DITTO about the perfume! Tintallė Send a private message to Tintallė Feb 3 2013, 5:01pm
        An addition to my post: Alcarcalime Send a private message to Alcarcalime Feb 3 2013, 6:54pm
    Fun! Sślimė Send a private message to Sślimė Feb 3 2013, 10:13am
        The Star Trek preview confused me too Nira Send a private message to Nira Feb 3 2013, 4:29pm
    I may have more opportunities to be in an empty theater! Tintallė Send a private message to Tintallė Feb 3 2013, 4:49pm
    11 years ago... glor Send a private message to glor Feb 3 2013, 5:42pm
        Same Here IdrilofGondolin Send a private message to IdrilofGondolin Feb 3 2013, 9:29pm
    Fun topic!! Loresilme Send a private message to Loresilme Feb 3 2013, 10:56pm
        You don't keep your 3D glasses? Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Feb 3 2013, 11:43pm
            perhaps it was for IMAX imin Send a private message to imin Feb 3 2013, 11:59pm
                In my area Silverlode Send a private message to Silverlode Feb 4 2013, 1:00am
            Not the way it is now Loresilme Send a private message to Loresilme Feb 4 2013, 1:12am
                Thank you all. Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Feb 4 2013, 1:43am
    The Joy of Teaching Tolkien Clifton8 Send a private message to Clifton8 Feb 5 2013, 8:41pm

 
 
 

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