I went to a movie theater the other day in Woburn, MA. I saw a banana for sale. I asked about the price they said it was $4.75 for one banana.

My question is, What about the Sherman Anti-Trust Laws?

What about commerce clause?

What about encouraging people to eat healthy?

What about the wasteful food of the entire bananas that could have been consumed a reasonable price?

What about the sign that bans outside food from being brought in and consumed?

The key principles of Sherman Anti-Trust is: (Market allocation, price fixing or gouging)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherman_Antitrust_Act

Commerce Clause: (excluding other markets from competition).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commerce_Clause

Obesity Epidemic:

http://www.cdc.gov/CDCTV/ObesityEpidemic/

Food shortage food crisis???

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/world/globalfoodcrisis/

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Cubey's picture
Cubey 5 years 8 weeks ago
#1

Pick it up next time and make obsense gestures with it.... on your way out after the movie, of course.

Palindromedary's picture
Palindromedary 5 years 8 weeks ago
#2

Do what a lot of people do, sneak food and bottles of drink into the theater. I paid $4.50 for a Starbucks Grande coffee in a theater just today. In normal Starbucks, who I think overcharges as it is, only charges about $2 for a Grande. The theaters have to make their money somehow, I guess, I hardly ever see very large audiences anymore. Probably due to large screen HDTV and DVDs or Blueray or on-line movies. I saw a 78" Curved Ultra HDTV 4k the other day for about $8,000. Zowie! Beautiful crisp and clear and it is hard to tell if you are watching a real scene or something on TV. But, like the original HDTVs, the price is pretty high right now.

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Robindell 5 years 8 weeks ago
#3

I would have bought the banna and asked for a refund of the movie admission price.

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Aliceinwonderland 5 years 8 weeks ago
#4

Robindell, good luck with that.

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