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#1 LookMumNoHands

Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:40 AM

Ok wise people out there -

I've got gold class tickets for tonight to see a movie. I haven't been to a cinema since November last year, so I'm looking forward to it.

But I'm getting over a cold, and have this annoying cough. I'll probably have a few fits of coughing throughout the movie. I'm pregnant, so can't take anything other than lollie type lozenges.

Should I go, or wait till I'm better?

#2 Missy Shelby

Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:48 AM

Go if you have a coughing fit maybe you could just leave the cinema until it calms down and then go back in.

Have the cough lollies and water on the ready.

The last time DH and I had tickets for Gold Class I was too sick to go so he took my mum instead!! biggrin.gif  It was always my understanding that once Gold Glass tickets were booked that was it and you cannot get a refund if you get sick etc.

#3 KnightsofNi

Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:55 AM

It depends.... On if you are in the same Gold Class cinema I will be in tomorrow.

#4 MintyBiscuit

Posted 15 November 2012 - 07:11 AM

The part of me who hasn't been to the cinema in about 18 months says go, but the part of me who would be mighty peeved if I'd paid for gold class tickets and had someone coughing throughout says don't go.

How effective do you find lozenges at soothing your throat? If you can take something that should avoid the coughing, or you can feel a coughing fit coming on and plan to duck out of the movie, I'd go

#5 LookMumNoHands

Posted 15 November 2012 - 07:32 AM

The selfish part of me is saying go, and stuff everyone else  biggrin.gif . Horrible, aren't I?

I can definitely tell when one is coming on, so maybe ducking out if I have one would be ok.

I might go to the chemist and double check that there's nothing I can take, and try some butter menthols today, and see if that helps.

I can get someone to go in my place, so there's no worry about me losing money.

#6 BadCat

Posted 15 November 2012 - 08:39 AM

Go.  Absolutely and 100% GO!

Movies are so damn loud these days (shakes fist in old curmudgeon fashion) that nobody is going to miss any dialogue due to your coughing, and you need a night out to cheer you up.  Do it.

#7 LookMumNoHands

Posted 15 November 2012 - 08:41 AM

Thanks Badcat  biggrin.gif . Would you think less of me if you knew I was a secret twihard?  blush.gif tongue.gif

#8 BadCat

Posted 15 November 2012 - 08:42 AM

Yes.  Yes I would.


#9 LynnyP

Posted 15 November 2012 - 08:43 AM

I wouldn't go because I would be so worried that my coughing was interfering with those around me taht I wouldn't enjoy myself.

#10 Greatmum

Posted 15 November 2012 - 08:46 AM

I think if not feeling well and coughing I would not go.  But how are the tickets booked?  Don't you just show up and get tickets at the movies when you get there?  That is what we always do.

#11 MintyBiscuit

Posted 15 November 2012 - 09:21 AM

QUOTE (LookMumNoHands @ 15/11/2012, 09:41 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thanks Badcat  biggrin.gif . Would you think less of me if you knew I was a secret twihard?  blush.gif tongue.gif

oh god, it's Twilight?

in that case, you should definitely go and cough throughout, preferably some big hacking coughs. Tounge1.gif

#12 BadCat

Posted 15 November 2012 - 09:42 AM

QUOTE (Sassy Girl @ 15/11/2012, 10:30 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I wouldn't go as I wouldn't want to infect other people.

It's only the lingering cough after a cold though.  They can hang around for weeks, sometimes months.

#13 MrsLexiK

Posted 15 November 2012 - 09:55 AM

meh I went to the movies when I had whopping cough (well clearly not when I could give it to people, just when I was still sick from it) I say go, I just stiffled my laugh and left if I started to cough.

#14 Apageintime

Posted 15 November 2012 - 10:23 AM


I found Honey really worked at sopping coughs too.

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