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COVID-19 aftermath: What things will change forever?

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Posted: May 21, 2020, 3:57 PM Post
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A Swing and A Drive said:
I think the Milky Way drive-in in Franklin is an awesome idea. However, $35 a car is too much for non-1st run movies. Also, their May selection of movies is beyond awful.

https://www.milkywaydrivein.com/

Also, most of the kids movies they are showing are all available to stream on Disney plus. I agree that $35 a car is bad news for couples without kids to have to pay. Also, there's a Pick N Save across the street with a Red Box that currently has over half the movies on DVD that they plan on showing. Families with kids could simply rent those for $1.80 and watch them in the comfort of their own living room rather than pay $35 for the "Drive-In" experience where the kids currently can't even leave the car to run around.

Here's the worst part of it all... Unlike traditional Drive-in's of the past, there will be no double features!

There are emptying the parking lot between movies and you get just one movie for your $35. Terrible idea that will backfire on them IMO. They only left about 30 min between films to empty and re-fill the parking lots it seems. Huge mistake.


GREED! Cheaper rates, means more people will go. I wouldn't go for that price, especially if it was just 2 people. just bad marketing.

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Posted: May 21, 2020, 3:58 PM Post
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I thought so too about the Mallards when they were selling $40 a carload for one movie with similar type movies. However, they already sold out a number of showings (including a not so great Aladdin yesterday) so maybe the Milkmen will do okay as well.


They probably sold out for the novelty aspect of going to the drive-in.

At that price, no way the interest level stays past the first couple of weeks.

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Posted: May 21, 2020, 8:14 PM Post
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I'm hearing that the Majestic is looking to turn their lot into a drive in.


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Posted: May 21, 2020, 8:28 PM Post
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Will houses get bigger if one or both spouses work from home?


I think people would want an extra room in the house for a true office if they actually had to work from home that much. Feels like most families have that already though...either a spare room or a basement.


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Posted: May 22, 2020, 7:08 AM Post
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Outlander said:
I thought so too about the Mallards when they were selling $40 a carload for one movie with similar type movies. However, they already sold out a number of showings (including a not so great Aladdin yesterday) so maybe the Milkmen will do okay as well.


They probably sold out for the novelty aspect of going to the drive-in.

At that price, no way the interest level stays past the first couple of weeks.

You are right about that, if they expect that kind of revenue all summer it just isn't going to happen but it can work short term. Once Marcus and others realize there is money to be made that will drive down demand and probably price as well.


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Posted: May 22, 2020, 7:14 AM Post
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Outlander said:
turborickey said:
Outlander said:
I thought so too about the Mallards when they were selling $40 a carload for one movie with similar type movies. However, they already sold out a number of showings (including a not so great Aladdin yesterday) so maybe the Milkmen will do okay as well.


They probably sold out for the novelty aspect of going to the drive-in.

At that price, no way the interest level stays past the first couple of weeks.

You are right about that, if they expect that kind of revenue all summer it just isn't going to happen but it can work short term. Once Marcus and others realize there is money to be made that will drive down demand and probably price as well.


Yeah, supply and demand still applies. There's certainly a lot of demand for anything to do. And not much supply. 150 carloads is a pretty small amount in the Milwaukee area and there are a lot of families.

That will change though. And, as I said, those 9 pm and later showings on a weeknight are bound to be sparsely attended after the novelty wears off at the latest prices. I've no doubt that the Milkmen will make a killing the first weekend or two though.


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Posted: May 23, 2020, 8:43 PM Post
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If you're up for a south central Wisconsin road trip, Monroe's Sky-Vu drive-in is still rolling, and plans to open for the 2020 season in June:

http://goetzskyvu.com/SKY-VU/SV_SHOWS_%26_TIMES.html

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The Jefferson Highway 18 drive in is still open as well. The family has bbeen going there 1-2 times every summer. I think theyr'e also planning to open in june.


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Posted: May 26, 2020, 1:22 PM Post
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RobertR said:
I kind of wonder if this might bring back the drive in to an extent. Honestly, I don't know why, other than contractual stipulations, that Miller Park doesn't become a drive in when the Brewers are out of town.


Looks like they are using the Dolphins stadium as a drive in:
https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2 ... n-theater/

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Looks like the Majestic is opening Friday. With E.T. and Jurassic Park which is a terrific double feature.

https://www.jsonline.com/story/communit ... 258496002/


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After getting out of bed at 8:10 for an 8:30 zoom meeting this morning I had the realization that I will never work another job in my life that requires 5 days/week of commuting. It's quite liberating.


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Posted: May 27, 2020, 2:25 PM Post
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Jefferson Drive-In is opening up on June 12th. Lots of retro films on the plan, including not just the usual suspect.


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After getting out of bed at 8:10 for an 8:30 zoom meeting this morning I had the realization that I will never work another job in my life that requires 5 days/week of commuting. It's quite liberating.


Yup. Kicked my job to the curb after fall cleanup season last year and couldn’t be happier working for myself. 1-2 days a week netting the same as 5 days a week slaving for somebody else at all hours.


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Now might be a good time to be a freshman in college. Sounds like dorms are going to be single occupancy.

Gonna make hooking up a LOT easier.


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Posted: May 28, 2020, 5:56 PM Post
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Now might be a good time to be a freshman in college. Sounds like dorms are going to be single occupancy.

Gonna make hooking up a LOT easier.


Or a lot harder if you can't find someone who wants to risk getting the corona on the hook up...

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LouisEly said:
Now might be a good time to be a freshman in college. Sounds like dorms are going to be single occupancy.

Gonna make hooking up a LOT easier.


Only if you have a crappy roommate.


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wallus said:
LouisEly said:
Now might be a good time to be a freshman in college. Sounds like dorms are going to be single occupancy.

Gonna make hooking up a LOT easier.


Only if you have a crappy roommate.


It takes two (roommates) to tango. My freshman year, my family and I walked in on my roommate and a companion with no notice. I didn't even know he had a girl in his life.


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stalton said:
wallus said:
LouisEly said:
Now might be a good time to be a freshman in college. Sounds like dorms are going to be single occupancy.

Gonna make hooking up a LOT easier.


Only if you have a crappy roommate.


It takes two (roommates) to tango. My freshman year, my family and I walked in on my roommate and a companion with no notice. I didn't even know he had a girl in his life.


No towel on the doorknob? How rude.

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Posted: May 29, 2020, 8:08 AM Post
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I went and got a haircut yesterday. There was a huge virtual line that they had so they made people wait in their cars outside. When it was your turn, they put your name on a whiteboard and you came inside. Masks were required and worn by everyone. I left thinking that this is how things should be done in small public spaces to open things up but also be relatively safe.

Then I had the unfortunate experience of going into a Walmart. I was one of probably 5% of customers wearing masks. It is too bad that there are so many "you can't tell me what to do" people out there. I'm all for freedom but lets be smart about this so we don't have to close things up again. Yes I know that masks aren't required at Walmart but I was hoping for a much higher percentage. Masks really aren't that big of a pain for a small period of time.


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I do see quite a bit of variance between different places and people wearing masks. Used to hardly ever go to the Pick N Save near me but always go there now for food or supplies because of the high proportion of people wearing masks there.


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