Elbonics – n. The actions of two people maneuvering for one armrest in a movie theater.
With cooler weather settling in, many of might head indoors to many of the multiplex theaters across the country to escape the cold and reality for a few hours. We can’t really escape all of reality, and this is due to elbonics. The flawed design of movie theater seating in some movie houses is due to the fact that some older theaters link together the seats by one armrest. In some places, these armrests also have a cupholder. Get into the that theater on the opening night of a blockbuster family film or heavily advertised action or horror flick, and you will most definitely dealing with elbonics. If the movie is really scary, you may find yourself actually holding hands with the person you started fussing at about the elbonics. If you are lucky enough to end up at one of those theaters where you can remove the armrest, that can take care of getting rid of the elbonics altogether, and you might end up with a nice little couch/loveseat. Have fun at the movies!
One-liner of the Day:
Why do they lock gas station bathrooms? Are they afraid someone will clean them?