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How many movies a year would you say you watch (ballpark)?

4380 - I do nothing but watch movies, all day, every day. Sleep is for the weak.
0 (0%)
Over 600 (also known as the 1SO option)
2 (9.1%)
500 to 600 - Like, loads.
0 (0%)
400 to 500 - One a day and then some.
1 (4.5%)
350 to 400 - More or less one a day.
2 (9.1%)
250 to 300 - More than that.
2 (9.1%)
200 to 250 - Around twenty a month.
2 (9.1%)
150 to 200 - Around fiften a month
3 (13.6%)
100 to 150 - Around ten a month.
4 (18.2%)
50 to 100 - About two a week.
4 (18.2%)
Less than 50 - About one a week.
2 (9.1%)
None, I don't watch movies, I come here for the writing and cookies.
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 22

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Re: Movie Watching Habits: You've Got to Raise Those Numbers Up...
« Reply #10 on: September 05, 2017, 02:29:02 PM »
Counting feature films only, since recorded time:
2004-2009: ~140 per year
2010-2014: steady increase 225, 281, 390, 450, 461
2015-2017: steady decline 380, 355, 340 (the latter extrapolated from 227 seen this year)


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Re: Movie Watching Habits: You've Got to Raise Those Numbers Up...
« Reply #11 on: September 05, 2017, 02:35:45 PM »
Even with my summer of few movies I've seen 254 this year, my watching has gotten much more spurty the last few years.
2011: 608
2012: 614
2013: 528
2014: 154
2015: 661
2016: 682
The numbers above don't distinguish shorts and I'm too lazy to do so.

This begs the question: what happened in 2014?

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Re: Movie Watching Habits: You've Got to Raise Those Numbers Up...
« Reply #12 on: September 05, 2017, 03:31:50 PM »
Even with my summer of few movies I've seen 254 this year, my watching has gotten much more spurty the last few years.
2011: 608
2012: 614
2013: 528
2014: 154
2015: 661
2016: 682
The numbers above don't distinguish shorts and I'm too lazy to do so.

This begs the question: what happened in 2014?
I started getting burnt out on movies in late 2013 so was watching less already, and when summer came I didn't feel like watching. I still watched a handful a month, but didn't feel that compulsive urge. It took until Noirvember to start watching again, but it was still "only" 3-4 a week. I didn't really start binging again until late August 2015. This year it's a bit different in that I don't feel burnt out on movies, I just don't feel that compulsive need to watch. I wish I could say I was using the not watching movies time productively, but I'm not, just differently.

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Re: Movie Watching Habits: You've Got to Raise Those Numbers Up...
« Reply #13 on: September 06, 2017, 03:05:34 AM »
Even with my summer of few movies I've seen 254 this year, my watching has gotten much more spurty the last few years.
2011: 608
2012: 614
2013: 528
2014: 154
2015: 661
2016: 682
The numbers above don't distinguish shorts and I'm too lazy to do so.

This begs the question: what happened in 2014?

Was going to ask the same question. Do people feel a compulsive need to watch movies?
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Re: Movie Watching Habits: You've Got to Raise Those Numbers Up...
« Reply #14 on: September 07, 2017, 02:42:11 PM »
I used to try to keep a very high pace. Including short films I was an easy 500+ a year. I'm not so competitive (with who? I don't know) about it anymore. I probably watch a movie most nights, and often 3-4 over a weekend.

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Re: Movie Watching Habits: You've Got to Raise Those Numbers Up...
« Reply #15 on: September 08, 2017, 07:51:25 AM »
That's still around 435 movies a year. Pretty impressive.

The distribution of the answers is more even than I thought. Was it 1SO who voted for the 1SO option or someone else?
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Re: Movie Watching Habits: You've Got to Raise Those Numbers Up...
« Reply #16 on: September 08, 2017, 08:31:17 AM »
I currently stand at 45 movies (plus 7 shorts) watched for the year, so changing my vote to 50-100. Except I can't. Mods?

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Re: Movie Watching Habits: You've Got to Raise Those Numbers Up...
« Reply #17 on: September 08, 2017, 08:36:18 AM »
Wasn't me. I didn't realize this was a poll and was hoping to stay quiet in the shadows of this discussion.

This trip to Italy marks one of my longest stretches of time without watching a movie. Something that will continue until I fly home on Monday.

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Re: Movie Watching Habits: You've Got to Raise Those Numbers Up...
« Reply #18 on: September 08, 2017, 08:59:53 AM »
I currently stand at 45 movies (plus 7 shorts) watched for the year, so changing my vote to 50-100. Except I can't. Mods?

Damn, I thought I had the hole poll creating thing down by now.
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« Reply #19 on: September 08, 2017, 09:00:21 AM »
Wasn't me. I didn't realize this was a poll and was hoping to stay quiet in the shadows of this discussion.

This trip to Italy marks one of my longest stretches of time without watching a movie. Something that will continue until I fly home on Monday.

I know one movie you could watch on your Trip to Italy...
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