Only One Seat Allowed

Blog Post created by Giulia Champion on Jan 26, 2018


An old man lay awkwardly sprawled across three entire seats in the mall’s movie theater. When the usher came by and noticed this, he whispered to the old man, "Sorry sir, but you're only allowed one seat." The old man didn't budge. The usher became more impatient. "Sir, if you don't get up from there I'm going to have to call the manager." Once again, the old man just muttered and did nothing. The usher marched briskly back up the aisle, and in a moment returned with the manager. 


Together the two of them tried repeatedly to make the old disheveled man move but with no success. Finally they summoned the mall security officer. The officer surveyed the situation briefly, then asked, "All right, buddy, what's your name?" "Fred," the old man moaned. "Where you from, Fred?" asked the Mall Cop.  With a terrible strain in his voice, and without moving, Fred replied; "The balcony"…