And why I hate them even more now.
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There are ways to cut through the compulsory trailers and ads and go right to the movie.
Where you rent is increasingly about what technology you use.
When you've paid off debt and saved for emergencies and retirement, whatever's left over is yours to do with as you please, right?
Deals and freebies include Dora's birthday party, 2-for-1 movie tickets, yet more free smoothies and 39-cent tacos.
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