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Old 22.06.2011, 17:40
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Re: Lift etiquette

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I do this...

Can't press one button and leave the other one out. I have to fight the urge to press the button with the bell on it too, just to see what will happen...
the so called "bell de nuit" ?
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Old 22.06.2011, 17:45
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Re: Lift etiquette

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Lift etiquette should incorporate a rule that says able bodied people without strollers shouldn't be so flipping lazy and take the stairs.

I don't know how much of my life I have wasted standing waiting for a lift only to have one ping open and be full to bursting with lazy buggers who should use the stairs (which are often escalators in many shops!!).

The buggy, consequently, wasn't a long standing feature when we discovered a baby carrier...
this has been discussed before, the unanimous conclusion was: don't take your stroller anywhere in public.
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Old 22.06.2011, 17:46
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Re: Lift etiquette

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I do this...

Can't press one button and leave the other one out. I have to fight the urge to press the button with the bell on it too, just to see what will happen...
Do you also push the button at pedestrian crossing lights multiple times and believe it will turn green quicker?
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Old 22.06.2011, 17:47
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Do you also push the button at pedestrian crossing lights multiple times and believe it will turn green quicker?
Ha- everyone knows that doesn't work: you have to hit it hard. Then the light changes.
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Old 22.06.2011, 17:49
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Do you also push the button at pedestrian crossing lights multiple times and believe it will turn green quicker?
I'm the guy who presses the button but then crosses at red anyway.

It's because of me that most of these button things have been dismantled in Zürich.
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Old 22.06.2011, 17:51
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Re: Lift etiquette

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Something similar happened to Murray Walker at home.
It was Stirling Moss, using some crazy lift custom built for him by Williams F1
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Old 22.06.2011, 17:57
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It was Stirling Moss, using some crazy lift custom built for him by Williams F1
Oh yeah. Him.
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Old 22.06.2011, 18:01
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Re: Lift etiquette

Rule 1: don't break wind
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Old 22.06.2011, 18:01
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Rule 2: keep your hands to yourself
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Old 22.06.2011, 18:02
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Rule 3: don't look or smile at a stranger
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Old 22.06.2011, 18:03
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People are always trying to take the fun out of stuff...
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Old 22.06.2011, 18:13
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Re: Lift etiquette

Ohhh yes.. hugely annoying.. see it all the time at 'Paradise' in Allschwil

Actually I thought the post would be the other incredibly annoying bit of poor lift etiquette:

- You're standing in the lift
- You get to your floor
- The doors open
- You start to get out and before you're through the door
- Some f.wit tries to push past you to get in !!! wtf !!!

It makes it harder for you to get out.. it makes it harder for them to get in ! It's so bad I've resorted to a few shoulder charges in the past... and enjoyed the resulting argy bargy....
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Old 22.06.2011, 18:18
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Re: Lift etiquette

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Ohhh yes.. hugely annoying.. see it all the time at 'Paradise' in Allschwil

Actually I thought the post would be the other incredibly annoying bit of poor lift etiquette:

- You're standing in the lift
- You get to your floor
- The doors open
- You start to get out and before you're through the door
- Some f.wit tries to push past you to get in !!! wtf !!!

It makes it harder for you to get out.. it makes it harder for them to get in ! It's so bad I've resorted to a few shoulder charges in the past... and enjoyed the resulting argy bargy....
make a loud rasping fart in the lift before you leave
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Old 22.06.2011, 18:22
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make a loud rasping fart in the lift before you leave
The silent but deadly ones are worse (allegedly).
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Old 22.06.2011, 18:26
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The silent but deadly ones are worse (allegedly).
They hit the floor first and then rise up. So one can lay a trap: release the hounds, exit elevator, next chap or lass hops in, evidence becomes evident, and when they exit they get the nasty looks from the next passengers!!

Or so I've heard, in theory, you know.
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Old 22.06.2011, 18:28
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The silent but deadly ones are worse (allegedly).
not allegedly - tried, tested and proven. According to feedback, the most powerful ones are post-curries.



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Or so I've heard, in theory, you know.
A real man...........

I personally havent encountered what the OP has described. What I've encountered on many occasions here is the person standing closest to the CLOSE DOOR button not making a single movement to press it when everyone's gotten in already. I mean, will it kill you to press a button?
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Old 23.06.2011, 08:01
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Re: Lift etiquette

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Lift etiquette should incorporate a rule that says able bodied people without strollers shouldn't be so flipping lazy and take the stairs.
What about able-bodied people without strollers but carrying a cumbersome bag full of books, dictionaries, photocopies and other tuition materials to the Migros Schule on the 5th floor?
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Old 23.06.2011, 08:08
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Re: Lift etiquette

The other day a chap asked me to give him a lift. So I said, "you look terrific and you're a really nice bloke".

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Re: Lift etiquette

what I hate is people who fart in lifts-especially those rotten egg farts!
Hard to hold your breath for 10 floors.
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Old 26.06.2011, 22:12
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Re: Lift etiquette

I really must try and get out more. To big towns with big buildings. I seem to miss SO much fun living in a small village that has no lifts to play with!
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