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« on: October 08, 2011, 10:59:06 AM »

edit - lift meaning 'elevator' for you americans  Thumbup

It's one of those potential 'danger situations' that seems to be ingrained in our collective consciousness, but it's definitely never happened to me or anyone else I know

so basically... have you ever been in a lift that has suddenly stopped between floors? and if so, then what happened.
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« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2011, 11:55:34 AM »

No
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« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2011, 12:21:24 PM »

Once.
I preferred the stairs long before that.
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« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2011, 08:09:43 PM »

Once at work during the weekend.  I rang the emergency bell for a good half hour before someone responded.  I was stuck between the 3rd and 2nd floor.  The maintenance guys asked me if I knew where I was.  Kind of hard to tell when the doors won't open.  Lookingup
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« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2011, 01:26:04 AM »

Once at work during the weekend.  I rang the emergency bell for a good half hour before someone responded.  I was stuck between the 3rd and 2nd floor.  The maintenance guys asked me if I knew where I was.  Kind of hard to tell when the doors won't open.  Lookingup
ah so it does happen then

1/2 an hour, I think I probably would've flipped out. I don't think I'm especially claustrophobic but in that situation I might be 
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« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2011, 01:48:09 AM »

Once. Was stuck in an elevator with my sister and her agoraphobic 6 year old daughter for almost an hour. We spend most of the time trying to calm down the kid.
My niece still doesn't use lifts these days.
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« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2011, 03:59:49 AM »

okay. understandable if she doesn't, really

well that's 3 people already - obviously happens more than I thought!


should I have said 'elevators' in the title btw? I have no idea if 'lift' means the same thing in the US
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« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2011, 05:24:57 AM »

okay. understandable if she doesn't, really

well that's 3 people already - obviously happens more than I thought!


should I have said 'elevators' in the title btw? I have no idea if 'lift' means the same thing in the US

I live in Maryland,USA and "lift" as a noun I think doesn't really have many meanings here, at least I'm not aware of any. I mean I might say "Please help me lift this heavy box." However I don't think I've heard the word "lift" used as a synonym for "elevator" here, at least not outside of TV, movies and books. It might help to write Lift/Elevator. Either way, no I have not, thank goodness.
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« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2011, 09:44:36 AM »

once with my mum for 5 minutes. Lookingup
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« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2011, 11:50:20 AM »

thanks sleepyskull.

once with my mum for 5 minutes. Lookingup
have you recovered yet?  TongueOut
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« Reply #10 on: October 09, 2011, 12:48:27 PM »

I was stuck in one alone for almost an entire morning when I was a kid. I only use them if I really have to.
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« Reply #11 on: October 09, 2011, 01:53:57 PM »

I was stuck in one alone for almost an entire morning when I was a kid.
wow.

okay, except for Circus has anyone else not been trapped in an elevator? I'm almost starting to feel like I'm mising out now  BounceGiggle
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« Reply #12 on: October 09, 2011, 03:17:55 PM »

I was stuck in an elevator in my dormitory at college. Longest 20 minutes of my life.
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« Reply #13 on: October 09, 2011, 03:53:04 PM »

okay, except for Circus has anyone else not been trapped in an elevator? I'm almost starting to feel like I'm mising out now  BounceGiggle

I have not.  Happy now?   TeddyR
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« Reply #14 on: October 09, 2011, 05:21:46 PM »

happy   Thumbup

maybe there should be a Badmovie league table for elevator stuck times

as it stands:

Trevor - almost an entire morning
claws - almost an hour
DS - a good half hour
FatFreddysCat - 20 minutes
El toro Loco - 5 minutes

LilCerberus - n/a , not specified
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