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Old Jan 07, 2013, 07:11 PM
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Near panic on wrong way escalator

This is almost too much; an escalator reverses direction and, well, just watch what these people try to do. Back and neck pain, sure, right...

http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/07/us/new...ent/?hpt=hp_t3
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Old Jan 07, 2013, 07:17 PM
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So you're taking pleasure in the pain and suffering of storm survivors. Okay.
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Old Jan 07, 2013, 07:22 PM
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So you're taking pleasure in the pain and suffering of storm survivors. Okay.
Back and neck pain is the ticket for big lawsuit on whoever owns that subway. Back and neck pain is something that is nearly impossible to disprove... Maybe im missing something?
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Old Jan 07, 2013, 07:24 PM
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Why didn't they just turn around? Jeez, talk about poor lost sheep.
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Old Jan 07, 2013, 07:29 PM
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Big deal. Why is this news at all? Poor frightened little sheeple.

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This is almost too much; an escalator reverses direction and, well, just watch what these people try to do. Back and neck pain, sure, right...

http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/07/us/new...ent/?hpt=hp_t3
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Old Jan 07, 2013, 08:44 PM
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So you're taking pleasure in the pain and suffering of storm survivors. Okay.
Are you for real?
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Old Jan 07, 2013, 08:50 PM
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I can imagine a rather unpleasant crush of people at the base of the escalator, masses intent on going up funneling onto the entrance while met with a stream of others now thrust at them by the reversed escalator.
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Old Jan 07, 2013, 10:04 PM
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Who here cant figure out why the folks at the top kept walking?
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Old Jan 07, 2013, 10:22 PM
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Who here cant figure out why the folks at the top kept walking?
lol, yep...The smart ones got on the railing.
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Old Jan 07, 2013, 11:01 PM
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lol, yep...The smart ones got on the railing.
Agreed. The others where far from sheeple as others labelled them. thoughtful is more like it.
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Old Jan 07, 2013, 11:38 PM
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The news said a handful of people were injured. Uh , how many sheeple is a handful.? That's as far as I'm going with this folks.Sheep shot at some poor souls. Note, other sheep jokes may be applicable.
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Old Jan 08, 2013, 05:40 AM
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The news said a handful of people were injured. Uh , how many sheeple is a handful.? That's as far as I'm going with this folks.Sheep shot at some poor souls. Note, other sheep jokes may be applicable.
Dumb sheep......... but some will get a pay day. Just the Government education at work enjoy.
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Old Jan 08, 2013, 06:18 AM
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Broken Escalator Man and Woman Stuck (2 min 4 sec)
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Old Jan 09, 2013, 01:00 PM
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Thats great. Saw that happen on a people mover at O'hare. It stopped moving and so did the people and just stood their waiting for it to move again. Took a minute for them to see that they could just walk.
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Old Jan 09, 2013, 01:41 PM
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Huh, that used to be titled "Liberals on an escalator" .... PC... sigh.
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