"I'm trapped in an elevator - wait, it gets worse."
"I'm really glad I don't work on this floor."
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"I don't want our date to end, either, but my arm is about to fall off."
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"It's the only exercise I get."
Tags:offices, office worker, office workers, elevator, elevators, lift, lifts, skyscraper, skyscrapers, high rise, high rises, exercise, exercising, broken lift, broken lifts, broken elevator, broken elevators, healthy living, new york, new york city, ny, nyc, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, workaholic, workaholism, workaholics, climb, climbing, climber, climbers, elevator shaft, elevator shafts, lift shaft, lift shafts
"I guess this is me."
Tags:shark, sharks, predator, predators, prey, preys, food chain, food chains, food-chain, food-chains, businessmen, businessman, corporate culture, office block, office blocks, ocean, sea, underwater, corporate environment, lift, lifts, elevator, elevators, elevator shaft, lift shaft, lift shafts, elevator shafts, fish, fishes
"It was horrible. I was stuck on an escalator for six hours."
Tags:escalator, escalators, lift, lifts, elevator, elevators, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, lazy, laziness, oblivious, obliviousness, complain, complaining, first world problems, first world problems, drowning your sorrows, idiot, idiots, modern tech, modern technology, modern technologies, modern convenience, modern conveniences
"This one to your liking, sir?"
Tags:elevator, elevators, lift, lifts, operator, operators, full, crowded, too full, waiting, winter, wintertime, fashion, winter clothing, winter clothes, winter jacket, winter coat, winter jackets, winter coats, winter gear, parka, parkas, bulky, heavy, awkward, down jacket, down jackets, inconvenient, season, seasons, seasonal, weather, passenger, passengers, limited space, modern life, problem, problems
"What does it look like? I'm running a little late this morning."
Elevator rolling TV picture.
Up - Down - Other options.
"Sorry. I think I just pressed 'shuffle.' "
Tags:shuffle, shuffles, jukebox, jukeboxes, smartphone, smartphones, smart device, smart devices, mp3 player, mp3 players, mp3, mp3s, elevator, elevators, elevator operator, elevator operators, lift, lifts, operator, operators, careless, carelessness, accident, accidents, accidental, incompetent, incompetence, wrong button, wrong buttons, faux pas
"Looks like rain."
Tags:rain, rains, raincloud, rainclouds, rain cloud, rain clouds, warning, warnings, early warning, early warnings, weather forecast, weather forecasts, weather forecaster, elevator, absurd, absurdity, lift, lifts, office worker, office workers, bad weather, storm, storms, rainstorm, rainstorms, rainy, rainy day, rainy days
Tags:elevator, elevators, lift, lifts, lazy, laziness, invention, inventions, architecture, ancient history, temple, temples, temple stairway, temple stairways, tribe, tribes, tribesman, tribesmen, short cut, short-cut, short cuts, short-cuts, modern life, modern technology, modern technologies, modern attitudes, modern times, ancient temple, ancient temples, lost to time, lost in time, ancient civilisation, ancient civilisations
"Well I have to go, my ride is here."
"This is my floor."
"Perhaps you read about it in National Geographic?"
Moses with the Ten Commandments on a Ski Lift
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"Does the co-op board have any idea when the elevators will be replaced?"
Tags:elevator, elevators, lift, lifts, cannon, cannons, human cannonball, human cannonballs, co-op, co-op board, co-op boards, board meeting, board meetings, replace, replacement, replacements, out of order, out of service, convenience, apartment, apartments, apartment complex, apartment complexes, flat, flats, doorman, doormen
Samson Gets Off at Fourteen
Tags:elevator, elevators, lift, lifts, four directions, high rise, high rise building, high rises, high rise offices, high-rise, high-rise buildings, high-rises, high-rise offices, passenger, passengers, offices, office worker, office workers, urban life, city, cities, big cities, skyscrapers, unconventional, think outside the box, thinking outside the box, nonconformist, non-conformist, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, businesspeople, business man, business men, business person, business eople, skyscrapers, skyscraper, big city
"Actually, I'm going up—and I'm going down."
Tags:yin, yang, yin and yang, ying, elevator, elevators, choice, choices, compromise, compromises, compromising, lift, lifts, going up, going down, elevator operator, elevator operators, split, splits, splitting, split the difference, splitting the difference, balance, balances, balancing, philosophy, philosophies, eastern philosophy
"In our lifetimes, Thora, many, bad things may happen to us, but we'll never be stuck in an elevator."
Tags:neanderthal, neanderthals, cave men, cave man, cavemen, caveman, cave dweller, modern life, modern times, modern tech, modern technology, modern technologies, cave dwellers, ancient history, stone age, the stone age, early man, primitive man, lift, lifts, elevator, elevators, lucky escape, lucky escape, trapped in a lift, trapped in an elevator
"Well, you're not going to try the fireman's lift on me!"