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Uben Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-25-07 03:16 PM
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8. No, but it was headed there! nt
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  -Elevator Falls 26 Floors at Las Vegas Hotel Bluebear  Jun-25-07 03:08 PM   #0 
  - No way that elevator shouldn't have been able to handle that load.  aquart   Jun-25-07 03:09 PM   #1 
  - Perhaps there are only three now.  Kutjara   Jun-25-07 03:11 PM   #2 
  - Their fall was cushioned by the unfortunate three?  tanyev   Jun-25-07 03:12 PM   #6 
  - Doesn't matter.. The safety brake should have kicked in the split-second it started falling  tridim   Jun-25-07 03:20 PM   #17 
     - If not a lawsuit, at least some comped nights and meals!  MidwestTransplant   Jun-25-07 05:51 PM   #37 
  - Aren't some limited to 1500 pounds?  DS1   Jun-25-07 03:11 PM   #3 
  - Checked a few sites. average weight limit is 2500 pounds.  Javaman   Jun-25-07 03:16 PM   #7 
     - I will refrain from buffet jokes...  Bluebear   Jun-25-07 03:17 PM   # 
     - Yeah, Tower of Tower. I rode that, it was a blast.  Nickster   Jun-25-07 03:18 PM   #15 
     - "and a cart full of luggage"  rucky   Jun-25-07 03:17 PM   #13 
  - "elevator may have been overloaded when the accident happened"  Javaman   Jun-25-07 03:11 PM   #4 
  - In Las Vegas? Probably  48percenter   Jun-25-07 03:17 PM   #12 
     - The elevator had just picked them up on the buffet floor.  MidwestTransplant   Jun-25-07 05:50 PM   #36 
        - LMAO!!  48percenter   Jun-26-07 02:48 AM   #45 
  - Was the elevator cable made in China? (nt)  fiziwig   Jun-25-07 03:11 PM   #5 
  - No, but it was headed there! nt  Uben   Jun-25-07 03:16 PM   #8 
  - LOL! Best post of the week!  KansDem   Jun-25-07 06:55 PM   #42 
  - What difference would that make? n/t  John Q. Citizen   Jun-25-07 03:17 PM   #10 
     - Considering their pet food and toothpaste track record...? (nt)  fiziwig   Jun-25-07 04:04 PM   #19 
  - I wouldn't want to be the one to clean the floor. n/t  Bonhomme Richard   Jun-25-07 03:17 PM   #9 
  - Holy shiite!  SeattleGirl   Jun-25-07 03:17 PM   #11 
  - Holy Cow! That would have sucked! On the plus side, I bet they're getting comped like a son of a gun  Nickster   Jun-25-07 03:18 PM   #14 
  - i bet they're not  pitohui   Jun-25-07 04:49 PM   #23 
     - So you're not really a "humour" kinda person are you?  Nickster   Jun-25-07 04:57 PM   #26 
  - Holy crap ... that is my phobia (one of them)  frazzled   Jun-25-07 03:19 PM   #16 
  - God, me too.  fudge stripe cookays   Jun-25-07 03:26 PM   #18 
  - Twenty six floors and still alive  catmandu57   Jun-25-07 04:33 PM   #20 
  - well 3 of them are still alive of the 9 who were in the elevator at the time  pitohui   Jun-25-07 04:47 PM   #22 
  - Everybody should read Colson Whitehead's *The Intuitionist*  alcibiades_mystery   Jun-25-07 04:37 PM   #21 
  - Oh holy shit! I've stayed at Fitzgeralds before...  nonconformist   Jun-25-07 04:51 PM   #24 
  - 6 people died. They didn't report that except imply it.  Selatius   Jun-25-07 04:52 PM   #25 
  - no  MonkeyFunk   Jun-25-07 05:11 PM   #27 
  - Got a link on that? The article doesn't even "imply" that anyone died.  Lex   Jun-25-07 05:13 PM   #28 
     - Well, the article in the OP was only this long:  Selatius   Jun-25-07 05:20 PM   #29 
        - Probably they didn't report fatalities because there were none.  Lex   Jun-25-07 05:21 PM   #30 
        - Update: " Three injured in downtown Las Vegas casino elevator plunge"  Bluebear   Jun-25-07 05:22 PM   #31 
           - Now that's a better reporting of the incident than the other link in the OP. Thanks. n/t  Selatius   Jun-25-07 05:30 PM   #35 
           - Nine people and a bellman?  Retrograde   Jun-25-07 05:55 PM   #38 
              - Good catch! nt  Bluebear   Jun-25-07 07:27 PM   #44 
  - What was the action on that?  mitchum   Jun-25-07 05:24 PM   #32 
  - :)  Bluebear   Jun-25-07 05:24 PM   #33 
  - They should gamble if they have that kind of luck  Ezlivin   Jun-25-07 05:28 PM   #34 
  - Yeah, really.  BlueIris   Jun-25-07 06:36 PM   #39 
  - No kidding. 6 to 3 is better than keno. nt  Sabriel   Jun-25-07 06:48 PM   #40 
  - Doesn't surprise me  pointblank   Jun-25-07 06:52 PM   #41 
  - Elevator Riders  Parche   Jun-25-07 06:59 PM   #43 
 

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