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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-16-07 07:56 PM
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So when the elevator car that has a sign reading 'capacity: 2500', what gives?
2500 people cannot fit in an elevator car.

15 can, and that's a squeeze that would make sardines envious.

Now, judging by relative size and weight, 2500 gerbils might be able to fit into an elevator car. But that would smell really really bad.
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HuskerDU Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-16-07 08:01 PM
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1. 2500
pounds!
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Cannikin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-16-07 08:02 PM
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2. ...
:rofl:
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-16-07 08:13 PM
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5. How do you know? The sign only said 'Capacity: 2500'!
:rofl:

yeah, you're right, but they still deserve a lawsuit! :P
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HuskerDU Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-16-07 08:23 PM
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7. It should say 'Maximum weight capacity: 2500 lbs'
I'd sue either way! :rofl:
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ChaoticSilly Donating Member (367 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-16-07 10:32 PM
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11. Makes sense
2500 of these would fit, especially if you use larger denominations

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Oeditpus Rex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-16-07 08:06 PM
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3. It means Limbaugh
has to take the stairs.

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XemaSab Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-16-07 08:08 PM
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4. Correction:
It means Limbaugh is confined to the ground floor. :P
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Cannikin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-16-07 08:16 PM
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6. But we'll waive that limit for him if its an express elevator to hell!
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Oeditpus Rex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-16-07 08:26 PM
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9. If it's an express elevator to hell
he just gets the shaft.

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Oeditpus Rex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-16-07 08:25 PM
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8. I accept that
I doubt stairs can be built strongly enough.



Selected entries from the index to Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot, And Other Observations, by Al Franken:


girth, Limbaugh's enormous, 7, 77, 117, 137, 177

Hindenburg, Limbaugh size of, 6, 18, 76, 94 (see also zeppelin)

waist, inability to measure without special instrumentation, 66

Titanic, Limbaugh's mass compared to iceberg that sank the, 1

X-ray, Limbaugh's distressed skeleton revealed by, 152

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XemaSab Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-17-07 01:46 AM
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12. I was thinking more like he would die of a massive coronary before he got past the 5th step
therefore effectively confining him to ground level. :shrug:

ps Al Franken is my god. :D
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Roon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-16-07 08:28 PM
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10. The aids clinic I go to is on the fifth floor.
They had national physical month a few months back and had a sign on the first floor that suggested that they take the stairs instead of the elevator. I was like,"Yeah!! Yeah!!" The workout will do me good!! I huff and puff to the fifth floor and the door was locked!!!! Needless to say, I don't take the stairs anymore.
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WannaJumpMyScooter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-17-07 01:48 AM
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13. Falwell, too
oh, wait... nevermind... his elevator is going down anyway.
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barb162 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-17-07 01:48 AM
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14. someone must have erased "pounds"
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meegbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-17-07 06:31 AM
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15. I wouldn't be concerned about that ...
look at the safety inspection date and when it expires! I used to ride one everyday for over a year that expired 8 months before I started and still wasn't inspected the time I was there. :scared:
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hyphenate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-17-07 07:26 AM
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16. Pounds--avoirdupois eom
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La Lioness Priyanka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-17-07 07:27 AM
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17. 2500 lbs.
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