Thursday, October 15, 2009
Pedro On Riding Ghetto Elevators
Ghetto elevators, I hate 'em. I'm talking about the one's with an inch of either green or dark blue paint on the doors, the one's that drop half a foot before they go up. Or when they stop. The one's that are too small for a stretcher even after you fold it like a Transformer.
Ghetto elevators also shudder when they move, have lights that flicker and the cars smell like piss, pot and burning machine oil.
Whenever possible I will take the stairs. I usually arrive on the floor long before the Ghetto elevator. Even when carrying the House bag, even when the landings are filled with Gangstas.
Here is a little known fact about elevators you might not be aware of. Not just Ghetto elevators, all elevators. Store this little factoid away in the back of your mind if you are afraid of elevators:
Once the door of the elevator closes there is less than five minutes of air inside the car. Five minutes. Less if it's crowded. Just five minutes of air.
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