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What is your #1 elevator pet peeve?

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Men letting women off first if it’s not logical to do so. If I’m all the way at the back just get off first.

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When someone gets on and they are only going up or down 1 floor

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When ppl talk to me

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Yeah, it’s totally the “ladies off first thing.” As a woman, I do appreciate the sentiment and the effort... but frankly I’m here in the back with a big purse and a briefcase and you slightly turning to allow me to leave before you is just awkward to maneuver. Just step off and go about your day. But sentiment warmly appreciated. Chivalry is cool. Just not in elevators. 👍

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The doors are closing, you think you’re home free for a solo elevator ride. Suddenly, a lone straggler appears. They wave their arm between the barely open doors, smiling embarrassedly at you while you grimace. They hit 3, you’re going to 15. The doors are about to close again... when large group of loud interns force their way through the doors as well. There are 10 of them, they can’t be separated. You’re pressed against the back wall as the interns giggle and announce their various floor numbers: 5, 6, 7 and 8. Finally the doors close. As the lone straggler exits on 3rd, an intern remembers he’s supposed to meet his senior on 9th, not 5th. Another floor is added to the queue. You reach 9th, the last intern exits. You have now been on this elevator for 7 minutes. It’s almost over. The elevator dings... you’re about to step out! But it’s the 14th floor! A perky blonde puts one foot in the elevator, HOLDING IT as she waits for her friend to finish a conversation with someone else. The blonde joins their conversation, foot still in the door. You can’t handle it. You loudly whisper expletives under your breath and you exit the elevator in rage. There is an awkward silence as you head toward the stairs. As you round the corner, the chatty squad burst into laughter. You enter the dark, terrifying stairwell and trudge up the one flight of stairs to your destination. As you hit the last step, you slip on the banana peel that has been rotting there for a month. You fall backward, fracture your skull and spine. You die. Your body is found 6 weeks later. Moral of the story: people who stop elevator doors as they’re closing are basically murderers.

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People who get on the elevator before letting people get off. WTF? Do you really not understand elevator etiquette. On a separate note why is the light to indicate up white and the light for down red? Is that a heaven/hell thing?

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People, but often older men, who instead of getting off the elevator when the door opens, reach their arm out to prevent the door from closing. They then let everyone off first. Why are you doing this? Just go

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Corny jokes... "I guess we took the local, next time we should take the express hehe!"

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When people get on and move to the side, blocking the badge scanner. "Ok, let me awkwardly reach around you so I can swipe"

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No way I always appreciate when men let me in / out first. It helps snap me into work mode vs angry nyc commuter mode when I see ppl in the building being chivalrous and considerate. Pet peeve is probably ppl trying to chat with you when you have headphones in.

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MEN WITH GOOD MANNERS LET WOMEN OFF FIRST.

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EY 6 CLEARLY has too much time on his/her hands lmaooo

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When the elevator is full and someone decides they can fit in regardless

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My pet peeve is when people come on with their headphones BLARING. Elevators should be silent

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How did nobody say a gassy passenger yet?

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Damn EY 6 went innnn

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@PwC 2 you should move to Sweden, no one talks in the elevator.

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The associate on my team would always hold the door and let everyone out first, and we had to awkwardly squeeze around him. I just passively shook my head every time, but i regret not telling him to get tf off

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I agree with EY6. I cannot stand when people stand their and hold the door open for people down the hall, or people chatting, or people shove themselves in when the doors are already closing. If I’m approaching an elevator that the doors are about to close and are already closing, I just wait to see the elevator take off before pressing the call button

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Grant Thornton 1 - ew. Always someone who has to cross the line 🙄

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