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Date: 04/26/10 08:03 AM

59 Responses to This Escalator Is Not Located In America [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
    18411 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 7:39 am
    Link: This Escalator Is Not Located In America - American would never put up with the effort involved with this...
  2. Profile photo of Cajun247
    Cajun247 Male 18-29
    10714 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 8:10 am
    The evil faux escalator!
  3. Profile photo of Kane132
    Kane132 Male 18-29
    374 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 8:12 am
    that preview pic is unrelated
  4. Profile photo of cousinrayray
    cousinrayray Male 18-29
    81 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 8:15 am
    how about those Americans? Am I right? EH?
  5. Profile photo of deltaumarcus
    deltaumarcus Male 18-29
    1959 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 8:17 am
    Cause we`re fat
  6. Profile photo of panth753
    panth753 Female 18-29
    9150 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 8:19 am
    XD I want one in my mall!
  7. Profile photo of Tinkerbellio
    Tinkerbellio Female 18-29
    1003 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 8:33 am
    That`s not an escalator, it`s just a stairway with funky handrails..
  8. Profile photo of madest
    madest Male 40-49
    7381 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 8:34 am
    that preview pic is unrelated
    No it`s not. Look again.
  9. Profile photo of Pabasa
    Pabasa Male 18-29
    4014 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 8:36 am
    The evil faux escalator!

    You mean the evil fauxcalator?
  10. Profile photo of Hedanito
    Hedanito Male 18-29
    397 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 9:33 am
    I could say shopped but any idiot could see that.
    This would be funny though.
  11. Profile photo of duffytoler
    duffytoler Male 40-49
    5196 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 9:40 am
    "Fauxscalator" - great name!
  12. Profile photo of number43
    number43 Male 70 & Over
    759 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 10:08 am
    shopped. i can tell by having seen many escalators before.
  13. Profile photo of hindesite83
    hindesite83 Male 40-49
    1 post
    April 26, 2010 at 10:22 am
    My opinion: The escalator is non-functioning, so to get people to quit asking questions and use it as stairs, they covered it in carpet. Notice one step shorter than the others - my first clue. Verdict: not shopped
  14. Profile photo of 5Cats
    5Cats Male 50-59
    30895 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 10:39 am
    Not shopped, it`s just a former escalator that is now a set of stairs.
  15. Profile photo of Gortrok
    Gortrok Male 18-29
    773 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 10:45 am
    @ hindesite83:

    Don`t think that`s carpet dude. Would you put carpet in a mall? o.O

    And I only see one stair shorter than the others. It`s in the middle though; escalators wouldn`t have that. I think those are just regular stone stairs.
  16. Profile photo of Kadinsky
    Kadinsky Male 18-29
    575 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 10:46 am
    Let me ask a question to everybody here screaming `shopped!`:

    Would you have the motivation to go to a mall, take a picture of a random escalator, return home, do one hell of a shop on it, and then post it on the internet; WITHOUT EVEN WRITING YOUR NAME OR ANYTHING ON IT?

    Okay maybe there are people out there without a job (or life) and find the time to do this. But the chances are just too slim. It`s way more likely that it`s just an old broken escalator, they turned into a staircase.
  17. Profile photo of LandoGriffin
    LandoGriffin Male 30-39
    3844 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 11:11 am
    I don`t see an escalator. These are stairs. Do not get the joke.
  18. Profile photo of pui
    pui Female 18-29
    3575 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 11:22 am
    Hahahaha! That is awesome.
  19. Profile photo of Link364
    Link364 Male 18-29
    440 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 11:25 am
    lol, definetly not in america
  20. Profile photo of Floupe
    Floupe Male 13-17
    203 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 11:51 am
    Lmao. Nice one.
    if i were faced with that,
    I`d make the next customer carry me.
  21. Profile photo of Mikeado
    Mikeado Male 18-29
    2160 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 11:55 am
    "I don`t see an escalator. These are stairs. Do not get the joke"

  22. Profile photo of Siyanor
    Siyanor Male 18-29
    1185 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 11:59 am
    Gortrok, there`s carpet in every mall I`ve ever been to. Maybe it`s just not a Europe thing.
  23. Profile photo of GRadde
    GRadde Male 18-29
    2556 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 12:02 pm
    I seriously hope you`re kidding. For the integrity for your supposed intelligence used in previous and later comments.
  24. Profile photo of howlingwolf
    howlingwolf Male 18-29
    1351 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 1:04 pm
    So has anyone established where exactly this IS taking place?
  25. Profile photo of DeathToLems
    DeathToLems Female 18-29
    1435 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 1:06 pm
    hahahah! <3 it!. i can imagen the ppl walking up to it and waiting for the stairs to do all the work. XD
  26. Profile photo of TheShape
    TheShape Male 30-39
    568 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 1:38 pm
    To quote Mitch Hedberg

    "An escalator can never break: it can only become stairs. You would never see an Escalator Temporarily Out Of Order sign, just Escalator Temporarily Stairs. Sorry for the convenience."
  27. Profile photo of WagglyBeef
    WagglyBeef Male 18-29
    72 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 2:05 pm
    Fo everyone claiming shopped "Please consider the following" look the reflection of the stairs in the glass on the sides, and what is more believable that some one took the time to shop the image, or that the escalator broke and it was just cheeper to convert it into stairs the replace the escalator.

    thank you for considering the following
  28. Profile photo of Nurcowski
    Nurcowski Male 18-29
    264 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 2:19 pm
    i think they were just going for the classy thick black rubber-y hand rail look
  29. Profile photo of DrDrewl
    DrDrewl Male 18-29
    13 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 2:27 pm
    Has anyone considered this escalator is just the same color as the tile?
  30. Profile photo of henryhendrix
    henryhendrix Male 30-39
    722 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 2:46 pm
  31. Profile photo of NitroJunkie
    NitroJunkie Male 70 & Over
    758 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 3:18 pm
    I was thinking the same thing...
  32. Profile photo of Raberboom
    Raberboom Male 18-29
    833 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 4:07 pm
    i bet people stand on it and just wait for it to take them up.
  33. Profile photo of seabass101dg
    seabass101dg Male 18-29
    478 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 5:09 pm
    Americans would also never put up with the effort of proofreading captions...
  34. Profile photo of Stodogs
    Stodogs Female 13-17
    301 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 6:13 pm
    Dr. Drewl- No, as you can see they are clearly attached to the floor
  35. Profile photo of xParanoia
    xParanoia Female 18-29
    768 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 6:55 pm
    Yeah, we don`t have stairs here. We have mouth-propelled movement. We just suck up lard and it moves us through the vats of food.
  36. Profile photo of Lionhart2
    Lionhart2 Male 40-49
    8311 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 7:35 pm
    The worst part is, every time a group of blonds gets on it, no-one can get past them to get upstairs for 3 or 4 hours.
  37. Profile photo of Nerdfighter0
    Nerdfighter0 Male 18-29
    212 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 8:48 pm
    Because hair color really determines intelligence.
    (eye roll)
    Nonetheless entertaining.
  38. Profile photo of IshiiDaFishy
    IshiiDaFishy Male 18-29
    773 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 9:25 pm
    @ paranoia. My sarcasm senses tingle. are you saying that isnt true? My research tells me otherwise.
  39. Profile photo of TR-Wolf
    TR-Wolf Male 18-29
    1557 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 10:16 pm
    How unusual, I wonder why they converted it.
  40. Profile photo of K3vin
    K3vin Male 18-29
    487 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 10:41 pm
    oh come on fishy, no need to be implying that americans are fat. although there is an obesity problem in the US, canadians aren`t far behind in the statistics.
  41. Profile photo of Vipablaz
    Vipablaz Male 13-17
    191 posts
    April 26, 2010 at 11:33 pm
    I think I`ve seen this before...or something along the lines of it I wish this was in America...
  42. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25350 posts
    April 27, 2010 at 1:36 am
    ha ha ha! good effort!
  43. Profile photo of Swaywithme
    Swaywithme Female 18-29
    3696 posts
    April 27, 2010 at 2:08 am
    If it`s not in America, it`s probably because too many people are used to their escalators and you`d have a huge jam of people standing around the bottom waiting for it to turn on..

  44. Profile photo of weee328
    weee328 Male 18-29
    8 posts
    April 27, 2010 at 4:03 am
    Yeah Canada, you ain`t that much better
  45. Profile photo of cornflakegrl
    cornflakegrl Female 18-29
    204 posts
    April 27, 2010 at 5:03 am
    I don`t get it. Aren`t those stairs??
  46. Profile photo of h0ax_d3m0n
    h0ax_d3m0n Male 18-29
    2513 posts
    April 27, 2010 at 5:05 am
    i love the title, lmao!
  47. Profile photo of JonathanFTW
    JonathanFTW Male 18-29
    48 posts
    April 27, 2010 at 6:07 am
    Look America! Stairs! Do you remember those?
  48. Profile photo of LtFurpie
    LtFurpie Male 30-39
    1014 posts
    April 27, 2010 at 6:51 am
    I think it`s puerto rico. I hear that a few ricans have died waiting on the first step.
  49. Profile photo of inoue
    inoue Female 30-39
    1 post
    April 27, 2010 at 7:54 am
    I can`t believe I signed up just to comment on this...

    this escalator can be found at a mall in the Philippines... and there are at least 2 of them! The ones heading up are the boring normal ones...
  50. Profile photo of random882
    random882 Male 18-29
    325 posts
    April 27, 2010 at 8:54 am
    I bet they were too poor fix the escalator that was there.. So they just used existing hand rails and put real stairs there.. Second a bunch of dumb ass people would stand there and be like "why isn`t this moving"..
  51. Profile photo of yepimbored
    yepimbored Male 30-39
    131 posts
    April 27, 2010 at 10:15 am
    Hey, "europeans"...yeah, we`re fat and call your relatives over here and tell them to get the hell out. I`ve got 5 spotted dick (the food, not an adjective followed by a term for the male anatomy) eaters in my neighborhood and I`m sick and tired of hearing how all our American food is crap and everything back in England is so much better. Delta is ready when they are. P.S. Who kicked your ass in 1776, bailed you out in the 1940`s, and is usually the largest responder to world disasters? Anyone? Anyone? I thought so. Now go eat your fish and chips and take your "jabs" before you die of extreme ethnocentrism....and Prince Charles is a big-eared, dumbo punk!
  52. Profile photo of Skott
    Skott Male 18-29
    48 posts
    April 27, 2010 at 11:15 am
    1776 the brits lost to the yanks with huge aid from the french WW2 started in 1939 for the rest of planet and berlin was actually taken by the russians ps name 2 countries to ever defeat the americans at war vietname and the brits (1812)
  53. Profile photo of GuardinGnome
    GuardinGnome Male 18-29
    2893 posts
    April 27, 2010 at 1:20 pm
    Another anti-America ecalator post?
    What the f**k is wrong with you people.
    I could make soooo much more dentist-Europe jokes but you probably know them all.
  54. Profile photo of WizardofCOR
    WizardofCOR Male 40-49
    155 posts
    April 27, 2010 at 1:26 pm
    Regardless of where it is actually located (thx, inoue!), I`m of the personal opinion that the US could in fact use some of these... =)
  55. Profile photo of Septemberex
    Septemberex Female 13-17
    646 posts
    April 27, 2010 at 2:24 pm
    @yepimbored hahah. I know exactly what you mean. But some of my counsins are english and they`re alright, there are bad eggs in every country.

    and Skott, why don`t you crack open a history book? Its not cetain who won the war of 1812. middle school knowledge...
  56. Profile photo of jerdboy
    jerdboy Male 18-29
    130 posts
    April 27, 2010 at 2:33 pm

    Your post is only referring to poo that

    A) Happened 60 years ago, and 230 years go
    B)None of us give a poo. Find 5 brits on this board who actually like/care about our sponging monarchy. You can insult Prince Charles all you want, but we were doing it first.
  57. Profile photo of ADMFlapplap
    ADMFlapplap Male 18-29
    175 posts
    April 27, 2010 at 9:50 pm
    @ jerdboy

    It also appears that everything yepimbored knows about the UK he learned from episodes of the SImpsons. I`m actually trying to figure out if some of what he said was intended as insult.

    "You guys over there eat fish! And chips! Together!!!"


    "I`m just sayin..."
  58. Profile photo of krisley
    krisley Male 18-29
    525 posts
    April 28, 2010 at 8:29 pm
    GuardinGnome, i don`t know about the rest of Europe, but the British actually have the least tooth decay of just about any other country. They don`t place as much importance on white teeth, however, so we Americans think they all look silly.
  59. Profile photo of yepimbored
    yepimbored Male 30-39
    131 posts
    April 29, 2010 at 9:19 am
    <---was just giving the Brits a hard time. I have no problem with them :) Best friend is from Coventry- home of the Jag-yoo-ah-er (Jaguar). He moved to Americurr on a Thuz-deh on a ship loaded with toe-mah-toes while sitting on a chai(silent R) before arriving in Californier.

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