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The Worst Elevator Ever Engineered [Pic]

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The Worst Elevator Ever Engineered [Pic]. Uh oh, this is going to involve math, isn`t it.
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trez_a
Female, 18-29, Australia
 14 Posts
Saturday, December 19, 2009 12:27:03 AM
It's an elevator that caters to the unlucky number phobics out there. He`s the rundown.

-1 is not unlucky, but they`re put that instead of the usual `B` for basement level.
4 is excluded coz it sounds like death in chinese, unlucky.
13 is excluded coz it`s unlucky in western cultre, eg friday 13th.
14 sounds like MUST DIE in chinese.

Many hotels in the western world exclude the 13th floor, and avoid labelling a room 6 6 6 because of fearful customers. Likewise asians avoid living anywhere with the number 4 in its address.


iab-danijo
Female, 13-17, Europe
 24 Posts
Sunday, December 13, 2009 2:11:11 PM
maybe the missing floors are restricted floors and can only be accessed by a different life?

chimion
Male, 18-29, Western US
 91 Posts
Tuesday, December 8, 2009 3:44:20 PM
yeah # 4 = have same pronunciation as death

saUra
Male, 18-29, Europe
 1 Posts
Tuesday, December 8, 2009 4:52:39 AM
In china, number 4 is cosidered bad luck, so in many buildings there is no fourth floor.

Eliza^_^
Female, 18-29, Europe
 8 Posts
Tuesday, December 8, 2009 12:28:34 AM
Is it possible that the -1 floor is a european thing or something? :p

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