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Topic: Escalators

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    1. What happens if you put a slinky on an escalator? (Contributed by Don F.)
    2. Why do they put those little stickers on escalators that read Passengers Only? Who else will be using them? (Contributed by Don F.)
    3. We call moving stairs going up an escalator and moving stairs going straight an automated sidewalk. So why do we still call moving stairs going down an escalator? Shouldn't it be a descendor? (Contributed by Chatzie Massey)
    4. If elevate and escalate both mean to raise up why do elevators and escalators go down as well? (Contributed by Adam Grickis & Krysta Halye)
    5. If you fall down an escalator going up, do you ever stop falling? (Contributed by Paul)
    6. Why is the up escalator always on the other side? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    7. Why is the UP escalator always broken DOWN? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    8. Have you ever thought of how hard it would be to get on an escalator if you couldn't see? (Contributed by Megan)
    9. When an escalator breaks down, is it really a broken escalator? Or just temporary stairs? (Contributed by mbcolts)
    10. When escalators were first used, was it a step in the right direction? (Contributed by Joe)
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