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Don’t drop your keys when walking through a revolving door.

I made that mistake a couple days ago. It turns out that a keychain with a few keys makes for a nice door stop. I struggled a bit to get my keys unstuck.

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Matt Maldre
Admin
15 years ago

how is this door revolving with no people pushing it?

Matt Maldre
Admin
15 years ago

Those automatic revolving doors are always mega big ones. Like the IKEA one. And like the one at the Chicago Place mall on Michigan Ave (no, not the Water Tower mall, the CHicago Place mall just a couple blocks south of the Water Tower mall). Although tourists always try to push the door and it makes the revolving door think something is caught, and it stops. The animated gif you have on this post is clearly not one of the larger versions, but rather it’s a smaller regular version that is human powered. I have never seen a smaller version… Read more »

Tom Saaristo
15 years ago

Nice tip of the day, moose

Tom Saaristo
15 years ago

Another Tip regarding revolving doors: In a M/F couple, the man goes first.

Mark R
Mark R
15 years ago

Funny that someone should bring up the M/F revolving door etiquette thing.

A female co-worker once mentioned this obscure rule of etiquette to me as we were leaving work one night and had just proceeded thru a revolving door (I allowed her to go first). To be honest, I was a little miffed by her pointing out my so-called mistake. Seems like an even bigget breach of etiquette to point it out.

Matt Maldre
Admin
15 years ago

And mentioning that when someone explains bad etiquette to you is in of itself bad etiquette. And my tell you this is bad etiquette too. It’s like we are stuck in a forever revolving door–much like the animated gif on this post that just keeps turning and turning and turning.

Mark R
Mark R
15 years ago

Emily Post would either be proud or horrified. Not sure which.

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