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Elevator Prank Gone Too Far?

Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:18 am

So who rides an elevator from time to time?

http://youtu.be/7N5OhNplEd4

Honestly, I think they went a bit too far with this prank. I admit, it was funny to watch, but what if something had gone wrong? People were clearly *really* scared - albeit fortunately not to death.

Or do I say so because I am German (hence humorless)?

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RE: Elevator Prank Gone Too Far?

Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:48 am

I saw it and thought it was a bit harsh. It's the sort of thing that really might give someone a nasty turn. Here is a slightly more benign one, which gives people a shock only for a second or two:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7a6fpy-mSMM
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RE: Elevator Prank Gone Too Far?

Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:10 am

That's a seriously lame prank. Looks a little on the fake side too.  
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RE: Elevator Prank Gone Too Far?

Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:24 am

Neither funny nor scary.
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RE: Elevator Prank Gone Too Far?

Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:15 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQMfPEiUJg4

I liked this one. The first victim is pretty damned cute, too.
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RE: Elevator Prank Gone Too Far?

Fri Dec 07, 2012 6:32 am

Quoting NoUFO (Thread starter):

I am not sure if it is too far, but the prank works with the worst fears some people have. Being stucked in an elevator AND seeing a dead/ alive child appearing. Just like in a horror movie.
It looks like some people are REALLY scared. Especially when the kid is screaming 
Quoting NoUFO (Thread starter):
Or do I say so because I am German (hence humorless)?

Nah, nothing to do with that - I guess   

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RE: Elevator Prank Gone Too Far?

Fri Dec 07, 2012 6:36 am

I first saw this over a week ago, and the first thing I thought was, "Man, they're lucky no one took a swing at the 'ghost' and she ended up seriously injured."
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RE: Elevator Prank Gone Too Far?

Fri Dec 07, 2012 6:41 am

Quoting EA CO AS (Reply 6):
Man, they're lucky no one took a swing at the 'ghost' and she ended up seriously injured."

People know that you cannot hit a ghost, so I guess nobody took a swing 

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RE: Elevator Prank Gone Too Far?

Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:26 am

If this happened here in the states those elevator riders would chat up a lawyer and sue the folks behind this. Some thoughts; the next to last guy looked like Jay Leno with a purse. And, the last guy reminded me of a Brazilian Artie Lange.
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RE: Elevator Prank Gone Too Far?

Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:11 am

This prank didn't end well...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDFJYougudA
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RE: Elevator Prank Gone Too Far?

Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:22 am

This elevator prank is a lot smarter:

http://youtu.be/NeXMxuNNlE8
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RE: Elevator Prank Gone Too Far?

Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:32 am

I wanted to know how that "ghost" was able to get in and out of the elevator unless the elevator itself was fake.
There usually isn't any room in the elevator shaft for a door on the reverse side of it. And the only time I have ever seen elevators that large have been in hospitals.
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RE: Elevator Prank Gone Too Far?

Fri Dec 07, 2012 11:12 am

Quoting type-rated (Reply 11):
unless the elevator itself was fake.

It was a fake elevator.
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RE: Elevator Prank Gone Too Far?

Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:44 pm

We shouldn't forget the hero from France:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FeaZRJhSmg

(there are many more elevator pranks from him).

And the poor man playing a prank on himself:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJghe0ofkj0


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RE: Elevator Prank Gone Too Far?

Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:39 pm

Quoting type-rated (Reply 11):
And the only time I have ever seen elevators that large have been in hospitals.

Perhaps it was a cardiology clinic?   
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RE: Elevator Prank Gone Too Far?

Sat Dec 08, 2012 2:10 pm

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 4):
The first victim is pretty damned cute, too.

  

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RE: Elevator Prank Gone Too Far?

Sat Dec 08, 2012 3:13 pm

Quoting IMissPiedmont (Reply 3):
Neither funny nor scary.

Agreed, pretty puerile. In the UK (and no doubt lots of places) you could sue for nervous shock. I would.
 
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RE: Elevator Prank Gone Too Far?

Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:59 am

Quoting EA CO AS (Reply 6):

Was thinking the same....someone could have hurt the ghost.....
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