I Detest Standing Still On An Escalator

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    Especially the Moving Sidewalks.

    When I had to travel with persons I would get annoyed if they didn't walk on escalators with me but I would get royally p*ssed if they stood still on the moving sidewalk versions.  OMG, it is flat and if you walk at a regular pace you will certainly get across the airport...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    11 Responses May 15, 2009


    I'm paranoid. Which isn't too good. But when I stand on an escalator the world slows down. I'm the only one standing there and all I can do is watch everything pass me by. it's strange I know. :P  
    Isabellesheart Isabellesheart
    18-21, F
    Sep 2, 2009

    They're Too Bloody Slow

    I like taking the escalator. It's fun & the best way to get around when you're older. I'd croak on the stairs (like in the good ole days, Department stores) They're too slow. I think people get scared or a tad dizzy because they crawl, crawl crawl. Whisk my carcass up to the...
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Jun 12, 2011


     I really dislike them. I always try and take the stairs, but if there isn't I hop, skip and jump down/up Escalators, they just really freak me out. 
    Kiriablackmoon Kiriablackmoon
    1 Response May 15, 2009

    I Panic.

    When I am on an escalator, I try to walk up or down (whichever way it is going) to get off of there in the quickest time possible.  This came with my panic attacks.  When I am in the mall and everyone is in plain sight of the escalator, I know that if I suddenly...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    May 16, 2009
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