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Old 07-18-2013, 10:09 PM
 
Location: In the heights
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I think they should make staircases more inviting. It's annoying when I'm in elevator and I see perfectly fit people take the elevator for one flight of stairs.
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Old 07-18-2013, 10:37 PM
 
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Us poor beings out in the boonies don't have a King Bloomberg to watch of their well being.
I only work in NYC, when I'm at home I've got His Royal Huge...err Highness Chris Christie taking care of me, and you can bet he won't be advocating taking the stairs.

New Yorkers: For your next mayor, pick a fat out-of-shape smoker, or in 10 years time you'll be keeling over dead from the sheer healthiness of everything.
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Old 07-18-2013, 10:37 PM
 
Location: New York City
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aww poor baby, someone please get some soda and chips and leave popfizz alone on the couch
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Old 07-19-2013, 08:23 AM
 
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I may not always agree with Bloomberg on his ways to promote healthy living. But in this instance I do not mind the law. He is not banning the use of elevators or forcing us to only use stairs. According to the news that I saw stairwells will now need to be open for use and signs next to the elevators posted about using them.

I don't see any harm in that.
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Old 07-19-2013, 11:07 AM
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Location: Western Massachusetts
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I think they should make staircases more inviting. It's annoying when I'm in elevator and I see perfectly fit people take the elevator for one flight of stairs.
UC Berkeley attempted to solve that problem by preventing the elevators from stopping only a couple floors above without a handicapped key. It resulted in some people taking the elevator past their floor and then walking down as to not walk up stairs.
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Old 07-19-2013, 11:36 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn New York
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Oh please, bloomberg is just being a complete idoit right about now.

give me a break.
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Old 07-19-2013, 01:05 PM
 
Location: USA
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bloombag must be part of the illuminati.
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Old 07-19-2013, 01:28 PM
 
Location: Bronx, NY
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He's definitely overstepping his bounds. I do cringe when people are a floor or two away and take the elevator but Bloomie is over-reaching here.
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Old 07-19-2013, 01:30 PM
 
Location: Glendale NY
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I never take an elevator if I'm going up only one or two floors. I hate elevators. What if a blackout happens when you're in one?
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Old 07-19-2013, 01:53 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn New York
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He's definitely overstepping his bounds. I do cringe when people are a floor or two away and take the elevator but Bloomie is over-reaching here.

I agree, to me to wait for an elevator is more annoying than to walk up one flight of stairs.
I actually do like the exercise, as an office worker, I use the chance anytime i can to walk. So when I need the little boys room, i purposly walk up to the second floor to use thier rest room.
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