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Old 07-19-2013, 06:42 PM
 
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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.
Yeah, people are pretty clever when it comes to being lazy. That sort of nanny-state nonsense would tick me off to no end, too. I've got arthritis; sometimes it's fine and sometimes it isn't. When it isn't, I'm taking the elevator and anyone who gives me a dirty look gets one returned unto them. I'd feel like a fraud trying to get a handicap key, so if a building did that I'd end up climbing the stairs in pain and cursing them on every step.
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Old 07-20-2013, 05:12 AM
 
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Oh please, bloomberg is just being a complete idoit right about now.

give me a break.
Not quite. Bloomberg knows the finances of the city and is a businessman.

He realizes that the biggest stranglehold on the city budget is healthcare. Weve got a lot of poor and working poor in this city which means a lot of " free" health care.

A lot of NYers are just ignorant as to the finances of the city.
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Old 07-21-2013, 01:32 PM
 
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ridiculous.
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Old 07-21-2013, 02:44 PM
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Location: Confines of the 101 Precinct
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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.
That wouldn't work here. Why should a UPS/Fed EX delivery man with a large package have to suffer because of a few fat asses?
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Old 07-21-2013, 08:08 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn New York
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Not quite. Bloomberg knows the finances of the city and is a businessman.

He realizes that the biggest stranglehold on the city budget is healthcare. Weve got a lot of poor and working poor in this city which means a lot of " free" health care.

A lot of NYers are just ignorant as to the finances of the city.
than stick to the finances and leave us people alone. figure something else out.

we want to drink extra large sodas, smoke and take an elevator.
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