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PostSubject: How to survive a free-falling elevator   Tue Mar 13, 2012 12:29 pm

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/13/science/what-is-the-best-option-in-a-free-falling-elevator.html?_r=1
Although this informative article answers an important question, it fails to mention that your first step should be to remove your pipe from your mouth.
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PostSubject: Re: How to survive a free-falling elevator   Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:39 pm

If an elevator could actually fall more than a few feet, I'd never get in one.
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PostSubject: Re: How to survive a free-falling elevator   Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:10 pm

I always heard that if you're in a rapidly-falling elevator, the best option is to lower your center of mass by crouching down. Then, you should secure your head between your knees and kiss your ass goodbye.

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