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June 26th, 2015 at 7:51:47 PM permalink
Please add teddys and HotBlonde to the list of WoV members who have had the courage to accept the WoV escalator challenge. In this case the escalator was at the Orleans, leading to and from the convention center on the second floor.





I'm hoping somebody will take the challenge on the Treasure Island escalator someday.
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June 26th, 2015 at 8:46:04 PM permalink
Good work, guys!

I did it at The Plaza, but I think that was a lesser escalator.

How many stories is the TI escalator? I might try it. My girlfriend won't let me do the Nuggets challenge, she said she's not going to bed with me smelling like a Chicken McNugget.
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June 26th, 2015 at 9:01:53 PM permalink
I think you did it at the D.

The TI escalator is twice the distance of the Orleans one.

Dang, I was hoping you'd give the McNugget challenge another shot. If anyone can do it, you can. Just shower afterward.
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June 26th, 2015 at 9:03:34 PM permalink
Had I been there, I would not have tried it. I have a bad back and bad knees.
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June 26th, 2015 at 9:07:17 PM permalink
Bonus for going up backwards. (probably dangerous though, although if you held the rails that might be safer )
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June 26th, 2015 at 9:14:51 PM permalink
I need to get my fat ass into shape and this sounds like fun. I would like to start with an easy one first though to not embarass myself.....

As for the mcnugget challenege, all i have to say is that a rematch is not something i would refuse..... Seeing as my results were more dissapointing then the mayweather (hes a boxer for those who dont know) vs pacquiao fight. Ive been busy but rudeboyoi challeneged me to a sushi challenge and i would take him up on it someday....
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June 26th, 2015 at 9:25:10 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard

I think you did it at the D.

The TI escalator is twice the distance of the Orleans one.

Dang, I was hoping you'd give the McNugget challenge another shot. If anyone can do it, you can. Just shower afterward.

Actually he did it at Plaza. I'm not saying he didn't do it at the D. But you made him a side bet or gave him a free roll offer at the plaza. I remember thinking he could do it easily, and he did. He had a few drinks, that was the only thing that made me wonder if he might misstep.

I think anybody in normal shape, who's fairly coordinated, should be able to beat the pace of an escalator.


I think I'm more inclined to bet the yes on this one.

What happens if security stops you?
♪♪Now you swear and kick and beg us That you're not a gamblin' man Then you find you're back in Vegas With a handle in your hand♪♪ Your black cards can make you money So you hide them when you're able In the land of casinos and money You must put them on the table♪♪ You go back Jack do it again roulette wheels turinin' 'round and 'round♪♪ You go back Jack do it again♪♪
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June 26th, 2015 at 9:36:43 PM permalink
Quote: djatc

I need to get my fat ass into shape and this sounds like fun. I would like to start with an easy one first though to not embarass myself.....

As for the mcnugget challenege, all i have to say is that a rematch is not something i would refuse..... Seeing as my results were more dissapointing then the mayweather (hes a boxer for those who dont know) vs pacquiao fight. Ive been busy but rudeboyoi challeneged me to a sushi challenge and i would take him up on it someday....

Here we go again. Well since Max P***ed out and I had that money spent. I need some free money. I'll lower it to 99 just for you.
♪♪Now you swear and kick and beg us That you're not a gamblin' man Then you find you're back in Vegas With a handle in your hand♪♪ Your black cards can make you money So you hide them when you're able In the land of casinos and money You must put them on the table♪♪ You go back Jack do it again roulette wheels turinin' 'round and 'round♪♪ You go back Jack do it again♪♪
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June 26th, 2015 at 10:02:22 PM permalink
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My girlfriend won't let me do the Nuggets challenge, she said she's not going to bed with me smelling like a Chicken McNugget.





Fast forward to 8:58.
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June 26th, 2015 at 10:14:39 PM permalink
Very funny,..till someone falls and get a finger ripped off, or in the case of the hot blonde, gets her hair ripped out or worst yet ends up dead. I had to watch some of the accidents that happened in the casinos when I was working as a elevator mechanic here in Vegas. We couldn't turn the escalator back on until we review the video to make sure it wasn't the escalators fault.

Most were just drunks that fell or just dumb people that thought what they were doing was fun.

I remember reading about this one: http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/fall-escalator-kills-man
All though I didn't get to see any video on that accident.


http://nj1015.com/man-falls-from-atlantic-city-casino-escalator/

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/shirt-caught-escalator-kills-seattle-man-article-1.1314751

Some of the calls we would get was a woman's skirt ripped off, the bad ones were from the kids wearing crocks shoes, that would get their foot caught because they were dragging their foot along the skirt that runs along where the steps run on the sides. Friction would melt the rubber and their foot would get caught in the step plates and the steps at the end of the escalators.

We would call escalators meat grinders, they will not stop fast enough to stop damage! Although there are plenty of safety switches to shut them down. A whole lot of hair won't do it or some time a finger or two may be lost.

So think before you take a challenge like this, it could be your life on the line!
Note, all my post start with this is just my opinion...! You do good brada ..! superrick Winning comes from knowledge and skill when your betting and not reading fiction http://procraps4u2.myfanforum.org/index.php ...

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