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A curved escalator in China

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Now you can die horribly in style!

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37 points · 3 months ago

What a twist.

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Very Good

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I’ve seen enough liveleak videos to know this will end badly for someone

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Featuring new multi-directional maiming!

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Pretty much every "escalator eating people" video I've seen has been from China... so no thanks...

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You can also find these at the Westfield mall in San Francisco

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Came here to say this

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Right, but the Chinese ones are riskyer

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28 points · 3 months ago · edited 3 months ago

I seen their regular escalators kill people. No thanks.


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2 points · 3 months ago

BUT we've never seen a curved escalator accident.. Maybe we've found the solution

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I'm pissed off that this isn't a gif

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Don't think it's the same place, but here:

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They have curved escalators in Las Vegas as well.

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They also have an escalator that becomes a err... deescalator in the bridge over the canal, that leads to the Venetian.

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They also have a few that are simply horizontallator's.. at Excalibur, that leads to the alcoholic slushies.

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Okay, but most airports have those in their terminals too, they're not that special

level 5

I love those things,

Power walking down them feeling like you moving so fast under your own power. Its cool.

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That's incredible, that is some engineering.

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4 points · 3 months ago

I wonder how much more difficult it is to build than a regular escalator. Regular ones are pretty straight forward (technically).

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Well I have no idea how the steps actually go back down... unless, like in the Westfield Mall in SF, there's another escalator, going down, to complete the circle.

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Had no clue this was even a thing ! Or was possible to do. Never even thought about one being like this.

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2 points · 3 months ago

Ok, how long it will take for this escalator to end up in r/wtf r/nonono etc

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i’ve seen too many videos to fall for this trick.

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One does not simply show a picture of a curved elevator without it being turned on..

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They have this in Las Vegas.

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I believe there used to be one on the London Underground.

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Im sure the physics of this glass have been very well thought out and all...

but I still feel like this is a disaster waiting to happen.

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This looks like the mall on Nanjing road near the Bund in Shanghai, I took a video of it a few months ago!

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What a time to be alive.

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0 points · 3 months ago

Is that what drake walked up in gods plan

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