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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What Do The Stars Next To Elevator Numbers Mean?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What Do The Stars Next To Elevator Numbers Mean?

If you’ve ever ridden in an elevator, you may have noticed that some of the floor numbers have a star next to them. What do those stars mean? Is it where the “stars” (celebrities) stay? Maybe it’s the hotel manager’s favorite floor? No, there’s actually a much more practical use for those particular stars. Whenever…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Do Elevator “Close Doors” Buttons Actually Work?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Do Elevator “Close Doors” Buttons Actually Work?

*MUNDANE MYSTERIES is brought to you by Airtron Heating & Air Conditioning. If you’ve ever tried to close the doors of an elevator before they did it themselves, you’ve probably wondered, “Does that button really do anything at all?” Well, the simple answer is…disappointing. Most door-close buttons in U.S. elevators do not work. They’re actually…Read More