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Fake Door   (+11, -2)  [vote for, against]

Inspired by [BrauBeaton]'s idea.

A fake door, complete with architrave, handles and a sign marked "Private - No Entry".

Lean up against a wall for confusion and joy in equal measure.
-- jonthegeologist, Feb 18 2005

Include a good adhesive and some caulking for the edges and it might work.
-- Sabriand, Feb 18 2005


I would have thought a sign which read "Games room" would be better.
-- skinflaps, Feb 18 2005


"Communal Changing Rooms"

"Do not open - live tigers"

Oops. This in danger of becoming a list. Can't condone such behaviour.
-- jonthegeologist, Feb 18 2005


How about a "Fake Door" sign to put on real doors?
-- wagster, Feb 18 2005


"Ceci n'est pas une porte", peut-etre?
-- jonthegeologist, Feb 18 2005


Everything was invented by someone French.
-- hippo, Feb 18 2005


hmm...could the door be rigged to fall on an overly persistant fool?
-- Sabriand, Feb 18 2005


jtg, is there a steam train coming through the centre?
-- po, Feb 18 2005


This way to the faux egress ==>
-- 2 fries shy of a happy meal, Feb 18 2005


Or have a sign over the fake door that reads "EMERGENCY EXIT".
-- Machiavelli, Feb 18 2005


I’d like to see just the exit sign, no door. An exit sign on the wall, glowing in red. Perhaps you could have a heavy curtain covering the wall. so that a certain class of people, seeing the sign, would struggle to find an opening in the curtain. “The exit,” they would say to those behind them, “the exit is through here.” Having said that, and having failed to find their way through something as simple as a curtain, they resort to crawling underneath. In the dark, their bodies form mysterious bumps that move to and fro, cursing as they seek by feel that elusive door. After five or ten minutes of this, they are too embarrassed to come out again.
-- ldischler, Feb 18 2005


Or you could put exit signs on the restroom doors.
-- Worldgineer, Feb 18 2005


//"Ceci n'est pas une porte"//

oooh une porte Rene Magritte? Classy
-- hazel, Feb 18 2005


lol idischler.

u could sell self-help books from an lcd screen behind the curtain, u'd make millions.
-- Sp@rkp|ug, Feb 19 2005


"a certain class of people, seeing the sign, would struggle to find an opening in the curtain. “The exit,” they would say to those behind them, “the exit is through here.”"

What class of people? Trusting?

If you are present when they find out that you endangered their lives, you'd better run for the exit.

"having failed to find their way through something as simple as a curtain"

I can'T walk THROUGH even the thinnest curtain. Can you? If the curtain has an opening, then this "certain class" of people will find it.
-- robinism, Feb 20 2005


It was not uncommon in vaudeville and in other such low forms of entertainment, to do or say sometime stupid on stage, and then try to make a quick exit through the heavy curtain, only to find it seemingly unbroken. After much flailing around, the performer would fall to his knees and crawl underneath. So the *certain class* I was referring to would include these people—these *slapstick comedians.* Of course, in every audience there were always those who remained impassive, staring straight ahead, hands on knees, saying to their wives, “What’s funny about that? I could get through that curtain jiffy quick.” “Yes Rob,” his wife would say, patting his hand, “you are very smart.”
-- ldischler, Feb 20 2005


How about a real door with a sign marked "Private - No Entry". Behind the door is just a wall, with another sign that marked "What the hell is wrong with you? This is Private!!!"
-- brodie, Feb 22 2005



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