mouser Maybe that's exactly the problem: escalator lacked enough grease and seised up.
Aelric Even on the rare godzilla-free day, the japanese find excuses to panic in tightly packed groups.
kamlem Lucky there are not many of those in Japan...
Reefer Fez This happened at Tokyo Big Sight during a gaming comvention/show. Too many people tried to rush up to the third floor right when it opened. That's actually the Up escalator that's having troubles. Weight limit was too much, so it kicked into reverse.
Albuquerque Halsey i was going to make a "zerg rush" joke, but that conjured the image of hundreds of zerglings with convention bags and wearing name-tags tumbling down a escalator.
dr tits do they not even understand the concept of turning around and walking off? it's like everyone on the escalator is just looking over their shoulders going "hrunh?" not realizing that's going to be them in a few seconds.