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Lateral Puzzles » Active Lateral Thinking Puzzles » Dead men, albatrosses and elevators - a collection of classic laterals - PLEASE don't post these again » A man lives in a penthouse apartment in New York City. When he goes to work, he takes the elevator down to the lobby. When he comes home he only takes it halfway up. Unless it's raining, when he takes it all the way up. Why? « Previous Next »

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John Faben (Bentarm)
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2002 - 9:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The man is a midget - and can't reach the buttons to go all the way up to his penthouse. When it is raining, he has an umbrella with which he can push the buttons.