Crown me later, elevator!

December 5, 2008

Blog Guy, it looks like beauty pageants are surging in popularity. Do you agree?

Not really. Check these photos from Spain. It seems there was so little interest in this pageant, they held it in an elevator.

I guess you’d say their competition had its ups and downs?

I wouldn’t say that because it’s too obvious, but you can.

So why would anyone sponsor an event this small?

I suppose they saw a chance to get in on the ground floor of a good vertical market. And the charming winner of the Miss Otis Lotus Pageant is…

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Contestants in the Miss Sevilla pageant are seen in an elevator after a presentation in Seville, December 3, 2008. REUTERS/ Marcelo del Pozo

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How nice it would be to be in that elevator and have the elevator “stuck” heh. A dream come true I think…

Posted by Ben | Report as abusive

Reminds me of the last time I was in court: “All rise . . .)

Where is that freaking “up and out” button?

Posted by K | Report as abusive

You know what would make this cooler? If the elevator were glass…sealed…and filling up with water…

Posted by K | Report as abusive

K, I’ve begged you to get help….

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

Unfortunately, Bob, psychiatrists don’t find my jokes very funny.

Apparently, a sense of humor can be inherited. You should hear my 9 year old’s latest songwriting venture… “Little Jesse is Stuck in a Well”.

Posted by K | Report as abusive

I keep thinking of a rock video. “Mr. Tyler, going down?”

Posted by Tim Z | Report as abusive

And I keep thinking of Are you Being Served: “Women’s lingerie and undergarments, going down. Men’s trousers, going up….”