And how are you celebrating Weird Rescue Day?

This morning, we had the construction worker saved by plastic sheeting. And now comes word, via Jerzy Eisenberg Guyot, of a slippery lunchtime rescue at the Downtown Crossing T stop:

Man trapped with suitcase in Downtown Crossing MBTA turnstile, turnstile experts are on the scene with lubricant.

A few minutes later:

Luckily the turnstile support team was able to save the man, although he's now drenched in oils.

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Use the wide gate

I'm always having to tell folks with big wheeled suitcases (or shopping carts, bicycles, etc) that there's a gate over there wide enough for you and your bag.

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I thought by "turnstile" they

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I thought by "turnstile" they meant one of those big black cage-looking revolving door-esque station exits, rather than the fare collection door-panel thingies that swoop out of the way.

I do hope you can understand my extensive use of technical language :)

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Well, that's a pretty apt

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Well, that's a pretty apt description. I'll use that next time I talk about them!

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But seriously folks....

Now I know what practical use there is for the 55-gallon drum of water-based personal lube I once saw on Amazon.

(Won't paste the link because it's possibly NSFW but you can find it easily enough.)

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