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Caption Comp Results

12:22 UK time, Friday, 5 January 2007

It's time for the results of the caption competition.

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This week, we asked you to put words in the mouth of this post-partygoer, still enjoying the heady effects of New Year's Eve while waiting for the trains home to start up at Grand Central Station in New York.

Here are the winning entries:

1. Colin Nelson and Matth
Stairway to '07.

2. Simon Rooke
Heathrow baggage problems escalate as passengers remain unclaimed.

3. Kieran Boyle and Lee Pike
Hush-hour.

4. Simon White
Alton Towers new Reality Ride is not the success they had hoped for.

5. Mark H
Please mind the nap.

6. Nigel Macarthur
Wake me up before you Godot...

Click on the comments form below to read the losing entries. Can't see yours? Is it because you submitted it via the letters form, like we expressly told you not to?

Comments

  1. At 12:19 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Stuart Jenkinson wrote:

    Caption competition. For sale. Pied a terre. Ideal starter home. Central location. Handy for trains.

  2. At 12:29 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Rob Falconer wrote:

    The Government announces the number of homeless is escalating

  3. At 12:29 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Darren Goodsell wrote:

    Mind the napper.

  4. At 12:29 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Rob Falconer wrote:

    Petula Clark fan ignores her advice

  5. At 12:30 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Sam wrote:

    Wheeeeeee!

  6. At 12:30 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Valérie Falconer wrote:

    Steps fan deeply shocked by H's coming out

  7. At 12:32 PM on 04 Jan 2007, David Dee wrote:

    "Swindon, right?"

  8. At 12:32 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Ewan Mac Mahon wrote:

    Stand on the right, walk on the left, sleep in the middle.

  9. At 12:32 PM on 04 Jan 2007, sam wrote:

    Upon waking Craig found himself in an Escher landscape...

  10. At 12:34 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Valérie Falconer wrote:

    London commuter faints on hearing of the new fare increases

  11. At 12:34 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Mark wrote:

    Latest Turner prize winner claims not to be artist but just very, very tired.

  12. At 12:34 PM on 04 Jan 2007, David Devine wrote:

    Down the escalator for the overnight sleeper.

  13. At 12:37 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Kip wrote:

    Down and out

  14. At 12:39 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Hasan Jafri wrote:

    Stairway to Heaven: A New York partyer meets the escalator to 2007.

  15. At 12:40 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Rob Falconer wrote:

    South East Trains fare collector faints from carrying so much extra small change

  16. At 12:40 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Sarah wrote:

    Since he was a small boy, he'd always wanted to try sliding down the middle bit.

  17. At 12:40 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Kip wrote:

    Clarence had experienced ups and downs in his life recently.

  18. At 12:41 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Rob Falconer wrote:

    George Michael is banned from driving

  19. At 12:42 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Simon Rooke wrote:

    At last we know how Carsten Holler came up with the idea for those slides.

  20. At 12:44 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Rob McKay wrote:

    Stairway to Kevin

  21. At 12:44 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Simon Rooke wrote:

    And now, over to the Bishop of Southwark for the lastest on the trains...

  22. At 12:45 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Kip wrote:

    Mine's the gap.

  23. At 12:47 PM on 04 Jan 2007, sarah, trieste, italy wrote:

    Slid into oblivion.

  24. At 12:47 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Stella Huggett wrote:

    No longer can the Government deny the escalating binge drinking problem

  25. At 12:48 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Simon Rooke wrote:

    Well George, at least you won't get banned for driving under the influence.

  26. At 12:48 PM on 04 Jan 2007, David Dee wrote:

    Then to crown it all, his ferret ran off with his flat cap.

  27. At 12:50 PM on 04 Jan 2007, david regan wrote:

    "Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee"

  28. At 12:51 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Jon Bright wrote:

    Ironically, Bob planned to implement his "Wake me for Wheels" sticker campaign when he woke up

  29. At 12:52 PM on 04 Jan 2007, sarah, trieste, italy wrote:

    The latest advert for a pair of well-known running shoes was not a great success.

  30. At 12:52 PM on 04 Jan 2007, david regan wrote:

    Stairway to Heaven!

  31. At 12:53 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Jon Bright wrote:

    My other bed's a lift

  32. At 12:55 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Phil, Cardiff wrote:

    Railway sleeper.

  33. At 12:56 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Jay wrote:

    2007's Slide V.2 claims its first victim.

  34. At 12:57 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Kip wrote:

    Free steps to Heaven.

  35. At 12:57 PM on 04 Jan 2007, sarah, trieste, italy wrote:

    The problem was getting his foot on the first step up the ladder of success.

  36. At 12:58 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Kip wrote:

    And in the morning all he'll hear is Tubular Bells.

  37. At 12:58 PM on 04 Jan 2007, sarah, trieste, italy wrote:

    Jason was determined not to be late for the first day of his new job.

  38. At 01:00 PM on 04 Jan 2007, sarah, trieste, italy wrote:

    Horizontally adjusted

  39. At 01:00 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Phil, Cardiff wrote:

    Catching the Z-train.

  40. At 01:01 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Jay wrote:

    As the metal beast's stomach rumbled, he realised that falling asleep on its tongue was a mistake.

  41. At 01:02 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Anthony Finucane wrote:

    Mind the nap!

  42. At 01:04 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Kip wrote:

    Pete Doherty's stag night was a World beater.

  43. At 01:09 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Simon Rooke wrote:

    So this is the Oyster Bar then.

  44. At 01:11 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Richard Seargent wrote:

    It's a bit obvious but the caption is, "Just done it!"

  45. At 01:11 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Stella wrote:

    Spin me round one more time guys, then I'll pin the tail on the donkey.

  46. At 01:12 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Simon Rooke wrote:

    "O Oysters," said the Carpenter,
    "You've had a pleasant run!
    Shall we be trotting home again?'
    But answer came there none--

  47. At 01:12 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Lester Mak, London wrote:

    Slides were always more fun than escalators

  48. At 01:12 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Tim Knott wrote:

    (Laying) Down in the tube station at midnight

  49. At 01:13 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Lester Mak, London wrote:

    Another new year's resolution not to drink so much already broken

  50. At 01:14 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Glenn Dixon wrote:

    Railway sleeper.

  51. At 01:16 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Tim Knott wrote:

    Mind the nap!

  52. At 01:19 PM on 04 Jan 2007, James wrote:

    The inventors of the new 'Death-Slide' at Alton Towers feared the ride was not as exciting as first hoped.

  53. At 01:19 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Jim Kelleher wrote:

    Don't Sleep in the Subway, Darren

  54. At 01:19 PM on 04 Jan 2007, roger jones wrote:

    Only 4 hours until the sales start

  55. At 01:21 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Tony Doyle wrote:

    Hasslehoff was to regret not getting to Elstree in time...

  56. At 01:22 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Lee Pike wrote:

    Selfish partygoer doesn't sleep on the right.

  57. At 01:24 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Simon Rooke wrote:

    First the letters, then the Punorama results, no, just let me have five more minutes.

  58. At 01:24 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Joel wrote:

    Subconscious

  59. At 01:24 PM on 04 Jan 2007, lynn wrote:

    Basking on the tube

  60. At 01:26 PM on 04 Jan 2007, lynn wrote:

    One sardine left in the tin

  61. At 01:26 PM on 04 Jan 2007, David Dee wrote:

    Rigorous training weeds out the bishops from the arch-deacons.

  62. At 01:27 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Bradley wrote:

    Mind The Chap.

  63. At 01:27 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Tony Doyle wrote:

    Keith Harris was left flumoxed when Orville finally learnt how to fly...

  64. At 01:28 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Simon Rooke wrote:

    Unfortunately, there was no light at the end of this tunnel.

  65. At 01:29 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Phil, Cardiff wrote:

    Mind the Gap Year student.

  66. At 01:35 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Robb wrote:

    A commuter readies himself to board next Wednesday's train after news that BA has taken over the running of the New York subway.

  67. At 01:36 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Brian Saxby wrote:

    The Z train

  68. At 01:37 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Lee Pike wrote:

    Bargain hunter first in queue at Escalators-R-Us.

  69. At 01:38 PM on 04 Jan 2007, dave wrote:

    on the stairway to two thousand and heaven

  70. At 01:40 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Amanda wrote:

    Whee! That was WAY better than sliding down the bannister at home!

  71. At 01:42 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Polly S wrote:

    The ups and downs of the escalation in binge drinking

  72. At 01:44 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Steve wrote:

    The best places in which to avoid Celebrity Big Brother were being snapped up days in advance.

  73. At 01:46 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Polly S wrote:

    The ups and downs of the escalation in binge drinking

  74. At 01:47 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Bryan wrote:

    Another candidate waits to start the 12 step recovery programme...

  75. At 01:48 PM on 04 Jan 2007, TeenageNightmare wrote:

    From the artist who brought you the slides at Tate Modern...

  76. At 01:48 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Ian, Horsham wrote:

    Fairytale of New York - The Sequel

  77. At 01:49 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Kieran Boyle wrote:

    Stanner ‘disappointed’ with auditions for Thora Hird's replacement.

  78. At 01:51 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Ally wrote:

    Wake me up when my bags arrive ...

  79. At 01:56 PM on 04 Jan 2007, David Hazel wrote:

    Attracting stairs

  80. At 01:56 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Simon Rooke wrote:

    Carlsberg, probably the best lager in the world.

  81. At 01:57 PM on 04 Jan 2007, MJF wrote:

    The problem of people falling asleep in subways escalates

  82. At 01:58 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Craig Eastman wrote:

    You know, there are easier ways to polish that, mate.

  83. At 01:58 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Glenn Dixon wrote:

    Down and out in the tube station at midnight.

  84. At 02:04 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Jay wrote:

    "Guys, do I win this round of off-ground touch, do I? Guys.....guys?"

  85. At 02:06 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Glenn Dixon wrote:

    Before doing a runner, his mates had told him to lie still while they asked passers-by for a penny for the guy.

  86. At 02:06 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Sarah, Dartmouth, NS wrote:

    Euan Blair was unable to join the family in Florida due to pressure of work.

  87. At 02:12 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Douglas Lee wrote:

    After an up-and-down day, this man realised his life was on the slide.

  88. At 02:12 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Jay wrote:

    The latest attempt at a Friends reunion got off to a shaky start.

  89. At 02:12 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Jake Perks wrote:

    Bruce regretted accepting that last tube.

  90. At 02:15 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Paul Weavers wrote:

    GB Winter Olympics Luge team complain about training equipment

  91. At 02:18 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Robin wrote:

    Man recovering after world-record breaking slide after he forgot about the anti-slide spikes.

  92. At 02:20 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Mike wrote:

    Caption: "Stand clear of the Doze.."

  93. At 02:22 PM on 04 Jan 2007, murf wrote:

    The cameraman was about to realise his mistake in standing at the bottom of the slide.

  94. At 02:22 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Tony Doyle wrote:

    Note to self: Next year, remember to pack the climbing rope

  95. At 02:24 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Tony Doyle wrote:

    Health and Safety condemned the idea of a slide at Grand Central Station

  96. At 02:26 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Mike wrote:

    Caption "Leave(s) on the line"

  97. At 02:27 PM on 04 Jan 2007, JR wrote:

    The decor for the new Celebrity Big Brother house is finally revealed

  98. At 02:28 PM on 04 Jan 2007, S Murray wrote:

    Underground staff are the first to try out new queue-busting slide.

  99. At 02:29 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Tony Doyle wrote:

    Keep to the middle?

  100. At 02:32 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Jan Podsiadly wrote:

    And I'm going to stand in the pouring rain Darling!

  101. At 02:36 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Dave Lamb wrote:

    New York subway opens its first easy access slide. Early indications are that its boring.

  102. At 02:39 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Catherine O wrote:

    "He told us he was still on his way to the party... sounded British."

  103. At 02:41 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Robin wrote:

    Hey, the view from underneath this tank is wierd.

  104. At 02:41 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Raleigh wrote:

    Escalator temporarily stairs until 6 AM. Sorry for the convenience.

  105. At 02:43 PM on 04 Jan 2007, neil haddock wrote:

    Lack of snow forces British ski-jumpers to use alternative training facilities...

  106. At 02:45 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Ann Kuhn wrote:

    Feeling elevated?

  107. At 02:47 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Big Ed wrote:

    The road to hell is paved with good intentions... and Oliver Reed.

  108. At 02:53 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Nick McDonnell wrote:

    Conceptual Art: Give Very Generously

  109. At 02:57 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Mark Wrighton wrote:

    Under ground and under the influence

  110. At 02:58 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Martina Jordan wrote:

    After lacklustre Christmas sales, retailers resort to new marketing tactics to increase turnover.

  111. At 03:01 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Beneboy wrote:

    Not much cha cha in this slide

  112. At 03:01 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Mark Wrighton wrote:

    "I'm going underground...zzzzzzz"

  113. At 03:04 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Tim FRy wrote:

    "Wake me up when Christmas is over!"

  114. At 03:05 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Kip wrote:

    Reclining stewed.

  115. At 03:07 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Simon Rooke wrote:

    Just putting things into perspective.

  116. At 03:10 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Mary Gallacher wrote:

    The Prizes on the generation game conveyor belt were not as impressive any more!

  117. At 03:10 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Chris Fry, Eastbourne, UK wrote:

    Life has its ups and downs

  118. At 03:11 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Jez Lawrence wrote:

    "its about time they put a slide in here - wheeeeee!"

  119. At 03:13 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Chris Fry, Eastbourne, UK wrote:

    Are you stair-ing at me?

  120. At 03:14 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Kip wrote:

    Pete Doherty is now appearing with Steps.

  121. At 03:14 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Emma wrote:

    are the stairs moving?....or am i still drunk? eugh...

  122. At 03:15 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Tyler wrote:

    "Two paths diverged and I"

  123. At 03:18 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Jip Foster wrote:

    Slide exhausts reveller

  124. At 03:19 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Jonathan Rothwell wrote:

    "Help! Why isn't the train going?"

    or

    "New Year's Eve on BBC Three."

  125. At 03:20 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Gareth Jones, Isle of Anglesey wrote:

    Petula Clark's grandson ignores her advice

  126. At 03:21 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Mike Smith wrote:

    I'm sure the slide wasn't this big last time I was in the park !!

  127. At 03:22 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Dan Anslow wrote:

    The busker was rubbish!

  128. At 03:23 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Tony Doyle wrote:

    "I'm getting married in the morning, ding dong the bells are going sh... OH NO!!! Where the hell am I, she's gonna kill me this time!!!!"

  129. At 03:23 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Gareth Jones, Isle of Anglesey wrote:

    Paul Weller confirmed for 'The Jam' reunion

  130. At 03:23 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Simon Rooke wrote:

    Banksy strikes again.

  131. At 03:25 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Michael Daw wrote:

    New escalator backup device awaits installation

  132. At 03:25 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Gareth Jones, Isle of Anglesey wrote:

    Are the escalators working?
    He says 'Piston Broke'

  133. At 03:27 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Gareth Jones, Isle of Anglesey wrote:

    Beds 'R' Us Huge New Year Sale - Now On!!!

  134. At 03:28 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Neil Reading, Stafford wrote:

    What happen's when the New Year's party escalates!

  135. At 03:34 PM on 04 Jan 2007, chris burridge wrote:

    If this escalator doesn't start moving shortly, I'm gonna be late for work!

  136. At 03:36 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Colin Larcombe wrote:

    Big brother 5 organisers were a little disappointed at the crowd turnout

  137. At 03:38 PM on 04 Jan 2007, TIM McMahon wrote:


    1)Trains late again ?
    2)The only way is up ?
    3)I'll have one pint of what he's drinking.
    4)Train price increases were not popular ?
    5)Stairway to heaven ?

  138. At 03:40 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Candace wrote:

    "I'm stuck in Manhattan and don't know how I got here.."

  139. At 03:40 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Paul O'Neill wrote:

    There was less of a queue here than at Carsten Höller at the Tate Modern.

  140. At 03:44 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Jonathan Riches wrote:

    The slide idea from the Tate Modern caught on fast.

  141. At 03:49 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Tony Doyle wrote:

    Yoga for beginners: Position 1 - The Worm

  142. At 03:50 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Helene Parry wrote:

    Stand clear of the doze

  143. At 03:50 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Martin Ruck wrote:

    Central Lyin'

  144. At 03:53 PM on 04 Jan 2007, David Norrie wrote:

    I don't know whether I'm coming or going either.

  145. At 03:54 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Owen wrote:

    "Can I go on the swings now please mum?"

  146. At 04:04 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Subhash Ghimire wrote:

    Once upon a time .....An unidentified man greets New Year In his dreams.

  147. At 04:04 PM on 04 Jan 2007, vanetia wrote:

    " Maybe the Acme Mega-Magnet from great aunt Doris wasn't the best thing to carry in a rucksack on New Years eve . . ."

  148. At 04:08 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Aurore wrote:

    True, it's a bit more comfy than the railway track ...

  149. At 04:12 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Lisa wrote:

    Railway Sleeper

  150. At 04:19 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Baz wrote:

    Have your tube prices gone-up again while I've been a sleep?

  151. At 04:29 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Rob wrote:

    James had to cover his eyes before going on the big slide.

  152. At 04:34 PM on 04 Jan 2007, dommo wrote:

    his tiredness began to escalate

  153. At 04:37 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Mark H wrote:

    Please mind the nap.

  154. At 04:40 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Gareth Jones, Isle of Anglesey wrote:

    Shame ...he used to be a test pilot for Stannah y'know

  155. At 04:45 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Jo W wrote:

    he had to admit it was an original place to build a slide

  156. At 04:45 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Adam wrote:

    New Year, New Year, so good he slept right through it.

  157. At 04:46 PM on 04 Jan 2007, lee wrote:

    a vision of the future of manhatten, people sleeping and not partying! Goodbye to the city that never used to sleep and hello to Zzzzzzzzzzz-town

  158. At 04:47 PM on 04 Jan 2007, David Hazel wrote:

    Ouch! That slide's got far too many bumps on it.

  159. At 04:48 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Charlie wrote:

    New Years Leave

  160. At 04:48 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Jools wrote:

    narcolepsy problem escalates

  161. At 04:58 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Richard Sockett wrote:

    My life is full of ups and downs

  162. At 05:01 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Kip wrote:

    New York, New York, it's a wonderful town,
    My tea came up and my battery's down,
    And I’ve just slid down a hole in the ground,
    New York, New York, it's a wonderful town.

  163. At 05:03 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Sam Kleeman wrote:

    Military housing sleeping quaters are in need of a lift after disabled soldiers enter the establishment.

  164. At 05:04 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Candace wrote:

    ...We're imbibing on the escalator of life...

  165. At 05:06 PM on 04 Jan 2007, sarah, trieste, italy wrote:

    "Wheeeeeeeeeeeee!"

  166. At 05:07 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Richard wrote:

    Bob always wanted to know what it was like to be elevated

  167. At 05:12 PM on 04 Jan 2007, sarah, trieste, italy wrote:

    A step in the wrong direction

  168. At 05:13 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Jel wrote:

    Shattered new-year Choo shoes didn't get very far.

  169. At 05:13 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Candace wrote:

    "This is your customer services manager. At the present time we are waiting for the designated driver. Your continued patience is appreciated."

  170. At 05:15 PM on 04 Jan 2007, sarah, trieste, italy wrote:

    "Perhaps if I'd cut holes for the eyes first.."

  171. At 05:19 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Candace wrote:

    Somewhere under the portmanteau

  172. At 05:27 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Graeme Gormley wrote:

    When are the going to stop partying and switch the lights out?

  173. At 05:44 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Ryan Henderson wrote:

    After working hard to justify yet another tax on commuters, exhausted Ken had a nap in the 1 place no one could afford to look.

  174. At 06:29 PM on 04 Jan 2007, sarah, trieste, italy wrote:

    I want to make someone a hero.

  175. At 06:32 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Daniel Gray wrote:

    The delegation from the nation's celebrations sleeps off the stations escalations

  176. At 06:34 PM on 04 Jan 2007, sarah, trieste, italy wrote:

    Like, feel the vibes, man.

  177. At 06:40 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Speed wrote:

    Commuter 'staired' in his sleep.

  178. At 06:41 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Stig wrote:

    Train-spotting for the seriously idle..

  179. At 06:49 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Stig wrote:

    Eminem – the wilderness years

  180. At 06:51 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Stig wrote:

    The militant underground wing of Narcoleptics Anonymous

  181. At 07:35 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Anna wrote:

    Subway Base Jumper sues Parachute Manafacturer

  182. At 07:36 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Kate wrote:

    Badly tagged luggage confuses computerised Heathrow Baggage Conveyor

  183. At 07:56 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Simon Rooke wrote:

    The fare rises came as a shock to some travellers.

  184. At 07:58 PM on 04 Jan 2007, martin wrote:


    subconscious

  185. At 08:01 PM on 04 Jan 2007, martin wrote:


    escalated blood alcohol level....

  186. At 08:01 PM on 04 Jan 2007, nick thomas wrote:

    Alco-plop

  187. At 08:09 PM on 04 Jan 2007, sarah, trieste, italy wrote:

    The new rubbish chute seemed to work just fine.

  188. At 08:12 PM on 04 Jan 2007, sarah, trieste, italy wrote:

    The leg-room on these flights is amazing.

  189. At 08:13 PM on 04 Jan 2007, sarah, trieste, italy wrote:

    Can I peek yet?

  190. At 08:45 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Sue wrote:

    (Dream) There's a lady who's sure all that glitters is gold and she's buying a stairway to heaven

  191. At 08:46 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Richard W wrote:

    I'm going to lie here until those steps stop moving.

  192. At 08:54 PM on 04 Jan 2007, martin wrote:


    New Year's Resolution: just take the escalator!

  193. At 08:54 PM on 04 Jan 2007, steve Coelho wrote:

    Are the Pearly gates open yet??

  194. At 08:58 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Anne Gall (Welsh Dragon) wrote:

    Missed the last train home and no I did not have one to many

  195. At 09:17 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Matty wrote:

    Giant metal slides have been introduced in the new york metro system... Commuters are now to lie down and enjoy their ride down to the tracks..... This latest descending revelation has left escalotors bare.....

  196. At 09:41 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Stig wrote:

    After a quiet night out, Prince Harry was flummoxed; the stairs to his bedroom weren't moving..

  197. At 09:46 PM on 04 Jan 2007, MarkG wrote:

    Spirit d'escalier.

  198. At 09:47 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Ronald wrote:

    "Please Leave The New Year Behind Before Boarding the Train"

  199. At 09:50 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Colin Burt wrote:

    "Ish Bad Enuff When The Floor Dont Move!!"

  200. At 09:53 PM on 04 Jan 2007, P Anghelides wrote:

    Despite being dragged to safety from the New York subway tracks, Cameron Hollopeter was not going to be amused when he eventually woke up.

  201. At 10:07 PM on 04 Jan 2007, David Sheppard wrote:

    Luckily for Doherty, he hadn't felt the "Stand on the Right" signs on his way down.

  202. At 10:27 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Rob wrote:

    Even broken-down escalators couldn't stop Steve reaching the bottom floor

  203. At 10:45 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Anthony Vincent wrote:

    Tourists forced to use stairs as reveler falls asleep on the emergency stop button.

  204. At 10:46 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Colin wrote:

    Babyshambles U.S. tour opens in New York

  205. At 10:55 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Mahey wrote:

    His last train of thought just left

  206. At 10:55 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Sean Smith wrote:

    Mornington Crescent: The Wilderness Years.

  207. At 11:04 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Sean Smith wrote:

    How far will £3.99 get you on the undergound?

  208. At 11:06 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Sean Smith wrote:

    "Don't think much to the alternative, underground scene."

  209. At 11:09 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Sean Smith wrote:

    Escalating problem for youngsters sleeping rough.

  210. At 11:33 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Neil Franklin wrote:

    Kate Moss marriage denial 'not untrue' according to source.

  211. At 11:40 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Margaret wrote:

    Riding the midnight express

  212. At 11:41 PM on 04 Jan 2007, Robbie wrote:

    The MOD unvails the barracks design for the new and improved 24 person sleeping units.

  213. At 12:18 AM on 05 Jan 2007, moi wrote:

    "whatdidcha do with me Bud....?"

  214. At 12:53 AM on 05 Jan 2007, SaneScientist wrote:

    The Abu Graib New year's bash ended in predictable fashion.

  215. At 02:09 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Jaker wrote:

    Can you tell me the easiest way to get on a train lying down, I know there has to be one! Good night and good year everyone!

  216. At 03:14 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Rick A Hyatt wrote:

    Gary Condit! What did you do to the Ipswich prostitutes, and who do you do it for? Did you do it at your flat on the corner of London Road and Linnet Street, like the British Sergeant I saw you dispose of in 1977?

  217. At 03:29 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Mal Walker wrote:

    'New York Slumberway'

  218. At 07:07 AM on 05 Jan 2007, David Dee wrote:

    "... and young Herbert lofts Glenn McGrath for yet another massive six ... mumble, mumble ..."

  219. At 07:33 AM on 05 Jan 2007, TIM McMahon wrote:

    1)A Railway Sleeper ?
    2)Off the rails ?
    3)Sleeping lag?

  220. At 07:34 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Nick Rikker, Barcelona, Spain wrote:

    Dave´s drink problems were escalating.

  221. At 07:54 AM on 05 Jan 2007, sarah trieste italy wrote:

    New Year First Footing.

  222. At 08:04 AM on 05 Jan 2007, sarah trieste italy wrote:

    All out for 6.

  223. At 08:17 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Frank wrote:

    Escalator Over the Ill

  224. At 08:18 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Nigel Macarthur wrote:

    Is This The Way To Glam A Pillow?

  225. At 08:19 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Michael Roughton wrote:

    Stairway to (two thousand and) Seven

  226. At 08:21 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Nigel Macarthur wrote:

    That helter-skelter was a bit straight, wasn't it?

  227. At 08:25 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Phil wrote:

    Railway sleeper

  228. At 09:08 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Nick McDonnell wrote:

    Immovable object meets immovable object

  229. At 09:11 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Darryl wrote:

    The Playground Slide tester's day off.

  230. At 09:13 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Nigel Macarthur wrote:

    Good job somebody pressed the 'Stop' button on this thing!

  231. At 09:39 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Nick McDonnell wrote:

    Apparently they used to leave them on trolleys in corridors

  232. At 09:54 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Ian Cannell wrote:

    Daniel tried to appear unfazed while waiting on the vasectomy clinic conveyor belt.

  233. At 10:00 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Nick McDonnell wrote:

    Commuter baffled by stairs that don't move

  234. At 10:03 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Nigel Macarthur wrote:

    What time does the next Godot arrive?

  235. At 10:06 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Nigel Macarthur wrote:

    Which platform is the Northern Line, again?

  236. At 10:08 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Trevor Briggs wrote:

    Merry Christmas from all at the Farepak Distribution Centre.

  237. At 10:18 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Nigel Macarthur wrote:

    Cccccccccccc...It would be Zzzzzzzzz but I don't know all the alphabet.

  238. At 10:20 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Jeremy Orbell wrote:

    Underground, overground
    We've had a party
    I'm feeling a bit ill now
    and I so need a wee...

  239. At 10:22 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Nick McDonnell wrote:

    Resting before the final push to the summit at Tottenham Court Road

  240. At 10:24 AM on 05 Jan 2007, John FitzGerald wrote:

    Are you brave enough to ride...'The Escalator'

  241. At 10:47 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Peter Stagg wrote:

    The Marylebone tube station upgrade included a slide that didn't quite work. Train travellers devasted.

  242. At 10:47 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Peter Stagg wrote:

    Passengers discover that the ticket price increases include cheap hotel accomodation in response to the new timetable changes

  243. At 10:53 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Gareth Jones, Isle of Anglesey wrote:

    Up the wooden stairs for the Bedfordshire train arriving at Platform 2

  244. At 10:53 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Derrick wrote:

    Going Slumberground

  245. At 10:54 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Derek J. Day wrote:

    CAPTION :- I DON'T KNOW WHETHER I'M COMING OR GOING !!!

  246. At 11:02 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Simon white wrote:

    The dangers of falling asleep at the top of an escalator!

  247. At 11:18 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Richard Downey wrote:

    A night on the stiles.

  248. At 11:20 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Tony Doyle wrote:

    Duncan Fletcher denied lying down on the job

  249. At 11:22 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Meredith wrote:

    The decision as to whether to go up or not was just to much for one man to take.

  250. At 11:26 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Stig, London, UK wrote:

    Banksy, is that you?

  251. At 11:30 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Brenda Niblock wrote:

    I'll just lie here for a bit its bigger than my room anyway

  252. At 11:32 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Stig, London, UK wrote:

    Brian didn't like the stairs so he waited for the lift..

  253. At 11:35 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Simon Rooke wrote:

    Since the demise of the Lunchtime Bonus Question I've lost all my motivation.

  254. At 11:35 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Mike Hardie wrote:

    Cool slide. And no queues!

  255. At 11:38 AM on 05 Jan 2007, colin wrote:

    He fell asleep at the top, remembers having dream about being on a slide.

  256. At 11:44 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Patricia Jackman wrote:

    the end of another up and down year!

  257. At 11:45 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Tim wrote:

    New York Post: "Guy nearly dies by touching rails!"

  258. At 11:46 AM on 05 Jan 2007, trina wrote:

    Wake me up before you go-go

  259. At 11:47 AM on 05 Jan 2007, Alan, UK wrote:

    Has the slide finished yet?

  260. At 12:00 PM on 05 Jan 2007, Nick McDonnell wrote:

    Sod the rat race!

  261. At 12:17 PM on 05 Jan 2007, Ian wrote:

    Wonder Boy Robin tries out the new Bat-Slide at Grand Central Station

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