Uh Oh, The Lock Broke... LoL Moment

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PlanB's Comment
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Oh the joys and unexpected moments that arise when you live out of truck stops...

My student pulled into the Pilot in Las Cruces, Nm for his 30 minutes break. I took the opportunity to run inside to the restroom. When I turned the lock to exit the bathroom stall, I felt something in the lock give way. When I tried to open the door, it was still locked...

Turn lock to left... Door still locked.

Turn lock to the right... Door still locked.

Turn lock left to right while ramming door with shoulder... Nope won't give.

Uh oh, the lock broke... And I'm stuck inside the damn stall!!!

It was the kind of stall with a solid wooden door and solid tile walls. The walls didn't go completely up to the ceiling tho....

I stood on the toilet and looked over the top at the lock position of the door in next stall to make sure I had mine in the unlock position. Gave my door a couple more tries...damn thing won't let me out!

So I only had one way out! I had to climb up over the wall between stalls into the stall next to mine.

Once I escaped the prison stall I tried the door from the outside and it still would not unlock. Oh well, no one else is using that stall anytime soon!

Washed my hands and walked out of the store like nothing happened....

Mik D.'s Comment
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Rainy 's Comment
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sorry, but that is hysterical. Im too old, short and fat to be climbing around like that. I would have called the store.. "HELP!!! Im suing for emotional distress!" Or kicked the door til it fell off the hinges.

It reminds me of the time I ran into the mens room at Loves. Most of the womens restrooms are on the left in Loves and say "Changing stations". well.. the mens say it now too. I had to pee so badly I ran in and got in a stall. When i opened the door, men were standing at the urinals. Oh crap!!!

I waited in the stall for them to leave and these two guys kept talking and talking. After like 15 min, i peeked out and saw they were maintenance men fixing a sink.

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Of course I didnt have a jacket and had on a very Girlie top, no way to hide my long hair or "upper woman parts". I just casually walked out and they wished me a "Good night ma'am".

At least I still look womanly enough even as a trucker that while in a mens room, i am recognized as a woman.

Pete E Pothole's Comment
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LOL Rainy. Yea I'm only 5'6" I think climbing might've been a poor option for me as well. Glad you had a plan B, Mr PlanB.

Tractor Man's Comment
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sorry, but that is hysterical. Im too old, short and fat to be climbing around like that. I would have called the store.. "HELP!!! Im suing for emotional distress!" Or kicked the door til it fell off the hinges.

It reminds me of the time I ran into the mens room at Loves. Most of the womens restrooms are on the left in Loves and say "Changing stations". well.. the mens say it now too. I had to pee so badly I ran in and got in a stall. When i opened the door, men were standing at the urinals. Oh crap!!!

I waited in the stall for them to leave and these two guys kept talking and talking. After like 15 min, i peeked out and saw they were maintenance men fixing a sink.

wtf.gif

Of course I didnt have a jacket and had on a very Girlie top, no way to hide my long hair or "upper woman parts". I just casually walked out and they wished me a "Good night ma'am".

At least I still look womanly enough even as a trucker that while in a mens room, i am recognized as a woman.

If you were in California, no one would have blinked an eye.

RealDiehl's Comment
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I would have called the store.. "HELP!!! Im suing for emotional distress!"

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It reminds me of the time I ran into the mens room at Loves. Most of the womens restrooms are on the left in Loves and say "Changing stations". well.. the mens say it now too. I had to pee so badly I ran in and got in a stall. When i opened the door, men were standing at the urinals. Oh crap!!!

Did the same thing at a Love's only in reverse of course. Luckily I realized my mistake when I saw there were no urinals. Dead giveaway.

RealDiehl's Comment
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Way to think outside the box (stall actually) PlanB.

So I only had one way out! I had to climb up over the wall between stalls into the stall next to mine.

Way to think outside the box (stall actually) PlanB.

Rainy 's Comment
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False imprisonment. Kidnapping. Hostage taking. I watch law and order. i could come up with some threatening charges.

Im glad im not the only one this stupid stuff happens to. lol

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
∆_Danielsahn_∆'s Comment
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False imprisonment. Kidnapping. Hostage taking. I watch law and order. i could come up with some threatening charges.

Im glad im not the only one this stupid stuff happens to. lol

Isn't that how people wind up in your dungeon? smile.gif

I went into the wrong bathroom at a Love's. You always find that one Love's out of a 100 that has things in reverse. The lady behind me, stated "it's a good thing you don't identify as one of us, because honey, you would make a terrible woman!"

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Steve L.'s Comment
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"Washed my hands and walked out of the store like nothing happened...."

And didn't let the truck stop people know about the problem? Okay.

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