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Cleofe, Antonio Ronaldo C. wrote:

> > > Lateral Thinking Exercises
> > >
> > > 1) There is a man that lives on the top floor of a very tall building.
> > > Everyday he gets the elevator down to the ground floor to leave
> > > the  building to go to work.  Upon returning from work though, he can
> > > only  travel half way up in the lift and has to walk the rest of the
> > > way unless it's raining!
> > > WHY?

I've got it.

He is too short to reach the buttons for any of the numbers above the middle
floors.  However, if it is raining, he has brought his umbrella, so he uses it
to punch the buttons!

(Don't know why he doesn't just take the umbrella every day, though!)