The Skyscraper

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The Skyscraper

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We're making a skyscraper! Each post describes the next floor of the skyscraper, which can be or contain anything!

(Floor numbers should align (be 1 less than) post numbers, so each page starts on a multiple of 25. Ressed from xkcd skyscraper.)

Floor 0: The ground floor. There's a lift that goes infinitely far! Unfortunately, the designers were Australian, so it goes into the ground instead of into the skyscraper.
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Oh, are we doing british floor numbering?

Floor 1 contains a man who has sworn to kill any squirrel that enters the building. You can see the pile of squirrels he has killed near the bathrooms.
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Floor 2 is one enormous restroom. Unfortunately, due to a mix-up in ordering, the stalls contain only slot machines.
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Floor 3 has temporarily been moved to the basement to make room for the scaffolding that replaces Floor 3 while Floor 3 is in the basement.
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Floor 4 contains rows and rows of filing cabinets, each one containing a single file. You open one out of curiosity. All it says is "You shouldn't have looked."
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Floor 5 contains a water-slide. The slide goes through floor 3 and is said to end on floor 6, but scientists speculate it actually ends on floor 23 instead.
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Floor 6 is the accounting floor. They're always behind on the payroll. They all complain about the daily walk up and down the stairs.
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Floor 7 has stairs to floors 6 and 8, but floors 6 and 8 have no stairs to floor 7.
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Floor 8 contains a cafeteria. They serve pizza and pasta dishes, but also Thai green curry for some reason.
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Floor 9 contains a group of animal lovers trying to smuggle a squirrel past the guy on floor 1. They have on display a collection of failed contraptions for this purpose, which visitors can see for a small fee. In a corner is a memorial to one of their members who was killed during one such attempt.
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Floor A contains a large mainframe computer that has supposedly hasn't been turned off in half a century, instead having parts hotswapped while other bits were still running. The group of computer engineers operating it are split into two factions: one wants the computer to keep running as long as possible, the other would like to take it apart to see how it even works.
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Floor 11 contains the desks for a group of Mathematicians and Computer Scientists who keep getting confused why the floor they think they're supposed to be at has been replaced by scaffolding.
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Floor 12 is actually floor 10 in base-9.
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