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TODAY   |  April 23, 2014

10-year-old girl inspires mall’s fast-walking lane

A UK mall is trying out a new express lane for shoppers, which was originally a request from a 10-year-old girl. The move could allow for faster access around its stores.

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>>> for what's trending today. finally a solution to one of my big pet peeves . you're in a mall, it's crowded, you're trying to do a little shopping. but you can't move quickly because of all the people walking so slowly and browsing and taking photos and selfies in front of you. well, now a mall in england has a unique fix. this is called a fast lane and a slow lane. pretty simple. it's the brain child of a 10-year-old girl, little chloe wrote to the shopping mall and said hey, i don't like all the dawdlers, so she dreamed this idea up saying it improves the experience for speedy shoppers. and the mall agreed. this is brilliant.

>> it's a great idea, coming from a 10-year-old.

>> now we've got to get chloe to get going on sidewalks in new york. and on escalators.

>> chloe 's like a norma ray .

>> for people who don't like that, it's called online shopping .

>> or just politely say, excuse me, can i get around you?

>> you walk in the sidewalks in new york and there will be groups of people, mainly tourists, six of them side by sidewalking slowly, and you can't get around them.

>> they're doing it just to block you.

>> with their headsets on.

>> maybe a holiday fast lane .

>> a pet peeve .

>> it is.

>> truly a pet peeve .

>> we could go on about