Another guest in the hotel notices your
problem and tells you what's wrong.
They had the same problem when they
arrived! You need to
insert your room card in the elevator before
it will work.
You look on the
control panel for a place to insert
Humm,... You think you need to slide the card in the vertical crack? You try sliding the card and pushing the button. It doesn't work. You flip the card over and try again. This time it works!
Because a guest is more likely to
push a button than to insert their room card,
the elevator could prompt the guest to insert their
room card after a button is pressed. Such prompting
could be done, for example, by dynamically
increasing (or blinking) the illumination
of the card reader and its labeling following the
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