We've all been there--you're out shopping, at the theater, or at school, when nature calls. You’re in a modern building so no problem, right? So you go into the bathroom and push the handicapped stall door and... nothing. It's not that someone is using it. No, some anonymous prankster has locked the door from the inside, again.
When it comes to dealing with this issue, I see two options. Find another bathroom, or if you are feeling really brave, you could channel your inner gymnast and somehow transfer from your chair to a regular stall. Even if you can do this, then there is the question of what to do with your chair.
I was out shopping with my mom last night when I ran into this very situation. We both tried to open the door from the outside but to no avail. Right when we were about to give up, go home, and hope for the best, an employee came up to us and told us she would help. She proceeded to get down on that dirty nasty floor, crawl under the door, and unlock it from the other side!
This may not have seemed like a big deal to her, but to me it was. My faith in humanity had just gone down the toilet (that I previously had been locked out of) and she restored it. Thank you Halley, I won’t forget it.