Q. What is the proper etiquette for exiting an elevator? I know for practical reasons the people/person exit first so there is room on it. But, what if there is one person on it that is male and the entering person/s are female (so there is plenty of room available). Should the male let them enter first or should he exit first. It seems that people (male or female) always try to enter the elevator as soon as the door opens without regard to people getting off.
A. The person exiting really has the “right of way,” and those waiting should enter should step aside and let those on the elevator, whether one or a throng, get off before stepping in.