They blew it up. When smart people blow something up that's pretty much the only time you DON'T have to use the double-tap. How many smart people dose it take to fix the elevator? no one is going to know, cuze it will never get fixed.
Penny: "Hey Sheldon" Sheldon: "What can I do for you ladies?" Penny: "You have something we want" Sheldon: "Oh dear. My mother warned me this is what happened to pretty boys in the big city." - The Big Bang Theory