Accident in elevator riddle

You are in an elevator with two other people. When it reaches the first floor, one person gets out and six get in. When it reaches the second floor, three people get out and twelve get in. At the third floor, five leave and nine enter. It rises to the fourth floor, one person gets on and the doors close. Suddenly, the elevator cable snaps and the car smashes to the ground. No one survives the fall, yet you are alive and know exactly how many people go on and off the elevator at every floor.

How is this possible?

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SherlockHolmes Expert Asked on 21st January 2018 in Brain Teaser.
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    I got off at the first floor.

    I’m a security guard and knew how many people got on and off the elevator by watching the surveillance footage.

    SherlockHolmes Expert Answered on 23rd January 2018.

    “You are in an elevator with two other people”. this sentence means even if you are security guard you are inside the elevator. where is the logic here

    on 18th June 2018.
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