Whatcha got there? Skis? (YOUR FEET ARE BIG ENOUGH to be skis, hardy har!)
Oh, I see. Carpet's not a good sliding place in dress shoes, but with sheets of paper stapled to your feet, it's a different story...
...for as long as the paper lasts.
Now ask yourself - when you have a problem, either in life or in your manuscript, do you think outside the carpet?