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Originally posted by Allegorical
How do you know how long the line originally was? The lady could have been in the line much longer than you observed. How often does she frequent that store and what is her average wait time?
I myself have been irritated to wait in a line of four or five people in a store with 10 registers and only one register open at any given moment.
I find it weird that a woman that you do not know said something to someone (NOT YOU) that you overheard in passing and it irked you so much that you went home and blogged about it without any facts to support your idea.
Next time try to mind your business and just enjoy YOUR day.
I wonder what you REALLY didn't like about her
Originally posted by loam
Finally, if I frequent a place where I receive consistently bad service and where there are alternatives, I just simply go elsewhere.
Otherwise, I'm back to my people watching mode, thinking how life and its experiences produce so many very odd people.
edit on 5-8-2012 by loam because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by ColoradoJens
reply to post by Allegorical
Silence is golden.
Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
I wonder if another possibility may explain it?
Originally posted by usmc0311
I stopped watching television a few years ago. I also have my laptop which never leaves home. I do have an Iphone but I usually do not carry it and I still only use it to make phone calls or acassionally check the weather if I am out hunting. Being unplugged just makes you feel better.
This item has wolves on it which makes it intrinsically sweet and worth 5 stars by itself, but once I tried it on, that's when the magic happened. After checking to ensure that the shirt would properly cover my girth, I walked from my trailer to Wal-mart with the shirt on and was immediately approached by women. The women knew from the wolves on my shirt that I, like a wolf, am a mysterious loner who knows how to 'howl at the moon' from time to time (if you catch my drift!).
Originally posted by Snaffers
Run away, run away.
Just one second, and I was left with nothing.
'Opeth - Demon of the fall'
Originally posted by loam
reply to post by daynight42
I thought smart phones eliminated this problem.
Seriously, some people have no sense of scale.
When I'm in long lines, I go into immediate people watching mode grateful I'm nothing like half of them.
I thought everyone did that!
Originally posted by Tethane
What makes me sad is this woman has the best possible entertainment and interaction standing next to her! I often wait in queues, I'm British after all, queues are our "thing" rather than crave some sort of video screen the logical solution would be to turn to her queuing neighbour and strike up a conversation. Most people are so absorbed with technology, ipods. phones, television screens, that they forget the most rewarding form of entertainment is just chatting with your fellow man/woman.
I could not even begin to tell you how many times I do this, nearly daily, there are so many interesting people in this world why waste our time in these stressful moments increasing our levels of stress by just focusing on what we deem a problem and not an opportunity.
So in future, and that goes for everyone, just strike up a conversation with someone, you never know who they might be and what you might learn.edit on 5-8-2012 by Tethane because: Stupid typos
Oh wait, we already have televisions every whereeeee.