"I think someone put him on hold and then disconnected."
Tags:dazed, hypnotised, hypnotized, hypnotic, out of it, out-of-it, disoriented, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calling, calls, phone calls, phone call, telephone calls, telephone call, office, offices, business, businessman, businessmen, on hold, put on hold, hold, holding, disconnected, disconnect, waiting, wait, patient, patience, forever, stuck
"Please stay on the line. All of our customer-service representatives are kidding around and throwing paper airplanes at each other."
"You've reached 911, and there's someone here who wants to say hello."
Tags:say hello, saying hello, pet, pets, pet lover, pet lovers, cat, cats, cat lover, cat lovers, 911, emergency, emergencies, emergency operator, emergency operators, cute, cuteness, overly cute, casual, out-of-place, police, call the police, calling the police, annoying, annoyance, annoyances, modern life, cat owner, cat owners, cat person, cat people, feline, felines, hold, holds, holding, on hold, emergency response, emergency responses, emergency response system, emergency response systems
On hold, Rick listens to "As Time Goes By" over and over again.
Tags:bogart, humphrey bogart, hold music, on hold, classic film, classic films, classic movie, classic movies, as time goes by, help line, help lines, tech support, automated, automation, sad song, sad songs, ex, exes, ex-lover, ex-lovers, jilted, sorrow, sorrowful, weakness, achilles heel, weaknesses
"Mr. Dyer says he has no interest in speaking to anyone who would remain on hold for so long,"
Tags:needy, neediness, perception, perceptions, perceive, perceives, perceiving, hold, on hold, wait, waits, waiting, boss, bosses, executive, executives, ceo, ceos, c.e.o., c.e.o.s, respect, lack of respect, disrespect, disrespects, pleb, plebs, plebeian, plebeians, commoner, commoners, snob, snobs, snobby, snot, snots, snotty
"Sorry, sir, you'll have to hang on some more, but I'm going to advance you to priority-hold status."
Tags:on hold, telephone operator, telephone operators, phonecall, phonecalls, answer phone, answer phones, answering machine, answering machines, modern life modern times, modern technology, modern technologies, automated answering machine, automated answering machines, priority, priorities, wait, waiting, queue, queuing, phone queue, phones queues, telephone queue, telephone queues, big corporation, big corporations
"Would you like to hear some music while you hold."
"Reservations, please. And while I wait, I'd like to hear Act II of 'Tosca' sung by Tito Gobbi and Maria Callas."
"Do you mind listening to 'Eine Kleine Holdmusik'?"
Tags:phonecall, phonecalls, phone call, phone calls, held call, held calls, on hold, hold music, eine kleine waldmusik, forest music, waldmusik, nachtmusik, night music, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, wait, waiting, customer service, bad customer service, violin, violins, violinist, violinists, musician, musicians, mozart
"Limbo as such has been phased out, but we'll be keeping you on hold for an unspecified amount of time."
Tags:religion, religious, death, dead, after death, afterlife, heaven, heaven's gate, entrance to heaven, st. peter's gate, saint peter's gate, pearly gates, st. peter, saint peter, angel, angels, god, limbo, purgatory, nothingness, uncertain, unspecified, unknown, phased out, gone, hold, holding, on hold, holds, time, waiting, technology, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, calls, call, calling, customer service, service
"I hope you don't think that music while I waited soothed me."
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"Your call is important to us. Please hold for four hours, howl obscenities, punch a hole in the wall, and hang up."
The Forever Stamp
Tags:forever, perpetual, evergreen, inevitable, inevitability, cynic, cynics, cynical, depressive, depressives, depressing, minutiae, minutia, on hold, impatient, impatience, wait, waits, insomnia, insomniac, insomniacs, traffic, traffic trouble, traffic troubles, heavy traffic, trig, trigonometry, trigonometry class, trigonometry classes, dinner, dinners, family dinner, family dinners, extended family, extended families, tax season, bored, boredom, frustration, frustrations, frustrating
"You can put me on hold, Ted, but I can't guarantee I'll be here when you get back."
"Congratulations. You have finally reached Extension Five Million. Please hold."
Tags:phone, phones, phone line, hold, on hold, please hold, hold the line, the line, extension, extensions, productivity, productive, modern, modern life, modern world, tech, technological, telephone, telephones, reception, receptionist, receptionists, extended, holding, holding music, wait, waiting, waits
"You can't put me on hold- you're my secretary."
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"Opportunity knocking? Can you hold?"
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"Could you hold for a second? It's Call Waiting."
Tags:phone, phones, phone call, phone calls, tin can, tin cans, string, strings, can, cans, playground, playgrounds, recess, call waiting, hold, on hold, busy schedule, busy schedules, schedule, schedules, kid, kids, child, children, place on hold, places on hold, placing on hold, other line, other lines, second line, second lines, phone line, phone lines
"On Hold For Now Man"
Tags:superhero, superheroes, hero, heroes, comic book hero, comic book heroes, comic book, comic books, on hold, put on hold, postpone, postpone, postponing, put off, put back, life on hold, covid-19, corona, coronavirus, novel coronavirus, corona virus, novel corona virus, pandemic, pandemics, epidemic, epidemics, disease, diseases, flu, flus, illness, sickness, virus, viruses, self-isolation, social distancing, quarantine, quarantines, quarantined, delayed, delay, film, films
"Hold on a second. I have no idea where my ears are."
"Today's estimated hold time before your hand falls asleep is nine minutes."
"One moment, please, while I put you on character building hold."
Tags:on hold, put on hold, phone, phones, phoning, telephone, telephones, receptionist, receptionists, pa, personal assistant, personal assistants, reception, receptions, switchboard, switchboards, character building, instructive beneficial, patronising, patronise, patronised, patronizing, patronize, patronized