"No, no! I mean I'm on line."
"There's nothing worse than waiting in the wrong line."
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Line of children to see Santa Claus; Line of parents to use the ATM
Tags:atm, automated teller machine, atms, automated teller machines, atm machine, atm machines, cash point, cash points, cash machine, cash machines, money machine, money machines, bank machine, bank machines, bank, banks, money, cash, line, lines, lining up, line up, queue, queues, queuing, santa, santa claus, mall santa, sit on santa's knee, visit santa, season, seasons, seasonal, mall, malls, store, stores, shop, shops, winter, christmas, christmastime, christmas season, xmas, noel, yule, shopping, xmas shopping, christmas shopping, consumerism, gift, gifts, present, presents, kids, kids, child, children, adult, adults, parent, parents, family, families, shopping mall, shopping malls, department store, department stores
Two lines at a bank with signs saying "Chatting with Teller" and "No Chatting
"Remember, deposit only - you, you, you!"
Tags:bouncer, bouncers, club, clubs, clubbing, going clubbing, dance, dances, dancer, dancers, velvet rope, velvet ropes, exclusive, exclusive club, exclusive clubs, bank, banks, banking, big bank, big banks, banker, bankers, line, lines, queue, queues, queuing, in line, on line, wait, waits, waiting
"Now boarding-all the people who pushed their way in front of the people supposed to be boarding."
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"O.K., you're good. Next!"
Tags:therapy, therapist, therapists, counselor, conselors, counseling, counsellor, counsellors, counselling, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychiatry, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, airport, airports, air travel, air travelling, security, plane travel, airport security, metal detectors, metal detectors, queue, queuing, wait in line, waiting in line, terrorists, terrorism, mental assessment, mental assessments
"When will you be back at the bank?"
"Sorry, sir, you'll have to hang on some more, but I'm going to advance you to priority-hold status."
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"Would you like to hear some music while you hold."
"Now, that wasn't so hard, was it?"
Tags:religion, religious, religious imagery, heaven, heavenly, heavenly gates, jacob's ladder, stairway, stairway to heaven, jumping through hopes, angel, angels, angelic, god, gods, afterlife, after life, after-life, life after death, line, in line, queue, queuing, halo, halos, death, dead, die, died, dying, condolences, condolence, sympathy, sympathies
"The club scene is really changing."
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, talking pet, talking pets, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, talking dog, talking dogs, dog, dogs, dog owner, dog owners, club, clubs, nightclub, nightclubs, dance club, dance clubs, disco, discos, club scene, club scene, change, changes, changing, doorman, doormen, security, bouncer, bouncers, line, lines, lineup, lineups, line-up, line-ups, lining, lining up, queue, queues, queuing, popular, trend, trends, trendy, middle age, middle-age, middle-aged, middle-aged, midlife crisis, mid-life crisis, reliving ones youth, aging, ageing, growing old, growing older, getting older, getting old, growing old, old people, all ages, all-ages, older crowd, entertainment, modern life, millennial, millennials
"I identify with shorter lines."
Tags:toilet, toilets, bathroom, bathrooms, restroom, restrooms, queue, queues, bathroom line, bathroom lines, restroom line, restroom lines, toilet line, toilet lines, line, lines, queuing, bathroom debate, bathroom debates, gender identity, gender identities, discrimination, prejudice, prejudices, gender dysphoria, social problem, social problems, lgbt
"Hell: The Airport"
Tags:air travel, airport, airports, airline, airlines, airplane, airplanes, aeroplane, aeroplanes, plane, planes, flying, flight, flights, hell, after death, religion, religious, afterlife, stress, stressful, anxiety, traveling, travelling, traveler, travelers, travellers, travellers, passenger, passengers, cancellation, cancellations, lost luggage, lost baggage, missed flights, cancelled flights, canceled flights, crowd, crowds, crowded, line, lines, lineups, queue, queues, queuing, lining up, security, immigration, check-in, check-in counter, check-in counters, check-in desk, check-in desks, lost, traffic, bad experience, bad experiences
Sign over one of three teller lines at a bank reads "Reassurances"
Tags:bank, banks, banking, bank teller, bank tellers, teller, tellers, cashier, cashiers, customer service, money, finances, withdrawals, deposits, reassurances, line, lines, queue, queues, lineup, lineups, line up, line ups, lining, queuing, sign, signs, signage, bankruptcy, bankruptcies, economy, economic troubles, economic problems, recession, bank failure, bank failures, insolvency, financial institution, financial institutions, financial crisis, failure, failures, too big to fail, banking crisis
"Have you been waiting long?"
Tags:queue, queues, queuing, long queue, long queues, monotony, monotonous, waiting in line, wait in line, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, bored, boring, boredom, line, lines, lined up, lining up, customer service, bad service, bad customer service, oblivious, obliviousness, stupid question, stupid questions, bad question, bad questions
"I preferred their 'Take a number' system."
Tags:line, lines, queue, queues, lining up, queuing, lineup, lineups, customer, customers, patron, patrons, next, next in line, customer service, service, deli, deli counter, deli counters, delicatessen, delicatessens, take a number, system, systems, prefer, preferred, preferring, preference, preferences, game, game, childish, immature, blind man's bluff, blind man's buff, parlor games, parlour games, blinded, blindfold, blindfolds, blindfolded, blindfolded, business, management, choosing
"'Hold,' young lady, is for other people."
Tags:executive, executives, business executive, business executives, manager, entitlement, entitled, male pale stale, arrogant, arrogance, managers, business manager, business managers, boss, bosses, rich person, rich people, the one percent, the 1 percent, wealth divide, wealth gap, self important, self importance, self-important, self-importance, silver spoon, hold, put on hold, queue, queuing, wait, waiting, impatient, impatience
See Manhattan . . . By Car!
Tags:manhatten, manhattan, new york, new yorkers, nyc, new york city, traffic, traffic jam, pile-up, pile up, queue, queuing, car, cars, walk, walking, walker, walks, hike, hiking, tour, tourism, tourists, bumper to bumper, toured, touring, exploration, explore, exploring, discover, discovering, discovery, discovered, promotions, promotional, promotion, advertising, advert, ad, ads, advertise, advertised, brochure, brochures, leaflet, leaflets, rhetoric, spin, spin doctor, market, marketing, marketting
A long line of animals wait for a pair of snails to slowly board Noah's Ark.
Tags:religion, religious, bible, biblical, genesis, book of genesis, noah, noah's ark, ark, arks, boat, boats, ship, ships, great flood, flood, flooding, animal, animals, pair, pairs, snail, snails, slow, holding up the line, line, lines, lineup, lineups, lining up, queue, queues, queuing, traffic jam, congestion, bottle neck, waiting
"Well, according to the scuttlebutt we're dead."
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, entering heaven, angel, angels, scuttlebutt, scuttlebutts, gossip, gossips, gossiping, rumor, rumors, rumour, rumours, cloud, clouds, line, lines, lining up, queuing, queue, queues
Tags:animal, animals, chicken, chickens, hen, hens, egg, eggs, which came first, first, riddle, riddles, cliche, cliches, science, biology, dilemma, dilemmas, causality, paradox, paradoxes, poultry, problem, problems, next, line, lines, lineup, lineups, lining up, queue, queues, queuing, next in line, cashier, cashiers, shopping, shopper, shoppers, customer, customers, competition, competitions, rivalry, rivalries, competing
Seven males, ranging in age from a baby to an old man, wait in a line monitored by a uniformed guard.
Tags:waiting, wait, patient, patience, line, lines, lineup, lineups, lining up, queue, queues, queuing, age, ages, youth, young, baby, babies, infant, infants, kid, kids, child, children, teen, teens, teenager, adult, adults, old, elderly, old people, elderly people, senior, seniors, senior citizen, senior citizens, aging, ageing, growing old, growing older, getting older, getting old, growing old, old age, middle age, middle aged, middle-age, middle-aged, progression, development, process, life, life cycle, man, men, male, males
"I suppose they're less skillful with a rope than they once were, but I'm not complaining."
Bank customers and bank tellers wait in line to meet with each other.