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Writing Prompt Number 38

What was the longest amount of time you have spent waiting on line for something? What was it, and was it worth the wait?

11 responses to “Writing Prompt Number 38”

  1. I once spent 3 hours in a bank waiting to be served. It was worth the wait as I got my money in the end 🙂

  2. In high school we used to queue for food. I could queue for 30 minutes and it was well worth it.

  3. I remember I once had to wait 2 hours for a bus that never showed up. It was obviously not a worthy wait lol.

  4. Many times I have to wait in line for over an hour just to access some government services. In the end the service delivery is usually very poor so I wouldn’t say it’s worth the wait 🙁

  5. Last year I had to wait 2 hours in line at the DMV for a license renewal. I was well served in the end and I got what I wanted. It was worth the wait.

  6. I can ordering for food I waited for more two hours to get my package of food. I almost slapped the delivery guy when he came around.

  7. That would be when I waited for my ex boyfriend when I was in HS. I stood at the airport for 4 hours but no one showed up. It was frustrating sure but looking at it now. I learned not to let people down due to it. I will never say its a good thing because its not but at least I learned something from it.

  8. I was at the bank for almost two hours waiting to cash some funds.. I had no choice..

  9. I waited almost three hours to get a replacement document. Once it was my turn there was a network disruption which forced me to leave and find some other day to go queue again.

  10. I was waiting to be served when I got my first job. I had to wait for like 5hrs to get all documents signed and be done orientations.

  11. Okay here comes a tricky one, for me it will have to be at the bank. I was going to pay my fees so of course it was worth it. When i took a ticket and saw i was number 280 and there indicated in bold was i had 50 customers ahead of me and estimated amount of time to wait would be 2 hours.

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