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Message 1634154 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 18:15:44 UTC
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How long does the average Brit’s patience last?

Waiting for a drink at a bar – Five minutes
Queuing for train tickets – Nine minutes
Being kept on hold for doctors – Nine minutes
Queuing to post a letter- 10 minutes
Putting up with a screaming child in a restaurant – 10 minutes
Delayed train – 13 minutes
Sitting still in traffic – 13 minutes
Waiting for a bus – 13 minutes
Buying music tickets online – 17 minutes
Date running late – 17 minutes
Friend says they’ll call you right back – 18 minutes
Waiting for food at a restaurant – 24 minutes
Friend to text back – 18 hours
Hearing from someone after a date – 2 days
Waiting for a parcel to be delivered – 4.5 days
Working without a pay rise – 1 ¾ years

Patience

Plus my own

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Message 1634156 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 18:20:24 UTC

...similar to Chris, but on most of them change "minutes" for "seconds"....
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Message 1634162 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 18:25:57 UTC
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(But I don't count not being a Brit. Commonwealth with the Queen as head of state close enough?)
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Message 1634166 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 18:34:22 UTC

Waiting for a tram - 45 mins

I was posting on here though :)

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Message 1634180 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 19:26:08 UTC
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(But I don't count not being a Brit. Commonwealth with the Queen as head of state close enough?)

We class the Colonials as Honorary Brits so you pass muster.

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Message 1634181 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 19:30:34 UTC
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Sometimes I think I have too much patience with Yoko. Lisa is so quick in understanding everything and Yoko 'takes advantage' of her 'introvertness' I always feel like helping her and carrying her, but I should let go, she gives me signs for it. I was actually mad at her earlier!! :'(
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Message 1634184 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 19:32:31 UTC

You're a great mum, you'll get the balance right :-)
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Message 1634186 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 19:36:34 UTC

Thx Chris..
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Message 1634189 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 19:49:54 UTC

Sorry I just don't have the time for this thread.
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Message 1634197 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 19:56:19 UTC

No patience?
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Message 1634228 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 20:54:09 UTC

If I happened to become impatient with someone, I likely would lose my temper as well.
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Message 1634233 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 21:03:20 UTC

No, they are two different emotions.
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Message 1634235 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 21:09:04 UTC - in response to Message 1634180.  
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We class the Colonials as Honorary Brits so you pass muster.



Here in the colonies we have great patience for foggy Brits
forced to endure their closeted existences back there in the 1850s!

(Or so I heard...)

:):)



(I knew that would throw him...)
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Message 1634244 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 21:26:37 UTC

Thank you very much. That is very kind of you to tolerate us in such a magnanimous way.

Did I just say that?
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Message 1634245 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 21:30:29 UTC - in response to Message 1634244.  

Chris, is every thing ok?


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Message 1634247 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 21:32:57 UTC

Absolutely, just very pleased that you you can still appreciate the Mother Country :-))
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Message 1634261 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 21:47:32 UTC - in response to Message 1634247.  

pleased that you you can still appreciate the Mother Country :-))


Oui mon ami....


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Message 1634264 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 21:56:42 UTC

Patience varies by a magnitude dependant upon time of the month - from hours to milliseconds.
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Message 1634268 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 22:08:08 UTC - in response to Message 1634264.  
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A new person?

Hello!
edit:
Welcome.


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Message 1634315 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 23:27:16 UTC

I can simulate patience very well.
Doesn`t mean i am.
With each crime and every kindness we birth our future.
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