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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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Discovery of Extraterrestrial Intelligence - 15 years (and counting) :^)
(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 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 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 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 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 1634245 - Posted: 28 Jan 2015, 21:30:29 UTC - in response to Message 1634244.  

Chris, is every thing ok?


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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!
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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.
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Message 1634357 - Posted: 29 Jan 2015, 0:53:30 UTC - in response to Message 1634356.  
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0 patience, on any planet.
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Message 1634373 - Posted: 29 Jan 2015, 1:41:02 UTC - in response to Message 1634180.  
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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.


Referring to a Texian as an Honorary Brit - no patience
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Message 1634511 - Posted: 29 Jan 2015, 11:55:50 UTC

My patience levels are proportional to how much i'm being paid in that situation.

Dealing with an undergraduate student who can't get the hang of even the most basic of practical lab techniques.
Payment, £23/hour.
Patience, 1 hour.

Dealing with a half-blind first year to whom i've been assigned in order that he doesn't do anything dangerous whilst in the lab.
Payment, £29/hour.
Patience, 3 hours.

Waiting for a bus to get me to work.
Payment, -£2.20.
Patience, nil.

Waiting for a meal in a restaurant.
Payment -£20
Patience, -10 minutes, i'm hungry dammit!

Waiting for a meal in a restaurant with screaming children
Payment -£20
Patience, -1 hour, boiling fury!

Of course, being British, i never actually say anything in the last three situations. I just quietly seethe and write a stiffly-worded letter in my head that will never be posted.
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Message 1634566 - Posted: 29 Jan 2015, 16:42:13 UTC

...Of course, being British, i never actually say anything in the last three situations. I just quietly seethe and write a stiffly-worded letter in my head that will never be posted

LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Message 1634804 - Posted: 30 Jan 2015, 2:02:54 UTC - in response to Message 1634154.  

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

Mine would vary somewhat from those figures, but I don't have the patience to detail them all.

Plus my own

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You got me beat!
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Message 1634805 - Posted: 30 Jan 2015, 2:04:09 UTC - in response to Message 1634315.  

I can simulate patience very well.
Doesn`t mean i am.

Same here.
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Message 1634806 - Posted: 30 Jan 2015, 2:05:53 UTC - in response to Message 1634511.  

Of course, being British, i never actually say anything in the last three situations. I just quietly seethe and write a stiffly-worded letter in my head that will never be posted.

I do that too. Must be my British heritage coming through. Or else I've been influenced by too much British culture.
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