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  Reply # 1105406 9-Aug-2014 13:49
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chevrolux: What really gets me is people who stop at the sign in the drive thru and take their sweet time to read the board. DON'T GO IN THE DRIVE THRU IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU WANT!!
 

Then why do they have the boards? I try not to stop if there are people behind me. 
But it would be good if they some times had more of the boards in the drive through

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  Reply # 1105413 9-Aug-2014 14:06
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sdav: Haha the chicken in a burger? The chicken in a wrap? Or just chicken? I can see how that can take sometime to work out!

http://notalwaysright.com/to-be-or-not-to-jollibee/31141 

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1105422 9-Aug-2014 14:44
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freitasm:
vexxxboy: or the people , usually in supermarkets, who get surprised that they have to pay for the goods and spend 2-3 minutes looking for purse/ wallet to pay for it . what did they think was going to happen. 


Or people on the bus - other day it was raining here, I was the third one in line, so just outside the bus and getting wet. When the lady got to the driver is the moment she decided it was right to fumble around looking for the card in her purse. I always leave home with the card in my front pocket, ready to get it out - because I don't want to be inconsiderate to others.

But some people are just that...




people that do that at say countdown then after paying spend an eternity sorting out their purse and hand bag, and if they use the archaic payment method that are cheques they have to fill out the cheque record there and then and not wait until they get home.





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  Reply # 1105427 9-Aug-2014 14:53
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I hate the 'oh I forgot just one thing, I won't be moment' at the supermarket checkout. Then they disappear back into the shop leaving their crap on the checkout never to be seen again, and leaving everyone else waiting. Once this got the best of me on a bad day, I grabbed all the groceries off the conveyor, and not so delicately put them back in her trolley, and pushed the trolley back down the nearest isle. Others seemed quite happy with the course of action, but not the lady when she returned several minutes later! Priceless.




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  Reply # 1105436 9-Aug-2014 15:04
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scuwp: I hate the 'oh I forgot just one thing, I won't be moment' at the supermarket checkout. Then they disappear back into the shop leaving their crap on the checkout never to be seen again, and leaving everyone else waiting. Once this got the best of me on a bad day, I grabbed all the groceries off the conveyor, and not so delicately put them back in her trolley, and pushed the trolley back down the nearest isle. Others seemed quite happy with the course of action, but not the lady when she returned several minutes later! Priceless.

Good work - you deserve a DB. This is the one that really gets me!



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  Reply # 1105461 9-Aug-2014 15:31
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It must be my week for coming across rude people. We just got back from countdown as we dropped in just to grab a couple of items , proceeded to go through the 12 items or less check out and the lady 2 people in front of us (just had one item a drink) was on the phone and when she got to the counter (still on her phone) the checkout operator asked if her drink was the only item and the lady on her phone proceeded to hold her finger up in the hold on a moment action, the checkout operator grabbed her drink and put it down under the counter and said next please. The lady who had the drink started to protest and around all 4 of us in line promptly told her to p!ss off and to not be so rude.
I dunno maybe its my age which is not that much at 44 but manners seem to be on the down trend these days.




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  Reply # 1105465 9-Aug-2014 15:38
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Presso: It must be my week for coming across rude people. We just got back from countdown as we dropped in just to grab a couple of items , proceeded to go through the 12 items or less check out and the lady 2 people in front of us (just had one item a drink) was on the phone and when she got to the counter (still on her phone) the checkout operator asked if her drink was the only item and the lady on her phone proceeded to hold her finger up in the hold on a moment action, the checkout operator grabbed her drink and put it down under the counter and said next please. The lady who had the drink started to protest and around all 4 of us in line promptly told her to p!ss off and to not be so rude.
I dunno maybe its my age which is not that much at 44 but manners seem to be on the down trend these days.


thats pretty bloody rude!

if the phonecall is that important, let the person behind you go infront or even better, dont even bother lining up!

defiantly not an old age thing for you ;)




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  Reply # 1105484 9-Aug-2014 15:48
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Presso: It must be my week for coming across rude people. We just got back from countdown as we dropped in just to grab a couple of items , proceeded to go through the 12 items or less check out and the lady 2 people in front of us (just had one item a drink) was on the phone and when she got to the counter (still on her phone) the checkout operator asked if her drink was the only item and the lady on her phone proceeded to hold her finger up in the hold on a moment action, the checkout operator grabbed her drink and put it down under the counter and said next please. The lady who had the drink started to protest and around all 4 of us in line promptly told her to p!ss off and to not be so rude.
I dunno maybe its my age which is not that much at 44 but manners seem to be on the down trend these days.


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scuwp: I hate the 'oh I forgot just one thing, I won't be moment' at the supermarket checkout. Then they disappear back into the shop leaving their crap on the checkout never to be seen again, and leaving everyone else waiting. Once this got the best of me on a bad day, I grabbed all the groceries off the conveyor, and not so delicately put them back in her trolley, and pushed the trolley back down the nearest isle. Others seemed quite happy with the course of action, but not the lady when she returned several minutes later! Priceless.


If my wife tells me she forgot something I tell her I will go collect it and join the end of the queue when I come back. I rather pay in two operations than hold people.

KiwiNZ: people that do that at say countdown then after paying spend an eternity sorting out their purse and hand bag, and if they use the archaic payment method that are cheques they have to fill out the cheque record there and then and not wait until they get home.


I once saw a woman get a statement on screen at an ATM and proceed with reconciling her chequebook on the spot - with people waiting behind her.






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  Reply # 1105496 9-Aug-2014 16:33
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freitasm: 
I once saw a woman get a statement on screen at an ATM and proceed with reconciling her chequebook on the spot - with people waiting behind her.


absurd!

stand to the side! dont need to be holding everyone up with that!




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  Reply # 1105497 9-Aug-2014 16:34
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benokobi: I hate waiting in lines at subway. All the choices. Like 15 different subs. Plus 30 different breads, sauces, salads.


Order online! book pickup - walk in, straight past line then walk out.

It is AWESOME.

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  Reply # 1105499 9-Aug-2014 16:41
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benokobi: I hate waiting in lines at subway. All the choices. Like 15 different subs. Plus 30 different breads, sauces, salads.


Order online! book pickup - walk in, straight past line then walk out.

It is AWESOME.


I forgot all about this!

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  Reply # 1105509 9-Aug-2014 17:07
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freitasm:
scuwp: I hate the 'oh I forgot just one thing, I won't be moment' at the supermarket checkout. Then they disappear back into the shop leaving their crap on the checkout never to be seen again, and leaving everyone else waiting. Once this got the best of me on a bad day, I grabbed all the groceries off the conveyor, and not so delicately put them back in her trolley, and pushed the trolley back down the nearest isle. Others seemed quite happy with the course of action, but not the lady when she returned several minutes later! Priceless.


If my wife tells me she forgot something I tell her I will go collect it and join the end of the queue when I come back. I rather pay in two operations than hold people.



Yup, that's my issue... It's my wife who regularly leaves me looking like the s&$t in our local pak an save... A Number of times we hit the queue (with our 2small boys) after a half hour+ shop and THEN she disappears for the things that she 'just remembered'... I DID try paying and then meeting her at the car (having the option of then fillin the boys mouths while we wait) but found out the hard way that it's better to be the dork that 2-3 people in the queue get peeved with, than GIGO home on a Sunday afternoon with your wife raging at you, for the better party of a week!

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freitasm:
scuwp: I hate the 'oh I forgot just one thing, I won't be moment' at the supermarket checkout. Then they disappear back into the shop leaving their crap on the checkout never to be seen again, and leaving everyone else waiting. Once this got the best of me on a bad day, I grabbed all the groceries off the conveyor, and not so delicately put them back in her trolley, and pushed the trolley back down the nearest isle. Others seemed quite happy with the course of action, but not the lady when she returned several minutes later! Priceless.


If my wife tells me she forgot something I tell her I will go collect it and join the end of the queue when I come back. I rather pay in two operations than hold people.



Yup, that's my issue... It's my wife who regularly leaves me looking like the s&$t in our local pak an save... A Number of times we hit the queue (with our 2small boys) after a half hour+ shop and THEN she disappears for the things that she 'just remembered'... I DID try paying and then meeting her at the car (having the option of then fillin the boys mouths while we wait) but found out the hard way that it's better to be the dork that 2-3 people in the queue get peeved with, than GIGO home on a Sunday afternoon with your wife raging at you, for the better party of a week!

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  Reply # 1105525 9-Aug-2014 17:16
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I will let people go before me if I think I will be  a little slower due to the wheelchair




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