Which is your most frustrating type of queue?

As the UK’s lockdown restrictions ease and shops and restaurants reopen, queues in public spaces will become increasingly common again.

Whether it’s waiting for a toilet to become available, or standing in line for a shop or restaurant, we will have to reacquaint ourselves with the ‘art of being patient’ – perhaps even more so than ever.

We Brits are good at queuing but that doesn’t mean we like it and virtual queues, such as holding the line for customer service, we like even less.

Which queues frustrate you the most?

Which is your most frustrating type of queue?

Public toilets
To get through to a company’s customer service
To get through to the doctors (over the phone)
The checkout at a supermarket/shop
The Bank
The Pharmacy
To get a drink/seat at a bar or restaurant
The changing room
To get into a tourist attraction
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Based on 99 public votes.

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Melina - Assistant Editor

Hi I'm Melina, a mother of 3 teenage children and with a particular interest in all things health related. I run a busy household and smallholding alongside my work with Silversurfers, which currently includes dogs, fish, hens, ducks and pigs!

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20th Jun 2021
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I think the very worst type of queue is the one you can’t see. In other words, phone queues.

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