How Long Do You Wait To Be Stood Up By A Date?
New research shows that unsurprisingly, we’re an impatient lot
If you find yourself grinding your teeth when a train won’t come, or having to sit on your hands to stop yourself throwing a slow loading computer out of the window, a new study proves that you’re not the only one.
From a poll of 2000 people, parcel comparison website Interparcel found that the average time we wait for things like bar service and date follow up is fairly brief. What’s to blame? The Internet.
Time we wait for a web page to load: 10 Seconds
Time spent waiting at the bar: 5 minutes
On the phone to a utility company: 8 minutes
Waiting for a delayed train: 13 minutes
Waiting for a delayed bus: 13 minutes
Time before you wait to be stood up: 17 minutes
How long you’ll wait for a friend who says they’ll call back: 18 minutes
Time you wait to hear back from someone post date: 2 days