I Waited In Line For Something Stupid

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    In 2010 I waited in a 4 hour long line to see

    the first screening of AVATAR, I even missed a day of school for it lol
    himynameishikari himynameishikari
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 25, 2014

    An Autograph

    I had gone shopping with a couple of friends and some random band was doing some autograph signing at one of the stores. It was one of our local bands (not a very good one...) but they were desperate for the autograph cos the guys were pretty cute. And since I was going back to...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 3, 2008


    .totally!!! Waited 3 hours to get on a roller coaster in Blackpool....totally worth it when it's the tallest ride in the country!
    sunshinegirl2014 sunshinegirl2014
    36-40, F
    Nov 8, 2014

    I Waited In Line For ......

    I thougt that i was waiting in line for the toilet at a pop concert... It turned out to be the line for an autograph of the drummer of the band..... And I didn't even like the music :-(
    linda linda
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Nov 28, 2006

    I Waited In Church

    I waited in Church for something stupid.  It turned out to be the person who marched up the aisle.  
    johnnyboy44 johnnyboy44
    2 Responses Oct 23, 2010

    Guys Get It

    Last night I had to wait on line to use the mens bathroom
    iLovePancakes iLovePancakes
    26-30, M
    Jul 1, 2012

    Last Summer...

    i went to visit family in new york and new jersey..our last saturday there, me and my sisters and cousins went shopping...my youngest sister loooves A&F......ugh...anyway...she made all of us wait to get in the store.....we waited an hr. just to get in....never again.....but the...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 2, 2012

    18 and Under Club

    I once stood in the freezing weather for 2 hours to get into an 18 and under club....it turned out to be packed with gross sweaty boys who try to grope you....stupid but atleast I learned a lesson: Ignorance of somethings is great wisdom
    nemisay nemisay
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 30, 2007

    Waited in line for the iphone 6

    when I thought my 5S wasn't working. I got to the store and turns out it was working! Waste of my weekend.
    MotionlessinH MotionlessinH
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 8, 2014

    A Hot Dog At Pinks In Hollywood

    It tasted like a decent hot dog. Not a wait-in-a-two-hour-long-line hot dog. Do not waste your life in the Pink's line. You will never get that time back.
    EPKate EPKate
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 7, 2010

    Midnight Wasn'T Worth It

    In August 2012 the hunger games DVD was being released at midnight at some Walmarts in my area. I went with 3 friends who were obsessed with this movie, and I tagged along as the midnight release was supposed to be a "party" and have "freebies, fun, and more"... So we show up to...
    myfriendemily myfriendemily
    18-21, F
    Jul 19, 2013

    Wasting Time With Customer Service

    I have been trying to get proper customer service from my neighborhood Kroger store for 8 years. It began with improper grocery packing.  I got home and found raw hamburger and raw lettuce and raw fruit in the same bag.  Another bag contained raw chicken and bananas...
    zilphia zilphia
    3 Responses Sep 12, 2008

    Longest Wait In Line

    I waited in line during the 80's for Prince's PurpleRain concert. My friend Sandy and her 4 year old daughter stood in line on our day off for 4 hours to get concert tickets. Yes, we did eventually get the 10 tickets for all our friends and co workers, to see the concert. It was...
    1958Funwife 1958Funwife
    51-55, F
    1 Response Feb 17, 2012

    I Will Not Light This In the Store!

    When I was in college I had a 3hr Lab class every Friday. I'm a smoker, so by the time class let out I thought I was going to die from a nicotine fit. When I went to light my life saving Marlboro I was very disappointed to find out I had no lighter. I searched in the glove box...
    Luci Luci
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Sep 16, 2007

    Six Flags Ride

    I waited in line something like 2 hours, maybe more, to go on the new Batman ride at Six Flags (the one in Gurnee, IL). I was with my daughter and son-in-law, thank God, but a major part of the wait was in a room with awful, loud music that made it hard to talk. When we finally...
    Aeolosoma Aeolosoma
    56-60, F
    1 Response Aug 13, 2008

    Next Line Maybe I Will Get Something Authentic This Time

    To listen to your endless bullshitttt, really as if i haven't heard that before?
    indigowitch indigowitch
    22-25, F
    Aug 3, 2013

    I Always Wait In Line For Some...

    I always wait in line for something stupid! If it seems appealing to me its gonna have to be done! When i was at my friends hen night at the willows a couple of years ago! Trevor (the lil guy off x factor last year n then this year!) was performing n i queued so i could get a...
    sazead sazead
    22-25, F
    Apr 15, 2007

    Spiderman three. Amazing Spiderman 2 (had

    so much potential). The Dark Knight Rises...
    Bongopanda Bongopanda
    18-21, M
    Jun 13, 2014

    Omdz the other week there was around 100+ people

    who waited OVERNIGHT for a small grocery store to open!!, but yeah one time I waited in line once to buy an orange and I don't even like em that much.
    MixedJayy MixedJayy
    18-21, F
    Apr 9, 2014

    Coke Machines

    So by now most people have heard of those new coke machines where you can choose your drink and flavor and all that good stuff,seems simple enough right? Wrong for these people. So me and my friend were waiting in line for the coke machine and we weren't paying attention so we...
    Pajamapantsperson Pajamapantsperson
    18-21, F
    Jun 29, 2013

    Wasting Time With Customer Service

    I have been trying to get proper customer service from my neighborhood Kroger store for 8 years. It began with improper grocery packing.  I got home and found raw hamburger and raw lettuce and raw fruit in the same bag.  Another bag contained raw chicken and bananas...
    zilphia zilphia
    2 Responses Sep 12, 2008

    I Waited

    I waited in line for my rifle I waited in line for my paycheque I waited in line for sleeping bags I waited in line for rope I waited in line for gun tape I waited in line for food I waited in line to sign in for attendance I waited in line for new uniforms I waited in line for...
    cs15A cs15A
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 1, 2013
    jasondes jasondes
    1 Response May 24, 2010

    Waiting At the Hospital For Nothing

    I was severely depressed last week.  It was so bad  that I went to the hospital.  I waited there  for four hours, just for the nurse to tell me I had to go to the psychiatric hospital.  The psych hospital said they don't do outpatient care and sent me to...
    stickyvinylguy stickyvinylguy
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Dec 5, 2007

    I Waited In Line For A Crappy Water Park Ride

    I spent like one and a half hours in line, wet, with mosquitoes biting me, for a stupid "scary" water park "ride" that was nothing but strobe lights and dark tunnels. And to make life better, I puked when I got out. Worst experience ever!
    Sardius Sardius
    Jul 6, 2013

    I took my family to Disneyland .

    we waited in line for a ride we thought. But it Was for the princess . Two hours we waited.for a five minute walk through well ten the most . Every line was larger longer , wasn't that great. My kids were frustrated . We decided to go across to the other side to California park...
    dreamingisgood dreamingisgood
    46-50, F
    Dec 27, 2014


    I waited for a guy to love me for 8 yrs.... let me correct that, I AM WAITING.
    Mtowngrl901 Mtowngrl901
    Jun 30, 2013

    My Waiting

    I waited in line for the Empire State building, but it was soooo not worth it.
    monktv monktv
    Jun 27, 2008


    Unfortunately I've been in one of those "Free Cone Day" lines at Ben & Jerry.  Forty-five minutes for a scoop of sorbet... just wasn't thinking that day.
    museofallsoup museofallsoup
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 23, 2007


    So before I adopted Tyler, my husband and I went to Disney World. We were waiting for this ride call Stitch's Great Escape, and when we finally got to the ride part of it, the ride didn't qualify for an actual ride! It didn't move! Shouldn't have spent 5 minutes in line for...
    Boopadroop Boopadroop
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 6, 2012

    Gone For Good.

    Date: Friday, January 25, 2013, 10:54 AM Hi I’ve checked your orders. Order 27757 is for pre-order. Estimated delivery will be in about 1-2 weeks after payment. - well, that will be my 2nd and last i promise you. cannot deliver on time, never inform before hand, and if goods...
    Jan 24, 2013

    Cornerstone '07

    I was at the Cornerstone Music Festival. Every time I could, I'd get my CDs autographed by the bands. August Burns Red, a good band but among my favorites, had just finished their set, so I ran over to the merch table to get my CD signed. I got all the members except the drummer...
    raphenroch raphenroch
    26-30, M
    Jul 23, 2013

    I Waited In Line For...

    i waited in a line that went all the way down the block for a show they oversold the tickets to and left half the audience stuck outside with no way to get in!! lines suck.
    distendedsilvertrails distendedsilvertrails
    18-21, F
    Jul 3, 2008

    Waited For Hours For Britney Spears

    Back in high school, in the late 90's, I waited for hours and hours under the rain for Britney Spears when she came to visit Toronto. I even got really sick afterwards and barely even got to get a glimpse of her. People were stopping their cars and asking us what were we waiting...
    bigspender1981 bigspender1981
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Jul 9, 2009


    I once waited in a Black Friday line to get into target just for a cup of coffee. I had to be at work a jc Penney right after anyway.
    Fireflower352 Fireflower352
    36-40, F
    Oct 3, 2013

    I Waited In Line For Something Stupid

    Ok,so were at bush gardens right and it's October and were waiting in line for a haunted house and I waited for like 2 hours and we reached a sigh that said 1 hour wait and we were half way there but the park closed in half an hour. Well ****! So yeah wasted 2 hours for something...
    16-17, M
    Jan 16, 2013

    You Don't Understand!

    Waiting in line behind two groups of families in the 10 items or less isle. Obviously they had over 30 items. I got stressed and made a scene.I think what I was mad about is the store didn't seem to care. It's like I could see myself mammoths drama and I was helpless in doing...
    setinstoneBB setinstoneBB
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jul 27, 2012

    Waves Hand Yelling....i Have, I Have!!

    Well, haven't we all stood in a line to get something stupid!  Actually, it fun!!  You get to talk to strangers who are waiting in the line with you, for the same stupid thing, you just have to have!  :-)
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog
    2 Responses Nov 4, 2008

    The Lab Assistant

    Dear,, mr.T ,, dont you know that i just stalk you and..yeah, at 2nd,,no,, 3rd,no,,4th. Noo, n-th times I make my tears rolling down my face.Really want you to know that,, I want to give you a part of what I have,,yeah, you deserve it more than I do,,I dont know, why just it...
    ddangkochimp ddangkochimp
    26-30, F
    Oct 9, 2013

    I Waited...

    For a free t-shirt , it took about an hour not that long but still...
    5leafclover 5leafclover
    22-25, F
    Mar 17, 2013


    Well....ok, so I wouldn't call it stupid...but alot of people may, especially realizing how LONG i spent in line... Saturday Novemer 28th, 2006 10:00pm - Me and my friend set up camp outside our local EBGames, yes...that's right...the Nintendo Wii launch line...we spent...10...
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 13, 2007

    I Didn't Know It'd Be Stupid

    To make a long story short, the planetarium announced they'd let people watch the transit of Venus live and free... i.e. check out their telescope. I waited in line with my sis for about 2 hours and all we (and everyone else in line) got to see was 10 seconds of this "educational...
    Nekoe Nekoe
    22-25, F
    Nov 11, 2013

    Whenever It Was That the Movie Debuted In the 1970s, ...

    ...the movie theater which usually had one short line outside at the ticket window now had velvet ropes set up to form the two lines of people standing there. I've always loved astronaut and cosmonaut space travel, and they made such a big deal over "Star Wars" that i decided to...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong
    56-60, F
    Aug 25, 2012

    Yeah.... Not So Much

    I waited in line forever to see Titanic, and not only was I not entertained... but I had to sit on the floor for the entire film because they over sold tickets....  stupid titanic
    Amastacia Amastacia
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 13, 2010

    I Rember This One Time

    i rember this one time when i was 11 me and my family went to salue and i waited in line for 2 hours for a ride that lasted 1 minute  it wa sso stupid but ah i was young hehe
    geraghty geraghty
    13-15, F
    Sep 8, 2008

    Ninja Turtles

    Yes as bad as I hate to admit it, I waited in line for almost an hour so my son could get his picture made with a Ninja Turtle. And when we finally did get up to see him, my son precedes to step in front of the turtle so you can't even see him lol. Needless to say my son was...
    jacee1960 jacee1960
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Jul 23, 2011


    I waited in line for a stupid Iphone for five hours, it was so worth it. I love it still today!
    jeanne5l jeanne5l
    1 Response Nov 15, 2008
    himynameishikari himynameishikari
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 24, 2014


    i waited in line for "no escape"   for the first time.   i had no idea after i watched it why there was a line for tickets.    WHOAH that movie threw chunks!  
    samhain samhain
    46-50, F
    Oct 15, 2007

    Portaloos At Waterloo

    I waited in line for a portaloo at the reenactment of the Battle of Waterloo for over an hour, at 4 in the morning. In the end, it turned out to be a female toilet and I realised I was surrounded by women. Too dark to tell unless you looked closely. So I did what any responsible...
    Lennon19 Lennon19
    22-25, M
    Jan 1, 2013

    Im waiting stupidly for sb

    who never knows how much he means to me... Just wait and wait Sometimes I got tired of comforting maself that he could come
    LeakkhenaKL LeakkhenaKL
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 19, 2014

    Why Wait

    Why wait till you are older to do something you want to do now? Why wait till tomorrow to do something you can do today? You don't know if there is a tomorrow. Do thing while you have the chance - you may never have it again! Just do it! Why wait?
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl
    18-21, F
    Apr 8, 2013

    Experience At A Record Shop

    Yes I went to a record shop and waited in line for ''Something Stupid," that was back in the 1960's. Eventually I got to the front of the queue. I paid my money and I then had in my hands, a shiny new copy of Frank Sinatra's lated disc, which he recorded with his daughter Nancy...
    davidXGB davidXGB
    May 14, 2013

    Spuds Mackenzie

    My story is, it's about 1987, I'm 15 and on vacation in Kauai with my mother. There are ads all over the island about Spuds MacKenzie being at a local bar for an appearance. At the time, Spuds was big, and I had a lot of Spuds stuff. I couldn't drink, but I loved Spuds as the Bud...
    phatdog phatdog
    36-40, M
    5 Responses Sep 10, 2011


    If there is a line, no matter what its for, I'm usually standing in it. The worst memory that comes to mind for me is that I've waited in line for the first Pokemon movie. Like for hours!!!
    MoroccoMole MoroccoMole
    22-25, M
    1 Response Sep 7, 2012

    One Of The Many Things I Waited In Line For

    A friend and I decided that along with our travel and music obsessions, we were going to add one more thing; Twilight. We had read all four books and when the date had been set for the first movie to come out we bought our tickets WEEKS in advance. As sad as it is we were...
    skylarhope25 skylarhope25
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jun 11, 2010
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