We’re Less Patient Than Ever . . . We Lose It When a Website Takes 16 Seconds or a Traffic Light Takes 25

This is about 0% surprising.  According to a new survey, we’ve got LESS PATIENCE today than ever before.  And three-quarters of people think it’s because modern technology has ruined our ability to wait for ANYTHING.

Here's how long it takes before we start losing our patience in different scenarios . . .
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Here’s how long it takes before we start losing our patience in different scenarios . . .

  1. Waiting for a website to load . . . 16 seconds until we start to lose it.
  2. Waiting for a movie or TV to start streaming . . . 22 seconds.
  3. Waiting for a traffic light to change . . . 25 seconds.
  4. Waiting for a line to start moving . . . 30 seconds.
  5. Waiting to get a drink at a bar . . . seven minutes.
  6. Waiting for a completely dead phone to turn on once you plug it in . . . 11 minutes.
  7. Waiting for our luggage to show up after a flight . . . 13 minutes.
  8. Waiting for food to arrive at a restaurant . . . 14 minutes.
  9. Waiting for someone to respond to an important email . . . 90 minutes.
  10. Waiting for a refund for something we returned online . . . four days. 

(Study Finds)