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the_GoDdEsS
11-21-2005, 11:16 AM
Are worse than a slow painful death. Your brain is dying, flicking your eyes over the tiles on the floor. One, two, three, four... Counting them. The silence interrupts and boredom gropes your soul like a perverted sleaze. Tick-tock, tick-tock... People engaging in disturbingly automatised and repetitive leg-crossing, nail-biting, watch-checking ticks. Something's hanging in the air and choking you. And then! A newcomer. Suddenly your brain becomes active for a few seconds. Then goes back to the routine. Blank. One, two, three tiles, tick-tock, tick-tock, wasting your life away, consumed by the nothingness.

the_offsprings_monkey
11-21-2005, 11:17 AM
I just kick back and listen to my mp3 player laughing at the scared people.

Punky Dudess
11-21-2005, 11:18 AM
It's not so bad if there's some decent magazines to take your mind off things.

Cejus
11-21-2005, 11:22 AM
I hate those magazines even more than the wating rooms themselves =/

the_offsprings_monkey
11-21-2005, 11:23 AM
I hate those magazines even more than the wating rooms themselves =/
Ewww I was reduced to reading HEAT, and wtf is orange peel?

Kerr
11-21-2005, 11:23 AM
Nope, waiting rooms are fucking hell, like waiting to start a late dentist appointment, or doctor's appointment. Sheesh.

And yeah, the magazines tend to be worse than the waiting itself - I am with you Cejus. I would whip out an mp3 player if I had one though.

the_GoDdEsS
11-21-2005, 11:25 AM
They're terrible. Or there's just ads for new meds.

Cejus
11-21-2005, 11:28 AM
Heat is a magazine that talks about celebrities and stuff, isn't it? Those are the worst. But there are also those extremely boring medical magazines in the hospital's waiting rooms.

Punky Dudess
11-21-2005, 11:30 AM
Whatever kind of waiting room I've been in, there has always been a life-saving copy of Cosmopolitan. *happy sigh* Any form of gardening/cooking/home life/clothes for larger people magazines can just be pushed aside.

the_GoDdEsS
11-21-2005, 11:32 AM
Oh God, I read Cosmopolitan once in my life when my friend bought it. We rented a house in the woods with friends, got drunk and started taking turns reading the articles. I nearly pissed myself laughing at how much crap it has. I'm never ever reading that sober or I'll feel like murdering people.

Preocupado
11-21-2005, 11:32 AM
TV and magazines. That's what they offer us to use against the boredom of a waiting room when, instead, they should be providing marijuana.

Punky Dudess
11-21-2005, 11:35 AM
Uh oh, my teenage mind has been destroyed with pictures of beautiful models, cheap make-up, scary fashion tips and articles about sex thrown together in one piffling magazine that costs 2.50 per issue?
I've been ripped off.

the_GoDdEsS
11-21-2005, 11:38 AM
Seriously, it's one of the reasons I never ever bought magazines for women. Most of them are trash.

adRi
11-21-2005, 11:41 AM
I take my .mp3 player to escape from reality.
I hate gossip magazines

T-6005
11-21-2005, 11:43 AM
Seriously, it's one of the reasons I never ever bought magazines for women. Most of them are trash.
Pretty much. Most pop culture related magazines tend to be the most mind-numbing reads on the planet. Definitely only readable when seriously under the influence.

Cejus
11-21-2005, 11:49 AM
Seriously, it's one of the reasons I never ever bought magazines for women. Most of them are trash.
Word. I can't understand why people buy them. They always tell the same things, and most of it's articles are pathetic ("How to get better sexual experienecs with your partner.", "Does your bf/gf cheat on you? Find it out by making our wonderful 200-questions-test!"... and things like that).

I mean, it's just crap, how can people believe that a stupid test could determine what's wrong with their lives? :confused:

Punky Dudess
11-21-2005, 11:53 AM
Hmmm....now i feel proper stoooopid. Damn me for buying those magazines...
Anyway, i would take my iPod but it runs out of battery so bloody fast...usually because i have it on top volume.

JoY
11-21-2005, 11:56 AM
I hate waitingrooms. I can't remember how many I've seen. lungspecialists, throat-nose-ear specialists, pediatrists, orthopedics, dental specialists, dentists, family doctor, gynecologists, police stations, professors at my faculty, post offices, even the HAIRDRESSER has a waitingroom.

did you know that an average person spends 1/7th of their life waiting? I'm having no trouble at ALL believing that.

DirtyMagical
11-21-2005, 12:27 PM
I find reading a book to be a perfect solution to any "waiting" that has to be done. I spend around 4 hours on public transport everyday. The only thing that really helps me pass the time is reading. Music is also an obvious one. But under certain circumstances listening to headphones can also be considered a waste of time.

DirtyMagical
11-21-2005, 12:37 PM
Word. I can't understand why people buy them. They always tell the same things, and most of it's articles are pathetic ("How to get better sexual experienecs with your partner.", "Does your bf/gf cheat on you? Find it out by making our wonderful 200-questions-test!"... and things like that).

I mean, it's just crap, how can people believe that a stupid test could determine what's wrong with their lives? :confused:

Do you honestly feel that passionate on the subject?

Cejus
11-21-2005, 12:50 PM
Do you honestly feel that passionate on the subject?
Nah, I was just exagerating it a little bit :p

DirtyMagical
11-21-2005, 12:52 PM
Nah, I was just exagerating it a little bit :p

Yeaah... don't do that next time, it's not very becomming.

Rancid_Guyxxx
11-21-2005, 01:04 PM
The worst is waiting in a walk-in clinic. All the sick people around you, the big fat guy sitting next to you with a haggard cough and a runny nose. All the little kids sneezing then smearing their boogers all over the arm rests. Waiting rooms are terrible.

Italia311
11-21-2005, 01:45 PM
Waiting in General fucking sucks.

I had a presentation today and they didnt have enough time for me to present. I had everything fucking ready, now I've got to do it next monday.

SkunkIt
11-21-2005, 02:23 PM
Are.... nothingness.
Usally, there's fish or a T.V. with a shitty channel I stare at. If none of those are there, I just stare at people in the office or read the brochures everywhere. I hate it.

Tizzalicious
11-21-2005, 02:41 PM
I hate them too. God. But I always bring my MP3 player to make it slightly less bad.

My dentist is the worst, for some reason I always have to wait hours there. I don't know why he always runs late like that. It's crazy.

I never read magazines, I like them, but hate it when I can't read a full article, because I'm neurotic like that, so I don't wanna risk being called in in the middle of reading one that I'll never be able to finish.

Sinister
11-21-2005, 02:43 PM
I hate waiting rooms to death. I bring my cd player when I can. Tizz you're right, music makes it better, though actually I'd love having something else to watch than the usual bunch of morons wasting their time nearby.

DirtyMagical
11-21-2005, 02:48 PM
**ahem:books!:ahem**

SkunkIt
11-21-2005, 02:50 PM
I....finish.
I hate the smell of a dentist office. It always smells like flouride. The longer I stay, the worse the smell gets.

JoY
11-21-2005, 02:52 PM
I never read magazines, I like them, but hate it when I can't read a full article, because I'm neurotic like that, so I don't wanna risk being called in in the middle of reading one that I'll never be able to finish.
I have the exact same. also with books. I used to bring books when I knew I'd have to wait, but it's no fun quitting in the middle of a superexciting passage.

the_GoDdEsS
11-21-2005, 03:07 PM
I just went to a doc after a fucking year and waited two and a half hours. And I thought I'd go home after 30 minutes so I did not even bring anything. Mondays are cursed.

Betty
11-21-2005, 07:19 PM
I pretty much avoid going to the doctors at all costs, mainly due to the waiting aspect.

I hadn't gone for like, 6 years. But now I have to go for stupid womanly checkups.

I think I cut down on the amount of waiting in my life a little by never being early for anything. I'm always right smack on time.

I ESPECIALLY hate waiting when people are preparing something and there's absolutely no reason they shouldn't be ready and I get mad at them for being unorganized and slow. I hate waiting at concerts too. I accept the half hour or so between sets... but when it starts to take like 50 minutes I get really impatient.

nieh
11-21-2005, 07:22 PM
I don't mind waiting rooms all that much but I hate waiting in line with a passion.

Betty
11-21-2005, 07:24 PM
I hate being somewhere really crowded with people walking REALLY slowly. I think that makes me the most mad of all.

0r4ng3
11-21-2005, 07:36 PM
Yeah, I hate waiting rooms. Especially if you're waiting one hour for a 15 fucking minute appointment, and the doctor schedules about 20 appointments an hour. It's worse then the appointment itself. I should try bringing in an mp3 player in sometime.

the_GoDdEsS
11-22-2005, 12:05 AM
I hate being somewhere really crowded with people walking REALLY slowly. I think that makes me the most mad of all.

That is incredibly annoying to me too.

That Punk Kid You Love
11-22-2005, 01:20 AM
When in waiting rooms I see how many people I can mess with without them figuring out its me doing it. Example:


This man was sleeping next to me and next to him was some lady with a cold. So I put my arm around the man and gave him a wet willie. When he woke and looked I acted like I was sneezing while she was sitting there looking around. When he fell asleep again I pushed him and he fell on the lady. When she looked at me I was holding Krissy who I had brought to the doctor since she has no car and I do,plus Im her bf and all. So then when they called for the old man as he was getting up I made farting sounds. Everybody started staring at him and he was like "Fuck you all it wasn't me" to that I yelled "Go away you smelly bastard!" a few laughed others didn't. About 30 seconds after that they called for Krissy and I went with her.

.:SMASH:.
11-22-2005, 01:34 AM
ever heard of an ipod?

Nicole
11-22-2005, 01:57 AM
I'm one of those evil people that will make your appointment later than it's supposed to be because I go in and ask a million unrelated questions to the one I came in with. Last time I took a good half hour when I went in to get birth control, discussed heaps of other stuff and got a shot.

I've never been in a waiting room that had up to date magazines. My dentist on friday had National Geographics from the 70s (the progression of West Germany, anybody?).