Brits Get Mean and Angry After a "Mean" of Eight Minutes, 22 Seconds

by Trilok Kapur on  December 9, 2009 at 11:31 AM Lifestyle News
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According to the study commissioned by telecom giant TalkTalk, Internet was causing Brits lose their cool on an average of eight minutes, 22 seconds.

"The speed of the online world is making us less prepared to wait for things to happen in the offline world," the Telegraph quoted Mark Schmid, of TalkTalk, as saying.

"This is prompting people to reach the point of impatience earlier than ever before," he added.

Top points of impatience:

Waiting for an Internet page to load 3 mins 38 secs

Waiting on hold on telephone 5 mins 4 secs

Waiting for the kettle to boil 5 mins 6 secs

Waiting for food in a restaurant 8 mins 38 secs

Waiting for friends to show up 10 mins 1 secs

Waiting for a tradesman to show 10 mins 43 secs

Waiting for someone to reply to a vm/text 13 mins 16 secs

Source: ANI
TRI

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