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queue

Informatics A waiting line for a document Vox populi, UK
A line. See Gender queue.
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Although, to be fair to our queuing heritage, a recent visit to the USA confirmed that the Americans have taken it over and modified it to an art form.
In a top ten of the worst offenders for queuing, post offices topped the table, with average queues of 19 minutes, followed by banks at 18 mins.
While there is a well-known literature on rationing and rationing by waiting (see especially Barzel, 1974; Lindsay and Fiegenbaum, 1984), we are not aware of an economic analysis of the connection between queuing and violence.
It is called virtual queuing because the software inserts a virtual placeholder in the queue.
Accountant Jim Spencer, 46, said: "There must be 30 of us queuing up inside.
One option is using the data to display estimated queuing times for customers to see.
What do a high-rise elevator and disc drive technology Serial ATA Native Command Queuing (NCQ) have in common?
One of the benefits of being a member of the Press is that on occasions you can avoid queuing up for things with the great unwashed.
As the sales begin in earnest today, be warned - two thirds of us will lose our rag queuing for a bargain.
Queuing systems can be seen in action at airports large or small in every corner of the world, and understanding queues and queue psychology is becoming the best route to a profitable enterprise.
But I doubt even Posh Pal would go for this latest wheeze - the launch of the UK's first queuing agency.
It includes all the time spent in queuing, moving, down time, setup, inspection and rework, as well as process time.