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The burning question*: How do you queue?

This and every Monday, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

At least we know how to queue for a 99...
At least we know how to queue for a 99...
Image: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

WE KNOW HOW you feel. The week looms ahead (okay, only a four-day one for many) – but you will still have a lot on your plate.

So do like we do here in HQ and get stuck into a serious debate on one of life’s most pressing questions…

This week… A very interesting one from Caitríona Logue – what is the etiquette for queuing when there are two desks/cashpoints open?

Should you:

A. Form one central queue and filter off left and right as a teller/cashpoint etc. becomes available, or…

(Image: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland)

B. Pick one desk/teller/cashpoint and make an individual queue for it alone?

(Image: AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

Vote here: In the case of two cashpoints/tellers etc. you should…

Poll Results:

A - Form one queue in middle and filter off left and right (1897)
B - Pick one desk and just queue for that (making two queues) (668)
C - I don't queue for anything, baby (241)

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