Monday, November 27, 2017

Whatever's At The End

People's willingness to wait is, in some sense, proportional to the perceived value of whatever they're waiting to acquire.  Even if they don't know what the line is for, they reason that whatever's at the end of it must be fantastically valuable.

-- Richard Larson, a professor at M.I.T. who has spent years studying line behavior, New York Times, 24 November 2017

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