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The NY Sun looks at the strange but-more-common-than-you'd-think phenomenon of New Yorkers waiting for things. Well, in addition to Magnolia cupcakes and Shake Shack (yeah, you knew it) burgers and shakes, the Sun listed some waits:

HALAL GYRO AND CHICKEN
Sixth Avenue at 53rd Street
Waiting for: A hefty platter of meat, rice, salad and secret sauce combination.
Peak time: 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., and midnight to 3 a.m., Fridays and Saturdays
Average wait time: 45 minutes

CROXLEY'S ALES
28 Avenue B
Waiting for: $0.10 Buffalo wings on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Peak time: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Average wait time: 45 minutes

MOMOFUKU NOODLE BAR
163 First Ave.
Waiting for: Ramen noodles and crispy pig tail
Peak time: Thursday, 8 p.m.
Average wait time: Half-hour to 45 minutes

SWAY
305 Spring St.
Smiths/Morrissey Sundays with Ben Cho and Brian DeGraw spinning at this nightclub and lounge.
Peak times: 12:30 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Average wait time: Half-hour

SARABETH'S
423 Amsterdam Ave.
Waiting for a table for brunch.
Peak times: Weekends, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Average wait time: Half-hour to 45 minutes

Wow. Have you waited for any of these things? We've waited for cupcakes, sample sales, brunch spots and celebrities, but nowadays, we go to movie theaters early and wait a long time just so we can get first crack at seats.

Photograph of people waiting for something by Santi-Jose on Flickr