Conduct at the post office

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Why are there waiting lines at post offices?

Conduct at the post office

Most post offices have lines to give the person on the counter some privacy. It is considered rude to overstep the mark at the end of the line (usually a sign on a post). Wait until the post office clerk indicates that you should advance. Have your papers, postcards, money etc. ready. Germans are just as hectic as New Yorkers and do not like to wait.

   

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