Lining Up in Kyoto
Game sites keep writing about “people in Japan lining up to buy new games”:http://www.kotaku.com/gaming/pokemon-diamond/new-pokemon-ds-game-drops-japanese-people-line-up-the-end-203812.php, like it’s something special. But the truth is, lining up is just something people do around here. Last weekend, I had to line up for a bowl of noodle soup. This was actually quite convenient, because the waiter took our order while in line, and the soup arrived as soon as we sat down.