a very long wait if you go the gas or electricity providers. I once waited an hour but at least they provide chairs
So you cannot afford yourself internet banking which is readily available to everyone these days? How very strange of you ... Most of those who like to do "business in person" with the electricity or gas provider lay aside the business of paying their bills to the last minute. Queueing is their hobby and you can't deny people their hobbies.
shopping in the Bazarek or Targowisko on a busy day like Saturday or before a public holiday
There are shops where you can buy all the stuff, but if you are eager to save a few groszy and loose quite a lot of time, you are free to do shopping in a bazarek. And bring your own deckchair along, dear.
the queue at the Orange salon
My guess is they had something special on offer, hence the queue. But that regularly happens also in the shops of the so-called "rotten West" on any such occasion.
"Endless queues" is really a term you can only refer to the communist Poland. At that time you simply had to
join such a queue if you wanted to buy some stuff for yourself or family because you had no other choice and there was no real alternative to that as it exists today. No, Łyżko's phrase that in Poland you need
Lots of patience for endless queues
is utter rubbish aimed at defaming Poland on all fronts and Ms Atch's attempt to back him up on this is just pathetic. C'mon, people of the rotten West, go back to your senses again.