20 things you can do while you wait on your Wise transfer

Anna Allgaier

We’re the generation of smartphones, Google, food delivery services, instant coffee. WE WANT IT, AND WE WANT IT NOW.

Why? Because we’re all busy and important. Plus instant gratification is just a wonderful thing. But, on a serious note, when it comes to your money, our biggest goal is to make it cheaper (and eventually free) for you to send money all over the world, in whatever currency you want, as quickly as possible.

So…. drumroll please.

We can now proudly say that over 50% of our transfers are totally instant.

Woooo. The crowd goes wild.

That’s the good news.

The bad news is… you now have loads of free time to kill. Bummer. So I’ve put together a list of things you can do in 20 seconds, while you wait on your transfer to work its money magic.

💕See what we’ve been working on 💕

1) Think about the cringe thing you said ten years ago

Shoutout to the time I called my teacher Mom in front of the class.

2) Pull a third of a Guiness

Please don’t drink it in 20 seconds. You will feel incredibly unwell. It is the consistency of a very, very thick soup.

3) Watch an old school vine 3.3 times

“Look at All Those 'Chickens''” “Hi, welcome to Chilli’s.” So much choice. Ah, the good old days.

4) Freak someone out on the subway with prolonged eye contact

Just don’t smile. That takes it from curiosity to creepy real fast.

5) Give a hug that’s way too long

According to family therapist Virginia Satir, we need four hugs a day for survival and eight hugs a day for maintenance. Can only get one? Make it count.

6) Listen to the good bit of Kanye West’s Gold Digger

🎵She take my money when I'm in need
Yeah, she's a triflin' friend indeed
Oh, she's a gold digger way over town
That digs on me🎵

7) Wash your hands for a covid-friendly amount of time

In the UK, we were told that this should take the same amount of time as singing Happy Birthday. We recommend not doing this out loud. Nobody likes a public bathroom weirdo.

8) Win a pretend argument in your head while you shower

Hand gestures and all.

9) Watch Usain Bolt run the 40 yards dash 4.7 times

I’m awful at Maths. So please, please appreciate this.

10) Leave an actually acceptable length voice note

I’m looking at you 3 minute people.

11) Sit at the edge of your bed, pondering life

Usually post shower, in a towel.

12) Floss your teeth for the first time in ten years

I always promise my dentist I’ll do it this time. I never do it this time.

13) Do some jumping jacks

Or don’t. I’ll go with don’t.

14) Speed meditation. Namaste

Perfect for all my fellow short attention span homies.

15) Hold your breath underwater, overwater, whatever you prefer

Doing it right now.

16) Ask yourself why you’re reading this


17) Consider stopping reading this


18) No, please don’t, come back


19) Ugh, thank god. You’re still here


20) Count to 20 - Lol

Saving the best for last. Disagree? That’s ok, at least I think I’m funny.

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