App Update: Buy Now Feature

Oh, hi there early-adopters! Today marks the release of a game-changing update that will change the way you use Placer app 😱 From time extensions to asking a Placer to buy a product on your behalf to requesting a table reservation at your favourite restaurant on a...

App Update: Suggested Price Guide

Based on your feedback, we've made some exciting changes that will help make Placer app even more awesome! 1. New home screen 2. Maximum wait time 3. Booking confirmation summary 4. Placer counter offer/user "try again" 5. Integrated news feed in Placer mode...

New York lines for sightseeing worth the wait

New York is a massive, bustling metropolis—it’s the Big Apple, baby! Just don’t say that to a local. They don’t call it that. New York is famous for its landmarks, entertainment, food and nightlife… and lines. They say the British are the world experts at forming a...

New York lines for entertainment that are totally worth it

We visit New York because there’s so much to do and see—especially in the way of entertainment. But in a city with so many residents and even more visitors, those tickets are a hot commodity and you’d better be willing to line up for them. Saturday Night Live If you...

Crazy lines for mouthwatering New York food

Katz’s Deli Founded in 1888, Katz’s Deli is widely considered to be the best in the city, and the lines reflect it too. At its peak, you could be waiting 90 minutes to get a table, then there’s another line to pay once you’re done. It’s also where several iconic movie...

Everything you need for your Placer preparedness kit

If you’re going to really embrace being a Placer, we recommend you pack a backpack with all the essentials to get the most out of the experience. The right equipment can make all the difference and make waiting in line actually comfortable and fun. External phone...

The longest lines in 2017

When something is in high demand, people will be willing to line up for it. Below is a list of the longest lines anticipated for 2017, whether that’s a single group of people waiting in one location or lines that spring up all over the world. iPhone 8 launch,...

6 kinds of people you meet in line

Wait in a line and you’re sure to meet some characters. Wait in enough lines and you’ll start to notice they all fall into a few categories. Here’s a quick overview of the kinds of people you meet waiting in line. The anxious fidgeter This poor soul has somewhere else...

The rules of jump etiquette

Placer is brand new, so it’s going to take a bit of adjusting. You might get a few funny looks from other people in line, but we can make the transition much smoother if we follow a few simple rules of etiquette. Be bold, but be clear about what’s happening When you...

8 of the Best Ways to Pass Time in Line

You’ve decided it’s worth the wait so get comfortable. Here are our top 8 tips on how to pass time in line and let it feel like a total breeze. 1. Candy Crush y’all This mind numbingly yet addictive game does something to your brain that well, not even the experts can...

How to Avoid the Wait Time at These 3 London Restaurants

Did you know we spend an average of six month standing in line? These restaurants are without a doubt world class taste experiences and you can’t really leave the UK without popping in for a bite, despite the lines. Pro tip: rock up around 3 pm and you won’t have to...

5 Surprising Celeb Degrees

Do you think these celebs get asked for their resumé when applying for a job? It’s a shame because they’ve all been to college ... and not only that they graduated! But, with what you ask? 1. Chris Martin—the Ancient History buff Well, whaddaja know, the lead singer...

New York: You Crazy! Here’s 5 Reasons Why

This is Steff, she’s your everyday Aussie girl who fell in love with New York City on a trip to the States last month. Here’s five reasons she thought the City that Never Sleeps is absolutely off its chops: 1. Steff: Parking is crazy, I literally saw a guy reverse...