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steve101
Oct 19, 2007, 10:37 AM
Anyone going to West Quay for the Leopard launch.

Oh and does anyone know if they're giving away free t-shirts?

Cheers!

mistuk
Oct 19, 2007, 11:24 AM
Yes, I'm going to try and get there for 6 - depends what time I finish work!

Kev

socks
Oct 19, 2007, 11:52 AM
Edit: ok 6pm...I'll probably be there much earlier since I've got the day off.

mistuk
Oct 19, 2007, 12:03 PM
I'm itching to buy a new imac............ must resist....... please stop me if anyone sees me handing over my credit card!

If I get one I want to get a 2.8. Really want to wait for the new mac pros and see how much they are for a low end one....

Kev

Brianstorm91
Oct 19, 2007, 04:14 PM
What time are they shutting up in order to be open again at 18:00?
I'll probably get there around 17:00 :D
& I want a t-shirt!
(Even though I won't be buying anything, I have to phone the H.E. Store) :p
:apple:

mistuk
Oct 23, 2007, 04:20 PM
They are closing at 4pm to re-open at 6. I'm hoping to get there around 5pm

Brianstorm91
Oct 23, 2007, 04:22 PM
They are closing at 4pm to re-open at 6. I'm hoping to get there around 5pm

See you there!

.. Even if I won't recognise you or vice versa :p

:apple:

Much Ado
Oct 23, 2007, 04:25 PM
Will there be queues, or just a gaggle of Mac fans?

Might pop by.

Brianstorm91
Oct 23, 2007, 04:30 PM
Will there be queues, or just a gaggle of Mac fans?

Might pop by.

No idea, sorry.
It's not exactly manic on here, though.

fatpony
Oct 23, 2007, 06:56 PM
Us uni goers are going to be there:
http://soton.facebook.com/topic.php?uid=2228491162&topic=3311

mistuk
Oct 24, 2007, 03:26 PM
Print one of these out and stick in yourself somewhere - at least we'll know who the true geeks are.....

I just knocked this up....

Kev

Brianstorm91
Oct 24, 2007, 04:12 PM
Thanks mistuk, now we will see who the dedicated ones are :p

splashtech
Oct 25, 2007, 07:21 AM
I'm hoping it wont be too busy... I'll be popping by around 7ish probably. I'm leaving farnborough at about 5, heading for dorchester via southampton for leopard :D.

Much Ado
Oct 25, 2007, 07:29 AM
Print one of these out and stick in yourself somewhere - at least we'll know who the true geeks are.....

No! I couldn't bear the shame! :D

(It's a great idea, though. Until you are the only one there with the sticker ;))

mistuk
Oct 25, 2007, 08:30 AM
No! I couldn't bear the shame! :D

(It's a great idea, though. Until you are the only one there with the sticker ;))

So how many people will have one hidden on them to see if anyone else is wearing one first?????!!!!

:)

Sly
Oct 25, 2007, 10:11 AM
I'm going to be there about 6 ish.

mistuk
Oct 25, 2007, 10:18 AM
I'll be wearing a 'NATS' red & orange lanyard and will probably have my NikonSLR with me to take some photos. Come and say 'hi' if you see me!

Kev

witness
Oct 25, 2007, 04:03 PM
Since Amazon have let me down, I guess that I'll be there too. (sticker in pocket)

Brianstorm91
Oct 25, 2007, 04:14 PM
I've done mine but.. maybe I'll leave a bit hanging out of my pocket or something haha :cool:

witness
Oct 25, 2007, 04:24 PM
I've done mine but.. maybe I'll leave a bit hanging out of my pocket or something haha :cool:

So you'll know the MR guys because they're the ones staring down at your trousers ;)

Brianstorm91
Oct 25, 2007, 04:26 PM
:eek:

Or maybe I'll forget it!

Is Starbucks open until 6?

MR Coffee runs for those in the queue!

great high wolf
Oct 26, 2007, 10:24 AM
Heya from West Quay!

I'm at the front of the queue on the Apple Store Wireless... if you're seeing this whilst you're here - pop over and see me!

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e89/great_high_wolf/DSC00052.jpg

Sly
Oct 26, 2007, 11:29 AM
Heya from West Quay!

I'm at the front of the queue on the Apple Store Wireless... if you're seeing this whilst you're here - pop over and see me!

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e89/great_high_wolf/DSC00052.jpg

standing in the que right behind you!

Brianstorm91
Oct 26, 2007, 12:27 PM
Currently in the Apple Store Southampton :D
Am very impressed with Leopard and our friend who wore his MR nametag :D
:apple:

mistuk
Oct 26, 2007, 01:40 PM
Currently in the Apple Store Southampton :D
Am very impressed with Leopard and our friend who wore his MR nametag :D
:apple:


Yes, I'm the one who wore the MR nametag. I thought as I uploaded it I should wear it. Disappointed that I didn't see any others!:D

Really great atmosphere there. Had no idea it would be so popular.

Kev

Brianstorm91
Oct 26, 2007, 03:11 PM
Ah but mistuk, you laminated it I believe!
Anyway, everyone upload your photos on here, remembering to use [ timg ]*image*[ /timg ] tags :)
:apple:

splashtech
Oct 26, 2007, 06:58 PM
I was there too, about 6:30. Got my copy of Leopard :). Was quite impressed how the apple staff managed to keep so many people moving through the store and the queue.

No pics though

Brianstorm91
Oct 26, 2007, 07:13 PM
I was quite impressed how little security there was :eek:

I sure hope they didn't get any stolen, it didn't seem as if it'd be too hard IMO.

dodonutter
Oct 26, 2007, 07:38 PM
Sorry i just popped up and wasn't there with you guys. I was working at jongleurs about a 2 minute walk away just the otherside of Bar Gate. Have to wait for Leopard now, may pop in tomorrow and have a play :D

On a separate note is anyone going for the iPhone launch seeing as I will be and company would be good!

And on another separate note mistuk you work for NATS? I'm look at working for them after i graduate...good to see there's at least one apple fan there!

mistuk
Oct 27, 2007, 02:21 AM
And on another separate note mistuk you work for NATS? I'm look at working for them after i graduate...good to see there's at least one apple fan there!

Yep - there are a few mac nuts there....... although I'm the only one that was there for the leopard launch. Does that make me the biggest geek???!

If you want to PM me and let me know in what capacity you're looking at working for NATS in.... I'm an ATC manager.

Kev

iLifer
Oct 27, 2007, 06:37 AM
After Amazon let me down, I was there last night too. Arrived shortly before 6, joined the queue (much to the disgust of my other half) and had Leopard bought and paid for within 15 minutes. I was pleasantly surprised to see how busy it was. Well done to the Apple Store staff for keeping things moving !

Brianstorm91
Oct 27, 2007, 06:42 AM
I like the white Apple drawstring bags :D

splashtech
Oct 27, 2007, 04:24 PM
I like the white Apple drawstring bags :D
I still have mine :D

iLifer
Oct 28, 2007, 05:08 AM
Me too ! And mine's got 2 Leopard launch t-shirts inside.

Altogether now.....Oooooooooooo :)

great high wolf
Oct 28, 2007, 06:55 AM
I still have mine :D

I have stacks from whenever I bought stuff from the store... it helps living just up the road from them!

I've bought a MacBook, a couple of bits of software and a pair of speakers from there at the least, so I've got a few. ;)

madebyalex.org
Oct 28, 2007, 07:00 AM
Hi,
I was the guy in the xkcd shirt and the hat.

Thanks for getting all those drinks great high wolf.
:D

Brianstorm91
Oct 28, 2007, 07:56 AM
And a pair of speakers from there.

So you don't mind getting ripped off then?

;)

splashtech
Oct 29, 2007, 03:43 AM
Me too ! And mine's got 2 Leopard launch t-shirts inside.

Altogether now.....Oooooooooooo :)

2? How did you manage that?

Edit: Ooooooooo :)

iLifer
Oct 29, 2007, 12:16 PM
My other half was with me, so we ended up with two. Small things.....:)

great high wolf
Oct 29, 2007, 05:30 PM
So you don't mind getting ripped off then?

;)

The speakers were Bose Companion 2s.

My wallet is SUCH a masochist. :p

Brianstorm91
Oct 29, 2007, 07:07 PM
The speakers were Bose Companion 2s.

My wallet is SUCH a masochist. :p

Now there's a horrid thought.

great high wolf
Oct 31, 2007, 12:28 PM
Now there's a horrid thought.

Not a fan of Bose, then?

Brianstorm91
Oct 31, 2007, 12:52 PM
Not a fan of Bose, then?

You mean Buy Other Sound Equipment?

great high wolf
Oct 31, 2007, 05:43 PM
You mean Buy Other Sound Equipment?

I can't really say I've found anything wrong with them... but I was once made to take an online hearing test which told me I had truly dreadful hearing, so I'm probably not the right person to discuss hi-fi with. ;)