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LewisFielder
Jun 18, 2010, 01:22 PM
Any one gonna be there?

smartie25577
Jun 18, 2010, 03:04 PM
I'll be there, hoping from about 7 onwards. What time are other people arriving?

LewisFielder
Jun 18, 2010, 03:08 PM
I'll be around 7 maybe earlier. I'll be own my own ftw! Was you at launch last year?

smartie25577
Jun 18, 2010, 06:39 PM
No stuck with my trusty 3G. First time I ever queued was for the iPad, were you there? I'll be on my own too. :)

LewisFielder
Jun 18, 2010, 06:49 PM
No I wasn't, got mine elsewhere. Is 7 a good time to get there + do you have twitter or an email to contact you more easily?

LewisFielder
Jun 19, 2010, 04:39 AM
No stuck with my trusty 3G. First time I ever queued was for the iPad, were you there? I'll be on my own too. :)

I'm getting there for 6!

Sorry forgot to edit post mods, please merge

jackjack1234
Jun 20, 2010, 12:16 PM
Hey do you guys just line up outside the store?
what time do most people get there?

LewisFielder
Jun 20, 2010, 01:39 PM
Hey do you guys just line up outside the store?
what time do most people get there?

Hey mate,

This is my first launch but the apple store guys tell me that at half 6 at the iPad launch the line was down to the o2 shop. So were thinking that + double because of the iPhone 4.

I'm getting there for 5 to half 5 in the morning. How old are ya?

jackjack1234
Jun 20, 2010, 04:07 PM
Hi there :)
yer same its my first launch too.
im 16 but im on study leave so i have all day to wait but hopefully being early will mean i wont :P i havent decided what time im going to turn up yet but it will definatly be before 6.30 :D

LewisFielder
Jun 20, 2010, 04:10 PM
Hi there :)
yer same its my first launch too.
im 16 but im on study leave so i have all day to wait but hopefully being early will mean i wont :P i havent decided what time im going to turn up yet but it will definatly be before 6.30 :D

I'm 15, Lewis as you know haha. I'd get there like around 5. Might see you around u got twitter?

jackjack1234
Jun 20, 2010, 04:17 PM
Cool im Jack . sorry dont have twitter.
Im going to give the store a ring tomorrow to try and find out how much stock there going to have. I take it by going in early you didnt reserve?

LewisFielder
Jun 20, 2010, 04:28 PM
Cool im Jack . sorry dont have twitter.
Im going to give the store a ring tomorrow to try and find out how much stock there going to have. I take it by going in early you didnt reserve?

No I reserved, went to bluewater today, and they said they won't know how much stock they will have until the day and they took over 700 reservations, thats why I'm going so early! And the queues will be huge! For the iPad like I said it was up to the o2 shop and they only took like 300 reservations and that was at half 6!

jackjack1234
Jun 20, 2010, 04:32 PM
I mite be in a different line then i didn't reserve Im hoping for extra stock! did you reserve today?

LewisFielder
Jun 20, 2010, 04:36 PM
I mite be in a different line then i didn't reserve Im hoping for extra stock! did you reserve today?

Jack I'd suggest if you havnt reserved you get there early as possible like, 4-5 am you wanna be ine if the first in the store. If they get say 100 iPhones and there's 96 reservations for example there will only be 4 walk in iPhones for you guys to buy. I reserved mine at 4.02pm after school on my 3GS on the 15th of June :)

jackjack1234
Jun 20, 2010, 04:47 PM
I didn't know that the reserve thing was only for the 15th :(
But i think there is going to be two lines one for reserved and one for walk-ins. but i need to phone apple to make sure its right. But hopefully with the reservations they will order 100 iphones or what ever extra.
I think that i will probaly turn up around 6 or maybe 5.30.

LewisFielder
Jun 20, 2010, 04:53 PM
I didn't know that the reserve thing was only for the 15th :(
But i think there is going to be two lines one for reserved and one for walk-ins. but i need to phone apple to make sure its right. But hopefully with the reservations they will order 100 iphones or what ever extra.
I think that i will probaly turn up around 6 or maybe 5.30.

Yeah well they took over 700 reservations for bluewater. It's gonna be mayhem. I'm defaintly gonna be there at half 5 probably earlier. Gonna be so many people!

jackjack1234
Jun 20, 2010, 05:04 PM
How do you know they took over 700 reservations ?
do you know anything about them having two lines?

LewisFielder
Jun 20, 2010, 05:07 PM
How do you know they took over 700 reservations ?
do you know anything about them having two lines?

Went into the store today. To check my name was on the reservation list. And the she said it. I'm not sure about the two lines, they might do but as I said get there as early as yuh can!

jackjack1234
Jun 20, 2010, 05:13 PM
:eek: kk
i will ring them tomorrow . and i will post anything new. and if not i might see you on the 24th.

LewisFielder
Jun 20, 2010, 05:18 PM
:eek: kk
i will ring them tomorrow . and i will post anything new. and if not i might see you on the 24th.

Defaintly, I'll be the one going around with a camera, taking pictures and blogging haha. www.razorianfly.com

jackjack1234
Jun 22, 2010, 07:11 AM
Just phoned Bluewater apple store and there are going to be two lines one for walkins and another for reserved. Also They will reserve some iphones for walkins so if i get there early there is a chance i can get one :D

LewisFielder
Jun 22, 2010, 11:55 AM
Just phoned Bluewater apple store and there are going to be two lines one for walkins and another for reserved. Also They will reserve some iphones for walkins so if i get there early there is a chance i can get one :D

Awesome, fingers crossed!

jackjack1234
Jun 22, 2010, 12:05 PM
r u liking the new iso4 software?

LewisFielder
Jun 22, 2010, 01:03 PM
r u liking the new iso4 software?

Sold my 3GS I got my limbo moterola razor. But I had the gm candidate so I like it yeah.

dazj
Jun 23, 2010, 12:24 PM
Well there was nobody waiting outside already at 5.30 this evening. I overheard one of the store guys saying there would be two queues, one for pre-orders etc, but I cant see how people pre-ordered when the store only gives you the option for home delivery, or have I missed something?

Anyways, I'll probably be turning up about 6am. If there's a big queue then, I'm going back home to bed :)

jackjack1234
Jun 23, 2010, 01:18 PM
Well thats good!
No on the 15 there was a choice so you could reserve so one line is for people who reserved an iphone.and the second line will be for walk ins like me :) who havent reserved an iphone.

LewisFielder
Jun 23, 2010, 01:22 PM
Well thats good!
No on the 15 there was a choice so you could reserve so one line is for people who reserved an iphone.and the second line will be for walk ins like me :) who havent reserved an iphone.

i'm leaving at 3, what time u leaving?

dazj
Jun 23, 2010, 02:37 PM
3 am? Blimey. Mind you I'm only 10 minutes from Bluewater. As such, not such a big deal if I arrive to a queue I don't wanna wait in.
Can kill a couple of hours on the iPad, 5 is more than pushing it!

LewisFielder
Jun 23, 2010, 02:55 PM
3 am? Blimey. Mind you I'm only 10 minutes from Bluewater. As such, not such a big deal if I arrive to a queue I don't wanna wait in.
Can kill a couple of hours on the iPad, 5 is more than pushing it!

Yeah I live less than 10, but... They queue will be HUGE.

dazj
Jun 23, 2010, 03:31 PM
Well if you take your pad, hop on Apple's free wireless and post on here hoe busy it's getting, I'll set an hourly alarm to check and come down a little earlier if needs be ;)

jackjack1234
Jun 23, 2010, 03:46 PM
Im waking up at 5 and should be at apple store from 5.30 to 6

LewisFielder
Jun 23, 2010, 04:00 PM
Well if you take your pad, hop on Apple's free wireless and post on here hoe busy it's getting, I'll set an hourly alarm to check and come down a little earlier if needs be ;)

To be honest, i'd get down there EARLY. I'll meet you, and Jack. Jack go down there at like 4 :)

jackjack1234
Jun 23, 2010, 04:38 PM
Nope sorry already organised timings so will be down ther 5 30 ish hopefully
ive got a good feeling they will have enough iphones for me :)

LewisFielder
Jun 23, 2010, 04:42 PM
Nope sorry already organised timings so will be down ther 5 30 ish hopefully
ive got a good feeling they will have enough iphones for me :)

You suck. :)

dazj
Jun 23, 2010, 10:15 PM
You there yet then @lewisfielder?

What're the queues like?

smartie25577
Jun 23, 2010, 10:30 PM
So anyone there? How's the queue?

LewisFielder
Jun 23, 2010, 11:19 PM
So anyone there? How's the queue?

About 35 people here it total.

smartie25577
Jun 23, 2010, 11:46 PM
Will be there in about an hour, how's the queue now Lewis?

dazj
Jun 24, 2010, 12:04 AM
It's now just gone 6am. Reservations queue is short. Non-reservations queue is over 50 people easily.

Rumour they may open the store at 7am which will be great - less waiting!

LewisFielder
Jun 24, 2010, 12:07 AM
It's now just gone 6am. Reservations queue is short. Non-reservations queue is over 50 people easily.

Rumour they may open the store at 7am which will be great - less waiting!

Were you daz?

dazj
Jun 24, 2010, 12:11 AM
Sat outside Russel & Bromley / Jaeger, blue stripy jacket, ipad for keeping me entertained

jackjack1234
Jun 24, 2010, 12:17 AM
Here :).
The que isnt that long. Well compared to the reservations que i will give u that.

LewisFielder
Jun 24, 2010, 12:19 AM
Here :).
The que isnt that long. Well compared to the reservations que i will give u that.

Were you?

fullfast
Jun 24, 2010, 12:22 AM
Any chance of pics...of the queue that is...never done a launch........always relied on Mr Courier to deliver on time.......must admit I did buy the ipod touch on launch day....was in florida at the time and it was more luck than judgement.....

LewisFielder
Jun 24, 2010, 12:23 AM
Any chance of pics...of the queue that is...never done a launch........always relied on Mr Courier to deliver on time.......must admit I did buy the ipod touch on launch day....was in florida at the time and it was more luck than judgement.....

On my iPad can't mate.

jackjack1234
Jun 24, 2010, 12:24 AM
Im in a black fred perry polo top outside jaegar where r u ?

LewisFielder
Jun 24, 2010, 12:26 AM
Im in a black fred perry polo top outside jaegar where r u ?

Toni and guy, give us a wave!

jackjack1234
Jun 24, 2010, 12:57 AM
Possibly opening at 7 ??
Wow the reservation que got a bit bigger.

dazj
Jun 24, 2010, 01:43 AM
This is laughable. The store opened 40 minutes ago and I've only seen 3 pre-orderers walk out.
Apparently it's because people are signing up to contracts. I thought they were only being sold full-price off contract. One guy's already gone because he reckons non-pre-orderers will be queueing for 6 hours. That's if there's any stock left :confused:

jackjack1234
Jun 24, 2010, 01:48 AM
Yer i know just saw the first guys in there come out and they said the reason they took so long is because there was something wrong with their contracts
Hopefully the que should speed up once the reserved lot get going. Any idea when they will let walkins in? After the reserved or at 8 when the store is meant to be open?

dazj
Jun 24, 2010, 02:15 AM
Apparently they're letting in 3 purchasers with every 7 pre-orderers. It seems to be what's going on in-store holding everything up. Another guy who was in front of me has given up.

Maybe they should give up on recording the queue and concentrate on reducing it!

jackjack1234
Jun 24, 2010, 02:30 AM
Apparently they're letting in 3 purchasers with every 7 pre-orderers. It seems to be what's going on in-store holding everything up. Another guy who was in front of me has given up.

Maybe they should give up on recording the queue and concentrate on reducing it!

Okay well thats better thab letting the walkins after the preorders. Aparenlty they only have 55 unreserved 32gb ones left not to sure whether its true. How close r u to rhe store ive moved from outside the jaeger store to the jaques vert store in 2 hours.

dazj
Jun 24, 2010, 02:39 AM
I'm about 6 people in front of you. Apparently now letting in 5 pres and 5 purchasers at the same time. Have actually seen some purchasers coming out with phones.