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Old Jun 15, 2008, 01:39 PM   #1
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Anyone else meeting up there? I was there last year and it was pretty fun.
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Old Jun 21, 2008, 02:48 PM   #2
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do they let you wait in line even though its inside a mall?
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Old Jun 21, 2008, 02:50 PM   #3
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do they let you wait in line even though its inside a mall?
they did last year. there was a section roped off for people to stand/sit in line. some people got there as early as five or six in the morning.
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Old Jun 21, 2008, 03:26 PM   #4
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they did last year. there was a section roped off for people to stand/sit in line. some people got there as early as five or six in the morning.

oh so the earliest people wait is one day?
not like 4-7 days ie. PS3, XBOX, etc??
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Old Jun 23, 2008, 04:08 AM   #5
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oh so the earliest people wait is one day?
not like 4-7 days ie. PS3, XBOX, etc??
I got there at 3 pm and I got a phone, some people even just walked up when the store open and got one.

I think they had enough for everyone.
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Old Jun 23, 2008, 06:19 AM   #6
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I work near the Brea Mall, and I might stop by on July 11 in the morning (what time do they open?). Does anyone have any idea how many phones each store will be receiving? (I'm sure it varies based on population density) Did anyone wait during the original iPhone launch? How many phones did they have?
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Old Jun 23, 2008, 11:18 AM   #7
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I went and waited in line at the South Coast Plaza store. I remember them not letting anyone line up till the mall opened. However, I also remember that they moved through the line pretty quick and people were showing up and getting phones without waiting in line that night.

I think I'm just gonna cruise over after work that day and take my chances. It should be interesting to see how many people wait in line this time around. I'm sure they'll be some kind of line at each store...
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I work near the Brea Mall, and I might stop by on July 11 in the morning (what time do they open?). Does anyone have any idea how many phones each store will be receiving? (I'm sure it varies based on population density) Did anyone wait during the original iPhone launch? How many phones did they have?
i think there were two or three hundred waiting at launch, and they didn't run out of iphones that day (they even closed at 2am). later in the weekend, however....
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I was planning on just camping out there over night, going at like 8 or 9 on the 10th, so a 12 hour sit/stand, no that bad.
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they did last year. there was a section roped off for people to stand/sit in line. some people got there as early as five or six in the morning.
What store do they let you in at?? I was thinking the Mens/Children Macy's Store. Cause that is the shortest distance to the Apple Store.
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What store do they let you in at?? I was thinking the Mens/Children Macy's Store. Cause that is the shortest distance to the Apple Store.
side entrance by red robin, roped all the way along the side to the apple store with breaks for each store along the way.
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side entrance by red robin, roped all the way along the side to the apple store with breaks for each store along the way.
Sounds good to me, As long as that isn't the entrance next to the Garbage area....

See every one there hopefully!
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Old Jul 8, 2008, 11:43 AM   #13
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Heya!

There will be 4 of us showing up at about 5am. Look for a girl (me) 2 guys (not me) and a young kid. The young kid is a placeholder for someone who knows they will not get up at 5am. Not sure what the plan is with the young kid once the guy shows up! Maybe we can make him run out and get food for all of us or something.

I am making a Jack in the Box run, so, for any of you sleep over types, PM or IM me and I can make a food run for you on the way.
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Heya!

There will be 4 of us showing up at about 5am. Look for a girl (me) 2 guys (not me) and a young kid. The young kid is a placeholder for someone who knows they will not get up at 5am. Not sure what the plan is with the young kid once the guy shows up! Maybe we can make him run out and get food for all of us or something.
Nice forum hopping Leslie!

Maybe the kid could make a few bucks polishing laptops ... I also need my car washed.

P.S. - This is Robert (one of your "2 guys")
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ROBERT!

Cool, now I know where you hang when you are not in the mood for a drink!

Carlin joinining us or is she not a nutcase like us?
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ROBERT!

Cool, now I know where you hang when you are not in the mood for a drink!

Carlin joinining us or is she not a nutcase like us?
Nope, I'm goin' stag. Unfortunately, she can't get outta work. She is a nutcase though.
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Well I was planning on coming back from my trip on Thursday to camp out, but my flight got pushed back to friday and I will be landing at Santa Ana at 10:00 so hopefully I can make it by 3:00....

Do you guys think it will be sold out at 3:00?? Cause if it is....
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Well I was planning on coming back from my trip on Thursday to camp out, but my flight got pushed back to friday and I will be landing at Santa Ana at 10:00 so hopefully I can make it by 3:00....

Do you guys think it will be sold out at 3:00?? Cause if it is....
forget baggage claim, and rush over to south coast and/or fashion island when you step off the plane. seriously, though, i have no idea how to gauge supply this friday. i really think it could go either way.
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Well I was planning on coming back from my trip on Thursday to camp out, but my flight got pushed back to friday and I will be landing at Santa Ana at 10:00 so hopefully I can make it by 3:00....

Do you guys think it will be sold out at 3:00?? Cause if it is....
I have a feeling you will have no problem getting one


It might be easier for you though if you just head over to the Vally Mall AT&T, it is closer
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I have a feeling you will have no problem getting one


It might be easier for you though if you just head over to the Vally Mall AT&T, it is closer

I was supposed to meet some people at Apple Brea in the morning, so I don't know if they would still want to do that or not...


I wasn't there on opening day last year, to anyone that was how crowded was it??
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Pretty packed but everything was organized nicely, and food stores in the mall were taking orders from people in line.

But they didnt even run out of iPhones that day so I guess it was not that bad
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Mall opens at 6am. Is the plan just to set up near Red Robin till then?
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Mall opens at 6am. Is the plan just to set up near Red Robin till then?
i don't think security will let you hang out in the parking lot or outside until then. that's what happened last year.
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i don't think security will let you hang out in the parking lot or outside until then. that's what happened last year.
you where there that early?!

I showed up at 4pm last year, man good old times, makes me all sentimental

also is there wifi there?

Ill be there at 7am'ish, im driving a Black Civic SI, and most likely ill be with my mom because she is the main person on the account
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Look for the girl in the bikini. That'll be us.

Here's a photo of some people camping outside an Apple store:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/shareatt/2655446199/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/shareat...n/photostream/
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