iPad 2 - Crabtree Mall in Raleigh, NC

Discussion in 'iPad Launch Meetups' started by w00tini, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    #1
    So, how many of you are heading here on launch day? Or rather, how many of you will be between me and my new iToy this Friday!:D

    I'm hoping to get here around 4pm... and be out with two new iPad 2's w/ smart covers around 5:10pm if all goes well.
     
  2. macrumors newbie

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    I wonder how many units that location will have? I'm seriously considering getting there around 10am to make sure I'm not a part of the "sold-out" crowd
     
  3. macrumors member

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    We're trying to figure out what to do. I have a child to pick up from school at 4 and DH has hand therapy at 3:30 so we can't get there before 4:30. I'm afraid it's going to be too late. We need a 64GB WiFi and a 64GB Verizon 3G. UGH.....hate this! Truly wish we could pre-order online for them to hold what we need.
     
  4. macrumors 6502a

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    i dont think theyll sell out the first night honestly..
     
  5. macrumors 6502a

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    i'm actually starting to feel that way myself. these things look to be available everywhere in pretty decent quantities. add to that the fact many people are quite happy with the iPad1 and i just don't see the mad dash we had last year to get the first iteration of the device.
     
  6. macrumors member

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    I'm starting to get worried. Heard there were 20 + people in lines at other stores already. UGH! Now with online ordering saying 2-3 weeks for shipping - this is NOT looking good!
     
  7. macrumors 6502a

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    seriously..

    CHILL OUT




    im willing to bet $100 that youll get one today



    seriously...i always used to worry about getting new apple stuff...but they ALWAYS send a ton to raleigh store....youll be fine..im telling you

    if not, hit up bestbuy, walmart, target...we have em all!
     
  8. macrumors 6502a

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    any lines yet? I'm 3 hrs away
     
  9. macrumors member

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    Called was told "not bad" - don't know how to take that.
     
  10. macrumors member

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    I'm in line there now and by my rough count there are 42 people in line right now. I've been here 30 minutes and ten people lined up behind me.
     
  11. macrumors newbie

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    I can swing by and check for you guys in about 20min if you like.
     
  12. macrumors newbie

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    I'd say 60-65'ish...
     
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    I wish the guy at Beookstone would atop flying the AR Drone. It's too darn tempting!
     
  14. macrumors 6502

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    Posting in spirit. Don't have too much fun guys.
     
  15. macrumors 6502a

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    leaving wake forest now!

    oh and I'll bring a rake for that ar drone
     
  16. macrumors member

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    Over 100 in line now. Glad to see another Wake Forest person in line!
     
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    I just chatted with a Crabtree security officer and the line is stretching all the way past center court. They sent for more line rope and stands.
     
  18. macrumors 6502a

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    Hey...mikepas..I'll kick u 5 bucks to let me slide in with u in line. I'm here...about a hindered back at the most.

    Here's pics
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  19. macrumors newbie

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    I am in the best buy in Cary right now and there are about 12 people in line
     
  20. macrumors 6502a

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    made it. I'm about 50 behind that picture. we will def get pads. I expect this line to move fast once they open the gated.
     
  21. macrumors 6502a

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    Not that I necessarily need the better spot..but I am in a nonstop rush. So it doesnt hurt to ask
     
  22. macrumors member

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    I'm two behind the guy in the grey vest in that pic. We have some line breaking going on behind us which isn't cool.
     
  23. macrumors member

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    Let one of the security guys know and they will boot the offenders from the mall for the rest of the day.
     
  24. macrumors newbie

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    Do they have Wifi only iPads? or only Wifi+3G ?
     
  25. macrumors newbie

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    Best buy in Cary jumped to about 40-50 people, won't say witch ones they have
     

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