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Discussion in 'iPad Launch Meetups' started by carlosbutler, Apr 3, 2010.

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Which store are you going to?

Poll closed Jul 2, 2010.
  1. Bath

    1 vote(s)
    3.7%
  2. Brighton

    4 vote(s)
    14.8%
  3. Bristol

    4 vote(s)
    14.8%
  4. Exeter

    2 vote(s)
    7.4%
  5. Bluewater

    3 vote(s)
    11.1%
  6. Kingston

    4 vote(s)
    14.8%
  7. London Regent Street

    6 vote(s)
    22.2%
  8. London White City

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. London Brent Cross

    2 vote(s)
    7.4%
  10. Southampton

    3 vote(s)
    11.1%
  11. Hove

    2 vote(s)
    7.4%
  12. Bournemouth

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  13. Chichester

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  14. Guildford

    1 vote(s)
    3.7%
  15. Woking

    1 vote(s)
    3.7%
  1. macrumors 6502a

    carlosbutler

    #1
    Since there are no where near as many stores in the UK I thought of doing this. Although here is one for Regent's Street.

    Here are all the retail stores for the area:
    Bath, SouthGate
    Brighton, Churchill Square
    Bristol, Cabot Circus and Cribbs Causeway
    Exeter, Princesshay
    Grays, Essex, Lakeside
    Greenhithe, Bluewater, Kent
    Kingston upon Thames, Highcross
    London, White City, Brent Cross
    Southampton, WestQuay

    Also, authorised retailers (that I know of):
    Brighton, solutions-inc
    Hove, solutions-inc
    Bournemouth, solutions-inc
    Chichester, solutions-inc
    Guildford, solutions-inc
    Woking, iStore

    I might go to Regent's Street, or closer for me and better, Woking or Guildford. By the way, the Woking store (if anyone is from Surrey) is opening 10th April, where everything in store is 10% off :D
     
  2. macrumors 6502

    #2
    It's getting exciting isn't it! I will 100% get mine from Regent's Street only because I'll be taking snaps for a friends site.:D:apple:
     
  3. macrumors 6502a

    carlosbutler

    #3
    Well I like the Regent's Street store, also selected it in the vote, but it about £20 for return ticket and underground from Woking station and thats pretty expensive for a 30 minute train journey.
     
  4. epo
    macrumors member

    #4
    Call me confused but ...

    Apple's UK website says it is coming out late April, isn't this a bit early (or are people talking about late April?)
     
  5. macrumors 6502a

    carlosbutler

    #5
    This is simply chit chat for when ever it is released - regardless of the date
     
  6. macrumors 65816

    Pixellated

    #6
  7. macrumors 6502a

    carlosbutler

    #7
    O yeah - bluewater was already there though - can't edit the poll :eek:
     
  8. macrumors 65816

    #8
    milton keynes too
     
  9. macrumors member

    #9
    I'm off to Lakeside with all the chavs. I'm hoping none of them know what an iPad is and there'll be no queues. ;)
     
  10. macrumors G4

    #10
    That's north of Watford I'm afraid, and therefore counts as the midlands :)

    I work just off Regent St and live less than 15 minutes walk away from the same, so a trip to West Quay is unlikely.
     
  11. macrumors 6502a

    #11
    Either Brighton or Hove.
     
  12. macrumors 6502

    #12
    Oh they'll know what one is alright...they'll be waiting for you leaving the store with yours so they can relieve you of it :eek:
     
  13. macrumors 6502a

    carlosbutler

    #13
    Just run to the car once you bought it :p
     
  14. macrumors G4

    #14
    If they're clever they'll wait by his car and get him there. Easy to spot the car that's not from that area. It's the only one that's not a second-hand BMW with a personalised number plate :D
     
  15. macrumors member

    #15
    :) at this rate i WILL be getting my hands on one if i'm the only one at southampton
     
  16. macrumors G4

    #16
    I wouldn't bet on it. Southampton's only a couple of hours drive away from Lakeside in a second-hand BMW :D
     
  17. macrumors 65816

    sassenach74

    #17
    I've voted for Southampton, but I'd prefer to get it online. Southampton is my nearest Apple store though. Actually thinking about it, I've never even been in a proper Apple store, maybe I'll make it a first time.
     
  18. macrumors 6502a

    carlosbutler

    #18
    exactly - haha
     
  19. macrumors G4

    #19
  20. macrumors 603

    #20
    Hmm, Solutions-inc? I think I might pre-order! Or maybe Southampton store - but that's always busy.
     
  21. macrumors 6502a

    carlosbutler

    #21
    Yeah I had seen that - must be annoying for everyone who wanted to buy it in April, I on the other hand am to much of a poor student to splash out on one... until I get my student loan :p
     
  22. macrumors 6502

    #22
    Brighton store, hopefully the queue is small.
     
  23. macrumors 6502a

    #23
    I'm heading to one of the Bristol store's. Depends which one opens earliest I suppose.

    Ideally I'd like to go to the Mall, Cribbs Causeway, but as it's in a Mall I may have to go to Cabot instead. That being said they have done midnight openings for the likes of Harry Potter and Call Of Duty so maybe for the iPad will be the same.

    Would love to meet up with some of you guys if you're going to queue.

    Can't wait!!
     

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