I wouldn't worry about lining up...

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by glide, Jun 25, 2007.

  1. glide macrumors regular

    Jun 15, 2007
  2. indig0blue macrumors member

    Jun 5, 2007
    I smell a rat!!! This guy is trying to get us to stay home so he can be first in line! :D
  3. TenaciousPZ macrumors regular

    Jan 17, 2007
    No, he's 100% right. Lining up for this product is the dumbest concept since spray-on hair. There will be plenty. Just relax and show up at a reasonable time.
  4. elg23 macrumors regular

    Jun 18, 2007
  5. sstarch1 macrumors newbie

    Jun 21, 2007
    I feel the exact same way. Ill come to an AT&T store around 430..if there are too many people, i might try another one or an apple store.

    If i dont get an iPhone, i wont cry.

    funny as hell to think that people are camping out/standing in line for 12 hours so that they can have the chance to spend $600+
  6. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

    Jan 6, 2004
    see you're thinking of it as spending money. the campers are thinking about having one of the most hyped and looked at products in a long time. and they plan to be the first people with said device. its a game of saying 'well i got it first, and i waited for it".

    friday should be interesting to say the least.
  7. applehero macrumors 6502

    Jun 12, 2007
    29º 25' 26"N, 95º 29' 36"W
    I'm still going to be checking when they open, and at noon. If there's no line, I'm starting one. I have plans starting around 9pm, so I want to get in and out as quickly as possible. If that means waiting around all day, so be it.
  8. taberrr macrumors regular

    Jun 19, 2007
  9. BwanaZulia macrumors regular

    Jun 8, 2002
  10. glide thread starter macrumors regular

    Jun 15, 2007
    I didn't tell you to stay home. Nor does the article imply that you should. I'm just saying that you may not want to waste your time camping out overnight or standing in line all day. You can still go buy the phone.
  11. HitmanX macrumors regular

    Jun 4, 2007
    But if you camp out, you are also guaranteed to get an iPhone.:)
  12. sjo macrumors 6502a

    Aug 30, 2005
    judging by the messages on this forum, i'd suppose lining for iphone serves some social function.

    iphone lauch offer - get a life for half a day and a cool gadget (as long as stock lasts) for low price of $499! valid only on june 29th!
  13. roland.g macrumors 603


    Apr 11, 2005
    One mile up and soaring
    I talked to a friend of mine who works at a AT&T store. His suggestion was to come by around 8, 8:30. He said by then any line would have been helped and it might be a 5 to 10 minute wait.
  14. Salty Pirate macrumors 6502

    Salty Pirate

    Oct 5, 2005
    kansas city
    why are we inclined to believe that there will be plenty of units on hand?

    I for one will take no chances and will line up no later than noon if nobody else is, but 8 am is more likely. I will get some sun!

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