iPhone Purchasers: Oklahoma City, OK

Discussion in 'iPhone Purchaser Meetups' started by scootermafia, Jun 19, 2007.

  1. scootermafia macrumors member

    Jan 10, 2005
    That's where I'll be when the store opens up at 10am.
  2. dayton macrumors newbie

    Dec 15, 2006
    I haven't decided. I probably won't be buying that day regardless, but I would like to play with one in person. I usually hit Classen Grille for breakfast on Saturdays. So I'll probably swing by Saturday morning after my migas and coffee.
  3. adamjohn98 macrumors member

    Jun 5, 2007
    It's nice to see other Okies here on MacRumors!!! Probably won't be going to OKC, I am opting for a local corporate ATT store because I am having my current number ported. Keep us posted on the chaos that is sure to ensue at Penn Square!
  4. krissenbee macrumors member

    Jun 10, 2007
    i'm going to try to avoid the camping :(

    but i can't decide if i want to hit the apple store or the att store on memorial!
  5. gritsgresham macrumors newbie

    Feb 8, 2007
    I will be at the ATT store at Penn, from what I was told, they are closing the ATT store at 4:30 and opening at 6, first come first serve.
  6. scootermafia thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 10, 2005
    Let's all of us who are buying on the 29th try to find out as soon as possible whether the Penn Applestore or the ATT store there will have more iPhones. We should probably split ourselves up to make sure we all have the best line positions. If the 3 million number is true, and 2000 retail locations roughly in the U.S., that comes out to 1500 iPhones per store! In a more likely event, if they were to save 1 million for stores and 2 million to push out to other retail channels/online sales, that's still 500 iPhones per store! If 3 million is a lie, divide by 3 that's still 150 iPhones per store. Seeing as the iPhone is more expensive and complicated of a purchase than a Nintendo Wii and that kids/teens (those under 18) are pretty much out, I don't think competition will be all that fierce, at least on launch day - but I believe in launch day camping (the Wii as an example) since that's really one of the few days where you know the store will have it.

    Those who are going to Penn on the 29th PM me and maybe we could meet up.
  7. Eric Piercey macrumors 6502

    Eric Piercey

    Nov 29, 2006
    Perpetual Bondage
    Camping out for a phone? :eek: C'mon isn't there anything better to do with your time? You'll get one, relax. I'm sure Apple will make as many as are needed and be happy to jack the price to max people will pay. It's a cool device and all, but c'mon.. is browsing the web and talking and watching movies on your phone all that? Are you going to squirrel yourselves away in the corner of your local coffee pub watching movies on your 2 inch screen instead of on your TV? How long until the novelty wears off. Is it worth camping out just to say "Hey look I've got an iPhone before anyone I'm the hippest!"
  8. krissenbee macrumors member

    Jun 10, 2007
    but i am the hippest :(

  9. scootermafia thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 10, 2005
    Half the fun of a new product launch is the adrenaline rush you get camping for a product, ready to take another human life in order to get the latest silicon. And yeah, I want my f***ing iPhone on the 29th, it's been long enough already.
  10. jblodgett macrumors regular

    Jun 30, 2005
    I went to my local cingular store (Norman) the other day to inquire re: the iPhone. They informed me that only "retail" cingular stores are getting the iPhone. I am not sure exactly what that means- but I interpreted it to mean that not every single cingular store (the mall kiosks, for example) would be getting the iPhone on the 29th.

    Does anyone know which stores in the OKC metro area are going to be getting the iPhone-- other than the Apple store in Penn Square Mall, I mean?
  11. gritsgresham macrumors newbie

    Feb 8, 2007
    Only corporate owned ATT stores will get the iphone, the 'dealer' stores wont, so unless you go to a corporate store or apple store, no go.
  12. jblodgett macrumors regular

    Jun 30, 2005
    So is there any way to know which stores are "corporate" stores, and which are not?

    The store I was in was a "cingular" store. (Big orange cingular outside)
    I wasn't at Metro Cellular or Jackie Cooper Electronics or any of those authorized resellers.
  13. krissenbee macrumors member

    Jun 10, 2007
    I called the ATT store on memorial (near memorial and may, across from quail springs) to verify that they were getting iphones... and they confirmed that they are...

    just in case anyone was looking for a place in s. edmond/n. okc...
  14. ModestPenguin macrumors 6502


    Mar 5, 2006
    Wow. lots of okies on macrumors. I live like half a mile from that ATT store above mentioned. Its creepy that this is happening. My bubble is collapsing!

    *ignores this thread*
  15. krissenbee macrumors member

    Jun 10, 2007
    yeah... i know where you live.

    dun dun dunnnnnn!

    just kidding, of course :D
  16. Annon macrumors member

    Apr 30, 2005
    I'll be driving down to OKC from stillwater. I'll probably be at penn square unless the line is ridiculous... if so, I'll try and find one of the corporate AT&T stores with a smaller line.
  17. betasteve macrumors newbie

    Jun 25, 2007
    Here's the list of AT&T corporate owned retail stores in Oklahoma. Also, there are some locations at Crest Foods around the metro, but I'm not sure if they will have the iPhone.

    1901 NW EXPRESSWAY OKLAHOMA CITY (405) 879-2201

    7205 SE 29TH ST MIDWEST CITY (405) 741-1002

    2410 W MEMORIAL RD OKLAHOMA CITY (405) 751-7077

    2003 W Danforth Rd Edmond (405) 359-3037

    7000 S CROSSROADS BLVD OKLAHOMA CITY (405) 634-4688

    6959 NW EXPRESSWAY OKLAHOMA CITY (405) 720-4572

    7102 S MEMORIAL TULSA (918) 307-1420

    5505 E 41st St Tulsa (918) 270-2002

    1404 S LEWIS TULSA (918) 712-1803

    11169 E 31ST TULSA (918) 622-0358

    9608 E. 71ST STREET TULSA (918) 459-8723

    10926 S Memorial Dr Tulsa (918) 369-8484

    9031 N 121ST E AVE OWASSO (918) 272-1456

    3405 CHANDLER RD MUSKOGEE (918) 681-4300

    2401 W OWEN K GARRIOTT RD ENID (580) 242-2576

    1322 NW Sheridan Rd Lawton (580) 355-3500
  18. masterfu macrumors member


    Jun 25, 2007
    Man, it's nice to know I'm not the only Okie around on this site... Now I just wish I didn't have to buy AppleCare last week for my MBP so I could afford to camp out for one this Friday at Penn Square :(
  19. paola105 macrumors 6502


    Jun 21, 2007
    wow I didn't know there were so many Okies here.
    Too bad I cant afford an iPhone. :( I need to save up for a MBP.
  20. dr427 macrumors regular


    Oct 13, 2005
    Oklahoma City
    I was going to go to an AT&T store just because the lines have to be smaller, but I have a $30 Apple Gift card, so I am torn.:rolleyes:

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