4:00 PM Friday : Get in line at At&T Store 7:15 PM Friday : Finally get iPhone 7:30 PM Friday : Credit Check 7:30 PM Friday: PAy for 8 gig and $100 Deposit (Which I expected) 7:30 PM Friday : New employee at At&T messes up transaction and has to redo (credit check #2) 8:15 PM Friday: Store finally "figures it out" and leave with phone and BAN# 9:15 PM Friday: Try and activate iPhone (credit check #2) 11:00 PM Friday : Get email message that I need to go pay deposit or get Gophone 11:00 Friday : Cll at&t they say try it again (credit check #3) 12:00 AM Saturday: Get Same email about deposit or go phone 12:00 am Saturday: Call At&t they walk me through activation (credit check#4) 6:00 am Saturday: Wake up to same email At&t says nothing they can do I have to go back to the store 10:00am Saturday: Go back to store they said it not their problem its At&t corporate' problem 11:00-6:00 Saturday: at work, spent hours on phone w/ At&T saying its apple's problem then apple saying its at&t problem 6:00 pm saturday: call store again..they say they see the problem is they never linked my deposit to the account which caused the account to be suspended and thats why it wont activate they joint them up and remove the suspension..say I will not have the problem again 8:00pm Saturday: Get home try to activate again (credit check #5) 10:00 pm Saturday : Call at&t and get the following answer #1) When original approval went through its was a $100 deposit #2) Because of the suspension, and all the additional credit checks my credit score went lower!!! #3) Now saying that it is requesting $500 deposit #4) They apologize profusely ..admiting they messed and checked my credit a total of...get this...14 times??? Where and how??? #5) Only people who can fix this is the "Analyst Review Dept" which doesn't open till monday at 7am. #6) On the phone 3 levels above the CSR...still swears cannot be fixed at this time. #7) Gives me my 1st 2 months of At&t service for Free..again appologizes profusely, stated will remove all checks from my credit report.... BUT AT THE END OF THE DAY I WON'T BE ABLE TO USE MY iPHONE until MOnday If im lucky....I give At&t credit for being very polite people...and apple too...It's a shame that At&t is completely incompetent to handle these technical issues of the iPhone release, a shame Apple will look bad because of this fiasco.