Who's taking the day off to receive your iPhone?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Hawklight, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. Hawklight macrumors member

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    Last year I had my 3GS shipped to my workplace and Fed-Ex for some reason delivered to a different area of the business then usual so my boss received the package. He thought it would be funny to open my 3GS and slip his iPhone 2G in the box. He then neatly repacked the box and I didn't find out until the end of the day that he had been carrying around my new phone in his pocket. Of course hilarity ensued for all involved except me. I secretly was enraged but put on a fake smile as I left work. I remember being so pissed that he had opened the package. You don't mess with another man's electronics! :p

    I put in a vacation day this year to avoid a repeat.
     
  2. Geckotek macrumors G3

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    I told my boss today I might be a bit late. She suggested I might need to take the day off. :p
     
  3. noobinator macrumors 601

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  4. Damnitshane1 macrumors newbie

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    I would if I had an extra $300 to upgrade my iPhone 3g. I'll probably buy it next month after I pay for my textbooks.
     
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  6. Scooterman1 macrumors 6502a

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    Wow, if you get paid very much/day, then that phone will really start to get expensive. A day of vacation, or sick, needs to be factored in.
     
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  8. stoster38 macrumors member

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    I'll be taking the day off to pickup a reserved iPhone 4!!!! Woohoo!!! As much as I love my iPhone 3G it's time to upgrade and the iPhone 4 is a great step up!! Can't wait to get my hands on it!!!

    :D
     
  9. iphone1027 macrumors 6502

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    I have paid sick leave so personally it doesn't matter ;)
    However, I will not be taking the day off. I'll order it online via apple.com and have it delivered. I may leave work early though.
     
  10. gimmeiphone macrumors 6502

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    heres another question, how many of you are virgins???
     
  11. PorterRocks macrumors 6502

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    I took the whole day off but if I get the phone soon enough (depending on what time it actually goes on sale) I may pop into work for a little bit.
     
  12. Small White Car macrumors G4

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    Is this really necessary? Isn't this what pre-ordering is for?

    Last year I went in to the AT&T store on my lunch break and walked out 15 minutes later.
     
  13. CocoaPuffs macrumors 68010

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    Sure, if getting an iPhone is the highlight of your month...
     
  14. Geckotek macrumors G3

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    I'm putting money down that you are. What an idiotic statement.
     
  15. bowlerman625 macrumors 68020

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    i'll be at work........so I can afford iPhone 5!!!!
     
  16. Minimoose 360 macrumors 65816

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    Surprise, I'm not! :p

    And since it's summer, I don't have to take anything off, although I do have to wake up pretty early.
     
  17. noobinator macrumors 601

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    PTO
    and not a virgin :D
     
  18. JediZenMaster macrumors 68000

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    I'm starting a new job :( So i have training for the next 2 weeks so i can't take anytime off. So i might have it sent to my job instead.

    I also discovered that my new boss dropped his 3GS :eek: and the screen is cracked on his
     
  19. rossihvac macrumors regular

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    I have taken off every year since the first iphone. Its like a national holiday!:)
     
  20. gimmeiphone macrumors 6502

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    lol im guessing someone is....and it aint me! :p
     
  21. Geckotek macrumors G3

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    Yeah....right. You sure act like one based on your comments.

    Like I said, I just told my boss I'd be in a bit late. No big deal. At my level I just get my work done and nobody cares.
     
  22. ChocolateApple macrumors 6502

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    @ Hawklight - That's hilarious, although I'm sure it wasn't at the time. And great payback on your part for taking the day off this year.

    I just have mine delivered at home because I have valet/doorman service.
     
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  24. gimmeiphone macrumors 6502

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    why so defensive? hit a nerve :p take a joke
     
  25. Geckotek macrumors G3

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    No, I have nothing to worry about.

    Edit: I just found the comment stupid from the beginning. Joke or not.
     

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