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    Default Just picked mine up

    Got the 7 on launch day and I seen this morning that my "not so local" Apple Store had one in stock. I made the reservation and drove 2 1/2 hours one way, but I did get it!

    128GB iPhone 7 Plus in Black!

    I'm a giddy to say the least...
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    Wow 5 hours. Good job.
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    I want the black so bad I can taste it lol. Congrats on your new pick up
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    Yeah...I wanted the phone. I mean I was happy with the 7, it's a great device, but when I seen I could reserve the one my heart was set on then I did it. I sure as hell wasn't gonna give the scalpers the satisfaction. Took $30 to fill up my tank and 6hrs on a lazy Sunday to get it...well worth it IMO
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    Yeah I want the plus too but since out of stock everywhere I got the 7. I'll still get the plus and just give this to my wife and sell her 6s. There's a website that shows the inventory of all apple stores. Pretty interesting. I'm going to check once a day for the 2 stores in my area.
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    My Black 7+ 256GB will be here on Tuesday. My case and BT earbuds should be here tomorrow. My watch band came today.
    Jumping in with both feet from Android. I spent most of the day cleaning up my iTunes garbage (I have owned a couple of iPads) so many duplicate missing songs. Ended up having to buy a program called Duplicate Cleaner Pro to clean up my hard drive. I've moved all my photos to DropBox. Maybe I should have used my Google Drive instead since I have a terabyte of space available (Google Fiber) and I only have 50 gigs on my DropBox.

    Tuesday can't come fast enough. We'll see how things go.
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    Quote Originally Posted by badMojo69 View Post
    My Black 7+ 256GB will be here on Tuesday. My case and BT earbuds should be here tomorrow. My watch band came today.
    Jumping in with both feet from Android. I spent most of the day cleaning up my iTunes garbage (I have owned a couple of iPads) so many duplicate missing songs. Ended up having to buy a program called Duplicate Cleaner Pro to clean up my hard drive. I've moved all my photos to DropBox. Maybe I should have used my Google Drive instead since I have a terabyte of space available (Google Fiber) and I only have 50 gigs on my DropBox.

    Tuesday can't come fast enough. We'll see how things go.
    I would suggest moving to google photos. Then you won't have to take up space for any of your storage accounts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by badMojo69 View Post
    My Black 7+ 256GB will be here on Tuesday. My case and BT earbuds should be here tomorrow. My watch band came today.
    Jumping in with both feet from Android. I spent most of the day cleaning up my iTunes garbage (I have owned a couple of iPads) so many duplicate missing songs. Ended up having to buy a program called Duplicate Cleaner Pro to clean up my hard drive. I've moved all my photos to DropBox. Maybe I should have used my Google Drive instead since I have a terabyte of space available (Google Fiber) and I only have 50 gigs on my DropBox.

    Tuesday can't come fast enough. We'll see how things go.
    Enjoy...lol...crazy giddy, but worth it!
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    Yeah I'm not a fanboy, I've owned multiple devices; Android, iOS, Windows, Blackberry, and Palm. It's just that Apple is polished and it helps I'm neck deep in their ecosystem.

    Even "back in the day" I had a Motorola StarTac and even before Apple everyone "had" to have the Razr
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    Quote Originally Posted by mfldmike View Post
    Yeah I'm not a fanboy, I've owned multiple devices; Android, iOS, Windows, Blackberry, and Palm. It's just that Apple is polished and it helps I'm neck deep in their ecosystem.

    Even "back in the day" I had a Motorola StarTac and even before Apple everyone "had" to have the Razr
    Ecosystem was my reason as well. I was BlackBerry die hard from Pager to BBOS7: Pearl, Curve, Storm, Tour, Torch, Bold, to BB10 with Z10, Q10, Z30, Passport, Classic, Porsche Design P'9983 Graphite. Eventually work went to iPhone and I stuck with BlackBerry but eventually made the switch for my personal device to. I to had the StarTack original flip in the holster. Loved that phone. Then had the V something that was Silver thinner version of StarTac before the Razr
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    Quote Originally Posted by mfldmike View Post
    Got the 7 on launch day and I seen this morning that my "not so local" Apple Store had one in stock. I made the reservation and drove 2 1/2 hours one way, but I did get it!

    128GB iPhone 7 Plus in Black!

    I'm a giddy to say the least...
    How did you make a reservation? The pick up function hasnt been working on Apples website yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mfldmike View Post
    I made the reservation and drove 2 1/2 hours one way, but I did get it!

    Dedication right there lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by mfldmike View Post
    Got the 7 on launch day and I seen this morning that my "not so local" Apple Store had one in stock. I made the reservation and drove 2 1/2 hours one way, but I did get it!

    128GB iPhone 7 Plus in Black!

    I'm a giddy to say the least...
    same thing here..i was checking and saw they had the plus i wanted so i reserved and was like 2nd in line for reservations. believe it or not...there were people waiting in a line line just to get in the store to get an iphone, but i was in and out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mfldmike View Post
    Got the 7 on launch day and I seen this morning that my "not so local" Apple Store had one in stock. I made the reservation and drove 2 1/2 hours one way, but I did get it!

    128GB iPhone 7 Plus in Black!

    I'm a giddy to say the least...
    I wanted a black so badly but had to settle for rose gold. Maybe I'll check to see if there's a black and I can exchange.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mfldmike View Post
    Got the 7 on launch day and I seen this morning that my "not so local" Apple Store had one in stock. I made the reservation and drove 2 1/2 hours one way, but I did get it!

    128GB iPhone 7 Plus in Black!

    I'm a giddy to say the least...
    How do you make a reservation and how did you know they had the phone on stock?
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    LOL, I'm looking for a Series II watch. I live in Atlanta, GA, and even checked Birmingham, AL. Yep, I would have driven to get it!!!
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    Driving 2.5 hours one way to get something you don't really need but that you want is TOTALLY something I would do! Nice to see there are others out there willing to go to what others would consider extremes to get something they want!
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    Congrats on your purchase! The black is so nice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rafaelgood19 View Post
    Shows only Hawaii and Nevada. That would be a long drive for some.. at least for Nevada. For Hawaii, I don't recommend driving.
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    I want black also but settled for silver. It still is a beautiful phone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Craig View Post
    Shows only Hawaii and Nevada. That would be a long drive for some.. at least for Nevada. For Hawaii, I don't recommend driving.
    yea it constantly updates. I live in NYC and it worked for me earlier today, but was not working any other days.
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    Congrats.
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    Congrats, enjoy.
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    Yeah thanks everyone...btw I used the reservation link that everyone is attaching to these forums. Only thing I've noticed is a hissing noise coming from the back when I put it really under stress but we'll see how that turns out. So far I love this phone, the camera is noticeably better, the new home "button" is cool, and the finish is next to perfection. It's also noticeably faster than my 6s Plus...animations are crisper and smoother...
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