Anyone else getting a kick out of seeing these threads...
lol...just thought it was funny (and applicable) that all these new members, or new iPhone owners are posting the same stories we've seen for years every time a new iPhone comes out.
- People freaking out about the servers crashing.
- People freaking out about little glitches in processing.
- People freaking out about 100% of the questions not being answered right away.
- People desperately trying to refresh their browsers in hopes of a special door way to open where all things go fine and works right the first time.
...ladies and gentlemen, if you're new to the iPhone pre-order process, i want to say welcome, and make sure you keep patience at a very high level for this situation.
...every year the same thing happens.
...every year, everything comes out fine in the end.
Stay excited about your new iPhone 4S coming, and if you don't get it the second midnight strikes on the 14th, have some patience, you'll get it, and you'll be able to dance around in joy when you open the box the same as everyone else.
P.S. - Good luck to the Sprint users...if you go back through the threads, don't say we didn't warn you. Sprint literally has ZERO idea what they are about to walk into...and expect more, especially with service quality, because i can guarantee you, the iPhone is going to "test" Sprint in the coming months, lol.
- 10-07-2011, 09:43 AM #3
Yes, it's the same thing every single year. Everyone wants to hit it as soon as it's available for preorder, which is a ton of traffic to each of those websites. I've seen people who get a new one every year freaking out too, so I don't think it's limited to the newbies, lol.
- 10-07-2011, 09:44 AM #4
- 10-07-2011, 09:50 AM #5
- 10-07-2011, 10:10 AM #7
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- 10-07-2011, 10:23 AM #9
It's the same as when Verizon got the phone. I was part of that hysteria. My solution was, order online and have it delivered. Had no issues whatsoever. They did not run out, no need to be up at 3 am like I was unfortunately to order. Much ado about nothing.
- 10-07-2011, 10:26 AM #10
- 10-07-2011, 10:49 AM #11
Personally, I'm not getting a kick out of it. There are so many duplicate threads it isn't even funny. And then there are duplicate posts, posts saying nothing, and posts that are so long you lose track of what they might have been trying to say. I'm all for traffic, but this is awful.
- 10-07-2011, 12:11 PM #13
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- 10-07-2011, 12:56 PM #16
Sean you said best...it's the sheer excitement. I remember when I got my 3GS after our employer switched to ATT(I had an Incredible at the time). I was so thrilled to have everything(phone, music etc.) all in one place. I never bothered how to learn how to get my music from iTunes to my Incredible. You would have I was the first person to ever have a phone like the iPhone! Every platform has advantages & disadvantages but I was just blown away-yeah I thought I was cool! ; )
Every employee with the exception of one doctor and two other staff went with the iPhone. The others stayed with blackberry.
Anyhow I understand their excitement. They should take some time to read and learn here, I've learned a lot from these forums. = )
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- 10-07-2011, 12:57 PM #17
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- 10-07-2011, 01:45 PM #19iPhone Newbie
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it all leaves me angry but i still cant wait to get my hands on it!
- 10-07-2011, 01:50 PM #20
- 10-07-2011, 03:59 PM #21
So y'all TiPb "veterans" help 'em out, and lead them gently into productive posting. And let's help them learn that it's quality, not quantity.
lol...amazing how the traffic just dramatically died on here. Im curious if many of those newbies that simply signed up and posted their hearts out to win the phone will stick around at all, or if that is the last we will see of them. I think one of them actually had like 500 posts or something and registered THIS month! hahaha...
- 10-13-2011, 07:57 AM #23
- 10-13-2011, 08:01 AM #24
I can't stand the ones who start their threads *HELP* - *PLEASE* - etc. You're posting on this forum, so we assume most topics are help questions. Or they ask a question and a few threads down someone else asked the same thing. Or they state they already searched and couldn't find the answer (upgrade error 3xxx as an example) when the answer is easily found.
Or they start asking carrier questions in this forum. That's the biggest issue and makes the volunteer mods work more. It happens every year, so whatever.
- 10-13-2011, 08:02 AM #25