View Poll Results: What time will you be getting to the Apple Store on launch day?

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  • I never leave the Apple Store.

    3 8.82%
  • 3 AM

    0 0%
  • 4 Am

    1 2.94%
  • 5 Am

    7 20.59%
  • 6 Am

    7 20.59%
  • 7 Am

    5 14.71%
  • Whenever I get around to it... I got presale

    9 26.47%
  • When they get White iPhones in stock

    2 5.88%
  • I am not getting an iPhone 4... NEVER

    0 0%
  1. Bucketofried's Avatar
    I was thinking about what time us that may have missed out on presale should arrive at the Apple Store in order to get a phone. I am planning on getting there at five. This will be my first launch day experience. What time are you getting there?
    06-17-2010 05:32 PM
  2. Garz's Avatar
    Since mine is reserved, I will arrive at 7. I'm not gettin there any earlier. I aslso have one being shipped via At&t as well
    06-17-2010 05:35 PM
  3. Kannon#AC's Avatar
    My best advice: Think of the earliest time you imagine a crazy person would get up so they can drop $300 on a phone. Then go an hour earlier than that. Bring a camp chair or something to sit on because you'll be standing outside for hours before the store even opens. Hopefully the people in the Apple store are nice enough to notify everyone in line where the "cutoff" is so that you only spend 5 hours in line until you go home instead of spending 8 hours in line just to be told they're sold out.

    I went through this hell on the 3G launch and had to do it for 3 days in a row before I could get one. This time around, I pre-ordered and refuse to stand in a long line. I DO live in Las Vegas...too hot for lines
    06-17-2010 05:40 PM
  4. Garz's Avatar
    My best advice: Think of the earliest time you imagine a crazy person would get up so they can drop $300 on a phone. Then go an hour earlier than that. Bring a camp chair or something to sit on because you'll be standing outside for hours before the store even opens. Hopefully the people in the Apple store are nice enough to notify everyone in line where the "cutoff" is so that you only spend 5 hours in line until you go home instead of spending 8 hours in line just to be told they're sold out.

    I went through this hell on the 3G launch and had to do it for 3 days in a row before I could get one. This time around, I pre-ordered and refuse to stand in a long line. I DO live in Las Vegas...too hot for lines
    Last year they gave us cards with the color and GB we wanted. If we got the card, we were gauranteed one.
    06-17-2010 05:42 PM
  5. Kannon#AC's Avatar
    Last year they gave us cards with the color and GB we wanted. If we got the card, we were gauranteed one.
    Sounds about right. I was in the Town Square line as well. They even passed out water for us I didn't bring a chair and the little window cutout sucked to sit on
    06-17-2010 05:44 PM
  6. Garz's Avatar
    Sounds about right. I was in the Town Square line as well. They even passed out water for us I didn't bring a chair and the little window cutout sucked to sit on
    yeah I bought mine at Town Square last year too. But got mine a week after release though. Went thru about 3 bottles of water lol. This time I chose the Forum Shops since its all in doors
    06-17-2010 05:47 PM
  7. lungho's Avatar
    My Apple store is inside a mall. And that's a good thing too. We're experiencing mid to upper 90's temps here in the southern part of the U.S.
    06-17-2010 05:58 PM
  8. JustinHorn's Avatar
    Since mine is reserved, I will arrive at 7. I'm not gettin there any earlier. I aslso have one being shipped via At&t as well
    If you get there earlier you get out earlier. So basically if you show up with 7, you are going to be in a long line of preorders and not get out of there till 8, if you get there at 6am you might be out of there shortly after 7.
    06-17-2010 06:38 PM
  9. Garz's Avatar
    If you get there earlier you get out earlier. So basically if you show up with 7, you are going to be in a long line of preorders and not get out of there till 8, if you get there at 6am you might be out of there shortly after 7.
    Id rather have sleep. Plus I dont have to be into work until 10am and dont want to drive all the way back home so that is fine if I wait for awhile
    06-17-2010 07:05 PM
  10. JustinHorn's Avatar
    Id rather have sleep. Plus I dont have to be into work until 10am and dont want to drive all the way back home so that is fine if I wait for awhile
    Yeah, I'm not usually a morning person so I can definitely understand that
    06-17-2010 07:39 PM
  11. frogstofall's Avatar
    I don't usually go to bed until 3 am anyways so staying up a couple hours later shouldn't be too difficult. I just want to be at least in the first 10 people bc I seriously don't wanna deal with the drama. Haha. Just gimme my new toy!! :-D
    06-17-2010 07:51 PM
  12. rob0tmarv12's Avatar
    I'm thinking of just showing up around 10 or 11
    06-17-2010 08:33 PM
  13. Ghildebr's Avatar
    Last year they gave us cards with the color and GB we wanted. If we got the card, we were gauranteed one.
    What happens if you need to pick up multiple iPhones (4)? Do they give out multiple cards?
    06-17-2010 08:42 PM
  14. Bucketofried's Avatar
    What happens if you need to pick up multiple iPhones (4)? Do they give out multiple cards?
    I would think so....
    06-17-2010 09:19 PM
  15. j7469's Avatar
    I live in Massachusetts with a 6.25% sales tax but live 12 miles from New Hampshire with a 0% sales tax so that's where I'll be heading. I pre-ordered mine and plan on meeting a co-worker how also reserved on at the same store around 7:00am. If this is anything like the iPad launch day on which I got there 15 minutes after it opened I had to wait just over an hour. The people who got there before and up to 7:00 were in and out in less than thirty minutes.

    Either way at least I'll have company and it's in a mall so it will be climate controlled. Good luck to everyone on launch day.
    06-17-2010 10:00 PM
  16. isaac65's Avatar
    If you get there earlier you get out earlier. So basically if you show up with 7, you are going to be in a long line of preorders and not get out of there till 8, if you get there at 6am you might be out of there shortly after 7.
    Yeah, but either way, according to you, he'll be there an hour. I'd rather wake up later and leave later than the opposite. But I want mine as soon as possible so I'll be there early regardless.
    06-17-2010 10:02 PM
  17. Alli's Avatar
    Isn't this the same as this thread: http://forum.tipb.com/iphone-forum/1...ing-there.html ?
    06-17-2010 11:35 PM
  18. CHiRS's Avatar
    For the launch of the 3G, I arrived at my local mall a little before 3am and there were already 2 people in line. By 6am the line was getting pretty long. The mall opened it's doors at 8am and Apple opened at 9am. This year's iPhone launch is gonna be huge. Oh, and where's the option for 2am?
    06-17-2010 11:52 PM
  19. Jellotime91's Avatar
    For the launch of the 3G, I arrived at my local mall a little before 3am and there were already 2 people in line. By 6am the line was getting pretty long. The mall opened it's doors at 8am and Apple opened at 9am. This year's iPhone launch is gonna be huge. Oh, and where's the option for 2am?
    The mall opened its doors at 8 but you were there since 3?? Did you cut a hole in the sky light and fall in like a secret agent?

    Haha.
    06-18-2010 12:22 AM
  20. Ipheuria's Avatar
    My Apple store is inside a mall. And that's a good thing too. We're experiencing mid to upper 90's temps here in the southern part of the U.S.
    Can I have your weather please??? here in toronto we're having some bi-polar a$$ weather ughhh GL to everyone on opening day
    06-18-2010 12:29 AM
  21. lungho's Avatar
    Can I have your weather please??? here in toronto we're having some bi-polar a$$ weather ughhh GL to everyone on opening day
    Heh, trust me when I say this. I wouldn't wish this kind of weather on anybody. It's not a dry tropical heat that you'd find in a place like Hawaii. It's more like a wet, humid, shirt sticks to your back heat.

    Because of the high humidity in this region, even the winters seem colder than what they are. If you remember the old TV show MASH, it's much like that. Dreadfully hot in the summer, and crazy cold in the winter. There is no happy medium.
    06-18-2010 07:36 AM
  22. deadp1xel's Avatar
    Getting there at 5:00 or 5:30 I'm thinkin 5:30 I really don't want to wait two hours in line lol but I might be too excited to sleep
    06-18-2010 08:22 AM
  23. Bucketofried's Avatar
    Isn't this the same as this thread: http://forum.tipb.com/iphone-forum/1...ing-there.html ?

    I guess it is similar but without the nifty poll
    06-18-2010 08:37 AM
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