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blogslut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-24-10 12:24 PM
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25. Meh
They're probably having a hell of a party. I won't be buying an iPhone but if people want to spend a couple of day waiting for one, that's their business.
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  -People sleeping on line to buy a phone... WCGreen  Jun-24-10 11:47 AM   #0 
  - It seems some days that the stupid people still have to much money. nt  SunnySong   Jun-24-10 11:48 AM   #1 
  - consuming more toys  marylanddem   Jun-24-10 11:50 AM   #2 
  - that's all I can think of...  WCGreen   Jun-24-10 11:52 AM   #3 
  - Which I find less fun than pills  Oregone   Jun-24-10 11:55 AM   #9 
     - good point....  WCGreen   Jun-24-10 11:56 AM   #10 
  - On the plus side, it gives other people someone to ridicule, also 'on line'. nt  Obamanaut   Jun-24-10 11:52 AM   #4 
  - +10000000  xultar   Jun-24-10 11:53 AM   #5 
  - Like I said, if there was a shortage it would at least make sense...  WCGreen   Jun-24-10 11:54 AM   #7 
     - If they are having fun, why do you give a shit?  emulatorloo   Jun-24-10 12:06 PM   #20 
  - Well, they do that stuff to watch Harry Potter and Star Wars Episode 12.5  Oregone   Jun-24-10 11:54 AM   #6 
  - Yeah the movie thing is more lame.  dkf   Jun-24-10 11:56 AM   #11 
     - I dont like lines for anything  Oregone   Jun-24-10 11:57 AM   #13 
  - They just want to tell a good story IMO.  dkf   Jun-24-10 11:55 AM   #8 
  - Ya man! Like one time, I stood in line in the rain for a nerdy electronic device. It was fuckn cool!  Oregone   Jun-24-10 11:56 AM   #12 
     - Bet you everyone will know what they went through to get that thing.  dkf   Jun-24-10 11:58 AM   #14 
     - Yep...  WCGreen   Jun-24-10 12:00 PM   #16 
  - Well, just look at it this way, it is "sort of" productive...  snooper2   Jun-24-10 11:59 AM   #15 
  - That's true....  WCGreen   Jun-24-10 12:01 PM   #17 
  - But the Cult of Apple demands consumption  Oregone   Jun-24-10 12:25 PM   #26 
     - And what does the Cult of Apple-Bashers demand?  emulatorloo   Jun-24-10 12:32 PM   #31 
        - Well, my post here only contributes to .003 g of carbon emissions  Oregone   Jun-24-10 12:37 PM   #32 
           - offsets are good! So congrats on that.  emulatorloo   Jun-24-10 12:47 PM   #34 
              - "I don't know if that exists"  Oregone   Jun-24-10 12:56 PM   #35 
                 - LOL - yeah you certainly have a point there. But think of it this way:  emulatorloo   Jun-24-10 01:21 PM   #37 
  - I think they go for the social event. Like Rocky Horror Picture Show or the new Harry Potter  emulatorloo   Jun-24-10 12:03 PM   #18 
  - Not the way they treat their customers....  WCGreen   Jun-24-10 12:05 PM   #19 
     - They are always at the top or near top of JD Powers in customer satisfaction  emulatorloo   Jun-24-10 12:06 PM   #21 
        - that is probably because they have a cult like following..  WCGreen   Jun-24-10 12:22 PM   #23 
           - No it is because they have good customer service. BTW OS 4 is available for download for older iPhon  emulatorloo   Jun-24-10 12:26 PM   #28 
  - Oh, oh..."iPhone 4s first users report reception, color problems "  Contrary1   Jun-24-10 12:20 PM   #22 
  - There are stories like that after most every tech introduction.  emulatorloo   Jun-24-10 12:29 PM   #29 
  - Interesting...  CaliforniaPeggy   Jun-24-10 12:24 PM   #24 
  - Meh  blogslut   Jun-24-10 12:24 PM   #25 
  - Nothing like being a F.A.D.  hobbit709   Jun-24-10 12:25 PM   #27 
  - Good for them  Stuckinthebush   Jun-24-10 12:32 PM   #30 
  - Back when it was freezing ...  lpbk2713   Jun-24-10 12:39 PM   #33 
  - But waiting in line for Rolling Stones tickets is okay?  Evasporque   Jun-24-10 12:56 PM   #36 
  - Waiting in line for a finite event such as a concert is different  WCGreen   Jun-24-10 04:21 PM   #38 
  - Sickening example of consumerism  Mimosa   Jun-24-10 04:25 PM   #39 
  - Mmmm what line? The FedEx guy handed me mine this morning  Stevenmarc   Jun-24-10 04:25 PM   #40 
  - Shhh....don't gloat!  rbixby   Jun-24-10 04:53 PM   #41 
  - that's not new...  Blue_Tires   Jun-24-10 05:02 PM   #42 
  - "on line"  musette_sf   Jun-24-10 05:07 PM   #43 
  - It must be something to show off to their iphone4-less friends  Urban Prairie   Jun-24-10 05:38 PM   #44 
 

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