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  Reply # 692364 27-Sep-2012 17:13 Send private message

ibuksh:
NZCoderGuy: Not true.. Vodafone have 35 units for outright sale tonight :)


Read the red ticket again...

50 first customers will be put into a draw and 35 out of them will be drawn to purchase outright..


I think that is what the :) is all about........

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  Reply # 692369 27-Sep-2012 17:25 Send private message

That is very impressive that you can get people to queue at midnight to go into the draw to win the chance to buy a full priced product. I would say that apart from apple no one else on the planet could draw a crowd like that.




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  Reply # 692370 27-Sep-2012 17:25 Send private message

wellygary: So let me get this right, 

Vodafone have got 35 black 16GB iphones for sale , BUT they will not sell them to you unless you go into a draw..... talk about utter fail


Was in Hong Kong last w,end.
They had a ballot ,& the winners(1 in every 100) got the chance to queue.
Walked past morning & night  & the queue was still out the door.
Had a quick play , about one icon row longer & noticeably thinner.
Maps found my address in NZ by just entering the suburb , but I could not make it zoom like the Google map

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  Reply # 692522 27-Sep-2012 21:57 Send private message

Any geekzone members trying their luck in Welly tonight for an outright purchase?



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  Reply # 692524 27-Sep-2012 22:01 Send private message

I will leave my laptop running with some stats for this discussion being updated. You can see it here (the link will die at some time later).





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  Reply # 692540 27-Sep-2012 23:21 Send private message



Telecom iPhone 5 stock levels and demand as at 11.15pm in Telecom HQ in Auckland.

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  Reply # 692541 27-Sep-2012 23:25 Send private message

I was in Japan this week and 2 days after it went on sale the que in the morning before the Apple Store opened in Osaka was down way down the road at 9 when store opened at 10, Also the Apple store did not sell unlocked handsets all were locked to a carrier




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  Reply # 692564 28-Sep-2012 01:10 Send private message

Nearly had a heart attack just then - I'm using a Firefox add-on to detect changes in the Apple website pages and it went off. Turns out they'd just added the lightning adapter to the iPhone sales page.

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  Reply # 692566 28-Sep-2012 01:16 Send private message

They're online at the Apple store! Just ordered mine. Ships in 3-4 weeks.

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  Reply # 692567 28-Sep-2012 01:20 Send private message

Mine's just been ordered

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  Reply # 692569 28-Sep-2012 01:34 Send private message

3-4 weeks3-4 weeks3-4 weeks3-4 weeks3-4 weeks3-4 weeks3-4 weeks
awwwwe!

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  Reply # 692570 28-Sep-2012 01:34 Send private message

Me too, 32gb. And go the Black caps with the super over tie breaker!

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  Reply # 692572 28-Sep-2012 01:35 Send private message

Here's hoping they ship them sooner!

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  Reply # 692574 28-Sep-2012 01:51 Send private message

True, you can always pick one up from a retailer and cancel apple order before it ships if things change and they sell them outright. Need 12 from 5.

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  Reply # 692577 28-Sep-2012 02:13 Send private message

I've ordered mine, white 32GB

Shame we lost the super over but that's T20 for you!

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