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Topic # 152425 26-Sep-2014 00:15
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Thought it might have been midnight, but nothing yet!

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  Reply # 1137925 26-Sep-2014 00:18
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Riggleby: Who the hell goes and lines up for a phone at midnight? Just order it through the Apple online store at 11am tomorrow morning.


11am tomorrow apparently 




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  Reply # 1137926 26-Sep-2014 00:18
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oh, where you see or hear that?
Thanks

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 1137927 26-Sep-2014 00:19
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ah in your quote, sorry. Wonder who knows for sure.

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  Reply # 1137928 26-Sep-2014 00:29
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scotiwis: ah in your quote, sorry. Wonder who knows for sure.


Apple staff

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  Reply # 1137929 26-Sep-2014 00:33
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I've never seen the online store sell when the clock ticks over.

The earliest I've seen it become available for purchase was around 4am or so (iPhone 5 I think), 9am in SF.

Yes, I've stayed up once :P

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  Reply # 1137930 26-Sep-2014 00:34
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Wonder if they are in Sydney waiting til midnight there, or hong kong...

Haha or there's one guy with one job today that was waiting up to press the button, but fell asleep 

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  Reply # 1137931 26-Sep-2014 01:30
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I've got a monitor set up on UptimeRobot for when the buying page no longer says "currently unavailable". Plus a more specific one for the particular model I'm interested in.

If I get a notification (and I happen to be awake near that time) I will post here, after ordering mine of course ;)



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  Reply # 1137932 26-Sep-2014 01:33
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Nice, thanks! Question is, stay up all night, or hit the hay and get up early!

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  Reply # 1137935 26-Sep-2014 01:38
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scotiwis: Nice, thanks! Question is, stay up all night, or hit the hay and get up early!


Heh. I'm gonna get some sleep at this point. But I'll turn my phone volume up high to (hopefully) hear the notification.  Hmmm.. now where's the setting to make email alerts play a long annoying song....

Edit: found setting and set to nyan cat

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  Reply # 1137938 26-Sep-2014 02:31
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Last year with the 5S, they updated the online store when all countries that were in that particular release wave had reached midnight and were all into the release day. So assuming they do the same thing thing year, 11am NZ time.

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  Reply # 1137941 26-Sep-2014 05:19
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11am NZ time it's equal to 00:00am in Portugal, Ireland and Isle of Man, which are the last countries, regarding timezone, included in this 2nd batch of iPhone 6/6+ launch.

Sounds about right.

By the way, hello from Portugal, can't wait to order my 6 also =)

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  Reply # 1137971 26-Sep-2014 08:05
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Apple store just went offline to update as of about 5 minutes ago.




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  Reply # 1137972 26-Sep-2014 08:06
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Same for the Portuguese Store...so it might really be at 11am for you guys :)

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  Reply # 1137974 26-Sep-2014 08:14
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Surely they don't take it offline for 3 hours? It's 0800hrs here now.




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  Reply # 1137976 26-Sep-2014 08:19
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Doh....we know that Apple Australia run NZ Apple and over the years have treated us with contempt. We really should be treated like another Aussie state as far as Apple launches go. 

We are simply waiting for the lazy aussie fockers to wake up and turn the store on....its still 6am there...the guys need their sleep.

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