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  Reply # 146093 10-Jul-2008 13:27
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A flash mob perhaps!

I wonder what Vodafone is thinking less than 12 hours out from launch and no one lining up in Wellywood.  I think this says something.

Any word from Christchurch & has the line grown in Auckland?

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  Reply # 146146 10-Jul-2008 15:11
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Confirmed two in queue in Christchurch....first iPhone in CHCH will go to a.....girl

http://www.stuff.co.nz/thepress/4614212a6009.html


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  Reply # 146162 10-Jul-2008 15:31
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hmm this is getting mighty tempting, I could be the first as it'll just be cash n hand and go


Dead Wellington store, the security guard was in there looking bored as ever leaning on a counter.





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  Reply # 146198 10-Jul-2008 16:28

I will be going to the Wellington store after work to line up. I will report in when I get there, and if anyone else arrives.

So Wellington+1

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  Reply # 146200 10-Jul-2008 16:31
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I too will be at wellington store about 6:10pm



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  Reply # 146206 10-Jul-2008 16:35
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What's the latest on Auckland?

I'm slowly becoming more and more tempted to just bite the bullet and upgrade - it'd actually be a saving monthly on what I currently pay for the exact same services.

But I don't want to be lining up from any time earlier than 10:30/11.

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  Reply # 146207 10-Jul-2008 16:36
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Confirmed 7 people in line in Wellington

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  Reply # 146208 10-Jul-2008 16:36

Make sure you say hello, I'll be in a yellow t shirt, with crazy hair

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  Reply # 146213 10-Jul-2008 16:43
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Sounds like at least one of the ppl in line in Auckland is not going to buy a vodafone contract with their phone

Its going to be dissected for the waiting web masses

http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/First-Look/iPhone3G

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Reply # 146216 10-Jul-2008 16:51
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Now ... we got the world attention. Suddently, the world recognize how "overpriced" this thing is :D. VFNZ would gain "The world most greedy com service" in no time haha. Anyway, I think of lining up @ 11 onward in CHCH Embarassed (and got ripped off).

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Reply # 146221 10-Jul-2008 16:58
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nxc: Now ... we got the world attention. Suddently, the world recognize how "overpriced" this thing is :D. VFNZ would gain "The world most greedy com service" in no time haha. Anyway, I think of lining up @ 11 onward in CHCH Embarassed (and got ripped off).


Hm... If you know you are getting ripped off, why are you still buying one? Surprised

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  Reply # 146224 10-Jul-2008 17:00
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16 in queue in Auckland at the moment.

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  Reply # 146226 10-Jul-2008 17:02
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CookieMonster:
nxc: Now ... we got the world attention. Suddently, the world recognize how "overpriced" this thing is :D. VFNZ would gain "The world most greedy com service" in no time haha. Anyway, I think of lining up @ 11 onward in CHCH Embarassed (and got ripped off).


Hm... If you know you are getting ripped off, why are you still buying one? Surprised

 

Aren't they giving away free iphones to some of the people, in exchnage for waiting in line? They would have signed confidentiality agreements if they did, as it wouldn't look good for VF for be essentially paying people to pitch tents outside the store.

I wouldn't be surpirsed if you just turn up at the store when it opens, and you will get one straight away.

 

Why on earth would someone pay all that moeny, and then dissassble it, when you have still got to pay for the contract to use it. OK they may be the first ones in the world to publically dissect the phone (unless other NZers have got the same idea), but is it really worth it unless you are getting paid.


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  Reply # 146233 10-Jul-2008 17:09
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Vodafone gave out free blankets and beanie.



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  Reply # 146236 10-Jul-2008 17:11
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Hmmmmm so tempted to go line up in Wellington!

I was at the store about the same time Paradoxsm took that picture trying to get my on account you choose plan disconnected. Rang 678 and they are doing it for me. Or will do. Or somesuch. So then I will go and get me an iPhone ;D.

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