24 hours until iPhone and I am first in line

24 hours until iPhone and I am first in line

Summary: I just showed up at my local AT&T store here in Puyallup, WA and I am the first in line. Right now my 13 year old and 7 year old are in line with me and my 13 year old will stay the whole time so I can purchase 2 iPhones. The store manager just told me that you can buy one for each person in line at the local AT&T stores so that is very cool since I was thinking this was only possible at the Apple stores. So far no one else is here, but hey I am crazy that way and happy to be a geek. My wife wasn't so keen on the idea, but she may change her mind if I give her an iPhone too.

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I just showed up at my local AT&T store here in Puyallup, WA and I am the first in line. Right now my 13 year old and 7 year old are in line with me and my 13 year old will stay the whole time so I can purchase 2 iPhones. The store manager just told me that you can buy one for each person in line at the local AT&T stores so that is very cool since I was thinking this was only possible at the Apple stores. So far no one else is here, but hey I am crazy that way and happy to be a geek. My wife wasn't so keen on the idea, but she may change her mind if I give her an iPhone too.

iPhone first in line

2 more guys just got in line and they both plan to buy one and then ebay it. Oh well, I guess they are earning it by staying here for 24 hours.

UPDATE: It poured on us last night and I captured a quick video of us hiding under umbrellas. I have my extension cord for portable power and the AT&T employess went through a couple hours of training behind us in the store.

Topics: AT&T, iPhone, Mobility

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  • You are a dork

    And I mean that in the nicest possible way.
    toadlife
    • Yeah.... that pretty much says it.

      I don't know.... I try to understand why people have certain passions in life, etc. We all have our thing. I'll never understand the "waste your life sitting in line for something you can easily get later syndrome".

      Outside of the ability to claim that you were one of the first to have one (who the hell cares?), what's the point?
      shawkins
  • Hang in there Matt! Kids!

    nt
    D T Schmitz
  • A Proud Geek though

    But you've just earned my respect, I could not do it.
    dave95.
  • Dedication

    Great time to work on that email backlog. I hope the weather stays nice for you all.
    Chiatzu
  • Question???

    So why are you subjecting your daughter to this?

    Is this like an indoctrination into Geekdom or something?

    And your wife is o.k. with this. Mine probably would not be o.k.
    danfreeb_80906
    • No subjecting by me

      My two oldest daughters begged to come with me and we are having some good daddy/daughter time playing Uno, chatting, and just hanging out all day together. They can go whenever they want, but they have no desire to go home.
      palmsolo (aka Matthew Miller)
    • Doing silly things with...

      your kids is one of the great joys in life. My daughter (now an adult) and I did
      many silly things together. My late father-in-law, who was the most un-silly
      person you could meet, was always silly with my daughter. She adored him for
      that.
      msalzberg