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3,000 queue for the iPhone 3GS in Singapore (Updated)

I don't know about you, but there were only about 20 people waiting in line at the iPhone 3GS launch at the Apple Store in Atlantic City on June 19, 2009.Contrast that with this video of the iPhone 3GS launch in Singapore posted on the Apple 2.
Written by Jason D. O'Grady, Contributor

I don't know about you, but there were only about 20 people waiting in line at the iPhone 3GS launch at the Apple Store in Atlantic City on June 19, 2009.

Contrast that with this video of the iPhone 3GS launch in Singapore posted on the Apple 2.0 blog. Shot by a student named Satya who was number 10 in line, the line is estimated at 3,000 strong. Satya literally took the protective plastic off his new phone and shot a video of the line as he left the store.

As you can see by the video, the line goes on comically long, like Monty Python long. In fact, I watched it a couple of times to see if the same video was stitched together in some sort of a seamless loop. No dice, it appears to be that ridiculous. I wonder how many iPhones that they had in stock at that store anyway.

Caption contest!

My entry: "I thought this was the line for tickets to the Led Zeppelin reunion tour!"

Update: @yellowhandman notes that "The farcically long line in Singapore is 'cuz the telco held the weekend's launch at a SINGLE retail location."

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