11-23-08 08:49 PM
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  1. stormrocks's Avatar
    I'm in Manhattan and went to the 42nd St store, but they were sold out. So I ventured over to the Union Sq store and I waited for 6 hrs. Of course I never in a million years thought it would take that long (there were about 60 people ahead of me - appx 30 inside and 30 outside). BUT worth the wait!!!

    11-23-08 11:19 AM
  2. nick125's Avatar
    I spent three hours in line, but it was worth it I was second in line!

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    11-23-08 11:24 AM
  3. stevevt's Avatar
    I got to my local store (S. Burlington, VT) around 7:50. I was #16 in line and waited outside for 10 minutes for them to open the door and sign us all in. They called my name around 11am, and I got my Storm activated and left around 12pm.

    Waiting in line: 10 minutes
    Waiting in general: 3 hours
    11-23-08 11:24 AM
  4. davemathbn's Avatar
    In the car: 2 hours (snowing)
    In line: 45min
    In store: 30 min

    Worth it?: HECK YES!!!
    11-23-08 11:26 AM
  5. Vulcan500Rider's Avatar
    I got to the store at 6:50AM, waited in the car until 7:15AM, was #4 in line when everyone got out of their vehicles, and was home and setting up my Storm around 8:40AM.
    11-23-08 11:32 AM
  6. jamesusf03's Avatar
    I waited for for three hours. First in line...
    11-23-08 11:34 AM
  7. Cole's Avatar
    Got to Verizon @ 12pm - Friend had it already activating (computers were really slow) signed the slip and was out by 12:15pm.
    11-23-08 11:36 AM
  8. dispatch1054's Avatar
    Outside- 40 mins
    Inside store- 1 hour
    11-23-08 11:37 AM
  9. koojo's Avatar
    Got to the store at 8 when it opened. Was number 14 in line and walked out with the phone at 12

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    11-23-08 11:38 AM
  10. crackberries's Avatar
    I waited for an hour and was number 8 in line. Not too bad.
    11-23-08 11:38 AM
  11. Thomas-C's Avatar
    I had to work all day, but I had one on pre - order at bestbuy. Got to best buy at 9:15pm. Walked out at 9:30pm. Then the next day i found out my local walmart where a friend of mine works in connections still had the two they got in. I thought damn. . I could have saved some gas.
    11-23-08 11:42 AM
  12. MPSmith1's Avatar
    In the car: 2 hours (snowing)
    In line: 45min
    In store: 30 min

    Worth it?: HECK YES!!!
    Car: 30 minutes
    Line: 15 minutes to get my voucher
    Waited in bagel shop: 60 minutes
    Store 30 minutes

    I was the second person in line. Well worth it!!!
    11-23-08 11:43 AM
  13. SRT BREECHER's Avatar
    I'm from IN but was in Buffalo, NY for a funeral. Showed up at Cheekawanga VZW store 0900 and was told all Storms were already promised but if a gentleman didn't show up at 1030 hrs. I could have it. 1020 I got my Storm and it took till 1130 to switch and program due to the network being overwhelmed. LOVE IT!!
    11-23-08 11:45 AM
  14. WarEagle's Avatar
    Waited in the car for 45 minutes and was the first one in? The store had 6 units.
    11-23-08 11:49 AM
  15. mulder's Avatar
    Arrived at 7:40am
    Car: 15min (7 ppl in line outside of store)
    Line outside of store: 5min, 9th in line
    Line in store: 15min
    Sale and Setup: 15min
    Out the door: 8:30am
    Sat in car before pulling off: 10min
    11-23-08 11:58 AM
  16. bostonchick's Avatar
    1 hour outside freezing my **** off. I was the first person but it took 4hrs to get it activated because of the system problems.
    11-23-08 12:03 PM
  17. kingohearts2005's Avatar
    I was in line at 7pm on thursday night and I wasn't first I was second to a man who got there at 3pm. We camped out until the doors opened at 8. 13 hours. Got the second out of eleven,

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    11-23-08 12:04 PM
  18. Five's Avatar
    No waiting, No Mail in Rebates, and a free bluetooth headset. Best Buy = lucky me.
    11-23-08 12:05 PM
  19. DurangoJim's Avatar
    Fortunately most of us at the location in Michigan stayed in our cars until 7:30 or so, then when one of us went, we all went. Stood outside for about 5 minutes until the manager came out and gave out tickets, and then back in our cars we went until 8. Actually quite a pleasant experience considering it was 18 degrees with a 7 degree windchill.
    11-23-08 12:11 PM
  20. rynechaloux's Avatar
    10 hours in my tent
    11-23-08 12:20 PM
  21. CrazedVW's Avatar
    An hour outside in my car and then 50 minutes inside the store getting the Storm activated and such. I was third in line at the Mechanicsville, VA VZW store.
    11-23-08 12:20 PM
  22. anon(39569)'s Avatar
    My local store said they would open at 7am for the launch so I decided to show up at 6:30am only to find that they were already open. Apparently they opened at 6am and had already sold 10 phones by time I arrived.

    Luckily for me I didn't have to wait and walked right in and pick up one. Other than the 15 mins of the sales person trying to hustle me for some accessories I was in and out.
    11-23-08 12:23 PM
  23. armedtank's Avatar
    No waiting, No Mail in Rebates, and a free bluetooth headset. Best Buy = lucky me.

    Same here, got mine on Saturday no waiting, no appt, took all of 30 minutes.
    11-23-08 12:24 PM
  24. voodoodaddy's Avatar
    None. Unless you count how long it took to exchange my Voyager and get the Storm active and working.

    I went on friday after work (about 3pm) and they were out. They only got 20 units. They said they were bringing more over from another store on saturday so if I was there by 930am I would get one. Got to store at 9am, walked right in, right to counter, they went to back and grabbed it.

    There was a guy in there I was talking to that got his on friday and he was there at 3am. I just dont have time or will to wait like that anymore for anything.
    11-23-08 12:27 PM
  25. VZWStorm69's Avatar
    I didnt wait, ordered mine first thing in the morning, got it Saturday delivery, I LOVE IT great device so far, cant wait till all the little bugs are fixed
    11-23-08 12:27 PM
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