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In Line

Yes, I’m insane.

I’m currently in line for the iPhone, with about 5 and a half hours to go before actually buying on. Word is that James Lileks will be showing up here this afternoon.

So far, I’d estimate about 60-70 people are in line in front of the Apple Store, which proves that there’s no shortage of nerds like me with far too much time on our hands.

Then again, I have my Criminal Procedure book with me, which means that I’m actually getting something done. However, the next time I decide to wait in line for some big gadget, I’m definitely bringing a chair…

UPDATE: Here’s a view of the line, taken a few moments ago:
iPhone Line - June 29, 2007

5 responses to “In Line”

  1. Mark says:

    Madness. You gotta love that resolute Republican work ethic.

  2. Mark says:

    And just think, once you finish standing in line for the iPhone, you’ll have to spend a few more hours in line waiting to get in to overcrowded theaters airing the debut of Michael Moore’s “Sicko”.

  3. Jay Reding says:

    Madness. You gotta love that resolute Republican work ethic.

    Actually, it was a very productive day. I got a major amount of work done while waiting in line.

    And just think, once you finish standing in line for the iPhone, you’ll have to spend a few more hours in line waiting to get in to overcrowded theaters airing the debut of Michael Moore’s “Sicko”.

    Actually, I Netflixed Triumph of the Will — I like my propaganda to at least contain decent cinematography…

  4. Alex says:

    Good luck with that, given Apple’s track record with all thier version 1 hardware…

  5. Eh, Moore’s a pretty damn good propagandist. I saw Sicko last night, and while he wasn’t in top form (it was no Farenheit 9/11), it was still pretty well crafted. But it was more dishonest and one-sided than his last two films, if such as a thing is possible. Yowza.