What's the deal with 5pm?

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  1. Dream

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    So this is the first time I plan to purchase an Apple product on launch day, and noticed they are not selling iPad 2's until 5pm on Friday, what is the deal with that???? Do they want people lined up all over the place to get these?
     
  2. ITS ME DAVID

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    I guess they want the lines really long and hope the media shows up at more stores to promote the iPad 2 lol
     
  3. Dream

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    Thats kind of what I was thinking, LAME.
     
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    I am hoping the website does not crash from everybody trying to place an order. Apple should have started orders a week ago to prevent any server failures at launch.

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    ...on the 6:00 news!
     
  6. dmaul1114

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    Yeah, it's totally to get lines and media coverage.

    I've got a 3:30 meeting so I can't line up (could get their around 5:30 at the earliest probably. Debating on whether to order online Thurs. night or to swing buy after my meeting and seeing if they have any left. They had plenty left after the lines for the iPad 1 launch last year.
     
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    x3 but 100% lame!! But as they say, "don't hate the playa, hate the game..." :D They have that one guy camping out already, WTH is up with that. Doesn't he work??
     
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    Its to Get media coverage, more free advertisements. Apple is slick as a mofo n smart at the same time.
    The guy camping out is crazzzy. I would guess he has a job. Doing what, i dont know. Ipad2 isnt free so he definitely has the money to purchase it unless using credit card..lol. Or he mighta been saving up all year doing odds n ends work for people to fund his camping out. He betta stash it away fast once he buys it cuz someone might be liable to snatch it from him since he getting so much attn. From this. I hope that diesnt happen but if u remember last year, the lady who bought her ipad from walmart or something got it snatched as soon as she came out the store!
     
  9. dmaul1114

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    He may well have just taken a week of vacation. *shrugs*
     
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    I didn't know you could order it Wed. I won't get off work until 6:00 PM and, am worried there will be none left. If they had plenty left - last year - that sounds encouraging and, I hope it's that way this year.
     

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