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For Those Getting EVO @ Sprint Store on Friday

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by HeyEng, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. HeyEng

    HeyEng Well-Known Member
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    So for those of you that will be going to Sprint to wait in line, how early do you plan on going? I have never stood in line for something like this, but I will be traveling for a while and REALLY want to get it before I leave on Saturday morning. Myself, I am thinking about 5 in the AM...is this crazy or a good plan?
     

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  2. zcarman

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    I was in line at 5:00 in the morning the day the BlackBerry Storm came out on Verizon... NEVER AGAIN... they had 250 Storm's at my location and maybe 20 people at 7:00 when they opened. The only nice part about freezing my butt off for 2 hours was that I did get helped before the 11th person in line... lol

    I'll be there about 7:45 this time... If the line is too long, I'll hit it in the evening. I think there's going to be plenty of them around.
     
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  3. Thefoodman52

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    Our stores here in Tally have plenty to go around for at least a good 2-3 days after release, supposedly. This info is also from the people who had no idea about the CL14 update after it was released for the Moment, when I had it. So of course, you KNOW it HAS to be accurate.
     
  4. HeyEng

    HeyEng Well-Known Member
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    One of the stores here are saying they have 40 and another one won't fess up the quantity they will have on hand. I am a bit paranoid, so I guess I will go early. If there is no line...well, might hit the IHOP across the street. ;)
     
  5. Oridus

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    my sprint location is opening at 8 am, i'll be there at 7 as they've confirmed at least 13 people saying they'll be there between 7:30-8 - i wanna be the first in my town
     
  6. dylan88

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    my store opens at 8. they are getting 40 and they said first come first serve. i am skipping school and getting there at 7 :D
     
  7. Roman G.

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    I don't know about you but I would imagine that San Antonio is a huge market for the evo and 4g in general, so you may be a bit surprised:eek:
     
  8. freeza

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    Maybe 6 or 630am
     
  9. flip603

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  10. maddog

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    am get my evo at 6am ya now what at RS
     
  11. septro

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    Stores open here in Columbus at 8.. I'll be there around 7:15ish so I can be first and get to work right afterwards
     
  12. HeyEng

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    I have given some consideration to the San Antonio/G4 market. I know when Clear came to town, there was quite the stir. I am not sure how many subscribers there are, but I imagine it's pretty good. So, I think I am still going to aim for 0500-0530. Yeah...it's kinda early, but better safe than sorry. Perhaps I will be the 1st one in line! Not only to mention that Thursday is last day of school...so could be LOTS of kids getting new toys!
     
  13. suge white

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    730...with dunkin donuts coffee in hand. Dont cut or......lol
     
  14. HeyEng

    HeyEng Well-Known Member
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    730...hell, I will have had breakfast, first lunch and probably a light snack before then! :D
     
  15. Joppie

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    Damn that... The RS by my house said a group of ladies planned on camping out a "few" hours early for the phone. They open at 6. Daddy's day is around the corner and bratty kids want the new bling. I'll beat those cows to the door I guarantee ya! If I get there too early, the toothless staff at the Waffle House will keep me company for a while, I'm sure.
     
  16. travisr528

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    My Sprint store is opening up regular time at 8am, I will be there around 7:00am should not to busy.
     
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  17. HeyEng

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    Damn! Wish I had a WH close by. Stupid San Antonio, no WH for 100's of miles! I could hang out and chow down on my double quarter cheese plate!
     
  18. sagedil

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    Planning on getting there at least an hour early, maybe a bit earlier if I get out of bed early enough. I am just hoping there are at lest a few other folks there too. Will be fun to hang with other tech heads that hour. And I still have my Hero to help me pass the time.

    But honestly?? I figure I could roll into the Sprint store at 10:00 AM and still get my two Evos. But still want to get there early. Just part of my fun and excitement.
     
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  19. mbell75

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    I hope everyone at the store I am going to is doing what you guys are and getting there only an hour early. It opens at 8am, I will be there around 4:30am :)
     
  20. tracerit

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    do we know if the Sprint stores are opening early or as regularly scheduled?

    I get off work at 730am and would like to drop by to pick one up (off contract).
     
  21. mbell75

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    Most are opening an hour or two early.
     
  22. lopezpm

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    Got one reserved at RS, but have to be there between 6-6:30.
     
  23. jjon729

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    Apparently Friday is "donut day" at Dunkin Donuts. Free doughnut with the purchase of a drink. Good for some breakfast while we wait in line :)
     
  24. avengence

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    I am going to get there at 6:15 or so. Going to wait in line with my sister in-law. Should be fun, hopefully we can get some phones.

    I live in a fairly small town but the sprint employee said he expects a long line when they open. We will see...
     
  25. TeamPEZ

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    I will be at the one in Marietta, GA at 5:45am with breakfast for the manager and her staff (I've already got their orders.) Hey - it's the least I could do to show my appreciation. Yes, I know, they were told they had to open that early, but like I tell my students - "It's good to be nice to one another."
     
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