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Ok, timer stoped... that was anti climactic...

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by angusn, Oct 28, 2009.

  1. angusn

    angusn Active Member
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    So glad I stayed up for the timer to expire! Anyone find anything?
     

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  2. mkibrick

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    I noticed for the first time that as the page loads it sends information to Google Analytics | Official Website. I also know that I'm disappointed, and to trust in my own HTML skill and not listen to people who say the page "is coded' to do something. Also I disbelieve all those who believe in the supremacy of EST.
     
  3. scorrpio

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    Well, VZW HQ is in Manhattan. Google, however, is on West Coast.

    They just might play it safe and post an update when the timer runs out in ALL timezones.
     
  4. maderhatter

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    All I can say is BOO!:mad:
     
  5. clashRAINN

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    Anyone notice that the timer was using your comp's clock for the countdown?? i.e. if you changed the time in windows you could get it to "timeout"...

    Likewise, you can change the time to a past date...refresh the page and it counts down again. This makes me think scorpio is right and maybe the announcement will come at midnight pacific..... all I know is I am going to be REALLY disappointed if I have to wait until 11:30a today (or later ?!?!?) for the "official announcement".....LAME!
     
  6. Gremlyn1

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    No announcement.... bed time :(
     
  7. Jacqueline

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    Still no announcement, although the timer has finished. Hopefully sometime this morning.
     
  8. quixand

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    Not pleased.

    This waiting sh*t is for the birds.
     
  9. makryger

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    Ha ha, even when Verizon has a countdown clock, they still make people wait an indefinite amount of time! Anyone seen the 6000-post thread for the Omnia II? In June, that phone was coming out SOON.
     
  10. kingohearts2005

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    I mean you launch that stinking storm 2 and its all over the blogs this morning. Where the hell is the Droid news????
     
  11. angusn

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    10a-4:30p EST press event today... *tick* *tick* ... my VW store doesn't open 'till 9am EST (15 more min!)

    *sigh* an-tiss-i-pation... an-tis-i-pay-yay-tion... it's making me wait... it's sloooow good.

    I hope I can score one before next Wednesday when I have to fly to Vegas!
     
  12. Phases

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    I new it used your computer time but had hopes anwyay, stayed up till midnight Central time then crashed.

    Was bummed but, we'll find out soon enough! I just hope we get a price.
     
  13. knickerbocker

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    I am just hoping for price and online orders today. If they take pre-orders in the store, I might go there depending on if the pricing is better online.
     
  14. Integgroll

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    Hell if we hear about an in store pre-order the people in my office will witness me moving faster than they thought I could down to the store across the street.
     

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