Line started tonight at the local Walmart for PS3.

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  1. ChldsPlay

    ChldsPlay Well-Known Member

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    We were there about an hour ago, saw a guy carrying a pillow and sleeping bag in the electronics department, then saw the employees telling him to camp out in front of the counter in Layaway. It's going to be a pain in the ass waiting as long as we're going to, but 52 hours, that's just stupid.

    Edit. I see in the other thread that others have been waiting longer. Stupid people need to be first in line or what? Don't they know they can go a lot later and still get it?
     
  2. Wreckgar

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    Must be one of those 24 hr WalMarts? If so, I wonder how the guy is going to go to the bathroom. I think it would he EXTREMELY funny if they made anyone who got out of line lose their spot. Make it like one of those "keep your hand on the car to win" deals.

    Then I'll be impressed by people owning the first one.
     
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    Yeah, I've heard lines are forming already out here as well. I don't think I would ever do that. Just doesn't seem logical to me for some reason.
     
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    camping out for a game system is very disturbing

    unless of course he's planning to hock it on Ebay and get a few grand for it, well then, yeah, I say its worth spending a night or two in walmart :p 
     
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    Pathetic.
     
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    Get a life.

    So I walked into WalMart tonight around 10:30 and there were thirteen people sitting in lawn-chairs in the middle of electronics. What were they doing? Waiting for the PS3. I fought the urge to kick them in the face.

    Don't these people have lives? Jobs? School? Something? It doesn't come out until Thursday at midnight.

    Losers.
     
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    im in line right now
     
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    Frognal Prodigal Son Returned

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    They've just got to have a system as soon as possible regardless of how crappy the launch titles are.
     
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    my brother and I were talking about going up to walmart early in the morning to wait in line, get a PS3, and just walk around the store with it for an hour taunting people, then return it
     
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    Lie when you return it and say it's defective so it won't even go back on the floor! haha Course, Walmart puts them back out anyway. So sick of buying obviously opened and broken stuff there.
     
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    Or how bugged the system will be on release.
     
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    My mom said at the TRU she works at back home that they had people wanting to camp out weeks back. People are fucking crazy.
     
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    Dude that's lame.
     
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    Like I said in the other thread, I just can't see the logic of people that camp out when consoles are released. The Wii??? Maybe. That's because they actually have games that may be worth waiting in line for. But for the PS3? I think I will wait until MGS4 or FFXIII to come out to even consider buying it.

    I've got two great games for PS2 that I'm enjoying now anyways. FFXII and Guitar Hero II.
     
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    I remember getting the original Playstation Mk1 on release day; I didn't have to queue for that. I wouldn't queue up for any console. If I can't preorder what I wanted, I'd just pick it up when I can.
    I have only ever queued for one thing: Teletubbies. That Christmas when you couldn't get them for love nor money, and I have 2 nephews and a niece who were batshit over the damn things. We were outside TRU on Delivery day at 4am. I'm never doing that again, I tell you. Never.
     
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    I've seen more pathetic, I've seen people camping out for an Xbox 360 restock... yes, not the launch, the RESTOCK... That is having no life.

    I'm not getting a PS3 for a LONG time, let alone on launch day when all the games suck. If I had a little less life and a little more pocketbook, I'd camp for a Wii. The system's worth it as is but throw in Twilight Princess as a launch title? I'm sold.
     
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    I just think it's goofy to line up seeing as how a lot of them probably won't get one anyway, plus if they'd just wait like someone sane they'll have a better game selection as well as a much easier hit on their wallet.

    WANULA
     
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    i got a life the other day but it was defective. i want my money back.
     
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    I would make fun of these kinds of people, but I'm probably going to camp out in front of a movie theater for a couple of days prior to the release of Transformers so I can't say anything.
     
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    Somehow I don't think we as TF fans need to camp out for the movie for some reason. At least I really hope we don't.

    The most I've done was wait in line for about an hour and a half for Matrix: Reloaded.

    Needless to say, I've learned my lesson from THAT.
     

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