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#1 GizmoGC

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Posted 13 November 2005 - 09:38 PM

Any idea? Im sure some of us will actually be at the same place and maybe not relize it.

#2 bostonfrontier

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Posted 13 November 2005 - 09:51 PM

I'm going to work on release day

#3 Darwin23

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Posted 13 November 2005 - 09:52 PM

i'll bring my DS and camp out at bestbuy

#4 Redeema

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Posted 18 November 2005 - 10:21 PM

If I had money I'd go to Costco, they're on my way to work and they're exclusive so there shouldn't be a bunch of punk teenagers there. They've got the best price on the premium bundle, the only worry would be if they actually get them on day one or not, you know how those places can be sometimes.

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#5 apokalipze2

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Posted 19 November 2005 - 12:59 AM

Best Buy in Hawthorne

#6 zewone

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Posted 19 November 2005 - 01:13 AM

Walmart or Bestbuy.

#7 Radioactive_Man

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Posted 19 November 2005 - 10:35 PM

I work launch night, so after I get out at 1:30 am I am going to the walmart in Arcadia, if they have a line already then I am going to the Best Buy on Foothill

#8 Chris in Cali

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Posted 19 November 2005 - 11:28 PM

Walmart in Oxnard, if that doesn't work then I'll be at Sam's Club(Oxnard), Target(Ventura, Oxnard), Sears(Ventura), and K-Mart(Ventura).

#9 PsychoKilla666

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Posted 19 November 2005 - 11:33 PM

I want to go to BB Hawthorn for the midnight launch, but i work until 930, so if i got there at 10, i doubt i would have a chance of getting one, so i am probably going to camp Woodland Hills BB, i was thinkin WH Target and WH Wal-Mart might not be too crowded, but i heard they are both gettin in very little units, should i even try Hawthorn Midnight Launch?

#10 Logain8955

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Posted 20 November 2005 - 01:15 AM

I'm gonna go to the Game Rush in Camarillo. I know a bunch of the guys there and there's talk of instead of leaving, people who buy 360s setting theirs up and busting out some PD0 multi. And while I wont be getting a 360, I can't pass up some hang out time w/ friends and pwning all their punkasses.

#11 GizmoGC

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Posted 20 November 2005 - 03:26 AM

Walmart in Oxnard, if that doesn't work then I'll be at Sam's Club(Oxnard), Target(Ventura, Oxnard), Sears(Ventura), and K-Mart(Ventura).


Chris, I'll prob. be hitting up the same stores as you (dependng when they open). That Walmart is so damn disgusting though, I wonder how many consoles they will get in.

#12 tavarua88

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Posted 21 November 2005 - 11:08 PM

i'm heading to BB Hawthorne at around 9 or so. then wake up early to wait in line at W. LA and Culver City BB. might check the 2 targets, Fry's, ToysRus and CC as well.

#13 RAMSTORIA

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Posted 21 November 2005 - 11:11 PM

i think im going to go to sears, and im going to call radio shack today since it seems like a couple of stores might get it, or so a thread said

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#14 tavarua88

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Posted 21 November 2005 - 11:25 PM

i tried RS in marina del rey and they said they wouldnt get any. they sounded shocked that they would

#15 godhatesjustyou

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Posted 21 November 2005 - 11:41 PM

i think im going to go to sears, and im going to call radio shack today since it seems like a couple of stores might get it, or so a thread said


i work at Sears, and i asked the manager of electronics about how many will our store be getting and he told me that our store would only get 3 of the Premiums and 2 of the Cores. i'm not sure about other Sears, but the one i work at is pretty big (South Coast Plaza) and i don't think any other Sears would get a significantly larger number than that. so just a heads up.
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#16 MaxBiaggi3

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 12:16 AM

I don't really care about getting a system this holiday season, but I'm curious to see how many lunatics will actually camp out overnight (in near freezing weather) in hopes of later auctioning systems off to the highest bidder. I'll probably drop by the local BB and Target stores an hour or two before work just to check out the scene, but I really couldn't care less about actually buying anything. :D

#17 swetooth9

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 12:49 AM

i've never actually participated in line-waiting for items, but is it 1)"people are given the chance to buy xbox 360's in the order they are lined up" or is it 2)"first to get their hands on one (despite the order they are lined up in), are first to be able to buy them"? like if i'm like 20th in line, when we all get inside can i try to run ahead of people to get to the 360's before them? or how does this work?

i posted this in the NC thread, but I think i will get more responses in this thread...thanks :)

#18 Owen

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 12:51 AM

I called the Hawthorne store because I thought I might go there but they will only sell 100 for the Midnight release and the clerk said people were already camping out since yesterday.

#19 GizmoGC

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 02:13 AM

Chris, Oxnard is Cali is a bust. They are already spoken for

#20 priest_ridden

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 02:34 AM

I have 4 bestbuys, 3 circuit cities, 3 walmarts, 2 sam's clubs, and 3 sears + about 8 meijers - a midwest version of walmart in the immediate area. So i'm going to get up early and pick the store that has the shortest/no line.

#21 dracula

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 03:16 AM

i will hit the usual stores(circuit city, best buy, target) in santa monica, culver city and west LA.

The best buy on sawtelle in west los angeles probably has a line already.

I am guessing i will hit paydirt at the cc in santa monica since there is no place to park there.(i live close enough to walk so it is not an issue with me). People would have to leave their cars in one of the 90 minute zones so that eliminates campers pretty much.
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#22 DT778

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 03:25 AM

My brother sorta wants a 360. So maybe if I'm feeling like it I might go check out the stores in the morning, like at 7 when walmart opens.

#23 GizmoGC

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 03:38 AM

My brother sorta wants a 360. So maybe if I'm feeling like it I might go check out the stores in the morning, like at 7 when walmart opens.


Dont bother. Most are getting VERY few systems, and people are prob. already there. Mine had a whole 18 ofthem for a VERY busy store. 6 were Premiums :roll:

#24 priest_ridden

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 04:40 AM

All walmart's within a 50 mile radius of where I'm at, Grand Rapids, MI were already out of them, or had huge lines. I called over 12 of them.

#25 Randomthts

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 08:34 AM

I'm freezing my butt off at the target in escondido. There were originally 15 premium units available but now we've been told there are only 10.

One by one the penguins are stealing my sanity.


#26 asianxcore

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 08:43 AM

I put down $50 bucks for one of the pre-sale bundles at where I work (TRU, San Rafael, CA).

So after class, and my shift at work, I shall be picking up all I need.

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 09:01 AM

I picked up mine at midnight from Gamestop since pre-ordered it. Took less than five minutes. I get to sleep soundly while everyone freeze in the cold.
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#28 CouRageouS

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 09:06 AM

I got off work 9 today and on my way home theres a Best Buy. There was already like 20 people waiting outside.
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#29 Zoglog

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 11:44 AM

i'm so glad I got invited to Zero Hour. ON my way home from the event I saw that the best buy was crowded to hell. A coworker said he got there at 7 an the BB in hawthorne was already 200+. Microsoft really provided a lot this time around so i'll forgive the crappy 6 dollar burrito and 3 dollar soda.

#30 apokalipze2

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 11:29 PM

Hawthorne Bestbuy was disgusting. That is all