N.Y. iPhone 3G launch Video
N.Y. iPhone 3G launch Video Transcript
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>> Hi. This is Justin Yu with CNET.com here with KC from WHO Farmers. So, what exactly is this organization?
>> We're trying to promote local agriculture and trying to put an organic farm on the White House lawn.
>> How long have you been here for?
>> We've been here since July 4th, so, a full week. We're breaking the Guinness World Record for the longest time cueing for a product release.
>> This guy's not even going to get an iPhone and he's still in line. Sir, how long have you been waiting here for?
>> Been here like over night. I mean I didn't want to, you know, take from everybody that's putting their time. I just want to come up, see everybody.
>> Hey, so what do you guys feel like the general feeling is right now? One hour left.
>> iPhone mania.
>> Yeah. I know that you guys are talking earlier about being a little protective of your space here. What space do you think is allocated for you guys?
>> We'll just stay in front of our two chairs here.
>> This nice 3-foot space here?
>> So, 200 dollars. Is that up for grab or is that more of a firm price?
>> I can lower the price but--
>> What do you think is the least it would go down to?
>> At least, 100 dollars?
>> Let me ask you this, Tom. What has the bathroom situation been like since you've been in line?
>> Walked down to 53rd street to use a bathroom and pay the guy.
>> So, we got about 45 minutes left in line here. You're getting pretty excited?
>> Very, very excited. Good to be this close to the end.
>> Hi. I'm here with Medialets and we're giving out free s'mores for people on line standing here for the iPhone today. ^M00:01:26 [ Music ] [ Person Shouting ] ^M00:01:32
>> And how long have you been in line for? [ Dog Barking ]
>> So, I'm here with Jason who's been sitting in line for--since about 5 this morning. Okay. So, that would make you one of the last people in line here.
>> Exactly. Exactly. People have been waiting in line for about 7 days and you've only been waiting for like 2 hours. Probably, you can get an iPhone within 50 minutes of each other?
>> Yeah. You learn, you learn from last year. ^M00:01:51 [ Applause ] [ People Cheering ] ^M00:02:00
>> Excuse me sir. How long have you been standing in line?
>> Like a minute.
>> A minute? Okay. So, you just got here?
>> Yeah. I'm actually waiting for the next iPhone.
>> Oh, so you're not waiting for the 3G iPhone?
>> No, no, no. Four, I want 4Gs.
>> So, you're about what? Six years early for this?
>> Yeah, I'm like 16 months.
From the iPhone 3G launch at the New York City Apple Store, CNET Editor Jeff Bakalar speaks with Daniel, a member of an organic farming group called the Who Farm, and first customer in line to buy the new iPhone, making him the new record holder for 'longest time waiting in line.'
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