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Burbank (CA) - People are willing to go through hell to get the upcoming Sony PlayStation 3 console and there are already lines forming for November 17th launch. We went to the Best Buy store in Burbank where people started lining up on Monday November 6th, 11 days. Watch our video as one guy explains how he quit his job to stand in line, while another won't be buying his girlfriend an engagement ring anytime soon.
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I'm not getting a PS3, but I would never go that far for any console.
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That's ridiculous. Some one needs to smack them all.
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Hardcore Fanboyism FTL
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*lowers head in shame and sadness*

LUV > PS3
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If I had the money I would camp out in line. I would have a LCD and an Xbox360 to keep me entertained. A nice comfy chair to sit in, and a chest full of sodas and sandwiches.
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post #6 of 14
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Originally Posted by Modki View Post
If I had the money I would camp out in line. I would have a LCD and an Xbox360 to keep me entertained. A nice comfy chair to sit in, and a chest full of sodas and sandwiches.
I agree with that. I'd have to be comfortably wealthy to even think about waiting for something like this. And if I was going to wait this long... I'd bring a couch.
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Plus I mean who the hell made any of the people waiting Ruler of Where the Line Doth Form. Hell I'd show up the day of release with about 5 other people and just make a new line Lol. Aren't their people going in and out of these stores all day anyhow? Wouldn't they be cutting!?!?
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Two things people don't seem to realize when they do things like that.

1. I've seen people get sent home quite a few times by store managers saying come back the day before the release.

2. The lines are suggestions. Not the actually way you have to go. I went to staples when they had a huge sell. A line of people had gathered before the door. What did I do? When the manager unlocked all the doors I just walked in and grabbed what I wanted. The manager even said he was not enforcing that line, it was first come first serve. And by come he meant come inside the store and grab said item.

My area was one of the few areas that had ps 2's after 10am because some stores just refused lines.

Last thing to note, a lot people are doing this in hopes of making easy money. People were selling the ps2 for around 600-900 and were buying around 30-50. The ps3 price will start off at 600... Not many people are going to be willing to pay much more than that.
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Last thing to note, a lot people are doing this in hopes of making easy money. People were selling the ps2 for around 600-900 and were buying around 30-50. The ps3 price will start off at 600... Not many people are going to be willing to pay much more than that.
Theres a PS3 for sale on ebay going for 600 euros for the 20gb and 1200 euros for the 60gb.

1200 euros works out at round about 1600 USD, so people are already making their money. But who would be desperate enough and stupid enough to pay this much, when, in about 6 to 10 months they will have almost halved the prices of them!

Good Luck to em I say
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Theres a PS3 for sale on ebay going for 600 euros for the 20gb and 1200 euros for the 60gb.

1200 euros works out at round about 1600 USD, so people are already making their money. But who would be desperate enough and stupid enough to pay this much, when, in about 6 to 10 months they will have almost halved the prices of them!

Good Luck to em I say
I'm shocked.. it doesn't even have a lot of good games out for it yet...
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