My First Camping Experience

Eragon

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This was a mighty interesting experience; can't wait to do it again in 2 years.

My adventure started yesterday afternoon around 5pm when I decided to check out the camping crowd at the AT&T store. 5 guys had assumed squatters rights; one had indicated he had been there since 1:30 pm that day. I bid them good bye and told them I'd be back later.

I come back to the AT&T store around 11:45 pm. My 5 squatters had doubled to at least 10. Most interesting assortment of campers: some with sleeping bags, one with a tent, and others like myself with a chair. :)

As it turns out, it was a long and chilly night. I paced myself on my diet coke so I wouldn't have to impose on someone I didn't know.

Around 7:30 am, the AT&T managers distribute flyers to the people in line with instructions to get information prior to going in the store.

About 8:15 am, the AT&T manager informs the line that there were on 8 - 8GB, and 6 -16 GB white iPhones left. Fortunately, I timed my camping trip such that I was able to get my 16 GB white iPhone.

All in all, a mighty interesting experience. I can't wait to do it again. :)
 

Buffy

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Congrats on getting your phone of choice, Larry! I can't believe you camped all night, though. I've been saying it all day...you guys are NUTS. ;)
 

Youngbinks

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Nice going Larry! What movies did you end up watching? I watched Independence Day and just listened to music and cars driving past for the rest of the time. I was there from 8PM-8:15AM and was 1st in line and 1st out the door. I was pretty pleased.
 

Eragon

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I packed some movies on my iPhone - Fools Gold, Meet the Robinsons, and Batman 1. I also brought along my 5G iPod. I ended up watching 2 episodes of Johnny Sokko and His Flying Robot, and two episodes of Star Blazers before I passed out at 2am.

I was really impressed that my supposed sleepy little town had so many iPhone users/wannabes.
 

coasts

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great story Larry...its all part of the fun...never done it for gadgetry, but concert tickets...different crowd. different party favors. same good time.

use it in good health.
 

glsda

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Why don't you re-post this in the Introductions forum? More people will see it and respond to you.

Oh, and welcome to EiC!

Welcome to EIC now as Napoleon_PhoneApart said 'Why don't you re-post this in the Introductions forum? More people will see it and respond to you.'