Imagine if people stood in lines outside the grocery store because a new type of potato chip is released. Okay, nobody does that, so why do people stand in line for buying gadgets and tech?
The iPhone 2.0 will be in plentiful supply on July 11th. One would expect that to be the case. So why stand in line for days on end? And, honestly, where do people find the time to stand in line for that amount of time? I assume that the people in those lines actually work somewhere. Do they take a few vacation days off to partake in the experience? Or are they self-employed?
I have a lot of questions, because I have never once stood in line outside a store for any type of product (tech or otherwise). So, honestly, besides gaining worldwide attention, why do they do it?
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