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And the waiting continues! Your morning update on iPhone 3G lines and availability is right here:
Line length: When the store opened at 9am, people had been waiting 3 to 4 hours. The line wasn't as long as in previous days, but it was growing fast.
Availability: Everything is still in stock now, but they might run out of 16 gig models by the afternoon.
Line length: 3 to 4 hours, depending on which Apple staffer you ask
Availability: Orange-shirted salesperson, "We have all models in stock, but we're not sure if we're going to run out or not. We can't guarantee anything."
Color: Asked about when they had arrived this morning, the second and third guys in line said, "20 minutes ago!" Then, they laughed sheepishly and quietly said, "6:30am."
Line length: 3 to 3.5 hours
Availability: Everyone in line will get phones—but if you're not in line this very minute, you might be out of luck. If stock runs out, they'll cap the line. Also, AT&T isn't activating phones between midnight and 7 AM, so the Apple store won't sell them during those hours.
Apple Staten Island
Line Length: About 30 minutes
Availability: SOLD OUT. Apple staffer, "They're waiting to see if we get a shipment in." Do you know if you're getting on today? "I have no idea."