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Well, that didn't take long: the iPhone 3G S is already popping up on eBay, where starting prices for a single phone range from $305 to $1299. You could also try this not-sketchy-at-all ad on the Brooklynian message boards claims to have a 32gig for $300—or you could go wait in line outside the Soho store, drink a free cup of coffee, and emerge with a new phone in under an hour. [eBay; Brooklynian]