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In today's edition of "What the New York Times Has Finally Discovered," the New York Times has finally discovered professional line sitters. The paper caught up with Robert Samuel of Same Old Line Dudes last month (following the busy season of the iPhone 6 launch) while he held a spot for a video game release in Rockefeller Center. "We got here at 4am," he said, referring to three others waiting with him, but (spoiler alert) the limited-edition game was already sold out by the time he got to the front. Samuel planned to give a partial refund to the loyal customer. [NYT]