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Somebody is Already in Line for the iPhone 5!

Somebody is Already in Line for the iPhone 5!

Posted July 18, 2011 at 7:59pm by iClarified · 51866 views
Rob Shoesmith, a 29-year-old who works for Medl Mobile, is already in line for the iPhone 5 at London's Covent Garden Apple Store, reports

The 29-year-old has been given everything from scented candles and aftershave to use of a £20,000 Chevrolet car, £800 worth of outdoor gear and food from top restaurants.

The freebie grabbing is part of a publicity stunt while he camps outside London's flagship Apple store to be first in line for the new iPhone 5 later this year.

Shoesmith plans to use his blog to promote companies that donate products and services to help him with the experience. The stunt will also help him build contacts for Medl Mobile, the app development company he is marketing manager for.

Reusable items that Shoesmith receives while waiting for the iPhone will be donated to charity once the wait is over.

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Somebody is Already in Line for the iPhone 5!

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Lolwut - July 20, 2011 at 5:20am
I pre order my iphone and get it a night before release but i have to wait till midnight to activate it. Pretty sure i get it before the camper cuz srore open at 8 or 9 in the morning
waliggo henry
waliggo henry - July 11, 2012 at 8:49am
please i thank you
benter77 - July 19, 2011 at 4:00pm
Can apple enable a the passcode on your iPad2 if you use the same apple id as the one you use for your jail broken phone when you sync through your iTunes? Some of the apps are cracked on the laptop!
asdsdaf - July 19, 2011 at 12:57pm
Why the hell does he have a fire bucket, stuffed animals, golf balls and a load of other crap in the tent? Is he gonna put the fire out if his tent catches on fire with all the crap? Maybe he should take it out of the box and put some water in his fire bucket. This guy is gonna accumulate so much junk from companies throwing away their junk, he will have to sleep outside. Im sure that will double his experience.
wow - July 19, 2011 at 12:52pm
So, this dumbass thinks he's entitled to free donations because he is willing to camp outside in a tent 2 months before the release of the iP5. This loser can't even tell his kids about his experience. Imagine "Hey kids, when I was your age, I waited outside for the iP5 in a tent mooching off people for money." The kids: "Dad, what a loser and a waste of time, the iP5 is such old news, now we have the iP20" Yep, this guy is a winner in life.
Cheappppaktra - July 19, 2011 at 2:31pm
"and it still doesn't play Flash...."
HO - July 19, 2011 at 9:36pm
..not so dumb if u ask me, just think on the ones donating, same ones buying the iPhones!
DodgerKing - July 19, 2011 at 9:54pm
Cheappppaktra....Actually it does play Flash. Safari doesn't play flash. Many APPs and browsers like iSwifter play flash
Pekeke - July 19, 2011 at 9:33am
I will only line up on Apple store on...... Steve funeral....
pkmaximum - July 19, 2011 at 6:09am
Breix - July 19, 2011 at 4:41am
On all of the stunt that this guy wanna do..? Why camping and waiting for the release of the new iPhone? This guy wanna be first to have the unit? I tell you bro your not the first, you do realize that who ever made it and give it to, he or she is the first of all.. And as for the public, who ever goes on the front door of apple gets the first unit in public, same goes on the other countries.. So your not the first evryone is.
chidi99 - July 19, 2011 at 3:38am
Apple fans has no life, joke!! I mean you can be happy when you get an apple product, but lining up, living in a tent just for a piece of technology is for someone who has no job, no home etc.
qwe44rtr4w3 - July 19, 2011 at 10:20am
asd - July 19, 2011 at 12:54pm
If you don't have a job or home, why would you own an apple product? lol But agreed, this guy is dumb, and he thinks he's entitled for people to make donations because he's in a tent.
Mr yogi
Mr yogi - July 18, 2011 at 10:15pm
N these people wonder why apple Over prices. If all these idiots stop lining up for the phone apple will start selling them for dirt cheap
MCF3778 - July 20, 2011 at 4:12am
I agree.. I can now say that I am not the only one that thinks apple over prices everything!
Baxter - July 18, 2011 at 9:50pm
He's in for a long wait. I sure hope he's got an iToilet & iPaper in that tent somewhere.
Slim - July 18, 2011 at 9:40pm
They haven't even set a date. If they announce it in August it won't be released until AT LEAST September. This guy is going to spend an entire month is a freaking tent. If I had the option though I think that I'd be doing the same.
Paul - July 18, 2011 at 9:12pm
Folks, read (beyond the headline) first then comment.
vterm - July 18, 2011 at 8:45pm
Get a life...LOSER
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