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Apple's iPhone 4S launch in Hong Kong was marred by scuffles, scalpers and the turning away of over 2,000 wannabe customers, according to local reports. The launch of the not-quite-the-iPhone 5 had generated pandemonium in the territory, as Apple had just opened its first store there, giving the Hong Kongers their first …

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Anonymous Coward

Really!!??

For a crappy phone!?!

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No, for money.

Read the article.

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FAIL

How long did they have to wait for to generate 90 quid? Surely there are better ways to make money.

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For the Ruperts and Nigellas out there...

I hate to break it to you, but there are people out there for whom $HK1100 is a decent couple of days work. I heart some of them even take public transport!

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Maybe you should become a professional queuer instead of actually contributing to society then.

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Anonymous Coward

All hail....

Pharaoh Jobs

and the Hypnotoad, obviously

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Coat

5 times?

So what would happen if I say Steve's name 5 times? Will that invoke a curse and he'll come back to haunt me in typical Candyman fashion?

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Devil

Jobs comes back from the dead

...and wins a Patent on your name.

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Silver badge

iBeetlejuice?

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Coat

"security guards snapping pics of queuers who wanted to leave the line"

But, don't they all look th- ...never mind.

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Anonymous Coward

Politically incorrect, amusing, brilliant :)

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Oh dear

Why not just order online?

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Goodness, Rupert...

Why didn't they think of that? The working classes are so thick! Daddy will laugh when you tell him!

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