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On hold for the iPhone

Robert Scoble and his son, Patrick, both of Half Moon Bay, are told they can move back in front of the Apple Store on Univeristy Avenue in downtown Palo Alto by the store's assistant manager, Erez Saldinger.

Employees of the store had asked Patrick Scoble to move away from the front of the store.

The Scobles started waiting to buy an iPhone, which goes on sale tomorrow, at 9:45 a.m. this morning.

Photos by Norbert von der Groeben/Palo Alto Weekly.

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On hold for the iPhone

Uploaded: Thu, Jun 28, 2007, 12:28 pm

Robert Scoble and his son, Patrick, both of Half Moon Bay, are told they can move back in front of the Apple Store on Univeristy Avenue in downtown Palo Alto by the store's assistant manager, Erez Saldinger.

Employees of the store had asked Patrick Scoble to move away from the front of the store.

The Scobles started waiting to buy an iPhone, which goes on sale tomorrow, at 9:45 a.m. this morning.

Photos by Norbert von der Groeben/Palo Alto Weekly.

-- Palo Alto Weekly staff

Comments

Nick
another community
on Jun 28, 2007 at 2:36 pm
Nick, another community
on Jun 28, 2007 at 2:36 pm

Mr Scoble is posting videos of his time waiting at the store:
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Norm
Midtown
on Jun 28, 2007 at 6:21 pm
Norm, Midtown
on Jun 28, 2007 at 6:21 pm

Has anyone yet called the police to report a violation of the "Sit/lie" ordinance which makes it illegal to sit on ones own chair in the University Ave area? Oh, they're not homeless/unhoused. But they are [Portion removed by Palo Alto Online staff].


Apple Fan
another community
on Jun 28, 2007 at 8:05 pm
Apple Fan, another community
on Jun 28, 2007 at 8:05 pm

They are not begging for attention, they want the phone. I want one too but I am not waiting in line...I will buy one online :-)


anon.
Evergreen Park
on Jun 28, 2007 at 8:47 pm
anon., Evergreen Park
on Jun 28, 2007 at 8:47 pm

[Comment removed by Palo Alto Online staff].


Watts
another community
on Jun 28, 2007 at 10:43 pm
Watts, another community
on Jun 28, 2007 at 10:43 pm

"Apple Fan": Dude, it's ROBERT SCOBLE. [Portion removed by Palo Alto Online staff].


anon.
Monroe Park
on Jun 29, 2007 at 7:48 am
anon., Monroe Park
on Jun 29, 2007 at 7:48 am

Sun is up BOYS
Go get your TOYS
Unabashed
Consumers
That's what you are
-They don't call us
Ugly Americans
For Nothin'


Anon.
St. Claire Gardens
on Jun 29, 2007 at 7:53 am
Anon., St. Claire Gardens
on Jun 29, 2007 at 7:53 am

I suppose Erez Saldinger (store manager)
finally realized that these [Portion removed by Palo Alto Online staff] are good
for publicity-
but why does he appear to be praying in the
picture?
Is he the monk of University Ave.?
Or perhaps he is just stepping out for some
fresh air [Portion removed by Palo Alto Online staff].


Tyler Hanley
Registered user
digital editor of Palo Alto Online
on Jun 29, 2007 at 11:01 am
Tyler Hanley, digital editor of Palo Alto Online
Registered user
on Jun 29, 2007 at 11:01 am

Anon - Please honor our terms of use or your posts will be deleted.


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