Getting the bionic in store tomorrow? What time?

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    I called my store today, unfortunately they aren't opening early. They open at 9, so I'm taking my lunch break at 830 and going to go see how bad the line may or may not be. She commented that there have been a lot of calls about it so they expect to be busy tomorrow. I figure if the line sucks too bad, ill just get back in my car and use *611....

    What are your plans for buying it in store tomorrow? Will you be able to skip out of work like me?

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    my local stores open at 10am tomorrow so I'll be in the parking lot around 9:45 and plan on having my face firmly pressed to the glass door by 9:57am :p
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    You don't have a Verizon store or kiosk that won't be busy? I work above a mall for the Coast Guard and down in our mall, we have a booth Verizon that's going to have the Bionics in stock.

    But personally, I plan on waiting a couple days unless someone surprises me with it. I want to see if I won the Droid Does dancedroid and I want to know a little more about the Costco deal.
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    My store opens at 9am. I plan to be there at 830am.
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    8:30 for me as well there are about 5 million verizons in san diego so if my local store is busy ill just keep driving to one thats not!:p
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    My VZW store opens at 9...and at 8:30 the VZW sales guy is going to bill the Bionic to my monthly statement & put it in a bag with my name on it for me.
    Later in the day Thursday all I have to do is swing by & pick up the bag & go through the *228 activation prompts myself.
    This is the only guaranteed way I know to get the phone Thursday & not worry about the thing selling out. I've heard some people have convinced *611 to process a FedEx order today, however that involves staying home to babysit the house waiting for FedEx.
    I'm going to do my best to swing by at 9 if I can keep the work calendar free, however even if things get busy at work, I'll know I've got a Bionic waiting for me.

    I'm not the only one that the sales rep is doing this for. There are at least another dozen customers that have been asking the sales guy about the Bionic for months that he is billing the phone to account prior to opening.
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    Mine opens at 9:00am. I just got back from there and I got one reserved for me and a 9:00am appointment setup.
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    I will probably just run to a verizon store over lunch and get it. *611 didnt work to have it ordered & shipped. Lady even checked a few things & couldnt find it in her system. So, not sure how others did it that way... Hope stores order enough.

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    Mine isn't reserving, setting appointments or anything and it opens at 10 am. My lunch hour starts at ten so I'm going to try to sneak out 15 min early and see if I can get there right at open.
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    Alright, I called back and checked and got a reservation for 930am. He promised me there was no way they would sell out by then. Also confirmed they have the desk docks and car docks that I want to get for it. Really excited now!

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    Curious will they allow anyone who is renewing there 2 yr contract to apply it to the bill instead of paying that day? I am also curioous about the costco deal as im a member there too I assume if u get the phone there u have to pay and cant apply it to your account can anyone confirm?
    Thanks in advance
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    Sorry I don't understand charging to your account?

    I called and they said you will have to renew your contract and have a costco membership to get the $160 accessory deal.. The only thing is I am hoping I can exchange one of the items for a bluetooth earpiece..
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    oh yea either u will have to renew 2yr agreement, im asking if at costco u can just apply to account instead of paying that day reason i ask is the costco deal looks great and its very close. But prob going to go wherever i can charge to account. (incase i want to return will be easier)
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    nevermind, I read that wrong. my bad
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    Someone on another thread said no to having it charged to your Verizon bill at Costco. :(

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    A VZW Corporate Store can bill it to the wireless account.
    I've previously ordered all my phones from verizionwireless.com (or corporate telesales back in the day when corporate telesales could get me a 50%+ discount beyond store pricing, but that is going back 4-5 years and haven't seen an equipment discount on a personally liable plan in a long time) & have always billed the purchase to the account versus pay now as it allows me to delay paying for the thing by another 30 days. This is actually my first time for purchasing a phone at the store. VZW.com will allow you to bill to the account as long as you're got a decent payment history, etc.
    CostCo, BestBuy, Target, Walmart are all re-sellers & probably want the MC/Visa/Cash at point-of-sale.
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    Just got off the phone with my Costco verizon. They no to holding out an appointment and also no to charging to the account. They said you get a slip, go pay at the register and then go back to activate.

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    Also they open at ten and not early and will only have six.

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    Mine is the same. I don't work until Noon, so I can get ready for work, hit the store (which is 3 mins from my house) at 10am, play with my new toy for about an hour before I have to go to work, then play with it until 9pm when I get off :rofl3: dancedroid