Murmurs of a Bionic pre-order happening on Thursday

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    Starting to hear murmurs of a Bionic pre-order happening on Thursday. I guess that means either an announcement tomorrow or wednesday.

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    Hoping this is true. Starting to get worried. even the possible to get my phone on sept 9 might cause me to go postal, lol.

    once this phone is in my hands my blood pressure will probably go down.

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    Hey Preach, You gonna pre-order or do the Costco deal??? I'm up in the air... but I have a feeling I been waiting for this thing for to long to not pre-order.....:icon_eek:
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    Sounds good to me. I'm getting really excited for this release.
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    I wish I could do the Costco deal.. but I'm getting an upgrade exception since I'm stuck in CLNR hell with DX's so I'm hoping the rep that is helping me can push a pre-order through as soon as it goes live.
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    What does this mean in real world terms? Will I be able to order a Bionic at Verizons site on Thursday 9/1 and get it overnight shipped to me on Friday 9/2?
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    Probably wont get it friday, but in previous pre-orders people have gotten their devices prior to the "official" release date.
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    Are they talking about an actual "Pre-Order" or the typical Verizon online and telesales availability a week before in-store availability?
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    Only thing about costco deal is I would have to buy a $50 membership. Nearest costco is 40 miles away so I would likely not use the benifits of the membership. But if it pans out and saves a few bucks to get the accesories then I might consider it. But I'm a man of convience and the gas to drive down their I don't know. I probably just preorder it or maybe see what best buy has to offer. At least with best buy it seems I would have more time to evaulate the product.

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    Smart phone world here I come.:)
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    Never preordered a phone before. Can I preorder if I m buying it at full retail guys? Or is it only for upgrades?
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    I am not doing the opening Day I am going to hold off for 2 weeks to hear the reviews and Also to go in the store and try the phone out before I buy it.
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    THis phone is going to sell out fairly quickly. If you don't preorder don't expect being able to get one for atleast a month
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    Most of you all will cream your pants if this is true.

    Sent from someplace, and with something that you need not worry about.
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    The public doesn't even know the Bionic's coming out, somehow I doubt pre-orders will take up their entire supply.
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    I'm kind of hoping it does sell out (at least in my area, I don't want to wish that on those of you who want to buy week 1) for a month-ish so I'm forced to wait and see what info (if any) drops about the mythical Prime and/or DHD. My D1 is working (but limping) so a solid-out Bionic would prevent an impulse buy when I go in to check it out at the VZW store.

    On another note... I had to go into an AT&T store the other day to pick something up for my dad and stopped to look at their display phones... which are empty shells with a crappy screen shot in place of the actual screen. I haven't been in a VZW store in a couple of years... they aren't doing this with any of their phones/stores, are they??? Is this just a sign of the times that people could care less how a phone actually operates and just say "I want that" based on a stupid picture on a plastic toy?
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    Verizon still has the real thing, working, activated and capable of making test calls too.

    Best Buy does the same thing though, with all the phone from all the carriers. Just fake ones for display.
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    It"s weird that if September 8th is the launch day that I haven't seen one commercial for the Bionic yet. You would think there would be an all out media blitz on that phone by now, at least two weeks before launch. Very Odd!
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    Part of me agrees, but then another part of me thinks that it makes more sense to wait and start the blitz on the day of launch strictly so that the commercial can say go to your local VZW store and pick this phone up NOW! A lot of people have no idea about the phone and really could care less about it right up until they are ready to walk through the front door for it.