Unless you live in a huge city, lining up early for midnight release is dumb

#1Zam0rak_3Posted 11/8/2012 11:47:38 PM
You will probably end up waiting even longer than if you showed up at 11:30pm and were last in line. Unless you feel like you need to be THE FIRST to get the game then just wait until ~11pm to line up
#2nexigramsPosted 11/8/2012 11:50:15 PM
So what you're saying is there is no need to line up unless there is a need to line up?

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#3MageofBlood391Posted 11/8/2012 11:52:01 PM
dat atmospher mang
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#4xXYOLOx420XxPosted 11/8/2012 11:52:58 PM
nexigrams posted...
So what you're saying is there is no need to line up unless there is a need to line up?

mind = blown


^ This.
#5Locke4382Posted 11/8/2012 11:56:36 PM
I'll be there at 10:50.
#6JTC87Posted 11/9/2012 12:07:50 AM
I like to get there a little early just so I can talk to other fans about the game and trade gamer tags and what not.
#7Wolfwood44Posted 11/9/2012 12:29:23 AM
My local stores (not a big city) actually have a set amount of tokens they give out to people who show up early. If you show up and there are no more tokens, you can't get your game that night.

... I'm not entirely certain as to what their reasoning is, but they've done it for the last two CoD releases. All other midnights are normal, fine, and can be done with you walking in 12:05, but CoD ends up going quickly enough that 11:30 is really cutting it close (I missed out last year. I went across the street to FYE, where I didn't even have a preorder and did fine, but it was annoying.
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#8YawnTheSnakePosted 11/9/2012 12:30:55 AM
"Unless you live in a huge city, lining up early for midnight release is dumb"

What did I just read? Isn't it the opposite... well it is here in New Zealand , I don't live in America so I don't know about the game shops there.
#9JTC87Posted 11/9/2012 12:35:23 AM
Wolfwood44 posted...
My local stores (not a big city) actually have a set amount of tokens they give out to people who show up early. If you show up and there are no more tokens, you can't get your game that night.

... I'm not entirely certain as to what their reasoning is, but they've done it for the last two CoD releases. All other midnights are normal, fine, and can be done with you walking in 12:05, but CoD ends up going quickly enough that 11:30 is really cutting it close (I missed out last year. I went across the street to FYE, where I didn't even have a preorder and did fine, but it was annoying.


Yeah, I would cancel my preorder if any stores did that and give my business to another store.
#10ThankMeNowBLEHHPosted 11/9/2012 12:38:49 AM
i shouldve preordered at 7-eleven. :(
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