The way it works is that a group takes turns holding each otherâ€™s spots when the others arenâ€™t here,â€ť he explained. â€śIf you come to enough of these things, you meet people, and you become launch day line-up buddies.â€ť It is this which gives the clue as to why people really queue up for technology gadgets. Covering each other in queues apparently builds a social contact. In fact the blogger discovered that most people in the queue did not even like the iPhone. One of the queue leaders even sported an Android.
He said that he was here â€śfor the high-five.â€ť When the doors open, and the new model goes on sale and the sales staff high-five the first batch of customers when they hand over their purchase? Apparently that is important because â€śItâ€™s so fun! I saw people doing it on TV, and I wanted to try it, too. Thatâ€™s why I decided to camp out for a launch day the first time.â€ť
It is nothing about being on TV, in fact the people in the front of the queue didnâ€™t like the press coverage.
â€śThe reporters all assume weâ€™re diehard Apple fans, so we just kind of make up the sort of answers we figure they want to hear. We want to give the TV stations something to work with, you know,â€ť explained one.
What it appears is that rather than the phone, these guys are simply diehard high-five fans.