Well given how many McMerican weblogs have posted about seeing people buy twenty of the blighters in one go, I don’t suppose I should be surprised. But still. Bugger.

Thank you for shopping at the Apple Store.

The demand for the product you ordered has been higher than anticipated. We are shipping as quickly as possible, but cannot meet the ship date we previously estimated for you. We now expect to ship your order by February 11th, 2005.

Please note that product availability can change rapidly and it is possible that your order may ship much sooner than we anticipate.

Yes, it’s been a long old wait.


  1. But the "much sooner" part means that they may have already gotten it to you last week sometime…..Stan Rogers#
  2. ;-) And would you Adam & Eve it, I got up this morning having posted that entry, and Apple had sent me another email to tell me the shuffle was on its way.

    Woohoo!Ben Poole#
  3. You will LOVE it. :-)Volker Weber#
  4. Rhyming slang? There are better ways to teach us colonials how to Google.Stan Rogers#
  5. I must have gotten lucky…I ordered mine (one for me, one for the wife) a couple days after the Expo and got it without any trouble. I ordered iWork at the same time so my order didn't get processed/shipped til 21 Jan.

    It's good stuff though. I'm glad I got it.Scott Gentzen#

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