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The Apple frenzy has started once more. Now that Apple has unveiled its new dream phones, the brand's devotees are making plans to acquire the latest gadgets when they're released on September 19. And, like the crew at The Bold Italic, you probably even received an email from TaskRabbit, suggesting that you hire a line stander to queue up to buy the phone for you. How much would that cost?
When we checked, linestander rabbits were running about $35-$48 per hour. But before you rush to a rabbit, consider this: In 2012, one man camped for three days to be first in line in SF for the iPhone 5. Last year, folks waited overnight for the 5s. Assuming that you could get a phone with the cheapest, 24-hour rabbit, that would cost you an extra $840. At that price, you could have two Apple Watches.
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