With tills at Apple's flagship U.K. store on Regent Street in London due to start ringing very soon with iPad 2 sales, we thought it appropriate to bring you our very own pictures of thronging masses of fanboys eagerly waiting to get their hands on a shiny new tablet.
The owner of this somewhat weary smile informed one of our intrepid team that he had been waiting in line since 4pm on Thursday afternoon. Just a small metal barrier separates this man from his dignity.
The queue stretches right around the corner onto Hanover Street and off into the distance, seemingly forever. The non-believers at the back of the line probably don't even like Apple products.