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    Post Blackberry Storm blows down order system

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    Via Techworld: While Verizon expected the BlackBerry Storm to be a hot-ticket item, it probably didn't anticipate that demand for the device would crash its online ordering portal.

    But on Friday afternoon, Verizon stores were unable to process any more orders for the Storm, because high traffic apparently had overloaded the system with ordering requests. A representative at the Verizon Wireless store in Framingham, Mass, said that the outage hit his branch at around 3 p.m. on Friday, with service returning one hour later.

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    this is crazy! i just read on the newswire that here in Nor Cal there were lines with HUNDREDS of people waiting in it! only to have a 'few' devices in stock!

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    That's sweeeet! The Storm took out VZW's portal! -lol!

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    Talk about a Made house.
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    whoa!

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    That sucks...
    When I was getting my storm it took such a long time to get outta there

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    I don't think RIM could have come up with a better name for this device with all the ruckus its causing...

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    Quote Originally Posted by aaronnieves View Post
    I don't think RIM could have come up with a better name for this device with all the ruckus its causing...

    ^^Definitely appropriate!
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    I ordered my Storm at 6am on Friday morning and had it delivered on Saturday. I heard plenty of people say the say thing and still haven't gotten theres. Now they won't get it until Dec. 15.
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