My friend bought it at 10:30am... I called him at 4:30 and he said he's been playing non-stop since he got it. He then said in another 4 hours he'd be heading to some friends' house to hook up all four of their combined XBox's and go for some 8 on 8 multiplayer action.
Scary this devotion!
I've heard of another person, who bought 30 copies of Halo 2 from Walmart, and then drove down to Best Buy where the line up went around the building, and sold the copies for $30 USD more then what he paid for them, to the people in the back of the line... wow.
Punch Cards -> Paper Tape -> Tape Drive -> 8" Floppy Diskette -> 5 1/4" Floppy Diskette -> 3 1/2" "Flippy" Diskette -> CD-R -> DVD±R -> BD-R
The Progression of Computer Media