The locals showed us how far they can go — or stop — for the opportunity to get a free iPad. This was reported in the plot of the TV channel NTV.
Publicity stunt by the gas station, who promised to customers drawing tablet, triggered an unprecedented collapse in the miles-long line of thousands of machines, completely scoring one of city highways.
The desire to win a trendy tablet was so strong that employees of traffic police have only shrug. Violators refused to vacate the roadway and firmly stood their ground for several hours.
Special love for Apple products are not only Russian residents. Last year in Finland, a sudden stir among users caused a promotional iPhone 4, which is exposed at the price of 99 euros. Buyers of one of the shops put up a fight because of Apple’s smartphone lineup 2010 and calmed down only after the arrival of the police.