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And the first iPad goes to…

ipad launch...this guy in the hat. Sitting among Saturday strollers on New York's Fifth Ave. He's one of the 10 or so sitting in front of the Apple Store more than 18 hours before it will open for theĀ first day of iPad sales. Oops, it looks like the dot.com ad on his hat is not the only surprise of the day. Sorry MediaFile readers, we only report the news. Sorry it wasn't the cute kid on the left.

Check out out live blog from the iPad launch today, which includes reports from Apple stores and a teardown of the tablet computer.

But this is not unusual for this store. People love to wait in line for these devices. This picture is from the same store in 2007. Is that the same guy? And yes, that a human in a bear suit.

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