Lines around the world for the iPhone 6

People wait for the release of Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in front of the Apple Store in Tokyo, Sept. 18, 2014.
Yuya Shino | Reuters

Though some started weeks ago, people are now lining up in droves all over the world in anticipation of the release of Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on Friday. The record demand has already outstripped supply, and .

In Singapore, Apple fanboys are already camping out.

Singapore tweet

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In Australia, people are offering themselves as proxies in line (for a fee, of course).

Australian tweet

Even in the dark, about 30 people are waiting at the Apple store in Seattle.

Seattle tweet

Perhaps oddly, here in New York City people appear indifferent (either that or they all got their orders in last Friday morning at 3 a.m.).

NYC tweet

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—By staff