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Video: Walking the endless Samsung Galaxy S4 line

March 15, 2013: 3:32 PM ET

After the first few hundred people, I lost count.

FORTUNE -- Before the Samsung lauch event at New York City's Radio City Music Hall Thursday evening it took me nearly three minutes to walk past the queue of people that ran up Sixth Avenue and halfway across 51st Street. I never got around to filming the crowd gathered at the VIP and media entrances on 50th Street.

Does this mean that Samsung can no longer run TV ads making fun of the people who line up for Apple (AAPL) products?

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Philip Elmer-Dewitt
Philip Elmer-DeWitt
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Philip Elmer-DeWitt has been following Apple since 1982, first for Time Magazine, and now on the Web for

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