Not all of us can be as lucky as the sweet geeky boy who got an iPhone for Christmas. In fact, many of us are going to have to exert some serious effort this week in order to get our hands on one.

While the sweaty shirtless man has been camped out in front of Apple's 5th Avenue store for a couple days now, a crowd has yet to form in front of the downtown San Francisco store, where I plan to line up and try my luck. We've heard all the tips for waiting in line, but will they work?