A Brief Visual History of People Waiting in Line for Star Wars

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Have you been waiting in line for days to see the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens? Of course you haven’t. You bought your tickets online like a normal person. But there once was a time when buying tickets online wasn’t even possible. Below we have pictures of those poor chumps from the Olden Times™ who had to buy tickets after waiting in line — sometimes for weeks.

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Star Wars: A New Hope

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The Empire Strikes Back

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Return of the Jedi

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The Phantom Menace

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Attack of the Clones

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Revenge of the Sith

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