As quickly because the clock hit midnight on the East Coast, turning Wednesday to Thursday, a free-for-all scramble to safe on-line orders of the PlayStation 5 broke out.

The extremely anticipated console launch led individuals to remain up late to attempt to snag the system slightly than wait till the morning when it is likely to be out of inventory.

Those that failed on their quest for a next-gen buy had been no less than capable of commiserate with each other on social media by way of self-deprecating jokes.

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Here is a pattern of the impromptu comedy hour: