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9:41 (EST) I am getting cold feet and I feel a weakness in my knees...
9:45 - I am monitoring 6 Nikon web sites from all over the world.
9:46 - Nikon Japan stopped my heart - they just posted a news event with today's date - something about a rain?
9:52 (from a NR reader) FYI - It is now 9:50 pm EST and the Chasseur d'images web site (http://www.chassimages.com/) is down ..
9:54 - I guess the Chasseur d'images site is back online
10:00 - I am now following 12 Nikon sites for updates - can you please check you local Nikon website and other photography related sites/blogs for updates? Somebody has to leak something. Thanks.
10:20 - The magic should happen @ 6:00 am CET - midnight EST.
11:02 - Nikon UK product images site currenty not available: http://www.europe-nikon.com/press_room/gallery_search.html?locale=en_GB (go to PressRoom then click on Images)
11:31 - Good job Nikon - no premature announcements yet
11:49 - ccccooommmmoooooooonnnnn, update those web sites!
12:02 the rest is history...