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There is literally a robot waiting in line to get an iPhone 6S outside an Apple Store in Australia (AAPL)

Published by Business Insider on Thu, 24 Sep 2015

There is a robot currently waiting in line to buy an iPhone 6S at the Apple Store in Sydney, Australia, according to Mashable.Yes, a robot is waiting in line to buy another robot.Instead of waiting out in the elements to snag Apple's latest creation, an enterprisingSydneysider named Lucy Kelly has outsourced that annoying task to a "telepresencerobot." The robot, which "Human Lucy" alsonamed "Lucy," is basically an iPad on a Segway.Here's a photo of it:A robot named Lucy is lining up to get an iPhone 6S in Australia http://t.co/yJUF8nVTdZ pic.twitter.com/32xOgPFwgj' Mashable (@mashable) September 24, 2015The robot rolled up to the Apple Store and secured the fourth position in line at 5 a.m. on Thursday, Mashable reports. Human Lucysupplies the voice and face in this arrangement ' from the comfort of her office or home. And she toldMashablethat her plan is to have the robot buy the iPhone without any physical human interaction whatsoever.The robot comes courtesy of Human Lucy's employer, the media agencyAtomic 212. That means you can file this under "this is a publicity stunt," but an entertaining one nonetheless."I wanted to be one of the first people to have the iPhone 6S, but obviously because of work I can't spend two days standing in line waiting for a mobile phone," Human Lucy explained told Mashable. "So my boss said 'Just take the robot down, you'll still be able to do your work, but you'll still be waiting in line.'"Now what remains to be seen is how the Apple Store employees will react ' orhow Robot Lucy responds if any of the others waiting in line try to cut.Join the conversation about this storyNOW WATCH: The CEO who raised the price of a life-saving pill 5,000% is doubling down
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