Apple Mac OS X Tiger Launch Events, and More...

Apple is hosting Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger release events around the world tonight to celebrate the launch of Mac OS X Tiger.

Attend the world premiere event at all Apple stores, Friday, April 29, 6:00 p.m. to midnight, for a hands-on introduction to Tiger. With more than 200 new features, it's the most advanced Mac OS ever. Win a PowerBook G4, an iPod or other prizes.*

Scratch-off Instant win cards are being handed out at the door of official Apple Stores with prizes including iTunes songs, 10% Off Purchases, iPods and PowerBooks. Discounts are only good for tonight.

A full list of prizes and odds of winning are provided by Apple based on your store here (PDF).
This Forum thread offers user experiences and photos from their local events.
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