Well actually about 15 minutes ago.
Did the Verizon activation and now letting iTunes restore from my last iPhone backup.
So whoever was BSing about FEDEX delaying everything till after normal deliveries.......
(Before you ask, I ordered 16GB Black 9/14 at approximately 9:25AM EST over the telephone. My confirmation said "delivery 9/12". Verizon's site and customer reps - up until Wednesday - said SHIP 9/21 with arrival around 9/26. Visa was charged Wed 8PM. Tracking email came Thurs 10AM.)
Good luck to everyone waiting.
Have fun to everyone who got theirs.
well congrats you have a good fedex guy!!! haha btw none of that info would really matter at the point fedex/ups gets it its on them when you ordered where you ordered and what you ordered are pretty meaningless at that point