12 Jan 2009:
I placed my "blue, please" XM-5000li order, a few hours later I got the invoice info, and I quickly paid with PayPal. Yes, I was anxious to get the order processed and paid before my wife changed her mind. She is primarily concerned about my safety and the dangers of driving around humanoids.
Apparently there was no major shipping today due to snow and high winds, but normally it would have had a good chance of being shipped today.