2K an hour is one way they are presenting it; 50K a day for 5 days is another. If they maintain this pace and if the silly man over at Piper Jaffray is right that they've got about 2.5 million lined up, then I'll be right that they'll sell out by T-weekend. But I'm betting my prediction is wrong, and they've got more than that lined up ready to go.
It is just _weird_ trying to imagine what's going to happen in terms of a delivery dance when the product is finally released.
This one is very excellent, and says my theory about Amazon stepping in to pick up on the supplies that RIM wasn't ever going to need is dead wrong: