Today, new iPads will be shipping out to customers around the world. But, as we all know, preordering isn’t the only way to snag a third-generation iPad (some might even call it a cop-out). For a few hours now, images of growing iPad lines have been appearing online – below, we’ve included our favourite pictures for you to check out.

And if you’re in a line right this moment, snap a picture and send it in.

Here's a Wal-Mart queue, stores started selling new iPads at 12:01 a.m.

Apple's Highlight Village Store gets a makeover in time for the new iPad's launch

Here's a queue outside an Apple Store in Paris, taken at around 10 p.m. local time

If we spot any additional images, we’ll add them to this post – as mentioned, if you’re queueing right now, snap an image and send it to our [email protected] email address, or add it to our ever-growing new iPad post.

[via MacRumors]