Now, we can't promise you'll have the same luck as our fortunate tipster if you wander out to your local Barnes & Noble
, but it does seem that at least one location is handing over Nook Tablets
a little bit early. Not to be outdone by its bitter rival, the Kindle Fire
, the slate with the brick-and-mortar bookstore roots also started moving 24-hours ahead of its scheduled November 16th release
-- though, in slightly less official fashion than Amazon's device. If the image of the unboxed slab above isn't enough to convince you, check out the bonus receipt pic after the break.