Interesting. As you said, wonder why?
OH MY GOSH you bought the dreaded 18-55 KIT lens. What will your friends think? Have you thought about seeking counseling? Wow WOW all I can say is I sure like mine and think your going to like yours as well, congrats.
That's what I heard as well. But it could explain it being removed from the site.From what I have read, autumn at the earliest.