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Old 11-26-2010, 05:23 AM   #1
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Who the fvck goes shopping at midnight, 3am, 5am, whatever.....

In order to get $10 off something that's $30 overpriced in the first place? And is a crappy product to begin with?

Or it's a product that's so "rare" that people feel the fvcking need to have it just to have it?

No thanks. I'll sit at home with my hangover and watch some college football and eat leftovers.

Have fun out there you worthless fvckers.


 
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Old 11-26-2010, 05:28 AM   #2
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its pretty disturbing to watch people at those sales...

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Old 11-26-2010, 05:30 AM   #3
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It's a way to get the women out of the house for half of the day, then have them fast asleep by 4PM . Genius if you ask me.....as long as they don't spend your $

I don't imagine it lasting too long seeing how the internet sales are making more sense. For example, Amazon is matching many of the deals.

 
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Old 11-26-2010, 05:45 AM   #4
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The day after Thanksgiving was the traditional first big shopping day of the Christmas season. Stores would have their big sale start that day. Well, with all stores opening at about the same time the shoppers were split. If a store opened before the others, people would go there first. Our current situation is the result of stores one-upsmanship. One would open at 8am instead of 9. So another would open at 7. So and and so on until the doors are opening at 4am.

What gets me is stores that are open 24 hours a day do this, so they close for a half hour or so, throw everyone out, roll out the doorbuster specials and then let everyone back in.

 
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Old 11-26-2010, 06:05 AM   #5
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We are nearly guaranteed to wake up to the news that someone was trampled to death by a bunch of idiots racing to be the first to own the latest fad toy. All weekend, the media will sensationalize the shopping frenzy and debate whether stores have a moral obligation to prevent idiocy.

Sometime around noon tomorrow, I'll realize that I need to make a run to the store for something simple but necessary for my latest project (or lunch). I'll weigh the options, likely decide to brave the crowds, then wish I hadn't. I despise Black Friday.
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Old 11-26-2010, 03:24 PM   #6
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I had to run to the store yesterday after I put my bird in the smoker because I forgot to pick up spuds. Fortunately we have a 24-hr. Meijer by us, kind of like a Super Wally-World or Super Target (they carry EVERYTHING) and they already had people lined up for today's sales...at 5:AM!!!

 
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Old 11-26-2010, 03:31 PM   #7
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We are nearly guaranteed to wake up to the news that someone was trampled to death by a bunch of idiots racing to be the first to own the latest fad toy. All weekend, the media will sensationalize the shopping frenzy and debate whether stores have a moral obligation to prevent idiocy.

Sometime around noon tomorrow, I'll realize that I need to make a run to the store for something simple but necessary for my latest project (or lunch). I'll weigh the options, likely decide to brave the crowds, then wish I hadn't. I despise Black Friday.
I used to live in a town that had one of the only Wally-Worlds in Chicago's western 'burbs, and every year there was some kind of police action on Black Friday. One year there was a big fight in the parking lot, because one idiot didn't like the fact that another idiot was LOOKING AT his g/f, and later the same day, it was the polar opposite, two WOMEN fighting over one's b/f eyeing the other. The next year, someone got shot over a parking space, and then the third year someone was trampled to death when the doors opened.
Needless to say, I avoided THAT store year-round!

I AM going to have a few chuckles at my son's expense though, when he comes over tonite. He has his first real job... at Best Buy...working a 10 hr. shift today!

 
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Old 11-26-2010, 05:59 PM   #8
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All weekend, the media will sensationalize the shopping frenzy and debate whether stores have a moral obligation to prevent idiocy.

Prevent it? Hell, they cause it!
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Old 11-26-2010, 08:36 PM   #9
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Hell, I love it!! Wife and kids outta the house all day and I'm home by myself.....+she gets most of the shopping done while I sit at home and brew, order out pizza and get drunk....

 
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Old 11-26-2010, 08:47 PM   #10
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I've always wondered why much of world looks at other people and, because they are different, call them "worthless fvckers". Honestly, I do wonder that.
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