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Old 11-21-07, 04:36 PM
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What are your 'Black Friday' gameplans?

I think I went once to a Best Buy during "Black Friday" and I vowed to never do it again. I admit there are some amazing deals to be had, but I just don't need to get stuff right now for the people in my life. My mom used to do this all the time and sometimes she thrives on it, but getting on in the years it is taking a toll on her so she quit.

So what are your plans? what time to you plan to go to the stores and which stores do you want to hit? all that stuff...
i think this could be fun...
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Based on the ads that I've seen, this will actually be an easy year for me to sleep in.
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Early trip to Target and that should be it.
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It seems like I've gotten some great deals over the last couple months on the things I've wanted. I'll pass on the chaos this year.
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I have big plans this year!
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Then maybe I'll wake up to check online deals, before going back to
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After doing the overnight gig the last 2 years, there just isn't enough this year to get me to do it again (the storm coming doesn't help matters either). I will see what bargains can be had online, and try to avoid the stores. Maybe I'll venture out at 7am or so if I'm bored, but I surely won't be there at 5am when they open...
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I might get up early to check online deals, but it's a regular workday for me. Don't plan to hit any stores.
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I NEED that Philips hackable DVD Player for $50.00. I'll be at Best Buy, complete with hangover, at 9:00 AM Saturday. Never taken part of any of this 'Black Friday/Saturday' stuff before - what should I expect crowdwise? Hours of waiting in line, chaos, riots, etc?
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Originally Posted by NoirFan
I NEED that Philips hackable DVD Player for $50.00. I'll be at Best Buy, complete with hangover, at 9:00 AM Saturday. Never taken part of any of this 'Black Friday/Saturday' stuff before - what should I expect crowdwise? Hours of waiting in line, chaos, riots, etc?
9am on Saturday?!?!?! Is that a Saturday only deal? I wouldn't expect Saturday crowds to be anything like Black Friday. I'd probably arrive 15 minutes early on Saturday, but not more than that...
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Originally Posted by rkndkn
I might get up early to check online deals, but it's a regular workday for me. Don't plan to hit any stores.
Same here. I'll get up a bit early to see if there's anything online, and I may hit the local Big Lots after work to see if any of the $2 DVDs are left.
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Sleep in, stay in bed, watch Christmas movies all day.

Nothing in the ads looks that appealing to me.
Old 11-21-07, 05:18 PM
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I think im heading out to the mall this year....strange as that sounds...

At least theres an FYE and a KB there....

I went last year to Target on a Saturday and they still had plenty of stock on the sale items.
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Yeah... with JR deals, and DDD sale, there just wasn't much all that interesting being offered. Now, maybe some of the 'secret sales' may pop up... but other than looking for the odd item here or there, I will basically just be wondering around.
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Originally Posted by speedy1961
Early trip to Target and that should be it.
WELCOME BACK SPEEDY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WE MISSED YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ps) i hope everything is ok with you.
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I'm going to sleep as late as possible. Then, I'm going to stumble to the computer and visit ROHwrestling.com for their Black Friday sale. After that, it'll be off to the couch for me,lol.
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I'm not venturing out into it this year. Going to take it easy at home, and see what kind of deals pop up online.
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I like going out to the mall on Black Friday with no intention of buying anything. Call me crazy (and I know some of you will!) but I enjoy the people-watching and the crowds as long as I have the security of knowing that I'm not counting on buying anything, so I don't have to stand in any lines if I don't want to, and don't have to worry about the craziness. It's fun for me, and a long-standing family tradition.

I will probably go out this year and do the same. The sales don't look all that enticing to me. I'm ASSUMING that Wal-Mart will announce online tomorrow that the $98 HD-A2s are back for Black Friday, and if that is the case, I will try to pick one up if it isn't too much of a hassle. But no way am I getting up at 5am for that, or any of the deals I've seen so far.
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Originally Posted by speedy1961
Early trip to Target and that should be it.
Speedy, long time no see...good to see you're back!

My plan, as it is every year, is to avoid any and all Black Friday Sales except those that can be accessed online. Oh, and drink a lot of beer.
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Stay in bed and dream.Later in the evening,I might to turn on the news to see if any fat women were trampled at Walmart............
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I haven't seen anything so far in the ads that really appeals to me. So, I'll probably be here most of the day, just incase!
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Originally Posted by speedy1961
Early trip to Target and that should be it.
Welcome back Speedy!!
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Five hookers and nine lines of coke!
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Originally Posted by speedy1961
Early trip to Target and that should be it.
Same here.

Does anybody ever go in the Wednesday before and hide something you want to make sure you can get on Friday?
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Originally Posted by kenbenobi
9am on Saturday?!?!?! Is that a Saturday only deal? I wouldn't expect Saturday crowds to be anything like Black Friday. I'd probably arrive 15 minutes early on Saturday, but not more than that...
Friday 1-5 at Saturday 9-12, apparently.
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Originally Posted by arock99
nothing...we don't have black friday in canada...
That's just... just... well..........just unAmerican!
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Originally Posted by Jah-Wren Ryel
Five hookers and nine lines of coke!
I want to party at your house.

Not much in the ads for me though. CC has some dvds i want, so to save $20. I'll probably be out there in the cold. sad yes

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