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Old November 24th, 2009, 11:22 PM
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Why was I not surprised with your answer. Unless like tonight when I can't sleep, so shall I Dean and hopefully be there at five, six and maybe even seven o'clock as well!

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I'm going to be on my way to the airport heading for my cruise on saturday
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Old November 25th, 2009, 08:25 AM
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I'll be "sawing logs" as well. I can't think of much that'll have me up and stirring around at that hour, (except heading out for a cruise, of course.")

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I'll be sleeping as well, can't handle all that madness....I'll take my chances and wait for a day during the following few weeks.
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Old November 25th, 2009, 09:18 AM
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Anyone want to start a pool on how many get trampled at a Wal Mart this year?
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Old November 25th, 2009, 09:26 AM
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Mean Dean I can tell you aren't a Black Friday Shopper 4AM is way to late to be getting to the store. Khols opens at 4AM. If you want to beat the crowd in line you have to get there at 2AM. This year I'm making quilts for people so Joanne Fabrics is my store. They open at 6AM so I get to sleep in this year.
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I will be in bed as well. I will not be shopping. Now if I were leaving for a cruise any time would work.Happy Thanksgiving folks!
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Yep I'll be sleeping as well,,,,just can't handle all those crowds at that time of morning.
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Mean Dean I can tell you aren't a Black Friday Shopper 4AM is way to late to be getting to the store. Khols opens at 4AM. If you want to beat the crowd in line you have to get there at 2AM. This year I'm making quilts for people so Joanne Fabrics is my store. They open at 6AM so I get to sleep in this year.

Sherry,

You're crazy -- you know that, right?!

Why don't you sleep in, relax, enjoy a peaceful cup of joe out on the deck.

Then, after the holiday, say Monday or Tuesday, take off work an hour early and do your shopping then. No crowds, no hassles -- and best of all, no getting trampled to death.....
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I'm sure some of you know this but some may not.

if you go in for the famous/infamous "door busters," according to a retail ratings outfit that I heard on the news it is an unconscionable rip-off and moral fraud.

The report stated that whenever you read in a flyer for Black Friday that, "Supplies are limited," only a limited number per store, etc., etc., it could well mean that there are only two of the items in the whole chain, one or two per store, etc. In short, your chances for getting that computer or 70 inch flat screen TV for $100 are slim to nada.

Also for those who shop in outlet malls, that doesn't mean the merchandise is discounted and could well be priced the same or even above your local department store. Additionally while not all, some chains have two levels of quality with a lot of items of lesser quality for the outlet stores. Sometimes, if you ask you can get this info of "what is...what isn't" from a sales. At least it's worth a try.

Finally, on the plus side, you can tell a good bargain at your local Sam's Club (and possibly Wal-Mart as well) if the price ends in an "8" as it means that the item is deeply discounted often because it has been discontinued. Other warehouse stores have similar ones (I believe an "A" in the middle of a price in one means a very deep discount but I'm not sure as it was awhile ago that I learned this and I was only interested in Sams Club.

Have a blast girls and get int those lines and climb over the top of 'em when those doors open to get those deals!

As for us guys, it's worth it to get up early and watch. It's like watching professional wrestling only this is for real!

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Have a blast girls and get int those lines and climb over the top of 'em when those doors open to get those deals!

As for us guys, it's worth it to get up early and watch. It's like watching professional wrestling only this is for real!

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Todd, you might be on to something. Maybe we could sell tickets.....?!
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Another happy sleeper here! I just can't do the early madness.
On Friday I'm going to drive up to Jacksonville to go to a craft show with my daughter.
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Mean Dean I'm an Insomniac who gets up for work everyday at 4:45AM. So I'm a morning person I wake up that early anyway I might as well be doing something.

Todd has a good point I don't go for the amazing deal that are impossible deals like the flat screen TV and the Computers. I do Christmas shopping, I go for clothes, jewelry, and shoes. Kohl s has great deals and black Friday and as long as you know what you are buying before you walk into the store you can get in an out of the store in 15 minutes (if you are one of the first ones in line).
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I actually did some "black Friday" shopping today. Got some electronics for the kiddoes at a great price online - while saving gas, avoiding crowds and being able to sleep in!! Now the kids want me to go to Old Navy at 3 a.m. to get the Lego Rock Band for the Wii (it's a giveaway). I don't think I will go for it!
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I'll be snoozing away. Don't like the crowds, either. Last year was the first time I did any internet shopping. That's the way to go!

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