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black friday

I partly agree with you. you know who is to blame as well the shops. They have ridiculous prices. I heard one company where going to offer a lucky customer their shopping for a penny. I was shocked to see what I saw on TV and was even more so when I heard a 5 year old boy trying to rob a tv of an adult. ****. I think it should be scrapped. It happens every year. Am embarrassed to see people act in that manner.

The bit I don't agree with. I wouldn't like to see people kill to steal. Why not steal the product without harming anyone.

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  • Nitemare-rexx
    541 posts
    edited November 2014
    I partly agree with you. you know who is to blame as well the shops. They have ridiculous prices. I heard one company where going to offer a lucky customer their shopping for a penny. I was shocked to see what I saw on TV and was even more so when I heard a 5 year old boy trying to rob a tv of an adult. ****. I think it should be scrapped. It happens every year. Am embarrassed to see people act in that manner.

    The bit I don't agree with. I wouldn't like to see people kill to steal. Why not steal the product without harming anyone.
    it is almost as if the stores to that as a form of anciant rome gladiator entertainment, so if i found myself in these mobs i would be walking out with stuff 100% off, or -100% off if i was killed. they set it for ONE day so peaple WILL fight, why not make it the whole week after thanks giving or whatever is needed. and yes i agree with you, you shouldn't kill at all to buy OR steal, but just saying its what people do.
  • MISTER ZOMBEE
    4695 posts Member
    edited November 2014
    I spent the day Black Friday shopping. Killed a few people myself. They had it coming though. So no big deal really. And I didnt waste the meat either. Cooked them up and ate them with my Thanksgiving leftovers.

    Mmmmmmmm.....
  • jae_bazz
    5730 posts Member
    edited November 2014
    I spent the day Black Friday shopping. Killed a few people myself. They had it coming though. So no big deal really. And I didnt waste the meat either. Cooked them up and ate them with my Thanksgiving leftovers.

    Mmmmmmmm.....

    I've got a nice Chianti with your name on it... :lol:
  • MISTER ZOMBEE
    4695 posts Member
    edited November 2014
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  • nicholasd30
    6646 posts
    edited November 2014
    I partly agree with you. you know who is to blame as well the shops. They have ridiculous prices. I heard one company where going to offer a lucky customer their shopping for a penny. I was shocked to see what I saw on TV and was even more so when I heard a 5 year old boy trying to rob a tv of an adult. ****. I think it should be scrapped. It happens every year. Am embarrassed to see people act in that manner.

    The bit I don't agree with. I wouldn't like to see people kill to steal. Why not steal the product without harming anyone.
    it is almost as if the stores to that as a form of anciant rome gladiator entertainment, so if i found myself in these mobs i would be walking out with stuff 100% off, or -100% off if i was killed. they set it for ONE day so peaple WILL fight, why not make it the whole week after thanks giving or whatever is needed. and yes i agree with you, you shouldn't kill at all to buy OR steal, but just saying its what people do.

    Yeah it should be a whole week they should call it black week or discount week.
  • Bravewall
    4253 posts Member
    edited November 2014
    In Canada we have the sales, but nobody is really willing to hurt somebody over a good price on clearance technology. You get there early, you get in line, and first come first serve. Then everybody goes to work at their jobs. No big deal.

    Something about the culture of violence seems to give Black Friday a bad reputation elsewhere. Maybe some people need to get a grip. Its just a bunch of stuff thats been replaced with newer stuff, that nobody will buy at full price any more.

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  • efin98
    5856 posts Member
    edited November 2014
    I have seen the insanity up close and it's always for the TVs, Blu-ray players, computers, and video game systems- all of which are cheaper if people just had the patience to wait it out or settle for "last year's model" :roll:

    My family participates in this unofficial holiday ever year but we do it with good reason- we can't afford much so most of the items on our lists are on sale this day. We have good reason for going early: since both of my sisters work this is the only time they can go and since many of the stores are too far out of walking distance and only one of us drives we have no choice but to go early or miss out.
  • Nitemare-rexx
    541 posts
    edited November 2014
    efin98 wrote:
    I have seen the insanity up close and it's always for the TVs, Blu-ray players, computers, and video game systems- all of which are cheaper if people just had the patience to wait it out or settle for "last year's model" :roll:

    My family participates in this unofficial holiday ever year but we do it with good reason- we can't afford much so most of the items on our lists are on sale this day. We have good reason for going early: since both of my sisters work this is the only time they can go and since many of the stores are too far out of walking distance and only one of us drives we have no choice but to go early or miss out.
    true meany cant afford it, i myself am poor and it * sucks penus. but this crap they do, kill to BUY is like a pirate going to kill a crew of 1000 to steal gold from the ship, then after they killed and stole the gold they contact the original owners of the gold, (crew was just a transporter) and say "hey we just ramsacked and killed peaple that were transporting your gold, can we buy it from you?" no real pirates would just murder and take it.
  • efin98
    5856 posts Member
    edited November 2014
    efin98 wrote:
    I have seen the insanity up close and it's always for the TVs, Blu-ray players, computers, and video game systems- all of which are cheaper if people just had the patience to wait it out or settle for "last year's model" :roll:

    My family participates in this unofficial holiday ever year but we do it with good reason- we can't afford much so most of the items on our lists are on sale this day. We have good reason for going early: since both of my sisters work this is the only time they can go and since many of the stores are too far out of walking distance and only one of us drives we have no choice but to go early or miss out.
    true meany cant afford it, i myself am poor and it * sucks penus. but this crap they do, kill to BUY is like a pirate going to kill a crew of 1000 to steal gold from the ship, then after they killed and stole the gold they contact the original owners of the gold, (crew was just a transporter) and say "hey we just ramsacked and killed peaple that were transporting your gold, can we buy it from you?" no real pirates would just murder and take it.

    That's happened before as well, people have had their new TVs stolen right out of the carts while being escorted to the car by sales people...the stores have to hire armed police to keep vultures away from the easy pickings in the parking lot.

    You did remind me of another, even worse situation- the scumbags who steal packages off of porches, stoops, staircases, mailboxes during this time of year knowing that people buy online. So much more being bought online, so much is being intercepted and stolen because it's so easy to do.
  • Nitemare-rexx
    541 posts
    edited November 2014
    efin98 wrote:
    efin98 wrote:
    I have seen the insanity up close and it's always for the TVs, Blu-ray players, computers, and video game systems- all of which are cheaper if people just had the patience to wait it out or settle for "last year's model" :roll:

    My family participates in this unofficial holiday ever year but we do it with good reason- we can't afford much so most of the items on our lists are on sale this day. We have good reason for going early: since both of my sisters work this is the only time they can go and since many of the stores are too far out of walking distance and only one of us drives we have no choice but to go early or miss out.
    true meany cant afford it, i myself am poor and it * sucks penus. but this crap they do, kill to BUY is like a pirate going to kill a crew of 1000 to steal gold from the ship, then after they killed and stole the gold they contact the original owners of the gold, (crew was just a transporter) and say "hey we just ramsacked and killed peaple that were transporting your gold, can we buy it from you?" no real pirates would just murder and take it.

    That's happened before as well, people have had their new TVs stolen right out of the carts while being escorted to the car by sales people...the stores have to hire armed police to keep vultures away from the easy pickings in the parking lot.

    You did remind me of another, even worse situation- the scumbags who steal packages off of porches, stoops, staircases, mailboxes during this time of year knowing that people buy online. So much more being bought online, so much is being intercepted and stolen because it's so easy to do.

    so why do cops hang outside the stores? shouldent they be inside to PREVENT peaple from doing this instead AFTER the crime? and yea we order stuff online alot and always worry about peaple stealing pagages that are left outside instead of given to us, even my and my moms kindle fire hds, the only thing had to acualy sign for was a laptop well if it gets stolen claim it and the company looses.
  • efin98
    5856 posts Member
    edited November 2014
    so why do cops hang outside the stores? shouldent they be inside to PREVENT peaple from doing this instead AFTER the crime?

    They are inside as well for that very reason but for Black Friday the stores hire additional officers to be on duty due to the crowds outside as well. Plus they also ensure that the stores don't cause stampedes by only allowing a certain number of people to entire at a time and enforcing the maximum number of people allowed inside at a time laws.

    But this is from my own area of the country particularly the three cities I have shopped in, not cities/towns/counties/states follow this which causes the idiotic stampedes that have been seen.
  • emmcee1
    8388 posts Member
    edited November 2014
    In today's world, it should be called dark coloured Friday. Just gives comedians like dave chappelle more ammo. Lol
  • juliet603
    17888 posts Member
    edited November 2014
    The uk only adopted it in recent years and I really wish we hadn't :?

    As good as the prices are I wouldn't do it, but if I had zombee with me id go for sure! :thumbup:
  • Skyrim-mrp
    2457 posts
    edited November 2014
    On the news it looked worse than the cabbage patch kid riots :shock: , But to be honest, if someone took (example) an ipad out my hands, I would lay them out too, but I wouldn't fight my way through to get one,
    Maybe they should of had a take an empty box to the counter system, that may of worked abit better than the snatching, I felt bad for the staff though,
  • ZAINH17__ZSH
    2739 posts
    edited November 2014
    juliet603 wrote:
    The uk only adopted it in recent years and I really wish we hadn't :?

    As good as the prices are I wouldn't do it, but if I had zombee with me id go for sure! :thumbup:

    Same here, there's no point in having it here.
  • Wijsheid
    9653 posts Member
    edited November 2014
    Even belgian stores participated in black friday last year
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