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Old 11-14-2016, 11:42 PM
 
Location: Phoenix-Valley of the Sun
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Is it worth it to you to shop on Black Friday to save a few bucks?
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Old 11-15-2016, 12:16 AM
 
Location: San Antonio/Houston
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Not to me. There are better sales during the year.
Black Friday offers same deals every year. Check the circulars - same items, same prices, this year, last year and often past years. It seems, they are not putting any time or effort into the Black Friday circulars, and just expect people to come out and shop no matter what. Many of those super doorbusters are for subpar products that you'd overlook any other day. They are cheap in price and quality, so you would be better off saving your money for a much better model that's not on sale during Black Friday. Also many of those sales are offered online.

BTW: the best sales and deals for the week tend to start on Wednesday or Thanksgiving day itself.

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Old 11-15-2016, 04:40 AM
 
Location: Mid-Atlantic
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I haven't done that in longer than I can remember. It was definitely before people started getting killed.
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Old 11-15-2016, 06:10 AM
 
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I don't. I'm not really what you'd call a shopper so the only thing I'd ever buy is a TV. I see way better deals throughout the year than the cheap brands and discounts they have on Black Friday.
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Old 11-15-2016, 06:18 AM
 
Location: Herndon, VA
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There's a difference between being frugal and suicidal. I avoid shopping like the plague on Black Friday.
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Old 11-15-2016, 08:45 AM
 
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
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I shop Black Friday from my computer desk, by shopping online, which is pretty stress free. Heading to the mall, Walmart, Best Buy or Target to "save" a few dollars while battling hostile crowds? No way.
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Old 11-15-2016, 11:10 AM
 
Location: USA
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All I've seen are way off-brand name TV's and some really stupid looking toys.


I never go out on that Friday. I am not a people person
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Old 11-15-2016, 11:31 AM
 
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No,I do not shop on Black Friday.
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Old 11-15-2016, 11:35 AM
 
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
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No. I'm usually at work, so I couldn't shop on Black Friday even if I wanted to. But even if I had that day free, there's nothing I want badly enough to make me willing to endure the crowds. I'm happy to leave the Black Friday deals to someone else.
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Old 11-15-2016, 11:36 AM
 
Location: MMU->ABE->ATL->ASH
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Nope, Never... But then I hate Shopping ...
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