Black Friday

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by pinecone70, Nov 27, 2009.

  1. pinecone70

    pinecone70 Active Member

    Jul 30, 2008
    Minnesota Gal!
    Anyone going out in search of good deals? Is it worth it? Heh. I glanced through a Gander Mountain ad yesterday, seems like all the stores are on that sales technique. All 'Black Friday' means to me is strong coffee, so far...I worked in retail a while back and this did not really exist then (I can't imagine getting caught up in those crowds!)
  2. oscarmayer

    oscarmayer New Member

    Jun 24, 2008
    why fight the crowds, this x-mas is going to look better than last years but still down from what they need or want. the nearer it gets to x-mas the better the deals will get

  3. Terry_P

    Terry_P New Member

    Mar 23, 2008
    Going to pay real estate taxes and get an oil change in my wifes car. We are in the full blown get ready to head south mode.
  4. i do my shopping on monday or tuesday evenings after work during the dinner crowds and the deals are still there!

    Today....I stay away from the malls
  5. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2009
    North Florida
  6. red14

    red14 Well-Known Member

    Aug 17, 2009
    N FLA
    No shopping today, I don't like people shopping, rude, and smelly.

    Terry, where you going?
  7. PharmrJohn

    PharmrJohn New Member

    Jun 15, 2009
    Western Washington
    I was going to this year as 1.) I have the day off and 2.) I normally get up at 4AM anyway. My family, last night, talked me out of it. Told me I could either find it this weekend during reasonable hours or online at probably a better price. Fine with me. I just got I got to sleep in (till 0530---Woo Hoo!)
  8. Terry_P

    Terry_P New Member

    Mar 23, 2008

    Southeast Texas to an RV Park run by Kleberg County called Seawind. This will be our 5th year there and is the only park I have ever found with a skeet range on one end. You have to love Texas. I also have access to land to hunt deer and another piece for hog hunting so I'm a happy camper.

    We went to the Florida Keys for two years and they started selling RV Parks (including ours) in the real estate boom down there and throwing out the hated RV'ers so we headed west. They never built the condo's and still have an RV park at Knights Key but we will stick with TX.
  9. red14

    red14 Well-Known Member

    Aug 17, 2009
    N FLA
    Sounds like great fun! Key West loses, you win. I know some good people in Key West, liberals, but they are all right. Make some fine Key Lime Pie!!!!
  10. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead New Member

    Mar 7, 2008
    Pioneer, CA
    Internet shopping and great UPS service. I also hate crowds.
  11. dianalv

    dianalv New Member

    Aug 3, 2009
    Las Vegas, Nevada
    I have to buy coffee and dog food, and that's as much shopping as I'm doing today! According to the news, nutty people spent the night standing in line to be the first ones in. That's just crazy. Lot's of deals to be had on more than just this day. Don't want to deal with frantic people willing to spend the night freezing in a parking lot.

    Back to the drawing board for me today.
  12. red14

    red14 Well-Known Member

    Aug 17, 2009
    N FLA
    What/who are you drawing?
  13. dianalv

    dianalv New Member

    Aug 3, 2009
    Las Vegas, Nevada
    Same thing I've been drawing. Portrait of three people.
  14. red14

    red14 Well-Known Member

    Aug 17, 2009
    N FLA
    Must be nice to enjoy what you do for money. ;) To really excell at something, has to give you stisfaction:cool:My best attributes are, at best, average.:rolleyes:
  15. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    Everyday crowds are bad enough when it comes to attitude.

    I wish everyone would just boycot gift giving altogether.
    Specially cards. 10 cents to print, and costs 3.50.:eek:
    What a bunch of whores.

    Can't we just say what we feel any more?

    Why is a gift required for any occasion?

    I think all holidays should just implode.
    If you wanna give a gift, make one. It will be cherished for a lifetime, and has no warranty expiration.

    Bah Humbug!:mad:
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