What time will you hit the stores on Black Friday?

@kgwat70 (13395)
United States
November 15, 2006 5:22pm CST
One of our malls is opening at 3am on black friday and I am actually considering waking up and going. :-) Am I nuts or do you plan on doing the same? Early birds or do you prefer later in the day when it is chaos?
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@Empress4 (223)
• United States
16 Nov 06
Still debating if I am going out.. really depends on if there is any really good deals.. though there is hardly anything we need .. maybe some kids stuff. I definetly cannot get out till maybe 7am.. it is just crazy to wake up at 2am to go out.. heck. I would just stay up then.
@msqtech (15226)
• United States
16 Nov 06
I think there are always deals and they get better with age
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@kgwat70 (13395)
• United States
16 Nov 06
I don't usually go shopping on black friday because traffic is real bad, finding parking is even worse and the lines are crazy but maybe this early I can get in and out quickly.
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@disvachic (10120)
• United States
19 Nov 06
I really don't know yet. I am really thinking about going early as possible because you can get alot of great deals,but then im thinking about the crowd as well.I have a few more days to think.
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@kgwat70 (13395)
• United States
19 Nov 06
Yes, we do still have some time to think. I hate the crowds on black friday weekend. It can get rough out there. :-)
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@pinklilly (3445)
• Australia
16 Nov 06
Please if you don't mind but What is Black Friday? I'm from Australia not sure what you mean by that, could you explain Thanks
@kgwat70 (13395)
• United States
16 Nov 06
Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year here in the United States. It is the day after Thanksgiving. Thare are always huge sales starting this day and seems like everyone stops what they are doing and goes shopping. It can be crazy. :-) Thank you for responding.
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@KrauseHome (36748)
• United States
16 Nov 06
Well, I would Love to hit the Stores on Black Friday, but my husband is not wanting too, so I will sleep like usual. I wish he got his PTO pay out before this day instead of the Monday after, so we could get my Laptop then... but well, I am sure we will still find some Great deals somewhere with Christmas time here.
@kgwat70 (13395)
• United States
16 Nov 06
I am sure that you will get a good laptop regardless whether you go on black friday or another time. There are always great deals before christmas. Good luck and hope you get that laptop. :-)
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• United States
16 Nov 06
I don't go anywhere near a store on that day! I tried it once and didn't care to much to be pushed down the lanes and have things taken right out of my cart!
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@kgwat70 (13395)
• United States
16 Nov 06
Oh yes, it is definitely crazy and wild that day and people are pushing each other and trying to steal things. I am not too fond of it and haven't decided if I will get up that early or go that day.
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@msqtech (15226)
• United States
16 Nov 06
I wont I shopping internet
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@kgwat70 (13395)
• United States
16 Nov 06
I do some of that as well. :-)
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@Poison_Girl (4163)
• United States
16 Nov 06
Ohhh, I stay away from shopping on that day! Can't stand crowds! And I'd rather sleep. --- --- --- "I certainly think Britney Spears is the devil. The way she projects herself and the fact that she is so obviously vacuous. I think it's such a shame that she became so influential to very small children." -- MORRISSEY --- --- ---
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@LeighA (166)
• United States
20 Nov 06
Heard about some deals that will make it worthwhile so yep we are heading out! Probably be in line by 3 or 4.
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@kgwat70 (13395)
• United States
20 Nov 06
Good luck and be safe if you are out that early. Early to bed and early to rise I guess. :-)
• Canada
20 Nov 06
What is black Friday?
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@kgwat70 (13395)
• United States
20 Nov 06
Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving here in the states and is the busiest shopping day of the year. Big sales start on this day and last throughout the holiday. Traffic, parking, and long lines are a big problem on this day.
• Janesville, Wisconsin
20 Nov 06
I greet my entire family at 2:30 in the morning as I listen to them go over their battle plans. I am not kidding you folks. These women have maps and fake people and the whole thing planned out! lol..... They started planning months ago. They leave at 3am, and then usually are back by 9am with loads and loads and loads of stuff. So they must be doing something right. So I sit online and yack, and make fun of all the black friday goers lol.... I think it is nuts.. to be honest. But I do enjoy hearing the black friday stories.. of what they saw or witnessed or did lol... Black Friday the Womans Shopping wars muwhahahaa Becareful it's dangerous out there! See.. I am a Peace goer I'd rather pay a higher price then fight over a lower one. - DNatureofDTrain :).
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@kgwat70 (13395)
• United States
20 Nov 06
Wow. Thank you for letting us know. That was very interesting to hear and am sure there are other people who have interesting black friday happenings. :-)
@Violette13 (1048)
• United States
16 Nov 06
I'll be sleeping in as late as my son will allow me and then we'll hole up in the house and watch cartoons all day. I hate dealing with the holiday crowd. It's supposed to be a happy season and time of "joy", but some of those ladies out there are really mean. I see people "fighting" over parking spots and lines that are wayyyy to long.
@kgwat70 (13395)
• United States
16 Nov 06
Yes, I agree with you there on all the fighting over parking spots and people butting in line and pick pocketers and etc. I think that I change my mind and will stay home that day. :-)
@loujac3 (1188)
• United States
20 Nov 06
6:30am. I work that morning and I will be there at 6:30am. I need work clothes and they are on sale. I want to purchase a gift for myself and it will be on sale. I otherwise would not shop at all. I don't like crowds and I try to avoid them. I will be happy to help the customers and then I will come home and relax after that hectic day. Best wishes to you!
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@pendragon (3352)
• United States
16 Nov 06
You couldnt even pay me to go outside on that day!!
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