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How Much Shopping Did You Get Done Over Black Friday Weekend?

ABC News U.S. 2012/11/27 04:50:39
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Some went overboard with shopping on Black Friday. Did you get all your holiday shopping out of the way on the hectic day -- or did you stay as far away from the mall as possible?

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  • Gryffindor53 2012/11/29 19:53:02
    None of it
    Gryffindor53
    Got a decent chunk done over Cyber Monday though.
  • DavidK 2012/11/29 18:38:58
    None of it
    DavidK
    who wants the crowds?!?!? Its usually the ones that can least afford to buy anyways.
  • SundayStoleYourCookieDough 2012/11/29 15:27:46
    None of it
    SundayStoleYourCookieDough
    Um...could someone explain this Black Friday thing? I don't think we have it in England. o3o
  • Bibliophilic 2012/11/29 05:53:59
    Most of it
    Bibliophilic
    Some of it.
  • Ally 2012/11/29 05:37:54
    None of it
    Ally
    None. Too crowded!
  • BabyBear 2012/11/29 05:27:53
    Most of it
    BabyBear
    I did my full 2 weeks of grocery shopping! While all the crazies were stampeding over people for a cheap TV, I hit my local grocery store (empty!!!!) and could actually move through the aisles at my own leisurely pace.
  • Mistymorning16~ 2012/11/29 05:17:27
    None of it
    Mistymorning16~
    I didn't get my Christmas shopping done but I did go out at midnight to get myself a laptop for college. After 30 minutes in my local Walmart both my husband and I were happy to leave the craziness of Black Friday.
  • Commander Pyle 2012/11/29 04:26:56
    Most of it
    Commander Pyle
    If it's cheap, i'm spending. I wouldn't even care if the holiday was Osama Bin Laden's Day. A sale is a sale.
  • Mike 2012/11/29 03:58:58
    None of it
    Mike
    I HATE malls and "big box" stores!
  • KoAm 2012/11/29 03:52:06
    None of it
    KoAm
    +1
    I live in Japan -- very far away and safe from all that craziness.
  • kdalexander 2012/11/29 02:32:58
    None of it
    kdalexander
    You couldn't pay me enough to go shopping on Black Friday.
  • Zona 2012/11/29 01:00:14
    None of it
    Zona
    I live in Canada so there is no black friday here.
  • Alexis<3 2012/11/29 00:42:56
    None of it
    Alexis<3
    I have a philosophy on Black Friday: why waste time, planning, family time, and get into a bunch of fights just to get something that was most likely marked up then marked back down for one day? I rather pay that regular price than go through all the lines and stuff. Atleast I'll be in and out hassle free. Some people even become very greedy. I have a friend that works at a craft store and on black friday a ring her boyfriend gave her fell into a bag and she realized it and so did the customer so they ran out as soon as she asked for it.
  • Command... Alexis<3 2012/11/29 04:28:16
    Commander Pyle
    Where would you go shopping that you have to fight someone?
  • Alexis<3 Command... 2012/11/29 04:42:01
    Alexis<3
    I've heard it from people that shopped at Walmart this past Black Friday.
  • Command... Alexis<3 2012/11/29 20:36:59
    Commander Pyle
    That is horrible...both the story and wal mart.
  • TKramar 2012/11/28 23:48:10
    None of it
    TKramar
    I tried not to go into ANY stores--unfortunately, I had to work that evening at 7 p.m., while there were still plenty of customers in the store.

    Still need to purchase the components of Christmas dinner, I don't do gifts.
  • **StarzAbove** 2012/11/28 23:12:40
    None of it
    **StarzAbove**
    I don't shop on Black Friday. I hate crowds and further into December there will be better deals.
  • WGN 2012/11/28 22:37:10
    None of it
    WGN
    +1
    Shopping is not a sport and the idea of "Black Friday" is just stupidity!
  • VictorManX 2012/11/28 21:50:25
    Most of it
    VictorManX
    we got a 60" LED TV, and a telescope, the other 3 thing we wanted were out in a matter of minutes
  • blackrings70 2012/11/28 21:11:27
    None of it
    blackrings70
    With what effing money??
  • C-ZAR™, Emperor of the PHÆT 2012/11/28 19:15:40
    None of it
    C-ZAR™, Emperor of the PHÆT
    None
  • The Impossible Girl ✿ 2012/11/28 19:09:56 (edited)
    None of it
    The Impossible Girl ✿
    +1
    Absolutely none.
    Very few places here in Canada have sales for Black Friday.
    What's the point of celebrating the things you're thankful for one day, and then trampling each other to buy more material items the next day? American logic makes no sense.
  • Mya Faire 2012/11/28 18:56:09
    None of it
    Mya Faire
  • Destiny SizzleWink 2012/11/28 18:16:29
    None of it
    Destiny SizzleWink
    +1
    i didnt even go shopping
  • [Katsu]™ 2012/11/28 17:53:26
    None of it
    [Katsu]™
    +2
    I made the mistake of going to the second largest mall in the city anyways, though. Got lost, too. And where did I end up? BAM right in between a stampede of angry, impatient citizens about to dash forward and and an Apple store.

    bLOODY HELL is really all I'm going to say about that. I'm not only an innocent bystander; but a survivor. The war was long, cold and tough, but I made it out alone.

    No but seriously I don't think I've ever gotten out of a place quicker than that. I really don't ever want to go back there again.
  • Cal 2012/11/28 16:34:00
    Most of it
    Cal
    Some of it. Certainly not most.
  • lucky 2012/11/28 15:55:48
    None of it
    lucky
    +1
    I dont shop on black Friday nor the rest of that weekend. The attitude of shoppers during that event repulses me and ruins my holiday spirit.
  • Papillon 2012/11/28 14:45:11
  • Mya Faire Papillon 2012/11/28 18:57:44
    Mya Faire
    Who is this "you" you're screaming at?
  • Papillon Mya Faire 2012/11/29 20:16:37
  • Mya Faire Papillon 2012/11/29 20:55:57
    Mya Faire
    No. I don't buy Christmas gifts at all. I just wondered who you were accusing. You seem VERY angry with someone. You're just too much of a coward to say who.
  • Papillon Mya Faire 2012/11/30 16:18:23
  • Mya Faire Papillon 2012/11/30 16:24:57
    Mya Faire
    Think what you must to justify your own reaction to my comments, as well as your rage over an activity you needn't participate in. And I don't celebrate Christmas. Every day is a celebration for me.
  • Papillon Mya Faire 2012/11/30 16:27:53
  • VictorManX Papillon 2012/11/28 21:57:01
    VictorManX
    yeah but some people wait almost all year for this day to get a few big thing (maybe a new TV to replace the failing one they have)
    I juts wanted to get a new external harddrive (they been pretty expensive since the Thailand floods) since they where around 40% less than on every other day, but alas they sold out in minutes after the sales began....
    and i do think that most of the holidays have been downgraded to simply gimmicks to get peoples money... sadly we most of the time got with the companies
  • Papillon VictorManX 2012/11/29 20:17:54
  • alex 2012/11/28 14:29:51
    None of it
    alex
    Can't afford to do any at all this year.
  • Flamingolady 2012/11/28 14:20:38
    Most of it
    Flamingolady
    The stores did not have any great deals, and I only got a portion done. We stopped the insanity, and are only giving to the grandchildren this year, and we are going to not stress out. A lot of decorations are not going up either. Just too much to do.
  • MissNovemberTuesday 2012/11/28 14:02:23
    Most of it
    MissNovemberTuesday
    Got almost everything I needed and did not have to step foot inside a store. All done from right behind my desk. Free shipping and loads of discounts.

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