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Black Friday 2009

Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by Matt^Brown, Nov 16, 2009.

  1. Matt^Brown

    Matt^Brown Well-Known Member

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    I have not seen a thread on this yet which makes me wonder if the economy is worse then I thought it was or if there are no good deals this year. I just started checking out the black Friday websites last night but I haven't decided what I am going to try and get this year. Any other Black Friday shoppers out there?
     
  2. Zack Gibbs

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    I've been keeping up with it but haven't seen anything great this year. I've gotten much better deals already at a various one-day sales and specials than any of the leaked BF ads have.
     
  3. Matt^Brown

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    A guy I work with told me that Wal-mart is going to stay open all night and let lines form for the various early bird specials. He said that after the trampling death last year that this is a new policy they are going with to stop people from getting hurt. I don't know if he is correct or not. Anyone heard anything about new Black Friday policies.
     
  4. Malcolm R

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    That would mean Walmart is going to be open on Thanksgiving? Seems like that's one of the few days they are usually closed (the others being Christmas and Easter).
     
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    Don't quote me but from what I read, they are open on Thanksgiving solely to prevent a repeat of last years' incident.
     
  6. DaveF

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    I'm getting almost daily emails from BlackFriday.info as the BF sales are revealed. We didn't go out last year; this year doesn't look good either. I have everything I need / what I want isn't on sale. But I look forward to sifting through all the ads next week to make sure there isn't a killer deal to get.
     
  7. TonyD

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    Maybe target unless i can get the Oz and Wind blu's online instead.
     
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    There are no big electronics I need this year but we'll be out there, we plan on going out around 3:30 in the am or so.
     
  9. Patrick Sun

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    Just a FYI - I started the Black Friday 2009 thread for the usual HT-related items in the Bargains/Deals area.

    Feel free to mention non-HT deals in this thread, or shopping strategies, or stories from braving the Black Friday crowds in this thread.
     
  10. Audioman321

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    i found a best black friday deal wesbsite you can search what you want to buy on it.
    blackfriday2009sale.info
    i am going to shopping at walmart at 5:00 o'oclock in the morning.
     
  11. DaveF

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    http://bfads.net/ is a very good one and they usualy get cease and desist orders every year.
     
  13. Patrick Sun

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    Wal-Mart already included their Black Friday ad circular in today's Sunday newspaper edition.
     
  14. DaveF

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    Good site. Used them in the past but forgot about it. Registered and bookmarked. Look forward to scrutinizing these this Wednesday on my day off :)
     
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    So far it looks like the only "good deals" are to be had at Walmart for anything more than a 32" TV. And thats too bad because there is just no deal that could get me in a walmart for black friday.
     
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    Originally Posted by RyanAn
     
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    Meh, Its a lean year for 2009. I'm getting somebody a Super Mario bros. Wii, and everybody else who rates high enough to get a gift is getting booze (because at least people will drink the booze before they regift it). Since wii games and booze rarely go on sale I don't expect to do much shopping black friday.
     
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    I'm not wasting effort at a store. I'll do it online and sleep Friday. I've generally boycotted "black friday", this year more then most. Though, I always come back Dec. 27 and go straight through the stores for returns. Sometimes I snatch some sick bargains that way.
     
  20. Joseph DeMartino

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    I think I'll brave Walmart to score a $78 Magnavox Blu Ray player. Cheap way to put a toe into the BD waters (that and Netflix) without busting this year's very tight budget.

    Regards,

    Joe
     

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