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   These 41 photographs perfectly encapsulate the sheer terror of Black Friday

23 Nov 2012 03:28 PM   |   23034 clicks   |   Buzzfeed
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Wanebo    [TotalFark]  
Shenanigans.

29 and 34 are the same pic. There's only 40 stupid pics there.

23 Nov 2012 10:13 AM
The_Y2P_Problem     
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I are serious shopper.

This are serious event.

23 Nov 2012 10:25 AM
Arthur Jumbles     
These people know about Amazon and internet shopping, right?

23 Nov 2012 10:31 AM
incendi    [TotalFark]  
Idiots... idiots everywhere...

23 Nov 2012 10:32 AM
Gough     
Jeez, people, it's all just stuff....

23 Nov 2012 10:32 AM
basemetal    [TotalFark]  
A zombie apocalypse virus would ideally be released on a Black Friday.

23 Nov 2012 10:42 AM
MaudlinMutantMollusk    [TotalFark]  

basemetal: A zombie apocalypse virus would ideally be released on a Black Friday.


I think it's safe to say that has already happened

/the effects appear to be temporary
//mostly

23 Nov 2012 11:02 AM
gopher321    [TotalFark]  
C O N S U M E.

23 Nov 2012 01:17 PM
downstairs    [TotalFark]  

The_Y2P_Problem: [s3-ec.buzzfed.com image 625x427]

I are serious shopper.

This are serious event.



Wait.  Someone waited in line, and battled through hordes of mad consumers to purchase board games that will most likely never go out of stock?

23 Nov 2012 01:39 PM
brigid_fitch    [TotalFark]  
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23 Nov 2012 01:40 PM
brigid_fitch    [TotalFark]  

downstairs: Wait.  Someone waited in line, and battled through hordes of mad consumers to purchase board games that will most likely never go out of stock?


I saw that, too. WTF would you battle Black Friday crowds for THOSE? And they're probably 20% cheaper or more online, anyway.

23 Nov 2012 01:41 PM
Coco LaFemme     
Look, I love shopping as much as the next woman, but I can't handle that shiat. I'm not sleeping outside in a tent to be one of the first people into a store at 3 a.m. I'm not going to the mall and getting crushed by several thousand people, all trying to buy the same piece of Chinese-made crap for super-low prices. My best friend and her husband did this, and while I love them to death.......I think they're farking nuts.

I've worked retail over the holidays before, and I feel sorry for the sales associates who have to deal with these people today.

23 Nov 2012 01:42 PM
Tr0mBoNe    [TotalFark]  
Pathetic.

23 Nov 2012 01:44 PM
The_Y2P_Problem     

brigid_fitch: downstairs: Wait.  Someone waited in line, and battled through hordes of mad consumers to purchase board games that will most likely never go out of stock?

I saw that, too. WTF would you battle Black Friday crowds for THOSE? And they're probably 20% cheaper or more online, anyway.


But they were CHEAP! Like, only FIVE DOLLARS EACH! And she got to wear her shopping/drinking hat!

23 Nov 2012 01:47 PM
Mugato    [TotalFark]  
farking lemmings.

And Operation and Battleship? Is it 1975 already?

23 Nov 2012 02:07 PM
Lionel Mandrake    [TotalFark]  
The Black Friday Early bird shopper is one of the lowest known forms of humanoid. Just below Ferengis.

23 Nov 2012 02:12 PM
DanZero    [TotalFark]  
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23 Nov 2012 02:29 PM
Three Crooked Squirrels    [TotalFark]  
The lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights.

23 Nov 2012 02:57 PM
Babwa Wawa     
They all look so happy and full of Christmas spirit.

23 Nov 2012 03:23 PM
blatz514    [TotalFark]  
Four Emerson's? Seems about right, those tvs will last about 6 months each.

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23 Nov 2012 03:33 PM
LarryDan43     

Mugato: farking lemmings.

And Operation and Battleship? Is it 1975 already?


No. In 1975 they were actually made well. Now this poor couple has to buy them every year to replace the ones that broke in January.

23 Nov 2012 03:33 PM
fallingblox     
How did the woman from Times Square in #1 get to Salem NH by the end of the night in #37? That's dedication.

23 Nov 2012 03:35 PM
ladyfortuna     

brigid_fitch: downstairs: Wait.  Someone waited in line, and battled through hordes of mad consumers to purchase board games that will most likely never go out of stock?

I saw that, too. WTF would you battle Black Friday crowds for THOSE? And they're probably 20% cheaper or more online, anyway.


I don't know about the more mainstream games like those, but when I was looking into setting up my own store I did some research with the distributors for Catan and those other fancier board games - they don't sell to online only operations at all, apparently. Which was a bummer when my location fell through and I ended up online only.

23 Nov 2012 03:36 PM
adder1     

Three Crooked Squirrels: The lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights.


...I hate you now.

23 Nov 2012 03:36 PM
pissedoffmick     
Do other Countries do this? It is embarrassing.

23 Nov 2012 03:36 PM
TheGhostofFarkPast     

blatz514: Four Emerson's? Seems about right, those tvs will last about 6 months each.

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I was about to mention that. Emerson is the bottom of the barrel I remember how short that stuff lasted growing up. Complete crap.

23 Nov 2012 03:36 PM
ultraholland     
Arthur Jumbles: These people know about Amazon and internet shopping, right?

ok, smartypants, tell me just how the hell I'm supposed to get a television shipped through these tubes.

Thought so.

23 Nov 2012 03:37 PM
skinink     
I shop on Mexican Monday, when all the cocaine is discounted.

23 Nov 2012 03:38 PM
big pig peaches     

DanZero:


Came to say something like this

23 Nov 2012 03:40 PM
Kittypie070     
Perplexed Kitty is Perplexed.

23 Nov 2012 03:40 PM
panfake     
There's been a Dj at the Sephora I shop at...and it wasn't holiday related.

23 Nov 2012 03:41 PM
LeroyBourne     
Men gearing up to walk through the doors at Men's Warehouse with cash in and hand ready to be treated like kings.

23 Nov 2012 03:42 PM
bojon    [TotalFark]  
Glad I make my Christmas gifts. I start in September.

23 Nov 2012 03:43 PM
tzzhc4     

incendi: Idiots... idiots everywhere...


THIS!

23 Nov 2012 03:43 PM
zobear     
Sad to say, but the economy doesn't run on unicorn farts and pixie dust.

\not out in it...the kids like cash better anyways

23 Nov 2012 03:44 PM
Mrtraveler01     

LeroyBourne: Men gearing up to walk through the doors at Men's Warehouse with cash in and hand ready to be treated like kings.


I guarantee it.

23 Nov 2012 03:44 PM
Kittypie070     
Oh dear....so...many....soft....targets.

[ulp, gaahh]

When I start thinking like this I gotta go hit the drinkin' gear.

23 Nov 2012 03:44 PM
stiletto_the_wise     
These people deserve all the ridicule that can be dished out. How sad and pathetic your life must be if you're that excited about crowding into a store with hundreds of others at 3AM.

Go fill your miserable lives with Chinese-made plastic junk.

23 Nov 2012 03:46 PM
John Dewey     

stiletto_the_wise: These people deserve all the ridicule that can be dished out. How sad and pathetic your life must be if you're that excited about crowding into a store with hundreds of others at 3AM.

Go fill your miserable lives with Chinese-made plastic junk.


If you only knew the power of the saving side.

23 Nov 2012 03:48 PM
Lionel Mandrake    [TotalFark]  

Arthur Jumbles: These people know about Amazon and internet shopping, right?


Yes, they know, but these people like doing this.

Stop laughing, I'm serious. I remember a few years back when a reporter was talking to people in line just before midnight and they were all excited and thrilled to be there.

farking freaks

23 Nov 2012 03:49 PM
titwrench     

Three Crooked Squirrels: The lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights, the lights.


Jerk. That doesn't go away for a while.

23 Nov 2012 03:52 PM
nursedude     

Coco LaFemme: Look, I love shopping as much as the next woman, but I can't handle that shiat. I'm not sleeping outside in a tent to be one of the first people into a store at 3 a.m. I'm not going to the mall and getting crushed by several thousand people, all trying to buy the same piece of Chinese-made crap for super-low prices. My best friend and her husband did this, and while I love them to death.......I think they're farking nuts.


The economic prosperity of the country depends on you doing your part. Why do you hate America?

/from Canada. Can't believe the videos I'm seeing

23 Nov 2012 03:52 PM
Mrtraveler01     

Lionel Mandrake: Arthur Jumbles: These people know about Amazon and internet shopping, right?

Yes, they know, but these people like doing this.

Stop laughing, I'm serious. I remember a few years back when a reporter was talking to people in line just before midnight and they were all excited and thrilled to be there.

farking freaks


A few years back? I was seeing those people on TV last night.

I mean more power to them I guess, but I like being lazy, and shopping is the opposite of lazy for me.

23 Nov 2012 03:53 PM
titwrench     

blatz514: Four Emerson's? Seems about right, those tvs will last about 6 months each.


Also aren't you supposed to NOT lay them flat?

23 Nov 2012 03:53 PM
John Dewey     

Mrtraveler01: A few years back? I was seeing those people on TV last night.


Yes, but a few years back is when they had to get in line.

23 Nov 2012 03:54 PM
Igor Jakovsky     
Meh I got my new galaxy III on sale for $49 as opposed to regular $199 at the sprint store this morning at 8am. No camping out or other bs. I set up an appt. for it.

23 Nov 2012 03:55 PM
Wade_Wilson     

Lionel Mandrake: Arthur Jumbles: These people know about Amazon and internet shopping, right?

Yes, they know, but these people like doing this.

Stop laughing, I'm serious. I remember a few years back when a reporter was talking to people in line just before midnight and they were all excited and thrilled to be there.

farking freaks


I imagine it's the same mentality of those people who are into Extreme Couponing. There seems to be a certain subset of the population who will endure a massive amount of inconvenience to save money.

"I spent my entire weekend going through every newspaper in the state and found a combination of coupons that made bags of sugar only 18 cents each, so I bought 5000 of them! I had to rent a U-Haul and we don't have a den any more, but I saved a fortune!"

23 Nov 2012 03:55 PM
blatz514    [TotalFark]  

titwrench: blatz514: Four Emerson's? Seems about right, those tvs will last about 6 months each.

Also aren't you supposed to NOT lay them flat?


To be fair; I don't think it's gonna make an Emerson any less shiater.

23 Nov 2012 03:56 PM
titwrench     

bojon: Glad I make my Christmas gifts. I start in September.


This year everybody gets jerky and moonshine except for the future Mrs. titwrench, she gets jerky, moonshine and an engagement ring.

23 Nov 2012 03:56 PM
Jaws_Victim     
Disgusting.

Matthew Keene: This country is disgusting. So materialistic it is beyond sickening. Merry farking Christmas. All the assholes crawled out from their lairs today. This country deserved 9/11/2001, and it deserves another one!

[www.topsecretwriters.com image 426x450]


Tone it down a bit.

23 Nov 2012 03:58 PM
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