I've been doing Black Friday for so long, that _____________

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I've been doing Black Friday for so long, that _____________

Postby BFVet » Tue Nov 15, 2011 12:21 pm

Thought it'd be fun to have a little game with this thread.

I've been doing Black Friday for so long, that I remember getting to Best Buy around 3:00am and being top-50 in line. Heck,
I've been doing Black Friday for so long, that I remember when Best Buy didn't open until 6:00am.

I've been doing Black Friday for so long, that last year I actually got everything on my list. (Staggered opening times were great last year).

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Postby barbd00 » Tue Nov 15, 2011 12:30 pm

I've been doing black friday so long, I remember when you actually had to wait to see the physical ads! (How did we do it back then? :shock: )

I've been doing black friday so long, I remember when 7 and 8 am were common opening times for stores.

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Postby nikkigirl01 » Tue Nov 15, 2011 12:34 pm

I've been doing Black Friday for so long, that I remember when WM's sales started at 5AM.
I've been doing Black Friday for so long, that I remember when the original Tickle Me Elmo was a HOT BF item.

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Re: I've been doing Black Friday for so long, that _________

Postby BFVet » Tue Nov 15, 2011 12:46 pm

barbd00 wrote:I've been doing black friday so long, I remember when 7 and 8 am were common opening times for stores.


I do remember a year, maybe late 90s?... I waited in line at Best Buy, bought my stuff, and then drove over to Toys R Us and waited in line for them to open. I'm thinking Best Buy was 6 and TRU was 7, but not sure. I definitely remember when Best Buy and Circuit City were pretty much the only ones that were open at 6:00.

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Postby teknoge3k » Tue Nov 15, 2011 1:51 pm

I've been doing Black Friday so long, that I remember when the ads were good!
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Postby barbd00 » Tue Nov 15, 2011 2:10 pm

^ a-yup!

I've been doing black friday so long, that I can see that this years ad really DO stink, even though we say that every year.

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Postby BFVet » Tue Nov 15, 2011 2:23 pm

barbd00 wrote:^ a-yup!

I've been doing black friday so long, that I can see that this years ad really DO stink, even though we say that every year.


Ultimately, it all depends upon what you're looking for. There's deals to be had every year. But if the "best deal" is the dinner ware at Kohl's, nobody (except, of course, my wife) is going to care).

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Postby Russell Burrows » Tue Nov 15, 2011 8:48 pm

I remember gasoline costing under a buck per gallon and it costing under 15 bucks to fill the tank for the four hour ride back with our BF haul.

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Postby kaseyevans16 » Tue Nov 15, 2011 8:50 pm

I've been doing Black Friday so long that I remember being 8 years old and hit by a cart pushed my a 70+ year old lady trying to get to the display of the Garth Brooks 2 disc edition.

I've been doing Black Friday so long I remember getting $10 gift cards for being the first 300 people at a store on BF. (bring it back LOL!)

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Postby Shopper X » Tue Nov 15, 2011 10:00 pm

I remember when Cabbage Patch dolls were the hot item of the season. I think that back then stores might have been open normal Friday hours on Black Friday. We didn't really "do" Black Friday back then. We would just go out shopping on the Friday later in the day.

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Postby chiqtears » Wed Nov 16, 2011 1:12 am

I've been doing Black Friday so long, that I remember when Furby was the hot item.

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Postby ericcartman » Wed Nov 16, 2011 8:57 pm

teknoge3k wrote:I've been doing Black Friday so long, that I remember when the ads were good!

I'll second that one.
I also remember getting excited about going out on BF, the last couple years I was like "should I go or not?"

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Postby drinkgreen » Thu Nov 17, 2011 11:50 am

I remember doorbusting Walmart,... not Walmart Supercenter.

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Postby john4pod » Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:42 pm

I've been doing Black Friday for so long, that I shopped at a store called Circuit City
I've been doing Black Friday for so long, that I shopped at a store called CompUSA...they had the best deals on BF
I've been doing Black Friday for so long, that I showed up at 3am and I was in the first 50 people (I live just outside Baltimore, MD ...big city not small town)

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Re: I've been doing Black Friday for so long, that _________

Postby BFVet » Fri Nov 18, 2011 2:24 pm

john4pod wrote:I've been doing Black Friday for so long, that I shopped at a store called CompUSA.

CompUSA still has a few retail outlets since their acquisition by Tiger Direct. I'll be heading to a CompUSA on Friday.


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