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Old 11-17-2012, 06:35 AM   #11
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We have a wonderful family tradition of not shopping on Black Friday. If we're in town, I usually work that day and say, "Thank goodness, I'm not at the mall!"
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Old 11-18-2012, 10:46 PM   #12
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What??? I thought I was exercising...running, steps up....steps down...lift weights....Stretching....all free and no long term contracts!!

I go cyber shopping. I have been if I'm in the states...I go in to specific stores and get specifically what I came for...I keep a list!

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Old 11-23-2012, 08:59 AM   #13
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I hate shopping on a normal day so there is no way I would go out and shop on Black Friday. Nothing about it sounds appealing at all.
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Old 11-26-2012, 09:08 PM   #14
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I will admit, I did go shopping on Black Friday, though under normal circumstances, I hate shopping, period. But, I saw an ad that JoAnn fabrics had fabric on sale, the fabric that I buy for the baby blankets I make to donate, so I decided to brave the 'elements'. I actually had a great experience, there was nobody at the cutting counter when I was ready! They said I came at a lull. I will never shop on Black Friday again, but I'm glad I did because I got fabric for 8 blankets, at less than $5 a blanket, an awesome price and I'm now regretting not having got more.
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Old 11-26-2012, 09:30 PM   #15
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I actually had a great experience, there was nobody at the cutting counter when I was ready! They said I came at a lull.
Good for you! I'm glad it went so well for you. Your courage paid off.

I ordered from JoAnn on Friday and got free shipping. If I had seen their coupon sooner, I might have braved going to a store. As it turns out, they've already shipped my order FedEx. Their website was so slow I thought I'd never get my order placed. I'm not buying fabrics much anymore though I was tempted by the flannel on sale for next year's Xmas PJs.
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Old 11-26-2012, 10:37 PM   #16
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I didn't go on Friday, but I did some shopping today online for Cyber Monday!

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Old 11-28-2012, 03:23 PM   #17
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I only went out to buy God of War Saga Collection during Black Friday since it was for $15, and I love me some God of War (not to mention I still need to play III). Then I hopped on the sale Joann's was doing on their site and bought some yarn Saturday, so I can make gloves for me and my mom after I'm done knitting three different pairs of gloves plus a baby blanket I need to finish and a sackboy plush.
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Old 11-28-2012, 04:21 PM   #18
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For the first time ever we did. Decided we needed a new bed after almost 15 years on the same one. Got an awesome deal. $3k bed for just under $2k including two new gel pillows (omg those things are fantastic!) and a new mattress cover.
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:09 PM   #19
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Black Friday Shopping
I did not go out in that madness. My daughter did but I stayed home. I hate being in crowds like that unless it is something I wanted to go to.
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Old 11-29-2012, 12:01 PM   #20
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It really wasn't very crowded this year (not that it ever is where I go) and I wonder if it was because of the deals starting so much earlier?

We got quite a lot of our shopping done and have only a few more gifts left to get.
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