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Crazy Friday

November 23rd, 2007

5:05 am – Alarm goes off

5:15 am – Alarm goes off a second time

5:20 am – Slowly roll out of bed and get dressed

5:45 am – Leave home for Target

5:58 am – Arrive home from Target

OH MY GOD!!! Seriously, I did not expect over 1000 people to be lined up at Target this morning. The line started at one door and went across the full front of the store. Plus the parking lot was packed and many people were still in their cars. Even Joe, who used to work retail, and at Target specifically for many Black Fridays, couldn’t believe how many people were waiting outside.

I don’t get it. None of the sales seemed to be that fantastic. So not worth the aggravation. We sat in the parking lot for a moment just to take it all in and then went home. I wish I had brought my camera!

Oh, and shame on Target for not turning on the lights in the parking lot. People were walking and driving all over the place in complete darkness.

6:30 am – Finished ordering gifts from Amazon.com that I was most worried about getting for a good price. Not only were they the same price as the Target sale and the shipping was free, I didn’t have to pay tax either. So who is the savvy one now? Me, or the people standing out in the cold for over an hour? LOL!

I will never again attempt to shop on Black Friday. For those of you who do – you’re either very patient or completely insane. ;)

I’ll be spending the rest of the day between the couch and computer desk. And yes, I did put my pajamas back on.

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  1. November 29th, 2007 at 08:57 | #1

    At least you were smart enough to go back home… AND put your jammies back on! Good for you! I learned years ago to keep clear of BF.

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