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From Brandon Smith of Alt Market

Woman Pepper Sprays Shoppers To Get Xbox

 

It never fails.  Every Black Friday we get yet another heaping helping of pure unadulterated ignorant mentally deficient bottom feeding fat-saturated sheeple mania.  Every year it gets worse.  And, every holiday season I am faced with the painful question of whether or not these people are actually worth saving.  My answer so far has always been a begrudging "yes".  Many of them have been conditioned by a society on the brink of collapse, not just of economy, but also of conscience.  That doesn't mean, however, that I excuse this kind of behavior.  Frankly, if some mongoloid Wal-Mart shopper tried to pepper spray me in the face for a video game, I would beat them into cranberry sauce and drink some delicious eggnog to celebrate.  Is this a well balanced response?  Probably not.  But then again, they would likely think twice before pulling the same stunt on anyone else.  Actually, in my humble opinion, at least half the population of this country needs a good a smack upside the head.  Seriously......this situation is getting uncomfortably crooked.......

Imagine how these same people might act in the event that they not only get no Xbox, but no food due to financial instability.  Imagine a 200 pound spoiled toddler with an addiction to immediate gratification being told "you are owed nothing".  The response would probably be similar to (or even worse than) a large portion of the American populace as featured in the videos below:

And for more Black Friday despair, check out the rap sheet for Wal-Marts across the country yesterday:

http://news.yahoo.com/battle-black-friday-deals-includes-pepper-spray-sh...

 

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Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:27 | 1915182 LawsofPhysics
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Time to harvest the soylent green, oh yeah, bitches.

 

"Imagine a 200 pound spoiled toddler with an addiction to immediate gratification being told you are owed nothing. " - Slow moving soylent green.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:40 | 1915219 knight99
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This whole thing is fking pathetic . Pepper spraying for x box games for your kids, give me a break. How about teaching your kids about finance and how to survive in this brave new world. How about instead of zombyfing your children to sit in front of the TV you actually spend time with them. I am more than capable of affording an XBOX but don’t plan on having one in my house. When my kids turn 7 or 8 will teach tem the art of negotiation and how to trade the markets or at least how to read a chart. Real life skills you don’t get by watching TV or in school for that matter.

 

 

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:42 | 1915229 WestVillageIdiot
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I could teach a dog to play Mozart on a harpsichord easier than you could teach most of these people to be good parents or valuable members of society. 

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:44 | 1915237 Turd Ferguson
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This story is, perhaps, slightly more important.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/26/us-pakistan-nato-idUSTRE7AP03S...

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:50 | 1915257 Spastica Rex
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Does that link have anything to do with Kim Kardashian?

No?

Next.

EDIT:

In all seriousness, the article uses the term "war on militancy," I'd never heard that term before.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:02 | 1915303 GeneMarchbanks
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From the article:

'Relations between the United States and Pakistan, its ally in the war on militancy, have been strained following the killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden by U.S. special forces in a raid on the Pakistani garrison town of Abbottabad in May, which Pakistan called a flagrant violation of sovereignty.'

There is no way in hell that anybody proof-read this before pushing the 'send' button.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:11 | 1915329 redpill
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Hey, there are casualties in Target too

http://www.wsaz.com/news/headlines/Man_Dies_on_Black_Friday_Shoppers_Unf...

 

"A man collapsed while doing some Black Friday shopping in a crowded store, and people nearby continued to shop.

Witnesses tell WSAZ.com some shoppers walked around and even over the man's body."

 

No wonder the apes are destined to overturn our civilization and use us as slaves.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:38 | 1915380 nope-1004
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Overweight, fat, lazy, conditioned RATS scurrying around Walmart looking for cheap Chinese-made crumbs.

We are doomed.

 

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:42 | 1915391 knukles
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So it was all right for me to bash the lady shoppers on the head with an xBox whist scrambling for the Pepper Spray?

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:56 | 1915426 Things that go bump
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De rigueur in polite society.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 15:37 | 1915677 Haywood Jablowme
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BHAAAAAAAA.........BHAAAAAAAAA........GOES THE SHEEP

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 15:57 | 1915704 Haywood Jablowme
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Next year, I plan to go to Walmart, Target, and Best Buy and release some FART SPRAY right in front of the mother fuckin' game console and flat screen tv sections. 

http://www.google.com/products/catalog?q=*&cid=17796288297190431933

Amazon has a good deal on "LIQUID ASS" as well...

http://www.amazon.com/Liquid-Assets-Novelties-LLC-Mister/dp/B000OCEWGW/r...

ViVE LE REVOLUCIONE!!!

 

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 16:01 | 1915729 Harlequin001
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Why would you bother with that?

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 16:04 | 1915736 Michael
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I believe a good use of Agent Provocateurs would be in black friday situations like this to get the shoppers fighting with each other. Someone could yell out, Free Videos in isle 10, or something like that, to get the herd stomping each other.

Sun, 11/27/2011 - 01:22 | 1916914 buyingsterling
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"Liquid ass" - I had a mouthful of soda and was already struggling to contain it after reading about fart spray (another one of those products where you wonder why no one made it years ago!) Liquid ass led to aspiration and projectile spray.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:46 | 1915399 chumbawamba
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Two things:

1) I'm with the bitch who pepper sprayed everyone.  Those savages deserved it, so fuck them.

2) It occured to me that if this somehow manages to continue as a tradition, a new hobby of Black Friday Watching will spring up, where additional people will show up at the stores simply to observe and film the carnage that will ensue, then sell the videos on the black market (they will have been illegalized to "discourage" bringing more people to the scene) as a sole source of income.  The buyers will include many of those who were filmed engaging in death matches for the last copy of Call of Duty.

Ok, and a third thing:

c) If I were an employee at one of these stores, I would seriously consider quitting, if it were not for the fact that the economy is so bad that you'd likely be committing financial suicide.  But at some point, these people have to realize that they are putting their lives in danger by going to work at a retail establishment.  Miners, high-rise construction workers, cops (pigs), and career military folks, among other professions, are ones in which one might be expected to die while carrying out their occupation, but mongering consumer goods post-Thanksgiving?

I am Chumbawamba.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:56 | 1915427 redpill
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Hell, Walmart could put smallpox blankets on sale in the bedding isle and these dumb fuckers would buy a whole stack of them.  Manifest destiny!

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 14:34 | 1915520 chumbawamba
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Hmmm, that is a really good point.  This might actually be a system of conditioned response to be utilized for targetted population reduction, in which case I do not object.

I am Chumbawamba.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 15:21 | 1915643 americanspirit
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Now don't go giving those darned terrorists any more brilliant ideas redpill.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 15:32 | 1915666 Sean7k
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Yeah, the US government doesn't need anymore suggestions...

Sun, 11/27/2011 - 00:53 | 1916862 Vlad Tepid
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It'd only be a matter of time before the herd demanded a super-size to those smallpox.

Sun, 11/27/2011 - 01:25 | 1916921 buyingsterling
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literally lol

 

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 15:49 | 1915703 Michael
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I enjoy watching the carnage , trampling to death , and general mayhem of Black Friday shopping episodes from the comfort of my man cave. The reports and video will probably be coming in all weekend for me to enjoy. I have a special fondness for the trampling, but this year certainly did not disappoint with the creativeness of the sheeple shenanigans reality show. Great entertainment value.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 19:13 | 1916198 CompassionateFascist
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People buying crap they don't need with money they don't have. I believe last year a Walmart "Greeter" was trampled to death by this human refuse. Fortunately, the Big Die-off/Kill-off is coming.

Sun, 11/27/2011 - 13:07 | 1917712 Yamaha
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I enjoy it also - my wife has gone out for the last two years on black Friday and she keeps coming home......shit!  Wrong stores...........

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:41 | 1915388 Triggernometry
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Its amazing how cheap most people will sell their values for.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:56 | 1915429 redpill
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You are too optimistic; your comment suggests they had some values to begin with.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 14:09 | 1915454 Landrew
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What is even worse, she did NOT get a deal! You can get the same deal online without leaving home! I thought this must be really something this x-box, sadly it is not a big deal or a good deal. Talk about trading your values for nothing. Very sad. I do understand what is happening, you could not even get away from the Black Friday crap even here on ZH. The hype is overwhelming for many. To think your whole self-image is connected to a shopping day. If I don't buy this thing I am nothing, very sad. I blame the media as well, it seemed even more over the top this year?

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 15:51 | 1915706 Harlequin001
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and you give these people the right to own guns?

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 16:48 | 1915830 DionysusDevotee
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No,
For better or for worse, they are born with it.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 18:57 | 1916154 oldschool
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Right, and more to the point, so are we.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 21:08 | 1916387 fnord88
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babies with bazookaz?

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 19:02 | 1916172 Max Hunter
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and you give these people the right to own guns?

Thank god I have the right to own a gun.. a few of them.. that could take out a whole crowd of walmart shoppers in less than 30 seconds..

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:22 | 1915352 redpill
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"Relations between the United States and Pakistan, its ally in the war on militancy,"

 

I don't remember us declaring a war on "militancy," do you?  At least "terrorism" is a somewhat specific tactic.  Militancy? 

mil·i·tant

[mil-i-tuhnt] Show IPA adjective
1. vigorously active and aggressive, especially in support of a cause: militant reformers. 2. engaged in warfare; fighting. noun 3. a militant person. 4. a person engaged in warfare or combat.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:40 | 1915370 Bananamerican
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"In all seriousness, the article uses the term "war on militancy," I'd never heard that term before."

They ran out of Terrorists™, Spastica...

now they're down to "militants"...

soon it will be "malcontents" and the merely "annoying"

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:43 | 1915396 knukles
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Understood!
Some of my uber-liberal golf buds are really fucking annoyingly militiant about social justice

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:53 | 1915416 Spastica Rex
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Shit, I'll be on that list.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 15:05 | 1915603 LeBalance
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as everyone is on the "list" they made up the "you are not on the list" list

to save time.

 

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 15:26 | 1915653 Bananamerican
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"then they came for the douchebags and there was no one left to speak up for me"

although what niemoller said of the nazis originally reminds me of some of the Righty trolls who show up here occasionally...


First they came for the communists,
and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a communist.

Then they came for the trade unionists,
and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a trade unionist.

Then they came for the Jews,
and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a Jew.

Then they came for me
and there was no one left to speak out for me.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 16:07 | 1915748 NuckingFuts
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Then they came for the bitches, and we were all fucked.

Sun, 11/27/2011 - 00:55 | 1916869 Vlad Tepid
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Can't they start with the annoying first?

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 15:34 | 1915671 Sean7k
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We would have to declare war on ourself..oh wait, we have done that. My bad.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 21:54 | 1916477 ViewfromUnderth...
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Your war on militancy quote is now edited out, they must read ZH. For me, this remaining quote is the zinger:

However, Pakistani military spokesman Major-General Athar Abbas said NATO had been given maps of the area, with Pakistani military posts identified.

 

"When the other side is saying there is a doubt about this, there is no doubt about it. These posts have been marked and handed over to the other side for marking on their maps and are clearly inside Pakistani territory."

So, that makes Al-Qaeda/Taliban the other, other side?

Sounds like NATO might have hit their intended target in the AfPak war. Pakistan wants it both ways, well, they're getting it.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:50 | 1915410 Ceteris paribus
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Why do we care, the police do it all the time - so she had an advantage it is obviously not illegal as shown on campus, also do we really care about the poeple she did it to?   just being there shopping says a lot about you after all  "you can't fix stupid"

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 14:06 | 1915450 Mark123
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So, does that mean we should attack ourselves?

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:48 | 1915260 tarsubil
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Are you thinking what I'm thinking? Kill two birds with one stone? Advertise $1 waffle makers going on sale in the back of C17s across the nation!

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:42 | 1915392 swissbene
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more or less the plan. free xbox with enlistment plus the coolest new war shoot em up game that doubles as low cost training and recruiting material. armed services generally able to recruit at will during low employment / depression economy.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:16 | 1915339 Hugh_Jorgan
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C'mon Turd! It's only the beginnings of the military phase of WW3! Videos of the bad behavior of the human equivalent of cockroaches scurrying after cheap material goods is really the news of the day after all.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:23 | 1915357 Turd Ferguson
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And, as a followup from Tuesday, we have this from the media arm of The Mossad:

http://www.debka.com/article/21521/

 

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 15:26 | 1915652 americanspirit
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Good enough Turd, but this Debka piece doesn't mention the three Russian nuclear subs that have been in the area since Turkey began making noises about interfering with Israeli drilling near Cyprus. These guys are going to start sinking each other by simple collisions even if they don't start shooting.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:50 | 1915405 DionysusDevotee
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Disagree.. I think the news that we are surrounded by millions of self-indulgent sheeple that are so disconnected from reality that they are willing to get mob violent over saving a few sheckles on a fucking kids toy is far more relevant than what happens in a far away land between forces that we have absolutely no control over.

As was mentioned, wait till the Mal Wart mobs find the grocery isle empty.  This story is very relevant if you have "ears to hear".

NATO; violent mob of resource hungry goons on the other side of the planet

Mal Wart Shoppers; Violent mob of resource hungy goons that have you surrounded.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 14:29 | 1915508 IQ 101
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History is full of riots in the market place, just because Wal Mart has a roof, it is still the Marketplace of lore,

That anyone is outraged by these tame proceedings demonstrates an unreasonable expectation of antiseptic politeness, the world has never been the Brady bunch paradise that much of the US population seem to think is normal. Dumb,violent and gritty is normal,i'm afraid.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 16:31 | 1915788 Cathartes Aura
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indeed, one could characterise the Corporate Military Industrial Complex as "violent mobs of resource hungry goons that have US (united states) surrounded."

but of course, it's much easier to use the memes spoon-fed to Cityzens, it's the "lardy, brainless WallyWorld sheeples" that are the biggest *snort* enemy we face, not the warmongers in the Middle East.

we must direct our allocated two minute hate laterally, never ever mention those who create the story, mock the afflicted.

Sun, 11/27/2011 - 04:54 | 1917038 Element
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http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/26/us-pakistan-nato-idUSTRE7AP03S...

 

The commander of NATO-led forces in Afghanistan, General John R. Allen, offered his condolences to the families of Pakistani soldiers who "may have been killed or injured."

 

oops! ... sorries ... my bad ... condolences, like, for everybody ... all better now ... ok, couple of weeks ... we're good.

These psychos will never get it, until it's their own family getting slaughtered by some insane foreign arsehole (i.e. just like them), but even then I doubt they'll be able to comprehend the connections of cause and effect for every murder they have committed, for no viable or credible rationale.

 

Dempsey's spokesman, Colonel David Lapan, could not confirm the closure of the Pakistani border crossing to trucks carrying supplies for ISAF forces. However, he noted that "if true, we have alternate routes we can use, as we have in the past."

 

Oh yeah, they just lost their best logistics supply option ... and they they don't really care? ... doesn't really matter? ... have other options?

yeah ... uhuh ... other than a C-17A ... like, name one.

It's a wee bit like trying to win the battle of the bulge with your main supply route running through the Rhur Valley and controlled by German troops, ... so trying to sustain your fielded force's needs via DC-3 ... try not to use any fuel or ammo, or chew through any hardware, better still, don't use it, as you won't be getting parts ... and dust off those goat recipes. In Vietnam the US had access to open-ocean, to resupply a large complex combat force situated close to the coast.  Indeed, the US spent much effort strenthening its own supplys, while trying to prevent the North re-suppling down the Ho Chi Minh trail.

The dirty little secret of Afghanistan is that the reason the US does not expand the troop level further is because it can't sustain a larger force there, in the field, in combat.

The west just blew its foot off ... and here comes the proxy-war - proper.

Dumb bad luck and coincidence?

Conspiracy to generate an emergency? 

Or just unimaginable stupidity and fucking pathetic 'leadership'?

All of the above

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:47 | 1915258 flacon
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Maybe they want the electronics so they can leech the silver out of it... just a thought... perhaps? maybe?

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 21:51 | 1916466 Freddie
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LOL!  You could teach a dog to write a Mozart Oboe Concerto in D Minor before you could teach these people to be slightly civilized.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:46 | 1915247 monkeyboy
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All part of the conditioning of the masses.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:52 | 1915276 ElvisDog
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I have two teenage boys and I would actually advise you to expose your children to Xbox and video games at an early age. If you don't, it will be the "forbidden fruit" and when they leave home at 18 or 21 they may dive into game playing 24-7 because at last the forbidden fruit is accessible. What happens if they play video games when they're growing is they eventually realize that most of them are basically the same game - you travel around, go on missions, gather weapons, and kill cartoon people. It's then that they realize that video games aren't that big a deal. I give my boys 1 hour of screen time a day on school days and 2 hours on weekends.

Sun, 11/27/2011 - 01:02 | 1916885 Vlad Tepid
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Have you never read Lt. Col. Grossman?  We're not talking Pac-Man or Zelda here.  These games are specifically useful for the psychological conditioning of trained killers, only the Xbox doesn't come with a trainer like the US Army does.

They will have access to games long before 18 to 21 unless you lock them in a basement without specifically feeding it to them.  For God's sake, take them down to a shooting or archery range, community garden or learn a language together as a family...give them something useful to do so when Modern Warfare 3 comes live to a street near them they've got a chance.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:03 | 1915306 Winisk
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When my kids turn 7 or 8 will teach tem the art of negotiation and how to trade the markets or at least how to read a chart. Real life skills you don’t get by watching TV or in school for that matter

Funny stuff.  Gardening, raising animals, starting a fire, carpentry, etc.. might be useful too. 

 

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 14:37 | 1915531 DionysusDevotee
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"for your kids" <~~~~you don't quite realize the people you're dealing with.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 15:23 | 1915646 A Nanny Moose
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Ending the Santa lie ends much of this nonsense. After all, Santa is suppose to be more reliable than the USPS. We must maintain this lie at all costs.

Santa = anagram for satan.

Sun, 11/27/2011 - 01:06 | 1916892 Vlad Tepid
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Am Annoys One is an anagram too.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 15:32 | 1915663 Moe Howard
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We had a board game back in the 1960's called Stocks and Bonds, I think it was a Milton Bradley "bookshelf game", the box could stand on a book shelf like a thick book. You invested in stocks, there was a little chalk board included where you posted the days stock prices, splits, etc. Prepping the baby boomers for the Elite Casino.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 16:28 | 1915779 Dave Thomas
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Aww kinda sounds like fun. The 2011 Version would have a tiny IPod Touch like device that continually HFTed your tiny sandbox market and excelled at stealing your monopoly money. As a bonus they could have clips of the CNBC crew break the monotony with real trading advice!

 

No wonder they never updated the game.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 18:27 | 1916075 Council of Econ...
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That's funny because I can relate. I just bought a board game for my family for Christmas called "Revolution."  It is made by the same folks who made the Illuminati card game.  Supposedly in the "Revolution" game part of the jist of it is to blackmail important figures to gain influence and, get this, collect gold!

Sun, 11/27/2011 - 01:54 | 1916941 Isotope
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Yes, I remember that. My family had it also. Probably not a big seller, even back in those nonelectronic days.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 16:51 | 1915841 MolotovCockhead
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Good to be optimistic and forward thinking on your part, but with things looking the way they are, I doubt there will be a market when your kids grow up. Maybe, fishing and hunting skill will be more useful

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:43 | 1915234 monkeyboy
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Great! Just wait till the animals are forced to forgo necessities rather than the luxuries. Sure to make the game real interesting for all involved.

 

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:54 | 1915284 ElvisDog
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Seriously, I'm not at all worried about a bunch of land whales coming after me. They don't have the physical conditioning or stamina for a full-fledged revolution. A lean, sinewy, starving crowd would worry me. Land whales don't. How hard is it to out run a land whale?

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:46 | 1915401 jez
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I've realized over the years that, for almost any circumstance in which you find yourself, there's a few lines of Shakespeare that says it perfectly.

Get a load of this, ElvisDog, all the way from 1599 or thereabouts:

Let me have men about me that are fat;
Sleek-headed men and such as sleep o' nights;
Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look;
He thinks too much: such men are dangerous.

(from Julius Caesar)

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 21:55 | 1916483 Freddie
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Do you have a link to the Cliff Notes for this?

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 15:25 | 1915650 A Nanny Moose
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Great point.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 15:28 | 1915658 americanspirit
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Take away their flip-flops and they're helpless, like stranded on the beach.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 16:30 | 1915785 Dave Thomas
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You've obviously never been to Galveston.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 15:43 | 1915694 Mentaliusanything
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Are we talking Land whales that are packing 44 magnums. If thats the case you had better run before TSHTF

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:35 | 1915379 bbq on whitehou...
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its staged. Bring out a velvet rope and this would all end.

But no just drop crap on the floor and have a free for all. Its sic.

You cant blame the people for this lack of structure.  Its planned a show for you to point your finger at and wag it.

Grow up.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 21:36 | 1916435 Freddie
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Obama voting Dems in Crap-a-fornia.  They love their muslim and they love to pepper spray including those Democrat union cops pepper spraying kids.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:26 | 1915183 walcott
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"The whole world is Detroit now!"

"The whole world is Detroit now!"

"The whole world is Detroit now!"

"The whole world is Detroit now!"

"The whole world is Detroit now!"

Thank you Obummma!

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:44 | 1915240 ZeroPower
Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:04 | 1915301 El Tuco
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Bravo, Bravo.......

I laughed so hard I passed a piece of my sandwich out my nose.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 15:29 | 1915660 A Nanny Moose
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Please step away from the leftover turkey and butter rolls before viewing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_JJLLfTR8I&NR=1

Personally, the "O-bam-a" cult chants invoke my gag reflex.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:50 | 1915411 swissbene
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important reminder why democracy can never work. 'lord of the flies' without the charm. no mortgage payments and a discounted video game in every pot.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 14:03 | 1915441 SanOvaBeach
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"The whole world is Detroit.'

THANKS BUSHIE..................

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 21:38 | 1916440 Freddie
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Ah no Republicans were involved in Detroit for 40 years or MexiPornia for about 15 years.  Bush and Arnuld are not real Repubs.  At least with crappy Bush - people had jobs.

Sun, 11/27/2011 - 01:21 | 1916909 Dingleberry
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Say nice things about Detroit! Besides, mace is illegal there.....no matter, everyone is packing. That bitch would have sprayed mace, but would hve been sprayed with 9 mm bullets in return if she tried that shit in the "D".

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:29 | 1915189 holdbuysell
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Huh, that seems like a new response compared to the typical tramplings this time of year...any statistics indicating if the number of people carrying defensive weapons is on the rise?

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:36 | 1915205 Sabibaby
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That was actually an offensive weapon being used. The number of people   animals carring offensive weapons will rise.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:41 | 1915228 tmosley
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Mental dehumanization of separate groups of people leads directly to tragedy.  You would do well to remember that.

http://www.prisonexp.org/

These rushing crowds are merely symptoms of a non-economic system, where prices are artificially lowered on artificially scarce goods.  This is the fault of the companies involved, who wish to create a feeding frenzy mentality for some reason.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:04 | 1915309 Jackfish
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French television recreated the experiment in 2010 with the same results.

www.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,1972981,00.html

Mon, 11/28/2011 - 01:08 | 1920105 Diogenes
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What is surprising is that 16 out of 81 surrender monkeys were NOT eager to torture their neighbors to death for a few francs. That doesn't sound like the french people I know.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:12 | 1915330 tmosley
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Boy, it looks like some people hate to take personal responsibility themselves, preferring only to judge others.

Sad that even here, so many people can't hold themselves in enough esteem to rise above the system they are in, and examine it dispassionately.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:32 | 1915369 Spastica Rex
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I just finished the presentation. Left me with quite a sick feeling. I wonder why I never learned about this in school? Ha, ha. 

Another interesting study:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milgram_experiment

TFTL, tmosely.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 14:06 | 1915449 swissbene
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have you not heard the news. pepper spray is the hot new trend this holiday season. following nypd and all the *pd s across US who set the standard for arbitrary civic aggression ...

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 17:09 | 1915896 toady
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I'm actually surprised things have remained this benign. I was expecting everybody to be tazing each other after tazers first came out. I was expecting the same with pepper spray, but this is the first time I've seen it, and tazers and pepper spray have been around for years now.

I can't carry non-deadly weapons because I'd be tazing or spraying every idiot I saw. The life-and-death aspect of my deadly weapons make me think about consequences.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:29 | 1915190 redpill
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All these people elbowing through crowds to get a stack of crappy $2 waffle makers, I don't get it.  Are they reselling them on eBay for $5 or something?

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:34 | 1915201 WestVillageIdiot
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As if most of them would know how to post an item on ebay.  They are "consumers" not entrepreneurs.  That waffle maker will sit unused next to last year's $7 toaster oven (that broke on the third use) and the $26 DVD player from 2009 that hasn't worked since January of 2010.

In lives so free of accomplishment and integrity they must somehow get their hands on "stuff" to have any self-worth.  It is pretty sad.

Just think what these people are going to be like when the government has to turn off the "free shit" spigot.  That is what frightens me.  They will lash out in a way that will make Black Friday look like a debutante ball. 

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:56 | 1915290 Spastica Rex
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Just think what these people are going to be like when the government has to turn off the "free shit" spigot.

Chilling thought.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 14:21 | 1915487 carguym14
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Think "belt fed"

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 21:45 | 1916455 Freddie
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I had the same thought when I heard about these stories off the web as I do not watch Oba TV.   My first thought was - is .223 enough or will .308 be required? 

A street sweeper shotgun may also be needed too.

When the welfare for their 10 children ends it will be worse than the $2 waffle maker.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 17:00 | 1915866 Cathartes Aura
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aww well, never mind (liiterally) WVI, you'll be all tooled up with your AK's & night vision scopes & goggles, weaponised to defend your perch against the ZombeeeHordes the compliant media has presented you.

Just think what these people are going to be like when the government has to turn off the "free shit" spigot.  That is what frightens me.  They will lash out in a way that will make Black Friday look like a debutante ball. 

working as intended.

Mon, 11/28/2011 - 01:10 | 1920109 Diogenes
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Ha ha ha don't worry. When civilization collapses you will find all those former fat asses dead of starvation in a La Z Boy with a cell phone in one hand and a Domino's pizza menu in the other.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:31 | 1915192 vast-dom
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You may want to reconsider shopping at Wal-Mart Tyler. That, along with imbibing Coca-Cola and such, is mongoloid behaviour in and of itself. 

 

And No these people are not worth saving whatsoever. So please do the planet and the human race a favor and refrain.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:30 | 1915195 WestVillageIdiot
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Why is it that these "happenings" so frequently look like a hip-hop event?  Let's quit making excuses for the lowlifes that do this sort of thing.  You can bet that many of them had SNAP cards in their pockets. 

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:05 | 1915312 Spastica Rex
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I missed the excuse that was being made, where was it?

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 14:27 | 1915501 Landrew
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Now you are just being racist without content, you now are as low as they are.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:31 | 1915198 LeZinc
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I don't live in the US and rarely hear about Black Friday (except 2 years ago when a WM employee was killed by a crazy mod). But this year, it made the news big time, and it isn't pretty. Makes US people look really bad.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:40 | 1915220 Sabibaby
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Ohh GREAT!!! So you're telling me the rest of the world thinks everyone in America is bunch of ghettofabulous freaks?

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:05 | 1915314 Spastica Rex
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You forgot fat.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:14 | 1915334 kito
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i believe you meant phat.......yo

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:16 | 1915341 Mark Wilson
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Lmao! :D

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 15:45 | 1915697 Haywood Jablowme
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word.

 

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 14:18 | 1915478 Abitdodgie
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I don't think the rest of the world got the wrong impression of Americans they saw them for what they are.

Sun, 11/27/2011 - 09:39 | 1917205 Raging Debate
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Ya LeZinc, as an American I am not particularly proud of this behavior. A shame some of these people are not taking time to educate themselves on self-sustainability. Or as other commentator mentioned, studying a second language for the kids or hell, even getting out for a walk.

On the ground I can tell you about half the people still go ga-ga over that $100 off a laptop or X-Box. But the other half are keeping their head down in survival mode seeking solutions to no growth in an inflationary environment (soon deflationary).

I'm involved with local city management now. It is far more enjoyable than what I expected. Growth is restrained but not gone completely. In America we had excess through credit writ large. So now Americans have to get used to multiplying pennies for growth. It will take some time to relearn good habits, honesty and sense of community.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:39 | 1915199 DaveyJones
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while Boris and Bela

were quite scary fella

nothing compares

to a Black Friday umbrella  

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:33 | 1915200 Sabibaby
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Does Black Friday have anything to do with the color of peoples skin?

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:49 | 1915266 Fazzie
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Yes, but they just cant call it " Black Folks Friday" for PC reasons.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:16 | 1915340 kito
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they were going to call it red friday, but they got concerned it would become a communist thing......never good for americas true democratic state

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 14:04 | 1915443 junkyardjack
Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:34 | 1915202 GeneMarchbanks
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"This is your brain."

"This is your brain on 21st century consumerism."

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:37 | 1915206 tmosley
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Fewer deaths and injuries than last year=worse?

Tell me, old man, what is the devil's music today?

This is just human nature.  It isn't changing. It isn't getting worse, nor is it getting better.  The only thing that changes are the circumstances which draw out particular types of behaviors, and in this case, we have a far more active news cycle than we once did, so we hear about things to a much greater degree than we did even twenty years ago.

The way to fix this is to cease the generation of mobs by spreading these sales out, or moving them online.  Having spectacular sales that all start at a certain time set up a feeding frenzy mentality that leads to things like this.  Indeed, lowering prices far below their equilibrium prices, while also having limited supply of said items was always a highly uneconomical way to run a business or a society.  But that is exactly where society is headed, and as such, we can expect to see a lot more of this type of behavior in the future.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 15:01 | 1915588 Things that go bump
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This sort of behavior has been known and commented on for years, by even the most casual observer.  Women's behavior at a sale always used to be the cliched butt of jokes and comics when I was a kid in the 50s and whole episodes of sit coms were based on it (back then, men only shopped when a major purchase was being contemplated so they felt entitled to feel superior).  These days, the standard of behavior is so much lower than it used to be and one really has to ask oneself why Walmart is promulgating and continuing such shocking displays, and even encouraging and goading people on (wrapping certain displays in plastic and making a crowd wait as it grows larger and larger and more and more excited is a new and interesting experiment). You can't tell me that Walmart does not have behavioral psychologists on its payroll and is not aware of exactly what they are playing with here. This is becoming increasingly dangerous for shoppers and employees alike and some people bring their children into such a situation.  There haven't been mass deaths yet, just the occasional one.  This year it was pepper spray, but maybe next year there will be a fire or something, it is only a matter of time, and the losses will be tragic and horrifying.  

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 16:21 | 1915769 slewie the pi-rat
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the hippie chicks in boston & cambridge would shop filene's basement on the weekends and get tear gassed raising anti-war hell at night

so the night skirmishes were practice for the hand-to-hand combat while shopping...

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:37 | 1915210 Dr. Gonzo
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I love how the attractive, well dressed, well groomed, articulate anchor people try to explain things to us poor unwashed ignorant masses about even more poor unwashed ignorant trailer park masses doing trailer trash things to one and other...All in a concerned surprised tone. They love reading this shit to us. Making us feel afraid and untrusting of one another. Makes their defense and apologies of their corrupt status quo masters police state seem defensible. 

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:46 | 1915248 WestVillageIdiot
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You are correct.  As despicable as any of these people in these videos might be they are still a far cry better than that fucknut Carl Quintanilla.   I can't watch that fucker without wanting to break the TV or computer that he is on.  He stands out as a piece of shit shill even for CNBC.  He is worse than any pepper spraying Black Friday goon. 

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:38 | 1915212 The Axe
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These people are lost souls, cueless about self, or truly able to enjoy lifes great wonders. They should be shot. :) or at least a good horsewhipping...

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:43 | 1915235 Let them eat iPads
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Walmarts on Black Friday would be a good testing ground for new weapons.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:44 | 1915239 tmosley
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You sound like a Stanford Prison Experiment guard.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 22:00 | 1916497 Freddie
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I never knew a "horse whipping" would lead to self actualization.

I agree with your sentiments.  They are souless ghouls.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:40 | 1915213 dwdollar
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The local public university is having their feetsball game today. It's our opportunity to get out and find some basic supplies while the apes are screaming and hollering over a pointless game they'll never be good at.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:39 | 1915214 Jena
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Black Friday shopping is a tradition that ought to go away.  Based on security issues alone, we'd never think this was a good idea if someone came up with it today.  

Here's a story about a Northern Cal shopper who was shot when he resisted a robbery attempt as he came out of a WalMart: http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9R7T0UG0.htm

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:22 | 1915353 Yes_Questions
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Nothing attracts a crowd, like a crowd and foot traffic is the name of the retail game.

Somehow I think the stampede mentality creates a sense of urgency in others to actually go out and shop.  I think the Walmart incidents actually draw would be shoppers out of their hovels.

 

Sick!

 

Wait, how much for the LED TV?

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 14:53 | 1915569 geekgrrl
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And there we have it. That's what all these retail gimmicks are about: inducing a false sense of urgency to get people to go shopping.

To my eyes, a store that packed is an obvious hazard even without the pepper spray (where the heck is the fire marshall?), and anyone foolish enough to be around that many irrational people shouldn't be surprised when bad things happen.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 16:42 | 1915817 Dave Thomas
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Yes, I believe the 2$ Waffle makers are what they call a loss leader. So that you mill around the store and buy a shit ton of other chinese crap you really just don't need.

 

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:39 | 1915216 DaveyJones
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black and blue friday

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:41 | 1915227 Let them eat iPads
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Season's Beatings to you and yours.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:59 | 1915297 WestVillageIdiot
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Happy Horrordays!

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:10 | 1915328 Cheesy Bastard
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I'm dreaming of a fight christmas.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:27 | 1915363 Yes_Questions
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Bashing through the snow...

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 14:39 | 1915387 Ag Tex
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All I want for Christmas is to keep my two front teeth

&

Deck them all

 

From the banksters to you:

I'll Get Your Christmas Shoes

Your Nut Roasting On An Open Fire

We Short Silver Bells

We're All Misfits

Ponzi The Snowman...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMlqn_Hjyi8&feature=player_embedded#!

Sun, 11/27/2011 - 01:24 | 1916919 Osmium
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Haven't laughed that hard in quite awhile.  I especially like Deck them all.

 

Funny shit

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 14:09 | 1915456 whoopsing
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Black eye Friday ?

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 01:28 | 1924214 geekgrrl
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This is the best post of the week!

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:40 | 1915218 Let them eat iPads
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What a bunch of fat, stupid useless eaters.

Black Friday's gone full retard.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 13:03 | 1915305 Fazzie
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Fat, stupid; yes, but only useless in terms of contributing something to soceity. They are very usefull to TPTB for these same reasons. They are Obummers electorate who will naturally cast their vote for a tool of wall street so long as they think he will keep the free shit coming.

 

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 17:08 | 1915894 Cathartes Aura
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yah, no one who voted in the George's would EVAH shop at WallyWorld.

oh, and the Repubs are all swanky-thin genuis-peeps.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:41 | 1915221 Temporalist
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The stores are complicit in this.

All they have to do is make the one day into the whole post Thanksgiving holiday weekend thus staggering the hordes of morons into trickles of morons at differing time and dates.

Simple.  Why do they want all their receipts on one day?

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:46 | 1915246 tmosley
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Exactly.  They could just as easily have a different doorbuster every hour or something.  Or better yet, do it all online.

Sat, 11/26/2011 - 12:46 | 1915250 ThisIsBob
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I agree. It is the store which, in search of gain,  set the bait.

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