November 30, 2009

Black Friday Mayhem

I was just chatting with some of my co-workers about what they did for Thanksgiving and after a few minutes we got to talking about Black Friday. I asked if any of them had waited in line and found out that all of us had opted to sleep in, no doubt recuperating from the large amount of food we had eaten earlier.

In 2003 I worked for a popular electronics retailer and witnessed first hand the mayhem that takes place in the wee-hours on the morning after Thanksgiving. This video is the closest thing I've found to what I saw:

Did any of the readers of the metroinsider blog get up early to take advantage of the big discounts? Was it worth it?

By Jon