Not worth the money I would save.

As crazy people are out before the sun rises to score the “amazing deals” of black Friday, I am snuggled under my comforter, sleeping in.  No matter how much money I would save (and this is totally debatable, I don’t believe it) it will never be worth it to have the possibility of being trampled or getting in an altercation because I TOUCHED IT FIRST… LEYGO.  I’m not sure if my imagination of what happens on black Friday is accurate, but it’s real in my head.  Crazy people are crazy and days like these seem to make them get together and I’m very worried about remaining safe and away from these crazy people.

So I’m sleeping right now, digesting my turkey, I’ll get up and  eat a turkey sandwich and maybe even go back to bed.  I have important plans of doing nothing.  You’re jealous, aren’t you?

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21 Responses to Not worth the money I would save.

  1. Sans says:

    Yes. I had to work today.


  2. Kyooty/Mary says:

    It wasn’t that crazy the years I went in New England.
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  3. Barbara says:

    Let’s hear it for those of us who dislike crowds and love to sleep in!! I do my part for the economy on other days, when the crowds disperse :)
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  4. Becca says:

    I totally agree…there’s nothing I want badly enough to join the hoards of people out shopping at the crack of dawn. Especially not when I can get it on the internet without getting out of my jammies!
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  5. quilly says:

    I don’t shop on Black Friday. Even though we live on a quiet, sedate, normally sane little island, I swore I wasn’t going near a store today. Unfortunately, I had to go to the Drug Store and pick up my prescription, but I didn’t have to buy anything else! Mostly I visited friends and stayed out of the “town” area.
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  6. Ferd says:

    Yes! “Important plans of doing nothing!” That’s what the day after Thanksgiving should be all about! Good for you.
    And I so agree that crazy people are crazy and should be avoided. Bad enough we have to be exposed to so much family! LOL
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  7. JLO says:

    I’m all about shopping online. No rush and fun to get mail everyday! :)
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  8. I totally agree with you.

    While “I TOUCHED IT FIRST… LEYGO” used to be my motto in college (regarding men, of course), now I stay away from the Black Friday mayhem.
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  9. John says:

    I am very jealous. I’ve worked in retail all my adult life and I can tell you that it is crazy. I’ve seen people fight over saving a few dollars. Every year it gets more and more crazy. If I am never in retail I plan on not leaving my house on the day after Thanksgiving.
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  10. Well it wasn’t Black Friday here since Thanksgiving is a regular workday (we usually celebrate the weekend before or after but this year I also had a girlfriend thanksgiving dinner the night of – lots of good fun) but we did spend the afternoon at the beach followed by Mexican food at our favorite beach bar. Does that count as being lazy or not, I’m not sure. Sure felt good though.

    Happy thanksgiving!

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  11. Bazza says:

    Hi Kate. I have only just learned about Black Friday because we don’t have Thanksgiving or Black Friday in the UK. However, the first day of the big sales (usually straight after Christmas and again in the Spring) are crazy. People camp outside to be first into the Harrods sales in Knoghtbridge, central London. It’s totally mad!
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  12. I couldn’t agree more! We spent a lovely day in with leftovers. :o)
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  13. Carver says:

    I’m with you. There’s no way I’m shopping this weekend. I hope you and your family had a happy Thanksgiving.
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  14. Dayngr says:

    Nothing could drag me out of bed and into that kind of hell that early in the morning. I slept in too!
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  15. Linda says:

    At one Ohio Walmart, shoppers camped out for two nights prior to the earlybird madness. They put up nice tents with aluminum frames, windows, and plenty of room inside for generators, refrigerators, and room for six. If they can afford all that, who needs to risk their life to save $5 on Elmo? Bunch of reckless idiots…

  16. Linda says:

    My goodness, what adorable new pics. 😀
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  17. linlah says:

    I vote sleep over shopping any day, or every day. All the time.
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  18. Kris says:

    I spent the day in bed as well, but we dragged the bed out into the living room so we still had movies in bed all day. No way in hell would I go out in that mess!

  19. George says:

    I was right there with you. Other than going out to get the mail, I didn’t even leave the house Friday. :)
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  20. Taylor says:

    Black Friday shopping? Yeeeeeah right. I spent the day eating even MORE turkey and pie.
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  21. Eve says:

    That’s exactly how I feel about Black Friday. I spent the day in much the same way as you describe.

    Thanks for coming by to see me. I’m always looking for new friends.
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