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Old 11-28-2014, 05:39 PM   #2911
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Not getting het up is my thing, so Black Friday is decidedly not my thing.

Besides, manufacturers produce lines of items specifically for BF that have inferior parts (so they can be sold for less). Risk life and limb for stuff that's even more worthless than what's on offer the rest of the year? I think not.

(I should provide a link but don't have the tech savvy ... it was a story linked to CNN within the past week.)
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Old 11-28-2014, 07:47 PM   #2912
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That's why I liked the Black Friday cheerleaders ... no inferior parts.



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Old 11-28-2014, 09:12 PM   #2913
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3am here and the radio news has just said that shops are gearing up for another day of retail mayhem.

The attractions of living on an island, or somewhere with a moat at the very least, become greater as each day passes.

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Old 11-28-2014, 09:45 PM   #2914
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Not getting het up is my thing, so Black Friday is decidedly not my thing.

Besides, manufacturers produce lines of items specifically for BF that have inferior parts (so they can be sold for less). Risk life and limb for stuff that's even more worthless than what's on offer the rest of the year? I think not.

(I should provide a link but don't have the tech savvy ... it was a story linked to CNN within the past week.)
Most big box stores are already selling crap with inferior parts, so BF just compounds the problem.
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Old 11-29-2014, 02:43 PM   #2915
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This happened well before November 2014, but it's still funny:

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Old 11-29-2014, 05:14 PM   #2916
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Awesome
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Old 11-30-2014, 05:20 AM   #2917
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Black Friday revisited. (Language may offend).

If I could briefly return to the subject of Black Friday...

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That should read 'fewer s..t TVs to sell' not 'less'.

Standards are slipping.
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Old 11-30-2014, 06:37 AM   #2918
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3am here and the radio news has just said that shops are gearing up for another day of retail mayhem.

The attractions of living on an island, or somewhere with a moat at the very least, become greater as each day passes.
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Old 11-30-2014, 06:40 AM   #2919
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It's really not the done thing to gloat.
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Old 11-30-2014, 07:37 AM   #2920
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I nipped into town to collect a prescription from Boots - was very glad to get back to my sleepy little village.
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Old 11-30-2014, 02:19 PM   #2921
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If I could briefly return to the subject of Black Friday...
Should also say Every little BIT Helps.
FWIW.
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Old 12-03-2014, 11:19 PM   #2922
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Pornography produced in the UK was quietly censored today through an amendment to the 2003 Communications Act, and the measures appear to take aim at female pleasure.


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Bring back my British spanking and caning videos!!!
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Old 12-04-2014, 03:20 AM   #2923
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Ridiculous.

Though actually, those rules were apparently already in place for dvds and videos, just not for digital production.
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Old 12-04-2014, 01:44 PM   #2924
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I swear you guys are racing us to Stupidtopia.
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Old 12-05-2014, 08:26 PM   #2925
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I swear you guys are racing us to Stupidtopia.
reminded me of the title Idiocracy.
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