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jimbo45

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Hi there.

Looking at US and UK News currently --seems people can't wait to get away from Family and friends after only spending a few hours on Xmas Day with them.

I'm reading endless drivel of "How much people will spend online on the DAY AFTER XMAS" -- don't we have ENOUGH spending nonsense already and how there will be a MASSIVE exodus to shopping Malls etc.

Then looking at the sheer GREED of people as they scream, push and shove as the shops doors open barging everybody out of the way - doesn't matter if you are old or disabled -- there's just an almighty human scrum surging forward like Lions attacking their prey.


What sort of nutters do we have on this planet who stand in a line for 5 or 6 hours to get into a shop at 6.00 a.m on a winters morning the DAY after XMAS. - Haven't they spent enough BEFORE XMAS.

Probably 90% of these people going to these types of "Events" are probably ridiculously in debt already -- do they really want to take on MORE debt.

Anyway to those who have NO intention of joining this frenzy -- well done nad have a great day either at home or going out to a sensible event -- theatre, Sport etc etc. BUT STAY AWAY FROM THE SHOPS. !!!

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Hi there.

Looking at US and UK News currently --seems people can't wait to get away from Family and friends after only spending a few hours on Xmas Day with them.

I'm reading endless drivel of "How much people will spend online on the DAY AFTER XMAS" -- don't we have ENOUGH spending nonsense already and how there will be a MASSIVE exodus to shopping Malls etc.

Then looking at the sheer GREED of people as they scream, push and shove as the shops doors open barging everybody out of the way - doesn't matter if you are old or disabled -- there's just an almighty human scrum surging forward like Lions attacking their prey.


What sort of nutters do we have on this planet who stand in a line for 5 or 6 hours to get into a shop at 6.00 a.m on a winters morning the DAY after XMAS. - Haven't they spent enough BEFORE XMAS.

Probably 90% of these people going to these types of "Events" are probably ridiculously in debt already -- do they really want to take on MORE debt.

Anyway to those who have NO intention of joining this frenzy -- well done nad have a great day either at home or going out to a sensible event -- theatre, Sport etc etc. BUT STAY AWAY FROM THE SHOPS. !!!

Cheers
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Sadly Jimbo45 hasn't been seen for 5+ years, hope he didn't get trampled on by one of those crowds he was referencing in the OP :)
 

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Sadly Jimbo45 hasn't been seen for 5+ years, hope he didn't get trampled on by one of those crowds he was referencing in the OP
Looking at this news raises many questions. Better not to read them at all. Better yet read about self reflection, use https://studymoose.com/free-essays/self-reflection for that. I also watched many times how people burst into the store, not seeing who is in their way. From the outside it looks very strange and stupid.
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We don't jump on Black Friday sales (on-line or in stores), same with after Xmas sales. IMO, the items that are marked down didn't sell when not on sale for a reason.
 

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