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    Avatarbarrettone
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBk32OUxCnU

    I don’t understand this. People practically trampling each other over discounts on luxury items. I’ve heard of rampant consumerism but didn’t think it’d actually be so bad as to be institutionalised.

    #1262857
    Avatarp0ly
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    I saw about this last year.. luckily i’m not:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzdHxqwTO-4

    #1262855
    AvatarGeneral Lighting
    Moderator

    I got numerous emails from Amazon about this, in spite of my accounts clearly being UK ones, and that it is actually quite hard to buy non-EU stuff there, though apparently some US companies have exported the concept to here (though I get so many emails I never noticed any big price difference, and don’t usually buy big ticket items from Amazon if I can avoid it).

    In 1990 (ironically the same year as many student/poll tax riots) Metpol TSG units were deployed to a Sainsburys in the West end of London as Christmas shopping got out of hand..

    #1262856
    Avatarspangle
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    I made the mistake of going in to Birmingham during boxing day sales 2 yeas ago, it was pretty traumatic

    #1262858
    Avatarp0ly
    Participant

    I hate Christmas time shopping… I’m just gonna stick to amazon and ebay and avoid shops i think, much nicer that way… Also if you know what’s in the package you can save money on stupid gift wrapping paper (WHAT A SCAM AND WASTE OF CASH!!) I always just wrap presents in a tesco carrier bag or something because i refuse to use stupid gift wrapping paper which gets ripped off and binned in 2 seconds.

    #1262860
    AvatarMR207
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    Black friday is the greatest thing that ever happened to great things

    #1262859
    Avatarknow_hope
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    @barrettone 508596 wrote:

    I don’t understand this. People practically trampling each other over discounts on luxury items. I’ve heard of rampant consumerism but didn’t think it’d actually be so bad as to be institutionalised.

    peasants have weird behaviour a?

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