Put An End To "Black Friday"
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Put An End To "Black Friday"

Do you honestly think that you're getting a better deal on Black Friday than you would any other day during the holiday season?

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Put An End To "Black Friday"

If there is one thing I hate more than Christmas music/decorations before Thanksgiving, it's Black Friday. I firmly believe that Black Friday is the work of the devil. Not really though. Typically, Black Friday shopping was done at midnight following Thanksgiving and lasted all that day. But as the years went on, stores started opening up at 11:45 p.m., 11:30 p.m., 11:15 p.m. and inching closer and closer family dinner time on Thanksgiving Day. Why? Why is this necessary? It's not.

It's completely asinine what these people do just to get little Tommy the latest and greatest gaming systems/electronics. But my guess is that little Tommy isn't so little and could probably use some fresh air and social interaction.

Now, I'm not blaming parents or shaming them (sorta). I blame the major corporations for this. The parents are just buying into the whole ordeal. It's the Walmarts, Best Buys, Targets of the world. It's their fault for fueling the madness that is Black Friday. Do you honestly think that you're getting a better deal on Black Friday than you would any other day during the holiday season? No. You're not. You're still buying overpriced pieces of metal.

Before I go, I just have a couple things left to say. You're better than this. You don't need to go out at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day just to get some "sweet deal". Black Friday the source of greed. Don't believe me? Just watch the national news, you'll see. People act like animals bursting through the doors trampling anyone that gets in their way. Is this really how you want to be viewed by the rest of the world? My guess is, probably not.

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