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    Black Friday Death Count

    Because what's past is prologue.

    ..Black Friday Death Count
    (blackfridaydeathcount.com)

    Most dangerous places to shop on Black Friday..(Orlando Sentinel)
    Last edited by wfgodot; 11-28-2014 at 03:57 AM.

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    England's decided to adopt Black Friday sales and it's all going bad. They seem to have completely forgotten their famed ability to queue in an orderly manner. Nobody's died yet, thankfully.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-30241459
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    I've heard that the death rate goes way up this weekend starting with Fake ID Wednesday.
    This my opinion and to the best of my knowledge, that is, if I'm not joking.


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    What is Fake ID Wednesday? I've never I heard of that!

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    There's a broken wrist in England so far, and several arrests (not counting the punches and kicks, etc). No deaths as far as I can tell, and it seems to be all over now.

    Just for interest: These sort of sales do not exist in Germany. In my opinion, they never will. I don't think there would be much left of the country after, if they were. They are the greatest bargain hunters I've ever come across.

    As far as I ever saw, the French don't do it either - purely for reasons of lack of style, I would think.

    In Spain, they'd all start chatting and forget they were there to get a bargain - plus, they wouldn't want to mess up their clothes.

    In the Netherlands, people are just too laid back and nice to start pushing and shoving, and they always have some great bargains anyway.

    Just my opinion. Happy to be corrected by anyone who knows these countries better than I do.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blondie in Spokane View Post
    What is Fake ID Wednesday? I've never I heard of that!
    Me neither. But I'm thinking it's a joke we're both missing?
    We 'embraced' the missing Bob Harrod case as requested but 6 years on, are still waiting for further guidance


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    No frenzy evident in Providence RI, commercial streets around the very nice Providence Place mall orderly, no road rage, etc.

    Well, at least no one honked horns or shook fists when I politely ducked into my turn lane at Exit 19.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blondie in Spokane View Post
    What is Fake ID Wednesday? I've never I heard of that!
    It's where the kids come home from college and go out drinking on the night before Thanksgiving.
    This my opinion and to the best of my knowledge, that is, if I'm not joking.


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    Now I know lol! Thanks Standreid!

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    Quote Originally Posted by STANDREID View Post
    It's where the kids come home from college and go out drinking on the night before Thanksgiving.
    Ha, ha. I've heard the Wednesday night before TG is the biggest bar night of the year, even more so than NY's eve. I've never heard of it referred to Fake ID Wednesday.
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    Black Friday Gets a Little Less Frenzied (AP)
    Only scattered reports of shopper scuffles and arrests

    lengthy article at link, with videos

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    Overnight email alert: http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/p...strom/29976262

    Police: Man shoots woman, self at Nordstrom

    Shooter is dead, woman in critical condition


    Author: By Dave Alsup and Holly Yan CNN

    Published On: Nov 28 2014 10:56:55 PM EST Updated On: Nov 29 2014 03:32:32 AM EST

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    A bustling Nordstrom store packed with holiday shoppers became the scene of a deadly shooting Friday night when a man shot a woman and then himself, Chicago officials said...

    ...The man died and the woman was critically injured, said spokesman Larry Langford of the Chicago Fire Department...

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    "It was a pow and a pow," said Michelle Smith. "It was a stampede coming down the escalator."
    Gunman shoots woman, kills self in Nordstrom on Michigan Avenue (Chicago Tribune)

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    "I've never been out for Black Friday before, never bought a TV or an X-box or anything," he said. "But here I am drinking beer at 8 a.m."
    In Wisconsin, Black Friday shoppers come for beer (azcentral.com)

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