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Old 11-25-2004, 07:31 PM   #1
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So who is going shopping today?

The day after Thanksgiving is the biggest shopping day of the year. I myself might venture out sometime during the day. But no way am I going out shopping at 5:30 in the morning. That's the time that most of the stores open.
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No shopping...I'll be working...and one of my jobs is in retail.
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My office is open tomorrow but none of the people I work with (customers and vendors) are open tomorrow. I have tons of work but if I can't email or call anyone then there's not much I can do except stare at the clock until 3:00 when we get to leave 2 hours earlier than normal.


I might go to Best Buy before work but since I'm late to work just about everyday I can't see myself getting to a store before work.
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I have to work retail from 2:30 to 11:15pm

I would not shop even if i weren't working, the insanity is not worth it to me.
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I never ever shop on the day after Thanksgiving!
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feck that
i did it last year
it was like being lost in a herd of cattle on butchering day
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Old 11-26-2004, 05:55 AM   #7
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I would not set one foot in the store today I can't stand crowds. I was in WalMart this morning at 7:30 to pick up a layaway before things got too busy, and the line was so long it was up the aisle, turned sideways past the shoes all the way past the baby clothes, and turned down into the food section! So, I left, and I may just give up if it stays like this. Besides, I am burned out on Christmas.
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I feel for those that work in retail for I once did myself.
The long hours and the rude people who have to put up with. A friend of mine just called and we are going out to lunch. We are going to a little of the way place. We figure not too many people will be there.
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I was out for awhile at 6 am. It was surprisingly calm. Nobody in town had any good sales besides Best Buy, I guess, and I didn't even bother going there -- full parking lot and they had lines coming out the door.
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Old 11-26-2004, 08:43 AM   #10
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Not me, after rent, I have less than $1 in my bank account even though I got paid via direct deposit this morning and the gas bill just came in. I already got presents for my immediate family at the Old Navy Outlet on the way to my bf's house two days ago. Everything at that store is still cheaper than the day after Thanksgiving sales anyway.
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I am about to leave for work- yay retail!

I'm actually kind of excited; at this time of year it's mostly our regular customers, and we have a really good team who likes busy days. I love watching piles of merchandise fly out the door!

On the other hand, if I didn't have to work, you wouldn't catch me near a store of any kind. I hate crowds when I'm not running the show.
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To all of my Interferencers who work in retail, lots of hugs and good karma from Golightly Grrl. I used to work in retail and I know the holiday season can be hellish.

Other than some much needed grocery shopping, I'm staying away from the stores and malls today. I can't stand places like Wal-mart, anyway. I used to go to one close to me, but was completely appalled by the dirty store, shitty merchandise, sullen staff, nasty customers, bratty kids, and piss all over the seats in the ladies' loo. Gross!!

And since I haven't been earning a paycheck for the past few months (I'm doing an internship), I'm going to be very low-key this Xmas. My friends are cool with it, but my family will probably get on my case for being so cheap. My family already has enough stuff. They don't need anything more. Selfish assholes.
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Going shopping when there are giant lines, huge crowds and tight parking is my idea of Hell. No thanks!
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I stay away from the mall at all costs from now until after New Years!! I actually got everything done except one gift last tuesday and the one gift I have left I'm ordering online. So I'm done!!

I worked retail in high school and my first year of college and to those of you still in it, I feel your pain!! It was absolute hell for me during the holidays.
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I have three gifts left to buy. Online shopping rocks.
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