No Black Friday Deals for Me
Many may still remember the tragedy at a Long Island Walmart seven years ago. A 34-year-old employee was trampled to death by mob of early shoppers.
Even what some might call "a giant of a man" at 6-feet 5-inches tall, Djimytai Damour could not hold back the frenzied greed that we have come to know today as "Black Friday," the official start of the retail holiday shopping season.
Though incidents are reported all over, there always seems to be a fair share of them at Walmart. But as this compilation video shows, the ridiculousness does not stop there. It absolutely amazes me that anyone would want to go to a Walmart or any other retail establishment today...for anything.
Who, in their right mind, would put up with the noise, the lines, the people, and the potential mayhem to get to the displays to find out that whatever toy or electronic device they just have to have is sold out? Or run the risk of someone beating the hell out of you for having what they want?
Perhaps, it is a way for the person taking a video with his or her cell phone to get that 15-seconds-of-fame should it go viral.
Instant savings. Instant fame. Instant gratification.
No, thank you. I would rather work a few more hours to afford to pay a little higher price for safety and security.
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© 2015 Coral Levang
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