While thousands of people her age are busy camping out in various Occupy movements around the country, a Florida woman decided last night to occupy the sidewalk outside her local Best Buy in order to be the first person to be disappointed by the Black Friday offerings on Nov. 25.
“You can’t beat some of the deals they have on plasmas, flat screens and laptops,” the young woman, who has coordinated her camp-out with three other families, tells Tampa’s NBC affiliate. “We’re all students; you’ve got to pinch a penny; it’s affordable right now.”
We don’t know if she actually calculated the amount of money she and her cohorts are spending on their not-at-all-idiotic outdoors adventure. Because we’re pretty sure she would still get the same deals if she showed up a mere few hours ahead of the Black Friday madness… or maybe just stayed at home and shopped online.
Thanks to Elanor for the tip!