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Now, no matter how hungry the media are for "crazy Black Friday shopping" images, it still must have taken that news crew some time to drive over to Best Buy after receiving the hot tip that people had already started lining up; these people were most definitely setting up their tents hours before the original tweet.
If you're like us, then you're probably perplexed about what motivates someone to take Black Friday to this extreme level. To better understand what goes on in the mind of super-early Black Friday camp-outers, watch this hard-hitting "news" report from USA Today:
DealNews advocates staying at home on Black Friday, as all the best deals of the season tend to appear online. We're not sure why anyone would spend days sleeping in a parking lot when you could shop from the comfort of your own heated home. Oh, right, because (to paraphrase one of the interviewees in the video): They are crazy. After all, one woman is camping out despite the fact that she doesn't even want to buy anything. "I just wanted to hang out with everyone," she told the paper. Perhaps our Black Friday haters were right about those parties after all.
Readers, have you spotted any diehards waiting in line already?