firecat: hello kitty wearing a darth vader costume (darth kitty)
[personal profile] firecat
So now it's not enough that there is Black Friday and Cyber Monday...I have now received an ad telling me that it's Black Friday Week.

Date: 22 Nov 2010 04:21 pm (UTC)
bcholmes: I’m covered in bees! (bee sea)
From: [personal profile] bcholmes
Oh, you Americans and your wacky shopping holidays!

(I had never heard of Cyber Monday before you posted this).

Date: 22 Nov 2010 06:40 pm (UTC)
the_siobhan: It means, "to rot" (Default)
From: [personal profile] the_siobhan
To be fair, we do have Boxing Day now-morphed-into Boxing Week.

Date: 22 Nov 2010 04:31 pm (UTC)
azurelunatic: The Space Needle by night. Slightly dubious photography. (Default)
From: [personal profile] azurelunatic
Cyber Monday does not sound to me the way I think they want it to sound.

It either sounds like a day of amazing prostheses, or a day of really really NSFW chat.

Date: 22 Nov 2010 05:51 pm (UTC)
apis_mellifera: (Default)
From: [personal profile] apis_mellifera
I got one of those emails, too. Sigh.

At least the television ads I'm seeing from American Express encouraging people to patronize small businesses are encouraging something that I try to do when I shop.

Date: 22 Nov 2010 08:15 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
I have one better: last week I saw a promotional "Red Friday" advert. One can only assume this is the Friday before the black one? Sheesh.

Date: 22 Nov 2010 08:23 pm (UTC)
eggcrack: Icon based on the painting "Kullervon kirous ja sotaanlahto" (Default)
From: [personal profile] eggcrack
I think Cyber Monday would sell well in my country.

Date: 22 Nov 2010 09:29 pm (UTC)
tiferet: cute girl in pink dress captioned "not all bad girls wear black" (Default)
From: [personal profile] tiferet
I'd try to be scandalised and irritated, but I just saved $300 on a computer I needed to buy? sorry.

Date: 23 Nov 2010 05:09 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] tedesson
At least if I shop online, I can avoid the music.

A good article with a bad title:

And I'm finding this site interesting as well, though a bit more focused on comparing accomplishments than I'd prefer:

Date: 30 Nov 2010 03:42 pm (UTC)
prairierabbit: Bandstand by Illinois River (Default)
From: [personal profile] prairierabbit
Definitely yes to avoiding the mus-ick. I so hate mall Christmas/holiday music.

Date: 23 Nov 2010 01:46 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Oh, and now there's Small Business Saturday (

Date: 23 Nov 2010 06:23 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Black Friday sales started 2 weekends ago around here. Ridiculous.

Date: 24 Nov 2010 01:46 am (UTC)
ext_116349: (Default)
From: [identity profile]
Deposited my thoughts on this here:


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