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    QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday?

    Amid the chaos and scuffles, did you pick up any bargains?
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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday?

    Absolutely nothing. Zilch. Nada. Don't believe the hype.

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday?

    Some Christmas presents for various people in my family - I spotted some appropriate items on Amazon's lightning deals and just logged on at the relevant times. for a minute or two. Also picked up a couple of books for myself but nothing major. Elsewhere, a couple of things that might have tempted me (an SSD and a laptop) were out of stock in less than 5s (!) or when the discount arrived it was still over twice the price I could buy the same item for in the US (discounted to £1000, or the same model is available for $799 Stateside - at that point I'll refuse to buy it in the UK on principle).

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday?

    nothing why ? why bring another bad idea from the states ...why spend what you don't have on crap there trying to get rid of ??
    if you din't need it yesterday why buy it today ??
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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday?

    My dignity! by keeping out of the weak offerings this year.

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday?

    I also believe this tripe is simply sent here by big corporations to dupe Brits into spending on high priced junk with an early January sales frenzy - it is an American festival of stupidity, let it remain so. Today I bought nothing but Christmas cards at normal retail.

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday?

    Nothing. Didn't see anything particularly amazing. Seems a bit weird that it's suddenly a thing in the UK now too.

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday?

    Nothing yet.. Might buy a steam game if I find something I'm interested in.

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday?

    A load of club cycling gear, the order landed at the shop on Tuesday and today was the 1st chance I had to escape from work for half an hour to grab it. Not really in the spirit of the question though.

    As above, lets see what Steam brings later though.

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday?

    NVIDIA Shield Tablet. Got the controller for free as part of a Black Friday bundle!

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday?

    Shadow Warrior, as it was only £3.

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday?

    Nothing, a bargain is only a bargain if it was something you would have bought at full price anyway. A lot of the deals seemed to be an excuse to shift old stock or lines that hadn't sold well in the past.
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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday?

    I just brought chips and Cheese , cheeseburger and coke from my local takeaway... Same price as normal though

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday?

    nothing... couldn't get on half the sites and the ones I did get onto didn't really have anything that good on offer. It just seemed like they were out to sell off old stock under the 'black friday' hype.

    Might grab a chromecast tomorrow (if any are left) for £18 when shopping though.... never bothered with one before now but at £18 it's worth a punt.

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday?

    Rush on bluray for £4.99 form Zavvi, the Mrs will like that for xmas.

    Had a laugh at people fighting overs rubbish TVs.

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday?

    XBox One & 4 games, £299 at GAME.

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