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Do you Buy for Yourself on Black Friday?

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#1 magickallight  ONLINE  



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Posted Oct 9, 2014 - 7:27 am

Many times I find deals on stuff I have been wanting for myself or the house on great deals on Black Friday - and if money allows, I grab it. ;) This year I am hoping for some great prices on a new convection oven, a mattress, and possibly a bigger TV for the family room.

Do you buy for yourself on Black Friday? If so, what are you looking for this year?


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#2 Kanyon71  OFFLINE  



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Posted Oct 9, 2014 - 9:43 am

Yes indeed we do. Hoping this year to get a great deal on a 65"-70" TV for the new house :)


We also pick up movies and things for ourselves and usually the box set for sitcoms we watch.

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Posted Oct 9, 2014 - 11:07 am

Absolutely.  In fact, a good portion of what I buy on Black Friday is for myself or items to be used/shared by the household.

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Posted Oct 9, 2014 - 12:44 pm


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Posted Oct 9, 2014 - 3:37 pm

Is the pope Catholic?  Does a bear crap in the woods?  Of course I do.  My favorite is to get the BluRay disks I really want and stash them until after Christmas.  If I get them as a present, back to the store they go.  If not, got my cheap BluRays.

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Posted Oct 9, 2014 - 3:45 pm

Used to load up on computer stuff at Staples.  They really don't do the whole free thing as much these days.  I got a generator one BF.  I would argue that was for my wife, though, because I can go a week without a shower and warm beer is OK by me.

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Posted Oct 9, 2014 - 4:29 pm

I also end up getting stuff for the house and family on BF-this year I can't think of anything we need, but of course that might change once the ads come out. My best BF gift for myself was Season 1 of the Walking Dead a few years ago. I bought it on a whim since it was the only one left and it hooked me.

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Posted Oct 9, 2014 - 5:46 pm

This year is full replacement of everyone's pillows. Lol.

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Posted Oct 10, 2014 - 10:30 am

Of course I do. I typically by household items for the family and I rack up on pajamas, sheets and towels. This year we need a new tv for the game room.

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Posted Oct 10, 2014 - 12:26 pm

Sure do.  In fact, most of my  purchases on BF are for myself or for household.  Kind of sad this year that I can not think of anything we need but I am sure I will find something :sidesplit

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Posted Oct 10, 2014 - 2:14 pm

Agreed with all above. Sometimes, I end up spending way too much  money on myself!!! But I don't have to feel too guilty this year, cause I have most shopping done! Yeah me!

Bring on the ads !  :yelclap: 

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Posted Oct 10, 2014 - 2:30 pm

I buy for everyone including myself usually I get the discounted movie deals for me

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Posted Oct 10, 2014 - 3:34 pm

Yes, I've gotten some great deals on small kitchen appliances during black Friday.





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Posted Oct 10, 2014 - 4:57 pm

I do like to get some good deals on kitchen items for myself! Last year got myself an awesome spice rack from Penney's!

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Posted Oct 10, 2014 - 6:04 pm

Most years there is always an item that I would like to have...sometimes I get it as a gift from another family member but usually I buy it myself...this year I am in want of a new shop vac so hope they have a really good deal on one..

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Posted Oct 10, 2014 - 6:27 pm

Usually I do shop for myself too

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Posted Oct 10, 2014 - 8:47 pm

Do I buy for myself ? HA HA HA that is a funny question. For the kids. If I see something maybe.

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Posted Oct 11, 2014 - 2:57 am

YES!  And if I can wait for it, I give it to my DH to wrap for me for Christmas!  That way he doesn't have to shop, and I get what I want at a great deal.  My enjoyment of hunting for the great deal is my Christmas :gdyes:

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Posted Oct 11, 2014 - 3:28 am

I usually concentrate on getting gifts or household items for my family, and birthday gifts for my December daughter. I try to squeeze in a few things for myself after the family things after Black Friday.

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Posted Oct 11, 2014 - 5:11 am

Sometimes, especially when it's a big item for the whole family to enjoy, like a big tv. I even buy grocery items of the price is right (like the Walgreens sale items). Just depends on whether I have ran out of money lol.

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Posted Oct 11, 2014 - 7:24 am

Half of the things that I buy are for the house and myself. I don't really shop for myself so I treat myself on BF!

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Posted Oct 11, 2014 - 7:34 am

Oh yes! Everyone gets a new pillow including the dogs :)  Couch pillows and covers.  This year I need a new family size electric skillet and a coffee maker.

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Posted Oct 11, 2014 - 8:09 am

I try to purchase gifts for the holiday and birthdays the following year. However, If we need to replace any items or want something specific then I will buy those items. We just don't get carried away with the wants.

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Posted Oct 11, 2014 - 9:52 am

It always nice to find something for myself at a discounted price, so yes!

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Posted Oct 11, 2014 - 11:58 am

2 Black Fridays ago saw DH participating in his 1st BF experience; we had just had our basement refinished and needed a nice TV for it. We stood in line at Sams's Club and got the 65 inch Vizio smart tv for $899 I believe. That night gave me some great memories :)

I always pick up a movie or two for myself; would love to get a nice DSLR this year.

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Posted Oct 11, 2014 - 12:40 pm

If I find something I want, yes!!

Last year I got boots online at khols for 29 or 19. They were 80.00 boot. I'm hoping they do it again this year.

I also got a picture frame set at Walmart and one of the wax burners. I can't remember if I got anything else tho lol. Wait, yes. I got iTunes on sale I think.

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Posted Oct 11, 2014 - 1:09 pm

I am on the Buy for myself camp ,too. I can't help myself. I never follow the hot trend but every year there seen to be one item that I MUST have. LOL

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Posted Oct 11, 2014 - 5:27 pm

The majority of my BF shopping is for myself. I order most of the presents I buy for people online whenever I see a good deal.

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Posted Oct 11, 2014 - 6:57 pm

Yes, I always find a few great deals I need =)


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Posted Oct 11, 2014 - 7:12 pm

My birthday is in November so I usually have money that I can spend on me. I love that I can find some good deals on things I want but not take away from my Christmas budget. 

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