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Do you Buy for Yourself on Black Friday?


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#31 jaymacfla  OFFLINE  

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Posted Oct 12, 2014 - 3:52 am

Like the post above, my birthday is usually the week of Black Friday. This year it will be two days before. I can't remember a time when I didn't get something for myself since I started lining up at CompUSA.



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Posted Oct 12, 2014 - 4:04 am

I shop Black Friday with my mom, so it's inevitable that she has me pick out a Christmas gift for myself. Other than that, sometimes I'l take advantage of the good deal on household items for myself & I almost always purchase a new movie or two.



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Posted Oct 12, 2014 - 5:23 am

Yep - this year I'm hoping to get a new fitbit, maybe some new sheets, and some jewelry.

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Posted Oct 12, 2014 - 10:58 am

Yep - this year I'm hoping to get a new fitbit, maybe some new sheets, and some jewelry.

One of the office stores (max, depot or staples) has fitbit with a $25 store card this week.



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Posted Oct 12, 2014 - 2:07 pm

If there is a good enough bargain then I have no trouble buying something for myself.



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Posted Oct 12, 2014 - 2:31 pm

Yes, I ALWAYS buy for myself / house on BF.  I bet only 25% or so is actual presents.



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Posted Oct 12, 2014 - 3:39 pm

Always!!!! The tradition in my house is that on Christmas eve everyone gets to open 1 gift...pajamas...lol...i also get household items & every year i get new rubbermaid containers...mainly little things...

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Posted Oct 13, 2014 - 7:55 am

I usually pick up 1 or 2 items for the house.  The rest is presents.



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Posted Oct 13, 2014 - 8:05 am

ALWAYS! It's pretty much the one time of year I don't feel guilty for buying more than a few things for myself.



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Posted Oct 13, 2014 - 8:22 am

I have noticed that in the last couple of years, I have bought more for me and my house than for the boys.  They are getting older and more into electronics/video games, which I usually find on Amazon or other stores online prior or after BF.



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Posted Oct 13, 2014 - 1:24 pm

Yes, I can't pass up the deals on some items. 



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Posted Oct 13, 2014 - 2:15 pm

I do! I look for dvds/blu rays, linens, and kitchen oddities for myself!.

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Posted Oct 13, 2014 - 3:33 pm

Most of the stuff I would usually buy would be for myself.  Granted I didn't spend 100's of dollars, but I did find a lot of stuff for myself.  I would find stuff for other people as well.  I think the one year I bought only for other people was the first year I bought online, and it worked out well enough that I buy for other people online, then if I go to the stores, I get stuff for me.


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Posted Oct 14, 2014 - 8:53 am

Absolutely! My birthday is around this time so I definitely treat myself to some goodies! Usually by black friday, I'm pretty much done with the kids anyway!



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Posted Oct 14, 2014 - 2:47 pm

I sure do. Normally im a good percentage done with my shopping by blackfriday. So I brave the masses to score myself a few well deserved rewards.

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Posted Oct 14, 2014 - 3:40 pm

Absolutely!  I usually buy something for myself that I don't think anyone else will.  This gets wrapped and placed under the tree along with all of the other gifts.  Funny thing is that I usually buy and wrap so many gifts I may forget what it is until I unwrap it!



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Posted Oct 14, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Several strong coffees to keep me awake!

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Posted Oct 14, 2014 - 5:09 pm

Yes.......Yes I do.  Is that a bad thing?  Lol :trampolin



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Posted Oct 14, 2014 - 7:13 pm

Of course, it would be a travesty if I didn't. Lol

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Posted Oct 15, 2014 - 5:29 am

I'm often done shopping by BF, but I'll still get stuff online (mostly for me, haha). The websites have really made BF so much easier. And I'll go to a store or two just for the fun of it, for the thrill of the hunt!

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Posted Oct 15, 2014 - 6:42 am

MOST DEFINITELY!!!! That is the only way to ensure I get what I want for the best price. Everyone else is just a bonus - LOL



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Posted Oct 15, 2014 - 6:43 am

Always buy for myself, and this way especially on series dvd bluray tv shows I get the current seasons I need and don't have to worry about someone giving me the wrong season.  When you get shows like the Big Bang Theory for example is has season 7 out and is on season 8.  The last thing I want is to get a duplicate season from someone who wants to get me something they think I may like.  So that to me just makes it easier, to give them a list of item to get and this way the $10 I spend I know that I save up to $40 for myself later.  Some things best to just purchase for myself and then if I don't get the other movies that were just released, there's always giftcards and exchanges.  Some things I just find easier to buy myself, and I don't purchase anything that I don't need and try my best throughout each year to put money aside every year, so that when Black Friday rolls around I don't feel bad spending money on something that I was going to purchase anyways, I look at the money that I save every year buy patiently waiting for the sales to begin and make sure to make a list of what site has which season and at what price so I know I'm getting the best deal and enjoy being quick on the purchase.



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Posted Oct 15, 2014 - 7:28 am

Always!  Why not pick some things up when the deals are great!?



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Posted Oct 15, 2014 - 1:22 pm

YES....NUFF SAID :)



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Posted Oct 15, 2014 - 2:14 pm

Of course!  It is the only time of year that DW won't question the purchases I make!



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Posted Oct 15, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Heck yeah I buy for myself - it's the deals that I get that help me justify being "selfish" when I should be buying for others


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Posted Oct 15, 2014 - 4:44 pm

Yep. Don't care if it's a coffee or a single truffle I always find something.

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Posted Oct 15, 2014 - 7:13 pm

I always make a "me" list and watch for a bargain before I buy.



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Posted Oct 15, 2014 - 7:25 pm

I do.  There are specialty things I enjoy like playing cards and stamps that I buy from mom and pop businesses that run BF sales. 



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Posted Oct 16, 2014 - 5:44 am

Yep!!!....especially the pj's, cheapie sweats, and RUBBERMAID... I cook ALOT and always buy enough to  last the year...( I switch out every three months)... just call me a Rubbermaid hoarder...lol






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