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A woman in Tampa, Florida, spoke to an NBC news affiliate outside of a Best Buy in St. Petersburg, to explain why she's already lined up outside of the store for its Black Friday sales. Nine days early. She says that she's coordinated it with three other families, that they're all sharing supplies, and they'll be sleeping in a tent.
When the newsreporter asked her what the hell are you thinking? (just kidding—she only asked her why?) she responded: "You can't beat some of the deals they have on plasmas, flat screens, and laptops. You get to buy it in large quantities, all at once, and we're all students and you've got to pinch a penny. It's affordable right now." One thing you can't put a price on, though? Sleeping in your own bed, in your own house, not outside of a Best Buy.
· Woman Lines Up 9 Days Early For Best Buy's Black Friday Sale [Consumerist]