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How to Prepare for Black Friday Chaos!?

Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by unionguy, Nov 28, 2013.

  1. unionguy

    unionguy Portland Active Member

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    What's the best way to prepare for the chaos and mayhem of Black Friday?

    As preppers, we know, stay the hell home and hole up and read some good prepper/apocalyptic fiction!

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    And, yes, I've been a long-time member here!
     
  2. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Just go about your normal business unless your standing in front of WalMart or Best Buy etc. at 5am the only thing you will run into is increased traffic and a few short tempers.

    I really wouldn't think this would rise to the level of battening down the hatches and hiding in the corner LOL.
     
  3. orygun

    orygun West Linn Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I'll be at work by 7am and work a short day. My usual Black Friday thing is to go the other way! Except that I just saw the Bi-Mart ad and may have to stop by before work.
     
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  4. Riot

    Riot Benton County, Washington Well-Known Member

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    I plan on simply renting a movie and laying on the couch with my wife...I might check out a few deals online but I'm too old for that rat-race for a few cheap trinkets.
     
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  5. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    Stay home and read the news, eat leftovers, turkey or ham sandwiches, off the road.
    Then watch the stampedes on the 6 o'clock news and laugh.
     
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  6. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Ha ha!! I was in Bi-Mart today... Was eyeballing another Ruger .308 American for $300.... 1000 rounds of 5.56 for $380 (thereabouts)... A wood stocked Ruger 10-22 for $179... Game processing knife kits for under $30...

    Instead I bought a small tin of brown Kiwi shoe polish and a buffer brush, came home and serviced my much neglected work boots. I spent $9.00... and besides, I can barely get the door closed on my gun/ammo safe as it is!

    :p
     
  7. Rotty

    Rotty Skagit County Active Member

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    You forgot one thing, spend the day chatting back and forth on NWFA
     
  8. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    My dad was really a sexist, racist, everything-ist. I really miss his rants about all the 'hens' out on the road causing accidents, rushing from sale to sale the day after Xmas.
     
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  9. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    I resemble that remark!
     
  10. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    I bet he and my dad would have gotten on famously :cool:
     
  11. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    LOL, probably. His most infamous line while trying to get through the mob of 'hens' shopping downtown, when I was a boy. (A beautiful female carrying a bunch of shopping bags at the crosswalk)

    Ok, get ready boy, I'll floor it, run her over ... and you jump out and (four letter word) her before she stops quivering.

    I told my grade school friends the things he would say and he was considered a legend by them. These days he'd be in jail just for joking around that way.

    I actually long for the day when America was only morally bankrupt.

    STUN GUN FIGHT!!!!! HAHAHA ----

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  12. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    I was out today and bi mart , sportsman warehouse,and cycle gear look like any weekend no big rush or big crowds.
     
  13. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Black Friday! No problem, give list to son. Play board and video games with my grandson! Snack on leftovers! Have a nip!
     
  14. Nutty4Guns

    Nutty4Guns Portland ADHD Superstar

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    There is nothing that I need so badly that I will subject myself to the torture that is Black Friday! I will pay full price to avoid that crap. It's worth it.
     
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  15. ruger45blackhawk

    ruger45blackhawk milwaukie Active Member

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    I ordered 2 pair of VZ grips for my 1911's. 25% off from the puter while drinking my fav beverage waiting for the Civil War. So far a great game as I write this post at halftime. GO BEAVES________ :cheer::cheer::cheer::cheer::cheer::cheer::cheer::cheer::cheer:

    I did go and get 2 pair of Levi 501 STF for $32.99 at Coastal Farm and Ranch. Had not bought any 501s since GI Joes had them for $24.99ea. Bought 5 pair then!

    Time for FIREBALL-------
     
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  16. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Looks like a pack of hyenas fighting over a leftover lion kill
     
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  17. unionguy

    unionguy Portland Active Member

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  18. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Fixed it for you, Unionguy...


    [video=youtube;bzbRUFDuvX4]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzbRUFDuvX4[/video]
     
  19. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    It isn't very shocking since I have a very low opinion of people in general. I'll take a dog, cat or even a ground squirrel over your average person.

    Americans of course lead the charge in the selfish idiot dept. There are of course gentleman and ladies, but they are vastly outnumbered.

    That is not an Anti-American comment, it is simply a matter of fact. Could you imagine the way Americans would act if they were transplanted into where the Japanese Tsunami hit or the Typhoon in the Philippines? We have nothing but our own entitlements to be concerned about. Me, me, me. A society of selfish, narcissistic, twittering twits.

    No single person is more to blame than Edward Bernais for getting us here. Tying consumerism to self worth. (07:50)

    [video=youtube;qiKMmrG1ZKU]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiKMmrG1ZKU[/video]
     
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  20. cookie

    cookie THE SOCIALIST STATE OF KALI - FORNIA Well-Known Member

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    I don't need to shop.
     
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