"It's yet another in a long series of diversions in an attempt to avoid responsibility." - Chris Knight


November 23, 2007 - 11:44 am - Posted by iDunzo

GPS units are selling for two-thirds off, digital SLR cameras are near the $500 mark and plasma TV competition is hotter than ever.

So what do people get excited about this Black Friday? A dung-colored MP3 player whose initial user experience was likened to non-elective surgery.

CNN reports that hordes in Times Square were punching each other this morning to grab the original 30 GB Zune, now at the clearout price of $80.00 USD

Umm, people? You can get ’em online for around the same price. With free shipping. And it’s still a brown Zune that will likely require some registry hacking.

Reports from elsewhere were modestly encouraging for retailers, with customer lining up in the cold for sweet deals on TVs, laptops and DVD of TV shows you probably shouldn’t have wasted hours watching the first time.

I’d like to hear from y’all. Did anyone sleeping bag it outside a big box store? Was it worth it? Why and how are you awake and reading this now?

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