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Christmas shopping

PostPosted by McFuck » Sat Nov 29, 2008 1:37 am

A worker died and at least three people were injured after being trampled by a crowd of shoppers at a Wal-Mart in the New York suburbs.

The day after the Thanksgiving holiday is viewed as an important test of how willing consumers are to spend.

Police said a throng of shoppers broke down the doors to the Wal-Mart store in Valley Stream, Long Island shortly after 5am, knocking the 34-year-old worker to the ground.

JESUS TAP-DANCING CHRIST, PEOPLE! Is shopping that important to you that you actually have to kill someone to get to the bargains first? I saw people camping out last night in the cold so they could be the first ones in the stores this morning, but to actually kill someone??!?!
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Re: Christmas shopping

PostPosted by The Purveyor » Sun Nov 30, 2008 9:48 pm

I heard this on the news. Sadly, it does not surprise me.

If you have ever been in a crowd, you know how easily reason can be forgotten --- even if you are in the crowd and trying to stop them.
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