nhl jersey for sale Black Friday shoppers in holiday spirits
Hundreds lined up at big box retailers and department stores across the community Thursday evening for discounted TVs, video game consoles and smartphones.
Shoppers, some of whom waited in line for 12 hours, were in the holiday spirit for early Black Friday deals.
“We’ve been here since 4:30 this morning,
” said Izzy Morales, who camped out since predawn Thursday in a tent in front of Best Buy with his brother and cousin. His goal: obtaining one of roughly two dozen 50 inch, 4K ultra HD Sharp TVs on sale for $180.
“We have a heater in (the tent). It’s about 75, 80 degrees,
” Morales said, adding that they weren’t going hungry with all the chocolate donuts, snack cakes and burgers his “awesome girlfriend” brought.
Morales said he can’t wait to play “Call of Duty: WWII” on the flat screen.
“Video gaming all the way,” Morales said. “It will look amazing.”
Gina Hubbard and fiance Chris Powell were also in line for a 50 inch TV. This is the third year that we’re getting one of the TVs,
” Hubbard said.
Meeting those in linePowell said he enjoys meeting new people in line.
“We meet a lot of new people, hear their stories and conversate with them. You never know who you’re going to meet,” Powell said.
The couple had pizza in their car, which was probably frozen after sitting for hours.
Tonja Shepherd waited in line for the 50 inch and a $99 Chromebook.
” Shepherd said.
David Peterson, who met Shepherd in line, stood in front of her to block the wind.
“When you stand in line, one thing you do is you spend the whole time talking and getting to know the people around you,
” Peterson said. “It makes the time go by.”
Planned for weeksA few miles away, Dan Baer waited in line with family at Target to be first in line for a 55 inch 4K Westinghouse TV on sale for $249 and an XBox One for $190.