While smart shoppers stayed home and avoided the insanity by ordering gifts online, the melees were alive and well in malls and big-box stores across the country.
As people battled it out for the best-priced bath towels, preppers should take a quick moment to ponder how these same folks would behave if they were hungry. (You might want to review this article, Why Prepper's Need Guns.)
Black Friday violence is so common that there is at least one website dedicated to tracking deaths and injuries associated with shopping on that day. Take a look here: Black Friday Death Count
Here are some of our previous Black Friday Video Hall of Shame posts.
WARNING: In the videos below, there is violence, harsh language, and all-around bad behavior. Don't click on the videos then blow up our email complaining that someone was cussing on the website.
Let the games begin!
My (Daisy's) daughter worked at Target at opening time and I said, "For the love of cats, please stay away from the door!" She said that at her particular store in Virginia it was chaotic but not violent.
This cannot be said for some of the shoppers in our first clip. We'll start off with a motivational speech to Target employees and watch the situation devolve from there.