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Re: [podcasters] Black Friday Deals

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  • Harold Johnson
    I guess you could call it a Guiltcast...or a Confessioncast: http://www.somethingthathappened.com/2005/11/evil-thing-happened-on-way-home-from.html (Regarding
    Message 1 of 9 , Nov 26, 2005
      I guess you could call it a Guiltcast...or a Confessioncast:

      http://www.somethingthathappened.com/2005/11/evil-thing-happened-on-way-home-from.html

      (Regarding my succumbing to the dark arts of Black Friday.)

      Paying for eternity,
      Harold J. Johnson
      Something That Happened
      http://somethingthathappened.com


      On 11/25/05, Kunga <kunga@...> wrote:
      >
      > The Deals I thought best and got were:
      >
      > Arrived 3:30 AM for 5 am opening
      > Fry's Campbell CA 80 GB Hitachi PATA HD $0
      > 160 GB Acomdata External Firewire HD $40
      > (fanless case worth at least $30)
      > 200 CD/DVD Storage case $0
      > 25 DVD+R blanks $1.50
      >
      > Arrived 3:35 am for Queue reservation and 6 am opening. Made it to my
      > place about 5:15
      > Staples Campbell CA 200 GB Maxtor PATA HD $30
      > 512 MB USB 2 Memory Stick $10
      > 50 DVD-R blanks $2.94
      >
      > Arrived about 6:35 after a 5 am opening
      > Comp USA San Jose CA 160 GB Hitachi SATA HD $20
      >
      > While waiting in line at the Staples (I was in and out of Fry's in
      > less than 5 minutes - I was the first one to reach a checkout
      > register although I was about 150th in the queue - then onto the
      > Staple line across the street where I was about 10th), a young man in
      > front of me told me of how he and his father were at the 5 am ZOO
      > opening at CompUSA. I knew about the $20 160 HItachi SATA deal from
      > the ad in Thursday's paper. I asked him if he got one. He said none
      > were out and no one knew where they were - so "no" he said. I said
      > "they might still be there." I know CompUSA hides expensive HDs when
      > they go on radical sale so none will slip out in the crowd
      > unpurchased. So I took a chance and drove over there about 15 minutes
      > away from Campbell in South San Jose. Sure enough they were all in
      > the back and no telling how many are still there. Perseverance furthers.
      >
      > Total of 600 GB HD space for about $60 or 10¢ a GB - (DV Tape costs
      > at least 20¢ a GB)
      > 75 DVD blanks for about $4.44 or 6¢ each. Other stores are selling CD
      > blanks for more.
      >
      > I hope many of you also scored some outstanding deals today or are
      > still doing so now. Happy Shopping!
      > --
      > Taylor Barcroft http://www.blogger.com/profile/11159903
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