Americans love a sale, and no day holds better nationwide deals than the Friday after Thanksgiving. It’s become a kind of creepy, retail-driven holiday. Most of the time people are relatively civil, waiting in long lines, sometimes even camping out. Saving 20 bucks on an Xbox 360 is totally worth it. But occasionally, and it happens in a few places every year, people act stupid. Here are a 10 videos of civilization at its very worst.
A man screams as shoppers step on him and run by.
A mob in Georgia competes for electronics, eventually causing a fight somewhere in the crowd.
A huge crowd rushes an Urban Outfitters before the gates are even up.
This one starts off (kind of) normal… and then people start fighting like rabid rats over memory cards.
Yeah, discounts are definitely worth risking a death by crushing at a Target.
Multiple people claim the same child-size toy convertible car. Maybe they’re just really afraid of disappointing their daughters.
There’s no real explanation as to why this Black Friday shopper loses it, but she is super pissed.
Another angle on the Urban Outfitters mob.
People scramble for electronics at a Walmart in Florida.
A compilation of Black Friday mayhem. Check out the beginning where zombies, I mean people, attempt to break in.