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Amazon Black Friday 2013...

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milk Fri 27-Sep-13 12:31:53

Am I right in thinking it will start on Friday 29th November?

IsaacCox Fri 27-Sep-13 13:40:57

I believe so. I'm looking forward to it. Loved it the past couple of years.

70isaLimitNotaTarget Fri 27-Sep-13 13:41:06

Is it the Friday after Thanksgiving?

In which case, yes it would be 29th November.

<<Makes note to ask DH who does lots of Amazon shopping...>>

FairyJen Fri 27-Sep-13 13:48:10

What is the Black Friday thing? I've seen it mentioned a lot but never went on it or anything. I rarely use amazon until I found the xmas bargain thread so don't know what happens smile

Chocotrekkie Fri 27-Sep-13 13:51:30

<< makes note to ask boss if I can work from home that week >>

Marne Fri 27-Sep-13 13:54:58

I found last years rubbish compared to the year before, I bought a couple things last year and all were disappointing, the year before was much better with bigger bargains. I won't be getting too excited about this years.

milk Fri 27-Sep-13 14:48:24

Black Friday 2011 I bought a XXL box of Duplo for £25 grin

VoldemortsNipple Fri 27-Sep-13 15:40:25

FairyJen, it works like the lightening deals. Amazon slash the price of things for a limited period or until it's sold out.

Last year a bought day a stunt scooter for around £60 which was better than half price.

The year before I bought my mum a Kipling bag for £13 which she uses daily and still looks like new. A curling wand for around £20 which has been great and a few other bits.

TheOnlyPink Fri 27-Sep-13 16:26:53

Didn't it run for the week leading up to black Friday and then had their best bargains on that day? Did I imagine that? I got sfa last year, but some great bargains the year before!

WaitMonkey Fri 27-Sep-13 16:29:04

Last year was rubbish though. sad

IsaacCox Fri 27-Sep-13 16:40:33

I loved the black friday thread that ran all week on MN.

SugarHut Mon 30-Sep-13 21:46:40

I have never even heard of this Black Friday thing?! So, from what I'm reading, I understand Amazon slash their prices...but how do you know what the heavily reduced items are? Do they just have a "Black Friday" button/thing on the site you click on then browse through the deals?

raisah Mon 30-Sep-13 23:58:06

Remember that they dont pay their taxes in the UK so thats how they can afford to slash their prices & generally undercut everybody else.

HoneyDragon Tue 01-Oct-13 00:01:53

But unlike Boots they pass the cost to the consumer.

And I pay enough tax for everyone sad

HoneyDragon Tue 01-Oct-13 00:04:17

And loads and loads of uk stores gave adapted Americas Black Friday as a Sale day, Tesco, Apple <obviously>, Asda, Ebay..

ouryve Tue 01-Oct-13 00:06:59

They do it all year now. I'm not banking on it being any good.

lucysmam Tue 01-Oct-13 10:13:46

How do you know what these massively discounted items are? Is there a 'section' for them specifically?smile

WhoKnowsWhereTheTimeGoes Tue 01-Oct-13 10:17:40

It was crap last year, and to be honest, the lightning deals usually are too, I'm not going to bother I don't think.

TheGhostOfMargaretPast Tue 01-Oct-13 10:21:35

I would like to know what has been reduced by half price, is there a list?

JerseySpud Tue 01-Oct-13 10:36:18

no you have to wait on the day

WhoKnowsWhereTheTimeGoes Tue 01-Oct-13 10:38:14

Last year I waited and spent ages scrolling through it all to find there was nothing I wanted. Also, I like to do the bulk of my Christmas shopping earlier than that.

TheOnlyPink Sun 24-Nov-13 19:16:50


Tomorrows Deals have been posted Here

CatAmongThePigeons Sun 24-Nov-13 19:35:56

Oooh exciting! I've been on MN for a year now!

DisneyAddict88 Sun 24-Nov-13 19:52:04

oooo exciting looks like a few good bits tomorrow hopefully they are good prices fifa 14 hopefully cheap then partners xmas sorted (and assassins creed black flag if it comes up!)

DisneyAddict88 Sun 24-Nov-13 19:52:58

anyone know if u can access it on the app? have a samsung if it makes a difference!

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