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laptop black friday

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by firstnamelastname, Oct 1, 2016.

  1. firstnamelastname

    firstnamelastname Junior Member

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    I need a new laptop, I am wondering if I should buy now or wait a couple of months and buy on black friday.

    the major deciding point is price. I have never shopped for electronics on black friday. I have shopped for clothes, and I quickly discovered black friday is just a scam and the clothes are priced exactly the same as any other day.

    have you ever shopped for laptops on black friday? are the prices lower? i am not talking about those deals where you have to sleep in front of the store the night before. lets say I casually walk into best buy or some other electronics store on black friday. could i get a good deal?

    and if you're going to suggest buying used on ebay, I am not interested. I have bought 4 used laptops on ebay and every time I have been burned. every time, there is something wrong with the laptop that the seller didn't mention. I am so done with used. I want new.
     
  2. wisdomkid

    wisdomkid Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Exactly, they remove like 50% off, which is the same price when it's 10% off the same store.
     
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    AstTrailerParkSupervisor Newbie

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    I routinely wait until Black Friday or Christmas sales etc. for a ton of different electronics. As you stated, a lot of places just play advertising games to make it appear as a sale when they arent. however, I have found plenty of deals on newegg.com tigerdirect.com and a few others that ended up saving a load of cash, you just have to look around beforehand, decide what items you are looking at getting and then check them out on the sale days and you'll be able to tell if its bs or not.
     
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  4. sen7hill1

    sen7hill1 Registered Member

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    You will get great deals on black Friday and holiday sale. But if you plan to buy it in bestbuy or target, you will have to be the first 10 people in the queue as these electronics and TVs are the ones that gets picked up fast. You could check some online deals on black Friday. You can also add an alerts in Slickdeals for laptops. There will be some amazing deals even before holidays. Good luck.
     
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  5. firstnamelastname

    firstnamelastname Junior Member

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    thanks guys, I need a really good laptop, i5 processor and 8gb ram would be great, I am sick of my laptop lagging on me.
    so if a laptop is $600 on newegg, how much will it be black friday? will the difference be significant (like $200 off) or stupid (like $20 off)?
     
  6. AlienHead

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    just look at black friday 2015 ads