Even without waffle-iron rioting and bloody police beat-downs, the standard Black Friday shopping experience is utterly terrifying. Just watch this video featuring hundreds of shoppers storming the Urban Outfitters at Thousand Oaks Mall in California and tremble at the sight of so many people running toward the khaki fashions.
Click to see more videos of more shopping crowds attacking retail pits across the U.S. Then hold me.
Walmart, Greenville, N.C.
Victoria's Secret, Modesto, CA. Update: At a Victoria's Secret in the Pittsburgh suburbs, a "hot deal on yoga pants" led to punching battles. And in Orland Park, IL, Pink ("the more casual little-sister brand of Victoria's Secret," as the Chicago Tribune describes it) shut down for two hours due to a "mad rush and chaos."
Walmart, location unknown
Abercrombie & Fitch, location unknown
Walmart, Porter Ranch, CA
Walmart, San Marcos, CA
Target, Alexandria, LA
Walmart, Bloomington, UT
www.youtube.com/watch?v=shRFU4C-DN8 Walmart, North Logan, UT