By: Michael Y. Park
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It'd be fine if the unbridled enthusiasm for Black Friday and Cyber Monday remained safely on its side of the mall-along with Spencer's Gifts, Orange Julius, and the hordes of red-and-green-sweater-clad holiday-sale worshipers. But noooo. What we have instead is a world in which everyone keeps asking everyone else, "What are you buying, where are you going, and who's got the best deals?"
This year, don't be at a loss for words: We've assembled eight reasons to avoid Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and even Green Tuesday. Feel free to bust out these logic bombs any time a crazed mall shopper pesters you about your holiday-spending plans.
1. Black Friday isn't the biggest shopping day of the year-it's just the most crowded.
Traditionally, the biggest retail shopping day of the year is the weekend before Christmas. What Black Friday may actually be is the busiest retail day for window shopping. "People just want to get out and do something on that day," aRead More »from 8 Reasons Why Black Friday and Cyber Monday Are Overrated