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Aug 25, 2015
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just bought some shoes, coat, a backpack, a packable jacket and an ipod. didn't find any boots which is surprisingly no discount this year and much pricier too
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Nov 9, 2006
449 posts
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Montreal
9 GHM $360-$75=285 or 31.66 per unit at the source
2 GHM Coral $78 or $39 each
Echo $99 with Amazon prime free for 1 year (this was not a black Friday deal but close enough )
3 Chromcast 105-25=80 or 26.66 each
Harmony deal from best buy $80
Dell P2417 monitor $200
Ausu 28" 4k display $400 this is being returned
iPhone 6 from koodo $360 tab with 250K in PC points (existing line $49-$8=$41 QC plan now with 8GB of data)
Essential phone $360 got the sim for free
Dewalt combo Drill, impact, 2 battery, charger. $188
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Apr 24, 2006
51 posts
Brother MFC-9130CW $239 - $210 off at Canada Computers
Sony UBPX800 $199 - $200 off at Canada Computers
Arlo 4 pack at Best Buy $$379 - $170 off
Xbox One S - $229 at Microsoft
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Aug 7, 2003
8928 posts
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Toronto
clothes > approx $250 @ gap/old navy
instant pot duo plus 9-in-1 > $89.99 @ amazon
sandisk ultra flair usb 3.0 32bgb > $12.99 @ amazon
nvidia shield tv > $239.99 @ amazon
mpow bluetooth headset > $37.51 @ amazon
apc back-ups 850VA > $99.99 @ amazon
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Dec 24, 2011
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Buggy166 wrote: I found most "deals" to be regular sales they have during the year at any random time, so i didnt really get anything besides this:

SanDisk Ultra 200GB microSDXC UHS-I - $65+ tax (regular price $100+tax)

Even that i got, because i bought the Mario Oddessey Switch and needed a memory card regardless.

I'm pondering getting Wolfensetin 2 on PS4 since its $40 right now and feel that its actually worth that price....and yet...i have 14 games still shrink wrapped i havent installed yet. lol
You might be right, but many people like myself that don't check RFD or internet shop every day will miss most of these short sales, whereas on Black Friday and Boxing Day you pretty much know what you need will be on sale somewhere for a good price, so it's actually a great day.

Anyways, I got a Perry Ellis shirt for $25 and some other random clothes from The Bay.
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Dec 4, 2010
18612 posts
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It's just my imagination or are these sales happening too often and too close together to have any sense of occasion anymore. Growing up, there was just Boxing Day but now they have these sales like once a month. Look how after Cyber Monday, they have 'extended' sales, etc.


Only bought a few games on sale for my nephew and got myself a DJI Osmo Mobile and that cooking pot from Amazon. Was going to get a new video card but then the reality of paying $1000 for a very insignificant upgrade just didn't make sense.

Including the new Mi A1 I bought a few weeks ago, I guess the damage for me this year's holiday shopping season is $500-600. I can forego Xmas shopping.

What did anyone get and more importantly, were they just indulgence or did you really need 'an upgrade' ? On Friday I totally forgot about BF and went to WalMart to buy some grocery and I see this guy hauling out 2 big screen TVs in his cart and another guy behind him had another TV. Do people really need a tv in every room of their house? SMH.
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Oct 26, 2003
32951 posts
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Winnipeg
meh, only got the kindle
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Dec 20, 2004
1956 posts
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Vancouveresque
3x Google Home Minis for $106.37 after taxes and coupon.
Deal Fanatic
Dec 11, 2008
6274 posts
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Montreal
Google Home, Christmas tree/deco and clothing. About $500, more than expected, hopefully boxing day won't cause too much damage :D
Only real need was the Christmas tree, because we had a natural one last year but did not like the experience. YOLO
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Mar 9, 2007
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Think of the Childre…
A BIG FAT 0.

WOULD SOMEBODY THINK OF THE CHILDREN!!!
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Aug 15, 2006
3427 posts
572 upvotes
Kingston
Spent $890 Grinning Face With Smiling EyesGrinning Face With Smiling EyesGrinning Face With Smiling Eyes

Our stove/range is dying and needed to be replaced, so BF/CM kinda forced our hand.

Also bought a 1TB block for $10 from NewsDemon for Usenet
Deal Guru
Dec 10, 2004
12194 posts
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Kanata
PS4 with NHL bundle, and additional controller at walmart
Samsung KW360 soundbar at the Source
Google Mini, Asus tablet Z380M, Logitech Harmony Smart Control at best buy
Sound bar mount and cables from Prime Cables
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Mar 6, 2003
13246 posts
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Ottawa
I see BF as a chance to pick up some things cheaper than any other time in the year. Sometimes there are multiple discounts that can be stacked. I got things about 10-20% cheaper than any other time of year or sale.

I have a wishlist of things I wanted to buy all year and on BF some of those things reached a yearly low and so I pulled the trigger. I don't bother with Boxing Day anymore.

I'm glad that BF is a thing now, because before, you would wait right until Dec 26 sometimes to find out that there is no deal at all. It's all about historical low and we're seeing much more of that before xmas.

Secondly BF is good for picking up gifts. With BD, sometimes the item goes on sale AFTER you already gifted it.

I bought an iPad, some Herschel stuff, a Unicomp Keyboard (shipping discount), Datavac. Nothing special, just stuff I wanted for a while and was holding off.
RFD is not just about saving money, it's about the thrill of the hunt and getting the stuff I want without paying full price like Joe Shmoe did.
This applies to everyday items as well as high end items that I don't really need.
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Apr 19, 2010
2666 posts
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Sudbury
Did 99% of All Christmas Shopping for everyone.

Probably close to $3k..including a few things for myself.

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