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    The Best Of The Internet's Reaction To Black Friday In The UK

    It was bad enough when America gave us Kim Kardashian.

    Today is Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, when shops in America offer discounts and everyone tramples on each other. Somehow this has made its way to the UK. This is what people in the UK imagined it would be like.

    This is what Americans think it's like in the UK.

    This is what it SHOULD be like in the UK, the home of queuing.

    But the reality is far worse, as illustrated by this stampede at Wembley Asda.

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    Here is a woman buying three TVs.

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    This was the scene in Blackpool at MIDNIGHT.

    View this video on YouTube

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    This was someone offering to see a fellow shopper outside, presumably not for a pleasant chat.

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    Even Batman and Bane were getting involved down at Tesco.

    Just got back from @Tesco, it's unbelievable how angry everyone is #BlackFriday #AnatchyintheUK

    HappyToast@IamHappyToastFollow

    Just got back from @Tesco, it's unbelievable how angry everyone is #BlackFriday #AnatchyintheUK

    9:44 AM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Not all Brits have shopping fever, however.

    I queued outside my newsagent from 4am to grab a newspaper to read about how absolutely boring #BlackFriday is

    Tim Johns@timoncheeseFollow

    I queued outside my newsagent from 4am to grab a newspaper to read about how absolutely boring #BlackFriday is

    7:46 AM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    The real special offer was on personal injuries.

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    Many, many people are confused by the whole thing.

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    Wow the shops will be open again after the Thanksgiving holiday! Must go shopping! oh wait... I live in ENGLAND. #BlackFriday

    @trabasack Duncan E.@trabasackFollow

    Wow the shops will be open again after the Thanksgiving holiday! Must go shopping!

    oh wait... I live in ENGLAND. #BlackFriday

    7:35 AM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    I believe #BlackFriday should downgraded to Grey Friday in England. More in keeping...

    PFSClassics@PFSClassicsFollow

    I believe #BlackFriday should downgraded to Grey Friday in England. More in keeping...

    8:40 AM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    There were cheerleaders in Asda. Cheerleaders. In Asda.

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    It didn't take long for the spoof deals to arrive.

    This #blackfriday thing is amazing! http://t.co/GHcBjoFiUi

    The Poke@ThePokeFollow

    This #blackfriday thing is amazing! http://t.co/GHcBjoFiUi

    8:00 AM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    ASDA are doing 63% off all children up to the age of 7. Limited stocks. #BlackFriday

    Mint Royale@MintRoyaleFollow

    ASDA are doing 63% off all children up to the age of 7. Limited stocks. #BlackFriday

    7:05 AM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    John Lewis heroin starter kits, £50 off. Limited stock. #BlackFriday

    Mint Royale@MintRoyaleFollow

    John Lewis heroin starter kits, £50 off. Limited stock. #BlackFriday

    7:29 AM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Apples - free when you buy a thong from Boots. #BlackFriday

    Mint Royale@MintRoyaleFollow

    Apples - free when you buy a thong from Boots. #BlackFriday

    7:30 AM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    It was getting rough in Tesco.

    Tesco was rough this morning ! #BlackFriday

    Even a simple trip to Greggs was hard work.

    Just popped to Greggs for a pasty. #BlackFriday

    James Manning@JamesManning4Follow

    Just popped to Greggs for a pasty. #BlackFriday

    11:53 AM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Whereas in Morrisons it was pretty much business as usual.

    Black Friday sales in Morrisons are fucking MENTAL!

    Aaron@bigaldinhoFollow

    Black Friday sales in Morrisons are fucking MENTAL!

    8:49 AM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    There was much class-ridden discussion about the choice of riot location.

    To paraphrase Alan Bennett, “Black Friday riots in Sainsbury’s? I mean, Tesco you could understand.”

    John Self@john_selfFollow

    To paraphrase Alan Bennett, “Black Friday riots in Sainsbury’s? I mean, Tesco you could understand.”

    9:27 AM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Lots of Americans were apologising to us for the whole thing.

    David Parry/PA Wire

    @BuzzFeedUK @BuzzFeed I'd like to apologize to the rest of the world on behalf of the entire nation of America

    Jessica Vanderbrink@heychessikuhFollow

    @BuzzFeedUK @BuzzFeed I'd like to apologize to the rest of the world on behalf of the entire nation of America

    8:59 AM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    And now comes the soul-searching over what we've become.

    Congratulations UK, you've become South Park. #BlackFriday

    Carli Harris@Carli_HFollow

    Congratulations UK, you've become South Park. #BlackFriday

    8:43 AM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    What does it MEAN?

    Awesome teenage blackfridayuk angst RT @bendywiggs: #BlackFriday #

    Jim Edwards@Jim_EdwardsFollow

    Awesome teenage blackfridayuk angst RT @bendywiggs: #BlackFriday #

    10:40 AM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Can't we get back to what Black Friday is all about?

    #BlackFriday's too commercial these days, I feel we've lost its true meaning.

    Dr Paul Coxon@paulcoxonFollow

    #BlackFriday's too commercial these days, I feel we've lost its true meaning.

    11:18 AM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Try not to forget the real story of Black Friday, when Jesus stormed the temple and punched an old man in the face for 20% off a Nespresso.

    Keri@kerihwFollow

    Try not to forget the real story of Black Friday, when Jesus stormed the temple and punched an old man in the face for 20% off a Nespresso.

    8:14 AM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    May we suggest this as a wise strategy today.

    Great savings to be had By not buying anything today

    Jake Davis@DoubleJakeFollow

    Great savings to be had

    By not buying anything today

    10:44 AM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Thanks, America.

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