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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.

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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.

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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

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

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

@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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