Black Friday Campers Apparently Forget about the Internet, Show Up Days Early

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PLANO -- It looks like a scene straight out of  the Friends-Seinfeld-Home Alone 1990's. On Monday, a full four days before Black Friday, there were three tents posted up outside the front door of Plano's Best Buy at Central Expressway.

"You definitely hear more about it on sitcoms than you see it out here, but if you see people camping out here since Saturday night, they (Best Buy) gotta have something there, right?" said Plano's Matthew Ellis.

"(I) was not expecting people to be here this early," said resident Jeff Millaway. "It’s only Monday."

That's true, and there's one other minor detail.

"That’s what the Internet's for!" a Best Buy customer yelled as he walked through the door.

Yes, Black Friday isn't just for campers anymore. Cyber Monday has been a thing since 2005 believe it or not. And, wait--what was it these guys in tents are actually waiting to buy? They wouldn't tell us. In fact, they wouldn't even open their tent for us.

No matter.

"I went over and asked what they were standing in line for, and they said Xbox One," Ellis said.

That's the same Xbox One that the kids of South Park were fighting over in their 2013 Black Friday episode.

The key to actually getting out there in the world and Black Friday shopping is the Doorbusters, and though a special edition Xbox One is a Best Buy Doorbuster this year, can save you $50 to buy it through them!

So, maybe save yourselves some time, fellas. Or wait. Your call!

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