1. When you hear your friends talking and realise it's sooner that you think

 

2. When you start counting how much you really need till the end of the month

 

3. When you summon the courage to head to the ATM machine

 

4. When you're waiting outside the store alongside other bargain-hunters, contemplating your fate

 

5. When you're so thankful you finally got out of retail, only to emerge on the other side

 

6. When you've decided to take the higher road and not shop...but just want to check out the scene anyway

 

7. When you're really in the thick of it

 

8. When you've totally overestimated your capabilities

 

9. When you're sick of everyone jumping on the American bandwagon

 

10. When you ask yourself if Black Friday was really worth all the blood, sweat, tears and broken friendships

 

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