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Hurry up and wait: Shoppers skip turkey to sit in cold for retail bargains

The Carson High School's senior project drove Angela Martin to camp out at Best Buy in hopes of saving $200-$300 on a laptop.

"I really need a laptop for (it,)" she said.

It's not Martin's first Black Friday but this year, it's encroached into her Thanksgiving and not everyone in her family is OK with it. Martin showed up at the retailer at 9:30 a.m. Thursday.

"My mom was in a bad mood this morning," Martin, 17, said. "She said, 'You're crazy.' They said, if I wanted to do it, I could go right ahead."

A few years ago, when …

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