Outrageous Black Friday Behavior

From door-busting stampedes to fanatic shoppers wielding pepper spray, Black Friday (now starting Thursday in some cities) is known to bring out some crazy behavior nationwide for the thrill of penny-pinching. Check out photos of Black Friday madness over the past few years!

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A woman takes a break from shopping on Black Friday at Dadeland Mall, Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, in Miami. Early signs point to bigger crowds at the nation's malls and stores as retailers like Macy's and Target opened their doors at midnight.
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The first shoppers wait outside for the doors to open at 6 pm EST at Macy's Inc. store ahead of Black Friday in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. An estimated 140 million U.S. shoppers will hit stores and the Web this weekend in search of post-Thanksgiving discounts, kicking off what retailers predict will be the best holiday season in three years.
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A crowd of slightly over 30 waits in line for store to open Thursday, November 27, 2014 at Best Buy in Aurora, Colorado. Black Friday started earlier that usual this year with many shoppers flocking to stores that are now opening around 5pm on Thanksgiving Day.
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A customer holds a handful of gift receipts after paying for items at a Target Corp. store ahead of Black Friday in Mentor, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. An estimated 140 million U.S. shoppers will hit stores and the Web this weekend in search of post-Thanksgiving discounts, kicking off what retailers predict will be the best holiday season in three years.
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Shoppers wait outside a Target Corp. store ahead of Black Friday in Mentor, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. An estimated 140 million U.S. shoppers will hit stores and the Web this weekend in search of post-Thanksgiving discounts, kicking off what retailers predict will be the best holiday season in three years.
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A man gets arrested in Walmart during Black Friday shopping. Nothing quite kicks off the holiday season like a pair of handcuffs and a face full of linoleum.
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Stephanie Torres, of Chicago, stocks up on Barbie dolls during Kmart's Thanksgiving Day doorbuster sale at the Addison St. Store, on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. Kmart was the first major retailer to open it's doors for pre-Black Friday shopping on Thanksgiving Day at 6am.
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One woman apparently used a stun gun on another after an all-out brawl inside of the Franklin Mills Mall in Northeast Philadelphia.
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NBC Los Angeles reported a Friday Brawl at a SoCal Walmart that left a police officer injured and two people in custody. In New Jersey, a man was pepper sprayed by authorities after he became "belligerent" while arguing with a Wal-Mart shopper over a television Thursday night.

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Luis Torres and his daughter Stephanie, from Chicago, search for more deals after picking up a 50 inch television during the doorbuster sales at Kmart's Addison St. store on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. Kmart was the first major retailer to open it's doors for pre-Black Friday shopping on Thanksgiving Day at 6am.
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Arty Corona, with Beavers Coffee and Donuts, hands out free coffee for early morning shoppers provided by Kmart as they celebrate the launch of the lease-to-own program at their Addison St. store Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. Kmart was the first major retailer to open it's doors for pre-Black Friday shopping on Thanksgiving Day at 6am.
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A shopper who declined to give his name waits outside a Kmart store for it to open on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. Instead of waiting for Black Friday, which is typically the year's biggest shopping day, more than a dozen major retailers are opening on Thanksgiving day this year.
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Rosa Rodriguez, of Chicago, picks up a tablet and a laptop during the doorbuster deals at the Kmart store on Addison St., on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. Rodriguez arrived at 1:30am for the first deals of the season as Kmart was the first major retailer to open it's doors for pre-Black Friday shopping on Thanksgiving Day at 6am.
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Shoppers wait outside a Kmart store for it to open on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. Instead of waiting for Black Friday, which is typically the year's biggest shopping day, more than a dozen major retailers are opening on Thanksgiving day this year.
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Lauren Arnold reads a book in her tent as she lines ups with others outside a Best Buy store in Laurel, Maryland, on Nov. 25, 2010 for "Black Friday" shopping. "Black Friday" marks the start of the US holiday shopping season.
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Shoppers wait in line while shopping at Toys"R"Us in Fort Worth, TX.
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A Lifeguard model stands outside the front door of a Hollister Co. clothing store, entertaining consumers as they line up on the early morning hours Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 at the Glendale Galleria mall in Glendale, California.
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Black Friday shoppers duck under the opening door of a Sears store at Simon Property Group Inc.'s Great Lakes Mall in Mentor, Ohio, U.S., on Friday, Nov. 25, 2011.
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A woman takes a break from shopping on Black Friday at Dadeland Mall, Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, in Miami. Early signs point to bigger crowds at the nation's malls and stores as retailers like Macy's and Target opened their doors at midnight.
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A crowd of cold shoppers waited by the front doors at the Target store in Lisbon, Conn. for the queue to file-in as the store opens for Black Friday shopping at midnight Friday, Nov. 25, 2011.
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Black Friday shopper Dean Leon curls up in a shopping cart as he waits in line outside a Target in Mechanicsburg, Pa., early Friday morning.
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A worker waits to open the before a Kmart opens on Thanksgiving night November 22, 2012 in Griffith, Indiana. Many stores got a head start on the traditional Black Friday sales by opening on Thanksgiving.
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Shoppers rush through the doors at a Macy's Inc. store in New York, U.S., on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. Discount store shoppers are prepared to wait in long lines on Black Friday, though they are skeptical about whether they'll get the best deals of the season.
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Shoppers take advantage of Black Friday sales in the early morning at a Target store Friday, Nov. 26, 2010, in Chicago.
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Shoppers camp outside of a Best Buy store in the hopes of getting in on the Black Friday deals.
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Black Friday holiday shopper Greg Inman waits in a checkout line with other shoppers at Toys R Us in Camp Hill, Pa., early Friday morning.
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Shoppers line up for a Black Friday sale at a Toys "R" Us Inc. store in Mentor, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011. At a time when the U.S. was faced with 9 percent unemployment, retailers poured on the discounts to attract consumers grappling with economic struggles.
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An Amazon warehouse is packed with packages ready to be shipped for the Black Friday rush. Online Black Friday shopping has become increasingly popular over the years as people avoid having to get off the couch and out into the department store chaos.
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Black Friday is important to merchants because it kicks off the holiday shopping season, a time when they can make 25 to 40 percent of their annual revenue. Here, bargain hunters shop for discounted merchandise at Macy's in New York City.
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About 600 shoppers lined up at a Little Rock, Ark., Old Navy early Friday.
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