Today is the Friday immediately after Thanksgiving in them there United States of Overpuddle, a day that has become known as Black Friday, with retailers putting varying levels of reduction on their wares. This tradition has been expanding in recent years, both in duration and in distance, and we have seen Black Friday sales well beyond the Overpuddlian shores, including in our own little RISC OS community. This year, RISCOSbits has put up a special offer to celebrate the day after a day that isn’t special in any way on…Read More
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Elesar brings Black Friday to the world of RISC OS. Again.
So let’s all have a Black Celebration1. For the second year running, Elesar Ltd is allowing RISC OS users to benefit from Black Friday – a sales event from the Untidy States of Overpuddle2 that has started to catch on here in the UK. For Overpuddlians, the last Thursday in November is a national holiday called Thanksgiving, and the day following it is considered to be the first day of the Christmas shopping season. Major retailers on that side of the puddle have sales and open early that day, which…Read More
“Black Friday? Pah!” says CJE Micro’s
Note, that was “Pah!” not “Bah!” – and there was no sign of a “Humbug!” Black Friday – the day following Thanksgiving in the Untidy States of Overpuddle, and which has become recognised as the first day of the Christmas shopping season on which many large retailers hold promotional sales – was yesterday. Well, mostly1. Today is therefore Random Colour Saturday.Read More
Elesar brings Black Friday to RISC OS
Not to be confused with Black Thursday1. In the Untidy States of Overpuddle2, the fourth Thursday in November is Thanksgiving, a public holiday that dates back a few hundred years. Not dating back quite so far, and not an actual holiday, the day after this has become known as Black Friday, which is considered to be the first day of the Christmas shopping season, and most large retailers have promotional sales to celebrate it.Read More