Buying Shit is StressfulMonday, November 28, 2011
Surprise, surprise – people are completely stressed out when they line up at Best Buy before midnight to purportedly save a few $$$$ more than usual to buy shit while fighting crowds, enduring madness, and escaping with a TV or video game console. Sweat-sensing bracelets tell us this is true.
Shopper stress was linked more to line length than concerns about missing out on deals.
“The data shows the highest stress level occurred while shoppers were waiting for the store to open,” Ross said. “Once the store was open, shoppers were really happy — until they had to wait in the checkout line.
The masses of trained monkeys are surely well-suited to becoming devoted slaves with their priorities in good order. After all, why should the corn-fed subjects be concerned with such minuscule tidbits such as detainment in military prisons without charges or trial?
What a nation of zombie idiots.