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Wal-Mart shoppers ‘riot’ over two-dollar waffle irons

By David Edwards
Friday, November 25, 2011 14:37 EDT
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Black Friday shoppers riot over $2 waffle iron at Wal-Mart
 
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Things got out of control at one Wal-Mart near Little Rock, Arkansas on Black Friday as shoppers went wild over a good deal on kitchen appliances.

Screams could be heard as the greedy shoppers struggled to grab one (or five) of the $2 waffle irons.

A video of the scene was uploaded by a Twitter user who goes by the name “Ms. Clark.”

Consumers at the store didn’t seem to mind that, as WBTV noted, the waffle iron can only cook two waffles at a time. The store also offers a more expensive model that can cook up to four at once.

Watch this video, uploaded to YouTube November 25, 2011.

(H/T: Gawker)

David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
 
 
 
 
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