Watch Black Friday shoppers line up at a 99-cent store

Prank from Improv Everywhere makes fun of holiday shopping madness

Feel free to take a break from your "Cyber Monday" online holiday shopping today and watch this funny video courtesy of the folks at Improv Everywhere. On Black Friday, they got a bunch of people to line up in front of a 99-cent store as if they had camped there overnight, waiting for some incredible bargains.

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The group also used a fake newswoman to report on the line - the people they were trying to fool were basically the store owners and neighbors in the area - but it's still an interesting take on the lengths that some people will go to try and find a good bargain during the holiday shopping season.

The good news is that nobody got trampled during this, compared to some other retailers that had Black Friday sales.

Keith Shaw rounds up the best in geek video in his ITworld.tv blog. Follow Keith on Twitter at @shawkeith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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