Every year, Black Friday brings us tales of people getting egregiously injured while pursuing rock-bottom bargains that may not actually exist. But the truth is, boring old lines transform normal people into maniacs 365 days of the year. Here are four times people just lost their shit queuing up.
4 Men Pretend to Be Cops to Skip GTA V Line
On the eve of the release of the beloved tea sandwich simulator Grand Theft Auto V, three guys from Staten Island devised a scheme to cut the 100-person-deep line at their local Best Buy: They would impersonate police officers working security.
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Customers thought something was off when they kept threatening to charge people with stars.
That's right -- rather than standing around and futzing with their phones for a few hours, these guys decided to commit a misdemeanor punishable by jail time and pretend to do work in order to buy the game literally tens of minutes earlier.