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Will You Be Participating In Cyber Monday?
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If you are like many people, you will be shopping tomorrow. You will not be fighting the crowds or using gasoline, however. Instead, you will be shopping online, participating in what has become known as Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year. There are both advantages and disadvantages to Cyber Monday.

One advantage is that you can be safer. You will not be pushed and shoved as you shop. Instead, you can shop safely for the items you want. Safety is not the only reason why people may choose to shop online, however. Gasoline is another reason.

The price of gasoline continues to rise. You need gas so that you can go to work and travel to see your loved ones. By shopping online, you can save your gas so that it will be available later. In addition to gas and safety, there is one more reason to shop online: cleanliness.

Store maintenance staffs work very hard to keep restrooms clean. They restock the toilet paper, paper towels, and hand soap. However, people are in and out of the restrooms all day long. Custodians cannot stay at the restrooms all day, because they are needed elsewhere. Since they are so busy, the restrooms are bound to get a little smelly. Who wants to walk into a smelly restroom? At home, you can use your own bathroom. It will smell nice, and you will feel better knowing that you and your family are the only people who have used it. In addition to the advantages of shopping online, there are also some disadvantages.

One major disadvantage is that you are isolated from others. You might play Christmas music while you browse, but it is not quite the same as being part of the crowd at a store. Being isolated might make you feel lonely. You might wish that you were at the store with the crowd. Isolation is not the only disadvantage of shopping online, however.

Another disadvantage is that pictures do not tell you everything about the item or items that you are considering buying. While the measurements of an object may be included with its picture, the actual size of the item may be difficult to grasp if you cannot see it in person.

Whether you choose to shop online, go to a store, or do something else on this very unique day, I wish you a wonderful week. I hope that you accomplish all of your goals.


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