WESTM PALM BEACH, Fla. - Millie Munoz arrived at BrandsMart at 8 a.m. Thursday and anxiously waited for her deal.
"This is the first time I ever did this, but it hasn't been bad," said Munoz.
Munoz had a good experience celebrating the deal she gobbled up, but 45 seconds later the crowd turned wild screaming.
When you walked in the store, people crowded a table where tickets were given out for the hot deals. Shoppers screamed, pulled, and pushed to bust through the doors first for the door-buster deal tickets.
Arren Mertio said she was number 21 in line, left full of frustration.
"Everyone started pushing and stampede come in so you didn't get what you want," Mertio said.
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A store manager saw her sharing her story with the Consumer Watchdog, and took action.
"We recognized the situation and made good. We got her whatever she wanted," said Store Manager Ken Schiffmiller. "It gets a little crazy. It's part of the holiday season."
One hour into shopping, there were still hundreds of people in line outside, as the store was allowing only a few people at a time.
Once the cars were stuffed with holiday deals, shoppers headed home to stuff their bellies with Thanksgiving turkey.
"I haven't missed it. It's on hold until I get home," said Munoz.