Suprising way to keep your place in line on Black Friday

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Posted: Friday, November 29, 2013 2:03 pm | Updated: 2:27 pm, Fri Nov 29, 2013.

An adventurous bargain hunter, Annie Luck from Anchorage, Alaska, seeking the best deals for Black Friday had a cunning plan to secure her place in line to the surprise of security at Best Buy.

For the overnight period, Luck slept in her car. To hold her place, she set up a dummy in the chair using her husband's construction hat, her coat and a face mask. Sometime around 2 a.m., she had to interfere with a security guard yelling at her makeshift placeholder.

"I came out and I was like, 'It's a fake body,'" she said.

By morning, Luck was back in position and people trickled in behind her. Two friends used a sleeping bag as a shield against the wind. One man pulled up in an SUV, talked to the line of about five about television sales and grabbed a chair out of his trunk to join them.

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