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November 25 is the biggest shopping day on the US calendar. For 24 hours, American shoppers are treated to an annual bargains extravaganza known as Black Friday to ring out Thanksgiving. Retailers routinely slash their prices to kick start the Christmas shopping season resulting in hundreds of incredible deals.

The good news is that many of these bargains are available in Australia, alongside noteworthy deals from local retailers looking to capitalise on the Black Friday hype. To save you the trouble of fruitlessly hunting through US sites that may or may not ship to Australia, we've assembled the very best deals you can get Down Under - complete with links.

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As we approach Christmas, there's a tremendous marketing push by retailers who implore us to buy more things. Frankly, our entire economy depends upon people buying stuff they don't need. But Americans have a tendency to romanticize the Before Times™ — an era when consumerism wasn't so rampant. This longing for the days of old is misguided at best. One need only look at the board games of the 19th and 20th centuries for evidence.

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We spend a lot of time on our tablets and smartphones. You probably also spend a lot of time thinking about buying new ones. You know it. I know it. And of course, Google knows it. That's why they're augmenting your gadget searches with 3D renders of the stuff you're lusting over.