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10 Great Deals That Usually Aren't

Great Savings (on Inferior Models)

This is another classic Black Friday deception. Retailers will announce a CRAZY price on an item -- usually in the electronics department.

But after you fork over $499 on a 50-inch high-definition TV, you discover that this particular model's resolution is only 720, not 1080, and it doesn't produce the great color quality you love to see when you're watching your favorite movies. What's more, once you research the unpronounceable, off-brand manufacturer, you realized that you only saved $20 off the regular retail price of the set.