With the inevitable mad rush to local superstores in the immediate future, we at JACK FM want to make your holiday bargain shopping experience as seamless as possible. Put on your fastest running shoes and practice your wrestling moves, you need to be prepared when it comes time to rip an iPad out of old ladies frail hands. Here are store opening times for when the madness begins, and a couple deals that are worth fighting for:

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    Kmart - Opens at 5 AM


    - Panasonic 46-inch class plasma HDTV for $499.99
    - Samsung PL120 Dual View digital camera for $99
    - Archos 8GB 101 Internet Tablet for $219

    [Kmart website]

    Flickr by CMGO22O
  • 6

    Walmart - Opens at Midnight

    (but electronics deals start @5AM)

    - Buy a Nintendo Wii ($199) get a $50 Wal-mart gift card.
    - 15.6-inch HP laptop for $298
    - $29 Video games for the PlayStation3, Xbox 360 and Wii
    - Will match competitors' prices on identical items advertised in print.

    [Wal-Mart website]

    Flickr by Zol87
  • 5

    Target - Opens at 4 AM


    - Westinghouse 40-inch LCD HDTV, $298.
    - Nikon S205 Digital Camera,$79.
    - $10 gift card when you spend $100 or more.

    [Target website]

    Flickr by bdu
  • 4

    Sears - Opens at 4 AM


    - 58 inch Panasonic plasma TV, $1,099 (2 Free Blue Ray DVD’s)
    - Craftsman C3 19.2V Drill, $39.99

    [Sears website]

    Flickr by justj0000lie
  • 3

    Toy R Us - 10 PM Thanksgiving Night


    - $50 gift card with the purchase of a new iPod Touch.
    - Android 2.1 Tablet for $139.99.

    [Toys "R" Us website]

    Flickr by alberth2
  • 2

    Best Buy - 5AM


    - Nintendo Wii’s $169.99
    - Nook Wi-Fi electronic book reader for $99.99.
    - Panasonic 50-inch Plasma HDTV, for $699.99.
    - Toshiba Smart Blu-Ray Disk Player, $39.99

    [Best Buy website]

    Flickr by osde8info
  • 1

    Kohl’s - 3AM


    - 50% Off ALL toys
    - Diamond bracelet or black and white reversible diamond heart pendant for $99 each. Regularly $500 or $575 each.
    - $15 Kohl’s cash for every $50 spent

    [Kohl's website]

    Flickr by hattiesburgmemory