11/23/2010 01:45 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

9 Sneaky, Foolproof Black Friday Secrets (PHOTOS)

It's a holiday scene you're familiar with-no, not the Nativity Scene-Black Friday madness. Once the turkey is polished off, crazed shoppers wait all night to get this year's next big gadget, frenzied moms throwing crap into their carts, and mobs trampling over each other for "doorbusters" at Wal-Mart. (Tip: Here are the items from the SHEfinds Sold Out List, the most requested items we predict will be sold out Christmas -- no need to wait 'til Black Friday to grab them.)

...You can do better.
Here, our 9 foolproof tips to tackling Black Friday online and coming out on top -- no lines, cashiers, traffic -- just you and your computer. Grab that leftover turkey-and-stuffing sandwich, and let's get to it:

9 Sneaky, Foolproof Black Friday Secrets

Got more tips on saving time and money on Black Friday? Add them in the comments. Don't forget to peruse our Sold Out Guide -- the 21 gifts that are guaranteed to sell out this year.