SCOTTSDALE, AZ - The mad dash inside the Toys R Us in Scottsdale initiated the start of Black Friday for the roughly 100 shoppers in line.
The store near the Loop 101 and Indian Bend opened earlier than ever, 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
Outside the Toys R Us, the line started relatively late compared to other stores and shops opening across the Valley.
Martin Carrillo of Los Angeles was first in line and said he was surprised that at 5.p.m., he was the only one at the door.
"I think the reason is because there's really no breakout toy everyone must have,” he told ABC15.
Within two hours of his arrival, the line had expanded and stretched beyond the toy store's sidewalk.
Shoppers said this was only the beginning of a long weekend of shopping.
"I'm off to Target," said Ashley Mercer of Scottsdale. Mercer was in and out of the toy store within six minutes.
Copyright 2012 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Did You Hear?
Jacqueline Simpson, 52, is suing the restaurant chain over a piece of glass she bit into while eating a chicken sandwich.
A man who was trying to protect his wife from a home run ball got a face full of beer for his effort.
Jim Heston, an American guesthouse operator in Cambodia, has lived a life in denim and has the photos to prove it. There were the dungarees he wore as a little boy, the dark bell-bottoms he had on for a hike up Japan's Mount Fuji, and the Levis straight-leg 501 jeans he's stayed with for the past 36 years.
More Scottsdale News
A Scottsdale restaurant planned to reopen Tuesday night after it temporarily shut its doors following an embarrassing reality TV experience.