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Double Eleven: Singles' Day or shopping spree? | Updated: 2018-11-09 13:21
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Editor's note: Nov 11, also known as the “bare sticks holiday” and a day originally meant for young people to celebrate being single, has become the world's largest 24-hour online shopping carnival. Forum readers share their opinions.

BlondeAmber (Ireland)

There is nothing to be proud of to be in a country that spends so much online on a particular day.

It does nothing more than show the superficiality of the temporary pleasure of shopping, and produces nothing more than a mountain of environmental waste. I bet there is plenty of “buyers' remorse” after this day.

An express delivery firm prepares for the busiest season of the year, Jiujiang city, Jiangxi province, Nov 8, 2015. [Photo/China Daily]
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