2009-01-01 / Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Compiled by Bill O'Neill

Question: What percentage of your Christmas shopping did you do on the internet this year?


"None. I don't have a computer. I love going shopping - especially around the holidays when the stores are all decorated."
- Venus Conner, Canarsie"None. I don't have a computer. I love going shopping - especially around the holidays when the stores are all decorated." - Venus Conner, Canarsie"Nothing on the Internet, because there are too many problems with the Internet. You order things - and they send it late or not at all. Internet sites are too busy with too many orders around the holidays."
- Michael Tucker, Canarsie"Nothing on the Internet, because there are too many problems with the Internet. You order things - and they send it late or not at all. Internet sites are too busy with too many orders around the holidays." - Michael Tucker, Canarsie"Ninety percent. Retail is a thing of the past. A lot of stores can't afford to keep things on inventory and offer them at lower prices. You get better buys on Amazon."
- Philip Kirschner, Spring Creek"Ninety percent. Retail is a thing of the past. A lot of stores can't afford to keep things on inventory and offer them at lower prices. You get better buys on Amazon." - Philip Kirschner, Spring Creek"About 20 percent. I don't mind going to the stores even though they are crowded during the holidays. But it's more convenient to do online shopping."
- Chris Peralta, Canarsie"About 20 percent. I don't mind going to the stores even though they are crowded during the holidays. But it's more convenient to do online shopping." - Chris Peralta, Canarsie"I did nothing on the Internet. Went straight to the stores - and did all my shopping early. I got everything I needed."
- Rod Bracero, Canarsie"I did nothing on the Internet. Went straight to the stores - and did all my shopping early. I got everything I needed." - Rod Bracero, Canarsie"I didn't do anything on the Internet because I'm scared to do shopping there. My mom was already a victim of identity theft. So I go to the stores for holiday shopping."
- Amanda Agosto, Canarsie"I didn't do anything on the Internet because I'm scared to do shopping there. My mom was already a victim of identity theft. So I go to the stores for holiday shopping." - Amanda Agosto, Canarsie"I'd say about 25 - 30 percent - Amazon.com and Buy.com. In the future, everything is going to be online."
- Joe Abruscato, Canarsie"I'd say about 25 - 30 percent - Amazon.com and Buy.com. In the future, everything is going to be online." - Joe Abruscato, Canarsie

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