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(CNN) -- Stores keep opening earlier and earlier for "Black Friday." So early in fact, that it's become "Brown Thursday." Even so, Thanksgiving is still more than a week away, yet some shoppers in Akron, Ohio are already camping out to be first in line for the deals at Best Buy.

As of Wednesday, November 20th there were not one but two campers at the Best Buy in Akron on Chapel Hill, waiting for Brown Thursday.

One camper's "living space" featured five heaters, a microwave, a TV, dishes, a queen sized bed and power supplies for all of it.

That camper will be first in for shopping.

The man named "Jonas" is part of a group of guys who plan to rotate shifts.

"Somebody has to be here at all times. At least one person, so we'll do rotates, because I've got to shower at some point," Jonas said.

Jonas says his group was tired of being second in line -- saying every year, there's been a guy who showed up extra early to be first.

According to Best Buy's website, the retailer's "Black Friday" begins at 6:00 p.m. on "Brown Thursday."