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Locals React To LivingSocial Dollar Lunch Day

There was an unusual buzz throughout Downtown D.C. this morning, an energy that far surpassed the standard Friday.

The excitement, shared by locals all over the District, was a result of the city's preeminent company, LivingSocial, giving back to the community it calls home.

In an effort to promote the launch of its new instant deals feature, LivingSocial ran a special today, offering lunches at more than one hundred participating D.C. food joints to customers for a buck.

That's right: One dollar.  That's one hundred pennies.  That's twenty pieces of Bazooka bubble gum.  That's one of those dollar scratch-off lottery tickets that never wins.

The deal was insane, and, we assume, so were the amount of purchases.

There were a few bumps in the road: Some were frustrated by overloaded server problems when attempting to purchase the deal, while others complained of long lines. But those were minor issues.

We visited several eateries involved in the deal and asked locals what they had to say about the offer.  Check out the video above to see their reaction.

Did you get a LivingSocial dollar lunch deal?  What was your experience like?  Let us know!  Sound off in our comment section below.