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From the Racked Inbox: "I'm bothering you to share the fun fact that tourists actually line up—even in the snow—waiting for the Abercrombie store to open in Midtown. Sadly the doors opened EXACTLY as I pulled out my camera, so I missed the shot." [Racked Inbox]