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The first-ever Microsoft store opened in a Scottsdale mall last Thursday, and Engadget found the experience oddly familiar. "When the doors finally opened, customers were greeted with sturdy high-fives from overly-enthusiastic employees dressed in their casual, every-man uniforms. Inside were products placed on tables within easy reach of a curious public as well as an 'Answer Bar' where presumed geniuses will tenderly solve customer issues." As if that wasn't Apple-y enough, the blog also spotted a former Apple store manager handing out free Zunes. [Engadget]