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Inexplicable Lines: Calling Off Work for Kidrobot

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It was just a normal day in Soho yesterday with the sun was shining and the tourists freezing, but at the Kidrobot store on Prince Street, something was up. We passed by in the early afternoon and spotted a line on the street, slowly lengthening and quite curious. Was the store over capacity with shoppers eager to own munnys, dunnys and labbits? No. Had a celebrity arranged for a "private" shopping session to ring up a hefty bill on the till? No. Instead, we discovered that this was a line forming for an artist signing not scheduled for another four hours. Kidrobot: causing people to skip work and school since 2002.
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