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Winter Clearance Portraits from the Somerset Collection

December 30 was bargain day at the Somerset Collection, Troy, Michigan. The mall was not mobbed by shoppers, and in contrast to WalMart at Thanksgiving, no fatalities were reported. There were no lines at the cashiers, and plenty of friendly, no, eager sales clerks were ready to serve customers. The mannequins kept their unblinking, expressionless cool. Santa was nowhere to be seen.

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eovery 8 years ago from MIddle of the Boondocks of Iowa

Neat, however it took several minutes to load.

Happy New Hubbing Year.

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Ralph Deeds 8 years ago Author

Same to you! Tnx for the comment. Pics take a while to load.

Bill H. 8 years ago


Great photos, but the scenes were eerily free of shoppers on the prowl. On Rodeo Drive in BH you see more shoppers, but the discounts are running up to 70% off on selected items. Of course, the items they select usually aren't the things I would select, but what the hey!

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Ralph Deeds 8 years ago Author

Michigan is in tough shape. You Californians buy too many foreign cars. Remember Pearl Harbor! Remember the Lusitania! Buy a GM, Ford or Chrysler product!

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marklaro 8 years ago from Portugal

Great photos!!!

linda 8 years ago

Great pictures; I am amazed at the lack of people in the mall with such sales as your photos show. Even the Apple store looked empty...not good my wonder all the "people" in your photos were expressionless.

Happy New Year and thanks for sharing the pics!


Shirley 8 years ago

Great shots Ralph - thanks for sharing. By the way Sally and I were at Somerset yesterday. I can't find us in your pics......

Happy New Year!

Tone 8 years ago

Yeah man; Where's Shirley and Sally?

............Great shots Ralph. Thanks for not publishing the boozey dinner party.

Ralph Rawls 8 years ago

Reminded me of some of those movies where the world has ended and only mannequins and robots, or one last guy who somehow was immune to the virus that killed off the human race, were all that was left.

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Ralph Deeds 8 years ago Author

The manikins do have an eerie look about them.

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G-Ma Johnson 8 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

I loved it so took all these pics??? wow eee loved the ..what do you call it...the man and his 6 pack of abs??? always see women manicans...there are so many different kinds and wonder who makes them and who orders  them, Hum??? are there certain kinds needed for certain things...Like the underwear ones compared to the suits...very interesting and fun...HAPPY NEW YEAR sweetie and thanks for this hub, was fun for me anyways....G-Ma :o) Hugs & Peace

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Ralph Deeds 8 years ago Author

TNX, G-Ma and all! The one with the abs was specially for you!

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