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Old 07-26-2015, 03:53 PM
 
Location: Buckeye, AZ
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Alot of young men go to malls because there are women there...for most young men, they could just as easily go to the stand alone Finishline/Footlocker/Champs 2 blocks over...but but I suspect the allure of "accidentally" bumping into flocks of attractive women is probably what makes going to the mall the better choice.
A young man could find young girls at ANY store whether it is a mall, strip mall or even a Walmart if they really wanted to. Not denying that it is more likely it could happen at a mall, BUT it is something that can happen even at Walmart.
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Old 07-26-2015, 04:33 PM
 
Location: Eastern Oregon
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I am a female and I hate malls. I get my clothes from Cabelas and Fred Meyer. Freddies is good because I can get stuff that I need while also getting groceries. One stop shopping....I dont like shopping!
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Old 07-26-2015, 08:25 PM
 
Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
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I, a man, have purchased clothes at a mall in a department store there. But for balance, the last several articles of clothing I bought at Rural King.

I have also visited the mall recently for the bookstore (yes, they still make books) and to get my watch repaired. From what I observe, malls aren't so much dominated by one gender, women, so much as by one age demographic, that being the 12-20 age bracket, boys and girls alike.
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Old 07-26-2015, 09:14 PM
 
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As a male, shopping to be shopping in a mall is kind of pointless. Mainly because all the stores today are pretty much clones of one another selling the same stuff with just a different label. Even the anchor stores like Sears and Penny are shadows of their former selves, focusing mainly on so called "fashion" than on useful products. For my wife's birthday I took her on a shopping spree to the big mall in the city. After an all day marathon, she came home with only a couple of items costing over $200. Not because she didn't want others but because they didn't "fit." Modern "fashion" tends to be designed toward an unrealistic body shape that maybe 1% of women have (IE Barbie doll). IE a shirt that fits here didn't also fit there. The colors were terrible. Maybe OK for a 15 year old, but not a grown woman.

The end result being, why spend all day and several hundred dollars when the end result is no different than Walmart at 29.95? It's the lack of selection and overpriced product that is pushing the consumer away from malls and into the BORGs or on line. There are plenty of folks who would love the mall experience, but not the waste of time.
yes i feel the same!
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