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Not to alarm neighboring businesses and denizens of the Fairfax District, but there has been a potential doormat-napping at The Hundreds shop at 7909 Rosewood Avenue. The perps can be described as an energetic rapping, eagerly-photographed quartet of Hundreds-loving teenagers. They are armed with Hundreds stickers and other merch (which they purchased outright), smiles and a green shopping bag!
Per Bobby Hundreds on the shop's blog, he knew something was amiss when he noticed the doormat askew. He proceeded to check the security video and saw the attempt to snatch the signature logo-ed doormat. "While our man 'Jack' here was trying to get away with doormatnapping, his boys had Patrick’s attention inside, telling him how big of fans they were of The Hundreds. They even rap about us in their music, left all their contact information (??!), and wanted me to plug their group on the blog. Umm let me think about that one. I caught them down the block and took a flick. They had no clue that I knew what was up with the doormat situation. They were just happy to get put
on the blog ON BLAST." Ultimately, Bobby was sympathetic to the foursome's attempted theft and didn't mention it:
"I figured letting 20,000 people around the world wake up today and see their guilty faces, along with absolutely no recognition for their music, would be enough retribution...NOT that I condone stealing or shoplifting (especially from OUR store), but man, when I was their age and I saw a 3-D cardboard Volcom stone, or a Shorty’s demo banner, or a Mooks pillow just chillin’ in the corner of my favorite skateshop, I felt the same exact way. That pillow would look a lot better? in MY room. So I can’t really knock these kids for the urge, I can’t even hate on them for trying to get one up on me. But when you come into my house and try to gank my welcome mat? You’re going down.
· DING DONGS DITCH. [The Hundreds]