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Photos: Meet the people who stood in line for Cabela's grand openings

Not since the grand opening of an IKEA in Centennial two years ago have consumers in the Denver metro area gone as ape for the debut of a new business as for yesterday's twin bows of Cabela's outlets in Thornton and Lone Tree. The crowds were huge and surprisingly diverse: There were every color of cap imaginable (some worn backwards!) and many variations on camo -- plus a cameo by the Denver Broncos cheerleaders.

Check out images from the big day, culled from Cabela's footage.

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More from our Business archive circa August 2011: "IKEA Centennial = hell ten days after grand opening (PHOTOS)."

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