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Posted: Jan 24, 2017 - 10:34pm

 islander wrote:

Do they still occasionally salt those with something good?  I haven't heard of anyone getting anything other than pure crap in a while.

 
Rule #1 - it's crap.

 
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Posted: Jan 24, 2017 - 9:30pm

 Steely_D wrote:
Scored another Bandolier of Carrots tonight. WOOT!

 
Do they still occasionally salt those with something good?  I haven't heard of anyone getting anything other than pure crap in a while.
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Posted: Jan 24, 2017 - 9:23pm

Scored another Bandolier of Carrots tonight. WOOT!
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Posted: Nov 25, 2016 - 8:28pm

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BOC right now in sports.woot.com

 
hiccup scored her first ever BOC on that'un.  I got one yesterday (The Temple of Crap) - my 6th (?).  My last one (Bunker of Crap, received the Tuesday before last) really lived up to the billing.  I'm curious as to whether they can outdo themselves on this next double header.  {#Neutral}


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Posted: Nov 10, 2016 - 9:59am

 ptooey wrote:
Just scored my 5th BOC.  They had a weird surprise one pop up in Home & Kitchen.  And now I wait for my inevitable disappointment.

 
woot!
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Posted: Nov 10, 2016 - 9:56am

Just scored my 5th BOC.  They had a weird surprise one pop up in Home & Kitchen.  And now I wait for my inevitable disappointment.
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Posted: Nov 10, 2016 - 8:53am

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New pages unlocked!

I'm just reading the stuff and being amused; the crap they're selling is pretty lame. Maybe the Krampus shirt would be fun. There's an MP4 download which I didn't download. Maybe I should. It's behind some blue underlined text (y'know, a link) but there's an earlier spot that doesn't link to anything.

I get the feeling the wiring diagrams have some significance but I dunno.

I'm sure some geeks have already deciphered pp20-21 and there's probably something cool there (or it spells out WOOT!) but I'll just wait for the big reveal there. 

 
Way too much work, in order to buy something. If it were a giveaway, maybe.
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Posted: Nov 7, 2016 - 7:25pm

 Steely_D wrote:

ooooh. I love puzzles. Especially when it means I have to work hard and spend a lot of time so I can get to a place where I give them my money for something...
But really, I love puzzles. This looks like they put some work into it. I found the easy ones: the scarf and mug. 

 
New pages unlocked!

I'm just reading the stuff and being amused; the crap they're selling is pretty lame. Maybe the Krampus shirt would be fun. There's an MP4 download which I didn't download. Maybe I should. It's behind some blue underlined text (y'know, a link) but there's an earlier spot that doesn't link to anything.

I get the feeling the wiring diagrams have some significance but I dunno.

I'm sure some geeks have already deciphered pp20-21 and there's probably something cool there (or it spells out WOOT!) but I'll just wait for the big reveal there. 
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Posted: Nov 3, 2016 - 8:36am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote: 
ooooh. I love puzzles. Especially when it means I have to work hard and spend a lot of time so I can get to a place where I give them my money for something...
But really, I love puzzles. This looks like they put some work into it. I found the easy ones: the scarf and mug. 
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Posted: Nov 2, 2016 - 10:32pm

What's going on in here?
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Posted: Mar 6, 2015 - 12:19pm

I haven't lol'd at a Woot writeup in a while...
 
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Laptops are a lot like sandwiches: Customizable, affordable, and always preferable to salad.

All-new features available on the HP 15F100DXREF notebook

-Saxtastrophe®: Automatically plays a sax solo every time you receive an email bearing bad news. Now enriched with Blues™ technology.

-StoatFindr: Hot new app that lets you find single stoats in your area

-Ketchup Nozzle: Sometimes you want ketchup

-What does this extra screw go to?© At last, an answer to your most urgent DYI question.

-Entropy Pro©: Ergonomic trackpad; right-clicking punches a hole in time

-Modesty Drape: Protect the elderly from unsightly USB ports

-Keyboard Ghost®: Proprietary paranormal technology that peppers your business correspondence with filthy language. Don’t actually install Keyboard Ghost.

 
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Posted: Dec 23, 2014 - 8:45am

 
 
From the Woot Crapvent Calendar
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Posted: Jan 23, 2014 - 6:05am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Woot is a different kind of shopping experience, that's for sure.

 
I've only ordered from them twice before, and my orders have been about 2 years apart. Maybe they're punishing me?
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Posted: Jan 23, 2014 - 5:59am

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Got the shipping confirmation today. Two weeks after placing the order. {#Rolleyes} And I never got a response from customer service.

 
Woot is a different kind of shopping experience, that's for sure.
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Posted: Jan 23, 2014 - 5:37am

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Interesting that this particular item doesn't show up on Amazon. I know they've sold out and I'm afraid that I'm not going to get my order. {#Grumpy}

Guess I'll give it a little more time.

 
Got the shipping confirmation today. Two weeks after placing the order. {#Rolleyes} And I never got a response from customer service.
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Posted: Jan 21, 2014 - 8:12am

Endless Pearl Necklaces
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Posted: Jan 19, 2014 - 7:05am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

No, but from time to time I see people have issues. *reads message again* January 9? It's not time to panic yet. Their shipping is notoriously slow.* For some reason, even tho they're owned by Amazon now, they like to sit on stuff in their warehouse for a while.
 
I don't know but maybe they take the orders before getting them all together in their Texas warehouse. So Amazon says "We have 50000 of these widgets spread across 8 warehouses, we need to Woot 'em!" So Woot sees how many they can sell, then Amazon moves that many from around the country/globe to Texas so woot can do a mass shipment. Rather than cob up the normal Amazon shipping lanes/equipment, y'know? 

Or maybe it's just to remind us that woot is not amazon and if it's $5 more at Amazon, at least you'll get it in a reasonable time. 
  

 
Interesting that this particular item doesn't show up on Amazon. I know they've sold out and I'm afraid that I'm not going to get my order. {#Grumpy}

Guess I'll give it a little more time.
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Posted: Jan 19, 2014 - 6:53am

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Anybody out there ever have any trouble with Woot? I placed an order on January 9 and even though it's been charged to my card, it hasn't shipped. I've sent two messages to them inquiring about it and no response, other than the auto response. {#Eh}

 
No, but from time to time I see people have issues. *reads message again* January 9? It's not time to panic yet. Their shipping is notoriously slow.* For some reason, even tho they're owned by Amazon now, they like to sit on stuff in their warehouse for a while.
 
I don't know but maybe they take the orders before getting them all together in their Texas warehouse. So Amazon says "We have 50000 of these widgets spread across 8 warehouses, we need to Woot 'em!" So Woot sees how many they can sell, then Amazon moves that many from around the country/globe to Texas so woot can do a mass shipment. Rather than cob up the normal Amazon shipping lanes/equipment, y'know? 

Or maybe it's just to remind us that woot is not amazon and if it's $5 more at Amazon, at least you'll get it in a reasonable time. 
 
—-

*Just today, woot is selling "TVs for watching the Big Game" and some incredulous person posted

"The Big Game is coming?" Does this mean they will actually arrive in time for the Superbowl, or some other big game?

 and woot wrote back:

Haha! Fair enough.. We're aiming for Super Bowl 2014, as in a couple weeks. Buuuut.... :) I mean you know how we get our big holidays and games and things mixed up sometimes.

 

 

 
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Posted: Jan 19, 2014 - 6:40am

Anybody out there ever have any trouble with Woot? I placed an order on January 9 and even though it's been charged to my card, it hasn't shipped. I've sent two messages to them inquiring about it and no response, other than the auto response. {#Eh}
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Posted: Aug 21, 2013 - 6:56pm

Wootoff! BOC game requires you to "find the tiny url, cut and paste it."

http://tinyurl.com/l9jguub

But they're sold out.  {#Neutral}


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