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Old 10-25-2007, 12:14 PM   #1
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Woot-Off in progress

I don't know if there are any wooters here but FYI, there's a woot-off in progress.

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Old 10-25-2007, 12:22 PM   #2
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I check Woot every day... have yet to buy anything though.
Have you... what was the quality of the item?
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Old 10-25-2007, 12:42 PM   #3
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I've gotten quite a few things, but it's mostly electronic, computer and techie-type gadgets that my boys love. Usually, I google the item and try to find reviews first. Also, I check the warranty. But there are some good deals on stuff if it's stuff you need at the time.
Of course, during the Woot-Off, they put up one item after another after each one sells out. It lasts anywhere from 24 to 72 hours. The ultimate prize that everyone stays up for is the elusive Random Bag of Crap - which sells out in seconds, crashes the servers, and usually signals the end of the Woot-Off.
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Old 10-25-2007, 01:38 PM   #4
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I love Woot. Thanks for the Woot Off alert!

I have only bought one thing from them, which I was very disappointed with, but that was my fault for not checking the comments first.
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Old 10-25-2007, 01:46 PM   #5
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Dummy alert here--What is a Woot Off?

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Old 10-25-2007, 02:06 PM   #6
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It's an internet shopping site (sort of) that features one item a day. When it sells out or the 24 hours is up, that's it. You cannot purchase or order that item until it is featured again, if it ever is. There are lots of these One Day-One Deal sites, but Woot was one of the first. Woot is especially well known for it's humorous and bizarre descriptions of the items offered and also for the daily blog. That's where Wooters discuss the current item, as well as anything else that comes into their strange little heads.
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Old 10-25-2007, 02:06 PM   #7
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Dummy alert here--What is a Woot Off?

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This is woot. A woot-off is when they rapidly sell one product after another, but only list one at a time. When one sells out, the next one comes up.
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Old 10-25-2007, 02:29 PM   #8
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Somebody should buy a roomba so there will be a new item. Perhaps the infamous bag 'o crap will be posted soon.
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Old 10-25-2007, 03:32 PM   #9
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Somebody should buy a roomba so there will be a new item. Perhaps the infamous bag 'o crap will be posted soon.
Welcome aboard, JenMN! I'm always looking to score a BOC, which leaves me unwashed and sleep deprived during woot-offs. I actually have gotten 2, and all I can say is those guys at Woot are all about truth in advertising! (I really can't for the life of me figure out why I crave the BOC!)
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Old 10-25-2007, 03:37 PM   #10
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man do I love my roomba! It's a wooty woot... so is my Scooba!

I've come close to a BOC, but the servers crashed just a few seconds too soon,
darnit.
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