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Old November 17th, 2009, 07:04 AM   #1
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Default Woot jumping the shark?

third woot off in as many weeks?
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Old November 17th, 2009, 07:10 AM   #2
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I think they're just taking in too much crap that no one wants. I mean... a new (refurb) food processor would be nice, but it's not an impulsive buy as much as say... a 3 pack of HDMI cables for $5.
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Old November 17th, 2009, 08:02 AM   #3
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Agreed. Woot-offs are clearly intended to clear out inventory and they've had a lot of "bigger than woot normal" ticket items of late. Maybe to generate some cash flow to compensate for buying some holiday season stuff in larger-than-normal volumes...
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Old November 17th, 2009, 08:06 AM   #4
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Yea, this is like the third time I've left my browser open overnight in the last month, and woot watcher had opened a couple dozen windows with all of the past deals. I wish I could have jumped on a couple of them.
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Old November 17th, 2009, 08:25 AM   #5
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I've bought thru Woot a few time's but I'm not sure what you are talking about when you say "woot-off"
Please fill me in here.
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Old November 17th, 2009, 12:02 PM   #6
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I've bought thru Woot a few time's but I'm not sure what you are talking about when you say "woot-off"
Please fill me in here.
normally woot only does 1 item per day.

in a woot off, they go through multiple items until each item is sold out, for a number of hours, or even days.

If you want more detail, go to woot and read the FAQ.
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Old November 17th, 2009, 01:19 PM   #7
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normally woot only does 1 item per day.

in a woot off, they go through multiple items until each item is sold out, for a number of hours, or even days.

If you want more detail, go to woot and read the FAQ.
Thanks for the info! I thought that might be what it is.
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Old November 17th, 2009, 01:20 PM   #8
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normally woot only does 1 item per day.

in a woot off, they go through multiple items until each item is sold out, for a number of hours, or even days.

If you want more detail, go to woot and read the FAQ.
Thanks for the info! I thought that might be what it is.


I can see they are doing it again today.
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Old November 17th, 2009, 03:35 PM   #9
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:Woot: One good purchase, SOG multi-tool for $40.00, they're normally like $90 in the stores.
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Old November 19th, 2009, 04:49 PM   #10
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WOOT! Just got my first BOC!!!!
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Woohoo! 3rd Boggy Old Creature in less than 2 months!!!
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