Woot Off Lights
Web Watch likes bargains, and sometimes you end up getting what you pay for.
Take online shopping site WOOT.COM, for example. For those of you who don’t know, woot.com is an online clearinghouse of discount, discontinued, overstock, and occasional new product introductions. The catch is that woot.com only sells one item a day – and once they’re sold out, they’re gone. The bonus – no matter what you buy from woot, shipping is only $5.
So, on occasion when woot is selling phenomenal stuff, like the TIVO SERIES 3 HD DVR (which normally retails for around $400 new) at a woot-tastic price of $169 for a freshly refurbished model – they can sell out relatively quickly, even when users are limited to buying at most three of each sale item.
Then there are the other occasions when woot is selling inexpensive camera tripods for $1 each, and they do everything in their power to get rid of them as fast as possible and still not succeed in putting a dent in the woot inventory before the day is through.
And that latter situation is what brings us to the famous woot-off, because woot needs to do something with the inventory that even they can’t sell. Continue reading THE WOOT BAG OF CRAP (AKA BANDOLIER OF CARROTS) IS HERE!