Starting today you might notice some major changes to the Woot homepage (www.Woot.com). Or maybe you'll only see some minor changes. You see, only some folks are able to see the overhauled version of the homepage, a phenomenon that can be explained with either of two hypotheses:
Notice anything different about us? Eh? Eh? No? You never notice when we make adjustments to the site. It's like you don't care!
Adam Smith said, “It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.” And, if he had lived in today’s world, he almost certainly would have added “erstwhile deal-a-day e-commerce subsidiaries” to that list.
Which is all highfalutin preamble to saying that we’re raising the price of the Bag Of Crap by $2 and not improving the quality whatsoever.
The Santa Sedition is bent on deposing Santa Claus, while the Claus Coaltion seeks to protect their beloved merrymaker. Which faction shall reign supreme? Why does any of this matter? WHAT THE HELL IS HAPPENING?
Here's how to play the World Of Wootcrap:
The games next Monday may or may not involve voting in the Shirt.Woot Derby. So, to get everybody familiar, you can earn XP by voting in the Derby before it ends tomorrow (Thursday) at noon.
You only get XP if you vote at all -- multiple votes does not mean more XP. Go Vote!
Bound in froth and written in brandy, the powers of the Nogrinomicon could tip the balance of The Great Santa War. But which Faction shall wield this powerful, boozy tome?