Wednesday, October 28

 

Tuesday, October 27

Winners' Gallery: the Best of Contest 231

by shan24 & Josephus

While we weren't paying enough attention to Jason's wandering mind, he proposed the following contest: Show us a former Woot product's Facebook page (or a detail from their home page, or some other page from their account). We immediately asked ourselves: why a former Woot product? Why not a Woot product in the current rotation? How do you know if it's a former Woot product? Does it go by the acronym TPFKAAWP? And then we thought maybe we were overthinking the issue. What do you think?

First Place - $100
TomW - Bacon Salt

Well now what do we do, TomW didn't even make a Facebook page, he made a Spicerack page.

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Thursday, October 01

Winners' Gallery: the Best of Contest 230

by shan24 & Josephus

At some point in the probably not-so-recent past, we asked you to show us how you could use past or current Woots as part of your superhero, sci-fi, or video-game costume. Since we viewed all these entries, does that mean we've seen everything there is to see at one of these conventions? We hope not, because we have the feeling that the people-watching is the best part.

First Place - $100
snackbot - Samus of Woot

We wonder what Baby Samus looks like?

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Wednesday, August 19

Winners' Gallery: the Best of Contest 229

by shan24 & Josephus

Almost 2 years ago, when we started judging this photoshop contest, we asked Jason to ask you to show us an action shot of the Woot All-Star Game, featuring great Woots of the past and present competing against each other. He finally managed to get that far down his list of clever themes, and has started on the ones we've submitted! Look out people, it's about to get crazy up in herrre! Anyway, about a year ago you posted your responses to the theme, and here are the winners:

First Place - $100
toby8915 - Woot-i-oh!

This spell card burns every card with a heart in your deck. I play the Hunk a hunk a burnin' love card!

see also:
toby8915 - Dodgeball - The losers get their screamers ripped out.

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Tuesday, August 18

 

Friday, July 24

Winners' Gallery: the Best of Contest 227

by Josephus & shan24

On a day that seems like 100 hours ago, but was much, much longer ago than that, in the midst of the celebrity death-watch to beat all celebrity death watches, we aked you to Show us what a recently deceased celebrity (or group of celebrities) is doing in the afterlife. Fortunately, they quit dropping like flies- you know how an aged fly can be just flying along, trying to get into your rice pudding, and then he suddenly just falls over dead? Only he isn't really dead, 'cause his wings just won't carry him any more, so he sort of rotates around on his back, as he slowly di- OK, never mind. Regardless, the seers among you took the time to show us what's happining on the other side- and heeeeeere's the list!

First Place - $100
mwiseman - Switcheroo

Michael's just sittin' at the pearly gates, waiting on Diana Ross.

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Monday, July 13

Winners' Gallery; the Best of Contest 226

by Josephus & shan24

My doctor tells me that a glass of wine each day is good for my heart. Provided it isn't Pruno, of course. Of course I'm a confirmed woot wine drinker, from long ago, when we could still get that Monkey Prize wine. ah, the overtones of banana and fleas that defined that wine just don't come across these days. Still, there's business to take care of. We asked you to Show us the label for a new Woot Cellars wine designed to appeal to a not-previously-Woot-friendly demographic. Yet again, despite our using Oompa Loompas to pick and stomp the grapes, you provided us with a wonderful variety of wines:

First Place - $100
Richboy455 - Bluetooth

Aarrgh you kiddin' me?

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Monday, June 29

 

Friday, June 12

Winners' Gallery: the Best of Contest 224

by Josephus & shan24

It's a fascinating Website, this repository of random patent office artifacts. Who would ever have suspected that every single one of them would work? Woot.com's arrangement with www.patentoffice.gov that they will sell one item each day from the junkyard is no doubt lucrative for them, but it is troubling that we have no idea what any of these items do. The Brazilian drug dealer who purchased last Monday's item, for example, had no idea that it was a parallel universe mixer. If he had, he might not have turned the danged thing on, and cause the unfortunate blip that resulted in our having two camping themed contests within a matter of weeks. No matter, now that we've gotten it back, I'll just push this button with the back arrow on it and see if we can reset the univer-

Show us a past or current woot as a kid attending a summer camp.

First Place - $100
olpmcg - Monkey space camp

What happens when you hurl into your helmet? And thank you, olpmcg, for the "before" shot and for omitting the "after" shot.

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Wednesday, June 10

Winners' Gallery: the Best of Contest 223

by shan24 & Josephus

At some point in the recent past, we asked you to show us an awkward, embarrassing photo of the family of a past or current Woot product. When you've got it, flaunt it, we say. Look below for some serious flaunting, ignorant of social mores and norms, and all the happier for it. We should all be so ignorant!

First Place - $100
beatfarmer - Elvis & His Lady Friend

Oh what to laugh at first...the sideburns? The crossed eyes? The glasses? The sweater? The odd background? Hmm...it's all so tempting!

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