Friday, May 31

The Guac-Off: Guac Will Never Die

by Scott Lydon

Ah, the golden days of the top of last month. Iron Man 3 had still made less money than Transformers: Dark Of The Moon. Daft Punk's new album was still on the horizon. Russell Westbrook's knee was strong and proud. And the Woot Seattle team gathered in the company kitchen to decide once and for all who made the best guacamole.

 

All non-allergic personnel were gathered together, taken downstairs to a specially chartered bus, driven around the block, taken off the bus, and then escorted right back upstairs to where chips, plates and cutlery were waiting. After the jump, we'll show you some of the contestants, and talk about who won!

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Friday, April 12

Zappos Vs Woot: The Big Chompdown

by Scott Lydon

It's not often we meet a company that's lower in the alphabet than we are, so when our brothers-in-arms over at Zappos gave us a call on the Subsidiary Hotline and invited us to a doughnut-eating contest, what else could we do but say yes? And so, caution went out into the wind, everyone took off their belts and wore their sweatpants, and both teams ordered in several dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts… each.


 

Could the hungry Texans at Woot.com defeat the combined forces of Zappos and Amazon Toronto at a doughnut eating contest? After the jump, it's TX vs LV with a little CA on the side! OUR FIRST INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION!!!

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Friday, March 22

Chip Challenge: Crunch Crunch Crunch

by Scott Lydon

We've eaten British Kit Kats We've eaten Easter eggs. But today we're taking on the staple of snack foods that every human being must eat at one time or another: THE NOBLE POTATO CHIP!

 

 

Don't they look great? Sure are a lot better than those other snooty flavors a bunch of fancy-pants comedians reviewed. No, we're not jealous they did it first. We never even WANTED to review those chips. We wanted to review THESE chips from the START!

And after the jump, we will. See you inside.

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Friday, March 08

Eggstasy: The Easter Egg Challenge

by Scott Lydon

After the success of our Kit Kat Challenge one thing became obvious: you like to make us eat things. You disgusting enablers. But far be it from us to stand in the way of your wishes! That's why this week we've decided to help you plan your Easter baskets by doing a taste test on the Springiest of confections: the chocolate Easter egg.

 

Don't they look delicious? After the jump, you'll get to live vicariously through our words and discover which egg won the day. It's just like being here with us! Without the medical risks from eating all so much candy in one sitting!

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Friday, March 01

The Unexpected Kit Kat Challenge

by Scott Lydon

Did you know that Woot.com has friends in London? It's true! Though we don't ship overseas, we've got pals in all corners of the world, and every so often, the time we waste being civil to people pays off. Huge.

 

You see, Kit Kat UK is having a little blast of democracy right now, and they've got some brand new flavors. After the jump, you'll get to hear the voice of TRUE freedom, as our 100% American writing team chows down on some British delicacies (and a token US Kit Kat for balance).

 

Aren't you sorry you weren't here to join us? Yes, you are. Yes, you are.

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