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Welp, it's that time again, folks. Time for a completely pointless demonstration of our ridiculousness. All this week, we're going head-to-head in feats of grand stupidity for your amusement. And just for our amusement, we're going to dangle some Bags of Crap out there to encourage participation (and, inevitably, pure, unadulterated rage.)

Think you're bigger, badder, faster, hungrier or just generally er-ier than our competitors? You're probably right. So show us. Every day, we'll post a new and presumably exciting Ultimate Challenge video. Watch it. Study our techniques. Then completely ignore those things and post a video of you doing it better.

THE RULES

  • The first FIVE (5) people to post their own Ultimate Challenge video in the discussion thread of the corresponding blog post (NOT the Video Wootcast thread or the YouTube thread) will receive a private link to a page where they can purchase a Bag of Crap. These links will be unique to each purchaser, and sent via PM.
  • The items used in your personal video do NOT have to be identical to the items we use in our video. However, it needs to be a reasonably approximate re-creation of the same action. For instance, if our video shows us bouncing Ping-Pong balls into Solo cups, you have to be bouncing some sort of ball into some sort of cup. A video of you tap-dancing to "Fast Car" by Tracy Chapman, while extraordinarily entertaining, will not be counted as an eligible submission.
  • You do NOT need to best our competitors. But if you don't, we'll laugh at you.
  • You can only post one video per challenge. If you post more than one video per challenge, none of your videos will count.
  • As always with the BOC, individuals are limited to one BOC per week. So if you get one, you're done.
 

And now, without further ado, it's the Woot Ultimate Challenge!

DAY 1: WINE BOTTLE RING TOSS

 


THE SCORE TO BEAT

After THREE (3) rounds of FIVE (5) tosses each, the sad results were:

Scott - 3,  Laura - 2

dernst_ca1


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The ultimate wooterbottle cap toss


-JMHSRV



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dernst_ca1


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I hope this was the right place to post

-JMHSRV



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carl669


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ok. i apparently suck at ring toss. good thing i never became a carnie.


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amynance


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dernst_ca1 wrote:I hope this was the right place to post



This is the place!

pz@woot


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This is same video, in a better formatted post of my wine bottle toss. I thought I could delete my original post.

I'm barely audible and open to ridicule, but hope it counts. I tried to get the dog to play against me, but he wouldn't.

Late Night Wine Bottle Toss


Signature oh signature, cannot think
of something clever...

dernst_ca1


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amynance wrote:This is the place!



yay

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pz@woot


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amynance wrote:This is the place!



Its kind of confusing, since rule says "in the discussion thread of the corresponding blog post", and I thought each day's video would have its own post.

But now its in both. Well good night.


Signature oh signature, cannot think
of something clever...

amynance


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pz@woot wrote:Its kind of confusing, since rule says "in the discussion thread of the corresponding blog post", and I thought each day's video would have its own post.



Each day's video WILL have it's own blog post. But you are right. We didn't anticipate the confusion with the Wootcast thread. We will make sure to make that clearer for the next one.

ajkclark


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I hope this works:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iawcIBYdalo

Moueska


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OHEMGEE

Well, I guess I AM always up for a challenge. Hmm... I don't know if I have the right bottles for this, though.

dernst_ca1


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I cant figure out how to embed the video like PZ and Carl did.. I hope that isnt a problem

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mrhollywoodgates


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http://youtu.be/SFXGPuXGers



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mrhollywoodgates


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#5 !

conanthelibrarian


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Had to improvise but here it is

grovekat


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http://youtu.be/rBv3tEl57CI




[MOD: Embedded video]

kassiekirk


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mrhollywoodgates wrote:http://youtu.be/SFXGPuXGers



hilarious!! def my favorite of the first five

carl669


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dernst_ca1 wrote:I cant figure out how to embed the video like PZ and Carl did.. I hope that isnt a problem



see here:
http://www.woot.com/forums/languages/en-US/docs/bbcode.aspx#10

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bluejester


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Drat! I just finished making the video, but it looks like we've reached #5. I will have to try again next day.

conanthelibrarian


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SO SO SO SAD!!! I'm number 6!!! Im going to go cry all night now. First time I have ever filmed anything with my phone and first time posting on youtube. Totally bummed.

amynance


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ajkclark wrote:I hope this works:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iawcIBYdalo



Your video is set to private, so we can't view it.

ajkclark


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Fixed, I hope its not too late.

amynance wrote:Your video is set to private, so we can't view it.



amynance


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kassiekirk wrote:hilarious!! def my favorite of the first five



Not to play favorites, but I totally agree. OK, I'm playing favorites ... AND I DON'T CARE WHO KNOWS IT.

grovekat


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I'm not sure what number mine is... But I had three woot wines, woot gear, and a kitty! Everybody loves a kitty!

pz@woot


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amynance wrote:Not to play favorites, but I totally agree. OK, I'm playing favorites ... AND I DON'T CARE WHO KNOWS IT.


That's fine, I agree theirs is the best. As long as I still get one, I think the husband and wife each deserve a prize for a) being up b) using Woot Lights!


Signature oh signature, cannot think
of something clever...

carl669


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kassiekirk wrote:hilarious!! def my favorite of the first five



yeah...the woot lights were a nice touch.

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dernst_ca1


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Mines no doubt worst... I have no wine bottles in my house.

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mrhollywoodgates


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pz@woot wrote:That's fine, I agree theirs is the best. As long as I still get one, I think the husband and wife each deserve a prize for a) being up b) using Woot Lights!




Thanks for the props, guys! I look forward to reading the rest of this thread in the morning! (Time for sleep now)

amynance


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dernst_ca1 wrote:Mines no doubt worst... I have no wine bottles in my house.



Hey, nowhere in the rules does it say you have to be Scorsese.

bluejester


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Well here is a link to it anyway:

Bluejester's Ring Toss Attempt

Please forgive the frustrated grumble. I was 0 for 0 on all my attempts.

amynance


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grovekat wrote:http://youtu.be/rBv3tEl57CI



For the record, if I could give you points for your exasperated "ZERO" I totally would. :D

amynance


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bluejester wrote:Well here is a link to it anyway:

Bluejester's Ring Toss Attempt

Please forgive the frustrated grumble. I was 0 for 0 on all my attempts.



Forgiven ... but never forgotten.

grovekat


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amynance wrote:For the record, if I could give you points for your exasperated "ZERO" I totally would. :D



Thanks I will gladly accept the imaginary points.
Good night!!

Moueska


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Tsk. 5 already, and I haven't even uploaded mine yet. It's still stuck in editing hell. XD


EDIT:

Bam. Day late, dollar short. Hey, It's my Woot Tee from the Employee Competition. Told y'all I'd have to edit it to make it work-appropriate. Hope you like the "mild mod".



/cringe

Maybe I should take it down... I think I went into hiding for a reason. Nah, I'll just crack open one of the Vanilla Vodka bottles and forget about it until morning.

bluejester


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Moueska wrote:Tsk. 5 already, and I haven't even uploaded mine yet. It's still stuck in editing hell. XD


EDIT:

Bam. Day late, dollar short. Hey, It's my Woot Tee from the Employee Competition. Told y'all I'd have to edit it to make it work-appropriate. Hope you like the "mild mod".



/cringe

Maybe I should take it down... I think I went into hiding for a reason. Nah, I'll just crack open one of the Vanilla Vodka bottles and forget about it until morning.



I heard a clink! You got one, right? I feel like I could have hovered to inches above mine and still missed...

Nice work though and welcome to the late posters club.

Moueska


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bluejester wrote:I heard a clink! You got one, right? I feel like I could have hovered to inches above mine and still missed...

Nice work though and welcome to the late posters club.


I did get one! It was one of the dark pink ones.

:D

I used to do responses to... um... things... sometimes...

My subscribers (all 150 of them) must think I've lost my marbles.

CatCK


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Well, this certainly is an interesting concept.

Question for Woot: Are you going to be posting your challenge videos at the same time each day? Or will they be random?

Might have to sit this one out, as I don't think I'll be coherent enough to run a camera and download a video at 1-2:00 am. Good luck, everybody.

dernst_ca1


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amynance wrote:This is the place!



Hmm woke up to no pm.... Did anyone else receive one?

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carl669


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dernst_ca1 wrote:Hmm woke up to no pm.... Did anyone else receive one?



didn't get one yet either. maybe the seattle crew is sending out the PMs. since it's only 0740 here, they probably haven't had their coffee and heroin...err...bacon yet.

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carl669 wrote:didn't get one yet either. maybe the seattle crew is sending out the PMs. since it's only 0740 here, they probably haven't had their coffee and heroin...err...bacon yet.



What this guy said. Patience ...