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Winners! 
First Prize - Anne-Marie Roitburd
​Second Prize - Shawn Taheri
​Third Prize - Sean Crooks 
Fourth Prize - Karen Covington
Fifth Prize - Clyde Hutchins
Sixth Prize - Debbie Pritchard
Seventh Prize - Rebecca Duncan 
Eighth Prize - Sarah Butler 

 

Ever wonder how companies make money on social media? Here's the formula (don't be scared by the math!): 

( FACEBOOK LIKES ) + (HOPING PEOPLE FORGET TO UN-LIKE YOU) = DOLLAR$$$

In that spirit we're happy to announce our first-ever Shameless 'Like'-Mongering Sweepstakes! All you need to do is check our Facebook page, so to the "Shameless Like-Mongering" tab, 'Like' us by following the instructions therein, and you'll be entered for a chance to win some prizes. What prizes, you ask? These prizes! (NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Ends 11/27/2013. See Official Rules following these sweet prizes.)

First "Place" (c'mon you didn't really do anything): This Hisense TV and this Panasonic home theater system.

Second place: This Nikon SLR camera

Third place: This HP H8 Desktop

Fourth place: This 32GB iPad

Fifth place: This HP Envy laptop

Sixth place: This set of golf clubs

Seventh place: This Kitchenaid mixer

Eighth place: This Dyson

Oh right, and there are a bunch of terms and conditions:

Woot.com Shameless Like-Mongering Sweepstakes 
Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

Please read these rules before entering the Woot.com Shameless Like-Mongering Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”). You agree that, by submitting an entry, you will be bound by these Official Rules and you acknowledge that you satisfy all sweepstakes eligibility requirements.

Eligibility. If you are an individual legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are the older of 18 years of age or the legal age of majority in your state of residence at the time of entry, you are eligible to enter the Sweepstakes. Our employees and employees of Offerpop Corporation (“Offerpop”), and Offerpop’s and our employees’ immediate family members (spouses, domestic partners, parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren), and Offerpop’s and our affiliates, advisors or advertising/promotion agencies (and their immediate family members) are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes.

How to Enter. You may enter the Sweepstakes beginning at 12:00:01 a.m. (PT) on November 13, 2013 and ending at 11:59:59 p.m. (PT) on November 27, 2013 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). To enter, you must:
(1) Go to www.facebook.com/woot and click on the “Shameless Like-Mongering tab”; (2) Click the Like button to Like the page www.facebook.com/woot if you have not already done so; and (3) Complete the online entry form. You must have a Facebook account and be logged in to your account to Like the page www.facebook.com/woot and enter the Sweepstakes. Limit one entry per person and Facebook account. Entry may not be available on mobile devices.

Mailing List. By entering the Sweepstakes, you consent to being placed on a mailing list for promotional and other materials from Woot.com. You may update or change your e-mail preferences https://account.woot.com/subscriptions.

Other Promotions. Please note that we may be running similar sweepstakes at the same time as this Sweepstakes. By entering this Sweepstakes, you will not be eligible to receive any prize awarded in any other sweepstakes unless you enter each sweepstakes separately.

Prizes. We will award a total of 8 prizes as described below.

  • One First Prize winner will receive:
  • A HISENSE F42K20EGB 42" LED 1080p 60Hz TV [approximate retail value (“ARV”) $587.00); and
  • A Panasonic 5.1 CH Home Theater System with 3D Blu-ray Player (ARV $239.99).
  • One Second Prize winner will receive a Nikon D90 12.3MP DX-Format CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 18-105 mm f/3.5-5.6G ED AF-S VR DX Nikkor Zoom Lens (ARV $849.99).
  • One Third Prize winner will receive an HP Pavilion HPE h8-1360t Desktop with 3rd Gen.IntelCore i7-3770 - 3.4GHz, 8MB Shared Cache (ARV $818.88).
  • One Fourth Prize winner will receive an Apple iPad MC706LL/A (32GB, Wi-Fi, Black) 3rd Generation (Refurbished) (ARV $592.95).
  • One Fifth Prize winner will receive an HP Envy 6-1110us 15.6-Inch Sleekbook (Black) (ARV $589.94).
  • One Sixth Prize winner will receive a Taylor Made RocketBallz Max Irons Set 4-PW+AW (KBS SATIN, REGULAR) (ARV $599.99).
  • One Seventh Prize winner will receive a KitchenAid Artisan 5-Quart Stand Mixer (Empire Red) (ARV $300.00).
  • One Eighth Prize winner will receive a Dyson DC40 Multi Floor Upright Vacuum Cleaner, Yellow (Refurbished) (ARV $249.00).

 

The total ARV of all prizes is $4,827.74. Each winner will be responsible for paying all costs and expenses related to the prize that are not specifically mentioned, including, but not limited to, taxes, and any other expenses that might reasonably be incurred by the winner in receiving or using the prize. Each winner may be required to submit his/her social security number or tax payer ID number to Sponsor in order to claim the prize​.

Prize Drawing. The potential winners will be selected at a random drawing to be held on or about November 29, 2013. We must receive eligible entries during the Sweepstakes Period for them to be eligible for the drawing. We will notify the potential winners by phone or e-mail within 5 business days following the drawing, and each will be required to sign an Eligibility Statement and Release. We will select an alternative potential winner if any potential winner does not claim the prize within 72 hours of notification, or meet the eligibility criteria. Each prize will be awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). Limit one prize per person for a total of eight Sweepstakes winners.

Odds of Winning. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Additional Terms. We may, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and in our sole discretion, change these rules or cancel the Sweepstakes at any time; or modify, terminate, or suspend the Sweepstakes should viruses, worms, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond our control corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes or submission of entries. We are not responsible for: (a) lost, misdirected, late, incomplete, or unintelligible entries or for inaccurate entry information, whether caused by you or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of entries; (b) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes; (c) any error in the operation or transmission, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, or for technical, network, telephone, computer, hardware or software, malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of, or failure to receive any entry information on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website; or (d) injury or damage to your or any other computer resulting from downloading any materials in connection with the Sweepstakes. We may, in our sole discretion, disqualify any individual found to be: (x) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website; (y) acting in violation of these rules; or (z) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. If your entry is incomplete or if you use robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods, your entry will be void. The authorized subscriber of the e-mail account associated with the Facebook account used to enter the Sweepstakes at the actual time of entry will be deemed to be the participant and must comply with these rules in the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple users having the same e-mail account. The authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domains associated with the submitted e-mail addresses. No greater than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules will be awarded. If any technical errors occur in the selection of potential prize winner or if more prizes are claimed than the number of prizes being awarded as provided in these Official Rules, we may award the prize by random drawing from among all eligible claimants.

Miscellaneous. The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States. The Sweepstakes and all accompanying materials are © 2013 by Woot Services LLC, and its affiliates. All rights reserved. If you win a prize, you may not transfer, assign, or redeem the prize for cash. We may substitute a prize with a prize of equal or greater value. Each winner agrees (for himself or herself and his or her heirs) that, by accepting a prize, we and Offerpop, along with each of our respective affiliates and agents, any entity involved in any aspect of the Sweepstakes (including funding or administration), and Facebook (all aforementioned parties are collectively, the “Released Parties”), will have no liability, and will be held harmless by the winner for any liability, loss, injury or damage to property or person, including death, and reasonable attorney’s fees and court costs, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize or participation in the Sweepstakes, even if caused or contributed to by the negligence of any of the Released Parties. You agree that our decisions related to the Sweepstakes and all drawings are final. Each winner agrees that, by participating in the Sweepstakes, we may use the winner’s name, image or likeness in any manner and in any medium for our promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.

Winners’ List. After we confirm the winners, we will post the winner’s name at www.woot.com/blog/post/shameless-like-mongering until May 31, 2014.

Sponsor. Woot Services LLC (“we” or “us”), 4121 International Parkway, Carrollton, TX 75007. The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or any third parties Sponsor retains to assist in administering the Sweepstakes.

Privacy Notice: All information submitted in connection with this Sweepstakes will be treated in accordance with these Official Rules and Woot.com’s Privacy Policy (http://www.woot.com/privacy).

thumperchick


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So, to enter - you want me to reply with a quote of the entire blog post, right?

renrutnairbwoot


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This part of the rules was true for me.

"Entry may not be available on mobile devices."

I tried on my iPod Touch and iPad 2, but couldn't enter on either of those. I had to enter on my PC.

rainbowbrite0884


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Yep doesn't work on windows phone will have to try on PC later! Awesome contest though and I already like your page.

agingdragqueen


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thumperchick wrote:So, to enter - you want me to reply with a quote of the entire blog post, right?



OH HO HO YOU JOKESTER YOU


jon98gn


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Those are some legit prizes. They should add a Barrel of Woot! Monkeys though to round it off.

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Moueska


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Tsk. I don't use my Facebook quite that way. D;


EDIT:
OHHHHHHHHHH.
/goes to like Woot profile

nagihiko


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As one of the few people without a FB account, this makes it tempting to get one... (Even if the chance to win is very small)~

anniecs


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Please let me win the iPad for my sister or the Dyson for my house!

sjfisher214


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I think it is totally unfair that you have to be a facebook participant to enter the sweepstakes. I do not belong to facebook nor do I ever want to. There should be an alternate way to enter without requiring the participation in a social media site. Yes, I like Woot but I do not like facebook.

zekecatz


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sjfisher214 wrote:I think it is totally unfair that you have to be a facebook participant to enter the sweepstakes. I do not belong to facebook nor do I ever want to. There should be an alternate way to enter without requiring the participation in a social media site. Yes, I like Woot but I do not like facebook.



Totally agree. This is simply another way to increase the dominance of Zuckerman Plague Book as it is known in some quarters. I refuse to be coerced or bribed into welcoming the FB over-lords.

ThunderThighs


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zekecatz wrote:Totally agree. This is simply another way to increase the dominance of Zuckerman Plague Book as it is known in some quarters. I refuse to be coerced or bribed into welcoming the FB over-lords.




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zekecatz


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ThunderThighs wrote:


Nope, not happening.

jamesbottomtooth


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thumperchick wrote:So, to enter - you want me to reply with a quote of the entire blog post, right?


yesss

bsmith1


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sjfisher214 wrote:I think it is totally unfair that you have to be a facebook participant to enter the sweepstakes. I do not belong to facebook nor do I ever want to. There should be an alternate way to enter without requiring the participation in a social media site. Yes, I like Woot but I do not like facebook.



The whole point is to get woot "likes" on facebook... Why would they let you enter if it doesn't get them a "like"? Do woot a solid and create a fake FB account then like their page. After the contest, you could even delete that fake FB account.

carl669


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I WON I WON I WON!!!






















(is what i hope to be saying)




Wife: Do you really need all this junk?
Me: At least I don't ask you if it makes me look fat.
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bsmith1


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carl669 wrote:I WON I WON I WON!!!

(is what i hope to be saying)



I'm curious about which prize I won. We have to wait until "on or around" the 29th to know though.

srees


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Hey! My name is missing off the winner's list! What's up with that?? ;)

How can something be better than nothing if nothing is perfect?

I can haz badgez finally after 12 Bungled Original Communicator

agingdragqueen


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srees wrote:Hey! My name is missing off the winner's list! What's up with that?? ;)



It's a sincere bummer that I can't give stuff to everyone.


thumperchick


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Congratulations to the winners! There are some super sweet prizes there!

jon98gn


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I probably Like'd Woot! a little too fast. The randomizer probably loves the middle better. I just couldn't help it though and applied early.

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impaul4


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Given the pattern of names...it doesn't look like a random drawing. Just another fixed contest to get you to like their page...pretty sad


bsmith1


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impaul4 wrote:Given the pattern of names...it doesn't look like a random drawing. Just another fixed contest to get you to like their page...pretty sad



Pattern? Mostly chicks I figured because ladies love them some Facebook.

agingdragqueen


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impaul4 wrote:Given the pattern of names...it doesn't look like a random drawing. Just another fixed contest to get you to like their page...pretty sad



I'm not super sure what you mean, but it was odd to me at least to draw two Sarahs and two Sean/Shawns! But that's the interesting part of random, sometimes you end up with funny things happening.

Anyway, I did the drawing, so I can tell you how I did it. Offerpop provided an excel file with all the entries (total: 21232). I used random.org to select each of the 8 winners in order of the prizes 1-8. I actually have the date/time they entered too which is neat!

13924 11/19/13 21:45
17228 11/25/13 6:23
14684 11/20/13 16:11
4808 11/17/13 10:50
3942 11/16/13 12:51
11405 11/19/13 4:42
7175 11/18/13 18:08
16425 11/22/13 13:29

So far I've only heard back from two, but I'll be calling/re-emailing this week so that hopefully they'll go from potential to f'real winners.


dernst_ca1


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agingdragqueen wrote:I'm not super sure what you mean, but it was odd to me at least to draw two Sarahs and two Sean/Shawns! But that's the interesting part of random, sometimes you end up with funny things happening.

Anyway, I did the drawing, so I can tell you how I did it. Offerpop provided an excel file with all the entries (total: 21232). I used random.org to select each of the 8 winners in order of the prizes 1-8. I actually have the date/time they entered too which is neat!

13924 11/19/13 21:45
17228 11/25/13 6:23
14684 11/20/13 16:11
4808 11/17/13 10:50
3942 11/16/13 12:51
11405 11/19/13 4:42
7175 11/18/13 18:08
16425 11/22/13 13:29

So far I've only heard back from two, but I'll be calling/re-emailing this week so that hopefully they'll go from potential to f'real winners.



Good job on the giveaway.. Ill keep my fingers crossed for NEXT YEAR!!!

-JMHSRV



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agingdragqueen


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dernst_ca1 wrote:Good job on the giveaway.. Ill keep my fingers crossed for NEXT YEAR!!!



I was going to promise something sooner than that but you're right, 2014 is the time to expect another!


jon98gn


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agingdragqueen wrote:I'm not super sure what you mean, but it was odd to me at least to draw two Sarahs and two Sean/Shawns! But that's the interesting part of random, sometimes you end up with funny things happening.

Anyway, I did the drawing, so I can tell you how I did it. Offerpop provided an excel file with all the entries (total: 21232). I used random.org to select each of the 8 winners in order of the prizes 1-8. I actually have the date/time they entered too which is neat!

13924 11/19/13 21:45
17228 11/25/13 6:23
14684 11/20/13 16:11
4808 11/17/13 10:50
3942 11/16/13 12:51
11405 11/19/13 4:42
7175 11/18/13 18:08
16425 11/22/13 13:29

So far I've only heard back from two, but I'll be calling/re-emailing this week so that hopefully they'll go from potential to f'real winners.



Booo... I think I registered on the first or second day so maybe the 14/15th? Will there be a redraw if they are not claimed?

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luvabuy


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jon98gn wrote:Booo... I think I registered on the first or second day so maybe the 14/15th? Will there be a redraw if they are not claimed?



Entrant 11405 Would like to say Thanks so much (!) for the Taylor Made Golf clubs, i received them yesterday! Woot ! Woot!

karencov


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I received my iPad yesterday, and while I am extremely grateful to have won anything, it was not what was listed as my prize. I received a 16gb, not 32gb, not 3rd generation, completely different model number than promised. I sent an email, but cannot find a phone number to contact anyone. I am truly disappointed.

agingdragqueen


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karencov wrote:I received my iPad yesterday, and while I am extremely grateful to have won anything, it was not what was listed as my prize. I received a 16gb, not 32gb, not 3rd generation, completely different model number than promised. I sent an email, but cannot find a phone number to contact anyone. I am truly disappointed.



I'm sorry about this, I'm posting here too to reassure I will be checking in on this, but I have also emailed you back.


karencov


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agingdragqueen wrote:I'm sorry about this, I'm posting here too to reassure I will be checking in on this, but I have also emailed you back.



Thanks. I have never had a negative experience with woot!, and I am sure that this will be fixed. I appreciate it.

agingdragqueen


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karencov wrote:Thanks. I have never had a negative experience with woot!, and I am sure that this will be fixed. I appreciate it.



Yep, this is totally my fault, I have the right one right here. I'll email you in a bit with SEVERE, NON-STOP APOLOGIES