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It's that time again. Woot-off

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  • SixSix Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    very nice. I want a prescription medication CD press kit.

    I got a uniden cordless phone with an extra handset and it works great.

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  • LachLach Registered User
    edited May 2007
    This site is fucking dangerous. I almost bought a fucking Roomba without thinking twice about it

  • Rabid_LlamaRabid_Llama Registered User
    edited May 2007
    ROOOMBA!!!!!

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  • EvanderEvander Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Lach wrote: »
    This site is fucking dangerous. I almost bought a fucking Roomba without thinking twice about it

    The "I want one!" button, instead of a simple "BUY" button is what does it, I think.

    It's not a question of if you're willing to purchase the item, just simply, do you want it?

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  • DogDog Registered User, Administrator, Vanilla Staff admin
    edited May 2007
    No. Bad Woot. Robot doesn't have money to spend.

  • LachLach Registered User
    edited May 2007
    Evander wrote: »
    Lach wrote: »
    This site is fucking dangerous. I almost bought a fucking Roomba without thinking twice about it

    The "I want one!" button, instead of a simple "BUY" button is what does it, I think.

    It's not a question of if you're willing to purchase the item, just simply, do you want it?

    you're right, once I got to the paying screen I was like" wtf am I doing this is $150"

  • LockeColeLockeCole Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Why the item descriptions are hilarious - Roomba : "blindly obedient suckbot"

  • GhostalkerGhostalker Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Lunker wrote: »
    Lunker wrote: »
    I always love these, even though I almost never buy anything.

    And I did manage to get a BoC once, but let's say it wasn't just a clever name.

    What did you get?

    I've never bought anything from a woot off, but I did buy some cordless phones on a regular woot day once.
    I got what looks like a digital camcorder case (which I use for my DS/PSP stuff now), an insulated beverage mug, two mini ballpoint pens and what appeared to be a CD press kit for some brand of prescription medication.

    I got an insulated beverage mug too . . . along with a day planner and a USB security key that prevents access to a computer if it's not plugged in. Also a really neat whistle that has lights all over it. I tossed everything but the mug and the whistle.

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  • Mace1370Mace1370 Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    LockeCole wrote: »
    Why the item descriptions are hilarious - Roomba : "blindly obedient suckbot"

    :winky:

  • AbsoluteZeroAbsoluteZero Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Oh. Look.

    A Roomba.

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  • Rabid_LlamaRabid_Llama Registered User
    edited May 2007
    oooo DVD recorder.

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  • Mace1370Mace1370 Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Oh. Look.

    A Roomba.

    Do Roombas actually work well? Or do they just kind of putz around and not clean anything? I've never seen one in action.

  • PemulisPemulis Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    My friend has one and she swears by it, although I've always been skeptical myself.

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  • AbsoluteZeroAbsoluteZero Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    100 bucks for that thing? Fuck that.

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  • ZackSchillingZackSchilling Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Drop the price by $50 on that MP3 player and than we'll talk. Man, this is going to take forever to sell.

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  • Rabid_LlamaRabid_Llama Registered User
    edited May 2007
    Mace1370 wrote: »
    Oh. Look.

    A Roomba.

    Do Roombas actually work well? Or do they just kind of putz around and not clean anything? I've never seen one in action.

    The robotic bits of it work really well. I saw one of the head guys at iRobot (the makers of roomba) give a lecture on the practical applications of robotics in everyday life at a robotics thing I went to a few years ago. He showed off the roombas autonomous stuff and it was pretty awesome. It stayed within an IR barrier, could locate its charging dock and charge itself, had bump sensors to keep from getting caught on stuff (sounds easy to do but try building a robot that doesn't get stuck and see how hard it is to get a design that easily frees itself) and had bump sensors that would keep it from rolling off stairs.

    As for the vacuum cleaner part, I couldn't really tell you much about that. He said it was just as much cleaning power as a Dyson standing vacuum and that all the whirlwind-window stuff in the Dyson was pretty much just for show.

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  • SpackleSpackle Registered User
    edited May 2007
    A Roomba is as powerful as a standing Dyson?

    O_o

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  • LachLach Registered User
    edited May 2007
    That mp3 player looks pretty neat...

  • urahonkyurahonky Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    That mp3 player looks pretty tempting at $99. Closest on the interwebs I can find is about $150, for the same size.

    But I don't leave a place where I don't have music playing. So I'll pass on this one..

    WHAT'S NEXT?

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  • GoodOmensGoodOmens Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    I'm tempted to get a Roomba, but I suspect my dog will be terrified by it.

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  • BubbaTBubbaT Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    urahonky wrote: »
    That mp3 player looks pretty tempting at $99. Closest on the interwebs I can find is about $150, for the same size.

    But I don't leave a place where I don't have music playing. So I'll pass on this one..

    WHAT'S NEXT?

    SonicStage is pretty un-tempting.
    Seems half-decent for fleabaying, though.

  • XagarathXagarath Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    It's a pity they don't ship internationally.

  • AbsoluteZeroAbsoluteZero Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    For 100 bucks I'd expect that MP3 player to at least accept SD cards.

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  • urahonkyurahonky Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    BubbaT wrote: »
    urahonky wrote: »
    That mp3 player looks pretty tempting at $99. Closest on the interwebs I can find is about $150, for the same size.

    But I don't leave a place where I don't have music playing. So I'll pass on this one..

    WHAT'S NEXT?

    SonicStage is pretty un-tempting.
    Seems half-decent for fleabaying, though.

    Ahh! I didn't read that! Thanks for pointing that out.

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  • urahonkyurahonky Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    It's almost finished!

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  • EvanderEvander Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    someone buy these so I can see what's next

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  • One Thousand DicksOne Thousand Dicks :D! Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    It's finally sold out!

  • urahonkyurahonky Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Meh, the WowWee Robosapien Version 2? No thank you

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  • powersspowerss Registered User
    edited May 2007
    oh god I hate robosapien

  • PemulisPemulis Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Grr, give me something good!

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  • RaslinRaslin Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    nooooo not a wootoff nooooo

    (I have to work today. And tomorrow. And my birthday is friday. And I'm still celebrating my birthday on saturday.)

    (And I dont have a computer at work or anything good like that).

    I cant url good so add me on steam anyways steamcommunity.com/id/Raslin

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  • Rabid_LlamaRabid_Llama Registered User
    edited May 2007
    I just bought 5 robosapiens!

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  • DogDog Registered User, Administrator, Vanilla Staff admin
    edited May 2007
    I now own enough robosapiens to command a small army.


    edit; until i run out of batteries

  • tarnoktarnok Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Doesn't everyone suddenly feel the need to buy a dozen or so robosapiens? I know I do.

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  • slurpeepoopslurpeepoop Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    robothero wrote: »
    I now own enough robosapiens to command a small army.


    edit; until i run out of batteries

    So, 5 minutes?

    6 D's and 7 AAA's?

    They should have just strapped a boat battery to it, geez.



  • AbsoluteZeroAbsoluteZero Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    I wish those robosexuals would shop faster...

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  • FreddyDFreddyD Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    GoodOmens wrote: »
    I'm tempted to get a Roomba, but I suspect my dog will be terrified by it.
    That is one of the perks. Free entertainment. It will also keep your pet wary and watchful, like any good dog should be.

  • MuddBuddMuddBudd Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    FreddyD wrote: »
    GoodOmens wrote: »
    I'm tempted to get a Roomba, but I suspect my dog will be terrified by it.
    That is one of the perks. Free entertainment. It will also keep your pet wary and watchful, like any good dog should be.

    I have too many areas a Roomba shouldn't go, and too many game cords it would eat.

    Also

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  • tarnoktarnok Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Hot damn. Ipod dock's going pretty fast.

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  • tarnoktarnok Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Ah, fuck. Looks like another woot killer.

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