questionsi seen a bamboo kitchen sushi set, now i cant…

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During a Woot-off a product is for sale only while supplies last (not the flashing lights). That means the item can be up for 30 seconds, 30 minutes, or God forbid, 30 hours. And then when it's gone, it's gone. Unless you're lucky and for some strange reason it gets offered up again sometime later in the woot-off.

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More info on what a woot-off is http://www.woot.com/WhatIsWoot.aspx#q9

@lavikinga: have things really been up for 30 hours??

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@hobbit: I have seen things up for very long, but not 30 hours. For instance, the vacuum that is up right now has an approximate sellout time of 14 hours. Blech!

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@hobbit: I swear sometimes I think so. I do remember going to bed one night and the same item was still being offered when I woke the next morning. Can't remember exactly what. Jus one of those things you KNOW when it comes up you've got time for a shower, maybe dig around in the garden, go grocery shopping. SLEEP.

All right Woot Off Veterans, what product has been offered that took forever to sell, and how long did it take?

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@sgoman5674: Yes, I was kidding about the 30 hours and it may have been a vac.

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Golf clubs, and golf bags, take a VERY long time to sell out. I've seen them go up at a time that suggests the woot staff needed a nap (and got a nice long one). I do think I've seen a golf bag up for more than 8 hours.

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I'd love to see a big Boos style chopping block come up on Woot. I've been wanting one for years.

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@lavikinga: I saw a fabulous kitchen on Flickr that had all butcher block counter tops. I spent two weeks talking myself out of a kitchen remodel.

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@shrdlu: Gutting out kitchen is our next project if we plan on staying in this house. I need a place to store all the kitchen gear I've purchased from Woot. The mandolin slicer would've be mine if only I had a place to store it.

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@lavikinga: not enough room on the counter top?

I am terrified of mandolin slicers, they like my fingers.

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@lavikinga: Too bad I'm not closer. I love remodeling. It's one of my favorite things to do. I'm trying not to touch anything this year, and having vicarious enjoyment would be the next best thing.

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@hobbit: On the counter top? I laugh in your general direction. So does my kitchen. We built this house long distance (never again) with only 3 site visits. Kitchen can be so much more if only I had a spare 12 grand, a crow bar and a dumpster.
Finally broke down & bought a kitchen island in order to function. However, I've learned thru necessity to clean as I go. Holiday meals prepared in our kitchen resemble a flight deck during carrier ops. It's a ballet!

Don't fear the mandolin, although I'm still pretty respectful to my knives. At least it'll be a nice surgical cut.

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@lavikinga: yes I know the mandolin does a nice surgical cut. I have spent a couple of hours in the ER as a result. My thumb, don't ask, doesn't thank me.

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@hobbit: I got in a knife fight with a banana once. It won as I was in the ER for 4 hours and the banana stayed at home.

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@sgoman5674: haha

So this vaccum must mean that the woot staff is having breakfast. Hahahaha

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@hobbit: And lunch. Maybe even dinner if they get adventurous.

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@sgoman5674: gee at the rate the vaccum is selling yes!

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@hobbit: Sounds like you could use some of the Set It And Forget It oven gloves! Are you familiar the Trying to Cut the Bagel Not My Hand maneuver? Can't tell you the number of times I've walked into the kitchen and had to stop potential visit to the ER. Kids!

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@lavikinga: I know the manuever I am just not good at it. I am learning, it really only took once for me to figure it out, and that mandolin wasn't mine.

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@hobbit: said "have things really been up for 30 hours??"
There is a max of 12 hours on any item. If it's not sold out, they pull it and move on to the next item.
I believe the woot that was up the longest was the ab-tilt, an exercise machine. Don't know how many hours it was up though.

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@faughtey: So basically wooters don't want to work out. knives sell, wine sells, food sells, tech gear sells, and t-shirts sell. I see a trend.

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@hobbit: And they seem to like these frog-like little things that detect leaks.

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@lavikinga: sigh, I love that little thing. I Remember when those ended the woot off.

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@hobbit: Heh, me too. Woot seems to have a harder time selling sports/athletic items than just about anything else. Maybe we are wiser than those who collect equipment that sits around unused. We buy useful, fun things!

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@faughtey: Personally, I hate that kind of pointless exercise. I get plenty of exercise every day, but I accomplish things while I'm doing it. Walks and bike rides that go nowhere. Oh boy. How exciting.

IN a month or two, I'm taking a sledge hammer to a cement slab in the yard that used to be a landing for a staircase that now points another way. Now THAT will be fun (and not pointless)!

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@shrdlu: Now that's a worthwhile project! Good exercise with a true reward at the end.