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Box of Cats #17

June 25th, 2011 by Jim

I scored #17–the first in a long while for me. This one offered nothing of real value, but the head and wrist bands were a nice touch, especially considering how much effort Woot went through to include those. That’s very impressive.

Our Box (#17, 1.4 lbs and 12.2″ x 9.2″ x 5.2″)

  • 1 Woot! Head and Arm Band Set — Issue #2980 (Made special for this BoC)
  • 1 Eco Canteen Stainless Steel Water Bottle
  • 1 Zero Germ UV Light Toothbrush Sanitizer
  • 1 Reusable Shopping Tote (bag)
  • 2 Packing Material (Texas Air)
  • 1 Cardboard Box

Thanks, Woot!

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Box of Cats #16

March 19th, 2011 by Jim

Allison scored our 16th box.

Our Box (#16, 4.2 lbs and 10″ x 8″ x 6″)

  • 1 Aero G S108 R/C Helicopter (broken–missing gear reattached, works!)
  • 1 Aqua Globes (mini) set
  • 1 NVIZIO Pen Refills
  • 3 16″ Extra-Expand Shopping Totes (bag)
  • 0 Packing Material (Texas Air)
  • 1 Cardboard Box

Thanks, Woot!

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Box of Cats #15

October 16th, 2010 by Jim

We received our 15th box two Fridays ago while I was out of town. Another generic box, but we still had lots of fun playing.

Our Box (#15, 10.2 lbs and 12″ x 10″ x 14″)

  • 1 Woot Screaming Monkey with leopard print cape (cool!)
  • 1 Bath Time kid’s size 6 Shirt.Woot shirt
  • 3 Gold’s Gym fitness totes (bag)
  • 8 Would You Rather? Music Edition 2010 desktop calendars
  • 0 Packing Material (Texas Air)
  • 1 Cardboard Box

Thanks, Woot!

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Box of Cats #14

July 10th, 2010 by Jim

We received our 14th box last Saturday. It was a pretty generic box, but then today it happened…

Mortimer flew in!!

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Box of Cats #12 and #13

June 9th, 2010 by Jim

We received our 12th and 13th boxes today. This was the May 26th Box of Cats, one day after my birthday.

Here’s what we got…

My Box (#12, 5.7 lbs and 12″ x 12″ x 18″)

  • 1 I Love Lucy Salt and Pepper Shakers (high heels)
  • 1 Superman Desktop Figure (Post brand, from a box of cereal?)
  • 1 Sound Activated Snowman Speaker
  • 1 Wine Wine Wine Bag
  • 6 Disney Director Pack Software
  • 20 Packing Material (Texas Air, 19 inflated)
  • 1 Cardboard Box

Allison’s Box (#13, 5.6 lbs and 12″ x 12″ x 18″)

  • 1 Sound Activated Snowman Speaker
  • 1 Wine Wine Wine Bag
  • 1 Professional Bull Riding Coasters
  • 6 Disney Director Pack Software
  • 12 Packing Material (Texas Air, 12 inflated)
  • 1 Cardboard Box

Wow. These boxes really lived up to their name. 🙂 The I Love Lucy salt-n-pepper shakers were kind of neat, though–very unique and fun. Thanks, Woot!

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Box of Cats #10 and #11

May 6th, 2010 by Jim

We received our 10th and 11th boxes today. This was the April 28th Box of Cats, which appeared during the Woot Happy Hour as the main Woot-Off(s) were still going.

Here’s what we got…

My Box (#10, Reported: 5.2 lbs and 12″ x 12″ x 12″, Actually: 4.3 lbs and 12″ x 10″ x 16″)

  • 1 Apline eX-10 (iPod Car Dock w/ Bluetooth, NEW)
  • 1 Pinnacle Studio v.12 T-Shirt (XL)
  • 1 American Tourister Camera Bag
  • 1 Collapsible Picnic Basket (Neat-Oh)
  • 14 Packing Material (Texas Air, 13 inflated)
  • 1 Cardboard Box

Allison’s Box (#11, Reported: 3.3 lbs and 10.2″ x 10.2″ x 10.2″, Actually: 2.7 lbs and 12″ x 10″ x 16″)

  • 1 HP Gaming Headphones (sound great!)
  • 1 Pinnacle Studio v.12 T-Shirt (XL)
  • 1 American Tourister Camera Bag
  • 1 Tigger & Pooh Musical Toothbrush Holder
  • 10 Packing Material (Texas Air, 9 inflated)
  • 1 Cardboard Box

No letter, but at least 1 good item in both boxes. Allison has already claimed the Apline iPod dock for her car. Guess who is installing it? 🙂 The rest will find good homes, too. Thanks, Woot!

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Box of Cats #7 and #8

April 8th, 2010 by Jim

We received our 7th and 8th boxes yesterday. This was the April 1st Woot Your Own Adventure reward, also known as an “epic adventure” in the Woot forums. Here’s what we got…

My Box (#7, Reported: 4.2 lbs and 11.1″ x 11.1″ x 11.1″, Actually: 2.4 lbs and 12″ x 9″ x 4.75″)

  • 1 Woot-Off Lights (amber lamps, working)
  • 1 Slinky Jr.
  • 1 Grimace T-shirt (tag clipped, but believed to be XL)
  • 1 Lego miniDock iPod speaker (untested)
  • 1 2010 Desktop Calendar (Fact or Crap)
  • 1 Jonas Brothers Accessory Case
  • 1 Cardboard Box

Allison’s Box (#8, Reported: 1.7 lbs and 8.18″ x 8.18″ x 8.18″, Actually: 1.6 lbs and 12″ x 9″ x 4.75″)

  • 1 Woot-Off Lights (amber lamps, working)
  • 1 Woot-Off Lights (police lights, working)
  • 1 Pirates of the Caribbean Director Pack
  • 1 Jonas Brothers Accessory Case
  • 1 Cardboard Box

We have plenty of Woot lights now… Thanks, Woot!

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Box of Cats #6

March 6th, 2010 by Jim

We received our 6th box of cats today from Woot! Allison got this one. I only got the mysterious “buttafuoco” error message. Anyway, here’s what we got…

Our Box (#6, 4.8 lbs and 11.7″ x 11.7″ x 11.7″)

  • 1 GFM 3-in-1 Digital Camera (accessories packing is opened, but everything appears to be included)
  • 1 Bean Sprout Mini Digital Outdoor Camera (new)
  • 1 Collapsible Picnic Basket
  • 1 Camp Rock Alarm Clock
  • 1 Flush Light (toilet handle w/ flashing night light, new)
  • 8 Packing Material (Texas Air, 8 inflated)
  • 1 Cardboard Box (damaged/opened)

Unfortunately, the box was not well taped and it appeared to be tampered with in transit. Hopefully nothing “fell out” along the way. More tape, please! The last box (#5) to ship to our house was in very similar condition, yet the box shipped to my office (#4) was in perfect condition. Hmmm…

Thanks, Woot!

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Box of Cats #4 and #5

December 22nd, 2009 by Jim

Allison and I both received our 4th and 5th box of cats from Woot! Here’s what we got…

My Box (#4)

  • 1 Zune 1089 30GB (refurbished, like new condition, everything included, works!)
  • 1 Framed Star Wars Film w/ Certificate of Authenticity (Anakin Skywalker)
  • 1 Captain Kirk Bobblehead
  • 1 Spock Bobblehead
  • 1 Targus Laptop Cooler (no A/C adapter included)
  • 1 American Tourist Camera Case
  • 1 Western Digital Caviar 40GB ATA Hard Drive (probably DOA)
  • 1 Maxtor 40GB ATA Hard Drive (also probably DOA)
  • 2 Tissue Paper (Invisible Letter)
  • 1 Cardboard Box

Allison’s Box (#5)

  • 1 Plantronics 855 Bluetooth Headset (everything included, appears to work!)
  • 1 Sansa 4GB e260 (everything included, refurbished, screen will not power on – DOA)
  • 1 Framed Star Wars Film w/ Certificate of Authenticity (Obi-Wan Kenobi)
  • 1 Captain Kirk Bobblehead
  • 1 Spock Bobblehead
  • 1 American Tourist Camera Case
  • 1 National Geographic Watch Box (empty)
  • 7 Packing Material (Texas Air, 7 inflated)
  • 2 Tissue Paper (Invisible Letter)
  • 2 Silica Gel Pack
  • 1 Cardboard Box

Lots of good stuff in there! Still no Woot lights! Maybe next time… Thanks, Woot!

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Box of Cats #2 and #3

December 1st, 2009 by Jim

This time my wife and I both scored a box of cats from Woot! Here’s what we got…

Allison’s Box

  • 3 Polaroid Digital Photo Frame Designer Faceplate
  • 1 Belkin Zipper Cases for XM Xpress
  • 1 American Tourist Camera Case
  • 2 Tuffwrap Xtreme for the iPod Touch (pink)
  • 1 SmartWipe Gloves (LCD/Plasma Display Cleaner, 3 Pack)
  • 1 Western Digital Caviar 250GB ATA Hard Drive — DOA! 🙁
  • 9 Packing Material (Texas Air, 7 inflated)
  • 3 Tissue Paper (Invisible Letter)
  • 1 Cardboard Box
  • 1 Cat (War Paint Design)

My Box

  • 3 Polaroid Digital Photo Frame Designer Faceplate
  • 1 Belkin Zipper Cases for XM Xpress
  • 1 American Tourist Camera Case
  • 2 Verona Flip case for iPod Classic
  • 1 Western Digital Caviar 250GB ATA Hard Drive — Also DOA! 🙁
  • 11 Packing Material (Texas Air, all inflated)
  • 1 Tissue Paper (Invisible Letter)
  • 1 Cardboard Box

So we basically got a bunch of the same stuff, but had lots of fun regardless. Too bad those hard drives did not work, though. That would have made a nice RAID1 setup. And again, no Woot-off Lights! Maybe next time…

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