Stefan's Group W Bench of GWUFRBOG Love ***FINAL REVEAL***

This pass-along box is in no way affiliated with Woot! or Amazon companies. It’s just a group of forum-dwellers doing something fun.

Thanks to the largess of our very own Stefan “Shotgun” Maka,(SL1MSTEF, CRO, ROI, MSRP, ETC) we’re going to be able to run a 2nd UFRBOG in tandem with the 1st one that is still out there. To distinguish between the 2 we’re going to call this one the GROUP W UNOFFCIAL FLAT RATE BOX OF GOODIES (the GWUFRBOG if you will).

We’re very strictly using the USPS’s Priority Mail Flat Rate® Large Box - LARGEFRB.

This is going to be a non-trash box, no expired coupons, broken things, puff-ball hats, dvds or hangars etc… No trash please. When you receive your box, you take out what you want then put stuff back in…no junk please…

  • When your turn is approaching the sender should contact you privately to get your mailing info.
  • Once the sender has shipped, they should send you the USPS tracking number (privately of course).
  • When you get your box, choose what you want and replace with your good stuff to send on.
  • Take a picture of what you kept (that’s half the fun!) and share it with the forum.
  • Mark with the highlighter in the log what you’re keeping
  • Write down what you put in.
  • Get the mailing info privately from the next player.
  • Pack it all up, mail it and send the tracking number to the next player.

The rules will be very loosely based on the UBOT with a few big exceptions:

  1. We will all use a specific flat rate mailbox from USPS (Priority Mail Flat Rate® Large Box - LARGEFRB) This will provide tracking and insurance, keep things fair and from snowballing.
  2. We will have a list of banned items. Nobody wants your trash or your prized collection of 26 AoS2 DVDs.
  3. We aren’t really looking for BOC items. Handmade things are cherished, odd little things from the thrift stores, things like that are nice. However sometimes the Woot monkeys put unique items in the BOC. For example I received a couple of blue metal toothbrush holders that were surprisingly well-made. They were a hit in the UBOT and I daresay would be most welcome here.

If you meet the criteria of an active participant in the forums (not just the games, giveaways or polls–they don’t count) so we know you’re a real Wootizen, please indicate your interest below. Don’t embarrass yourself and us by asking to be added if you don’t qualify. Thanks!

IF YOU HAVE PARTICIPATED BEFORE OR HAVE BEEN CLEARED IN THE UBoT OR THE UFRBOG YOU DO NOT HAVE TO VETTED. JUST ASK TO BE ADDED, NO BACKGROUND CHECKS OR UA’s WILL BE NEEDED.

Many, much gratitudes for @StefanMakaSL1MSTEF (shotgun) for stepping up and volunteering his time, treasure and talent by being the builder of the “seed” box.

I’d also like to give @RebelTaz props for pioneering this most excellent and fun idea! Thanks Taz!

StefanMakaSL1MSTEF (shotgun) will be first to send out and last to receive back for these Group W Bench players. Enrollment has ended for this round.

Players:
StefanMakaSL1MSTEF (shotgun) Shipped!!
Neiciejean Sharp Knives & Full Tires!
Wooter497815079 Zoom!
CloverPine5469 She made it!
LMLCABC06 Shit got a little cray
Flourlover Dogs were not included
mtn3pitt Got his haul right before Disney!
uvassassin She feels like she won the Jackpot!
therealjrn FINAL REVEAL

BANNED ITEMS:
(List subject to revision)

  • DVDs
  • Poof ball hats
  • Hangars (come on, they’re trash)
  • Broken things
  • Trash (expired coupons, etc)
  • Things from DDC Mongering including paper & binder clips. Woot Memorabilia is welcome, of course.
  • Anything from #WootAfterDark (We want to keep this family-friendly)
  • Crap from BOCs that were commonly received, etc.
    (Unusual or unique books are very welcome)

The idea is since we will have limited space, focus on quality over quantity.

What we’re trying to do is weed out is the every day stuff you can get at the dollar store, target, etc. If it’s something you really like and want to share with someone that’s different though. But maybe keep the clothes hangers, pantyhose, dish soap, toenail clippers, tampons, Donna Leon books, and household stuff for…uh…relatives. Yeah…Send that stuff to your mom…

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Not to be confused with / as opposed to the UBoT. I hear that box is nothing but garbage! :rofl:

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IT’S GARBAGE!! LOL

Hey Taz, you want some GWUFRBOG Love? I should of asked you for the UFRBOG, my bad. :heart:

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lol… nah. I appreciate it, but the things I just added to the UBoT may be the last of my trash since I cannot seem to snag any more BravoOscarCharlies anymore :frowning:

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Only added 1 item so far from a prior BoC well 2 counting the cloth bag. As, previously stated its vauled over $300 actually closer to $400. I should stop however I don’t know if I will. After all I don’t expect anything back really don’t have the current space and family already sais I have a problem. To keep the suspense I won’t exactly say what’s included. However, I did make a list and will include a journal/note pad of course I have plenty of those. It would not fit in a 12x12x6 yet I’m sure the first recipient will likely keep most of it. As, I would if I received such greatness. They than could create there own FRBofGreatness!

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Your world Shotgun, we’re just in it.

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Celebration Yes GIF by Chippy the Dog

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I think you mean Shogun its a popular firework brand that I’m quite familiar with.

:man_shrugging:

Awww… I feel so special that I get the last of your trash…

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LOVE THIS! Every Thangsgiving this song is a must! My daughter now says Thanksgiving isn’t complete unless we hear Alices Restaurant, this of course with Adam Sandlers tksgvg song.

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Hey Boss, count me in!

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Yay! You got it!

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Alrighty then folks. I was going to wait for @Wooter609214317 to get caught up but I guess we wouldn’t be the mighty GROUP W if we didn’t jump the gun a little…

I messaged sturdy @StefanMakaSL1MSTEF to go ahead and ship to sweet @Neiciejean!!!

WE ARE LIVE PEOPLE, I REPEAT LIVE SHIPPING SHALL COMMENCE!

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Sciatica has improved, able to stand up this morning, still moving slow, tentative.
Should be able to ship UFRBOG later today or tomorrow!
Reveal to come soon!

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I’m pretty sure I mentioned this before on a different thread, but just in case anyone missed it:

Click here to schedule a FREE pickup from the USPS!

I figured it might be convenient for some of us who are introverts, procrastinators, or both! :joy:

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THANK YOU! Yer handier than a shirt pocket!

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Please join me in welcoming our newest Executive Platinum Plus Fully Vetted member @CloverPine5469!

So. CP, this is the thread in which you will be playing and posting your choices from the GWUFRBOG.

Questions? Post back and one of our highly trained, award-winning operators will post back.

Again, the most warmest welcome to you on the Group W Bench!

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