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Today’s Woot Pokes Fun at iPhone Price Drop

In case you’re hoping for an invite to the Social, Woot’s got the 30gb Zune for $129 today. The funny part is that they were selling it for $169 just a few weeks ago. So there’s an “Emergency Open Letter” to all Woot Customers which addresses the price drop.

Some choice highlights:

The Zune is a breakthrough product, and we have the chance to “ride the lightning” and “shoot the curl” this holiday season,

If you always wait for the next price cut or to buy the new improved model, you’ll never buy any technology product. I mean, why should you? Truth is, you don’t really need any of this junk.

even though we are making the right decision to lower the price of the Zune, and even though the technology road is, like, this total Deathrace 2000-type scene, we need to do a better job taking care of our early Zune customers,

While some of the early iPhone adopters may not find this totally hilarious, I think it’s good for a laugh. And who knows, maybe you want a Zune for $129…

8 Responses to “Today’s Woot Pokes Fun at iPhone Price Drop”

  1. I bought a Zune for 99 bucks on woot, thats 30BG with video, radio, and WI-FI, what do I get from Apple for 99 bucks a 1GB shuffle??? no radio, no video, no nothing, for all I know the suffle can fall thru the crack of the sofa and never be seen again.

  2. Yeah, the Woot is pretty hilarious but as with all humor, there’s a kernel of truth. In fact, the entire Woot is so true. As #3 says, “who knew?”

    Has anyone seen someone with a Zoon? I get out and around quite a bit and though I see lots and lots of iPods, I have yet to see a Zoon.

  3. Not to mention poking fun at the Zune.
    “I have received more than three emails from Zune buyers who are upset about Woot dropping the price of the Zune by $20 one month after it went on sale the first time.”

    “It benefits both Woot and every Zune user (but especially Woot) to drag as many new victims as possible into the Zune “dungeon”. We strongly believe that misery loves company this holiday season.”