Starting watching this video, realized I was wearing a Woot shirt, felt around the collar, and yes, it was somewhat stretched out. But I don’t care, because it’s a super comfy shirt (just like Meh shirts!). Also I too have a big head, so mea culpa.
@djslack I’m still a customer, but just not to the extent like I used to be. The urgency to buy is gone, and that gives me much more time to contemplate my purchases.
The site I’ve been buying much much less at these days is TeeTurtle since most of the blanks shifted from Next Level to Live and Tell (LAT) – which has some irony behind it. The write-up here summarizes the backstory.
the evolution of Woot Shirt has been pretty interesting.
@Ozzie2191 How about their origins – which was essentially Joel (the original shirt.woot director) asking @snapster “can I spend a bunch of your money to buy shirt printing equipment to start a shirt site?”
The primary competition at the time was Threadless. Shirt.woot offered stronger commissions back to the artists with no limits and they sold for less to the customers.
FWIW, Ramy didn’t expect TeeTurtle to have grown as much as it did. When he started it one day after shirt.woot announced they’re switching to Anvil, it was primarily an outlet for his unprinted designs; he was still submitting to the derbies at the time. Also he was starting med school that year.
As a fellow head-overachiever (often referred to as “a parade float”), I can relate.
I’m also wearing a Woot shirt right now. Woot shift plus shorts has been my work attire for the past year. And the collar is a bit stretched, but my biggest concern is the printing lately is much lower quality and durability. I have a 7 or 8 year old shirt which I’ve worn many many times and it’s only slightly faded. I’ve got another for under a year that’s falling apart.
@narfcake The quality is really mixed. I bought several this year and they are all crisp so far. Looks like the last shirt I bought before 2020 was 2018 and one is great, one is solidly ok. About the same from my 2017s too, but I know I wore both of those a lot…probably too much.