euphoricxtragedy wrote:I could care less if it was like other existing shirts. This one was drawn MUCH cuter than any other ones I've seen. It's not if it's an EXACT copy, or the EXACT placement or the SAME other objects in this design as others that are similar to it.
I can understand why the rule exists, and honestly, it's a rule I fully support. See, the main reason I buy shirts from Woot! is largely due to the fact that I can find shirts that don't exist anywhere else. There are only a handful of sites out there that design quality shirts from submissions by independent artists. I don't want shirts that I can find at Target, Hot Topic, or even other online retailers.
I enjoy when someone comments on the shirts I wear, and the comments usually result from how unique they are. The rules shouldn't be bent just because a design is popular or "much cuter". To start allowing designs I could buy at any other retailer would defeat the entire point of Woot!, and quite frankly, would defeat any desire I have to shop here.
Speaking specifically regarding this design, I'd agree that nothing about it changes the fact that it is "too similar to other shirts".