[time-nuts] Weird Stuff Warehouse shutting down

Jeremy Nichols jn6wfo at gmail.com
Sat Apr 7 17:27:56 EDT 2018


Sadness. Fewer and fewer places to buy good "junk." Have not had one in
Santa Rosa since HSC closed. .Was just there in February. Shall miss them.
Morgan Hill is a bit too far south for my occasional trips to San Jose.

Jeremy

On Sat, Apr 7, 2018 at 11:02 AM Bob kb8tq <kb8tq at n1k.org> wrote:

> Hi
>
> Over the years, this has been the fate of a *lot* of surplus / goodie
> outfits. They have
> a “deal” on some property and that runs out. Sometimes it’s a sale with
> the neighborhood
> improving. Other times it’s the roof needing repairs and nobody sees the
> need to do them
> until it is way to late ….
>
> Bob
>
> > On Apr 6, 2018, at 11:24 PM, Bruce Lane <kyrrin at bluefeathertech.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Fellow techies,
> >
> >       I'm sorry to report we're losing another surplus place. Weird Stuff
> > Warehouse, in Sunnyvale, CA, is closing its doors as of Monday, 9-Apr-18.
> >
> >       It seems we have Google to blame. Here's Weird Stuff's final
> > newsletter, verbatim.
> >
> > -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
> >
> > April 6, 2018
> >
> > To Weirdstuff Customers,
> >
> > Sadly, after 32 years in business, Weirdstuff Warehouse will be closing
> > its doors as of April 9, 2018. If you have been following the real
> > estate news for Sunnyvale you know that Google purchased a large amount
> > of real estate in the area including the building we have been leasing
> > for the past 22 years. We have been asked to vacate the building as soon
> > as possible, and in order to accomplish that task we are selling our
> > inventory and many of our assets to Outback Equipment of Morgan Hill.
> > The transfer of inventory and assets will take place on April 9, 2018;
> > at that time Weirdstuff Warehouse will cease to do business.
> >
> > Even though Weirdstuff is closing we will retain ownership of the
> > Corporation, trademark, and domain names. We hope to handle these
> > entities and wind down the corporation before year end.
> >
> > Many of you have been loyal customers for many years, and we have
> > enjoyed working with you. We thank you for your loyalty and business.
> >
> > For more information, check out our website after Monday, April 9, 20
> <https://maps.google.com/?q=out+our+website+after+Monday,+April+9,+20&entry=gmail&source=g>
> 18.
> >
> > WeirdStuff Warehouse
> > 384 W. Caribbean Dr.
> > Sunnyvale, CA 94089
> > (408) 743-5650
> > --
> >
> >       Heh... So much for Google's favorite "Don't Be Evil" motto....
> >
> > ---
> > Bruce Lane, ARS KC7GR
> > http://www.bluefeathertech.com
> > kyrrin (at) bluefeathertech dot com
> > "Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati" (Red Green)
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