How the Moto X Cyber Monday deal ‘do over’ will go down

A steal at $ 349 off-contract, if you can get at it.

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It was an epic Cyber Monday deal that disintegrated into an epic fail. But now Motorola is ready to make amends and offer up twice as many off-contract Moto X units for as little as $ 349, starting Wednesday at 9 a.m. Pacific time. 

In case you weren’t one of the multitudes constantly reloading the Moto Maker site and waiting for word to be passed down via Twitter that the deal was on, here’s the quick chronology of what happened to make one of the most anticipated Cyber Monday deals into the only “whoopsie! Wednesday” and “makeup Monday” deals I know of: