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Originally Posted by Yvese View Post
The customer is NOT always right. Anyone that has ever worked in retail/cs knows this.

Customers are stupid, whiny, arrogant, and impatient. Believe me.

In this case he is refusing to get BF3 because he doesn't like Origin which is a simple program similar to steam that takes less resources. You can close it once you're done playing BF3. If a few clicks is that much of an inconvenience, then man I am amazed people still work retail or CS these days.

It's like refusing to go to a sports game because they changed the seats from blue to pink. It looks ugly and un-manly on the outside, but once you're on it and enjoying the game, you don't notice it and realize it's essentially the same seat.
Exactly.

I swear, common sense skips generations. I'm not trying to be funny either, common sense just escapes some people.
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Exactly.

I swear, common sense skips generations. I'm not trying to be funny either, common sense just escapes some people.
Oh man you have no idea.

Sometimes I wish I could carry huge /facepalm signs or get a /facepalm shirt IRL, or perhaps the ability to put my hands through someones screen through the internet so I can slap them.

If everyone had common sense we'd probably have world peace and end world hunger. Seriously.
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Exactly.

I swear, common sense skips generations. I'm not trying to be funny either, common sense just escapes some people.
And yet you're not supporting the fact that we have the right to chose our platform (in this case Origin). I refuse to buy this game because of Origin. Not because its a few extra clicks either, but because EADM has lost games for me in the past, and told me "tough buy it again". I don't support that kind of business ethics or customer service. So I won't support Origin.

There's more to this issue than it JUST being another program.
 
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Exactly.

I swear, common sense skips generations. I'm not trying to be funny either, common sense just escapes some people.
You see people like YOU who need some common sense. Your not looking outside the box which seems like many lack today. It's not that it's just a program running in the background he is referring to. It is the freedom we deserve. The freedom we should have. To choose which download service WE want. See people like YOU who don't mind being pushed around and being told what you can and can't do with your hard earned money.

It's simple I don't understand why some of you cant get it through your thick skull heads. The man is voicing his opinion, asking for more right for the consumer. There is no shame in that, the shame is on you for trying to discredit what he is doing.
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And yet you're not supporting the fact that we have the right to chose our platform (in this case Origin). I refuse to buy this game because of Origin. Not because its a few extra clicks either, but because EADM has lost games for me in the past, and told me "tough buy it again". I don't support that kind of business ethics or customer service. So I won't support Origin.

There's more to this issue than it JUST being another program.
Did you have a copy of the key?
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Did you have a copy of the key?
Yes I did. I paid I think it was $30 or $40 for Metro2033 on sale at the EA Store.
 
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Hmm, usually EA is pretty good about things like that they have given me a new key before even when my BF2 account was hacked they went out of there way to give me my general rank back, I talked to orgin on the phone yesterday about an order issue and when she was done she said get a pen for a code to get 15% off my next game.
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You see people like YOU who need some common sense. Your not looking outside the box which seems like many lack today. It's not that it's just a program running in the background he is referring to. It is the freedom we deserve. The freedom we should have. To choose which download service WE want. See people like YOU who don't mind being pushed around and being told what you can and can't do with your hard earned money.

It's simple I don't understand why some of you cant get it through your thick skull heads. The man is voicing his opinion, asking for more right for the consumer. There is no shame in that, the shame is on you for trying to discredit what he is doing.
Look mate, I understand full well ok and you know what, more power to ya and I respect the concept. BUT, that still does not change the fact that it doesnt matter how much you personally boycott this origin business, you wont change a thing. Origin will still be there, it will still be required unless things change and by acting this way all you will do is miss out on playing a good game.

We all want better things/options/freedom of choice but seriously this isn't where it will be won. If you're mad at origin for telling you "tough, buy it again" then I say screw them and good on ya -BUT, if ppl are gonna say "nup not buy in" just for the sake of the extra process and steamlove, I say get over it or go play BC2.

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Look mate, I understand full well ok and you know what, more power to ya and I respect the concept. BUT, that still does not change the fact that it doesnt matter how much you personally boycott this origin business, you wont change a thing. Origin will still be there, it will still be required unless things change and by acting this way all you will do is miss out on playing a good game.

We all want better things/options/freedom of choice but seriously this isn't where it will be won. If you're mad at origin for telling you "tough, buy it again" then I say screw them and good on ya -BUT, if ppl are gonna say "nup not buy in" just for the sake of the extra process and steamlove, I say get over it or go play BC2.

I actually pre ordered the game, I know it's a great game that I cant pass. I was defending a person who was voicing his opinion of how he wants a better service. There is nothing wrong with that but we shouldn't say it's a shame. He is doing what some of can't do, pass a great game for the hope that they change. If all of us just say nothing is going to change no matter what we do, well nothing will change.
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They just announced that early beta access is 2 days early. So all the people that preceded a 60 dollar ****tygame get to play beta 48 hours early. Great!
Well for some people that are die hard battlefield 2 fans like myself I could careless where I had to buy it, hell I'd pay $100 to have it now and you probably wouldn't see me for a couple weeks, I was the 5th top jet pilot in BF2 before my stats got hacked

I need a brand new joystick!
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