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Originally Posted by xILukasIx View Post
Of course us Europeans get screwed over again -.-

EVERY freaking electronic device has the exact same price tag just with switched currency symbols...

$199 => €199


FFS!
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I don't think a fully functional emulator will ever be made. Especially for SPU heavy games.
I disagree.

The second someone starts taking advantage of AVX or OpenCL, the SPUs should not be hard to emulate.

Will probably be a few years, but they will come.
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Import.
If you import it, it is very likely that you have to pay the VAT to customs.
My mum bought an iPhone from the US and had to pay 120€ to even get it, because customs opened the package.

20% VAT here.
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Paid 600+tax for mine. Don't feel too bad.
I paid 600€ for my launch PS3 (which YLOD'd about 2 months ago), and 280€ for my PS3 Slim which I bought about a month and a half ago.

Do I win?
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Originally Posted by xILukasIx View Post
Of course us Europeans get screwed over again -.-

EVERY freaking electronic device has the exact same price tag just with switched currency symbols...

$199 => €199


FFS!
Do you pay €1 for a cola too ?
That would be like, the biggest ripoff ever.
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I can see a lot of ps3s going up on ebay.
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all these Europeans crying... we dont get $20 an hour minimum wage... 12 months maternity leave (yes for guys as well as gals), etc. etc.
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Do you pay €1 for a cola too ?
That would be like, the biggest ripoff ever.
YES we DO pay around €1 for a Coke. €0.95 to be exact for 0.5L.

And god, do I LOVE COKE!


@mikepahl318:
$20 minimum wage??? That would be a pretty nice world. I don't know of ANY country with that lol
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Do you pay €1 for a cola too ?
That would be like, the biggest ripoff ever.
2.5 in pubs and similar places
     
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Do you pay €1 for a cola too ?
That would be like, the biggest ripoff ever.
Depends on where I go to drink one, but if it's something like a cafe then yes, around 1.10€ or 1.20€ usually for a 330ml can. It's a ripoff really... Everything is around here.
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post #30 of 65
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YES we DO pay around €1 for a Coke. €0.95 to be exact for 0.5L.

And god, do I LOVE COKE!


@mikepahl318:
$20 minimum wage??? That would be a pretty nice world. I don't know of ANY country with that lol


Just move awayyyyy I can't believe a cola is so expensive.
I pay $0.99 for a 2L here ... of Coca-Cola. Not the no-name brand.

Min wage here is $9.40.

EDIT: When you concider a can of cola cost around $0.05 to produce, yes it's complete ripoff.

EDIT2: I gotta say in restaurant it's more expensive, probably $1.50-$2.00 a 500-600ML glass but after you got unlimited refills xD
Edited by Abs.exe - 8/16/11 at 1:11pm
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