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6000 hmm, i can trade my bf3 cd for it
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Lets be honest, the thieves most likely jacked 6,000 copies to create something like this...

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What the hell is it with COD? Will it ever die?
     
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Lets be honest, the thieves most likely jacked 6,000 copies to create something like this...

i bet the keys dont shine
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This is a sad day for the gaming industry. Activision will only tighten their leash after this. I don't want more digital downloads enforced . I like my nice boxed copies
 
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Whoever wrote this story needs their crazy pills and quick. Because this is a completely fabricated bs.
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You know what got me thinking? Could be one of these websites that sell cd keys? They could be involved. I have a theory, this happened in france right? But 6000 is not much but i have a feeling it might be just sold locally secretly around their town. I can't believe someone went so far to do that crap. How did they EVEN know there was that shipment there? O.o I don't care for MW3 but they cross the line tear gassing and stealing a game? Jeesh, won't be long before armored trucks and officers will be introduced when shipping popular games in the next 10 years ya think?
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for some reason i recieved my pc copy 2days ago already, but steam wont allow me to play yet
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Track back the cd keys being used, track the seller and go from there...BOOM yaDONE
HAHA! totally, they would have been better off stealing the truck itself and leaving its almost worthless contents in the streets!
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This is a sad day for the gaming industry. Activision will only tighten their leash after this. I don't want more digital downloads enforced . I like my nice boxed copies
The way I see it, they can disable the CD keys involved or leave them but, either way, they'll take their free publicity for the cost of 6,000 blank CDs and some packaging and call this one a win.

As long as noone was badly injured this sounds like the kind of thing they might have done just to grab some attention before release and even if it wasn't, as long as nobody was hurt it's the cheapest publicity they could possibly get with almost no downside.
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