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Originally Posted by xxicrimsonixx View Post
Seriously... It is just a video game, some people need to either get a life, or get some patience... Or both...
Don't look at it as a video game...it was just item that they knew would be in demand that could be easily moved. They could sell them at a discount for $50 and make $300,000 in a day.

No different than stealing anything else...6000 American Girl dolls for example. Stupid dolls sell for like $200 and are ussually out of stock yet. I can easily see some one jumping a truck of those.

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No way, this MUST be a marketing gmmick...
HA! I wouldn't be surprised for Activision to stage something like this...hence the knives. You can still get in legal trouble for using plastic guns...I've never heard of some one getting in trouble over a fake knife. That's why you can get Halloween costume knives that look rather real, but even the best replica gun you can buy will have some orange on it. If every one knew about it a head of time it would have been easy to pull off...just need some folk with decent acting skills.

Heh, this reminds me of when I was in Target one time. I was considering buying a console (never did though) and I was in the game isle comparing games. Two guys that were probably 18-19 were in there and the store rep had just helped them get out copies of MW2 out of the locked cabinet. He took them over to the counter, rang them up, and as the guys were getting out their wallets...they snatched the games off the counter ran out the door. Serves Target right for having the electronics right by the front door. I am quite sure they got away...though they would have had their faces on camera, but that doesn't mean you're guna get caught I guess. I was laughing so hard I thought the store employee was going call security on me...he was pretty mad.
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It's almost like an actual MW3 plot!
They learned how to do this from MW2? xD
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i can't wait to see the videos of hitler getting mad because his pre-ordered copy was on that truck.
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"you wouldn't steal a car?"

this just proved the argument wrong
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Haha! That's just extreme over a game, I'd love to see these thieves in prison:
"What are you in for?"
"Uhh... I stole 6,000 copies of Call of Duty..."
 
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Haha! That's just extreme over a game, I'd love to see these thieves in prison:
"What are you in for?"
"Uhh... I stole 6,000 copies of Call of Duty..."
And all the murders, rapists, and insider traders would back a way...slowly.
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And all the murders, rapists, and insider traders would back a way...slowly.
One of them would make that guy their... actually, never mind.
 
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Could not care less.
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Held up with knives? They haven't unlocked pistols yet?
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No, that's in the My First Armed Robberyâ„¢ DLC.
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This is some huge progress in advertising!
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