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Stop complaining and just buy official keys from Steam itself. If you do that, you won't have any problems. Sure it may cost a little more, but at least you get the peace of mind of knowing you won't get banned again.
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post #112 of 175
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Haha. I don't think that its valve mattered and I didn't see anyone freak out. All I'm saying is with the way things are in America at the moment I doubt valve's security (or any other companies for that matter) would laugh off what he said. There are all kinds of people that read this forum from all over the world and I would venture a guess that it isn't beyond someone to link this thread in an email to valve or something like that just to cause a bit of trouble. That was my point. Whether serious or not putting comments like that out there can come back to bite you if the wrong people see it.

I respectfully disagree, just because some people take concern at what a person says doesn't mean that the person can't say it. also you really have to look at these things subjectively, there are serious threats and there are jokes. we shouldn't self-censor and I doubt Valve would act on this "threat" without taking in the whole context.
Edited by InterestedThirdParty - 12/10/11 at 3:23pm
   
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post #113 of 175
Ive had fraud charges before and it sucks. The bank freezes your card so you have to go to them to get cash. Then I had to get all new bank accounts and wait 2 weeks for my card to come in.

I do agree with the folks that said to go outside. If you cant go 2 days without gaming then you have a problem.
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post #114 of 175
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Originally Posted by Rangerscott View Post

Ive had fraud charges before and it sucks. The bank freezes your card so you have to go to them to get cash. Then I had to get all new bank accounts and wait 2 weeks for my card to come in.
I do agree with the folks that said to go outside. If you cant go 2 days without gaming then you have a problem.

The one reason I absolutely love my bank besides all the other reasons... I can just walk in and get a new card free of charge.
Edited by dmasteR - 12/11/11 at 10:48pm
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post #115 of 175
You pretty much rent the games from Steam smile.gif

They can close your account for whatever reason, lol
post #116 of 175
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Originally Posted by raizooor3 View Post

You pretty much rent the games from Steam smile.gif
They can close your account for whatever reason, lol


Nice one thumb.gif. You pay the full price to ... rent them. Did not look at it this way tongue.gif
 
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There is a really simple solution, that pretty much guarantees this never happens. Buy hard copies of games, use cracked updates, forget about Steam and Origin. Just a little advice from a gamer who has been doing this for years. I'll buy the games and I will also play them, and I will not agree to any EULA terms. If the game is multiplayer, then I might see a need for Steam, if they provide the server. But even then I made a new account for every game, and keep the login/passwords for those games in a notepad file so I can keep track.
Edited by chaosblade02 - 12/12/11 at 2:53am
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There is a really simple solution, that pretty much guarantees this never happens. Buy hard copies of games, use cracked updates, forget about Steam and Origin. Just a little advice from a gamer who has been doing this for years. I'll buy the games and I will also play them, and I will not agree to any EULA terms. If the game is multiplayer, then I might see a need for Steam, if they provide the server. But even then I made a new account for every game, and keep the login/passwords for those games in a notepad file so I can keep track.


STEAM is smart and have capitalised well on the multiplayer community. Truth be told, they were the 'only game' on town until ORIGIN showed up. In my view, this is competition but still won't convince me to trust them with my games.
 
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I only buy my games from amazon/steam/origin. I dont trust CD key sites or ebay.
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sorry to say it but you are just being stupid.

never buy games off other people that are suspect. you are just asking for it.




and try and make a quick buck or save a buck here or there.
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