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Whatever makes him happy. If you have the money, then why not spend it on stuff you like.
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same could be said about the money spent on computers alone. If you got it why not?
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Originally Posted by Seanage View Post

same could be said about the money spent on computers alone. If you got it why not?

Except when you buy components, you actually get them in a physical way and you know what you're gonna get. I mean, the game is not even out... doh.gif
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Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post

Even if I was stupidly rich I would never spend $16K on a virtual sword....especially for a game I haven't played yet.
I'd much rather spend that $16K on hookers and blow.

LOL
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Originally Posted by redsunx View Post

That's a lot of hookers and blow.

depends on both the quality of the hooker and the blow! wink.gif
still... we know which would be more fun
    
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The guy is likely in league with the publisher/developers in some way. Probably agreed to splash out a stupid sum of cash (his or not, who knows) as a publicity stunt to get the game attention before release, ya'know, for hype.


Considering the kind of stunts some of these devs have pulled
, this is hardly an unreasonable thought.

This is a more realistic take on it anyway. I Don't believe someone with wealth like that would spend most their time gaming. I know wealthy people (Sadly i'm not one) and i know that they certainly wouldn't - there's PLENTY of other more fun and expensive things to do.

It's all about the money people.


And if this is true, calling them stupid isn't very smart, cos they're getting exactly what they wanted out of you.
Edited by Thingamajig - 12/28/11 at 1:55pm
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Why do people buy $250K cars that can go 200 mph and most roads are only legal at a 1/4 of that. Different strokes for different folks.
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that makes me sick. I cant afford to buy Oil to heat my home and these idiots are dropping Years worth of Heat on a Crudtastic Game
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post #29 of 104
Oh wow, when I came here I expected that he purchased a replica sword. That would have still been insane, but at least he would have something to show for his 16k other than a virtual item
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Originally Posted by CDub07 View Post

Why do people buy $250K cars that can go 200 mph and most roads are only legal at a 1/4 of that. Different strokes for different folks.

We can afford the tickets/lawyers to get the reckless driving tickets dismissed or reduced. thumb.gif
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