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post #51 of 104
Hahahahah,

I actually find it amusing. People should spend money on whatever they like. 16 grand is a lot to me, but nothig to a billionaire.
    
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That 16k could have gotten some Sennheiser Orpheus...
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Im the only one thinking of that epic videogames episode of South Park ?? xD
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That game... looks pretty sick. If I was wiping my butt with cash money despite the sandpaper feel to it, I'd dish out moogles of money for an awesome item.
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Haters gonna hate. Personally I'd have to be a millionaire before I could think of justifying this.
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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.

That's a lot of hookers and blow.
Shows what you know about hookers and blow these days.
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Why are people always so harsh on people for this? It's not different than when people drop ridiculous amounts of money on paintings or beefing up their cars. Obviously they don't need it, but it's their passion/hobby making it worth it to them. Though I would never drop anywhere near that amount of money on a not released game considering good chance it won't be the best weapon obtainable, making it only for show.

The thing is when people buy things like paintings and cars, they know they will get use from them, as they know what they are getting. This game is unreleased, and he has no idea if he will even like it. For all he knows, he could've just spent $16k on something he'll use once and realize that the game isn't what he thought and be out $16k for nothing. And I highly doubt he'll be able to resell it, and even if he was able to he'd get nowhere even close to $16k for it.
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post #57 of 104
Quote:
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That's a lot of hookers and blow.

Not really, its probably like 10 Hookers and enough cocane to go around for a night.
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Some people just have WAY too much money. Or are just incredibly stupid.

Or Both. biggrin.gif , Should've tried selling them my love. tongue.gif
   
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Wow. What is he doing that I'm not?
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I could spend 16 grand on a house...or a car....or a 1337 rig...or save it...nah I want polygon swords.
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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.

16K on a house!? where I'm from a house averages 300k


that's a lot of hookers and STDS lol
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