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16k on a sword. Let's hope that redeem code works for him.
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Originally Posted by Tunechi View Post

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.

I don't think people are being harsh on him, I mean come on he is a bit of a ****.
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LOL @ foreveralone.jpg , ya right ! someone like this alone rolleyes.gif .
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Probably fake to make gamers look for that game.
    
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post #75 of 104
First I sold stuff on SWG long ago for insane amounts of cash one being a set of armor for almost $2K (Mando was rare at one point)

If this surprises people though look at some of the other games theres stuff selling for a lot higher prices

for example we have the following

http://games.slashdot.org/story/04/12/14/1759253/virtual-island-sells-for-26500

And theres secondlife too dont get me started there.

As long as theres people willing to pay these kind of sales will become more common, and remember for the auction to hit 16,000 there had to be bids close to that im sure.
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post #76 of 104
he can only do that because all our money ends up in China.
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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.

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Reminds me of this.

Its people liek this that give anime a bad name - a guy like that should not be interested in watching lucky star.... Its a cute show and all, but to have figures AND the DVD and not just downloaded it? might as well just send Chris Hansen out to him because thats a Pedo Bear if i ever saw one!


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If this dude can afford to drop 16k on an in game sword I'm willing to bet he's somewhat rich and in that case he's probably slept with more chics then just about every dude on this board who has been making fun of him.

So what, he sleeps with tons of Hookers, thats besides the point,

He Only Got Laid, because she Got Paid!

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Probably fake to make gamers look for that game.

I agree - That is common these days, and he has a certain look about him that I dont trust.,.
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post #79 of 104
I liked lucky star, and I don't even like anime.

The reason? listen to the first 12 minutes of the first episode (the discussion when the girls are talking about the best way to eat food) and count how many sexual innuendo's you can find tongue.gif It's bloody hilarious.
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post #80 of 104
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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.
That totally depends on who you know and the quality of the hookers ( and the cocaine too for that matter).
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