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Originally Posted by selectstriker2 View Post


Ahhh worms redface.gif


Watch this!

*fires bazooka into the wind*

*gets hit by own rocket and flies off the map*

Nooooo...

 

Good times.

 

post #32 of 40
no way to fight piracy as long as the producers keep advertising the products to all the people in the world while many cannot afford it but wants to have it. and we called that motivation wink.gif
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Yay! Finally someone realizes piracy != lost sales! If you pirate it with no intention of ever paying for it you wouldn't buy it if you couldn't pirate it.
 
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Watch this!
*fires bazooka into the wind*
*gets hit by own rocket and flies off the map*
Nooooo...

Good times.

"Watch this one!" BOOM!..(just took out the hub) ph34r2.gif
 
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Yay! Finally someone realizes piracy != lost sales! If you pirate it with no intention of ever paying for it you wouldn't buy it if you couldn't pirate it.

That's not what they're saying at all, and their opinion on the relationship between piracy and sales of units is irrelevant since their primary game of fame now has an ad-supported version that users can play without purchasing.
    
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That's not what they're saying at all, and their opinion on the relationship between piracy and sales of units is irrelevant since their primary game of fame now has an ad-supported version that users can play without purchasing.

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Especially considering they pirated the idea of using a slingshot to destroy enemies/buildings, I'd have to agree. They certainty don't own the IP on this game style.
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It's not just piracy, but also counterfeiting merchandise that helps the developers a lot. There was a story recently about fake Angry Birds merchandise being sold in China, and it helped spread the word because they obviously couldn't afford the real thing.
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pssst, dude! you're not supposed to admit to anything. OCN TOS and all that. Edit it before an Admin smacks you upside the head. thumb.gif

Then you shouldn't have quoted him. wink.gif
Edited by Squirrel - 2/1/12 at 8:17am
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Did they ever claim to have invented the angry birds style of play? Did you ever consider that its such a simple idea that anyone could of thought of it?

I'm convinced that threads about piracy on OCN can't work. Too many legal experts and moral heroes come running.

Enough of this cancer
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Coming from a guy whose programs don't need to be purchased or hacked for Android because they are free, his words hold less merit.
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