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The comments people are leaving, tongue.gif
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Edward Gabriel 1 day ago Collapse


Being a gamer is INSANELY expensive. I've spent $212,000 this year alone.

First I went out and bought a Wii, which was $150. I thought that was bad enough.

It turns out that a Wii requires a power connection, which means I also needed a house.

The house cost $211,850.

Gaming is way too expensive.
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Who doesn't have go-kart controllers for their racing games? amirite?!
    
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Quite unfortunately, the real cost of being a gamer is having to deal with the (at least monthly) retarded articles that idiots will write about you.

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I just love it when the non-techy people act like they know it all and end up making a fool of themselves. Not that I look down on them, but it's better for everyone if you don't open your mouth and say something silly.
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Whoever wrote that article must be retarded. wth.gif
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I always love reading articles by people who have no idea what they're talking about.
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She had to have spent at least 6 months entrenched in the "gamerz 1337" underworld to get that kind of insight...


She also forgot the expense of a new kitten as well....
Edited by hednik - 2/1/12 at 8:15am
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post #29 of 271
Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post

Why would anyone get a 105Mb/s network for gaming? If you don't know the difference between throughput and latency, please do not write anything about technology or computers.
Who still buys $33 Monster HDMI cables?
Why does a gaming rig need a UPS?

To be fair though, generally higher bandwidth connections have lower latency.
post #30 of 271
AHHHHH I get it... No wonder I couldn't get a perfect Windows Experience Index score........... I need an additional motherboard!!
Seriously $600 for 30 games on STEAM lol.... during a holiday sale anyone can easily buy more than 30 games with $60.
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