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post #171 of 237
**** that's some record!!!

When VHS came are the movie and music companies when crazy, stating VHS was gonna be the end for cinemas.....

When DVD came, same stool

When torrents came, same stool

Bottom line they always end up earning more money on the new techs then before the techs and PIRACY IS THE REASON for these new techs
post #172 of 237
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HBO is genius when it comes to its original programming. Everything they touch is gold. They pioneered the way with the first ever premium show, Oz, followed up with The Sopranos/Wire (arguably the two greatest shows in the history of television), then Entourage, and now they have GoT/Boardwalk. I'm not even going to list the slew of other amazing shows that they have created, because there is no need.

Everyone loves chicken. They're doing fine.

You forgot Six Feet Under
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Guys, this thread is about how Game of Thrones broke a pirating record. Not a thread to justify pirating.
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Guys, this thread is about how Game of Thrones broke a pirating record. Not a thread to justify pirating.

What do you suggest we discuss in this thread then?
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No see, there's no problem with justifying piracy. You are just not allowed to admit to it, or discuss how to do so.

hoping someone sees the humor in this...

step 1: get you a boat. Preferably one that's fast and has a bullet-proof hull
step 2: load up on weapons
step 3: seek shipping lanes in international waters.
step 4: commandeer freight carriers with whatever means necessary.


See now I'm banned.
Edited by un-midas touch - 4/4/13 at 6:43pm
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No see, there's no problem with justifying piracy. You are just not allowed to admit to it, or discuss how to do so.

I haven't heard a single justification for piracy, just explanations of why it happens.

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post #177 of 237
You make something exclusive this is what happens.


Did someone say Pirates?


Edited by Acefire - 4/4/13 at 6:53pm
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post #178 of 237
Maybe this will push HBO to release an online subscriber service for people who can't get HBO.
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What do you suggest we discuss in this thread then?

The actual topic, and not risk a thread closing... Duh. ha
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post #180 of 237
I'm sorry but the show airing two days later in your country is maybe the worst excuse I've ever read.

I'm not even saying pirating a television show makes you an awful person or acting high and mighty about the whole thing I'm just saying it's an awful excuse. The exact same thing happens when content from other countries makes it here(which obviously is rarely since most of it is created here but you get the point).
    
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