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He's talking about how you can sell accounts on e-bay for $$$. Not how much the hand axe of DOOOOOOM would really cost if it was really created.

http://search.ebay.com/search/search...tSearch=Search
And why would this taxing be restricted to only game sales on eBay? Why not everything on eBay?
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Does this mean i have to get a gun licence for CS:S?
    
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Does this mean i have to get a gun licence for CS:S?
You are only allowed to play after the 7 day waiting period and you are only limited to 2 handguns. You can only get semi-automatic rifles too.

sounds like fun eh?
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He's talking about how you can sell accounts on e-bay for $$$. Not how much the hand axe of DOOOOOOM would really cost if it was really created.
I think you'd be hard pressed for mats.
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And why would this taxing be restricted to only game sales on eBay? Why not everything on eBay?
If your primary source of income comes from eBay sales, you have to report the sales. If a company sells on eBay, it also must report the income from the auctions. So everything that needs to be taxed on eBay is already being taxed... it just that most aren't reporting it. However, if they get audited...
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You are only allowed to play after the 7 day waiting period and you are only limited to 2 handguns. You can only get semi-automatic rifles too.
Well, then I would have an excuse for how bad I suck at CS
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I read this a couple weeks ago and it was pretty interesting lol.. Its not just WoW either, its every game that has virtual money that can be traded for real money.

I don't like it but its not really a bad idea IMO, MMORPG programmers make the in-game money worth a certain amount through code while the government just prints #s on paper and say its worth a certain amount. The paper bills aren't worth any more or less then WoW gold.
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I read this a couple weeks ago and it was pretty interesting lol.. Its not just WoW either, its every game that has virtual money that can be traded for real money.

I don't like it but its not really a bad idea IMO, MMORPG programmers make the in-game money worth a certain amount through code while the government just prints #s on paper and say its worth a certain amount. The paper bills aren't worth any more or less then WoW gold.
except the fact that all the money the government prints is backed by real gold which IS worth something.
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except the fact that all the money the government prints is backed by real gold which IS worth something.
The U.S does not use the gold standard anymore. Instead of gold, money is now backed "by the confidence of the people in the dollar", whatever that means.
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except the fact that all the money the government prints is backed by real gold which IS worth something.
No, it's not. US currency is no longer backed by a gold standard and has not been for almost 30 years. The Euro (2nd largest currency) also does not use a gold standard. Neither is the yen (3rd largest)
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