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If you are CEO or CFO of a billion dollar company I'm pretty sure you see things differently. When opportunity arises make more money.

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Bread and butter vs a 1 night stand... Hmm. You cheat in your partner they'll never trust you again.
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Bread and butter vs a 1 night stand... Hmm. You cheat in your partner they'll never trust you again.

So you would never buy from Newegg, Amazon, TigerDirect, or Microcenter again? Seems like a close-minded way to do things, but I guess everyone is different.

I wouldn't buy graphics cards from them now, but once the prices are back to normal, I wouldn't hesitate then. Newegg always has great deals and their customer service has never failed me. Other places are also price-gouging, so why not hate on them as well?
    
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So glad I'm not a capitalist. "If you had just exploited ten million people and you had the opportunity to exploit one more, as a CEO or CFO you would be remiss not to!"
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So glad I'm not a capitalist. "If you had just exploited ten million people and you had the opportunity to exploit one more, as a CEO or CFO you would be remiss not to!"

If I am in a position and have built up a great business and I see an advantage vs price and demand I am going to take advantage of that opportunity like any other. The McDonalds dollar menu has burgers for $1.50 now instead of $1.00 . I will never eat at McDonalds again thats a %50 increase in the food!

Also, as stated before newegg isn't the only place that price gauged. So why target them alone? Even individual sellers price gauged on eBay! I saw increases of 30-40% on eBay alone for the cards. Why are you blaming newegg alone?
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Should they just ignore supply and demand. There is nothing wrong with bringing prices up if there is a strong demand. If prices were low they would likely sell out and there would be a shortage. This would likely create a secondary market of individuals selling them at higher prices due to the demand. Newegg would be foolish not to go after that potential profit. Newegg is not a charity. Profits make the world go round.
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In my opinion, anyone who can afford to buy a 400 or 500 dollar video card has no business complaining if the price goes up another 100 or 200 bucks. These things are luxury items. They are not essential for anything. Retailers have the right charge whatever people will pay for it. Nobody is hurt by charging more money for something that people can easily live without. If you can't afford, suck it up, get a better job and make more money.
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In my opinion, anyone who can afford to buy a 400 or 500 dollar video card has no business complaining if the price goes up another 100 or 200 bucks. These things are luxury items. They are not essential for anything. Retailers have the right charge whatever people will pay for it. Nobody is hurt by charging more money for something that people can easily live without. If you can't afford, suck it up, get a better job and make more money.

Enjoy the REP.
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And this is why i don't dabble in the world of business. Regardless if I'm rich or poor, I simply don't have that mindset to screw people over in the name of money. Money isn't everything.
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