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Wrong, wrong, wrong. They are NOT charging a percentage, they are charging a flat fee per transaction. This means, if it's a 1$ sale or a 100000$ (lol) sale, they will still charge the same thing.
That's the same thing as a variable percentage. By saying a percentage, it means a piece of a whole. You ASSUMED I said a "fixed percentage". I'm not wrong, you just made an assumption.

Either way, they're doing it to make money (which I'm fine with... it's a business after all).
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Would love to be a part of this club . Would do anything to get a beta key...
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That's the same thing as a variable percentage. By saying a percentage, it means a piece of a whole. You ASSUMED I said a "fixed percentage". I'm not wrong, you just made an assumption.

Either way, they're doing it to make money (which I'm fine with... it's a business after all).
..now you're just arguing semantics. If the fee is a flat, say, $0.15, then that's a flat fee. Any person will assume that when a "percentage" is mentioned, that fee fluctuates depending on how large the sale is. If the fee DOESN'T fluctuate, then the whole term of "percentage" falls flat. Adding the term "variable percentage" (while admittedly correct) is just muddying the whole concept, and people are already confused as is with the whole auction house business.

Saying "flat fee" causes far less confusion than using percentage, even if one clarifies it as being variable.
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..now you're just arguing semantics. If the fee is a flat, say, $0.15, then that's a flat fee. Any person will assume that when a "percentage" is mentioned, that fee fluctuates depending on how large the sale is. If the fee DOESN'T fluctuate, then the whole term of "percentage" falls flat. Adding the term "variable percentage" (while admittedly correct) is just muddying the whole concept, and people are already confused as is with the whole auction house business.

Saying "flat fee" causes far less confusion than using percentage, even if one clarifies it as being variable.
I'm not just arguing semantics. The reason I stated it as I did was so that I would be correct if it were a flat fee or fixed percentage. I did so because I did not have the source available and could not remember which was correct.

I guess what I'm trying to get at is that you shouldn't have made it such a point to say I was wrong, wrong, wrong, when in fact I was not. Too many people on OCN are quick to denounce other members.
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Blizzard themselves have stated that they're doing a flat fee, hence my saying that a percentage was wrong
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Blizzard themselves have stated that they're doing a flat fee, hence my saying that a percentage was wrong
:facepalm: I'm not arquing whether it's a flat fee or a "percentage". You're not seeing my point. You even said yourself that I'm right in your last post.

Flat rate = variable percentage as price changes
Fixed percentage = same percentage as price changes
percentage = flat rate or fixed percentage (most would assume the latter, but that does not make it wrong)

If you say it is a flat rate, then great. But I was talking about a specific source, which I do not have in front of me, and that I could not remember which way they stated the fee. I left it vague so that I could be right either way.
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These are pretty informative on D3 info from Blizzcon in case you missed it:

Part I:



Part II:


Part III:


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A lot of people say that they've become less and less interested in D3. But the more I learn about the game, the more I want to kill demons! I want MOAR!
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A lot of people say that they've become less and less interested in D3. But the more I learn about the game, the more I want to kill demons! I want MOAR!
Those people are clearly insane

Also, for those who have not seen the other news posts:

http://us.media.blizzard.com/wow/pro...wap/en-us.html

This is a promotion for an annual pass of WOW. If you pay for one year of WOW (not all at the same time, you can do so monthly), you will get Diablo 3 for free on release, as a "rental" of sorts. Once that year is fully paid for (uninterrupted), you get to keep Diablo 3.

If you do this and get Collector's edition, you get 4 months credit towards these 12 months, so you basically get the price of normal diablo 3 credited to you.

Oh, and a *****in' mount in WOW too, but hey! Free diablo
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