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Cough, um, last time I checked, distances do not change whatever country you go in, only the preferred measuring standard. So, if your in America, and your on a 100km stretch of land, and you commute back and forth for 5x while a European in Europe drives on a similar 100km stretch of land and drives back and forth 5x, what is the difference? Please tell me
he wasn't refering to 1mile here is different then 1mile there. more of we have more land mass in our country and so the potential for driving longer distances is there at least for intracountry travel. also I think what he was trying to get at is due to the country we are in having a very sprawled out population it also means that travel distances to your destination can at times be much further then in other countries.
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Gotta love socialized health care and all of it's wonderful benefits for all!
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Gotta love socialized health care and all of it's wonderful benefits for all!
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with such unfair pricing and people no better comment than to say dont buy the game, if they dont their answer would be

1. pirate the game and just download it.
2. buy it at local game store.

people dont understand unless they are in such a situation. if it was the other way around the US people would be whining xD
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lol i wouldn't buy a steam game for more than $10
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lol i wouldn't buy a steam game for more than $10
I naturally disregard posts that:
  • Begin with 'lol'.
  • Don't use any capitalisation.
  • Don't use any punctuation
  • Don't make any kind of sense.

Care to explain why you say that?
Edited by lattyware - 12/21/08 at 7:16am
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:q that's a good one.
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Gotta love socialized health care and all of it's wonderful benefits for all!
What does that have to do with anything?

Besides, socialized health care is better anyways. Dont beleive the crap that US politicians spew at you, its a load.
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What does that have to do with anything?

Besides, socialized health care is better anyways. Dont beleive the crap that US politicians spew at you, its a load.
Ha ha, I like that, it's almost sig-worthy.

Is socialized health care so much better? Is that why UK hospitals have higher per-head infection rates than many Poverty-Stricken African hospitals? Remove competition- lower standards. Pay Bananas- get monkeys.

Anyway, back to the original point of this thread. I still think that Valve overcharges on games, though the European Currency has some advantages. Some games are cheaper, others are more expensive.

However, I have to say, steam is convenient, especially if you buy a game online, it wont come until after Christmas. With steam you can play the same day.
    
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