Is this site full of cheap bastards

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by yusuo, Aug 28, 2012.

  1. yusuo
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    I mean no disrespect through the title but was just looking at the main page topics (the ones on the right) and most of them were about ways to dodge paying for legit games, discounts on legit games or way to circumvent some form of copy protection.

    Just made me think is this the biggest community of cheap bastards on the internet? What do you think

    And no flamming, if you cant already tell this is just for fun

    And for the record, yes, yes I am
     
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  2. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    no it's full of pirates :creep:
     
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  3. Catastrophic

    Catastrophic Perfectly Normal

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    Actually, I've noticed that a lot of people here are highly against piracy. But, yeah, there's no denying that the majority of the people who use loaders and flashcards use it for piracy.
     
  4. Black-Ice

    Black-Ice Founder of the Church of Renamon

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    I can get game for free?
    I will get game for free.

    Call me what you want, but times are tough bro, My money is better spent on important things in opposed to all the portable games I have pirated
     
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  5. yusuo
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    Dude I love your avatar (yoink)
     
  6. JoostinOnline

    JoostinOnline Certified Crash Test Dummy

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    The irony is that gbatemp.net started out as a site for hosting roms.
     
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  7. yusuo
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    Im with you my I-device has one paid for app on it Camera+, the remainjng 15.something gig is all pirated apps

    The only reason camera+ is legit is cause I didnt know how to jailbreak yet
     
  8. p1ngpong

    p1ngpong Irish ex captain

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    I have looked into your findings and they are true. I am shocked and appalled. This community should be ashamed of itself, it's a disgrace. :sad:
     
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  9. Rockhoundhigh

    Rockhoundhigh Man with a mission

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    While this isn't a dedicated warez site it does disappoint me that the only time that most people on the forums come out to post is when they want to play the newest game *cough* Pokemon *cough* but they can't figure put how to get past the anti-piracy on their own or just can't get the game to run. This site isn't really the worst offender though, plenty of people of people on here do buy games but when it comes down to it this is a website tied to scene-releases and flash cards.
     
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  10. soulx

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    You just noticed?
     
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  11. Catastrophic

    Catastrophic Perfectly Normal

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    I hear you bro. Just started high school and my money just went whooshh.
     
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  12. Guild McCommunist

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    Oh yes absolutely. Admittedly I'm a cheap bastard.

    I actually prefer bought copies as opposed to pirated ones all around, but I'm a cheap bastard so if I can pirate it effectively, I'll do that instead.
     
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  13. Hadrian

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    This place is full of self entitled dickheads, they expect to pirate a certain game as soon as it hits the shelves and whinge & moan if it's late. Sure pirate but don't whine about not being able to play something because of copy protection or no one dumps a game.
     
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  14. yusuo
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    No ive always noticed its only just clicked though for some reason,

    And I agree with you RockHoundHigh, I hate it when a new pokemon game comes out, as much as I do like pokemon I hate the 150+ odd pages you get of noobs bitching that it wont work for them yet, regardless of it being free, Role on October and Black and White 2 lol


     
  15. JoostinOnline

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    What annoys me most is when people try to justify pirating with arguments like "money is tight" or "I wasn't going to buy it anyway". At least have the decency to admit that what you are doing is wrong.
     
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  16. Damian666

    Damian666 Coder from Hell

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    im a pirate, and i dont give a fuck, i pirate windows, office, eveything else on my PC, and yes, i also do it for consoles. i have never ever bought 1 game for the PC xd

    and movies, music, ebooks, android apps...
     
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  17. yusuo
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    I do purchase games I like but their few and far between now a days. I dont justify what I do I know its wrong but with the amount of shovelware out there and the high prices of said shovelware, I dont really wanna go spend £50 on a game im gunna play for a few hours.
    However pirating does leave you with too much choice. I have over 800 films on hard drive and never know what to watch.

    What i hate is people profiting off it, like selling acekards with games, or doing pirate movies. While I do do this I never make any money off it, people give me money to cover costs of equipment (cards, dvds etc) I never charge extra for "labour" if you can call a couple of clicks labour
     
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  18. Tom

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    I am in fact highly expensive, This post will cost you $100
     
  19. Damian666

    Damian666 Coder from Hell

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    ill see if i can find a cracked version of your post then tom xd
     
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  20. Giggtysword344

    Giggtysword344 I want some Scum Nyums

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    I have the same problem with all the pirated games i have. So many of them and i never know what to play. And yes, I am a major pirate. Not really proud, nor ashamed about it, but still, Piracy has helped me with the choice of buying these games afterwards.