Scams In Gaming

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  1. Gahars
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    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    I purchased Battlefield: Bad Company under the impression that it was a spin-off of the hilarious feature film starring Chris Rock and Anthony Hopkins.

    To my horror, it was not. Neither stars were anywhere to be found.

    Also the sequel had a disappointing campaign. I didn't care for it.

    #Scammed
    #Swindled
    #Tricked
    #Deceived
    #Bamboozled
    #Flimflammed
    #Flummoxed

    So, GBAtemp, share your stories. Share your stories with the world. Let there be no more victims.
     


  2. Xuphor

    Xuphor I have lied to all of you. I am deeply sorry.

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    I went into a thread named "Scams In Gaming" on gbatemp, under the impression that it was actually hilarious, as things are supposed to be in EoF.

    To my horror, it was not. No humor was anywhere to be found.

    Also the previous threads all offer a disappointing read. I didn't care for them.

    #EoFSucks
    #Shitforums
    #Tricked
    #Deceived
    #P1ngpong
    #NeedlessStupidity
    #BlatantRipOffs

    So, GBAtemp, share your stories. Share your stories with the world. Let there be no more victims.
     
  3. Gahars
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    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    #Vexed
     
  4. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

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    I went and saw The Land Before Time 5, and it wasn't as good at 1. In fact, they added too many quirk characters, it wasn't like the original that focused on the development and bravery of a select few.

    I tried to get my money back from the ticket person, but they wouldn't have any of it.

    So I humped their leg.

    #postingfromcountyjail
     
  5. DiabloStorm

    DiabloStorm Five Gold Star Medalist

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    Hai guise. I'm here.

    So, I had to go to court and I paid for a lawyer and everything, little did I know I only had to bring a laptop and Rydian with me for all of my legal definitions.

    That lawyer scammed me! (for the sake of gaming pretend it was Phoenix Wright *PPPTTTFFFPTTFF...*)
     
  6. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

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    FART
    ELLIPSES

    Your honor, I rest my case.
     
  7. DiabloStorm

    DiabloStorm Five Gold Star Medalist

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    [​IMG]
     
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  8. p1ngpong

    p1ngpong Unamused frog

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    Why do you have a robot vagina as an avatar? :angry:
     
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  9. DiabloStorm

    DiabloStorm Five Gold Star Medalist

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    :rofl2: I'm not sure how to respond to that.
     
  10. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

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    "Because the circuits need love too."
    "Because synthetic oils are the best lube."
    "Because once you go metal, your penis won't settle."
     
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  11. DiabloStorm

    DiabloStorm Five Gold Star Medalist

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    So, anyway this didn't turn out to be the side splitter Gahar's had intended it to be so maybe I'll take over (and maybe to some that will help?)
    Hmm...where were we? Oh yeah...Okay, I'm going for it.
    Anyway, you got me wrong Rydian, I have nothing to be embarrassed over.
    The Tobacco company thing I brought up because it's just as you said, they are not a failure, they sell millions (billions?) of cigarettes a day. Just because they profit greatly and get away with it doesn't make what they do and how they do it right. And it falls within the law. Maybe scam was the wrong wording? Ripped off, is that better? The two words are practically synonymous, or are you going to legally define that too?
    And yes sales don't mean as much as you think
    . Companies need more than that to continue on, a little something called reputation.
    Who cares who it's being sold by? Blizzard is still tied into the equation when it's their product you're buying based on information they provided you with. Blizzard isn't involved? Okay, so these merchants clearly stole Blizzard's items they are now/about-to sell(ing) lol.
    Also
    I'm not sure what you're even talking about here (or if you know either in this instance) the thing I linked to was some super long thing I wrote myself. (http://us.battle.net/d3/en/forum/topic/5592453985)

    And about "entitled gamers" being some sort of insult? That's the most overused crock of shit ever, gamers are entitled to what they spend their money on, if they're being told they're getting something for a certain amount of money and they don't get it they're being ripped off.

    Okay, I feel better now, I'm gonna go get a cookie. :)
     
  12. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

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    Shut up.
     
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  13. DiabloStorm

    DiabloStorm Five Gold Star Medalist

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    Say please.
     
  14. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

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    Please?
     
  15. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    But if it doesn't settle, that means it would move on :unsure: So metal is not something you stick to (unless it's really really cold :tpi: ).
     
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    p1ngpong Unamused frog

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    Are you mentally ill?
     
  17. DiabloStorm

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    Nope, but if I was would I be qualified to answer that question? So, are you? :P
     
  18. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    I purchased Diablo 3 under the impression that it was a video game.

    To my horror, it was not. The box contained a live rabid badger.

    0/10, would not play again.
     
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  19. Flame

    Flame Me > You

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    dont mess with DiabloStorm, the guy is a kind and helpful person, im talking from experience. what the temp needs more off.
     
  20. emigre

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    I joined GBAtemp to download roms. There were no roms.

    #fuckyou
     
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