why do you pirate

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by DarkShinigami, Sep 27, 2010.

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  1. because im broke (but aint we all with the horrible ecconomy)

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  2. because i don't plan on impotin no games

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  3. because i wanna try before i buy

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  4. because i want all the games iown on 1 cart

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  1. DarkShinigami
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    DarkShinigami #1 strongest Shinigami BANKAI

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    so i remember reading a douchy topic about a moth ago similar to this but mine has actual reasons and not ass hole reasons.

    i guess ill start this off; i pirate because im broke and trying to get a job but is hard with the horrible economy where i live. i also pirate because i want to play games that never made it here (im looking at you ouendan 2, project diva 1+2 and jump ultimate stars). i always pirate pokemon games but only because i am going to buy them i wanna try games and decide weather they are worthy enough or out to become part of y collection. finally i also pirate my games because all the games i own i want on 1 cartridge so i dont have to take one cart out and put another in when i wanna play another game

    as the thread/pol says tell me why you pirate
     
  2. DeMoN

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    It's not that I'm broke per se, it's just that I'd rather not pay for things I can have for free. That's my reason.
     
  3. DarkShinigami
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    i agree but if da game is worthy enough ill buy it
     
  4. Hakoda

    Hakoda GBAtemp Addict

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    I pirate cuz I'm 15 and got no job. Parents do but they don't buy games for me very much. However, I do plan when I have a job or when I'm out of college that if I plan to pirate games, I'd buy the originals and not download them online.
     
  5. RoMee

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    I do buy games that are worth buying
    But I pirate because my kids always find a way to lose the games I buy them.
    having them all on one cart eliminate that problem
    and also because it's free
     
  6. Tokyo Jihen

    Tokyo Jihen GBAtemp Regular

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    Because I want to play games but can't afford to pay $30 plus for each one. And yeah, imports are also another big reason.
     
  7. Guild McCommunist

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    I pirate because it's free stuff.

    Stupid question is stupid.
     
  8. Wintrale

    Wintrale GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    It's convenient. I usually download ROMs after I've paid for a game, letting me enjoy my purchase for a few days before it actually gets here. At other times, it's just so I can play games I'm interested in, but not so much that I'd buy it first (sometimes this means I end up not buying the game if I didn't enjoy it enough). Although rarely, I do also download the ROMs for games I have no intention of buying. As an example, I downloaded the ROM for Pokémon Black to find out what makes it different to the White that arrived in the mail on Wednesday.
     
  9. felixsrg

    felixsrg Temp's Ghost

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    Well, I pirate because I like to try the games and see if they're worth buying, that's it.
     
  10. Lushay

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    for the lolz? nah, i'm just don't have much money for video games. I do spend money on music though.
     
  11. azntiger

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    I Pirate Cause I'm 11 And My parents won't buy the games.
     
  12. ChuckBartowski

    ChuckBartowski GBATemp Nerd Herd Specialist

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    Lack of proper funds. And if a game is special enough, i try hard to acquire it legally.
     
  13. Fudge

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    Lack of funds.
     
  14. Exbaddude

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    Don't wanna waste money. :c
     
  15. Exaltys

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    I have little money.
     
  16. nutella

    nutella Low Glycemic Index

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    I don't pirate so much anymore because I really don't play that many games other than those I already own. Although I would like to support the developers, all the games I do buy are second hand so they're not getting my money either way.
     
  17. smile72

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    No money.
    Yay 10th post!
     
  18. gifi4

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    I pirate because I'm nearly 14 and have no job and I don't have much money plus I want to save up for ps3 games.
     
  19. epicCreations.or

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    Whaaaat...? I don't pirate games... *glances at folder filled with 300+ ROMs* [​IMG]
     
  20. C175R

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    Why?
    Because I can.
     
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