Valve pwns Europeans

Discussion in 'Steam and Other Valve Games' started by Shakermaker, Dec 22, 2008.

  1. Shakermaker

    Shakermaker Party Escort Bot

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    According to Valve 1 dollar = 1 euro. When Europeans buy a game of Steam they will pay the same price in euros as Americans do in dollars. Which is weird since the euro is worth a heckuvalot more. A couple of people started a Steam group urging Valve to use normal exchange rates.
     
  2. G(ordon)-man

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    Ja, Valve is scaring europeans.
     
  3. Operational

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    Welcome to last week.

    Not saying it isn't an important issue that needs to be fixed but we already have two threads that link from the frontpage about it...

    Also the link in your post is dodgy.
     
  4. Shakermaker

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    In that case ...


    This thread will self-destruct in 2 minutes.
     
  5. Xendance

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    Why does the link your post urge me to create a new thread? :(
     
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    What i don't understand is why we have to pay tax yet the Americans don't.
     
  7. Shakermaker

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    Dunno tbh. This was the link I used myself.
     
  8. Asknoone

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    'make a steam group in protest!' always gets a chuckle out of me.
     
  9. nurizeko

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    Valve, giving into greed I see, that or developers are consistently stupid and fail to realize that 1 dollar and 1 Euro/Pound/Whatever are not of equal value at any given time.
     
  10. MJ12

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    This is what Europeans get for not just going with American Currency! ;)
     
  11. Acepilotf14

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    Damn Europeans!
     
  12. DigiQ8

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    Damn Valve!
     
  13. AciD

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    There is (at least) one ;)
     
  14. G(ordon)-man

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    I have a sudden urge of burning euros.
     
  15. Llama

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    Why the hell did we have to change currency? What 2-bit retard would care about paing in dollars instead of sterling/euro when they're using a credit card anyway. What, could these pillocks not use a calculator to figure out the relative price?
     
  16. PimpinPenguin

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    I cared cause my bank charged me for paying in Dollars.
     
  17. Sierra Oscar

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    I was happy purchasing with the dollar - in fact it was usually the main reason why I purchased games on Steam.
     
  18. mrman234

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    It meant things were a helluva lot more expensive (at least here in the UK). Also exchange rates fluctuate between purchase and the bills so you end up paying more than you were going to.
     
  19. freakyflor

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    I guess retail is our only option than.
     
  20. Llama

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    Legit concern. I conceed :p
     
  21. Pesmerga

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    Concede*
     

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