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Games Machines

Postby Acen » Mon Jun 17, 2013 3:53 pm

Does anyone know apart from the Wii and the Nintendo DS, which games consoles can run pirated games??

They always seem to be getting more and more expensive hence why Im asking.

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Re: Games Machines

Postby El Cid » Mon Jun 17, 2013 4:11 pm

Do you ever buy anything rather than just steal it?

Software piracy is theft - plain and simple.

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Re: Games Machines

Postby frank » Mon Jun 17, 2013 4:33 pm

They've gone native, it's a Spanish thing, they are all at it.
Pirates of the Mediterranean
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Staggering figures there, 97.8 per cent of all music consumption in Spain was driven by illegal downloads.
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Re: Games Machines

Postby Devils Advocate » Mon Jun 17, 2013 4:43 pm

My mates mrs is the same......she wears fake tan :mrgreen:
Property owner in Andalucia since 2002. How time flies.

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Re: Games Machines

Postby El Cid » Mon Jun 17, 2013 4:46 pm

Devils Advocate wrote:My mates mrs is the same......she wears fake tan :mrgreen:



I bet she didn't go into Boots and help herself!

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Re: Games Machines

Postby Acen » Mon Jun 17, 2013 5:12 pm

Sorry Sid for offending you, but my Anglo Saxon sense of morality went out of the window when I lost my job and have the burden of negative equality thanks to buying during the boom.

Id love to pay €70 per game but its not going to happen.

BTW my pension has been made worthless due to the nice people at the bank/pension company but they get million pound retirement handshakes.

so actually doing what the spanish does not affect my sleep at night whatsoever.

but thanks again for the moral lecture.

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Re: Games Machines

Postby El Cid » Mon Jun 17, 2013 5:19 pm

I learnt a long time ago that if you can't afford it then you can't have it (unless you steal it of course).

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Re: Games Machines

Postby Mowser » Mon Jun 17, 2013 5:35 pm

If the firms involved charged a reasonable price, maybe people wouldn't download illegally.
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Re: Games Machines

Postby El Cid » Mon Jun 17, 2013 5:56 pm

Mowser wrote:If the firms involved charged a reasonable price, maybe people wouldn't download illegally.



I think a Ferrari is overpriced. Can I go and steal one?

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Re: Games Machines

Postby Mowser » Mon Jun 17, 2013 5:58 pm

El Cid wrote:
Mowser wrote:If the firms involved charged a reasonable price, maybe people wouldn't download illegally.



I think a Ferrari is overpriced. Can I go and steal one?

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If you wish.
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Re: Games Machines

Postby Mowser » Mon Jun 17, 2013 6:00 pm

I assume that some posters here never recorded the BBC top twenty with "Fluff" on their reel-to-reel recorders in the 60s?

Sid. My point is that if CDs, DVDs, games etc were a "reasonable" price, no-one would bother to save a few bob on illegal downloads.

Interesting article here regarding game pricing.
http://www.edge-online.com/features/valve-are-games-too-expensive/
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Re: Games Machines

Postby El Cid » Mon Jun 17, 2013 6:11 pm

Mowser wrote:
Sid. My point is that if CDs, DVDs, games etc were a "reasonable" price, no-one would bother to save a few bob on illegal downloads.


I guess you are right but it is still technically theft.

I suppose it is down to the rights holders to find a way of enforcing it or accept defeat and reduce the price, but frankly the people that download for free now would not change their habits even then - once a thief, always a thief. They would probably claim that it was against their "Uman Rights".

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Re: Games Machines

Postby Acen » Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:12 pm

Sid

"FOR THE FREEDOM TO SHARE AMONGST ALL"

Power to the people. :lol:

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Re: Games Machines

Postby El Cid » Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:14 pm

Acen wrote:Sid

"FOR THE FREEDOM TO SHARE AMONGST ALL"

Power to the people. :lol:

Acen



What complete rubbish! What planet are you on?

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Re: Games Machines

Postby Acen » Tue Jun 18, 2013 5:24 pm

Sid

This planet, here and now!!

That's my point. Its you who is out of touch.

Have a think about it and get off your soap box!!!

That went out with Tony Blair.

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Re: Games Machines

Postby El Cid » Tue Jun 18, 2013 5:38 pm

I can't help noticing what a fanstastic response you have had to your request for pirate sites.

Maybe that should tell you something.

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Re: Games Machines

Postby Chunky Monky » Tue Jun 18, 2013 6:17 pm

El Cid wrote:I can't help noticing what a fanstastic response you have had to your request for pirate sites.

Maybe that should tell you something.

Sid


Acen said

"Does anyone know apart from the Wii and the Nintendo DS, which games consoles can run pirated games??"

so he wasn't asking for pirate sites.

It's funny how the financially comfortably-off are always so sanctimonious on this subject!

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Re: Games Machines

Postby El Cid » Tue Jun 18, 2013 8:55 pm

Chunky Monky wrote:

It's funny how the financially comfortably-off are always so sanctimonious on this subject!


So it's OK to steal copyright material if you can't afford it? And anyone who disagrees with that is sanctimonious?

What a strange world we live in.

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Re: Games Machines

Postby SpanishBlue » Tue Jun 18, 2013 11:13 pm

El Cid wrote:
Chunky Monky wrote:

It's funny how the financially comfortably-off are always so sanctimonious on this subject!


So it's OK to steal copyright material if you can't afford it? And anyone who disagrees with that is sanctimonious?

What a strange world we live in.

Sid

You have mentioned previously that you watch in Spain British TV, and view the likes of BBC iPlayer & ITV player.

Doesn't that make you a bit of a hypocrite? :shifty:

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Re: Games Machines

Postby El Cid » Wed Jun 19, 2013 6:52 am

SpanishBlue wrote:
You have mentioned previously that you watch in Spain British TV, and view the likes of BBC iPlayer & ITV player.

Doesn't that make you a bit of a hypocrite? :shifty:


No actually. I watch BBC and ITV on a perfectly legal Freesat box which also legally receives ITV player without a proxy or VPN.

I have experimented with other IPTV options to better understand what may happen later this year and have made that information available to other members of the forum. Of course it is highly debatable whether IPTV constitutes any form of media piracy.

Personally I will probably install a suitable dish to continue watching Freesat.

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