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Comment: Re:Deflate-gate? (Score 2) 239

by clickety6 (#48954031) Attached to: NFL Asks Columbia University For Help With Deflate-Gate
There was a scandal locally that the fans for opposing teams were being charged a higher rate when buying tickets at the entrance . It was referred to as gategate and was a big news item for a week..

But then it transpired that there were no differences and the prices being charged and that the opposing fans had cooked up the whole thing to cause problems for the local team, so form the next week the papers were full of the gategategate.

Then a whistleblower uncovered evidence to show that there was a difference in ticket prices, but the local media was in cahoots with the local team and had acted to cover up the scandal by writing false stories about oppsing fans lying about ticket prices. Thus was born gategategategate.

Comment: Re:Why Steam? Why? (Score 1) 160

by clickety6 (#48625755) Attached to: To Fight Currency Mismatches, Steam Adding Region Locking to PC Games
If you can afford to sell a game developed in America to Russians at a high enough price to make a profit, then you can sell the same game at the same price outside Russia and make the same profit. Or will the games companies sell at a loss to Russia, essentially meaning that non-Russians have to subsidize Russian sales?

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