That particular experiment, to "buy out" HSX dollars, was tried back in the early days of HSX. I think the going rate at the time was 1 cent per 1m HSX bucks or something like that, with a minimum payment of $100 USD (presuming you were good enough to get into the "billionaires" club with HSX).
That particular experiment is dead and doesn't appear to be something to be revived.
No, we are talking about folks who invest real money into real movies that get spent on real actors and producers to be shown on real movie theaters. It is different here, not the virtual money.
It just irritates me Americans just seem to instantly think of a 30 year old movie as the first thing that comes to mind when they think of Australia
And that's the point, it's a useful piece of iconography on an American site to make 'em go "Australia". It's like having pictures on a menu so the unlettered folk can point at the food they'd like and grunt "four".
I don't think there's an icon for Ireland but if there was, what would it be? Text now and win a prize!
Text "A" for: A Leprechaun!
Text "B" for: A Shamrock!
Text "C" for: Government corruption and petty revenge!
Text "D" for: A bishop covering up a priest's sexual abuse of altar boys!
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What you'll really get is something completely different
I used to have fun back in those days.
but now? games look like shit and I have no idea how I played with the crappy controls.
Tell your friend to quit crying like a little girl and move on with tech, before it moves too far past you.
And quit telling me to get off your lawn, I'm standing in your driveway!