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TMP - killing off small companies!Editor in Chief Bill wrote:It also 'thins the herd' so to speak, so that marginal and under-financed companies fall off the radar, leaving the better managed companies to dominate the news sphere.
kyotebue2 wrote:How many advertisers have left TNP, Bill mentioned 9. TWW has picked up 4 or 5. Does anyone know??
Ssanemax wrote:If he wants to add some badly needed intellectual clout to his insults he can channel his inner Starkey and call us 'Damn Spaz's'
Picador wrote:Condottiero wrote:So Brits spend like drunken Saudi princes?
The average Brit is no better than a Yank when it comes to ticket price, the difference being he tends to gripe more out of earshot. I don't know how it's like right now, but I don't recall that many sales in the 90s UK, at least on hobby and luxury items. Here there are periodic sales and coupons worth something, so if something's not urgently needed ATM, why pay full price?
I post on a couple of sites that are American. Neither have anything to do with gaming, but both are full of Yanks moaning about not paying full price for stuff. Couple that with the prevailing attitudes on TNP - the latest bitch is about international shipping cost - and you begin to think that yer average Septic is a tight cunt.
Condottiero wrote:The haggling part I don't understand, unless the jewelers was in a touristy part of town and bargaining was permitted, as most Americans don't haggle over a price, unless it's a garage/car boot sale, but it's no different with Brits.
All of Paris is touristy, the place is packed with gawping Yanks and rude Chinese. The shop in question was on the Place Vendome.Condottiero wrote:What were you doing at a high end jewelers in Paris?
Buying jewellery you twat. I fucking hate London, it's just as easy to go to Paris, and not much more expensive.
Khusrau wrote:Oh Condis back. Must be his turn on the library PC. I didn't know inmates were allowed email privileges.
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