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Comic 89 - This is what I think really happens

Sun, May 29, 2011
This is what I think really happens
Average Rating: 4.67 (6 votes)
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Sanity Protection Factor
But...I've always bought used games...

*burns game collection*
Effigy_Power Sun, May 29, 2011 edit delete reply
Effigy_Power
Do people still go to GameStop? Why? To pay an extra $5 for the attitude or hordes of nerdy children?
I thought GameStop was already as uncool as Ticketmaster or Friendster.com.

Walmart or Amazon, pal... cheap and quick.
Kevin Sun, May 29, 2011 edit delete reply
Kevin
@Sanity Protection Factor: I might have just saved you from a messy death by dysentery.

@Effigy_Power: I do. Around here, GameStop is the same price as WalMart and they have a better selection. Amazon is ultimately the better choice, but I always end up spending more because I think, "Well, while I'm already having this shipped, I should pick up the new Spidey trade and those Green Lantern trades that I missed and hey, the entire collection of Ex Machina in hardcover!" Before I know it, I'm out $100.
Loungegecko Sun, May 29, 2011 edit delete reply
Loungegecko
OH GOD MY COLLECTION OF USED GAMES
Magravan Sun, May 29, 2011 edit delete reply
Magravan
Yeah, it's a huge rip off to trade in your games... It's like university text books... You might as well just burn them.. You'll get more satisfaction that way than you will money...
Kevin Mon, May 30, 2011 edit delete reply
Kevin
@Loungegecko: I always carry hand sanitizer. Want some?

@Magravan: I always traded my books in, because those were more desperate times for me and I needed the money. Also, when I was in college, the internet was not as useful of a resource for buying and selling property, and books are the one thing I feel bad about destroying.
JackitK Mon, May 30, 2011 edit delete reply
JackitK
I'd sell my games through Ebay or something but I've never been able to really figure out how it works. Though most of the time I horde my games rather than selling them at all anyways. Only three games I've ever sold to Gamestop include Finding Nemo for the gamecube, (The $1 for it was totally worth that piece of...), Kindgom Hearts Chain of Memories, and Animal Crossing ONLY when it was outdated by Wild World AND City Folks.
Magravan Tue, May 31, 2011 edit delete reply
Magravan
I held onto my books... I still have every text book that I got from University. Not that we couldn't have used the money, but the $100 or so total that I would have gotten after spending several thousand was just too much for me to be okay with..
Kevin Tue, May 31, 2011 edit delete reply
Kevin
@Magravan: Ah... see, I never spent that much money on textbooks in college because I was a graphic design major, so the majority of my expenses were art supplies, and I only had to buy textbooks for a couple of gen eds, so I wasn't losing hundreds of dollars by selling them back.
Magravan Thu, Jun 09, 2011 edit delete reply
Magravan
Psychology books are expensive :/ Anthropology wasn't quite as bad, but still quite expensive...