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#190 - tmdarby (06/21/2013) [-]
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User avatar #97 - badgerclan (06/21/2013) [+] (18 replies)
You can say that about stealing too. Go into a store and steal anything off the shelf and that's saving you money that you can put into the economy. Not a good argument.
User avatar #108 to #97 - Helel (06/21/2013) [-]
However that removes some of the shopkeeper's money from the economy.
#437 - xxxsonic fanxxx (07/03/2013) [-]
To be honest, the only reason there is a big whoop about it, is because the people who actually work in the film industry are missing that money... Less salaries, less high paid actors can be used in new films... so this whole post is stating the obvious, yeah the money will stay in the economy, but the whole "damaging" concept of movie piracy, doesn't actually even say anything about the economy being hurt, they couldn't give two ***** about the economy, they care about the money in their pocket, so they can continue to make films for people to watch, and make a lot of money for themselves. And to be completely honest, even though I do pirate films, I still go to the cinema to view newer ones, just because I don't want to watch something new that is filmed with a calculator/potato. I'm doing this as anon, because it will prob get thumbed down. But i think its pretty relevant.

TL;DR? ******* read it.
#386 - thepandaking (06/22/2013) [+] (3 replies)
I know this isn't a popular opinion, if anything, but I really just don't think there's any way to justify pirating.
I've done it twice for games but I don't tell myself that was a good decision or that "well I bought myself a sandwich the next day, so that makes up for it right?" you would have bought that other stuff anyway.
All I'm saying is, pirate all you want, but don't ******** yourself that it's "sharing" or that what you're doing gives "the system" the finger. You're doing a ****** thing and you should know it, just like I know I did a ****** thing.
#357 - xxxsonic fanxxx (06/21/2013) [+] (2 replies)
They can hear, and see what you’re visually thinking. This is the absolute complete truth!!!!!

The reason a lot of Asians have completely expressionless faces is so they don’t accidentally show facial expressions when people think things they don’t like, find funny, astonishing, etc, and Asians segregate so their not nearly as susceptible to that happening.
Asians also segregate, and are untalkative to avoid accidentally saying things that are similar to what people are thinking and going to say.

Try thinking, and visually picturing things that are as wild as you can when you are around Asians, and look for Asians who give people dirty/particular looks for what appears to be for completely no reason.

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User avatar #293 - Shiny ONLINE (06/21/2013) [-]
I don't bother pirating **** myself, and disagree with it from a moral perspective, but the concept of "lost sales" is flimsy at best. Even with services like Netflix and Steam available to the masses, tons of people still consume their media illegally; most of them simply wouldn't use it if they absolutely had to pay for it.

Not to mention the fact that piracy often delivers a better experience than paying. No advertising, nothing phones home, DRM is cracked for flexibility, and there are even hobbyist developer teams like the late alterIWnet that actually added extra features to existing games. People might be more sympathetic to the media industry if they didn't punish the **** out of people that, you know, actually paid for the content.
User avatar #245 - alcoholicsemen (06/21/2013) [-]
i buy certain movies
User avatar #206 - mynameiskeanu (06/21/2013) [+] (2 replies)
Best free movie site right her.
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#196 - hankpym ONLINE (06/21/2013) [+] (6 replies)
>people will buy comic books

adult swim really is extremely wrong there

more people pirate comic books for convenience, since its easier to download it off the internet than go to your lcs and buy it

Pirating also hurts the gaming industry as well, and lets not forget software ...
User avatar #144 - bushingenna (06/21/2013) [+] (1 reply)
I think the industry should just evolve. Free sharing over the interwebz is the future.
#101 - cthumoo (06/21/2013) [-]
I bet you're all just bursting with opinions.
User avatar #91 - llpanic (06/21/2013) [-]
i recomend you to watch the jimquisition about piracy it's pretty interesting

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#72 - xxxsonic fanxxx (06/21/2013) [+] (3 replies)
What about the people who made the films, hoping that they'd get enough money for baby formula, comic books, etc. You're essentially robbing someone who spent a lot of time and money creating something that has your attention if you wish to pirate it.
That's like you working a full time job for months and at the end, not getting paid because your boss pirated your work.
User avatar #77 to #72 - jurto (06/21/2013) [-]
>Implying they don't get money enough for thousands of baby formula.

Maybe independent movies, but Hollywood is not affected. And I still don't get this. Does people go to the cinema to watch movies only? I go more for the company, the pop-corn, and the lack of light so ideal for a date.


If I were Hollywood, I'd make my movies free to watch on the internet after 2 or 3 minutes of adds. In HD, multi-language, download and subtitles available and good brandwidth. That would be, still, around 20 or 30 times the money youtubers make for each view. And it's big movies industries with big marketing campaigns.
User avatar #31 - snakefire (06/21/2013) [-]
I love adult swim.
#18 - stlbecker (06/21/2013) [-]
not exactly... because there is money that should be in the economy but it is not. Say there is a movie and shoes. He saves 10 dollars by pirating the movie instead of buying a ticket to see it in theaters and he spends that 10 dollars he saved on a pair of shoes. You could say "hey the money he shouldve spent is still going towards the economy" which is true but he should of had to pay 20 bucks total. There is no way to steal things and not effect the economy
#13 - megaflak (06/21/2013) [+] (1 reply)
They have a point but your still taking things without permission
But what do my opinions matter, I'm going to go masturbate.
#46 to #13 - atheistzilla (06/21/2013) [-]
this is actually my desktop at the moment
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