Re: [Epic] Stand and Deliver

From: Simon Dodds <c9415355_at_...>
Date: Thu, 9 Jan 1997 13:48:53 +1100 (EST)

>Oh yeah. Apparently the ordering system has been changed too. It used to be
>cheaper to order things from GWUK if you had enough stuff to get at once,
>now they want you to order from Sydney full stop. Unless you want bits you
>have to go through there. I guess they worked out that it costs us more to
>be buy from nearby then from across the world, and they were missing out on
>their precious profits and stopped it. Apparently a New Zealand group wanted
>to order about 500 pounds of stuff from GWUK and were refused, and some
>people from GWUS were told they couldn't order through GWUK. I don't
>understand? A sale is still a sale isn't it?

And the looks they give you if you show up with a Journal. A mate of mine
wants to get one of those Thunderhawks and one of the main reasons is to
take it into GW and give them shit.

>Hey, McDonalds proved in court that Coke is nutricious. Someone took them to
>court and they had to admit that their interpretation of nutritrion is if it
>has calories. So coke, that lovely acidic stuff is good for you according to
>them. Good analogy for the GW attitude toward the gamer. Just buy our stuff,
>it's good for you, honest.

I think the line in defence of Coke was "Coke is good for you because it
contains water, and water is part of a balanced diet." Now THERE'S an analogy.


Simon Dodds

"Why is this thus? What is the reason for this thusness?"
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