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Old 08-16-2016, 05:47 PM
Richard Pearse is offline
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: New Zealand
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Originally Posted by Chronos View Post
This makes no sense whatsoever. Money doesn't just evaporate: If you don't spend it, then you still have it. The only way you could have the money at pre-order but not at release is if you spent it on something else meanwhile that you want or need more. In which case, the decision to pre-order is a deliberate decision to get something you don't want or need as much.
That assumes a person who always makes logical financial decisions. I know that in the past I have been terrible at setting money aside or saving and end up spending it bit by bit on shit I don't need. These days video games are actually the shit I don't need that my money gets frittered away on, so nothing much has changed for me, just the scale of my spending.