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    Stabbity StyleStabbity Style He/Him | Warning: Mothership Reporting Kennewick, WARegistered User regular
    Hm. Sell my TF2 hat for $170 or hold onto it and try and sell it later for what it's actually worth, between $230 and $260. Decisions, decisions.

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    subediisubedii Registered User regular
    Hm. Sell my TF2 hat for $170 or hold onto it and try and sell it later for what it's actually worth, between $230 and $260. Decisions, decisions.

    The heck kind of hat is worth $230?

    Does it come with a free coffee machine?

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    AsheAshe Registered User regular
    edited May 2013
    Hm. Sell my TF2 hat for $170 or hold onto it and try and sell it later for what it's actually worth, between $230 and $260. Decisions, decisions.

    Oh my. What hat rakes in that much cash?

    PS - Hold on to it. Think of all the Steam giftage you could dish out with that extra $60-90ish.

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    Albino BunnyAlbino Bunny Jackie Registered User regular
    subedii wrote: »
    Hm. Sell my TF2 hat for $170 or hold onto it and try and sell it later for what it's actually worth, between $230 and $260. Decisions, decisions.

    The heck kind of hat is worth $230?

    Does it come with a free coffee machine?

    Unusuals.

    TF2 hat markets are crazy.

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    Dyvim TvarDyvim Tvar Registered User regular
    I trotted into this thread thinking "It's going to be safe in here, there's no possible way they could make me spend any money given the current landscape of games and how many I already own." and then System Shock 2.

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    NocrenNocren Lt Futz, Back in Action North CarolinaRegistered User regular
    I bought SS2 off gog a long while ago and even scrounged up a quilt pattern for it.

    It sure I want to buy it since I already have a Steam shortcut and everything...

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    Stabbity StyleStabbity Style He/Him | Warning: Mothership Reporting Kennewick, WARegistered User regular
    subedii wrote: »
    Hm. Sell my TF2 hat for $170 or hold onto it and try and sell it later for what it's actually worth, between $230 and $260. Decisions, decisions.

    The heck kind of hat is worth $230?

    Does it come with a free coffee machine?

    Burning Flames Demoman's Fro

    http://backpack.tf/unusuals/47/Demoman's_Fro

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    CorpekataCorpekata Registered User regular
    edited May 2013
    I'd sell it. Unusuals can be pretty hard to find a buyer for at times. It's like baseball cards. You might have a rookie card with a misprint that's worth 500 bucks but the actual market for selling it for that might be kind of low.

    Though I'd put it up on TF2 outpost and see if you get any better offers in the meantime.

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    CorpekataCorpekata Registered User regular
    "Corpekata wrote:
    Gamersgate is having a Bethesda sale. Rather than individual links, here's their publisher page:

    Bethesda Sale

    Notables:

    Dishonored - 15 bucks
    Skyrim -15
    Fallout New Vegas Ultimate - 10
    Rage The Scorchers DLC - 2.50 (mentioned mainly because it hasn't seen much sales).

    Used elder-geek.com to save 5 more percent

    This those are the best prices yet on Skyrim and Dishonored outside of strange deals at finnish websites. I think New Vegas Ultimate's been around that price before but not too often. Games are all Steamworks. Not sure how long the sale is, they don't have it actually announced, they're just discounted. Guessing a Weekend Sale.

    They're slightly cheaper on the UK site after the exchange rate, Skyrim and Dis become roughly 12 bucks, for instance. And Gamersgate has never really cared in the past what version of the site people use, your account even works on them all. Fallout is more expensive though, so use US site for that

    British Bethesda Sale

    Pasting this from the old thread as I know some people were annoyed that Gamersgate ran out of keys for like everything. They've reportedly restocked, so if you were after one or waiting on one, you should be good to go.

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    cooljammer00cooljammer00 Hey Small Christmas-Man!Registered User regular
    How the hell do you get a TF2 hat worth that much? Just playing a lot of TF2?

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    Big ClassyBig Classy Registered User regular
    Hello, Steam Thread. My name is big Isy and I'm a steamaholic. It's been 6 days since my last gift purchase and I'm starting to get the shakes. It doesn't help that @koopahtroopah, @dakath and @Khildith gifted me freaking amazing things. I will hold steady though. And bide my time.

    You three should know I've made a separate list and eventually, I will gift again. And hard. <3

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    Albino BunnyAlbino Bunny Jackie Registered User regular
    How the hell do you get a TF2 hat worth that much? Just playing a lot of TF2?

    Unusual hats are in roughly 1% of crates. So it's just gambling basically.

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    Stabbity StyleStabbity Style He/Him | Warning: Mothership Reporting Kennewick, WARegistered User regular
    Corpekata wrote: »
    I'd sell it. Unusuals can be pretty hard to find a buyer for at times. It's like baseball cards. You might have a rookie card with a misprint that's worth 500 bucks but the actual market for selling it for that might be kind of low.

    Though I'd put it up on TF2 outpost and see if you get any better offers in the meantime.

    Decided not to. Doing a paypal trade for a Steam item was just riskier than I wanted to go with that much money on the line.

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    MaddocMaddoc I'm Bobbin Threadbare, are you my mother? Registered User regular
    Corpekata wrote: »
    I'd sell it. Unusuals can be pretty hard to find a buyer for at times. It's like baseball cards. You might have a rookie card with a misprint that's worth 500 bucks but the actual market for selling it for that might be kind of low.

    Though I'd put it up on TF2 outpost and see if you get any better offers in the meantime.

    Decided not to. Doing a paypal trade for a Steam item was just riskier than I wanted to go with that much money on the line.

    Could always trade for its value in keys and then turn around and marketplace those, or something. Steambux is better than nothing.

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    cooljammer00cooljammer00 Hey Small Christmas-Man!Registered User regular
    How the hell do you get a TF2 hat worth that much? Just playing a lot of TF2?

    Unusual hats are in roughly 1% of crates. So it's just gambling basically.

    I don't even know what crates are. One day I'm going to be able to run TF2 on my computer and I will understand everything.

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    Stabbity StyleStabbity Style He/Him | Warning: Mothership Reporting Kennewick, WARegistered User regular
    Maddoc wrote: »
    Corpekata wrote: »
    I'd sell it. Unusuals can be pretty hard to find a buyer for at times. It's like baseball cards. You might have a rookie card with a misprint that's worth 500 bucks but the actual market for selling it for that might be kind of low.

    Though I'd put it up on TF2 outpost and see if you get any better offers in the meantime.

    Decided not to. Doing a paypal trade for a Steam item was just riskier than I wanted to go with that much money on the line.

    Could always trade for its value in keys and then turn around and marketplace those, or something. Steambux is better than nothing.

    I'm arranging a trade for $160 worth of marketable stuff and a $70 hat that should be easier to sell because it's not worth as much.

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    Albino BunnyAlbino Bunny Jackie Registered User regular
    How the hell do you get a TF2 hat worth that much? Just playing a lot of TF2?

    Unusual hats are in roughly 1% of crates. So it's just gambling basically.

    I don't even know what crates are. One day I'm going to be able to run TF2 on my computer and I will understand everything.

    Basically you play X amount of time and will get a random item (the pool of which changes to include some cosmetics if you've spent any money on the game) or a crate. Crates contain a random item and can be unlocked with keys that cost about one pound ish.

    You should try TF2, legitimately great game.

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    PeewiPeewi Registered User regular
    Corpekata wrote: »
    I'd sell it. Unusuals can be pretty hard to find a buyer for at times. It's like baseball cards. You might have a rookie card with a misprint that's worth 500 bucks but the actual market for selling it for that might be kind of low.

    Though I'd put it up on TF2 outpost and see if you get any better offers in the meantime.

    Decided not to. Doing a paypal trade for a Steam item was just riskier than I wanted to go with that much money on the line.

    I'm not really into TF2 trading, but there are reputable traders out there, some of which help others sell their valuable items.

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    Stabbity StyleStabbity Style He/Him | Warning: Mothership Reporting Kennewick, WARegistered User regular
    How the hell do you get a TF2 hat worth that much? Just playing a lot of TF2?

    Unusual hats are in roughly 1% of crates. So it's just gambling basically.

    I don't even know what crates are. One day I'm going to be able to run TF2 on my computer and I will understand everything.

    You pay $2.50 to open a crate with like a 1% chance of a super valuable item. There's a 100% chance of you getting something, though.

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    KhildithKhildith Registered User regular
    Big Classy wrote: »
    Hello, Steam Thread. My name is big Isy and I'm a steamaholic. It's been 6 days since my last gift purchase and I'm starting to get the shakes. It doesn't help that @koopahtroopah, @dakath and @Khildith gifted me freaking amazing things. I will hold steady though. And bide my time.

    You three should know I've made a separate list and eventually, I will gift again. And hard. <3

    Don't gift me! I was just getting payback for one of the last 10 surprise gifts you sent me!

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    HiT BiTHiT BiT 🍒 Fresh, straight from Pac-man's Registered User regular
    edited May 2013
    You pay $2.50 to open a crate with like a 1% chance of a super valuable item. There's a 100% chance of you getting something, though.
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    cooljammer00cooljammer00 Hey Small Christmas-Man!Registered User regular
    Yeah...no thanks. My family has a history of gambling addiction.

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    Pixelated PixiePixelated Pixie They/Them Registered User regular
    Corpekata wrote: »
    "Corpekata wrote:
    Gamersgate is having a Bethesda sale. Rather than individual links, here's their publisher page:

    Bethesda Sale

    Notables:

    Dishonored - 15 bucks
    Skyrim -15
    Fallout New Vegas Ultimate - 10
    Rage The Scorchers DLC - 2.50 (mentioned mainly because it hasn't seen much sales).

    Used elder-geek.com to save 5 more percent

    This those are the best prices yet on Skyrim and Dishonored outside of strange deals at finnish websites. I think New Vegas Ultimate's been around that price before but not too often. Games are all Steamworks. Not sure how long the sale is, they don't have it actually announced, they're just discounted. Guessing a Weekend Sale.

    They're slightly cheaper on the UK site after the exchange rate, Skyrim and Dis become roughly 12 bucks, for instance. And Gamersgate has never really cared in the past what version of the site people use, your account even works on them all. Fallout is more expensive though, so use US site for that

    British Bethesda Sale

    Pasting this from the old thread as I know some people were annoyed that Gamersgate ran out of keys for like everything. They've reportedly restocked, so if you were after one or waiting on one, you should be good to go.

    Yep. I just got my key for Dishonored that I bought a couple nights ago on the UK site. Score! :D

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    Lindsay LohanLindsay Lohan Registered User regular
    Thanks (I think) to @Luchaire who gifted me one of my missing Oddworld games, Munch, in an attempt to make sure I show no progress on my backlog.

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    FreiFrei A French Prometheus Unbound DeadwoodRegistered User regular
    so, Metro: Last Light comes out in a couple days and I pretty much have seen nothing about it. Gameplay videos seem pretty scant, and there's really no indication on if they've done some better optimization on the engine. I loved the original. Anyone else more up to date on things than me?

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    cooljammer00cooljammer00 Hey Small Christmas-Man!Registered User regular
    edited May 2013
    You know who I haven't seen in this thread in a while? @Minor Incident. I think he used to hang around here.

    Or am I thinking of someone else?

    edit: Apparently he's on the forums but has been off Steam for over a month. Is this like a Newell/Going Clear type situation? Has he fled?

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    TPSouTPSou Mr Registered User regular
    Frei wrote: »
    so, Metro: Last Light comes out in a couple days and I pretty much have seen nothing about it. Gameplay videos seem pretty scant, and there's really no indication on if they've done some better optimization on the engine. I loved the original. Anyone else more up to date on things than me?

    They've been really really quiet on the PR front and I can't take that as a good sign. Especially considering there's been loads of adverts for pre-orders, but now it's all gone quiet just before release, I'll definitely pick it up I think but I'm not too excited about it anymore.

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    Pixelated PixiePixelated Pixie They/Them Registered User regular
    Thanks (I think) to @Luchaire who gifted me one of my missing Oddworld games, Munch, in an attempt to make sure I show no progress on my backlog.

    People who make backlog progress make me nervous. I had to do something about it. :P

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    Chipmunks are like nature's nipple clamps, I guess?
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    Big ClassyBig Classy Registered User regular
    You know who I haven't seen in this thread in a while? @Minor Incident. I think he used to hang around here.

    Or am I thinking of someone else?

    edit: Apparently he's on the forums but has been off Steam for over a month. Is this like a Newell/Going Clear type situation? Has he fled?

    Think he's busy with work. That and awaiting a sale to go nuts on. Also pretty smart staying clear of all is enablers!

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    Drunken BastardDrunken Bastard Registered User regular
    Word of caution about the Pinball FX2 Star Wars tables:

    It seems the Star Wars tables have a problem registering with the game when you purchase em.
    Happened to me, and there is a (shortish) thread on the Steam forum. I'm sure it will get fixed, but for now be aware you might not get it yet.

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    The BraysterThe Brayster UKRegistered User regular
    Oooh, new Steam Thread.

    Also, has anyone else had trouble connecting to Steam today? I can connect to everything else, but it refuses. This makes me a sad panda.

    (I guess I'll just research System Shock while I wait, seeing as I have no idea what you guys are on about).

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    Zen VulgarityZen Vulgarity What a lovely day for tea Secret British ThreadRegistered User regular
    mmm that new steam thread smell

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    DahkathDahkath Registered User regular
    So the unwritten rules of the Steam Thread seem to be:

    1. Don't mention finishing a backlog item. Someone will replace it right quick
    2. Don't mention interest in a game you currently don't own. Someone will gift it immediately
    3. Don't gift games to people, as that puts you on a Richard Nixon Enemies type list for payback (Steamenies?)
    4. Don't ask for suggestions to games that are similar to ones you own. Someone will gift them immediately.
    5. Don't recommend games to someone else. If they like it, they'll gift you a thank you.

    The class in this place is a bit overpowering. It's like a reverse internet, where instead of taking everything with no recompense, we give away everything with no recompense. I'm happy I found you guys!

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    IcemopperIcemopper Registered User regular
    TPSou wrote: »
    Frei wrote: »
    so, Metro: Last Light comes out in a couple days and I pretty much have seen nothing about it. Gameplay videos seem pretty scant, and there's really no indication on if they've done some better optimization on the engine. I loved the original. Anyone else more up to date on things than me?

    They've been really really quiet on the PR front and I can't take that as a good sign. Especially considering there's been loads of adverts for pre-orders, but now it's all gone quiet just before release, I'll definitely pick it up I think but I'm not too excited about it anymore.

    I really really hate that they are asking for pre-orders to get ranger mode. That just stinks. I loooooved Metro 2033, but will probably wait for a huge price drop because I am cheap/poor/don't want to support that kind of incentive.

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    minirhyderminirhyder BerlinRegistered User regular
    Repost!
    minirhyder wrote: »
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    After 9 months of unemployment, I've secured a job offer. I start next Monday.
    This will be my first full-time, adult job.

    So it's giveaway time.

    Tell me (PM) stories of your first days at work. Did you do something dumb? Embarrassing? Awesome?

    I'm giving away a copy of NFS: Hot Pursuit and Serious Sam 3: BFE. Let me know which one you want.

    I'll close up shop this weekend.
    Get yer entries in! I've only got a couple.

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    Big ClassyBig Classy Registered User regular
    edited May 2013
    Big Classy wrote: »
    Hello, Steam Thread. My name is big Isy and I'm a steamaholic. It's been 6 days since my last gift purchase and I'm starting to get the shakes. It doesn't help that @koopahtroopah, @dakath and @Khildith gifted me freaking amazing things. I will hold steady though. And bide my time.

    You three should know I've made a separate list and eventually, I will gift again. And hard. <3

    adding @maddoc to this list because he' trying to gift me. :lol:
    Maddoc: Hey what's your email?
    Big Isy: 1 sec
    Big Isy: eatin stEak :D
    Big Isy: wait y?
    Maddoc: Having trouble working something on Steam from my phone
    Maddoc is now Offline.
    Your state is set to Offline.
    Lost connection to Steam, will rejoin chat automatically when connection regained.
    Connected again and rejoined chat.
    Maddoc is now Online.
    Maddoc: CLICK THE LINK
    Maddoc: CLICK IT
    Big Isy: er
    Big Isy: there's no link
    Maddoc: Damnit, really? I just pasted it, hrm
    Big Isy: my internet is real spotty
    Maddoc: Why doesn't Steam mobile have inventory access for chrissake
    Big Isy: and no gifts dammit
    Maddoc: This whole thing could be easier
    Big Isy: i'm alreday drowning in a sea of games

    edit: aw hell. h e pasted a link and i had to click. ZENO CHICKEN HEADING CLASH 2! D:

    KNew I put him on the list for good reason.

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    The BraysterThe Brayster UKRegistered User regular
    Hnnnnng. I want to enter contest, but I already have an outstanding giftdebt to this thread (I have a target list of 4 people (I think/hope) who I need to gift hard once I'm back in the monies). Boy I cannot wait til I get back to my paid job rather than my current volunteer job.

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    CorriganXCorriganX Jacksonville, FLRegistered User regular
    Hnnnnng. I want to enter contest, but I already have an outstanding giftdebt to this thread (I have a target list of 4 people (I think/hope) who I need to gift hard once I'm back in the monies). Boy I cannot wait til I get back to my paid job rather than my current volunteer job.

    I won't speak for others, but I know that when I have a contest I don't give a damn who enters it. I don't care if people won stuff, or haven't won stuff, all I want are people entering. I want to have people excited for stuff that i'm giving away. I don't do a contest because I want specific people to win it, if that was the idea I'd just gift it directly to someone. if I do a contest in the thread I want as many people to enter it as possible. I want to laugh my ass off at stupid photoshop pictures, stories, or whatever else the contest involves. I'm giving stuff away because I want to, and I want as many people entering as possible. As long as they're community members I don't care if they've never been able to afford giving stuff away, as long as they're cool and active in the thread.

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    AsheAshe Registered User regular
    CorriganX wrote: »
    Hnnnnng. I want to enter contest, but I already have an outstanding giftdebt to this thread (I have a target list of 4 people (I think/hope) who I need to gift hard once I'm back in the monies). Boy I cannot wait til I get back to my paid job rather than my current volunteer job.

    I won't speak for others, but I know that when I have a contest I don't give a damn who enters it. I don't care if people won stuff, or haven't won stuff, all I want are people entering. I want to have people excited for stuff that i'm giving away. I don't do a contest because I want specific people to win it, if that was the idea I'd just gift it directly to someone. if I do a contest in the thread I want as many people to enter it as possible. I want to laugh my ass off at stupid photoshop pictures, stories, or whatever else the contest involves. I'm giving stuff away because I want to, and I want as many people entering as possible. As long as they're community members I don't care if they've never been able to afford giving stuff away, as long as they're cool and active in the thread.

    Hear, hear! Tip o' the hat. Drink more tea, etc.

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