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2 years ago#1
Do you trade your games with other people? - Results (87 votes)
No, because I keep all my games.
48.28% (42 votes)
42
No, because I like trading in to game stores.
13.79% (12 votes)
12
No, because I'm kinda sketched out by meeting a stranger
2.3% (2 votes)
2
No, but only because I've never thought of it.
2.3% (2 votes)
2
Yes, I've done it a few times.
22.99% (20 votes)
20
Yes, I do it pretty frequently.
10.34% (9 votes)
9
This poll is now closed.
The poll of the day a couple days back about selling your games got me thinking. Do any of you ever just flat out trade your games with other people? I mean through craigslist or similar sites. I recently started doing it and it seems like a much better option as opposed to getting boned by trade-in values at stores. I traded my AC3 for Borderlands 2 a couple weeks ago for example, and it would've been money out of my pocket had I tried to do that at a game shop. I live in Denver so there's a pretty good offering on craigslist at any given time and I wonder why I don't hear about more people taking advantage of that. What do you guys think?
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2 years ago#2
Got $35 straight up for Ragnarok Odyssey, as opposed to 5 from Gamestop.

HMMM....
2 years ago#3
Yep, selling on CL is a huge win too. I can see how it'd be tougher in smaller cities though.
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PSN: Heckler58 SSFIV Mains : 1st Sakura , 2nd Cammy, 3rd Ibuki
UMvC3: Tron, Dante, Zero
2 years ago#4
None of the above.

I donate/give them away.
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the bitter truth is that in the grand scheme of things, the average piece of junk is probably more meaningful than our criticism designating it so. ~ Anton Ego
2 years ago#5
50% cling onto their games? Bunch of hoarders...
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PSN: Heckler58 SSFIV Mains : 1st Sakura , 2nd Cammy, 3rd Ibuki
UMvC3: Tron, Dante, Zero
2 years ago#6
it really depends.... only time i do it is if I don't have money or jobless and really desperate for a new release title :D
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PSN: Hiroshima711
2 years ago#7
I used to hang on to everything. But as time went I never really found myself ever going back and playing anything I kept, save for a couple gems here and there. It just started feeling like I was wasting money letting them sit there.
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PSN: Heckler58 SSFIV Mains : 1st Sakura , 2nd Cammy, 3rd Ibuki
UMvC3: Tron, Dante, Zero
2 years ago#8
The_Heckler_58 posted...
50% cling onto their games? Bunch of hoarders...


There's a huge difference between hoarders and collectors. Learn it, because some collectors are getting really sick and tired of being insulted with that H word.
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2 years ago#9
BurgerTime79 posted...
The_Heckler_58 posted...
50% cling onto their games? Bunch of hoarders...


There's a huge difference between hoarders and collectors. Learn it, because some collectors are getting really sick and tired of being insulted with that H word.


Somebody has a little sand in their vagina.
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2 years ago#10
Haha fair enough, that was sarcasm though. I'm guilty of it myself to some extent, though I'd say I only hang on to about 25% of games I buy.
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PSN: Heckler58 SSFIV Mains : 1st Sakura , 2nd Cammy, 3rd Ibuki
UMvC3: Tron, Dante, Zero
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