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Op Ed

GameFront - Why I'm Not Okay with the Penny Arcade Kickstarter.
But Penny Arcade doesn't need money from Kickstarter, or to crowdsource new projects. It simply would prefer to remove ads from its site for one year, at the cost of a huge amount of money. But itís choosing to gather that money not through usual business channels, but through Kickstarter ó and in a way, itís taking advantage of the Kickstarter culture and drawing away users who would potentially give funds to more needy projects.

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24. Re: Op Ed Jul 25, 2012, 01:22 StingingVelvet
 
PropheT wrote on Jul 24, 2012, 23:04:
There isn't exactly a dearth of cases where a majority wasn't exactly an indicator of validity. If people think it's a great idea, then they're more than welcome to fund it; I just question why Kickstarter, a site that's supposed to be used to appeal for funding for a new project, is the right place to do that rather than something on the site itself.

I think it's probably the stupidest idea ever, honestly. I never even notice website ads, let alone have them bother me. If people care enough to support this though, they're not wrong... they just disagree with me. That's fine.

I think it's completely absurd the US has no socialized medicine program but obviously the majority disagrees with me. While some of my friends think the government is evil or whatever because of it I accept the truth that I am in the minority and if people cared they would vote differently.
 
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