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31st Jan '16 11:13:53 PM Darkstarr
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* ExecutiveMeddling: See Artistic License--Economics, above. Many "old-guard" users left the site permanently over this, while the few who remain all agree that TheyChangedItNowItSucks
25th Jan '16 9:51:13 PM Arcorann
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* ArtisticLicenseEconomics: They've been trying to remedy this as of late, however, through GoldSink events and shop items, and various nerfs on the features that can be exploited for easy gold (mainly Booty Grab and zOMG!). ** With the release of Flynn's Booty, Flynn's Chest, and [[BribingYourWayToVictory other items that give you millions and/or billions of gold instantly]], [[RidiculousFutureInflation hyperinflation is going beyond control]]. Some junk items already sell for thousands of in-game currency.
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* ArtisticLicenseEconomics: They've been trying For a period of time they employed a pair of economists to remedy this as of late, however, through GoldSink events and shop items, and various nerfs on keep the features that can be exploited for easy gold (mainly Booty Grab and zOMG!). ** With system stable. However, after a change of management in 2013 the release of Flynn's Booty, Flynn's Chest, economists were fired and [[BribingYourWayToVictory other items that give you players millions and/or billions of gold instantly]], instantly]] began to be released, leading to [[RidiculousFutureInflation hyperinflation is going beyond control]]. out-of-control hyperinflation]]. Some junk items already now sell for thousands of in-game currency.

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* ArtisticLicenseEconomics: ** They've been trying to remedy this as of late, however, through GoldSink events and shop items, and various nerfs on the features that can be exploited for easy gold (mainly Booty Grab and zOMG!). ** With the release of Flynn's Booty, Flynn's Chest, and [[BribingYourWayToVictory other items that give you millions and/or billions of gold instantly]], [[RidiculousFutureInflation hyperinflation is going beyond control]]. Some junk items already sell for thousands of in-game currency.zOMG!).
17th Dec '15 10:51:59 AM Morgenthaler
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Like A Badass Out Of Hell is being split into new tropes.
* EscapedFromHell: The Hell Prison RIG is about Azrael trying to escape during a prison riot in the Underworld.

* LikeABadassOutOfHell: The Hell Prison RIG is about Azrael trying to escape during a prison riot in the Underworld.
8th Dec '15 1:41:37 PM Berrenta
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Removed some clutter. May need more sprucing up, but it's getting there...
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* ArtisticLicenseEconomics: BOY, DO YOU EVER FAIL AT IT. They've been trying to remedy this as of late, however, through GoldSink events and shop items, and various nerfs on the features that can be exploited for easy gold (mainly Booty Grab and zOMG!). ** [[InternetBacklash With the expected response]] from people who [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks are used to the site's existing economic system]]. *** With the release of Flynn's Booty, Flynn's Chest, and [[BribingYourWayToVictory other items that give you millions and/or billions of gold instantly]], [[RidiculousFutureInflation hyperinflation is going beyond control]]. Some junk items already sell for thousands of in-game currency. **** The situation is bad enough to warrant [[http://books.google.com/books?id=nYyJAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA219 being mentioned as an example in a textbook]]. **** The COO himself says: --->[[http://youtu.be/Ny5IyKHmSSY?t=11m07s We’re actually okay with inflation. If the money supply is growing, that’s just virtual currency, but the virtual currency means that if people’s balances are growing, it means people are getting richer in our community, and they’re able to afford more stuff, right?]] ** There are also the haters of the Gaia Cash system, complaining that the site [[MoneyDearBoy only ever wants to make money these days]]. Number One, ''this is how businesses work'', and Gaia is a business. Number Two, the Admin did at one point release an explanation of how much money is needed to keep the servers running and the site afloat, and the numbers involved were not small.
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* ArtisticLicenseEconomics: BOY, DO YOU EVER FAIL AT IT. They've been trying to remedy this as of late, however, through GoldSink events and shop items, and various nerfs on the features that can be exploited for easy gold (mainly Booty Grab and zOMG!). ** [[InternetBacklash With the expected response]] from people who [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks are used to the site's existing economic system]]. *** With the release of Flynn's Booty, Flynn's Chest, and [[BribingYourWayToVictory other items that give you millions and/or billions of gold instantly]], [[RidiculousFutureInflation hyperinflation is going beyond control]]. Some junk items already sell for thousands of in-game currency. **** ** The situation is bad enough to warrant [[http://books.google.com/books?id=nYyJAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA219 being mentioned as an example in a textbook]]. **** ** The COO himself says: --->[[http://youtu.-->[[http://youtu.be/Ny5IyKHmSSY?t=11m07s We’re actually okay with inflation. If the money supply is growing, that’s just virtual currency, but the virtual currency means that if people’s balances are growing, it means people are getting richer in our community, and they’re able to afford more stuff, right?]] ** There are also the haters of the Gaia Cash system, complaining that the site [[MoneyDearBoy only ever wants to make money these days]]. Number One, ''this is how businesses work'', and Gaia is a business. Number Two, the Admin did at one point release an explanation of how much money is needed to keep the servers running and the site afloat, and the numbers involved were not small.right?]]

* [[DoNotCallMePaul Do Not Call Me]] [[spoiler:Gary]]: [[EnforcedTrope Enforced]] in the forums for the CEO ([[spoiler:[[HeWhoMustNotBeNamed Gary Schofield]]]]) and the COO ([[spoiler:[[HeWhoMustNotBeNamed Jason Loia]]]]) since the rule change in December 16, 2013, even if [[EverybodyKnewAlready it's available through a quick Google search]].
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* [[DoNotCallMePaul Do Not Call Me]] [[spoiler:Gary]]: DoNotCallMePaul: [[EnforcedTrope Enforced]] in the forums for the CEO ([[spoiler:[[HeWhoMustNotBeNamed Gary Schofield]]]]) and the COO ([[spoiler:[[HeWhoMustNotBeNamed Jason Loia]]]]) since the rule change in December 16, 2013, even if [[EverybodyKnewAlready it's available through a quick Google search]].
27th Nov '15 11:09:36 AM nombretomado
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** [[SaturdayNightLive The Land Shark.]]
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** [[SaturdayNightLive [[Series/SaturdayNightLive The Land Shark.]]
14th Nov '15 3:55:08 PM nombretomado
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** Parodied hilariously with the "90's Comic Book Hero" item, which is based off of RobLiefeld's love of big guns, pouches and [[HandsInPockets convenient rocks]].
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** Parodied hilariously with the "90's Comic Book Hero" item, which is based off of RobLiefeld's Creator/RobLiefeld's love of big guns, pouches and [[HandsInPockets convenient rocks]].
2nd Oct '15 9:35:54 PM nombretomado
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* FallenAngel: Azrael. There are also items based on his attire named "Fall of the [[ParadiseLost Morning Star]]"/"Fall of the Evening Star" (nods to [[{{Satan}} Lucifer]], as he is associated with Venus, the Morning Star).
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* FallenAngel: Azrael. There are also items based on his attire named "Fall of the [[ParadiseLost [[Literature/ParadiseLost Morning Star]]"/"Fall of the Evening Star" (nods to [[{{Satan}} Lucifer]], as he is associated with Venus, the Morning Star).
1st Oct '15 5:02:32 PM nombretomado
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** So what you're saying is...that the orcs are [[TheOutsiders Greasers]].
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** So what you're saying is...that the orcs are [[TheOutsiders [[Literature/TheOutsiders Greasers]].
18th Sep '15 12:11:53 AM lamoxlamae
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cross-posting example
* BribingYourWayToVictory: La Victoire ** Also Back Alley Bargains, which specializes in power-up items for ''zOMG!'' ** Items from La Victoire and power-ups from Back Alley Bargains can both be bought and sold on the Marketplace using Gold, though, so you don't ''have'' to spend real money on the site if you spend enough time gathering Gold (called "questing" by the users).
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* BribingYourWayToVictory: La Victoire ** Also Back Alley Bargains, The main shops all sell for Gaia Gash (bought for real money) as well as gold, there are special stores that are Gaia Cash only, and the player to player market allows players to buy items with gold or Gaia Cash at the rate of 1 Gaia Cash being worth 50 million gold. To compare values your first forum post of the day is worth 100 gold with the value decreasing each time you post that day or you can spend under a penny and get something worth 50 million gold right away. If someone buys an item from another player for Gaia Cash the seller gets gold instead which specializes in power-up items only further devalues Gold. When faced with grinding for ''zOMG!'' months to get a single item or paying fifty cents most people bribe their way to victory. ** Items from La Victoire and power-ups from Back Alley Bargains can both be bought and sold on the Marketplace using Gold, though, so you don't ''have'' to spend real money on the site if you spend enough time gathering Gold (called "questing" by the users).ZOMG powerups were all Gaia Cash only.
26th Aug '15 2:28:10 PM phoenix
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* BeeBeeGun / GoshHornet: Hornet's Nest.
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* BeeBeeGun / GoshHornet: %%* BeeAfraid: Hornet's Nest.
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