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this one made me laugh ...

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Kojak, Feb 12, 2014.

  1. Kojak

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    translation ...

    If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor - hehe
     
  2. startle

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    EA/Origin still collect the cash.... Given that, what did you expect them to say, Kojak?
    How bout we give them some time in the saddle before we start taking shots?
     
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  3. Bobar

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    Well I'm with Kojak - the reference to 'the SAME top tier support' is enough to give anyone hysterics.
     
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  4. Kojak

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    it wasn't meant to be a hit on broadsword - just the phrase that we got top tier support - that cracked me up - i'm sure broadsword will be better because they can't be worse - hehe
     
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    When you add more cooks to the kitchen. How does spreading the meager supplies out more equal a better product? I think anypaycheck received in the gaming community should be a percentage. Do well and get pay raise or the ability to take on more partners. Productivity pay. Hell I'd drive an RV to work and rename the house my vaction home.
     
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    Getting a percentage requires ownership of the business. That's what a partnership structure is all about. Think about the implications of what you're suggesting: why would owners hand out percentages to hirelings who never invested substantial money and thus have nothing on the line?

    When a gaming company suffers losses, how many hired programmers would be capable of covering the losses based on their percentage ownership? How many do you think would want to do that, risking that a bad quarter means no income for the next half a year, instead of the relative safety of steady income? Most people, not just programmers, don't have the mindset to want to own where they work, never mind the means when just starting out. Even if most people could make the relatively large investment to become a partner, they'd sooner take a regular paycheck with the risk of layoffs. Looking for a new job isn't the end of the world for most people, but a failed business can be devastating.
     
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    I wonder what it would take to pry the account managment and Origin Store out of EA's grubby hands....

    The Billing system is a sad joke and it is taking a toll as it kills off account holders property when it fails big time....

    Had another person return from asignment to find his reoccuring billing on his account fail and he found all his things gone with his home...

    The Origin Store has major flaws and things have a habit of fu-baring your CC.... not to mention I tried to get a few time cards....pfft...

    I will give Broadsword time and love the new info that seems to flow much more freely...
     
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