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#21 ml.

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 05:06 AM

So ridiculously stupid if it was any other company I'd have sworn it was a late april fools joke

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#22 devenox

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 05:10 AM

If i wanna spend irl money on gambling i'd rather go to a casino, end of.

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#23 Mickey

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 05:22 AM

They're so stinking two faced it's actually sickening.

I guess now we no bot nuke had nothing to do with caring about the players. They just wanted to get rid of the competition.

Disgraceful.

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#24 Shadowandy

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 05:24 AM

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#25 Murdoc

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 05:29 AM

View PostShadowandy, on 02 April 2012 - 05:24 AM, said:

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#26 Musica

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 05:41 AM

Does anyone know what monsters drop extra spins now? Or if its even worth camping for spins?
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#27 ToeJam

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 05:43 AM

View PostRobinhoodrs, on 02 April 2012 - 04:40 AM, said:

View PostVinny`, on 02 April 2012 - 04:37 AM, said:

you won't get anything good from the squeel so why would you buy spins

They know little kids will beg their parents for money to buy the spins, its a scam overall to be honest and people will fall for it, I will go as far as people spending over $200 on this trash.

It smacks of irresponsible trading. Prior gambling in rs that was player orientated was not a good thing but at least it remained within the game and money lost was of the pixel variety... I never saw it as an 'all bad' scenario either as it gave a valuable life lesson for those that found their banks cleared through gambling or being scammed.

Encouraging a predominantly young target audience to pay for spins with actual currency is encouraging real life gambling and is profiting from those still learning about consequences regarding finance.

Not much else I can say.


Oh, an apparent quote from Timbo that is floating around the rsof:

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"It's not gambling though as you cannot lose while spinning on the Squeal including the fact that you cannot win real life monetary value from the Squeal either (no membership or IRL money is offered as a prize).

Timbo "

Edited by Matchu, 02 April 2012 - 06:08 AM.

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#28 MartinoVonix

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 06:01 AM

Good job Jagex, you ruined what you once called a great game

#29 Dominic

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 06:06 AM

Lol.

Anyone remember when you had to actually put effort in to make money and/or train your skills? :suspect:
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#30 MartinoVonix

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 06:09 AM

I can already predict unknown players with lots of money irl sky-rocketing the highscores

really, this is bullcrap from jagex.

Rc is what, 70k/h +now?

#31 ToeJam

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 06:15 AM

There is some kid on rsof who stated it cost him £13 to gain 75 spins.

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#32 Lach

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 06:18 AM

LOLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL. Especially them giving 35 bonus spins for buying the 40 spin pack. Seriously? That's atleast 20 medium lamps from my spins, and thats a good 750k exp. I wouldn't doubt it if Suomi bought like 500.

E: I thought jagex didnt like suicide or gambling? cause they just did both, tehe.

Edited by Lach, 02 April 2012 - 06:27 AM.

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#33 Big Bad Tank

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 06:21 AM

this is really becoming a squeal of fortune for jagex, i bet they planned to release this all along, just slowly building up until they did rwt
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#34 ZeroGwafa

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 06:25 AM

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#35 Hevendor

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 06:38 AM

Rsof is almost literally exploding with pure hatred for this update...I'd venture to say it's worse than when the wild was taken away.
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#36 Gladz

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 06:55 AM

View PostMatchu, on 02 April 2012 - 04:04 AM, said:

Finally, soon you will also be able to earn free Squeal spins as rewards for completing any quests. The team are working hard on this feature, and we expect to be able to provide it to you before the end of April.
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#37 Jim Jim

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 07:07 AM

Don't even need credit card information to pay for the spins, it uses saved information (i've been told)

Seems dumb as hell, but from their side its brilliant way to make some extra money

If you get hacked and you use credit card you might be for a world of hurt

Edited by Jim Jim, 02 April 2012 - 07:09 AM.

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#38 Chainmail

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 07:08 AM

The Squeal of Fortune isn't really that big of a deal. Yeah, buying 1k spins may be like a billion xp/h and im sure there will be THAT ONE GUY who actually does it, but only a handful of people will actually buy that many spins. It doesn't ruin the game - While admitedly it does somewhat damage the integrity, but then again we all have access to plenty of ways to get free spins so its not really unfair.. It just seems like a very miniscule problem. Personally, I feel like skills being useless and pking being almost completely broken are bigger issues than this. I see why people are upset, but I really don't think it will have a huge impact.

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#39 Youngster Joey

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 07:11 AM

...good stinking god...

Jagex just entered EA territory.
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#40 brian01001

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 07:17 AM

Oh great, here comes the crash of all items like bandos, dclaws, ect... Just @#$%ing great!
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