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  1. Mindweaver

    Mindweaver Moderato®™ Staff Member

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    Yea and it sux.. You didn't pay tax on origin?


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    Did you get my PM? If so, disregard that.. I no longer need that info. :toast:
     
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    Is there a beta preload?
     
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    Emergency :confused:.... as in..... bulldozer? :D
     
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    I paid with my debit card over the phone to origin.
     
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  5. Mindweaver

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    It's not letting me preload yet.. I hope they start before the 27th.. because if they wait then It will take forever to get...
     
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    I have not received a Beta code in my email yet. I preordered on Origin right after the Alpha ended. What's the deal?
     
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    I'm guessing we'll all get emails on Monday.
     
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    what upsets me is i pre-ordered the game back in march. Origin didn't even exist then. but because i bought it then i don't get early beta, even though imo an 6 month pre-order merits it.

    oh well :( it's only 2 days...
     
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    Yeah that is bs. I almost pre-ordered from Amazon way early and actually thought I had for a time but was wrong. Seems silly in retrospect not to just wait and we "should have known" but still...

    I paid tax too iirc but I'm getting physical copy? Has to do with a company's physical presence in your state too I believe whether it be a warehouse or a call center or whatever. Eventually we'll pay tax on most if not all transactions surely.
     
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    Hey Freedom, are you gonna run that "flight school " you used to for BF2 on BF3? If you are, count me in. I will need help learning to fly with a stick.
     
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    I'm just being bitchy because I wanted it on steam where I have all my newer games.. and don't pay tax on steam. But to your company's physical presence? err I've not seen any physical origin stores have you? <--- This is not me being a smart ass.. I'm just curious has EA put up some small stores in the bigger cities? Like EA stores?
     
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    It depends. flying stick is a lot more easy then doing it with a keyboard, realtime throttle control makes a big difference instead of always having to tap the W or S key.

    I'll have to see how the game is first though. I can probably teach you how to drop bombs on target and how to 'toy' with other enemy aircraft before killing them. but Infantry with stinger missiles will make flying a lot more dangerous.
     
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    Dang it, origin sux
     
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    I paid tax too. if EA has any kind of physical site in your state (like a call center or employee office) they can and should charge you tax. people that live in places with steam offices pay tax on that service.

    jets do not have "bombs" iirc. just different types of missiles (they probably all have locking mechanisms of some sort)
     
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    Yea, but like a said i've not seen an EA store nor call center.. That's my only grip... You know? If they have physical stores and Employees then yes tax should apply, but if not then this just doesn't feel right..
     
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    Thanks i plan to try to be the crazy hippy pilot from BC2 with the Huey UH-1 or little bird. I like being helpful even if Im not the best boots on the ground.
     
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    So they took bombs on jets out of BF3????

    well if they want to make gameplay easier by giving us air to ground missles that lock on to targets then im all for that. Saves me a lot of time selecting ground targets manually when the HUD can just throw a red circle around them. --- HOWEVER this would also mean we cant target infantry with air to ground missles which is just retarded IMO but it would bring some balance to the game i suppose.

    Force pilots to come in low for a gun run when there are about 5 or 6 guys on the ground with stinger missiles pointed at your ass.
     
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    The A-10C has cluster bombs and laser guided bombs.
     
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    you would not know if they did. they wouldn't have a retail store, just a private office.

    source? I did not think much information at all was released about the jets.
     
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    Same thing to you. How do you know that they are taking bombs on aircraft out of the game if not much information was released?
     
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    That makes no sense. I bought Dragon Age 2 in March and got a free copy of Mass Effect 2 like a week later through EA downloader, was a bonus to DAII owners. And that rolled over into my Origin games once I signed up. If you got it through EA, I don't see why it wouldn't have moved into your Origin games and gave you a beta key.
     
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    I would stick to getting it from a known source ,this looks like the place I seen on a cheat site a few years ago,Were hackers pay cheap for cd-keys,Also they say It is

    Buy Battlefield 3 as Digital Download: We provide you with a CD Key from an original Retail Box which enables you to activate and download the game via Origin.

    That is what makes me worry about it,Remember If It sounds to good to be true It usually is.I would spend the extra $5 bucks on Origin and know it is from Dice/EA not some guy selling the same key from a retail box.
     
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