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As do I Serghe! BD is the best! However, with Mephiston and many other news BL releases (Heresy hardbacks) this has become impossible to use as they are BL exclusives and can only be bought from the BL website. Bugger!
Well, with the money we saved from buying books from BD (sometimes we saved almost 50% on RPP), maybe we can afford to buy a few BL exclusives titles.
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Well, with the money we saved from buying books from BD (sometimes we saved almost 50% on RPP), maybe we can afford to buy a few BL exclusives titles.
I agree. I save over 50% buying from BD, BL hardbacks. $42 from BL direct, $20-$21 from BD. In fact last week I got Priests of Mars for $19 (hardback) delivered!!!

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Ive created a facebook group regarding this. Please join and read my 'About' its very detailed. Pass it onto any of your fellow 40k friends too. UNITE AGAINST GREED!

http://www.facebook.com/groups/325386634230202

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Good article by Kotaku on how GW/BL are ripping off Australian's. Have a read, it may surprise you.

http://www.kotaku.com.au/2013/04/the...e-of-products/

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It's a pretty simplistic run down tho' really only talks about currency conversion rates and doesn't take into account varying market prices, postage and standards of living.
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It's a pretty simplistic run down tho' really only talks about currency conversion rates and doesn't take into account varying market prices, postage and standards of living.
I'm not being rude, but name one international company that sets regional prices via standards of living. Also, postage is free now all over the world and this pricing matrix was in effect before free postage anyway.

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I'm not being rude, but name one international company that sets regional prices via standards of living.
All of them?

Dell Inspiron 15

USA $349.99
Oz $499

and that's from the Dell Online Shop

?????????????????????
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This is the great Australian technology rip off. Just this week the House of Representatives asked many US technology companies Apple, Microsoft and Adobe why Australia pays so much more than the rest of the world for their technology products. In the end... They couldn't give a rational answer... Sound familiar?

Read this:
http://mobile.news.com.au/technology...-1226602766888

Even Microsoft just admitted they charge us more for no real reason... Well they do give reasons, but they are laughable.


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Yep and every other business does exactly the same.
It's actually why we have a high standard of living.

It's an issue that extends beyond GW/BL
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The argument continues... it all doesn't really matter we can see that australia isn't doing quite so well the costs are higher if this is due to price inflation or shipping costs.



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