LOL! e-books are the same way for me - I think it's a digital media buying habit, which makes the old "but it's on sale" purchase decision even more pervasive than it was in retail stores. I'd *like* to play this game/read this book => I can buy it on sale and get the flash endorphins of having gotten a deal on something I want as well as the fantasy fulfillment that I will play this game/read this book now that I own it, without realizing the time commitment backlog filling up like a steam backlog. in retail, you'd only get it if you actually went in a store, now it's always a click away, 24/7. It's a tough habit to break, but I think I'm getting better - I only bought 2 games on sale this holiday - no man's sky and xbox one x enhanced la noire - I've already got 5 hours into no man's sky, but LA Noire was definitely a case of "it's on sale, and I *want* to play it, so I'll buy it, which breaks my rule of only buying games I'm ready to play immediately. I really hope I do play it - I actually already own it for the 360 and on PC, but wanted to play it in 4k from the couch... along with a bunch of other games...
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But did those crazy kids find a way to make it work amidst the horror of war?YellowKing wrote: ↑Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:42 pmI finally had to break myself of the habit of buying something just because it was free or heavily discounted. Once I start a book I feel compelled to finish it, which is how I wasted hours on a WW2 romance novel I got suckered into from these First Reads. Never again.
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Cool, that totally looks like something I would read! Then I followed the links...
"You purchased this item on December 14, 2017. "
I swear, it happens more often than not. I read the shit out of some kindle books and I still have no idea how many are in my backlog.
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