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01.29.2014 , 07:38 PM | #9
Quote: Originally Posted by orangefishboy View Post
I think they didn't report how much people can make because it's not really related.
It is related. All wealth is relative. If you lose $500,000 on a wager with a $40,000 annual salary and not a lot of assets, you're screwed. If you lose $500,000 on a wager and you have a multi-billion-dollar fortune, it's a drop in (from?) the bucket and, while annoying, won't be all that painful.

So yeah, just throwing out the USD-equivalent in PLEX of the ships destroyed in a given EvE engagement is useless, partially because PLEX and USD don't convert to each other that easily (and isk is involved anyway) and partially because big corps can absorb a loss of assets on the scales being reported reasonably easily.
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