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Pocket Watcher pet - 300 gems. Lmao

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Eh, spend your money however you like to, but this is where I draw the limit. Each new season brings a new high/low that ZOS is willing to go to to get their grubby and greedy little hands on as much cash as possible.
The Watcher is nice, looks cool, I thought about buying it, I figured it would be the usual 100 gems for a pet (which is still extremely overpriced, but eh ..), but 300 gems for a pet is nowhere in the same galaxy as "fair pricing" for digital goods with little to no production costs, when you calculate the gems-to-crowns-to-cash ratio (which is a stupid process to have to go through, but eh - again).
So yeah, roflmao was my initial reaction when seeing them trying to get 300 gems for this. I'm gonna silently judge anyone spending that amount of cash on something this ridiculous.
  • TelvanniWizard
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    I liked it. But would never pay more than 50 gems or 500 crowns for a pet. So I won't get it :s
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  • Vinterskald
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    300? Wow.

    I was really looking forward to getting it, but that's a bit excessive :disappointed: Even at 200 I'd still probably have gotten it because it's so cute, but 300? Better save up a hundred more for a mount.
    Edited by Vinterskald on October 10, 2019 7:17PM
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  • msalvia
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    Is there a single crown gem item that's worth the price? I doubt it. Another layer in ZOS's grand crown store social experiment: How much IRL money will players drop on cosmetics?

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  • Lord-Otto
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    Overpriced AF, hard pass.
    (>_<)p
  • ChunkyCat
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    I refuse to “silently” judge people on their purchases.

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  • max_only
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    I have so many gems lying around because I haven’t liked any of the mounts from the last 3 or 4 seasons. So I got it. Glad to see I’ll be unique-ish.
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  • Ye_Olde_Crowe
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    I like the pet, it's adorable, but I don't have enough gems ... and I don't think I would have spent 300 CG on it even if I had them. That's a *bit* too much - even for me (who loves digital pets to bits).
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  • Jayne_Doe
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    max_only wrote: »
    I have so many gems lying around because I haven’t liked any of the mounts from the last 3 or 4 seasons. So I got it. Glad to see I’ll be unique-ish.

    And I think that's the point. The pricing on these two items is designed to deplete some players gems balances. I'm sure though, that they wouldn't mind some players blowing a bunch of money buying crates to try and get enough gems. I have only 89 gems left from my free crates. I spent most of my free gems on items from previous seasons that I liked (like the matching senche cubs for the mounts I bought outright with crowns).

    That's not to say I don't think the price is excessive, because I do. But, if you've got gems lying around that you haven't spent on anything and really like this pet, then why not get it?
  • CiNNeR
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    Really dissappointed. Wanted the pocket watcher and would pay crowns for it. But not going to buy loads of crowncrates in the hope to get lucky or get the gems out. Lousy decision to make it a 300 gems pet.
  • max_only
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    Slopes don’t have steps by definition.
    #FiteForYourRite Bosmer = Stealth
    #OppositeResourceSiphoningAttacks
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    max_only wrote: »
    Slopes don’t have steps by definition.

    Then call it another slide down said slope. Or another incline. Why are we even debating semantics here.
  • Avariprivateer
    max_only wrote: »
    Slopes don’t have steps by definition.

    A step with one's foot mayhap?
    Edited by Avariprivateer on October 11, 2019 10:45PM
  • Jaimeh
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    Crown crate sales must be going great for them to create such a gem sink. Amazing how they managed to add yet another level of complexity to gem-exlusive stuff: random pricing. It could be anywhere from 100 to who knows anymore, so people will feel the need to stock up on gems just in case /o\
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    Carbonised wrote: »
    max_only wrote: »
    Slopes don’t have steps by definition.

    Then call it another slide down said slope. Or another incline. Why are we even debating semantics here.

    I’m just playing. I agree with your sentiments. There’s no way I’d be buying up crates to get to 300 gems.

    In my opinion gems are spent money. If I didn’t have an excess of gems I wouldn’t have bought it. To me, it’s money already spent/ gum already chewed. I don’t like mounts and most other pets, and the things I want they won’t offer (motifs and things that aren’t in the game yet). So it makes no difference to me.

    Crowns I got from before I cancelled my membership and crates I got from before the last 3 seasons. What am I waiting for if not that?

    Knowing my luck, a dark colored shadowy reskin that looks closer to Hermaeus Mora will be released for free in the next months rewards or something lol
    Edited by max_only on October 12, 2019 12:53AM
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  • Skitamine
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    40 gems, I would, but 300 ? Nope, unless it spit gold coins, nope ! Nope !
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  • Lord_Wrath
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    They should have had the thought of adding these ON TIME instead of being WEASELS about it.
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