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An Unimportant Moment of Excitement

I'd like to brag about something unimportant.

For the last few days, PLEX prices have been increasing. They recently topped 500million. Speculation has run rampant. Conversations have been created and the subject has been debated.

I was firmly on the side of team "CCP will have a PLEX sale to drop the prices again".

"That makes sense."

I admitted that it had been a source of previous discussions and debates. When PLEX hits 500mil PLEX sales happen. While those who have been around longer then me will bemoan the days of 300mil ISK PLEX, I can't help them. I was born into the world of low 400's and by the time I got my feet under me prices were firmly hovering under 500million.

Today, as I log in I see this screen:

A PLEX sale. Like clockwork.

Now, summer is winding down and the player base is forgetting about that terrible non-eve related time sink called 'Real Life'. Sure, that may be the cause.

But, I'm going to bask in maybe having a bit of a clue about something.

Finally.

PLEX can be purchased from your account login screen at eveonline.com. Please buy my shiny things on the market.

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  1. If there really is a shadowy organisation scheming to control PLEX sales and keep the price up, I imagine they're pounding their gloved fists on their tables in frustration, scaring their white cats and shouting "Curse you, CCP!" right about now.

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  2. 700m for PLEX today.

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