I find myself rather irritated with a particular situation. It is a situation that is mild enough that I wonder if I should be irritated. Yet, here I am. Irritated. I even waited a week to see if I would still be irritated. I am. Not angry. Irritated.
The situation is this:
I haul a lot of things. I often offer to do hauls for my extended community. These are people who are not in corp with me but who I have a good in game relationship with. Many are 'pure' PvPers and large scale logistics such as hulls are a major pain in the butt for them. With my route in and out of Jita I often do buys for various individuals.
The way I set these up is I ask the person to eve-mail me what they want. I want links to the items. I do not think that is to much to ask. I will then return a price list to them. They can, from that, decide what they want to buy. Its neat and I don't spend my time going "did you mean this or that?" The prices are clear. Its just efficient.
I was writing my reply and hit send and an unexpected popup appeared.
Huh. I often see this with new players. My own is turned off and many people have not written eve mails to non blues or corp mates when they are new. This particular player was far from new. So, I send the reply and added a little note to, "Please turn off your CSPA fee :P"
The response was that they did not know how to turn it off and that they were sure that I had enough ISK anyway.
That is true. The 2,950 ISK that the CSPA fee charges me is not going to break my wallet. However, when I am writing said eve-mail to communicate with someone who I am doing a buy and haul for, I do not think it is unreasonable to ask for it to be turned off.
2,950 ISK is not a lot of ISK. Whenever I come across the fees I always ask people to turn them off. If someone does not know how it is amazing what googling "CSPA eve" does. It causes one to find this link to the Offical Eve Online Wiki about the CSPA Fee and the Eve mail system.
When he said no, I went, "WTF?" Before I got mad I decided to sit on it and debate if I was being unreasonable by being irritated or if he was by not removing the fee.
I'm still irritated. Am I being petty over the 2,950 ISK?