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December 23rd, 2007, 01:03
Originally Posted by Corwin View Post
Unfortunately these deals only apply to those unfortunates who are forced to live in the USA!! Those of us in the real world don't seem to get those opportunities!!
This is a long-help source of grief for Star Wars collectors - outside the U.S. , of course. For example. I know at least the German position of it, and some other voices, Dutch, for example, and Australian …

The prices are *so much* different, people for example just can't believe the difference.

The usual explanation goes that this is due two a totally different economy in the U.S. , whereas the EU for example has lots of taxes and government rules.

I could try to explain much more on it - as far as I know - but I think this would become a lenghty text.
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