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crosswithyou



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:40 pm Reply with quote
Wow. China fighting against piracy??
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dhumahn



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:04 pm Reply with quote
Sees One Piece figures...

So this is China pirating pirates who pirate pirates who plunder and pirate?
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Top Gun



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:18 pm Reply with quote
Any Saders?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:19 pm Reply with quote
And I bet they throw them all out.

Of course, they have to. I know.
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Fred Lougee



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PostPosted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:31 am Reply with quote
crosswithyou wrote:
Wow. China fighting against piracy??


"Piracy" in China is making unauthorized knock-offs. I would be willing to bet you just about anything that operation was perfectly legit, so far as the Chinese were concerned, until someone somewhere said the wrong thing.
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Aca Vuksa



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PostPosted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:06 am Reply with quote
Does this piracy we're ordered by the Japanese Embassy of China to crack down these Chinese bootlegs of Japanese produced stuff like this?
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Stampeed Valkyrie



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PostPosted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:59 am Reply with quote
Fred Lougee wrote:

"Piracy" in China is making unauthorized knock-offs. I would be willing to bet you just about anything that operation was perfectly legit, so far as the Chinese were concerned, until someone somewhere said the wrong thing.


That or someone higher up didn't get their kickback.
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