Character Transfer Sale?

90 Pandaren Monk
8730
Any chance someone from Blizzard could let us now if we'll be seeing a sale for character transfers anytime soon? I've love to transfer a few guys to my main's server but it'd be $55 a character now that I'm playing Horde and my wife would kill me.
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90 Pandaren Shaman
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01/18/2013 06:08 PMPosted by Bofferd
Any chance someone from Blizzard could let us now if we'll be seeing a sale for character transfers anytime soon? I've love to transfer a few guys to my main's server but it'd be $55 a character now that I'm playing Horde and my wife would kill me.


Then don't do it.
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90 Pandaren Monk
8730
01/18/2013 06:30 PMPosted by Presumption
Any chance someone from Blizzard could let us now if we'll be seeing a sale for character transfers anytime soon? I've love to transfer a few guys to my main's server but it'd be $55 a character now that I'm playing Horde and my wife would kill me.


Then don't do it.


I'm not, hence asking if we could expect a sale anytime soon. :P
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87 Blood Elf Paladin
8515
That would be fantastic. It's a bit steep right now, and I'd like to get all my characters on one server. Not trying to escape a dead server or anything, but I've made characters to play with friends and then they left, so now I have stragglers chillin' on a random realm.
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90 Pandaren Monk
8730
01/18/2013 06:42 PMPosted by Gwendolan
That would be fantastic. It's a bit steep right now, and I'd like to get all my characters on one server. Not trying to escape a dead server or anything, but I've made characters to play with friends and then they left, so now I have stragglers chillin' on a random realm.


Looking at my account Blizzard's probably gotten about $1000 from me over the course of the past 7 or so years. Unfortunately having gotten a bit older and accrued a few more bills I just can't spend that money bringing some guys over Horde-side.

I just wasn't sure if the sale was a holiday-only deal or what was going on with that.
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45 Gnome Warlock
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While a sale would be awesome for everyone, it would make me very sad. I just paid to transfer servers.
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90 Blood Elf Priest
8445
It'd be nice to see a sale again. But it was slightly an annoyance to see one sale where it was a percentage off Faction Changes, then the next sale was a percentage off Server Transfers.

Ah well. Guess it works if you're doing it with multiple characters like I plan on doing soon.
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87 Blood Elf Paladin
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01/18/2013 06:45 PMPosted by Sandse
While a sale would be awesome for everyone, it would make me very sad. I just paid to transfer servers.


Isn't that how online gaming services work? You pay full price for a game or service and the next day, it's on sale?
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45 Gnome Warlock
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01/18/2013 06:53 PMPosted by Gwendolan
While a sale would be awesome for everyone, it would make me very sad. I just paid to transfer servers.


Isn't that how online gaming services work? You pay full price for a game or service and the next day, it's on sale?


It's how any paid good or service works. At least for me.
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87 Blood Elf Paladin
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Me too, Sandse, me too. :(
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90 Night Elf Death Knight
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01/18/2013 06:54 PMPosted by Sandse


Isn't that how online gaming services work? You pay full price for a game or service and the next day, it's on sale?


It's how any paid good or service works. At least for me.


That's why I don't buy games on steam anymore unless it's during one of their sales.

Fool me once... Shame on me

Fool me twice and uhh... something something
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35 Pandaren Hunter
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Does anyone know how often these sales pop up? The last one I can find was a weekend sale July 2012. I would love to transfer from pvp to pve but I can't make myself pay $75 just to move my high level toons. That's what I pay for 6 months play time :(
If there were a sale, I might even be inspired to pay for some of my roommate's toons to move too ;)
I'd bet there are a ton of people who would jump at the chance to move characters in some sort of sale- you know, move 2 get 1 move free, 25% off, whatever.
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67 Pandaren Monk
8415
Yes, a sale would be nice! I have two characters with faction changes that would cost me $110 to do right now. If they did a BOGO sale on that I would do it in a heartbeat!
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