I would have easily purchased multiple items if they'd been better priced, like, I can't justify spending so much money on one single item that isn't actually mine and that I'd probably be buying for one single specific pose AND that will lose its value once Gaia rereleases it both directly in the Cash Shops down the line and indirectly through a rare item RIG. The prices are super-discouraging and the new, not-recolored items are available in limited quantities (which is ridiculous since they're literally nothing more than pixels and code). That sales tactic might have worked if the prices were set much lower and realistically for the average Gaian, I'd definitely have been more encouraged to purchase something.
If they had capped the prices on these items, I would have absolutely bought some items. When it comes down to it, these are pixels. I cannot hold them, the best I can hope for is that, some day, when I'm done with Gaia, I can sell the items for some profit and then buy artwork with the gold. Gaia is enough of a hobby for me that I don't feel bad having put some money into it, but I'm not gonna dump hundreds of dollars in one go on virtual items :T
If the prices had been reasonable and actually a sale/bargain (like black Friday is meant to be), I would have actually probably spent a little, as positive reinforcement. But because Gaia disappointed me once again, they get nothing.
CLEAN YOUR ACT UP, GAIA, AND THIS INFLATION, TOO. Not putting up with this s**t. You won't see a drop of my cash. Only offer gc. Not until YOU fix what YOU broke.
If there were some good items in the under $20 bracket, then I have to admit, I might have been tempted. I'm quite glad that's not the case-I don't want to hand any more money to Gaia until they start listening to their user base again~
I enjoy black friday and I was prepared/looking forward to dropping some money down for Gaia's BF. It was difficult to look at these items at their prices. Which is why at most, I may go for Shin's Tenacity but that's it. Everything else, I will pass. I don't have the money to drop 150-300 dollars on these items.