Online Fantasy Money 7 Times More Valuable Than Venezuela’s Money – IOTW Report

Online Fantasy Money 7 Times More Valuable Than Venezuela’s Money

Fortune is reporting that when you translate “World of Warcraft” video game gold into US dollars, it would be able to buy a whole lot of Venezuela’s official currency, the Bolivar, if you could ever exchange the two directly. Which begs the question, who’s living in a bigger fantasy world? More


5 Comments on Online Fantasy Money 7 Times More Valuable Than Venezuela’s Money

  1. Money is basically paper or digital units backed by a government – you trust that the government will not destroy the wealth represented by money. So according to this article, World of Warcraft – a bunch of fictional characters in a fictional universe beating the hell out of each other – is more trustworthy than real Venezuelans in a real third world shithole beating the hell out of each other.

    Actually, that sounds about right.

    7
  2. “Nothing wrong with communism; it just hasn’t been run by the ‘right’ people”. Yet.

    7
  3. Venezuelan currency presents an opportunity to sell it by the roll, and make toilet paper even a cheaper.

    1
  4. @Wyatt, Insensitive Progressive Jerk
    And then there’s Bernie Sanders and his three houses ….

Comments are closed.