Why is red paint so expensive?

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    Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by WhiteBonne on Wed Jul 27, 2011 11:12 pm

    In the Misadventures Tron reveals she had planned to paint all the caps of the Servbots red, but couldn't afford it.

    They spent a million Zenny on a huge airship...

    How could she NOT afford it? Is red paint really that expensive?
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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by Adrian2040 on Wed Jul 27, 2011 11:30 pm

    I don't really know how to answer this. At least she painter her favorite Servbot's cap red.

    However, it is true that they were in debt...


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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by Skybane Zero on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:33 am

    It probably is. Remember the curator in Legends 1? If she wouldn't buy any more red paint after she ran out, it mustve been because the price was too high. Razz
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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by WhiteBonne on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:35 am

    Skybane Zero wrote:It probably is. Remember the curator in Legends 1? If she wouldn't buy any more red paint after she ran out, it mustve been because the price was too high. Razz

    ...omg... Skybane, I never thought of that! You are on to something. Two pieces of evidence of the rarity of red paint.
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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by General Specific on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:38 am

    Must be because they generally have difficulty cultivating whatever plant produces red dye—actually, just cultivating anything would be a problem with such lack of land, lol.


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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by Adrian2040 on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:39 am

    Is anything in MegaMan Legends 1 painted red?


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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by WhiteBonne on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:42 am

    Adrian2040N wrote:Is anything in MegaMan Legends 1 painted red?

    Roll's clothes... And the mystery of what really happened to our weapons in-between games has been solved.
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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by General Specific on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:42 am

    Buildings and cars—wait, that complicates things.

    Red paint can't be very expensive if large objects are painted with them, yet red dye is expensive for Tron? Perhaps it was just inconvenient for the Curator to haul her ass to the paint shop, and Tron was being irrational again.

    Roll, lol.


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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by LordGarza on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:46 am

    I think the car you used was remodeled to red, or was it orange? And also, part of the flutter was red.
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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by General Specific on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:46 am

    Barrel Caskett must know where to get the goods, then!


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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by Skybane Zero on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:48 am

    General Specific wrote:Buildings and cars—wait, that complicates things.

    Red paint can't be very expensive if large objects are painted with them, yet red dye is expensive for Tron? Perhaps it was just inconvenient for the Curator to haul her ass to the paint shop, and Tron was being irrational again.

    Roll, lol.
    What paint shop? lol
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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by General Specific on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:49 am

    That paint shop the developers couldn't put in due to deadlines and rendering issues, lol. It was back in the day, the era of wrestling with your own hardware.


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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by LordGarza on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:50 am

    What if they made their own paint? It would be a why it's so expensive: It's lacking on Terra and people tend to overprice it.
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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by Skybane Zero on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:51 am

    General Specific wrote:That paint shop the developers couldn't put in due to deadlines and rendering issues, lol. It was back in the day, the era of wrestling with your own hardware.
    So the Curator had to walk through a wall to get there? xD


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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by General Specific on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:51 am

    We don't over-think things in Legends for a reason, guys—now we're talking about finding the paint shop!


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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by LordGarza on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:52 am

    Wasn't the ship to go the the island in MML1 painted in gray&red?
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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by General Specific on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:53 am

    You've got red on you.


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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by Skybane Zero on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:55 am

    General Specific wrote:You've got red on you.
    scratch
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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by WhiteBonne on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:55 am

    Maybe Reverbot Eye is used to make red dye? Maybe that's why the shady guy was selling it?
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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by LordGarza on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:56 am

    That's the real reason why the museum wanted it!
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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by General Specific on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:57 am

    But where does the ES get their red dye from?

    I am confuse.


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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by Skybane Zero on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:57 am

    LordGarza wrote:That's the real reason why the museum wanted it!
    ^He's got it! The curator wanted the reaverbot eye so she could use it to make red paint!!!


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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by LordGarza on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:58 am

    I justt solved it! It's BLOOD!
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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by Skybane Zero on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:58 am

    LordGarza wrote:I justt solved it! It's BLOOD!
    affraid
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    Re: Why is red paint so expensive?

    Post by General Specific on Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:59 am

    Master Thomas writes his edict in blood.


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