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Posted by: Joe DeAndrea (05/26/11)
Lady Gaga spent almost a thousand dollars at Best Buy purchasing her new CD. In related news, Born This Way is expected to sell 900-950k its first week -- half of which were downloaded due to Amazon's 99 cent sale.

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04:05 AM on 05/26/11
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She's weird.
04:09 AM on 05/26/11
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Why spend so much on your album?
04:16 AM on 05/26/11
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It said she stuck around signing autographs until past midnight...was she buying the CDs to sign and give to fans?
04:34 AM on 05/26/11
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Wow what a weirdo!
Not cool.
04:48 AM on 05/26/11
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It said she stuck around signing autographs until past midnight...was she buying the CDs to sign and give to fans?
As someone who watched the majority of the stream, that is what was going on.

I don't see how it makes her desperate. Apparently, you have to scan each CD separately for it to count as multiple sales. I doubt they gave her hundreds of receipts for all those CDs.

She's earned her success. Find it sad that people still try to rip on her one way or another.
05:10 AM on 05/26/11
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So do you think that the Lady Gaga's sales figures will go into the books with an asterisk (*) for performance enhancing pricing?
05:18 AM on 05/26/11
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uh..wow
05:19 AM on 05/26/11
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As someone who watched the majority of the stream, that is what was going on.

I don't see how it makes her desperate. Apparently, you have to scan each CD separately for it to count as multiple sales. I doubt they gave her hundreds of receipts for all those CDs.

She's earned her success. Find it sad that people still try to rip on her one way or another.

I agree. It seems like she did a really cool thing. People are gonna hate just to hate though. The way some people on this site talk about her you'd think she stabbed their grandmother or something. She's talented, earned her fame, and obviously cares about her fans. What is there to hate?
05:27 AM on 05/26/11
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Dumb This Way
05:35 AM on 05/26/11
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Corn Flakes - GaGa cd inside!
anyway, don't care either way. if she "goes away" some other lame pop music will take her place.
05:49 AM on 05/26/11
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Originally Posted by whiterussian;89963701[B
]Corn Flakes - GaGa cd inside![/b]
anyway, don't care either way. if she "goes away" some other lame pop music will take her place.

I would buy that, and I don't like Corn Flakes or Gaga.
05:57 AM on 05/26/11
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Must have been nice to have been a Gaga fan at that Best Buy.
05:59 AM on 05/26/11
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I agree. It seems like she did a really cool thing. People are gonna hate just to hate though. The way some people on this site talk about her you'd think she stabbed their grandmother or something. She's talented, earned her fame, and obviously cares about her fans. What is there to hate?
amen. At least she's a pop star that can play an instrument.
And that article says she stayed past midnight...but she was there past 3 AM--that's dedication. I bet she gave those albums to fans who couldn't afford to buy it themselves. She's a good person. Dislike her music all you want, but I don't think this makes her desperate or lame. If any other BAND did this, you would call them dedicated not say they were just trying to increase their album sales.
06:09 AM on 05/26/11
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Thank you amazon for buying 100-200k of my shit. Forever appreciated. Lady Gaga.
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