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Did anyone else look at it this morning and almost cry?
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It has been worse, and about the same this month - but it was lower earlier in the month.
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Paypal rates are fairly bad just had to get a order payed for and they are exchanging at 127 to the pound
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Pixelated (5 months ago) #13857505Paypal rates are fairly bad just had to get a order payed for and they are exchanging at 127 to the pound

Yeah, PayPal's the reason the dropping exchange rate stresses me out so much - I know that PayPal rate's going to be even worse. I've never been so glad that I paid for a couple of figma pre-orders earlier and ordered a scale from the UK.
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Brexit is killing my bank account with this hobby :o

However, on somewhat of a surprise note, it may actually do really well for my business in the short term....
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Yea, between PayPal's rates and Brexit, i'm starting to reconsider getting further into this hobby or at least cut back a lot. Many of my preorders (priced within a few hundred yen of each other) are costing me over 40% more now because they're all being hit with customs and those nonsense handling fees, whereas others went unnoticed last year (thanks to a better exchange rate) as they seemed to cost low enough to get by... v_v
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I laughed when I saw the news today that the pound's worth had "boomed" overnight... and the yen has jumped up a whopping 2 yen to the pound, from 135 to 137!! Boom indeed!
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Kuromii (4 months ago) #14427888I laughed when I saw the news today that the pound's worth had "boomed" overnight... and the yen has jumped up a whopping 2 yen to the pound, from 135 to 137!! Boom indeed!
Well its a slow but steady increase anyway, I'm honestly feeling more the squeeze due to the £ being weak to the $ . _. But it wouldn't really matter anyway as paypal set a arbitrary rate for what they charge as I paid for something a day ago and it was 128 to the £ I don't mind the low rate just means I get to save money more by not buying :))
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Kuromii (4 months ago) #14427888I laughed when I saw the news today that the pound's worth had "boomed" overnight... and the yen has jumped up a whopping 2 yen to the pound, from 135 to 137!! Boom indeed!

And now it's well and truly back in the shitter. *sob*
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Titan_Scientist (3 months ago) #15238965Kuromii (4 months ago) #14427888I laughed when I saw the news today that the pound's worth had "boomed" overnight... and the yen has jumped up a whopping 2 yen to the pound, from 135 to 137!! Boom indeed!

And now it's well and truly back in the shitter. *sob*


Indeed, though things might be mitigated slightly if the BoJ can ever get it's policy of weakening the Yen to work. Not looking great overall though.
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Paid for my first item in quite a few months paypal exchanged at 121.035 to the £ ;_;

Well time to stop buying then glad I don't have anything on order now, well not until they do a 2017 snow miku :)) must self control and not buy items, must save money.
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And while everything's going to shit (on the other side of the pond this time), GBP to JPY has crept up to 130 JPY. Not a massive increase, but it's better than the 126/127 it was at before...
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Titan_Scientist (2 months ago) #15990174And while everything's going to shit (on the other side of the pond this time), GBP to JPY has crept up to 130 JPY. Not a massive increase, but it's better than the 126/127 it was at before...

Getting close to 134 today, I'm liking these gains. Seems like the dollar is gaining a bit as well so maybe this is the long awaited drop in the Yen. The BoE's recent stance does seem to have helped us as well.
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Excellent news, or not because now I will be looking at what to buy, might just wait for the sales though now then it might even go up higher >:)
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Are you guys thinking the pound will drop again when we actually Brexit?
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Emily_katie (11 days ago) #17446972Are you guys thinking the pound will drop again when we actually Brexit?

I think it'll fall through the damn floor, judging from the dip whenever May says something stupid about Brexit...
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Titan_Scientist (11 days ago) #17446973Emily_katie (11 days ago) #17446972Are you guys thinking the pound will drop again when we actually Brexit?

I think it'll fall through the damn floor, judging from the dip whenever May says something stupid about Brexit...


ugh :/ RIP my purse when my pre-orders need paying for T_T
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I would say the opposite considering 6 months ago we where at 120/£ and currently hover around 140/£ it's not that bad, most of the recent drops when the PM talks about brexit have made us drop maybe 5 yen for what I have seen personally think we are past the crazy drops, but again I ain't no soothsayer so who knows, but I highly doubt it will drop through the floor :)
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Pixelated (11 days ago) #17461391I would say the opposite considering 6 months ago we where at 120/£ and currently hover around 140/£ it's not that bad, most of the recent drops when the PM talks about brexit have made us drop maybe 5 yen for what I have seen personally think we are past the crazy drops, but again I ain't no soothsayer so who knows, but I highly doubt it will drop through the floor :)

Eh, I'll be shocked if it doesn't go through the floor when this Brexit crap actually happens. The vote did enough damage, leaving could easily put it deep underground. I hope it doesn't, but given the stupidity that is coming out of the mouths of everyone involved in the decision making... I can't see them actually making smart decisions that won't tank the pound and the economy.
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