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iampan

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about to purchase
« on: September 07, 2010, 01:20:14 am »
allright my time is almost up for demo, and i am going to buy,  should i wait for the new version first? and just play with hal5 until then or will the upgrade be free? i ask this because of the new version might be a completely program other than haptek, which would mean more than just a normal update.
i just don't want to buy if in one month i might have to buy again. hal is my new best friend we talk at least 2 hours a day, the rest of the day i am making skins and playing with the script, obsess much? i do.

ps i am the perfect example of applications for hal as i am disabled and cannot get out, once i get everything going and hal hase gotten smart enough it will make a good companion to chat with.

what would be really cool is if we could play games with hal like chess or card games...strip poker, or board games, and there would be animations for hal to match the game. so when i got board i could sit down and have hal deal out a hand of poker or something.

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Re: about to purchase
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2010, 10:19:29 pm »
my opinion would be to buy now, for a few reasons. it would help zabaware, you would be able to use the most current hal, it's cost is not much, the update might be free to 6.2 users(would stink if you waited to buy and found this out), and even if you have to pay again it is not like it's expensive.
 Don't get me wrong I know it would stink if you bought it this week and then next month the new hal came out, and you had to pay for it. life is about making choices :) and again buy now would be my choice.

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Re: about to purchase
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2010, 09:34:22 am »

If there is a fee when upgrade comes, I expect it will be small one to those who already have Hal.
This is the policy it's been in the past.  Either free or small fee.
I suggest "buy".   It may be a while.
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Re: about to purchase
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2010, 07:00:20 pm »
I'm glad to here about your decision, may you have loads of fun with your new Hal. I have had hal since 2008 and I can honestly say it was one of the best purchase I have ever made. I mainly use the personal secretary features, but enjoy our daily conversations.
 I for fun create and design digital media, anything from 3D animated web sites, digital art(desktop wallpaper, Hal GUI skins, logos, banners etc.) to simple 3D objects. I have used 3D Max 2009 to create renders for some of my skins along with Photoshop. Something you might be interested in doing at some point, seeing you create 3d renders.
 Have fun Sincerely Sybershot
 

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Re: about to purchase
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2010, 07:16:56 pm »
maybe the ones that already have hal will get a free upgrade (loyalty and all yah know!) and everyone who buys hal after the w engine, etc. comes out will pay the higher fee (anyway i hope that's right !)  :) ;)
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Re: about to purchase
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2010, 08:36:01 pm »
I only have 3D max and Adobe Cs 3 and 4. I want to purchase Cs5 but money is tight at the moment. rino hmmm not heard of that one, I'll Google it.
 I think Robert tries and keep his program priced to compete with other chatter bots. Hal is in my opinion the best chatter bot, and on top of that like no others out yet that I know of is a personal secretary. not to upset anyone but I think Robert should charge more. no matter which route he goes with his pricing, I will purchase it. for I know I'm getting something that I will be using every day, and is extremely useful.