I like Perry sculpts so a while back I thought I might pick up some LOTR boxes to paint. Until I saw they charge $50 for the same 24-man box that costs $27 from in UK (this is after adjusting for currency) and Maelstrom has been banned from selling to overseas customers (i.e. the sort that don't like getting ripped off)
I am not the only one to be irked by this.
Hitler Denounces GW Price Hike
This afforded me some amusement (I spent the money on a Strange Aeons rulebook instead* - the game looks fun and interesting - review to follow)
*What amuses me are the people who denounce GW self-righteously on the internetz but keep buying their stuff. I swear the stuff must be cast from 50% heroin or something... it would also explain the prices...