I was in high-school when I first stole it, thank you very much.
Colette wrote:Except bankrupt you.
Photoshop is pretty reasonably priced for what it's designed for, namely, a professional tool for professional graphics editors. It's not really targeted at the script kiddies and entitled middle schoolers dreaming of cooking up another cat meme.
It wasn't even hard back then. Nowadays you gotta like set up an internet connection blocker thing and stuff, it's total crap.
I was given my copy for free, along with my Macbook pro and about £7000 worth of editing/film software due to being disabled.
One of the few times being a student AND having Dyspraxia/Dyslexia/Dyscalcula/Dysgraphia ever helped me, other than people bugging me every three months to ask me "how do you feel about your studies?"
My answer was usually along the lines of "Annoyed you stole my chance to do X/Y/Z by making me come here to this meeting"
Also - photobucket sucks hairy man-balls, I normally use 'shop followed by Imgur for hosting - at least it doesn't baleet my images like imageshack used too.