I find I don't really buy much with the big steam sales these days. I always have the games that I am interested in on my wishlist. They have discounts throughout the year that I sometimes take advantage of. Also, I can usually get good deals off the key sites year round. I definitely show a lot more restraint compared to what I used to. I have realized that regardless of the sale price, it is not a very good deal if the game is just going to sit in my backlog for years. By the time I actually get around to playing it, it will probably be cheaper. So, I now find my wishlist grows bigger than my backlog of purchased games. That saves me money in the long run.