yes its true and your correct :p
we was indeed at the pub when we worked out the cost on a beer mat
I guess with the skeleman tut you are refering to the part that is infact 1 point over but aside that the rest are fine.
and yes as with every thing in life "things go up in price" no longer can we afford to give away 45 mins of tutorial for £1. We use over 18 gig per day in bandwidth, it amongst other things aint cheap...
Plus I sure as hell am not spending 14 hrs a day , 7 days a week, working on these sites for love.