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Sarah's bugging me to buy a DS

Post: # 124617Post Egaladeist
Sat Jan 03, 2009 3:26 am

yep...barely a week after Christmas and I'm already getting hit up...ever since her friend got one she's been after me to get her a Nintendo DS...and Guitar Hero chip...I told her ' maybe, if there's money for it '...because it's not just one Nintendo DS, because if I buy her one I gotta buy Shari one too. You know how that goes. :mrgreen:

So...assuming it becomes financially viable...is it worth the money? Does anyone have one? What's it's lifespan? Any significant problems with the unit?

( she does not want a DS2 )



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Re: Sarah's bugging me to buy a DS

Post: # 124635Post Vorlin
Sat Jan 03, 2009 6:55 pm

I'd have to say yes, it is worth the money. Games are cheap, rentable (at least at several places in the US), and a pretty good amount of fun. My cousins and nephews all have one and they take it and their favorite games wherever they go. Our Christmas dinner was rather quiet since just all the adults were talking to one another and when I went roaming to find out where the kids went, they were all downstairs in my area by the fireplace (had a nice fire going), they were all there playing on their DS' hehe! I never had a Gameboy but if I were to buy something like it, I'd go with a DS.
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Re: Sarah's bugging me to buy a DS

Post: # 124638Post DaFoxx
Sat Jan 03, 2009 7:37 pm

my little one got a pnik one with nintendogs on it
it has been her constant companion since her birthday

got a brain trainer for christmas
she likes that too

wel worth the money
just get the right games
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Re: Sarah's bugging me to buy a DS

Post: # 124648Post Aspman
Sun Jan 04, 2009 12:41 am

We got one for the Mother in law with brain training. She loves it. Father in law is also addicted now.

Very clever bit of kit. Works well. Not cheap but I think you'd get your money's worth out of it.
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Re: Sarah's bugging me to buy a DS

Post: # 124659Post Egaladeist
Sun Jan 04, 2009 4:09 am

Looks like I'm gonna have to buy it :sad: I was kinda hoping you'd all tell me it was a piece of crap :mrgreen:

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Re: Sarah's bugging me to buy a DS

Post: # 124667Post Vorlin
Sun Jan 04, 2009 8:00 am

Haha, sorry man :mrgreen:, it is a good piece of technology! :mrgreen: At least you're not in my position...I'm sitting here at my computer with my cat on my head (Agatha)...:mrgreen: I love my cats :) ...
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Re: Sarah's bugging me to buy a DS

Post: # 124669Post Egaladeist
Sun Jan 04, 2009 10:10 am

Haha, sorry man
Well they won't be getting one anytime soon...gotta scrape the cash together first...but they'll both likely get one sooner or later. Maybe I'll make a deal for grades....bring home 12 A's hehehehe :mrgreen:

We got two cats too...Garbage Pail and Little Brain ... :mrgreen:

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Re: Sarah's bugging me to buy a DS

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Sun Jan 04, 2009 3:21 pm

Try and locate refurbished ones, they are cheaper and just as good
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Re: Sarah's bugging me to buy a DS

Post: # 124675Post dinowuff
Sun Jan 04, 2009 7:53 pm

Opus wrote:Try and locate refurbished ones, they are cheaper and just as good
Plus if you have a game boy you can trade it in for a used DS for almost nothing
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Re: Sarah's bugging me to buy a DS

Post: # 124676Post Egaladeist
Sun Jan 04, 2009 8:52 pm

Nope...no game boy, never ever had any game console, not even Atari :D In fact until I started putting games up on the website I almost never played video games :D

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Re: Sarah's bugging me to buy a DS

Post: # 124700Post Harry
Mon Jan 05, 2009 11:14 am

I love em' - go tthe missus one for xmas, been brain training for the last week but she is still dumb as a frying pan...

Don't buy any games for it though - go here: http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.10403 buy that and then give me your email addy - I can send you a zip file with every game released until Dec 2007 for the DS lite. Just drag and drop the game to the SD card like you would do to a USB stick and play them as normal on the DS. Save a fortune.
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Re: Sarah's bugging me to buy a DS

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Mon Jan 05, 2009 11:16 am

Best add a little disclaimer - some people have had bad experiences with the site I linked too but others have not had a problem, personally I have only bought two things from it and didn't have any issues. For the sake of 10 bucks though its worth a punt.
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Re: Sarah's bugging me to buy a DS

Post: # 124702Post Egaladeist
Mon Jan 05, 2009 11:50 am

Sounds good ...thanks :D As soon as I get em' I'll let ya know. Working on a deal right now that may or may not get me out of the poorhouse...hopefully I'll know in a couple weeks one way or the other.

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