Chinese sites doesn't sell flashcards anymore ?

Discussion in 'Online Stores and Purchases' started by Pouh, Mar 15, 2012.

  1. Pouh
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    Hello there !

    I wanted to buy a flashcard for my niece... I remembered buying from Lightake last year, but now I can't find anything related to flashcarts on their website !

    Then I searched chinese shops with ShopTemp, lots of websites registered there aren't selling flashcards anymore !

    Is it a recent trend or am I missing something ?

    Thank you for future answers !

    Sorry for my poor English skills. ^^'
     
  2. jimmyemunoz

    jimmyemunoz GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    "We're making some adjustment to Videogameplaza Flash Card category entry. All flash card will be moved to our another website a few hours later. Sorry for any inconvenience caused. Any troubles or problems regarding to your shopping or products, feel free to contact service@videogameplaza.com please."
    I think it has to do with PayPal issues.
     
  3. Pouh
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    Thank you for replying ! :D
     
  4. Costello

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    this is the actual reason btw:
    http://gbatemp.net/t324432-paypal-cracking-down-on-flashcart-stores
     
  5. Zekrom_cool

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    Going to stores and buying is rather easier than ordering online. Also you have exchange and warranty guarentee.
     
  6. Ethevion

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    That could explain why my order from lightake hasn't come in. My order was a couple of days before that post.
     
  7. kirbymaster101

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    I think ordering is easier lol, you don't have to move your legs.
     
  8. jimmyemunoz

    jimmyemunoz GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    No, that's not it. Lightake just sucks as a seller.
     
  9. ZAFDeltaForce

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    Then be prepared to wait weeks, while someone who isn't as lazy would have gotten it in the afternoon.
     
  10. jimmyemunoz

    jimmyemunoz GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    In the US, I don't know any brick & mortar stores that sell flash cards. Does anyone else in the US know of any places?
     
  11. kirbymaster101

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    The problem is retail stores can try to rip you off. A store in toronto in GTA Wireless sells an r4i gold for $35!!
     
  12. elgarta

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    I've never heard of a brick and mortor store selling them here either.

    Anyway waiting weeks for it to come in online is not bad if you get a good price, it isn't really a matter of being 'lazy' or not. I cannot go to a shop down the road and pick one up, so I will happily order a card from a Chinese website and wait since it beats not recieving one at all :)
     
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  13. Zekrom_cool

    Zekrom_cool I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an edu

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    So basically a type of lazy bum. :P