Did you ever had to replace your DS?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Link5084, Aug 18, 2008.

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  1. Link5084
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    Link5084 Sword & Shield at your service

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    I had to replace my DS Phat for a DS Lite, but that's it.
     
  2. BiscuitBee

    BiscuitBee Semi-Resident Cookie-Bug

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    Touchscreen screen wouldn't calibrate after a month, or so, of use. It was slightly off the point [​IMG]
     
  3. R2DJ

    R2DJ GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Same because the silver Lite looked beautiful and I'd rather be with a fit one than a fat one [​IMG]
     
  4. da_head

    da_head A dying dream..

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    nope. bought mine last year march. except for a severly scratched touchscreen, and a semi-messed up L button, its still alive and kicking
     
  5. Satangel

    Satangel BEAST

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    I'm planning to do it soon, the R button that doesn't work pisses me off
     
  6. xcalibur

    xcalibur Gbatemp's Chocolate Bear

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  7. xalphax

    xalphax Internet killed the Ponystar.

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    here'n'there
     
  8. ojsinnerz.

    ojsinnerz. Damned

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    No. I had mine since last year May, and it's still in perfect condition. I do have some scratches on the touchscreen, but I got a screen protector now, so it's fine.
     
  9. Defiance

    Defiance oh my god.. it's full of trading cards...

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    Nope, never have, never will. I like the Phat better then the Lite.
     
  10. popopola

    popopola GBAtemp Regular

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    man.. I had to TWICE.

    I bought a DS and an R4 from this guy online. I didn't know any better back then. but now I know, the R4 was fake.

    anyways, I played with the DS for a week, and then bam. It just turned off and wouldn't turn on again.

    I had to replace it at nintendo (thank goodness it still had it's warranty)

    then, 2 DAYS after i got it replaced, it turned off again and wouldn't turn on.

    I then had to go replace it AGAIN

    At this point I was thinking it was the R4's fault. So I got a cycloDS and never had the problem ever again.


    although, to this day I still don't know what made my DS break... Many people told me it couldn't have been the R4..
     
  11. Selkie

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    I did once. My old DS had many problems. When I carried it to a repairing service, they bring me my DS with the DS Card lector BROKEN. The same day I bought a new one, Fat too [​IMG]
     
  12. King Zargo

    King Zargo I'm a Star

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    Same, only it was 1cm off.
     
  13. jesuschristmonke

    jesuschristmonke GBAtemp Regular

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    Same DS Phat since launch.
     
  14. Twiffles

    Twiffles танковые победы

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    Once, because my left hinge killed itself on my Polar White DSL.
     
  15. Panzer Tacticer

    Panzer Tacticer veteran human

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    Yep, nothing like stupidity to make a person need a new DS [​IMG]

    Word to the wise, shirt pockets are a massive bad idea. Just say no to shirt pockets.
     
  16. dinofan01

    dinofan01 Misses the old days...

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    Finally could get a DS lite to replace phat. Then I replaced the lie within a month cuz it was breaking.
     
  17. science

    science science rules

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    Twice, but in actuality, three times. First time was dead pixel. Second time was broken hinge. Hinge broke on my third one, but I just got the case changed so I didn't really replace the whole DS. But the touch screen is a little off and it has a dead pixel, so I'm thinking of selling it and getting this one

    [​IMG]
     
  18. Joey90

    Joey90 Not around any more

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    Twice, first to replace my 2 year old phat with a lite, then again to replace my 2 year old lite.
     
  19. Seven

    Seven oh hell no

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  20. matrix121391

    matrix121391 GBAtemp Fan

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    Haven't replaced any DS yet, but maybe in the future when a new model or new color comes out. Also depending if my current one begins to wear out.
     
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