Do you know many adult DS Gamers?

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Aug 8, 2008
  1. Panzer Tacticer
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    Ok I am "assuming" a large portion of you lot are teens ie between 13 and 19.
    But for the sake of argument, lets give anyone under 25 honourary "young people" status in this question.

    And the question is, how many people do you know are happy to be Nintendo DS gamers (ie it's YOUR DS, it's not your kids and you are just borrowing it).

    I'm genuinely curious to know how many adult DS gamers you have encountered.

    People already here do NOT count, they must be people known outside of the GBATemp community.

    The poll is single choice by the way.
     


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    I am an adult DS gamer.
    By your criteria, I know three other adult NDS gamers.
     
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    I know adult console gamers and adults who own psp's but no one with a ds but that could be because its extremely unknown here.

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    I know adult console gamers and adults who own psp's but no one with a ds but that could be because its extremely unknown here.
     
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    Not counting anyone here, I know nine adults, would be ten but I guess my Mrs is a year out of your "criteria".
     
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    I know many adult gamers.
     
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    I know about three adult gamers. You guys seem to know alot more then me xD

    You're never to old, or young, to play a DS game [​IMG]
     
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    None. Only adults with DS' I've seen around have just played Brain Training and stopped playing their DS altogether after that.
     
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    i know many adult gamers
    u can find lots of them here
     
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    I'm an adult DS gamer as well.
     
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    My brother, he has a DS+PSP. My sister isn't old enough to be counted though. [​IMG] Almost though!
     
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    None here.....Actually, besides my girlfriend I don't know anyone who even owns NDS here!!
     
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    [​IMG] yep i'm a little older than the 19 age limit [​IMG]
    the ds i use is mine and it was the first one to be purchased (it was actually free but i'd wanted one anyway)
    i was asking about routers the other week and the guy in the shop asked "is it for your husband"? LOL i emptied my handbag of my ds and three phone that are packed with games
    1 phone my "old" one for transporting games about
    1 as a spare with god knows how many games installed on it
    my "new" main phone with vbag and n-gage installed into it [​IMG]
    the ps2's mine the wii's mine and i want a psp for christmas [​IMG]

    i know 3 other adult's with ds' [​IMG]
     
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    None..
    I saw lots on the subway in Korea though.. All seemed to be playing Brain Age lol.
     
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    Depending on how strictly you observe your criteria (it may be the kids DS but I would certainly have no problem betting 90% of the time the adult has it). As for 25 that cuts off a few people as others have said (most adults as you term it I know have left the country now and their games playing habits are not usually something I know and my other friends who are still kids will tend to have a handheld of some form).

    Totals, probably less than a console (most have at least a PS2 (usually having felt my touch) and PCs (adult tends to mean a bit of money and all the best golf, motorbike, racing, work distractions take place there it seems).
    30% have a DS, 40% if you include usurped from kids and most of the remaining are not adverse to playing should one appear.
     
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    My brother and my cuzin have DS's, 24 and 25, I got one, 22. I've had one since the Phat Silver one that came with Mario 64 DS port. Irecent got a Slim Onyx one. Big Difference in the lighting.
     
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    Me, my girlfriend, her 2 best friends, three of my co-workers, my cousins, etc. Yea. I do know adults that play DS.
     
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    It's like a 3% chance in Illinois. My parents and their friends are more into other technology like TV and computers but don't really pay attention to Video Games, I don't think half of them have ever played one before.
     
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    This girl I know her dad plays her pink DS more than she does... He's 50, and he plays Pokemon all the time.
     
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    All DS (and Wii) owners I know are adults (over 25) (plus my brother, who's 18, so, technically...). Kids (that I know of) usually go for the PSP.
     
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    Yeah Im an ADULT and so is my G/F and SON we ALL play ds [​IMG]

    nothing wrong with that [​IMG]

    note too that ALL DS adverts I've seen in the UK are SHOWING ADULTS using DS consoles [​IMG]
     

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