DS -> DS Lite

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May 4, 2008

DS -> DS Lite by willy101 at 8:16 PM (1,118 Views / 0 Likes) 9 replies

  1. willy101
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    Newcomer willy101 Advanced Member

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    Hey,

    I'm currently a proud owner of a DS, but I'm looking for something a little lighter and a little brighter... say a DS Lite. Are there any trade-in deals/bargains that will let me exchange my DS? Or is there somewhere I can get it cheap?


    Thanks!
     
  2. yankees26eac92

    Member yankees26eac92 GBAtemp Regular

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    Well you can't use the GBATemp trade-in because you are a newbie.

    You could try selling it on eBay.

    If you want, eBay is were you could get a cheap ds lite.

    Here is were I found a cheap ds http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?...;ci_sku=4978452

    As you can see, everywhere its about $129.99.

    So I would suggest eBay.
     
  3. krazykirk

    Member krazykirk GBAtemp Fan

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    Yeah ebay is pretty good for getting one cheap. Just keep in mind that one that you get off ebay will probably be parallel-imported, but that shouldn't make that much of a difference, but it will make warranty a lot more difficult.
     
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    Gamestop will let you trade it in for a new one, I think. Off and on they will have promotions where you can specifically turn in a DS Phat for a DS Lite, and only have to pay like 80 bucks or something, so ask them if they have or will be having that promo soon. If not, they will still let you trade it, but you will have to pay more than you would with the promo.
     
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    Member gizmo_gal QWEEN of the RadioActive Force!!!

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    Look in your phone book and try to find a LOCAL. SMALL Business game shop because Gamestops prices, I feel, are flat unjust. They will take your DS which is worth a base minimum of 65-85 bucks if it works and has the stylus and adapter, depending on its cosmetic condition, and will still charge you nearly 90 bucks for a lite, so essentially you get 30 dollars for your DSphat.

    Put an ad on Craigslist, use Ecrater, ebay or join one of those take survey earn points sites and just put a little time and effort each day towards getting yourself a brand new DSlite, sell your phat for about 60 bucks and get your self a couple of games or a flash card to go with it.
     
  6. Narin

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    Either that, or raise your post count to 100 some how and get access to the uber trading section on GBATemp or find another member here thats willng t act as a proxy while setting up a deal, but that could be a little risky. At any rate, gizmo_girl had some nice suggestions and yea, I agree, stay away from Gamestop, they are evil.
     
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    Gamestop is a good place to work a trade-in deal. They're pretty flexible. Several months ago, I traded in my old ds lite for one of the new gold units that came in the Zelda:PH bundle. So they discounted the bundle because of my trade-in, then since I didn't need the Zelda:PH cart (I already had one), they took out the game and discounted it further. So, after the discounts for my ds unit trade-in and the zelda game, I ended up getting the limited-edition gold zelda ds for $60. I've heard good things from other people as well. So, check them out if you have one nearby.
     
  8. willy101
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    Newcomer willy101 Advanced Member

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    Hey guys,

    Thanks so much for your help. I know there have probably been a million threads like this, but thanks for answering anyway.

    I'll try out those suggestions (though the Gamestoppers in my area are jerks...)

    Cheers
     
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    Im trying to sell my Orignal DS after buying my DS Lite, good luck though,
     
  10. CrEsPo

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    Kijiji is a local eBay type site. You can try selling on that site.
     

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