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  1. Advi

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    So, what's this about a discount? Definitely sounds tempting [​IMG]
     
  2. Covarr

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    Loving the RSS feed. For example, I just found out they're taking preorders for SCDSTWO now.

    Exciting, right?
     
  3. BoxShot

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    Exciting yes. Can I afford it no. [​IMG]
     
  4. Overwhelming

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    But they're showing the ONE box shot and don't even know the contents (besides the flashcart, obviously).

    And the lack of any photos/screenshots/videos so close to the supposed release date worries me too...
     
  5. Ace Gunman

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    That's unavoidable I'm afraid. The Supercard team hasn't revealed any shots of the cart/packaging or a hard date. What we do know is the price point and that it's set to release any day now. As more information becomes available the product page will be updated by the ShopTemp team.

    However you can be sure they wouldn't be doing pre-orders unless they had some hard data, such as the price, which they have.
     
  6. GundamXXX

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    *is in love*

    too bad it doesnt sell actual DS' for bugger all. Maybe they can get their hands on refurbished ones?
     
  7. Overwhelming

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    This is really annoying!

    PayPal says that guests can use its service a limited time (apparently, I've used those up already) and I have to register.

    I was already register, I just don't wanna go for the linking card process (because they charge a 1$ and inutilize my virtual card (I use the www.mbnet.pt system from my bank, which is linked to my real credit card, which generates a one-time use virtual card. When paypal charges the dollar to verify the card, inutilizes it)).

    I can't use PayPal. I won't use MoneyBrookers, because they only offer the bank transfer option.

    THIS MEANS I CAN'T BUY FROM SHOPTEMP!!! [​IMG]

    (and I've already lost 2€ with this linking cards process in paypal [​IMG])
     
  8. iwakura

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    Hear hear.

    I wrote a short article/rant about it myself. I was shocked to find an acekard 2i would cost $32 to get it shipped to me "in under a week", and it would cost 16.50 to get it in 2-5 weeks. Forget that.
     
  9. Ace Gunman

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    There's always a tradeoff with this sort of thing, shipping no matter where from, usually takes a couple of weeks with standard shipping options. Then you're going to pay a little bit more with every superior option. A relative of mine was speaking to me just the other day about how she shipped a fairly small parcel using one of the faster shipping services and it cost a fair chunk of change.

    More importantly, though, is the content and pricing. Being shipped from China it does take a bit longer (depending on your locale and if your using the most basic shipping options), but you're getting the product at a fraction of the price of most other shops. The average North American seller is going to charge you at least 1/3 - double the price of ShopTemp.

    And then on the flipside, the average Chinese store will generally give you a low price, but they'll have awful customer service, a mediocre layout, and Engrish all over the place. It's not a pleasant experience a lot of the time.

    ShopTemp counters both of these problems, and offers GBAtemp and Filetrip's resources in doing so. Anywho, hope you took that and my previous reply to Another into consideration when you were writing your article. [​IMG]
     
  10. IgiveUgas

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    Nice. I like this idea. Hopefully it turns out well in the long run. [​IMG]
     
  11. jlsyber

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    I find that the 2-5 week shipping isn't much worse than DX to be honest. And paying $1 for the packaging doesn't seen to bad...
     
  12. iwakura

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    I hear you, but $3 more at leetmods and you're getting it in
     
  13. EJames2100

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    About the Memory Card prices :/

    The 2Gb is priced normally, the 4GB is just under the price of 2 2GB Cards, the 8GB is just under the price of 2 4GB Cards, yet the 16GB is over the price of 2 8GB Cards.

    Both Kingston and Sandisk, why is this ?
     
  14. Mid123

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    This is a great idea.I hope everything works out well for this
     
  15. Ace Gunman

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    I can't say for sure, but I think that's a stock price issue. A shop has to set something at a particular price in order to make stocking it worthwhile. So in the cases of the larger size cards, the stock price must have been slightly higher.
     
  16. inter4ever

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    Hi and congrats for the great idea.

    I would like to order now but I want to confirm whether the memory cards are original or not. According to what I hear, buying a memory card from a Chinese store is a huge gamble since even the store doesn't know most of the time if the item is a counterfeit. Also, nothing is mentioned about the class of the card. The only thing I could find was that 4 is shown on the screenshot of the Kingston card but again, a screenshot cannot be really trusted. Finally I would like to know which one is a better choice if both are original, a Sandisk or a Kingston.

    My last question, is there any change that GBA flashcards could be offered?

    Thanks...
     
  17. Retal

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    My favourite part was how the cart box pushed the logo over the navigational buttons.
     
  18. Dark Blade

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    I for one really like the Shoptemp Logo.

    Nice addition to the Network.
     
  19. Krestent

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    I can't access ShopTemp; I get a 403
     
  20. Takeshi

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    You're not the only one. Look here -> Website down?
     
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