Going to Japan....is it wise to bring 3ds

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  1. smile72
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    I would also like to bring Gateway with me.,...should I bring it to me in Japan I'll be there for a few weeks...and I'm leaving in about a week. Is it wise? I'm not sure what I should do.
     
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    Why not ?
     
  3. Abcdfv

    Abcdfv What comes around goes around.

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    Customs generally only care about large shipments. Say from a factory to a reseller. Anyone who just is working an airport terminal either won't know what it is or won't care.
     
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    They'll deport your ass back to the US and smash your 3DS if they find a Gateway.
     
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    Um...why is this a thread?

    Its like asking...uh Im going to Europe guys...should I bring my L'oreal shampoo with me or will they taser me for having it?
     
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    But before deporting you, they will tentacle rape you while the customs officer shows you how he updates the 3DS to FW9.7 without you being able to do anything about it.
    Of course they will smash it afterwards, but you don't know it at that moment.
     
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    Gateway is considered contraband in Japan, not that anybody cares anyway.
    (the same as R4 in the link)

     
  8. XDel

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    I hear the Japanese are generally violent to whites carrying 3DS'. If you ain't white, you might be all right. ;)
     
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    You shouldn't be giving him reasons to do it.
     
  10. fatsquirrel

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    Jesus seriously.
    I live in Japan (well and EU for that matter) and you can actually order gateway in Japan from a Japanese or Chinese seller.
    Noone will do anything about it for crying out loud.
    A few years ago I went to Japan with a fully moded xbox360 in my backpack, noone cared.
     
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    Are you worried about the Nintendo Zones forcibly updating your vulnerable system menu? Just flick wi-fi off and BAM. Can't remember the last time I used streetpass, maybe once back in 2011 when I got my launch day ambassador small O3DS......
     
  12. smile72
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    Ok well I will bring it with me then.,
     
  13. Ronhero

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    Just remember all 3ds chargers are the same, if you buy a charger there it will charge your US 3ds
     
  14. ItsMetaKnight

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    Bring the 3DS but don't bring a flashcard and you're OK.
     
  15. Lucifer666

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    I'm laughing so hard holy crap :rofl:

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    Real talk though I've been to Japan and took my Gateway and 3DS XL and I can GUARANTEE you won't have your head ripped off. It's so worth it btw, this one time I got over a hundred Streetpass tags in one day, compared to the bleak 1-tag-if-I'm-lucky situation here
     
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