Group Buy of M3i Zero

Discussion in 'M3 Adapter' started by tec9, Jul 16, 2009.

  1. tec9
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    anyone interested in doing a group buy of the m3i zero
    im new here but im sure others that are well respected might be able to get this to happen
    thinking if we can get 50 or 100 people to go in on it we could all prob get it for between $15-$20 each after shipping. someone will have to do the inital order and then when it arives ship them out to all the ones that went in on it

    any interest or suggestion on how to make this work. or if anyone knows any other way to get them for under $20 shipped
     
  2. geminisama

    geminisama Metsu

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    I don't think people trust each other enough to go through with this.
     
  3. rockstar99

    rockstar99 Hi

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    how can you say well get it for 20 bucks only did the site tell you anyways i was gonna get a m3 real but if you do manage to get the m3i zero for 15 to 20 bucks im in
     
  4. SifJar

    SifJar Not a pirate

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    I highly doubt this would work. Its a good idea, but then, so was communism, and look how that turned out!
     
  5. rockstar99

    rockstar99 Hi

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  6. gunns

    gunns Advanced Member

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    someone trusted would have to set this up of course,
    i.e a mod and/or admin or someone with the same high status,
    otherwise forget it.
     
  7. Archimdae

    Archimdae GBAtemp Regular

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    You save 3 bucks on each individual unit but then you have to factor in the cost for the individual to ship out each one to everyone. At most you might save 1-2 bucks...is it really worth all the trouble? Along with the wait time for the single person to re mail everything. And that single person has to go through a TON of trouble receiving and resending 50-100 packages all so he could save 2 bucks? Not a bad idea if you can get people in your neighborhood to do it, but when it comes to reshipping and such, it's just not worth it.
     
  8. Advi

    Advi GBAtemp Maniac

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    and this will fail for the same reason: because people are greedy and stupid
     
  9. vergilite

    vergilite GBATemps Regular Clown

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    Liv-Liv-Liverpool YEAH!
    lol iv just ordered mine from gamekool like 5mins ago [​IMG] sorry guys guess you will have to go on with out my (how ever will you manage [​IMG])
     
  10. tylerxian

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    I would be absolutely surprised if this worked. I wonder if fifty, never mind one hundred, people would willingly give their money on a stranger (even a well-respected member) and expect them to ship it all out individually. It could happen, but they always take the risk of having their money stolen, it's very tempting to have around a thousand dollars (for fifty carts/twenty dollars each) and not just have it 'vanish'.
     
  11. SifJar

    SifJar Not a pirate

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    Precisely. People are corupt and greedy. It gets to them. Thats why communism failed, and thats why this will (probably) fail.
     
  12. airss

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    1pcs US$25 and 50pcs US$22 at 4CoolDay, it is really a great price.
    how many people want to order m3i zero from them ?
    Maybe we can ask discout coupon from them, that will be more easier than Group buy [​IMG]
     
  13. rockstar99

    rockstar99 Hi

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    i need to buy one for a gift but at this rate were never gonna get 50 ppl so im not in but if you can get em all by 7th august coount me in
     
  14. BoxShot

    BoxShot Chiyo-chan :3

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    PV's point still stands and who wants to trust someone they don't know especially over the internet. With all the scams and thefts this probably won't go so well.
     
  15. nado84

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    I seriously doubt this will work and considering that flash carts already are very cheap it just isn't worth it unless you plan to resell them.

    If you want to do this anyways I suggest that the OP adds each users name to the first post... this might persuade others that it's feasible. Get in touch with one of the official M3 affiliates and make a deal... Maybe you can get $5-10 off your purchase. Good luck to you, I'm tracking my M3i in the mean time [​IMG]
     
  16. Placeholder

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    I suggest people do everything through paypal, then if something goes wrong, everyone is capable of having their money returned within 60 days of the transaction. Then it's paypal that deal with the issue of missing money, not you.
     
  17. DSGamer64

    DSGamer64 Canadian, Eh?

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    Anyone who wanted to get an M3i Zero has already long since ordered one.