Have I gotten scammed?

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  1. Sam S
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    So, I am just wondering if gatewayultra.com is legit. I just bought an r4i gold for my 3ds. I live in Mesa Az. Can someone please tell me if it is a scam?
     


  2. James310

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    Your wondering if you got scam after you bought the product.....
     
  3. SkyChotik

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    #ShouldHaveUsedNds-card.com

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    That site you bought from ships and is hosted in china, you may have gotten scammed.
     
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  4. mech

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    You bought a non gateway flash cart from a company that is named after gateway? Seems legit... Not.
     
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  5. Sam S
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    Has anyone had an expirence with that website? Please help. It was the website that r4ids.us told me to buy it from gatewayultra.com
     
  6. linuxares

    linuxares GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I guess you didn't research before you bought? If you're luck they aren't a scam.
     
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    People are being pessimistic here trying to break your balls,How long have you waited?
     
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  8. Sam S
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    Like 1 day. But I need to know if I need a refund
     
  9. SkyChotik

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    Wait a week, if no communication/tracking you might need to contact them to be sure.
     
  10. mech

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    id give it a week or two, the slow shipping can take up to 30 days to arrive from china :(
     
  11. astronautlevel

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    That Nightly Site™
    As someone who routinely orders things from the slow boat from China, some things can take months to arrive. Frequently, you won't get a tracking number until it's in the destination country. Don't worry if it seems like it's not coming.
     
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    Since it's coming from China, keep in mind it will take several millennia to receive your card. Just be glad it's not Chinese New Year.
     
  13. Sam S
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    Yeah, but the thing is, no shipping fees?
     

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    That just means its free shipping and it will take a while. I think it could be legit, OP, just have patience because it may take a few weeks.
     
  15. Sam S
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    Thanks!. Thats what i am going to do! :)
     
  16. Sam S
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    It Just shipped, Wish me luck!! :yay:
     
  17. migles

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    in the end:
    thanks for that random person on the internet who whished you luck, you were not scammed and live now in peace and have some fun (or not because the card arrived broken lulz)
    alternative scenario:
    there was a person who read your plea of "whish me luck" that person whispered to himself, "meh, i don't care" because he\she\it didn't whish you good luck, your card didn't arrived and the website was a scam.. fuck that person...

    because you know, we live on a magic place where a random stranger on the other side of the planet whishing you luck totally changes the outcome of a situation...

    /end long useless un-needed comment because i am bored, i should continue playing my game instead, but i was missing some social interaction...
     
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  18. CeeDee

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    r4ids.us itself is a pretty shitty clone site of r4ids.cn. Shouldn't be surprised it sent you to a shady site.
     
  19. SomeGamer

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    I always write comments like this at around 2 AM. :P
     
  20. Sam S
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    Well guys/gals, wish me luck. It's coming in the mail today, I'll try to record it... :nds:
     
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