Is http://www.new3dscard.co.uk trustworthy?

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  1. nosignaldetected
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    Seeing news of the newest firmware being supported (as I have a english language region australian New Nintendo 3DS) I decided to buy a gateway

    I've ordered from http://www.new3dscard.co.uk - who were the cheapest for the item on the official list of resellers in the UK

    since then, I've read a few worrying things including the site not actually being based in the UK as it advertises, but in China! not sure whether I've made the right decision. I paid earlier today and the order is now "processing".

    Anyone got any advice or experience with them? I'm worried I've potentially been scammed
     
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  2. metaljay

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    I've just done the EXACT same thing
    Looks like we will find out together haha

    But seriously, someone posted from these the other day, they are fine
     
  3. mech

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    the site is fine and you wont be disappointed, stock comes form UK if you are in the UK
     
  4. fatboynate

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    i ordered my GW from them about a month ago and i had no issues it did take about 2weeks for it to arive and about 4 days to even say it was sent on the site

    EDIT: I will be using them again once the 9.2 update is released by gateway :)
     
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    I ordered from them on a Sunday and had it delivered to me on the Friday morning via royal mail signed for.

    The cards came in a Jiffy-bag inside a clear case like this one: [​IMG]

    Can't complain so far, cards match the "real" ones in the image posted by gateway and they're now on the official reseller list.
     
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    Mine came like that aswell, I emailed them and they said they don't send them out in the box's (I think this is yo save money on shipping as the travel case is small) and I can have the box sent if I want but I'm happier with the 6 card travel case .
     
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    Look's so , do they except cashline card visa ?, are did you pay by credit card ..

    Seam's you cannot but one of any market any longer, like one time you could do , I remember when you could by a r4 revolution for ds (ndsl/nds) of the market for a little as £12.99 once long time ago, but since nintendo sent there letter out all had vanished :rolleyes:
     
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    Cheers :)

    Why I mention market , just the time when you could take a look in hand befour buying, Jez I miss 80's to 2005!!! best years no one give a shit and not on you're case , since then all market had gone down hill :rolleyes: , big bro too, technology changed the world .

    My first best crimbo present as kid Atari 2600

    EDIT this one

    [​IMG]
     
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    My first was an Atari ST.
     
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    I also ordered one of these, paid yesterday, got the dispatch confirmation this morning.
    As for the plastic box, I send a lot of items out each week, and anything I can do to get the weight under 100 grams and the parcel size below the "Large Letter" size from Royal Mail, I do, this will cost them £1.83 to send 2nd class recorded, if it went over the Large Letter size, it would bump it up to £3.90, that's double the price for a piece of card :)

    Looking forward to it arriving, have an XL with fw 4.3 on it for it to go in, and will update the card once 9.2 drops from GW and use it in the n3DS :)
     
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    Yep had years later also :yay: , but was a school , long ago, but don't seam that long :lol:
     
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    Atari ST FTW!
     
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    Atari oldschool.
     
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    Well, my order was shipped today!

    There's no tracking, but it's likely going to be standard cheap royal mail. I'll keep you guys updated, but so far things look good.
     
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    it will come Royal mail 24 signed for.
     
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    Really? Wow, then it'll likely be here tomorrow.

    Can't use it until the update is released anyhow though lol
     
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    it's actually China-based? Too bad. I was thinking about buying from that site too.
    But if it comes from outside the EU, I might have to pay taxes.
     
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    It ony comes from Asia if you are outside the UK, UK has its own warehouse.
     
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    i didnt get mine for 2weeks and 5 days in total, it was actually annoying because i offered to pay for a next day service