Is Paypal safe when buying R4 Cards?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Seratonin, Jul 15, 2012.

Jul 15, 2012
  1. Seratonin
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    The reason I ask is because I heard Paypal is shutting down R4 Businesses left and right.
     
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    Why not just use your credit card directly instead of using pay pal, its way safer.
     
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    yeah that's not the way to go with flash carts i hate to say that...
     
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    I don't know about anyone else but ever since online flashcard sellers stopped using paypal I haven't used them since... I just don't trust people from China who deal in such a shady business with my card information.
     
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    well, its not illegal to buy a flash card (in the states at least) and there is a LOT of protection against fraudulent charges, so even if they do get your credit card information you can get it fixed really quick and really easily. Where with paypal you run the risk of losing your money and never getting the card.
     
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    Safe for you? Yeah.
    Safe for the business? Who knows. If paypal acctually tracks R4 dealers through their transactions, then they're probably screwed.
    But regardless of them being screwed or not, you'd still have an R4. Assuming the site is legit (though even if it isn't, your bases are covered through paypal).

    LOL.

    Just..just LOL.
     
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    Which website sells a R4i Gold 3ds with a USB micro sd adapter?
     
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    Since my friend Google isn't doing me wonders as it use to , does anyone know a site where I can pay with my credit card ? Visa preferably .
     
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    I bought both my AceKard 2i, and My r4i 3ds card using paypal, I don't trust any of those companies to not steal my info or something...
     
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    agreed 100%. afaik paypal may freeze their accounts before they can withdraw, but you shouldnt affect any of your money. either way, if you do dodgy business, you should be man enough to deal with the consequences.

    out of curiosity, i bought about 10 days ago from http://r4-3.com/ using paypal and received today. shit looks fine, but i will only be able to test later. and no, i'm not affiliated with ANY website, just sharing the fact that these guys take paypal.
     
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    This site shouldn't last long if they continue to blatantly sell warez.
     
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    ha! dont give me the talk that flash cards are legal.. if anything, it's full of illegal stuff all over.
    even though, i'm sure they probably dont give much of a shit. this domain goes down, start again with another one. it's not that r4-3.com is such a trademark they cant afford to lose ;)
     
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