Midnight Launch vs PreOrder

Discussion in '3DS - Games & Content' started by tenentenen, Mar 24, 2011.

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In way are you going to get the 3DS

  1. I Preordered it, Can't be too careful!

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  2. Midnight Launch, Baby! (Tell us where)

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  3. Hopefuly I can get it the day of....(Tell us where)

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  4. I'm not getting that overpriced demon!

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  1. tenentenen
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    tenentenen GBAtemp Regular

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    Just wondering what everyone is doing to obtain their 3DS.

    As for me, I'm going to the midnight launch at a nearby Best Buy. Hopefully I'll get there in time to get one.
    I Just gotta do the launch. It's just part of the experience for me, did the same for Wii at Walmart back in 2006.

    So excited! [​IMG]
     


  2. Presto99

    Presto99 You slammin, bro?

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    I was just going to try to get one as soon as possible, but can't go shopping Sunday. My pre-order will be here Tuesday.
     
  3. Xuphor

    Xuphor I have lied to all of you. I am deeply sorry.

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    Pre-ordered it, will get to the Gamestop whenever it opens [​IMG]
     
  4. Mesiskope

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    midnight launch at gamestop.
     
  5. tenentenen
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    tenentenen GBAtemp Regular

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    Tell me about this. What time are you heading there? Maybe there will be less people there...
     
  6. Amiti

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    Preordered and getting on launch day. Pretty sure my area's not doing a midnight opening
     
  7. Blaze163

    Blaze163 The White Phoenix's purifying flame.

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    I got my preorder down months ago 'cause I knew this thing would sell like copies of 'Heat' in a nunnery. I'm going to the midnight launch in just a couple of hours to pick it up, and as many games as my rather feeble wages will allow. If they're at their usual standard I can grab one great game plus Ridge Racer as Ridge Racer is reduced. Yay for discounts [​IMG]

    Assuming my wages show up at all, that is. Sometimes inexplicably takes them a few hours to clear. I'll be pissed off if that happens. Means not only do I have to wait but I have to do the empty handed walk of shame all the way home in the cold and the dark.
     
  8. bigpaws

    bigpaws Cat with da Big Paws!

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    I preordered and i am going to be at gamestop at 9am when they open
    dont want to be disapointed come 2 days later [​IMG]
     
  9. awssk8er

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    I pre-ordered it, and I'm picking it up at midnight.

    For the Wii, I pre-ordered it, but wasn't going to get it at launch with my pre-order, so I canceled it and camped out with a friend at Wal-mart. We both got one after a little more than 14 hours.

    With the DSi, I knew it wouldn't sell out like crazy, so I pre-ordered it like 2 days before it came out. I picked it up at midnight anyway.
     
  10. KingVamp

    KingVamp Great... AETHER!

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    A Pre-order is a safe order. [​IMG]
     
  11. mercluke

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    my thoughts exactly [​IMG]
     
  12. RupeeClock

    RupeeClock Colors 3D Snivy!

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    I pre-ordered mine quite some time ago, true enough there's a midnight launch going on right now though.
    Not the kinda guy to go out so late at night though, even though my brother has to deal with everyone getting the 3DS right now. [​IMG]
     
  13. 1234turtles

    1234turtles GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    have we not learned anything from midnight launches for game consoles. people literatly get trampled to death
     
  14. Jan1tor

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    I pre-ordered my through Sears. I also used "Mypoints.com" ordered through their link that way I got 5 points per dollar spent and I was also able to use my Kmart/Sears rewards card and got points on it too. It will be delivered to my doorstep.
     
  15. Dr Eggman

    Dr Eggman I am THE Eggman.

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    Pre-Ordered. Best Buy had a promotion, that if you pre-ordered it, you will get 1600 Points Bonus (20$ Gift card equivalent). Since I was gonna buy it anyways, I pre-ordered it to get the bonus.


    Gonna be there first thing Sunday morning to pick it up!! Anyone else here from Toronto? I'm hitting the Scarborough Town Center Best Buy.
     
  16. moley

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    Just went to my local Games midnight release and won the raffle wooooooooooooooooooooo [​IMG]
     
  17. Frostshocker

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    Ace stuff man, congrats [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  18. Nujui

    Nujui I need something to do.

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    I'd rather wait for the price to go down.
     
  19. mercluke

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    nice, congrats [​IMG]
    so did you get a refund on your pre-order or had you not put down a pre-order?
     
  20. Dr Eggman

    Dr Eggman I am THE Eggman.

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    If you pre-order, don't they set aside x many of units for preorders, so you're guaranteed to get one?