N3DS XL owners, do any of you have a different color backplate? If so, how does it look?

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    So my backplate on my N3DS broke, after unscrewing it so many times, the thin strip of plastic between the screw and the edge of the plate broke off. Not a big deal, it snaps into place, but I would prefer to get a new backplate that will stay in securely, just for peace of mind I guess.

    Anyway, you can buy N3DS XL backplates directly from Nintendo's online store. Each one costs about 9 to 12 dollars, so buying multiple backs wouldn't be ideal. But I'm curious to know how the N3DS XL looks aesthetically with a different backplate. I have the standard black N3DS, I imagine any of these could look cool with it, but it's hard to visualize.

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    So I'm wondering if any of you have gotten a different backplate cover for your N3DS XL, and if so if you have any pics to show off what it looks like, I'd really appreciate it!
     
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    Now only if Nintendo UK sold those
     
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    Those all look great, especially the Zelda one. Aesthetically, do you prefer them looking their original same color through and through, or do you prefer them with the alternate backplate? Or perhaps you have no preference at all?
     
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    Well, the Fates limited edition is white on top and black on bottom by default, so don't worry too much about not having backplates the same color :P
     
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    I'm not worried. I can just get the original backplate that goes with it if I want. But I just want my 3DS to look as cool as possible haha. I have a standard black N3DS XL, and I'm currently thinking the red backplate.
     
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    Personally, I like the multi colored ones because they look unique. Plus, black and gold plus silver is the perfect combo.