When did you buy the 3DS?

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Apr 22, 2011

When did you buy the 3DS? by SamAsh07 at 2:25 PM (1,658 Views / 0 Likes) 36 replies

  1. SamAsh07
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    Also, any other DSes you may have, when you bought 'em??

    My list:-
    DS Phat - 27th December 2004
    DS Lite - 16th April 2008
    DSi - 23rd January 2010
    3DS - 7th April 2011

    Woo I remember all the dates!! Post yours!!

    Just a topic to find out if people actually remember the days when they buy a console/handheld (Nintendo ones that is)
     


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    i don't remember the exact dates of getting DS Lite but it was in Summer of 2007 DSi i got around September of 2009 and 3DS i got on March 27th which was launch day.
     
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    I bought my 3DS on March, 27th, 2011 (Midnight release)

    Might as well include my other stuff too:

    Nintendo DS - 12/25/2004 (My mom got it the day after launch, but I had to wait until Christmas)
    Nintendo DS Lite - Around July of 2006 (Came out around June, and I wasn't going to upgrade. When I played my friend's I decided to upgrade around 2 months after it came out).
    Nintendo DS Lite#2 - Not sure. Found it on a cruise the summer of 2007.
    Nintendo DSi - April 5th, 2009 (Midnight release)

    That's it for my DS history.
     
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    Mine?

    Nintendo DS Lite (1st set) - 17/9/2008 (recorded as in receipt, this was traded in)
    Nintendo DS Lite (2nd set) - 12/3/2009
    Nintendo DSi (traded in 1st DS Lite) - 1/12/2009 (haha 1st dec!)
    Nintendo DSi XL - 25/12/2010 (christmas present [​IMG] )
    Nintendo 3DS (1st set, intending to trade in) - 19/4/2011

    COLORS (haha added this for fun)
    DS Lite (1st) - Onyx
    DS Lite (2nd) - Cobalt & Black
    DSi - Black
    DSi XL - Bronze
    3DS - Cosmo Black (unhappy with the color, hence having the intention to trade in for an aqua blue set)

    Haha, I still haven't added the GBAs (which i lost the receipts, so no exact dates...) [​IMG]
     
  5. SamAsh07
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    @ GBA - Damn I forgot to add mine, but I don't remember the year or months so no use....been too long, GBA & GBC. (Wish I had GB [​IMG] that big fat brick of entertainment)
     
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    Nintendo DS Lite - December 25th (Christmas), 2007.
    Nintendo 3DS - April 17th, 2011.
     
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    • Nintendo DS Phat - December 24, 2005
    • Nintendo 3DS - March 27, 2011
    I would have been content with using my DS for another year or two, but its battery life is something like 20 minutes. I have yet to even buy a 3DS game, and I probably won't until something good comes out.
     
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    I lol'd at 20 minutes, really!?

    Checking eBay for the Original Game Boy, damn I want one.
     
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    DS':

    Phat DS- Christmas (Same year it was released.)
    DSi- US Launch Day
    3DS- US Launch Day
     
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    • DS Lite - Q4 of 2007
    • DSi - June 2009
    • 3DS - March 27th, 2011
    I don't remember the exact release date for the DSi and DS Lite.
     
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    Can't remember all of my dates but the 3DS is the first Nintendo handheld I've ever gotten at launch.
     
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    I bought my DS Lite roughly 2 years ago and I'll buy my 3DS in about a year, seeing as there are aprox. 5 titles as of now in the games library including the not released yet ones that I'm fairly interested in.

    I don't get the whole "Launch" hype. Who cares if you have a 3DS or not when you can't play any fun games on it? It's like having a Ferrari in your garage that gobbles so much petrol that you never use it.

    I also had some plans of getting a DSi XL, seeing that for me "Bigger is Better". Not sure when that'll happen, since there's absolutely nothing amusing in having a DSi. I just want it as a collector's item.
     
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    GBA - 2002
    GBA (My mom bought another one cause, the other one has an LCD problem thingy) - lets say.. 2004
    GBA SP - Uhmm.... 2006(When I was in my 4th grade)
    DS lite - 2008 (several Months after My SP got stolen)
    3DS - March 18 2011
     
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    Still waiting for the eShop to open up...
     
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    Yeah, 20-25 minutes. The last couple years of its life, my DS Phat was shared between myself and several dormmates/housemates and used constantly. I doubt people were as nice to the battery as I was. The good news is that it doesn't take very long now to fully charge. [​IMG]
     
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    You should purchase a new battery.
     
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    I got my 3DS on launch day. I've played with it about 30 hours.

    I actually like the games it has. Could be better, but still good.

    Also:

    Original DS- August 2004
    DS Lite- Christmas 2005
    DSi- August 2008
    3DS- March 27, 2011
     
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    Had the 3DS not come out, that's what I would have done.
     
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    Original DS: Christmas of Launch Year
    DSi: A month or so after it's launch - it came out a few days before my birthday.
    3DS: Preordered on Amazon.com, got it the Wednesday after launch.
     
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    You can always try to attempt a battery "format".

    Discharge the battery as much as you possibly can with your DS or a little light or whatever, wrap it in some towels tightly, then wrap it in a plactic wrap or bag to assure that it's fairly air-tight and put the battery in a freezer for anything between 24-48 hours. You should gain some battery life, but it will deminish back to the 20 minutes state overtime again.

    Chemistry, woot!
     

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