Would you use your credit card on eshop with cfw?

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  1. theedge
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    Basically would you use your real CC to buy something on the eshop if you are using hax / transferring to downgrade etc ? or is better to pay the 10$ for a eshop gift card?
     
  2. RustInPeace

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    I already have, multiple times, no issues.
     
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    Why wouldn't you use your credit card? Do you think Nintendo would scam you?
     
  4. Ronhero

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    I use my cc. Even on JPN and EUR downloads i use it. They only charge the current exchange rate no additional service fee
     
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  5. aos10

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    i use eshop gift card,but it's safe to use credit card.
     
  6. theedge
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    lol not scam me but they would know my full name address etc... I'm pretty sure it's fine maybe I'm just a bit parano
     
  7. Ronhero

    Ronhero Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die

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    They don't ask for an addresses just a zip code. For japanese eshop im not sure what they ask for itsa two digit number that I always put 99
     
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    They have had plenty of opportunity to shut down pirates and hackers and they've only made the most token of attempts. I don't think they'd do anything with your info even if they did have a way to tie it to illegal activities :-)
     
  9. theedge
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    Your credit card number would give them all your info since it's registered with your bank. Even if nintendo doesn't ask for it

    I guess you're right lol thanks!
     
  10. munchy_cool

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    Will use a CC, not a debit card though.
     
  11. squall14716

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    Yes, I would and do use my credit card. No real reason to worry about it.
     
  12. Gorkensnorkel

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    Big brother could be listening in on this conversation right now... >.>
     
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  13. Bubsy Bobcat

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    No, I'd pirate the games that I wanted instead. Why else would I get CFW?
     
  14. squall14716

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    Even with that mentality, you can't use pirated games for DSiWarehax downgrading.
     
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  15. Bubsy Bobcat

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    But I downgraded the cool way by using Memchunkhax2 last year, and I'm probably not gonna be getting another 3DS anytime soon. B-) I'd rather do a hardmod downgrade than downgrade via DSiWarehax.
     
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