Yellowing Gateway Card?

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  1. drfsupercenter
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    drfsupercenter Flash Cart Aficionado

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    Not that it's really a problem or affects usability at all, but I'm curious if this happened to anyone else.

    Look at these side by side shots I took of my two flash carts:

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    I cannot recall if the Gateway started out as white as the MT-Card but I'm inclined to think it did. Is it just made of crappier plastic? Just seemed odd to me when I had the two next to each other.

    (And my Gateway never came with a back sticker either, nor did the MT. Which is probably better anyway, as you can see from the pic it already has a hard enough time fitting in the slot with just one sticker on it)
     
  2. X_Frost

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    Hasn't happened to me yet. It believe old Super Nintendos did the same as well.
     
  3. hippy dave

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    My gateway is off-white since I got it - dunno if it's the same colour as yours, but closer to it than to the white mt-card.
     
  4. BORTZ

    BORTZ "Another stunning Van Gogh"

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    Its probably just shiz plastic from china. But its weird that it would be happening so soon haha.
     
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    Why do Nintendo's plastics eventually yellow anyways? My NES isn't yellowing yet, but I've seen plenty of beige-box computers do it too... And I don't know WHY it does it.
     
  6. json

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    Mine started out with a yellowish tint and it was brand new. It feels better than MT card plastic anyway

    And what the hell did you do with your GW sticker??