ZhuZhu China DSTwo need advise.....

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Feb 24, 2013
  1. Catzilla
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    this is the first time i ordered a flashcart for my 3DSXL and i placed an order for a DSTwo from ZZC.

    When i was finalizing my order, i choose the "alternate payment option" from the regular Mastercard and Visa. There was a set of written instructions on the webpage saying i should send an email and wait for a reply but it has been 2 days and i receive no emails.

    How long do they take to sent me the followup instructions? Anyone tried that before can share?

    Or should i just ignore the order and just make payment via Mastercard?

    Advise? Thx in advance!
     
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    I think the alternate payment was paying through Paypal following their specific instructions to get around Paypal's blocks, but someone royally fucked up with that method (in the payment note mentioned R4i Gold) and set off alarms at Paypal HQ and led them to freeze ZZC's assets.

    TL;DR: Just pay with Mastercard or Visa.
     
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    Oh well that sucks for ZZC but thanks anyway for your advise.

    I will just make a purchase direct via credit card then but usually how long do they take to respond? Just asking for general awareness in case something messed up.
     
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    I do not know anything regarding shipping from ZZC since I've never purchased from them. I bought both my R4i Gold 3DS and DSTwo from RealHotStuff.
     
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    i made my payment to ZZC and they replied within 24 hours that payment was received. Will send me a follow up email to inform me when item is despatched. :)
     
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    I've ordered from RealHotStuff before but I lost trust in them. It was my first time ordering from them and someone took my creditcard info and charged up over $5,000 on it, I never used my Visa card anywhere else it was also a NEW card never used before. Needless to say my bank told me it was from RHS website and they reversed the charge along with canceled my card. I would advise others to use legit sites not these china sites.
     
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    Yeah RHS got hacked a while back once, but they fixed that.

    These things are made in China. Anywhere you order, they're coming from China. Sites "in" the US and such are just sites that ship them to the US beforehand so you have shorter shipping times after you order.
     
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    i don't know man but just spend 15mins to read up where these guys order their stuffs from should be generally safer if most of them have positive reviews. I bought computer and electronic stuffs from China sites such as Dealextreme and Lightake so far everything's quite positive except for the long shipping time. It sucks to wait like 20 odd days to get something you want and express shipping cost like 20ish bucks probably thats about as much as what you ordered.

    so far i have sent 2 email enquiries to ZZC and they responded to both in under 24 hours. I would consider that to be pretty fast already but i won't expect the item to reach me any faster than 2 weeks and if it happens it would be a bonus.

    Edit: Off topic but Pls avoid russian sites for anything and everything. I heard they abuse their client cc details to make bulk purchases off digital items etc i dunno which are safe so i don't buy from any of them at all.
     
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    i bought my r4i gold from zzc with no problem
     
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    May i know how long did they reply you with a tracking number?

    I received an email from ZZC that my item has been despatched on Feb 25th but there has been no tracking number provided ever since... Enquired on their tracking number request page and received no response.:cry:
     
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    Did your shipping choice include a tracking number?

    Zhuzhuchina are one of the best sites to purchase from, you will definately receive your cart.
     
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    I chose China Registered Airmail as the choice of shipping. The email says that a tracking number will be available 3 days after the despatch notice. So far still no news its been a week since. Its alright i will just wait for another week see if there's any update from ZZC.
     
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    the tracking number often does not work for me.. ZZC is a trusted site.. i took about 3-4 weeks for my item to arrive
     
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    Woot the DSTwo came in the mail today. Btw can someone educate me in what's Slot 1 and Slot 2 in the DSTwo? There's only 1 sd card slot right? I downloaded all official plugins but what unofficial ones do you guys recommend if any?

    Thanks a lot!
     
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    Slot-1 is the DS slot, Slot-2 is the GBA slot (which does not exist on any model past the DS Lite).

    The SD slot has nothing to do with flash carts, no flash carts can use it.

    CATSFC for SNES.
    http://gbatemp.net/threads/ndssfc-catsfc-revival.339600/
     
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    man your a great help! Will try out the catsfc later. :)
     

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